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Lebanon beat Iran 1-0 in World Cup qualifier


September 12th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Sep 12 (IANS) Lebanon managed to beat Iran 1-0 in the Asian zone Football World Cup qualifier at the Cite Sportive Stadium here.Lebanon skipper Rida Antar headed the goal ... Read more...

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Serena Williams wins women’s singles at US Open


September 10th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) American Serena Williams won the last four games to beat top ranked Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 6-2, 2-6 and 7-5 to take her fourth ... Read more...

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Eto’o a doubt for Anzhi: Hiddink


August 17th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o is doubtful for Anzhi Makhachkala's next Russian football league game against Zenit St. Petersburg Saturday after coming down with a cold, ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: India looking for consolation win (Preview)


August 10th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) In what would be a repeat of the 2006 World Cup scenario, India will take on South Africa in a classification match for positions 11 and ... Read more...

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Catholic Gym suffer first defeat in Mumbai district football


August 6th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Unbeaten Catholic Gymkhana suffered their first defeat in four games as they went down fighting 0-1 to Sahar Silver Star in a Third Division match of ... 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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Olympic tennis: Paes-Saina in quarters, to face Azarenka-Mirnyi (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Putting aside their off-the-court differences, India's Leander Paes and Sania Mirza played an excellent game to book a quarterfinal berth in the Olympics tennis mixed doubles ... Read more...

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Chinese Li takes TT gold in controversial final


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Li Xiaoxia of China beat teammate Ding Ning in a controversial Olympic women's singles table tennis final here Wednesday.Li, 24, won 11-8, 14-12, 8-11, ... Read more...

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It’s not all about me in West Indies, says Gayle


July 11th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St/ Kitts), July 11 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic opener Chris Gayle has pushed back on suggestions that his wicket is key to the West Indies fortunes in the One-Day International series against ... 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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Czech defender Selassie joins Werder


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Czech Republic defender Theodor Gebre Selassie has left Czech champions Slovan Liberec to join Werder Bremen, the German club announced Friday.The Czech-born right-back, whose father ... Read more...

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Zaragoza extends contract with coach Manolo Jimenez


June 5th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 5 (IANS) Spanish Primera Liga football club Zaragoza have extended the contract of coach Manolo Jimenez for three seasons.Jimenez's new contract comes as a reward for the incredible ... Read more...

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Sania-Bethanie in final of WTA Brussels Open


May 24th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 24 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands qualified for the final of the WTA Brussels Open tennis beating Anastasia Rodionova and Casey Dellacqua 6-3, ... Read more...

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Pune FC win U-20 I-league


May 15th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kalyani (Kolkata), May 15 (IANS) Pune FC kept their winning run intact, registering a 2-0 victory against Shillong Lajong Tuesday to annex the Under-20 I-league football title, the first-ever at ... Read more...

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Kings XI face Deccan Chargers, look to book play-off berth


May 12th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, May 12 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab, who will face bottom placed Deccan Chargers in their Indian Premier League (IPL) game here Sunday, will look to secure a win to ... Read more...

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Azarenka dumps Li Na out of Madrid Open


May 11th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Chinese tennis star Li Na bowed out of the Madrid Open Friday after losing 6-3, 3-6, 3-6 to top seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in a ... Read more...

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Warner confident of filling in for Pietersen


May 5th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils dashing Australian opener David Warner said he was confident of filling in the void created in the team with the departure of ... Read more...

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Ghana names Maxwell Konadu as assistant coach


May 4th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), May 4 (IANS) The Ghana Football Association (GFA) appointed Maxwell Konadu, coach of local premier side Asante Kotoko, as the assistant coach of the men's senior national football ... Read more...

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Pressure on Super Kings against Knight Riders


April 29th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) With three wins in the last four games, besides a no-result, the Kolkata Knight Riders would be looking to sustain the momentum when they take ... Read more...

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Juve, Milan win to keep title race open


April 26th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 26 (IANS) Marco Borriello came off the bench to strike nine minutes from time and handed Italian Serie A leaders Juventus a 1-0 victory at Cesena. AC ... Read more...

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Last ball win for Super Kings against Rajasthan Royals


April 21st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 21 (IANS) Defending champions Chennai Super Kings chalked up their fourth win in seven matches as they beat Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets off the last ball in ... Read more...

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FIFA bans, fines Indonesian coach


April 20th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, April 20 (IANS) An Indonesia football coach has been banned for four games and fined by FIFA for accusing match officials of taking bribes during a 10-0 loss to ... Read more...

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Ryder, Smith guide Pune Warriors to beat Super Kings (Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Pune, April 15 (IANS) Jesse Ryder batted through the innings while Steven Smith played a blistering knock to steer Pune Warriors to a seven-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings ... Read more...

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Dortmund close in on title after beating Bayern


April 12th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 12 (IANS) Defending champions Borussia Dortmund took a huge step towards retaining their Bundesliga title with a 1-0 victory over main rivals Bayern Munich.Robert Lewandowski scored in ... Read more...

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Donna packs off Kyra in ITF tennis championship


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 23 (IANS) Croatian teenager Donna Vekic stopped the dream run of Indian wild card Kyra Shroff with a 6-1, 7-6 (4) win in the semifinals and set up ... Read more...

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Kyra Shroff’s dream run continues in ITF tennis


March 21st, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) Kyra Shroff scripted another commendable win, beating Nicole Clerico of Italy 6-3, 6-3, in 90 minutes to enter the quarter-finals of the QNet ITF Open women's ... Read more...

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Stuttgart beat Hoffenheim


March 17th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 17 (IANS) Bosnian striker Vedad Ibisevic scored twice on his return to his former club to earn Stuttgart a 2-1 victory against Hoffenheim in the German Bundesliga.Ibisevic opened ... Read more...

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Russia’s defence ministry to spend $3 mn on website


March 8th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian defence ministry will spend 90 million rubles (around $3 million) to revamp its website, which earlier came under government scrutiny over alleged theft ... Read more...

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Benfica in Champions League quarters after six years


March 7th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, March 7 (IANS) Benfica are back in the Champions League football quarterfinals after six years, the Portuguese team recovering from a 2-3 first-leg disadvantage to put it across Zenit ... Read more...

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East Bengal have task cut out against Al Orouba


March 5th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Struggling city soccer giants East Bengal face a stiff test as they come up against formidable Yemen side Al Orouba in a Group B AFC Cup ... Read more...

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Warner ton gives Australia narrow win over Sri Lanka (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, March 4 (IANS) Explosive opener David Warner blasted his maiden One-day hundred and guided Australia to a 15-run win over Sri Lanka in the first final of the ... Read more...

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Federer beats Del Potro to capture second title in Rotterdam


February 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague (Netherlands), Feb 19 (IANS) Roger Federer grabbed his second title at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam after beating Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro 6-1, ... Read more...

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Fifth PSA title for Saurav Ghosal


February 14th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Feb 14 (IANS) India's Saurav Ghosal celebrated his fifth and the biggest PSA World Tour title at the Windy City Open squash tournament here.The top seed from Kolkata beat ... Read more...

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Squash: Ghosal enters semis of Windy City Open


February 11th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Feb 11 (IANS) Top seed Saurav Ghosal signalled the end of the road for title-holder Olivier Pett when he beat the English qualifier in four games in the quarter-finals ... Read more...

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