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Pakistan and Afghanistan players fined in Asia Cup: ICC

Pakistan and Afghanistan players fined in Asia Cup: ICC

Pakistan's paceman Hasan Ali and Afghanistan's Asghar Afghan and Rashid Khan have all been fined on Saturday for violating the players' code of conduct, the International Cricket Council said Saturday.

Cricket Australia loses major sponsor over players' 'conspiracy' to cheat

Cricket Australia loses major sponsor over players' 'conspiracy' to cheat

The Australian cricket team lost a major sponsor and a host of large companies tore up branding deals with individual players on Thursday as the fallout of a ball-tampering scandal tore into the financial core...

Six Russian ice hockey players get Olympic life bans

Six Russian ice hockey players get Olympic life bans

Six female Russian ice hockey players have been banned for life from the Olympics and the women's team disqualified from the Sochi 2014 Winter Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said Tuesday.

Mindsports clubs planned as games captivate Qatari youth

Mindsports clubs planned as games captivate Qatari youth

The fourth World Mindsports Championships is currently underway at the Doha Exhibition & Convention Centre. More than 1,000 players from 23 countries, including a number of mindsports enthusiasts from Qatar, are competing.

India to get world's first professional 'match poker' league

India to get world's first professional 'match poker' league

India is to get the world's first professional "match poker" league, organisers said on Thursday, as the card game follows in the footsteps of the hugely popular Indian Premier League.

14 teams reach ECQ semi-finals

14 teams reach ECQ semi-finals

A total of 14 high school teams, from across Qatar, have made it through to this year’s semi-finals ahead of the Enterprise Challenge ...