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  • andrew strauss retires from international cricket

    Andrew Strauss retires from international cricket

    Cricket | August 29, 2012 19:48 IST

    London, Aug 29: England Test skipper Andrew Strauss today announced retirement from all forms of cricket with immediate effect, a decision which came amidst the controversies surrounding his strained relationship with controversial Kevin Petersen and

  • wozniacki retires with knee injury at new haven

    Wozniacki retires with knee injury at New Haven

    Tennis | August 25, 2012 21:07 IST

    New Haven, Aug 25: Second-seeded Petra Kvitova advanced to the New Haven Open final with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Italy's Sara Errani on Friday.The Czech star will play Russian Maria Kirilenko on Saturday. Kirilenko

  • vvs laxman retires from international cricket with

    VVS Laxman retires from international cricket with immediate effect

    Cricket | August 22, 2012 19:49 IST

    Hyderabad,  Aug 18: Team India batsman V V S Laxman, going through a rough patch in his career, today announced his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect.  Laxman told a press  conference here that

  • ramprakash retires from cricket at 42

    Ramprakash retires from cricket at 42

    Cricket | July 05, 2012 22:40 IST

    London, Jul 5: Former England international Mark Ramprakash retired from cricket on Thursday, ending a 25-year career in which the batsman failed to deliver on the test stage despite being one of the most prolific

  • katich retires from 1st class cricket

    Katich retires from 1st-class cricket

    Cricket | June 12, 2012 22:08 IST

    Sydney, Jun 12: Former test opening batsman Simon Katich has retired from first-class cricket in Australia aged 36, formally ending his 56-test career.Katich was contentiously axed from the Australian team after the 2010-2011 Ashes series

  • umpire billy doctrove retires from international umpiring

    Umpire Billy Doctrove retires from international umpiring

    Cricket | June 07, 2012 22:54 IST

    Dubai, Jun 7: Umpire Billy Doctrove has decided to retire from the International Cricket Council's elite panel.The 56-year-old West Indian officiated in 38 test matches, 112 limited-overs internationals and 17 Twenty20s, including the World Twenty20

  • kevin pietersen retires from odis and t20s

    Kevin Pietersen retires from ODIs and T20s

    Cricket | May 31, 2012 18:14 IST

    London, May 31: Former England skipper Kevin Pietersen today bid adieu to international limited overs cricket with immediate effect citing a hectic international calender but said he would remain available for Tests.  “After a great

  • feliciano lopez retires down 5 0 at french open

    Feliciano Lopez retires down 5-0 at French Open

    Tennis | May 28, 2012 19:07 IST

    Paris, May 28: Feliciano Lopez of Spain quit because of a side muscle injury Monday after losing the first five games of his first-round French Open match against Florent Serra of France.The 15th-seeded Lopez pulled

  • ponting retires from odis to continue playing tests

    Ponting Retires From ODIs, To Continue Playing Tests

    Cricket | February 21, 2012 15:52 IST

    Sydney, Feb 21: Ricky Ponting, who led Australia to two World Cup triumphs, today retired from one-day cricket but will continue to play in Test matches.Second only to Sachin Tendulkar in the number of ODI

  • symonds retires from all forms of cricket

    Symonds Retires From All Forms Of Cricket

    Cricket | February 16, 2012 19:16 IST

    Melbourne, Feb 16: Former Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds, one of the game's highly talented but maverick players, today announced his retirement from all forms of professional cricket, bringing an end to a career marked by

  • cirstea advances when zvonareva retires in pattaya

    Cirstea Advances When Zvonareva Retires In Pattaya

    Tennis | February 10, 2012 22:39 IST

    Pattaya (Thailand), Feb 10: Sorana Cirstea of Romania reached the Pattaya Open semifinals when top-seeded Vera Zvonareva of Russia retired with a left hip injury in the third set on Friday.The quarterfinal was even at

  • cannavaro retires from football on medical advice

    Cannavaro Retires From Football On Medical Advice

    Football | July 12, 2011 15:44 IST

    Dubai, Jul 9: Italian football great Fabio Cannavaro announced his retirement from football on Saturday, five years to the day after captaining his country to the 2006 World Cup title. The 38-year-old Cannavaro said medical

  • man united midfielder paul scholes retires

    Man United Midfielder Paul Scholes Retires

    Football | May 31, 2011 19:49 IST

    Manchester, May 31: Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes announced his retirement from football on Wednesday, ending the glittering and trophy-laden career of a player widely regarded as one of the most technically gifted of his

  • makhaya ntini retires from international cricket

    Makhaya Ntini Retires From International Cricket

    Cricket | November 02, 2010 17:20 IST

    Johannesburg : Fast bowler Makhaya Ntini has announced his retirement from international cricket but will play for South Africa one final time in a Twenty20 international against India early next year. Ntini said on Tuesday

  • ryan sidebottom retires from international cricket

    Ryan Sidebottom Retires From International Cricket

    Cricket | September 21, 2010 10:20 IST

    England pace bowler Ryan Sidebottom has announced his immediate retirement from international cricket, reports BBC. Sidebottom, 32, was part of England's World Twenty20-winning squad earlier this year in the West Indies. He made his decision

  • flintoff retires from international cricket

    Flintoff Retires From International Cricket

    Cricket | September 17, 2010 10:08 IST

    London: England's Andrew Flintoff, regarded as one of the finest all-rounders of the game, today announced his retirement from international cricket, bringing down the curtains on a 12-year career which was marked by nagging injuries