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Olympic badminton: Hidayat to revive rivalry against Lin Dan


July 31st, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Indonesian ace shuttler Taufik Hidayat didn't wait too long before joining his old foes defending champion Lin Dan of China and World No.1 Lee Chong Wei ... 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: Kashyap beats World No.11 to enter pre-quarters (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's Olympic medal chances in badminton got a boost as Parupalli Kashyap entered the men's singles pre-quarterfinals in style, outplaying tenth seeded Vietnamese Tien Minh Nguyen ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Saina in pre-quarters, Jwala, Ashwini win (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 3:18 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Victories for Saina Nehwal in the women's singles and Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa in the doubles capped of a brilliant day for the Indian badminton ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Sharapova saunters past Peer


July 30th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova thrashed Israel's Shahar Peer in the first round of the Olympic tennis tournament at the Wimbledon grass court here Sunday.The 25-year-old Russian, ... 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 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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Olympic badminton: Chinese off to a good start


July 29th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The first day of badminton competition at the Olympics saw little surprise as Chinese players enjoyed comfortable starts at the Wembley Arena.Fledgling shuttler Li Xuerui beat ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap shines on a mixed day for Indian badminton (Roundup)


July 29th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap was the lone bright spot for Indian badminton on a day when the highly-rated women's doubles pair and the mixed doubles team lost their ... Read more...

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Olympic TT: Inexperienced Ankita crashes out (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian paddler Ankita Das stretched higher-ranked Sara Ramirez before going down in the women's singles first round of table tennis competitions at the London Olympics here ... Read more...

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Myneni pockets title


July 28th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) India's Saketh Myneni, second seed, got past fourth seed Suk-Yun Jeong of Korea 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 to lift the singles title in the Indian Oil Servo ... Read more...

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Olympic: Kashyap gives India winning start; Jwala-Diju lose (Second lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap gave India its first win in badminton while the mixed doubles pair of V. Diju and Jwala Gutta went down in their opening group ... Read more...

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Capello brings England assistants to Russia


July 24th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian Fabio Capello, who is expected to take over as Russia football coach, will be bring in three of his assistants from his England days.Capello ... Read more...

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Diego Forlan set for Internacional debut


July 24th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, July 24 (IANS) Uruguay international striker Diego Forlan is set to make his debut for Brazilian club Internacional against Vasco da Gama next Saturday.Forlan, who signed a ... Read more...

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Capello seeks Russian assistant


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Incoming Russia football coach Fabio Capello is looking for a local assistant, the Russian FA's acting president said Sunday.Capello has agreed to take over the ... Read more...

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No extension option in Capello’s contract: Russia FA


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello has agreed to take over the Russian national football team on a two-year contract without the option of an extension, the Russian FA's ... Read more...

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Dundee United to face Dynamo Moscow in Europa League


July 20th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A tough trip to Russia awaits Scotland's Dundee United after they were drawn against Dynamo Moscow in the third qualifying round of the Europa League ... Read more...

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Junior squash: India clinch bronze


July 18th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 18 (IANS) After his heroics against Hong Kong in the quarter-finals, Kush Kumar once again delivered the decisive point for India who went on to beat England 2-0 ... Read more...

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Capello deal not finalized: Russian FA


July 18th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS) Italian coach Fabio Capello is still in negotiations over the vacant Russia post, and the deal is yet to be finalized, the Russian FA said Wednesday."The ... Read more...

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Russia’s foreign quota complicates my task: Capello


July 18th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello says the Russian Premier League's liberal quota on foreign players means young talent is being squeezed out of the top tier, complicating ... Read more...

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Capello ‘confident’ of Russia’s 2014 chances


July 18th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello, expected to be unveiled as Russia coach in the coming days, has revealed he is confident in his ability to guide the ... Read more...

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Mostovoi ready to assist Capello


July 18th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Russia midfielder Alexander Mostovoi Wednesday said he would eagerly accept an offer to become Fabio Capello's assistant coach at the national team.Capello, expected ... Read more...

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Capello can’t rest on laurels: Bilyaletdinov


July 18th, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello will have to prove himself if appointed Russia coach, former Everton midfielder Diniyar Bilyaletdinov said Tuesday.Capello, a five-time Italian league and two-time Spanish ... Read more...

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World Squash: India go down to Egypt in semis


July 17th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 17 (IANS) Title favourites and top seeds Egypt overwhelmed India 3-0, but not before surviving a tough fight in the semi-finals of the World Junior squash team championship ... Read more...

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Kolkata boys gear up for ASEAN Cup challenge


July 12th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 12 (IANS) With dreams in their eyes, only 11 fit boys from Kolkata representing Yamaha India want to do their country proud as they take the field ... Read more...

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Mahesh, Anaka bow out of world junior squash


July 11th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 11 (IANS) Indian challenge in the World Junior Individual Squash Championship ended as Mahesh Mangaonkar and Anaka Alankamony lost their matches to Egyptian stars in the quarter-finals here.Mangaonkar ... Read more...

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World Junior Squash: Anaka, Mahesh in last eight


July 10th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 10 (IANS) India's Mahesh Mangaonkar and Anaka Alankamony entered the quarterfinals of the World Junior Individual squash championship Tuesday in contrasting styles.Mangaonkar came through when his opponent Abdulla ... Read more...

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World Junior Squash: Aparajitha rallies to win


July 9th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 9 (IANS) Aparajitha Balamurukan came up with a special performance as she fought back to outsmart Colombian Laura Viviana Tovar Perez and enter the second round of the ... Read more...

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Paes, Vesnina go down fighting in Wimbledon final


July 9th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina went down fighting to second seeds Mike Bryan and Lisa Raymond in the Wimbledon mixed doubles final here Sunday.The Indo-Russian pair ... Read more...

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Federer beats Murray for 7th Wimbledon title (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Roger Federer came back from a set down to record a 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Andy Murray Sunday for his seventh Wimbledon ... Read more...

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Gayle leaps to fourth in T20 rankings


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 3 (IANS/CMC) Big-hitting opener Chris Gayle has vaulted 12 spots into the top five of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 International batting rankings, less than two weeks after ... Read more...

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Narine bursts back as Windies clinch series


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale( Florida), July 2 (IANS/CMC) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine burst back to life following a luckless England tour, bamboozling New Zealand with a four-wicket haul to hand West Indies a ... Read more...

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Japanese shuttler wins Russian Open


July 1st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan's Kazumasa Sakai won badminton's Russian Open Sunday, denying Vladimir Malkov a second win at his home event in Vladivostok.Kazumasa's winning margin of 21-17, 21-17 ... Read more...

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France coach Laurent Blanc resigns


July 1st, 2012 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French coach Laurent Blanc has left his job after refusing an extension to his contract, which expires Sunday, the French Football Federation said.France lost 2-0 ... Read more...

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West Indies need to make winning start: Gayle


June 30th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale, June 30 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic West Indies opener Chris Gayle has stressed the importance of a winning start to the series against New Zealand this weekend. The left-hander said it ... Read more...

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