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Sammy says Windies must back up ‘favourites’ tag


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 2 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy believes his star-studded West Indies have an excellent chance of winning the Twenty20 World Cup starting this month but says the label of ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup final: Cameroon can spoil India’s party (Preview)


September 1st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The trial run between reigning Nehru Cup champions India and challengers Cameroon was of little help in judging the relative strengths of the two teams ... Read more...

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Michelle wins national women chess


August 26th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Tenth seed Michelle Catherina of Tamil Nadu ensured a thrilling end to the Amity 39th National Women Challengers Chess Championship by defeating third seed Nimmy ... Read more...

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Divyasree gets top billing in national chess


August 17th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Women FIDE Master Chandika Divyasree of Andhra Pradesh will start as the top seed in the 39th National Women Challengers Chess Championship that gets underway ... Read more...

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German GP: Alonso cruises to season’s third win


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fernando Alonso stretched his lead in the Formula One drivers' championship with an imperious win at the German Grand Prix Sunday.The Ferrari driver held off ... Read more...

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Isinbayeva likely to retire after Olympics: Coach


July 21st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yelena Isinbayeva, pole vault world record holder and double Olympic champion, is "tired" of the pressure of expectations and is likely to retire after ... Read more...

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Isinbayeva ‘90 percent ready’ for Olympics


June 30th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pole vault world record holder Yelena Isinbayeva said Saturday she is 90 percent ready to compete at the London Olympics next month after rediscovering her ... Read more...

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Gayle doesn’t rule out playing in third Test


May 30th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 20 (IANS/CMC) Estranged West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has not ruled out making himself available for the third Test of the West Indies' ill-fated tour of England but ... Read more...

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Akash keeps lead; Reddy shocks Chowdhury


May 25th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tirupati, May 25 (IANS) Overnight sole leader G. Akash of Tamil Nadu escaped a loss to Saptarshi Roy of Railways in the 10th round to maintain his lead in the ... Read more...

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High court quashes FIR against Pomersbach (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday quashed US national Zohal Hamid's police complaint against Indian Premier League's (IPL) Australian player Luke Pomersbach that he had molested ... Read more...

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Court quashes FIR against Luke Pomersbach


May 25th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday quashed US national Zohal Hamid's first information report (FIR) against Indian Premier League (IPL) player Luke Pomersbach that ... Read more...

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Sekar hoping for better show against Super Kings


May 24th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) While promising a better performance Friday against the Chennai Super Kings in the Qualifier-2 game, TA Sekar, the Delhi Daredevils coach believed that his team ... Read more...

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Zohal seeks to quash charges against Pomersbach (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) US national Zohal Hamid Thursday moved the Delhi High Court to quash the first information report (FIR) filed against Indian Premier League (IPL) player Luke ... Read more...

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Zohal seeks to quash charges against Pomersbach


May 24th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) US national Zohal Hamid Thursday moved the Delhi High Court to quash the first information report (FIR) filed against Indian Premier League (IPL) player Luke ... Read more...

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Super Kings deserved to win: Harbhajan


May 24th, 2012 - 1:56 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) A dejected Mumbai Indians skipper Harbhajan Singh said it all when he complimented Chennai Super Kings for "playing like champions" after his team lost the ... Read more...

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Super Kings dump Mumbai Indians (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) The Chennai Super Kings showcased their big-match temperament and collective class as they steamrolled Mumbai Indians by 38 runs here Wednesday to move a step ... Read more...

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Gayle selection not my call, says Sammy


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has sidestepped suggestions of a late call-up to the Test series for Chris Gayle, especially now that the opener's stint in the ... Read more...

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Pietersen says ‘entertainer’ Gayle would be great for series


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS/CMC) England star batsman Kevin Pietersen says he would love to see the return of West Indies opener Chris Gayle for the Trent Bridge Test starting here Friday.Pietersen ... Read more...

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Pomersbach’s lawyer denies he has confessed (Second Lead, Superseding earlier story)


May 21st, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Counsel of Luke Pomersbach, the Australian player of IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Monday denied that the cricketer had confessed to police of having ... Read more...

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IPL molestation case: Peerzada discharged from hospital


May 21st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Sahil Peerzada, who was assaulted and injured while resisting an IPL cricketer's alleged attempt to molest his American fiancee Zohail Hameed at a hotel here ... Read more...

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Pomersbach admits to molesting US woman (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Four days after an American woman alleged she was molested by Australian cricketer Luke Pomersbach, playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the case took ... Read more...

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Luke Pomersbach admits to molesting US woman


May 21st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Four days after an American woman alleged she was molested by Australian cricketer Luke Pomersbach, playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the case took ... Read more...

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Smith, Tendulkar shine as Mumbai Indians demolish Royals (lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 21 (IANS) Dwayne Smith and Sachin Tendulkar shared the highest opening stand in the Indian Premier League (IPL) to propel Mumbai Indians to a 10-wicket victory over ... Read more...

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Sangakarra happy over Chargers’ performance


May 20th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Deccan Chargers may not have qualified for the play-offs of the Indian Premier League-V but captain Kumar Sangakkara is happy the way his team performed ... Read more...

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IPL molestation case: Victim’s fiancee backs her version


May 20th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The statement of the fiancee of an American woman, who was allegedly molested in a five-star hotel here by IPL cricketer Luke Pomersbach, has corroborated ... Read more...

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Its really a bad feeling: Virat Kohli


May 20th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli said losing Sunday's crunch match against Deccan Chargers was "really a bad feeling".After his team failed to make it to ... Read more...

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Royal Challengers knoked out, Chennai in play-offs (Second Lead)


May 20th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore were knocked out of Indian Premier league (IPl) with their nine-run loss to Deccan Chargers at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Sunday.Chasing ... Read more...

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Royal Challengers restrict Chargers to 132/7 in crunch game (Lead)


May 20th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Disciplined bowling by Royal Challengers Bangalore restricted Deccan Chargers to 132 for seven in 20 overs in their must-win match in the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Kirti Azad on hunger strike against IPL’s functioning


May 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Former cricketer and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirti Azad Sunday sat on a hunger strike with several other people against the way the ... Read more...

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Knight Riders beat Pune Warriors to finish as second-placed team (Lead)


May 20th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Pune, May 19 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders cruised into the play-offs in style beating Pune Warriors by 34 runs in their last league encounter of the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Keen tussle on cards as Chargers looks to spoil RCB’s party (Preview)


May 19th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) would be under pressure of a must-win situation as they take on Deccan Chargers in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match ... Read more...

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IPL player Luke Pomersbach gets bail (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday granted bail to Australian player Luke Pomersbach of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team, who was arrested for allegedly molesting an ... Read more...

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IPL player gets bail, American woman sends Mallya legal notice (Roundup)


May 19th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team's Australian player Luke Pomersbach, accused of molesting an American woman and beating up her fiance, Saturday got bail but RCB ... Read more...

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Disappointed at allegations, says Pomersbach


May 19th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Australian and Royal Challengers Bangalore cricketer Luke Pomersbach, who Saturday got bail in the case of allegedly molesting an American woman in a five-star hotel ... Read more...

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Banning IPL? Ridiculous, says Shilpa Shetty


May 19th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty, who part owns Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals, is upset with negative news around the league. She has spoken out ... Read more...

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