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Indian shuttlers blow away Ghana 5-0
The Indian badminton team launched its Commonwealth Games campaign with a dominating 5-0 win over minnows Ghana in a Group B match of the mixed team event at the 20th edition of the multi-sport event.India hardly broke any sweat as Parupalli Kashyap started the proceeding, spanking Daniel Sam 21-6 21-16 in a 27-minute men's singles match to put his team in the driver's seat right from the...
Mo Farah pulls out of CWG   
England's double Olympic and world champion Mo Farah has withdrawn from the Commonwealth Games due to fitness concerns, his team announced.The 5,000 and 10,000m Olympic and world champion was recently laid low by illness and has decided to pull out of the Glasgow event in order to work on his fitness ahead of next month's European Championships in Zurich. "I have taken the tough...
WC will inspire Rio Olympics: Bach   
Rio de Janeiro will host a successful Olympic Games in 2016 after the World Cup showed Brazil can cope with staging the biggest sporting events, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on Wednesday."I think the success of the organisation of the World Cup helped, and will help, the organisation of the Games," Bach said in an interview ahead of the Commonwealth...
Dunga names former teammates as assistants   
New Brazil coach Dunga has named Andrey Lopes as his assistant manager and given former World Cup winners Taffarel and Mauro Silva places on his backroom team, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Wednesday.The little-known Lopes was Dunga's assistant when he coached Internacional last year. Taffarel, who will be goalkeeping coach, played alongside Dunga when they won the World Cup in...
Delhi, Glasgow is 'chalk and cheese': CGF   
Top officials of the Commonwealth Games Federation patted the Glasgow 2014 organisers for a smooth-sailing build-up and for saving the CGF from 2010 Delhi-like "headache". Addressing a press conference just hours before the opening ceremony of the 20th Games, CGF president Prince Imran Tunku said that Glasgow has been the best ever Games in terms of preparations. "In terms of...
Indian shuttlers look to extend good run   23 July, 2014
Seniors Nandy, Climax, Dias picked   23 July, 2014
Dunga succeeds Scolari as Brazil coach   23 July, 2014
Games Village lacks facilities: Raj Singh   23 July, 2014
Commonwealth Games open in style   24 July, 2014
Great Scots throw weight behind Games   23 July, 2014
Real Madrid signs Colombian Rodriguez   22 July, 2014
Subrata Paul, Nabi to play for Mumbai   22 July, 2014
Govt assures help to athlete Dutee Chand   22 July, 2014
Celebrated but unfulfilled, Gerrard quits   22 July, 2014
England's Prior to take break from game   22 July, 2014
Indian boxing coaches allowed at ringside   22 July, 2014
Bolt, Farah, Wiggins in quest for gold   22 July, 2014
F1: Where did all the German fans go?   21 July, 2014
India needs to overcome 'away' challenges: Dwyer   21 July, 2014
Magical McIlroy wins the British Open   21 July, 2014
Shooting champion withdrawn after her jacket goes missing   22 July, 2014
Gymnastics may fetch India three medals: Ashish   21 July, 2014
Fit-again Danish wants to support Sardar   19 July, 2014
England takes 24-run first innings lead   19 July, 2014
Dunga is favourite to coach Brazil   19 July, 2014
N. Korea threatens to boycott Asiad   18 July, 2014
Qualifier postponed by a day due to rain   27 May, 2014
HI inducts Kerala Hockey as associate member   18 July, 2014
Saina Nehwal pulls out of CWG   18 July, 2014
Ishant bowls India to victory in Lord's Test   21 July, 2014
Frustrating not to bowl India out: Stokes   18 July, 2014
WC winner Kroos joins Real Madrid   17 July, 2014
Shiv Kapur qualifies for US Open   27 May, 2014
Eng coach Moores warns 'drunk' Ballance   17 July, 2014
We need to look in the mirror: Duminy   26 May, 2014
Romario demands CBF revamp after WC debacle   17 July, 2014
England battling to save Lord's Test   21 July, 2014
Mo Farah will compete at CWG   17 July, 2014
Rahane's century rescues India at Lord's   18 July, 2014
Van Gaal has massive task: Scholes   22 May, 2014
Dutee cannot compete in female category: SAI   17 July, 2014
Lord's Test finely poised after Ballance ton   19 July, 2014
IPL snub to Pak players dented India's image: Afridi   24 May, 2014
Woods back at Open, but doubts persist   16 July, 2014
Boy next door   18 July, 2014
German captain Lahm announces shock retirement   18 July, 2014
CTL not launched to counter IPTL: Amritraj   16 July, 2014
'BCCI not sitting on pots of money'   16 July, 2014
Athletics team for CWG pruned down to 32   16 July, 2014
Messi did not deserve Golden Ball: Maradona   15 July, 2014
Scolari resigns as Brazil manager   15 July, 2014
Mahela announces Test retirement   14 July, 2014
Tension builds up ahead of Lord's Test   17 July, 2014
South Africa's Amla set for historic Test   14 July, 2014
World Cup unfair protest target: FIFA   13 May, 2014
Ferdinand to leave Manchester United   13 May, 2014
Germany, the champions!   14 July, 2014
Paes denies allegations by wife Rhea   12 May, 2014
Good Test match for us: Dhoni   14 July, 2014
Cole quits England after World Cup axe   12 May, 2014
Draw on cards after records tumble   13 July, 2014
'Ashwin being treated like a wheelie bin'   12 July, 2014
Barcelona buys Suarez from Liverpool   11 July, 2014
HI recommends 4 players for Arjuna Award   08 May, 2014
Where now? Brazil mulls over its future   11 July, 2014
Chile's Sanchez completes Arsenal move   11 July, 2014
Crisis of talent in Indian boxing: Qamar   08 May, 2014
Sethi, Miandad engaged in war of words   07 May, 2014
Muted not magical, Messi misses again   14 July, 2014
Hike in budget too late: sportspersons   10 July, 2014
IOA serious about hosting 2019 ASIAD   06 May, 2014
Djokovic to wed in civil ceremony   10 July, 2014
Relay medals in jeopardy after Gay's ban   05 May, 2014
Murray ponders hiring McEnroe as coach   05 May, 2014
SC bench to hear Gavaskar's plea   11 July, 2014
Tyson Gay returns Olympic medal   03 May, 2014
Root leads fightback after England collapse   12 July, 2014
Marsh named chief Australia selector   02 May, 2014
India opts to bat in first Test   09 July, 2014
Cook fails again after India frustrates England   11 July, 2014
SC reserves order on setting up probe panel   29 April, 2014
Moin named Pak team manager, chief selector   22 April, 2014
Centurion Vijay frustrates England in first Test   10 July, 2014
Disillusioned with WC meeting: Manohar   21 April, 2014
Anti-Srini faction opposes Shastri's inclusion   21 April, 2014
Wearable football   05 July, 2014
Bangladesh bans Shakib for six months   07 July, 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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