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Australian Squash Open concluded


August 19th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Aug 19 (IANS) After seven days of intense competition, the 2012 HI-TEC Australian Squash Open concluded at the Canberra Royal Theatre Sunday.In the women's final, defending champion Nicol David ... Read more...

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Dipika loses in semis of Australian Open squash


August 18th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Aug 18 (IANS) After becoming the first Indian to reach the semi-final of a Gold Series event, Dipika Pallikal lost out to England's World No.4 Laura Massaro in five ... Read more...

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Olympic football: Brazil captain Silva predicts attacking gold medal match


August 9th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Brazil captain Thiago Silva has predicted an attacking gold medal duel against Mexico in Saturday's Olympic final at Wembley Stadium in London.Mexico have scored seven goals ... Read more...

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Dutch star Seedorf scores first goal for Botafogo


August 5th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 5 (IANS) Former Dutch midfielder Clarence Seedorf scored his first goal since joining Botafogo as the Rio club rallied to beat Atletico Goias 2-1.Goalkeeper Marcio ... Read more...

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Olympic table tennis: China’s Zhang Jike wins gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
London, August 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Zhang Jike beat fellow Chinese player Wang Hao for gold in Thursday's Olympic table tennis singles final.Zhang, the 24-year-old World Champion, closed it ... Read more...

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Three Indians in Asian Squash finals


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kish Island (Iran), June 22 (IANS) Unseeded Dev Vazirani saved two match points to defeat higher ranked Nga Ching Cheng (Hong Kong) 3-2 to enter the boys Under-13 final in ... Read more...

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Georgia retains European Nations rugby trophy


June 10th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi (Georgia), June 10 (IANS) Defending champions Georgia trounced Ukraine 33-3 to finish their 2012 European Nations Cup rugby tournament with a fifth title.Saturday's game was re-scheduled from April and ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Germany take on Portugal in first top clash


June 8th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 8 (IANS) Germany will resume their long-standing rivalry against Portugal in their opening Group B match at the European Championship Saturday when the two traditional powers are ... Read more...

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IPL find Gurkeerat is a player to watch


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Life for Gurkeerat Singh Mann has transformed sharply within just six months in the Indian Premier League (IPL).The 21-year-old middle-order batsman from Faridkot has come ... Read more...

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No score safe in IPL-V


May 10th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) No score is safe in a Twenty20 game. Five games have been lost by sides after scoring 170 or more runs in the ongoing fifth ... Read more...

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Cooper hopes to carry on his good form against Daredevils


April 28th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals pacer Kevon Cooper, who has been one of the finds of the season, hopes to carry on his good form when the 2008 ... Read more...

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Overseas hitters dominate IPL-V


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Six in the top 10 big hitters in the currrent season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) are from overseas. Eight of them have ... Read more...

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Juventus ahead in Italian league title race


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 23 (IANS) Juventus took a three-point lead over AC Milan in the Italian Serie A title race after they beat 10-man Roma 4-0 at home.Arturo Vidal scored ... Read more...

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Nothing is decided yet, says Milan coach


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 23 (IANS) AC Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri refused to shelve his side's Italian Serie A football title dreams after being held to a 1-1 draw by ... Read more...

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Napoli beat Novara to keep Champions League hopes alive


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 22 (IANS) Italian Serie A club, Napoli remained in contention for a place in next season's Champions League after they beat relegation-threatened Novara 2-0 at home.Edinson Cavani and ... Read more...

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China can’t reach Beijing gold haul in London, says official


April 20th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) China will not be able to repeat their Beijing Olympics performance of topping the gold medal tally when they compete at the London Olympic Games, a ... Read more...

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We have been inconsistent: Gilchrist


April 19th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, April 19 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab skipper Adam Gilchrist blamed his team's dismal batting as they suffered their third loss in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Electing to bat ... Read more...

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IPL Preview: Dice loaded in Super King’s favour


April 18th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) The Chennai Super Kings will be hoping to reignite their campaign in the Indian Premier League (IPL) when they host the Pune Warriors here Thursday.With only ... Read more...

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Have to take hard decisions: Gambhir blasts KKR batsmen


April 15th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Coming down heavily on his batsmen after going down to Kings XI Punjab by two runs in their Indian Premier League match, Kolkata Knight Riders ... Read more...

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IPL’s hectic schedule taxing for players


April 15th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) As the Indian Premier League (IPL) gets bigger every year, players are finding it tough to cope with the hectic schedule of the cash-rich Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Santos maintain top spot, Flamengo stumble


April 5th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 5 (IANS) Reigning Copa Libertadores champions Santos maintained the top spot in their group after a 1-1 draw with Brazilian rival Internacional at Porto Alegre's Beira-Rio ... Read more...

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Chidambaram inaugurates 60th Police Games


March 26th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The 60th All India Police Games (AIPG) began at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium Monday with union Home Minister P. Chidambaram inaugurating the five-day ... Read more...

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CISF to host 60th All India Police Games


March 24th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) will host the five-day 60th All India Police Games (AIPG) here in the capital.The championship, organised under the ... Read more...

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Cuba, US to resume friendly baseball games


March 21st, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Havana, March 21 (IANS/EFE) Cuba and the US will resume in Havana in July an annual series of friendly baseball games that will serve to prepare both countries for international ... Read more...

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Real Madrid remain unfazed despite draw with Malaga


March 20th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 20 (IANS) Real Madrid feel their lead in the Spanish La Liga football is still secure despite dropping two surprise points in the Santiago Bernabeu Sunday night.Sunday's 1-1 ... Read more...

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Villarreal name Lotina as new coach


March 20th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 20 (IANS) Miguel Angel Lotina has been named the new coach of Spanish La Liga football side Villarreal after the Sunday night sacking of Jose Molina.Molina lost his ... Read more...

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Ponting retires from ODIs, vows to carry on in Tests (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting retired from ODIs Tuesday, a day after he was dropped from the squad for the rest of the Commonwealth Bank Series, ... Read more...

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West Bengal, Andhra win junior TT titles


December 10th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 10 (IANS) Two new champions in North Bengal and Tamil Nadu surfaced at the end of the cadet boys and girls finals, but what took the cake was ... Read more...

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Tim Tebow’s performance makes his team win


November 28th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Diego, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Broncos condemned the Chargers to their longest losing streak in a decade when a dramatic performance by Tim Tebow settled the game. The game was ... Read more...

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Valencia blank Levante in La Liga derby


November 6th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 6 (IANS) Valencia moved into third place in the Spanish La Liga football after winning the city derby 2-0 away to local rivals Levante.The win sees Valencia leapfrog ... Read more...

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Pakistani players return to court for sentencing


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) The three Pakistan players found guilty of spot-fixing returned to court Wednesday ahead of their sentences.Salman Butt, the disgraced former Pakistan captain, and fast bowler Mohammad ... Read more...

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Swann lauds Pietersen, Finn


October 30th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) After England clinched a six-wicket victory against India in the one-off Twenty20 international match, England's stand-in Twenty20 skipper Graeme Swann lauded batsman Kevin Pietersen who struck ... Read more...

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Miami Dolphins & New York Jets clash today


October 17th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Miami Dolphins and the New York Jets will re-ignite their age-long rivalry when they meet on Monday night. The two teams are not having the ... Read more...

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We have to play better cricket: Dernbach


October 16th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) England pacer Jade Dernbach said Sunday that the team will be looking to avoid the mistakes committed in the first ODI in Hyderabad when they ... Read more...

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MLB playoffs: NY Yankees need to win today’s game at any cost


October 4th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Detroit, Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New York Yankees have fallen behind after they lost game three in their playoff series against the Detroit Tigers. That makes Tuesday Night’s game between ... Read more...

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