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Defending champions Tajikistan held by Turkemenistan
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Defending champions Tajikistan were forced to play a goalless game by Turkmenistan in the opening match of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Challenge Cup at the Gachibowli Stadium here Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 7:45:53 PM

Boxers feel they have it in them to win medals in Beijing
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Boxing is one discipline which the medal-starved country looking up to for that elusive metal. When five bravehearts land in Beijing, they know for sure that they are not there to fill numbers or return with the Olympian tag. They have a job at hand and they are confident that they are up to it.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 7:26:26 PM

Hockey ad-hoc panel to start brainstorming session
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The ad-hoc committee running hockey will start its series of brainstorming session Thursday, discussing with various stakeholders how to improve hockey. The committee is expected to pick a panel of ten coaches, including six for the senior team, who will look after the progress of the national team.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 5:11:53 PM

Lucknow table tennis players have a new coach - a robot
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Players at the Uttar Pradesh Table Tennis Academy (UPTTA) here in Lucknow are learning the skills of the game from a robot.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 2:51:03 PM

18,600 feet high mountain pass traversed by army expedition
Shimla, July 30 (IANS) An army expedition has traversed the Manirang Pass at a height of 18,600 feet in Himachal Pradesh after a gap of 10 years, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 1:36:41 PM

Dalmiya extends 'hand of friendship' to Indian cricket board
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) After his team's clean sweep in the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) elections, president Jagmohan Dalmiya has extended the 'hand of friendship' to his detractors ruling the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), saying the affiliate unit should not be made to suffer for personal rivalry.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 1:26:33 PM

Tough for India to win AFC Challenge Cup: Shyam Thapa
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Former India international Shyam Thapa is pained to see the falling standards of Indian football and does not think it has much of a chance at the AFC Challenge Cup that started here Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 10:52:20 AM

Dalmiya regains CAB president's post
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Jagmohan Dalmiya returned as cricket administrator after a 19-month hiatus, cruising to a 24-vote win over incumbent Prasun Mukherjee in the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) presidential elections here Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 11:16:36 PM

Dalmiya is back as CAB president
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Jagmohan Dalmiya is back as president of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB). The former president of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) defeated incumbent Prasun Mukherjee by 24 votes here Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 11:14:02 PM

Give sports its due place in academics, says Gill
Pune, July 29 (IANS) Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports M.S. Gill Tuesday pleaded for due place to sports in the academic system of the country.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 8:32:53 PM

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