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Archery: Indian men a big let down on opening day (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) In an anti-climax to the pre-competition hype, Indian archery hit a new low on Day One of the 30th Olympic Games at Lord's with the men ... Read more...

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Indian archers off the mark at Lord’s


July 27th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Indian archers struggled to find the mark on the opening day of competitions at the London Olympics Friday with the men's trio of Jayanta Talukdar, Tarundeep ... Read more...

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Russian Premier League slips to 53rd slot


July 17th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Premier League's calendar change has seen it slip 42 places to 53rd in the annual rankings of the world's strongest football championships, the ... Read more...

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India beat South Africa 6-5 in hockey Test


July 9th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
La Albericia (Spain), July 9 (IANS) India defeated South Africa 6-5 in a thrilling third hockey Test here Sunday night. Strikers Shivendra Singh (13th, 38th minute), Dharamvir Singh (19th, 21st ... Read more...

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Comeback Evans fails to qualify at US swimming trials


July 1st, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Former Olympic champion Janet Evans had to end her comeback as the 40-year-old finished 53rd out of 65 swimmers in the 800-metre freestyle preliminaries at ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul digs in at top; Samuels, Roach also move up


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 23 (IANS/CMC) World No. One batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has stretched his lead at the top of the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) batting rankings, following his two half-centuries in ... Read more...

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Tibetan activists launch signature campaign


April 24th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) The voice for a free Tibet sounded louder here Tuesday after three motorcyclists who have embarked on an all-India tour arrived in this Assamese city to ... Read more...

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China, Latin America to build investment platform


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) An investment platform that will mobilize $1 billion is expected to be operational this year, People's Daily reported Thursday.The announcement was made by its founder, the ... Read more...

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Sangay for resumption of talks with China


March 10th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 10 (IANS) Two years since the talks between the Dalai Lama's envoys and the Chinese for genuine autonomy for the people in Tibet hit a roadblock, Tibetan Prime ... Read more...

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Tibetans demand ‘free Tibet’


March 10th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 10 (IANS) Tibetans in India's northeast gathered here Saturday to commemorate the 53rd anniversary of the Tibetan uprising which forced the Dalai Lama to flee to India.On the ... Read more...

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Anti-China protest by Tibetans stopped


March 10th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Police Saturday broke up a peaceful protest by a group of Tibetans here opposing Chinese rule over Tibet.Around a dozen Tibetans, mostly students and executives working ... Read more...

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Indian women hockey team’s Olympic dreams shattered (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The Olympic dreams of the Indian women's hockey team came crashing Saturday as they lost 1-3 to tournament favourites South Africa in the final of ... Read more...

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Girls crumbled under pressure against South Africa: Coach


February 26th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Indian women's hockey coach C.R. Kumar admitted that conceding an early goal as early as in the fifth minute put the team under pressure against ... Read more...

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Hockey Olympic qualifer: Indian women go down 2-5 to South Africa


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team's unbeaten run in the 2012 London Olympics qualifiers ended here Wednesday with a 2-5 defeat against tournament favourites South Africa ... Read more...

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South Africa beat Poland in women’s hockey Olympic qualifier


February 18th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Favourites South Africa started their campaign in the 2012 Olympic women hockey qualifiers with a 2-1 win over Poland in the first match at the ... Read more...

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Dempo still on top with 2-0 win over 10-man Pailan (Lead)


February 12th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 12 (IANS) Ranti Martins struck a brace as Goa's Dempo Sports Club consolidated their place at the top of the I-League table with a 2-0 win over ten-man ... Read more...

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I-League: Dempo beat 10-man Pailan Arrows


February 12th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 12 (IANS) Dempo SC consolidated their place at the top of the I-League football table beating Pailan Arrows 2-0 here Sunday.For the winners Ranti Martins scored both goals ... Read more...

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Juventus beat AC Milan in first leg of Coppa Italia semifinals


February 9th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 9 (IANS) Thanks to a brace from Martin Caceres, Juventus beat AC Milan 2-1 at the San Siro in the first leg of the Coppa Italia football ... Read more...

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East Bengal hold Churchill Brothers in I-League


January 27th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Margaon, Jan 27 (IANS) Churchill Brothers allowed East Bengal to get off the hook and settled for a 1-1 draw in an I-League football clash at Fatorda's Nehru Stadium Friday. ... Read more...

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Milan keep pressure on Juventus with win over Novara


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 23 (IANS) AC Milan kept up their chase of Juventus at the top of Italian Serie A football with a 3-0 win at Novara.Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a ... Read more...

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Nobbs happy with India’s 4-0 win over South Africa


January 17th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Eight-time Olympic champions India warmed up for next month's Olympic qualifiers with a clinical 4-0 win over South Africa in the first of the five-match ... Read more...

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Benzema doubtful ahead of return leg against Malaga


January 9th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 8 (IANS) Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema is doubtful for his side's return leg in the Copa del Rey in Malaga Wednesday after leaving the field injured in ... Read more...

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Barca win ‘El Classico’ to go top of Spanish La Liga


December 11th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 11 (IANS) Barcelona came back after conceding the quickest 'EL Classico' goal to beat Real Madrid 3-1 to go top of the table, courtesy their better ... Read more...

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Railways bag Ruia Gold Cup for National Bridge


December 10th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) Indian Railways "A" from Bengal regained the Ruia Gold Cup while Vijay Devadasa and R.Venkatesh bagged the Holkar Cup Pairs title on the concluding day of ... Read more...

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Formidables keep lead in bridge nationals


December 6th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) Formidables from Delhi, the favourites, remained at the top with 45 Victory Points (VPs) at the end of the second round of the pre-quarterfinal stage ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh lead in National Bridge


December 4th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 4 (IANS) Unfancied Zugzwang from Uttar Pradesh led the field with 74 Victory Points (VPs) after the third round of the team event for the Ruia Gold Cup ... Read more...

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Chettri brace gives India 3-2 win over Malaysia


November 17th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) Star striker Sunil Chettri struck a brace as India defeated Malaysia 3-2 in the second international football friendly at the Salt Lake Stadium here Wednesday.Chettri scored ... Read more...

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Portugal, Ireland book Euro 2012 berth


November 16th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, Nov 16 (IANS) Portugal captured a ticket for Euro 2012 football championships after beating Bosnia-Herzegovina 6-2 in a qualifier here Tuesday evening.The first match in Zenica had ended 0-0.Portugal ... Read more...

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Somdev crashes out of Shanghai Masters opening round


October 10th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Oct 10 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman crashed out of the men's singles opening round of the Shanghai Masters tennis with a 4-6, 3-6 loss to Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez ... Read more...

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Salgaocar ride past HAL 4-0, Pailan beat Mumbai FC 2-1


September 21st, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Goa's Salgaocar breezed past Hindustan Aeronautics Limited 4-0 to register their maiden win in the 33rd Federation Cup football championship Tuesday. Pailan Arrows, the youngest team in ... Read more...

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Federation Cup: Mohun Bagan bow out, Wahingdoh upset Churchill


September 20th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Meghalaya teams sparkled, as Wahingdoh surprised Goa's Churchill Brothers 2-1 while Shillong Lajong Football Club has showed the door to title contenders Mohun Bagan with a ... Read more...

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Asian Champions Trophy: India-Pakistan in final


September 9th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ordos (China), Sep 9 (IANS) India will face arch rivals Pakistan in the final of the inaugural Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament after the two teams drew 2-2 in their ... Read more...

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Melbourne world’s most liveable city; Mumbai fares poorly


August 30th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 30 (IANS) Melbourne has pipped 139 other cities to be judged the best city in the world to live in, while India's commercial hub Mumbai was way below ... Read more...

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India lose 0-3 to Trinidad and Tobago in football friendly


August 22nd, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Aug 22 (IANS) Riding on Darryl Roberts' brace, Trinidad and Tobago (T&T;) defeated India 3-0 in an international football friendly at the Hasely Crawford Stadium here SundayThe ... Read more...

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World junior chess: Koushik shocks Sjugirov


August 10th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Girish A. Koushik defeated second seed Russian Sanan Sjugirov to record a hat-trick of wins against a Grandmaster in the seventh round of the SDAT-RAMCO 50th ... Read more...

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