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Maharashtra awards state kabaddi players for World Cup win


March 7th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) In a gesture aimed at encouraging sports other than cricket, Maharashtra government Wednesday awarded Rs.10 million to each of the three players from the state who ... Read more...

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Kamran must give stellar performance in domestic cricket to return to Pak team: Mohsin


April 7th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 7(ANI): Discarded Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal, whose repeated follies behind the stumps- including some vital dropped catches- cost Pakistan a lot in the recently-concluded World Cup, needs to "give an ... Read more...

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Talks with Mizoram rebel outfit hit roadblock


March 28th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, March 28 (IANS) Peace talks between the Mizoram government and the separatist outfit Hmar People's Convention-Democrats (HPC-D) have run into rough weather, with the state declining a "foreign negotiator" ... Read more...

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McLaren scraps car’s radical exhaust system days before Oz Grand Prix


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 23 (ANI): McLaren bosses have scrapped the car's radical exhaust system just days before the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on Sunday.The duo's Woking outfit has been forced ... Read more...

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‘Riot probe team chief accepted favours from Gujarat government’


March 15th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 14 (IANS) Expressing lack of confidence in the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the post-Godhra 2002 communal riots in Gujarat, the Congress Monday alleged the team ... Read more...

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Australian cyclist withdraws from Games in remorse


October 8th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Repenting for his rude gesture at the judges here Wednesday, Australian track cyclist Shane Perkins Friday pulled out of the team sprint event in the Commonwealth Games. ... Read more...

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CGF deny contamination fears in CWG swimming pools as pigeon rumours do rounds


October 8th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 8(ANI): The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has played down fears of contamination in the swimming pools at the Dr. S.P. Mukherjee Aquatics Complex in New Delhi.A CGF spokesman said ... Read more...

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Oz CWG team chief seeks to allay security fears over travel advisory warning


September 30th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 30(ANI): Australia's Commonwealth Games team chief Steve Moneghetti has said that he would reassure athletes about the upgraded travel advisory issued by his country.Australia in its latest travel advisory ... Read more...

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PCB welcomes ECB boss Clarke’s idea of sending World XI team to Pak


August 18th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.18 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has welcomed the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Giles Clarke's plans to send an invitational ICC World XI team to play in ... Read more...

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ECB’s World XI may tour Pakistan to end cricket isolation


August 17th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17(ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is planning to send an invitational World XI to play in Pakistan to end the country's sporting isolation following a terror attack ... Read more...

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Blind cricket seeks BCCI affiliation


August 6th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) As the blind cricket team leaves on a 10-day tour of England, the Association for Cricket for the Blind in India (ACBI) Monday again sought affiliation from ... Read more...

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Ferrari fined 100 K dollars for breaching FIA sporting regulations


July 26th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Motor sports most famous team Ferrari has been asked to cough up 100,000 US dollars for breaching FIA sporting regulations and the International Sporting Code during the German ... Read more...

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Vettel ready to ‘re-crash’ team mate Webber in bid for title glory


June 10th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 10 (ANI): Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel has warned team-mate Mark Webber that he is ready for another track clash in his bid for title glory.Vettel smashed into Webber ... Read more...

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Formula One to ban F-ducts from next season


May 11th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): The controversial F-ducts, allow drivers to divert airflow through the cockpit to "stall" the rear wings of their cars, decreasing drag and boosting speed, will be banned by ... Read more...

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Mercedes GP chief backs Schumacher despite flop comeback


April 1st, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1(ANI): Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher has been given a vote of confidence by his Mercedes Grand Prix team chief Norbert Haug despite a nightmare start to his comeback.Schumacher ... Read more...

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England may stop picking South Africa born players to protect ‘Englishness’ of team


January 11th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): To protect the identity of the England team, Chief selector Geoff Miller has warned that they may stop picking South African-raised players.Jonathan Trott and Kevin Pietersen batting ... Read more...

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Ruchika’s family not cooperating, claims probe team chief


January 10th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Jan 10 (IANS) The work of the special investigation team (SIT), probing criminal charges against former state police chief S.P.S. Rathore, is getting delayed as teenaged molestation victim Ruchika's family ... Read more...

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Briatore to be kicked out of Queens Park Rangers?


October 8th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8(ANI): After being banned for life by Formula One's governing body, disgraced former Renault team chief Flavio Briatore will be reportedly kicked out of the Queens Park Rangers (QPR) by ... Read more...

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Formula One rival warns Button of maximum attack


October 7th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.7 (ANI): Formula One title rival and German Sebastian Vettel has warned favourite Jenson Button that he can expect maximum attack and has vowed to win the final two races in ... Read more...

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Massa feels ‘robbed’ of F1 world title by Piquet’s deliberate Singapore crash


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.2 (ANI): Ferrari driver Felipe Massa is of the view that the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix result on the grounds that Renault driver Nelson Piquet Junior's deliberately crashed and allowed teammate ... Read more...

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Ecclestone warns Flavio challenging ban in court will rebound on him


September 26th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Singapore, Sep 26(ANI): Despite criticizing the World Motor Sport Council's verdict on former Renault team chief Flavio Briatore's lifetime ban from motor racing, Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has warned Briatore against ... Read more...

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Ecclestone slams FIA’s ‘too harsh’ ban verdict on Briatore


September 25th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Singapore, Sep 25(ANI): Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has said that the World Motor Sport Council's verdict on former Renault team chief Flavio Briatore, who has been banned for fixing last year's ... Read more...

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Renault not commenting on new team chief


September 22nd, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Sep 22 (DPA) The Renault Formula One team would not comment Tuesday on a possible successor to Flavio Briatore as team principal, with some reports saying former world champion Alain Prost ... Read more...

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All Formula One teams are cheats, claims Irvine


September 18th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 18 (ANI): Ex-Ferrari driver Eddie Irvine has claimed that all Formula One teams are cheats.Irvine says there has been an overreaction to the race-fixing charges being levelled at the ... Read more...

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Alonso insists he was not involved in race-fix scandal


September 11th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): Ace driver Fernando Alonso has insisted that he was not involved in the race-fix scandal, which has rocked Formula One.The Spaniard's Renault team face being kicked out ... Read more...

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Shoaib vows to hit out at PCB


July 28th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 28 (ANI): Controversial Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar is in no mood to lose his war against the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), as he has decided to reply to ... Read more...

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More trouble for Akhtar as PCB seeks legal advice on his statements


July 13th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 13 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to seek legal advice on the recent statement of controversial fast bowler Shoiab Akhtar, in which he had blamed the ... Read more...

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Shoaib’s anti-PCB rant may be final nail in his coffin


July 11th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 11 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) may take disciplinary action against controversial fast Shoaib Akhtar for his remarks on the board's decision to axe him from the World ... Read more...

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Shoaib in eye of storm after threatening to sue PCB for World Twenty20 axe


July 8th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 8 (ANI): One can not keep controversial Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar away from news, and like earlier occasions, this time too the speedster is in the news for ... Read more...

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Hamilton for scrapping his 100 m pound McLaren car


June 7th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Istanbul, June 7(ANI): British Formula One racing driver has said ahead of the Turkish Grand Prix that the 100 million pound McLaren car should have been scrapped ages ago.This follows after the ... Read more...

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Central team starts for cyclone ravaged areas


June 6th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) An 11-member central team, led by Joint Secretary, Home, Ashok Lavasa, set out for the Cyclone Aila-affected areas in North 24 Parganas, South 24 Parganas and Darjeeling ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s Kedah Government criticized for failing to fulfill promises


May 15th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 15 (ANI): The government in Malaysia's Kedah province has been criticized in the Malaysia Nanban for failing to fulfill promises made to the Indian community.Alternative Action Team chief B. ... Read more...

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Button wins Schumacher’s approval


April 28th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.28 (ANI): Michael Schumacher has given his seal of approval to British racer Jenson Button.The seven-time world beater has been mightily impressed after seeing the Brit roar to three wins in ... Read more...

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Hamilton set to escape punishment in Liargate scandal


April 26th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is set to get off scot free this week over his role in Liargate scandal.Britain's world champion is likely to escape a ... Read more...

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Hayden says he will not be pushed into retirement


January 9th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 9 (ANI): Out of form Australian opener Matthew Hayden has vowed that he will not be pushed into retirement, despite selectors appearing to have made the decision for him.On ... Read more...

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