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Apr 30, 2012

Olympics-Malaysian Lee targets London gold after Delhi defeat

NEW DELHI, April 30 (Reuters) – World number one Lee Chong
Wei suffered a shock defeat in the India Open final but he is
determined to mark his final Olympic appearance by claiming a
gold medal for Malaysia later this year.

Returning from a shoulder injury sustained in March, Lee
lost to unseeded South Korean Wan Ho Shon 21-18 14-21 21-19 in
Delhi on Sunday.

Apr 27, 2012
via India Insight

Sachin Tendulkar: from Wankhede to parliament

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So it’s just a matter of time, according to media reports, before Sachin Tendulkar swaps his India jersey for starched white and walks into the Rajya Sabha.

While the clamour was growing to honour him with the Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest civilian award, few expected him to be nominated to the upper house.

Apr 24, 2012
via India Insight

In Dada, Yuvraj finds a way to use his unutilised hair gel

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Yuvraj Singh has finally found a way to make sure the hair gel lying unused in his cupboard is not completely wasted.

The Punjab cricketer, known for experimenting with hairdos, has gone completely bald following chemotherapy sessions in his battle against cancer.

Apr 6, 2012

Singh expects more India joy in London ring

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Vijender Singh ran a finger over his brow, mopped away a bead of sweat and calmly flicked it aside.

It is with the same nonchalance that the trailblazing Indian boxer dismissed talk of pressure and explained why it was imperative to do well at the London Olympics.

Apr 6, 2012

Olympics-Singh expects more India joy in London ring

NEW DELHI, April 6 (Reuters) – Vijender Singh ran a finger
over his brow, mopped away a bead of sweat and calmly flicked it
aside.

It is with the same nonchalance that the trailblazing Indian
boxer dismissed talk of pressure and explained why it was
imperative to do well at the London Olympics.

Apr 4, 2012

Boxer Vikas Yadav happy to trade bored games for medal

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Vikas Krishan Yadav would baulk at the idea of paying to watch someone box like himself in the ring but the chess-playing Indian remains committed to his tried and tested “boring” technique to win an Olympic medal.

The 20-year-old lightweight is one of the four Indians to qualify for this year’s London Games, where each of them will be hoping to add to the country’s lone Olympic boxing medal, Vijender Singh’s bronze at Beijing four years ago.

Apr 4, 2012

Yadav happy to trade bored games for medal

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Vikas Krishan Yadav would baulk at the idea of paying to watch someone box like himself in the ring but the chess-playing Indian remains committed to his tried and tested “boring” technique to win an Olympic medal.

The 20-year-old lightweight is one of the four Indians to qualify for this year’s London Games, where each of them will be hoping to add to the country’s lone Olympic boxing medal, Vijender Singh’s bronze at Beijing four years ago.

Apr 4, 2012

Olympics-Yadav happy to trade bored games for medal

NEW DELHI, April 4 (Reuters) – Vikas Krishan Yadav would
baulk at the idea of paying to watch someone box like himself in
the ring but the chess-playing Indian remains committed to his
tried and tested “boring” technique to win an Olympic medal.

The 20-year-old lightweight is one of the four Indians to
qualify for this year’s London Games, where each of them will be
hoping to add to the country’s lone Olympic boxing medal,
Vijender Singh’s bronze at Beijing four years ago.

Mar 31, 2012

Uncertainty over Indian league’s inaugural edition

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Uncertainty over the inaugural edition of India’s Premier League Soccer (PLS) increased on Saturday when organisers disputed a claim from the All India Football Federation (AIFF) that the competition had been cancelled.

The six-team league, featuring a host of international players in the twilight of their careers, was launched with the hope of replicating the success of the Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament.

Mar 31, 2012

Soccer-Uncertainty over Indian league’s inaugural edition

NEW DELHI, March 31 (Reuters) – Uncertainty over the
inaugural edition of India’s Premier League Soccer (PLS)
increased on Saturday when organisers disputed a claim from the
All India Football Federation (AIFF) that the competition had
been cancelled.

The six-team league, featuring a host of international
players in the twilight of their careers, was launched with the
hope of replicating the success of the Indian Premier League
Twenty20 cricket tournament.