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  • Atwal regains sole lead after rd 3 in Wyndham C’ship

    Indian golfer Arjun Atwal put himself in contention for his maiden PGA Tour title by regaining sole lead at the Wyndham Championship with a scintillating five-under 65 in the penultimate round in Greensboro. The Orlando-based Indian fired six birdies against a lone bogey to take his three-day total to 17-under 193, a good three strokes […]

    Players say they will play in CWG, Davis Cup

    Ending the stalemate over a payment dispute, India’s revolting tennis players on Saturday said they will represent the country in the upcoming Davis Cup tie and Commonwealth Games after being given an assurance by the Sports Ministry. The star quartet of Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi, Somdev Devvarman and Rohan Bopanna had written a joint letter […]

    Airtel wins Team India home series sponsorship rights

    Telecom giant Bharti Airtel on Friday won the Indian cricket team’s home series sponsorship rights for a period of three years. Airtel won the sponsorship rights for all the three formats of the game for a period starting from 1st September this year to 31st March, 2013 for a staggering Rs 3.33 crore per game. […]

    Injured Rice pulls out of Commonwealth Games

    In yet another setback to the controversy-ridden Commonwealth Games, Australia’s triple Olympic gold medallist swimmer Stephanie Rice has pulled out of October 3-14 megaevent in Delhi due to a shoulder injury. The 22-year-old swimmer, who is struggling with a problem in her right shoulder since March, also has been ruled out of the ongoing Pan […]

    Taylor wins toss, NZ to field against SL

    New Zealand captain Ross Taylor won the toss and elected to bowl first against Sri Lanka in their tri-nation ODI cricket series match at Dambulla in Sri Lanka on Friday. Teams: Sri Lanka: Kumar Sangakkara (capt), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Upul Tharanga, Mahela Jayawardene, Angelo Mathews, Chamara Silva, Chamara Kapugedera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Ajantha Mendis, Rangana Herath, Lasith […]

    Govt assigns 10 sr officials to oversee preparation of CWG venues

    Government assigned 10 senior officials to oversee preparation of major venues of the event of coming Commonwealth Games. According to an official press release, these Officers will be deputed on part-time basis to oversee the preparations at the major Commonwealth Games venues, to solve coordination problems and bring to the notice of Secretary, Department of […]

    10-member official committee to oversee games projects

    With questions raised over completion of Commonwealth Games projects in time, government on Thursday announced appointment of 10 senior officials to oversee preparation of major event venues. The move is seen as further stripping of powers of Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who had stepped in to clear the mess in […]

    NTPC, PowerGrid pull out of CWG sponsorship

    The crisis-riden CWG has received a further jolt with two power PSUs, NTPC and PowerGrid, deciding to hold back their Rs 40 crore sponsorship money out of a combined committed sum of Rs 60 crore for the event. NTPC, which has already given Rs 20 crore in February out of the committed Rs 50 crore […]

    Russia ready to introduce visa-free regime at 2018 FIFA WC

    Russia is ready to introduce a visa-free regime for participants and guests of the FIFA World Cup in 2018, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with members of the FIFA Inspection Commission. “We are ready to give additional governmental guarantees regarding the visa-free regime for participants and guests of the World Cup […]