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IHF rejects IOA’s three-member panel


August 30th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) Thursday rejected the three-member committee formed by the India Olympic Association (IOA) to sit in judgement over the running of ... Read more...

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Fit-again Bolt admits to past back injury


July 27th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt has disclosed he had suffered a back injury but was quick to say he has gotten over the problems which had ... Read more...

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Goa mulls law barring politicians from sports bodies


July 27th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 26 (IANS) The Goa government could soon bring a law banning active politicians from heading sports associations, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Thursday said."Sports should be left to ... Read more...

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Powell among athletes yet to join Jamaican Olympic squad


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham (England), July 23 (IANS/CMC) Days before the end of its pre-Olympics training camp here at the University of Birmingham, sprinter Asafa Powell, along with two reigning Olympic champions, Shelly-Ann ... Read more...

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2500 participate in Olympic Day run in Mizoram


June 23rd, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, June 23 (IANS) An "Olympic Day Run" was organised Saturday in Mizoram's capital Aizawl to celebrate the setting up of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on this day in ... Read more...

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Lusofonia Games in Goa in November 2013


March 31st, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 31 (IANS) Organisers of the Lusofonia Games 2013 Saturday said the Portuguese version of the British Commonwealth Games would be held in Goa Nov 2-10, 2013.After lambasting Goa ... Read more...

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Barbados may send smallest team for London Olympics


December 20th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Dec 20 (IANS/CMC) Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) president Steve Stoute said the island is likely to field its smallest team ever for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.The Barbados ... Read more...

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Dengue epidemic affects sports activities in Pakistan


September 20th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) As an outbreak of dengue tightens its grip over Pakistan, especially over the eastern cultural city of Lahore, a number of scheduled sports events in the ... Read more...

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Bengal rewards its National Games heroes


June 19th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government, along with the Bengal Olympic Association (BOA), Sunday awarded cash prizes to 34th National Games medal winners from the state in a ... Read more...

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National Games scam: Jharkhand Olympic chief Anand quizzed again


May 27th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 27 (IANS) Jharkhand Olympic Association (JOA) president R.K. Anand was interrogated for the third time Friday by vigilance bureau officials in connection with a scam related to the ... Read more...

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IOA rejects Sports Bill, says it impinges on federations’ autonomy


May 24th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The executive board of the India Olympic Association (IOA) Tuesday rejected outright the government-proposed National Sports Development Bill, saying it will impinge on the autonomy ... Read more...

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Top National Games official quizzed


May 9th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 9 (IANS) The Jharkhand vigilance bureau Monday interrogated R.K. Anand, executive president of the National Games Organising Committee (NGOC), in connection with allegations that equipment for the event ... Read more...

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Congress office sealed in anti-encroachment drive


March 30th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Dhanbad, March 29 (IANS) The Dhanbad district administration Tuesday sealed the offices of the Congress party, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and others during an anti-encroachment drive, said an official.On ... Read more...

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Top National Games official quizzed in graft case


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 22 (IANS) The Jharkhand vigilance bureau Tuesday interrogated a senior official of the organising committee of the 34th National Games in connection with allegations that equipment for the ... Read more...

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Documents relating to purchases for National Games missing


March 17th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 17 (IANS) Many important files and documents relating to purchase of sports goods for the 34th National Games were found missing during raids conducted by the Jharkhand Vigilance ... Read more...

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Vigilance raids on National Games officials


March 16th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 16 (IANS) The Jharkhand Vigilance Bureau for the second consecutive day Wednesday continued its searches over graft cases related to the just-concluded 34th National Games here.Bureau officials raided ... Read more...

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Vigilance bureau raids houses of National Games officials


March 15th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 15 (IANS) Jharkhand vigilance bureau officials Tuesday raided houses and offices of top members of the National Games Organising Committee (NGOC) over the purchase of equipment for the ... Read more...

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Lusofonia Games organisers ask media to help spot graft


March 7th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 7 (IANS) Learning a lesson from the multi-million rupee scams tumbling out before and after the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in New Delhi, the organisers of the 2013 ... Read more...

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Cash prizes for Jharkhand medal winners in National Games


February 27th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Dhirubhai Ambani Foundation Sunday awarded cash prizes to Jharkhand's medal winners at the just-concluded 34th National Games here.The awards -- Rs.41,000 for gold medal winners, Rs.31,000 for ... Read more...

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Borrowed players shine for Jharkhand


February 26th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 26 (IANS) Hosts Jharkhand won 96 medals including 33 gold for a respectable fifth place in the 34th National Games medals tally, but most of the medals were won by ... Read more...

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Doping in National Games? Vials, syringes found


February 24th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 24 (IANS) Empty vials of stimulating drugs and used syringes were recovered from the toilets of Ganpat Rai Indoor Stadium here and cleaning staff reported seeing some athletes using the ... Read more...

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Garland instead of medal at the National Games!


February 24th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 24 (IANS) Guess what was in store for kho-kho women's bronze medallists at the National Games medal ceremony? The unsuspecting players got only floral garlands and a bouquet instead ... Read more...

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Who is Lalit Bhanot?


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Deposed Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) secretary general Lalit Bhanot, who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday, has been a familiar sports administrator ... Read more...

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Usha pays rich tribute to Suresh Babu (Lead)


February 19th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi/Ranchi, Feb 19 (IANS) India's star athlete P.T.Usha paid a rich tribute to Asian Games gold medallist and Arjuna awardee Suresh Babu, who passed away in a local hospital in Ranchi due ... Read more...

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Former ace athelete Suresh Babu dies in Ranchi


February 19th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 19 (ANS) Former ace national athelete Suresh Babu, current manager of the Kerala team at the 34th National Games, died in a hospital here Saturday.Babu (58) was admitted to the ... Read more...

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‘Bogus Pakistan badminton team’ participated in Iran tournament: PBF


February 19th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 19(ANI): A 'bogus Pakistan badminton team' comprising unranked players had been sent to Iran to participate in the Fajr International Badminton Tournament, Pakistan Badminton Federation (PBF) Senior Vice-President Syed Naqi ... Read more...

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Ranchi stadium named after tainted lawyer Anand


February 18th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 18 (IANS) Amid the profusion of heroes from Jharkhand after whom stadiums have been named for the National Games, one name is causing much consternation - that of tainted Delhi-based ... Read more...

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Mismanagement continues to plague National Games


February 13th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 13 (IANS) From missing tables and chairs for judges and other officials to non-functional media centres and long lines of people waiting to undergo security checks, instances of mismanagement were ... Read more...

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Politicians, players jostle for National Games passes


February 11th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 11 (IANS) It doesn't matter if you are a politician, a sportsperson or a reporter -- everyone here is jostling for passes of the opening ceremony of the 34th National ... Read more...

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Jharkhand swimmers practise on the ground!


January 25th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, Jan 25 (IANS) With less than a month to go before Jharkhand hosts the 34th National Games, the state's swimming team still does not have a swimming pool to ... Read more...

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Pakistan hopes National Games’ success will change sporting scenario


January 5th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 5 (IANS) Pakistan's sports chiefs are hoping to bring international sporting action back to the country after successfully hosting the National Games in Peshawar last month.The Pakistan Olympic Association ... Read more...

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34th National Games to be held Feb 12-26, 2011


December 4th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 4 (IANS) The long-postponed 34th National Games, originally scheduled for 2007, will be held in the Jharkhand capital Feb 12 to 26, 2011."The National Games will take place from ... Read more...

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CBI raids CWG officials’ homes, three booked (Third Lead)


November 30th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday searched the offices and homes of three Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) officials and filed cases against Lalit Bhanot and ... Read more...

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CBI searches three CWG officials’ homes, two booked (Second Lead)


November 30th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday searched the offices and homes of three Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) officials and filed cases against two of them ... Read more...

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Mystery surrounds Shoaib Malik’s Asian Games village stay sans ‘accreditation card’


November 20th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 20 (ANI): Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik's conspicuous presence at the Guangzhou Asian Games athletes' village has surprised his country's contingent there, as the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) has denied issuing ... Read more...

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