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Indo-Portuguese football protocol
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) will sign a sports protocol with its Portuguese counterpart here Friday.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 7:34:19 PM

Second win for Churchill in I-league
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Churchill Brothers of Goa chalked up their second win in as many matches when they routed Mahindra United 5-1 Thursday in their second match of the I-League at the Cooperage here.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 6:33:29 PM

Kumble keen to wrest early advantage at Eden
Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) India captain Anil Kumble wants to build on the momentum gained from the first Test win and 'turn the screws' on Pakistan early to cripple the injury-hit side in the second match starting here Friday.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 6:17:54 PM

Samsung boost for India's Olympic preparation
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Indian athletes' preparation for the 2008 Beijing Olympics received a major boost Thursday as Samsung India inked a deal with the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to support seven qualifiers.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 6:16:39 PM

ICL trophy unveiled
Chandigarh, Nov 29 (IANS) The Indian Cricket League gave the public the first look at the glittering trophy that will be awarded to the winners of the ICL 20-20 Championship at a special function.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 5:40:13 PM

Arafat replaces Gul as Pakistan battle injuries
Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) Pace bowing all-rounder Yasir Arafat is coming to replace injured speedster Umar Gul as the injury-hit Pakistan team struggles to raise 11 fit men for the second Test against India, starting here Friday, the chief selector said Thursday.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 5:18:24 PM

ICL announces $37 mn in prize money for Twenty20 meet
Panchkula (Haryana), Nov 29 (IANS) The Indian Cricket League (ICL) announced prize money totalling $37 million (Rs.150 million) for its inaugural Twenty20 championship, starting here Friday.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 4:32:29 PM

Pakistan crippled by injuries for must-win second Test (Lead, Preview)
Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) Pakistan, already battling injuries to captain Shoaib Malik and several players, are now finding it difficult to have 11 fit players for the second Test against India, starting here Friday. Pakistan, trailing 0-1, need to win to keep the three-match series alive.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 4:31:16 PM

A 'hanging' press box
Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) The press box at the Eden Gardens is unique in some respects. Not only is it the highest point of viewing the action, but it also gives the impression from a distance at if it is hanging from the high ceiling at the Club House End.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 3:13:38 PM

Light blue and beige for Eden Gardens
All the spectators' seats at the imposing Eden Gardens have been painted in two colours - light blue and beige. And without any spectator Thursday, they presented a beautiful sight. Someone in the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) chose to mix the two colours beautifully, alternating them every 15-20 seats throughout the circular ground.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 3:12:27 PM

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