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Murray first Brit to win Grand Slam singles title (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Andy Murray has overpowered Serbia's Novak Djokovic in five gruelling sets in a classic US Open final to become the first Britisher to win ... Read more...

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US Open: Murray wins Grand Slam title at last (Second Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Andy Murray became the first British man to win a Grand Slam men's singles title in 76 years after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic in ... Read more...

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Murray storms into US Open final


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andy Murray reached his second US Open final after a comeback victory against Tomas Berdych in a match played in gale-force winds.Severe gusts ... Read more...

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Briton sets afire French man dressed as Mummy


August 27th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A French tourist who had wrapped himself in toilet paper to appear like an Egyptian mummy for a fancy-dress party in Sydney was allegedly set afire ... Read more...

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Melandri wins in Russia to take Superbike Championship (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Marco Melandri took won to claim the championship lead in the second Superbike World Championship race at Moscow Raceway Sunday, beating Tom Sykes as his ... Read more...

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Briton held for running over Asian-origin kids


August 21st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) A 36-year-old Briton has been arrested after he ran over two Asian-origin children - aged two and 10 - with his car in Leeds.Cops found CCTV ... Read more...

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Man jailed for beating dog to death


August 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) A 27-year-old Briton has been jailed for over four months after he hanged his six-month-old puppy by its collar and then beat it to death with ... Read more...

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Briton gets world’s first battery-powered heart pump


August 17th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) A 60-year-old Briton, who suffered heart failure but was too ill to survive a transplant, has become the world's first to get a heart pump powered ... Read more...

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Briton held for peeping into Chinese women swimmers changing room


August 15th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) A Briton has pleaded guilty to voyeurism after he was caught spying on the Chinese women's swimming team during the London Olympics in their changing room.Declan ... Read more...

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Briton clicks himself raping child, jailed


August 12th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) A man in Britain has been sentenced to nine years in prison after being found guilty of raping a seven-year-old girl and taking photographs of his ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Farah adds 5000m title to 10000m gold


August 12th, 2012 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Mo Farah added the 5000 metres title to his 10000 metres gold medal at the London Olympics Saturday.Farah took the lead at the bell ... Read more...

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Briton scoops 148-mn-pound jackpot


August 11th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug (IANS) A Briton has come forward to claim the 148.7 million pounds Euromillions jackpot, making it the nation's second largest lottery win, the Telegraph reported saturday.The win continues ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Britain’s Ogogo and Uzbekistan’s Atoev win bronze


August 10th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Anthony Ogogo and Abbos Atoev of Uzbekistan won bronze in the men's Olympic 75kg boxing here Friday after losing their respective semi-final bouts.The results ... Read more...

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Bo Xilai case: Police admit Neil Heywood murder ‘cover-up’


August 10th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Four Chinese policemen have admitted covering up the murder of Briton Neil Heywood, a day after the wife of a former top politician was tried for ... Read more...

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Olympic taekwondo: Jade Jones seals gold for Britain


August 10th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Jade Jones beat Hou Yuzhuo of China for the country's first Olympic gold in women's taekwondo here Thursday.It was a sweet revenge for ... Read more...

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British-Indian faces jail in Dubai for insulting Prophet


August 9th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) An Indian-origin Briton is facing up to three years in jail in Dubai for allegedly insulting Prophet Mohammad in a text message sent to a Muslim ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom wins a historic bronze (India Round-up)


August 9th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) India's M.C. Mary Kom scripted history by becoming the country's first woman boxer to win a medal at the Olympics when she finished with a ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom secures historic bronze (Second Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) India's M.C. Mary Kom created history Wednesday by becoming the country's first woman boxer to win a medal at the Olympics.Mary Kom, however, had to ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom goes down fighting, takes bronze (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) India's M.C. Mary Kom had to settle for the bronze as she went down fighting in her 51 kg semifinal bout to Britain's Nicola Adams ... Read more...

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Olympics: Hoy gives Britain another gold in Velodrome


August 8th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) British track cyclist Chris Hoy became his country's greatest ever Olympian when he won the sixth gold medal of his career at the Velodrome at the ... Read more...

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Trott powers to Olympic omnium gold


August 8th, 2012 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Laura Trott sped to Olympic gold in the women's omnium Tuesday by winning a thrilling 500 metre time trial.Trott clocked 35.110 seconds, with ... Read more...

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Olympics: Britain’s Brownlee slogs to triathlon gold


August 7th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Alistair Brownlee slogged to Olympic gold in the men's triathlon Tuesday, with his brother Jonny taking the bronze.Brownlee, the reigning world champion, becomes the ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Federer content with silver medal


August 6th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Swiss tennis great Roger Federer has said he was satisfied with an Olympic silver medal, following his loss to Briton Andy Murray in the men's ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: Berki slays Brits for pommel horse gold


August 5th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Double World Champion Krisztian Berki kept his cool under immense pressure to beat two British gymnasts to the Olympic gold in the men's pommel horse ... Read more...

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Farah first Briton to win Olympic 10,000m gold


August 5th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Mo Farah became the first Briton to win gold in the Olympic 10,000 metres Saturday, kicking home in the final straight to shake off the ... Read more...

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Ennis captures dream Olympic gold on home soi


August 5th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Jessica Ennis won gold in the Olympic women's heptathlon Saturday, winning the 800 meters race.Ennis had a virtually unassailable lead of 184 points going ... Read more...

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Olympics: Britain’s Rutherford leaps to long jump gold


August 5th, 2012 - 5:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Greg Rutherford of Britain won gold in the men's long jump Saturday, leaping 8.31 meters.Rutherford claimed the gold when Will Claye of the US, the ... Read more...

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Wiggins wins time trial to become Britain’s top Olympian


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bradley Wiggins became Britain's most-decorated Olympian Wednesday, winning the cycling time trial gold for his seventh medal overall.Wiggins overhauled legendary rower Steve Redgrave's total of ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Deepika’s loss completes dismal India show (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) India's disastrous campaign in the London Olympics archery competitions came to an unceremonious end with world No.1 Deepika Kumari suffering a shock defeat in the opening ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Manoj eases into pre-quarters


August 1st, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Indian boxer Manoj Kumar reached the pre-quarterfinals in the 64 kg class with a convincing victory over Serdar Hudayberdiyev of Turkmenistan at the London Olympics.The 25-year-old ... Read more...

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Chinese politician’s wife charged with murdering Briton


July 26th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Bogu Kailai, the wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai, has been charged with murdering British businessman Neil Heywood, Xinhua reported Thursday.Bogu and Zhang Xiaojun, an ... Read more...

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Briton jailed for bomb threat


July 25th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A 48-year-old Briton, who burst into a driving school and threatened to blow up the institute after failing a driving test twice, has been sentenced to ... Read more...

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Babysitter killer jailed for life


July 25th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A 19-year-old Briton has been sentenced to life in prison for stabbing to death a teenager as she babysat her sister's two children. The judge ... Read more...

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Man, dumped by wife, saws up furniture in half


July 25th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A 56-year-old Briton, who was dumped by his wife last year, took "revenge" by sawing up the couple's furniture and claimed half of all items, including ... Read more...

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Man jailed for hanging daughter upside down


July 25th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A 44-year-old Briton has been sentenced to five years in jail for handing out bizarre and cruel punishments to his three children, including once when he ... Read more...

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