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Tests at Chepauk - down memory lane
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) Not for nothing Chennai and specifically the M.A. Chidambaram stadium or Chepauk, occupies the pride of place in Indian cricketing lore. After all, at this very venue some 57 years ago, India posted her first ever Test victory and coincidentally, against England who are due to take on the hosts at the very venue in a fresh series beginning Thursday.

Tuesday, December 09, 2008 1:34:04 PM

Sporting, Churchill, Mahindra in semis reckoning
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Mohammedan Sporting remained in the fray for a semi-final berth with a 2-1 win over Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) while Mahindra United and Churchill Brothers finished with a 2-2 draw in crucial group B league matches of the 30th Federation Cup Monday.

Monday, December 08, 2008 10:51:36 PM

England team arrives in Chennai amidst tight security
Chennai, Dec 8 (IANS) The England cricket team, led by skipper Kevin Pietersen, arrived here Monday evening in two batches from Abu Dhabi for the first of the two Test matches against India beginning here Thursday.

Monday, December 08, 2008 9:40:20 PM

PCA hopeful of hosting second Test against England
Chandigarh, Dec 8 (IANS) Even as England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) security advisor Reg Dickason postponed his visit to Punjab Cricket Association (PCA), the officials here are hopeful of getting a safety clearance for the second Test match slated for Dec 19.

Monday, December 08, 2008 8:20:37 PM

Maradona auctions off tie, gear for soccer academy
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Wrapping up his maiden visit to India on a high, football legend Diego Maradona took off his tie and put it under the hammer to raise money for a soccer academy at a charity dinner here.

Monday, December 08, 2008 7:52:20 PM

Indian cricket team trains under security cover
Chennai, Dec 8 (IANS) With England deciding to go ahead with the two-Test tour, the Indian team assembled here Monday and went through a two-hour training routine at the M.A Chidambaram Stadium for the first match starting here Thursday.

Monday, December 08, 2008 7:11:31 PM

Pele has no respect from footballers, says Maradona
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Diego Maradona's dislike for Pele is well-known and the Argentine again minced no words in saying that the Brazilian never had the respect of players that he commands.

Monday, December 08, 2008 5:58:43 PM

Jeev touches a career-high World ranking of 36
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh touched a new career-high as he rose from previous week's 44th to 36th in world ranking following his win in the Golf Nippon Series JT Cup in Tokyo Sunday.

Monday, December 08, 2008 5:07:49 PM

Kolkata reception second biggest: Maradona
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Overwhelmed by the love and affection showered on him by the city, soccer star Diego Maradona has termed the felicitation at the Salt Lake stadium as the second biggest reception he has ever received.

Monday, December 08, 2008 4:41:55 PM

Three Indians in top-10 of world shooting rankings
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Three Indian shooters, including Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra, are among the top-10 in latest world shooting rankings released by International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF).

Monday, December 08, 2008 12:52:33 PM

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