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Cricket's royal Saturday - King Yuvi versus Superking Dhoni
Mohali (Punjab), April 18 (IANS) When the Kings (Kings XI Punjab - the Mohali team) clash with the Superkings (Chennai Superkings - the Chennai team) at the newly launched Indian Premier League (IPL) here Saturday, pyrotechnics are guaranteed.

Friday, April 18, 2008 12:35:53 PM

India, Pakistan to miss cricketers' union meeting
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) India and Pakistan will not be represented when the global cricketers' union meets next month. The union, however, has climbed down significantly from its legal adviser's 'unnecessarily inflammatory' warning of launching a possible breakaway tournament.

Friday, April 18, 2008 11:58:27 AM

IPL craze reaches fever pitch in Kolkata
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Businessmen are ready to shut shop, housewives are vowing off chores, young professionals are rushing to buy TV sets and college students are willing to fast for luck - all for the love of cricket, which people here say is a religion.

Friday, April 18, 2008 11:09:01 AM

ATTENTION EDITORS: Sports schedule for April 18, 2008
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Following is the sports schedule for April 18, 2008

Friday, April 18, 2008 10:40:15 AM

'Olympic torch relay lacked sporting touch'
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Star sportspersons who participated in the Beijing Olympic Flame relay in the capital Thursday felt that the sporting touch was missing as the stifling security measures prevented common citizens from savouring the occasion.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 10:59:16 PM

Pullouts did not affect Olympics torch relay: Kalmadi
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The sportspersons and celebrities who pulled out from the Olympics torch relay here Thursday missed out being part of a historic moment and their move did not affect the event, India Olympic Association (IOA) president Suresh Kalmadi said.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 10:58:00 PM

Tibetans hold anti-Chinese protests in Kashmir
Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) Tibetans held a candlelight protest in the summer capital of Srinagar Thursday evening even as a complete strike was observed in the frontier Leh district of Ladakh region Thursday.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 10:55:54 PM

Tibetans protest in India's 'mini-Lhasa' (Lead)
Dharamsala, April 17 (IANS) A large number of Tibetans held anti-China protests in this seat of the Tibetan government-in-exile Thursday, showing solidarity with those protesting against the arrival of the Beijing Olympics flame in the Indian capital.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 9:46:33 PM

Fans miss Team India spirit in IPL blitzkrieg
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Amid media blitzkrieg and brouhaha over the multi-million-dollar Indian Premier League (IPL), some cricket enthusiasts feel the tournament with players drawn from various countries might lack the Team India lustre.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 9:09:11 PM

IOA brings Paes-Bhupathi together for Olympic torch relay
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) It was a clever move by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Thursday to bring the feuding Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi together to carry the Olympic torch and light the cauldron at India Gate.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 8:56:24 PM

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