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Last updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014 4:52:12 PM

National sports awards need to be purified (Column: Just Sport)
The controversy over every national award is getting beyond the pale. Unedifying hankering, uncultured lobbying and above all the lack of firmness in sticking to the norms have robbed the awards of the grace they deserve.

Saturday, August 16, 2014 5:36:14 PM

India start favourites against Pakistan in football friendly
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) The local football fans will get a preview of sorts of the Asian Games-bound Indian team which will take on Pakistan in the first of the two friendly matches here Sunday amidst the usual buzz that is normally associated with any sporting encounter between the two neighbours.

Saturday, August 16, 2014 12:24:03 PM

Over 1,000 athletes eyeing Asian Games berth in Patiala
Patiala, Aug 15 (IANS) Fresh from their campaign in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Indian athletes are keen to grab Asian Games berth at the Federation Cup National Athletics Championships starting Saturday here at the National Institute of Sports (NIS).

Friday, August 15, 2014 8:52:07 PM

Solid play, strategy help India win at Chess Olympiad
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) Solid play and strategic planning were key to India's success at the 41st Chess Olympiad in Norway, said team members.

Friday, August 15, 2014 8:12:04 PM

BCCI treasurer has 3 offices, including a 5-star hotel suite!
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Successive cricket board treasurers have often asked for the beefing up of their office because of the nature of book-keeping they have to maintain. As a bonanza, the incumbent has not one, two but three offices -- including a plush five-star hotel suite!

Friday, August 15, 2014 6:28:04 PM

Twenty entries for National TSD Rally
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Some 20 entries have been received for the third round of the FMSCI Indian National TSD Rally Championship to be run here Sunday after a ceremonial flag-off Saturday evening.

Friday, August 15, 2014 6:00:04 PM

NCA annex trophy
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) National Cricket Academy (NCA) duly won the KSCA's All-India invitational cricket tournament on the basis of their first innings lead against Haryana Cricket Association (HCA) as play was called off on mutual consent after tea on the fourth and concluding day here Friday.

Friday, August 15, 2014 6:00:03 PM

Selectors' logic: Heads I win, tails you lose (Comment)
Selectors in most sports insist they are invariably correct while picking teams. Sometimes they take the rankings into account and on other occasions they argue about the potential of a player for picking him or her -- it is a case of heads they win, tails you lose.

Friday, August 15, 2014 5:50:03 PM

Solid play, strategic planning key to India's success at Chess Olympiad
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) Solid play and strategic planning were key to India's success at the 41st Chess Olympiad in Norway, said team members.

Friday, August 15, 2014 4:20:04 PM

India win chess Olympiad bronze, individual gold and silver
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) On a day when China annexed the Olympiad chess gold medal, India captured the bronze crushing Uzbekistan 3.5-0.5. Woman Grandmaster (WGM) Padmini Rout won the gold medal on the fifth board while Grandmaster (GM) K. Sasikiran took home the silver medal.

Thursday, August 14, 2014 11:04:03 PM

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