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Last updated: Sunday, December 21, 2014 3:42:18 PM

Sandeep all gung-ho for 2015 Hockey India League
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Still smarting from his side Punjab Warriors' loss in the summit clash of the Hockey India League (HIL) last year, veteran penalty corner specialist Sandeep Singh Thursday promised to come out all guns blazing in the third edition of the league starting Jan 22, next year.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 8:12:07 PM

Don't think Sarita was given a big penalty: Vijender
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) Olympic bronze medal-winning boxer Vijender Singh Thursday said the International Boxing Association (AIBA)'s decision to ban female pugilist L. Sarita Devi for a year was not a big penalty and the punishment will pass swiftly.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 7:34:04 PM

Poor, 'unrecognised' blind cricketers do India proud (Sports Feature)
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) They are blind, hail from financially weak backgrounds, lack training facilities and are not recognised by the Indian cricket board, but have more than made up for this with their fighting spirit. Their valour and confidence saw India's visually impaired cricketers emerging champions after beating Pakistan in the quadrennial 40-overs World Cup in South Africa.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 3:40:05 PM

Atletico sneak into ISL final with win over FC Goa
Margaon, Dec 17 (IANS) Seasoned campaigner Borja Fernandez found the net off the cross bar to propel Atletico de Kolkata into the Indian Super League final with a dramatic 4-2 tie-breaker win over FC Goa here Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 10:52:24 PM

Ranji: Vinay bowls Karnataka to victory, Haryana beat Maharashtra
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Medium pacer R. Vinay Kumar's six for 34 helped Karnataka bowl out Bengal for 227 runs and win the match by nine wickets on the fourth day of a Ranji Trophy match at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata while hosts Haryana rode on Mohit Sharma's five-wicket haul to beat Maharashtra by 53 runs in Rohtak Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 8:12:10 PM

Bindra wins bronze at National shooting meet
Pune, Dec 17 (IANS) Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra won the bronze medal in the 50 metre rifle prone event at the 58th National Shooting Championships at the Balewadi Shooting Range here Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 8:02:06 PM

SC reserves verdict on plea for Srinivasan's ouster from BCCI
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday reserved its verdict on the plea for barring N. Srinivasan from seeking re-election the Indian cricket board president and for terminating IPL franchisee Chennai Super Kings (CSK), owned by his company India Cements Limited, on the grounds of conflict of interest.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 7:42:24 PM

Boxer Sarita Devi banned for a year, India seeks review of verdict (Roundup)
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Indian female boxer L. Sarita Devi was Wednesday banned for one year and fined Swiss francs 1,000 by the AIBA for refusing to accept her 2014 Asiad bronze medal, a verdict that evoked an immediate concern from the Indian government, who had supported the troubled pugilist's plea of leniency.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 6:32:15 PM

Indian government seeks review of Sarita ban
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday expressed concern at the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) decision to ban boxer L. Sarita Devi for a year and impose a fine of Swiss franc 1,000 for her refusal to accept the 2014 Asian Games bronze medal after controversially being declared a loser in a bout.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 5:50:11 PM

Hockey India launches online academy
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Hockey India (HI),in its endeavour to nurture young talent, Wednesday announced the launch of an online academy platform that will also help coaches at the grassroots.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 4:34:14 PM

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