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Marathon kid Budhia spends hours in hospital after injury
Bhubaneswar, Feb 22 (IANS) Six-year-old marathoner Budhia Singh spent more than 12 hours in a hospital after sustaining a minor head injury while playing a cricket match with friends at a sports hostel complex here, officials said Friday.

Friday, February 22, 2008 2:49:30 PM

Other sports cry for funds as cricketers prosper
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) The mega-million bucks that were shelled out for cricketers at Wednesday's Indian Premier League (IPL) auction has led players in other sports to seek at least a small fraction of the funds.

Friday, February 22, 2008 11:37:01 AM

IPL fines Jaipur franchisee for underspending
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) governing council has penalised the Jaipur franchise for not meeting the mandatory minimum amount set for buying players at Wednesday's gala auction of cricketers.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 9:09:03 PM

Cricketers' auction a national shame: Sharad Yadav
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Janata Dal (United) president Sharad Yadav Thursday described the auctioning of cricket players by the Indian Premier League (IPL) as a national shame.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 9:06:11 PM

Moolah on offer might distract young Ishant, feels coach
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Ishant Sharma might have left big stars behind in bagging a whopping $950,000 at the Indian Premier League auction but his coach believes it might be a case of too much coming too soon in the youngster's life and fears the burden of billion expectations could put him under huge pressure.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 8:14:30 PM

Randhawa in pole position, Dinesh and Gaganjeet in top-10
Noida, (India), Feb 21 (IANS) Jyoti Randhawa thought his second round was 'average', but it was still good enough to fetch him a share of the lead at the halfway stage of the $400,000 SAIL Open golf championship at the Jaypee Greens Thursday.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 8:12:05 PM

BCCI to share $718 mn with other boards
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Indian board will share with the other Test-playing countries, and possibly the International Cricket Council (ICC), the $718 million it has earned through the auction of eight Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises, a top official said Thursday.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 7:53:15 PM

'Are they slaves that they have to be bought and sold?'
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Cricket fans across India are excited by the glamour and buzz created by the unprecedented players' auction for the professional league but wonder about its impact on the traditional forms of the game, particularly Test cricket.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 7:52:25 PM

BCCI should improve domestic cricket: Kapil
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Former cricketers are apprehensive about the impact of the multi-million-dollar Indian Premier League (IPL) on the game's future and the already neglected domestic cricket.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 5:47:01 PM

Undaunted by IPL, ICL to stage its next edition next month
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Refusing to be overawed or threatened by the money-splurging Indian Premier League (IPL), the breakaway Indian Cricket League (ICL) said Thursday it will stage an extravaganza in Delhi, Chandigarh and Hyderabad next month, possibly adding more teams.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 5:46:19 PM

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