Valentino Rossi drives a Subaru in the Rally of New Zealand

Former MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi will be competing in the Propecia Rally New Zealand from the 17- 19 Nov, driving a Subaru Impreza WRC 2005. Valentino has contemplated a move from bikes to cars in the future and has test driven a Ferrari, Subaru and Mercedes earlier. He finished 11th in the rally on Sunday 19th, improving his position with every stage.

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India cricket tour of South Africa

ODI Squad : Rahul Dravid, Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar, Wasim Jaffer, Mohammad Kaif, Suresh Raina, Dinesh Mongia, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Irfan Pathan, Zaheer Khan, Anil Kumble, Sreesanth, Harbhajan Singh, Munaf Patel 

Sun 19 1st ODI – South Africa v India New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
Wed 22 2nd ODI – South Africa v India Kingsmead, Durban
Sun 26 3rd ODI – South Africa v India Newlands, Cape Town
Wed 29 4th ODI – South Africa v India St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth

Dec 2006
Fri 1 T20I – South Africa v India New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
Sun 3 5th ODI – South Africa v India SuperSport Park, Centurion
Fri 15 – Tue 19 1st Test – South Africa v India New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
Tue 26 – Sat 30 2nd Test – South Africa v India Kingsmead, Durban
 
Jan 2007
Tue 2 – Sat 6 3rd Test – South Africa v India Newlands, Cape Town

England cricket tour of Australia

The Ashes
Thu 23 – Mon 27 1st Test – Australia v England Woolloongabba, Brisbane
 
Dec 2006
Fri 1 – Tue 5 2nd Test – Australia v England Adelaide Oval
Thu 14 – Mon 18 3rd Test – Australia v England W A C A  Ground, Perth
Tue 26 – Sat 30 4th Test – Australia v England Melbourne Cricket Ground
 
January 2007
Tue 2 – Sat 6 5th Test – Australia v England Sydney Cricket Ground
Tue 9 T20I – Australia v England Sydney Cricket Ground

Commonwealth Bank Series – England v Australia v New Zealand
Fri 12 Australia v England Melbourne Cricket Ground
Tue 16 England v New Zealand Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Fri 19 Australia v England Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
Tue 23 England v New Zealand Adelaide Oval
Fri 26 Australia v England Adelaide Oval
Tue 30 England v New Zealand W A C A , Perth

Feb 2007
Fri 2 Australia v England Sydney Cricket Ground
Tue 6 England v New Zealand Woolloongabba, Brisbane
Fri 9 1st Final – TBC v TBC Melbourne Cricket Ground
Sun 11 2nd Final – TBC v TBC Sydney Cricket Ground
Tue 13 3rd Final – TBC v TBC Adelaide Oval

Wolverhampton Open 2006, Quarters

[1] Vicky Botwright (Eng) bt [7] Sarah Kippax (Eng) 9/0, 9/5, 9/2 (30m)
[Q] Laura Hill (Eng) bt [6] Becky Botwright (Eng)  9/3, 9/4, 9/5 (30m)
[3] Shelley Kitchen (Nzl) bt [Q] Emma Beddoes (Eng) 9/1, 9/3, 9/3 (30m)
[2] Laura Lengthorn (Eng) bt [5] Jaclyn Hawkes (Nzl) 9/7, 5/9, 9/4, 9/6 (58m)
 
Scott Handley (Eng) bt [1] Alex Gough (Wal)  7/11, 10/11(0-2), 11/7, 7/11, 11/5 (79m)
[3] Borja Golan (Esp) bt [8] Saurav Ghosal (Ind) 9/11, 11/8, 11/8, 11/8 (76m)
[7] Stacey Ross (Eng) bt [4] Simon Parke (Eng) 11/7, 11/10(2-0), 5/11, 11/7 (66m)
[Q] Lee Drew (Eng) bt [Q] Jon Harford (Eng) 11/6, 7/11, 11/8, 11/2 (56m)

The All-TIME 100 Albums

Time Magazine has released their list of the All-TIME 100 Albums. Most of my favourites the Beatles, Beach Boys, Who, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, U2, Led Zepelin, David Bowie, Rolling Stones are on but Queen, Pink Floyd, Bee Gees, Doors, Dire Straits did not make the list. Click here to see the complete list