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Sunil and his teamates won it for his father
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) When India forward S.V Sunil was informed of his father's death during the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament at Ipoh, his teammates wanted him to return home. But, like the true soldier that he is, he decided to stay back and do his national duty. It was a tough call and the young man from Coorg district of Karnataka, went on to inspire his team to win the cup for the fourth time.

Monday, April 13, 2009 6:10:46 PM

Sania jumps 11 places in doubles rankings
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Sania Mirza's good show in the doubles has catapulted her 11 places to the 59th position in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released Monday.

Monday, April 13, 2009 5:17:26 PM

A hockey victory to rejoice after gloom
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Indian hockey team's victory at Ipoh, jubilantly holding aloft the Azlan Shah Cup Sunday evening, is a cause for rejoicing as it has to been in the context of what has happened in the last three years.

Sunday, April 12, 2009 9:45:48 PM

Manju scores, keeps Mohun Bagan's title hopes alive
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) N.S. Manju struck in the last minute of injury time to keep Mohun Bagan afloat in the I-league championship race with a 2-1 victory over defending champions Dempo Sports Club, Goa, at Barasat near here Sunday.

Sunday, April 12, 2009 9:45:46 PM

AFI president and Congress leader Umrao Singh passes away
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Athletics Federation of India (AFI) president and veteran Congress leader Umrao Singh passed away in Jalandhar Sunday after a brief illness. He was 82 and is survived by his wife, a son and three daughters.

Sunday, April 12, 2009 8:50:46 PM

Chekrovolu, Jayalakshmi make the cut for World Cup
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Chekrovolu Swuro, who was out of the Indian archery team for almost a year, Sunday staged a remarkable return by securing a place in the women's recurve team for the World Cup Stage II and III.

Sunday, April 12, 2009 8:36:52 PM

Football administrator Nasir Ali dead
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Eminent football administrator and former player Syed Nasir Ali passed away here Sunday after a heart attack. He was 59 and is survived by wife, three sons and a daughter.

Sunday, April 12, 2009 4:33:21 PM

Archer Rao surprise inclusion in World Cup squad
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Sub-junior national runner-up Arjun Rao of Jharkhand was the surprise qualifier in the men's compound bow division to make it to the Indian team for the second and third World Cup meets.

Sunday, April 12, 2009 10:36:24 AM

Arjun Rao in national team for archery world cups
Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) Sub-junior national runner-up Arjun Rao of Jharkhand was the surprise qualifier in the men's compound bow division to make it to the Indian team for the second and third archery World Cups.

Saturday, April 11, 2009 10:32:11 PM

Emirates to be title sponsor of Kings XI Punjab
Mohali (Punjab), April 11 (IANS) Dubai-based international airline Emirates will be the title sponsor of Kings XI Punjab for the second season of the Twenty20 Indian Premier League (IPL) to held in South Africa, an official release said here Saturday.

Saturday, April 11, 2009 10:11:24 PM

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