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Khali wants govt support for setting up academy in Haryana

Khali wants govt support for setting up academy in Haryana

26 Mar 2017 | 9:42 PM

Kaithal, Mar 26 (UNI) Dalip Singh Rana aka great Khali today said if Haryana government extended necessary support he would like to set up WWE Academy in the state.

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Sauber's Wehrlein withdrawn from Australian Grand Prix

Sauber's Wehrlein withdrawn from Australian Grand Prix

25 Mar 2017 | 12:00 PM

MELBOURNE, Mar 25 (Reuters) Sauber have withdrawn driver Pascal Wehrlein from the Australian Grand Prix due to fitness concerns and replaced him with Antonio Giovinazzi, the Formula One team said on Saturday.

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Motor racing-Hamilton fastest in first free practice in Australia

Motor racing-Hamilton fastest in first free practice in Australia

24 Mar 2017 | 1:29 PM

By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, Mar 24 (Reuters) Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets ahead of new Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas in the first free practice session at the Australian Grand Prix on Friday.

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Horse Racing: DSPORTS to live telecast 'Dubai World Cup' in India

22 Mar 2017 | 8:46 PM

New Delhi, Mar 22 (UNI) Discovery Communications premium sports channel - 'DSPORTS' will bring the biggest global horse racing event to the Indian sports enthusiasts for the first time ever when it telecasts the Dubai World Cup live on March 25 at 06:30 pm IST.

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Jamaican duo charged with anti-doping rule violation

Jamaican duo charged with anti-doping rule violation

22 Mar 2017 | 12:09 PM

Kingston, March 22 (REUTERS) Commonwealth Games 400 metres hurdles champion Kaliese Spencer and world championship relay medallist Riker Hylton have been charged with breaching anti-doping rules, Jamaican athletics officials confirmed.

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'Spirit of adventure' is essential for 'living': Bachendri Pal

21 Mar 2017 | 7:38 PM

New Delhi, Mar 21 (UNI) Bachendri Pal, the first Indian woman to climb Everest, reckons that the 'spirit of adventure' should be the inherent quality in any person whether its for trekking down the world's largest peak or for riding a camel for several days in a desert safari.

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Special athletes leave for Austria, Goel wishes luck

Special athletes leave for Austria, Goel wishes luck

10 Mar 2017 | 9:57 PM

New Delhi, Mar 10 (UNI) Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel today wished success to the special athletes, their coaches and officials, who left for Austria to participate in the World Winter Games, scheduled to be held from March 14 - 25.

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Russia's anti-doping agency re-elects Isinbayeva as its head

Russia's anti-doping agency re-elects Isinbayeva as its head

10 Mar 2017 | 5:21 PM

MOSCOW, Mar 10 (Reuters) Double Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva has been re-elected the head of the supervisory board of Russia's anti-doping agency, whose activity was suspended by the world anti-doping agency for non-compliance, Russian state TV reported.

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Fraser-Pryce announces pregnancy, to miss world champs

Fraser-Pryce announces pregnancy, to miss world champs

09 Mar 2017 | 12:22 PM

By Kayon Raynor

KINGSTON, Mar 9 (Reuters) Jamaican sprinter and reigning 100 metres world champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce announced that she is pregnant and will miss the world championships in London this August.

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Skiing federation wants Johaug ban increased

Skiing federation wants Johaug ban increased

07 Mar 2017 | 1:50 PM

ZURICH, Mar 7 (REUTERS) The international skiing federation (FIS) has asked for the 13-month doping ban on Norwegian cross-country skier Therese Johaug to be increased, it said today`.

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BPCL and KSEB clinch T Govindhan memorial volleyball tourney

06 Mar 2017 | 11:18 AM

Kannur, Mar 6 (UNI) BPCL, Kochi and KSEB, Thiruvanathapuram clinched the title in men and women section respectively for T Govindhan memorial All India Invitation volleyball tourney played at Payanoor Municipal stadium.

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Underdog Bellew stuns Haye in heavyweight clash

Underdog Bellew stuns Haye in heavyweight clash

05 Mar 2017 | 10:36 AM

Undated, March 5 (Reuters) Underdog Tony Bellew stopped former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye in the 11th round of their thrilling clash at London's O2 Arena.

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ONGC, BPCL, Kerala Police, KSEB enters final

05 Mar 2017 | 10:20 AM

Kannur, Mar 5 (UNI) ONGC, DehraDun will meet BPCL, Kochi in men section, and Kerala Police will take on KSEB,Thiruvanthapuram in women section in the finals of the T Govindhan memorial All india Invitation Volley tourney at Payyanur Municipal lit stadium, tonight.

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Meghalaya yet to get final word to host National Games

04 Mar 2017 | 2:24 PM

Shillong, Mar 4 (UNI) Meghalaya Sports and Youth Affairs minister, Zenith Sangma today said that the state government is yet to get a final word from the Centre to host the National Games 2022.

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Profits rise at SocGen's car leasing arm ALD Automotive ahead of IPO

03 Mar 2017 | 5:37 PM

By Maya Nikolaeva PARIS, March 3 (Reuters) ALD Automotive, the car leasing arm of French bank Societe Generale, reported today a 21 per cent rise in its net profits last year, as it prepares for a market flotation which could value it at more than 6.

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Rucha Pujari clinches Intl chess master title

Rucha Pujari clinches Intl chess master title

03 Mar 2017 | 1:47 PM

Kolhapur, Mar 3 (UNI)City's girl Rucha Pujari has become International chess master as got a success in Aeroflot Chess open competition, which had held in Moscow in Russia recently.

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Australia lure Raisman coach Brestyan to guide national team

03 Mar 2017 | 1:01 PM

MELBOURNE, Mar 3 (REUTERS) Former United States head coach Mihai Brestyan has been appointed as the new coach of Australia's national gymnastics women's team.

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Services Taekwondo team felicitated for winning Team Championship

Services Taekwondo team felicitated for winning Team Championship

01 Mar 2017 | 5:32 PM

Bengaluru, Mar 1 (UNI) Services Taekwondo Team, which won the Team Championship in the 35th Senior National Kyorugi Taekwondo and 8th Senior National Poomsae Taekwondo Championship-2016-17, held at Visakhapatnam (AP) recently, has been felicitated at 2 ASC Training Centre today.

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Udayan Mane holds two-shot advantage heading into final round of BTI Open

Udayan Mane holds two-shot advantage heading into final round of BTI Open

01 Mar 2017 | 5:28 PM

Dhaka, Mar 1 (UNI) Udayan Mane of Bengaluru stretched his lead to two shots at the BTI Open after he posted a third round score of three-under-69 here today.

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ISSF World Cup: Jitu bags gold, Amanpreet wins silver in 50m air pistol final

ISSF World Cup: Jitu bags gold, Amanpreet wins silver in 50m air pistol final

01 Mar 2017 | 2:37 PM

New Delhi, Mar 1 (UNI) Continuing his brilliant show, ace India shooter Jitu Rai clinched gold medal in the 50m air pistol event in the ongoing International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range here today.

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Phelps urges US lawmakers to push for anti-doping reform

Phelps urges US lawmakers to push for anti-doping reform

01 Mar 2017 | 9:38 AM

WASHINGTON, Mar 1 (Reuters) Michael Phelps urged US lawmakers on Tuesday to push for a reform of the global anti-doping effort in sport after a career in which the Olympic great said he was never confident he was competing against clean athletes.

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ISSF World Cup: Jitu wins bronze, other shooters disappoint

ISSF World Cup: Jitu wins bronze, other shooters disappoint

28 Feb 2017 | 6:54 PM

New Delhi, Feb 28 (UNI) Ace India shooter Jitu Rai bagged bronze medal in the men’s 10m air pistol category in the ongoing International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range here today.

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Volley ball tourney:Indian Railways, BPCL claim second straight win

28 Feb 2017 | 11:42 AM

Kannur, Feb 28 (UNI) Indian Railways and BPCL,Kochi beat IOB, Chennai and SRM, Chennai by straight sets (3-0) respectively in the second day matches played for T V Govindhan memorial trophy All India Invitation Volley Ball tournament at Payyanur municipal lit stadium.

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Former Soviet gymnast Korbut sells off Olympic medals

Former Soviet gymnast Korbut sells off Olympic medals

28 Feb 2017 | 8:29 AM

Undated,Feb 28 (Reuters) Olga Korbut, the gymnastics darling of the 1972 Munich Olympics who has apparently fallen on hard times, has sold off her Games medals and other trophies through a US auction house.

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Champa Mourya  bags silver medal in Asian Canoeing C'ship

Champa Mourya bags silver medal in Asian Canoeing C'ship

27 Feb 2017 | 7:05 PM

Gurdaspur, Feb 27 (UNI) Champa Mourya , a student of R R Bawa DAV college for girls who had represented the country in 10th Asian canoeing championship held in the Thailand, has bagged the silver medal.

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Volley ball tourney: Indian Income Tax, IOB cruise straight win

27 Feb 2017 | 2:23 PM

Kannur, Feb 27 (UNI) Indian Income Tax beat SRM University, Chennai and IOB, Chennai stretch their winning run in different matches under men category while under women category, Western Railway lost to Kerala Police by straight sets (0-3) in the inaugural matches for T V Govindhan memorial trophy All India Invitation Volley Ball Tournament at Payyanur muncipal lit stadium.

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Motor racing-Toro Rosso still open to re-branding of engine

Motor racing-Toro Rosso still open to re-branding of engine

27 Feb 2017 | 2:05 PM

BARCELONA, Feb 27 (Reuters) Red Bull-owned Toro Rosso are still open to re-branding their Renault engines this season if they can find a suitable partner, said team principal Franz Tost.

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Pankaj, Marina Devi and A Kadheeja B lift gold medals

25 Feb 2017 | 8:00 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 25 (UNI) Pankaj (MDU Rohtak), H Marina Devi (Mangalore University) and A Kadheeja B (Periyar University) lifted gold medals in their respective categories in the All India Inter University Powerlifting (Men and Women) Championship being organised by Panjab University, Chandigarh at the PU complex here today Competing in the under-83 class, Pankaj got the first position with a total lift of 747.

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ISSF World Cup: Zoravar misses bronze by a whisker

25 Feb 2017 | 7:58 PM

New Delhi, Feb 25 (UNI) Indian shooter Zoravar Singh missed a bronze medal by a whisker in the Trap Event on day two of the ongoing International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) at Karni Singh Shooting Range here today.

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McIlroy says outing with Trump 'not an endorsement'

McIlroy says outing with Trump 'not an endorsement'

25 Feb 2017 | 10:28 AM

Undated,Feb 25 (Reuters) Former number one golfer Rory McIlroy said today that his outing last week with President Donald Trump was not a political endorsement of America's new leader but rather "simply a round of golf.

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