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Kamran vows to make a comeback

Wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal was a shocked over his omission from the central contract list. The PCB on Monday announced their latest batch of central contracts on Monday. Akmal said he was disappointed

Dravid makes surprise ODI comeback

Rahul Dravid was Saturday recalled to the Indian squad for next month’s one-day series against England, but the injured Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh were left out. Middle-order batsman Dravid played his

Serena set for comeback

Serena Williams will make her return to tennis after missing almost a year with injury and illnesss, taking a wild card into next week’s Eastbourne grass-court tournament, officials said Tuesday. The one-time

No fancy haircut in Uthappa’s comeback script

NEW DELHI – Out-of-favour Indian batsman Robin Uthappa has given up the funky haircuts to get back on the national team and said he would gladly give up his $2 million Indian Premier League (IPL) cheque if it were to help the cause. The 25-year-old batsman played the last of his 38 one-day internationals in July 2008 but remains hot property among the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises for his fearless power-hitting and wicket-keeping.
Uthappa hopes to shine for IPL newcomers

Charlie Sheen stages a comeback in Chicago

LOS ANGELES – One day after his live show bombed in Detroit, actor Charlie Sheen staged a comeback in Chicago, changing the performance’s format and winning some fans in the process, according to media reports on Monday.
Sheen, formerly the highest-paid actor on U.S. television in his sitcom “Two and a Half Men” who had set out to redeem himself in a touring stage show dubbed, “My Violent Torpedo of Truth: Defeat is Not an Option,” opened his new act in Detroit on Saturday and

Rooney hat-trick inspires Man United comeback

MANCHESTER, England, April 2 (Reuters) – A quickfire Wayne Rooney hat-trick rescued Manchester United on Saturday as they stormed seven points clear at the top of the Premier League after coming from two goals down to beat West Ham United 4-2.
Their march towards a record 19th top-flight title was helped by second-placed Arsenal failing to break down Blackburn Rovers in a 0-0 draw at The Emirates that left Gunners manager Arsene Wenger concerned by his side’s lack of energy.

World’s highest hotel opens in Hong Kong

HONG KONG – The world’s highest hotel opened its doors in Hong Kong on Tuesday, housed in the city’s tallest skyscraper and offering unrivalled panoramic views of the world famous Victoria Harbour.
Towering some 490 metres (1,600 feet) above the bustling, chaotic streets of the Southern Chinese city, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel is making a grand comeback after temporarily closing in 2008.
Visitors peered out of the floor-to-ceiling windows of the 118th floor of the International

Sheen may make ‘Men’ comeback

LAHORE – The Tinsel town rumour mill is buzzing that Charlie Sheen may be offered his old job back on ‘Two and a Half Men’. As unlikely as that scenario may seem the Hollywood Hills are alive with the sound of compromise between the show’s wayward star and the suits behind the scenes. The rumour was launched by an online story and also NBC News reporter Jeff Rossen posting the following to Twitter: “Sources close to Charlie Sheen tell NBC News, CBS has offered him his job back.

Del Potro continues comeback from injury

INDIAN WELLS – Juan Martin del Potro, playing his first match since winning at Delray Beach, defeated former top-10 player Radek Stepanek 6-4, 6-0 on Thursday at the WTA and ATP Masters event. Argentina’s Del Potro beat the Czech and former world number eight in a controlled and powerful fashion to reach the second round as he continues a comeback from surgery on his right wrist that forced him to miss most of last season. This marked the first time Del Potro has beaten Stepanek in

Shoaib Malik set for a comeback

LAHORE – Former captain Shoaib Malik is likely to get a reprieve from the integrity committee of the Pakistan Cricket Board after he appeared before it on Friday to respond to inquiries regarding his assets and bank balance. Reports said that Malik had given more details about his assets and bank accounts to the integrity committee at the meeting. “There are indications that the integrity committee might recommend to the PCB to clear the all-rounder for national selection soon,” a

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