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World T20: Gibson upbeat on Windies chances


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 11 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has expressed confidence in his side's chances in the World Twenty20 Tournament beginning Sep 18 in Sri Lanka. Gibson said the ... Read more...

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Katie Price sets her sights on 2016 Olympics


August 31st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former glamour model Katie Price is spending thousands of pounds on horses in the belief and hope that she will be chosen to represent team GB in ... Read more...

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Positive intent paid off, says Guptill


August 31st, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) A positive approach backed by aggression paid off for New Zealand, according to their opening batsman Martin Guptill as the Kiwis ended the first day ... Read more...

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We are capable of making a comeback: Kiwis’ Jeetan Patel


August 24th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) New Zealand spinner Jeetan Patel believes his team is capable of making a comeback in the first Test against India."We have to come back tomorrow and ... Read more...

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JRM team, Karun hoping for good result at Le Mans


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, Aug 23 (IANS) The JRM Racing team, comprising Karun Chandhok, David Brabham and Peter Dumbreck, is hoping to improve on its sixth place finish at the Le Mans 24-hour ... Read more...

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India to make fresh start against New Zealand (Preview)


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) The Indian cricket team will be without two of its finest stalwarts - Rahul Dravid and V.V.S. Laxman - when it takes the field against ... Read more...

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Olympics: Bolt breezes into 200m final


August 9th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/CMC) Usain Bolt is poised to defend his Olympic 200 metres title Thursday in a bid to cement his status as a sprint legend. Bolt effortlessly breezed into ... 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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We have a good chance of an Olympic medal: Diju


July 25th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 25 (IANS) India's badminton doubles specialist Valiyaveetil Diju, who will be playing mixed doubles with Jwala Gutta in the London Olympics, believes they have a good chance of ... Read more...

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Kiprop eyes gold at London Games


July 17th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 17 (IANS) World 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop will briefly interrupt his training to compete at the Monaco Diamond League Friday to gauge himself before moving on to London ... Read more...

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Marcelo looks to end Brazil’s Olympic football jinx


July 12th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 12 (IANS) Real Madrid defender Marcelo says the lessons learnt from Brazil's ill-fated Beijing Olympic football campaign could help break the team's gold medal hex.The ... Read more...

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Black Caps say Gayle’s wicket is key to winning series


July 9th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 9 (IANS/CMC) Desperate New Zealand have placed a large bounty on the head of in-form West Indies opener Chris Gayle.They believe getting the big-hitting left-hander cheaply will ... Read more...

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‘Indian boxers can get three medals at Olympics’


July 7th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 7 (IANS) Indian pugilists can win three medals at the London Olympics, said a top boxing referee from Goa who will attend the 2012 games as an observer.Speaking ... Read more...

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UEFA proceeds English FA over fans’ pitch invasion


June 17th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against the English Football Association (FA) over an attempt to invade the pitch after England's last game against Sweden.Danny Welbeck's ... Read more...

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IOA seeks report from AITA on team selection


June 16th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Saturday sought a report from the All India Tennis Association (AITA) on the controversial selection of the men's doubles ... Read more...

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ICC cricket committee to re-consider legality of switch-hit


May 28th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket committee will be meeting at the Lord's in London for its two-day annual conference starting Wednesday to re-consider the legality ... Read more...

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London dreams of Indian paddlers shattered


May 12th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, May 12 (IANS) The London dreams of Indian paddlers Achanta Sharath Kamal, Athony Amalraj and Poulomi Ghatak lay shattered after they failed to move into the round of 16 ... Read more...

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Deonarine, Fudadin shine with 50s as visa wait continues


May 8th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), May 8 (IANS/CMC) Stranded West Indies batsmen Narsingh Deonarine and Assad Fudadin kept themselves in shape ahead of their trip to England with half centuries for the Kingston Cricket ... Read more...

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Real to face Malaga in Primera Liga


March 17th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 17 (IANS) Real Madrid strikers Cristiano Ronaldo and Gonzalo Higuain will look to reach a century of goals when they play host to Malaga Sunday in the Spanish ... Read more...

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Milan can reach Champions League final, says coach


March 17th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 17 (IANS) AC Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri has said his side has a golden chance to progress to the final of the Champions League if they ... Read more...

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Men’s hockey Olympic qualifier: Italy blank Singapore


February 24th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Italy beat Singapore 4-0 to record their first victory in the men's hockey Olympic qualifier at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Friday.Italy and ... Read more...

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Air India snap Mumbai FC’s five-match unbeaten run in I-League


January 28th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 28 (IANS) Mumbai FC's five-match unbeaten run in the I-League came to an end with a 1-0 loss to Air India in the 17th round of I-League football ... Read more...

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Karbonn Cup: Indian women beat Azerbaijan in opening match


January 15th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Indian women beat Azerbaijan 3-0 in the first match of the four match Test series for the Karbonn Cup at the National Stadium here Sunday.India ... Read more...

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Female mosquitofishes prefer well-fed males


January 12th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 12 (IANS) Being well fed is a sign of prosperity, good health and security, not only among humans but also surprisingly among fish species. Female mosquitofish prefer males ... Read more...

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Moneywise it will be a tough year for golf: Jeev


January 3rd, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh believes the global economic crunch will make it a tough year for golf as getting sponsors would be a major ... Read more...

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72-hour radio show by Panjab University to mark New Year


December 30th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 30 (IANS) While a lot of young people are planning New Year parties at night clubs, discotheques and hill stations, a group of students from Chandigarh's Panjab University ... Read more...

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We can chase anything under 300, says Sehwag


December 28th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) India's vice-captain Virender Sehwag says India can chase anything less than 300 to win the first cricket Test after "the best bowling side I have ... Read more...

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Experience will hold us in good stead: Dhoni


December 14th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 14 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni believes the experience in the team's ranks will hold it in good stead against Australia in the four-match Test series ... Read more...

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No problem if WSH is held after Olympic qualifiers: Chettri


December 6th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) India hockey captain Bharat Chettri has said the players could think of playing in the World Series Hockey (WSH) if the tournament is held after ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan to gain a lot from MFN status to India’


November 24th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Pakistan has lot to gain from the most favoured nation (MFN) status granted to India, former governor of State Bank of Pakistan Salim Raza said ... Read more...

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Dravid becomes top scorer of the year


November 14th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Indian batting great Rahul Dravid Monday surpassed England batsman Ian Bell to become the most prolific scorer in Tests played so far this year. "The ... Read more...

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Asteroid may yield clues about Earth’s formation


October 31st, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) A half-km wide asteroid which streaks past the Earth next week could provide clues about how the planet was formed. The space rock, which is known ... Read more...

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England qualify for Euro 2012, Portugal a step away


October 8th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) England drew with Montenegro 2-2 to qualify for the Euro 2012 Football finals while Portugal have a good chance of making to the main phase after ... Read more...

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Rowland wants to work with N-Dubz


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Singer Kelly Rowland says she would love to work with British hip hop group N-dubzRowland met the group's singer Tulisa since working with her as a ... Read more...

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Sobhraj’s wife to show world who’s the Bigg Boss


September 29th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 29 (IANS) She might have been vilified by outraged members of the public for falling in love with and marrying an alleged murderer but come October and ... Read more...

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