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Hot Spot not foolproof, says inventor

Hot Spot inventor Warren Brennan conceded Monday the infra-red technology was not “100 percent accurate” following the vaseline row during the ongoing second Test between India and England. England’s fielders were convinced

Hot Spot not foolproof, says inventor

Hot Spot inventor Warren Brennan conceded Monday the infra-red technology was not “100 percent accurate” following the vaseline row during the ongoing second Test between India and England. England’s fielders were convinced

Donald fancies a shot at number one spot

LONDON Britain’s Luke Donald will become the fourth world number one in less than six months if he wins this week’s Heritage tournament at Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Donald will leapfrog top-ranked Martin Kaymer, who is not playing this week, and number two Lee Westwood even if the latter wins the Indonesian Masters because the Heritage carries more rankings points than the Asian Tour event. Westwood, deposed as number one by German Kaymer earlier this year, can retain top

PML-N govt in tight spot as doctors’ protest spreads

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE – The federal government engaged the Young Doctors Association (YDA) on Tuesday, agreeing to accept their demands in a political move to exploit the situation in Punjab where doctors and provincial authorities have been at loggerheads for over a month now.
The strike announced by the Punjab chapter of the YDA swelled in ranks as senior doctors from Punjab and other provinces also expressed solidarity with them, while the young doctors ended their strike in

‘Rango’ boots ‘LA’ aliens from top spot overseas

LOS ANGELES – An animated chameleon sheriff in the Wild West topped the international box office chart as ‘Rango’ in its fourth weekend took in a solid $16 million in 48 territories for a global total of $159.5 million. Johnny Depp’s international appeal is in evidence, even in animated form, with kids and families the world over embracing the film.
Space aliens also showed their international drawing power, with ‘Battle: Los Angeles’ in its third weekend abducting $15.8 million

Afridi targets Australia, wants top spot

PALLEKELE – Pakistan eased into the World Cup quarter-finals on Monday but captain Shahid Afridi was more concerned with victory over Australia on Saturday where they will target top spot in Group A. Pakistan are keen to finish top and avoid a more tricky assignment in the last eight. A win over defending champions Australia in Colombo on Saturday will go a long way in helping that ambition. “We will definitely play well against Australia.
It’s a match which we’ll take very

South Korea down Uzbeks to claim third spot

DOHA – South Korea bowed out of the Asian Cup in style by edging Uzbekistan 3-2 in an entertaining third-place play-off on Friday to secure an automatic place at the 2015 tournament in Australia. Cho Kwang-Rae’s men looked on course for a handsome victory at 3-0 up in the first-half, but Uzbekistan clawed back the deficit to salvage some pride after their 6-0 drubbing by Australia in the semi-finals.
Koo Ja-Cheol’s fifth goal of the competition, making him outright top scorer,

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