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Russia’s women retain chess Olympiad title


September 10th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's women defended their Chess Olympiad title in Istanbul over the weekend with a 4-0 thrashing of Kazakhstan edging them past China.Russia had trailed China ... Read more...

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Kazakh beer thief returns unfinished bottles


August 21st, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man suspected of stealing a case of beer from a store in Kazakhstan's northwest Aktobe region still faces theft charges despite returning a number ... Read more...

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11 knifed to death in Kazakhstan


August 15th, 2012 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Astana, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of 11 bodies have been found with stab wounds in Kazakhstan, police said.A criminal investigation has been opened into the apparent killings of ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Light heavyweight gold for Russia’s Mekhontsev


August 12th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Yegor Mekhontsev won his country's first boxing gold medal of the Olympics beating Kazakhstan's Adilbek Niyazymbetov on a tie-break in the final here at ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Kazakhstan’s Sapiyev wins welterweight gold


August 12th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstani boxer Serik Sapiyev won gold in the men's welterweight (69 kg) category Sunday, dominating Britain's local hero Freddie Evans 17-9 in front of the ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Sushil sizzles into semis (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) India's Sushil Kumar muscled his way into the semifinals of the Olympics men' 66 kg freestyle wrestling beating Ikhtiyor Navruzov of Uzbekistan here Sunday.Sushil, bronze ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Gold for Uzbekistan in men’s 120 kg


August 12th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Uzbekistan's Artur Taymazov won his third successive Olympic gold in the men's 120 kg freestyle wrestling Saturday, beating Georgia's Davit Modzamanashvili in a close final.The ... Read more...

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Olympics: Yogeshwar Dutt’s factfile


August 12th, 2012 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt hit the headlines first in 2003 Commonwealth Championships by winning the gold, within five years of coming on the national scene.Overcoming a career-threatening ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: North Korea’s Yang grapples to bronze


August 11th, 2012 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea's Yang Kyong-il took the Olympic bronze in the men's 55 kg freestyle wrestling category Friday.Yang, a 2009 world champion, finished off his opponent ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Shields pounds Russia’s Torlopova for gold


August 10th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) America's 17-year-old prodigy Claressa Shields took the inaugural Olympic gold in the women's 75 kg boxing tournament here Thursday.Shields pounded her Russian opponent and No.2 ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: China, Kazakhstan women take bronze


August 8th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Li Jinzi of China and Kazakhstan's Marina Volnova claimed bronze medals in the women's Olympic boxing tournament Wednesday after losing their semi-finals in the 75kg ... Read more...

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Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler wins gold at London Olympics


August 6th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Iran's four-time world champion Hamid Sourian won the country's first gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games, defeating Azerbaijan's Greco-Roman wrestler Roshan Bayramov in the ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Kazakhstan’s Rypakova leaps to triple jump gold


August 6th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Olga Rypakova of Kazakhstan took Olympic gold in the women's triple jump Sunday.Rypakova, the world silver medalist, took the title with a third-round jump of ... Read more...

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Olympics: Krishna Poonia qualifies; Mayookha, Om Prakash out (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) India's top discus thrower Krishna Poonia qualified for the final round while triple jumper Mayookha Johny and men's shot putter Om Prakash Singh were knocked out ... Read more...

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Triple jumper Mayookha out of Olympics


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) India's sole woman triple jumper in London Olympics Mayookha Johny crashed out of the Games, failing to qualify for the finals with a disappointing 13th place ... Read more...

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Olympics: Sharapova sweats to oust Robson in round 2


August 1st, 2012 - 7:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova beat Britain's Laura Robson, ranked 98 in the world, in the second round of the Olympic tournament Tuesday, but the Russian No. ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Vijender powers his way to pre-quarters (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) India's strong medal contender Vijender Singh sailed into the pre-quarter final in the men's middleweight (75 kg) boxing competition with a clinical 14-10 win over Danabek ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Vijender in second round


July 29th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) India's lone Olympic boxing medallist Vijender Singh kicked off his quest for a second with an emphatic 14-10 victory over Kazakhstan's Danabek Suzhanov in the first ... Read more...

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Italy to launch woman astronaut in 2014


July 4th, 2012 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 4 (IANS) An Italian woman astronaut has been assigned for the first time for a mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS), Xinhua reported Tuesday.Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti will ... Read more...

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Williams survives scare to beat Shvedova


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serena Williams fended off a second set comeback to defeat wild card Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan in the fourth round of the Wimbledon tennis ... Read more...

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Safarova crashes out at Wimbledon


June 26th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Czech 19th seed Lucie Safarova became the fifth seeded player to fall in the Wimbledon women's draw after a straight-sets defeat in the first round ... Read more...

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Putin proposes anti-terror centre in SCO


June 7th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday proposed establishing an anti-terrorism centre within the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).Speaking at a SCO meeting, Putin said all SCO member ... Read more...

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Indian team announced for junior women’s Asia Cup


June 5th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Ritu Rani will lead the 18-member Indian team for the junior women's Asia Cup in hockey to take place June 27-July 7 in Bangkok, Thailand.India ... Read more...

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SCO summit convenes in Beijing


June 5th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) The annual Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) leadership summit convened here Tuesday with President Hu Jintao scheduled to meet 10 heads of state visiting China for the ... Read more...

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Russia, Kazakhstan in deadlock over rocket launches


May 30th, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Astana, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Kazakhstan have failed to reach an agreement on a new drop zone for the debris of Russian carrier rockets being launched from the ... Read more...

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Kazakh police search for women street-strippers


May 16th, 2012 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS) Police in Kazakhstan have launched a search for two young women who walked naked around the steets of Kostanai city, RIA Novosti reported.The girls, wearing only ... Read more...

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Russia wants India, Pakistan in SCO (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 12 (IANS) Russia wants the process of India and Pakistan's membership to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) speeded up, RIA Novosti reported.Russia's acting Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said ... Read more...

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Camel killed in Kazakhstan to end suicides


April 28th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) People in a Kazakh town have sacrificed a white camel in a bid to end an adolescent "suicide epidemic" blamed on an evil spirit that ... Read more...

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Kazakh journalist stabbed


April 21st, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A journalist who criticised the Kazakh authorities over their bloody handling of riots in a mining town in December last year was found beaten and ... Read more...

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China, Russia to hold joint naval drill


April 18th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) China and Russia will hold a joint naval exercise in the Yellow Sea this weekend, the Chinese defence ministry said.Dozens of battle ships and submarines will ... Read more...

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Indian wrestler Yogeshwar qualifies for London Olympics


March 30th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt booked his London Olympics berth after he qualified for the final of the Asian qualification event in Astana, Kazakhstan.According to information ... Read more...

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Kazakhs find love on Sharia dating website


March 8th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, March 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A dating website -- based on Islamic Sharia law -- for Muslims in Kazakhstan with "sincere intentions" to create a family has now been launched ... Read more...

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Man to give wife million roses on Women’s Day


March 8th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Based on a romantic pop hit from Soviet times, a Kazakh man has ordered one million red roses for his wife on International Women's Day ... Read more...

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Russia launches space freighter to ISS


January 26th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian Soyuz-U rocket carrying the Progress M-14M cargo spacecraft was launched just after midnight Wednesday for the International Space Station (ISS) now in orbit.The ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Azarenka eases into second round, Tomic beats Verdasco


January 16th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) Third-seed Belarusian Victoria Azarenka cruised through to the second round of the women's singles event of Australian Open tennis here Monday defeating Britain's Heather Watson 6-1, ... Read more...

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