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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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Olympics: Weber, Dietze steer Germany to kayak double gold


August 9th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) German pair Franziska Weber and Tina Dietze took Olympic gold in the women's kayak double here Thursday, depriving their Hungarian rivals of a third-consecutive title.Weber ... Read more...

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Zenit mulling Arshavin bid: Coach


July 20th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zenit St. Petersburg are considering a bid to bring Arsenal midfielder Andrei Arshavin back to his old football club, coach Luciano Spalletti said Friday.Arshavin ... Read more...

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Minute’s silence at Russian Super Cup


July 14th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The season-opening Russian Super Cup match between league champions Zenit St. Petersburg and cup winners Rubin Kazan is to begin with a minute's silence for ... Read more...

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ITF Tennis: Vishnu pockets title


June 16th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 16 (IANS) Davis Cupper Vishnu Vardhan overcame top seed Ti Chen (Chinese Taipei) 6-2, 4-6, 6-1, in the rain-interrupted final of the $10,000 Toyota ITF Men's Futures ... Read more...

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IPL final: Chennai Super Kings primed for hat-trick (Preview)


May 26th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings, playing their fourth Indian Premier League (IPL) final in five seasons, look all primed to win their third consecutive title as they ... Read more...

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Lin Dan to lead China’s challenge in Thomas Cup


May 18th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Wuhan (China), May 18 (IANS) Olympic gold medallist and four-time World Champion Lin Dan will lead the Chinese men's badminton team to capture its record fifth consecutive title at the ... Read more...

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Cologne relegated, Dortmund break Bundesliga record


May 6th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 6 (IANS) Cologne were relegated on the final day of the Bundesliga football season following a 1-4 home defeat to Bayern Munich while champions Borussia Dortmund broke ... Read more...

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Sania-Vesnina thrashed in Dubai Open final


February 26th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina lost to the American pair of Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond in straight sets in the doubles ... Read more...

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Sania-Vesnina advance to finals in Dubai


February 25th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina edged out Shuai Peng of China and Chinese Taipei's Su-Wei Hsieh to book a place in the ... Read more...

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Not giving up Primera Liga title: Guardiiola


January 30th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 30 (IANS) Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola insists that the Spanish giants are not yet out of the race for the Primera Liga football title.Barcelona's barren draw away to ... Read more...

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Guardiola refuses to give up on La Liga title


January 29th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 29 (IANS) Barcelona football coach Pep Guardiola Sunday insisted his side is not yet out of the race for the BBVA Primera Liga title.Barcelona's 0-0 draw away to ... Read more...

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17th Chennai Open to see close games


January 1st, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 1 (IANS) The ATP Chennai Open has rarely failed to throw up a surprise winner. There is little reason to believe it will be different as the ... Read more...

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Pakistan equals Australia’s record of reaching World Cup semi-finals 6 times


March 26th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 26(ANI): Pakistan have equalled Australia's record of reaching the World Cup semi-finals six times.Pakistan achieved this feat after registering a thumping ten-wicket win over the West Indies in Dhaka in ... Read more...

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Afridi says Pakistan has “capability and firepower” to defeat Oz on Saturday


March 18th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 18 (ANI): Pakistan cricket Captain Shahid Afridi has said that his team has the "capability and the firepower" of defeating Australia in Saturday's World Cup match.Australia, bidding for a fourth ... Read more...

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Aircel ATP Tennis: Nishikori eliminates champ Cilic


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Kei Nishikori of Japan made nonsense of seeding and rankings as he flattened the highly-rated second seed Marin Cilic of Croatia 4-6, 7-6 (0), ... Read more...

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2010 Chennai Open promises high-octave action


January 2nd, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 2 (IANS) There is a lot riding on top seed Tomas Berdych going into the Aircel ATP Chennai Open commencing here Monday and it has much to ... Read more...

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Nicol too good for Dipika in Asian squash


May 3rd, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) World No.1 Nicol David of Malaysia underlined her class and status with a 11-5, 11-5, 11-2 drubbing of India's top junior Dipika Pallikal in the semi-finals to line ... Read more...

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Asian squash begins Saturday


April 30th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) Malaysians Mohd Azlan, ranked No.16, and reigning World champion Nicol David are the top seeds in the 15th Asian Squash Championships commencing at the Indian Squash Academy here ... Read more...

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Australia beat Netherlands 2-1, to meet Germany in the final


March 11th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Australia defeated the Netherlands 2-1 in the semi-final of the Hockey World Cup and set up their third consecutive title clash with Germany. Australia's penalty corner specialist Luke ... Read more...

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Yankees Defeat Phillies To Win World Series 2009


November 5th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov. 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New York Yankees have defeated defending champions Philadelphia Phillies in the sixth game of the World Series championship on Wednesday evening at the Yankees Stadium.The ... Read more...

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Murray gatecrashes Federer-Nadal Grand Slam draw dominance


August 28th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 28 (DPA) The three-year Grand Slam seeding dominance of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal has been broken by Andy Murray as the new British world number two takes ... Read more...

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Sharpshooter Zhu claims fourth consecutive title


May 24th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, May 24 (Xinhua) Chinese sharpshooter Zhu Qinan came from behind to clinch the fourth consecutive title of the men's 10-meter air rifle at the Milan shooting World Cup. Zhu, the gold medallist ... Read more...

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Nadal, Federer roll into Rome third round


April 30th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 30 (DPA) Rafael Nadal maintained his lethal pace on clay through his 26th straight win on the surface as confident Roger Federer began his title challenge with straight-sets success ... Read more...

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Roddick to take teenager Del Potro in Los Angeles final


August 10th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Los Angeles, Aug 10 (DPA) Andy Roddick and Juan Del Potro ripped effortlessly into the Sunday final at the Los Angeles Classic, posting straight-set sweeps of outclassed opponents. Both the top seeds ... Read more...

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Somdev Devvarman wins Lexington Challenger


July 28th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lexington (Kentucky), July 28 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman carried his awesome collegiate form into his fledgling pro Tour tennis as he raced to his maiden Challenger title, beating American Robert Kendrick 6-3, ... Read more...

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Wimbledon Junior Girls’ champ could become richest tennis star in Brit history


July 7th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 7 (ANI): Having won the junior girls' tennis championship at Wimbledon last week, Britain 's Laura Robson is set to become the richest tennis star in British sporting ... Read more...

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Borg changes track, backs Federer to win Wimbledon again


July 5th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): Swiss tennis great Bjorn Borg has changed track again. Not too many days ago, Borg said that Spaniard Rafael Nadal had all the qualities required to defeat ... Read more...

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Tennis stars out to get ATP boss De Villiers


June 5th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Paris, June 5 (DPA) Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) boss Etienne de Villiers has good reason to be afraid: the three superstars of the circuit - Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak ... Read more...

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Nadal routs Nieminen; Serena bows out of French Open


May 30th, 2008 - 11:22 pm ICT by admin
DPA Paris, May 30 (DPA) Rafael Nadal continued his triumphal French Open march on clay, dispatching a Finnish challenge from Jarkko Nieminen 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 Friday to reach the fourth round. As he ... Read more...

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Nadal to face Ferrer in Barcelona Open tennis final


May 4th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
DPA Barcelona, May 4 (DPA) Rafael Nadal hammered a German with ease while David Ferrer had to fight through against a Swiss as the top Spanish pair set up an all-Iberian final at ... Read more...

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