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Last updated: Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:26:16 PM

Nitten, Vignesh win in ATP Challenger qualifiers
Pune, Oct 18 (IANS) Indian tennis players Vignesh Peranamallur and Nitten Kirrtane advanced to the second round of qualifiers at the $50,000 KPIT-ATP Challenger at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here Saturday.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 7:42:18 PM

Somdev seeded third for Pune ATP Challenger
Pune, Oct 18 (IANS) Indian Davis Cupper and World No.143 tennis player Somdev Devvarman was Saturday named the third seed while Yuki Bhambri, ranked 183, was seeded seventh for the Oct 18-25 KPIT-MSLTA ATP Challenger to be played at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 7:28:03 PM

Age has caught up with Yuvraj, Sehwag: Ganguly
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly said Saturday that age has caught up with dashing batsmen Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Sigh, ruling out the duo from making the cut in the team that will try to defend their World Cup title. The tournament will be co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand from Feb 14 to Mar 29.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 7:08:03 PM

Healthy team environment saw India lift 2011 World Cup: Harbhajan
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Apart from a strong team, a healthy team environment was crucial for India's title triumph at the 2011 World Cup, off-spinner Harbhajan Singh said here Saturday.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 6:54:03 PM

Shuttler Kashyap goes down in Denmark Open semis
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Leading Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap fought valiantly but went down to reigning World Champion Chen Long of China in the men's singles semi-final of the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier being played at Odense Saturday.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 6:50:04 PM

'Captaincy in all three formats creating problems for Dhoni'
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Former Australian World Cup winning captains Allan Border, Steve Waugh and Ricky Ponting are of the opinion that leading India in all three formats of the game is troubling Mahendra Singh Dhoni, especially in Tests, and Virat Kohli must be groomed to take over the Test captaincy.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 5:22:10 PM

India's success in 2015 World Cup depends on batsmen: Ganguly
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Former captain Sourav Ganguly Saturday said that the Indian cricket team's success in the 2015 World Cup will depend upon the performance of their batting match-winners like Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 3:28:03 PM

KCA officials quizzed over reports of payment to Windies
Kochi, Oct 18 (IANS) Income tax officials here have quizzed Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) office bearers over a payment controversy following media reports that the game's local governing body intervened and offered to pay the financially embattled West Indies team money to enable the first One-Day International (ODI) of a five-match series to commence as per schedule.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 3:26:18 PM

Football has to catch the imagination of the people (Column: Just Sport)
After almost a week of action with all eight teams playing at least one match each in the Indian Super League (ISL), the performances have been nothing to write home about. And actor John Abraham, co-owner of NorthEast United FC, was quick to realise that promotion of football should begin in the region before one starts looking at the bigger picture.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 3:16:31 PM

Cheruku, Desai win junior national tennis titles
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Vashisht Cheruku came out with all guns blazing to defeat defending champion B.R. Nikshep in the Under-16 final of the 20th Fenesta Open National Tennis Championships to clinch the boys singles title at the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association (DLTA) Complex here Saturday.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 3:14:03 PM

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