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Olympic TT: Chinese women reinforce their dominance


August 8th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Chinese clean sweep of the Olympic women's table tennis competition highlights that the younger players have successfully replaced their legendary predecessors.The women dropped only two ... Read more...

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Saina changes Bejing heartbreak into Olympic bronze (Profile)


August 4th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) From a heart break in Beijing to the bronze medal in London -- the first for India in Olympics badminton, shuttler Saina Nehwal has come ... Read more...

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Olympic table tennis: China secures another gold


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) China locked in another table tennis gold when World No.1 Zhang Jike and teammate Wang Hao both reached the men's singles final at the Olympic Games ... Read more...

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IOC to investigate coaches’ role in badminton scandal


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The investigation into the match-throwing scandal in Olympic badminton competitions is not over yet. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has asked for further inquiry to know ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Chinese off to a good start


July 29th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The first day of badminton competition at the Olympics saw little surprise as Chinese players enjoyed comfortable starts at the Wembley Arena.Fledgling shuttler Li Xuerui beat ... Read more...

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Olympics: Chinese paddlers cautious of risks in early matches


July 27th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Shi Zhihao, head coach of China's women's table tennis team has said Chinese players should be ready for strong opponents in the first two matches in ... Read more...

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Olympics: Chinese won’t have it easy at London


July 26th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) The Chinese table tennis team will face strong resistance in its gold quest at the London Olympics.Wednesday's draws showed that Chinese paddlers may come up early ... Read more...

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Chinese will be tough to beat at Olympics: Saina Nehwal (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) India's top badminton star Saina Nehwal says it will be tough to beat the Chinese at the London Olympics despite her recent successes against them.Saina defeated ... Read more...

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Olympics will be tough, says Saina Nehwal


June 19th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) Fresh after confidence boosting title wins in Thailand and Indonesia, India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal is gearing for the Olympic challenge but admits it won't be ... Read more...

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Saina pockets Thailand Open title


June 10th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 10 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal waged a tough battle against local hope Ratchanok Inthanon to win the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold badminton event here Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Seeded players keep failing at world snooker


April 26th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), April 26 (IANS) China's snooker star Ding Junhui became the seventh top-16 player to fall in the first round of the World Championship after he suffered a 9-10 ... Read more...

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Line calls invariably go in China’s favour: Saina


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India's top women's badminton player Saina Nehwal said Monday that it was somewhat a handicap playing in China as the line calls invariably go in ... Read more...

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China wary of Germany in table tennis


March 27th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dortmund (Germany), March 27 (IANS) Chinese men's team coach Liu Guoliang expects a tough fight from hosts Germany in the World Team Table Tennis Championships.Liu hopes it would be a ... Read more...

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Getting the hang of Chinese at the right time: Saina Nehwal (Interview)


March 25th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Saina Nehwal could not have won the Swiss Open title at a more appropriate juncture in her career. The Indian badminton champion badly and quickly ... Read more...

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Foreign coaches divided on presence of stars in Chinese football


February 21st, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Feb 21 (IANS) The arrival of renowned foreign players like Nicolas Anelka will hardly benefit the growth of Chinese football, some Dutch coaches working in China feel, ... Read more...

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India beat Turkey in women’s chess team championship


December 20th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mardin (Turkey), Dec 20 (IANS) India defeated hosts Turkey in the second round of the World Women Chess Team Championship here.Grandmaster Koneru Humpy, Women Grandmasters Padmini Rout and Soumya Swaminathan ... Read more...

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Saina reaches final, will attempt hat-trick of Indonesia Open titles (Lead)


June 25th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 25 (IANS) Defending champion Saina Nehwal of India will take a shot at a hat-trick of Indonesia Open Super Series titles after she stormed into the final with ... Read more...

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Saina and I have shown that Chinese can be beaten: Baun


April 30th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Denmark's Tine Baun and India's Saina Nehwal have shown in ample measure that the Chinese can be beaten and their domination of world badminton can ... Read more...

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Saina confident of making a mark in Indian Open


April 25th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Saina Nehwal, favourite to win the Indian Open Super Series beginning Thursday, has brushed aside fitness issues and said she is confident of living up ... Read more...

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Indian TT squad leaves for China with eye on CWG glory


August 16th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) An Indian table tennis team is on its way to China for training-cum-competition ahead of the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games here. India are the defending Commonwealth Games champions ... Read more...

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Saina confident of extending unbeaten run at Worlds


July 13th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) After her three-title winning streak last month, top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal looks confident of taking her unbeaten run into the World Championships next month. The 20-year-old from ... Read more...

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India can compete with China in boilers


July 6th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) Indian boiler manufacturers can compete with Chinese companies if China depegs its currency, yuan, from the dollar and let it move more freely within a basket of currencies, ... Read more...

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I can become world number 1, says Saina (Lead)


June 29th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 29 (IANS) India's badminton ace Saina Nehwal, who created history by winning three titles in a row and is on the third spot in world ranking, is confident of becoming ... Read more...

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Saina wins Indonesian Open, hat-trick of titles (Intro Roundup)


June 27th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta/New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal Sunday overcame a fighting Sayaka Sato of Japan 21-19, 13-21, 21-11 to win the Indonesian Open Super Series, capping a stupendous ... Read more...

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Indonesian Open victory memorable, says Saina


June 27th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 27 (IANS) A jubiliant Saina Nehwal Sunday termed her Indonesian Open triumph "memorable", saying it has given her the confidence to perform consistently in top international tournaments. World No.3 Saina won ... Read more...

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Saina’s victory phenomenal: Gopichand (Lead)


June 27th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Saina Nehwal's three titles in three weeks is a phenomenal achievement for the Indian sport, said her coach and former All England champion Pullela Gopichand. World No.3 Saina ... Read more...

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Super Saina wins three badminton titles in three weeks (Roundup)


June 27th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 27 (IANS) Indian star Saina Nehwal Sunday won the Indonesian Open Super Series for her third straight badminton title in three weeks, defeating a fighting Sayaka Sato of Japan. The ... Read more...

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Super Saina wins three badminton titles in three weeks (Lead)


June 27th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 27 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal made her country proud Sunday as she won the Indonesian Open Super Series for her third straight badminton title in three weeks, including the ... Read more...

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Saina Nehwal now World No.3, family overjoyed (Lead)


June 24th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) India's star shuttler Saina Nehwal attained a new peak in her fast-moving career as she shot up three places to World. No 3 in the rankings Thursday. Saina, who ... Read more...

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Saina Nehwal now World No.3


June 24th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal scaled a new high when she shot up three places to World. No 3 in the latest rankings released by the Badminton World Federation Thursday. Saina ... Read more...

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Saina favourite to win Indonesia Super Series


June 21st, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Saina Nehwal will be a strong favourite to win three back-to-back titles when she begins her defence of the Indonesia Open Super Series badminton tournament at Jakarta ... Read more...

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Saina triumphs at Singapore to win second Super Series title (Lead)


June 20th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 20 (IANS) India's top shuttler Saina Nehwal won her second Super Series title when she beat a fighting Tzu Ying Tai of Chinese Taipei 21-18, 21-15 to win the Singapore ... Read more...

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Stosur sprucing up her serve to hold her in good stead at Wimbledon


June 18th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18(ANI): Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur has said that she has been practising her serve "over and over" again to give her a cutting edge on grass at Wimbledon, ... Read more...

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Chinese power on show at Asian badminton


April 17th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Led by World and Olympic champion Lin Dan, China reigned supreme with a dominating performance at the Badminton Asia Championships which concludes Sunday. Despite many top Chinese ... Read more...

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Erratic Saina loses, Indian challenge ends at Badminton Asia Championships (Lead)


April 17th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Deafening crowd support failed to spur an error-prone Saina Nehwal as she stumbled against China's Xuerui Li 17-21, 11-21 in the semi-finals of the women's singles in ... Read more...

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