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HindustanTimes Sat,25 Oct 2014

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Blow to indian hockey as coach Walsh quits

Terry Walsh resigned as India's field hockey coach on Tuesday, less than three weeks after guiding the team to the Asian Games title, which earned them a direct entry to the 2016 Olympics.

Timeline: How the high-profile Pistorius case unfolded

Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp, whom he shot dead on Valentine's Day last year. Here's a timeline of how the case unfolded.

Oscar Pistorius: From Blade Runner to jailbird

At the 2012 London Olympics, before 80,000 roaring fans and a constellation of camera flashes, it took Oscar Pistorius 45.44 seconds to become a global icon. Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in jail

Man arrested after drone flown over Manchester City stadium

A suspected drone pilot has been arrested after a device was flown over a packed football stadium, police have said on Monday.

Major European football leagues round-up: Messi, Ronaldo and Aguero all shine

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi continued their fantastic double act in La Liga, Sergio Aguero shone on a dramatic weekend in England while Bayern Munich and Marseille maintained their dominance of the Bundesliga and Ligue 1 respectively.

Pragyan Ojha underwent remedial steps: Chucking panel member

AV Jayaprakash, former international umpire and member of BCCI's suspect action rehabilitation committee, caused a flutter on Monday after reportedly questioning India left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha's bowling action and his eligibility to be selected until his action is cleared.

Rio de Janeiro school lives up to billing, lifts Subroto Cup

The 55th Subroto Cup came to a close on Monday with Colegio Estadul Santo Antonio (CESA) School from Rio de Janeiro beating MSP Higher Secondary School, Malappuram, Kerala, 5-4 on penalties in the under-17 boys final at the Ambedkar Stadium in Delhi.

Serena Williams beats Ana Ivanovic in WTA Finals opener

A new venue, an injury-hit preparation and insults from a top sports official - none of it could stop Serena Williams' winning streak at the WTA Finals.

Tomas Berdych dethrones Grigor Dimitrov in Stockholm

Top-seeded Tomas Berdych battled back to defeat defending champion Grigor Dimitrov 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 to claim the Stockholm Open and improve his chances of making the ATP World Tour Finals.

Murray battles past Ferrer to clinch Vienna Open title

Andy Murray clinched the Vienna Open title with a 5-7, 6-2, 7-5 victory over David Ferrer, one of the Briton's main rivals in the battle to qualify for the ATP World Tour Finals.

India retain Sultan of Johor Cup hockey title

Drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh's brace helped the Indian Under-21 hockey team successfully defend their Sultan of Johor Cup title by defeating Great Britain 2-1 in the final in Johor Bahru, Malaysia on Sunday.

Indian footballer dies after fatal goal celebration

A 23-year-old footballer from Mizoram has died from severe spinal cord damage after attempting to celebrate a goal with a somersault, an official said on Monday.

Mohammedan Sporting, club older than Fifa, disbands senior team

Mohammedan Sporting, one of India's oldest clubs with a rich legacy, on Monday decided to leave the national football scene for this season due to severe financial crisis.

BCCI Working Committee set to meet to discuss West Indies pullout

The BCCI's Working Committee will meet in Hyderabad on Tuesday to decide on whether to impose a freeze on future West Indies tours and claim damages for the Caribbean team's pull out of the India tour.

Watson named in Australia's T20 squad for South Africa

Injury-prone all-rounder Shane Watson has been named in Australia's 13-man squad for Twenty20 matches against South Africa next month as he recovers from a calf strain.
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