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NBA to hold first-ever event in India
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) An unprecedented sporting extravaganza awaits the country's basketball enthusiasts as some of the game's star players from the United States and other international teams will touchdown in India for the National Basketball Association's (NBA) first ever event here July 3-6.

Wednesday, June 04, 2008 4:43:53 PM

Hockey stars to auction jerseys to raise money
Chandigarh, June 4 (IANS) Some of India's top hockey players are auctioning their jerseys in a desperate bid to raise money for an annual hockey tournament that is starved of funds.

Wednesday, June 04, 2008 2:24:38 PM

Delhi signs pact for Commonwealth Games
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Commonwealth Games 2010 hosts Delhi Tuesday entered into an agreement for strategic alliance with the past hosts of the event - Melbourne.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008 9:44:22 PM

Santosh Trophy: Punjab play Services Thursday
Srinagar, June 3 (IANS) Defending champions Punjab will begin their quarterfinal league campaign in the 62nd Santosh Trophy football tournament being played here with a match Thursday against Services.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008 8:48:45 PM

BCCI to honour 1983 World Cup heroes in style
Bangalore, June 3 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will honour the victorious Indian team of 1983 World Cup to mark the 25th anniversary of a historic win scripted by Kapil Dev and his 'Devils'.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008 8:47:12 PM

Khanna persuades Paes and Bhupathi to play in Olympics
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) All India Tennis Association (AITA) secretary-general Anil Khanna has brokered peace between Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes and persuaded them to team up for the Beijing Olympics.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008 7:27:13 PM

Daredevils to play in Dubai and England
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Close on the heels of Shane Warne's plans to take Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Rajasthan Royals to his state Victoria, Australia, for friendly matches, Virender Sehwag is taking Delhi Daredevils on a similar jaunt to Dubai and England.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008 6:48:36 PM

Force India eyes podium finish in Montreal
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Force India is banking on Adrian Sutil's new-found confidence and Giancarlo Fisichella's cracking record at Montreal to seal their first podium finish in the seventh race of the Formula One season Sunday.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008 5:38:14 PM

Leander and Mahesh to pair at Olympics
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The warring Indian tennis players Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi have decided to keep aside their differences and team up for the doubles event at the Beijing Olympics in August.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008 3:25:43 PM

Sports schedule for June 3, 2008
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Following is the sports schedule for June 3, 2008:

Tuesday, June 03, 2008 10:52:17 AM

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