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A new year of wilderness awaits Indian Olympic Association

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Heading into new year, the Indian Olympic Association risks being drifted into wilderness once again. The sports ministry suspended the IOA on Friday for showing defiance following the appointment of beleaguered administrators Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as its life presidents. The decision came after the IOA failed to furnish a satisfactory response to a show-cause notice, which the ... Read More »

Kohli & Anushka getting engaged on Sunday?

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Dehradun: Indian test captain Virat Kohli and his actress girlfriend Anushka Shetty, who are off on a break in Uttarakhand’s Narendranagar, are set to get engaged on Sunday, if reports are to be believed. The arrival of Amitabh Bachchan and his wife Jaya and industrialist Anil Ambani to Dehradun has only fuelled speculation that Bollywood-meets-cricket couple may get engaged at ... Read More »

Pakistani fan grabbed eyeballs at the Melbourne Cricket Ground

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A Pakistani fan grabbed eyeballs at the Melbourne Cricket Ground as he cheered for his team against Australia in a rather unique manner during the 2nd Test. The fan stood out from the crowd as he sported Pakistan cricket team’s ODI jersey with India’s limited-overs skipper MS Dhoni’s name and number (7) on the back. Considering the current mood in ... Read More »

Suresh Kalmadi, Accused In CWG Scam, Appointed Indian Olympic Association Lifetime Patron

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In a move which could trigger major controversy, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Tuesday named Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as its lifetime patron and president respectively in its Annual General Meeting (AGM). Before Kalmadi and Chautala, only Vijay Kumar Malhotra, who served as acting IOA chief between 2011 and 2012, was made the Life President, according to ... Read More »

Antonio Conte winning Chelsea hearts and minds and points

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Chelsea fans will always have a place in their hearts for Jose Mourinho but are also learning to love another Latin coach as Antonio Conte displays the sort of tactical acumen that is steering the club towards the title. Monday’s 3-0 home win over Bournemouth represented a club record 12th successive Premier League victory and left the Londoners seven points ... Read More »

Virat Kohli, Anil Kumble have created a favourable environment for youngsters, says Rahul Dravid

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New Delhi: He is the prime force behind the feeder-line created for the senior national cricket team and India A and U-19 chief coach Rahul Dravid on Sunday lauded Test captain Virat Kohli and chief coach Anil Kumble for creating an environment where youngsters are feeling comfortable. Dravid believes that success of Karun Nair and Jayant Yadav, who are products ... Read More »

Ranji Trophy 2016-17: Just three to beat Karnataka in two days

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In the build-up to this season’s Ranji grind, Tamil Nadu coach Hrishikesh Kanitkar decided to take the probables to the picturesque hill station of Dehradun, some 3,000 kilometres from Chennai, the fulcrum of Tamil Nadu cricket. It was a perfect getaway, an escape as much from the notoriously muggy October weather as the chaotic buzz of the city, where also ... Read More »

Saina’s coach and Prakash Padukone differ on Sindhu

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BENGALURU: Former All England champion Prakash Padukone tipped PV Sindhu to be the world number one in the near future, but Saina Nehwal’s coach Vimal Kumar was of the view that both the Olympic medallists could dominate world badminton in the next 5-7 years. While Saina became the first Indian shuttler to win an Olympic medal – a bronze – ... Read More »

Ashwin world’s best player with ball & bat

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Dubai: The legend of Ravichandran Ashwin took a major career push at the ICC Annual Awards that were announced here on Thursday. It was a double Dhamaka for India’s biggest match-winner and an honour that is bound to hold him in good stead in the coming season. Ashwin became only the third Indian player ever to win the Sir Garfield ... Read More »

No Performance Incentive For Team India Due To Supreme Court Order

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The Indian cricket team will not be given any performance incentive by the Indian cricket board as the Supreme Court has passed an order that limits its financial freedom and power until it complies with the Lodha Committee’s recommendations. The Indian Cricket Board or BCCI has always announced handsome performance incentives over the year whenever the senior or U-19 teams ... Read More »