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Olympic basketball: Russia beat Lithuania to reach semi-final


August 8th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's men reached the semi-finals of the Olympic basketball tournament Wednesday, beating Lithuania 83-74 in a dramatic match here Wednesday.Andrei Kirilenko, who returned to the ... Read more...

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Russia pound Britain 95-75 in Olympic basketball


July 30th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Russian men flew out of the blocks at the Olympic basketball tournament here Sunday, pounding hosts Great Britain 95-75.Russia, featuring NBA stars Andrei Kirilenko, Timofey Mozgov ... Read more...

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Brazil win Olympic warm-up basketball tournament


July 13th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS) The Brazilian men's basketball team won the Super Four Olympic warm-up tournament with a 91-75 margin over Argentina in the final.San Antonio Spurs ... Read more...

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Russia avoids US, draws Spain in Olympic basketball


July 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has avoided the United States but has been drawn in a group with European champions Spain for the men's Olympic basketball tournament.The Russians secured ... Read more...

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Basketball: Russia seals Olympics berth


July 8th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Lithuania have claimed two of the last three berths for the 12-team men's basketball tournament at the London Olympics by making the final ... Read more...

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Women’s basketball tournament held to strengthen India, Bangladesh relations


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala (Tripura), Apr 3 (ANI): Bangladeshi players participated in the maiden women's basketball tournament recently held here to strengthen relations between India and Bangladesh.The team from Bangladesh took on a ... Read more...

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Obama puts basketball bets on Pittsburgh Panthers


March 16th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 16 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has announced his NCAA March Madness picks, and made it clear that he is especially keen on the Pittsburgh Panthers."I haven't finished my ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin Angry Over Highland Park High School’s Decision On Arizona Trip


May 14th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Alaska, May 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former Governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin who had herself remained a school basketball player is angry with the decision taken by the administrators of ... Read more...

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Joe Mazzulla Streaks His Way To The Final Four


March 28th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri DeySyracuse, Mar 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) West Virginia won the game against Kentucky in the basketball tournament of the NCAA. The win had been a rather surprising one, and a greatly ... Read more...

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NCAA Men’s Basketball Bracket Deems Kentucky Top Team


March 17th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament having begun just a few hours back, there are very few who are not yet aware of the NCAA Men's ... Read more...

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NCAA Women’s Basketball Bracket 2010 Revealed


March 16th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The bracket for the 2010 NCAA Women's basketball was officially announced on Monday night with 64 teams all set to participate in the much anticipated event. ... Read more...

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The Whites Only Basketball League Gains Huge Attention


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Racism has been one of the most controversial issues of the United States. There are several reports that claim that the black people have experienced lots ... Read more...

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Nick Lachey & Jessica Simpson reunion ruled out


August 18th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 18 (IBNS) Former spouses Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson will never unite, despite the undeniable coincidence that both are single right now, a shattering news for deranged Newlyweds fans.When asked at ... Read more...

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Sports teams rankings dont affect their chances of success deeper into any tournament


March 17th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Sports teams rankings may predict their chances of winning during the initial stages of any tournament, but they start becoming statistically insignificant as the final round draws ... Read more...

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This day in Olympic history: August 14


August 13th, 2008 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 13 (DPA): This day in Olympic history: August 14. 1952 - Debbie Meyer is born in Annapolis, Maryland. In 1968, as a 16-year-old, she becomes the first-ever female swimmer to ... Read more...

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Australia beat China in basketball warm-up tie


July 31st, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Nanjing (East China), July 31 (Xinhua) Australia emerged a superior team as they beat China 67-55 at the Diamond Cup men's basketball tournament here. Chris Anstey led Australia by 11 points and ... Read more...

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Beijing Olympics: Chinese women cagers eyeing a podium finish


July 21st, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Liang Xiyi Beijing, July 21 (Xinhua) Despite a disappointing ninth place finish at the Athens Olympics four yeas ago, the Chinese women's basketball team hopes to return to the podium at ... Read more...

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Chinese basketball star back in training after surgery


July 10th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Washington, July 10 (Xinhua) Chinese basketball and NBA star Yao Ming has resumed training after surgery and he looks good ahead of the Beijing Olympics. "Yao just came back to the team. ... Read more...

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An indoor basketball stadium for Delhi


June 7th, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The long-standing demand of Delhi's basketball fans for an indoor stadium at the Ajmal Khan Park been finally been met, thanks to the Commonwealth Games. An air-conditioned ... Read more...

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