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Shyamsundar, Phung win Asian junior chess
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) International Master Shyamsundar of India and WFM Vo Thi Kim Phung of Vietnam won the boys and girls titles, respectively, in the Asian junior chess championship, here Wednesday. Both Shyamsundar and Phung won the gold medals after the tie-break was employed.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 8:00:17 PM

Two Pakistani athletes fail dope test
Karachi, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan's preparations for the Commonwealth Games received a blow Wednesday when it was revealed that two of their top female sprinters are facing a ban after failing dope tests.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 7:46:38 PM

IOC brokers truce between IOA, sports ministry
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) appears to have brokered a truce between Indian sports federations and the sports ministry on the functioning of the sports bodies.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 7:35:44 PM

Watch World Cup, but take precautions: Docs to fans
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) As the country's soccer crazy fans get hooked to the FIFA World Cup, medical practitioners have cautioned that a balanced diet and adequate sleep are a must to cope with the rigours of the late night schedule of the globe's biggest gala.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 4:37:31 PM

Indian women cricketers need to play more matches: Mithali
Agra, June 23 (IANS) Former India captain and Arjuna awardee Mithali Raj has said the growth of women's cricket in India has been quite slow in the absence of opportunities to play more matches.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 4:36:24 PM

Sachin an honorary IAF group captain?
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) may grant the honorary rank of group captain to batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar in recognition of the laurels he has brought to the country, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 4:20:46 PM

India-Pakistan border on alert for Queen's Baton Relay
Attari (Punjab), June 23 (IANS) Indian border guards with Pakistan have been put on maximum alert as India prepares to welcome the Queen's Baton Relay Friday for the Commonwealth Games in October.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 3:40:34 PM

Games Factfile (To go with 100 days countdown)
Dates - Oct 3-14

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 2:35:05 PM

100 days left, Delhi gets its act together for Commonwealth Games
(Attn Editors: The 100-day countdown for the 19th Commonwealth Games in New Delhi begins Thursday. With this overall story, IANS begins a curtainraiser series for the Games looking at various aspects of its preparation, from infrastructure and security, to traffic, environment and of course the sports, including the individual disciplines and their facilties).

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 2:22:57 PM

Wagah border on high alert for Queen's Baton Relay
Attari (Punjab), June 23 (IANS) Indian border guards at the Wagah border with Pakistan have been put on maximum alert as India prepares to welcome the Queen's Baton Relay on Friday for the Commonwealth Games (CWG) in October.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 11:38:38 AM

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