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West Bengal to make comprehensive sports policy

May 26th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) A comprehensive policy for all round development of West Bengal's sports and sportspersons is in the pipeline, said state Sports Minister Madan Mitra Wednesday."A proposal has ... Read more...

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US Lingerie Football League goes to Canada (Lead)

April 13th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 13 (IANS) The US-based Lingerie Football League (LFL), where young women play the game in, well, lingerie, has named Toronto its first international franchise.Launched in 2009, the LFL ... Read more...

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American lingerie football goes to Canada

April 13th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 13 (IANS) The US-based Lingerie Football League, where sexy young women play the game in bras and panties in front of mostly male fans, has named Toronto its ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia to focus on luring women, kids to Big Bash 20-20 cricket

October 31st, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 31 (ANI): Behind the glare of glitz, gloss and glamour that will almost certainly characterize the cash-infused 2011-12 Big Bash League, the bean counters at Cricket Australia will be fixated ... Read more...

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CWG will change India’s sporting scenario, says Richards

October 7th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) India, the world cricket power, will now be known not as a one-sport country but as a major sports loving nation after successfully hosting ... Read more...

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IT raids on offices of IPL-linked sports companies

April 21st, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) The Mumbai Income Tax department Wednesday raided the offices of three major sports event management and broadcast companies connected with the Indian Premier League (IPL), an official ... Read more...

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Zardari asks sports officials to take corrective steps

March 18th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 18 (IANS) Controversies in cricket and hockey have forced Pakistan President Asif Zardari to issue orders to the country's sports authorities to take "concrete step" to arrest the decline. According to ... Read more...

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Europe’s top football venues not prepared for treating spectators who suffer heart attacks

March 3rd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): A new study has determined that many major sports arenas in Europe do not have adequate equipment and procedures in place to save the lives of spectators who ... Read more...

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Indian judokas slog for success in Bhopal for upcoming sports events

February 11th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Ram Chand SahuBhopal, Feb.11 (ANI): Ahead of upcoming major sports tournaments like the Asian Games and Commonwealth Games, selected Indian Judo players are preparing themselves rigorously here at an ongoing camp ... Read more...

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Argentinians want Maradona’s head - even if team qualifies

October 10th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Oct 10 (DPA) The beleaguered national football coach Diego Maradona should take his hat and leave - even if the team qualifies for the 2010 World Cup, according to an ... Read more...

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Anthony Radolph Sets Record In NBA Summer League 2009

July 15th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
One of the major sports that is on news these days is the basketball and among the prominent players who made a mark last week, the name Anthony Radolph cannot be overlooked. ... Read more...

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Cyclist Brice Feillu Wins The Tour de France 2009, Stage 7

July 11th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by GD
One of the major sports event around the world that is gaining a quite of media attention, is The Tour De France, 2009. Already 6 stages have finished, thus declaring its ... Read more...

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IPL-II caravan rolls out in South Africa

April 16th, 2009 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 16 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) caravan rolled out here with the eight teams, and top Bollywood stars, parading through the city marking the beginning of the ... Read more...

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S African IPL a record-breaking logistical exercise: Modi

April 16th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Cape Town, April 16 (IANS) Setting up the 2009 DLF IPL tournament in South Africa inside three weeks has been a logistical task unparalleled in world sport, IPL Chairman and ... Read more...

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ECB takes steps to block future Stanfords

March 12th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12(IANS) After a bitter experience with American billionaire Allen Stanford, the England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) chairman Giles Clarke is all set to introduce a new fit and proper ... Read more...

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ECB planning on reforms to improve the way the game is governed

March 12th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.12 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Chairman, Giles Clarke, has outlined a series of reforms that aim to alter the way the game is governed. The moves ... Read more...

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Games push China’s security towards global standards

August 10th, 2008 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
By Cindy Sui Beijing, Aug 10 (DPA) The opening ceremony of the 2008 Olympics passed off without a hitch as Beijing mounted a massive security operation that some criticized as overkill. But a ... Read more...

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Aussie cricketers still role models

May 7th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 7 (ANI): The reputation of Australian players remains untarnished in spite of the confrontations they had with the Indian team during their tour of Australia in December and January, ... Read more...

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Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance to sponsor more sports events

March 1st, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by admin
Qaiser Mohammad Ali New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance company will venture into more sports-related activities, possibly sponsoring the 2011 cricket World Cup to be co-hosted by India, after investing ... Read more...

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Aussies favourite sport is tennis and swimming, not cricket

December 20th, 2007 - 3:28 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Dec.20 (ANI): Tennis, swimming and Aussie Rules football top the list for sports-mad Australians, a new survey has shown. In a surprise result, tennis (62 per cent) pipped swimming (61 per cent), ... Read more...

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