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Foreign dancers on ‘Jhalak…’ get taste of Bollywood, tandoori chicken! (With Images)


September 7th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Tandoori chicken, saris and dramatic Bollywood dialogues - international dancers from Las Vegas got a taste of this and more during their practice sessions for their ... Read more...

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Bangladesh seek confidence booster ahead of World T20


September 5th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Sep 5 (IANS/CMC) The world's top-rated ODI all-rounder, Shakib Al Hasan, says Bangladesh is aiming for a confidence-boosting performance in this week's international T20 Tournament in Trinidad ahead ... Read more...

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‘Indian Idol 6′ winner wants to compose too (With Images)


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A die-hard Sunny Deol fan, Vipul Mehta, winner of the "Indian Idol 6" says his future plans includes giving his voice to his idol, ... Read more...

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India coach names final squad for Nehru Cup


August 19th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India's national football coach Wim Koevermans has named a 20-member final list for the Nehru Cup which kicks off at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here ... Read more...

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Hamilton leads McLaren resurgence


July 27th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, July 27 (IANS/ RIA Novosti) McLaren's Lewis Hamilton finished fastest in both practice sessions for the Formula One's Hungarian Grand Prix Friday as the British team's performance suggested upgrades to ... Read more...

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First match of AFC qualifier very critical: Coach


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, June 22 (IANS) India's under-22 head coach Arthur Papas said here Friday that their first match against Lebanon Saturday will be critical as it will lay the foundations of ... Read more...

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Bolisetti second fastest in British GT qualifying


June 10th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Northamptonshire (England), June 10 (IANS) Indian driver Sailesh Bolisetti has qualified second on the grid at the third round of the British GT Championship being held here.Continuing their good work ... Read more...

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Close races likely in National Motorcycle meet


June 1st, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, June 1 (IANS) With 64 entries in the Championship category and a further 212 riders in the three single-make series, the 2012 MMSC-Sidvin National Motorcycle Racing Championship here this ... Read more...

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Motorsports: Maiden win for Bolisetti


May 20th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Nurburgring (Germany), May 19 (IANS) India's Sailesh Bolisetti and team-mate Phil Glew clinched victory in the second race of the British GT championship here Saturday after having finished a disappointing ... Read more...

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Substantial work left to ready car for Spanish GP: Di Resta


May 9th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, May 9 (IANS) Sahara Force India driver Paul di Resta says the team needs to work extensively on the car in the practice sessions of the Formula One Spanish ... Read more...

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World Endurance: Karun and team qualify eighth (Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Spa-Francorrchamps (Belgium), May 5 (IANS) India's Karun Chandhok and his team JRM Racing, which also includes David Brabham and Peter Dumbreck, qualified eighth in the second round of the FIA ... Read more...

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Chandhok eighth fastest in World Endurance qualifier


May 5th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), May 5 (IANS) India's Karun Chandhok, driving for JRM Racing, set the eighth-fastest time in the qualifier for round two of the FIA World Endurance Championship here Friday.Chandhok ... Read more...

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India face mighty Australia in Olympic Hockey Test event


May 1st, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) The four-nation London Olympics Hockey Test event will commence at the Olympic Park here Wednesday with India pitted against World Champions Australia in their opening match.The ... Read more...

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Sailesh Bolisetti set for British GT debut


April 4th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Oulton Park (Britain), April 4 (IANS) Indian saloon car racer Sailesh Bolisetti is all set to make his British GT series debut with the Lotus Sport UK team here this ... Read more...

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Windies, Australia to size up in Beausejour after dramatic tie


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), March 23 (IANS/CMC) With their five-match One-day International series tantalizingly locked at 1-1 following a pulsating tie in the third game, the West Indies and Australia will ... Read more...

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Armaan set for maiden Indy race


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
St Petersburg (Florida), March 23 (IANS) Having missed most of the pre-season testing due to budget constraints, India's Armaan Ebrahim faces an uphill task as he prepares for his first ... Read more...

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Vasco da Gama’s Edmundo prepares farewell match


March 21st, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 21 (IANS) Vasco da Gama club legend Edmundo participated in one of his last team practice sessions as the 40-year-old came out of retirement to receive ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan hopes for strongest F1 season (Interview)


March 15th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 15 (IANS) India's Narain Karthikeyan will kick off his third Formula One season in Melbourne Sunday with some trepidation. For the second successive year the qualifying race will ... Read more...

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I don’t have a fixed starting XI: Nobbs


February 16th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Chief coach Michael Nobbs Thursday said there is no fixed starting eleven in the Indian men's hockey team and all 18 players are good enough ... Read more...

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Wet pitches hamper Indians’ practice session


January 30th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) The Indian cricket team's training session at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney Olympic Park here Monday was hampered due to damp and soft practice pitches ahead ... Read more...

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Former Ferrari reserve driver Bianchi moves to Force India


January 27th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Sahara Force India Friday named Frenchman Jules Bianchi as their reserve driver for the 2012 Formula One season.The 22-year-old will be integrated in the team's programme ... Read more...

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Corinthians fine defiant Adriano $40,000


January 20th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Jan 20 (IANS) Corinthians fined striker Adriano $40,000 for not training with the Brazilian club.Adriano has missed several practice sessions and the club's president Roberto de Andrade ... Read more...

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Drug protects against fatality from extreme heat


January 9th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) Help could be on the way for players or soldiers who are exposed to the risk of extreme heat sensitivity during practice sessions, thanks to a ... Read more...

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Chepauk pitch likely to aid spin


December 10th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) The Indian and West Indian camps seem unanimous that the Chepauk pitch will be slow and might assist spinners in the fifth and concluding game ... Read more...

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Final Moto GP race to take place in memory of Simoncelli


November 5th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 5 (IANS) The final race of the Moto GP season scheduled at the Spanish circuit of Cheste, near Valencia, will take place Sunday in the memory of Italian ... Read more...

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Whats’ in a name, but why F1? ask spectators


October 29th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 29 (IANS) Is it a fuel, type of cars or just a name? Why is it called Formula-One (F1), ask millions of first-time spectators of the inaugural ... Read more...

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Painful to watch race from sidelines: Karun Chandhok


October 25th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, October 25 (IANS) Lotus reserve driver Karun Chandhok Tuesday said it will be painful for him to watch the inaugural Indian Grand Prix from the sidelines after his ... Read more...

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F1 fans now have option of buying only race-day ticket


October 19th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 19 (IANS) The much sought after grandstand tickets for the inaugural Formula One Indian Grand Prix will be up for grabs at Rs. 15,000 as organisers Jaypee ... Read more...

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Subrata technical director, Prashanta coach of Mohun Bagan


October 19th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Former India internationals Subrata Bhattacharyya and Prashanta Banerjee were Tuesday appointed technical director and coach respectively of city soccer giants Mohun Bagan for the 2011-12 season. However, ... Read more...

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Hamilton takes maiden pole in Korea; di Resta, Sutil 9th and 10th


October 15th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Yeongam (South Korea), Oct 15 (IANS) McLaren's Lewis Hamilton claimed his maiden pole of the season while Sahara Force India's Paul di Resta and Adrian Sutil secured place among the ... Read more...

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Bagan forms three-member panel to keep tab on Darby


October 10th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 10 (IANS) Tightening its control on beleaguered chief soccer coach Stephen David Darby in the wake of the club's disastrous performance in the Federation Cup, city giants Mohun ... Read more...

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Light practice session for Messi and Co.


September 3rd, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) A day after carving out a 1-0 win over Venezuela in a FIFA Official friendly here, the Lionel Messi-led Argentina had a light practice session at ... Read more...

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Messi and Co to stay put in Kolkata till Monday morning


September 3rd, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) After their 1-0 win over Venezuela in a FIFA official international friendly game Friday, the Lionel Messi-led Argentina team would stay in the city till Monday ... Read more...

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Chaos marks run up to FIFA friendly


August 31st, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Even before the arrival of soccer magician Lionel Messi, there was utter chaos at the Salt Lake stadium Tuesday as the organisers of the Sep 2 ... Read more...

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Aero Formula-1 air race coming to Mumbai


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Around the year-end, Mumbai will witness the spectacular Aero-Grand Prix, which is popular as the Aero Formula-1 race by light aircraft, an official said.The Aero-GP-2011, ... Read more...

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