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Eyeing LA Olympics, ICC could award 2024 T20 World Cup to US

Eyeing LA Olympics, ICC could award 2024 T20 World Cup to US

Rediff.com14 Nov 2021

The United States is likely to host the T20 World Cup in 2024, which could serve as a launch pad in the International Cricket Council's bid for cricket's inclusion in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.

Time right for the great American cricketing dream?

Time right for the great American cricketing dream?

Rediff.com25 Nov 2020

Prominent deep-pocketed investors are lined up to finance Major League Cricket, the world's top players are supposedly ready to sign on and, according to the ICC and USA Cricket research, there is a baked-in fan base of between 15 and 20 million waiting to be served.

US wants to host T20 World Cup

US wants to host T20 World Cup

Rediff.com10 Jun 2020

The US gained one-day international status at the beginning of 2019 and beat Scotland in December. Higgins is eyeing Test status within the next decade.

Sports Shorts: Czech Republic pair stun Brazil for first Major Series title

Sports Shorts: Czech Republic pair stun Brazil for first Major Series title

Rediff.com5 Aug 2018

A summary of sports events and persons who made news on Sunday

Pack your bags, get set, go! 2018's most epic vacations

Pack your bags, get set, go! 2018's most epic vacations

Rediff.com5 May 2018

From yacht cruise to jet skiing, get a taste of adventure this summer.

'Have a damn heart': Trump's tweet angers survivors of Florida shooting

'Have a damn heart': Trump's tweet angers survivors of Florida shooting

Rediff.com19 Feb 2018

The massacre, among the deadliest school shootings in US history, has once again sparked a debate about lax US gun laws and lawmakers' continued inaction on gun control.

'Am going to be a professional school shooter': Teen behind Florida shooting

'Am going to be a professional school shooter': Teen behind Florida shooting

Rediff.com16 Feb 2018

The teenager, Nikolas Cruz, accused of using a semi-automatic rifle to kill 17 people at a Florida high school did not appear to be a peaceful man on social media. He made quite clear his desire to perpetrate the exact type of violence of which he now stands accused. Charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder, here's what we know about him so far.

Indian-Americans pool resources to help Irma-hit Floridians

Indian-Americans pool resources to help Irma-hit Floridians

Rediff.com11 Sep 2017

Hurricane Irma made landfall on Florida's southern islands on Sunday and claimed four lives as millions of people, including thousands of Indian-Americans, evacuated the state.

Hurricane Irma leaves trail of destruction in Florida

Hurricane Irma leaves trail of destruction in Florida

Rediff.com11 Sep 2017

Hurricane Irma gave Florida a coast-to-coast pummelling with winds up to 130 mph, swamping homes and boats, knocking out power to millions and toppling massive construction cranes over the Miami skyline.

Irma hits Florida with Category 4 force; millions evacuated

Irma hits Florida with Category 4 force; millions evacuated

Rediff.com10 Sep 2017

Around 1,20,000 Indian-Americans reside across Florida.

Here's why top Windies players won't be in action against India

Here's why top Windies players won't be in action against India

Rediff.com20 Jun 2017

Leading West Indian cricketers will prefer to play in lucrative Twenty20 tournaments around the world instead of representing the Caribbean side under the current administration, former captain Darren Sammy has said.

Muhammad Ali's son detained at Florida airport for his 'Arabic-sounding name'

Muhammad Ali's son detained at Florida airport for his 'Arabic-sounding name'

Rediff.com25 Feb 2017

He was badgered for two straight hours, where he was repeatedly asked 'Where did you get your name from?' and 'Are you Muslim?'

5 dead as army veteran opens fire at airport in Florida

5 dead as army veteran opens fire at airport in Florida

Rediff.com7 Jan 2017

A gunman opened fire on Friday at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood airport in Florida, causing multiple fatalities, officials said.

Why Dhoni was unhappy with West Indies after T20I washout

Why Dhoni was unhappy with West Indies after T20I washout

Rediff.com29 Aug 2016

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and West Indies skipper Carlos Brathwaite differed in their opinion about the quality of the ground at Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill, Florida after the second T20 International was called off due to a wet outfield.

BEST Sports Photos of the Week!

BEST Sports Photos of the Week!

Rediff.com29 Aug 2016

Rediff.com takes you through a photographic journey of all the exciting sporting moments that unfolded over the last seven days.

Dhoni bats for more matches in US

Dhoni bats for more matches in US

Rediff.com29 Aug 2016

The world cricket can afford to have more Twenty20 matches in the Unites States of America despite a crammed international schedule since it is a good venue for the game, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni suggested.

Dhoni has special praise for Amit Mishra

Dhoni has special praise for Amit Mishra

Rediff.com29 Aug 2016

Talking about the match, Dhoni was pleased with his bowlers' performance, especially leg-spinner Amit Mishra.

Here's why Dhoni feels USA is special market for cricket...

Here's why Dhoni feels USA is special market for cricket...

Rediff.com26 Aug 2016

USA is a 'special' market for cricket and there is no reason why the game can't be successful here, asserted captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on the eve of India's first international match on American soil.

Stats pack: How India, Windies stack up ahead of US T20s

Stats pack: How India, Windies stack up ahead of US T20s

Rediff.com26 Aug 2016

Rajneesh Gupta presents a comprehensive statistical analysis of the two teams ahead of the T20I series this weekend.

PIX: Ashwin, Dhawan, Bhuvi chill out with Miami Heat

PIX: Ashwin, Dhawan, Bhuvi chill out with Miami Heat

Rediff.com25 Aug 2016

Ahead of the two-match Twenty20 series against West Indies, Indian cricketers, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shikhar Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar today visited the home of American basketball team Miami Heats in Florida.

Dhoni to lead full-strength India for Windies T20s in US

Dhoni to lead full-strength India for Windies T20s in US

Rediff.com12 Aug 2016

Mahendra Singh Dhoni will lead a full strength India squad for the two-match Twenty20 series against the West Indies in the United States on August 27 and 28.

Windies axe Sammy, name Brathwaite new captain for India T20 series

Windies axe Sammy, name Brathwaite new captain for India T20 series

Rediff.com9 Aug 2016

West Indies have axed two-time World Twenty20 winning captain Darren Sammy and put fellow all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite in charge for two matches against India this month in Florida.

India and West Indies to play T20 games in United States

India and West Indies to play T20 games in United States

Rediff.com2 Aug 2016

India will play two Twenty20 internationals against world champions West Indies in Florida in late August, the Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) said on Tuesday.

US: 9 killed as plane crashes into apartment in US

US: 9 killed as plane crashes into apartment in US

Rediff.com11 Nov 2015

All nine people on board a private corporate jet were killed when it crashed into an apartment building in Akron in the US state of Ohio, the owner and operator of the plane said.

Exclusive! The JEB BUSH interview 'We don't have to be the world's policeman'

Exclusive! The JEB BUSH interview 'We don't have to be the world's policeman'

Rediff.com28 Oct 2015

'We don't have to be the world's policeman. We don't have to impose our values. But we need to lead and when we pull back as we've done, you begin to see exactly what happens -- the voids are filled by threats of terror that countries have to suffer with, including India.'

Original Ronaldo making a comeback?

Original Ronaldo making a comeback?

Rediff.com15 Jan 2015

Former Brazil forward Ronaldo said on Wednesday he will try to get back into shape with an eye on coming out of retirement to play for North American second division club Fort Lauderdale Strikers.

Modi's wit keeps celebs, lawmakers hungry for more

Modi's wit keeps celebs, lawmakers hungry for more

Rediff.com29 Sep 2014

'This speech is going to be more of a punishment. I spoke too much this afternoon' A tireless Prime Minister Narendra Modi left over 700 notable luminaries in peals of laughter with his quick wit and sense of humour during a dinner and reception hosted by Indian Ambassador Subrahmanyam Jaishankar at the Taj-owned, The Pierre Hotel. In the presence of the who's who of desi Americans and US lawmakers, Modi once again thanked the Indian-Americans for their contributions and discussed his plans of developing India and the ties he hopes to nurture with America. Aziz Haniffa/Rediff.com presents a sneak-peak into the festive, grand dinner.

Obama nominates Indian-American as next US Surgeon General

Obama nominates Indian-American as next US Surgeon General

Rediff.com15 Nov 2013

United States President Barack Obama has announced his intention to nominate Indian-American Dr Vivek Hallegere Murthy as his next Surgeon General.

David Beckham back in Miami eyeing a Major League Soccer team

David Beckham back in Miami eyeing a Major League Soccer team

Rediff.com14 Nov 2013

Retired English soccer star David Beckham toured potential stadium sites in Miami on Wednesday, signalling he is forging ahead with his interest in owning a new Major League franchise in the United States.

Beckham picks Miami for new Major League Soccer team?

Beckham picks Miami for new Major League Soccer team?

Rediff.com30 Oct 2013

Retired England soccer star David Beckham has chosen Miami for a new U.S. Major League Soccer expansion team, a source familiar with the negotiations said on Tuesday.

After selloff, some dip toes back in emerging markets

After selloff, some dip toes back in emerging markets

Rediff.com2 Jul 2013

They believe that long-term story is intact.

Beckham to visit Miami in quest for MLS team ownership

Beckham to visit Miami in quest for MLS team ownership

Rediff.com29 May 2013

Former England captain David Beckham will visit Miami this week as he steps up his interest in owning a new Major League Soccer (MLS) team.

Hotelier Vikram Chatwal held in US with drugs, released

Hotelier Vikram Chatwal held in US with drugs, released

Rediff.com5 Apr 2013

According to the TMZ website, the multi-millionaire hotel owner was arrested on April 2 at the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials found an "arsenal of drugs", including cocaine, weed, heroin and various prescription pills hidden on his person and in his bag.

Indian-American files for bankruptcy

Indian-American files for bankruptcy

Rediff.com1 Mar 2013

Akshay K Desai's Universal Health Care Group, a major Medicare provider - has gone belly-up.

Influential Indian Americans embroiled in lawsuit

Influential Indian Americans embroiled in lawsuit

Rediff.com17 Apr 2012

Dr Zach Zachariah, longtime Republican Party stalwart and major raiser of funds, has sued his one-time protege, Dr Akshay K Desai, another leading GOP activist who was recently named finance chairman of the Republican Party in Florida.

Obama to honour Indian American activist Vijaya Emani

Obama to honour Indian American activist Vijaya Emani

Rediff.com14 Oct 2011

Vijaya Emani, who worked among domestic abuse victims, will receive the nation's second highest civilian honor posthumously by President Barack Obama on October 20 at a White House ceremony. Aziz Haniffa reports.

American Sweeting claims first ATP Tour title

American Sweeting claims first ATP Tour title

Rediff.com11 Apr 2011

American wild card Ryan Sweeting completed his unlikely tournament run by capturing the US Clay Court Championship with a 6-4, 7-6 victory over Japan's Kei Nishikori on Sunday.

Rooney Junior to play alongside Henry in MLS

Rooney Junior to play alongside Henry in MLS

Rediff.com14 Jan 2011

John Rooney, younger brother of England and Manchester United striker Wayne, will team up with French striker Thierry Henry at the New York Red Bulls after being selected in the MLS draft on Thursday.

Zachariah freed of insider trading charges

Zachariah freed of insider trading charges

Rediff.com23 Dec 2010

Thiruvananthapuram-born Dr Zachariah P Zachariah, a prominent cardiologist in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has been exonerated of all charges in a long-standing US Securities and Exchange Commission insider trading case.

Twenty20 international spices up Florida suburb

Twenty20 international spices up Florida suburb

Rediff.com23 May 2010

With the smell of Jamaican jerk chicken and Indian biryani wafting through stands, New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 28 runs in the first official Twenty20 international between two Test playing nations in the United States.

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