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IPL 2017 Schedule Announced, Players’ Auction Next Monday

IPL 2017 Schedule, Fixtures, venue, date, time, announced. (BCCI)

The 10th edition IPL 2017 schedule has been announced by the Indian Premier League (IPL) organisers – the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) , and the tournament, featuring eight teams, will begin on the 5th of April and end on the 21st of May, 2017. [See Full List of IPL 2017 Auction on February 20, 2017 HERE] ...

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PM Congratulates T 20 World Cup Team for Blind Cricketers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated the Indian Blind cricket team for winning the T20 World Cup held in Bengaluru. “Delighted that India won the Blind T20 World Cup. Congratulations to the team. India is proud of their accomplishment,” the Prime Minister said. Sports Minister Vijay Goel said, after success of Para Athletes at Rio Paralympics 2016, Indian team for ...

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Azharuddin Returns to Hyderabad, Stakes Claim to Cricket Club

Erstwhile Indian cricket team captain Mohammad Azharuddin on Tuesday sought to return home filing his nomination for the post of president of the Hyderabad Cricket Association, which fell vacant after incumbent Arshad Ayub had to quit following the Supreme Court verdict on Lodha Committee reforms. Azhar, who was banned for life by the BCCI for his alleged involvement in the ...

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Woman Shooter Alleges Rape by Coach, FIR Filed

A national-level woman shooter on Saturday filed First Information Report in New Delhi’s Chanakyapuri police station alleging that her coach spiked her drink and raped her, sending shockwaves across the already-battered sports community. The complainant said her coach, an Arjuna Award winner, had been training her for the past two years at the Sports Authority of India’s shooting range. When ...

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Shane Warne Launches First Individual Emoji App for a Cricketer

Joining the ranks with celebrities around the world such as Justin Bieber, Ellen, Ronaldinho and Usain Bolt, emoji app developer StarMojis is launching the WarnieMojis app, which promises to add plenty of fun into the communication world with family and friends. The app features hundreds of unique and exclusive emoji stickers, GIF’s, audio comments and a custom message maker that ...

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Sports Digital Broadcasting to be Game Changer

Digital Media Broadcasting will play a critical role in bringing about change in Sports Broadcasting in India, said Sports Minister Vijay Goel at the Big Picture Summit 2016. With the increasing penetration of internet, mobile devices and cheaper data services (Jio ?) especially in rural areas will prove game changer in this direction and broadcasters must focus on how sports ...

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Brazil Wins as BRICS U – 17 Football Tournament Concludes 

The BRICS U-17 Football Tournament came to an end today amongst great fanfare at Goa. The last day of the tournament saw a keenly contested match between Russia and China with Russia prevailing by two goals to one. The second match of the day, the finals of the tournament was contested by Brazil and South Africa. Brazil has lifted the 1st ...

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Sindhu, PV Sindhu, new Rio Fame for India Returns to Roaring Reception

Unlike Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu is all in praise for her coach P. Gopichand for her reaching the finals against all odds and opponents and winng the only silver medal in Rio Olympics. She defeated Tai Tzu-Ying (pre quarters), Wang Yihan (quarterfinals) and Nozomi Okuhara (semifinals), before bowing down to Spain’s Carolina Marin in the finals giving her a tough ...

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MS Dhoni Trailer Goes Viral, Clocks 4 Million in 1 Day

The trailer of upcoming film ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’ has gone viral since its release on Thursday eveining clocking more than 2 million and huge appreciation on social media for the film based on the truel life story of Indian cricket captain M.S. Dhoni. The trailer has surpasses the record of “Bahubali” with nearly 5 million views in one ...

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Google Launches Massive Rio Olympics Search on Go

As Rio Olympics opens up to the world next week in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where thousands of athletes will come together to represent the strength and pride of their home countries, Google has brought up its unique products range offering to help people around the world stay up-to-date with the Olympic Games Rio 2016. The search includes: –Discover the ...

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Athlete Neeraj Chopra Awarded Rs.10 Lakh Prize for IAAF Record

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was given Rs.10 lak award for creating world record on way to the gold in the IAAF world Under -20 athletics Championship at Bydgoszcz, Poland on Saturday. Neeraj Chopra’s 86.48 m effort gave India its first World record and the country’s first ever gold in any World Athletics Championship. Minister of State for Youth Affairs and ...

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NASA Rover Curiosity to Resume Search Soon

This May 11, 2016, self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the vehicle at the "Okoruso" drilling site on lower Mount Sharp's "Naukluft Plateau." The scene is a mosaic of multiple images taken with the arm-mounted Mars Hands Lens Imager (MAHLI). Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

The JPL team operating NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover is confident to return the rover to full activity following a precautionary stand-down since July 2, 2016. Ground controllers are communicating with Curiosity, which they said is stable though it put itself into safe mode suddenly, ceasing most activities other than keeping itself healthy and following a prescribed sequence for resuming communications. ...

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Anil Kumble New India Coach: BCCI

Bangalore fame aand former cricket captain Anil Kumble has finally been made the Indian cricket team’s head coach on a one-year tenure, ending the brouhaha over Ravi Shastri continuing longer in this stint. Anil Kumble, on whom a major road in Bangalore is named after, pipped biggies like Ravi Shastri, Australia’s Tom Moody and Stuart Law and many others. The ...

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Star India Bags TV Rights on French Open Tennis

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Media giant Star India has bagged exclusive broadcasting rights for the next five French Open from 2017 to 2021, adding one more global event to its list top sports coverage rights all over the world. The tournament lasts for 15 days to be held annually by the French Tennis Federation. The contract covers media and digital rights besides making Star ...

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Rio Olympics 2016 Full Schedule of Events, Medal Events

Basketball fans around the world can start planning their Olympic festivities after the full tournament schedule for the Rio 2016 Games was announced on Thursday (19 May). Following the drawing of the groups by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) in March, Rio 2016 has now confirmed the days and times for each encounter. In the men’s tournament, the final three ...

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Rio airport gets new look for Olympic Games 2016

With less than three months to go until the start of the Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro’s international airport has almost doubled its passenger capacity, added nearly 100 new shops and restaurants, and rolled out high-technology equipment to speed up boarding and passport control. On Monday (23 May), the new operators of Galeão, as the airport is colloquially known, opened to the ...

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Rio Olympics Torch Song Released, Listen to it

“My life is walking across this country, to see if one day I can rest happy.” The words of Luiz Gonzaga (1912-1989) eternalised in the song Life of a Traveller, today dictates the rhythm of the 12,000 people who are carrying the Rio 2016 Olympic Torch more than 20,000km across the five regions of Brazil. Officially launched on Friday (20 ...

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T20 Final: England v West India Match to be a Non-Event?

With India sent out for its no-ball mishap, the Twenty20 ICC World Cup final today between England and West Indies, the winners of the World T20 championship in 2010 and 2012 respectively is likely to remain a non-event. To be held in Eden Gardens of Kolkata, the World ICC T20 Championship were never expected to reach the finals as India ...

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