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RCB hopes to build winning momentum (Preview)


April 9th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 9 (IANS) An upbeat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) hope to build a winning momentum in the league matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL-5) T20 when they take ... Read more...

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It is impossible to stop Barcelona: Neymar


December 19th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Yokohama, Dec 19 (IANS) Brazilian teenage football star Neymar says it is "impossible" to beat Barcelona after his side was demolished 0-4 in the finals of the FIFA Club World ... Read more...

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Broad promises relentless short ball attack on India


September 5th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Southampton, Sep 5 (IANS) England speedster Stuart Broad says his team will continue to test the Indian batsmen with the short ball in the second One-day International at the ... Read more...

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T20 win against England gave us confidence: Dutch skipper


February 21st, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 21 (IANS) The win against England in the 2009 World Twenty20 has given the Netherlands confidence ahead of their World Cup opener here Tuesday, Dutch skipper Peter Borren said.Six members, ... Read more...

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Messi admits Barcelona ‘terrified’ of Walcott’s pace ahead of Champions League clash


February 15th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Barcelona star Lionel Messi has said that the Arsenal striker is the most dangerous player to play against.Barcelona is determined to come away from Arsenal with a ... Read more...

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Coach Flower says KP will rise to the occasion during Ashes


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Nov.23 (ANI): England cricket team coach Andy Flower believes middle-order batsman Kevin Pietersen will rise to the occasion and enjoy a run-drenched Ashes series.Rubbishing Aussie legend Shane Warne's claim that KP ... Read more...

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Coach Flower rejects Warne’s Pietersen is a outcast claim


November 22nd, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.22 (ANI): England cricket team coach Andy Flower has rejected former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne's claim that Kevin Pietersen is an outcast from the touring team.Warne, a close friend of ... Read more...

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‘Class players’ make Sri Lanka one of the best Twenty20 teams: White


October 30th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 30(ANI): Australian Twenty20 vice-captain Cameron White has said that undoubted 'class players' Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene and Lasith Malinga make Sri Lanka one of the most potent teams in ... Read more...

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Aussies ready for Ashes niggle, says all-rounder White


October 30th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Perth (Australia), Oct. 30 (ANI): Victoria and Australian all-rounder Cameron White has predicted there will be plenty of niggle in the five-Test Ashes series after England captain Andrew Strauss declared war ... Read more...

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Brilliant Federer concerned about confronting Soderling


September 7th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.7 (ANI): All-conquering Swiss Roger Federer knows that his road to a sixth US Open crown could only get rougher after dispatching Austrian Jurgen Melzer 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 ... Read more...

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Troy Polamalu Vs Champ Bailey: Today’s Battle


August 29th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the Denver Broncos go head to head with the Pittsburgh Steelers on their last preseason game, many are contemplating about the line-ups that the two ... Read more...

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‘Almost impossible to win over Soderling if I’m not at my best’: Nadal


June 5th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 5(ANI): Claycourt maestro Rafael Nadal has said that if he is not at his best, it will be almost impossible to win over Sweden's Robin Soderling, who stands between ... 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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Tennis star Roddick confident of wiping out “one-slam wonder” tag


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 23(ANI): American tennis star Andy Roddick says he is well aware that the clock is ticking on his ambition to be more than a one-slam wonder.Roddick had a tough ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan team relying on Muralitharan to help square series


December 1st, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 1(ANI): Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara on Tuesday said that the team is relying upon veteran spinner Muttiah Muralitharan to strike in the third and final Test against India ... Read more...

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Johnson ready with deadly ‘chin music’ to curb Pietersen’s natural flourish


June 26th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 26 (ANI): Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson has promised to maintain his newfound aggression and will be aiming for the badge just above the ribcage England batsman Kevin Pietersen.Johnson's aggression grew ... Read more...

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Sehwag will be missed: Dhoni


June 11th, 2009 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid London, June 11 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said Thursday his big-hitting opener Virender Sehwag will be missed during the World Twenty20."Sehwag is such a dangerous player at ... Read more...

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Strauss would be Australia’s No.1 target during Ashes: Ponting


May 20th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 20 (ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has publicly dared England skipper Andrew Strauss to stand up to an onslaught of pressure coming his way.Boldly declaring that Strauss would be Australia's ... Read more...

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Federer starts Wimbledon campaign in style


June 23rd, 2008 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
DPA London, June 23 (DPA) Roger Federer stormed to his 60th consecutive victory on grass as he crushed Dominik Hrbaty 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 to begin the quest for a sixth straight title ... Read more...

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Nadal into fourth straight Paris final over DjokovicBy Bill Scott


June 7th, 2008 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
DPA Paris, June 6 (DPA) Rafael Nadal survived a spirited third-set fightback to subdue Novak Djokovic Friday, booking a place in a fourth consecutive final at the French Open 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3). ... Read more...

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