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  • Lady Gaga to rock at F1 Indian Grand Prix after party

    New Delhi, Oct 29 (): The 25-year-old Grammy-winning singer Lady Gaga is all set to perform for the first time in India at the after party of the 2011 Indian Grand Prix on Oct 30, Sunday. Gaga landed in the capital Thursday night. She is here on a four-day trip. She wore a one-shoulder gown…

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  • We’re gambling with our lives on track: Button

    London, Oct 28 (ANI): British Formula One driver Jenson Button has expressed anguish over deaths of Dan Wheldon and Marco Simoncelli, but accepted that “we’re gambling with our lives” on the track. Button’s old rivals Dan Wheldon and Marco Simoncelli were both killed in the space of a week. Wheldon died in a 225mph smash…

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  • Gautam Gambhir weds Natasha Jain today

    New Delhi, Oct 28 (): Indian cricket star Gautam Gambhir is all set to tie the knot with Natasha Jain, today at a Gurgaon farmhouse. Natasha Jain is the daughter of a prominent businessman in Delhi. The left hand opening batsman has requested the Indian cricket board to excuse him from the Oct 29 T20…

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  • England coaching job will not be my last in football: Capello

    London, Oct.27 (ANI): Italian Fabio Capello has said the England coaching job will not be his last in football. He also insists he will not take over at troubled Inter Milan or any other club in his homeland, leaving open the possibility of a lucrative move to Qatar or another moneybags project. The Sun quoted…

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  • Lanka national cricketers not paid since World Cup

    Colombo, Oct.27 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has confirmed that the national cricketers have not been paid their salaries for months. About 100 contracted players are not paid since Sri Lanka co-hosted the World Cup together with India and Bangladesh. The capital expenditure on the recent World Cup left the country’s richest sports body facing…

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  • ODI rankings – India moves to 3rd spot

    Kolkota, Oct 26 (): After clean sweep over England, India jumped two positions to third spot in the Reliance ICC ODI Championship table after its 5-0 series whitewash of England with a 95-run victory in the fifth and final match. In the final ODI India scored a challenging 271 for eight and stopped England at…

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  • T20 rankings released by ICC

    Dubai, Oct 25 (): World Twenty20 champions England are the No.1 ranked in the Twenty20 International and T20 team rankings have been released y ICC. ICC General Manager – Cricket, David Richardson, speaking at the launch ceremony, said: “The ICC is delighted to announce the team and player rankings for Twenty20 international cricket. The launch…

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  • Dhoni praises Varun Aaron

    Mumbai, Oct 24 (): Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni praised Indian bowlers for the big win at Wankhede Stadium on Sunday. Varun Aaron, while making his debut in the fourth ODI against England, did not disappoint anyone as he made his mark with a bang. Praising Aaron, Dhoni said: “I think he bowled quickly, and…

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  • Authorities flag off Shikara boat race in Srinagar

    Srinagar, Oct.23 (ANI): Authorities flagged off the Shikara (traditional wooden boat) race called ‘Lalit Shikarathon 2011′ in the Dal Lake here on Saturday. The organiser of the race, Jyotsna Suri, said the aim behind holding this race was to give recognition to the Shikaras (boat owners) and to attract tourists to the state. “Shikara (traditional…

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