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India not ‘World Cup’ champions: International Kabbadi Federation

India not World Cup  champions International Kabbadi Federation

In a shocking development, the International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) has said the recently-concluded Kabbadi World Cup was an unofficial tournament and also expressed reservations about the umpiring in the final of the event played between hosts India and Pakistan. Talking to DawnNews, the CEO of the IKF said the tournament ...

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Indian Punjab’s CM orders investigation into controversial Indo-Pak final

Kabaddi World Cup 2014 played between India and Pakistan

Indian Punjab’s Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has ordered the formation of a committee to investigate the controversial final match of the Kabaddi World Cup 2014 played between India and Pakistan. The final, played between the arch rivals on Saturday, was mired in controversy when Pakistan captain Ahmed Shafiq alleged ...

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Pakistan loses Kabaddi WC to India after ‘disputed’ defeat


CHANDI GARH: Defending champion India walked away with the men’s Kabaddi World Cup 2014 title after defeating Pakistan by 45-42 in what green-shorts claimed was a match rife with biased decisions by Indian referees/judges here on Saturday. Indian had set up the title clash with Pakistan after a defeating England ...

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Kabaddi World Cup: Pakistan, India to contest in final


KARACHI: The Pakistan men’s team cruised into the summit clash of the Kabaddi World Cup being played in India but their women’s counterparts lost their semi-final on Thursday. According to the information made available here, the men’s team trounced Iran 56-28 in Sangrur to set up a tantalising final against ...

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Kabaddi World Cup: Pakistan men, women reach semis


KARACHI: Pakistan continued with their winning momentum in the 5th Kabaddi World Cup, being played in India, as they beat Canada 45-35 to register a third consecutive win and book a place in the semi-finals. Canada gave Pakistan a tough time, but the latter, who had more experience on their ...

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Magnus Carlsen retains world chess title

Norway's Carlsen gestures next to his trophy after clinching the FIDE World Chess Championship in Chennai

Moscow (AFP) – Norwegian prodigy Magnus Carlsen retained his title as World Chess Champion on Sunday, vanquishing rival Viswanathan Anand for the second year in a row. The 23-year-old world number one beat India’s Viswanathan, who had held on to the championship from 2007 to 2013 until being dethroned by ...

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Asian Beach Games: Iran beat Pakistan to win Gold in kabbadi


The Iranian team managed to beat Pakistan 40 to 20 to win the gold. The 4th Asian Beach Games opened in Phuket on November 14 and will be wrapped up today. So far, Iran has snatched 30 medals, including 9 golds, 13 silvers and 8 bronzes. Kabaddi is mostly popular ...

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World Chess Championship: Anand faces must-win situation against Carlsen


Magnus Carlsen drew for the eighth time against Vishy Anand in the tenth game of the World Championship in Russia on Friday, to maintain his lead 5.5 points to 4.5. The Norwegian needs just one more point, or a victory, to win another title. With victory in the next game ...

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