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Dodsal FC enters Durand Cup final


August 31st, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Dodsal FC, Mumbai's newest professional football club, entered the final of the Durand Cup Friday.Dodsal FC effortlessly beat most established football clubs of India on ... Read more...

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Narrow win for Karnataka


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) Karnataka scrambled to a three-wicket victory against Gujarat to pick up their first points in two matches in the Buchi Babu All-India Cricket Tournament here Wednesday.A ... Read more...

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Mumbai, KSCA XI in final


August 9th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Aug 9 (IANS) Mumbai Cricket Association and KSCA XI qualified for the final of the Shafi Darashah All-India invitational cricket tournament by topping their respective group at the ... Read more...

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Ganguly-led technical committee calls for Ranji overhaul


June 12th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) The Sourav Ganguly-led technical committee of the Indian cricket board Tuesday called for overhauling the Ranji Trophy and recommended doing away with the Elite and Plate ... Read more...

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Brazil in bid for athletics Diamond League stage


June 6th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rido De Janeiro, June 6 (IANS) Brazil's athletics confederation is in talks with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to host a stage of the elite Diamond League in ... Read more...

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‘Yellow fever’ grips Chennai


May 28th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) It was "Yellow Fever" at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium as yellow jersey-clad fans of defending champions Chennai Super Kings thronged the arena to watch their ... Read more...

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Daredevils knock Kings XI out of IPL, top group stage (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 19 (IANS) David Warner played an electrifying knock to take Delhi Daredevils to a six-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab here Saturday and top the group stage in ... Read more...

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Back to back defeats won’t affect team morale: Gambhir


May 15th, 2012 - 2:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Dismissing suggestions that back to back defeats might affect team morale, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Gautam Gambhir Monday night said he was hopeful of ... Read more...

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KKR, Daredevils look for a new beginning (Preview)


April 4th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders - two sides yet to reach the Indian Premier League (IPL) final even once despite being high on star ... Read more...

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World Series Hockey to start Feb 29


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) The rebel World Series Hockey, which was postponed last month and which offers prize money of $2 million, starts Feb 29 with Chandigarh Comets taking on ... Read more...

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Super Kings to start IPL title defence against Mumbai Indians


January 6th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings will start their title defence against Mumbai Indians in the inaugural match of the fifth edition of Indian Premier League at Chennai's M.A. ... Read more...

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Darby quits as coach of Mohun Bagan


October 15th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Beleaguered Mohun Bagan chief football coach Stephen David Darby Saturday resigned, protesting the constitution of a three-member technical committee by the club management to monitor practice ... Read more...

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Bagan forms three-member panel to keep tab on Darby


October 10th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 10 (IANS) Tightening its control on beleaguered chief soccer coach Stephen David Darby in the wake of the club's disastrous performance in the Federation Cup, city giants Mohun ... Read more...

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Hockey Nationals: Karnataka have to raise their game against Punjab


June 17th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 17 (IANS) Karnataka will have to raise their game when they face Punjab in the semi-final of the senior National Hockey Championships here Saturday. Star-studded Karnataka relied on ... Read more...

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Hockey national could go the Ranji Trophy way


June 15th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 15 (IANS) Hockey India will go the Indian cricket board's way and if its affiliates fall in line the next national championship will be played in two ... Read more...

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Bridge championship: Indian women lead, men trail


June 1st, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 31 (IANS) Indian teams came up with a mixed performance in the 16th Bridge Federation of India and Middle East (BFAME) bridge championship here Tuesday.The women's team defeated ... Read more...

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Bengal face Railways in Santosh Trophy semi-finals


May 26th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guawahati, May 26 (IANS) Defending champions Bengal will be looking to beat Railways in Frdiay's semi-final of the 65th Santosh Trophy for National Football Championships here and stay on course ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians defeat Knight Riders by five wickets


May 23rd, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Mumbai Indians defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by five wickets to finish third in the league stage of the Indian Premier League at the Eden Gardens ... Read more...

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World Cup: Sri Lanka have upper hand against India


April 1st, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) India might have the edge of playing at home but Sri Lanka have the upper hand against their neighbours in World Cup matches and recent One-day ... Read more...

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Not many teams would like to play us: Ian Bell


March 21st, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) England batsman Ian Bell feels his team's inconsistent run in the 2011 World Cup could work in their favour when they take on Sri Lanka in ... Read more...

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World Cup has proved 50-over cricket is here to stay: Pawar


March 21st, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) President Sharad Pawar Monday praised the quality of cricket being played in the ongoing World Cup and said the popularity of ... Read more...

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Australia, Pakistan will look to finish at top of Group A (Preview)


March 18th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 18 (IANS) The much awaited Australia-Pakistan clash at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Saturday is far from being a dead rubber as both teams would like to ... Read more...

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Haven’t seen a new team emerging from this World Cup: Ponting


March 12th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) Australian skipper Ricky Ponting Saturday reiterated his stand on the participation of the minnows in the next World Cup, saying they are not consistent enough to ... Read more...

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Kenyans keen to make an impact


February 18th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 18 (IANS) Kenya shocked the cricketing world by entering the semi-finals of the 2003 World Cup. But this time around they will look only to causing a few upsets in ... Read more...

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Ten teams for next 50-over Cricket World Cup, 16 for Twenty20


February 18th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 18 (IANS) The next edition of the 50-over World Cup will have only ten teams instead of 14 at present to improve the competitiveness, and for the Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Sehwag to captain Delhi Daredevils in IPL-4


February 11th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) India's dashing opening batsman Virender Sehwag will lead the Delhi Daredevils in the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).The 32-year-old Delhi opener has been ... Read more...

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IPL-4 will have 70 league matches


January 8th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 8 (IANS) The fourth season of the Indian Premier League will have 70 matches in the league stage, beginning April 8."The 10 teams will play seven matches at home, and ... Read more...

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Gujarat kept on a leash by Tamil Nadu


December 15th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu, seeking a spot in the quarter-finals, took a grip on their concluding Ranji Trophy Elite Group A fixture as they pegged Gujarat down to 69 ... Read more...

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No decision on Kochi IPL; fourth season will have eight teams


November 17th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) The fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will have eight teams as the Governing Council failed to take any decision on the Kochi franchise at its ... Read more...

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Durand Cup: Dempo skip; East Bengal, Chirag will play


October 22nd, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Sixteen-time champions East Bengal will open their campaign against Air India in the quarterfinal league stage while Goa's Dempo Sports Club will be missing in action from ... Read more...

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CWG hockey: Victory a gift to Indian people, says coach Brasa


October 10th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Eleven goals in an emotionally charged India-Pakistan hockey match and the victory was a great gift for Indian people who got what they richly deserved, ... Read more...

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David Hussey wants quarterfinal stage for next Champions League


September 26th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 26 (ANI): Victorian cricket captain David Hussey has asked Champions League organisers to look at introducing a quarter-final stage next year in order to make the Twenty20 tournament more attractive.Australian ... Read more...

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Iran defeat India to win Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship


September 20th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Favourites Iran displayed a scintillating performance to clinch the title in the third Asian Senior Men's Volleyball Championship against hosts India here on Monday at the Netaji Indoor ... Read more...

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India Rugby team wins second tournament in as many weeks


August 16th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Indian Rugby seven's team won their second successive title as they triumphed at the Bee's Rugby tournament at Bradford, England. The tournament, held Sunday, included ... Read more...

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We don’t need to spend millions in transfer market: Ferguson


July 29th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 29 (ANI): Sir Alex Ferguson is backing Manchester United's young players Federico Macheda, Tom Cleverley, Javier Hernandez, Chris Smalling, and the Da Silva twins rather than spend millions in ... Read more...

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