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Indian women's hockey team to tour New Zealand

Indian women's hockey team to tour New ZealandNew Delhi, Nov 20 : The Indian women's hockey team will tour New Zealand Dec 6-16 to play six Tests as part of its preparations for the FIH World League Round 2 Tournament to be held in Delhi in February next year.

Hockey India Selectors B. P Govinda, Savitry Purty and Surender Kaur, alongwith Government Observer Harbinder Singh and Chief Coach Neil Hawgood watched the trials at Aish Bagh Hockey Stadium and Mayur Park Stadium in Bhopal Nov 9-10 and chose 18 players and eight stand-byes.

The 18-member squad will be captained by midfielder Ritu Rani while forward Soundarya Yendala will be the vice-captain.

The Schedule for the test series: Dec 8: First Test, Napier Dec 9: Second Test, Napier Dec 11: Third Test, Palmerston North Dec 12: Fourth Test, Palmerston North Dec 14: Fifth Test, Wellington Dec 15: Sixth Test, Wellingon (IANS)


La Liga boss wants to attract world's best players to Spain

Javier-TebasLondon, July 30 : President of La Liga, Spain's top football division, has said that he wants to attract all the best players in the world to the country and rival the commercial power of the English Premier League.  Read more »

Barca reports record income of 530 mln euros for 2013-14

Barcelona-FCJohannesburg, July 30 : Spanish club Barcelona announced on Tuesday that the club has reported a record income of 530 million euros over the past year and made a profit of 41 million euros.  Read more »

Pietersen feels sorry for retired England skipper Andrew Strauss

Kevin-PietersenSydney, July 30 : Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen said that he felt sorry for Andrew Strauss following his highly offensive remark against Pietersen during a commentary at Lord's.  Read more »

Malinga prefers IPL over domestic cricket

Malinga prefers IPL over domestic cricketJohannesburg, July 30 - Sir Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga said to his country's cricket chiefs that he would choose to play for his IPL team instead of Sri Lanka's Southern Express in the Champions League T20.  Read more »

F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone attempts to settle bribery trial

Bernie-EcclestoneLondon, July 30 : Lawyers of the Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone said that the F1 boss was ready to pay 25 million euros to a German bank to resolve the bribery case against him.  Read more »

Hamilton denies employing 'mind games' against Rosberg in race for F1 title

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, July 18 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has said that he is not trying to employ mind games against his teammate Nico Rosberg as both battle for the Formula One championship.  Read more »