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Olympic fencing: Second seed Li crashes out


July 30th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Second seed and world champion Li Na of China was bundled out of the Olympic women's fencing competition after she lost to defending champion Britta Heidemann ... Read more...

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Olympics: Chinese anti-doping official warns athletes


July 24th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) A Chinese anti-doping official warned the country's athletes to avoid "accidental mistakes" during their stay in London for the Olympic Games.Three thousand tests had been planned ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Errani thrashed by record-breaker Shvedova


June 30th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tenth seed Sara Errani crashed out of Wimbledon Saturday against wildcard Yaroslava Shvedova, who became the first player to win every point in a ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Venus Williams crashes out, Djokovic advances (Second Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Elena Vesnina demolished Venus Williams in the first round of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships here Monday while men's World No.1 Novak Djokovic had ... Read more...

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Radwanska advances at Wimbledon, Penetta knocked out (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland's World No.3 Agnieszka Radwanska beat Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova while Flavia Pennetta was stunned by fellow Italian Camilia Giorgi on opening day of ... Read more...

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Pennetta crashes out at Wimbledon


June 25th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Flavia Pennetta became the first seed to fall at Wimbledon after a straight-sets defeat to fellow Italian Camila Giorgi in the first round Monday.Pennetta, the ... Read more...

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French Open champion Li Na wants to ‘remain the same’


May 26th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 26 (IANS) Defending French Open winner Li Na said she was focusing on the preparation for the first round's games, reiterating her willingness to lead a normal life ... Read more...

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Olympic flame lit in Greece (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ancient Olympia (Greece), May 10 (IANS) The flame for the 2012 London Games was lit here Thursday at the site of the ancient Olympics, marking the start of a torch ... Read more...

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India Open: Wan bags men’s title, Li lifts women’s crown


April 29th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) South Korean Wan Ho Shon celebrated his qualification for the London Olympics with a sensational upset win over World No.1 and top seed Lee Chong ... Read more...

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India Open: Kashyap goes down fighting in semis


April 28th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap, who had booked an Olympic berth Fiday, put up a valiant fight in his semi-final tie against South Korea's Wan Ho Shon ... Read more...

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Injured Li Na out of Paris WTA Open


February 8th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 8 (IANS) French Open champion Li Na of China was forced to quit her first-round match at the WTA Paris Indoor Open.Third-seeded Li withdrew while trailing Bulgarian Tsvetana ... Read more...

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Top seeds have comfortable outing in Australian Open


January 20th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) Top seeds Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Caroline Wozniacki and Kim Clijsters had a comfortable outing on the fifth day of the Australian Open here Friday. ... Read more...

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Sampras, Moya join hometown hero Li Na for exhibition tournament


December 17th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Wuhan (China), Dec 17 (IANS) The central Chinese city of Wuhan gave 2011 Roland Garros champion Li Na a hero's welcome back to her hometown to kick off the Wuhan ... Read more...

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Djokovic eases through, Li Na exits at US Open (Lead)


August 31st, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) Top seed Novak Djokovic enjoyed a comfortable walk through into the second round of US Open Tuesday as his opponent retired trailing 6-0, 5-1, ... Read more...

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Wozniacki, Arzarenko advance into US Open second round


August 31st, 2011 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki raced into the second round of the US Open Tuesday, dismantling 125th-ranked Spaniard Nuria Llagostera 6-3, 6-1, Xinhua reported.No. 4 ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Sania-Elena seeded fourth, Paes-Bhupathi third


June 15th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina are seeded fourth in the women's doubles of the Wimbledon, beginning June 20.Sania and Elena, who ... Read more...

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