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CWG 2010: India equals its best ever performance with 30 Gold medals on Day-8
India equalled its best ever performance in the Commonwealth Games with 30 Gold medals, as Discus Thrower Krishna Poonia bagging a historic Gold medal for the country in athletics after 58 years here today. ANI

Discus Thrower Krishna Poonia wins Gold for India at Commonwealth Games
Indias hopes to maintain its second position in the medal tally of Commonwealth Games were boosted when Discus Thrower Krishna Poonia won a historic Gold Medal on Monday evening. ANI

Boxer Vijender Kr. misses Gold in 75 kg competition
Indias poster boy Vijender Kumar lost to Englands Ogogo in a semi-final match in the 75 kilogram category of boxing competition here at the XIX Commonwealth Games. ANI

News from the world of Sports with a special focus on Cricket for October 21, 2008

Zaheer Khan found guilty, fined 80 per cent of match fee
India fast bowler Zaheer Khan was on Tuesday fined 80 per cent of his match fee after breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the second Test against Australia in Mohali. ANI

Liverpool is now Chelseas big title rivals: Lampard
England midfielder Frank Lampard believes that Phil Scolaris men have proved they mean business with their scintillating start to the season. ANI

Tevez determined to be Rooneys long-term partner at ManU
Argentine forward Carlos Tevez is determined to show Manchester United coach Alex Ferguson that he should be Wayne Rooneys long-term partner. ANI

Hamilton to drive Massa nuts at Sao Paulo
British Formula One sensation Lewis Hamilton, who is leading the drivers championship, has said that rival Felipe Massa will be more under pressure before his home crowd than he himself will be to win the championship. ANI

ManU boss drops Ronaldo for Celtic clash
Manchester United coach Alex Ferguson will axe Cristiano Ronaldo for the Champions League clash with Celtic. ANI

Monty Panesar to train under Pak leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed before India tour
Monty Panesar, the first Sikh to represent the English cricket team, will train under veteran Pakistani spin bowler Mushtaq Ahmed ahead of the forthcoming series against India later this year, said England chief coach Peter Moores. ANI

PCB chief says hell let useless Lawson complete his two-year term
Newly appointed PCB chief Ijaz Butt has reportedly said that national team coach Geoff Lawson was useless, but he would be allowed to complete his full two-year term because the Board will suffer a huge financial loss if it terminated his services now. ANI

PCB chief says England offers to stage Pak matches if sense of insecurity prevails
PCB chairman Ijaz Butt has said that England has offered to stage some of Pakistans international matches if foreign teams continue to be anxious about the security situation there. ANI

Post-Mohali defeat, Oz paper says time to recall Warne
With Australia falling to its largest ever defeat in terms of runs (320) to India at Mohali on Tuesday, the Daily Telegraph has said that Australian cricket needs a helping hand, and suggests that who better than former leg spinner Shane Warne. ANI

Police arrest and then release Oz fans for wearing T-shirts with offensive slogans
Mohali Police on Tuesday arrested a group of Australian fans watching the second Test between India and Australia for wearing T-shirts with offensive slogans. ANI

Ponting hails Indias deserving victory at Mohali
Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting on Tuesday hailed Indias victory against his team in the second Test that was played here. ANI

Zaheer, spinners bowls India to record victory
India needed less than a session on the fifth morning to defeat Australia in the second Test played here. ANI

Becks, Poshs marriage on rocks
Soccer ace David Beckham and his wife Victorias nine-year marriage is said to be going through a rough patch. ANI

Lee denies spat with Ponting during Mohali Test
Australian pace bowler Brett Lee on Tuesday rubbished Indian and Australian media reports of him having a spat with his skipper Ricky Ponting during the course of the fourth days play in the second Test being played between Australia and India here. ANI

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