promising youngsters

Saini wins strokeplay, meets Semwal in Eastern India Match-play

December 20th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 20 (IANS) Ashbeer Saini beat Delhi golfer Honey Baisoya on the fourth play-off hole in the Goodricke Eastern India strokeplay at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club here ... Read more...

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Bangladesh cricket develops on Australian model

March 21st, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 21 (IANS) Bangladesh may have left their supporters heartbroken by crashing out of the cricket World Cup, but no one can doubt the team's improved performance over the ... Read more...

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Vijay and Harmeet to take part in Masters Golf in Digboi

November 1st, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata,Nov 1 (IANS) Leading golfers Vijay Kumar and Harmeet Kahlon will be among those vying for honours at the Rs.25 lakh prize money 11th Indian Oil Xtra Premium Masters Golf tournament to ... Read more...

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Lanka tri-series: Tendulkar, Gambhir Bhajji rested, Yuvraj recalled

July 31st, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 31 (ANI): The national cricket selection committee headed by K. Srikanth, on Saturday, named a 15-member squad for next month's tri-services involving India, New Zealand and Sri Lanka.The selectors ... Read more...

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Pakistan will have the upper hand: Shahid Ali Khan

February 27th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistan will have an edge over India in their World Cup hockey opener because of their recent good performances against the hosts, Pakistan coach Shahid Ali Khan ... Read more...

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Australia select promising youngsters Smith, Birt for T20 against Pakistan

February 1st, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 1(ANI): Australian selectors have named New South Wales all-rounder Steven Smith and Tasmanian batsman Travis Birt in their 13-man squad for the Twenty20 game against Pakistan at the MCG.The selectors ... Read more...

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Chandigarh police bust racket promising berths in IPL

January 28th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Chandigarh police have busted a high-profile racket promising youngsters berths in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty-20 cricket tournament, officials said here Thursday. According to police, the racket also ... Read more...

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Anirban Lahiri gets call-up for Hong Kong Open

November 9th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Soon after young golfer Anirban Lahiri won his second professional title at the BILT Open Sunday, he received a call that he has found a berth in ... Read more...

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Australian degrees: Would you like a visa with that?

October 18th, 2009 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
By Sid Astbury Sydney, Oct 18 (DPA) Coupling paper qualifications with green cards has helped turn Australia's higher education sector into an industry bigger than tourism.Linking diplomas with permanent residency visas has helped ... Read more...

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Walcott raring to oust pretenders to his England, Arsenal throne

October 6th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 6 (ANI): Theo Walcott is raring to have a go at all pretenders to his throne, who have taken advantage of his enforced injury-related absence and sought to threaten ... Read more...

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Wenger turns down Arsenal’s 50-million pound transfer fund offer

September 29th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.29 (ANI): Gunners boss Arsene Wenger does not want to buy new players despite being handed over a 50 million pound transfer fund.The Arsenal manager has risked upsetting fans by ... Read more...

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Bhullar shoots 10-under, moves into sole lead

July 25th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 25 (IANS) Big-hitting Gaganjeet Bhullar worked his way past a weather stoppage and fading light in the evening to fire the best round of his fledgling professional career, to go ... Read more...

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England spinner Rashid has the Warne touch, says Jenner

February 4th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.4 (ANI): Former Australian leg-spinner Terry Jenner believes Englands young leg spinner Adil Rashid has the makings of being another Shane Warne. The Yorkshire prodigy, 20, is gunning for his ... Read more...

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Punjab promises to produce many Indian Peles and Maradonas

July 28th, 2008 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan Kapoor Ludhiana, July 28 (ANI): Punjab is today widely known to have produced various Hockey players for the national team, who brought laurels to the country at international level. But ... Read more...

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For Indian wrestlers, the Olympics means practicing for an alien turf

July 18th, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Kataria Jalandhar/Patiala, July 18 (ANI): Indian wrestling, which dates back to 5th century B.C, has undergone several changes over the centuries. The most recent changes have been the influence ... Read more...

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India is witnessing a tennis boom

June 28th, 2008 - 6:49 am ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari Tennis has managed to survive in India, where most other sports have often been eclipsed by an obsession called cricket. Not just survive, but in some senses even managed to ... Read more...

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Indian wrestlers carry the weight of a billion hopes to Beijing

June 13th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
Jalandhar/Patiala, June 13 (ANI): For centuries, wrestling has been a popular spectator sport in India, captivating the imagination of villagers across the vast landscape with wrestlers in loincloth -- much like ... Read more...

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Challengers at home a boon to Indian tennis players

June 12th, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Indian tennis players are a happy lot with more and more Challenger tournaments being played at home that will prepare them for the much tougher ... Read more...

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UK launches Chance to Shine campaign to select budding cricketers

June 10th, 2008 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
London , June 10 (ANI): A host of veteran and present British cricket stars, including former captain Mike Gatting, Gladstone Small and Womens captain Charlotte Edwards, launched a national drive yesterday ... Read more...

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Glamour and batting is hallmark of Mumbai Indians

April 10th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
(Team Profile)Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) For sheer glamour quotient, Mumbai Indians are matchless. Their captain Sachin Tendulkar's stature is enough for Mukesh Ambani to rake in profits in the first year itself, ... Read more...

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New kid off the tee, Bhullar hopes to make a mark

February 27th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by admin
Gurgaon, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian golf is now replete with a bunch of promising youngsters, all hungry to emulate the feats of the big guns like Jeev Milkha Singh, Jyoti Randhawa, Arjun ... Read more...

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Prabodh to lead Indian hockey team in Olympic qualifiers

February 22nd, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, Feb 22 (IANS) Left half Prabodh Tirkey has been retained captain of the Indian team for the men's Olympic hockey qualifying tournament in Santiago, Chile Mar 1-9. The team, announced by ... Read more...

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