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India's football friendly against Gambia called off
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) India's international football friendly match against Gambia slated for Sep 19 has been called off as chief coach Bob Houghton was not interested in playing African teams in the national team's preparations for the Asian Cup in Doha in January.

Monday, September 13, 2010 6:49:23 PM

Bopanna, Qureshi ranked sixth in ATP doubles
Chennai, Sept 13 (IANS) Following their entry into the final of the US Open tennis final, India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam Qureshi are now ranked World No. 6 in the latest ATP doubles team rankings.

Monday, September 13, 2010 6:47:20 PM

AIFF to call off its deal with Zee, RIL-IMG to step in
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) and Zee TV are said to have agreed to teminate their 10-year telecast and marketing rights deal four years earlier and Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and IMG Worldwide are likely to step in.

Monday, September 13, 2010 5:54:38 PM

Indian boxers, coaches upbeat about their chances
(Attn Editors: This is the sixth of the previews discussing India's chances in various disciplines at the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. The piece is on boxing.) Patiala, Sep 13 (IANS) Vijender Singh's bronze medal and Akhil Kumar and Jitender Kumar making the quarter-finals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics has spurred the Indian pugilists to aspire for bigger things at the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games.

Monday, September 13, 2010 4:45:16 PM

Gill congratulates world champion Sushil Kumar
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Sports Minister M.S. Gill Monday congratulated Sushil Kumar on becoming the first Indian wrestler to win a gold medal at the World Wrestling Championship in Moscow.

Monday, September 13, 2010 4:12:53 PM

Mamata announces promotion, cash award for Sushil Kumar
Siliguri (West Bengal), Sep 13 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday announced out-of-turn promotion and a cash award of Rs.10 lakh for Sushil Kumar, who Sunday became the first Indian wrestler to win a gold medal at the World Championship.

Monday, September 13, 2010 4:09:06 PM

Athletes' movement: Police says schedule not finalised
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Delhi Police are yet to prepare a detailed plan for the movement of Commonwealth Games athletes from their rooms to training sessions in various practice venues even as barely a week remains for the arrival of the players.

Monday, September 13, 2010 12:30:27 PM

Sushil Kumar's gold brings cheer to tainted Indian wrestling
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Wrestler Sushil Kumar's historic World Championship gold finally brought some cheer to Indian wrestling at a time when six wrestlers tested positive for banned drugs ahead of the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games and brought taint upon the sport.

Monday, September 13, 2010 12:06:29 PM

Sushil wins gold at World Wrestling Championship
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Sushil Kumar Sunday created history by becoming the first Indian wrestler to win a gold medal at the World Wrestling Championships in Moscow.

Monday, September 13, 2010 12:10:31 AM

Rafi is best Indian footballer, Odafe foreigner of the year
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Churchill Brothers striker Mohammed Rafi was adjudged the best Indian footballer, while his teammate Odafe Onyeka Okolie of Nigeria was crowned the best foreign footballer at the star-studded Football Players Association of India (FPAI) Awards here Sunday.

Sunday, September 12, 2010 11:18:27 PM

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