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Mahindra retain IFA Shield humbling Santos
Barasat (West Bengal), March 7 (IANS) Mumbai's Mahindra United successfully defended the IFA Shield title beating pre-match favourites Santos FC of South Africa 3-1 in the final at the Barasat Stadium near Kolkata Friday.

Friday, March 07, 2008 10:22:57 PM

India win three golds in South Asian athletics (Lead)
Kochi, March 7 (IANS) Indians won three of the first six finals in the South Asian Athletics championships but Pakistan also made their presence felt with two gold medals while Sri Lanka picked up one at the Maharaja College Ground Friday.

Friday, March 07, 2008 9:15:50 PM

Pakistan's Shabbir claims first gold in South Asian athletics
Kochi, March 7 (IANS) Pakistan's Ghulam Shabir Hussain clinched the first gold medal of the South Asian Athletic Championships at the Maharaja College Ground Friday. Hussain's effort of 59.16m pushed India's Madhu Kumar to the second place.

Friday, March 07, 2008 9:13:42 PM

Hero Honda-IPL deal now for five years
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Hero Honda have extended their association with the Indian Premier League (IPL) to five years. The company, which had initially agreed to co-sponsor the Twenty20 tournament for three years have now decided to do so for five at a cost of $22.5 million, according to an announcement made by Hero Honda MD Pawan Munjal. The title sponsors are DLF.

Friday, March 07, 2008 8:21:55 PM

Williams sisters to clash in semis; Schnyder also through (First Lead)
Bangalore, March 7 (IANS) Sisters Venus and Serena Williams scored straight sets wins to set up a family clash in the semi-finals of the $600,000 Bangalore Open here Friday. Also entering the last four stage was Swiss player Patty Schnyder, who was stretched to three sets.

Friday, March 07, 2008 7:36:52 PM

Sharath Kamal, Neha Agrawal qualify for Olympics
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Paddlers Sharath Kamal and Neha Agrawal have booked their berths for the Beijing Olympics by reaching the knock-out stage of the ongoing qualifying table tennis tournament for Asia in Hong Kong Friday.

Friday, March 07, 2008 6:52:14 PM

Ranchi welcomes Dhoni with drum beats, flowers
Ranchi, March 7 (IANS) Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was accorded a huge welcome complete with drumbeats and flowers in his hometown here Friday by hundreds of fans who gathered to have a glimpse of their favourite cricketer.

Friday, March 07, 2008 5:50:18 PM

Schnyder ends Amanmuradova's run at Bangalore Open
Bangalore, March 7 (IANS) Fourth seed Patty Schnyder of Switzerland stormed into the semi-final after halting the march of giant-killer Akgul Amanmuradova of Uzbekistan in a thrilling clash at the $600,000 Canara Bank Bangalore Open tennis here Friday.

Friday, March 07, 2008 5:49:44 PM

Coach wants Ishant to turn non-vegetarian to put on weight (Interview)
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Wiry pacer Ishant Sharma's coach Sharwan Kumar wants the young lad to try non-vegetarian dishes so that he can put on some weight. On the field, he wants Ishant to work on his no-ball problem.

Friday, March 07, 2008 3:35:10 PM

Jankovic breezes, Venus toils hard to reach Bangalore Open quarterfinals (Roundup)
Bangalore, March 6 (IANS) Top seed Jelena Jankovic of Serbia made short work of Sanda Mamic of Croatia, while second seed Venus Williams was stretched to the wire by unseeded Chinese Shuai Peng en route to the quarterfinals of the $600,000 Canara Bank Bangalore Open here Thursday.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 11:13:00 PM

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