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No funds forces Indian athletes to withdraw from Sochi Olympics January 15, 2014 08:29

Two Indian athletes are left in a lurch after the state failed to provide promised funds for their kit and equipment, crashing their hopes to participate in Sochi Olympics next month. Each of the competitors…

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Cristiano Ronaldo named Ballon d'Or Player of the Year 2013 January 14, 2014 09:40

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo trumped his greatest adversaries of all times — Barcelona playmaker Lionel Messi — to cinch the FIFA World Player of the Year for the second time, after 2008 at the…

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It's only 'Brad Pitt' for David Beckham! November 30, 2013 08:52

If it comes to making a movie on the soccer legend ever, the retired star and model David Beckham would want none but Brad Pitt to portray him on the screen. When asked which actor…

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And the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Award goes to October 02, 2013 07:20

It's that time of the year again  — it's time to recognize and felicitate the sportsmen for their contributions and award-winning performances. And what better way to start the award revelry than Sports Illustrated Sportsperson…

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Badminton star Sindhu is a proud Arjuna awardee September 25, 2013 13:25

PV Sindhu, who recently clinched bronze at the 2013 Badminton World Championships, has been honored with an Arjuna award, the second in her family. Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Jitendra Singh handed…

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India has no time, IOC urges September 21, 2013 12:21

India has barely any time left before the International Olympic Committee's ultimatum becomes real. Spelling doom on all Indian players hopeful of playing in the international arena, the 31st October deadline is approaching with no…

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A film on PT Usha? September 11, 2013 07:25

After a celluloid tribute to sprinter Milkha Singh, it's time for India's sprint legend P.T. Usha to get immortalized on the big screens. "Somebody approached my husband to do a film based on my life…

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Controversy queen Jwala faces ban September 07, 2013 07:56

Jwala Gutta, best known for her double acts in Badminton matches, faces a ban for offending the IBL governing council. She recently played the Indian Badminton League (IBL) and the Badminton Association of India (BAI)…

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Madrid might host Olympics 2020 September 06, 2013 04:16

With just two days to go ahead of the big decision, speculations are rife on the 2020 Summer Games venue. A trusted source has tipped that International Olympic committee (IOC) might vote in favor of…

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Usain Bolt announces retirement September 05, 2013 05:29

The fastest man in the world - Usain Bolt has decided to end his run, fortunately, not immediately! One of the world's greatest sprinting athletes ever to have graced the tracks,  the Jamaican sprint king…

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Why is Mary Kom insecured? September 04, 2013 08:46

Olympic bronze medal winner Mary Kom might be the "queen of the ring", but despite winning world boxing championship for five times, the "iron woman" feel insecured . Apparently, Kom is shaken by the recent…

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Mike Tyson is dying August 30, 2013 10:35

“I'm on verge of dying as I'm vicious alcoholic,” says Mike Tyson. "I wanna live my sober life. I don't wanna die. I'm on the verge of dying, because I'm a vicious alcoholic." Tyson said.…

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