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Bopanna to receive Davis Cup Commitment Award
Bangalore, Sep 11 (IANS) Indian tennis star Rohan Bopanna will be awarded the Davis Cup Commitment Award here Saturday on the sidelines of the ongoing World Group play-off tie against Serbia, it was announced by International Tennis Federation (ITF) Thursday.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 9:14:03 PM

Pollard appointed Mumbai Indians captain
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard has been appointed Mumbai Indians captain for the forthcoming Champions League Twenty20, starting Sep 13, in the absence of Rohit Sharma, who recently sustained a fractured middle finger during India's tour of England.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 8:56:14 PM

Jajodia elected first Boxing India president
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Boxing India (BI) announced Thursday the formation its elected federation after an International Boxing Association (AIBA) suspension of the federation for 21 months.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 8:22:05 PM

Pallikal hints at Asiad squash draw being unfair
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) India's top women's squash player Dipika Pallikal Thursday said it was no coincidence that she and compatriot Joshna Chinappa have been paired in the same half of the singles draw at the Asian Games to be held in the South Korean city of Incheon from Sep 19 to Oct 4.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 7:56:20 PM

Smriti consolidates lead on second day
Hosur, Sep 11 (IANS) Veteran golfer and overnight joint leader Smriti Mehra played consistent golf Thursday to consolidate her lead at the top in the 10th leg of the Hero Women's Professional Golf Tour 2014 here at the picturesque Clover Greens Golf Course.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 7:40:05 PM

ISL banks on TV commercial to attract football fans
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Hero Indian Super League (ISL), the much awaited football league that kicks-off Oct 12, is banking on its new TV commercial "C'mon India ! Let's football" to capture the imagination of the 1.2 billion people of the country.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 7:00:14 PM

D'Souza pips Varma on count-back in golf
Bangalore, Sep 11 (IANS) Bangalore's David D'Souza, who has made it to the World Finals twice in the past, returned as a winner with 34 points in 0-5 handicap category while Vivek Varma matched his points to finish runner-up on count back of back nine on the first day of the Toyota Karnataka Golf Festival at the KGA course here Thursday.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 6:36:17 PM

Today athletes can go at no cost to government (Special to IANS)
It was Margaret Alva as sports minister in the Rajiv Gandhi government who first said there is no such thing as "at no cost to government" for any athlete or an official to go to an international event representing the country when he or she was not cleared by the government.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 6:34:04 PM

Indian hockey team departs for Asian Games
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team departed for South Korea from here Thursday to participate in the Incheon Asian Games from Sep 19 to Oct 4.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 6:32:15 PM

Karthikeyan to race in Japan for next two years
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Indian driver Narain Karthikeyan has found a new lease of life in the highly competitive Super Formula, formerly known as Formula Nippon, and will continue racing in Japan for the next two years.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 5:52:15 PM

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