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Maradona mania sweeps Kolkata
Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit -- his first to West Bengal after the Mumbai terror strikes - is set to recede to the background on popularity count, as Kolkatans brace up to give a rousing welcome to 'God of football' Diego Maradona during his two-day visit Saturday.

Friday, December 05, 2008 10:01:45 PM

England security expert Dickason to visit Mohali Monday
Mohali, Dec 5 (IANS) Reg Dickason, security advisor of England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) will hold a meeting with the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) offcials Monday.

Friday, December 05, 2008 8:58:32 PM

Jallandhar sports enthusiasts vent ire at 'non-sporting' events activities
Jalandhar, Dec 5 (IANS) Fed up with the main stadium in this Punjab city being given for days together for fairs and workshops, sports enthusiasts Friday decided to take matters into their hands and ransacked the stalls of an education fair.

Friday, December 05, 2008 8:12:58 PM

Apex court suspends bar on Commonwealth Village construction
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday froze a Delhi High Court ruling which ordered forming a panel headed by R.K. Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that won the Nobel Prize, to keep a tab on ecological compatibility of the Commonwealth Games Village's construction on the Yamuna river bed.

Friday, December 05, 2008 7:37:08 PM

Vikram-Abhijeet win nationals doubles, Sriram to meet Rajneet
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Sriram Balaji Narayanaswamy will meet top seed Ranjit Virali Murugesan in the singles final Saturday even as Vikram Reddy and Abhijeet Tiwari upset third seeds Mithun Murali and Vinod Sridhar 6-4, 6-7(2), 10-4 to clinch the doubles title in the DSCL men's tennis nationals at DLTA stadium here Friday.

Friday, December 05, 2008 7:23:22 PM

Apex court stalls Sharad Pawar's trial for perjury
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday halted the impending trial of Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar for lying to a court when he was president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to justify Jagmohan Dalmiya's ouster from the board in December 2006.

Friday, December 05, 2008 6:19:14 PM

Shamim keeps lead after third round at Tata Open golf
Jamshedpur, Dec 5 (IANS) Delhi golfer Shamim Khan kept his lead with a two-under 68 in the third round of the 6th TATA Open here Friday.

Friday, December 05, 2008 5:55:32 PM

Sriram to meet Ranjeet in DSCL tennis final
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Sriram Balaji Narayanswamy saved a match point to thwart a tough challenge from Aditya Madkekar 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-1 and set up a summit clash with top seed Ranjit Virali Murugesan, who sent an erring Kamala Kannan packing 6-1, 6-1 at the DLTA stadium here Friday.

Friday, December 05, 2008 4:55:17 PM

Indian badminton scaling new heights with Saina (Commentary)
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Indian badminton has been in the news since Saina Nehwal became the first shuttler to figure in an Olympic Games quarterfinal. Saina followed it up with good performances in the international circuit and the 18-year-old from Hyderabad was suitably rewarded as she cracked the top-10 of the world ranking in women's singles this week.

Friday, December 05, 2008 3:52:11 PM

Dempo beat SBT 3-0 in Federation Cup match
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) Dempo Sports club blanked State Bank of Travancore (SBT) 3-0 while Chirag United and Mumbai FC finished with a goalless draw in 30th Federation Cup final round group A league matches here Thursday.

Thursday, December 04, 2008 10:50:06 PM

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