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Murray reaches second round at Olympics


July 29th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's No.1 Andy Murray secured a straight-sets win over Stanislav Wawrinka of Switzerland in the first round of Olympics tennis tournament here Sunday.Murray won ... Read more...

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Schiavone fights back to oust Robson (Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone was forced to fight back from a set down to beat British youngster Laura Robson in the Wimbledon tennis ... Read more...

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Makarova stuns Kvitova in Eastbourne


June 19th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Ekaterina Makarova inflicted a straight sets defeat on World No.4 Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in the first round of the AEGON International ... Read more...

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Coritiba advance to second phase of Brazilian Cup


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 23 (IANS) Coritba advanced to the second phase of the 2012 Brazilian Cup with a 2-0 win over Nacional.Both of Coritiba's goals Thursday came from Anderson ... Read more...

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Relegation-threatened Mumbai FC face Dempo


January 31st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 31 (IANS) In their bid to escape relegation, Mumbai FC have a tough task at hand as they face leaders Dempo in the 18th round of the I-League ... Read more...

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Brazil to play five friendlies in preparation for Olympics


January 13th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 13 (IANS) The Brazilian Confederation of Soccer (CBF) has announced a series of five friendly matches in preparation for the 2012 London Olympic Games.Brazil's first match ... Read more...

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World Boxing Championships: Manoj, Dinesh in prequarters


October 2nd, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) India's Manoj Kumar (64 kg) and Dinesh Kumar (81 kg) Sunday entered the pre-quarterfinals of the World Boxing Championships at Baku, Azerbaijan, while Suranjoy Singh ... Read more...

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WBA champ Amir Khan eyeing undefeated legend Mayweather’s mantle


December 15th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15(ANI): British boxer Amir Khan, who has retained his WBA light-welterweight title by defeating Argentina's Marcos Maidana in Las Vegas, has said that he now wants American boxer Floyd Mayweather ... Read more...

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Everyone has to be well-prepared so as not to be surprised: Dunga


June 25th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Veronica Sardon Durban, June 25 (DPA) Brazil coach Carlos Dunga said minutes after defending world champions Italy crashed out of South Africa 2010 in the first round that he wasn't surprised ... Read more...

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South Korea come back for draw, book spot in last 16


June 23rd, 2010 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Durban, June 23 (DPA) South Korea came back from an early deficit to earn a 2-2 draw with Nigeria in Group B Tuesday and book their spot in the Round of 16 ... Read more...

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WBC champ Klitschko itching to ’shut Haye’s big mouth’


May 31st, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31(ANI): Ukrainian WBC world heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko has targeted British boxer David Haye as his preferred option as his next opponent.Klitschko's demand came after he retained his title ... Read more...

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I surprised myself with my performance: Saina


April 16th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) While it was another disheartening performance from the Indians in the Badminton Asia Championships Friday, the country's best bet Saina Nehwal kept herself alive with a convincing ... Read more...

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Saina is a Roger Federer fan


April 15th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Roger Federer has a new fan in Indian badminton sensation Saina Nehwal, who watches the matches of the Swiss champion to learn from his mental ... Read more...

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UK’s David Haye can be the new Ali, says US promoter


November 9th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9(ANI): The newly crowned world heavyweight champion, David Haye, can be the new Muhammad Ali of world boxing, a top promoter has said.Richard Schaefer, CEO at US firm Golden Boy ... Read more...

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Mixed fortunes for Indian boxers (Boxing, Lead)


August 9th, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) India had mixed fortunes in the boxing competition at the Olympic Games here Saturday as Vijender Kumar outclassed his Gambian rival Jack Badou in the first ... Read more...

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