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Snooker: Advani downs Steve Davis


August 21st, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Sheffield, Aug 20 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani, down 1-4, bounced back to defeat legendary Steve Davis 6-5 in the second round of the qualifying tournament for the International Championship snooker ... Read more...

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Dwayne Smith wins last-ball thriller for Mumbai Indians (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Dwayne Smith pulled off a stunning last ball win for the Mumbai Indians over the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here ... Read more...

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Dravid role model for young cricketers: Kumble


March 9th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Indian batsman Rahul Dravid, who Friday announced his retirement from Test cricket, was an inspiration and role model for young cricketers taking to the game, said ... Read more...

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National TT: Maharashtra women stun holders PSPB to enter final


January 25th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) Maharashtra A's women stunned defending champions Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) in the semifinals of the Senior National and Inter-State Table Tennis Championship at the SAI ... Read more...

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Akmal brothers, Riaz named in spot-fixing trial


October 7th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) The names of three more Pakistani cricketers have come up in the spot-fixing scandal that rocked the fourth Test against England at Lord's last summer.It has ... Read more...

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Malinga carries Mumbai to shock win over Super Kinga


September 25th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) Lasith Malinga emerged an unlikely hero as a truncated Mumbai Indians snatched a thrilling three-wicket win over title holders Chennai Super Kings in the Nokia ... Read more...

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India Open Super Series: Saina makes a tearful first round exit (Roundup)


April 27th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) In a sensational upset at the India Open Super Series,World No.4 and top seed Saina Nehwal made a tearful first round exit going down 17-21, ... Read more...

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Dhoni to fly in frontline Sukhoi fighter


April 5th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) India's cricket captain M.S. Dhoni is all set to fly on a frontline Sukhoi fighter soon with the Indian Air Force (IAF) making him an ... Read more...

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Watson batted with the vigour needed to lift tense comrades: Roebuck


January 17th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 17(ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson had dragged the team from wretchedness and apparently inevitable defeat to memorable victory in the first ODI against England, noted cricket commentator Peter Roebuck has ... Read more...

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Mary Kom wins fifth World title, targets London Olympics


September 19th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) After winning the World Women Boxing Championship title for a record fifth time, India's M.C. Mary Kom is now targeting a medal in this year's Asian Games ... Read more...

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Saina wins Indonesian Open, hat-trick of titles (Intro Roundup)


June 27th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta/New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal Sunday overcame a fighting Sayaka Sato of Japan 21-19, 13-21, 21-11 to win the Indonesian Open Super Series, capping a stupendous ... Read more...

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Indonesian Open victory memorable, says Saina


June 27th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 27 (IANS) A jubiliant Saina Nehwal Sunday termed her Indonesian Open triumph "memorable", saying it has given her the confidence to perform consistently in top international tournaments. World No.3 Saina won ... Read more...

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India outclass Pakistan 4-1 in Hockey World Cup (Lead)


February 28th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India outplayed arch rivals Pakistan 4-1 in the Hockey World Cup pool B match here Sunday and a near-capacity Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium erupted in celebration ... Read more...

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Bhullar, Muniyappa to lead Indian challenge at Bangkok


January 26th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Jan 26 (IANS) India's rising golfing stars Gaganjeet Bhullar and C. Muniyappa, who became the latest Indians to break through on the Asian Tour last year, will launch title challenges ... Read more...

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‘Bindaas’ completes shooting


December 12th, 2009 - 11:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Manchu Manojkumar is playing the hero, while Sheena is making her debut as heroine for "Bindaas' directed by Veeru Potla and produced by Sunkara Ramabrahmam under the banner of AK Entertainments.The film ... Read more...

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Lin eyes Asian Tour International title defence


January 21st, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Jan 21 (IANS) Chinese Taipei golfing star Lin Wen-tang is eyeing a successful title defence of the $300,000 Asian Tour International title here next month.Lin, winner of two titles en route ... Read more...

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