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Sunil Chhetri Voted 2014 AIFF Player Of The Year

Sunil Chhetri Voted 2014 AIFF Player Of The Year

Mumbai: Indian National Team Captain Sunil Chhetri has been declared the ‘AIFF 2014 Player of the Year.’ Chhetri was chosen the winner on basis of votes from Coaches from I-League Clubs. Chhetri, who had also won the Award in 2013 will be presented a prize of Rs. 2 lakh besides...

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Atwal’s Back To Where He Belongs After Dubai Triumph

Atwal’s Back To Where He Belongs After Dubai Triumph

Singapore: India’s Arjun Atwal credited his friendship with Tiger Woods and the strong family support for restoring his former glory after he won the Dubai Open last weekend. Victory at the inaugural US$500,000 Asian Tour event was especially sweet for the 41-year-old as it has been four years since his...

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Bhaichung Bhutia receives AFC 'Hall Of Fame’ award

Bhaichung Bhutia receives AFC 'Hall Of Fame’ award

New Delhi: Former Indian National Captain and National Icon Bhaichung Bhtutia was honoured with the ‘AFC Hall of Fame Award’ at the Asian Football Confederation’s Annual Awards Night on occasion of AFC’s 60th Anniversary in Manila on Sunday (November 30) evening. FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter presented the Award to...

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Anirban Lahiri earns European Tour card for 2015

Anirban Lahiri earns European Tour card for 2015

Girona, Spain: Anirban Lahiri continued his dream run in 2014 by earning a European Tour card for the first time in his career after finishing inside the top-25 at the European Tour Q-School Final Stage in Girona, Spain. Lahiri (65-68-66-73-75-72) carded an even-par-72 in the sixth and final round of...

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My team will be difficult to beat in IPTL: Marin Cilic

My team will be difficult to beat in IPTL: Marin Cilic

Grand Slam champion World and No. 9 Marin Cilic’s decision to play in the inaugural season of the Coca-Cola International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) was influenced by a simple thought. “For me a big part of the decision came because in the countries where we’ll play, people can’t see players...

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Pankaj Advani, Amee Kamani win National Snooker titles

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Chikka , Angad , Abhijit earn their maiden Asian Tour cards

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Mahindra ready for round five of World ChampionshipAfter a two week break from racing and a busy spell at the engine shop, Mahindra’s riders and team join forces again this weekend at the Montmeló circuit outside Barcelona for round five of 17 in the Moto3™ World Championship.


A tranche of new engine parts and the boost of having opened their World Championship score at the previous round will add further impetus to their efforts – race-developing the all-new all-independent Mahindra MGP-30 in the white heat of grand prix competition.

It was the younger Mahindra rider, Marcel Schrötter (19, from Germany), who bagged the points, in a gruelling race in which his refusal to give up in treacherous wet conditions earned him 12th place. Team-mate Danny Webb (21, from England) fell prey to the conditions, dashing his hopes of making the most of his skills on the wet track.

The Indian team, based in Italy, is facing a grid full of over-the-counter production racers with its own pure prototype – still at the beginning of its development and already able to mix it with the establishment. Mahindra has chosen this difficult path because engineering lessons learned offer greater research-and-development opportunities to the Indian manufacturer.

“We have had some challenging times, but the result at Le Mans shows that if we never give up and all work together, we can continue making progress. That is very much the Mahindra philosophy,” said Mahindra Racing’s CEO Mufaddal Choonia.

The Catalunyan GP is the second race this year in Spain, with Moto3 the first race of Sunday, over 22 laps of the 2.937-mile (4.727 km) circuit. The track is shared with Formula One, but does not use the chicanes put in for the cars.



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