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

Vijayan flattered by Sachin's knowledge, interest about soccer
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Former India international footballer I.M. Vijayan is flattered by cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar's knowledge of soccer and the little master's keenness to learn the finer points of the game.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:26:18 PM

HI secretary general wages war against sports ministry, SAI
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) secretary general Narinder Batra has filed a Right To Information (RTI) petition against Ajit Sharan, secretary, ministry of sports, and Sports Authority of India (SAI) director general Jiji Thomson after the national junior women's hockey camp that was slated to start in Bhopal Tuesday was reportedly not cleared by the government.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:52:17 PM

Gavaskar backs Dhoni, hails Shastri's appointment
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India's cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar Tuesday backed beleaguered captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for leading with example and also hailed the appointment of his former team mate Ravi Shastri as the team director for the ODI series against England starting Aug 25.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:14:04 PM

Siddhanth equals own national mark at Federation Cup
Patiala, Aug 19 (IANS) The curtain came down in style on the final day of the Federation Cup National Athletics Championships 2014 with hurdler Siddhanth Thingalaya breaking his own national record, set four years ago, at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:02:10 PM

Mohun Bagan proposes Samar Banerjee for Padma Shri
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) City football giants Mohun Bagan have proposed the name of 1956 Melbourne Olympics Indian team skipper Samar Banerjee (Badru) for the country's fourth highest civilian honour - the Padma Shri.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:00:09 PM

No change in Arjuna Awards list
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Arjuna Awards selection committee, headed by former India captain Kapil Dev, Tuesday decided against making any additions to the list of 15 athletes it had picked up last week for the prestigious sports award.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:42:08 PM

No need to remove Dhoni, says BCCI
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) With the World Cup only six months away, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) doesn't intend to sack India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, whose leadership has now been put under lens by critics.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 7:58:03 PM

PSPB men, women extend hold over team trophies
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) annexed the men and women's team title at the 44th Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships being played at the Tyagraj Stadium here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 7:28:04 PM

Singhani surprises Gokhale in junior tennis
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Qualifier Raghav Jai Singhani of Madhya Pradesh scripted the biggest upset of Tuesday when he knocked out sixth seeded Aditya Anant Gokhale of Maharashtra 6-4, 6-2 to enter the boys singles third round in the Adidas-MCC Junior National clay court tennis championship here.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 7:26:20 PM

Dice loaded in India's favour in U-23 football tie
Bangalore, Aug 19 (IANS) The Sunil Chhetri-led Indian side will be hoping for a repeat, if not better, performance when they take on visiting Pakistan Under-23 team at the Bangalore Football Stadium here Wednesday.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 7:26:19 PM

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