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Bitter Rivals Meet Again

AP | NIRMALA GEORGE | Posted 02.24.2013 | Sports

BANGALORE, India — Four years after Pakistani gunmen laid siege to India's financial capital of Mumbai, South Asia's bitter rivals were meeting ...

PHOTOS: Inside The Golden Temple

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 01.14.2013 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

A Sikh friend had asked me to note the "peaceful atmosphere" at the temple. Between photo opportunities, chats about cricket and the chanting marching out of the loudspeaker system, I was enjoying the temple, this wasn't easy advice to follow.

Using Cricket to Talk About Gender Equality

Dr. Madhumita Das | Posted 10.02.2012 | Impact
Dr. Madhumita Das

Zaheer Salim Khan credits his turnaround to a program that married the sport of cricket with lessons on gender equality. Called Parivartan, which in Hindi means "transformation."

Jason Gilbert

Verizon Vs. AT&T, Which New Data Plan Is Right For You

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 07.20.2012 | Technology

In August, AT&T will follow Verizon's bold lead and introduce shared data plans, something that apparently is the future for mobile phone bills. V...

Can Sports Save the World? Reflections of a Former Little Leaguer on Sports, Diplomacy, and Globalization

Derek Shearer | Posted 08.08.2012 | Sports
Derek Shearer

Sports can't save the world from the effects of global warming or by themselves solve economic inequality in the world economy. For that, politics is required. But with the Olympics approaching, we should remember that a love of sports -- playing, watching, arguing, rooting, buying gear -- is one of the great commonalities of being human.

'Seinfeld' Star Apologizes For 'Cricket Is Gay' Remark

Posted 06.04.2012 | Gay Voices

Former "Seinfeld" star Jason Alexander is apologizing after comments he made on Craig Ferugson's "The Late Late Show" were deemed homophobic by a numb...

CSK: The Case of the Winning IPL Cricket Brand

Sudio Sudarsan | Posted 08.01.2012 | College
Sudio Sudarsan

The most intimate team to its fans, the cricket brand of the common man, CSK, triumphs the kitsch of Bollywood and the pursestrings of India's rich to be the most valuable IPL cricket team.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.17.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Mets manager Terry Collins yanked David Wright out of a game the other night because the manager was afraid that Wright might be the target of a retaliation pitch. Maybe they should just play tee ball?

Why Sachin Tendulkar Shouldn't Be an MP

Anant Goenka | Posted 07.08.2012 | World
Anant Goenka

Give Sachin Tendulkar a postage stamp, a few roads in his name maybe even a few stadiums. Let him continue to inspire cricketers and focus on adding value to the sport of cricket, but honoring him with an RS membership is making the RS even less effective than it already is.

Can Sonia Gandhi Beat Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar?

Sreedhar Pillai | Posted 06.30.2012 | World
Sreedhar Pillai

If 1.3 billion people of India, one fifth of the world population, have one common weakness it is their infatuation for the game of Cricket.

Did You See That? Top Sports Photos Jan.1 - Jan. 7

Posted 01.09.2012 | Sports

The best and craziest sports pictures of the week. To see more great photography visit HuffPost Exposure. ...

Cricketer, Apartheid Foe Dies

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 01.19.2012 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — Basil D'Oliveira, the South African-born England cricketer who became a pivotal figure in the sport's battle against apartheid, d...

Former Cricket Player Turned Journalist Committs Suicide

AP | Posted 11.14.2011 | Sports

CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- Cricket writer and broadcaster Peter Roebuck committed suicide at a hotel in South Africa soon after reportedly being quest...

Pippa Finally Picks Her Man

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 07.12.2012 | Style

Leave it to Pippa Middleton to keep us guessing. After weeks of rotating between two potential suitors, the famous Brit seems to have settled on one: ...

Sport Is More Than Just a Game

Nik Darlington | Posted 09.06.2011 | Sports
Nik Darlington

On Monday evening, Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakarra delivered what Peter Roebuck has described as "the most important speech in cricket history."

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.20.2011 | New York
Len Berman

In a couple of weeks, women badminton players will have to wear skirts "to ensure the attractive presentation of badminton." Shorts, tights or tracksuit bottoms may still be worn, as long as they're underneath the skirt.

Nationalism, Cricket And The Religio-Politics Of Sport

Amarnath Amarasingam | Posted 06.05.2011 | Religion
Amarnath Amarasingam

If Claude von Clausewitz is correct that war is merely "politics by other means," then the same can be said about sports. Sport has never transcended politics and never will.

New York's Cricket Fanatics Rise Before Dawn To Catch World Cup

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 06.03.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Cricket fans came out in the wee hours of the morning Saturday, crowding into bars that normally would be closing but made an excepti...

Author of Chinaman on Sri Lankan Literature and International Success

Ru Freeman | Posted 06.01.2011 | Books
Ru Freeman

On April secnd, Sri Lanka takes on India in the final for the ICC World Cup. What better day on which to think about Shehan Karunatilaka's debut novel...

PHOTOS: Model Vows To Go Nude If India Wins Cricket World Cup

Posted 05.31.2011 | Sports

Remember when lingerie model Larissa Riquelme said she would run naked through the streets if Paraguay won the 2010 World Cup? Well, another model m...

India vs. Pakistan

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.30.2011 | Sports

India is moving on to the 2011 Cricket World Cup final. The cricket powerhouse will take on Sri Lanka, who topped New Zealand, on April 2, at 9 GMT...

India And Pakistan Meet In Historic Cricket Showdown Amid Search For Peace

Aol News | Betwa Sharma | Posted 05.29.2011 | World

The first semifinal showdown in World Cup history between India and Pakistan has struck millions from both cricket-crazed countries like a bolt of ele...

India vs. Bangladesh: Cricket World Cup Highlights

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

India overpowered Bangladesh by 87 runs Saturday in the opening match of the 2011 cricket World Cup. India was awarded two points with the victory. V...

The Dark Side of Brazilian Soccer

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Regardless of the motive, the shooting of controversial Brazilian ex-referee Arturo Godoi should remind sports fans everywhere it's getting tougher to tell the difference between competition and entertainment.

Hair-Raising Photos Of British Sports Fans Scaling Massive Sydney Bridge

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

For Britain's Barmy Army, a famed traveling pack of cricket fans, the anticipation of an England win against Sydney on Monday was running high -- lite...