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Sarita's ban: India to appeal to AIBA
Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said the Indian government will appeal to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) to reconsider its decision of suspending L. Sarita Devi, following her refusal to accept the bronze medal at the 2014 Asian Games medal ceremony.Sonowal said the government will extend all necessary help to the suspended boxer, and noted that Sarita is getting all necessary...
Sania role model for all girls: UN   
Sania Mirza is a role model for girls not only in India but all over the world, United Nations Women said after appointing the Indian tennis star as the UN Goodwill Ambassador for the South Asian region.Mirza was appointed the ambassador at an event held to mark the International Day To End Violence Against Women."Sania Mirza has been a role model for girls in India and all over the world....
'No solution to BCCI turmoil until SC judgment'   
The Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) is in "turmoil" and its administrators won't be able to find a solution until the Supreme Court passes its judgment on the matter, Goa Cricket Association (GCA) president Shekhar Salkar said.Salkar, after taking over as the new president of GCA after a long-drawn stormy accusation-filled battle with outgoing president Balu Phadke, added...
'Critically injured' Hughes in ICU   
Australian team doctor Peter Brukner confirmed that batsman Phillip Hughes sustained a severe head injury while batting for South Australia in a domestic first-class match and "is in a critical condition".The left-handed batsman collapsed on the ground after a delivery from New South Wales pacer Sean Abbott hit his helmet during a Sheffield Shield match against New South Wales (NSW) at...
'Today I can tell Kapil I am a CWG gold winner'   
Commonwealth Games gold medallist boxer Manoj Kumar lashed out at Kapil Dev, saying the Arjuna Award is a "fitting reply" from him to the former India cricket captain, who had earlier refused to recognise the pugilist."Today I can tell Kapil Dev that I am Manoj Kumar, who had won the gold medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, and now I have got the Arjuna award," Manoj told...
Hockey India doesn't need Walsh: Batra   
Messi breaks another scoring record   
India Cements share slides nine per cent   
Board games   22 November, 2014
Sachin refuses to comment on Mudgal Report   24 November, 2014
Real Madrid to play in Australian tournament   24 November, 2014
Hamilton ready to stand and deliver   22 November, 2014
West Indies task force begins probe   21 November, 2014
Saina loses in Hong Kong Open quarters   21 November, 2014
HIL appoints Indian umpires for 2015 edition   21 November, 2014
Federer fit for Davis Cup final   21 November, 2014
Address conflict of interest between BCCI, IPL: SC to Srini   24 November, 2014
FIFA may see World Cup corruption report   21 November, 2014
Carlsen settles for a draw against Anand   21 November, 2014
Saina, Srikanth rise in rankings   20 November, 2014
India continues to top ODI team table   20 November, 2014
Federer fitness key to Davis Cup final   20 November, 2014
F1 driver Bianchi out of coma   20 November, 2014
Chennaiyin FC beats Pune to top points table   20 November, 2014
Wheelchair-bound Schumacher paralysed, speechless   20 November, 2014
Bankrupt James's memorabilia sold off   19 November, 2014
Indian women thrash South Africa   19 November, 2014
Nadal hopes for injury-free 2015   19 November, 2014
Qualifier postponed by a day due to rain   27 May, 2014
Anand, Carlsen draw their 8th round   19 November, 2014
Garcia heads Atletico Kolkata to victory   19 November, 2014
Hockey coach Walsh's contract ends   18 November, 2014
Shiv Kapur qualifies for US Open   27 May, 2014
Vengsarkar to get BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award   18 November, 2014
Anand, Carlsen draw marathon seventh game   18 November, 2014
Dalmiya extends support to Srinivasan   19 November, 2014
We need to look in the mirror: Duminy   26 May, 2014
FC Goa, Mumbai City FC settle for 0-0 draw   18 November, 2014
No action against Raman, BCCI backs Srinivasan   18 November, 2014
Kohli rises to No. 2 in ODI rankings   17 November, 2014
Will remember this win for life: Saina   17 November, 2014
Van Gaal has massive task: Scholes   22 May, 2014
IPL snub to Pak players dented India's image: Afridi   24 May, 2014
Srikanth 'gifts' title to coach Gopichand   17 November, 2014
Orji strike takes Blasters to third place   17 November, 2014
Kohli's century helps India whitewash SL   17 November, 2014
Meiyappan nailed, clean chit to Srinivasan   17 November, 2014
BCCI calls emergency meeting on Nov 18   15 November, 2014
WICB task force armed with mandate   15 November, 2014
Anand-Carlsen fifth game ends in draw   15 November, 2014
Atletico, Chennaiyin play out a draw   15 November, 2014
BCCI postpones AGM again after revelation   14 November, 2014
Vijender backs Sarita Devi   14 November, 2014
SC names Srinivasan, Meiyappan among others   14 November, 2014
Pele 'recovering' after surgery   14 November, 2014
SC decides to make Mudgal report public   14 November, 2014
FIFA clears Russia, Qatar to host WC   13 November, 2014
Anand, Carlsen split points in 4th game   13 November, 2014
Laxman bats for day-night Test cricket   13 November, 2014
Kerala Blasters, Mumbai City FC settle for draw   13 November, 2014
Court and bowled   12 November, 2014
World Cup unfair protest target: FIFA   13 May, 2014
India looks to clinch top ODI slot   12 November, 2014
Ferdinand to leave Manchester United   13 May, 2014
Future bleak for Sarita Devi   12 November, 2014
Paes denies allegations by wife Rhea   12 May, 2014
Anand breaks jinx, defeats Carlsen   12 November, 2014
ISL among best-attended leagues in the world   12 November, 2014
Cole quits England after World Cup axe   12 May, 2014
Lee Chong Wei provisionally suspended   11 November, 2014
Indian hockey in a revival mode?   11 November, 2014
'IPTL will take tennis to new regions'   29 October, 2014
HI recommends 4 players for Arjuna Award   08 May, 2014
Sania excited to be in Federer's team   29 October, 2014
IPTL: Santoro to be Indian team's coach   28 October, 2014
Crisis of talent in Indian boxing: Qamar   08 May, 2014
Raptors strongest team in CTL: Amritraj   28 October, 2014
Sethi, Miandad engaged in war of words   07 May, 2014
BI requests AIBA to be lenient on Sarita   27 October, 2014
IOA serious about hosting 2019 ASIAD   06 May, 2014
Back on the hunt   18 October, 2014
Victory signs   11 October, 2014
August company   11 October, 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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