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Rajya Sabha members accuse Gill of misinforming IOC
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Contradicting claims made by Sports Minister M.S.Gill, Rajya Sabha members Wednesday said they never asked the ministry to limit the tenures of the office bearers of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and the National Sports Federations (NSFs).

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 8:38:06 PM

Shroff, Bisht lone Indians in ITF juniors semis
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Indian wildcard Kyra Shroff brushed aside Natasha Palha 6-3, 6-1 and Ronit Bisht dispatched Hong Kong's Justin To 6-2,6-2 to enter the girls' and boys' semifinals in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) junior Grade II tournament at the DLTA complex here Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 7:14:54 PM

Indian women's hockey team held 2-2 by New Zealand
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team were held 2-2 by New Zealand in their third Test Match at the Kett Capital Hockey Stadium in Napier Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 7:06:11 PM

Fighting Prakash exits French Open qualifiers
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) US-born Indian Prakash Amritraj put up a spirited fight against Brazil's 17th-seeded Joao Souza before losing 6-4, 2-6, 6-8 in the first round of the French Open qualifiers in Paris.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 3:45:53 PM

Dikshit admits to concern, but says Games work progressing
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday admitted to some concern over completion of some projects for the Commonwealth Games, but maintained that efforts are being made to finish the event-related work on time.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 10:37:33 PM

Palha, Shroff in ITF girls' quarters
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) India's Natasha Palha fought back from a set down to beat fifth seed Chinese Lin Zhu 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 and entered the quarterfinals of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) girls' tournament at the DLTA complex here Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 8:20:34 PM

Hockey stadium at high-altitude Shilaroo inaugurated
Shilaroo, May 18 (IANS) The newly-constructed hockey stadium at the Sports Authority of India's high-altitude training centre was inaugurated by Sports Minister M.S.Gill Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 8:03:27 PM

IOA rejects ministry guidelines on tenure, age-limit
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Tuesday put up a brave front against the union sports ministry, rejecting its guidelines on tenure of office and age-limit for office-bearers of the national sports federations.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 7:53:40 PM

Maletin champion; Laxman bags Commonwealth Gold
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Grandmaster R.R. Laxman sprang a major surprise on Argentinean Grand Master Pablo Lafuente to bag the gold medal in the Commonwealth Chess Championship here Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 6:57:43 PM

BCCI slaps notices on six players for pub brawl
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Tuesday asked Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan, Ashish Nehra, Rohit Sharma, Piyush Chawla and Ravindra Jadeja to explain why action should not be taken against them for their alleged pub brawl during the World Twenty20 in the Caribbean.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 6:48:32 PM

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