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AIFF, ESPN dole out Rs 1.5 million each to India team
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The All Indian Football Federation (AIFF) and the telecast rights holders of the event ESPN have doled out Rs 1.5 million each as incentive bonus to the India team for winning the Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup and qualify for the Asia Cup after 24 years,

Thursday, August 14, 2008 6:11:16 PM

There was a feeling of emptiness after I won gold: Bindra
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's first individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra felt emptiness within after firing the last shot that created history.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 5:01:56 PM

Twenty20 Champions League in December
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The inaugural Champions League Twenty20 tournament has been rescheduled from September-October to early December.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 4:57:52 PM

Abhinav Bindra returns to a hero's welcome
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's first individual Olympic gold medal winner Abhinav Bindra returned from Beijing Thursday to be immediately engulfed by an adoring crowd, followed by a series of meeting with dignitaries.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 11:57:45 AM

Abhinav Bindra returns to a rousing welcome
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS)A band played and people cheered as shooter Abhinav Bindra, who won India its first ever individual Olympic gold, returned to the country to a hero's welcome here early Thursday.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 2:13:10 AM

It was a culmination of hard work and dedication, says Houghton
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Exactly a year ago India made a turnaround on the soccer field by lifting the Nehru Cup title at the Ambedkar Stadium here. And Wednesday they took a giant stride by winning the AFC Challenge Cup and qualifying for the 2011 Asia Cup in Doha.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 10:54:07 PM

India lift AFC Challenge Cup; qualify for Asia Cup
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) India's 24-year wait to qualify for the Asia Cup football tournament was finally over Wednesday as they outplayed defending champions Tajikistan 4-1 to lift the AFC Challenge Cup here.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 10:31:20 PM

India win AFC Challenge Cup to qualify for Asia Cup
New Delhi, Aug 13 (1ANS) Sunil Chhetri fired a hat-trick, as the Indian soccer team qualified for the Asia Cup after a 24-year gap with a fluent 4-1 victory over Tajikistan in the AFC Challenge Cup final here Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 9:04:41 PM

Advani wants impartial probe into Monika's doping episode
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Wednesday demanded an impartial and speedy inquiry into the doping charge against weight-lifter Monika Devi, because of which she could not compete in the Beijing Olympics.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 7:13:25 PM

Sports Minister orders probe in Monika Devi incident
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Sports Minister M.S. Gill Wednesday ordered an inquiry in the Monika Devi dope controversy. Retired Election Commissioner T.S. Krishnamurthy will inquire into the matter and submit a report at the earliest.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 7:12:30 PM

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