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Djokovic scrapes through to Rogers Cup semis


August 11th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 11 (IANS) Serbian Novak Djokovic managed to overpower veteran Tommy Haas 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 in a dramatic quarterfinals match of the Rogers Cup tennis tournament here.Despite his ... Read more...

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Olympics: Phelps takes his medal tally to 21; US overtake China (Overall Roundup)


August 4th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) American swimmer Michael Phelps won the men's 100-metre butterfly to take his Olympic golds to 17 and overall medals tally to 21, and thanks to ... Read more...

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Gay grabs morale-boosting win ahead of Olympics


July 14th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS/CMC) Former World champion American Tyson Gay continued his comeback ahead of the Olympics with an important morale-boosting win in the men's 100 metres at the London ... Read more...

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Boyfriend proposes to girl as she collects her degree


May 15th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Just like any Hollywood movie, a graduation ceremony in the US turned unforgettable for a young girl when her boyfriend of four years proposed marriage on ... Read more...

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Tommie Smith Puts Up Olympic Gold Medal For Auction


October 14th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Oct 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tommie Smith, who is best known for his Black Power salute during the 1968 Olympics at the Mexico City, is putting up for auction ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi lose US Open final, conquer hearts


September 11th, 2010 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Quresh put up a spirited fight but failed to stop the top seeded Americans Mike and Bob Bryan from winning their ... Read more...

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Days after divorce, Tiger finally gets out of the Woods


August 27th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Paramus (US), Aug 27(ANI): Three days after ending his marriage to Elin Nordegren, World No.1 golfer Tiger Woods fired seven birdies to take the lead after round one of The Barclays ... Read more...

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Roddick recovers to reach Atlanta semi-finals


July 24th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta (Georgia), July 24 (DPA) Andy Roddick repeated a victory from 2001 as he struggled past Belgian Xavier Malisse 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the semi-finals of the Atlanta Tennis Championships. Nearly ... Read more...

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India Objects To Hollywood Film On Bhopal Gas Tragedy


June 22nd, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The upcoming Hollywood film Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain based on the Bhopal gas tragedy in India, is now facing objection from a survivor group in India. ... Read more...

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Williams left adrift by global World Cup fever


June 19th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (DPA) Venus Williams claimed Saturday to barely comprehending the rules of football, with the five-time Wimbledon champion confessing that the World Cup in South Africa leaves her more ... Read more...

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Scotty Lago Wins Bronze In Halfpipe Snowboarding


February 18th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Vancouver, Feb 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American snowboarder Scotty Lago grabbed the third position in the Olympics halfpipe snowboarding championship and as a result took home the bronze medal last evening. ... Read more...

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Woods must be humble and admit he messed up: Watson


February 4th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.4 (ANI): Eight-time major winner Tom Watson has called on world No 1 Tiger Woods to "show some humility" and apologise for his behaviour before returning to golf.Woods, 34, has ... Read more...

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American Idol Participant Jason Castro Weds Lady Love


January 5th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Calif., Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Idol fourth place finalist Jason Castro has tied the knot with longtime girlfriend Mandy Mayhall, sources reveal. Reports claim that the 22 ... Read more...

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Pavin wants “greatest golfer in the world” Tiger Woods back in US Ryder Cup team


December 19th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19(ANI): American Ryder Cup captain Corey Pavin has said that he wants World No. 1 Tiger Woods in his team at Celtic Manor in October.He is hoping that Woods ... Read more...

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Phelps scores two in three in first outing in Britain


December 19th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19(ANI): American swimmer Michael Phelps had a mixed first outing in Britain at the Duel in the Pool in front of a sell-out crowd in Manchester on Friday.Phelps, swimming ... Read more...

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Golf’s original bad boy comes to Tiger Woods’ rescue


December 9th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 9 (ANI): John Daly has asked fellow golfers to refrain from attacking Tiger Woods for cheating on wife Elin Nordegren, as the World No.1 has done a lot for ... Read more...

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Polio victim dies after 60 years in an iron lung


October 31st, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 31 (DPA) An Australian polio victim confined to an iron lung respirator for the past 60 years has died, a spokeswoman for Melbourne's Thornbury nursing home said Saturday. June Middleton, who ... Read more...

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Elinor Ostrom Wins Nobel Prize For Economics


October 13th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct. 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Elinor Ostrom made history this week when she claimed the coveted honor of the Nobel Prize in the field of economics. Her win has put her ... Read more...

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Usain Bolt triumphs in 200m, Carmelita Jeter in 100


September 14th, 2009 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Thessaloniki (Greece), Sep 14 (DPA) Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt ended his season with victory in the 200 metres at the World Athletics Final in Thessaloniki, Greece. Meanwhile American Carmelita Jeter ran ... Read more...

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Cink defeats Watson in play-off to win British Open


July 20th, 2009 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Turnberry (Scotland), July 20 (DPA) Stewart Cink defeated fellow American Tom Watson in a play-off Sunday to win the 138th British Open at Turnberry. Both players finished tied on 2-under par after their ... Read more...

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US Open golf set for a Monday finish after 26 years


June 21st, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Farmingdale (New York), June 21 (IANS) The 109th US Open golf was now almost certainly heading for its first Monday finish in 26 years with overnight rain and morning ... Read more...

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Dead man walking in Sobhraj case in Nepal?


January 3rd, 2009 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 2 (IANS) As Charles Sobhraj awaits Nepal's top court to pronounce its verdict on a sensational murder trial that harks back to the bygone hippie era of free sex and ... Read more...

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Evander Holyfield returns to boxing ring one more time


December 19th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Boston, Dec 19 (DPA) Evander Holyfield steps into the ring for one more time Saturday when the 46-year-old former heavyweight world champion takes on giant Russian Nikolai Valuev in Zurich.The American's attempt ... Read more...

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Kuerten says farewell as Serbs struggle on opening day


May 26th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by admin
DPA Paris, May 26 (DPA) Gustavo Kuerten bid farewell to tennis as Serbian seeds struggled to reach the second round on a dramatic opening day at the French Open Sunday. The popular three-time ... Read more...

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Roddick to skip Olympics for US Open


March 12th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 12 (IANS) Top American tennis player Andy Roddick has decided to skip the Beijing Olympics to prepare for the US Open Grand Slam. Roddick, the world No. 6, will defend ... Read more...

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Chopra misses cut in Northern Trust Open


February 16th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
Pacific Palisades (US), Feb 16 (IANS) Daniel Chopra missed the cut as he returned a three-over 74 which saw him lie at five-over 147 and in a lowly 87th place after the ... Read more...

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