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Cuban Fernandez, Yashvir to get Dronacharya Award


August 24th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Cuban coach Blas Iglesias Fernandez Friday became the first foreign coach in India to be awarded the Dronacharya Award.The sports ministry announced that Fernandez ... Read more...

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1960 Olympics hockey: Pakistan dethrone India (Sports Special)


July 12th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
It turned out to be a landmark competition for Indian hockey as the country's dominance at the World level, and specifically the Olympics, ended with the loss to Pakistan in the ... Read more...

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Indian women cricketer Anjum Chopra trains with KKR


March 31st, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Indian women's cricket captain Anjum Chopra is excited at being given the opportunity to train with the Indian Premier League franchisee Kolkata Knight Riders and says ... Read more...

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Finally, a cricket reality show on Indian TV


December 31st, 2011 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) In a cricket-crazy nation, how could a reality show on the popular sport be far behind? UTV Bindass is set to launch "Cricket Champs", a ... Read more...

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Sports Minister Maken promises more training facilities


April 25th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): Elated over the response to the 'Come and Play' plan of the Sports Authority of India, Sports Minister Ajay Maken has assured further assistance if the demand ... Read more...

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Commonwealth delegates to study Haryana’s sports talent hunt


January 19th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 19 (IANS) The 'Play for India' sports talent hunt - the Sports Physical Aptitude Test (SPAT) programme of Haryana - has been chosen for presentation at the conference of Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Chethan bags top honours at Nashik Rally


December 12th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik, Dec 12 (IANS) Chethan Ganapathy made the best use of the absence of Team TVS Racing and powered to a convincing victory in the MAK Rally of Maharashtra, the third round ... Read more...

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Bikers set for challenging Nashik Rally


December 11th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik, Dec 11 (IANS) The virgin tracks of the Wine City beckon the cream of talent in the country as the top riders begin their battles of speed in the MAK Rally ... Read more...

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Abhishek an ideal brand ambassador (Movie Snippets)


November 30th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan's loyalty to the brands he endorses seems unquestionable. The actor dug into his Omega collection for a vintage watch to wear in his forthcoming ... Read more...

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Oz sports minister launches Rs.200 mn programme for the disadvantaged


October 6th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Australian Sports Minister Mark Arbib Wednesday launched a Rs.200 million (Aus$5 million) five-year programme aimed at developing sports facilities at the grassroots for the disadvantaged in India. ... Read more...

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Strict security arrangements for CWG: Gill


September 29th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Even as Australia issued a fresh travel advisory regarding India, Sports Minister M.S. Gill Wednesday said strict security arrangements have been made for the Commonwealth Games and ... Read more...

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Anand, Krishnan to welcome Queen’s Baton Relay in Chennai


August 20th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.20 (ANI): Some of the top names in India sports will welcome the Queen's Baton Relay for the XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi, which reaches Chennai on August 20 from ... Read more...

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‘Thane Varsha Marathon’ run spreads message of fitness


July 18th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Thane, July 18 (ANI): The twenty-first edition of 'Thane Varsha Marathon' run was hosted here on Sunday with the objective to spread awareness about good health and environmental protection.Thane Mayor Ashok Vaity ... Read more...

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Controversial prediction game 6UP is back


September 26th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The controversial SMS-based prediction game 6UP launched earlier this year during the Indian Premier League (IPL) is back and will start from the much-awaited Champions Trophy clash ... Read more...

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