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Sri Lankan women win second ODI


April 28th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucas Street (Barbados), April 28 (IANS/CMC) Sri Lanka held their nerve to beat the West Indies by one wicket with two balls to spare in a thrilling finish to the ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 ticket design unveiled in Ukraine


April 24th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, April 24 (IANS) The ticket design for the Euro 2012 Football Championship was officially presented by Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Events executive Martin Kallen in the Ukrainian ... Read more...

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Shillingford first Dominican likely to play a Test at home


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 23 (IANS/CMC) Shane Shillingford will become the first Dominican cricketer to play a Test match on home soil if he takes the field for West Indies against ... Read more...

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Sporting bet Athletic in first leg of Europa semis


April 20th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, April 20 (IANS) Sporting Lisbon defeated Athletic Bilbao 2-1 in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League football semifinals here.For Sporting the win in the first leg of ... Read more...

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Indian women miss bronze in four-nation meet (Lead, With corrections)


April 16th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, April 16 (IANS) Indian women's hockey team missed the bronze medal as they went down 1-2 to the US by a golden goal in the play-off at Harbour Hockey ... Read more...

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Indian women settle for bronze in hockey


April 16th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, April 16 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team settled for the bronze medal going down 1-2 to the US by a golden goal in the play-off at Harbour Hockey ... Read more...

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Ajax move closer to Dutch title


April 16th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 16 (IANS) Defending champions Ajax football club beat De Graafschap 3-1 to open a six-point lead over the other title contenders at the top of the Dutch ... Read more...

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Kerber beats Wozniacki to lift WTA Copenhagen title


April 16th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 16 (IANS) Former World No.1, Caroline Wozniacki saw her winning streak at the Danish Open come to an end as Angelique Kerber of Germany downed the Dane 6-4, ... Read more...

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Post 26/11, a chronicle of India-Pakistan meetings


April 8th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
A chronology of key meetings between Indian and Pakistani leaders after the Nov 26, 2008 Mumbai terror carnage that caused a nearly two-year long deep freeze in the ties between ... Read more...

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Manpreet in quarters of Olympic qualifying event


April 6th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 6 (IANS) Asian Games silver medallist Manpreet Singh (91kg) Friday entered the quarterfinals of the Asian Olympic Qualifying Boxing Event here with a resounding victory over Mongolia's ... Read more...

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Zardari likely to come on ‘personal’ visit to India (Lead)


April 1st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Against the backdrop of improving bilateral ties, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is expected to come on a personal visit to India later this ... Read more...

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Pakistan disappointed over Bangladesh’s appeal against Asia Cup result


March 26th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 26 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and senior cricketers expressed their disappointment over Bangladesh's decision to challenge the result of the recently concluded Asia Cup which was ... Read more...

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Windies go down fighting as series ends tied


March 26th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), March 25 (IANS/CMC) A valiant West Indies fought to the end but their dreams of beating Australia in a one-day series for the first time in nearly two ... Read more...

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Australia beat Sri Lanka to win Commonwealth Bank tri-series (Lead)


March 8th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 8 (IANS) Upul Tharanga's gritty 71 runs went in vain as Australia defeated Sri Lanka in the third and deciding final match to win the Commonwealth Bank tri-series ... Read more...

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Euphoria engulfs Zambia after AFCON triumph


February 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka, Feb 13 (IANS) Euphoria and celebration engulfed Zambia after the country's national football team won its maiden Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title following a pulsating final match against ... Read more...

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Cricket fun, but challenging, say Bollywood actors


February 12th, 2012 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 12 (IANS) Bollywood stars and filmmakers participating at the second edition of the Celebrity Cricket League here say it was a good break from their hectic schedules ... Read more...

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Duleep Trophy semi-final: Central batsmen make merry


February 6th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 6 (IANS) Naman Ojha (104) and Robin Bist (104 not out) helped themselves to centuries as the Central Zone took a decisive step towards a berth in the ... Read more...

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Kaif, Chawla rescue Central in Duleep Trophy


February 4th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 4 (IANS) An unbeaten 108 by Mohammad Kaif helped Central Zone recover from a shaky start and post 292 for eight at stumps on the first day of ... Read more...

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Rajpal retained among 32 hockey probables for Olympic qualifiers


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Despite raising doubts on striker Rajpal Singh's availability for the Olympic qualifiers, India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs Monday decided to retain the former ... Read more...

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Ribery starts on the bench against India


January 10th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) French winger Frank Ribery was named on the bench for Bayern Munich's match against India at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Tuesday.Ribery who started ... Read more...

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Pakistan make clean sweep of China hockey series


December 26th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) Pakistan has made a clean sweep of the four-match friendship hockey series against China, clinching the last game 2-1 in Lahore.Pakistan won the fourth and the ... Read more...

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Calcutta Polo Club celebrates 150th year by winning Ezra World Cup


December 25th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) The Ezra World Cup 2011 marking 150 years of the Calcutta Polo Club -- the oldest such in the world -- ended Sunday with the ... Read more...

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Karzai congratulates Afghan team on winning Asia T20 Cup


December 12th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 12 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai Monday eulogized Afghan national cricket team over winning Asia Cricket Council (ACC) T20 Cup in Nepal."Afghan President Hamid Karzai in a telephone ... Read more...

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Champions Trophy: Kiwis face Oz in must-win game


December 9th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 9 (IANS) New Zealand must beat Australia Saturday to stay in contention for a spot in the final of the Owen G. Glenn FIH Champions Trophy hockey tournament.New ... Read more...

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India win men, women world cup Kabaddi titles


November 21st, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Nov 21 (IANS) Hosts India lifted the winners title in the men's and women's section of the second World Cup Kabaddi tournament here.The India men team easily beat ... Read more...

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India, Canada teams to clash in Kabaddi finals


November 19th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), Nov 19 (IANS) A spirited Canada pulled off a surprise win over Pakistan to set up a clash with hosts India in the finals of the second World ... Read more...

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Furious Azhar, backed by teammates, lashes out at Kambli


November 18th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin rubbished claims by his ex-teammate Vinod Kambli that the 1996 World Cup semi-final against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens ... Read more...

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India now eyeing whitewash against West Indies


November 17th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) After carving out an emphatic innings victory here Thursday to clinch the cricket Test series against West Indies, the Indian team was now eyeing a whitewash ... Read more...

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US team banned from World Cup kabaddi


November 16th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 16 (IANS) The US men kabaddi team has been banned from the ongoing World Cup in Punjab after the players refused to take doping tests, an official said ... Read more...

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World Kabaddi cup begins in Punjab Nov 1


October 27th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh Oct 27 (IANS) The second edition of the World Kabaddi Cup will get under way in Punjab Nov 1, with teams from 12 countries besides hosts India participating, Deputy ... Read more...

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Lowest turnout in India ODI at Eden (Diary)


October 25th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) It was an unusual Eden Gardens on Tuesday. Known the world over for its cricket mad spectators who always scramble for tickets to savour the ball-willow ... Read more...

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Fatehdeep to meet Karan in U-16 tennis nationals


October 21st, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Second seed Fatehdeep Singh and Karan Salwan will square off in the U-16 boys' finals while second seed Simran Sethi will clash with Tarannum Handa ... Read more...

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Berdych ends 29-month title drought with China Open


October 9th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 9 (IANS) Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic claimed his first title in 29 months after winning the China Open tennis here Sunday, defeating big serving Croat Marin ... Read more...

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WWE Hell in a Cell: WWE World Title - Cena vs Punk vs Del Rio


October 4th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As last night's WWE pay per view event, 'Hell in a Cell' began, The Miz and R Truth showed up looking for trouble. The two former WWE superstars ... Read more...

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Win against England a morale booster: Sammy


September 27th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy hailed his side's 25-run victory in the second and final match of their Twenty20 International Series against England, saying it was a ... Read more...

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