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It’s now or never, says wrestler Yogeshwar (IANS kicks off its coverage of India’s medal hopes at the London Olympics)


June 12th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India's wrestling hope Yogeshwar Dutt, who narrowly missed an Olympic medal in Beijing four years ago, says it is "now or never" for him ... Read more...

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High court’s interim relief for banned quarter-milers


March 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court in an interim order Friday directed the central government to immediately allow the four banned quarter-milers preparing for the 2012 London ... Read more...

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SAI official in trouble for allowing banned athletes to train


March 26th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The inquiry committee, set-up by Sports Minister Ajay Maken to go into the circumstances in which athletes undergoing a doping ban were allowed to train ... Read more...

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HI to send junior side for Pakistan series


March 19th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) will be sending its 'development side' for a tri-nation series in Pakistan also involving Malaysia to be held in Lahore April ... Read more...

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Sports ministry clears national camp after HI’s flip-flop


March 5th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The sports ministry Monday finally paved the way for the national hockey team's camp that will start Tuesday at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) ... Read more...

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Rajpal, Halappa left out from Olympics hockey probables


February 27th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The dream of former India captain Rajpal Singh and Arjun Halappa to play in the Olympics was over Monday as they were left out ... Read more...

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NADA conducts surprise check in Bhopal


July 16th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) Saturday conducted a surprise check at the Sports Authority of India centre in Bhopal.NADA had already conducted search operations ... Read more...

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NADA conducts surprise raid at NIS, Patiala (Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, July 9 (IANS) Reeling under the doping scandal, the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) conducted a surprise raid at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) here Saturday.A four-member NADA ... Read more...

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NADA conducts surprise raid at NIS, Patiala


July 9th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The National Anti Doping Agency conducted a surprise raid at the National Institute of Sports (NIS), Patiala, Saturday.A four-member NADA team searched the premises and ... Read more...

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National hockey: Heat forces 7 a.m. start for quarterfinal


June 15th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 15 (IANS) Soaring temperatures here have forced a 7 a.m. start for the first quarterfinal -- between Punjab and Bihar -- in the senior hockey national championship while ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu take on Uttarakhand in opening match of national hockey


June 4th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will take on Uttarakhand in the opening match of the inaugural Hockey India Senior Men's National Championship in Bhopal from June 10.In the ... Read more...

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Senior national hockey championship in Bhopal June 10-19


May 26th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The senior national hockey championship will be held at Bhopal from June 10 to 19.This is the first senior national championship organised by Hockey India ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago mourns Sai Baba’s death


April 26th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, April 26 (IANS) Thousands in Trinidad and Tobago have mourned the death of Sathya Sai Baba.Acting Prime Minister Winston Dookeran said that Sai Baba's work in the spiritual, social, ... Read more...

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Archers should have trained in Pune, not Kolkata: Coach


October 10th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Indian archers may have won a clutch of medals, including the gold, at the Commonwealth Games, but chief coach Limba Ram feels they could have ... Read more...

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Hockey stadium at high-altitude Shilaroo inaugurated


May 18th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shilaroo, May 18 (IANS) The newly-constructed hockey stadium at the Sports Authority of India's high-altitude training centre was inaugurated by Sports Minister M.S.Gill Tuesday. The stadium is located some 52 km from ... Read more...

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Sania can play for India even after marrying Shoaib


April 9th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 9 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Sports and Youth Affairs Pratik Prakashbabu Patil Friday said that tennis star Sania Mirza could continue to represent the country even after marrying ... Read more...

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Sushil to lead India’s charge at Commonwealth Wrestling


December 8th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Beijing Games bronze medallist Sushil Kumar will lead India's charge at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship to be held in Jalandhar from Dec 17. Ramesh Kumar, who won ... Read more...

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Indian women hockey team celebrates Diwali in Bhopal


October 16th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Ram Chand SahuBhopal, Oct.16 (ANI): Members of the Indian women hockey team celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights here before leaving for Bangkok on Friday for the Women's Asia cup which ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh minister ‘regrets’ inconvenience to P.T. Usha (Lead)


October 6th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 6 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Sports Minister Tukoji Rao Pawar Tuesday "regretted" that P.T. Usha was not provided separate accommodation and blamed the Sports Authority of India (SAI) for the lapse ... Read more...

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PT Usha asked to share room, probe ordered


October 6th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 6 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh Government has ordered a probe into the alleged denial of separate accommodation to sprint queen P.T. Usha during the 49th National Open Athletics Championships, though ... Read more...

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200 athletes selected for 2010 Commonwealth Games training


December 4th, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) International training will be provided to 200 athletes to prepare them for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.The sports ministry in consultation with the Amateur Athletics Federation of India ... Read more...

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India aims for boxing, wrestling, archery medals at London Olympics


October 23rd, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) India should win medals in boxing, wrestling and archery at the 2012 London Olympics, parliament was informed Thursday."We have earmarked Rs.678 crore (Rs.6.78 billion) for the next ... Read more...

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