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Sasikiran gets top billing in Kolkata Open chess
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Indian Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran will lead a strong field 114 players, including 18 Grandmasters, from 15 nations in the third Kolkata Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament that boasts of being the strongest meet in Asia on account of the average rating of the participants.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 8:43:40 PM

Sidhu improving after 'near fatal' illness
Chandigarh, March 23 (IANS) Cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu has been directed by doctors to give up his hectic lifestyle following a serious medical condition, which forced him to take complete bed rest.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 8:11:00 PM

NDA wins Hexagonal meet in Pune
Pune, March 23 (IANS) The National Defence Academy (NDA) has lifted the Sabhiki Cup, winning the Hexagonal Sports meet for the year 2008 at Khadakwasla here.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 7:36:24 PM

India to play tri-series in Dhaka
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Asian cricket administrators are juggling dates to accommodate a proposed ODI series involving Pakistan after Australia refused to tour that country for security reasons, the Asia Cup and the Indian Premier League (IPL). The only confirmed event is a tri-series in Dhaka, involving India.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 7:04:58 PM

I strongly support Beijing Olympics: Dalai Lama
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Dalai Lama Sunday strongly supported the staging of the Olympic Games in Beijing later this year, saying the show must go on despite the present confrontation between Tibetans and Chinese authorities in Tibet.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 6:15:17 PM

Three Indian boxers qualify for Olympics (Lead)
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Three Indian boxers - Vijender, Dinesh Kumar and Jitender - booked their place in the 2008 Beijing Olympics during the Asian qualifiers in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 5:10:32 PM

Chandigarh, Kolkata post contrasting wins in ICL
Panchkula, March 23 (IANS) In a thrilling encounter, Chandigarh Lions kept their nerves to edge past Chennai Superstars by four runs in the Indian Cricket League's 20s Grand Championship here.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 2:06:21 PM

Barreto issue could cleanse football management
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) While Indian football club Mohun Bagan's star Brazilian striker Jose Ramirez Barreto spends time reading the Bible after being caught with a large amount of unaccounted cash at the city airport, the bigger issue that needs to be tackled is the irresponsible handling of the players by the clubs.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 2:03:16 PM

Sevastova stuns Sunitha en route to Challenger title
Greater Noida, March 23 (IANS) Unseeded Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia stunned second seed Sunitha Rao to clinch the title in the ITF Challenger tennis tournament at the Jaypee Greens Sports Complex here.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 2:02:46 PM

Sports Schedule for March 23, 2008 (Lead)
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Following is the Sports Schedule for March 23, 2008:

Sunday, March 23, 2008 12:17:53 PM

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