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Tendulkar: It will be fun opening with Jayasuriya in IPL
Mumbai March 8 (IANS) 'I will be opening for the coming match, and it will be with Sanath Jayasuriya, with whom I had last opened in 1998, while playing at Lords. It will be fun,' enthused Sachin Tendulkar, who on Saturday was named captain of the Mumbai Indians in the DLF Indian Premier League.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 8:40:50 PM

Vengsarkar hopes all players are available for selection
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Chief national cricket selector Dilip Vengsarkar said Saturday that he was not aware of any report by the Indian team's physiotherapist on the fitness of players after the Australian tour, but he hoped all would be available for selection for the home series against South Africa later this month.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 8:00:51 PM

Veteran shooters aim for women's empowerment through sports
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Prakashi Tomar and Chandro Tomar, septuagenarian shooters from a village in Uttar Pradesh, are looking beyond air and sport pistols as they aim for women's empowerment in the country.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 7:18:21 PM

Williams sisters get in the crowd (Bangalore Open Diary)
Bangalore, March 8 (IANS) At last there was a sizeable crowd at the Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association Stadium here to watch the Bangalore Open.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 6:36:10 PM

ICL offers Rs.123 million as prize money
Chandigarh, March 8 (IANS) The Indian Cricket League (ICL) is offering a whopping $3.08 million (Rs.123 million) prize money in the second Twenty20 tournament starting Sunday.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 6:05:24 PM

Sanjay Kumar scores sizzling 60 to lead at BT Pro Am
Gurgaon, March 8 (IANS) Lucknow pro Sanjay Kumar shot a superb round of 12-under par 60 to take lead amongst the professionals after the first round of the BT Honda Pro-Am of Champions at the Jack Nicklaus designed Classic Golf Resort here Saturday.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 6:03:40 PM

Good start to season by Anju Bobby in South Asian athletics
Kochi, March 8 (IANS) Anju Bobby George won her first meet in the Olympic year with a creditable 6.50m leap as India dominated the South Asian Athletic championships on the opening day.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 5:34:21 PM

British Council to train soccer coaches in east India
Kolkata, March 8 (IANS) The British Council along with England's Premier League will train 40 young coaches from east India to enhance their football coaching and as well as English language skills for better communication with players.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 5:31:26 PM

Tendulkar to lead Mumbai Indians in IPL
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar was Saturday named captain of the Mukesh Ambani-owned Mumbai IPL team which has been christened 'Mumbai Indians Team'.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 5:13:51 PM

Dalai Lama reaffirms support for Beijing Olympics
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), March 8 (IANS) The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, Saturday reiterated his support for the Beijing Olympics to be held later this year.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 5:13:12 PM

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