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Toyota University cricket launched
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Toyota University cricket launched

Jan 17 2013, 8:50am CST | by

Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) The first Toyota University Cricket Championship (TUCC), supported by the ministry of human resource development (HRD), the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and NDTV was launched here Thursday by filmstar and brand ambassador Shah Rukh Khan.

Mumbai, Jan 17 — The first Toyota University Cricket Championship (TUCC), supported by the ministry of human resource development (HRD), the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and NDTV was...

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Toyota University cricket launched

Jan 17 2013, 8:50am CST | by

Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) The first Toyota University Cricket Championship (TUCC), supported by the ministry of human resource development (HRD), the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and NDTV was launched here Thursday by filmstar and brand ambassador Shah Rukh Khan.

Mumbai, Jan 17 — The first Toyota University Cricket Championship (TUCC), supported by the ministry of human resource development (HRD), the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and NDTV was launched here Thursday by filmstar and brand ambassador Shah Rukh Khan.

The campaign, 'Ab Humari Baari Hai' is to encourage cricket at the university level thereby discovering, nurturing and promoting cricket talent.

Addressing the audience, HRD Minister M.M. Pallam Raju said: "I am happy that the

ministry is a part of this great initiative. Sports is an essential requirement in the process of development. This will help identify talent that can contribute to both the national and international levels."

NDTV Chairperson Prannoy Roy said: "NDTV has always supported education and sports through several very successful campaigns."

"Taking a big step forward, we are very pleased to announce the Toyota University Cricket Championship as a platform to nurture young talent in the field of cricket. We look to everyone to support and boost university cricket in India."

Sandeep Singh, DMD and COO, TKM said, "Toyota University Cricket Championship is a special project for us and we are very glad to encourage and promote university level cricket in India."

Shah Rukh said he learnt everything through sports and this in one of the finest initiatives and that he would do anything to promote it.

The TUCC is an extension of the Rohinton Baria inter-university tournament and will get underway this year.

The top eight teams from Rohinton Baria will will play in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore among other cities.

The participating teams for the 2013 Championship have been selected from the four zones. They are: Jamia Milia Islamia, Aligarh Muslim University, Awadhesh Pratap Singh University, Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, Mumbai University, Jiwaji University, University of Madras and Jain University.

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Fire blows another late lead on its bad turf

Sep 13 2014 11:50pm CDT | Source: chicago sun-times

Like it has been all season, the Toyota Park playing surface was poor Saturday night. To keep pace, the Fire also did a couple of things they’ve been known to do this year. Lovel Palmer scored in the 11th minute but Dwayne De Rosario equalized in the 89th, and the Fire tied Toronto FC 1-1 in front of a season-high announced crowd of 18,691. ...
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Fire blows another late lead on its bad turf

Sep 13 2014 11:00pm CDT | Source: chicago sun-times

Like it has been all season, the Toyota Park playing surface was poor Saturday night. To keep pace, the Fire also did a couple of things they’ve been known to do this year. Lovel Palmer scored in the 11th minute but Dwayne De Rosario equalized in the 89th, and the Fire tied Toronto FC 1-1 in front of a season-high ...
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De Rosario salvages point for TFC against Fire

Sep 13 2014 10:24pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. — Toronto FC finally found the back of the net on Saturday. Toronto’s scoreless streak ended at three-plus games and 279 consecutive minutes as Dwayne De Rosario scored a late goal to salvage a 1-1 tie with the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park. "The first half we were a little timid, we sat back a little bit and needed more movement," said Toronto coach Greg Vanney, who remains winless since being named coach on Aug. 31. "The sec ...
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De Rosario salvages point for TFC against Fire

Sep 13 2014 10:24pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. — Toronto FC finally found the back of the net on Saturday. Toronto’s scoreless streak ended at three-plus games and 279 consecutive minutes as Dwayne De Rosario scored a late goal to salvage a 1-1 tie with the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park. "The first half we were a little timid, we sat back a little bit and needed more movement," said Toronto coach Greg Vanney, who remains winless s ...
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De Rosario salvages point for TFC against Fire

Sep 13 2014 10:24pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. — Toronto FC finally found the back of the net on Saturday. Toronto’s scoreless streak ended at three-plus games and 279 consecutive minutes as Dwayne De Rosario scored a late goal to salvage a 1-1 tie with the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park. "The first half we were a little timid, we sat back a little bit and needed more movement," said Toronto coach Greg Vanney, who remains winless sinc ...
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De Rosario salvages point for TFC against Fire

Sep 13 2014 10:24pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. — Toronto FC finally found the back of the net on Saturday. Toronto’s scoreless streak ended at three-plus games and 279 consecutive minutes as Dwayne De Rosario scored a late goal to salvage a 1-1 tie with the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park. "The first half we were a little timid, we sat back a little bit and needed more movement," said Toronto coach Greg Vanney, who remains winles ...
Source: Sportsnet.ca   Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 
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Vancouver Whitecaps rue scorer Blas Perez's early return from Panama duty: "I wish he wasn't here"

Sep 13 2014 7:38pm CDT | Source: MLSnet - Major League Soccer

FC Dallas' Toyota Stadium and the Vancouver Whitecaps are not happy bedfellows. The Whitecaps put in one of their best performances in Frisco, Texas on Saturday night but still went down to a 2-1 loss, and remain winless in five road games at Dallas. Despite the defeat, Vancouver remain in the final playoff spot in the Western Conference, but Whitecaps' coach Carl Robinson was disappointed with h ...
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Chicago Fire 1, Toronto FC 1 | MLS Match Recap

Sep 13 2014 6:23pm CDT | Source: MLSnet - Major League Soccer

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – The Chicago Fire were punished for their failure to convert a second half penalty kick, as Toronto FC equalized late before scoring a would-be winner that was dramatically disallowed. Chicago and Toronto played to a 1-1 draw at Toyota Park on Saturday night, with Greg Vanney's side pulling level in the 89th minute through a strike from substitute Dwayne De Rosario before Gilberto was denied of the go-ahead strike in controversial fashion. Read Mor ...
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FC Dallas 2, Vancouver Whitecaps 1 | MLS Match Recap

Sep 13 2014 5:59pm CDT | Source: MLSnet - Major League Soccer

FRISCO, Texas – FC Dallas leaned on their forward tandem to earn an important three points in their efforts to make the playoffs for the first time since 2011, as Panamanian international Blas Perez scored twice in a 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps at Toyota Stadium on Saturday, with rookie Tesho Akindele contributing to the match winner as well. After both teams began the match fairly cautious ...
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Time running out for Chicago Fire as Frank Yallop admits "at least five wins" needed for playoff push

Sep 13 2014 9:18am CDT | Source: MLSnet - Major League Soccer

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – Frank Yallop has conceded that his Chicago Fire team will need at least five wins from their remaining eight games if the Men in Red are to give themselves a chance of making the playoffs. Yallop has watched an inconsistent Fire (5-7-14, 29 points) win just five games all season, but knows they need to start picking up wins if they are to make a late push for the playoffs, starting with Saturday’s clash with Toronto FC at Toyota Park (8:3 ...
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