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Kevin Pietersen retires from Limited-Overs edition of International Cricket

Star England Batsman Kevin Pietersen declared to retire from limited-overs edition of International cricket. However, he will continue to play test cricket Kevin Pietersen South African- born English cricketer Right handed batsman and occasional off-spin bowler Debut: 2004 ODIs: 127, Total ODI Runs: 4184, Avg: 48.14 T20: 36 Quickest batsman to reach both 1,000 and

Indian Tennis Team will take part in 2012 Euro Africa Circuit, Swedish Open & Brazil Open: Sports Ministry

Sports Ministry approved the participation of Indian Tennis Team in the 2012 Euro Africa Circuit, Swedish Open and Brazil Open tournament. It will be 13 member team that includes: Sharath Kamal, Achanta Kamail, Subhajit Saha, Sanil Shankar Shetty, Mouma Das, Harmeet Rajul Desai, Divya Deshpandey and Monika Batra The Euro Africa Circuit and Swedish Open

World Chess Championship: Viswanathan Anand keeps the crown

Indian Grand Master Viswanatan Anand retained the FIDE ( Federation Internationale des Echec) World Chess Title for the record 5th time Defeated Boris Gelfand of Israel after 2nd round of tie breaker game in Moscow The title has been held by Anand since 2007 Download article as PDF

Hari Ram Grand Prix: India at the top

India bagged the top position at the Hari Ram Grand Prix wrestling tournament held in New Delhi Results: India (1st position):2 golds, 3 silvers, and 5 bronze USA (2nd position): 1 gold, 5 silvers, 1 bronze Korea (3rd position): 1gold, 2 silvers, 3 bronze Indian Winners: Gold : Praveen Rana, Rajneesh Silver: Nitin, Neha Rathi

Santosh Trophy: Services beat Tamil Nadu

Services clinched their second National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy beating Tamil Nadu in the finals. It is an annual Indian football tournament which is participated by states and government institutions Trophy named after late Maharaja Sir Manmatha Nath Roy Chowdhary of Santosh, which is now part of Bangladesh First Tournament: 1941 The first