comeback victory

Murray storms into US Open final


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andy Murray reached his second US Open final after a comeback victory against Tomas Berdych in a match played in gale-force winds.Severe gusts ... Read more...

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Defeated Pistorius questions rules


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) In a night that should have belonged to Paralympic Games superstar Oscar Pistorius, Alan Oliveira of Brazil had not read the script for the T44 men's ... Read more...

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Olympic basketball: Spain storms into final (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain defeated Russia 67-59 in a comeback victory in the Olympic men's basketball semifinal Friday.Russia led for the first three quarters, but Spain's three-point shooting ... Read more...

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Olympic basketball: Spain storms into final


August 11th, 2012 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain defeated Russia 67-59 in a comeback victory in the Olympic men's basketball semifinal Friday.Russia led for the first three quarters, but Spain's three-point shooting ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Ronaldo brace sees Portugal through, Dutch out


June 18th, 2012 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Kharkiv (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo gave Portugal a 2-1 comeback victory over Netherlands and a place in the quarterfinals of Euro 2012, as the ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Hodgson praises ‘clever’ Welbeck winner


June 16th, 2012 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England coach Roy Hodgson has heaped praises on Danny Welbeck for his backheel flick for the winning goal in England's 3-2 win over Sweden.The 21-year-old ... Read more...

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O’Sullivan reaches World snooker semis


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), May 3 (IANS) Three-time Crucible winner Ronnie O'Sullivan is a hot favourite to claim a fourth World Snooker Championship title after he rallied to beat Australia's Neil Robertson ... 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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Gerrard returns as Liverpool fights back to beat Newcastle


December 31st, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) Returning captain Steven Gerrard's last shot and a brace from Craig Bellamy fired Liverpool to a 3-1 comeback victory over Newcastle and the fifth place ... Read more...

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Wigan strikes late to draw with Chelsea


December 18th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Chelsea conceded a late goal in the 16th-round clash of the English Premier League football Saturday as Wigan fought back for a 1-1 draw in ... Read more...

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Stoke City stun Tottenham in EPL, Sunderland stage dramatic win


December 12th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) The 11-game unbeaten Tottenham Hotspur were stunned 1-2 by Stoke City in the English Premier League Sunday while Sunderland snatched a dramatic comeback victory to gift ... Read more...

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Australian media bowled over by new whiz kid Cummins


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 22 (IANS) Fast bowler Patrick Cummins has become the newest Australian sensation to win over the home media. His spell of 6/79 and his gritty 13 runs propelled ... Read more...

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Zaheer takes three, South Africa bowled out for 220 (Lead)


January 18th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 18 (IANS) Debutant Faf du Plessis and Jean Paul Duminy rescued South Africa from a top-order collapse but India kept the noose tight at the death to bowl ... Read more...

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Nadal sends new father Simon home; Stan slams Murray


September 6th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (DPA) Rafael Nadal solved the travel plan dilemma of Gilles Simon, sending the distracted Frenchman home to see his newborn son with a 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 defeat ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods to apologize publicly for sexcapades


February 18th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Tiger Woods' management company has announced that the golfer will soon hold a press conference to apologize for the extra-marital affairs, which have brought him shame.The sportsman's ... Read more...

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Hauritz to receive huge pay rise following successful summer


January 31st, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 31(ANI): Australian off-spinner Nathan Hauritz will become the next one million dollar man in the national squad after the most successful summer of his career.Just four years after he contemplated ... Read more...

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Federer shapes up for Friday’s clash with Tsonga


January 28th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.28 (ANI): Roger Federer is expecting to meet his physical match in Friday night's Australian Open semi-final showdown with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.Nicknamed Ali for his uncanny resemblance to the world's greatest-ever ... Read more...

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Serena enters Oz Open semi-finals with comeback victory over Azarenka


January 27th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.27 (ANI): Defending Australian Open champion Serena Williams staged a magnificent comeback to beat Belorussian Victoria Azarenka in a quarterfinal match on Wednesday.The American was in serious trouble at a ... Read more...

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Arsenal’s next four games crucial for Wenger


January 27th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted that the next four games would be toughest of his career at the club.The Gunners travel to Aston Villa tonight ... Read more...

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Fighting Spain rally to win third Hopman Cup title


January 9th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 9 (DPA) Tommy Robredo and Maria-Jose Martinez Sanchez paced Spain to a third Hopman Cup title Saturday with a 2-1 victory over Britain. Robredo, who played on the 2002 Spanish side ... Read more...

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Football movie scores comeback victory in box-office rankings


December 7th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 7 (DPA) The Blind Side, a drama about American football starring Sandra Bullock, stepped out of the Twilight shadow in its third week in cinemas to rank first ... Read more...

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Bond’s absence from Wellington Test is gung ho news for Pak cricket team


December 2nd, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec.2 (ANI): News of Shane Bond's latest abdominal injury has undeniably given a boost to the Pakistan cricket team ahead of the Basin Reserve Test that begins here from Thursday.Pakistan ... Read more...

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Mumbai close to victory against Railways (Ranji Round up)


November 26th, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Defending Champions Mumbai were in sight of an outright victory after spinners Harmeet Singh and Iqbal Abdulla left Railways tottering at 174 for seven in the second ... Read more...

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Federer to end 2009 as number one, after win over Murray


November 25th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (DPA) Roger Federer clinched the year-end world number one title a year after losing it to Rafael Nadal, regaining the honour with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-1 defeat of ... Read more...

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Nadal thrills Madrid crowd with second-set comeback victory


May 16th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 16 (DPA) Rafael Nadal made a smooth recovery from two breaks down in the second set to overhaul Spanish rival Fernando Verdasco 6-4, 7-5 for a place in the ... Read more...

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HSBC Women’s golf sets up Sorenstam-Ochoa showdown


February 19th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by admin
Honolulu, Feb 19 (IANS) With former World No.1 Annika Sorenstam of Sweden registering her comeback victory at the Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS) Open Sunday, all eyes are now set on a thrilling ... Read more...

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