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HindustanTimes Thu,18 Sep 2014

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Fighting all odds to make Manipur proud

Chanchan Devi Thokchom
Two states in India are known for producing women hockey players of repute — Punjab and Manipur, besides Jharkhand and Odisha. But the comparison of the sporting infrastructure and hockey facilities in these states are a study in contrast.

Abhinav Bindra in visa chase ahead of Asian Games

Abhinav Bindra
Abhinav Bindra shot his way to Olympic success, but he was not able to cut Indian red tape so that he could be ready for the Asian Games.
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Shikhar Dhawan Ajinkya Rahane
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Shikhar Dhawan (L) celebrates with Ajinkya Rahane after scoring his half-century during the fourth ODI between England and India at Edgbaston in Birmingham. (AP Photo)

'Well-prepared' Del Piero checks-in India, heads to training base

Alessandro Del Piero
To the few uninitiated Alessandro Del Piero, garlanded with marigold, was mistaken for a Hollywood star before the many football aficionados sent across the message that the biggest attraction of the inaugural Indian Super League has just landed in Delhi.

Eyes on Lampard as Manchester City and Chelsea renew rivalry

Frank Lampard
Frank Lampard could make an emotional appearance against former club Chelsea this weekend as his new employers Manchester City host Jose Mourinho's side in an early showdown between the Premier League's heavyweights.

Champions League: Bayern edge Man City, Chelsea held

Frank Lampard
Jerome Boateng's late goal and a second-half equaliser from Klaas-Jan Huntelaar on Wednesday completed a good week for German clubs against their counterparts from England in the opening round of Champions League group games.

Ronaldinho misses penalty on Mexican debut

Ronaldinho
Ronaldinho missed a penalty on his debut for Mexican side Queretaro who lost 1-0 at home to UANL on Wednesday, frustrating a packed crowd who had turned out to watch the 34-year-old Brazilian.

Superstar Alessandro Del Piero to arrive in Delhi for ISL

Alessandro Del Piero
The moment that Delhi's football fraternity has been waiting for, will arrive on Thursday with star Italian forward Alessandro Del Piero making an entry into the city to play as a marquee player for Delhi Dynamos in the inaugural Indian Super League.

Asian Games: Indian women thrashed 10-0 by South Korea

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The Indian women's team went down 0-10 to a superior South Korea in their second Group A match of the women's football competition in the Asian Games on Wednesday.
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Sania Mirza, Cara Black reach semis of Tokyo Open

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Defending champions, Sania Mirza and Cara Black knocked out Martina Hingis and Belinda Bencic in straight sets to reach the semifinals of the WTA Toray Pan Pacific Open, at Tokyo on Thursday.

Sardar Singh to be India's flag bearer at Asiad opening

Sardar Singh
Ending the suspense over who would be the Indian contingent's flag bearer at Friday's 17th Asian Games opening ceremony in Incheon, men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh was on Thursday bestowed with the honour.

Condoms hottest item at Asian Games

Condoms
Athletes are snapping up thousands of free condoms being given out at the Asian Games, organizers said on Thursday.

Abhinav Bindra in visa chase ahead of Asian Games

Abhinav Bindra
Abhinav Bindra shot his way to Olympic success, but he was not able to cut Indian red tape so that he could be ready for the Asian Games.

Fighting all odds to make Manipur proud

Chanchan Devi Thokchom
Two states in India are known for producing women hockey players of repute — Punjab and Manipur, besides Jharkhand and Odisha. But the comparison of the sporting infrastructure and hockey facilities in these states are a study in contrast.

F1 teams warned against coded messages

 Sebastian Vettel's car

Formula One's governing body has banned teams from sending drivers coded messages under a controversial clampdown on the use of radio communications from this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix.

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