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Indian athletics coaches have zero knowledge: AFI chief

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) chief Adille J Sumariwalla on Thursday said the standard of Indian coaches was of school and college level and that they were incapable of producing an international-level athlete.

Rosberg takes pole ahead of Hamilton for Canadian Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg continued to enjoy his ascendancy over Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday when he snatched pole position for Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix.

Hockey World Cup: Sreejesh earns India first point with 1-1 draw vs Spain

India finally managed to earn their first points in the World Cup Hockey as they held Spain to a 1-1 draw as custodian PR Sreejesh effected atleast four brilliant saves.

NBA cancels Sterling termination, sets stage for $2 bn sale

The NBA halted its bid on Friday to terminate Donald Sterling's ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, setting the stage for the $2 billion sale of the club to Steve Ballmer.

No Sodhi in 30-member CWG squad, Bindra to spearhead

Owing to his run of poor form,Asian Games gold medallist Ronjan Sodhi has failed to break into the 30-member Indian squad for the upcoming Commonwealth Games, which will see top shooters such as Abhinav Bindra and Vijay Kumar gunning for podium finishes.

Wagah-like spots along Indo-Bangladesh border await government nod

Sports ministry has proposed to the Union government that developing tourist spots along Indo-Bangladesh border in Assam, like the one at Wagah border post between India and Pakistan, will not only check illegal immigration but also end the isolation of border residents.

Late strike cost India in Hockey World Cup opener

India conceded a last minute goal to lose 2-3 to Belgium in their opening match of the FIH Hockey World Cup at the Kyocera Stadium in The Hague on Saturday.

Marquez wins Italian MotoGP to record perfect six

The 21-year-old Honda rider, who became the first rider since Valentino Rossi in 2002 to win six successive races, edged out compatriot and two-time world champion Jorge Lorenzo on a Yamaha after an engrossing duel for over half the race.

Hockey WC: India crash to 2nd successive defeat

India crashed to their second defeat in the men's hockey World Cup by conceding a late goal yet again to go down 1-2 against England at the Kyocera Stadium on Monday.

Under-pressure India need to overcome Spanish challenge

Bogged down by two successive losses, an under-pressure Indian hockey team will be confronted by Spain’s livewire strikers when the two teams clash in their preliminary league encounter of the World Cup at the Greenfields Stadium here on Thursday.

Lewis Hamilton returns to circuit where it all began

Lewis Hamilton will seek to regain the lead in this year's Drivers' World Championship this weekend when he returns to one of his favourite circuits for Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix.

Ex-Microsoft CEO Ballmer buys NBA's LA Clippers for $2 billion

Former Microsoft Corp CEO Steve Ballmer has purchased the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers franchise for $2 billion, a record for a professional basketball team, sole trustee Shelly Sterling announced on Friday.

Formula One: Hamilton on pole as Mercedes sweep front row in Spain

Lewis Hamilton delivered a lap of searing speed on Saturday to claim his fourth pole position of the season as Mercedes swept the front row for Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix.

Lance Armstrong stripped of Legion of Honour

Lance Armstrong has been stripped of his award in the Legion of Honour, the best-known recognition in France. He had been given France's highest honour in 2005, the last year of his seven consecutive Tour de France victories.

India beat Indonesia to reach Uber Cup semis

This is the first time India have made the semis of the Uber Cup. After failing to qualify for the finals in the last edition, they take on Japan on Friday, a bid to make their maiden summit clash of the team tournament.
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