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Barinder Rasode announces plan to develop field hockey pitch in Surrey

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FIFA secretary-general Valcke says big names in ISL will popularize football in India

By C.Rajshekhar Rao THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI – As far as football authorities are concerned, it’s the names... (more...)

FIFA secretary-general Valcke says big names in ISL will popularize football in India

By C.Rajshekhar Rao THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI – As far as football authorities are concerned, it’s the names... (more...)

Atletico de Kolkata beats Mumbai City 3-0 in opening match of Indian Super League

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KOLKATA, India – Atletico de Kolkata earned a convincing 3-0 victory over Mumbai City in the inaugural... (more...)

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Indian hockey team ends 32-year wait for victory over Pakistan in Asian Games final (w/gallery)

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China stays atop medal table at Asian Games amid flap over Qatari players wearing of hijab

By Christopher Bodeen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS INCHEON, Korea, Republic Of – China widened its lead in the Asian Games... (more...)

Focus on team strategies in field hockey’s new 4-quarter format at Asian Games

By C.Rajshekhar Rao THE ASSOCIATED PRESS INCHEON, South Korea — Tacticians will be put to the test in Incheon from... (more...)

Captain Imran confident his Pakistan team can defend Asian Games title

By C.Rajshekhar Rao THE ASSOCIATED PRESS INCHEON, South Korea — Muhammad Imran doesn’t consider a lack of international... (more...)

Graham Reid named Australia field hockey coach to replace Ric Charlesworth

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PERTH, Australia — Hockey Australia has appointed Graham Reid as coach of the world-champion men’s... (more...)

Milhka delighted with Dhyan Chand recommended for Bharat Ratna

Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) — India’s legendary athlete Milkha Singh Tuesday was delighted with the news of hockey... (more...)

Home ministry recommends Dhyan Chand for Bharat Ratna

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) — The home ministry Tuesday recommended the name of legendary hockey player late Dhyan Chand... (more...)

What Canada Did on the Weekend at the Commonwealth Games

THE CANADIAN PRESS GLASGOW — What Canada Did on the weekend at the 2014 Commonwealth Games (distances in metres unless... (more...)

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Two dead, including gunman, in school shooting north of Seattle

DOUG ESSER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least…
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Ottawa shooter kicked out of Burnaby mosque two years ago

Zehaf-Bibeau was asked to leave the mosque, because he had “gotten a hold of keys and stuff from the mosque, and when he got out…
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U.S. company penalized for mistreatment of Indian employees working 122 hours in a week

MICHAEL LIEDTKE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO – A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labour regulators…
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Surrey soccer captain played the U-18 national club championship using only one foot

KYLE BENNING SURREY NOW SOUTH SURREY – Kyle Sohi’s perseverance and performance in the 2014 Sport Chek National Club Championships U-18 Cup Final might go…
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JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI I started this year with a goal to become a better runner and train for a marathon. For me it was…
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Dosanjh: We must criminalize glorification, encouragement of terrorism

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Canada is no stranger to terrorism. Nonetheless what has happened in the heart of our capital on the heels…
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Decadent Diwali-Inspired Chocolate Twirls

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI No one does decadent desserts better than (sweeping generalization alert:) South Asians during festive holidays like Diwali. With the cornucopia of…
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Canada is Losing the Values War

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The dreaded happened in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, a quiet historic town in Quebec. Many years ago I stayed there for a…
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Health Check

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Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD – The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number…
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Australian surgeons successfully transplant ‘dead’ heart

IANS Sydney – Australian surgeons said Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it…
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Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO

IANS Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week…
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Canada-born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray plans cancer research institute in India

IANS Mumbai – Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken…
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