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Shivendra gets a break,included in WL squad
Thu, May 30, 2013

With spotting his name in the list of standbys for the Asian Champions Trophy last December,Shivendra Singh wondered if he would be selected for India again

Wrestling faces tough final bout
Tue, May 21, 2013

'Gifting' mirrors isn't the most popular way to kick-start your term as president of an international sports federation.

For image change,wrestling’s chief shows mirror to members
Tue, May 21, 2013

The recently-concluded International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) meeting in had a surprise in store for the officials gathered in Moscow from around the world.

IOA needs to change attitude
Fri, May 17, 2013

Bindra couldn't have chosen a better platform to point out what the truth was.

IOC takes first step towards bringing India to Olympic fold
Thu, May 16, 2013

India took an important step towards returning to the Olympic fold following a ‘constructive’ meeting with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) but officials believe there’s still a long road ahead before the ban on the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is lifted by the world governing body.

OCA urges IOC to ignore Indian delegation
Wed, May 15, 2013

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has set up a roadblock for India's return to the international scene by urging the International Olympic Committee

Fissures may rock Lausanne meet
Mon, May 13, 2013

Pullouts of VK Malhotra,Randhir Singh from the Indian delegation for the IOC meeting may hurt IOA’s reinstatement hopes

Vijender Singh avoids Punjab,police; to train in Haryana
Fri, May 10, 2013

Despite court rejecting police's petition to conduct drug test on him,Vijender is hesitant to travel to Punjab.

I-League needs change
Fri, May 10, 2013

When the I-League was launched with a lot of glitz and glamour six seasons ago,it was an all-Goan affair as Dempo and Salgaocar started proceedings.

PMO sets football rolling
Tue, May 07, 2013

AIFF receives govt’s approval as it hopes to bag rights to host ‘17 FIFA U-17 World Cup

‘Selected Stars’ rise from NE
Mon, May 06, 2013

Rangdajied United’s qualification for the I-League on Saturday was nothing short of a fairytale. But Karsing Kurbah,the club’s general secretary,doesn’t want to associate the word with his club’s rise.

Hockey India’s new team
Sun, May 05, 2013

Almost all the important decision-making positions in Indian hockey are now held by foreigners. MIHIR VASAVDA on the five Australians,a Dutchman and a South African who are trying to solve the puzzle that is Indian hockey

Mukesh Ambani in race to buy IMG Worldwide
Sat, May 04, 2013

RELIANCE Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani is among the favourites to buy US-based billion-dollar sports,fashion and entertainment management agency IMG Worldwide which has been put on sale by private equity firm Forstmann Little & Co.

Mukesh Ambani in race to buy IMG Worldwide
Sat, May 04, 2013

IMG,a mgmt agency,represents stars such as Rafael Nadal,Novak Djokovic,Maria Sharapova.

Air India allege match fixing in Super Division
Thu, May 02, 2013

Accuse Greater Mumbai Police and Mumbai United of intentionally losing matches to GM Franco; MDFA to conduct inquiry.

Flying through turbulent times
Wed, May 01, 2013

After being relegated from the I-League,former Air India players call for the club to be run in a more professional manner.

IOA try to get Bindra on board in bid to strengthen their case
Tue, Apr 30, 2013

Beijing Games gold medallist Abhinav Bindra is likely to be a part of the Indian delegation that will meet the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne on May 15 with the agenda to bring the country back into the Olympic fold.

Tigers look to ‘earn’ I-league promotion
Thu, Apr 25, 2013

Mumbai Tigers wasted no time in making bold predictions soon after their inception last year qualifying for the I-League

Foodball for future Generation
Thu, Apr 25, 2013

While football continues to be a billion-dollar industry where players are showered with money in India and abroad and get to live a glamorous lifestyle,the other end of the spectrum paints a very different picture.

Sandeep gets second chance
Tue, Apr 23, 2013

Sidelined after a disappointing outing at the London Olympics last year,drag-flicker Sandeep Singh is set to return to the national team for the upcoming tour

Ministry meets Chautala & co.
Tue, Apr 23, 2013

In an effort to manage a consensus among sports administrators of different factions before the crucial meeting with the International Olympic Committee

In football,agents make a killing
Sat, Apr 20, 2013

The Global Transfer Market 2012,a comprehensive report published by FIFA’s Transfer Matching System (TMS),contains some staggering numbers

Sports ministry gives clean chit to Vijender
Wed, Apr 16, 2014

In a relief for Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh,the Sports Ministry said on Tuesday that his blood and urine samples returned negative for banned substances,including psychotropic drugs.

Sports ministry gives clean chit to Vijender
Wed, Apr 17, 2013

Vijender could not be reached for comment

Bangalore top,Delhi flop
Wed, Apr 17, 2013

Despite pushing the game into a Super Over,Daredevils come out short to lose their fifth straight game