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Sachin bats for inclusion of sports in school syllabi

New Delhi: Batting great Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday stressed on the need for the inclusion of sports in school syllabi as he believes lessons learnt on the field come in handy in life. Sachin, who was here to celebrate Universal Children’s Day, said: “When sports and education go together, it creates harmony. I would like to

Sachin exits Kerala Blasters

Kochi: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has ended his association with Kerala Blasters Football Club (KBFC), the Indian Super League (ISL) outfit said in a statement on Sunday. “Sachin has been a great support and we thank him for his immense contribution to KBFC. He will forever be a member of the Yellow Army. As it has

Tendulkar to receive Order of Australia

New Delhi: Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard Tuesday announced that Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar would be conferred with a membership of the Order of Australia for his contribution to the sport. Gillard, who made the announcement during a visit to a cricket clinic here organised by an NGO Magic Bus, said that the “special honour”,

Dhoni happy with team’s performance against NZ

Bangalore: Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Monday ticked all the positive boxes while asserting that he was quite happy with the overall performances of the team that is unlikely to see any kind of “reshuffling” for the forthcoming home Test series against England and Australia. Speaking to media after leading India to a 2-0 series

President approves Tendulkar’s nomination to Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar will now play the new role of a parliamentarian with President Pratibha Patil Thursday approving his nomination to the Rajya Sabha, along with that of renowned actor Rekha and businesswoman Anu Aga. “The president has approved the nomination of Sachin Tendulkar, Rekha and Anu Aga to the Rajya Sabha,”

India erupts with joy as Sachin hits 100th ton

New Delhi: Fans of Sachin Tendulkar all around the country were euphoric in their celebrations as the maestro completed his much awaited 100th international century against Bangladesh at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka Friday. While Delhi celebrated in its traditional style with the beats of bhangra, Tendulkar’s home town Mumbai erupted in joy

Rahul Dravid bids Test cricket adieu

Bangalore: Former Indian captain and batting legend Rahul Dravid Friday announced his retirement from Test cricket to bring the curtains down on his illustrious 16-year-old career. Addressing a press conference at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here where he was first spotted by Keki Tarapore, an emotional Dravid, 39, bid farewell to the longer format of the

Sachin to play in Asia Cup, Sehwag rested

Out-of-form Indian opener Virender Sehwag was rested on “fitness grounds” while Sachin Tendulkar was included in the 15-man India squad named Wednesday for the Asia Cup ODI cricket tournament. Virat Kohli was named Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s deputy in the side a day after he played the innings of his life against Sri Lanka in the