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Dhoni gets Khel Ratna, 11 receive Arjuna Award
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni was conferred the nation's highest sporting honour Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna while eleven sportspersons received the Arjuna award from President Pratibha Patil at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here Friday.

Friday, August 29, 2008 10:22:53 PM

Rescheduling of Champions Trophy good for Pakistan: Akram
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Former Pakistani captain Wasim Akram said here Friday that the rescheduling of the Champions Trophy was probably the right thing, considering the current political turmoil in his country.

Friday, August 29, 2008 9:24:27 PM

Arjuna awards and Khel Ratna conferred by president
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) India's one-day cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was Friday conferred with the nation's highest sporting honour - Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award - by President Pratibha Patil for his outstanding performance in cricket since making his debut in 2004.

Friday, August 29, 2008 9:13:48 PM

Mahindra, Churchill have it easy in Durand
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Defending champions Churchill Brothers and runners-up Mahindra United won their opening Durand Cup quarter-final league games convincingly here Friday.

Friday, August 29, 2008 8:55:40 PM

I-League football to start from Sept 26
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The second edition of the I-League football tournament will start from Sep 26, it was decided by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) here Friday.

Friday, August 29, 2008 8:13:48 PM

Mukesh Kumar poised to win in Chennai
Chennai, Aug 29 (IANS) Mukesh Kumar is closing in on his fourth win in the 2007-08 Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) season. His awesome six under 64 in round three of the Tamil Nadu Open Golf Championship here Friday helped him establish a mammoth eight-stroke lead going into the final round.

Friday, August 29, 2008 7:10:48 PM

Bindra hopeful India will bag more medals at London Olympics
Bhopal, Aug 29 (IANS) Gold medallist at the Beijing Games Abhinav Bindra, who arrived here to a tumultuous welcome Friday, expressed the hope that India would win more medals in the London Olympics 2012, as people of the country have begun to take interest in sports other than cricket.

Friday, August 29, 2008 6:46:49 PM

Pune gears up for two-day international robotic competition
Mumbai/Pune, Aug 29 (IANS) Pune gears up to see robots co-ordinate as a team as they form a pyramid to enact a high-tech 'dahi handi' (taking butter from a pot hanging high above) sequence at the two-day 7th ABU International Robocon Competition Saturday.

Friday, August 29, 2008 3:14:21 PM

Swiss football club to feature in Subroto Cup
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) In an attempt to lend an European touch to the prestigious Subroto Cup junior football tournament, the organisers have invited Swiss club FC Kushnat to play exhibition matches during the tournament starting Tuesday.

Friday, August 29, 2008 1:48:31 PM

Raid de Himalaya motor rally from Oct 2
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) The 10th edition of Raid de Himalaya, a motor rally organised by the Himalayan Motorsport Association, will start from Himachal Pradesh Oct 2, a senior official said Friday.

Friday, August 29, 2008 1:23:40 PM

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