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Indian boxers, table tennis players win four more Gold Medals on Day-10 of Commonwealth Games
Indian players continued their winning streak with the pugilists winning three Gold medals and the Indian Table Tennis team winning a historic Gold medal for the first time in the Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday. ANI

Government of India to give cash awards to Indian Hockey if they win in Commonwealth Games
Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma on Wednesday announced a cash award of Rs.21 lakh, if the Indian team secures Gold Medal in the Commonwealth Games Hockey Finals and Rs. 15 lakh if they win a Silver Medal. ANI

Tejaswini Sawant says shooters need proper management
Indian shooter Tejaswini Sawant, who won a silver medal in the Commonwealth Games 50-metre prone rifle singles event, said that shooting athletes of the country needs a better managerial system. ANI

News from the world of Sports with a special focus on Cricket for April 10, 2009

Malaysia, Ireland and Scotland could be PCBs new home bases
Malaysia, Ireland and Scotland may emerge as host venues to hold Pakistans future home series. ANI

Despite Twenty20 snub, PCB chief says Yousuf an asset for team
Middle order batsman Mohammad Yousuf may have not been included in the initial list of probables for the Twenty 20 World Championship, but Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ijaz Butt still considers him a big asset for the nation in other forms of the game. ANI

Chidambaram slams IPL organisers for taking tournament out of country
Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram has lashed out at the Indian Premier League (IPL) organisers for taking the cash-rich Twenty20 tournament out of the country. ANI

PCB set to earn whopping four million dollars from UAE series
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is expecting to earn a massive four million dollars from the UAE one day international series against Australia. ANI

Flower tipped to be permanent England cricket coach
Former Zimbabwean cricketer and now assistant coach of the England cricket team appears set for taking up the role in a more permanent capacity. ANI

Cyclist Armstrong could face sanctions for violating doping rules
Cycling legend Lance Armstrong could face sanctions from the French anti-doping agency after being accused of violating rules during a random test in March. ANI

Chelsea to make 40 million pound bid for Villa
Chelsea is set to make an astonishing 40 million pound bid for David Villa. ANI

Chelsea has the Euro fear factor: Lampard
Chelsea has the Euro fear factor, especially after it stunned Liverpool with a 3-1 rout at Anfield in Wednesdays Champions League quarter-final first leg tie.The clubs mid-fielder, Frank Lampard, believes that result has sent out a chilling message to the other teams left in the competition. ANI

Chelsea has the Euro fear factor: Lampard
Chelsea has the Euro fear factor, especially after it stunned Liverpool with a 3-1 rout at Anfield in Wednesdays Champions League quarter-final first leg tie.The clubs mid-fielder, Frank Lampard, believes that result has sent out a chilling message to the other teams left in the competition. ANI

Nadal declares bid to defend Queens Club title
Spaniard Rafael Nadal has declared that he will defend the Aegon title at Londons Queens Club and head for a rankings war with Andy Murray. ANI

Ferguson earns praise for stabilising OZ teams rocky batting line-up
Australian batsman Callum Ferguson has earned plenty of praise for stabilising his teams rocky batting line-up. ANI

Rooney, Ronaldo fuel ManUs wage bill to whopping 121-mn pounds
Manchester Uniteds wage bill has increased to a whopping sum of 121million pounds in 2008, an increase of 29 million pounds. ANI

PCB-ICL rebels stalemate continues
The deadlock between the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the rebel ICL players continues, as the board has now said that it would only offer a central contract to them if they start playing in the domestic tournaments. ANI

PCB seeks information from IPL over contracted players
With uncertainty looming over the participation of Pakistan players in the second season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has sought information from the IPL management regarding their status. ANI

Pak captain-coach share different thoughts on UAE pitches
Pakistan coach Intikhab Alam and captain Younis Khan have different views about playing conditions and pitches in the UAE. ANI

Cricket-loving explorers head for match on Everest
A party of 50 cricket-loving explorers departed Lords yesterday for an unusual tour. In 11 days time, after flying, driving and finally trekking to a plateau 5,000 metres (17,000 ft) up in the Himalayas, more than three miles above sea level, they will play a match of Twenty20 cricket and set a world record: the highest altitude recorded for a field sport. ANI

Purists decry a fancy dress mess at Lords for Twenty20 matches
Cricket purists have raised a hue and cry over spectators being permitted to wear fancy dresses for the first time at the Lords Cricket Ground. ANI

Disharmony in England dressing room responsible for Montys loss of form
Disharmony in the England dressing room is being touted as a factor for the loss in form of the teams Sikh left arm spinner Monty Panesar. ANI

Shilpa Shetty prays at Golden Temple for IPL success
Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty offered prayers at the Golden Temple in Amritsar for the success of her co-owned Rajasthan Royals team in the Indian Premier League (IPL). ANI

Ponting asks top five batsman to perform after conceding 2-1 lead to Proteas
Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has asked his teammates to start putting their hands up after the top five batsmen let the side down again, giving a 2-1 lead to South Africa in the five match series. ANI

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