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For Abhinav, it's practice as usual on olympic feat anniversary
Zirakpur (Punjab), Aug 11 (IANS) India's first ever individual Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra celebrated his first anniversary of the Beijing feat in an unusual way. He practiced hard at his world-class private shooting range here at his farmhouse here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 5:14:19 PM

Badminton: Bhat loses thrilling first round encounter
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Arvind Bhat came close to upsetting ninth seed Yu Hsien Hsieh of Chinese Tapiei but lost in a thriller in the first round of the World Badminton Championships here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 3:29:42 PM

AIFF rejects Palestine entry for Nehru Cup
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Monday rejected Palestine's entry in the Nehru Cup Football Tournament, which will now be a five-nation affair.

Monday, August 10, 2009 10:52:55 PM

World Badminton: Chetan Anand in second round, Rupesh-Thomas make early exit
Hyderabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Chetan Anand lightened up the otherwise gloomy first day for the Indian shuttlers at the World Championships, advancing to the second round with an easy killing of South Korean Ji Hoon Hong at the Balayogi Stadium in Gachibowli here Monday.

Monday, August 10, 2009 9:59:10 PM

Top players happy with security measures at World Badminton
Hyderabad, Aug 10 (IANS) A day after England pulled out of the World Badminton Championships citing security concerns, top players Monday expressed confidence in the security arrangements made by the organising committee.

Monday, August 10, 2009 9:12:27 PM

Jammu girl wins bronze in Asian martial art championship
Jammu, Aug 10 (IANS) Gul-e-Surkhab, Jammu and Kashmir's ace martial arts champion, has won two bronze medals in the first Asian Martial Arts Games held in Bangkok.

Monday, August 10, 2009 9:10:55 PM

England's pullout will not affect Commonwealth Games: IOA
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary-general Randhir Sigh Monday dismissed fears that England team's withdrawal from the World Badminton Championships would affect Commonwealth Games scheduled here next year.

Monday, August 10, 2009 8:29:25 PM

Kerala film industry bans mobile phones during shoots
Kochi, Aug 10 (IANS) In the age of twittering, BlackBerrys and 24x7 connectivity, two influential Kerala film industry groups -- Film Employees Federation of Kerala (FEFKA) and the Producers Association -- Monday decided to ban the use of mobile phones during film shoots.

Monday, August 10, 2009 7:12:05 PM

Saina is a boon for world badminton: Gade
Hyderabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Peter Gade has long fought Chinese domination in world badminton. The Danish veteran sees the same fire in India's teen star Saina Nehwal and says she is the best thing that has happened to the sport in a long time.

Monday, August 10, 2009 7:05:05 PM

India's Rupesh and Thomas knocked out of World Badminton doubles
Hyderabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Hosts India suffered its first loss when in-form Rupesh Kumar and Thomas Sanave went down to Japanese Kenichi Hayakawa and Kenta Kazuno in a close battle in the men's doubles first round of the World Badminton Championships at the Balayogi Stadium at the Gachibowli here Monday.

Monday, August 10, 2009 7:00:38 PM

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