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Subaru set for India debut


September 21st, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) A revamped FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship (INRC), without the popular Gypsy class, will be flagged-off here Saturday in the form of Karnataka 1000 that will ... Read more...

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Shooter Joydeep Karmakar: The mind will go where the spirit takes it (Interview)


August 28th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) He mulled selling his kidney to buy a rifle, became a national champion with a borrowed gun, has participated in 17 World Cups, missed out a ... Read more...

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Inter-institutional TT: Most seeded players in pre-quarters


August 26th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) Men's ninth seed Devesh Karia and 13th ranked Sourav Chakraborty bit the dust even as most seeded players made it to the pre-quarter-finals in the men's ... Read more...

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Close battles in the offing at national racing


August 24th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) Competition is likely to be hotter and closer in more ways than one as the curtain goes up on the third round of the JK Tyre-FMSCI ... Read more...

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Nimmy maintains sole lead


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Nimmy A.G. of Kerala maintained her sole lead with six and half points after signing peace treaty with Chandika Divaysree of Andhra Pradesh in the ... Read more...

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PSPB paddlers likely to dominate


August 21st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) The Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) paddlers are likely to dominate the 42nd edition of the All-India Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships which get under way at ... Read more...

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Kohli shocks Jain in All India Snooker meet


August 6th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Amandeep Kohli fashioned the second upset in the competition when he shocked India No.5 Himanshu Jain in the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India Open Invitation Snooker ... Read more...

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Surprised that people didn’t expect a medal from me: Vijay


August 6th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar says he was taken aback when people, including the media, expressed surprise on his podium finish here at the London Games."I ... Read more...

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Pahuja stuns Gandhi All India Snooker


August 5th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Harish Pahuja stunned Abhimanyu Gandhi of Gujarat 4-3 in a Group A thriller to give the elite main draw an explosive start in the Shyam Shroff ... Read more...

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Pune’s Sharma in final qualifying round in snooker meet


August 4th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Yogesh Sharma of PYC Gymkhana, Pune, registered a 3-2 win to enter the final qualifying round in the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India Open Invitation Snooker ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Vikas Krishan enters 69 kg quarterfinal


August 4th, 2012 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) India's Vikas Krishan kept alive hopes for an Olympic medal in boxing as he won the pre-quarterfinal bout to enter the last eight of the men's ... Read more...

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Billiards: Advani heads Indian challenge


July 16th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 16 (IANS) Asian champion Pankaj Advani will lead a strong Indian contingent in the World billiards championship to be held later this year.The squad also includes World women's ... Read more...

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Kothari ousts Habib to make last 8


June 21st, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) Kolkata's Sourav Kothari held off a late surge from top seed and local hero Rafath Habib to win 4-2 and enter the quarter-finals of the Kences ... Read more...

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Chawla cracks 122 for easy win in snooker event


June 18th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) World No.3 Kamal Chawla constructed a brilliant break of 122 en route to a 3-1 win over Rupesh Shah in a Group C match of the ... Read more...

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Olympic-bound paddlers to play in Sweden, Brazil


June 1st, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) A 14-member Indian team including Olympic-bound paddlers Soumyajit Ghosh and Ankita Das will be playing tournaments in Sweden and Brazil during June.The sports ministry Friday ... Read more...

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Close races likely in National Motorcycle meet


June 1st, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, June 1 (IANS) With 64 entries in the Championship category and a further 212 riders in the three single-make series, the 2012 MMSC-Sidvin National Motorcycle Racing Championship here this ... Read more...

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Anand bids to be an all-time great (Profile)


May 30th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India's chess legend Viswanathan Anand can lay claim to be one of the all-time greats in the sport after he won his fifth World Championship ... Read more...

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Best paddlers did not make London cut: Chief TT coach


May 30th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India's best paddlers have not qualified for the London Olympics, says chief table tennis coach Leszek Kucharski who also feels that top star Sharath Kamal ... Read more...

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Negi youngest to win Asian Chess Championship


May 14th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India's newly-crowned Asian chess champion Primarjan Negi has become the youngest to win the continental title.The 19-year-old Negi, who won the Asian title in the ... Read more...

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Indians paddlers start Olympic qualifying campaign in style


May 10th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, May 10 (IANS) India's Anthony Amalraj, Achanta Sharath Kamal and Poulomi Ghatak started their Olympic qualifying campaign in style with wins in their first matches at the Table Tennis ... Read more...

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Easy draw for Sharath Kamal in TT Olympic qualifier


May 10th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Doha, May 9 (IANS) India's ace paddler and World No.83 Achanta Sharath Kamal has been handed a easy draw but his compatriot Anthony Amalraj and the Indian women may not ... Read more...

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Asian squash: Indian men in last eight


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait, May 3 (IANS) The Indian teams continued their winning ways in both the men's and women's sections at the 16th Asian team squash championship here Tuesday.The men's team topped ... Read more...

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Advani, Mehta to clash for title in Asian Snooker (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, April 28 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani and national champion Aditya Mehta entered the final of the Asian Snooker Championship here Saturday to set up an intriguing title clash.In the ... 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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Felipe brace sends Vasco da Gama into Rio Cup final


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 23 (IANS) Veteran midfielder Felipe scored a goal either side of the break to send Vasco da Gama into the Rio Cup final with a 3-2 ... Read more...

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Dakshin Dare Rally: Gill, Nataraj emerge champs


April 13th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, April 13 (IANS) There were no surprises in store as overnight leaders National Champion Gaurav Gill (co-driver Musa Sherif) took the honours in the four-wheeler class while Nataraj Rajanna ... Read more...

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Gill consolidates lead


April 13th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, April 12 (IANS) There appears a jinx about the Maruti Suzuki Dakshin Dare as it completed Day Four on a sour note with three more Special Stages cancelled as ... Read more...

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Gill, Takale lead in Dakshin Dare Rally


April 10th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Waynad, April 10 (IANS) Treading his way rather carefully, National champion Gaurav Gill (co-driver Musa Sherif) led his Mahindra team-mate Lohitt Urs (Chapong Chaiwan) by three minutes, 35 seconds at ... Read more...

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‘Servus Ishq’ - Indo-Austrian director’s tribute to Bollywood


April 9th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, April 9 (IANS) India-born Austrian film director Sandeep Kumar is celebrating spring with a difference this year. He has installed lights and cameras in the heart of the ... Read more...

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Top rally drivers to take part in Dakshin Dare


April 8th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, April 8 (IANS) Some of country's best-known rally drivers, including national champion Gaurav Gill, Lohitt Urs and Bangalore's "Gypsy King" Sanjay Agarwal, headline a strong field of contenders in ... Read more...

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Manpreet in quarters of Olympic qualifying event


April 6th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 6 (IANS) Asian Games silver medallist Manpreet Singh (91kg) Friday entered the quarterfinals of the Asian Olympic Qualifying Boxing Event here with a resounding victory over Mongolia's ... Read more...

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Gopal guides India to healthy lead against Israel


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Indian Grandmaster G.N.Gopal came up with his best Tuesday, defeating Tal Baron 4-0 to guide the hosts to an emphatic 9.5-6.5 triumph over Israel in ... Read more...

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Asian TT: Indian men stretch Chinese Taipei in quarters


February 27th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Macau, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian men bowed out of the medal reckoning after losing to Chinese Taipei 2-3 in the quarterfinals of the Asian Table Tennis Championships early here Sunday. ... Read more...

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Asian TT: Indian men, women enter quarters


February 24th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Macau, Feb 24 (IANS) India entered the quarterfinals of the men's and women's team events at the Asian Table Tennis Championships with contrasting victories here Friday.The men, led by Sharath ... Read more...

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Indian contingent leaves for Asian TT Championships in Macau


February 21st, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Sharath Kamal and Poulomi Ghatak will lead the Indian men's and women's challenge at the Asian Table Tennis Championships at Macau Feb 23-March 1.The other ... Read more...

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