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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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Bolt squares off with Powell again in Oslo


June 7th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, June 7 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt will square off with fellow countryman Asafa Powell for the second time in as many weeks in a 100 metre contest at ... Read more...

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Tipsarevic stuns Djokovic in Madrid Open


May 12th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 12 (IANS) Janko Tipsarevic produced another surprise in the Mutua Madrid Open when he defeated fellow countryman, number one seed and tournament favourite Novak Djokovic 7-6(2), 6-3.The ... Read more...

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Shuttler Kashyap qualifies for London Olympics


April 28th, 2012 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap Friday qualified for the London Olympics with third-seeded Chinese Chen Jin pulling out of the quarterfinal match, citing a wrist injury, in ... Read more...

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Kipsang, Keitany win London marathon


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Kenyans Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany won the men's and women's races at the London Marathon Sunday.Kipsang led for the final 11 kilometers with a time ... Read more...

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World marathon record will soon fall: Kenyan runners


February 8th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 8 (IANS) Two of Kenya's most celebrated runners --Ibrahim Hussein and Paul Tergat -- have predicted the current marathon world record of 2:03.38 won't stand for long. "During ... Read more...

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Malaysian star Nicol in squash Hall of Fame


November 11th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Rotterdam, Nov 11 (IANS) Malaysian star Nicol David has been inducted into the World Squash Federation (WSF) Hall of Fame, becoming the first active player in the history of the ... Read more...

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Djokovic. Murray, Federer advance to third round


November 10th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 10 (IANS) Serb Novak Djokovic, overcoming a shoulder injury that bothered him in the Swiss Indoors, scored an easy 6-4, 6-3, win over Croat Ivan Dodig in ... Read more...

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Brilliant Gayle century spearheads Jamaica win


October 23rd, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Goeorgetown (Guyana), Oct 23 (IANS/CMC) Discarded West Indies opener Chris Gayle sent the sternest of messages to his detractors by plundering a brilliant century to propel Jamaica to a convincing 134-run ... Read more...

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Jones in contention for Pakistan cricket coach’s job


October 6th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 6 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has confirmed applying for the post of Pakistan cricket coach.Jones hasn't got an official information from the Pakistan Cricket Board ... Read more...

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Tandon, Mangaonkar in last eight of world junior squash


July 15th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Herentals (Belgium), July 15 (IANS) India's top junior Ramit Tandon, seeded 5-8, and Mahesh Mangaonkar entered the quarter-finals of the WSF Men's World Junior squash championship.Tandon, an 18-year-old from ... Read more...

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World’s fastest man Bolt return to track in May


March 25th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): World's fastest man Usain Bolt will take on arch-rival Asafa Powell over 100 metres for the first time this season in Rome in May, after missing most of ... Read more...

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Top squash stars to skip Punj Lloyd Masters


December 13th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Some of the star squash players will be missing in action at the Punj Llyod PSA and WSPA Masters that starts here Tuesday at the Siri Fort ... Read more...

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Pak’s second tallest man, woman and shortest man visit Malaysia


August 31st, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 31 (ANI): The second tallest man from Pakistan has along with the tallest woman and shortest fellow countryman taken their world tour to promote Pakistani culture to Malaysia.Second tallest man, ... Read more...

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Saudi judge mulls ’spine for a spine’ punishment


August 20th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) A judge in Saudi Arabia has asked doctors in the country whether they can damage a man's spinal cord as a tit-for-tat punishment after he was convicted of ... Read more...

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Indian couple charged for killing, burning Ranjodh Singh


January 28th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 28 (ANI): An Indian couple has been arrested and charged with murdering a fellow countryman, Ranjodh Singh, by allegedly slashing his throat and setting his body on fire.Singh's body was ... Read more...

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A meeting of world’s tallest and shortest men


January 15th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Jan 15 (IANS) It was a giant handshake for He Pingping, world's shortest man, when he met in this Turkish capital Sultan Kosen, who has been crowned the tallest man on ... Read more...

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Bolts can smash 100m record yet again, reckons Wells


August 28th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 28 (ANI): British athletic legend Allan Wells believes that Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt can break his 100 metres world record again tonight.Just 12 days after running a staggering 9.58 seconds ... Read more...

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West Indies cricket coach Dyson sacked


August 14th, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Aug 14 (IANS) Australian John Dyson has been axed as the West Indies head cricket coach. Assistant coach David Williams will fill the vacant head coach role for the upcoming ... Read more...

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Sun Mingming, the tallest basketball player


May 29th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by GD
Sun Mingming is the tallest basketball player in the world. 25-year-old Mingming is 7'9" (236 cm) and weighs 400 lb. The Chinese basketball player is a rising star in Japan. His fellow ... Read more...

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Cabrera’s Masters win erases de Vicenzo’s unhappy memories


April 13th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Augusta (Georgia), April 13 (DPA) As Angel Cabrera tapped in for glory at the Masters Sunday, the whole of Argentina will have celebrated the 39-year-old's second Major triumph. But the victory is likely ... Read more...

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Hugh Jackman wants Heath Ledger to win Oscar


February 17th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Aussie star Hugh Jackman wants late actor Heath Ledger to win an Academy award for his role in The Dark Knight.The X-men star insists he would love ... Read more...

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Hugh Jackman praying for an Oscar to Ledger


February 16th, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) Oscars host Hugh Jackman is praying late Australian actor Heath Ledger walks away with a posthumous Academy Award because the honour would be "fitting" to the star's memory.Ledger, ... Read more...

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Pele says Robinho needs serious counseling over Chelsea snub


September 4th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 4 (ANI): Brazilian legend Pele reckons that his fellow countryman Robinho needs counselling for turning his back on a move to Englands premier club Chelsea.Chelsea is lucky. This boy ... Read more...

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Winning three at Beijing, US swimmer Phelps now has a record 9 Olympic golds


August 13th, 2008 - 10:55 am ICT by ANI
Beijing , Aug 13 (ANI): Michael Phelps, the US swimming sensation, became the fourth man to win a record nine Olympic gold medals when he cruised to victory in the men''s ... Read more...

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Meet the Indian who is happy to have 12 fingers, 14 toes!


August 4th, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 4 (ANI): He can neither wear a pair of simple flip-flops, nor he can find a pair of gloves that fit his hands in the winter, yet Heramb Ashok ... Read more...

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Indians living in fear in NZ after cold blooded murder of fellow countryman


June 11th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland , June 11 (ANI): The 12-000 strong Sikh community in New Zealand s Auckland area is in a state of shock, after the cold-blooded murder of one Navtej Singh, who ... Read more...

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Nigerian held in Delhi for killing fellow countryman


June 2nd, 2008 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A Nigerian soccer player staying illegally in India has been arrested for the murder of his fellow countryman over financial disputes in the capital, the police said ... Read more...

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