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Mumbai through to last 8 in Buchi Babu Trophy


August 26th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) Mumbai overcame TNCA XI by just three runs in a Group B match to book their berth in the quarter-finals of the Buchi Babu Trophy All-India ... Read more...

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Archers over awed by Olympic stage, says coach


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) A distraught women's archery coach Purnima Mahato says the only reason for India's disastrous performance at the London Olympics she could think of is perhaps their ... Read more...

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Olympics: India men bow out, Deepika now lone hope (Archery Intro Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's challenge in men's individual archery event at the London Olympics came to an unceremonious end with all three participants crashing out in eliminators here Tuesday.Chekrovolu ... Read more...

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Olympics: End of road for Indian men (Archery Roundup)


July 31st, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) It was the end of campaign for the Indian men archers as Rahul Banerjee and Tarundeep Rai bowed out from the prequarterfinals at the Olympic Games ... Read more...

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Olympics archery: Rahul, Jayanta, Swuro bow out (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Rahul Banerjee secured a rare win for India before being eliminated in the second round to join compatriots Jayanta Talukdar and Chekrovolu Swuro out of the ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Banerjee shoots a rare win for India (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Rahul Banerjee secured a rare win for India in the Olympic archery individual event after his teammates Jayanta Talukdar and Chekrovolu Swuro were eliminated from the ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Jayanta, Swuro miss mark (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Jayanta Talukdar and Chekrovolu Swuro lost to their respective American opponents in contrasting fashion to exit the archery individual event at the London Olympics here Tuesday.Talukdar ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Bombayala bows out of individual event


July 30th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Indian archer Laishram Bombayala Devi lost her round-of-32 match against Mexico's Aida Roman 2-6 to bow out of the London Olympics here Monday.Though Bombayala edged out ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Saina wins opener; Jwala-Diju lose (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal started her Olympics campaign with a win while the mixed doubles pair of Jawala Gutta and V.Diju jeopardised their chances of making ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian rowers Sandeep-Manjeet in repechage (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Indian rowers Sandeep Kumar and Manjeet Singh finished fourth in the first heat of the men's lightweight double scull at the Eton Dorney but qualified for ... Read more...

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Saina drawn in easy group at London Olympics


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal should have it easy in the group stages of her Olympic campaign, according to the draw announced here Monday.World No.55 Lianne ... Read more...

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World snooker: Advani loses twice


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 4 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani had a rough day at the SangSom Six Red World snooker championships as he lost both his league matches here Wednesday.In his first ... Read more...

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Advani has mixed luck in World snooker


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 3 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani remained in contention for a berth in the knock-out phase as he beat Thailand's Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5-4 for his second win, but later ... Read more...

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Pankaj Advani wins snooker championship opener


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 2 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani, down by three frames, fought back to defeat Australia's Ben Nunan 5-4 in his opening Group E league match of the SangSom Six ... Read more...

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Sethi, Advani to play invitational billiards


June 19th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) Former World champions Geet Sethi and Pankaj Advani are among the 10 invited players who will participate in the ECA 14th G. Raman Nair handicap billiards ... Read more...

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World Champion Ayouri to play in Chennai snooker event


June 16th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) Hossein Vafei Ayouri from Iran, the current IBSF World champion and Asian Under-21 title holder, will be the star attraction along with Indian champion Aditya Mehta ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Torres on song as Spain knock out Ireland


June 15th, 2012 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Gdansk (Poland), June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fernando Torres rediscovered his scoring touch in a Spain shirt in a 4-0 thrashing of Ireland that makes the Irish the first side ... Read more...

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Ganguly-led technical committee calls for Ranji overhaul


June 12th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) The Sourav Ganguly-led technical committee of the Indian cricket board Tuesday called for overhauling the Ranji Trophy and recommended doing away with the Elite and Plate ... Read more...

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Smith, Tendulkar shine as Mumbai Indians demolish Royals (lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 21 (IANS) Dwayne Smith and Sachin Tendulkar shared the highest opening stand in the Indian Premier League (IPL) to propel Mumbai Indians to a 10-wicket victory over ... Read more...

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Kenyan sports minister barred from parliament


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, May 3 (IANS) Kenyan Sports Minister Paul Otuoma has been barred from parliament until he responds to a question posed by an MP on national football team captain Denis ... Read more...

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Advani, Mehta in last 8 of Asian snooker championship


April 27th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, April 27 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta, the top two seeds, entered the quarter-finals of the Asian snooker championship here Friday.Advani overcame Qatar's Ahmed Saif 4-0 while ... Read more...

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Brazil, Spain, Britain seeded in Olympic football


April 24th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Brazil, Spain, Britain and Mexico have been seeded for the Olympic men's football tournament.The draw for the group stage will separate the four seeded teams apart ... Read more...

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Bieber set to shock with gory photoshoot


March 20th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Pop star Justin Bieber has thrown himself into the ring for boxing-themed photo shoot that is sure to shock his fans.The star is on the April ... Read more...

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Pepsi launches T20 football


March 14th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Global beverage major Pepsi is all set to launch T20 football event to make the game attractive in cricket-crazy India.The seven-a-side amateur tournament is for ... Read more...

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Shukla blasts Venkat for being dropped from East Zone squad


March 12th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) All-rounder Laxmi Ratan Shukla, who single-handedly took Bengal to their first Vijay Hazare Trophy, Monday slammed East Zone selector Raja Venkat for dropping him from ... Read more...

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Togo football team arrives in Kenya without Adebayor


February 27th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Sparrow Hawks of Togo arrived in Nairobi minus their star player Emmanuel Adebayor for their 2013 Africa Nations Cup qualifier against Harambee Stars Wednesday.The Togolese ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: TN begin favourites


January 1st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 1 (IANS) With their frontline batsmen and bowlers in good form this season, Tamil Nadu, winners in 1986-87 and twice runners-up thereafter, would be looking to roll over ... Read more...

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National Basketball: Tamil Nadu shock Railways


December 17th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) Hosts Tamil Nadu came up with an inspired performance to upstage defending men's champions Indian Railways 82-69 to post their second consecutive win in the 62nd ... Read more...

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Eight Indians advance to knockout stage of World Snooker


November 30th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 30 (IANS) While century-breaks continued to rain in the IBSF World snooker championship, and eight Indians qualified for the knock-out stage, 26-year old Omar Alkojah provided a lot ... Read more...

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World Snooker: Advani through to knockout stage


November 29th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 29 (IANS) Pankaj Advani ran into middling to good form as he marked his progress to the knock-out phase of the IBSF World Snooker championship with two century ... Read more...

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Advani, Merchant win twice as World Snooker Championship begins


November 28th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 28 (IANS) Indians enjoyed a field day with one of the title favourites Pankaj Advani, the 2002 champion, notching two victories and showing definite signs of running into ... Read more...

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World Snooker: Indian hopes ride on Advani


November 27th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 27 (IANS) Indian eyes will be firmly on Pankaj Advani, who will be bidding to win his second title in the IBSF World snooker championship commencing at the ... Read more...

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ICC announces 2012 World T20 schedule


September 21st, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday announced the match schedule and unveiled the event logo of the World Twenty20 to be staged in Sri Lanka from ... Read more...

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HCL Bridge: Delhi teams do well on Day one


September 9th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Sep 8 (IANS) Delhi teams Dhampur Sugar Mills and Maya Meera Sneha performed well to be placed first and second respectively after the fourth round of the team event ... Read more...

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Buchi Babu Cricket: TNCA, Hyderabad post wins


August 21st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) While heavy overnight rains forced abandonment of six of the eight scheduled matches, Tamil Nadu and Hyderabad recorded outright victories in the Buchi Babu All-India cricket ... Read more...

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