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Chhetri named AIFF Player of the Year
Mumbai: Indian national team captain Sunil Chhetri was declared 'AIFF Player of the Year' for the third time in four years while Bala Devi has been declared the 'Woman Player of the Year'.Sandesh Jhingan, who played for Kerala Blasters FC in the Indian Super League (ISL), was declared the 'Emerging Player of the Year'.Chhetri was chosen the winner on basis of votes from...
Sarita wants to win Olympic medal   
Kolkata: Overwhelmed by the support she received from Boxing India and her fellow countrymen including cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar while facing the prospect of a life ban, boxer L. Sarita Devi hopes to make it count by winning a medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics."I really thank Sachin Tendulkar, Boxing India and my fellow countrymen who stood behind me and gave me a second chance. I don't...
Dhyan Chand deserves Bharat Ratna: Milkha Singh   
Chandigarh: While reiterating that Major Dhyan Chand should be conferred the Bharat Ratna, legendary athlete Milkha Singh conveyed his congratulations to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and late freedom fighter-educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya on being named for India's highest civilian honour.“I wish to congratulate Vajpayeeji for a very deserving recognition. And I...
Smith's 192 puts Australia on top   
Melbourne: Steven Smith continued to haunt India as he compiled a career-high Test score of 192 runs to help Australia amass a mammoth 530 in the first innings and put his team on top after day two of the third Test ended with the visitors 108 for one, trailing by 422 runs, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).Australian stand-in captain's knock landed India in an uncomfortable position of...
Gavaskar regrets act of dissent in 1981   
Melbourne: Almost three decades after the infamous walkout incident in the Melbourne Test which generated huge controversy, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar regretted his act of dissent and said that it was a big mistake on his part. In the 1981 series that had been dogged by some inconsistent umpiring, a Dennis Lillee in-cutter caught Gavaskar plumb in front and umpire Rex Whitehead, standing...
New trophy for Federation Cup   
Injured Warner temporarily out of action   
Clarke 'really confident' of WC participation   
ITF women's tournament: Ankita in final   26 December, 2014
Ajmal still unable to rectify bowling action   26 December, 2014
A year of development for hockey   26 December, 2014
Hughes's bat to be placed atop Everest   26 December, 2014
Australia battles to 259/5 on day one   26 December, 2014
No unrest in dressing room: Dhoni   25 December, 2014
Sangakkara denies Rajapaksa sought his help   25 December, 2014
Leander Paes undergoes dope test   24 December, 2014
Smith's 192 helps Australia amass 530   27 December, 2014
'Hosting National Games in Kerala a challenge'   24 December, 2014
Smith leads Australia's fight on Boxing Day   26 December, 2014
Watson fit for Boxing Day Test   24 December, 2014
India does not believe it can win abroad: Hayden   24 December, 2014
Watson to be monitored for concussion   23 December, 2014
Blatter hints at contesting FIFA polls   23 December, 2014
Johnson welcomes India's sledging   23 December, 2014
Bhuvneshwar likely to return for third Test   23 December, 2014
Kohli surpasses Tendulkar on Twitter   23 December, 2014
Yuvi, Gambhir dropped from BCCI contract list   23 December, 2014
Indian spinners not too impressive: Hogg   23 December, 2014
Qualifier postponed by a day due to rain   27 May, 2014
Kabaddi WC win: RS lauds men's, women's team   23 December, 2014
Afridi to retire from ODIs after 2015 WC   22 December, 2014
Important to intimidate opposition: Johnson   22 December, 2014
Dhawan fit to play Boxing Day Test   22 December, 2014
Shiv Kapur qualifies for US Open   27 May, 2014
Windies trio victimised by WICB: lawyer   22 December, 2014
The brand maker   22 December, 2014
ISL revolutionises Indian football   21 December, 2014
We need to look in the mirror: Duminy   26 May, 2014
Sachin, Sourav enthused by ISL success   20 December, 2014
Superseries Finals: Saina loses in semis   20 December, 2014
Morgan named England ODI captain   20 December, 2014
'ISL final will be biggest game in India yet'   20 December, 2014
Van Gaal has massive task: Scholes   22 May, 2014
IPL snub to Pak players dented India's image: Afridi   24 May, 2014
Last-gasp goal wins it for Atletico de Kolkata   20 December, 2014
India suffers batting collapse, loses by 4 wkts   20 December, 2014
India blames poor practice wickets for injuries   20 December, 2014
Superseries Finals: Saina, Srikanth in semis   20 December, 2014
Injured Fikru ruled out of final   19 December, 2014
Miscommunication on Dhawan's injury: Dhoni   20 December, 2014
Gerrard urges Sterling to stay at Liverpool   19 December, 2014
Djokovic, Serena named 2014 champions   19 December, 2014
CAS breather for Dutee Chand   18 December, 2014
Warne clarifies 'soft' comment on Starc   18 December, 2014
Match evenly poised after Smith's heroics   19 December, 2014
Kolkata sneaks into final beating FC Goa   18 December, 2014
High-five Hazlewood makes most of his chance   18 December, 2014
Government seeks review of Sarita ban   17 December, 2014
Hazlewood shines but Umesh gives India the edge   18 December, 2014
India outplayed us, says Lehmann   17 December, 2014
Australia reach 503/9 till tea on third day   19 December, 2014
Smith, Johnson take Australia to 351/6   19 December, 2014
World Cup unfair protest target: FIFA   13 May, 2014
Ferdinand to leave Manchester United   13 May, 2014
Clarke aiming for World Cup return   17 December, 2014
Paes denies allegations by wife Rhea   12 May, 2014
Sachin's autobiography to be published in 8 languages   17 December, 2014
I am a self-professed candy lover!   13 December, 2014
Australia reach 121/3   18 December, 2014
Cole quits England after World Cup axe   12 May, 2014
We will continue to be aggressive: Dhoni   16 December, 2014
Boxer Sarita Devi banned for one year, fined   17 December, 2014
Vijay's stylish ton gives India a bright start   17 December, 2014
Vijay battles on as India lose Pujara, Kohli   17 December, 2014
HI recommends 4 players for Arjuna Award   08 May, 2014
Vijay impresses as India reach 89/1   17 December, 2014
Crisis of talent in Indian boxing: Qamar   08 May, 2014
Semis first leg: Kerala shocks Chennai   13 December, 2014
Sethi, Miandad engaged in war of words   07 May, 2014
IOA serious about hosting 2019 ASIAD   06 May, 2014
Court and bowled   16 December, 2014
India snatches defeat from jaws of victory   13 December, 2014
Abbott back with a stunning spell   12 December, 2014
Zico proposes merger of ISL, I-League   13 December, 2014
Relay medals in jeopardy after Gay's ban   05 May, 2014
Indian Aces extends lead at the top   12 December, 2014
Murray ponders hiring McEnroe as coach   05 May, 2014
Champions Trophy: Pak stuns Netherlands   11 December, 2014
Tyson Gay returns Olympic medal   03 May, 2014
Keep away from working committee: SC to Srinivasan   09 December, 2014
Marsh named chief Australia selector   02 May, 2014
Indians second in goal-scorers' list   12 December, 2014
UAE Royals, Manila Mavericks win   09 December, 2014
No DRS for India-Australia Test series   08 December, 2014
'Indian tennis will benefit from IPTL'   06 December, 2014
Manila Mavericks beats Indian Aces   04 December, 2014
SC reserves order on setting up probe panel   29 April, 2014
UAE Royals beat Manila Mavericks 26-11   04 December, 2014
Indian Aces thrashes UAE Royals 30-11   02 December, 2014
Upside of the Downs   06 December, 2014
Weeping boxer   06 December, 2014
Moin named Pak team manager, chief selector   22 April, 2014
Disillusioned with WC meeting: Manohar   21 April, 2014
Hard to accept there was no conflict of interest: SC   08 December, 2014
Anti-Srini faction opposes Shastri's inclusion   21 April, 2014
Happy that IPTL is competitive: Federer   08 December, 2014
ICC announces match officials for 2015 WC   02 December, 2014
Legal delivery   29 November, 2014
Board games   22 November, 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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