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Last updated: Saturday, July 04, 2015 11:48:03 PM

Winning start by Indian hoopsters
Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) Hosts India were off to a flying start in the fourth South Asian Basketball Association (SABA) Championship which began here on Friday as they drubbed Nepal 90-37 and Bangladesh 122-39 to kick-start their bid to qualify for the Asian Championship later this year.

Friday, July 03, 2015 8:52:07 PM

Junior tennis titles for Subash, Chandrika
Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) Unseeded Chandrika Joshi of Karnataka celebrated her 13th birthday here on Friday with a maiden title triumph in the Under-14 Championship Series junior tennis tournament beating third seed P. Shruthi of Tamil Nadu 7-6 (2), 6-2, in the girls singles final.

Friday, July 03, 2015 5:28:03 PM

Kiwis trounce Indian eves to take 2-1 lead
Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) Half centuries by openers Suzie Bates and Rachel Priest and their 125-run opening partnership carried New Zealand to a comfortable six-wicket win over India for a 2-1 lead in their five-match women's One-Day International (ODI) series here on Friday.

Friday, July 03, 2015 4:54:03 PM

Lack of football culture harming India's growth: Indian coach Stephen Constantine (IANS Interview)
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Indian football team coach Stephen Constantine has cited the absence of a thriving football culture in the country as a major impediment in its quest for its first World Cup appearance - despite a rich football history and a population of 1.2 billion people.

Friday, July 03, 2015 4:18:02 PM

(AFTER 4) 2. 'PIO players can improve Indian football' (With: Lack of football culture harming India's growth: Indian coach Stephen Constantine)
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) India football team coach Stephen Constantine said incorporating Persons of Indian origin (PIO) footballers in the national side might yield positive results for the country, adding that the Indian government should look into it for the betterment of the game.

Friday, July 03, 2015 4:16:05 PM

Anelka to be player-cum-manager for Mumbai City FC in ISL
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Mumbai City FC on Friday announced Frenchman Nicolas Anelka will be their marquee player and manager for the second edition of Indian Super League (ISL) scheduled to start from October.

Friday, July 03, 2015 3:16:17 PM

'PIO players will help develop football quicker in India'
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) East Bengal's new coach Biswajit Bhattacharya on Thursday said players of the Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) category, if allowed to ply their trade, will help develop the game of football in the country.

Thursday, July 02, 2015 9:44:02 PM

Bagan coach slams Kolkata football giants for neglecting grassroots
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) Without taking names, Mohun Bagan coach Sanjoy Sen on Thursday slammed city football giants East Bengal and his own club for "doing nothing" for the improvement of the sport at the grassroots level.

Thursday, July 02, 2015 9:24:03 PM

Chandrika shocks top seed Apoorva in junior tennis tourney
Bengaluru, July 2 (IANS) Unseeded Chandrika Joshi came up with a fine display to shock the top seed S.B. Apoorva in an all-Karnataka girls singles semi-finals 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 (1) here on Thursday and set up a title clash with Tamil Nadu's Shruthi P. in the Under-14 Championship Series junior tennis tournament.

Thursday, July 02, 2015 8:08:03 PM

BCCI invites tenders for broadcast of matches between 2015-18
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday published an invitation to tender (ITT) for the right to provide equipment and associated services to BCCI for the audio-visual production of international and domestic series' to be played in India, for the period 2015 to 2018.

Thursday, July 02, 2015 7:30:03 PM

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