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Weightlifting body hopes government will bail them out
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) With the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) refusing it financial help, the Weightlifting Federation of India (WFI) is now pinning its hopes on the sports ministry to pay the fine imposed by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), and enable its participation in the Commonwealth Games at home.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 8:54:08 PM

Fennel on two-day visit to monitor Games' progress
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) president Mike Fennell will begin a two-day visit here Wednesday to monitor the city's preparedness for the Oct 3-14 Games.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 8:38:06 PM

Weightlifting federation pinning hopes on sports ministry
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) With the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) refusing financial help, the Weightlifting Federation of India (WFI) is now pinning its hopes on the sports ministry to pay the fine imposed by the international body, FILA, and enable its participation in the Commonwealth Games at home.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 7:46:30 PM

No restrictions on celebrating festivals during Games
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) No restrictions have been imposed on organising religious events during the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games, parliament was told Tuesday

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 6:09:35 PM

Court allows women's hockey team to go to Argentina
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday allowed the Indian women's team of Hockey India to go to Argentina to participate in the Women's Hockey World Cup.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 5:07:34 PM

Sri Lanka board, Randiv apologise to Sehwag
Dambulla, Aug 17 (IANS) Indian opener Virender Sehwag Tuesday tweeted that Sri Lankan off-spinner Suraj Randiv had apologised to him for denying him a hundred in Monday night's ODI by deliberately bowling a no ball.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 2:32:00 PM

Afro-Aussie Diamondstar arrives for Mohun Bagan trials
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) Afro-Aussie central defender Okwy Okonkwo Diamondstar flew into the city Monday to try out for city soccer giants Mohun Bagan.

Monday, August 16, 2010 11:16:24 PM

Sehwag seals victory for India with bonus point
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Virender Sehwag was denied a well-deserved century, but the swashbuckling opener made sure that he took India home with four wickets in hand and a bonus point against Sri Lanka in the ODI tri-nation series here Monday.

Monday, August 16, 2010 10:25:07 PM

Indian TT squad leaves for China with eye on CWG glory
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) An Indian table tennis team is on its way to China for training-cum-competition ahead of the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games here.

Monday, August 16, 2010 9:45:00 PM

Games organisers rev up after PM's tough talk
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Two days after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called for 'single-minded' devotion to make the Commonwealth Games a grand success, the Organising Committee vowed to hold a 'great' event.

Monday, August 16, 2010 8:26:30 PM

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