Mumbai, Sep 13 (PTI) Over ten lakh students across Maharashtra will play football on September 15 as the part of the “Maharashtra Mission-1- Million” initiative, state Sports Minister Vinod Tawde announced here today. “The initiative will be kicked off by state Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at the Bombay Gymkhana here by […]

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New Delhi, Sep 13 (PTI) India’s Davis Cup coach Zeeshan Ali is expecting high-quality tennis during the upcoming tie against Canada since external factors like the sun and the wind will have no chance to influence the contest on the indoor courts. Zeeshan said Indian players are expected to do well in the World Group Play-off […]

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London, Sep 13 (PTI) An Italian city has banned cricket in parks after a two-year-old boy was struck by a ball while he was on the balcony of his home, dealing a blow to the cricket-loving Afghan and Pakistani migrants there, media reports said. The mayor of Bolzano in northern Italy banned the game in the […]

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Kolkata, Sep 13 (PTI) The West Bengal government is making elaborate arrangements to help school and college goers watch the ensuing FIFA U-17 World Cup matches scheduled at the Salt Lake Stadium in the city from next month. According to a senior official of the West Bengal education department, arrangements have been made to provide free […]

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Mumbai, Sep 13 (PTI) A biopic on former Indian tennis legend Vijay Amritraj is in the works. Cinestaan Film Company (CFC) has acquired rights to the film that will focus on Amritraj’s career, his personal life and philanthropic activities. Amritraj achieved many firsts as a tennis champion. He has also acted in two Hollywood films “Star […]

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Karachi [Pakistan], Sept 11 (ANI): South African skipper Faf du Plessis, who will lead the World XI side touring Pakistan in the upcoming three-match T20 series, has said the international players in his team will be playing for something bigger than the game itself. Addressing the media following the arrival of World XI side in […]

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Chennai (Tamil Nadu)[India], Sept. 11 (ANI): Admitting that India are currently in a very “good nick”, Australian all-rounder James Faulkner believes that its going to be a real test for them when they face Virat Kohli and Co. in the limited-overs series starting September 17. Australia are coming off what was a challenging Test series […]

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Chennai (Tamil Nadu)[India], Sept. 11 (ANI): Opener Aaron Finch has been ruled out of Australia’s warm-up game against the Board President’s XI to be played tomorrow at the MA Chidambaram Stadium as he continues to manage a calf injury. However, Finch is in no doubt for the series opener against India to be played on […]

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Mumbai [India], Sept 11 (ANI): Arjun Tendulkar, son of legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, has been selected in Mumbai’s Under-19 squad for JY Lele All India Under-19 Invitational One Day Tournament slated to be held in Baroda later this month. The 17-year-old has previously been a part of the Mumbai Under-14 and Under-16 teams. Contrary to […]

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