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Ranji Trophy: Fans laud Tendulkar for scoring match-winning 79 in his last innings for Mumbai

Rohtak / New Delhi, Oct 30 (ANI): Cricket fans lauded batting maestro, Sachin Tendulkar for scoring match-winning 79 in his last innings for Mumbai on Wednesday, as he decided to bring the curtain down on a glorious 24-year international career. It was a dream come true for the ecstatic cricket fans who went to see 'the God of cricket' live in Rohtak district. Meanwhile, former Indian cricketer, Kirti Azad said that the match practice would boost his confidence. Oct 30, 2013
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Fans hail Sachin Tendulkars unbeaten half-century

Rohtak/Bangalore, Oct 30 (ANI): Cricket buffs were all cheer and praise as Indian batting maestro, Sachin Tendulkar warmed up for his farewell series against the West Indies next month as he notched up his 115th unbeaten half-century. Tendulkar, who made his international debut against Pakistan in 1989 as a 16-year-old, would play 200th Test match at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai against West Indies which is scheduled between November 14 and 18 before bringing the curtain down on a glorious 24-year international career and retiring from all forms of the game. Playing his last Ranji trophy match against Haryana, Tendulkar remained unbeaten on 55 as Mumbai notched closer to the target of 240. Oct 30, 2013
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Sebastian Vettel grabs fourth F1 world title at Indian GP

New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel became Formula One's youngest four-times world champion on Sunday after winning the Indian Grand Prix. The German drove a perfect race to secure his sixth consecutive victory this season and become only the fourth man in history to win four titles. He joins three other drivers Michael Schumacher, Alain Prost and Juan Manuel Fangio as quadruple winners, but at significantly younger age. Ferrari's Fernando Alonso, who was Vettel's nearest challenger going into the race but 90 points adrift, managed only 11th place. Oct 27, 2013
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Force India to emblazon 'Master Blaster' on cars during India GP to honour Sachin

New Delhi, Oct 26 (ANI): Indian-owned Formula One side Force India will reportedly pay tribute to retiring batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar through their cars during Sunday's Indian Grand Prix. Force India said that it would have the words 'masterblaster' inscribed on the nose of its cars as the team also 'aims to be a big hitter in the world of sport' like the Little Master. Tendulkar, who made his debut in 1989 at the age of 16, announced that he plans to retire from international cricket after playing a record 200th Test against West Indies on his home ground in Mumbai next month. Oct 26, 2013
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Mizoram school wins under-14 Subroto Cup in New Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 26 (ANI): On 14th October, the final match of Under-14 Subroto Cup was held at the Dr. Ambedkar Stadium in New Delhi. Mizoram and Assam fought a tough match, before the former overpowered the latter by two goals to one to win the title. Mizoram performed excellently for a third time, thanks to a wonderful debut performance by the Government Chawmfianga Middle School. Teams from all northeastern states participated in the prestigious Subroto Cup tournament and performed well. Although the Assam Under-14 team failed to bag the trophy, they said they are confident and ready to work hard for the next year. Such tournaments not only promote a spirit of sportsmanship among budding players, but also promote unity and integration. The players stayed together for a month, including teams from Afghanistan and Bangladesh. Oct 26, 2013
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Indian F1 organizers see Vettel's crowning glory driving sales, popularity

Noida/Singapore/Japan, Oct 22 (ANI): India's Formula One organizers feel the world championship crowning of Sebastian Vettel at the Buddh International circuit would be a huge draw for fans and great for the circuit that goes for a one year sabbatical before an expected return in 2015. India's showpiece motor race event will be held on 27th of this month with race leader Vettel's fourth successive Formula One title a mere formality. The 26-year-old German, who is already 90 points clear of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso, the only man still mathematically in contention, should become the sport's youngest quadruple champion, with four races remaining. Vettel, who won the Indian GP in 2011 and 2012, needs only to finish fifth at the Buddh Circuit to be sure of the title and will not need to score another point if Alonso fails to finish first or second. Oct 22, 2013
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Sania Mirza breaks back into top 10 women's doubles rankings

Bhopal, Oct 22 (ANI): Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza has jumped to the ninth spot of world Women’s doubles rankings by WTA. Mirza expressed happiness over her comeback on the WTA rankings. She was occupying the 11th position in the previous rankings list and moved up as other players dropped points. In further interaction with the reporters, the 26-year-old tennis player shared her views on Cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar’s retirement decision. Oct 22, 2013
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Olympic medalists participate in election awareness marathon

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Olympic medalists Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt participated in a marathon organized by election officials in New Delhi on Sunday. The objective of the marathon was to raise awareness among people to come and give their votes on the day of polling. The race was flagged off by Sushil Kumar and Chief Electoral officer Vijay Dev. Releasing an action plan for North-West district, Chief Electoral officer Vijay Dev called out on those people who were not registered voters yet. Oct 20, 2013
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F1 could be more interesting if racers other than Vettel also win: Narain Karthikeyan

Greater Noida, Oct 16 (ANI): India’s first Formula 1 driver, Narain Karthikeyan said that he believes the Formula 1 race could have been more interesting world over if racers other than three times F1 champion, Sebastian Vettel too emerged victorious. He said this in the course of a news conference at the mega racing track in Greater Noida of Uttar Pradesh. On October 13, Red Bull's, Vettel won the Japanese Grand Prix but was made to wait for his fourth successive Formula One title after Ferrari's Fernando Alonso finished fourth. The 26-year-old German's fourth win at Suzuka in the last five years left him with a lead of 90 points over Alonso. India is scheduled to hold the next Grand Prix on October 27. Commenting on these events, Karthikeyan said that though he has great respect for Red Bull and Vettel, he would love to see other participants on the podium at the racing tacks. Oct 16, 2013
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Sachin Tendulkar to play his 200th test at Wankhede

New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): God of cricket Sachin Tendulkar will play his farewell 200th Test at the Wankhede Stadium, his home ground. The BCCI has confirmed the venues for upcoming West Indies series and has chosen Eden Gardens and Wankhede Stadium for the two Tests. The ace cricketer reportedly wanted to play his last game in Mumbai, from where he started his career. He had also expressed his strong desire to have his mother watch him play in his final Test match. In spite of a 24-year-long career, his mother has never seen her son play an international game in a stadium - another privilege for Wankhede now that she is expected to be present. Oct 15, 2013
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Tendulkar started career from Mumbai, wish him luck for his last stint there: Kirti Azad

New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): Sachin Tendulkar will play his farewell 200th Test at the Wankhede Stadium. The BCCI on Tuesday confirmed that the second match of the two-Test series against West Indies in November will be played at the cricketer's home ground. Meanwhile, former cricketer Kirti Azad wished him luck and said that he hopes he makes a double century in his last match in Mumbai, from where he started his career. Oct 15, 2013

NCAA Football Mid-Season Top Ten Results and Analysis

The 2013 NCAA football season is about to reach its halfway point, and on Week 7, many teams saw their rankings improve, while others stayed where they are. The Associated Press polls are a traditionally accurate measure of each team's strength, and is reliable as a predictor of who gets into the championship game and the different bowl games that happen between December and January. Oct 14, 2013