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Rawat eliminates Rastogi in ITF tourney


June 6th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 6 (IANS) Unseeded Sidharth Rawat, ranked 1076, pulled off a big upset in the Zuari Garden City Mysore ITF Open tennis tournament when he knocked out Davis ... Read more...

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Paes-Peya advance in French Open


June 1st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 1 (IANS) Leander Paes and his new partner Alexander Peya entered the men's doubles second round at the French Open tennis tournament here, defeating Italy's Simone Bolelli ... Read more...

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Neymar dreaming of final against Boca


May 26th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 26 (IANS) Santos striker and rising Brazil star Neymar says he is "dreaming" of a Copa Libertadores final against Argentine club Boca Juniors.Santos will meet Brazilian ... Read more...

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Anaka, Joshna in last 8 of Chennai Open squash


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) India's top junior Anaka Alankamony scripted a commendable 4-11, 11-0, 11-5, 4-11, 11-8 win over seventh seed Zulhijah Binti Azan of Malaysia as she joined second ... Read more...

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Neymar-inspired Santos draw first blood in final


May 7th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 7 (IANS) Two goals from Neymar and one from Paulo Henrique Ganso gave Santos a 3-0 victory over Guarani in the first leg of Brazil's Campeonato ... Read more...

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British champion Trump suffers shock defeat in snooker championship


May 1st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield, May 1 (IANS) British champion Judd Trump suffered a shock 12-13 defeat to Allister Ali Carter in the last 16 of the snooker world championship at the Crucible.Resuming 9-7 ... Read more...

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India Open: Wan bags men’s title, Li lifts women’s crown


April 29th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) South Korean Wan Ho Shon celebrated his qualification for the London Olympics with a sensational upset win over World No.1 and top seed Lee Chong ... Read more...

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India Open: Kashyap goes down fighting in semis


April 28th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap, who had booked an Olympic berth Fiday, put up a valiant fight in his semi-final tie against South Korea's Wan Ho Shon ... Read more...

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Saina enters Indian Open prequarters


April 25th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) India's ace woman shuttler Saina Nehwal cruised into the pre-quarterfinal of the Yonex Sunrise Indian Open with an easy first round win here Wednesday.Saina, along ... Read more...

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Dortmund close in on title after beating Bayern


April 12th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 12 (IANS) Defending champions Borussia Dortmund took a huge step towards retaining their Bundesliga title with a 1-0 victory over main rivals Bayern Munich.Robert Lewandowski scored in ... Read more...

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Sharath, Mouma help India move ahead in table tennis worlds


March 30th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dortmund (Germany), March 30 (IANS) India's top paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal won both his singles which proved crucial as India defeated England 3-1 in the World Table Tennis Championships here ... Read more...

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Indian boxer Shiva wins silver in Czech Grand Prix


March 25th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Boxer Shiva Thapa was Sunday out-pointed in the final of his 56kg bout as India finished the 43rd Boxing Grand Prix at Ústi nad Labem, ... Read more...

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Donna packs off Kyra in ITF tennis championship


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 23 (IANS) Croatian teenager Donna Vekic stopped the dream run of Indian wild card Kyra Shroff with a 6-1, 7-6 (4) win in the semifinals and set up ... Read more...

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Kyra races into semis of ITF tennis


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 22 (IANS) Kyra Shroff, the 19-year-old Indian wild card, scalped higher ranked Nungnadda Wannasuk from Thailand 6-3, 6-4, en route to the semi-finals of the QNet ITF Open ... Read more...

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Kyra Shroff stuns third seed in ITF tennis


March 20th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 20 (IANS) Wild card Kyra Shroff of India stormed into the second round of QNet ITF Open women's tennis championship, knocking out third seed Zuzana Luknarova of ... Read more...

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Dilshan and Jayawardene give Lankans easy win


March 6th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 6 (IANS) A 179-run first wicket partnership between Tillakaratne Dilshan and Mahela Jayawardene helped Sri Lanka thrash Australia by eight wickets to level the finals at 1-1 ... Read more...

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Monchengladbach draw with Hamburg in Bundesliga


February 25th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 25 (IANS) Second positioned Borussia Monchengladbach shared points against Hamburg after a 1-1 draw in a Bundesliga football match at Borussia Park.In an intensive match, Hamburg equalised in ... Read more...

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Djokovic pips Nadal to win longest Grand Slam final


January 29th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Novak Djokovic edged past Rafael Nadal in the longest Grand Slam final to defend his men's singles Australian Open crown at Melbourne Park here Sunday.The ... Read more...

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National TT: Maharashtra, PSPB win team titles


January 26th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 26 (IANS) Mamta Prabhu helped Maharashtra A win the women's crown in the 73rd Senior National and Inter-State Table Tennis Championships at the SAI sub-centre hall here Thursday. ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sania-Vesnina lose, Paes-Stepanek reach semis (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek advanced to the men's doubles semi-finals at the Australian Open here Wednesday while Sania Mirza and her ... Read more...

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Sania-Vesnina knocked out, Paes-Stepanek through to semi-finals


January 25th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) It was a mixed day for the Indians at the Australian Open tennis here Wednesday. Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek advanced to ... Read more...

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Saina fights her way into Malaysian Open semis


January 13th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 13 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal fought her way into the semifinals of the Malaysian Open Superseries badminton event, defeating Denmark's Tine Baun 21-13, 21-23, 21-13 in a ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Wawrinka survives a scare


January 5th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Defending champion and third seed Stanislas Wawrinka shrugged off a first set loss to beat lucky loser Edouard Roger-Vasselin while talented Canadian Milos Raonic, the ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Goffin ousts Malisse


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Little David Goffin pulled off a stunning 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 win against fellow-Belgian and former champion Xavier Malisse, seeded seventh, to advance to the second ... Read more...

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Spirited Saina goes down to Wang Yihan in World Superseries Finals (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal faltered after a good start to go down against reigning World Champion Wang Yihan of China 21-18, 13-21, 13-21 in ... Read more...

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Cologne, Bremen celebrate goal festival at Bundesliga


December 11th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Dec 11 (IANS) Bottom team Augsburg shocked third positioned Monchengladbach 1-0, Cologne humiliated Freiburg 4-0 and Bremen crushed Wolfsburg 4-1 in the Bundesliga football.Last positioned Augsburg surprised Monchengladbach Saturday ... Read more...

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Borussia Dortmund edge out Bayern Munich in Bundesliga


November 20th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 20 (IANS) Defending champions Borussia Dortmund defeated record holder Bayern Munich 1-0 in the Bundesliga football here.Monchengladbach youngster Marco Reus scored a hat-trick in his side's 5-0 ... Read more...

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Jeevan topples fancied Vardhan to win maiden ITF title


November 19th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 19 (IANS) Qualifier Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan of Chennai toppled Davis Cupper Vishnu Vardhan 7-5, 6-4 to win the men's singles title in the $15000 Solaris ITF Men's Futures ... Read more...

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India assured of maiden team bronze in World Junior TT


November 14th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Manama (Bahrain), Nov 14 (IANS) India were assured of their first ever medal in the team event of the World Junior Table Tennis Championships when they beat fancied South Korea ... Read more...

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Hamburg earns second victory in Bundesliga


October 17th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Oct 17 (IANS) Struggling Bundesliga football club Hamburg was able to seal its second victory in nine games with a 2-1 win over Freiburg, while German international Lukas Podolski ... Read more...

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Yuki overcomes Myneni, plays Vishnu in the final


October 14th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Second seed Yuki Bhambri survived a fright from qualifier Saketh Myneni to set up a men's singles final showdown with top seed Vishnu Vardhan, ... Read more...

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Tennis nationals: Rutuja stuns top seed Prerna


October 11th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Rutuja Bhosale produced a power-packed performance to shock top-seed Prerna Bhambri 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 and enter the second round of Fenesta National Tennis Championship ... Read more...

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US Open: Sania loses, Paes-Bhupathi, Bopanna-Qureshi advance


August 31st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza lost a thrilling women's singles first round match while compatriots Leander Peas and Mahesh Bhupathi along with Rohan Bopanna and his ... Read more...

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India enter pre-quarters of world team squash


August 24th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Paderborn (Germany), Aug 24 (IANS) India overcame a fighting South Africa 3-0 to top Group F and qualify for the pre-quarterfinals of the men's world team squash championship here Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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India go down fighting to US in squash championship


July 30th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Boston, July 30 (IANS) Hosts US ended India's run in the women's World Junior team squash championship with a 2-1 victory in the semifinals here Friday to set up a ... Read more...

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