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Woods to miss AT&T National

Tiger Woods said Wednesday he would miss next week’s AT&T National on the US PGA Tour as he continues to recover from injuries to his left leg. “Doctor’s orders,” Woods posted on

Pakistan miss home comforts

Pakistan coach Waqar Younis says the lack of home internationals is a major hurdle to his young team’s hopes for climbing up the international cricket ranking. Pakistan’s second-Test victory over West Indies

Injured Gerrard to miss rest of season

LONDON – Liverpool’s hopes of securing European football have been dealt a blow after captain Steven Gerrard was ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering a recurrence of a groin injury, the club said on Friday.
The midfielder, who last played for the club in their 3-1 victory over Manchester United on March 6, underwent surgery last month but suffered a setback after returning to training last week. “We still don’t know definitively what the problem is, so we will

Liverpool’s Gerrard to miss the rest of season

LONDON – Liverpool’s hopes of securing European football have been dealt a blow after captain Steven Gerrard was ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering a recurrence of a groin injury, the club said on Friday.
The midfielder, who last played for the club in their 3-1 victory over Manchester United on March 6, underwent surgery last month but suffered a setback after returning to training last week.
“We still don’t know definitively what the problem is, so we

Tendulkar to play on, but will miss Kirsten

NEW DELHI – Indian batting superstar Sachin Tendulkar said Monday he had no plans to retire after his World Cup triumph, but said the team would miss outgoing coach Gary Kirsten. India regained the World Cup after 28 years with a six-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the final in Mumbai on Saturday under former South African batsman Kirsten.
“Personally, I would say Gary (Kirsten) should continue but he has family commitments,” Tendulkar told the NDTV. “I respect his decision. We

Aspirant Muslim Miss Universe rebuffs critics

LONDON – Shanna Bukhari became the first Muslim to represent Britain in 2011 Miss Universe contest to be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Bukhari, 24-year-old who was born to Pakistani parents in Blackburn, announced her ambition last week to become the first Muslim to represent Great Britain at the beauty contest. She also got the unique distinction for being criticised both by Muslims and far right British people for her decision to participate in the beauty competition.
She

Strauss, Swann miss practice with stomach bug

CHENNAI – England skipper Andrew Strauss and spinner Graeme Swann missed Tuesday’s practice with a stomach bug but both are likely to feature in Thursday’s must-win Group B match against West Indies. “They both missed practice today with a stomach virus. (We) will assess them tomorrow but certainly (it is) nothing serious,” the team spokesman said in a text message.
“I’m pretty confident they will be alright,” batsman Jonathan Trott, who is suffering from fever, told reporters.

Kaneria, Malik, Yousuf miss out on contracts

LAHORE – Former captains Mohammad Yousuf and Shoaib Malik, and leg-spinner Danish Kaneria have been pushed out of the Pakistan cricket arena as the PCB awarded central contracts to players but ignored the trio. Seven senior members of the team are placed in category A, while five has been given category B contracts and seven were awarded category C contracts.
Players awarded contracts:
Category A: Younus Khan, Misbah-Ul-Haq, Shahid Khan Afridi, Abdul Razzaq, Kamran Akmal,

Vettori to miss third ODI after washout

LAHORE – New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori will sit out the third one-day cricket international against Pakistan at Christchurch on Saturday while the newly established opening pair of Jesse Ryder and Martin Guptill have been broken up after one innings together. New Zealand made three changes to the 12 who featured in the first two matches, a nine-wicket win at Wellington last Saturday and today’s abandoned match at Queenstown.
Wellington left-arm spinner Luke Woodcock

Zheng to miss Australian Open

BEIJING – Chinese number two Zheng Jie will miss next month’s Australian Open, where she went to the semi-finals in 2010, as she continues to recover from wrist surgery,
state media said Monday. Zheng, 27, said she was still not ready to get back on court following an injury to her left wrist that plagued her throughout the year and ended
her season
following the US Open.

Pakistan may miss agriculture credit target

KARACHI: Pakistan is likely to miss its target of disbursing Rs 270 billion in agriculture credit through commercial and specialised banks during the current financial year, 2010-11.
State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) statistics show that the country’s banking sector lend some Rs 56.693 billion during first four months of the current fiscal year (July-October FY2010-11), compared to Rs 62.838 billion in the corresponding period, last year.
During the period under review, borrowing

Soft-spoken 18-year-old Alexandria Mills wins Miss World title

The newest Miss World is from the US. Alexandria Mills, a soft-spoken 18-year-old, was named the winner in Saturday night’s contest in southern China. The tall blonde was a relative surprise winner after speculation focused on other contestants.
Second place went to Emma Wareus of Botswana, and Adriana Vasini of Venezuela came third.
The host country’s own contestant, Tang Xiao, also was among the final five.
According to a brief biography on the Miss World website,

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