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Mumbai wins national school quiz on Olympics
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) A Mumbai-based school swept a national-level quiz on the Olympics Games - the Samsung Olympic Games Quest - billed as the biggest Olympic quiz for schoolchildren in a nail-biting contest in the capital Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 4:36:48 PM

Satyam launches inter-collegiate football tournament
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) In a major initiative to nurture the grass-root level and find new football talent, Satyam Computer Services is organising an inter-collegiate tournament featuring universities across India.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 4:35:10 PM

China to curb illegal Olympic broadcasts
Beijing, Aug 5 (DPA) China has set up a surveillance team which will monitor more than 200 websites round-the-clock to prevent illegal broadcast of Olympic events - a move it believes necessary in a country with a big piracy problem.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 2:09:54 PM

Jharkhand celebrates Dhoni's Khel Ratna
Ranchi, Aug 5 (IANS) It's celebration time in Jharkhand. News that local boy Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award has been greeted with jubilation across the state.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 11:48:40 AM

Father of modern Olympic spirit largely forgotten (Commentary)
The Beijing Olympics are almost here, but not many remember Pierre de Coubertin, the French baron who restored the Olympic Games in 1896.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 10:25:11 AM

Scientific training a need for sporting success: Olympic trainer
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) India's first certified Olympics trainer L. Subramanium feels that athletes who want to make it to the Olympic Games require a scientifically-based, balanced and systematic training programme to achieve optimal fitness.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 9:54:21 AM

Charlesworth blames SAI for quitting as technical advisor
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Australian Ric Charlesworth, who resigned as the technical advisor to Indian hockey after a turbulent period, blamed the Sports Authority for India (SAI) for his quiting the job.

Monday, August 04, 2008 10:29:57 PM

North Korea emerge Group B toppers; India to face Myanmar in semis
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) North Korea emerged as champions in Group B and moved into the semi-finals of the AFC Challenge Cup by defeating Myanmar 1-0 in their last group match at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium here Monday. Korea's win brought in some good news for India, who will now face Myanmar in the semi-finals here Thursday.

Monday, August 04, 2008 10:18:17 PM

Sipaeya lone bright spot on day one of New Delhi Challenger
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Sunil Kumar Sipaeya kept the Indian challenge alive on the first day of the $50,000 New Delhi Challenger as Ashutosh Singh and Yuki Bhambri faltered in the first round at the DLTA courts here Monday.

Monday, August 04, 2008 9:15:47 PM

Cricket selectors to meet Thursday to pick ODI team
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The selection committee to pick the ODI team for the Idea Cup in Sri Lanka and the Champions Trophy in Pakistan will meet in Mumbai Thursday.

Monday, August 04, 2008 7:55:08 PM

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