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Digvijay eyes ‘double’ at Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open


September 18th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyogo (Japan), Sep 18 (IANS) India's Digvijay Singh hopes that changes to his golf swing and a strict mid-season training regime will lead him to a unique Asian Tour 'double' ... Read more...

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Olympics: Isinbaeva wants family before considering Rio 2016


August 7th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Double Olympic champion Yelena Isinbaeva is to take a break from sport to have a child before she considers a comeback for the 2016 Rio ... Read more...

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Olympic pole vault: America’s Jenn Suhr wins gold


August 7th, 2012 - 5:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/ RIA Novosti) Jenn Suhr of the US claimed Olympic gold Monday in a subdued pole vault final where defending champion Yelena Isinbaeva had to settle for ... Read more...

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Olympic bronze tells me ‘don’t quit’: Isinbaeva (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 5:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's pole vault queen Yelena Isinbaeva said Monday the bronze she won at the London Games was a sign she must shelve her plans to ... Read more...

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Dramatic final shot gives China’s Guo shooting gold


July 29th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Guo Wenjun took a second-consecutive Olympic gold medal with a last-ditch bullseye in the women's 10 metre air pistol Sunday.Guo pounced on an ... Read more...

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Federer, Azarenka top seeds at London Olympics


July 24th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) World number one players Roger Federer and Victoria Azarenka will head the list of seeded players in the draws for the London Olympics' tennis tournament.The ... Read more...

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Brazil win Olympic warm-up basketball tournament


July 13th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS) The Brazilian men's basketball team won the Super Four Olympic warm-up tournament with a 91-75 margin over Argentina in the final.San Antonio Spurs ... 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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China to send 396-strong team to London Olympics


July 10th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) China will send 396 athletes in 23 sports categories for the upcoming London Olympic Games, it was announced Tuesday.The team, consisting of 171 men and 225 ... Read more...

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29 Olympic champions to spearhead China at London Games


July 10th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) Spearheaded by 29 Beijing Olympic champions, China will bid to confirm supremacy at the London Olympic Games.China Tuesday announced its 396-strong team including 29 Beijing Olympic ... Read more...

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Pakistan pitches for reviving cricketing ties (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday pitched for resuming bilateral cricket ties with India but New Delhi maintained it was for the two boards to decide.During their two-day talks ... Read more...

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Outlook on boxing changed after Beijing bronze: Vijender


June 28th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The first Indian boxer to win a medal at the Olympics, Vijender Singh, said Thursday that his bronze medal in Beijing had changed the face ... Read more...

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Surjeet Singh confesses being a spy


June 28th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Minutes after stepping on home soil after spending over 30 years in Pakistani jails, Surjeet Singh admitted that he was a Indian spy sent to ... Read more...

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Cricket uniting blacks, whites in Zimbabwe


June 26th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, June 26 (IANS) Cricket has become the biggest unifier of blacks and whites in Zimbabwe, a country that had seen the two races occupying different corners.The mingling ... Read more...

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Sammy says team work key in absence of big names


May 4th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hove (England), May 4 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has been at pains to point out the importance of team work in a squad bereft of major stars.Sammy ... Read more...

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German side Bayern sign defender Dante until 2016


April 27th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 27 (IANS) German record champions Bayern Munich have signed Borussia Monchengladbach defender Dante Bonfim Costa for four years, the club confirmed."Bayern Munich is one of the three ... Read more...

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Shillingford first Dominican likely to play a Test at home


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 23 (IANS/CMC) Shane Shillingford will become the first Dominican cricketer to play a Test match on home soil if he takes the field for West Indies against ... Read more...

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2014 World Cup title a must for Brazil: Coach Parreira


April 3rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 3 (IANS) Former national coach Carlos Alberto Parreira has said Brazil's 2014 World Cup campaign will be considered a failure if the team does not ... Read more...

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Randhawa to make 200th Asian Tour appearance at Panasonic Open


March 14th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Former Asian Tour number one Jyoti Randhawa of India will celebrate a milestone 200th Asian Tour appearance when he joins 25 other champions at the ... Read more...

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South African Anderson wins Delray ATP title


March 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Seventh-seed Kevin Anderson of South Africa defeated qualifier Marinko Matosevic of Australia 6-4, 7-6(2) to win the ATP Delray Beach International tennis tournament here.Anderson won ... Read more...

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Lahiri shares lead in qualifying for British Open


March 1st, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chonburi (Thailand), March 1 (IANS) Anirban Lahiri of India continued his solid form by shooting an opening round four-under-par 68 to share the lead with Jonathan Moore of the US ... Read more...

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Kapil wants Sachin to retire immediately


February 20th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) India's 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev feels that the time has run out for Sachin Tendulkar and the batting maestro should immediately ... Read more...

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Chowrasia hopes to get back to winnings ways at Avantha Masters


February 15th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 15 (IANS) Indian golfer and defending champion S.S.P. Chowrasia believes he is capable of pulling off a hat-trick of wins on home soil when the Avantha Masters tees ... Read more...

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Bravo hopes to makes a splash in Big Bash


December 14th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 14 (IANS/CMC) Dwayne Bravo hopes his participation in the Big Bash League Twenty20 would spark his revival and spur his return to the West Indies team.The 28-year-old Bravo arrived ... Read more...

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After 100th ton, Sachin to donate bat to Eden Gardens


November 17th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Batting genius Sachin Tendulkar has promised to donate the bat with which he scores his 100th international century to the proposed cricket museum at the ... Read more...

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Bajwa hopeful of Pakistan’s good showing in Champions Trophy


November 17th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Pakistan's hockey is riding high on confidence after winning a three-nation tournament beating hosts Australia in Perth and will be no pushovers at next month's Champions ... Read more...

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Indian cricketers to donate gear if they win Kolkata Test


November 17th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) The Indian cricketers would donate their cricketing gears for the proposed cricket museum at the Eden Gardens if the team wins the ongoing test against the ... Read more...

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It’s Chicago Bears Vs Philadelphia Eagles today


November 7th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Philadelphia, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chicago Bears will visit Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night for a thrilling encounter which promises to be very offensive. The two teams go into the game with ... Read more...

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Chowrasia to lead Indian Challenge in Barclays Singapore Open


November 5th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 5 (IANS) The strength of the Asian Tour will be on full parade next week with the current and future golf stars from the region heading to the ... Read more...

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Beckham asked to prove his place in Olympics team


October 20th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) England's star footballer and former captain David Beckham has been told that he should prove why he deserves a place in the Team Great Britain ... Read more...

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Australia picks Cummins for South Africa Test tour


October 17th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 17 (IANS) Teenage fast bowler Patrick Cummins was selected in the 15-member Australian squad for next month's Test tour of South Africa.The 18-year-old could become the second youngest ... Read more...

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India to play two football friendlies with Malaysia in November


October 10th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 10 (IANS) Ahead of the SAFF Cup, the Indian football team will play two friendlies with Malaysia on home soil next month, the All India Football Federation announced ... Read more...

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Chowrasia aiming for Indian Open, Merit crown


October 7th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) India's S.S.P. Chowrasia will bank on local knowledge as he aims for his maiden Hero Indian Open golf title and also the Asian Tour Order ... Read more...

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Clarke thinks of playing in grade cricket


October 5th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 5 (IANS) Australia's Test captain Michael Clarke is thinking of playing in Sydney grade cricket over the weekend by turning out for Western Suburbs ahead of the tour ... Read more...

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India will be the favourites: Bell


October 5th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Ian Bell says India will be the favourites in the forthcoming five One-day Internationals and that the hosts' humbling during the disastrous England tour will amount ... Read more...

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