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Murray first Brit to win Grand Slam singles title (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Andy Murray has overpowered Serbia's Novak Djokovic in five gruelling sets in a classic US Open final to become the first Britisher to win ... Read more...

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US Open: Murray wins Grand Slam title at last (Second Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Andy Murray became the first British man to win a Grand Slam men's singles title in 76 years after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic in ... Read more...

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US Open: Djokovic to face Ferrer in semis


September 7th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) Defending champion Novak Jokovic survived a three hour thriller to set-up a semi-final clash with David Ferrer in the men's singles of the US ... Read more...

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Canadian with no legs climbs Africa’s highest peak


June 21st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) A 31-year-old Canadian has climbed Africa's highest peak - the 19,341-feet-high Mount Kilimanjaro - despite having no legs.Spencer West from Toronto used his hands to scale ... Read more...

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After 15 months, Raja is out of jail (Roundup)


May 15th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) After 15 gruelling months, former telecom minister and DMK leader A. Raja walked out of Tihar Jail here Tuesday after getting bail in the 2G ... Read more...

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Crowe’s gruelling training for ‘Man of Steel’


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Actor Russell Crowe is undergoing a gruelling training schedule for his role in the film "Man of Steel".The 47-year-old actor plays Superman's father, Jor-El, in ... Read more...

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Sania stays in qualifying race, Somdev beaten


August 14th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati (Ohio), Aug 14 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza is one win from qualifying for the main draw of the Western and Southern tennis qualifying tournament after beating her one-time ... Read more...

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Zaheer’s injury, a sign of excess cricket, say ex-skippers (Lead)


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Pace spearhead Zaheer Khan's hamstring injury in the first Test against England has led experts to reignite the debate on whether too much cricket is taking ... Read more...

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Zaheer’s injury, a sign of excess cricket, say ex-skippers


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Fast bowler Zaheer Khan's injury in the first Test against England has led experts to re-ignite the debate on whether too much cricket is taking a ... Read more...

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Saina goes down fighting in Indonesia final (Lead)


June 26th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 26 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal went down to Chinese Yihan Wang 21-12, 21-23, 14-21 in a gruelling tussle in the final of the Indonesia Open Super Series badminton ... Read more...

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Father-daughter duo complete Trans-Greenland Ski Expedition


June 9th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) A father-daughter duo of explorers from Delhi have completed the gruelling 600 km Trans-Greenland Ski Expedition as part of a 19-day adventure tour, their sponsor ... Read more...

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Indians are playing far too many competitive matches: Akram


May 26th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram says the Indians are playing too much of cricket and Gautam Gambhir's fitness issue is a case in point. ... Read more...

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Indian schoolboy rewrites history on the Himalayas


May 20th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 20 (IANS) A 17-year-old schoolboy from a New Delhi suburb, who became a climbing sensation last year by becoming the youngest Indian to conquer Mt Everest, created a ... Read more...

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Darwish wins marathon final at Kolkata squash


April 4th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) In the longest three-game match either player had ever played, World No.3 Karim Darwish overcame fellow Egyptian Omar Mosaad 12-10, 12-10, 11-4, in the final of ... Read more...

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Desert Storm motor sports rally’s special stage on


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhuj (Gujarat), Feb 22 (IANS) The 120 vehicles taking part in the Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm Rally arrived here on Tuesday after the flag-off from Ahmedabad to start the gruelling 107-km-long special ... Read more...

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Federer, Djokovic into fourth round of Australian Open


January 21st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 21(ANI): Defending champion Roger Federer on Friday breezed into the fourth round of the Australian Open by beating Belgian Xavier Malisse 6-3, 6-3, 6-1.Federer, who endured a gruelling five-set ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue can’t wait to tour again


December 12th, 2010 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Kylie Minogue can't wait to embark on her forthcoming "Aphrodite - Les Folies" tour in March 2011 and plans to push herself harder than ever.The Australian singer ... Read more...

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Rihanna thinks pop stars should care more for their country


November 8th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 08 (ANI): Rihanna, who recently took time out to pay respects at the funeral of Barbados Prime Minister, said that pop stars should be more sensitive about the way ... Read more...

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CWG athletics: India bag second gold in best Games show (Roundup)


October 13th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) India capped their memorable track and field outing at the 2010 Commonwealth Games with the women's 4x400 metres relay team bagging the gold. Adding to ... Read more...

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Zeta-Jones cuts short trip for cancer-stricken hubby


October 1st, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones cut short her trip to Wales to be at the side of her husband Michael Douglas, sparking off fears over the health of the ... Read more...

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Djockovic compares searing heat of US Open to sleeping with his girlfriend


September 1st, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep.1 (ANI): Serb tennis star Novak Djokovic has compared the searing heat at this year's U.S. Open to sleeping with his girlfriend.After battling his way through five gruelling sets ... Read more...

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Trapped Chilean miners to watch videos of great football matches to maintain sanity


August 27th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27(ANI): The 33 Chilean miners trapped underground in San Jose gold and copper mine will attempt to keep their sanity by watching videos of great football matches during the expected ... Read more...

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Atwal scripts history - first Indian to win on PGA Tour


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Greensboro (US), Aug 23 (IANS) Four weeks after he lost his card, Arjun Atwal stormed back into the elite PGA Tour circle with a victory that not many would have given ... Read more...

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Williams to slim down for Take That reunion


July 26th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) British singer Robbie Williams is planning to slim down for his Take That comeback by signing up for a gruelling triathlon. The pop star has rejoined the group ... Read more...

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Abhishek to star in Dostana 2, Dhoom 3


July 11th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) After shooting for three back-to-back action films, actor Abhishek Bachchan is all set to star in the sequels of Dostana and Dhoom. While ... Read more...

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Tejaswini Kolhapure Gets The Rawest Deal Ever In Raavan


June 24th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): If Govinda thinks he got a raw deal in Mani Ratnam's Raavan then he can seek solace in the ... Read more...

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Everest next, says woman IAF officer (With Images)


May 29th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Rough weather and stormy winds tested Nivedita Choudhary's determination as the young and svelte woman officer of the Indian Air Force (IAF) roped down a ... Read more...

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Fergie, Benitez criticize Premier League for timing of end-of-season fixtures


May 1st, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson and his Liverpool counterpart Rafa Benitez are at war with the Premier League over their end-of-season fixtures.The United coach is ... Read more...

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Meet Asia’s biggest loser - David Gurnani


March 10th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, March 10 (ANI): David Gurnani, an Indonesian man, has won weight-loss reality show The Biggest Loser Asia (TBLA), organised in Malaysia.Gurnani, 25, beat 15 other contestants who underwent a gruelling ... Read more...

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Indian origin man is Asia’s biggest weight loser


March 10th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 10 (IANS) David Gurnani, an Indonesian of Indian origin, has been adjudged The Biggest Loser Asia (TBLA) in the weight loss reality show organised in Malaysia. Gurnani, 25, Tuesday ... Read more...

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Worked to the bone Oz cricketers need rest, says cricketers body chief


February 14th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.14 (ANI): Paul Marsh, the head of the Australian cricket players' association, has revealed that several players have expressed concern over the gruelling and exhausting 18-month stretch of cricket that they ... Read more...

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Tamil migrant claims of routine death threats in homeland and harrowing time in Canada


January 5th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver, Jan 5(ANI): A Sri Lankan migrant, who was among the 76 young Tamils who paid smugglers to take them to Canada on a decrepit freighter, has claimed that they are routinely ... Read more...

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Nelly Furtado blasts Madonna over her reluctance to age naturally


November 23rd, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Portuguese/Canadian singer Nelly Furtado has revealed that she is not afraid to grow old and would never follow Madonna's gruelling exercise regime to stay young.Furtado, 30, also ... Read more...

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Jordan quits I’m A Celebrity jungle over seventh gruelling task


November 23rd, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 23 (ANI): Jordan a.k.a Katie Price has reportedly pulled out of jungle reality show I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here after being assigned a seventh gruelling task.The glamour ... Read more...

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Farmer recalls Dalai Lama’s gruelling trek to freedom


November 6th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov 6 (IANS) Fifty years ago, Auja Lama was among the thousands who received the Dalai Lama as he reached the frontier Indian state of ... Read more...

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