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Nalini Singh starts well, takes three-shot lead over Smriti


September 19th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 19 (IANS) Nalini Singh Siwach was off to another good start as she carded a two-under 70 and opened a three-shot lead at the end of the first ... Read more...

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Sharapova curses final set charity against Azarenka


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova cursed her final-set form in the US Open semifinal defeat to Victoria Azarenka, saying she gave her opponent a free ride ... Read more...

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Ibisevic puts Stuttgart past Dynamo


August 29th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Vedad Ibisevic made the difference again with a goal as VfB Stuttgart reached the Europa League group stage with a 3-1 aggregate win over Dynamo ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: India scrape through 2-1 against Syria


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A header from skipper Sunil Chhetri and a sublime strike by Anthony Pereira gave India a 2-1 win over Syria in the Nehru Cup opener ... Read more...

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Olympics football: Peralta drives Mexico to beat Brazil for gold


August 11th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A brace from Mexican Oribe Peralta ensured Brazil's wait for Olympic football gold continued as Mexico won their first gold of the Games at Wembley ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: India looking for consolation win (Preview)


August 10th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) In what would be a repeat of the 2006 World Cup scenario, India will take on South Africa in a classification match for positions 11 and ... Read more...

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Olympics: Pistorius denied run as South Africa crash out of relay


August 9th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) South African 400 metres runner Oscar Pistorius was denied a second chance of running at the London Olympic Games as his team-mate Oftense Mogawane crashed to ... Read more...

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Olympic cycling: Britain’s Pendleton holds on for keirin gold


August 4th, 2012 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Victoria Pendleton fought off a determined charge from China's Shuang Guo to win the women's keirin track cycling event here at the Olympics Friday.Pendleton ... Read more...

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Olympics: Dutch cyclist Voss wins women’s road race


July 29th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dutch cyclist Marianne Voss took the gold in the women's road race Sunday after leading a three-rider breakaway that took all the medals at the ... Read more...

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Aditya on target for Barcode


July 21st, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Barcode FC pulled off a hard-fought 1-0 win against Kingston FC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) League, played at ... Read more...

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Thailand defend ASEAN U-13 Cup football title (With Image)


July 15th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 15 (IANS) Thailand defended their title as they came from behind to beat Malaysia Yellow 2-1 in the final of the 4th edition of the Yamaha ASEAN ... Read more...

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Samsung did not copy ‘cool’ Apple iPad: Court


July 10th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) The British High Court has ruled that Samsung's Galaxy Tab range does not unlawfully copy the iPad's "cool" minimalist design, The Telegraph reported.Apple sued its Korean ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Italy were ‘cleverer’ than Germany, says Loew


June 29th, 2012 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany coach Joachim Loew said Friday the Italian nous was the difference between the sides in their Euro 2012 semifinal, which was decided by Mario ... Read more...

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Germany flatten Greece 4-2 to make Euro semis


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Gdansk (Poland) , June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany set up a Euro 2012 semifinal with England or Italy after a 4-2 flattening of 2004 champions Greece Friday.German captain ... Read more...

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We had the margins on our side: Sweden coach


June 20th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The slightest margins that decide football matches went in Sweden's favour for the first time at Euro 2012 in their 2-0 consolation victory over ... Read more...

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We dared to play great football, says Ibrahimovic


June 20th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic said the team's 2-0 Euro 2012 consolation victory against France was for the fans, saying his team "dared to ... Read more...

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Wanted to win for our fans, says Ibrahimovic


June 20th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic said the team's 2-0 Euro 2012 consolation victory against France was for the fans, saying his team "dared to ... Read more...

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Trinamool scores in civic polls, loses near Nandigram


June 5th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress stole a march over its opponents, bagging four civic bodies, while the Left Front and the Congress clinched one each ... Read more...

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Rodgers eyes EPL title


June 1st, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Brendan Rodgers has vowed to bring Liverpool back to the top in the English Premier League a day after being appointed the new manager of the ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh no show on roadshow disappoints Kolkatans


May 29th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Some cursed him, others called him "cruel". Even the presence of IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) players could not take away the disappointment of ... Read more...

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Troubles galore as BJP enters final year of rule (Karnataka Newsletter)


May 26th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 26 (IANS) Karnataka's scandals-scarred, dissidence-riven Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government completes four years of its maiden rule in the state next week, depending heavily on its troubled ... Read more...

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Keen tussle on cards as Chargers looks to spoil RCB’s party (Preview)


May 19th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) would be under pressure of a must-win situation as they take on Deccan Chargers in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match ... Read more...

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Motorist Veer Patel extends lead


May 7th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 7 (IANS) Motorist Veer Patel opened up crucial lead in the fifth-leg National Supercross Championship as he cruised ahead of defending champion Aravind K.P. in the second round ... Read more...

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Abreu double lifts Botafogo to Carioca Cup final


April 30th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 30 (IANS) Two first-half goals by Uruguay international striker Loco Abreu helped Brazilian club Botafogo reach the Carioca Cup final with a 3-1 win over Vasco ... Read more...

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Racing Santander relegated from Spanish Liga


April 29th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 29 (IANS) Racing Santander became the first team to be relegated from the Spanish Primera Liga to the second division after they were defeated 0-3 away by Real ... Read more...

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Ajax move closer to Dutch title


April 16th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 16 (IANS) Defending champions Ajax football club beat De Graafschap 3-1 to open a six-point lead over the other title contenders at the top of the Dutch ... Read more...

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Bhambri upsets Istomin in dead rubber


April 8th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Namangan (Uzbekistan), April 8 (IANS) India won the two dead rubbers to lose the Davis Cup Group I tie against Uzbekistan 2-3 here Sunday, when 295th ranked Yuki Bhambri ... Read more...

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Real Madrid breeze past Apoel, Chelsea beat Benfica


April 5th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 5 (IANS) Real Madrid qualified for the semi-finals of the Champions League with a 5-2 win over Cypriot side APOEL Nicosia while Chelsea edged past Portuguese club ... Read more...

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Brazil win 2012 footvolley World Cup


March 11th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 11 (IANS) Led by former football star Renato Gaucho, Brazil 2 defeated Paraguay in the finals of the four-on-four footvolley 2012 World Cup. With a score ... Read more...

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Khalin beats Chikka to win Samarvir Sahi golf


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 2 (IANS) Khalin Joshi carded one-under 71 to beat the more experienced S.Chikkrangappa in the Samarvir Sahi Amateur Golf Championships on the Indian Golf Union circuit on Friday. ... Read more...

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Fluminense captures 2012 Guanabara Cup title


February 27th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 27 (IANS) Ending a 19-year drought, Fluminense won their eighth Guanabara Cup title comfortably beating Vasco da Gama 3-1 in the final Sunday.The victory marked Fluminense's ... Read more...

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AC Milan back to top with win over Cesena


February 20th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 20 (IANS) AC Milan beat Cesena 3-1 to return to the top spot of the Italian Serie A football standings.Milan stormed to a 2-0 lead inside 31 ... Read more...

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Schalke, Bayern Munich jointly top German Bundesliga


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 22 (IANS) Schalke put on a dominating performance and convincingly beat Stuttgart to go joint top with German Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich.Schalke piled on the pressure from ... Read more...

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Monchengladbach shocks leaders Bayern Munich in Bundesliga


January 21st, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 21 (IANS) Borussia Monchengladbach inflicted a crushing 3-1 defeat on the German record champion and Bundesliga Football League leaders Bayern Munich at a sold-out Borussia Park.Host Borussia ... Read more...

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Dempo on top of I-League with 3-1 thrashing of Air India


January 18th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 18 (IANS) Dempo regained their top position with a comfortable 3-1 win over 10-man Air India in the 15th round I-League football encounter at the Balewadi Sports ... Read more...

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