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Explore an athlete’s dreams with ‘Khwaabb’


August 24th, 2012 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) If anyone of you thought sports-based movies were a well-explored topic in Bollywood, debutant director Zaid Ali Khan wants you to think again as he ... Read more...

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BCCI grants amnesty to Kapil Dev


July 25th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Wednesday lifted the ban on former India captain and legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev, who sought amnesty saying he has resigned from Essel ... Read more...

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Not retiring from ODIs: Sachin


July 6th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has said he has no plans to retire from One-day Internationals and that he opted out of the upcoming Sri ... Read more...

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Dhoni to spend time with soldiers in Kashmir


June 1st, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India's cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, conferred the honorary lieutenant colonel rank by the army, will perform his military duties for a week beginning ... Read more...

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Big B, Aamir: Who’ll be ‘India’s Prime Icon’?


May 17th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and superstar Aamir Khan are among the contenders for the title of "India's Prime Icon".BIG CBS PRIME has pitted them ... Read more...

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Irish cricketer Kevin disappointed at missing IPL


May 4th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Ireland cricketer Kevin O'Brien, who holds the record for the fastest century in the World Cup, is disappointed at missing the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Why should Sachin Tendulkar retire: Lata Mangeshkar


March 20th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Lata Mageshkar is jubilant about Sachin Tendulkar scoring his 100th Test ton but is unhappy about suggestions that he retire from the game."Why do we ... Read more...

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It would have been selfish to retire after the World Cup high: Sachin


March 17th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 17 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar, the first and probably the last batsman to get to 100 international hundreds, says it would have been selfish of him to ... Read more...

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Tendulkar rubbishes retirement speculations: Reports


March 10th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) India's cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar Saturday dismissed speculations that he would announce his retirement after getting his much awaited 100th international ton.Zee News reported ... Read more...

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Victoria batting for 2015 World Cup final at MCG


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Premier of Victoria state of Australia Ted Baillieu Wednesday announced that his government will be working hard to secure the 2015 Cricket World Cup final ... Read more...

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Kapil wants Sachin to retire immediately


February 20th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) India's 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev feels that the time has run out for Sachin Tendulkar and the batting maestro should immediately ... Read more...

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Dhoni not interested in Test cricket: Ganguly


January 13th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels that Mahendra Singh Dhoni is no longer interested in playing Test cricket.Ganguly termed Dhoni's comments to take a call ... Read more...

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Memories of two Cricket World Cup wins come alive at special gallery


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Keeping alive the memories of India's two victories in World Cup cricket, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Tuesday inaugurated a World Cup Cricket Gallery at ... Read more...

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Eminent sportsmen support sports bill


November 10th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Eminent sportsmen, including India's lone Olympic gold medallist champion Abhinav Bindra and 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev, Thursday came out strongly in ... Read more...

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Harbhajan will benefit from tough competition: Kapil


November 10th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Former India captain Kapil Dev Thursday said Harbhajan Singh, dropped from the India squad, is getting tough competition from young tweakers Pragyan Ojha and ... Read more...

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Dhoni, Bindra to don olive green from Tuesday


October 31st, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra will officially don the olive green uniform and be conferred the ... Read more...

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Kapil Dev meets Chandy for a mega hospital project


September 28th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sept 27 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Kapil Dev Tuesday met Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and presented a proposal for setting up a mega hospital project in Kochi.Chandy ... Read more...

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Cabinet rejects proposed sports bill (Lead)


August 31st, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday rejected the proposed National Sports Development Bill aimed at bringing more transparency and accountability in the functioning of the National ... Read more...

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Former cricketers wants BCCI to abide by sports bill


August 30th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Former Indian cricketers Tuesday supported the sports ministry's move to bring the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) under the purview of the ... Read more...

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ICC’s All-time Dream Test team a joke: Alec Stewart


July 19th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) The Alltime Dream Test XI of the International Cricket Council (ICC), chosen through an online poll, has drawn flak from experts with former England wicketkeeper ... Read more...

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Four Indians figure in ‘All-time Greatest Test team’


July 18th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 18 (IANS) Four Indians - Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev - have made it to the 'Alltime Greatest Test team' through an online ... Read more...

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ICC starts poll for greatest team ahead of 2000th Test


July 11th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 11 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday started a fan poll to pick the greatest Test team of all time in the runup to the 2000th ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Dhoni to fly in Sukhoi combat jets


June 30th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) India's cricket icons Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni will soon add another feather to their caps by flying in the Indian Air Force's ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh’s presence adds lustre to my film: Roshan Abbas


June 13th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Roshan Abbas, who has made his directorial debut "Always Kabhi Kabhi" with newcomers, says producer Shah Rukh Khan's involvement adds lustre to the film ... Read more...

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World Cup-winning team felicitated, lifetime award for Durrani


May 31st, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The Indian cricket team was felicitated Tuesday for winning the 2011 World Cup while former charismatic all-rounder Salim Durrani was honoured with the Col. C.K. ... Read more...

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Fan club felicitates Sachin with 4kg silver-gold trophy


April 13th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by ANI
Bengaluru, Apr 13 (ANI): A cricket fan club has felicitated batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar with a replica of the World Cup trophy and bat in Bangalore.The replica of the trophy was ... Read more...

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Dhoni accepts offer to join Indian Army


April 5th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni after excelling in cricket field is also ready to prove his mark in the battle field and serve ... Read more...

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‘We won the World Cup for Sachin Tendulkar’: R Ashwin


April 4th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 4 (ANI): Cricketer R. Ashwin has said the team won the World Cup 2011 for Sachin Tendulkar."I feel extremely happy for winning the World Cup 2011. I think it's ... Read more...

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Team India has done India proud: PM


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday congratulated Team India for their emphatic win over Sri Lanka to lift the cricket World Cup in Mumbai."I join ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare calls for nation-wide fast


April 1st, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) After discussions between activists and government representatives on the anti-graft Lokpal bill failed to reach a discussion, veteran activist Anna Hazare has called upon the ... Read more...

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The stars who should make an impact at Wankhede


April 1st, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Both India and Sri Lanka will be eying glory and their second World Cup crown when they clash in the final at the Wankhede Stadium ... Read more...

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India march into World Cup final with emphatic win over Pakistan (Roundup)


March 31st, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) It was a match destined to go down in history. And it did as India triumphed over Pakistan Wednesday to enter their third World Cup ... Read more...

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Players to watch out for at Mohali


March 29th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 29 (IANS) The India-Pakistan semifinal here Wednesday is easily the most awaited clash of the 2011 World Cup. Both teams will go all out to win ... Read more...

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‘Semifinal contest between India’s batting and Pakistan’s bowling’


March 28th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Mar 28 (IANS) Hoping that the India-Pakistan cricket World Cup semifinal in Mohali Wednesday would not be a one-sided game, several former World Cup winning skippers Monday said it ... Read more...

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Kirti Azad mans Delhi traffic, more ex-crickters to follow


March 21st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Kirti Azad joined traffic officials to man the capital city's traffic Monday and advised commuters to drive safely.The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, ... Read more...

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