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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

Dhoni awarded Khel Ratna
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) India's cricket ODI captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

Monday, August 04, 2008 5:56:05 PM

Rathore to be the flagbearer for India in Olympics
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Athens Olympics silver medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore will be the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent in the Beijing Olympics starting

Monday, August 04, 2008 5:07:44 PM

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