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Learning came with the experience for ‘Khwaabb’ director


August 29th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) "Khwaabb" is his first movie and director Zaid Ali Khan says that irrespective of which film institute one has been to, it is the movie-making ... Read more...

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Fiery pacer Brett Lee retires from international cricket


July 13th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 13 (IANS) It's official, I have retired from international cricket! Thanks for all your love and support. It's been an amazing 13 years -- so tweeted Australian ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey Olympic qualifier: India beat Poland 3-0


February 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Indian women hockey team's unbeaten run in the 2012 London Olympics qualifiers continued with a 3-0 win over Poland in their third match of ... Read more...

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Burning more sugar drives super athleticism


December 1st, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Muscle fitness drives super athleticism, especially when their cells efficiently utilise sugar as a fuel source, a study reveals. Conversely, exercising improves the muscle's ability to ... Read more...

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Super Kings fancy themselves against Trinidad & Tobago


October 1st, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) With the semifinals spots still up for grabs, the Chennai Super Kings and Trinidad and Tobago would be pulling out all stops when they clash Sunday ... Read more...

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Anjum to lead Indian women’s hockey team in Australia


September 29th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Striker Saba Anjum will lead an 18-member Indian women's hockey team in Australia where they are scheduled to play a four-Test series against the ... Read more...

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Sir Paul McCartney to write score for New York City Ballet


February 25th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): English musician Sir Paul McCartney is set to write his first original orchestral score for a ballet performance.The former Beatle is teaming-up with the New York City ... Read more...

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Take minnows lightly at your own peril, says Kenyan captain


February 19th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) Kenya skipper Jimmy Kamande has warned that if anybody wants to take Kenya or a lower-ranked team lightly, then it will be at their own peril, ... Read more...

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Goan leader plans to introduce cheerleading to football


February 11th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Feb 11 (IANS) There is much more to cheerleading than just short skirts, says Subhash Shirodkar, chairman of the Cheerleaders Federation of India (CFI), who plans to introduce international ... Read more...

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German veterans crush East Bengal stars 10-3


November 17th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Brazilian World Cupper Paulo Serjio struck four goals, as Bayern Munich All Star side crushed East Bengal All Star Team 10-3 in an exhibition tie to win ... Read more...

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CWG Hockey: Athletic New Zealand hold off fighting South Africa (Lead)


October 6th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) In an action-packed match marked by amazing athleticism, New Zealand held off a fighting South Africa 4-2 to gain their second set of full points in pool ... Read more...

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Table Tennis Canada announces eight-member team for Delhi CWG


September 16th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.16 (ANI): Table Tennis Canada and Commonwealth Games Canada has named the team for the XIXth Commonwealth Games to be held in Delhi from October 3-14.Olympians Pradeeban Peter-Paul and Mo ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Step Up 3-D (2010)


September 4th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Step Up 3-D: Great moves but poor plotRating: 2 out of 5*Starring: Rick Malambri, Alyson Stoner, Sharni Vinson and Joe SlaughterDirector: John ChuSeptember 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Pretty-boy Luke (Rick Malambri) ... Read more...

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Tattered Lindsay Lohan May Participate In The Forthcoming Chapter Of DWTS


August 25th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): There has been a mammoth amount of banter online in the last few weeks about the ‘luminaries’, who will possibly participate in the forthcoming ... Read more...

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Jon Voight proud of daughter Angelina Jolie


July 22nd, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 22 (ANI): American actress Angelina Jolie's relationship with her father Jon Voight seems to be getting stronger.The veteran actor and director was the first one to turn up ... Read more...

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Jolie’s dad worries about daughter’s stunts


July 21st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Angelina Jolie's dad Jon Voight has revealed he is worried about his daughter trying to keep up with her stunt doubles.Voight admitted he does get stressed seeing ... Read more...

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Kate Gosselin Repudiates The Gossip Of Having Undergone Plastic Surgery


July 6th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Kate Gosselin is an American persona, who has managed to occupy a place in the glare of publicity owing to her participation in reality ... Read more...

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Sergio Kindle Makes It Through The First Round Draft


April 23rd, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey April 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sergio Kindle has managed to cross the first round of the National Football League draft pick, and is currently in the second round. He is currently ... Read more...

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Priyanka makes TV debut as ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ host


March 19th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra will make her debut on small screen as the host of the adventure reality show "Fear Factor- Khatron Ke Khiladi". She will host ... Read more...

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Harris all set to become Australia’s 413th Test cricketer


March 9th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 9 (ANI): Fast bowler Ryan Harris is all set to become Australia's 413th Test cricketer as a reward for his spectacular ODI performance late summer.Rejuvenated Harris, 30, is poised ... Read more...

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Holders Germany rally to tie 2-2 with Korea, Taekema fires hat-trick (Roundup)


March 2nd, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Holders Germany saved the blushes with a late rally to finish 2-2 against South Korea while title contenders the Netherlands rode on a Taeke Taekema hat-trick to ... Read more...

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Two down Germany rally to hold Korea (Lead)


March 1st, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Defending champions Germany saved the blushes with a second-half comeback to finish 2-2 against Asian Games gold medallists Korea in a Pool A game of the Hockey ... Read more...

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Lindsey Vonn’s Cover Of The “Sports Illustrated” Raises Eyebrows


February 5th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The cover of the latest issue of the "Sports Illustrated" magazine, featuring skier Lindsey Vonn, has created ripples of controversy. The latest issue of the magazine ... Read more...

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Parents’ perceptions of their kids’ athleticism linked to physical activity


January 27th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Oregon State University has found no direct link between parents' own level of physical activity and how much their child may exercise. ... Read more...

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Barack Obama ‘dumps basketball for golf’


December 27th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): U.S. president Barack Obama, known for playing basketball, has a clandestine golf habit, it has emerged.Since taking office at the start of the year he has sneaked ... Read more...

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Taylor Lautner to act in Vision Quest remake?


December 21st, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Taylor Lautner is all set to flaunt his toned body once again on the silver screen - the New Moon star is talking to film bosses for the ... Read more...

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England to focus on power hitting, greater athleticism against Proteas in ODIs


November 6th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Bloemfontein (S. Africa), Nov.6 (ANI): The England cricket team management has said the players will be asked to focus on power hitting and on greater athleticism in the field when they take ... Read more...

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Warne leads tributes to ‘great’ umpire Shepherd


October 29th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.29 (ANI): Former Australia leg spinner Shane Warne led the tributes for late Test and one-day umpire David Shepherd, who died of cancer on Tuesday at the age of 68."He was ... Read more...

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Kevin Underhill’s Family To Withdraw Life Support


August 17th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by GD
Kevin Underhill, a cyclist who got critically injured while participating in the Cat 4/5 race on Thursday is being removed from his life support system and being allowed to die in quiet. ... Read more...

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Mark Buehrle: The Perfect Game


July 24th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
Mark Buehrle created history yesterday. Buehrle who plays for the Chicago White Sox threw a perfect game yesterday and became only the 18th pitcher to do so. The precious moment came when ... Read more...

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Researchers unravel mystique of great footballers


June 29th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 29 (IANS) Wonder how star soccer players like Ronaldo and Beckham dazzle fans with their intricate footwork and amazing ball control? Their skill is just as important, if not more ... Read more...

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Jackson had just pills in his stomach, reveals autopsy


June 29th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 29 (IANS) The autopsy details of pop star Michael Jackson gives a horrifying picture of the singer at the time of his death - he was a virtual ... Read more...

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What makes a great footballer


June 29th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A new study has divulged into the secrets of what makes a great footballer.While most fans are in awe of what football players can do with a football, ... Read more...

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China calls up its first black athlete


April 16th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr.16 (ANI): China has called up its first black athlete to play a key role in China's push for gold at the London Olympics in 2012.Ding Hui, 19, who is affectionately ... Read more...

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Battler Lee is fighting a lost cause, says Roebuck


March 17th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar.17 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Brett Lee may be taking all the required steps to get in shape for the forthcoming Ashes series against England, but according to cricket columnist ... Read more...

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