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Indian boxers to fight for gold on Day 10 of CWG
With 29 gold medals at stake on the tenth day of the XIXth Commonwealth Games, Indian boxers Suranjoy Singh, Manoj Kumar and Paramjeet Samota will fight for gold medals in their respective finals. ANI

Indian women athletes, shooters help country retain No.2 position in CWG on Day-9
India remained firm on the second position on Day-9, as Indian women helped it keep its head held high by winning a historic Gold medal in the womens 4x400m relay in the evening following the shooters Annuraj Singh and Heena Sidhu who did the country proud by winning Gold in the morning here on Tuesday at the Commonwealth Games. ANI

Indian women script history by claiming Gold medal in 4x400m relay in C'wealth Games
If Indian sports lovers thought Monday was the finest day in athletics for the country in the history of Commonwealth Games due to it first ever Gold in Discus Throw besides a podium finish, the Indian women runners made Tuesday an unforgettable Golden Day, as they stunned all by winning Gold medal in the womens 4x400m relay here on Tuesday. ANI

News from the world of Sports with a special focus on Cricket for February 26, 2010

Indian, Pakistani teams gear up for first match of Hockey World Cup
Eight-time hockey gold medallists India feel they have an advantage in the forthcoming Hockey World Cup, which starts in the national capital on Sunday. ANI

Kieswetters flair leaves Flower in dilemma over Prior as first-choice wicketkeeper
England coach Andy Flower has refused to back Matt Prior as his first-choice wicketkeeper for the team. ANI

Lee confident of returning to Australian XI
Fast bowler Brett Lee, who retired from Test cricket to prolong his ODI and Twenty20 career, is confident of returning to the Australian XI before the start of the T20 Wolrd Cup in the West Indies once he was fully fit. ANI

Tiger Woods threatens to sue PETA over sex life-mocking ad
Tiger Woods has reportedly threatened to take People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to court over their planned billboards bearing his face and the slogan, Too much sex can be a bad thing. ANI

Fluorescent orange better option then pink cricket balls
Fluorescent orange has been rated as a superior option to the pink cricket balls to be used during night Test cricket. ANI

Tendulkar most complete master to grace cricket in last 60 yrs: Roebuck
Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, who is again in the headlines for scoring the first ODI double hundred, has been described as one of the most complete batsman of modern times, according to noted columnist Peter Roebuck. ANI

Warners switch-hitting tactics next big thing in cricket: Vettori
New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has backed David Warners switch-hitting tactics, saying the ploy is good for the game of cricket. ANI

Clarke rates top five fielders in cricket
Australian Twenty20 skipper Michael Clarke has made it clear to his players that everyone has to contribute with bat, ball and in the field, and stressed to the squad the importance of being known as the best fielding team in the world ANI

Suresh Kalmadi satisfied with security for hockey World Cup
President of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), Suresh Kalmadi on Friday expressed hopes of hosting a successful hockey World Cup amid security threat. ANI

Lampard wants Chelsea to salute Mourinho before dumping him out
Ace midfielder Frank Lampard wants Chelsea to salute former boss Jose Mourinho at Stamford Bridge before dumping his team Inter Milan out of the Champions League. ANI

Football players to wear shirts made of plastic bottles during World Cup
Football players from Brazil, Holland and Portugal will wear shirts made out of recycled plastic bottles. ANI

Gerrard becomes the top-scoring Brit player in Europe
Liverpool ace Steven Gerrard has booked his place in the record books by becoming the top-scoring British player in Europe, ahead of Alan Shearer, as he scored goal number 33. ANI

WAGS book resort near England base in bid to defy Capellos ban
England WAGS have decided to put up at a luxury resort just 14 miles from the players during the World Cup in South Africa in order to defy team boss Fabio Capellos bid to ban them. ANI

Tiger now in rehab for painkillers, sleeping pills
After checking into rehab for sex addiction, troubled sportsman Tiger Woods is now receiving treatment for his addiction to painkillers and sleeping pills, it has emerged. ANI

Now, Kamran Akmal under match-fixing scanner
The ghost of match-fixing has returned again to haunt the Pakistan cricket team, and this time it is wicket-keeper batsman Kamran Akmal who seems to be under its glare. ANI

International news agencies threaten to boycott IPL over restrictive conditions
The Indian Premier League organisers attempts to impose stringent media-accreditation guidelines could result in international news agencies boycotting the Twenty20 tournament for the second time in three years. ANI

Marsh rejects Martyns double standards claim over participation in IPL
Former Test star Damien Martyns charge that the Australian Cricketers Association was applying double standards in assessing the security threat for the IPL have been dismissed by the ACA chief. ANI

Capello urges Wayne Bridge to reconsider his decision to quit
England boss Fabio Capello has urged left-back Wayne Bridge to reconsider his decision of quitting the team ahead of the 2010 World Cup. ANI

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