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1952 Olympics: Babu leads bunch of no-hopers to fifth gold (Sports Special)


July 10th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
The team selection ahead of the 1952 Games was marred by such controversy that India looked destined to return home from Finland empty handed. There was a near-riotous situation concerning the ... Read more...

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T&T; give CL T20 equation a twist


October 3rd, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 3 (IANS) Far from being party-spoilers, Trinidad and Tobago suddenly find themselves in contention for a semifinal spot in the Nokia Champions League T20 tournament if they beat ... Read more...

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Ex-Victorian keeper Berry, a good choice for Oz coach: Roebuck


February 12th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.12 (ANI): With Cricket Australia conducting a review on many fronts in the wake of the Ashes series defeat to England during the recent summer, noted columnist Peter Roebuck said the ... Read more...

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Dailies wax lyrical about Kiwis performance at FIFA WC


June 21st, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, June 21 (ANI): The All Whites of New Zealand continue to capture the hearts and minds of the world media.According to stuff.co.nz, the Kiwis have put up an extraordinary performance in ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell hits back at Sting over “karaoke” remarks


November 16th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Music mogul Simon Cowell has hit back at Sting for commenting that American Idol and The X Factor shows are nothing but "televised karaoke".Sting, 58, real name Gordon ... Read more...

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Deccan Chargers eyeing Knight Riders as easy prey


May 15th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 15 (IANS) Deccan Chargers would look to close in on a semi-final spot in the Indian Premier League when they take on no-hopers Kolkata Knight Riders at the Wanderers here ... Read more...

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The fairytale story of Kamran Khan


April 24th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 24 (IANS) It has been a fairytale journey for medium pacer Kamran Khan, who rose from obscurity to shine among cricket's elite at the Indian Premier League (IPL). Eighteen-year-old Kamran ... Read more...

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Knight Riders to face Rajasthan Royals Thursday (Preview)


April 22nd, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 22 (IANS) After a comprehensive win against Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders are gearing up for a tough battle against defending champions Rajasthan Royals in an Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Melbourne Olympic football heroes felicitated


February 23rd, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) They belonged to the golden era of Indian football. Barely nine years after Independence, they had stormed into the semi-finals of the 1956 Melbourne Olympics -- ... Read more...

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Gazza set for shock football comeback


November 13th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.13 (ANI): Believe it or not, former England football star Paul Gascoigne is set for a shock comeback, playing in next seasons FA Cup. Gazza, 41, is being lined up ... Read more...

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Kapil’s 175 an epic knock, insist his ‘83 Devils


June 23rd, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Kapil Dev's heroic 175 at Tunbridge Wells will always remain a mystery to all those not fortunate enough to be there at the picturesque Nevill Ground on ... Read more...

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25 years on, 1983 World Cup heroes re-live truimph (Lead)


June 23rd, 2008 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The heroes who changed India's cricketing landscape by winning the 1983 World Cup were felicitated by the Indian cricket board here Sunday as part of the silver ... Read more...

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World Cup heroes recall 1983 triumph


June 22nd, 2008 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Memories of the historic 1983 World Cup triumph, which changed India's cricketing landscape, came alive as the heroes of the watershed victory were felicitated as part of ... Read more...

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Dravid’s stature as cricketer is undiminished (Commentary)


May 14th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
By K. Datta Close on the heels of the shocking slapping incident involving Harbhajan Singh and S. Sreesanth and those fines imposed on Sourav Ganguly, Shane Warne and Ishant Sharma, the DLF Indian ... Read more...

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Delhi Daredevils to face in-form Royals Sunday


May 10th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, May 10 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils will have to pull up their socks and check their downslide when they face Rajasthan Royals in Indian Premier League Sunday. Delhi Daredevils crushed Rajasthan Royals ... Read more...

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