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Dhoni nominated for Khel Ratna
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Indian cricket board has recommended one-day international and Twenty20 captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

Friday, July 25, 2008 7:40:07 PM

IOA courts controversy over Olympic support staff
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) hardly had any problem in picking the competitors for the Beijing Olympic Games as most of them qualified on merit, but it is caught in a cleft stick while finalising the backup staff.

Friday, July 25, 2008 7:32:27 PM

Indian shooters eyeing Beijing glory
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Hockey was seen as a medal prospect for years at the Olympics. Now aficionados of shooting are looking at it in the same way, with the Beijing Games set to open Aug 8.

Friday, July 25, 2008 1:01:37 PM

Vishnu Vardhan out of Georgia ITF
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) India's Vishnu Vardhan lost in the quarter-finals of the $15,000 ITF tournament at Georgia, going down in straight sets to Ukrainian Denys Molchanov.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 8:47:40 PM

Court appoints observer for CAB polls
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) A city court Thursday appointed retired justice Santosh Kumar Fouzdar as a neutral observer to oversee Tuesday's Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) elections.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 8:30:53 PM

Weightlifter Harpreet banned for testing positive
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Thursday banned Harpreet Singh, who tested positive for a banned substance nandrolone.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 8:28:48 PM

Mithun's soccer association triggers war in CAB
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) Bollywood actor Mithun Chakraborty's foray into local soccer has become an election issue in the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), with the dissidents owing allegiance to former president Jagmohan Dalmiya demanding action against an affiliate unit close to the ruling group for getting associated with the Indian Cricket League (ICL).

Thursday, July 24, 2008 7:57:22 PM

Saina moves to 15th in singles rankings
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Saina Nehwal's preparation for the Beijing Games received a shot in the arm as she moved up two places to career best 15th in the latest women's singles rankings released by the International Badminton Federation (IBF) Thursday.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 5:48:59 PM

Mithun Chakraborty ventures into soccer now
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Mithun Chakraborty's Indian Cricket League (ICL) team Royal Bengal Tigers Wednesday signed a five-year sponsorship agreement with Kolkata's first division soccer club Howrah Union.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 10:13:27 PM

Commonwealth Youth Games' baton relay to begin in Delhi
Mumbai/New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Youth Baton Relay of the third Commonwealth Youth Games will be flagged off from the North Campus of the Delhi University Aug 1 and will tour 199 cities in nine states before arriving in Pune on the inaugural day of day of the event Oct 12.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 7:28:59 PM

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