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McCullum, Ajmal lead World T20 rankings


September 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 13 (IANS) New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum and Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal have taken over as the leading batsman and bowler in the latest ICC Twenty20 player ... Read more...

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David Cameron to apologize to Hillsborough victims’ families


September 11th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The English Prime Minister, David Cameroon will on Wednesday apologize to the families of football spectators that died 23 years ago. He will also show his regret ... Read more...

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Proteas women win series 2-1 over Bangladesh


September 9th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 9 (IANS) South Africa women clinched the three-match One-Day International (ODI) cricket series 2-1 after beating Bangladesh by seven wickets in the third and final match here at ... Read more...

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Pakistan beat Australia by seven wickets


September 1st, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 1 (IANS) Australia lost the second One Day International (ODI) against Pakistan by seven wickets at Sheikh Zayed Stadium here.After winning the toss and batting first, Australia ... Read more...

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My aim is to reach top 15: Kashyap


August 29th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap, the first Indian shuttler to reach the quarter-finals of the Olympic Games, now aims to break into top-15 of world badminton.Kashyap, who ... Read more...

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Olympics wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar inches closer to bronze medal (Fifth Lead, correcting Intro)


August 12th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Yogeshwar Dutt is just a win away from an Olympic medal as he beat Iranian Masoud Esmaeilpoorjouybari 3-1 in Repechage 2 to set up a ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar a win away from bronze (Fourth Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt is just a win away from an Olympic medal as he beat Franklin Gomez Matos of Puerto Rico in Repechage 2 to qualify for ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar in second repechage (Third Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt moved closer to an Olympic bronze medal as he defeated Franklin Gomez Matos of Puerto Rico to move into the second repechage round of ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar in repechage (Second Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt's Olympic medal hopes were rekindled as he qualified for the repechage round of the men's 60kg wrestling event after Russian Besik Kudukhov, who had ... Read more...

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Nandrajog wins Coca-Cola Squash Open


July 29th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Second seed Gaurav Nandrajog stunned top seeded Sandeep Jhangra 3-2 (7-11, 7-11, 12-10, 11-8, 11-7) in the final of the Coca-Cola Squash Open Championships here ... Read more...

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Indian football coach Koevermans gets thumbs up from Gullit


July 29th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Praising Indian football coach and compatriot Wim Koevermans, Dutch legend Ruud Gullit Sunday called for developing infrastructure for the growth of the game in the country. ... Read more...

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Dutch star Ruud Gullit arrives in Kolkata


July 28th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Dutch football legend Ruud Gullit arrived in the city Saturday morning on a two-day visit during which he will attend the final match of a 'para' ... Read more...

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Olympic: Saina starts her campaign Sunday


July 28th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Saina Nehwal begins her pursuit of India's elusive badminton Olympic medal at the London Games Sunday against Swiss Sabrina Jaquet in the first round of the ... Read more...

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Footballer Ruud Gullit to visit Kolkata


July 25th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Legendary Dutch footballer Ruud Gullit will visit Kolkata July 28 for two days to attend the final match of a 'para' (community) tournament.He will also be ... Read more...

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I was lucky to qualify for the Olympics: Kashyap (Interview)


July 24th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Deserving athletes have sometimes failed to make it to the Olympics and others have found themselves there by quirk of fate. India's badminton star Parupalli ... Read more...

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India need a whitewash of Sri Lanka to be No. 1 ODI team


July 19th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 19 (IANS) India go into the five-match series in Sri Lanka with a chance to leap from their current fourth place to number one in the ICC One-day ... Read more...

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Freak eye injury ends Boucher’s international career


July 11th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) A freak eye injury forced South Africa's veteran wicketkeeper Mark Boucher to end his international cricket career, it was announced Tuesday.The 35-year-old Boucher, who suffered the ... Read more...

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Paes-Vesnina in Wimbledon mixed doubles semis (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Russian partner Elena Vesnina beat unseeded Paul Hanley and Alla Kudryavtseva to stroll into the mixed doubles semifinals of the ... Read more...

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Paes-Vesnina in Wimbledon mixed doubles quarters


July 6th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Russian partner Elena Vesnina beat the formidable Max Mirnyi and Victoria Azarenka for a place in the mixed doubles quarter-finals ... Read more...

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Roma secures Brazilian defender Castan


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 3 (IANS) Brazilian centre-back Leandro Castan has reportedly agreed to a four-year contract with Italian Serie A club Roma.Castan will join the Giallorossi later this week ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 fan zones break attendance record


June 26th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 26 (IANS) The first two weeks of the Euro 2012 football championship set a new record for official fan zones attendance, with over a million visitors crowded ... Read more...

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Barton stripped of QPR captaincy, fined


June 25th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton has been stripped of the captain's armband and fined six weeks wages for his red card against Manchester City, ... Read more...

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Ukraine ‘horror stories’ deterred fans, says Hodgson


June 20th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England's support at Euro 2012 has suffered because of "horror stories" in the media discouraging fans from travelling to Poland and Ukraine, coach Roy Hodgson ... Read more...

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Saina in Indonesia Open final, Kashyap loses (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 16 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal marched into the final of the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event Saturday with a convincing victory over South Korean Ji Hyun ... Read more...

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South Africa name unchanged Test squad for England series


June 13th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 13 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) Wednesday showed faith in the Test squad that won their last series comprehensively against New Zealand when the selectors named an unchanged ... Read more...

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Chettri to lead Indian hockey team in Olympics (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Chettri Monday was named captain of the Indian hockey team for the Olympics.The 16-member squad and two stand-bys were announced by Hockey ... Read more...

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Chettri to lead Indian hockey team in Olympics


June 11th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Chettri Monday was named captain of the Indian hockey team in the Olympics.The 16-member squad and two stand-bys was announced by Hockey ... Read more...

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Djokovic: Taking on Nadal in French Open final is ultimate challenge


June 9th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Novak Djokovic has said taking on Rafael Nadal in the French Open tennis tournament final will be the "ultimate challenge" for him.Serbian ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Memory of 1992 motivates Denmark


June 1st, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 1 (IANS) With Germany, the Netherlands and Portugal as group opponents, Denmark's chances of progressing to the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 Football Championships look remote.Under the nickname ... Read more...

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I’ve realised I can also fail: SRK


May 30th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan, who is on a high after Kolkata Knight Riders' won the fifth season of Indian Premier League (IPL), says his bad experiences ... Read more...

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Wrong to call me ‘badshah of cricket’, says SRK


May 30th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Bollywood 'Badshah' Shah Rukh Khan refuses to be called the "badshah of cricket" following the recent title victory of his Indian Premier League (IPL) team ... Read more...

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KKR wins IPL title, B-town cheers SRK


May 28th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) The Hindi film fraternity is all cheers for superstar Shah Rukh Khan's real life 'Chak De!' moment after his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata ... Read more...

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Gambhir hopeful of victory in IPL final


May 26th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir, conceding that the Chennai Super Kings will enjoy the home advantage in the Indian Premier League final here Sunday, ... Read more...

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Aditya Mehta wins Kolkata Open snooker


May 9th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) After winning the Asian Snooker Championship, India No.1 Aditya Mehta defeated local lad Saurav Kothari 6-2 to win the 1st Kolkata Open Invitation Snooker Championship here ... Read more...

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Ajax title party delayed despite win over FC Twente


April 30th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 30 (IANS) Despite a 2-1 victory over FC Twente, Ajax were unable to capture the Dutch title after the 32nd Eredivisie round.Ajax had the upper hand in ... Read more...

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