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Last updated: Wednesday, March 04, 2015 11:52:18 PM

Sports budget hiked by Rs.384.52 crore
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday allocated Rs.1541.13 crore to the ministry of youth affairs and sports for 2015-16, an increase of approximately Rs.384.52 crore from the last financial year.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 7:06:18 PM

ESPN bags IPL media rights for US region
Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) Sports channel ESPN Saturday bagged the media rights of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the United States region for three years, starting 2015.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 4:00:09 PM

Santosh extends lead, Mishra back on top
Jaisalmer, Feb 28 (IANS) C.S. Santosh, riding a Suzuki RMX 450, stretched his lead to one hour in the Moto class while Abhishek Mishra (co-driver P.V.S. Murthy) of Team Speedsport moved to the front in the XTreme category after overnight leader Suresh Rana (Parminder Kaur) retired with engine failure in the Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm cross-country rally here late Friday.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 3:52:19 PM

Jakupovic wins Aurangabad Open tennis title
Aurangabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Unseeded Dalila Jakupovic of Slovakia upset Chinese eighth seed Xinyun Han in three sets to lift the singles title at the $25,000 Aurangabad Open Women's ITF Championships here Saturday.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 3:50:05 PM

Ritu to lead India in World League women's hockey
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Ritu Rani will skipper the Indian women's hockey team when they take the field in the eight-team FIH World League Round 2 to be played at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from March 7 to 15.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 3:32:19 PM

Karnataka beat Mumbai to enter Ranji final
Bengaluru, Feb 28 (IANS) Defending champions Karnataka completed the formalities to register a 112-run win over Mumbai and enter the final of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament for the 14th time here Saturday.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 11:56:18 AM

I-League: Bagan beat Shillong Lajong in a goal feast
Shillong, Feb 27 (IANS) Mohun Bagan went top of the I-League standings Friday as they beat Shillong Lajong FC 4-3 in a goal feast here at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium.

Friday, February 27, 2015 11:58:16 PM

Kolkata Open: Duckworth, Albot set up title clash
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Top seeded Australian tennis ace James Duckworth did justice to his billing as he came back from a set down to prevail over Belgium's Ruben Bemelmans and move into the final at the ongoing Emami Kolkata Open here Friday.

Friday, February 27, 2015 9:16:12 PM

Modi knows how important Pawar is politically (Column: Just Sport)
No one can ignore Sharad Pawar, not even Narendra Modi, never mind the prime minister's choice of words to deride the Maratha strongman during last year's general elections. Both obviously do not believe in perpetual enmity in political life.

Friday, February 27, 2015 7:46:18 PM

Ranji: Maharashtra trail Tamil Nadu by 439
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) A half-century from opener Swapnil Gugale (56 not out) helped Maharashtra post 110/1 at stumps on Day 3 of the Ranji Trophy semi-final after Tamil Nadu ended their first innings at 549 at the Eden Gardens here Friday.

Friday, February 27, 2015 7:34:03 PM

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