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Roddick clinches Atlanta title


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, July 23 (IANS) Former world number one Andy Roddick came back from a set down to win the Atlanta Open tennis event against 63rd-ranked Gilles Muller 1-6, 7-6(2), ... Read more...

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After French win, Sharapova eyes Wimbledon


June 24th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) After winning the French Open tennis title, Maria Sharapova is now focussed on Wimbledon beginning Monday.The 25-year-old is still basking in the glory of ... Read more...

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Makarova stuns Kvitova in Eastbourne


June 19th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Ekaterina Makarova inflicted a straight sets defeat on World No.4 Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in the first round of the AEGON International ... Read more...

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Williams sisters confirm participation in Australian Open


December 23rd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 23 (IANS) Injury and illness may have affected their game but the Williams sisters, Venus and Serena, will play in the Australian Open tennis next month.Confirming this, Australian ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Somdev, Sania to shoulder India’s singles challenge


June 19th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India's top tennis singles players Somdev Devvarman and Sania Mirza would look to create a few upsets even though the doubles will carry the ... Read more...

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Brit couple beats odds of 48m to 1 with 3 kids born same day, different years


October 14th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): A couple in Britain has three children who were born on the same day but different years, beating the odds by an astonishing 48 million to one.Jennifer ... Read more...

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Study: Tuesday is the most miserable day of the week


October 12th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research by the London School of Economics has debunked the long held belief that Mondays are the most miserable days.The new studies revealed that it ... Read more...

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Mondays less miserable compared to Tuesdays: Study


October 11th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): Conventional wisdom that Monday is the most miserable day of the week has been turned on its head by researchers, who have found that Tuesday is when most ... Read more...

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Stosur sprucing up her serve to hold her in good stead at Wimbledon


June 18th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18(ANI): Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur has said that she has been practising her serve "over and over" again to give her a cutting edge on grass at Wimbledon, ... Read more...

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French Open heartbreak still haunts Stosur ahead of Wimbledon


June 17th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jun 17 (ANI): Though world No.7 Samantha Stosur has still not fully reconciled to her heartbreaking French Open final loss to Francesca Schiavone, she seems to have quickly rediscovered her ... Read more...

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Murray’s fans confident about his time in the sun


February 1st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.1 (ANI): Fans of British tennis star in his hometown of Dunblane have said they are very proud of him reaching the Australian Open final, and while sad at his ... Read more...

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Australian tennis player banned for racial abuse


July 9th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 9 (IANS) Teenaged Australian tennis player Brydan Klein has been banned for six months by the Association of Tennis Professional (ATP) for racially abusing an opponent last month. The ban follows ... Read more...

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‘Racist’ Oz Davis Cup star banned for calling opponent ‘f***ing kaffir’


July 9th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 9 (ANI): The ATP has banned Western Australian Davis Cup star Brydan Klein for six months for calling his South African opponent Raven Klaasen a "f***ing kaffir" during a ... Read more...

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Sania loses in doubles, Bhupathi advances in Aegon International


June 16th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Eastbourne, June 16 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Chia-Jung Chuang of Chinese Taipei bowed out of the Aegon International tennis with a first-round defeat against fourth-seeded Australians Samantha Stosur and Rennae ... Read more...

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Harry asks disabled Afghan war comrade to join him on New York dream trip


May 27th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): Britain's Prince Harry has asked a disabled Afghan war comrade to join him on a dream trip to New York.Marine Joe Townsend, who lost both legs ... Read more...

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‘In the name of the father’: Chantelle Stedman baby has new dad


May 20th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by GD
Chantelle Stedman, the 15 year-old whose pregnancy had created nationwide news and drawn in coverage from all corners of Britain, finds herself in the news all over again. Recent DNA tests have ... Read more...

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Teen dad Alfie Patten is not the actual father, show DNA tests


March 26th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 26 (ANI): DNA tests on Alfie Patten, the 13-year-old boy who was alleged to have become a father when he was just 12, show that he not the baby girl's ... Read more...

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13yr-old father Alfie finds priests support


February 16th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 16 (ANI): Schoolboy Alfie Patten, 13, who is believed to have fathered a child at this tender age with his girlfriend Chantelle Steadman, 15, have found the support of ... Read more...

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13-year-old boy becomes a dad


February 14th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) A 13-year-old boy has become a father and insists he will be a good parent.Alfie Patten's girlfriend Chantelle Steadman, 15, gave birth to Maisie Roxanne in Eastbourne Hospital, ... Read more...

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WTA may have to find a new sponsor


July 3rd, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) The Women's Tennis Association (WTA), which became the richest association in women's sport three years ago with Sony Ericsson as its title sponsor, is waging a losing battle ... Read more...

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Swan caravan brings Brit town to a standstill


June 30th, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London , June 30 (ANI): A British town came to a standstill to make way for a caravan of a swan family heading towards a pond through the busy roads.All ... Read more...

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Knee injury forces Davenport out of Wimbledon


June 26th, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
DPA London, June 26 (DPA) The 1999 Wimbledon champion Lindsay Davenport withdrew before her second round match at the Wimbledon Championships Thursday due to a knee injury. The 32-year-old's pullout allowed Argentine opponent ... Read more...

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UK bar under fire over free vodka offer for women


April 25th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 25 (ANI): A UK bar has come under fire for offering eight hours of free vodka to all its women customers.The stint at Minnesota Jax in Eastbourne, East Sussex ... Read more...

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The 110-year-old Brit who attributes her longevity to whisky, onions


January 5th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Minnie Smith is on her way to becoming Britains oldest living woman, as she celebrates her 110 th birthday.The lady, who was a teen when the Titanic sank ... Read more...

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Racist UK lorry driver escapes community service


November 14th, 2007 - 8:31 am ICT by admin
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