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India-Sports: Milestones 2008 (with Sports Yearender-10)
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Timeline of India's sporting achievements in 2008:

Friday, December 26, 2008 1:17:13 PM

Watershed year for Indian sports (Yearender-10)
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) India's performance at the Beijing Olympics should inspire all those connected with Indian sport. Shooter Abhinav Bindra, boxer Vijender Singh and wrester Sushil Kumar exemplified what self-belief can do to sport in India. They all and a few other boxers and shuttler Saina Nehwal, who even if they have not been able to win medals, made the country proud.

Friday, December 26, 2008 1:14:37 PM

A sporting event with a difference
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) It was an event which showed that an organ transplant is no handicap for taking part in sports.

Friday, December 26, 2008 11:56:28 AM

Lahiri in lead at BILT Open golf
Greater Noida, Dec 25 (IANS) Anirban Lahiri set the pace on day one of the BILT Open golf with a magnificent bogey-free seven under 65 at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort here Thursday.

Thursday, December 25, 2008 7:35:55 PM

Kruttika inching close to National Women Chess title
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Kruttika Nadig recorded a resounding victory against Asian Junior Champion Mary Ann Gomes in the eighth round of 35th Parsvnath National Women Chess Championship to move closer to the title Thursday.

Thursday, December 25, 2008 7:17:33 PM

Cricket glories in year of Indian Premier League (Yearender - 7)
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) After the conquest of Perth and the unveiling of the Indian Premier League (IPL), cricket also endured the painful aftermath of the Mumbai terror attacks in an eventful 2008. It was a year when Sachin Tendulkar added yet another feather to his cap, surpassing Brian Lara's 11,953 Test runs to become the highest scorer in world cricket.

Thursday, December 25, 2008 3:06:10 PM

Subhas Bhowmick returns as East Bengal coach
Kolkata, Dec 24 (IANS) Subhas Bhowmick Wednesday returned as coach of East Bengal replacing Stanley Rozario, who was sacked after the club bowed out of the Federation Cup in the semi-final stage.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 8:39:20 PM

Indian representation over in women's ITF
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Ankita Bhambri fought hard but failed to clear the second hurdle and so did Shikha Uberoi and Poojashree Venkatesh to end India's fight in the $50,000 women's ITF tournament at the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association (DLTA) stadium here Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 8:14:59 PM

Rawat to lead Delhi in under-14 national football
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Defender Gaurav Rawat will lead a 20-member Delhi team for the 45th Junior National Football Championship for the Dr. B.C. Roy Trophy in Bhilai.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 7:47:54 PM

England team leaves for Dubai
Chandigarh, Dec 23 (IANS) The England Test squad left here Tuesday night on a chartered plane for Dubai from where the team will board a direct flight to England.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 10:55:33 PM

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