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Tough for India to win AFC Challenge Cup: Shyam Thapa
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Former India international Shyam Thapa is pained to see the falling standards of Indian football and does not think it has much of a chance at the AFC Challenge Cup that started here Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 10:52:20 AM

Dalmiya regains CAB president's post
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Jagmohan Dalmiya returned as cricket administrator after a 19-month hiatus, cruising to a 24-vote win over incumbent Prasun Mukherjee in the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) presidential elections here Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 11:16:36 PM

Dalmiya is back as CAB president
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Jagmohan Dalmiya is back as president of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB). The former president of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) defeated incumbent Prasun Mukherjee by 24 votes here Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 11:14:02 PM

Give sports its due place in academics, says Gill
Pune, July 29 (IANS) Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports M.S. Gill Tuesday pleaded for due place to sports in the academic system of the country.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 8:32:53 PM

Jeev rises to 66th in world rankings
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh's win at the Nagashima Shegio Invitational Sega Sammy Cup 2008 helped him move up nine places to 66 in the Official World Golf Rankings.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 8:28:10 PM

Haryana doubles prize money for Olympic medal winners
Chandigarh, July 29 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Tuesday announced that the award money for medal winners from the state in the Beijing Olympic games would be doubled.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 7:36:04 PM

Houghton unhappy with schedule and practice ground
Hyderabad, July 29 (IANS) India's chief football coach Bob Houghton blasted the organisers of the AFC Challenge Cup for the cramped schedule and poor practice facilities and said these irritants can have an effect on the performance of the players.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 7:16:35 PM

India are without injured Gawli and Dias for first match: AFC Cup Preview)
Hyderabad, June 29 (IANS) Under coach Bob Houghton India won the Nehru Cup and lost the SAFF Cup. Now he has the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Challenge Cup to prove that Indian football has the potential to go through the rigours of a uch tougher international tournament.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 6:23:55 PM

Sporting beat Bagan to become leaders
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Mohammedan Sporting snatched the leader's tag from Mohun Bagan with a 2-1 victory in the Indian Football Association (IFA)-Sahara Calcutta Football League here Monday.

Monday, July 28, 2008 9:19:45 PM

I don't contest election to lose: Dalmiya
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) History favours incumbent Prasun Mukherjee, but challenger Jagmohan Dalmiya is banking on an anti-establishment swing as the two battle it out in the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) presidential election here Tuesday.

Monday, July 28, 2008 7:38:21 PM

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