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Indian boxers look to make a mark at the grandest stage (Preview)
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The stage looks set for the Indian boxers to create history at the London Olympics. With eight boxers qualifying for the mega event, India is fielding its largest boxing contingent at the Games.

Friday, July 27, 2012 5:18:44 PM

Saketh, Jeong in title round of ITF meet
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) Second seed Saketh Myneni of India took his appointed place in the final as he defeated compatriot and eighth-ranked Karunuday Singh 6-1, 6-3 in the Indian Oil Servo ITF Futures men's tennis tournament here Friday.

Friday, July 27, 2012 5:10:29 PM

Olympics: India on a medal count
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Though India have picked their biggest squad of 81 athletes for the Olympics, only a handful of them are expected to make the podium in london. All the potential medal winners worked really hard and, more importantly, they themselves make no secret of their ambition. India never had it so good.

Friday, July 27, 2012 4:34:29 PM

Full grid of Swift unlikely in National Championship
Coimbatore, July 27 (IANS) As the cars rev up their engines for the start of the second round of the 15th JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship here this weekend at the Kari Motor Speedway circuit, a full grid of upgraded Formula LGB Swift appears unlikely with nearly half of the 30 cars far from race readiness.

Friday, July 27, 2012 2:13:19 PM

Goa mulls law barring politicians from sports bodies
Panaji, July 26 (IANS) The Goa government could soon bring a law banning active politicians from heading sports associations, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Thursday said.

Thursday, July 26, 2012 10:38:30 PM

Nam shuts out Murugesan in tennis meet
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Hyun-Woo Nam of Korea outplayed top seed Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan 6-3, 6-1 to enter the semi-finals of the Indian Oil Servo ITF Futures Men's tennis tournament here Thursday.

Thursday, July 26, 2012 7:30:19 PM

Haryana announces cash awards for Olympic medallist
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Haryana government Thursday announced huge cash awards for its sportspersons if they win a medal in the 2012 London Games.

Thursday, July 26, 2012 7:28:49 PM

Nothing to lose at the Olympics: Jai Bhagwan
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A late bloomer in the world of boxing, Jai Bhagwan took rapid strides to get to the pinnacle of sport in the country. In his first appearance at the Olympics, the 27-year-old feels he has nothing to lose and will be under no pressure.

Thursday, July 26, 2012 4:58:20 PM

Footballer Ruud Gullit to visit Kolkata
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Legendary Dutch footballer Ruud Gullit will visit Kolkata July 28 for two days to attend the final match of a 'para' (community) tournament.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 9:08:12 PM

Never had plans to attend opening ceremony: Kalmadi
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) disgraced president Suresh Kalmadi said Wednesday that he had no intentions of attending the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Games slated for July 27.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 8:08:22 PM

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