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Mahindra to sponsor Sri Lanka Premier League


August 8th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Utility vehicle major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M;) Wednesday announced its partnership with the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) cricket tournament as their title sponsors.SLPL kicks off ... Read more...

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Zambia to play Zimbabwe in football friendly


July 18th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), July 18 (IANS) Zambia will host neighbours Zimbabwe in an international football friendly next month to test the flood lights at its newly-built ultra modern stadium.The match, to ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan cricketers want contract issue settled early


July 17th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka cricketers demanded that if they are to sign contracts to take part in a cricket tournament next month, the issue should be settled by ... Read more...

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Russia relaxes foreign player quota


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football Premier League clubs will be able to field seven foreign players at any one time from next season onward, a slight relaxation from ... Read more...

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Top Indians for ITF event


June 3rd, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 3 (IANS) Big-time tennis returns to Mysore after a decade when the Zuari Garden City $10,000 ITF Futures men's championship gets underway at the famous Mysore Tennis ... Read more...

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Joshna, Anaka head Indian challenge in Chennai Open squash


May 19th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Seasoned campaigner Joshna Chinnappa and young Anaka Alankamony will head the Indian challenge in the WSA Chennai Open squash tournament to be held here from May ... Read more...

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Army helping youths in Kashmir hone cricket skills


May 15th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 15 (IANS) The army is helping Kashmiri sportsmen to hone their cricketing talents by organising the inter-district Kashmir Premier League (KPL) in the valley."It is the endeavour ... Read more...

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Brazilian coach hails award to ‘Inshallah Football’


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 3 (IANS) Brazilian football coach Juan Marcos, who has been coaching Kashmiri players for several years, Thursday expressed happiness over the national award to Ashvin Kumar's documentary 'Inshallah ... Read more...

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France’s Thales eyes big in India’s metro, rail projects


April 25th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) French defence, aerospace and technology giant Thales sees a huge opportunity in India's public transport sector and plans to bid for upcoming metro and rail ... Read more...

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France’s Thales bets big on India’s metro, rail projects


April 24th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Seeing a huge business opportunity in India's public transport sector, French technology giant Thales is planning to bid for the upcoming metro projects across the ... Read more...

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Vedanta Group’s Agnivesh picks up 60 percent stake in Primex Healthcare


April 16th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) Agnivesh Agarwal, a member of the founding family of the $11.4 billion-turnover diversified Vedanta group and chairman of Hindustan Zinc Ltd, has picked up 60 percent ... Read more...

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Warners’ return will make things tough for Daredevils: Taylor


April 13th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) A fit again Ross Taylor is confident of playing for the Delhi Daredevils during the entire fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Lakshmi Machine Works to expand Chinese operations (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) China-based Renminbi 220 million turnover LMW Textile Machinery (Suzhou) Co Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Coimbatore-headquartered Lakshmi Machine Works Ltd, has decided to expand ... Read more...

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Lakshmi Machine Works to expand Chinese operations


April 12th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) China-based Renminbi 220 million turnover Lakshmi Machine Works (LMW) Textile Machinery (Suzhou) Co Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Coimbatore headquartered LMW Ltd has decided ... Read more...

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Foreign players auctioned for Indian soccer league


January 30th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Legendary football players like Fabio Cannavaro, Hernan Crespo and renowned coaches, including Peter Reid, from yesteryears Monday went for auction for the first edition of the ... Read more...

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East Bengal look to level with Dempo in I-league


January 30th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) East Bengal have a golden opportunity to get level on points with Dempo at the top of the I-League football when they play Prayag United in ... Read more...

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Renowned international footballers in Premier League Soccer


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) In a bid to make the game more attractive at the national level, the Indian Football Association (IFA) Thursday launched Premier League Soccer (PLS) - which ... Read more...

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WSH appoints coaches and captains


November 26th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) World's top coach Roelant Oltmans will train the Delhi team while India's top midfielder Sardara Singh has been appointed captain of Bhopal in World ... Read more...

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Chen Long, Wang Shixian capture crowns at China Masters


September 18th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou (China), Sep 18 (IANS) Local players Chen Long and world No. 2 Wang Shixian claimed the men's and women's singles titles at the China Badminton Masters here Sunday. Chen Long, ... Read more...

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We have to get rid of Gayle early, says Jayawardene


May 7th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) Kochi Tuskers Kerala captain Mahela Jayawardene said Saturday that brilliant form of Chris Gayle could pose problems for his team when they face Royal Challengers Bangalore ... Read more...

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Daredevils can be the surprise package: Irfan


April 13th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The new-look Delhi Daredevils are a pale shadow of their past and lost both their Indian Premier League matches so far, but Irfan Pathan believes ... Read more...

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Gilchrist excited to lead Kings XI in IPL


April 7th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, April 7 (IANS) Former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist said Thursday he was excited and was looking forward to leading Kings XI Punjab in the fourth edition of the Indian ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals signs four players from Ranji squad


January 12th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals have signed four 'uncapped' players from the state Ranji Trophy squad -- Deepak Chahar, Ashok Maneria, Aakash Chopra and Dishant Yagnik -- for the fourth season ... Read more...

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Italian football still afloat despite lingering crisis


August 27th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 27 (DPA) The curious thing about Italian football is that it still works. In the age of all-important marketing, working means selling, and "il calcio" does it reasonably well despite ... Read more...

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Ethnic Indian wins Malaysian golf tournament


July 19th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 19 (IANS) An ethnic Indian has won Malaysia's golf tournament Negri Sembilan Masters Invitational, becoming the first Malaysian to win it. Siva, 31, led from day one and was consistent ... Read more...

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Shoaib Malik barred from playing at Hyderabad ground


May 7th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, May 7 (IANS) There seems to be no end to controversies surrounding Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik. Now the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) has banned his entry into Gymkhana Cricket ... Read more...

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Southland cricket eyes Indian imports through scholarship


April 13th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Southland (New Zealand), Apr 13(ANI): New Zealand's Southland Cricket Association is looking forward to signing some quality Indian players with the help of a new John Wright scholarship being initiated in India ... Read more...

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Sangakkara a great leader, but Preity real captain: Yuvraj


March 18th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh heaped praises on his successor Kumar Sangakkara, saying that the Sri Lankan is the best person to lead Kings XI Punjab. "Oh he (Sangakkara) ... Read more...

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Preparations underway for National Winter Sports 2010 in Manali


February 3rd, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem ThakurManali, Feb.3 (ANI): Himachal's hill town of Manali is all set to play host to the National Winters Sports 2010, at the world-famous slopes of Solang Nala in mid-February.The gala ... Read more...

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Kashmir to fully tap hydro power


January 21st, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 21 (IANS) Keeping Jammu and Kashmir's immense hydro energy potential in mind, the state is drawing up a comprehensive plan to put in place a three-track hydro power generation strategy ... Read more...

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Spaletti appointed Zenit St Petersburg coach


December 11th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg (Russia), Dec 11 (DPA) Luciano Spaletti of Italy has been appointed coach of the Zenit St Petersburg team, the Russian top football club announced Friday. The former Roma coach Spaletti, 50, ... Read more...

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Domestic players will play a crucial role, says Gambhir


October 6th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils captain Gautam Gambhir feels domestic players will play a major role in the Champions League Twenty20, beginning Thursday. "It is a good opportunity for the ... Read more...

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58th edition of Bordoloi Trophy held in Assam


September 27th, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by ANI
By: Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, Sep 27(ANI): The 58th edition of 'Bordoloi trophy', one of the most awaited football tournaments of the year for all sports lovers in the northeast especially in Assam, ... Read more...

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Pakistan Cricket Board ready to help Younis form players association


September 5th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 5 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board chief Ijaz Butt has said he has no issues with Younis Khan planning to form a national players' association.Butt said he would provide a helping hand ... Read more...

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Wanderers cricket row over IPL takes new turn


July 26th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, July 26 (IANS) The row between Cricket South Africa (CSA) and its provincial affiliate Gauteng Cricket Board (GCB) over the national body's contract with the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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