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Dirk Kuyt retires from international football

Oct 03, 2014

Dirk Kuyt retires from international football

Dirk Kuyt has retired from international football after making 104 appearances and scoring 24 goals for the Netherlands, including playing at three World Cups and two European Championships. #Sports #NewsTracker #football #Retirement #Netherlands #Dirk Kuyt #Holland
China's Li Na set to announce retirement Reports

Sep 18, 2014

China's Li Na set to announce retirement Reports

China's two-time Grand Slam-winner Li Na is poised to retire, state media reported Thursday, in a move which would bring down the curtains on Asia's most successful tennis career. #Sports #China #Tennis #Li Na #Retirement #SportsTracker #state media
Nine thousand Maharashtra policemen will get houses in Navi Mumbai post retirement

Sep 03, 2014

Nine thousand Maharashtra policemen will get houses in Navi Mumbai post retirement

Around 9,000 police constables in Maharashtra would soon get a house of their own in adjoining Navi Mumbai after retirement. "The policemen have formed a housing society of their own for the 100-acre project, of which 73 acres have already been acquired," Home Minister R R Patil said. #Maharashtra #Navi Mumbai #Maharashtra police #Maharashtra police retirement
NJAC vs Collegium system Why effective shortlisting will be the key

Aug 18, 2014

NJAC vs Collegium system Why effective shortlisting will be the key

The volume of judicial appointments likely to come up before the NJAC is large; but it is not any larger than what came up before the Supreme Court collegium it is set to replace. Success depends on having an effective system of shortlisting #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #Collegium System #High Courts #National Judicial Appointments Commission #Retiring Judges
Farewell Mahela Test cricket bids farewell to one of its most elegant batsmen

Aug 12, 2014

Farewell Mahela Test cricket bids farewell to one of its most elegant batsmen

Mahela Jayawardene is one of only five batsmen to score more than 11,000 runs in both Test and one-day cricket -- the others being Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Jacques Kallis and team-mate Kumar Sangakkara. #Cricket #Sri Lanka #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Test cricket #Kumar Sangakkara #Mahela Jayawardene #Angelo Mathews #Colombo #Mahela Jayawardena retirement
World Cup record holder Miroslav Klose retires from international football

Aug 11, 2014

World Cup record holder Miroslav Klose retires from international football

Miroslav Klose has announced his retirement from Germany's national squad a month after the team won the World Cup. #Sports #World Cup #football #Germany #KickingAround #Retirement #Miroslav Klose
Ivory Coast's Didier Drogba retires from international football

Aug 08, 2014

Ivory Coast's Didier Drogba retires from international football

The 36-year-old striker made more than 100 appearances for the Ivorians and played in three World Cups, most recently in Brazil this summer. He also played in two editions of the African Cup of Nations. #Sports #football #KickingAround #Retirement #Didier Drogba #Ivory Coast
Xavi retirement Spain will miss tiki-taka maestro and architect of success

Aug 06, 2014

Xavi retirement Spain will miss tiki-taka maestro and architect of success

Xavi, who has won three Champions League crowns, seven La Liga titles and a host of other trophies with Barca, made his debut for Spain in a friendly against the Netherlands in November 2000. #World Cup #Barcelona #Xavi #Spain #KickingAround #Retirement #World Cup 2014
Spain's Xavi retires from international football, says his time has ended

Aug 05, 2014

Spain's Xavi retires from international football, says his time has ended

"It has been a marvelous time, a fantastic time for me, and I am proud of being here so many years and for all the victories," said Xavi. #World Cup #Barcelona #Xavi #Spain #KickingAround #Retirement #World Cup 2014
ICC calls Kallis one of the greatest all-rounders in history of cricket

Jul 31, 2014

ICC calls Kallis one of the greatest all-rounders in history of cricket

Kallis yesterday announced his retirement, prompted by a poor run in the series against Sri Lanka, where he could manage only five runs in three ODI innings. #Sports #Cricket #T20 #NewsTracker #ICC #TheySaidIt #South Africa #Cricket World Cup #Jacques Kallis #ODI Cricket #Kallis retirement