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Why Sports Stadiums Do Not Spur Economic Growth?

Not surprising but many economists have in the past traced the root-cause of the current Greek crisis to its hosting the historic Olympics in 2004. Greece went beyond its means to host the massive event putting up new infrastructure in place with stadiums to hold 301 events. But never did the country recovered from the economic loss it suffered as ...

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Ashes 2015: Anderson Ruled Out of Fourth Test Due to Injury

England’s paceman James Anderson has been ruled out of the remainder of the third Ashes Test against Australia at Edgbaston and the next weeks fourth test at Trent Bridge. Anderson suffered a side strain on Thursday after bowling three balls into his ninth over he left the field, An England and Wales Cricket Board statement issue on Friday confirmed about ...

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South Africa’s Longest Tour of India: Full Fixture List

South Africa, better known as the “Proteas,” are all set to participate in the enormous 72-day long tour of India, for the first time. Having played only two-Test or three-Test series so far, this will mark only the second time that these two teams will participate in a four Test series. The first time they participated was way back in ...

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It’s Over: Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov Part Ways After Two Years

And again, another tennis relationship goes down the flames. This time it’s Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov who decided to end their romance after two years. Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov have split. WHAT IS GOING ON, WORLD? 🙁 http://t.co/czIHIgSfQ6 pic.twitter.com/RY9jUU0Suj — Yahoo Celebrity UK (@YahooCelebUK) July 24, 2015 After going public with their too-hot-to-handle romance at the 2013 Mutua ...

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Boxing Rankings 2015: Floyd Mayweather Tops, Pacquiao at 5

Boxing top names Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao who were on top of the news with their historic and most-profitable event held on May 2 were able to make it to the top 5 list of boxing cahmpions in 2015 but leaving everybody in surprise at Pacquiao’s fifth position. The welterweight division is taken regardless of weight class and ...

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Ab de Villiers Blessed with a Baby Boy

South Africa’s ODI captain AB de Villiers and wife Danielle de Villiers were blessed with a baby boy on Wednesday. One of the best batsman of the modern generation, de Villiers was on paternity leave after he pulled out of the ongoing Test series against Bangladesh to be on his wife’s side. AB de Villiers and his wife Danielle welcomed ...

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Pro Kabaddi 2015 kicks off – Schedule, Time, Venue,Teams

The Pro-Kabaddi Season 2 kicked off on Saturday, July 18 at the NSCI Stadium in Mumbai with hosts and last year’s runners-up U Mumba taking on the defending champions Jaipur Pink Panthers. Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan sang the National Anthem at the opening ceremony of the kabaddi event on Saturday and U Mumba won the opening, repeating the fact that Jaipur ...

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Junior Tendulkar Bowls England Nets Ahead of Their 2nd Ashes Test

Arjun Tendulkar, son of legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar, rolled his arm over to English batsmen ahead of their second Ashes Test against Australia at Lord’s. England team management invited him to join the net bowlers at Lord’s after Arjun, 15, who reportedly made a request the previous day. The cricket maestro’s son bowled to the England batsmen during the team’s ...

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Good Bye Champions League T20, says BCCI

The Governing Council of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) on Wednesday confirmed that the tournament will be discontinued with immediate effect. Comprising representatives Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Cricket South Africa(CSA) and Cricket Australia(CA) made the decision unanimously. The 2015 edition which was scheduled for September and October will not take place now. Just a day after ...

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IPL verdict: Lodha committee bans CSK, RR for two years

Indian Premier League (IPL) will now have only six teams for two years as Supreme Court appointed Lodha Committee turned their verdict against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) and banned them for two years for betting, today. In a breakthrough decision, the Lodha Committee banned Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra, the respective owners of CSK and RR ...

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Copa America 2015: Chile looks to end 99-years of pain, Argentina stands in front hoping to World Cup loss, Preview, Prediction, TV and Live Streaming Info

It will not be an Argentina versus Brazil final when Copa America 2015 puts the curtain down on Saturday night. Instead, it will be – much to the nation’s delight, a Chile versus Argentina final. Chile will be looking to lift their maiden continental cup after failing for 99 years while Argentina will be hoping to win the tournament for ...

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Wimbledon 2015: Another year, another setback as Rafael Nadal crashes out on second round

Unlike Rafael Nadal’s shocking 10th seed in this year’s Wimbledon pretty much everything was expected – including his second round defeat to Germany’s Dustin Brown on Thursday. Rafa (as Nadal is known to his fans) has been having one of the worst years of his decade-long career with just one title in Stuttgart, ironically a grass-court tournament where he defeated ...

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