Archive | March, 2013

Indian Women’s Doubles Team Out of Miami Open

Sania Mirza, from India, and Bethaine Mattek-Sands, from America, are out of the Miami Open Women’s Doubles after having been beaten in their match against the Women’s Doubles World No. 1 pair, Roberta Vinci, and Sara Errani. The Indian-Amiercan Women’s Doubles team were knocked out in the quarter final match earlier this week. Sania Mirza […]

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Will India or Sri Lanka be the Next Casino Hotspot in Asia?

While India has many strict gambling laws, gambling in Goa and Sikkim is legal to a point. There is one casino in Sikkim, and 12 in Goa. Seven of the casinos in Goa are land based casinos, and the rest are found on the Mandovi River, the floating casinos. There are some large gambling concerns […]

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Indian Horseracing Authorities Give Dwyer a Two-Month Ban

In February, the 36-year-old jockey, Martin Dwyer, was accused of not racing a horse, Ice Age, to the best of the horse’s capabilities. After the Mumbai horse race at Mahalaxmi took place, a date for an inquiry was set up for March. The horse, Ice Age, who was the clear favorite, came in third on […]

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A Surprising Extension for Duncan Fletcher

The Indian cricket team has not performed at its best during the tenure of its coach, Duncan Fletcher. Despite this, Fletcher has just been given another year at the helm. At the end of last week, on Friday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India, the BCCI’s working committee, decided that Fletcher would have […]

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Non-Cricketing Sports in India Need More Coverage

In India, cricket is certainly the sport that gets the most coverage and is considered a favorite sport. At the annual convention of the Media and Entertainment industry (M&E), there was a discussion that was titled ‘Sports: Economic Viability and the crisis within.’ This convention was organized by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce […]

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