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Canada's flag bearer for 2010 Commonwealth Games an inspired choice
Commonwealth Games Canada and Field Hockey Canada are proud to announce that mens field hockey captain, Ken Pereira, has been named Team Canada Flag Bearer for the XIXth Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. ANI

Strong political backing helps PHF secretary Bajwa escape action over World Cup fiasco
Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary Asif Bajwa seems to have escaped action over his alleged violation of code of conduct, as Sports Minister Aijaz Jakhrani has said that action against him would only be taken after he is found guilty. ANI

Was Al-Qaeda behind Bangalore bomb blasts?
Pakistani Ilyas Kashmiri, the chairman of al-Qaedas military committee, could be behind the Saturdays twin low-intensity bomb blasts which occurred outside Bangalores M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. ANI

Despite Qaeda threat, New Zealand set to axe psychologist for Delhi Games
New Zealand is set to axe the psychologist from its Commonwealth Games team despite an Al Qaeda threat looming large over the championship to be held in New Delhi. ANI

New Zealand now more than impressed with security for Delhi Commonwealth Games
New Zealand chef de mission Dave Currie is now satisfied with the security for the Commonwealth Games, and said this is among the the higher levels of security he has seen anywhere. ANI

Australia steals the show and Hockey World Cup from Germany
Aussie players proved a little too much for the Germans playing in the Hockey World Cup final on Saturday, as Team Australia with its speed and brilliant use of tactics managed to win the cup after a 24 year hiatus with a 2-1 win over defending champions Germany here. ANI

Ex-Pak hockey greats blasts players, team management for pathetic World Cup show
Former Pakistan hockey players have blasted the current bunch of players and the team management for the deplorable show in ongoing Hockey World Cup in New Delhi. ANI

Germany beat England to enter Hockey World Cup final
Two-time defending champion Germany on Thursday defeated England 4-1 in the mens Hockey World Cup semi-finals to stay in the hunt for a third straight title. ANI

I have no plans to retire: Sohail Abbas
Despite a forgettable show in the ongoing Hockey World Cup, Pakistans star drag flicker Sohail Abbas has said he has no plans to hang his boots in the near future. ANI

Pak hockey captain apologises to nation for poor World Cup show
Disappointed over his teams deplorable performance in the ongoing Hockey World Cup in New Delhi, Pakistan hockey captain Zeeshan Ashraf has apologised to the nation for its poor show. ANI

Pakistan hockey coach hoping for better show in remaining World cup matches
Despite losing two games, including the one against arch rivals India, out of the first three matches, the Pakistani hockey team is hopeful of winning the rest of its encounters in the ongoing Hockey World Cup in New Delhi. ANI

State-level hockey players in Ludhiana playing on empty stomach
As Hockey World Cup is underway in New Delhi, some state-level Indian hockey players in Ludhiana are living under inappropriate conditions and yearning for their daily meals. ANI

Hockey World Cup: India go down 2-5 against Australia
Indian hockey team on Tuesday lost to Australia 5-2 in the Pool B match of the Hockey World Cup at Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in the national capital. ANI

Hockey Federation reduces Shivendra Singhs three-match ban to two
The international hockey federation (FIH) on Tuesday lowered the three-match ban to two-match ban on Indian centre forward Shivendra Singh, who was suspended for three-matches of the Hockey World Cup for deliberately hitting a Pakistani player in the first match that India won at the Major Dhyan Chand National stadium on Sunday. ANI

Final decision on Shivendra Singh to be taken today
A final decision would be taken today on Indian striker Shivendra Singh, who has been suspended for three-matches of the Hockey World Cup for deliberately hitting a Pakistani player in the first match that India won at the Major Dhyan Chand National stadium on Sunday. ANI

India to take on Australia in Hockey World Cup
After registering an emphatic 4-1 win against Pakistan in their first face off at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here on Sunday, the Indian hockey team will take on Australia in their second Pool B match of the Hockey World Cup at the same venue today. ANI

India-Australia designate hockey World Cup tie as Friendship Match
The Indian and Australian teams have announced that they will designate their March 2 tie at the Hockey World Cup as a Friendship Match. ANI

Shivendra Singh suspended for three World Cup hockey matches
Shivendra Singh, who scored the first goal for India in its match against Pakistan in the Hockey World Cup, has been suspended for three matches for hitting out at Pakistani players. ANI

Spain beat South Africa in Hockey World Cup opening match
Spain won their opening match of the Hockey World Cup defeating South Africa by 4-2 after a heavily contested first half. ANI

India humbles Paksitan with 4-1 win in its opening World Cup Hockey match
India registered an emphatic 4-1 win over its arch rival Pakistan in their first face off in the World Cup Hockey tournament at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here on Sunday. ANI

Hockey World Cup set to become highest watched hockey tournament ever
The explosive Hockey World Cup match between arch rivals India and Pakistan, which would be played today (Sunday) at the National Stadium in New Delhi, could well become the highest watched hockey event in Pakistan ever. ANI

Pakistan hockey team arrives in Amritsar
Led by captain Zeeshan Ashraf and coach and former Pakistani goalkeeper Shahid Ali Khan, an 18-member Pakistan squad arrived here in the wee hours of Monday (February 22) to participate in the Hockey World Cup which is scheduled to begin on Feb.28. ANI

Bollywood celebrities cheer for hockey ahead of World Cup
Bollywood actors Suniel Shetty and Irfan Khan gathered to cheer hockey players at a charity match here in Chandigarh, the proceeds of which would go towards the promotion of the game. ANI

Oz intelligence agencies working with India on sport terror threat: Rudd
Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has said his countrys intelligence agencies are closely working with their Indian counterparts to ensure foolproof security for the forthcoming international sporting events in India. ANI

We will not be deterred by Ilyas Kashmiris warnings, says Chidambaram
Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said India would not be deterred by warnings issued by Al Qaeda leader Ilyas Kashmiri to international sportspersons against visiting India. ANI

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