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Indian U-18 team named for Asian women’s basketball meet


September 21st, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) Friday announced the Indian team for the upcoming Asia U-18 Championship for Women to be held in Johor Bahru, ... Read more...

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India lose to Iran in Asia Cup basketball


September 14th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 14 (IANS) India went down to Iran 71-83 on the first day of fourth edition of the Asia Cup basketball here Friday.India did well to hustle the daylights ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup: India-Pakistan clash for place in semis


August 19th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS) A thrilling contest is on the cards Monday when India and Pakistan clash here at the Tony Ireland Stadium for a place in the semifinal ... Read more...

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Hockey India appoint Hawgood as women’s coach


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Australia's Neil Hawgood, who was part of the 1988 Olympic squad, Monday was appointed the chief coach of India's women's hockey team.The 50-year-old aims to ... Read more...

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1988 Olympics: Another dismal finish for Indian hockey (Sports Special)


July 19th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Indian hockey was limping back to normalcy after the chaotic 1985 Asia Cup final that India lost to Pakistan - and more importantly, after half a dozen players were banned for ... Read more...

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Hockey India announces stipend for junior players


July 13th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) has said 32 junior hockey players will get a monthly stipend of Rs.10,000 each.The money will come as support for the talented ... Read more...

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India eves in final of junior Asia Cup


July 6th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 5 (IANS) India set up a final clash with China in the final of the junior women Asia Cup Championship after they beat Japan 2-1 via a golden ... Read more...

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Chettri to play for Sporting Lisbon reserves (Roundup)


July 5th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Portuguese football giants Sporting Lisbon Thursday signed India's captain Sunil Chettri for a year. The forward will be playing for the reserve (B) team, and ... Read more...

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Chhetri signs for Sporting Lisbon reserves for a year (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Portuguese football giants Sporting Lisbon Thursday unveiled Sunil Chettri as their newest signing this year. However, the Indian captain will be not be starting for ... Read more...

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Tendulkar opts out; Sehwag, Zaheer back for Lanka tour (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar has opted out while Virender Sehwag and fast bowler Zaheer Khan made a comeback to the 15-member squad for the ... Read more...

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Chand to lead India in U-19 cricket World Cup


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Delhi boy Unmukt Chand will lead the 15-member Indian team at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Under-19 World Cup to be held in Australia in August.Uttar ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan share U-19 Asia Cup after tied final


July 1st, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 1 (IANS) India Under-19 captain Unmukt Chand led from the front with a magnificent 121 in the thrilling tied final against Pakistan as both the countries shared ... Read more...

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Selectors to decide captaincy: Gambhir


June 8th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) After having thrown his hat in the ring, opening batsman Gautam Gambhir Friday refused to be drawn into the debate over India's Test captaincy ... Read more...

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Indian team announced for junior women’s Asia Cup


June 5th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Ritu Rani will lead the 18-member Indian team for the junior women's Asia Cup in hockey to take place June 27-July 7 in Bangkok, Thailand.India ... Read more...

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Malaysia to host Asia Cup


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), June 3 (IANS) Malaysia will host the next edition of the Asia Cup. This was decided by the Asian Hockey Federation Council Saturday.The council, at its meeting, also unanimously ... Read more...

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Tendulkar meets Sonia amid possibility of Rajya Sabha nomination


April 26th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar met Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday amid speculation in party circles that he would be nominated to the Rajya Sabha.Congress ... Read more...

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South Africa refuse Bangladesh’s offer for cricket series


April 26th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, April 26 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) have refused Bangladesh's offer for a cricket series in May citing hectic schedule of its national cricketers.Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) had offered ... Read more...

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Birthday boy Tendulkar releases book on his 100th ton


April 24th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, on his 39th birthday Tuesday, released a book commemorating his 100th international century titled 'Sachin - A Tribute To The Legend' ... Read more...

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Law to be head coach at Australia’s Centre of Excellence


April 17th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 17 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Stuart Law, who stepped down as the Bangladesh coach, will now take over as the Cricket Australia Centre of Excellence (COE) High Performance ... Read more...

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Law to step down as Bangladesh coach in June


April 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 16 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Stuart Law announced Monday that he would quit as the Bangladesh head coach after his contract expires in June.Law will step down after ... Read more...

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Asia Cup TT: Saha stuns World No. 38


April 8th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), April 8 (IANS) Subajit Saha upset World No. 38 Li Hu of Singapore 4-1 to finish ninth in the second stage of the Asia Cup Table Tennis Championships ... Read more...

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Saha, Divya in second round of Asian Table Tennis


April 7th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), April 7 (IANS) India's Subhajit Saha and Divya Deshpande moved into the second stage of the Asia Cup Table Tennis meet here, causing upsets Saturday.On a hectic day, ... Read more...

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Kohli relaxed going into IPL


April 5th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 5 (IANS) India's in-form batsman Virat Kohli says he is a lot more relaxed going into the Indian Premier League-V than the last season.The 23-year-old has been ... Read more...

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My second innings is God’s gift: Irfan Pathan


April 4th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Back into top flight cricket after being sidelined for two years with a back injury, Indian pacer Irfan Pathan considers his second innings as God's gift ... Read more...

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IPL set for grand start - without ‘feel good’ factor


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) It is that time of the year when cricket meets Bollywood as the Indian Premier League (IPL) razzmatazz is all set to start Wednesday ... Read more...

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Tendulkar joins Mumbai’s conditioning camp


March 31st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar Saturday joined the Mumbai Indians conditioning camp at the Wankhede Stadium for the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) commencing April ... Read more...

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I’m famous not only for Sufi Songs: Kailash Kher


March 30th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Kailash Kher says people should not just tag him as a Sufi singer because he sings other geners too and that his "Hausla" anthem is ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors pick Tamim Iqbal to complete foreign quota


March 29th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Pune Warriors have signed Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal for the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), filling their quota of foreign players.Tamim's selection ... Read more...

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Tendulkar inspired Umesh to work on a new delivery (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils' young fast bowler Umesh Yadav feels that variation and change of pace will be crucial in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and ... Read more...

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Irfan stars as Baroda beat Punjab in Mushtaq Ali final


March 27th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) All-rounder Irfan Pathan played a cameo with the bat and then starred with the ball to help Baroda beat Punjab by eight runs in the ... Read more...

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Change of pace and variation crucial in Twenty20: Umesh Yadav


March 27th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils' young fast bowler Umesh Yadav feels that variation and change of pace will be crucial in the Indian Premier League (IPL).Umesh, who was ... Read more...

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Pakistan disappointed over Bangladesh’s appeal against Asia Cup result


March 26th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 26 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and senior cricketers expressed their disappointment over Bangladesh's decision to challenge the result of the recently concluded Asia Cup which was ... Read more...

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Tendulkar would be happy to see an Indian break his record (Roundup)


March 25th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) India's batting legend Sachin Tendulkar Sunday said it would be tough to predict when and who will break his record of 100 international centuries but ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to protest against Cheema’s obstruction


March 25th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will lodge a complaint with the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) over the collision between Mahmudullah ... Read more...

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Tendulkar hopes an Indian would break his record


March 25th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) India's batting legend Sachin Tendulkar Sunday said it would be tough to predict when and who will break his record of 100 international centuries but ... Read more...

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