Sports

Cricket: Pandey guides Indian eves to victory

Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) — Shikha Pandey’s all-round performance (59 and 3 for 19) helped India Women beat South... (more...)

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FIBA clears Australia of losing match deliberately at World Cup to delay facing United States

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIES, Switzerland — Basketball’s governing body has ruled that Australia did not deliberately... (more...)

World Cup captain Lahm among 3 Germany defenders on World XI shortlist; Brazil has 5 nominees

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZURICH — World Cup-winning captain Philipp Lahm is among three Germany defenders nominated by... (more...)

Canadian skier Jan Hudec says Olympic medal mirrors the way he lives his life

By Donna Spencer THE CANADIAN PRESS LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Jan Hudec’s Olympic ski medal is dented and scratched,... (more...)

Bangladesh beats Zimbabwe by record 124 runs in 3rd ODI, wins series with 2 to spare

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladesh clinched the one-day international series against Zimbabwe with... (more...)

Dilshan s aggressive 88 carries Sri Lanka to daunting 317-6 vs England in opening ODI

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Tillakaratne Dilshan rallied the top order with an aggressive 88 off 98 balls... (more...)

Bangladesh beats Zimbabwe by record 124 runs in 3rd ODI, wins series with 2 to spare

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladesh clinched the one-day international series against Zimbabwe with... (more...)

Sports minister, Tendulkar back Sarita, to appeal to AIBA

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) — Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Wednesday said the Indian government will appeal to the... (more...)

World Cup captain Lahm among 3 Germany defenders on World XI shortlist; Brazil has 5 nominees

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZURICH — World Cup-winning captain Philipp Lahm is among three Germany defenders nominated by... (more...)

Dilshan s aggressive 88 carries Sri Lanka to daunting 317-6 vs England in opening ODI

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Tillakaratne Dilshan rallied the top order with an aggressive 88 off 98 balls... (more...)

Hafeez century spurs Pakistan to 281-3 against NZ on day one of 3rd test

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates — Opening batsman Mohammad Hafeez carried his bat through the first... (more...)

Bangladesh beats Zimbabwe by record 124 runs in 3rd ODI, wins series with 2 to spare

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladesh clinched the one-day international series against Zimbabwe with... (more...)

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Vancouver pimp who ran teen prostitution ring won’t be sentenced until next September

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Kathak star Sitara Devi dies after prolonged illness

IANS Mumbai – Eminent danseuse Sitara Devi, who once impressed Rabindranath Tagore with a three-hour solo recital, died here Tuesday after prolonged illness, leaving behind…
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Killer monkeys invade India after government issues wildlife preservation to protect wild apes

CEN AGENCY A ban on capturing monkeys in India has led to an explosion of ape attacks – some which are deadly – across the…
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Spice Sports: Pat Quinn passes away at age 71

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI The hockey world is deeply saddened by the passing of the legendary Pat Quinn, who spent nearly 50…
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Spice Sports: World Kabaddi League Champion Crowned

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi! Heading into the final weekend of the Wave World Kabaddi League season, the…
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Spice Sports: Whitecaps announce new USL PRO team!

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI An exciting announcement was made this morning at UBC’s Gerald McGavin Rugby Centre. Soccer fans in Vancouver will…
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Bipasha Basu: Pinkathon important platform encouraging women

IANS Mumbai – Actress Bipasha Basu Tuesday expressed support for Pinkathon, a run for breast cancer awareness, terming it an important platform that encourages women….
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Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
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Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

IANS/EFE Islamabad – Eight newborn babies died of asphyxiation at a hospital in eastern Pakistan’s Punjab province, after their incubators failed to supply them with…
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Too much texting bad for your spine

IANS New York – Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you…
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Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi…
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Parents call baby with eight limbs God Boy, claim he looks like an Indian deity

CEN AGENCY A baby born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed God Boy by his parents because they say he looks like…
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Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women…
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Indian doctor arrested, blames tainted medicine for deaths of 13 women after sterilization

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — The doctor who conducted sterilization procedures after which 13 women died in central India was arrested, but…
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CEN AGENCY An Indian dance instructor says his life has been ruined by social media after he posted an image of himself showing a dog…
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India’s sterilization drive leaves 8 women dead, 20 others seriously ill (w/video)

KATY DAIGLE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Eight Indian women have died and 20 others were in critical condition Tuesday after undergoing sterilization surgeries…
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