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JK Racing: Khushlani bags second spot


September 10th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, Sep 10 (IANS) India's Akhil Khushlani delivered a second place finish behind Malaysia's Afiq Ikhwan in the 10th round of the JK Racing Asia Series here Sunday.Driving for US ... Read more...

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Inter-institutional TT: PSPB retain men’s, women’s team titles


August 24th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) retained the men's and women's team crowns at the 42nd All India Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships here Friday to complete a ... Read more...

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Jamaica defends its anti-doping programme


August 18th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 18 (IANS/CMC) The Jamaica Anti Doping Commission (JADCO) has rejected claims by the former chief of the world anti doping agency (WADA), Dick Pound who suggested that the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Jamaica celebrates historic 200m one-two-three


August 10th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 10 (IANS/CMC) Chaos erupted in Jamaica's capital city Thursday afternoon as thousands gathered in the busy thoroughfare of Half Way Tree to witness the men's 200 metres finals ... Read more...

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West Indies on right track: Head coach Gibson


August 10th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 10 (IANS/CMC) West Indies head cricket coach Otis Gibson says he is deeply inspired by his side's recent series win against New Zealand in all three formats of ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Bolt storms to 200m glory to make history


August 10th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Usain Bolt scorched to Olympic gold in the men's 200 metres Thursday, blazing into the history books as the first sprinter to retain both ... Read more...

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Olympic table tennis: Gold for Chinese men’s team


August 9th, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's men's table tennis team put in a dominating performance to take gold Wednesday, thrashing South Korea in the final.With the latest win in table ... Read more...

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Olympic table tennis: China wins men’s team gold


August 9th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) China took home the men's table tennis team gold medal here Wednesday, making a clean sweep for the second consecutive Olympics.It was the 24th gold medal ... Read more...

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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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Olympic hockey: India heading for lowest finish (Preview)


August 6th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India will have to reconcile to playing for positions ninth to 12th and their result against Belgium on Tuesday would be of no consequence in the ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: China sweeps men’s doubles titles


August 5th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China completed an unprecedented clean sweep of the badminton gold medals Sunday, winning the Olympic men's doubles final against Denmark in straight games.Cai Yun and ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Lin Dan retains singles gold after fierce battle


August 5th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lin Dan of China retained his Olympic badminton title edging out Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei in a repeat of their Beijing showdown here Sunday.The match ... Read more...

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West Indies eyeing first clean sweep in ten years (Preview)


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 2 (IANS/CMC) Inspired by the dream of a series sweep, the West Indies will be gunning for another win against New Zealand when the second and final ... Read more...

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Patel finishes sixth at Spa


July 27th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Spa-Francorchamps, July 27 (IANS) Aditya Patel finished a respectable sixth in the opening race of Round 7 of the JK Racing Asia Series at the prestigious Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps in ... Read more...

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Sharapova enthusiastic about dream Olympic debut


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has said that she had dreamt of competing in the Olympic Games since she was a child and is looking ... Read more...

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India need a whitewash of Sri Lanka to be No. 1 ODI team


July 19th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 19 (IANS) India go into the five-match series in Sri Lanka with a chance to leap from their current fourth place to number one in the ICC One-day ... Read more...

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Lin Dan in quest of second Olympic title as China set to stamp authority


July 12th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) Badminton superstar Lin Dan is in quest for a record second Olympic title at the London Olympic Games as a star-studded Chinese team looks to stamp ... Read more...

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Gayle hoping to give home fans special treat


July 5th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle returns to Sabina Park with the West Indies for the first time in three years and is hoping he can deliver something special before ... Read more...

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Narine delighted with form in wake of England slump


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), July 3 (IANS/CMC) Exciting off-spinner Sunil Narine says he has banished the demons of the England tour and is happy to be back in form for the West ... Read more...

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Narine bursts back as Windies clinch series


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale( Florida), July 2 (IANS/CMC) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine burst back to life following a luckless England tour, bamboozling New Zealand with a four-wicket haul to hand West Indies a ... Read more...

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Bravo says West Indies must avoid clean sweep


June 20th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS/CMC) Vice-captain Dwayne Bravo says the West Indies' sole objective will be avoiding a clean sweep after the Caribbean side conceded the three-match One-Day International series with a ... Read more...

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MIM chief Owaisi meets Jagan in jail


June 19th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) In a significant development, Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) president and Lok Sabha member Asaduddin Owaisi called on YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy ... Read more...

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India make clean sweep of SAF TT Team Championships


June 18th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 18 (IANS) India won all team titles on offer in the SAF Junior Table Tennis Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex here MOnday.India's junior boys defeated Nepal ... Read more...

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YSR Congress Party bags 8 assembly seats, leading in 7 (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Riding on the sympathy wave in the wake of its leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's arrest, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) has bagged eight assembly seats ... Read more...

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Congress MP forecasts Jagan party’s sweep


June 12th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) The ruling Congress party in Andhra Pradesh may be confident of winning most of the 18 assembly seats that went to polls Tuesday but its ... Read more...

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Akali Dal-BJP sweep Punjab civic polls (Lead)


June 10th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 10 (IANS) The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance made a clean sweep in the municipal election in Punjab Sunday winning four municipal corporations, three ... Read more...

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Narine could be trump card in final Test, says Gibson


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester (England), June 2 (IANS/ CMC) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine could prove a huge asset to the West Indies attempts to avoid a whitewash against England, head coach Ottis Gibson has ... Read more...

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‘Russia can win Olympic volleyball’


May 29th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Russian women's volleyball team is still good enough to win the 2012 Olympic Games, said national team player Natalia Obmochaeva."We still need to have a good ... Read more...

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Badminton veteran Gade builds up towards London Olympics


May 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Wuhan (China), May 20 (IANS) Danish badminton player Peter Gade is feeling good about his game ahead of the London Olympics.With a comfortable 2-0 win, Danish veteran Peter Gade led ... Read more...

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Veer Patel upstages Aravind in National Supercross


April 30th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 30 (IANS) Veer Patel of Baroda steered his Honda CRF 250 with much panache to clinch the title in the showpiece Foreign Open class ahead of defending champion ... Read more...

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Motorsports: Saleem, Surya, Phaneesh top JK Tyre-MMS Rookie Cup


April 29th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) Bangalore's Rubeel M. Saleem, Chennai lad Surya Raguram, both from Meco Racing, and H.B. Phaneesh of Mohite's Racing emerged champions in their respective classes in the ... Read more...

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Delhi civic polls: BJP celebrates, Congress sombre (Sidelights)


April 17th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Firecrackers, drum beats and dancing, it was jubilation at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters here Tuesday as the party gained a clear majority ... Read more...

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Takale completes Mahindra sweep at Dakshin Dare Rally


April 14th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 14 (IANS) Mahindra Adventure team completed a clean sweep of the top honours as Pune's Sanjay Takale (co-driver Mustafa) won the title in the Endurance category (TSD format) ... Read more...

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South Africa aim for clean sweep to claim No.1 ranking


March 6th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 6 (IANS) South Africa will be aiming to carry the winning momentum from its ODI series into the three-Test series against New Zealand starting in Dunedin Wednesday which ... Read more...

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AISA sweeps JNU polls


March 3rd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Left-leaning All India Students Association (AISA) Saturday made a clean sweep of all top four posts in the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) ... Read more...

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