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Haryana to honour Bindra, olympians at Bhiwani Saturday
Bhiwani/Chandigarh, Aug 27 (IANS) The Haryana government will honour Beijing Olympics shooting gold medal winner Abhinav Bindra and other Olympians at a function to be organised at Bhiwani Saturday (Aug 30).

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 7:44:21 PM

Cuban boxing coach Ferenandez to get another stint
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) After India's stupendous performance in boxing in the Beijing Olympics, the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) is all set to recommend Cuban coach B.I. Fernandez for another term.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 7:25:47 PM

Olympian Sushil Kumar asked to promote vegetarianism
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has asked Olympics bronze medallist Sushil Kumar, a brawny wrestler who shuns meat, to be their brand ambassador for promoting vegetarianism through their advertisement campaigns.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 3:38:55 PM

Haryana government, opposition cash in on bronze from Beijing
Bhiwani (Haryana), Aug 27 (IANS) From being knee-deep in rainwater to neck-deep in reward money and other material recognition, this town and its sportsmen are basking in the glory reflecting off the bronze from Beijing.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 1:42:52 PM

Anisha Padukone hits longest drive at golf tourney
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) Anisha Padukone, the younger sister of Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, won the honours for the longest drive in the silver division in the first round of the Indian Golf Union categorised Madras Ladies Golf championship here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 10:11:04 PM

Boxers say they got all help and facilities
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India's first-ever individual boxing medallist Vijender Singh made it clear that he and his teammates got all facilities from both the government agencies as well as the boxing federation in the run-up to the Beijing Games.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 8:01:50 PM

AIFF planning to take over three football stadiums
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) To build its own infrastructure, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has offered to take over three stadiums on lease.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 6:50:05 PM

Ten Sports to share cricket telecast with Doordarshan
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Broadcaster Ten Sports Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that it will share the feed of the India-Sri Lanka One-Day International (ODI) matches with public broadcaster Doordarshan.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 6:49:32 PM

Bapraula's wrestling hero gets huge welcome home
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Thousands of adoring fans from this village on the edge of the national capital came out on the streets Tuesday to give a rousing welcome to fellow villager and wrestling hero Sushil Kumar, who returned home with an Olympic bronze medal.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 2:17:39 PM

No medal, but Akhil Kumar is boxing icon
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Akhil Kumar sounded like a brash young man when he spoke up for his fellow-boxers demanding clearance of South African physio Matthew Heath for the Beijing Olympics. His argument was that when people with no chance of winning a medal could go with their entourage, why not the boxers who have the potential to do well.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 9:16:40 AM

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