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BWF apologises for Olympic schedule change


July 28th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) The playing schedule for the London Olympic's badminton tournament, which starts Saturday at the Wembley Arena, has been dramatically revised following a meeting of participating national ... Read more...

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Olympics: BWF apologises for scheduling change


July 28th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) The playing schedule for the London Olympic Games badminton tournament, which starts Saturday at the Wembley Arena, has been dramatically revised following a meeting of participating ... Read more...

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BWF expects new faces, new format at London Olympics


July 16th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) The Badminton World Federation (BWF) is expecting new faces to challenge traditional powerhouses and new group stage format to shine at the coming London Olympic Games ... Read more...

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Lin Dan in quest of second Olympic title as China set to stamp authority


July 12th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) Badminton superstar Lin Dan is in quest for a record second Olympic title at the London Olympic Games as a star-studded Chinese team looks to stamp ... Read more...

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Serbia-Czech Republic in Fed Cup final


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Jelena Jankovic and Ana Ivanovic won their reverse singles matches to take Serbia into the Fed Cup final for the first time, beating Russia 3-2.Jankovic ... Read more...

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Zambia not afraid of Senegal striker Demba Ba


January 6th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), Jan 6 (IANS) Zambia's head football coach says his team is not afraid of Senegal's deadly striker Demba Ba, who has been in top form while playing for ... Read more...

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National Tennis: Vishnu, Yuki breeze into semis


October 13th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Top seed Vishnu Vardhan proved too good for S.V. Abhishek, winning 6-2, 6-3 on his way to the men's singles semifinals of Fenesta National ... Read more...

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We need another player in world’s top-100: Somdev


September 20th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India's top tennis star Somdev Devvarman said here Tuesday that it is high time India had another singles player in the world's top-100.Somdev said ... Read more...

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Somdev’s strained shoulder makes him doubtful for reverse singles


September 17th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 17 (IANS) India's slim chance of putting it across Japan in the Davis Cup World Group play-off received a jolt with their No.1 Somdev Devvarman nursing a ... Read more...

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Paes to miss Davis Cup tie against Japan


September 13th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Doubles exponent Leander Paes will miss India's Davis Cup World Group play-off tie against Japan because of back spasms he suffered during his US ... Read more...

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US Open: Injured Paes withdraws from mixed doubles


September 9th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (IANS) India's chances in Davis Cup World Group play-off received a setback after Leander Paes' back spasms during his US Open Tennis Championships men's doubles ... Read more...

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Parents hiding themselves, keeping kids at home


August 1st, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) A lot of parents wouldn't let their kids play outside their homes citing security concerns, but in many cases couples do so to prevent themselves from ... Read more...

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India to play Japan in Davis Cup World Group play-off


July 13th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India have been drawn to play an away tie against Japan in the Davis Cup World Group play-off Sep 16.India had lost to World ... Read more...

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Paes, Bhupathi out of Davis Cup tie against Serbia


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) India's most experienced Davis Cup campaigners Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi Tuesday withdrew from the crucial World Group first round tie against defending champions ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Somdev to spearhead India’s challenge against Serbia


January 29th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman will spearhead India's challenge in the first round of their away Davis Cup World Group tie against defending champions Serbia March 14-16. Veterans ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Paes-Bhupathi keep Indian hopes alive


September 18th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Experienced doubles pair Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi kept Indian hopes alive in the Davis Cup World Group play-off tennis tie against Brazil with a 6-4, 7-6(5), ... Read more...

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Brazil take 1-0 lead against India in Davis Cup


September 17th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Brazil's No. 1 Thomaz Bellucci outlasted India's Rohan Bopanna 6-7(2), 7-6(7), 7-5, 4-6, 10-8 in the marathon first rubber of the Davis Cup World Group play-off tennis ... Read more...

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Somdev to lead Indian challenge in Davis Cup, CWG


August 13th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) India No.1 Somdev Devvarman will lead the country's challenge in the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games men's tennis event here and next month's Davis Cup World Group ... Read more...

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Tennis teams for CWG, Davis Cup to be selected Friday


August 10th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The teams for the Davis Cup World Group tie and the Commonwealth Games will be picked Friday by the selection committee and executive committee of All ... Read more...

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Federer turns 29, motivated for 2010 second-half turnaround


August 9th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 9 (DPA) Roger Federer celebrated his 29th birthday Sunday with a tournament cake as the two-time champion prepared for a second-round start at the Toronto Masters. The world number three ... Read more...

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Williams left adrift by global World Cup fever


June 19th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (DPA) Venus Williams claimed Saturday to barely comprehending the rules of football, with the five-time Wimbledon champion confessing that the World Cup in South Africa leaves her more ... Read more...

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King Otto needs World Cup results from Greece (Group B team profile)


May 27th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, May 27 (DPA) Greece's 2004 European Championship title is long enough past that Ethniki fans are slowly calling for coach Otto Rehhagel to produce at the 2010 World Cup. The German ... Read more...

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India to play Brazil at home in Davis Cup


May 11th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India have been drawn to play Brazil at home in their Davis Cup World Group play-off tie Sept 17-19. Brazil play in India since the last tie ... Read more...

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Davis Cup final: Ferrer replaces Verdasco, will play second singles (Lead)


December 3rd, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Dec 3 (DPA) Fernando Verdasco was sensationally left out of Friday's singles at the Davis Cup final for Spain, with David Ferrer joining Rafael Nadal in the opening-day attack against ... Read more...

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Verdasco keeping confidence in check for Davis Cup final


December 3rd, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Dec 3 (DPA) Fernando Verdasco is working hard on staying humble as defending champion Spain enter the Davis Cup final later Friday against the Czech Republic as heavy favourites. The world ... Read more...

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Federer, Del Potro advance to London semi-finals


November 27th, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (DPA) Roger Federer and Juan Del Potro qualified in nail-biting style for semi-final places in the ATP World Tour Finals, with Scot Andy Murray kept from a spot ... Read more...

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Yuki was a revelation, says captain Misra


September 21st, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian Davis Cup captain S.P. Misra said 17-year-old Yuki Bhambri was a revelation during the side's World Group play-off tie against South Africa which they won ... Read more...

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Somdev should wrap the tie for India: Misra


September 19th, 2009 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 19 (IANS) India's Davis Cup captain S.P. Misra is confident that the team will seal their World Group play-off tie here against South Africa in Sunday's first reverse singles ... Read more...

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The pressure will be on South Africa: Somdev


September 19th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 19 (IANS) India's No.1 Somdev Devvarman Saturday said psychologically the pressure will be on South Africa in Sunday's two reverse singles in the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie ... Read more...

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Somdev puts India one-up in Davis Cup World Group play-off


September 18th, 2009 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 18 (IANS) India's No. 1 Somdev Devvarman lived up to expectations, overpowering South Africa's second singles player Izak van der Merwe 7-6 (5), 6-3, 6-4 in the first rubber ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Somdev plays opening singles, Bopanna to partner Bhupathi


September 17th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 17 (IANS) Rohan Bopanna will be the man under pressure when India take on South Africa in the Davis Cup World Group play-off tennis tie, from Sep 18-20, at ... Read more...

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US Open: Somdev takes positives from US Open loss (Lead)


September 4th, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman's run at the US Open might have ended, but the Indian is only drawing positives from his second round appearance. Somdev's Grand Slam singles debut ... Read more...

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India to play South Africa in Davis Cup World Group play-off


May 12th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) India have been drawn to play South Africa in an away tie in the Davis Group World group play-off beginning Sep 18. India were given a walkover ... Read more...

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India declared winner after Australia forfeits Davis Cup tie (Intro Roundup)


April 26th, 2009 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The International Tennis Federation (ITF) Saturday declared India the winner of the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group I third round tie after Australia decided against sending its ... Read more...

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Australian pullout leaves Indian Davis Cup squad disappointed


April 25th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Indian Davis Cup squad is livid with Tennis Australia (TA) for refusing to travel to Chennai to play the Asia-Oceania Group I third round ... Read more...

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