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February 27, 2012

Wahingdoh gear up for final round

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: Six teams including home favourites Royal Wahingdoh would battle it out in the final round of the 2nd Division I-League which is scheduled to start from March 3. The teams would face each other twice in the final…

‘Sandeep Mania’ grips stadium

New Delhi: It was 'Sandeep Mania' at its peak with a near-capacity crowd cheering ace drag-flicker Sandeep Singh as he did a 'high-five' to fulfill India's 'London Dreams' at the Dhyan Chand National Stadium today. Once known as the 'enfant…

Sandeep powers India to London Olympics

New Delhi: Ace drag-flicker Sandeep Singh slammed five goals, including a hat-trick, as India qualified for London Olympics men's hockey after missing out the 2008 edition by spanking France 8-1 in the final of the qualification tournament…

Bedi pitches for new Test captain

NEW DELHI: Blaming Mahendra Singh Dhoni for the apparent 'rift' in the Indian cricket team in Australia, former captain Bishan Singh Bedi on Sunday said that time has now come for the side to have a new Test skipper. Bedi felt that Dhoni…

India surrender at Sydney

Sydney: India is virtually knocked out of the cricket tri-series after a crushing 87-run defeat at the hands of Australia, which qualified for the final after Sunday's 10th match of the tournament, which also features Sri Lanka. Only a…

Dhoni slams Lee for obstructing Sachin

SYDNEY: A major controversy erupted in the tri-series match between India and Australia at the SCG, with Sachin Tendulkar being dismissed in a debatable run out and visiting captain Mehendra Singh Dhoni lashing out at pacer Brett Lee for…

Arsenal drub Spurs in derby

LONDON: Theo Walcott struck twice as Arsenal staged a remarkable comeback to beat north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur 5-2 and reclaim a place in the top four while delivering a huge blow to their near neighbours' fast fading title hopes.…

Australia’s Gillard set to win PM vote

CANBERRA: Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard was poised to win a leadership vote against rival Kevin Rudd tomorrow despite polls showing a government under her leadership would be decimated at the next elections due by late 2013.…