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Soccer enthusiast Meghalaya lawmaker contributes to stadium makeover
Shillong, June 17 (IANS) Taking potshots at a 'poor' Meghalaya government for saying it does not have funds to improve a football ground to host the I-League football matches here, an opposition leader said thousands of fans of Shillong Lajong club would contribute to do that instead.

Friday, June 17, 2011 10:55:21 PM

Training without Bhaichung feels different: Chettri
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) India striker Sunil Chettri said he was missing former captain Bhaichung Bhutia during the national team's practice session for the World Cup football qualifiers at the Ambedkar Stadium here Friday.

Friday, June 17, 2011 10:47:32 PM

BCCI, Tendulkar want UDRS to be accurate
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Indian cricket board and batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar feel that the Umpires Decision Review System (UDRS) should be made accurate with Snickometer and Hot Spot technology.

Friday, June 17, 2011 8:21:04 PM

Hockey Olympian Topno delighted with Jharkhand's skills and gumption
Bhopal, June 17 (IANS) Olympian Manohar Topno is delighted to see his young Jharkhand team show skills and gumption in knocking out 20 times champions Railways in the National Hockey Championship.

Friday, June 17, 2011 7:53:11 PM

Indian challenge over with Prerna losing tamely
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Eighth-seeded Indian Prerna Bhambri proved no match for unseeded Yang Zhaoxuan of China, going down 1-6, 1-6 in the singles semifinals of the $10,000 ITF women's tennis tournament at the DLTA complex here Friday.

Friday, June 17, 2011 7:29:21 PM

Hockey Olympian Topno inspires Jharkhand to defy odds
Bhopal, June 17 (IANS) Olympian Manohar Topno has every reason to be delighted. After all, he inspired Jharkhand to enter the semifinals of the National Hockey Championship Thursday, defeating 20 times champions Railways and defying all odds.

Friday, June 17, 2011 5:39:14 PM

Indian Open Golf is back on Asian tour schedule
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Indian Open, the flagship golf event in India, will make its return for the 48th edition scheduled for Oct 13-16 and will carry an enhanced purse of $1.5 million.

Friday, June 17, 2011 5:16:37 PM

Chikka rallies in final round; wins individual, team Inter-state golf titles
Coimbatore, June 17 (IANS) S. Chikkarangappa added yet another feather to his well adorned cap with a fine one-under 71 on the final day Friday as he overhauled overnight leader and Asian Games silver medallist Abhijit Chadha to win the individual honours in the IGU-sanctioned Inter-State Golf championships here.

Friday, June 17, 2011 5:05:42 PM

Hockey Nationals: Karnataka have to raise their game against Punjab
Bhopal, June 17 (IANS) Karnataka will have to raise their game when they face Punjab in the semi-final of the senior National Hockey Championships here Saturday.

Friday, June 17, 2011 5:04:13 PM

Top hockey talent pool drying up: Former captain Dilip Tirkey
Bhopal, June 17 (IANS) A year ago Dilip Tirkey announced his retirement from the hockey field. Today he is is here as a government nominee on the national selection committee to tap the talent pool in the country and feels sad it is 'drying up' at the top.

Friday, June 17, 2011 3:42:22 PM

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