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Somdev to be brand ambassador of Northeast Sports Festival
Agartala, Jan 12 (IANS) India's new tennis sensation Somdev Devvarman, who hails from the northeast, is likely to be the brand ambassador of the Northeast Sports Festival (NSF) beginning here Feb 4, officials said Monday.

Monday, January 12, 2009 5:13:22 PM

Somdev soars high with world ranking of 154
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman cleared 48 heads to reach a career-best singles ranking of 154 in latest Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) charts after a phenomenal week in Chennai Open where he became the first Indian to reach the final.

Monday, January 12, 2009 2:38:32 PM

Watch a diverse, yet united India - at National School Games
Chandigarh, Jan 12 (IANS) They may be staunch rivals on the field, but off it the cameraderie of 3,000 young players and 500 officials from across the country is ample evidence that the idea of India is alive and kicking.

Monday, January 12, 2009 1:09:33 PM

Americans Butorac, Ram win Chennai Open doubles title
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) Americans Rajeev Ram and Eric Butorac outplayed Swiss pair Jean-Claude Scherrer and Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3, 6-4, in the final to annex the doubles title in the $450,000 ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament, here Sunday.

Sunday, January 11, 2009 9:49:25 PM

Poor serve, missed chances proved costly: Somdev
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman blamed his poor service game and inability to convert the 10 breakpoints for his loss to third seeded Marin Cilic in the final of the $450,000 ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament here Sunday.

Sunday, January 11, 2009 9:06:05 PM

Young cricketer dies during game in Punjab
Ferozepur (Punjab), Jan 11 (IANS) A young cricketer died in this border town of Punjab Sunday after being hit by a ball during a match, doctors said.

Sunday, January 11, 2009 8:31:46 PM

Nine-year-old Shah beats GM Ibrayev Nurlan to create history
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Nine-year old Hetul Shah created history in the first round of the seventh Parsvnath International Open Chess tournament, defeating Grand Master Nurlan Ibrayev of Kazakhstan Sunday.

Sunday, January 11, 2009 8:17:52 PM

Cilic overpowers Somdev to clinch Chennai Open title
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) Third seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia won his second career ATP title when he overcame Indian wild card entry Somdev Devvarman 6-4, 7-6 (3) in the final of the $450,000 Chennai Open tennis tournament here Sunday.

Sunday, January 11, 2009 8:09:33 PM

Docu-feature on Ganguly to be screened at Eden Gardens Jan 18
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) In appreciation of Sourav Ganguly's contribution to cricket at the national and state levels, a docu-feature on him is to be screened at the Eden Gardens here Jan 18, the day the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) will felicitate the former India captain.

Saturday, January 10, 2009 10:11:37 PM

BCCI directive clears air on Duleep Trophy selection
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) The Indian cricket board has ruled that the national selector from a zone would chair meetings to pick Duleep Trophy teams even if there were two representatives from the zone at the meeting.

Saturday, January 10, 2009 9:17:06 PM

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