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People offer prayers on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr at Jama Masjid, in Delhi.
Smoke rises from the Gaza power plant after it was hit by Israeli strikes, in the Nusseirat refugee camp, central Gaza Strip.
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The New Zealand Herald
World Sports at 1330 GMT
GLASGOW, Scotland It was only a matter of time before a doping scandal hit the Commonwealth Games.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
India's Jitu Rai and Gurpal celebrate after winning gold and silver...
Two Palestinian girls dance while celebrating the First day of Eid al-Fitr in a United Nations school where dozens of families have sought refuge after fleeing their home in fear of Israeli airstrikes, in Jabaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip.
World Cup minnows to tour New Zealand
New Zealand will get a preview of Cricket World Cup action in October with three countries touring here as part of their tournament buildup.
The Cricketer International
ICC arranges World Cup prep for Qualifiers
The ICC has arranged a familiarisation tour in Australia for the four qualifying teams to aid their preparation for the 2015 World Cup.
Tartan up for Cricket World Cup
Tasmanian captain and Australian one-day star George Bailey can't wait to see the Scottish in Tasmania for the World Cup.
Live: Breaking news updates from Newcastle and the North East
Andrew Basak's partner Sue Scoones tells how life will never be the same without her 'soulmate' and how she wants his memory to live on for the sake of their child Newcastle United could be tempted to make a move for Loic Remy in the wake of the striker's move to Liverpool collapsing Cheryl's new husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini is reported ... (more)
Sun Jul 27, 2014
John Hastings signals fresh start for Durham in 50-over format
John Hastings says Durham can benefit from a fresh start and a longer format as they begin their Royal London One-Day Cup campaign at Somerset today.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
World Sports at 0000 GMT
PERIGUEUX, France Finally cracking broad smiles after weeks of no-nonsense racing, Vincenzo Nibali confirms he will win the Tour de France after another impressive ride in a dramatic penultimate stage.
Commonwealth Games 2014: England's netballers take Australia to...
When it comes to getting beaten by the old enemy - as opposed to the auld enemy hosting the Games - England's netballers have a record more horrible than their country's cricketers, having managed a paltry five victories against Australia in more than half a century.
Cricketing colossus in Hall of Fame
Family gathered in Arbroath United Cricket Club recently to honour the inclusion of Robert Wills Sievwright into the Hall of Fame.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Newcastle United on tour: Magpies in Newtown - haven't we met before?
Newcastle United have trained in glorious sunshine in Newtown but this isn't their first visit to suburbia in Wellington The Magpies are half a world away from their Benton HQ as preparations for the 2014/15 continue in New Zealand at a quaint venue that cost $3.6m to improve in recent years.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Grandeur of Kelvingrove perfect setting for bowls
IN THE beginning were the ends. To be precise, the first ends of the first bowling matches with which the actual sporting element of the 2014 Commonwealth Games began on a still, warm early morning in Glasgow's picturesque west end.
Mark Wallace's Glamorgan can take 50-over glory
The second half of English cricket's revamped one-day landscape kicks off on Saturday.
50-over format for One-Day Cup
The event replaces last season's YB40 - won by Nottinghamshire - with Lancashire hosting Roses rivals Yorkshire, Glamorgan taking on Middlesex and Hampshire visiting Derbyshire.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Queen Elizabeth II opens Commonwealth Games
Athlete Allison Curbishley holds aloft the Queen's Baton after its arrival in Glasgow after being transported around 70 nations in a relay.
Indian Hotel Giant May Sell Landmark Properties to Make Bail for CEO
We're not saying the man should rot in jail, but how smart is it for a company to sell prize assets to help just one executive? It was the financial crisis that helped its purchase, and it's another crisis that will drive its sale-a reeling Royal Bank of Scotland sold London's storied Grosvenor House Hotel for $726 million in 2010 to Subrata Roy, ... (more)
CRICKET: Rae ton boosts Westbury
BEN Rae smashed an unbeaten century as Westbury stretched their lead at the top with a 69-run win at Minster Lovell, writes David Quinn.
'No point in chopping and changing for the sake of it'
Kyle Coetzer has been plying his trade on the English county circuit long enough to have witnessed the fashion in which the ECB's finest veer between triumph and tristesse on a regular basis.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer
Why Can't The USA Compete In The Commonwealth Games?
PHOENIX, Arizona, July 22. THE Opening Ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games takes place in a matter of hours in Glasgow, Scotland, with swimming heats set to begin Thursday morning.