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Girls see way out of ghetto through cricket
Chandigarh, Sep 17 (IANS) Sports has been a way out of ghetto all over the world. Now a group of girls in a Chandigarh slum are using the same route.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 10:15:50 AM

Corporates must pump money into sport at grassroots level (Comment)
See what an Olympic medal can do for you. If it happens to be a gold medal it can even fetch you a doctorate from a university as it happened in the case of Abhinav Bindra in Chennai. Till only the other day the media didn't think it worth its while talking to boxers or wrestlers. The Beijing bronze medals have changed all that. Now Vijender Singh and Sushil Kumar are much sought after by camerapersons and reporters. Even those who didn't win a medal, Akhil Kumar for one, are receiving flattering attention.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 9:53:16 AM

Australia A beat India A by 79 runs
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Luke Ronchi and Shaun Tait shrugged off their bad start on the tour to steer Australia A to a comfortable 79-run victory over India A in the triangular cricket series at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 11:00:54 PM

ICL launches Dhaka Warriors with 13 Bangladeshi cricketers
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Indian Cricket League Tuesday unveiled its new team for the season -- Dhaka Warriors comprising 13 Bangladeshi cricketers, including the six who announced their retirement to join the rebel group.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 10:25:11 PM

Jeev to cut down on tournaments
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) India's top golfer, Jeev Milkha Singh will cut down on the number of tournaments to extend his rule on the greens for another ten years.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 10:22:12 PM

Kapil lashes out at BCCI
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Former India captain and now chairman of the Indian Cricket League (ICL) Kapil Dev Tuesday lashed out at Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for victimising its players and not paying their dues.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 9:35:39 PM

Kirsten gets Arthur's support on Kumble comments
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) South African coach Mickey Arthur took a dig at the Indian media for misconstruing Gary Kirsten's remarks over Anil Kumble. Arthur said Kirsten's remarks were made keeping in mind the future of Indian cricket and not with the intention to criticise Kumble's captaincy.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 9:34:03 PM

ICL unveils six Bangladesh cricketers for the new season
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Indian Cricket League (ICL) Tuesday unveiled six Bangladeshi cricketers who announced their retirement and will represent a new team Dhaka Warriors in the league's coming season.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 9:31:03 PM

M K Kaushik back as India hockey coach
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Maharaj Krishan Kaushik will be back as India's hockey coach ten years after he piloted the team to Asian Games gold medal at the 1998 Bangkok Asian Games. His name was finalised at the selection committee meeting of the ad hoc committee set up by the Indian Olympic Association here Tuesday. He will be in charge of the team till the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games in China.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 8:57:25 PM

Commonwealth Games: Two foreign badminton coaches named
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Sports Ministry has named two foreign and eight Indian coaches for badminton under their scheme 'Preparation of Indian Teams for Commonwealth Games, 2010'.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 8:49:45 PM

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