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Last updated: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:40:05 PM

Mid-tour changes tough on everyone: Dravid
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Former India captain Rahul Dravid said the tough decisions taken by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the middle of the England tour were "tough on everyone concerned" and if he had his way he would have waited till the end of the series to change the support staff.

Friday, August 22, 2014 8:18:03 PM

Apollo Tyres sets up Manchester United training pitch
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) India-based Apollo Tyres, who are one of the sponsors of Premier league giants Manchester United, have set up a training pitch made from recycled rubber at the Old Trafford in an endeavour to encourage the next generation of budding footballers.

Friday, August 22, 2014 7:30:11 PM

Sathiyan, Poulomi win singles titles
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Petroleum Sports Promotion Board's (PSPB) G. Sathiyan and Poulomi Ghatak emerged champions in the men's and women's singles, respectively, in the AAI 44th Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships at the Thyagraj Stadium here Friday

Friday, August 22, 2014 7:04:10 PM

Cheruku upsets Nikshep in junior tennis nationals
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) Vasisht Vinod Cheruku authored the biggest upset in the boys singles when he beat top seed Nikshep B.R. 6-2, 6-1, in an all-Karnataka semifinal of the MCC-Adidas Junior National clay court tennis championship, here Friday.

Friday, August 22, 2014 6:48:04 PM

Mountain biking rally gets tougher this year
Shimla, Aug 22 (IANS) The South Asia's biggest mountain biking rally in Himachal Pradesh is getting more tougher and winding this edition, with the cyclists having to ascend to 12,500 metres via 90 percent off-road tracks, organisers said Friday.

Friday, August 22, 2014 6:14:04 PM

Inderjit Bindra to withdraw from cricket affairs
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Inderjit Singh Bindra, who played a pivotal role in India hosting three World Cups, has decided to withdraw from cricket affairs and as a first step he is likely to hand over the reins of the Punjab Cricket Association to fellow-Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer D.P. Reddy.

Friday, August 22, 2014 6:12:20 PM

Delhi Dynamos launch grassroots initiative
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Delhi Dynamos FC Friday announced the launch of an initiative to take football to the grassroots by tying up with Delhi NCR schools.

Friday, August 22, 2014 5:46:13 PM

Atletico de Kolkata to train in Spain
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Gearing up for the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL), city-based Atletico de Kolkata players will be training in Segovia, Spain where they are slated to play four practice matches against local Spanish teams, team officials announced here Friday.

Friday, August 22, 2014 5:34:04 PM

ISL's Mumbai franchise sign former German international Friedrich
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Former German international Manuel Friedrich, who has played for Bundesliga sides like Borussia Dortmund, Bayer Leverkusen, Werder Bremen and Mainz 05, was Friday signed up by the Mumbai franchise of the Indian Super League (ISL) for the inaugural edition of the football league Oct 12-Dec 20.

Friday, August 22, 2014 4:00:05 PM

Milkha, Bishen join online petition against FIBA's patka ban
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Sports personalities Milkha Singh and Bishen Singh Bedi have joined hands with Kalgidhar Society to launch an online petition to protest against discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players wearing patkas.

Friday, August 22, 2014 3:04:03 PM

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