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IHF rejects IOA’s three-member panel


August 30th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) Thursday rejected the three-member committee formed by the India Olympic Association (IOA) to sit in judgement over the running of ... Read more...

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Moscow Raceway cleared to host World Superbike round


July 19th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's first international-standard racetrack has received official approval to host a round of Superbike World Championship next month, track officials have said.The track opened last ... Read more...

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Dull Moscow track is a shame: Prost


July 16th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Volokolamsk (Russia), July 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four-time Formula One world champion Alain Prost added his voice to those criticizing Russia's new international-standard circuit for its lack of overtaking potential, calling ... Read more...

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Moscow Raceway lacks zing: Petrov


July 15th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Volokolamsk (Russia), July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The new Moscow Raceway is fit to host Formula One but it lacks the excitement of a top-level circuit, Caterham driver Vitaly Petrov says.The ... Read more...

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Hockey India’s league in January with six teams


June 1st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Hockey India's (HI) ambitious professional league will hit-in during January-February next year with six city-based teams to start with.HI secretary-general Narinder Batra told IANS Friday ... Read more...

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Hockey keeper Adrian D’Souza tests positive for banned substance (Lead, correcting last para)


April 13th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Former India hockey goalkeeper Adrian D'Souza has tested positive for a banned substance in the tests conducted by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) during the World ... Read more...

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Hockey keeper Adrian D’Souza tests positive for banned substance


April 13th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Former India hockey goalkeeper Adrian D'Souza has tested positive for a banned substance in the tests conducted by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) during the World ... Read more...

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FIH president Negre to meet HI, IHF next week


April 7th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre will be visiting India next week to sort out the differences between the two warring bodies Hockey India ... Read more...

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Mumbai to host World Series Hockey final April 2


March 28th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 28 (IANS) The two semifinals of the Bridgestone World Series Hockey on April 1 will be held in Bangalore and Mumbai, which will also host the final the ... Read more...

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WSH: Comets move closer to semi-final spot


March 26th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 26 (IANS) Chandigarh Comets virtually assured themselves a berth in the semi-finals when they defeated Chennai Cheetahs 4-0 in the World Series Hockey competition here Monday.The victory that ... Read more...

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Every sport needs an icon: Suniel Shetty


March 26th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Citing the phenomenal popularity of cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, actor Suniel Shetty, who will host the wrestling show "EPW-Saviours", says it is important to create an ... Read more...

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WSH: Karnataka Lions beat Delhi Wizards


March 25th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 24 (IANS) Playing their third game in four days and their last home match, Karnataka Lions scrambled to a 3-1 win against Delhi Wizards in the World Series ... Read more...

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WSH: Marines gun down Lions


March 9th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 8 (IANS) Mumbai Marines completed a successful swing through the south by handing out a 2-1 defeat to Karnataka Lions here Thursday to jump five spots to the ... Read more...

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World Series Hockey: Slender win for Lions


March 7th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 6 (IANS) Karnataka Lions, courtesy three first-half penalty corner conversions by Len Aiyappa, defeated Chandigarh Comets 3-2 for their first win in four matches of the Bridgestone World ... Read more...

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Easy win for Mumbai Marines in WSH


March 6th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 6 (IANS) Playing their third match in four days, a tired and jaded Chennai Cheetahs went down 2-4 to a resurgent Mumbai Marines in the Bridgestone World Series ... 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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Karan stars in Bhopal Badshahs win in WSH


March 5th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 5 (IANS) Three snap goals in the third quarter carried Bhopal Badshahs to a 3-1 win against hosts Karnataka Lions in the World Series Hockey league here Monday.Striker ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh says no to cheerleaders at WSH matches


March 5th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 5 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh sports department Monday said it will not allow cheerleaders at World Series Hockey (WSH) matches to be held here as it is "against ... Read more...

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WSH: Pune Strykers beat Delhi Wizards in an away game


March 4th, 2012 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Penalty corner expert Gurpreet Singh's late conversions steered Pune Strykers to an impressive 3-1 win over Delhi Wizards in the third and last match on ... Read more...

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Rajpal to lead Delhi Wizards in WSH


February 29th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) India discard Rajpal Singh will be leading the Wizcraft-owned franchise Delhi Wizards in the World Series Hockey (WSH) in their opening game against Karnataka Lions ... Read more...

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Top players likely to give WSH a miss


February 28th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 28 (IANS) Top Indian players are likely to give the World Series Hockey (WSH), which begins here Wednesday, a miss, officials of participating teams said Tuesday.The stand-off between ... Read more...

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FIH gives HI and IHF a month to resolve tangle


February 27th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre Monday said that Hockey India (HI) and the derecognised Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) should merge for the betterment ... Read more...

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India should have it easy against France, says Rajpal


February 26th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Former captain Rajpal Singh, who was overlooked for the ongoing men's hockey Olympic qualifiers, feels India have let in some soft goals but should comfortably ... Read more...

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Saif for more films on hockey


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Saif Ali Khan says he plans to promote his home production "Agent Vinod" through the World Series Hockey starting Feb 29."Hockey needs to be promoted ... Read more...

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Saif apologises, says brawl no publicity stunt


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) A day after being embroiled in a police case following a scuffle with an NRI businessman from South Africa, actor Saif Ali Khan has publicly said ... Read more...

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India to host inaugural World Hockey League final


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS)India was Wednesday allotted the final of the inaugural World Hockey League that will now serve as a qualifying tournament for both the World Cup and ... Read more...

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Sonu Sood finds boxing unsafe for actors


February 6th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Actor Sonu Sood, who became popular as Chhedi Singh in the blockbuster "Dabangg", won't mind playing a boxer on the big screen but in real life ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd squash: Willstrop triumphs, to be new World No.1


December 18th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) England's James Willstrop defeated long-time rival Gregory Gaultier of France to win his maiden Punj Lloyd PSA Squash Masters here Sunday after ... Read more...

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World Series Hockey postponed to Feb 29


December 12th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Ending days of uncertainty, the World Series Hockey (WSH) was postponed Monday till after India's Olympic qualifiers. It will now run Feb 29-April 1. WSH was ... Read more...

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WSH postponed to Feb 29


December 12th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The World Series Hockey (WSH) will now be played after the Olympic qualifiers (Feb 15-26). It will begin Feb 29.The decision was taken keeping in ... Read more...

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WSH may decide Saturday to postpone the league


December 9th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Organisers of the World Series Hockey (WSH) are in a quandary over postponing the league till after the Olympic qualifiers in view of its dates ... Read more...

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Albert Pujols signs up with the Los Angeles Angels


December 8th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was shock on Thursday when Los Angeles Angels announced that they have swooped St. Louis Cardinals’ Albert Pujols. The high profile move was made ... Read more...

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Mumbai mall to host boxing match Friday


December 8th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) An international boxing match is scheduled to be held at a Mumbai mall Friday, an organiser said.Inorbit Mall in the Malad area of northwest Mumbai would ... Read more...

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No problem if WSH is held after Olympic qualifiers: Chettri


December 6th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) India hockey captain Bharat Chettri has said the players could think of playing in the World Series Hockey (WSH) if the tournament is held after ... Read more...

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Mumbai Fighters to host LA Matadors in a mall Friday


December 5th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Venky's Mumbai Fighters will clash with LA Matadors in a specially designed mobile arena called T-Box at Inorbit Mall, Malad, here Friday.Inorbit will become the first ... Read more...

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