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Hockey nationals: Holders Haryana drawn with Bhopal


September 20th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Defending champions Haryana have been drawn in Group A along with Maharashtra, Puducherry, Bengal and Bhopal for the second Hockey India Senior Men's National Championship ... Read more...

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Hockey India inducts Hockey Bhopal in its fold


September 13th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Hockey Bhopal (HB), which has been admitted as a new associate member of Hockey India (HI), will now take part in all national championships under ... Read more...

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Punjab win Junior National Hockey Championship


September 9th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 9 (IANS) Punjab defeated Odisha 4-3 to win the Hockey India Junior Men National Championship at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here Sunday.Punjab took lead in the 10th ... Read more...

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Hope I can give a better gift to the country next time, says Joydeep Karmakar


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Very few wrote about shooter Joydeep Karmakar's medal chances in the run up to his event at the Olympic Games here Friday. So it came as ... Read more...

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Full grid of Swift unlikely in National Championship


July 27th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 27 (IANS) As the cars rev up their engines for the start of the second round of the 15th JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship here this weekend at ... Read more...

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Siddhant sets new Indian record in 110m hurdles


June 18th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels (Belgium), June 18 (IANS) Siddhant Thingalaya, 21-year-old athlete from Mumbai, set an Indian record in 110m hurdles with a timing of 13.65 seconds at the Belgium Athletics National Championship ... Read more...

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Top juniors for IGU golf


May 25th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) After a successful northern run of the Toyota-IGU Junior National Tour in Gurgaon, the southern edition of the tour will be held at the par-72 Karnataka ... Read more...

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Petrol cars for Polo Cup


May 17th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 17 (IANS) Volkswagen Motorsport has shifted gears by moving from diesel to petrol engine and introducing a more powerful car for its 2012 Polo R Cup championship.The 20 ... Read more...

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Tough start for Indian karters


April 24th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Teenaged Indian karters Arjun Maini, Jehan Daruvala and Tarun Reddy had their baptism by rain as they finished outside of the top 10 in the first ... Read more...

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Sailen Manna - Factfile


February 27th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) The career highlights of Indian soccer legend Sailen Manna, who died in a city private hospital early Monday.Sailendra Nath Manna, born Sep 1, 1924.International debut: July ... Read more...

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Pakistan omit skipper Imran and Waseem from Olympic hockey probables


February 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 18 (IANS) Pakistan have in a surprise move omitted skipper Muhammad Imran, midfielder Waseem Ahmed and goalkeeper Salman Akbar from the preliminary list of hockey probables selected for ... Read more...

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Sharath avenges National championship loss to Amalraj


February 7th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) India's top paddler Sharath Kamal avenged his loss to Anthony Amalraj at the National Table Tennis Championships last month by beating him in the final ... Read more...

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National grass court tennis from Feb 6 (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Saketh Myneni has got the pride of place in the men's draw of the Rs.500,000 Indian Jute National Grass Court Tennis Championships to be held on ... Read more...

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National Grass Court Tennis meet from Feb 6


February 1st, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Saketh Myneni has got a place in the men's draw of the Rs.5 lakh prize money Indian Jute National Grass Court Tennis Championships to be held ... Read more...

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Maiden national snooker title for Chitra


January 29th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 29 (IANS) Former World billiards champion Chitra Magimairaj won her maiden national women's snooker title when she beat Neena Praveen of Tamil Nadu 3-1 in the Manisha-National billiards ... Read more...

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Junior Hockey Nationals: Semi-finals set to be exciting affair


December 20th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Dec 20 (IANS) Powerhouse Punjab will face Orissa while surprise package Jharkhand take on Haryana in the semi-finals of the first Junior Hockey National Championship at the Balewadi Sports ... Read more...

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Yuki wins $15,000 ITF title in Nigeria


October 23rd, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) India's Yuki Bhambri won the $15,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) men's singles title in Lagos Sunday.Yuki, seeded fifth, defeated fourth seeded South AfricaN Ruan Roelofse ... Read more...

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Lucky injury came at the end of the season: Sania


October 15th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's top women tennis star Sania Mirza said she is able to walk pain free after her left-knee surgery and is thankful that her injury ... Read more...

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National Wrestling Championship from Oct 14


October 5th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The 56th Senior Free Style, Greco Roman Style, and 14th Female National Wrestling Championships will be held at Nandini Nagar, in Gonda district of Uttar ... Read more...

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Rajini poised to clinch National Motorcycle title


October 1st, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) India's top rider Krishnan Rajini chalked up a fluent win and appeared poised to retain the title in the premium Superbikes (Group A, 600cc) class in ... Read more...

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Dirt track racing in Jodhpur


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) The country's best two-wheeler riders will be seen in action in the opening round of the 2011 FMSCI-Gulf Dirt Track National Championship to be held at ... Read more...

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Renthlei wins maiden snooker title for Mizoram


July 27th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) Mizoram produced its first National champion in any form of cue sports as 20-year old Lalrina Renthlei from Aizwal emerged winner in the junior snooker event ... Read more...

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Indian hockey gets a breather with joint board (Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) and Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) have finally arrived at an "arrangement" to from a joint executive board.At a meeting with the sports ... Read more...

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Pillai, Sanchis in women’s snooker final (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) Defending champion Vidya Pillai of Tamil Nadu along with Maharashtra's Arantxa Sanchis entered the final of the ladies snooker National Championship here Sunday with straightforward victories.Pillai ... Read more...

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Varsha Sanjeev bags national billiards title


July 19th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 19 (IANS) Varsha Sanjeev of Karnataka, ranked No.3 last year, fared far better this time as she won the sub-junior girls billiards title in the National Championship here ... Read more...

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Bedi wants to get Jammu and Kashmir closer through cricket


July 18th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi says apart from motivating cricketers in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, he would like to see the two ... Read more...

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Alisha Abdullah loves to ‘tickle male ego’ in the fast lane


July 17th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 17 (IANS) Chennai-based Alisha Abdullah, the lone female driver competing in the Volkswagen Polo R Cup, says she does not get bogged down by gender bias. Instead, she ... Read more...

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Close battles in the offing in National Billiards and Snooker


July 17th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) The National Billiards and Snooker championships return to Chennai after a five-year break with a bouquet of categories that include sub-junior, juniors, women and men as ... Read more...

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Rajini makes amends at National Racing Championship


July 3rd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) On yet another day of crashes, Krishnan Rajini of Moto-Rev India stamped his authority on the glamourous Super Bikes class with a comprehensive win in the ... Read more...

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No change in hockey team’s core group, focus on development


June 20th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 20 (IANS) The core group of the national hockey team will remain unchanged and the selectors have picked several youngsters for the developmental side, seeing their performance in ... Read more...

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HI, IHF in talks on unification


June 19th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 19 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) and the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) are in talks to discuss the sports ministry's proposal for their unification. HI held its executive committee ... Read more...

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Quarrelling officials leave Bhopal hockey in ruins


June 19th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 19 (IANS) The national hockey championship is being played in this Madhya Pradesh capital but there is no team to represent the state, thanks to the warring factions ... 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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Billiards player Mukesh Rehani no more


June 10th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Mukesh Rehani, 52, a former India No.2 billiards player, passed away here on Friday after suffering a heart attack. He leaves behind his wife and ... Read more...

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I-League win with Salgaocar was sweetest, says Bencherifa


June 1st, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, June 1 (IANS) Salgaocar coach Karim Bencherifa said winning the I-League football title with a bunch of young guys was the "sweetest" achievement of his career.Under the Moroccan, Salgaocar ... Read more...

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