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Liberia holds Nigeria to 2-2 draw


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Monrovia (Liberia), Sep 9 (IANS) The Liberian national team, Lone Star, forced Nigeria's Super Eagles to a 2-2 draw at home in the first leg of the qualifying rounds of ... Read more...

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Girisha bags India’s first medal from Paralympics


September 4th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) India's para-athlete Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda gave the country its first medal, a silver, from the Paralympic Games here by finishing second in the Men's High Jump ... Read more...

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Olympics: Bolt retains sprint titles, US overtakes China in medal tally (Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt became the first man to retain 100 and 200 titles at the Olympics Thursday by winning the 200-metre heat while the US ... Read more...

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Olympics swimming: Rochte claims gold, Phelps off podium (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) US swimming sensation Ryan Lochte stole the headlines at the London Olympics swimming Saturday with a emphatic win in the men's 400 metres individual medley, ... Read more...

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Dhawan, White lift Chargers to a formidable total (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) Shikhar Dhawan smashed an aggressive 84 and Cameron White 65 to take Deccan Chargers to 187 for four against Delhi Daredevils in an Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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It was nice, as it always happens, says Shah Rukh


April 13th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 13 (IANS) Unfazed by his detention at a New York airport by US immigration authorities for a couple of hours, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, joked ... Read more...

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Near capacity crowd at Eden Gardens


April 6th, 2012 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) The cheers and roars were back at the hallowed Eden Gardens as a near capacity crowd braved thundershowers to witness the home team Kolkata Knight Riders ... Read more...

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Daredevils crush Knight Riders in Kolkata (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils crushed Kolkata Knight Riders by eight wickets, displaying a superb all-round show to open their Indian Premier League campaign in style in a ... Read more...

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Windies go down fighting as series ends tied


March 26th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), March 25 (IANS/CMC) A valiant West Indies fought to the end but their dreams of beating Australia in a one-day series for the first time in nearly two ... Read more...

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Narine says Windies pumped up for third ODI


March 20th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St. Vincent), March 20 (IANS/CMC) Exciting off-spinner Sunil Narine says the West Indies' big win over Australia in the second One-Day International will serve as a huge boost as the ... Read more...

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West Indies end five-year drought against Australia


March 19th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St. Vincent), March 19 (IANS/CMC) West Indies broke a five-year drought against Australia when they held their nerves to seal the second One-Day International in a tense finish at Arnos ... Read more...

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New Yorkers applaud Pakistani documentary


March 7th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 7 (IANS) Oscar-winning Pakistani documentary "Saving Face" has been screened in New York and was well-received, it was reported here.Pakistani filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy's documentary about acid attacks ... Read more...

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Delightful Sunday for hockey fans at National Stadium


February 27th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Seldom have Delhi's hockey fans enjoyed a match like they did at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium Sunday night. And so did the Indian ... Read more...

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Bellerive Oval doesn’t seem to miss Ponting


February 24th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart (Australia), Feb 24 (IANS) Some Tasmanians may believe former skipper Ricky Ponting deserved a One-Day International farewell at his home ground Bellerive Oval, yet a near-capacity crowd turned up ... Read more...

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Kohli, Sharma star in India’s victory against West Indies


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Dec 3 (IANS) Virat Kohli smashed a century and together with troubleshooter Rohit Sharma put up 163 runs for the fourth wicket as India overcame a resilent West ... Read more...

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MLB playoffs: NY Yankees need to win today’s game at any cost


October 4th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Detroit, Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New York Yankees have fallen behind after they lost game three in their playoff series against the Detroit Tigers. That makes Tuesday Night’s game between ... Read more...

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Bell survives bizarre run out to guide England (Tea report)


July 31st, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Ian Bell scored a magnificent 137 before being involved in a bizarre run out drama on the last ball of the second session as England entered ... Read more...

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Spirited India hold UAE 2-2, but World Cup dreams over (Lead)


July 29th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India put up a spirited performance to hold United Arab Emirates (UAE) 2-2 in their home-leg but their FIFA World Cup dream ended Thursday as ... Read more...

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World Cup qualifier: Spirited India hold UAE 2-2, but lose 2-5 in aggregate


July 28th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India's FIFA World Cup dream ended Thursday as they drew the home-leg 2-2 but went down 2-5 in aggregate to the United Arab Emirates ... Read more...

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We need to play Indian spinners better: Sammy


June 5th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, June 5 (IANS) West Indies captain Darren Sammy feels his batsmen need to play Indian spinners better going into the five-match One-day series beginning at the Queen's Park Oval ... Read more...

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Indian yoga guru refuses to call off hunger strike


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:34 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- The Indian government on Wednesday failed to convince a famed yoga guru to call off his anti-corruption hunger strike set to begin this weekend, India Blooms News ... Read more...

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‘Always Kabhi Kabhi’ team finds packed Eden Gardens ‘intimidating’


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) For the cast and crew of Shah Rukh Khan-produced Bollywood movie "Always Kabhi Kabhi", a packed Eden Gardens was an "intimidating sight", said one of ... Read more...

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Dhoni leads India to World Cup victory after 28 years (Intro Roundup)


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) A long 28-year wait came to an end as India displayed iron will and enormous guts to hold the coveted World Cup trophy aloft for ... Read more...

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India in carnival mode after World Cup win (Roundup)


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India erupted in joyous celebrations as M.S. Dhoni and his men beat Sri Lanka to win the cricket World Cup after 28 years. Fireworks lit ... Read more...

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Gambhir, Dhoni take India closer to World Cup crown


April 2nd, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Gautam Gambhir(96 not out) and MS Dhoni (59 not out) took India closer to the Sri Lanka's 275-run target in the World Cup final at ... Read more...

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Gambhir scores fifty, Indian stay in hunt at 124/3 in 25 overs


April 2nd, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Gautam Gambhir (60 not out) and Virat Kohli (35) kept India in sight of Sri Lanka's 275-run target in the World Cup final here Saturday.Gambhir ... Read more...

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Chasing 275, India consolidate after bad start


April 2nd, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Chasing a 275-run target, India recovered from a bad start to go into the first drinks break after 15 overs at 81 for two with ... Read more...

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Malinga dismisses Tendulkar


April 2nd, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka's fast bowler Lasith Malinga brought an abrupt end to Sachin Tendulkar's World Cup campaign by sending him back for just 18 runs in ... Read more...

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Afridi on a roll would be India’s bogeyman


March 26th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 26 (IANS) One man who can turn the scales for Pakistan against arch rivals India is none other than their captain Shahid Khan Afridi who, with a ... Read more...

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We want our cricket to talk: Ponting


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 23 (IANS) Ricky Ponting Wednesday pooh-poohed reports of his quitting Australia's cricket captaincy and insisted that he intends to continue leading the team in Tests and ... Read more...

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South Africa clinch a thriller in Nagpur (Second Lead)


March 13th, 2011 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 11 (IANS) India lost their Group B World Cup match against South Africa they should have won comfortably, first failing to capitalise on a majestic century by Sachin ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, entertainer par excellence


March 12th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 12 (IANS) The visual of a cherubic schoolboy, Sachin Tendulkar, talking to actor and cricketing enthusiast Tom Alter was repeatedly flashing on the electronic scoreboard at the ... Read more...

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Poor finishing in football qualifiers ends Pakistan’s Olympic dream


March 10th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 10(ANI): Pakistan's hopes of qualifying for the second round of the Olympic football qualifiers have crashed as their second-leg against Malaysia ended in a goalless draw at the Punjab Stadium ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka-Australia match called off due to rain


March 5th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 5 (IANS) The World Cup Group A match between Sri Lanka and Australia here Saturday was called off due to rain.Sri Lanka were 146 for three in ... Read more...

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First big test for India Sunday


February 26th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 26 (IANS) India will face their first big test in the ongoing cricket World Cup when they face England in a Group B match at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here ... Read more...

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