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Andy Murray Survived Mass School Shooting


September 12th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 25 year old tennis star from Britain Andy Murray won the US open championship on Monday night. He also has a gold medal from the London ... Read more...

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Mukul Yadav upsets top seed in Delhi squash


July 24th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Mukul Yadav of Dhampur Squash Academy, Uttar Pradesh, upset top seed Akhil Yadav of Jindal Sports Academy, Mumbai, 3-1 as the Coca Cola Squash Open ... Read more...

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Jeev targets top-50 spot in world rankings


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lytham St. Annes, July 22 (IANS) Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh signed off from The Open Championship with a three-over-par 73 Sunday, and was ready to finally celebrate his Scottish ... Read more...

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Hole-in-one for Lahiri


July 21st, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lytham St.Annes (England), July 21 (IANS) India's debutant golfer Anirban Lahiri recorded a hole-in-one at the par three, ninth hole during Saturday's third round of the 141st The Open Championship.Bangalore ... Read more...

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Jeev, Lahiri qualify for weekend rounds at British Open


July 21st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lytham St. Annes (England), July 21 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh and Anirban Lahiri made it a red-letter day for India at The Open Championship as they became the first two ... Read more...

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Lahiri enjoys dream start with a 68 at British Open


July 20th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lytham St. Annes (England), July 20 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri enjoyed a memorable debut at The Open Championship with a bogey-free 68 to lie four shots behind leader Adam ... Read more...

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British Open: Jeev laments missed opportunity


July 19th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lytham St Annes (England), July 19 (IANS) India golfer Jeev Milkha Singh was kicking himself after allowing a flying start end with a level par 70 in the first round ... Read more...

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Vardhan lifts Mysore ITF Title


June 9th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 9 (IANS) Second seed Vishnu Vardhan claimed the men's singles title in the Mysore ITF Open championship with a clinical 7-6 (9-7), 6-3 victory over the seventh seeded ... Read more...

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Lahiri shares lead in qualifying for British Open


March 1st, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chonburi (Thailand), March 1 (IANS) Anirban Lahiri of India continued his solid form by shooting an opening round four-under-par 68 to share the lead with Jonathan Moore of the US ... Read more...

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Indians start favourites at Gujarat Kensville Golf Challenge


January 25th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Home favourite Shiv Kapur expects a tough test on his Challenge Tour debut at this week's Gujarat Kensville Challenge golf tourney.Kapur, who won in his Rookie ... Read more...

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Westwood wants a major in the east


October 10th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Oct 10 (IANS) World number two golfer Lee Westwood thinks men's golf should create a new Major in the Asia-Pacific region.The 38-year-old Englishman made the suggestion, despite being a ... Read more...

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Cyndi Lauper forgets the words of the US national anthem


September 12th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Cyndi Lauper over the weekend had someone to take over from her when she fluffed part of the US National Anthem. The 58-year-old singer was ... Read more...

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Samantha Stosur upsets Serena to win US Open


September 12th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 12 (IANS) Australia's Samantha Stosur beat Serena Williams to win the US Open Championship and her first Grand Slam tennis title Sunday.The 27-year-old Stosur become the ... Read more...

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Caroline Wozniacki advances in US Open


August 31st, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Danish tennis star Caroline Wozniacki says she is taking inspiration from her boyfriend as she tackles the US Open Championship. Her golfer boyfriend Rory McIlroy has ... Read more...

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Strong field for World junior chess


August 1st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) The fortnight long SDAT-Ramco World Junior and World Junior Girls Chess Championships, commencing here Tuesday, has attracted a strong field of 19 Grand Masters, 20 ... Read more...

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Open Championship’s widened fairways to help Tiger Woods


April 20th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20(ANI): The chances of struggling American golfer Tiger Woods losing a ball with his first shot in this year's Open Championship at Sandwich, England, have been severely reduced.Royal St ... Read more...

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A dream come true, says Saina


December 12th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Dec 12 (IANS) "It is like a dream come true," Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal said Sunday after defeating China's Shixian Wang to win the Hong Kong Open championship."I am ... Read more...

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Women tennis fans slam McEnroe for ‘patronizing’ comments about female athletes


August 30th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 30 (ANI): Women's tennis fans have slammed former World No. 1 professional tennis player John McEnroe for alleged "patronizing" comments about female athletes, where he said that female players ... Read more...

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Shiv Kapur leads field in Czech Open


August 20th, 2010 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Celadna (Czech Republic), Aug 10 (IANS) India's Shiv Kapur fired six successive birdies in his first seven holes to take a one-shot lead at the Czech Open 2010 with Peter Hanson and ... Read more...

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Tongue-twisting spotlight holders on Day 2 at St. Andrews


July 16th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
By V.Krishnawamy St. Andrews (Scotland), July 16 (IANS) Two golfers with second names that put the spelling skills of golf writers to test held the spotlight Friday morning, when the wind and ... Read more...

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Scottish varsity denies snubbing Tiger Woods


July 12th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, July 12 (ANI): Scotland's University of St Andrews has denied snubbing golf superstar Tiger Woods for an honorary degree.Reports alleged that Scotland's oldest university, following the sensational revelations about the ... Read more...

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Seeing death coming “very difficult” experience, says cancer-survivor Ballesteros


July 10th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10(ANI): Spanish golf legend Seve Ballesteros has said that coming back from his brain cancer surgery was a "very difficult" experience.Ballesteros is still recuperating after four operations to remove ... Read more...

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Woods angrily fends off querries relating to his private life


July 7th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Florida (US), July 7 (ANI): Anger apparently simmered in golfer Tiger Woods eyes as he interacted with media over issues relating to his private life.The world No 1 was at his ... Read more...

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Bogey-spree sees Chowrasia drop to tied 39th at Wentworth


May 23rd, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Wentworth (Britain), May 23 (IANS) Shiv Shankar Prasad Chowrasia, the lone Indian to make the cut at the BMW PGA Championship on the European Tour, slid down the leaderboard with four bogeys ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh cops collect Rs.92,000 for Commonwealth shooter


April 24th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) A budding Uttar Pradesh shooter struggling to buy a pistol to take part in the qualifying round of the Commonwealth Games has got a helping hand from Baghpat ... Read more...

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Shiv Kapur shoots one-over, Chowrasia further down


March 26th, 2010 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Malaga (Spain), March 26 (IANS) Shiv Kapur made a modest start with a one-over 71 despite a stumble at the end in the first round of the European Tour event Open de ... Read more...

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Nike Will Launch New Clubs In The Absence Of Tiger Woods


January 19th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famous sports goods manufacturing company, Nike, that signed Tiger Woods to boost its products, has decided to launch its new clubs. As per the reports, ... Read more...

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St Andrews Golf Club honours ex-star


November 13th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh (Scotland), Nov 13(ANI): Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros has been made an honorary member of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, where he won the Open in 1984.Ballesteros, three ... Read more...

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Rashid 18th and Jha 34th at Asian Amateur golf


November 1st, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shenzen (China), Nov 1 (IANS) Rashid Khan faltered in the final round with a two-over 74 that saw him drop from tenth to tied 18th at the end of the inaugural Asian ... Read more...

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Rashid rallies on back nine, lies tenth at Asian Amateur golf


October 31st, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shenzen (China), Oct 31 (IANS) Indian golfer Rashid Khan once again showcased his immense potential with a terrific rally on the back nine to keep himself in line for a good finish ... Read more...

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Top athletes for Inter-State Meet


October 20th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Some 1,200 athletes are expected to participate in the four-day 49th Inter-State athletics championship commencing here Wednesday even as the organisers issued a warning of sorts about medal ... Read more...

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Taylor Dent Victorious In 2nd Round Of The U.S.Open 2009


September 5th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar On Friday, Taylor Dent of Newport Beachadvanced to the third round of the U.S.Open Championship after he beat Spaniard Ivan Navarro on in a five set victory of 6-4, 5-7, ... Read more...

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Nicolas Keifer Loses Tennis Battle Against Rafael Nadal


September 5th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Rafael Nadal faced a good challenge for the U.S.Open championship from German contender Nicolas Keifer on September 4th, in the 2nd round of the U.S. Open at the Arthur Ashe ... Read more...

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Veteran golfer Gary Player hits out at Scottish club’s men-only policy


June 28th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Veteran golfer Gary Player became the youngest Open Championship winner when he lifted the Claret Jug at Muirfield in 1959, but fifty years on, he has hit out ... Read more...

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Svetlana Kuznetsova lifts the Roland Garros Women’s Singles title


June 8th, 2009 - 3:32 am ICT by GD
Svetlana Kuznetsova, after waiting for more than five years to win her second major Grandslam, finally got her share of Roland Garros glory that was due for a long time.Right through the ... Read more...

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