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Sports minister calls HI-IHF meeting July 25
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken said Wednesday that he has called Hockey India (HI) and Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) for a meeting on July 25 in a attempt to merge the two bodies and form a unified governing body for the national sport.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 9:16:01 PM

Varsha, Dhuvaj bag national titles in cue sports
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) Bangalore schoolgirl Varsha Sanjeev Wednesday completed a fine double by adding the snooker title to the billiards crown that she had won earlier while Gujarat's Dhuvaj Haria won the boys billiards event in the national sub-junior championship here.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 9:03:38 PM

Malaysian Open squash: Pallikal goes down fighting in round one
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India's Dipika Pallikal lost a closely fought first round match to higher-ranked Kasey Brown of Australia to bow out of the $60,000 Malaysian Open squash in Kuala Lumpur Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 8:59:12 PM

Sports ministry de-merges NIS Patiala from SAI
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The sports ministry Tuesday de-merged the National Institute of Sports (NIS) from its parent body the Sports Authority of India (SAI) after six of the eight athletes training at the premier institute in Patiala flunked dope tests.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 7:28:02 PM

India cannot ask for a greater occasion to stamp their authority (Comment)
India are No.1 Test nation for over a year now. This is undisputed, and so is that India are the World Champions in the limited-overs cricket. Yet, there are murmurs that India will have to win a series in Australia and South Africa to be truly called world champions. Before that India will have to overcome England in the four-Test series, starting at Lord's Thursday.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 7:24:32 PM

Asian Junior TT: Indian boys off to a winning start
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India defeated Thailand 3-0 in the under-18 boys category while the under-15 team got the better of fancied Japan 3-1 in the group stages of the Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships that got underway at the Thyagaraj Stadium here Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 5:19:19 PM

Bhaichung, Renedy among 32 probables for Pakistan friendlies
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia is among the 32 probables for the three international football friendlies against Pakistan in England next month.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 4:32:33 PM

Blackburn Rovers postpone India trip following Mumbai blasts
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) English Premier League club Blackburn Rovers Tuesday postponed to October their planned trip to India, for a friendly against Pune FC, following last week's bomb blasts in Mumbai that claimed 20 lives.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 11:14:03 PM

Asian Junior TT: Boys team carries medal hopes
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) India's best chance of a medal in the 17th Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships, starting at the Thyagaraj Stadium here Wednesday will be in the junior boys team category (U-18) while China and Japan will be expected to lap up the maximum honours.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 8:31:13 PM

Varsha Sanjeev bags national billiards title
Chennai, July 19 (IANS) Varsha Sanjeev of Karnataka, ranked No.3 last year, fared far better this time as she won the sub-junior girls billiards title in the National Championship here Tuesday, defeating Keerath Bhandal of Delhi 102-96.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 7:28:05 PM

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