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CWG graft: High Court notice to CWG accused


May 4th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court issued notice to Anil Kumar Madan and Purushottam Dev Arya, the two promoters of Faridabad-based Gem International who are accused in ... Read more...

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Surender assured of boxing bronze in Commonwealth Youth Games


September 10th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Boxer Surender Singh (75kg) powered through to the semi-finals with a 21:15 win over Nathan Thorley of Wales at the Commonwealth Youth Games in the ... Read more...

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Boxing team sure of medals at Commonwealth Youth Games


September 7th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A six-member boxing team, part of the 31 member Indian contingent, left Wednesday for the Isle of Man to participate in the Commonwealth Youth Games.The ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Private firm promoter surrenders


August 20th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A promoter of a private company accused of financial irregularities in the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) preparations surrendered before a CBI court here Saturday.Hyderabad-based entrepreneur ... Read more...

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Amandeep settles for silver in Asian Boxing


August 12th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Indian boxer Amandeep Singh (49 kg) Friday settled for a silver in the Asian Boxing Championships at Incheon, South Korea.According to information reaching here, the ... Read more...

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Three CWG scam accused denied anticipatory bail


August 2nd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of three promoters of private companies who are accused of being involved in financial irregularities ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on CWG accused’s bail plea (Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on the anticipatory bail plea of three promoters of private companies who are accused of involvement in ... Read more...

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Two accused in CWG case seek anticipatory bail


June 20th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Anil Kumar Madan and Purushottam Dev Arya, the two promoters of Faridabad-based Gem International who are accused in a CWG-related corruption case and are on ... Read more...

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CWG timing system contract case: Key points of charge sheet


May 24th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday gave copies of the charge sheet to five accused in a case of alleged financial irregularities in awarding a Rs.141-crore contract ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games timeline


October 2nd, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Timeline in the lead-up to the 19th edition of the Commonwealth Games here:Nov 13, 2003: New Delhi wins bid for 2010 Commonwealth Games by outvoting ... Read more...

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Youth Olympic medallists want more exposure trips


August 28th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Fresh from the success at the Youth Olympics in Singapore, India's medal winners asked the government and the sports federations to organise regular foreign trips and hire ... Read more...

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IOC Workshop to encourage youngsters to take to sports


March 26th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) An Olympic Education toolkit has been developed to help educators, coaches and youth group leaders to encourage youngsters to take to sports and to teach them the ... Read more...

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46 boxers found overage in National Youth Championships


June 2nd, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, June 2 (IANS) An unprecedented 46 boxers were found overage in the 42nd Youth National Men's Championships that got underway here Tuesday. The Indian Boxing Federation (IBF) launched a drive to weed ... Read more...

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Australia’s pullout will not impact Commonwealth Games: Olympics body


April 25th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has said that Australia's pullout from Davis Cup in India next month will not impact the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, and ... Read more...

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A big junior contingent for the Australian Open


January 24th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) As the Indian tennis pros sweat out at the first Grand Slam of the year, The Australian Open, a talented bunch of juniors will quietly begin their ... Read more...

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Teen girl Zoe Smith is Britains hope for weightlifting success at 2012 Olympics


January 6th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 6 (ANI): A 14-year-old girl from southeast London has raised Britains hopes of marvellous success in weightlifting during the Olympics in 2012, for she has smashed almost every national ... Read more...

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Delhi Commonwealth Games in doubt after Mumbai mayhem


December 2nd, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London/New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The terror attacks in Mumbai have raised serious doubts about New Delhi hosting the 2010 Commonwealth Games, an official said Tuesday.Commonwealth Games Federation chief executive Michael Hooper ... Read more...

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National Junior Athletics: Three national records fall on second day


November 13th, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Nov 13 (IANS) The second day of the National Junior Athletics Championship saw three national records being set here Thursday. Maharashtra's Saba Bhagat, who could not participate in ... Read more...

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India needs more international hockey fields: Australian firm


November 7th, 2008 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 7 (IANS) A Melbourne-based global manufacturer of synthetic sporting surfaces, which has been installing hockey surfaces and athletic tracks across India, says international standard synthetic surfaces are crucial for India ... Read more...

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Saina wins world junior badminton championship


November 2nd, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 2 (IANS) Saina Nehwal Sunday became world junior badminton champion, the first Indian to do so, beating Japan's Sayako Sato, 21-9, 21-18 in the final here.Runner-up at the last world ... Read more...

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Nanao claims gold at World Youth Boxing Championship


November 2nd, 2008 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guadalajara, (Mexico), Nov 2 (IANS) India's Thokchom Nanao Singh Saturday outboxed Grigoriy Nikolaychuk of Russia to win the gold medal in the 48 kgs category in the World Youth Boxing Championship here.This ... Read more...

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Nanao Singh enters world junior boxing final in Mexico


November 1st, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), Nov 1 (IANS) India's Thokchom Nanao Singh entered the final of the 48-kg class in the World Youth Boxing Championships, defeating Beccu Jeremy of France on points (14:4)here ... Read more...

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India, Commonwealth discuss global meltdown


October 21st, 2008 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) With global financial crisis having ripple effects the world over, Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma Tuesday discussed with Indian leaders ways to cushion developing countries from the adverse ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Secretary General meets Manmohan Singh


October 20th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here today. According to reports, issues relating to the 53-member grouping of former British colonies and ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Secretary General to meet Manmohan Singh today


October 20th, 2008 - 10:51 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma will meet Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here todayIssues related to the 53-member grouping of former British colonies and developments ... Read more...

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Commonwealth chief to meet Manmohan Monday


October 20th, 2008 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma Sunday arrived here for talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his senior ministers on developments in South Asia and issues ... Read more...

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When Commonwealth Youth Games participants had a date with Baba Ramdev


October 19th, 2008 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Shivaji Pune, Oct.19 (ANI): Participants from different parts of the country as well as world, who converged here for the week-long Commonwealth Youth Games at Pune, recently had a special session ... Read more...

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Ramdev teaches yoga to participants of Commonwealth Games


October 18th, 2008 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Oct 18 (ANI): The participants of the third edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games held in Pune practiced asanas (postures), a form of exercises, performed by Baba Ramdev during a ... Read more...

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India way ahead in medals tally in CYG meet


October 17th, 2008 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 17 (IANS) In one of the best performances by Indian athletes at the Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG), the hosts emerged on the top of the table with 74 medals, including ... Read more...

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CYG: Field day for India in track and field, lead medals tally


October 17th, 2008 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 16 (IANS) India continued its winning streak at the 3rd Commonwealth Youth Games here Thursday, leading the medals tally with an outstanding performance in the track and field events.Indian athletes ... Read more...

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Shooters, Wrestlers shine for India in CYG


October 15th, 2008 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 15 (IANS) Shooters and wrestlers led India's medal haul on the fourth day of the Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG), keeping the hosts comfortably perched at the top of the tally ... Read more...

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Kamalesh Sharma on home visit after six months


October 15th, 2008 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Kamalesh Sharma is to visit India Oct. 16-21 on his first official trip home since taking over as Commonwealth Secretary-General six month ago.During his stay, Sharma will meet ... Read more...

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India leads CYG tally with 12 medals


October 14th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 14 (IANS) India capped another fabulous day in the Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) Tuesday, leading the tally with 12 medals followed by England, Canada, Singapore and Scotland.India now have six ... Read more...

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Young Indian Shooter breaks down at missing a medal


October 14th, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 14 (IANS) Sixteen-year-old Aparajita Tivary is no ordinary teenager, she comes from a family of shooters with a dream to win gold at the London Olympics. However, at the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Kalmadi concerned over organisational loopholes at Pune Games


October 14th, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 14 (IANS) The chaos on the opening day of the Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) here forced the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Suresh Kalmadi to admit that organisationally a lot ... Read more...

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