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Jamaican trio wins but Fraser-Pryce beaten again

August 27th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 27 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican runners Nickel Ashmeade, Rosemarie Whyte and Kaliese Spencer took victories but compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce played second fiddle again to American Carmelita Jeter at the Birmingham Grand ... Read more...

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Sachin, Waugh, Deepika to be Kerala Tourism ambassadors?

May 7th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 7 (IANS) Cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh, actress Deepika Padukone, and footballer Didier Drogba are possible names being considered as goodwill ambassadors for promoting Kerala Tourism ... Read more...

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India real force to reckon with during Delhi CWG: England chef de mission

October 2nd, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 2(ANI): England's chef de mission Craig Hunter reckons that India would be a real force to be reckoned with during the Delhi Commonwealth Games.When asked which nation Team England ... Read more...

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Brit withdrawals from Delhi CWG may hit winning momentum: UK Athletics chief

October 2nd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 2(ANI): UK Athletics head coach Charles van Commenee believes that the withdrawal of many top stars from the Delhi Commonwealth Games could undermine the winning momentum that his team ... Read more...

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Runner Clitheroe’s tweet rallies English to take part in Delhi CWG

September 23rd, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.23 (ANI): After three high-profile withdrawals, ace England runner Helen Clitheroe has used her Twitter account to issue a rally call to all English sportspersons to take part in the XIXth ... Read more...

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British celebrities promise to visit Kerala

September 22nd, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/London, Sep 22 (IANS) Kerala bowled over British glamour, sports and political personalities like Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, actors Bill Nighy and Dev Patel, glamour couple Yasmin and Simon Le ... Read more...

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Top British athletes pull out of Delhi Commonwealth Games

September 22nd, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): English athletes Phillips Idowu, Christine Ohuruogu and Lisa Dobriskey have all pulled out of the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games over security concerns and injury woes.World triple jump ... Read more...

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England’s star trio pull out of Commonwealth Games

September 22nd, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games, to be held in New Delhi from Oct 3, has suffered another blow after three of England's high profile athletes - Phillips Idowu, Christine ... Read more...

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Brit-Somali runner Farah to use Delhi CWG to satisfy his Olympic hunger

August 24th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.24 (ANI): Twenty-seven-year-old Mo Farah, a Somali-born British international track and field athlete, who holds the British road record for 10,000 meters, the British indoor record in the 3000 meters and ... Read more...

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Richards, Bekele and Isinbayeva share $1 mn jackpot

September 5th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 5 (DPA) American Sanya Richards, Russian Jelena Isinbayeva and Ethiopian Kenenanisa Bekele Friday shared the one million dollar jackpot on offer at the Golden League series. The jackpot is shared by ... Read more...

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World athletics: Gold at last for Richards, Kemboi, Nerius

August 19th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 19 (DPA) Sanya Richards, Steffi Nerius and Ezekiel Kemboi shook off the ghosts of the past with gold medal performances at the world athletics championships. US runner Richards got her first ... Read more...

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Richards, Isinbayeva among six left in jackpot race

July 4th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 4 (DPA) Sanya Richards of the United States lowered her 2009 world best over 400 metres at the Bislett Games as she remained in the hunt for athletics' Golden League ... Read more...

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Queen greets British Olympic champs at Buckingham Palace

October 17th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 17 (ANI): Britain''s Olympic heroes met the Queen during a reception at Buckingham Palace. Some of the medallists felt all jittery about meeting the monarch. While double Olympic swimming champion ... Read more...

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