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Blame game between BCCI and sports ministry on


June 7th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the sports ministry Thursday got into a spat over official forms for nominating cricketers for ... Read more...

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In Rajya Sabha, Tendulkar to help other sports too (Second Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, who took oath Monday as a Rajya Sabha member, vowed to help other sports as well and said he would ... Read more...

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Sachin enters Rajya Sabha, wants to help sports (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar Monday took oath as a Rajya Sabha member and said he was now in a better position not only to help ... Read more...

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Djokovic dreams big in Olympic year


April 19th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, April 19 (IANS) Winning all the four tennis Grand Slams and an Olympic gold is never easy, but Serbia's World No.1 Novak Djokovic dreams of fulfilling it.The Serbian ... Read more...

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Equestrian event returns to Islamabad after eight years


March 13th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) The Pakistani capital will host a three-day tent-pegging competition, an event that is being organised here after eight years.The competition is being organised by Capital Development ... Read more...

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South African sports ministry keeping close watch on SAFA


March 8th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, March 8 (IANS) The South African sports ministry is keeping a close watch on the activities of the country's football association, ministry spokesperson Paena Galane has said. Galane ... Read more...

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London 2012 ticket resale from Jan 6


December 15th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has confirmed the ticket resale process for the mega event will begin Jan 6.Those ... Read more...

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Dhoni seeks to set up sports academy in Madhya Pradesh


December 14th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 13 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has written to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressing his desire to establish a sports academy and school ... Read more...

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Boise State all set to join Big East


December 7th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) From the 2013 season, Boise State will join the Big East, several reports suggest. ESPN reports that a formal announcement of the decision will be made ... Read more...

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Bhaichung’s football academy to come up in North Bengal


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) With the West Bengal government accepting his proposal, a state-of-the-art football academy with three world class grounds will come up at Siliguri in North Bengal, ... Read more...

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Former New Zealand Cricket chief Doig dies at 62


October 13th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 13 (IANS) Former New Zealand Cricket (NZC) chief Chris Doig has died at the age of 62 after a two-year battle with bowel cancer. Doig was in ... Read more...

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Alicia Sacramone poses in ESPN’s Body issue


October 6th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Olympic gymnast Alicia Sacramone has revealed that she posed nude for the 2011 edition of the ESPN Body Issue to prove a point. The 23-year-old said ... Read more...

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ECB to sign a 20 million pound deal with Investec


August 20th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is likely to sign and four-year deal worth 20 million pounds with asset management banking company Investec to replace ... Read more...

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Efforts on to promote tourism in Bengal: Minister


July 19th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) West Bengal Tourism Minister Rachpal Singh Monday blamed the erstwhile Left Front government for neglecting the tourism industry and said his government will take steps to ... Read more...

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Fire guts Meerut factory, sports goods destroyed


February 12th, 2011 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 12 (IANS) A massive fire gutted a sports goods factory in this Uttar Pradesh city, destroying equipment worth lakhs of rupees, police said Saturday. No casualties were reported.The ... Read more...

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Sports Illustrated model Genevieve Morton is set to be at the Super Bowl party


February 1st, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sports Illustrated model Genevieve Morton is scheduled to be part of the Super Bowl party.The Black Eyed Peas will be joined by other celebrities for ... Read more...

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Divert Oz teenage athletes back to cricket: Border


January 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 16(ANI): Former Australian captain Allan Border has said that Cricket Australia (CA) must divert teenage athletes from Australian Football League (AFL) and other sports to rebuild the national team following ... Read more...

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MTV Sets New Record With Premiere of ‘Jersey Shore’


January 13th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Thursday broadcast of 'Jersey Shore's' season premiere took the ratings of 'MTV' through the roof, with a record breaking eight and a half million viewers watching, which ... Read more...

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Exercise ‘cuts death risk for men with prostate cancer’


January 6th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Physical activity is associated with a lower risk of overall mortality and of death due to prostate cancer, a new study has found.Researchers at the Harvard School of ... Read more...

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Train for aero sports at Haryana centre


November 14th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) A sports centre in Haryana will be the country's first to provide training for all aero sports disciplines like para-jumping, gliding and power flying, an official said Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Partnerships helped to strengthen England’s cricket: Andrew Walpole


November 7th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7(ANI): England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) General Manager for media relations, Andrew Walpole, has revealed how the board had revived English cricket in the mid-1990s."We had long been the ... Read more...

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Concept 1 Shoes Now Banned By NBA


October 20th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a latest development the NBA has imposed a ban on the use of Concept 1 shoes for the 2010-11 Season. The footwear has been created ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to meet CWG medallist today


October 15th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will meet Commonwealth Games 2010 medal winners here today.According to sources, the Prime Minister will meet the medalists at his residence ... Read more...

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PM to meet Indian medal winners


October 15th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet the Commonwealth Games Indian medal winners Friday, an official said. "The prime minister will meet the medalists at his residence ... Read more...

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No problem with water quality of pools, says Games chief Fennell


October 10th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.10 (ANI): Commonwealth Games Federation President Michael Fennell said on Sunday that there was no problem with the water quality of the pools and they were monitoring it constantly.Reportedly, few ... Read more...

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Younis looks to make comeback with series against South Africa


October 2nd, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 2 (IANS) Younis Khan is hoping to send a clear cut message to Pakistan's cricket chiefs that he wants to resume national duty by giving a forceful showing on the ... Read more...

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52-member Australian swimming team arrive for Commonwealth Games


September 30th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The strong 52-member Australian swimming team, which was training in Kuala Lumpur and had some security fears, flew down here Wednesday night. Australian swimmer Eamon Sullivan tweeted ... Read more...

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Rafi voted Best Indian footballer


September 13th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 13 (ANI): Striker Mohammed Rafi, who plays for Churchill Brothers, Goa, has been voted the 'Best Indian Footballer', while Okolie Odafe was chosen as the 'Best Foreign Footballer' of ... Read more...

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Former SA skipper Rice says cricket needs urgent ‘wake up call’


September 10th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Sept 10 (ANI): Former South Africa captain Clive Rice has said that cricket needs an urgent 'wake up call' as the match-fixing allegations threaten to shatter both the reputation and the ... Read more...

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Queen’s Baton Relay reaches Karnataka


September 1st, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) The Queen's Baton Relay for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi reached Karnataka from Tamil Nadu Wednesday. Hundreds of sports enthusiasts welcomed the baton at Kekkanahalli checkpost ... Read more...

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Haryana clubs get entertainment duty exemption for sportspersons


August 10th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) To give a boost to sporting culture in the state, the Haryana government Tuesday announced it was granting with immediate effect exemption to clubs from payment of entertainment ... Read more...

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Rooney has rum and tells Haye, ‘I would love to be a boxer’


August 1st, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1 (ANI): England's ace striker Wayne Rooney told World Heavyweight Champion David Haye that he would love to be a boxer after a rum drinking session with him.Rooney and ... Read more...

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Cheerleading Not A Sport? Debate Lands In Court


June 23rd, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A federal judge has been entrusted with the decision that will determine whether cheerleading is a sport or not. The question arose after a University in ... Read more...

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Kentucky Speedway Dominated By Joey Logano Again


June 13th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Americans have kept space in their schedules for other sports as the rest of the world in engaged in the FIFA World Cup in South Africa. ... Read more...

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Jackky Bhagnani And Srilankan Cricketer Malinga Bond Over Cricket In Colombo


June 9th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Very few know that the hunky Jackky Bhagnani is as passionate about sports as he is about acting.. Talking about his favorite sport Jackky ... Read more...

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