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Indian Aces wins inaugural IPTL tie
The much-awaited inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) got off to a flying start with the Indian Aces notching an impressive 26-16 first victory against the Singapore Slammers at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila.Aces player-cum-coach Fabrice Santoro won the toss and elected to serve and the evening started with the mixed doubles match of Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza (Aces) against...
Players miss hockey ex-coach Walsh   
Terry Walsh's sudden exit as Indian hockey team's chief coach seems to have left a long lasting effect on the players, who said they were missing the Australian's services ahead of the FIH Champions Trophy. The players were equivocal in their praise for Walsh but said they won't let his departure affect their performance in the December 6-14 event to be held in...
Let Mudgal panel decide punishment: SC   
The Supreme Court suggested that the Mudgal Committee, which probed the allegation of betting and match fixing in IPL 2013, decide on the nature of punishment for Gurunath Meiyappan and others named on its report in accordance with the BCCI's rules and regulations, including the anti-corruption code.Senior counsel C.A. Sundaram, appearing for the BCCI, agreed with the suggestion. He earlier...
Pele in ICU, but showing 'improvement'   
Pele was transferred to an intensive care unit of a Sao Paulo hospital after a urinary tract infection spread to his kidneys.The Albert Einstein Hospital said in a statement that the 74-year-old was receiving renal support treatment, adding that there had been "an improvement in his clinical condition".Pele was admitted to the hospital Monday and initially received antibiotics to treat...
NorthEast United crushes Chennaiyin   
Hosts NorthEast United FC crushed Indian Super League (ISL) leaders Chennaiyin FC 3-0 at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in Guwahati to elevate themselves to fifth position in the standings.Durga Boro opened the account for the hosts and Senegalese defender Massamba L' Sambou helped himself to a brace, all inside the first 23 minutes.NorthEast United was on the ball right from the start. They...
First India-Aus Test in doubt as players in mourning   
ISL hits one million in-stadia fans   27 November, 2014
Srikanth jumps to 8th spot in rankings   27 November, 2014
After Walsh, women's hockey coach also exits   27 November, 2014
India Cements shares continue to tumble   27 November, 2014
Cricketers condole Hughes' demise   27 November, 2014
Cricket world left heartbroken   27 November, 2014
Uncertainty over Srinivasan, CSK deepens   27 November, 2014
Goa beats Kerala, move to third spot   27 November, 2014
Azad slams BCCI over Srinivasan controversy   27 November, 2014
'CA, BCCI should decide fate of first Ind-Aus Test'   27 November, 2014
Sarita's ban: India to appeal to AIBA   26 November, 2014
Sania role model for all girls: UN   26 November, 2014
'No solution to BCCI turmoil until SC judgment'   26 November, 2014
Cricketer Phil Hughes succumbs to head injuries   27 November, 2014
'Critically injured' Hughes in ICU   26 November, 2014
Phil Hughes succumbs to head injuries   27 November, 2014
'Today I can tell Kapil I am a CWG gold winner'   26 November, 2014
Hockey India doesn't need Walsh: Batra   26 November, 2014
Messi breaks another scoring record   26 November, 2014
India Cements share slides nine per cent   26 November, 2014
Board games   22 November, 2014
Sachin refuses to comment on Mudgal Report   24 November, 2014
Qualifier postponed by a day due to rain   27 May, 2014
West Indies task force begins probe   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
Shiv Kapur qualifies for US Open   27 May, 2014
Carlsen settles for a draw against Anand   21 November, 2014
Saina, Srikanth rise in rankings   20 November, 2014
We need to look in the mirror: Duminy   26 May, 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
Garcia heads Atletico Kolkata to victory   19 November, 2014
Van Gaal has massive task: Scholes   22 May, 2014
Hockey coach Walsh's contract ends   18 November, 2014
IPL snub to Pak players dented India's image: Afridi   24 May, 2014
Dalmiya extends support to Srinivasan   19 November, 2014
FC Goa, Mumbai City FC settle for 0-0 draw   18 November, 2014
No action against Raman, BCCI backs Srinivasan   18 November, 2014
Orji strike takes Blasters to third place   17 November, 2014
Meiyappan nailed, clean chit to Srinivasan   17 November, 2014
Atletico, Chennaiyin play out a draw   15 November, 2014
Vijender backs Sarita Devi   14 November, 2014
SC names Srinivasan, Meiyappan among others   14 November, 2014
Court and bowled   12 November, 2014
'IPTL will take tennis to new regions'   29 October, 2014
Sania excited to be in Federer's team   29 October, 2014
IPTL: Santoro to be Indian team's coach   28 October, 2014
BI requests AIBA to be lenient on Sarita   27 October, 2014
Back on the hunt   18 October, 2014
Victory signs   11 October, 2014
August company   11 October, 2014
World Cup unfair protest target: FIFA   13 May, 2014
Ferdinand to leave Manchester United   13 May, 2014
Paes denies allegations by wife Rhea   12 May, 2014
Cole quits England after World Cup axe   12 May, 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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