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Indian eves lose to Korea in Asia Cup semis, WC dream ends

Kuala Lumpur: Indian eves hopes of earning a berth in next year's World Cup came down crashing after they lost 1-2 to defending champions Korea in the semi-final of the eighth women's Asia Cup hockey

Indian men earn maiden berth in wrestling World Cup

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New Delhi: Indian wrestling is well and truly on an all-time high as the country, in what turned out to be a double delight, today earned a maiden World Cup berth on the back of its best-ever sixth-p

Former Pak hockey players demand sacking of PHF officials


Karachi: Former players today called for the sacking of Pakistan Hockey Federation officials after the country failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in history.As the beleaguered PHF

WC berth all but sealed, India pips Malaysia 2-0 to enter final

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Ipoh (Malaysia): Virtually assured of a World Cup berth, India produced an inspiring performance beating hosts Malaysia 2-0 to enter the final of the 9th Asia Cup hockey tournament here today.

Zaheer, Yuvraj return after strenuous overseas training


New Delhi: Out of favour India cricketers Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan have returned from an intense six-week long overseas training camp to get their form and fitness back in order to regain their s

Negi loses to Kryvoruchko; Akash holds Caruana in World Cup

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Tromso (Norway): World's second youngestGrandmaster Parimarjan Negi let slip a position of strength and lost to Ukraine's Yuri Kryvoruchko in the second game ofthe chess World Cup's opening round her

Inzamam says WC victory heralded golden era for Pakistan

Dubai: Former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has said victory in the 1992 World Cup heralded a golden era for Pakistan, in which the country not only produced some of the best cricketers but also yielded out

India has enough depth in talent to make two teams: Afridi

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Karachi: Flamboyant allrounder Shahid Afridi has heaped praise on Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men and said the Indian cricket team has so much depth in talent that they could easily select two separate si

Pele got lucky - Garrincha's posthumous dig


Late Brazil star Garrincha believed contemporary great Pele got lucky as he had such a brilliant ensemble playing alongside him in his glory years, it emerged in an interview published Thursday -- dec

Shiva Keshavan starts International Training Week on high


With eyes set on the Winter Olympics next year, India's ace luger and Asian champion Shiva Keshavan today started the first International Training Week on the Olympic track with an impressive record,

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