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Petrov’s F1 career in danger


August 31st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Vitaly Petrov's career as Russia's only Formula One driver hangs in balance after the Russian government cut off financial support, his manager Oksana Kosachenko said.Petrov ... Read more...

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Sahara not to aid sports federations for London Games failure


August 13th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Sahara India Parivar will withdraw support to some Indian sports' federations whose workings have cost the country medals in the just concluded London Olympics, Chairman ... Read more...

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After Pakistan, India, jihadists may attack China: Daily


August 8th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) Pakistani support of the Taliban as well as other militant networks has led to many terrorist attacks in Pakistan and India, a state-run Chinese ... Read more...

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Jaypee gets exclusive TV rights for Superbike World Championship


August 7th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Aug 7 (IANS) Jaypee Sports International (JPSI) has acquired exclusive television rights for the inaugural Indian round of Superbike World Championship (WSBK) scheduled for March 2013.JPSI, owners of ... Read more...

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Steroid-packed beer contains Olympic banned substances


July 26th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Never Mind the Anabolics’ is a beer that has been described as a limited edition beer. This beer has been banned from the Olympics because it is ... Read more...

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Pakistani traffickers stealing British data


June 19th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) Human traffickers in Pakistan are intercepting information from British-Pakistanis to forge documents to help illegal migrants settle in Britain, a daily said Tuesday.Several hundred people of ... Read more...

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Palestinians organise local marathon to reject Israeli one


March 19th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, March 19 (IANS) Dozens of Palestinian runners participated in a local marathon on the West Bank Monday, challenging an earlier Israel-organised international one in Jerusalem.The Palestinian marathon started from ... Read more...

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Kerala nurses stranded in Saudi Arabia


March 11th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 11 (IANS) Three nurses from Kerala have been left stranded in Saudi Arabia for more than two years - with no source of income and no documents to ... Read more...

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IOA didn’t discuss boycott of Olympic ceremonies: Malhotra


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association's acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra Friday denied reports in a section of the media that the apex body of India's sport decided ... Read more...

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Kenya says it’s determined to improve soccer standards


February 17th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 17 (IANS) Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga assured the football fraternity in the country of his government's commitment to promote the sport.Odinga said Thursday the government was investing ... Read more...

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Sahara back as cricket Team India sponsor


February 16th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Sahara India was Thursday back as cricket Team India sponsor and the owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Pune Warriors after sorting out most of ... Read more...

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Sahara has not told BCCI about pullout officially: Shukla


February 4th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was Saturday awaiting an official letter from a defiant Sahara India on withdrawing its multi-million dollar sponsorship ... Read more...

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Sahara parts ways with BCCI, withdraws from IPL (Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) Sahara has decided to split with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and withdraw from the Indian Premier League (IPL) where it owns ... Read more...

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Age no barrier in F1, says Karthikeyan


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) At 35, Narain Karthikeyan will have a full season in Formula One but he doesn't think age is a factor in a strenuous sport like ... Read more...

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Boycott Olympics if Dow stays, says Chouhan


January 29th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 29 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Sunday demanded that India should boycott the London Olympics if Dow Chemicals remains a sponsor."India is now an economic ... Read more...

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Mayweather vs Pacquiao bout could generate half a billion dollars


January 27th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is more reason why boxing promoters would want a Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao bout to come on. In a new estimate, the Long Beach ... Read more...

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China cracks down on high kindergarten fees


January 4th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) China has decided to ban the unauthorized collection of kindergarten fees, its latest bid to crack down on the excessively high costs of pre-school education."The move ... Read more...

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Don’t participate in London Olympics: Aslam Sher Khan


December 14th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 14 (IANS) India should not participate in the London Olympics-2012 if Dow Chemicals was retained as the event's sponsor, newly elected Olympian Association of India (OAI) president Aslam Sher ... Read more...

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James Ellington looks for a sponsor on eBay


December 7th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British athlete has turned to an unusual source to seek training funding. Sprinter James Ellington says he needs £30,000 to train for the upcoming Olympics ... Read more...

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Protest Dow’s sponsorship of London Olympics, Chouhan urges Maken


November 24th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 23 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Wednesday urged the central government to lodge a strong protest against Dow Chemical Company's sponsorship of the 2012 ... Read more...

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56 Sharjah varsity students to get sponsorship


November 14th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 14 (IANS/WAM) The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed a contract with Sharjah University to sponsor the education of 56 students specialising ... Read more...

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I’ll try to be in F1 as long as I can: Chandhok (Interview)


October 27th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Karun Chandhok will not be behind the wheel when the five lights go out at the inaugural Indian Grand Prix Sunday here at the Budh ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia wants Warne to play in Big Bash


September 8th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 8 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief James Sutherland has exhorted spin legend Shane Warne to play in the revamped edition of the Big Bash League, saying his participation ... Read more...

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India’s Formula-1 track promoters sure of breaking even


August 24th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The promoters of India's only Formula-1 race facility, set to host the first-ever Indian Grand Prix in October at their tracks in Noida, are confident ... Read more...

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Elephants tortured, Carlsberg withdraws match sponsorship


August 17th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 17 (IANS) Carlsberg India Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of the world-renowned Danish beer makers Carlsberg Group, has withdrawn its sponsorship of an upcoming elephant polo match, scheduled to ... Read more...

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Miss Colombia contest bars woman linked to Mexican kingpin


August 10th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) The organisers of the Miss Colombia beauty pageant have barred the participation of a contestant for the title because of her alleged ties with a Mexican ... Read more...

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‘Parallel Games for disabled if Dow sponsors London Olympics’


August 8th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 8 (IANS) The Bhopal Gas tragedy survivors as well as those who support their cause worldwide have decided to protest Dow Chemicals' sponsorship of the London Olympics 2012. ... Read more...

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United Sports Club gets new sponsor


August 4th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) City-based I-League team United Sports Club Wednesday roped in Prayag Group of Industries as its title sponsor for the next six years. The soccer club will ... Read more...

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Vodafone India quarterly revenue rises 8.9 percent


July 22nd, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone has earned a revenue of about $1.49 billion (Rs.6,639.7 crore) for the first quarter of the 2010-11 fiscal from its India ... Read more...

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Chelsea’s bid to sell naming rights to Stamford Bridge flops


March 31st, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31(ANI): Chelsea's plan to sell the naming rights to Stamford Bridge, their home since the club were established in 1905, for 100 million pounds has failed to get a ... Read more...

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China to cut down smoking scenes in films, TV dramas


February 13th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): China's film and broadcast watchdog has issued a circular ordering to cut down smoking scenes in films and TV dramas.The decision was taken after complaints last month ... Read more...

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Dalmiya should resign from CAB, says long-time opponent


January 27th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) The knives were out for Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Jagmohan Dalmiya Thursday, with the International Cricket Council (ICC) ruling out Eden Gardens as the venue for ... Read more...

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Eden Gardens scrapped as venue for India-England World Cup tie


January 27th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council Thursday scrapped Kolkata's Eden Gardens as a venue for the India-England match slated for February 27 in the World Cup due to the ... Read more...

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Adnan Akmal playing in wicket-keeping gear borrowed from McCullum


January 16th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 16(ANI): Pakistan wicketkeeper Adnan Akmal had to borrow wicket-keeping gear from his New Zealand counterpart, Brendon McCullum, as he was called to join Pakistan's Test squad at the last minute.Sky ... Read more...

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India asks Gulf countries to end sponsorship regime


January 8th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) India has initiated active diplomatic process with the Gulf countries to get the sponsorship regulations - the main reason behind violations of human rights in the region ... Read more...

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