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U.S. Open: Robson ousts Li Na


September 1st, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) British teen Laura Robson stunned Chinese ninth seed Li Na at the US Open here at the Flushing Meadows to book a fourth round ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medal tally


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The following is the medals tally of the 2012 London Olympics Thursday:Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalChina 18 11 4 33 US 15 8 ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Del Potro sinks Nishikori


July 1st, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Argentine ninth seed Juan Martin del Potro booked his passage into the fourth round at Wimbledon with a commanding straight-sets win over Japan's Kei Nishikori, ... Read more...

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How Djokovic, Nadal reached French Open final


June 9th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 9 (IANS) While Rafael Nadal had a smooth passage to the French Open men's singles final here Sunday, World No.1 Novak Djokovic had to dig deep to ... Read more...

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Wozniacki reaches Copenhagen WTA semi-finals


April 14th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 14 (IANS) Former World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the semi-finals of the Copenhagen WTA tournament after beating Alice Cornet of France 6-0, 6-3 in the quarter-finals.Top-seed Wozniacki ... Read more...

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We have to be the best in the world: Nobbs


February 25th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Indian men's hockey coach Michael Nobbs said Friday that the eight-time Olympic champions strive to be the best every time they take the field.Nobbs said ... Read more...

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We are improving with each game: Nobbs (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team coach Michael Nobbs was happy with the clinical performance against France here Tuesday and said a different game will be played ... Read more...

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Olympic qualifiers: Indian men’s hockey team thrash France 6-2, women win 3-0 (Roundup)


February 21st, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team thrashed France 6-2 while the women got the better of Poland 3-0 in the 2012 London Olympics qualifiers at the ... Read more...

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Djokovic. Murray, Federer advance to third round


November 10th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 10 (IANS) Serb Novak Djokovic, overcoming a shoulder injury that bothered him in the Swiss Indoors, scored an easy 6-4, 6-3, win over Croat Ivan Dodig in ... Read more...

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France holds fierce Welsh assault to enter Rugby World Cup final


October 15th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Oct 15 (IANS) France booked their place in the final of the Rugby World Cup with a nail-biting 9-8 victory over Wales here Saturday.A strong start by Wales was ... Read more...

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India drub France 6-0 in second hockey Test, clinch series


July 20th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) In-form dragflicker Sandeep Singh converted three penalty corners as India pummelled France 6-0 in the second hockey Test and clinched the three-match series at the French National ... Read more...

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Rusty Jankovic knocked out early in Sydney


January 11th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 11 (DPA) Former number one Jelena Jankovic became the first women's seed to fall at the Medibank International Monday as the Serb was ambushed by Hungary's Agnes Szavay 5-7, 6-1, ... Read more...

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Second seed Li crashes out amid Peer security scare


January 5th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Jan 5 (DPA) Second seed Li Na crashed out Tuesday from the ASB Classic in a shock start to her season, with Estonian Kaia Kanepi producing a 6-1, 6-3 victory over ... Read more...

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Blake ends Santoro era in Paris


November 9th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 9 (DPA) James Blake beat Fabrice Santoro of France 6-4, 6-3 in the first round of the Paris Masters, likely ending the Frenchman's two-decade career. Blake next faces fourth-seeded Andy Murray ... Read more...

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Safina struggles, Dementieva dumped in US Open


September 4th, 2009 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (DPA) Shaky top seed Dinara Safina turned in another patchy performance to escape with a victory, while American Melanie Oudin produced the shock of the event so ... Read more...

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Nadal makes winning return to Grand Slam stage


September 3rd, 2009 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (DPA) Rafael Nadal marked a winning return to Grand Slam play three months after his last match at a major, as the Spanish third seed advanced to ... Read more...

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Murray makes 15-hour drive from Montreal to Cincinnati


August 18th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati (Ohio), Aug 18 (DPA) Andy Murray took the long way to the Cincinnati Masters, presumably giving his new skills behind the wheel a test as he and fitness trainer Jez ... Read more...

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Federer paces the elite with opening victory in Montreal


August 12th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Montreal, Aug 12 (DPA) Roger Federer led three of the world's top 4 into the third round of the Montreal Masters tennis, pacing the all-star field with his 7-6 (7-3), 6-4 ... Read more...

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Five Indians in quarterfinals of ITF women’s circuit


August 5th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Five Indians advanced to the quarterfinals of the $10,000 women's International Tennis Federation's (ITF) tournament at the DLTA complex here Wednesday. Rishika Sunkara, Isha Lakhani, Parija Maloo, Sanaa ... Read more...

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Venus Williams disappointed Peer didn’t get visa


February 19th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 19 (DPA) Venus Williams said that amid her disappointment over the exclusion of Israeli Shahar Peer from the Barclays Championships, the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) will not be rushed into ... Read more...

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Indian banks are overburdened, says study


February 9th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Indian banks are highly over-burdened, with every branch catering to a little over 16,000 individuals on an average - which is four to five times higher than ... Read more...

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Bhupathi senior happy Mahesh’s win came with Sania


February 1st, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Delighted over his son Mahesh Bhupathi's seventh mixed double Grand Slam title, C.G.K. Bhupathi said it was special as it came with an Indian girl, Sania Mirza.Bhupathi ... Read more...

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Australian Open success will boost tennis in India: Sania


February 1st, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 1 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza say India's success at the Australian Open will take tennis in the country to a new level.Bhupathi and Sania Sunday became the first ... Read more...

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Australian Open Results


January 26th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (DPA) The following are the results of the fourth round of the $15.5 million Australian Open here Monday:Women's singles, fourth round: Serena Williams, 2, US, def. Victoria Azarenka, 13, ... Read more...

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Olympics medals tally


August 23rd, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 23 (IANS) Following is the medals tally on the fourteenth day of the Olympic Games here Saturday. India is at 50th position with one gold and two bronze medals. ... Read more...

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Serbs advance at windy conditions in Indian Wells


March 16th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
DPA Indian Wells (California), March 16 (DPA) Emerging tennis power nation Serbia flexed its muscle in wind-whipped conditions with the country's three top players Ana Ivanovic, Jelena Jankovic and Novak Djokovic registering victories ... Read more...

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Sharapova, Hantuchova through to Pacific Life Open third round


March 15th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
DPA Indian Wells (California), March 15 (DPA) Maria Sharapova and Daniela Hantuchova, the last two edition champions of the Pacific Life Open here, have shot off to storming starts, with ease victories in ... Read more...

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Sania makes winning start in Dubai, meets Jankovic next


February 27th, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by admin
Dubai, Feb 27 (IANS) Sania Mirza overcame a first set lapse in concentration to pack off qualifier Vera Dushevina of Russia 7-6 (5), 6-2 in the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships Tuesday. Sania ... Read more...

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