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Biting is appalling but harmless: Suarez
Biting opponents may be appalling but it is harmless and should not be punished as severely as a bad tackle, says controversial Barcelona striker Luis Suarez.The Uruguayan marksmen is set to make his long-awaited Barca debut in El Clasico at Real Madrid later on Saturday after completing a four-month ban for sinking his teeth into Italy defender Georgi Chiellini at the World Cup finals in...
Sarita remains hopeful of WC participation   
Provisionally suspended she might be but Indian boxer L Sarita Devi has not given up hopes of participating in next month's World Championships, saying that she has written to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) presenting her case.Sarita, who was suspended for refusing to accept her Asian Games bronze medal after a controversial semifinal loss, said she is disappointed with the turn...
Dhoni new owner of HHIL's Ranchi franchise   
After motorsports and football, Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has now lent his support to Indian hockey by becoming the owner of the Ranchi franchise of the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL).Dhoni bought the team along with Sahara India Pariwar, who already is the owner of the Uttar Pradesh Wizards side in the HHIL. The new Ranchi franchise will be known as 'Ranchi Rays'...
AIFF suspends ATK coach, two players   
Cracking the whip, the All India Football Federation suspended head coach of Atletico de Kolkata Antonio Lopez Habas for four matches while two players Robert Pires and Fikru Lemessa have been banned for two matches for breaching disciplinary code during the ongoing Indian Super League.Both the players and the coach were involved in ugly altercations during an ill-tempered match between Atletico...
Advani clinches World billiards title   
Pankaj Advani, the 29-year-old from Bangalore, set a record of sorts when he defeated Peter Gilchrist 6-2 in the final of the World billiards championship (points format), at Leeds on Saturday.It was Advani's 10th individual World title and his third of the year in different formats of the game, having won the World 6-Red Snooker and the World Team Billiards titles earlier."I am in 11th...
NorthEast United drubs Mumbai City   
Dhoni not innovative, proactive: Holding   24 October, 2014
Md Sporting makes U-turn, decides to play   24 October, 2014
India drops to 159 in FIFA rankings   24 October, 2014
IOA, ministry to discuss Sarita ban   24 October, 2014
PCB releases Saqlain from Ajmal duty   24 October, 2014
Never wanted to abandon India tour: Samuels   24 October, 2014
Allegation of assault on Pires to be probed   24 October, 2014
ICC 'concerned' by India-WI dispute   22 October, 2014
AIBA suspends pugilist Sarita Devi   22 October, 2014
Walsh was anguished over HI working: SAI   22 October, 2014
'Embarrassed' WICB seeks meeting with BCCI   22 October, 2014
Walsh to continue as India's coach   22 October, 2014
Chennaiyin defeats Kerala Blasters 2-1   22 October, 2014
No IPL bar on West Indies players   21 October, 2014
BCCI to take legal action against WICB   21 October, 2014
Dhoni rested, Kohli to lead India   21 October, 2014
SLC defends decision to tour India   21 October, 2014
Mohammedan Sporting temporarily shuts football activities   21 October, 2014
Saina to lead Indian challenge at French Open   21 October, 2014
Pistorius to spend five years in jail for girlfriend's death   21 October, 2014
Back on the hunt   18 October, 2014
Atletico manager criticises scheduling   20 October, 2014
Qualifier postponed by a day due to rain   27 May, 2014
NorthEast United, Goa play out a draw   20 October, 2014
Delhi Dynamos, Kolkata share points   19 October, 2014
Moritz' hat-trick helps Mumbai thrash Pune   19 October, 2014
Shiv Kapur qualifies for US Open   27 May, 2014
Was left with no option, says WICB   18 October, 2014
BCCI to review West Indies players' participation in IPL   17 October, 2014
We need to look in the mirror: Duminy   26 May, 2014
KCA officials quizzed over reports of payment to WI   18 October, 2014
BCCI has suffered huge losses: Patel   18 October, 2014
India to take on Lanka after WI pull-out   17 October, 2014
WI pulls out of tour, BCCI shocked   17 October, 2014
Second win for Atletico de Kolkata   17 October, 2014
Van Gaal has massive task: Scholes   22 May, 2014
Blatter not serving football anymore: Platini   17 October, 2014
IPL snub to Pak players dented India's image: Afridi   24 May, 2014
Swann denies Gooch's 'criminal' charge   16 October, 2014
'Questioning Qatar's right to host 2022 WC premature'   16 October, 2014
Ajmal practises with revamped action   16 October, 2014
Chennaiyin FC register first away win   16 October, 2014
Victory signs   11 October, 2014
August company   11 October, 2014
Gooch rubbishes KP's allegations   15 October, 2014
Delhi, Pune play out drab draw   15 October, 2014
ISL will answer critics soon: AIFF Director   14 October, 2014
NorthEast United starts with nervy win   14 October, 2014
Kolkata trounces Mumbai in ISL opener   13 October, 2014
F1 to make changes after Bianchi crash   11 October, 2014
Strauss laments 'madness' of Pietersen fall-out   10 October, 2014
Pietersen blames Flower for 'choking' Eng   09 October, 2014
Document surfaces outlining Pietersen's misbehaviour   08 October, 2014
'I was naive, stupid but not a villain'   07 October, 2014
World Cup unfair protest target: FIFA   13 May, 2014
'Bullying' hurt England, says Pietersen   06 October, 2014
Ferdinand to leave Manchester United   13 May, 2014
KomBack & setback   04 October, 2014
Goldfinger   27 September, 2014
Paes denies allegations by wife Rhea   12 May, 2014
Slippery shine   27 September, 2014
Cole quits England after World Cup axe   12 May, 2014
Federer to lead Indian franchise of IPTL   22 September, 2014
Going for glory   18 September, 2014
'Federations have a hand-to-mouth existence'   18 September, 2014
Evolution of a revolution?   13 September, 2014
Target practice   13 September, 2014
HI recommends 4 players for Arjuna Award   08 May, 2014
Crisis of talent in Indian boxing: Qamar   08 May, 2014
Sethi, Miandad engaged in war of words   07 May, 2014
IOA serious about hosting 2019 ASIAD   06 May, 2014
Relay medals in jeopardy after Gay's ban   05 May, 2014
Murray ponders hiring McEnroe as coach   05 May, 2014
Tyson Gay returns Olympic medal   03 May, 2014
Marsh named chief Australia selector   02 May, 2014
SC reserves order on setting up probe panel   29 April, 2014
Moin named Pak team manager, chief selector   22 April, 2014
Disillusioned with WC meeting: Manohar   21 April, 2014
Anti-Srini faction opposes Shastri's inclusion   21 April, 2014
BCCI should probe IPL fixing scandal: SC   16 April, 2014
IOA forms ad-hoc panel to run boxing   03 April, 2014
Sports Ministry derecognises IABF   01 April, 2014
Speed up 2016 planning: IOC tells Brazil   22 March, 2014
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