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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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US government taking steps to attract foreign visitors


September 20th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) The US government is taking steps to attract more foreign visitors, and is building partnerships with Disney, American Express and other tourism industry stakeholders in this ... Read more...

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90 school kids hospitalised with food poisoning in China


September 5th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), Sep 4 (IANS) A total of 90 children were admitted to hospitals with food poisoning symptoms after having school lunches in China's Guangdong Province Tuesday, local authorities said.... Read more...

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Lippi confirms Conca stay


July 15th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), July 15 (IANS) Guangzhou Evergrande coach Marcello Lippi has confirmed that Argentinean midfielder Dario Conca would stay with the team."Conca will stay in my team," Lippi said Saturday ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich to make pre-season trip to China


June 30th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), June 30 (IANS) German football club Bayern Munich will make a pre-season trip to China in July and play two games in the country.The club said in ... Read more...

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Yakubu set to join Chinese club


June 29th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), June 29 (IANS) Blackburn and Nigerian striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni is set to complete his move to Guangzhou R&F; very soon, a top official of the Chinese Super League ... Read more...

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Blackburn’s Yakubu set to join Chinese club Guangzhou


June 19th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), June 19 (IANS) Blackburn Rovers striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni is set to join the Chinese Super League (CSL) side Guangzhou R and F, a club official confirmed Tuesday."We ... 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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India’s dope-tainted quartermilers eligible for London Olympics


March 21st, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) India's dope tainted quartermiler runners -- Ashwini Akkunji, Sini Jose, Tiana Mary Thomas and Priyanka Panwar -- can hope to take part in the Olympics ... Read more...

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Two Indian hockey officials to officiate in 2012 Olympics


December 28th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Two Indian hockey officials R.V. Raghu Prasad and Claudius De Sales have been appointed by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) to officiate in the 2012 ... Read more...

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Thousands evacuated after blast at chemical plant in southern China


November 24th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by BNO News
GUANGZHOU, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of people were evacuated on Thursday afternoon after a large explosion ripped through a warehouse at a chemical plant in southern China, state-run media reported.The explosion ... Read more...

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India to face Pakistan in Asian Champions Trophy hockey


August 5th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) India and arch rivals Pakistan will face-off Sep 9 in the first edition of the men's hockey Asian Champions Trophy to be held in Ordos, ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey invests in technology to improve players’ fitness


July 6th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 6 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has decided to invest in technology in a bid to bring the national team at par with the world's best sides ... Read more...

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Rs.10 lakh Kanshi Ram sports award for Raina, Chawla


April 4th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 4 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has honoured two Indian cricketers from the state, Suresh Raina and Piyush Chawla, with the Kanshi Ram International Sports Award which ... Read more...

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Villages of Haryana players get Rs.220 mn grant


March 18th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 18 (IANS) The Haryana government has sanctioned nearly Rs.22 crore (Rs.220 million) for the development of villages of medal winners and participants in the Commonwealth Games and the ... Read more...

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Gadkari shown how China manages its party cadres


January 25th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), Jan 25 (IANS) Nitin Gadkari, the first Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president to visit China, evinced keen interest Tuesday in how the all-powerful Communist Party of China (CPC) strengthened ... Read more...

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Kashmir government’s action on party leaders undemocratic: Gadkari


January 24th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), Jan 24 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Monday described as "undemocratic" the Jammu and Kashmir government's preventing party leaders from leaving Jammu airport to proceed with ... Read more...

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After CWG, Haryana to reward its Asian Games athletes


December 20th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 20 (IANS) After doling out millions to sportspersons from the state for their performance at the Commonwealth Games (CWG), the Haryana government has now decided to felicitate the athletes and ... Read more...

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Chautala slams SAI, BCCI


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 2 (IANS) Abhay Singh Chautala, who was chef-de-mission of the Indian contingent to the recently concluded Asian Games at Guangzhou, China, Thursday lashed out at the Sports Authority of ... Read more...

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Indian athletes receive grand welcome for bagging Asian Games laurels


November 27th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur/Jalandhar/Bhiwani (India), Nov.27 (ANI): Indian athletes were accorded a warm welcome in various parts of the country on Friday after bringing national glory through their performance at the XVIth Asian Games being ... Read more...

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Indian hockey stars return from Asian Games with bronze


November 27th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.27 (ANI): The Indian hockey team arrived in New Delhi on Friday after bagging a bronze medal in the XVIth Asian Games being held in Guangzhou, China.The women's hockey team, ... Read more...

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Asian Games: 4X400m relay women’s team wins 13th gold for India


November 26th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou (China), Nov.26 (ANI): India secured a 13th gold medal at the XVIth Asian Games being held here when the women's 4X400m relay team of Manjeet Kaur, Sini Jose, Ashwini Akkunji and ... Read more...

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Dhumal congratulates shooter Vijay Kumar


November 19th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 19 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Friday congratulated shooter Vijay Kumar for winning two medals at the ongoing Asian Games in Guangzhou, China."The outstanding performance of Vijay ... Read more...

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Luxury train trips and more for Indian Games winners


November 11th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Free luxury train trips, five-star hotel stays and a Jaipur-Agra tour -- Indian athletes who won medals in the Commonwealth Games have a host of incentives lined ... Read more...

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Pak Sports Minister says “coward” Zulqarnain should never have chosen to play cricket


November 10th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 10 (ANI): Pakistani wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider should not have turned up to play cricket if he was such a coward, Federal Sports Minister Ijaz Hussain Jakhrani has said."If he ... Read more...

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Rajpal, Surinder Kaur to lead hockey teams in Guangzhou


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Rajpal Singh and Surinder Kaur will lead the Indian hockey men's and women's teams in the Nov 12-27 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. Both teams leave for ... Read more...

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‘Sohail, Akbar will boost Pakistan’s chances in Asian Games hockey’


November 3rd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 3 (IANS) Pakistan's hockey officials believe that the return of two senior players Sohail Abbas and Salman Akbar will boost their team's chances of regaining the Asian Games title in ... Read more...

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India may find going tough at Asian Games


October 31st, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) After a historic second place at the New Delhi Commonwealth Games, Indian athletes may find it tough to replicate the success at the next big multi-discipline ... Read more...

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India to send largest ever contingent for Asian Games


October 30th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) India will send its largest ever contingent of 609 athletes for the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.The Indian contingent including 249 women, will represent the country ... Read more...

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Police pull out all the stops for XVIth Asiad in Guangzhou


October 30th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou (China), Oct. 30 (ANI): Security forces in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou are leaving nothing to chance to ensure the safety of the thousands of competitors and spectators attending the ... Read more...

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Indian wrestlers train in Sonepat for upcoming Asian Games


October 29th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sonepat (Haryana), Oct.29 (ANI): Indian wrestlers are undergoing a training in Sonepat for the upcoming 16th Asian Games, to be held in China's Guangzhou city in November.Gold medallist wrestler, Sushil Kumar, ... Read more...

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Pakistan aims for gold in Asian Games cricket


October 27th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 27 (IANS) Pakistan is aiming to clinch the cricket title at next month's Asian Games in Guangzhou, China, where the sport makes its debut in the Asiad.With India not sending ... Read more...

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India to field 15-member cycling squad for Asian Games


October 25th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Cycling Federation of India (CFI) Monday announced a 15-member squad for next month's Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.The CFI picked a trimmed nine men and six ... Read more...

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Guangzhou authorities to remove 40 percent of vehicles of roads during Asiad


October 25th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou (China), Oct. 25 (ANI): The southern Chinese city of Guangzhou will remove about 40 percent of its vehicles from the roads to improve air quality and ease traffic congestion during the ... Read more...

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Kalpana to lead Indian judo squad in Asiad


October 23rd, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Kalpana Devi, India's first ever medallist at the judo World Cup will lead the eight-member squad for the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.The Judo Federation of India ... Read more...

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