Football pioneer Anderson calls for harsh penalties for racist abuse

London May 6: Clubs or countries whose fans racially abuse players should be fined millions, docked points or even expelled from competitions, Viv Anderson, the first black footballer to play for England, told AFP.

The 62-year-old former full-back lambasted UEFA’s decision to fine Montenegro’s football…

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Pandey should bat at number three: Nabi

Mumbai, May 3 (PTI) In the absence of big-hitting David Warner and Jonny Bairstow, the number three batting slot is best suited for Manish Pandey says his Sunrisers Hyderabad teammate Mohammed Nabi.

Batting at number three, Pandey scored an unbeaten 71 off 47 balls as he hit a last…

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Dhoni credits tennis ball cricket for quick hands behind stumps

Chennai  May 2:  Mahendra Singh Dhoni is lightning quick behind the stumps and the veteran wicket-keeper batsman said it is a skill which he has developed from tennis ball cricket.

Talking about his super quick stumpings, Dhoni said, “I think it’s something that’s come from tennis ball…

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Emery turns to Europa League once more to salvage Arsenal's season

London, May 1 (AFP) Unai Emery’s first season in charge at Arsenal is in danger of imploding unless the Spaniard can again prove himself to be a Europa League specialist and cover up an alarming dip in the Gunners’ Premier League form.

Arsenal have lost four of their past…

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