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Sans Dhoni, India look to take lead in series
Cuttack, Dec 20 (IANS) Sans captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India will be looking to forget their Nagpur peformance when they take on Sri Lanka in the third One-Day International at the Barabati Stadium here Monday.

Sunday, December 20, 2009 7:36:52 PM

I am nervous about Commonwealth Games: Delhi CM
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Sunday admitted to being nervous about preparations for the Commonwealth Games scheduled to take place in the capital Oct 3-14 next year.

Sunday, December 20, 2009 5:08:21 PM

Advani brings cheer to Indian cue sport
Chennai, Dec 20 (IANS) The rising performance graph of Pankaj Advani in billiards highlighted the country's cue sport scene in 2009. The titles that he won in the Asian and world professional championships confirmed his status as the best billiards player at the moment on the planet.

Sunday, December 20, 2009 4:44:36 PM

AIFF's stand forces states to drop overage players
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) After allegations of age fudging in the zonal rounds of the under-16 National Football Championship for the Coca Cola Mir Iqbal Hussain Trophy, some states have surprisingly changed players in their team for the ongoing final round.

Sunday, December 20, 2009 4:38:54 PM

No champagne spraying or rewards for India's first Test winners
Kolkata, Dec 20 (IANS) Indian cricketers had celebrated their first ever victory in Test cricket 57 years ago merely by patting each other on the back. No popping of champagne corks or hike in their emoluments. The cricket board then, in fact, did not even have money to lodge the players in hotels during Test matches.

Sunday, December 20, 2009 4:20:37 PM

Nervous about CWG preparations, admits Dikshit
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Sunday admitted to being nervous about preparations for the Commonwealth Games (CWG) scheduled to take place in the capital next year.

Sunday, December 20, 2009 4:02:20 PM

Book on four old men looking for perfect birdie
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) It is the season of birdies, eagles and avoiding the woods! No, this has nothing to do with the misadventures of a celebrity player, but is about the debut novel of a veteran golfer who uses the landmark Delhi Golf Club as his muse.

Sunday, December 20, 2009 10:50:36 AM

Nineteen GMs, ten WGMs in 16th Asian team chess championship
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) As many as 19 Grand Masters and 10 Women's Grand Masters are among the 100-odd players taking part in the $5,000 16th Asian team chess championships that begin here Sunday, though defending champions China will be missing.

Saturday, December 19, 2009 11:36:40 PM

Ghosal, Harinder in final of squash championship
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Saurav Ghosal and Harinder Pal Singh, both representing Tamil Nadu, reached the Open final with contrasting victories in the Senior National Squash Championships at the Delhi Gymkhana here Saturday.

Saturday, December 19, 2009 11:34:24 PM

Manudev wins snooker championship opener
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) Qualifier I.H. Manudev of Karnataka, the 35-year old former junior national champion, pulled off a fine 4-3 win against Siddharth Rao of Tamil Nadu in the opening Group A league match of the Rs 5.2 lakh VIP Matrix All-India invitational snooker tournament here Saturday.

Saturday, December 19, 2009 10:57:49 PM

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