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World T20: McCullum’s record century powers New Zealand to 59-run win


September 21st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele, Sep 21 (IANS) Brendon McCullum's record-breaking century powered New Zealand to a 59-run win over Bangladesh in their first match of the World Twent20 cricket tournament at the Pallekele ... Read more...

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Walcott to miss England’s World Cup qualifier against Ukraine


September 10th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Theo Walcott will miss England's World Cup qualifier against Ukraine Tuesday as the Arsenal winger has been left out of the squad due to illness.The ... Read more...

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Smriti fires 66 to win golf title


August 30th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) Smriti Mehra shot the week's best four-under 66 to total 207 to win the second leg of the Hero-WGAI Women's Pro Tour at Clover Greens here ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Win not enough to take Jwala-Ashwini to quarters


August 1st, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) It was a bittersweet result for India's Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa as they brought their top game to win their last group B match against ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Kashyap in pre-quarters; Jwala-Diju out (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap progressed to the men's singles pre-quarterfinals while mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and V. Diju lost their third consecutive group match to ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Saina wins opener; Jwala-Diju lose (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal started her Olympics campaign with a win while the mixed doubles pair of Jawala Gutta and V.Diju jeopardised their chances of making ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina, Vijender, Jai Bhagwan keep India’s hopes alive (Evening Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) India's champion shuttler Saina Nehwal had an easy outing and Jai Bhagwan joined his more illustrious team mate Vijender Singh in the round of 16 but ... Read more...

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Olympics badminton: Jwala-Diju suffer second straight defeat


July 29th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) India's Jwala Gutta and V. Diju jeopardised their chances of making the knockout round in the badminton mixed doubles event at the London Olympics after suffering ... Read more...

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Nasri, three others to face disciplinary charges


July 4th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 4 (IANS) France internationals Samir Nasri, Hatem ben Arfa, Yann M'Vila and Jeremy Menez will face a disciplinary commission over their actions at the Euro 2012 Football Championship, ... Read more...

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Rooney to start for England’s final group match


June 19th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 19 (IANS) England manager Roy Hodgson confirmed at a pre-match press conference that striker Wayne Rooney will start at the final Euro 2012 group match against Ukraine.The ... Read more...

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England’s Walcott doubtful for Ukraine match


June 18th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 18 (IANS) English winger Theo Walcott is doubtful for their crucial final Group D match with co-hosts Ukraine in Euro 2012 Tuesday.The 23-year-old Arsenal star, who scored ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Ukraine could miss Shevchenko against England


June 18th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS) Ukraine might play their crucial final Group D match against England in Euro 2012 Tuesday without captain Andrei Shevchenko, who suffers a knee problem.The 35-year-old ... Read more...

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Organised Portugal makes me proud: Coach


June 18th, 2012 - 5:28 am ICT by IANS
Kharkiv (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Portugal's organised style of play made coach Paulo Bento especially proud after his team reached the Euro 2012 quarterfinals."I am proud of what we ... Read more...

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Alleged Polish hooligan leader detained: Police


June 16th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Warsaw police have arrested the suspected ringleader of the Polish attacks on Russian fans at Euro 2012 football championship, spokesman Maciej Karczynski said Saturday.More than ... Read more...

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Russian team criticised for not singing anthem at Euro 2012


June 16th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The woman speaker of Russia's upper house of parliament has hit out at the country's football team for failing to sing the national anthem at ... Read more...

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Rowdy Russian fans head for Warsaw


June 15th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Swaying slightly and smelling strongly of alcohol, the fan slammed his brand new running shoes onto the counter at a downtown Moscow sports shop. "I'm ... Read more...

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Olympics: Britain handed tough draw in men’s water polo


May 7th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) Hosts Great Britain have been handed out a tough draw in the men's water polo event for the 2012 London Olympics.Britain have been clubbed with Olympic ... Read more...

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Flamengo players in tears after exit from Copa Libertadores


April 17th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 17 (IANS) Former Barcelona playmaker Ronaldinho said that Flamengo's players were in tears following their elimination from the Copa Libertadores.Despite winning their final group match against ... Read more...

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Clarke, Pattinson to miss deciding final


March 7th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 7 (IANS) Injuries have sidelined Australian captain Michael Clarke and pacer James Pattinson for the third and deciding final Thursday of the Commonwealth Bank tri-series against Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Harris, Starc dropped from Windies tour, Haddin recalled


February 29th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 29 (IANS) Pacers Ryan Harris and Mitchell Starc have been omitted from the Australian squad for the one-day and Twenty20 cricket tour of the West Indies.Harris was dropped ... Read more...

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Clarke likely to sit out of MCG ODI


February 29th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 29 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke is set to miss out the final group game Friday against Sri Lanka in the Commonwealth Bank tri-series ODI cricket tournament, the ... Read more...

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Best innings of my career, says Kohli


February 28th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 28 (IANS) India's Virat Kohli Saturday rated his career-best unbeaten 133 against Sri Lanka in the 11th match of the ODI tri-series here as his best.Riding on Kohli's ... Read more...

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Manchester ‘big two’ crash out of champions league


December 8th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) The big two from Manchester, United and City, failed to qualify for the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League and will now be playing ... Read more...

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Leverkusen shock Chelsea; Arsenal, Valencia win (Roundup)


November 24th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Leverkusen came from a goal down to shock Chelsea at home while Valencia and Arsenal registered impressive wins in Champions LeagueThe German team showed great ... Read more...

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West Indies qualify for ICC Women’s World cup


November 21st, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Bangladesh), Nov 21 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies emphatically qualified for the ICC Women's World Cup 2013 after recording their fourth consecutive ODI win by a 80-run margin in the ... Read more...

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Depleted Mumbai need to raise bar against Somerset


October 7th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 7 (IANS) Having narrowly squeezed through to the semifinals, the depleted Mumbai Indians need to perform at a much higher level if they hope to beat qualifiers ... Read more...

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East Bengal, Salgaocar to lock horns in Federation Cup final


September 28th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) East Bengal will be looking for their eighth Federation Cup football title when they take on I-league champions Salgaocar in their third consecutive final at the ... Read more...

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SAFF U-16: India colts gear up for Maldives challenge


August 4th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 4 (IANS) The India under-16 football team will take on Maldives in their final Group A match of SAFF U-16 Championship Friday at the Dashrath Stadium here in ... Read more...

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Anderson keen to regain England ODI spot


April 27th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27(ANI): England James Anderson has vowed to fight for his place in the national one-day squad after finding himself on the sidelines at the end of the recent World Cup.Anderson ... Read more...

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Injured Muralitharan likely to miss World Cup semi-final against Black Caps


March 29th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 29(ANI): Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan may miss today's first World Cup semi-final against New Zealand due to a double leg injury.Muralitharan had bruised his knee and suffered a ... Read more...

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England’s Bell to open against Lanka in WC quarterfinal


March 26th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar. 26 (ANI): Middle-order batsman Ian Bell will open England's innings against Sri Lanka in the fourth and final quarterfinal match of the 2011 World Cup being played at the R. ... Read more...

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End of 34-game unbeaten World Cup streak won’t affect Oz campaign: Ponting


March 21st, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar 21(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting insists that the four-wicket loss to Pakistan in their final Group A game, which ended their 34-game unbeaten World Cup run, would not hurt their ... Read more...

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Woolmer made a big contribution to Pak cricket: Inzamam


March 19th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 19(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has urged the Shahid Afridi-led World Cup team against forgetting their former coach Bob Woolmer if they go on to win the tournament on the ... Read more...

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Sangakkara, Muralitharan star in massive Sri Lankan victory (Roundup)


March 19th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka cruised to a massive 112-run victory over New Zealand in their last World Cup Group A match at the Wankhede Stadium here Friday.... Read more...

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Ponting looking forward to facing ‘unpredictable’ Pak team on Saturday


March 18th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar 18 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has said he is looking forward to the champions being tested by Pakistan in their final group match of the World Cup.Australia ... Read more...

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