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Yuvraj defends cricketers' opposition to WADA
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) With several sportsperson saying that they have faced no major difficulty in following World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) code, cricketer Yuvraj Singh has strongly defended his teammates' decision to reject the code.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009 7:39:45 PM

Time is running out for I-League clubs to fulfill AFC criteria
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The deadline to fulfill the Asian Football Federation (AFC) criteria to get a direct entry in the Asian Champions League is too close for the comfort of I-League clubs.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009 6:43:11 PM

Draw for six-team ONGC Nehru Cup Thursday
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The revival of the Nehru Cup in 2007 seems to have rejuvenated Indian football and the draw for the six-team 2009 edition will be made here Thursday.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009 5:37:45 PM

Sreesanth to train with Allan Donald
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) Fast bowler Sreesanth is hoping that a stint with former South African pacer Allan Donald can bring him back to national reckoning.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009 5:02:27 PM

England cricket chief asks supporters not to jeer at Ponting
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Giles Clarke, chairman of the England and the Wales Cricket Board (ECB), has said that he will plead with the fans not to jeer at Australian captain Ricky Ponting during the fourth Ashes Test at Headingly.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009 12:46:46 PM

Melbourne soccer heroes cry humiliation, return cheques to AIFF
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) Hurt and humiliated at a meagre grant of Rs.25,000 to each of them, the nine surviving members of India's 1956 Melbourne Olympics football squad that finished fourth in the quadrennial extravaganza, have decided to return the cheques to the All India Football Federation (AIFF).

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 9:51:10 PM

India qualify for world junior squash quarters
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Second seeded India expectedly qualified for the quarter-finals with a comfortable 3-0 win over France, their second in a row, in the 13th World Junior women's team squash championship here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 8:16:32 PM

Aircel to sponsor Chennai Open
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Aircel, the leading telecom player in Tamil Nadu, has come to the rescue of ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament by signing a two-year sponsorship deal with the Tamil Nadu Tennis Association (TNTA) to the tune of Rs.50 million.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 8:08:59 PM

CWG village to be ready by March 31: sports ministry
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) India's junior sports minister Pratik Prakashbapu Patil said Tuesday that 56 percent of construction of the Commonwealth Games Village has been completed and the complex will be ready by March next year.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 7:18:57 PM

Baljit leaves for US for post-operative treatment
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) India's hockey goalkeeper Baljit Singh, whose right eye was operated after being hit by a golf ball in a practice session, is flying to the United States for post-operative treatment at John Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 7:09:07 PM

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