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Police suspect ‘inside job’ in Kate photos


September 21st, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) British police have launched a probe to ascertain how the photographer took his shots of Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton and knew exactly where to take ... Read more...

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Head-to-head: Djokovic vs. Murray


September 10th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) The US Open men's singles final between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Andy Murray of Britain's makes for an exciting clash at the Flushing ... Read more...

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European snooker: Advani beats English veteran Mark King


August 26th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Furth (Germany), Aug 26 (IANS) Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani continued his winning streak on the Professional Snooker Tour, beating Mark King 4-3 in the fourth round of qualifiers for ... Read more...

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Pankaj Advani beats former World No.1 Higgins


August 25th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Furth, Aug 25 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani proved his mettle on Day 2 of the European Tour 2 Paul Hunter Classic by winning three matches in the same day stamping ... Read more...

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Kaka on Galaxy radar to replace Beckham


August 18th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18 (IANS) Brazil football star Kaka is reportedly being sought by Los Angeles Galaxy as a possible replacement for Englishman David Beckham.Brazil's Estado de Sao ... Read more...

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Advani prevails, Mehta loses


June 14th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), June 14 (IANS) Pankaj Advani, holder of seven World titles, defeated China's Li Yan 5-1 in the second round of the Australian Goldfields Open snooker qualifiers here late ... Read more...

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Williams back as Trinidad and Tobago coach


June 6th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), June 6 (IANS/CMC) David Williams, overlooked for the post of West Indies assistant coach, has been appointed head coach of the Trinidad and Tobago.The 48-year-old, who played ... Read more...

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Kevin Pietersen retires from ODIs and T20s


May 31st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen Thursday announced his retirement from all forms of one-day international cricket.The 31-year-old, who will continue to play tests, cited the increasing ... Read more...

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Mahindra Racing bag points at Le Mans


May 20th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Le Mans (France), May 20 (IANS) Mahindra Racing's German rider Marcel Schrotter claimed a determined 12th place in Sunday French Moto GP, soldiering on in conditions that saw falls for ... Read more...

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Focus is on maintaining top spot: Jayawardene


May 6th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils vice captain Mahela Jayawardene said Sunday that they were not taking anything for granted and their aim was to maintain their top ... Read more...

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Senior players helping Daredevils stay grounded: Irfan


May 4th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils all-rounder Irfan Pathan feels his team has enough wise-heads to tackle the complacency issue for the remainder of the Indian Premier League ... 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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Firth perfect Englishman: Cameron Diaz


April 30th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz, who has a soft spot for English men, says British actor Colin Firth is a perfect example of a perfect British man."I ... Read more...

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Pietersen rates maiden IPL century as best Twenty20 innings


April 19th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils' Kevin Pietersen, who smashed his maiden century in the Indian Premier League (IPL) against Deccan Chargers Thursday, rated the innings as his best ... Read more...

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Pietersen pays Yuvraj a visit


April 12th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 12 (IANS) England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen paid a visit to India's flamboyant left-hander Yuvraj Singh at his residence here Thursday.Yuvraj came back home Monday after undergoing treatment ... Read more...

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Westwood to defend title at Indonesian Masters


April 11th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, April 11 (IANS) Golfer Lee Westwood will fly next week to play at the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters to defend his title after finishing tied third at the Masters ... Read more...

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Would like to make life easy for Sehwag: Jayawardene


April 9th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils vice captain Mahela Jayawardene said Monday that he would like to share the leadership burden with skipper Virender Sehwag to allow the ... Read more...

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KP, Jayawardene will boost Daredevils: Sehwag


April 9th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils captain Virender Sehwag said the return of Sri Lankan Mahela Jayawardene and Englishman Kevin Pietersen will give his side the much needed ... Read more...

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Daredevils can spring nasty surprise: Bayliss


April 5th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Conceding that even a depleted Delhi Daredevils side was capable of springing a "nasty surprise", Kolkata Knight Riders coach Travor Bayliss said Wednesday the ... Read more...

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Daredevils coach worried over inexperienced spin attack


April 4th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) A day before their maiden Indian Premier League-V match against Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Daredevils coach Eric Simmons was worried Wednesday over his team having ... Read more...

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Foreign players also benefit from IPL: Sekar


March 25th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils mentor T.A. Sekar Sunday said it is not just Indian youngsters but also international players who benefit from the experience of playing ... Read more...

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Northern Irishman Allen clinches World Snooker Haikou Open


March 5th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Haikou (China), March 5 (IANS) Northern Ireland's Mark David Allen won the World Snooker Haikou Open here, beating Englishman Stephen Lee 10-1 in the final.Allen also pocketed the prize money ... Read more...

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Daredevils come out in support of Sehwag


February 27th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) At a time when a majority of the sports fraternity is gunning for Virender Sehwag's head, his Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Daredevils have ... Read more...

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Capello resigns, Stuart checks in as caretaker England boss


February 9th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) With just five months left for the Euro 2012, England football is in turmoil with the resignation of national team manager Fabio Capello over differences with ... Read more...

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McClaren returns to coach Dutch club FC Twente


January 6th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague (Netherlands), Jan 6 (IANS) Former England coach Steve McClaren has replaced Jacobus Adriaanse as head coach of Dutch football club FC Twente.The 50-year-old Englishman will sign a contract ... Read more...

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India lose Sehwag early, trail Australia by 415 (Second Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) India lost opening batsman Virender Sehwag early and were 53 for one in the second innings, trailing Australia by 415 runs, at tea on the ... Read more...

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Clarke, Hussey grind India (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Captain Michael Clarke posted the highest Test score at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) while Mike Hussey struck the third century of the innings to ... Read more...

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FA likely to charge QPR’s Barton


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton is likely to face an English Football Association (FA) charge after he accused Norwich player Bradley Johnson of "conning" the ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd squash: Willstrop triumphs, to be new World No.1


December 18th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) England's James Willstrop defeated long-time rival Gregory Gaultier of France to win his maiden Punj Lloyd PSA Squash Masters here Sunday after ... Read more...

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Westwood triumphs at Thailand golf, Jeev finishes tied seventh


December 18th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chonburi (Thailand), Dec 18 (IANS) England's Lee Westwood cruised to a comfortable seven-shot victory at the inaugural $1 million Thailand Golf Championship for his fourth victory of the season here ... Read more...

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Westwood holds on to lead in Thailand golf, Randhawa sixth


December 17th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chonburi (Thailand), Dec 17 (IANS) Runaway leader Lee Westwood of England saw his overnight 11-shot lead slashed to four by Masters champion Charl Schwartzel after the third round of the ... Read more...

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Masters squash deserved better promotion, say players


December 15th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Top internationals competing in the $165,000 Punj Lloyd Professional Squash Association (PSA) Masters as well as the officials of the governing body of the sport ... Read more...

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Gayle sparkles again in Zimbabwe but in vain


December 4th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Dec 4 (IANS/CMC) Another exhilarating Chris Gayle half century went in vain as his Matabeleland Tuskers missed out a domestic Twenty20 final slot, going down by 23 runs to ... Read more...

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Gayle shines in Zimbabwe T20 event


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Dec 3 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies captain Chris Gayle shone again but his Matabeleland Tuskers came up short once more, losing their Stanbic Bank T20 Series semi-final by seven wickets ... Read more...

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Poulter aims to be king in Hong Kong again


November 30th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 30 (IANS) Title holder Ian Poulter is prepared for a tough defence at the $2.75 million UBS Hong Kong Open golf which starts Thursday. The flamboyant Englishman ... Read more...

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