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Rs. 14.40 crore spent on shooters'' Olympics preparations
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The union sports ministry has so far spent Rs.14.40 crore on the training and foreign exposure of shooters under Operation Excellence for London Olympics 2012 (OPEX 2012).

Wednesday, February 01, 2012 3:02:14 PM

Will Indian women''s cricket team get its first Keralite?
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 1 (IANS) Her chances of making it to the national side are a bright 75 percent but leg-spinner Asha Joy''s family is leaving nothing to chance and cajoling the gods to give the Indian women''s cricket team its first player from Kerala.

Wednesday, February 01, 2012 1:11:03 PM

Unceremoniously dropped, Climax retires from international football
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) India captain Climax Lawrence, who led the team to the SAFF Cup title in December, retired from international football Tuesday after being unceremoniously dropped by coach Savio Medeira from the 30-probables for the AFC Challenge Cup in March.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 8:29:47 PM

Rs.4.63 crore spent on Olympic preparation for badminton
Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) The union sports ministry has so far spent Rs.4.63 crore on the Olympic preparation of badminton players under Operation Excellence for 2012 London Games.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 8:19:56 PM

Relegation-threatened Mumbai FC face Dempo
Pune, Jan 31 (IANS) In their bid to escape relegation, Mumbai FC have a tough task at hand as they face leaders Dempo in the 18th round of the I-League encounter at the Balewadi Sports Complex ground here Wednesday.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 7:55:16 PM

Prayag United stun East Bengal in I-League
Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) A last minute goal from Kayne Vincent helped Prayag United beat East Bengal 1-0 at the Salt Lake Stadium here Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 7:43:56 PM

Lakra to lead women''s hockey team in Olympic qualifiers
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Asunta Lakra will be leading the 18-member India team for the women''s hockey 2012 Olympic qualifier tournament at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Feb 18-26.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 7:43:46 PM

Mehta sparkles with 134 break at National snooker
Pune, Jan 31 (IANS) Defending champion Aditya Mehta (PSPB) recorded a break of 134 on the second day of the 78th National Snooker Championship here Tuesday as he lined up for a berth in the knock-out stage with a second consecutive win.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 7:38:07 PM

Resurgent Sporting Clube gear up for Pune FC in I-League
Margao, Jan 31 (IANS) Sporting Clube de Goa have been forced to reshuffle most of their side as they gear up for a rejuvenated Pune FC in the 18th round of the I-League at the Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, here Wednesday.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 7:36:26 PM

Hockey squad picked on performance not reputation: Nobbs
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) India hockey coach Michael Nobbs Tuesday said a national team cannot be picked on sentiment and reputation but on current form, making it amply clear that the 18-member squad for the 2012 Olympic qualifiers was chosen on the basis of performance in the Test series against South Africa.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 6:36:36 PM

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