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Fans infuse new life into hockey at Punjab Gold Cup
Chandigarh, Feb 8 (IANS) Cricket in India has always been a major crowd puller but if the swelling crowds at the Sector 42 stadium here for the Punjab Gold Cup hockey are anything to go by, then it seems the national sport is fast catching up.

Sunday, February 08, 2009 3:33:37 PM

Visually challenged cricketers better than Indian squad: Kapil Dev
Lucknow, Feb 8 (IANS) Former Indian cricketer and the captain of World Cup winning team in 1983 Kapil Dev Sunday inaugurated the finals of 8th Shakuntala Mishra Memorial Blind Inter-State Cricket Tournament here and said that the visually challenged players are 'more talented than the Indian cricket team'.

Sunday, February 08, 2009 2:02:38 PM

Euro hockey champs Netherlands fitness mantra in India
Chandigarh, Feb 8 (IANS) A set of stretching exercises is the fitness mantra of European hockey champions Netherlands in tough conditions in India.

Sunday, February 08, 2009 1:37:18 PM

Indians can now look to playing for Asian football clubs
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Imagine young Indian footballers like Sunil Chettri turning out for Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia or N.P. Pradeep donning the jersey of South Korea's FC Seoul. The day is not far because a new rule of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has opened a window of opportunity for Indian players to play for top clubs in the region.

Sunday, February 08, 2009 9:18:29 AM

Sporting upset JCT, East Bengal win
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) Mohamedan Sporting upset JCT Mills Phagwara 2-0 while East Bengal played a scintillating second half to ride past Air India 3-1 in the I-league here Saturday.

Saturday, February 07, 2009 10:18:11 PM

Punjab Gold Cup: India set-up title clash with The Netherlands
Chandigarh, Feb 7 (IANS) Rajpal Singh scored a brace as India beat New Zealand 3-2 in the last league match of the Punjab Gold Cup hockey tournament in the floodlit Sector-42 stadium here Saturday.

Saturday, February 07, 2009 9:34:53 PM

Punjab Gold Cup: Points tally after league stage
Chandigarh, Feb 7 (IANS) The following is the points tally at the end of league stage of Punjab Gold Cup hockey tournament here Saturday.

Saturday, February 07, 2009 9:30:15 PM

Punjab Gold Cup: Netherlands trounce Germany 7-1
Chandigarh, Feb 7 (IANS) The Netherlands handed Olympic champions Germany a 7-1 drubbing in their last league match to set up a title clash with India in the Punjab Gold cup hockey tournament at the Sector 42 stadium here Saturday.

Saturday, February 07, 2009 8:18:32 PM

Yuki Bhambri felicitated by tennis body, given cash award
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Junior Australian Open winner Yuki Bhambri was felicitated with a Rs.500,000 cheque by the All India Tennis Association (AITA) here Saturday.

Saturday, February 07, 2009 8:03:46 PM

Boxer Manjeet suspended for failing dope test
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Indian boxer Manjeet Singh has been suspended for two years after failing a dope test and his team mate Baljeet Singh's sample 'A' has also tested positive for a banned steroid, the Indian Boxing Federation (IBF) said Saturday.

Saturday, February 07, 2009 7:11:30 PM

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