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Russian martial arts champ wanted for man’s death


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian martial arts champion is wanted by police in connection with an incident at a beach resort which left a man dead, Ukrainian police ... Read more...

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Venezuelan lawmakers honour Olympic fencing champ


August 15th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 15 (IANS/EFE) Fencer Ruben Limardo has been honoured by Venezuela's National Assembly for the gold medal he won at the London Olympic Games.The lawmakers began the congressional session ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: High jump champ Ukhov targets world record


August 9th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov has now turned his attention to breaking the world record, he said Wednesday.Ukhov won Olympic gold for Russia Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics champ Yibing suffers knee injury


July 15th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Chinese Olympic gymnastics champion Chen Yibing suffered a knee injury while training with the team in Northern Ireland.The 27-year-old Chen, who won gold medals in the ... Read more...

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SVS Snooker: Renthlei emerges champ


May 19th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 18 (IANS) Lalrina Renthlei from Mizoram defeated Delhi's Laxman Rawat 5-3 in the final of the SVS All-India invitational junior snooker tournament here Saturday to evoke memories of ... Read more...

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Olympic swimming champ Adlington books London ticket


March 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) Two-time Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington earned a spot in the British team for the London Games with a dominant victory in the 400-meter freestyle at the ... Read more...

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Alberto Contador to lose his Tour de France title


February 6th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Spanish Tour de France champ Alberto Contador has been stripped of the title by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Contador was found guilty of using banned ... Read more...

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Well done Saina: Big B


December 19th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is impressed with young badminton player Saina Nehwal's performance, despite her loss at the BWF World Superseries Finals at Liuzhou, China."And well ... Read more...

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Spanish tenor collects $8.3 mn for fight against cancer


December 18th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Dec 18 (IANS/EFE) Spanish tenor Jose Carreras collected 6.4 million euros ($8.3 million) in a televised gala held in Germany for the foundation that is dedicated to the fight ... Read more...

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Fast walkers for long keep safe distance from death


December 16th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 16 (IANS) Men aged 70 years and above who walk at speeds of at least five km an hour can hope to keep death behind and live longer, ... Read more...

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Road trip to Agra impresses F1 champ Vettel


October 27th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 27 (IANS) For Formula One (F1) World Champion Sebastian Vettel, a road trip to Agra was more fascinating than the experience of seeing the majestic Taj Mahal.Vettel ... Read more...

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Kelly Clarkson releases ‘What doesn’t kill you’


October 6th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Kelly Clarkson seems to have a crush on Annie Lennox. The former American Idol champ told the British newspaper The Mirror that she watched Lennox ... Read more...

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Ronson to compose London Olympics anthem


October 2nd, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) Scottish rocker Mark Ronson has been selected to create the theme music for the Olympic Games here next year.The track will have singer Katy B on ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown MAIN EVENT: Orton vs Rhodes, Champ vs Champ


September 11th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Randy Orton made his way to the ring last night on 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown' after Cody Rhodes gave a speech about how “unstable” he could be. It ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Rhodes vs Jackson


August 20th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was the first 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown event since 'Summerslam'. As the show opened, the General Manager, Teddy Long made his way to the ring to weapon ... Read more...

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WWE Raw: CM Punk/ Triple H Spat, WWE Champ Decision


August 2nd, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As 'WWE Monday Night Raw' began last night, we were reminded of the event which lead up to John Cena and CM Punk both holding WWE Championship Belts. ... Read more...

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WWE Raw Championship Tournament: Rey vs Dolph


July 19th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night on 'WWE Monday Night Raw' an historic show had eight men scrambling to win the new WWE Championship Belt. CM Punk had won the belt from ... Read more...

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WWE Raw Championship Tournament: R Truth vs Swagger


July 19th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As last night's 'WWE Monday Night Raw got underway last night from Green Bay, an Eight Man Single Elimination Tournament was held to decide who would win the ... Read more...

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Former gymnastics champ lives in poverty in China


July 16th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) A former gymnastics world champion is attempting to make a living by being a street performer here, a media report said.Zhang Shangwu performed gymnastic stunts at ... Read more...

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WWE Raw: Cena Addresses the 1st Amendment


July 5th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the July 4th edition of 'WWE Monday Night Raw' began last night, John Cena, the Champ made his way out the the ring carrying the WWE Championship ... Read more...

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Van Damme signs ‘Six Bullets’


June 23rd, 2011 - 6:38 am ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Hollywood tough guy Jean-Claude Van Damme will join the star cast of upcoming action movie "Six Bullets" directed by Ernie Barbarash.The movie revolves around a former ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson’s is this week’s web top star


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): The promotional efforts for his upcoming movie 'Water for Elephants' has earned Robert Pattinson the top spot on the GossipCenter Hot 45 list.The 'Twilight' heartthrob ousted last ... Read more...

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Brit boxer Khan ready to take on superstar pal Manny Pacquiao


April 18th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): WBA light-welterweight champion Amir Khan is ready to take on his superstar pal Manny Pacquiao in a multi-million pound fight.Khan retained his WBA light-welterweight title on a ... Read more...

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F1 champ Vettel raises fear over tyre safety


April 13th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel has raised fears over tyre safety after being hit in the visor by a rubber bullet during practice in Malaysia.British driver Paul di ... Read more...

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Katrina Bowden wins Esquire’s Sexiest Women Alive Madness tournament


April 9th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 9 (ANI): Star of '30 Rock' Katrina Bowden has been named as the winner of Esquire's Sexiest Women Alive Madness tournament.Bowden, 22, beat out 63 other competitors, including ... Read more...

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Reigning F1 champ Vettel won’t run away with title: Damon Hill


April 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7(ANI): Former Formula One champion Damon Hill reckons reigning champion Sebastian Vettel won't be able to run away with a second crown.Vettel had made a flying start to the 2011 ... Read more...

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Evander Holyfield taught me how to punch, says Helen Mirren


April 6th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Oscar-winner Dame Helen Mirren has admitted that she had boxing champ Evander Holyfield to give her a little training on throwing a punch on the set of comedy ... Read more...

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Hamilton reassures his commitment to McLaren team


March 25th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton met with McLaren's boss to spell out his commitment to the racing team.There are rumours that the 2008 F1 champ could move ... Read more...

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Wladimir eyes return to traning to rip David Haye of WBA title


March 24th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): IBF and WBO Wladimir Klitschko has hinted that he will be fit to fight World Boxing Association champ David Haye this summer.But the showdown appears to be ... Read more...

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Button will remain behind me in F-1 2011-12: Hamilton


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 22 (ANI): Formula One 2008 champion Lewis Hamilton has said Jenson Button that he will be second best to him again.The 2008 champ got the better of Button last year ... Read more...

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US sumo wrestler becomes heaviest person in history to finish marathon!


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 22 (ANI): A sumo wrestler from the U.S. has broken the Guinness World Record for Heaviest Person to Complete a Marathon.Kelly Gneiting, who calls himself the 'Fat Man', completed all ... Read more...

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Serena Williams gets cast off her foot after 7 months


February 28th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 28 (ANI): Tennis champ Serena Williams, who had surgery after cutting her foot on broken glass following her win at Wimbledon last July, has finally removed the cast ... Read more...

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Cancer survivor Martina Navratilova shows off her fit bikini bod


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 2 (ANI): Less than a year after surviving a breast cancer scare, Martina Navratilova turned heads, looked confidant and beach fit at a beach in Australia.The tennis legend was spotted ... Read more...

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Tour de France champ Contador vows to fight doping charge, possible suspension


January 29th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Mallorca (Spain), Jan.29 (ANI): Three-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador of Spain has vowed to fight a proposal to suspend him and strip him of his 2010 Tour de France title.Addressing ... Read more...

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F1 champ Hamilton and boxing pal Amir Khan in ‘gigglathon’ following booze-bender


January 28th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton and his boxing pal Amir Khan were spotted at a London nightclub, completely sozzled, giggling and trying to escape attention from media and ... Read more...

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