India and the Commonwealth Games 2014

There are 215 Indians that will be participating in the Commonwealth Games 2014 that is being held in Glasgow. The 20th Commonwealth Games began today and India is hoping to finish within the top five. While the Commonwealth Games that were held in New Delhi in 2010 might have been tainted by scandals and corruption, […]

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Dravid is Now a Member of the Laureus World Sports Academy

Rahul Dravid, the former Indian cricketer has been elected to join the Laureus World Sports Academy. The former India cricket team captain has become the 47th member of the Laureus World Sports Academy panel. Steve Waugh, the former Australian cricket team captain, who had been the newest member until Dravid, welcomed him to the panel. […]

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Gambling Tourism Sends Gujarat Businessmen to Jail

Last weekend in Bangalore, there were 59 businessmen based in Gujarat that were arrested for gambling. The businessmen had gone on a gambling tour and had arrived in Bangalore via a charter flight. The gambling tour operator had charged each participant an amount of Rs 2 lakh. After arriving in Bangalore, the gamblers were driven […]

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National Sports Academy for India Says Jaitley

Arun Jaitley, the finance minister, has announced that in order to encourage sports in India, there are a number of plans in place. In addition to upgrading stadiums, the Indian government will also be setting up a National Sports Academy. The government has also planned a Centre for Disability Sports. This announcement came as part […]

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India Reaches 457 Runs in 1st Innings Against England

In the first Test of the five match Test Series between India and England, India ended with a whopping 457 runs by the end of the second day on Thursday. In addition to the large number of runs, India also made a record last-wicket stand, reaching 111 runs made by Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar. […]

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