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Czech team nominated for Davis Cup semifinal


September 5th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, Sep 5 (IANS) Czech tennis team captain Jaroslav Navratil has nominated the team for Davis Cup semifinal against Argentina to be played in Buenos Aires from Sep 14-16.The ... Read more...

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Rubin extends contract with Sharonov


August 19th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football club Rubin Kazan have extended veteran defender Roman Sharonov's contract until the end of the next season, the club said Sunday.If the 35-year-old ... Read more...

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No pomp as downcast Kenyans return from London Games


August 16th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Kenyan Olympic contingent returned home from the London Games downcast over a less than expected performance that saw it finish in 28th position with just ... Read more...

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Ledley King retires from football


July 19th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Knee problems have forced Tottenham Hotspur and England defender Ledley King to retire at the age of 31.King joined Tottenham as a 14-year-old and spent ... Read more...

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We can turn Dzyuba into a great: Emery


July 17th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) With proper guidance, Spartak Moscow striker Artem Dzyuba could be Russian football's next big name, new coach Unai Emery said Tuesday.Dzyuba, 23, is one of ... Read more...

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Class 12 students win battle against school, board in apex court


July 16th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Three Class 12 students have won a major battle against their school and the powerful Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CICSE) in the Supreme ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey team leaves for Olympics


July 13th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) With high ambitions and loud claims, Pakistani hockey team left for Britain where they would participate in the London Olympics scheduled to start July 27.Pakistan's 18-member ... Read more...

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Yatai to face Wolfsburg in friendly match


July 8th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Changchun (China), July 8 (IANS) Chinese Super League side Changchun Yatai will play against German Bundesliga team Wolfsburg July 28, the club announced.Wolfsburg will be the first big-named European ... Read more...

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Sporting Lisbon signs Chhetri for its reserve team


July 5th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Sporting Clube de Portugal, popularly known as Sporting Lisbon football club, Thursday signed India striker Sunil Chhetri to play for its reserve team."With the aim ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to ban sportsmen refusing to represent country


June 11th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 11 (IANS) Sri Lanka is considering imposing a temporary ban on national athletes who refuse to represent the country at any given time.Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage told Xinhua ... Read more...

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Denmark beat Australia 2-0 in final warm-up


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, June 3 (IANS) Denmark' s national football team beat Australia 2-0 in its final warm-up match ahead of the UEFA Euro 2012 tournament at the Parken Stadium.Danish team captain ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu gear up for Manipur Challenge in Santosh Trophy semis


May 25th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Cuttack, May 25 (IANS) Manipur, who are still to have an I-League club, will be looking to make their mark the National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy when they ... Read more...

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Court allows IPL cricketer to sit for exam


May 15th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the Delhi University (DU) to allow an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricketer, falling short of requisite attendance, to ... Read more...

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We have to be at our best against KKR: Rohit Sharma


May 11th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) Lauding his team captain Harbhajan Singh for doing a tremendous job as skipper, Mumbai Indian batsmen Rohit Sharma Friday said his team has to be ... Read more...

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Kenyan sports minister barred from parliament


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, May 3 (IANS) Kenyan Sports Minister Paul Otuoma has been barred from parliament until he responds to a question posed by an MP on national football team captain Denis ... Read more...

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Gold coins for Daredevils, if they win IPL


March 31st, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The Delhi Daredevils squad stands a chance to win gold medals if they win the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).George Muthoot, ... Read more...

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Pakistan jubilant over winning Asia Cup


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 23 (IANS) Pakistani cricket fans were jubilant after the country won the Asia Cup by beating Bangladesh in Dhaka Thursday night.Thousands of young excited Pakistanis came out on ... Read more...

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Ronadlinho misses practice after night out with Adriano


March 21st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 21 (IANS) Flamengo football team captain Ronaldinho Gaucho did not participate in Tuesday's team practice after spending a long night out with friend and potential teammate ... Read more...

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Fluminense fans celebrate historic win over Boca Juniors


March 8th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 8 (IANS) Football fans across Brazil were glued to the television screens as Fluminense travelled to face Argentinean football powerhouse Boca Juniors in the Libertadores Cup. ... Read more...

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Kenya’s key midfielder out of Africa Nations Cup qualifier


February 29th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 29 (IANS) Kenyan midfielder Macdonald Mariga, who plays for Italian club Parma, has withdrawn from the national team's match against Togo in the 2013 Africa Nations Cup qualifier ... Read more...

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South African girls miffed at forcing of qualifiers on them


February 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) South African women's hockey team captain Marsha Marescia says winning Saturday's final will be a fitting reply to the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic ... Read more...

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Azhar faces warrant in cheque bounce case


February 18th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday issued non-bailable warrant against former Indian cricket team captain and MP Mohammed Azharuddin for not appearing in court on the day ... Read more...

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Sao Paulo’s ace keeper undergoes surgery


January 28th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 28 (IANS) Sao Paulo's veteran goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni successfully underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder, the club confirmed.The team captain promised that his injury would ... Read more...

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Cameroon reduce Eto’o 15-match suspension to 8 months


January 8th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Yaounde (Cameroon) Jan 8 (IANS) Cameroon's football federation (Fecafoot) has reduced the 15-match suspension on captain Samuel Eto'o to eight-months and that of midfielder Enoh Eyong from two matches to ... Read more...

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Mike Brearley, Ted Dexter, Ian Chappell for Pataudi Memorial Lecture


December 28th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 28 (IANS) Sharmila Tagore, the wife of former Indian Cricket captain late Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, is excited about the plan of the Board of Cricket Control in ... Read more...

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WSH appoints coaches and captains


November 26th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) World's top coach Roelant Oltmans will train the Delhi team while India's top midfielder Sardara Singh has been appointed captain of Bhopal in World ... Read more...

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Dravid named for Polly Umrigar best cricketer award


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) India's veteran batsman Rahul Dravid will be honoured with the 'Polly Umrigar Award for India's best cricketer of 2010-11' at the Board of Cricket Control for ... Read more...

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Doping taint hurts kabaddi anti-drug campaign


November 15th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 15 (IANS) World Cup Kabaddi may have started off on the right note - by engaging Punjab's youth in the traditional sport and weaning them away from drugs ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh anniversary event starts, Jogi boycotts


November 1st, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 1 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Governor Shekhar Dutt Tuesday formally inaugurated a five-day state foundation anniversary celebration here, but former chief minister Ajit Jogi kept away.But several opposition leaders included ... Read more...

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CAB felicitates Indian team for Eden’s maiden T20


October 29th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) Indian cricket team captain M.S. Dhoni and his teammates were feted by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on the occasion of the first ever Twenty20 ... Read more...

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India women?s hockey captain to be honoured


October 26th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 26 (IANS) Indian women?s hockey team captain Saba Anjum will get Chhattisgarh's top Gundadhur sports award, official sources said Wednesday."The award will be conferred on Saba Anjum as ... Read more...

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Indian polo team leaves for World Cup


September 28th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) An Indian polo team Wednesday left for San Luis in Argentina to participate in the finals of the 9th Polo World Cup Championship from Oct ... Read more...

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Umpires abandon match after players show dissent over boundary


September 20th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (Bermuda), Sep 20 (IANS/CMC) Two Barbados-born umpires abandoned a match amid a row over a boundary as fresh controversy hit the game on the island.Hector Watson and Melvin Best called ... Read more...

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US captain cited for dangerous play during Rugby World Cup


September 16th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 16 (IANS) The United States rugby team captain Todd Clever has been cited for dangerous play in a match against Russia at the Rugby World Cup in New ... Read more...

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Ponting and wife Rianna blessed with second child


September 8th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 8 (IANS) Former Australian Captain Team captain Ricky Ponting and wife Rianna Thursday celebrated the birth of their second child in Sydney.Ponting, who flew home to Australia following ... Read more...

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