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VFI names Indian teams for SAG
1/20/2016 12:00:00 AM The Hindu
The Volleyball Federation of India on Tuesday announced the Indian teams for the South Asian Games (SAG) to be............
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Mary Kom and other top pugilists arrive in Meghalaya
1/20/2016 12:00:00 AM Eastern Mirror
Top pugilists of the country, including Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom, has arrived here for the trial for the upcoming 12th South Asian.......
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India to host South Asian Games (SAG) in Guwahati and Shillong
12/12/2015 12:00:00 AM The Economic Times
NEW DELHI: With an eye on giving impetus to neighbourhood first policy amid thaw in ties with Pakistan, India will host South Asian Games (SAG) in Guwahati and Shillong
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A playful rhino as mascot, a Bhupen Hazarika song as theme for 12th South Asian Games
12/14/2015 12:00:00 AM The Indian Express
The 12th South Asian Games will be held simultaneously in Guwahati and Shillong from February 6 to 16, 2016.
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Northeast to host 12th South Asian Games in 2016
12/18/2015 12:00:00 AM The Asia News
Guwahati Dec. 18 (ANI): Sports fever has gripped the northeast, as the region will host the 12th edition of South Asian Games 2016 (OC-SAG).
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Sonowal takes stock of SAG preparation
12/20/2015 12:00:00 AM Assam Times
Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, Sarbananda Sonowal,Saturdayvisited the 12thSouth Asian Games Guwahati Secretariatat Nidhi Bhawan and took stock of the preparationsfor the upcoming Games.
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Meghalaya Sports minister inspects proposed venue of SAF Games
12/23/2015 12:00:00 AM The Times of India
SHILLONG: Meghalaya Sports Minister Zenith M Sangma today inspected the proposed venues for hosting the South Asian Games slated to commence from February next year.
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Indian squash teams announced for South Asian Games
12/27/2015 12:00:00 AM News Nation
Indian squash men’s and women’s teams, including Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa, were named today for
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Hosts Indian will have biggest contingent in SAF Games
12/28/2015 12:00:00 AM The Sentinel
India will put the biggest contingent with 519 athletes in the 12th South Asian Games which be held in Guwahati and Shillong from February 5
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Tennis trials for South Asian Games from today
12/28/2015 12:00:00 AM International The News
KARACHI: Trials to select men and women tennis teams for South Asian Games, which will be held in Guwahati (India) next year, begin on Monday (today) in Islamabad.
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2672 athletes to take part in SAF Games
12/28/2015 12:00:00 AM The assam tribune
GUWAHATI, Dec 28 - The 12th South Asian Games, scheduled to be held in Guwahati and Shillong from February 5 to 16, is expected to be the biggest
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Afghanistan stun Maldives 4-1 to top group in SAFF Cup
12/28/2015 12:00:00 AM IBN Live
Thiruvananthpuram: Already through to the semi-finals, Afghanistan thrashed Maldives 4-1 to top their group and remain on course for their second
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Indian squash teams announced for South Asian Games
12/28/2015 12:00:00 AM The Hindu
Indian squash men’s and women’s teams, including Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa (above ), were named on
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POA executive committee, general council meeting today
12/30/2015 12:00:00 AM Internnational The News
KARACHI: Pakistan Olympic Association’s (POA) executive committee and general council
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Shuttlers, wrestlers picked up for SA Games
12/30/2015 12:00:00 AM The Himalayan Times
Nepal Badminton Association selected the players for the 12th South Asian Games here on Tuesday.
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BFF boss wont hand over the SAFF trophy
12/30/2015 12:00:00 AM The Daily Star
South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) president Kazi Salahuddin will not be present in Trivandrum to hand over the trophy of the SAFF Suzuki Cup to the champions on January 3.
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Sri Lanka to send strong contingent to South Asian Games
12/30/2015 12:00:00 AM The Hindu
Sri Lanka is sending a contingent of 484 men and women athletes to take part in the 12th South Asian Games to be held in India’s northeastern
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Sayyid Ali – Maldives’ Chef de Mission for South Asian Games
12/30/2015 12:00:00 AM Haveeru Online
Former volleyball and football star Sayyid Ali and former volleyball player and coach Muna Muneer have been appointed the Maldives contingent’s Chef de Mission
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Sarah shines in tennis trials for SAF Games
12/31/2015 12:00:00 AM The Nation
ISLAMABAD - Former national ladies tennis champion Sarah Mehboob Khan stamped out her authority in style, as she remained undefeated in the trial matches conducted by Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) for
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Kabaddi teams finalised
12/31/2015 12:00:00 AM The Kathmandu Post
Nepal Hockey Association and Nepal Kabaddi Association on Wednesday finalised squads for the upcoming 12th South Asian Games slated for February 6-16 in Indian cities
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POA to seek IOC guidance to re-induct four bodies
12/31/2015 12:00:00 AM Internnational The News
KARACHI: In a bid to resolve the issue of re-admittance of four federations into the Olympic fold, Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) is likely to seek final instructions from the International Olympic Committee (IOC)
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484 Athletes To Represent Sri Lanka At SAG 2016
12/31/2015 12:00:00 AM Daily Sports
Unlike in the previous years, the Sri Lankan authorities have finalized a massive 484 athletes to represent the country at the 12th South Asian Games to be held in the North Indian cities
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India wants Pakistan in SAG at all costs
1/1/2016 12:00:00 AM Internnational The News
KARACHI: An Indian delegation will arrive in Islamabad on January 5 to ensure Pakistan’s participation in the South Asian Games, a highly credible source
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BTF uses e-headgear to achieve fairness
1/1/2016 12:00:00 AM Kuensel
Taekwondo: The 12th National Dzongkhag Taekwondo Championship that began on December 30 at the Swimming Pool Complex for the first time made used of electronic-headgear
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Iconic footballer Bembem Devi retires
1/2/2016 12:00:00 AM The Times of India
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NATIONAL VOLLEYBALL CAMP FOR SA GAMES FROM JAN 4
1/2/2016 12:00:00 AM Pakishtan Observer
Saturday, January 02, 2016 - Peshawar—The National Volleyball camp for the South Asian Games will be commencing from January 4, 2016 at Jinnah Sports Complex Islamabad.
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Savita in India kho-kho team
1/2/2016 12:00:00 AM Herald
MARGAO: Savita Pavto Velip, student of Cuncolim Education Society’s College of Arts & Commerce has been selected in the India Kho Kho team for the 12th South Asian Games
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Sonowal reviews SAF Games preparations
1/3/2016 12:00:00 AM The Assam Tribune
GUWAHATI, Jan 2 - Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports attended an Executive Committee meeting of the 12th South Asian ............
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South Asian Games: PBF still waiting for Cuban coach’s arrival
1/3/2016 12:00:00 AM The Express Tribune
KARACHI: The Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) is still waiting for Cuban coach Bernardo Comas Aguilera to join the national men’s ........
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Much-required SAF Games lifeline for ban-lifted Gurbaj Singh
1/4/2016 12:00:00 AM Sports Keeda
The ‘unfairly imposed nine-month ban’ slapped on Indian hockey midfielder Gurbaj Singh was subsequently quashed by the Punjab and........
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2000 volunteers to take care of guests during SAF Games
1/5/2016 12:00:00 AM The Sentinel
GUWAHATI, Jan 4: Around 2000 volunteers will work round the clock in Guwahati to provide all necessary helps to the players and.......
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Telangana govt hikes emoluments to boost morale of athletes
1/5/2016 12:00:00 AM The Hans India
Hyderabad: The New Year is ringing in the best possible financial bonanza for sportspersons from Telangana State, thanks to the magnanimous.........
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South Asian Games Row; ‘Badminton Event Hijacked by Assam’
1/6/2016 12:00:00 AM The Northeast Today
In a strong statement, president of the Meghalaya State Badminton Association, Dr W Kharshiing on Tuesday alleged that the badminton event has ...........
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NTA concludes taekwondo selection for SA Games
1/6/2016 12:00:00 AM The Himalayan Times
The selection of taekwondo concluded with 10 players earning tickets for the 12th South Asian Games (SA Games).......
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13 players confirmed
1/6/2016 12:00:00 AM The Kathmandu Post
Jan 6, 2016- Nepal Taekwondo Association (NTA) on Tuesday confirmed 13 players for the 12th South Asian Games slated for February...............
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Pakistan Wants 444 Entries for South Asian Games
1/7/2016 12:00:00 AM The New Indian Express
CHENNAI: Relationships between India and Pakistan may have soured after the Pathankot attacks and India have also pulled ............
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Indian delegation invites IPC Minister to South Asian Games
1/7/2016 12:00:00 AM The Nation
ISLAMABAD - An Indian delegation met with Inter Provincial Coordination (IPC) minister Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada here at Pakistan..............
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Tikhor to woo audience in Metropolis
1/7/2016 12:00:00 AM Assam Times
The 12th South Asian Games to be held in Guwahati and Shillong from February 5th to February 16th is already creating vibes across the nation...............
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‘SA Games can’t be successful without Pakistan’
1/8/2016 12:00:00 AM DAWN
LAHORE: A four-member joint delegation of the Indian government and its Olympic Association which is currently visiting the country to invite Pakistan to take part in the .............
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Nepal eye last four berth in Bangladesh
1/8/2016 12:00:00 AM The Himalayan Times
Nepal national football team left for Bangladesh with eyes firmly set on the semi-final berth of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup slated for January 8-18. ...........
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Indian delegation promises ‘highest level security’
1/8/2016 12:00:00 AM International The News
KARACHI: The Indian delegation visiting Pakistan has promised “the highest level security” for the country’s contingent................
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Taekwondo teams announced for South Asian Games
1/9/2016 12:00:00 AM The News International
KARACHI: Pakistan Taekwondo Federation (PTF) on Friday announced men and women teams for the 12th South Asian Games, scheduled.....................
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Chef de Missions to reach Indian on Monday for South Asian Games inspection
1/9/2016 12:00:00 AM Times Of India
Chef de Missions of various countries, participating in the 12th edition of the South Asian Games, will arrive here on January 11 to take stock of the preparations.
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Nepali volleyball needs overhaul, says Movahedi
1/11/2016 12:00:00 AM The Himalayan Tiimes
Iranian coach Hamid Movahedi said Nepali volleyball was languishing two decades behind and it would take at least one year to build a team that can win medals in South Asia.................
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KU coach to lead Indian Women’s team in South Asian Games
1/13/2016 12:00:00 AM Rising Kashmir
Kashmir University football coach Sajid Yousuf Dar has been appointed as the head coach of the Senior Indian Women National Football Team. The team will be..........................
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Modi Likely in SAG Ceremony, Budget Goes Above Rs 200cr
1/13/2016 12:00:00 AM The New Indian Express
CHENNAI: If rumours are to be believed Prime Minister Narendra Modi may attend the Opening Ceremony of the South Asian Games being co-hosted by............
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Pakistan wants to fly direct to Guwahati for South Asian Games in chartered flights
1/14/2016 12:00:00 AM The Indian Express
The Pakistan government and officials of its Olympic association want their athletes to fly to Guwahati and Shillong in chartered flights for ................
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SAG torch relay begins
1/18/2016 12:00:00 AM The Hindu
The torch relay of the 12th South Asian Games (SAG), to be held in Guwahati and Shillong from February 5 to 16, kicked off at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium.............
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SAF Games Torch reaches Guwahati
1/19/2016 12:00:00 AM The Sentinel
The organizing committee informed the media that the Torch will now take part in two Mini Marathon which will be held in Shillong and Guwahati respectively as a part of the awareness..........
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Jumping jack: Vaulting past hurdles, Tejaswin Shankar braces for higher feats
1/22/2016 12:00:00 AM The Indian Express
Tejaswin wasn’t about to take part in a competition as such, but the Athletics Federation of India’s selection trials for the South Asian Games were...
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