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Sykes wins first round of Superbike in Moscow


August 26th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) British rider Tom Sykes became the first man to win a Superbike World Championship event in Russia, winning the first of Sunday's two races in ... Read more...

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Neil Armstrong is dead


August 26th, 2012 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, has died at the age of 82, his family said."We are heartbroken to share the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Bolt creates history winning 100m, 200m (Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has created Olympic history by becoming the first man to win the 100 and 200 metres in successive games.Bolt Thursday night ran ... Read more...

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Olympics: Bolt retains sprint titles, US overtakes China in medal tally (Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt became the first man to retain 100 and 200 titles at the Olympics Thursday by winning the 200-metre heat while the US ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Bolt claims historic double with 200m gold (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) In a display of his sprint dominance to sports fans around the world, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won the gold medal in the 200 metres ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Lin Dan retains singles gold after fierce battle


August 5th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lin Dan of China retained his Olympic badminton title edging out Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei in a repeat of their Beijing showdown here Sunday.The match ... Read more...

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Farah first Briton to win Olympic 10,000m gold


August 5th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Mo Farah became the first Briton to win gold in the Olympic 10,000 metres Saturday, kicking home in the final straight to shake off the ... Read more...

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Majewski defends Olympic shot put title


August 4th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland's Tomasz Majewski retained his Olympic shot put title Friday, snatching gold by just three centimeters with a throw of 21.89 meters.Majewski, 30, had led ... Read more...

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Olympics: Phelps adds another feather


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Michael Phelps' Olympic legend grew even greater as he defeated Ryan Lochte to win the gold medal in the men's 200 meter medley Thursday.Phelps has ... Read more...

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Steve Redgrave is public’s choice to light Olympic cauldron


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Steve Redgrave, who won five golds for rowing in five separate Olympics, is the British public's choice to light the Olympic cauldron in Friday's opening ... Read more...

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Federer beats Djokovic to reach Wimbledon final


July 6th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Roger Federer became the first man to reach eight Wimbledon singles finals, knocking out defending champion Novak Djokovic 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Centre Court ... Read more...

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Congress, BJD trade charges over presidential election


July 1st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) The Congress party and Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Sunday engaged in a war of words here over the candidature of former Lok Sabha speaker ... Read more...

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Four Pakistanis drown in well


June 21st, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Four Pakistani men - including two brothers - drowned in a well after the first man went down to repair a water pump and the others ... Read more...

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Beckham first man to grace Elle magazine cover


May 31st, 2012 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Soccer ace David Beckham has become the first man to be featured on the cover of fashion magazine Elle."David Beckham is a national hero. He ... Read more...

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We could have fielded better: Dravid


April 14th, 2012 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid Friday rued his pacers' lack of experience and blamed poor fielding for their loss against Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) in the Indian ... Read more...

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One dead as six Uzbeks fall into well


April 4th, 2012 - 4:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Six migrants from Uzbekistan fell into an abandoned well one by one, while trying to help each other out in a Russian village, officials said. ... Read more...

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Sachin Tendulkar: A diminutive man and colossal cricketer (Profile)


March 16th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
A shy, diminutive 16-year-old cricketer with curly locks made his Test debut for India in Karachi on Nov 15, 1989. It was a momentous year in world history with communist ... Read more...

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Saha’s knock takes Bengal to Vijay Hazare final (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A gritty unbeaten knock of 53 by Wriddhiman Saha on a slow pitch at the Palam Cricket Ground helped Bengal reach the final of ... Read more...

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Saha takes Bengal to the final of Vijay Hazare Trophy


March 10th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A captain's knock of unbeaten 53 by Wriddhiman Saha on a slow pitch at the Palam Cricket Ground helped Bengal reach the final of ... Read more...

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Goa priest makes debut on election altar


January 12th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 12 (IANS) If Father Bismarque Dias sticks to his guns till March 3, he may well become the first man of the cloth to contest elections in Goa.The ... Read more...

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‘Smokin’ Joe Frazier loses his battle against cancer


November 8th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 8 (IANS) "Smokin" Joe Frazier, former heavyweight champion and boxing legend Muhammad Ali's fiercest rival, lost his battle against liver cancer at the age of 67.Frazier, also ... Read more...

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I refused to meet Majeed, says Afridi


November 5th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 5 (IANS) Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi Saturday claimed that he was approached by jailed bookmaker Mazhar Majeed several times but he distanced himself from the agent as he ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: 41 Man Battle Royal for Championship Contender


October 15th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the 634th Episode of WWE Friday Night Smackdown began last night on the SyFy Channel, Teddy Lon made his way to the ring to meet with John ... Read more...

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US Open: Djokovic into semis; Nadal, Murray, Roddick reach quarters


September 9th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic became the first man to go into the semifinals of the US Open Thursday as his compatriot Janko Tipsarevic retired ... Read more...

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Calm down and go home: Riot victim’s father urges rioters


August 11th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) The father of a 21-year-old Asian-origin man, who was allegedly killed while trying to defend businesses from rioters, has urged those involved in the violence to ... Read more...

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Edwards wants to be an important part of West Indies cricket


July 10th, 2011 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 10 (IANS) Kirk Edwards, who scored a century on Test debut against India in the Third Test, said his goal is to become an important part of ... Read more...

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Nikki Reed engaged to Paul Mcdonald?


June 6th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 6 (IANS) "Twilight" star Nikki Reed is reportedly engaged to "American Idol" contestant Paul Mcdonald.Reed and Mcdonald were spotted together looking for jewellery at the Topanga Days ... Read more...

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After Arunachal, Orissa shows way to top of Mt Everest


May 18th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 18 (IANS) After two gritty women from India's mountainous Arunachal Pradesh became the first Indians to summit Mt Everest this spring, a 39-year-old from the plains of Orissa ... Read more...

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Super-fit Brit businessman, 50, will run 66 ultra-marathons in 66 days


April 20th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20 (ANI): A businessman in Britain is set to run 66 ultra-marathons in 66 days to help raise 1 million pounds for a charity.Andy McMenemy, 50, the son of a ... Read more...

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Queen guitarist dedicates song to Gagarin


April 12th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A guitarist from British rock group Queen is recording a new song dedicated to Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, who became the first human to fly ... Read more...

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Briton gets Apple’s first iPad2 after 33-hour wait


March 26th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) A Briton in his 30s has become the country's first man to buy an iPad 2, after waiting for 33 agonising hours.A huge crowd of gadget ... Read more...

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Trott is leading run scorer in World Cup, Strauss second (Statistical Highlights)


March 18th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) England batsman Jonathan Trott became the leading run getter in the 2011 World Cup after he scored a valuable 47 in his team's 18-run win over ... Read more...

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Brit hospital worker becomes first man to be jailed for stalking by blog


March 10th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): A hospital administrator in Britain has made history after he became the first person to be jailed for stalking a woman by blog.Manchester Magistrates' Court heard Stephen ... Read more...

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Arsenal sets sights on Carling Cup


February 26th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.26 (ANI): Banishing the blues: Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger hopes his team can overcome a psychological hurdle by winning the Carling Cup.Wenger must be the first man to see Carling ... Read more...

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Federer tips Nadal to win Australian Open


January 15th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 15 (ANI): Defending champion and 16-time grand slam winner Roger Federer has tipped Rafael Nadal to win the Australian Open this year, as the World No.1 chases history.Nadal is ... Read more...

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