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Politicians vie with each other to honour Haryana Olympians
Chandigarh, Aug 28 (IANS) Politicians in Haryana are trying to outdo each other in honouring sportspersons from the state who performed well in the Beijing Olympics.

Thursday, August 28, 2008 6:49:18 PM

Boxing is my identity: Vijender
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Vijender Singh's life has taken a starry turn since he won the bronze medal in Beijing Olympics. With looks that can give top models a run for their money, Vijender is suddenly the new fascination of Indian media. The reticent Bhiwani boxer, though, says that he is rooted to the ground and the hype around him will never change him.

Thursday, August 28, 2008 5:34:00 PM

Ahmedabad stadium to host ICL matches
Ahmedabad, Aug 27 (IANS) The Sardar Patel Stadium in the heart of the city will host some of the 42 Indian Cricket League (ICL) matches in the new season commencing Oct 10.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 10:46:24 PM

Bhiwani goes all out to welcome its boxing heroes
Bhiwani (Haryana), Aug 27 (IANS) Bhiwani's newest heroes - boxers Vijender Kumar, Akhil Kumar and Jitender Kumar - raised quite a storm in this small town Wednesday evening as they arrived to a tumultuous welcome from hundreds of people pouring out onto the streets to greet them.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 8:22:25 PM

Gill calls Annual General Meeting of his IHF
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Susperseded Indian Hockey Federation president K.P.S Gill continues to cause pinpricks to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA). Now he has called the annual general meeting of the dissolved body next month.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 8:08:04 PM

Boxers face high risk of injuries: Physio Matthews
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) South African physiotherapist Heath Matthews, who was included in India's Olympic contingent after a demand from the boxers, says owing to the lack of world class facilities here the highly talented Indian pugilists get exposed to a high risk of injuries.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 8:02:57 PM

Rafick Ali, Lehal share lead in Tamil Nadu Open golf
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) Rafick Ali Mollah and A.S. Lehal shot rounds of five-under 65 each to be the joint leaders on the opening day of the Tamil Nadu Open Golf Championship at the par-70 Madras Gymkhana Club course, here Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 7:46:13 PM

Delhi girl Lavery takes lead in Madras Ladies golf
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) Lavery Kumar, schoolgirl from Delhi, continued her good run to take a four-stroke lead in both Gross and Nett categories of Gold Division in the Indian Golf Union (IGU) sanctioned Madras Ladies Golf Championship here Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 7:45:50 PM

Haryana to honour Bindra, olympians at Bhiwani Saturday
Bhiwani/Chandigarh, Aug 27 (IANS) The Haryana government will honour Beijing Olympics shooting gold medal winner Abhinav Bindra and other Olympians at a function to be organised at Bhiwani Saturday (Aug 30).

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 7:44:21 PM

Cuban boxing coach Ferenandez to get another stint
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) After India's stupendous performance in boxing in the Beijing Olympics, the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) is all set to recommend Cuban coach B.I. Fernandez for another term.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 7:25:47 PM

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