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Sai Praneeth fails to qualify for China Masters


September 11th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou, Sep 11 (IANS) Indian shuttler B. Sai Praneeth Tuesday failed to qualify for the main draw of the men's singles in the China Masters Super Series Premier.Sai, World No.69, ... Read more...

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Microsoft invites developers to the world’s largest app fest at Bangalore


September 7th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 6 (IANS) Have a vision for the perfect app, a laptop and some comfy clothes for a marathon coding session? Well, that's all the weapons needed to attend ... Read more...

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‘Break Free’ with Bipasha for fitness


September 4th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Bipasha Basu has zeroed in on the name of her second fitness DVD -- it is called "Break Free". The actress, who aims to ... Read more...

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Slovenian accordionist sets new world record


August 28th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Ljubljana (Slovenia), Aug 28 (IANS) Slovenian accordionist Zoran Zorko has set a new Guinness world record with a marathon accordion performances that lasted 35 hours and 32 minutes, Xinhua reported.Zorko's ... Read more...

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Kenya’s runner Jelimo blames tactics for poor show in London


August 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 16 (IANS) Kenya's Pamela Jelimo has blamed poor tactics for her failure to retain her Olympic title. Russian Mariya Saminova ended her reign as the women's 800 metres ... Read more...

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Ugandan president rewards Olympic gold medal winner


August 16th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Entebbe (Uganda), Aug 16 (IANS) Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni rewarded Steven Kiprotich, gold medal winner at the London Olympics, with 200 million shillings ($81,300).Museveni also told Kiprotich, who won the ... Read more...

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Pound’s drug remark about Jamaican athletes rubbished


August 15th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 15 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCo) has rubbished a claim by International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Dick Pound that it is difficult to test Jamaican athletes because they ... Read more...

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All set for world’s third biggest Muslim prayer congregation


August 14th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuram (Kerala), Aug 14 (IANS) All arrangements are in place for what is billed as the country's biggest prayer congregation in the month of Ramadan to be held Wednesday at ... Read more...

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Olympics: Gold for Tunisia’s Mellouli in marathon swimming


August 10th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tunisia's Oussama Mellouli won his second medal of the London Olympics with victory in the gruelling men's 10-kilometre marathon swim Friday.Mellouli finished the open-water swim ... Read more...

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Murray to join Federer in Olympic final


August 4th, 2012 - 7:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Andy Murray defeated second seed Novak Djokovic in straight sets Friday to reach the final of the Olympic tennis tournament.It sets up a ... Read more...

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Nigerian raped to death by five wives


July 25th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A wealthy businessman from Nigeria - and husband to six women - died after allegedly being forced into a marathon sex session with his elder five ... Read more...

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Uganda athletes undergo doping test ahead of Olympics


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala, July 3 (IANS) The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has carried out doping tests for body enhancing substances on Ugandan athletes heading to the Olympics in London this month.Dennis Galabuzi, ... Read more...

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Russia bans three runners for sample tampering


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Athletics Federation announced Tuesday it has handed two-year bans to runners Svetlana Klyuka, Nailya Yulamanova and Yevgenia Zinurova for tampering with urine samples.Klyuka, ... Read more...

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China’s Zheng tags herself ‘lightweight tennis champion’


July 1st, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Being one of the most dimunitive figures in the Wimbledon, Chinese tennis player Zheng Jie feels like a 'lightweight champion'.Zheng stands only 1.64 metres and ... Read more...

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Nod for $1.8 bn defence procurement proposals


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's defence ministry Friday gave its approval to three key proposals from the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Indian Navy to buy 14 new ... Read more...

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Hungarian runner will run 50 marathons in 50 days


June 5th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Budapest, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hungarian runner Norman Varga is all set to run 50 marathons in 50 days. this is certainly an incredible feat, if he can accomplish it. He plans ... Read more...

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Agartala marathon for unity


May 13th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 13 (IANS) Around 1,500 athletes and sports lovers, some of them from other parts of the country, Sunday participated in the 6th ONGC Agartala Marathon aimed at propagating ... Read more...

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Neha Dhupia prefers clean-shaven men


April 19th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Actress Neha Dhupia says clean-shaven men are more attractive and caring than those who don't shave."I believe that clean-shaven men are not only attractive, but ... Read more...

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UP to provide free care to seriously ill poor


March 28th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 28 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh will provide free medical care to the poor suffering from serious ailments like kidney related infections, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced here Wednesday."In the ... Read more...

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Palestinians organise local marathon to reject Israeli one


March 19th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, March 19 (IANS) Dozens of Palestinian runners participated in a local marathon on the West Bank Monday, challenging an earlier Israel-organised international one in Jerusalem.The Palestinian marathon started from ... Read more...

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‘Films and marketing plans should be conceived together’


February 28th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Innovative marketing is must for a film's success, feels Mahesh Bhatt who launched the music of his next project "Blood Money" on a yacht out at ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans run for healthy heart on Valentine’s Day


February 15th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 14 (IANS) While Cupid-struck lovers were busy exchanging roses, gifts and greeting each other to celebrate Valentine's Day, about 1,000 denizens of this tech hub ran a marathon ... Read more...

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Greatest match of my life: Djokovic


January 30th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 30 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic believes the Australian Open final victory over Spaniard Rafael Nadal was the greatest of his life and the match would be ... Read more...

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Nadal calls the Australian Open final as his toughest match


January 30th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 30 (IANS) World No.2 Rafael Nadal, who lost to Serb Novak Djokovic in a marathon Australian Open tennis final Sunday, has dubbed the match as the toughest ... Read more...

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Thousands run to save Kolkata’s Rabindra Sarobar Lake


January 29th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Industrialists, celebrities and politicians joined thousands of others here in a 10-km marathon to save Rabindra Sarobar, an artificial lake which is now facing environmental pollution.The ... Read more...

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Will not let Sachin get the hundred: Clarke


January 25th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke said Wednesday that his team will not let Sachin Tendulkar score his elusive 100th ton in the fourth Test though he ... Read more...

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Clarke strikes double hundred; Australia 469/3 at lunch (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) Michael Clarke scored his double hundred of series and shared a record-breaking 385-run stand with Ricky Ponting to guide Australia to 469 for three at lunch ... Read more...

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‘Lack of organ donors affecting liver transplants’


January 19th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The crunch in organ donations is affecting the number of transplants in India, a doctor said Wednesday, adding that nearly 25,000 patients need liver transplants ... Read more...

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Mumbai Marathon: Kenya’s Moiben, Ethiopia’s Abeyo win (Second Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Kenya's Laban Moiben Sunday won the men's 42 km Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2012 in a photo finish while Ethiopia's Netsanet Abeyo emerged on top in ... Read more...

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Chaennai Open: Raonic conquers Tipsarevic for title


January 9th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Canadian upstart Milos Raonic overcame World No.9 and top seed Janko Tipsarevic 6-7 (4), 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4) in the final of the Aircel Chennai Open ... Read more...

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Assam to seek fresh opinion on Arunachal dam’s effects


January 5th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 5 (IANS) The Assam government Thursday assured more than two dozen-odd anti-dam organisations that it would seek fresh expert opinion within six months on whether the 2,000 MW ... Read more...

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‘Don 2′ is differently cool: SRK


December 12th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who began his "Don 2: The King Is Back" multi-city promotional tour Monday, is impressed with the final cut of ... Read more...

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Davis Cup final: Argentina win doubles to keep chances alive


December 4th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 4 (IANS) The Argentinian doubles pair of David Nalbandian and Eduardo Schwank won Saturday's doubles rubber to keep their country in with a chance of winning the ... Read more...

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Salwan Marathon, an organisational marvel


November 6th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The Salwan Marathon, easily the world's leading marathon for school children, attracted a record 47,000 runners from 780 schools from the National Capital Region this ... Read more...

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NBA talks continue on Thursday


October 28th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The parties involved in the talks to find solution to the NBA lockout says they are making progress. After the talks on Thursday, the mediators say ... Read more...

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