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Deepika Kumari still wondering what hit her in London


August 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Teenage archer Deepika Kumari, still struggling to come to terms with her first round loss at the London Olympics, says she cracked under pressure of ... Read more...

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England retain same side for Trent Bridge Test


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS/CMC) England have named an unchanged 13-man squad for the second Test against the West Indies, starting at Trent Bridge Friday.Chief selector Geoff Miller said he was pleased ... Read more...

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Uncapped Bairstow included in England Test squad


May 13th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Middle-order batsman Jonny Bairstow has received his maiden call-up to the England Test squad for the series opener against the West Indies Thursday.Bairstow, who has ... Read more...

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Duncan’s suggestions have helped: Dravid


November 14th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) In rollicking form this season, India's star batsman Rahul Dravid Monday gave credit to coach Duncan Fletcher for helping him with good suggestions which have worked ... Read more...

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Gibson remains buoyant ahead of T20I in England


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS/CMC) West Indies got down to business Wednesday with their first training session ahead of the two Twenty20 International against England this weekend at The Oval.Coach Ottis Gibson ... Read more...

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Two Indian walkers qualify for London Olympics


June 27th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) India's Gurmeet Singh and Babubhai Panocha have qualified for the 20 km walk at the 2012 London Olympics with impressive performances at the 18th Dublin ... Read more...

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Umpires Dharamsena, Kettleborough promoted to Elite Panel


May 25th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Kumara Dharamsena and Englishman Richard Kettleborough were Wednesday inducted into the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Elite Panel of umpires with Indians again failing to ... Read more...

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Carragher all right after his sickening ‘head’ clash with teammate


April 18th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): Jamie Carragher has said he was all right after a sickening clash of heads with teammate John Flanagan.Liverpool defender Carragher, 33, needed six minutes of treatment after ... Read more...

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Kamran must give stellar performance in domestic cricket to return to Pak team: Mohsin


April 7th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 7(ANI): Discarded Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal, whose repeated follies behind the stumps- including some vital dropped catches- cost Pakistan a lot in the recently-concluded World Cup, needs to "give an ... Read more...

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Poor World Cup for African nations


March 31st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) It is a World Cup dominated by sub-continental teams and not an African Safari, as many believed seeing the all-round strength of the South African team.For ... Read more...

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Aerobatic display by fighter jets, copters to be major attraction of Aero India 2011


February 8th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 8 (ANI): Aero India 2011, Asia's biggest air show, which gets underway at the Yelahanka Air Force base near Bangalore from February 9, will be the largest ever with ... Read more...

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Ashwin Sundar takes top spot in MRF F1600 race


February 5th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) Ashwin Sundar of Gulf Oil Racing team took the honours by default after finishing second behind Jordan King (Team Sidvin) who was docked 20 seconds penalty for a ... Read more...

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Ankita Lokhande out of ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4′


January 21st, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) After the shocking elimination of Krushna Abhishek and Yana Gupta, TV actress Ankita Lokhande and her choreographer Nishant have been voted out of Sony TV's dance reality ... Read more...

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The Most Over-Hyped Bollywood Films Of 2010


December 31st, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
from falling flat on the ground.Second on the list is Mani Ratnam’s Rs. 100 crore magnum opus Raavan. For almost a year before the release of the movie, Raavan had ... Read more...

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Haddin says he never doubted his chances of Oz Test comeback


November 24th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 24(ANI): Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has said that he never once believed that his position behind the stumps was under threat despite Tim Paine's impressive performances during tours to England ... Read more...

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Emerging player Azam hoping for Pak World Cup debut


September 29th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.29 (ANI): Nineteen-year old Hammad Azam, who has only featured in nine first class matches, two of which were Twenty20 fixtures, has already done enough to catch the eye of Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Bundesliga booms despite loss of Oezil and Khedira


August 18th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 18 (DPA) The new Bundesliga season kicks off Saturday with the German league in rude health despite the loss of two of its biggest stars over the summer to ... Read more...

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Mills predicts bright future for new Black Cap Williamson


August 9th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Dambulla (Sri Lanka), Aug.9 (ANI): Black Caps vice-captain Kyle Mills is predicting big things from rising talent Kane Williamson in their limited overs tri-series in Sri Lanka.Williamson's staked his claim for a ... Read more...

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Glen ‘Big Baby’ Davis Leads Boston Celtics To Victory In NBA Finals Game 4


June 11th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez All the fans of Boston Celtics player Glen 'Big Baby' Davis were in for a huge treat on Thursday night when his team clashed against Los Angeles Lakers as ... Read more...

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Seniors rested for Zimbabwe tour, Raina to lead


May 9th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Senior players would be rested for the upcoming triangular cricket series in Zimbabwe, the national selectors Sunday announced while appointing Suresh Raina as captain of the 15-member ... Read more...

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Chettri’s MLS debut chances brighten


April 5th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Riding on impressive performances in practice matches and with his paperwork complete, Indian forward Sunil Chettri can now hope to make his Major League Soccer (MLS) debut ... Read more...

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Lifetime’s “Who Is Clark Rockefeller?” Grabs Immense Attention


March 14th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If thriller movies with adequate doses of kidnapping and false identity is what you call real entertainment, then Lifetime network's TV movie which premiered last night ... Read more...

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Arizona Cardinals Acquire Safety Kerry Rhodes


March 7th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Mar 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York Jets safety Kerry Rhodes was acquired by the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday for this year's fourth round pick and a seventh round ... Read more...

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Kim Yu-Na Clinches Gold At Figure Skating Long Program


February 26th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Vancouver, British Columbia, Feb 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) South Korean figure skater Kim Yu-Na created a new record on Thursday at the figure skating long program when she clinched the gold ... Read more...

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Lighting Of Olympic Cauldron Not Without A Bit Of Malfunction


February 14th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Vancouver, Feb 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The opening ceremony of the much anticipated Winter Olympics 2010 which was held on Friday at the BC Place Stadium, turned out to be one ... Read more...

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“Saturday Night Live” Mocks Fox News Coverage


February 8th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest episode of the popular late-night television sketch comedy show 'Saturday Night Live' managed to grab much attention as it mocked the Fox News channel's ... Read more...

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Texas Quarterback Colt McCoy Wins 2009 Maxwell Award


December 11th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Lake Buena Vista, Fla, Dec.11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) University of Texas quarterback Colt McCoy was honored on Thursday night as he won the much coveted Maxwell Award 2009. The Maxwell award ... Read more...

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Jeev and Randhawa have high expectations from golf World Cup


November 25th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shenzhen (China), Nov 25 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh and Jyoti Randhawa are all set to represent India at the 2009 World Cup of Golf at the Mission Hills Golf Club starting here ... Read more...

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Ravens Register Their Fourth Straight Victory Against The Browns


November 17th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Cleveland, Nov.17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Baltimore Ravens registered their victory against rival Cleveland Browns in a much anticipated match that was held on Monday at the Cleveland Browns Stadium. The ... Read more...

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Hilditch says Hussey has secured his Test career, but holds out less hope for Brett Lee


November 12th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.12 (ANI): The chairman of selectors for the Australian cricket team, Andrew Hilditch, has said that middle order batsman Mike Hussey has secured his Test career with his outstanding one-day form. ... Read more...

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Yankees Defeat Phillies To Win World Series 2009


November 5th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov. 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New York Yankees have defeated defending champions Philadelphia Phillies in the sixth game of the World Series championship on Wednesday evening at the Yankees Stadium.The ... Read more...

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Florida & Alabama Top BCS Standings 2009


October 19th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, October 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Florida has received the top position in the BCS standings 2009, which was released on Sunday, 18 October. Alabama Crimson Tide lacked few points from ... Read more...

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Yuki hopes to make Davis Cup squad, but has no visa


August 29th, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Though India's Davis Cup squad for the World Group play-off against South Africa next month has not yet been named, Australian Open junior champion Yuki Bhambri ... Read more...

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Botham, Boycott, Trueman, Rhodes at Hall of Fame


August 9th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IBNS
Leeds, Aug 9 (IBNS) Four England greats were inducted today into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame* at the tea interval of the second day of the fourth Ashes Test match between ... Read more...

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Indian team for West Indies tour announced


June 17th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 17(ANI): The Indian team for the upcoming West Indies tour was announced here on Wednesday.Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and left-arm pacer Zahir Khan have been rested, while ... Read more...

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