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Sindhu knocks out London gold winner out of China Masters (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou, Sep 14 (IANS) India's P.V. Sindhu played the match of her life to knock London Olympics gold winner Li Xuerui out of the China Masters Superseries badminton event here ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Yuki gives India 1-0 lead


September 14th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Yuki Bhambri fought back from two sets down to give India a 1-0 lead against New Zealand on the opening day of the Davis Cup ... Read more...

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We brought out our best game: Paes


September 8th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (IANS) India's tennis star Leander Paes said that he and his Czech partner brought their 'A' game against the Bryan brothers in the US Open men's ... Read more...

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Sharapova curses final set charity against Azarenka


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova cursed her final-set form in the US Open semifinal defeat to Victoria Azarenka, saying she gave her opponent a free ride ... Read more...

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Forlan ends goal drought with double


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 3 (IANS) Uruguay international striker Diego Forlan scored for the first time since his July move to Brazil's Internacional.Forlan's double helped his team defeat Flamengo 4-1 ... Read more...

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KGB veteran shoots neighbour


August 29th, 2012 - 7:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS) An 81-year-old former officer of Russian intelligence agency KGB allegedly shot at a neighbour and another man after a petty dispute over a misplaced fence, RIA ... Read more...

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Sesa Goa in Durand Cup


August 27th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 27 (IANS) Sesa Goa drew 1-1 with Pune FC to qualify for the semifinal of the 125th Durand Cup at the Ambedkar Stadium here Monday.The result helped ... Read more...

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We need to understand what the coach wants: Chhetri


August 21st, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Aug 21 (IANS) National football coach Wim Koevermans and captain Sunil Chhetri beamed with confidence on the eve of India's opener against Syria in the Nehru Cup and ... Read more...

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Australian Squash Open concluded


August 19th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Aug 19 (IANS) After seven days of intense competition, the 2012 HI-TEC Australian Squash Open concluded at the Canberra Royal Theatre Sunday.In the women's final, defending champion Nicol David ... Read more...

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Dipika reaches Gold Series semis, creates history


August 17th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Aug 17 (IANS) India's Dipika Pallikal recorded a straight sets win over American Amanda Sobhy at the Australian Squash Open to become the first Indian to enter the semifinals ... Read more...

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Squash: Dipika shocks Serme to enter last 8


August 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Aug 16 (IANS) Dipika Pallikal, the 20-year-old from Chennai, entered the quarterfinals of the Australian Open squash tournament by defeating sixth seed Camille Serme 3-11, 11-9, 11-9, 11-6, here ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Britain’s Joshua wins super heavyweight gold


August 12th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anthony Joshua of Britain won a thrilling super heavyweight (+91kg) final against Italy's defending champion Roberto Cammarelle to take Olympic gold here at the ExCel ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Lightweight Lomachenko wins gold for Ukraine


August 12th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko outclassed his South Korean opponent Han Soonchul in the Olympic final of the men's lightweight (60 kg) category to take the ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Sushil Kumar assures sixth medal for India (Third Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar assured India of a sixth medal at the London Olympics by powering into the men's 66 kg freestyle wrestling final at the ExCel ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Ukraine’s Usyk slogs his way to gold


August 12th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine's Olexander Usyk slogged his way to Olympic heavyweight boxing gold, winning a bruising final against Italy's Clemente Russo.Usyk, the No. 1 seed, repeated his ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Sushil in men’s 66 kg freestyle final (Second Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar assured himself of a second straight Olympic medal by powering into the men's 66 kg freestyle wrestling final at the London Games here ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Sushil sizzles into semis (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) India's Sushil Kumar muscled his way into the semifinals of the Olympics men' 66 kg freestyle wrestling beating Ikhtiyor Navruzov of Uzbekistan here Sunday.Sushil, bronze ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: North Korea’s Yang grapples to bronze


August 11th, 2012 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea's Yang Kyong-il took the Olympic bronze in the men's 55 kg freestyle wrestling category Friday.Yang, a 2009 world champion, finished off his opponent ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Bronze for Russia, Ireland


August 10th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's David Aryapetyan and Ireland's Paddy Barnes won Olympic bronze medals in men's 49kg boxing here Friday.Aryapetyan, a 2009 world silver medallist, narrowly lost his ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Shimizu and Alvarez claim bronze


August 10th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Satoshi Shimizu of Japan and Cuba's Lazaro Alvarez lost their respective semifinals in the men's 56kg boxing competition to claim Olympic bronze medals here.Shimizu succumbed ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Russian Vorobieva pins down gold


August 10th, 2012 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti)Russian wrestler Natalia Vorobieva pinned down her opponent and the gold medal in the final of the women's 72 kg freestyle wrestling Thursday.Bulgaria's Stanka Zlateva won ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Shields pounds Russia’s Torlopova for gold


August 10th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) America's 17-year-old prodigy Claressa Shields took the inaugural Olympic gold in the women's 75 kg boxing tournament here Thursday.Shields pounded her Russian opponent and No.2 ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Japanese women grapplers sweep two golds (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Japan heaped two golds in a day at 48kg and 63kg women's freestyle category here Wednesday of London Olympics wrestling competition.The 63kg legend Kaori Icho beat ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Irishman ends Devendro’s dream run (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Indian boxer Laishram Devendro Singh narrowly missed out on a medal at the London Olympics Wednesday, putting up a brave fight against Irishman Paddy Barnes in ... Read more...

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Olympic table tennis: Gold for Chinese men’s team


August 9th, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's men's table tennis team put in a dominating performance to take gold Wednesday, thrashing South Korea in the final.With the latest win in table ... Read more...

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Saina aims for greater feats after Olympic bronze (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal Tuesday said winning a bronze medal at the London Olympics was a dream come true and would motivate her to achieve ... Read more...

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Ryan Lochte wants to join ‘Dancing With The Stars’


August 7th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ryan Lochte, the star whose Twitter following is increasing by day said that he will not mind joining the ABC show ‘Dancing with the Stars’. ... Read more...

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Saina aims for gold in Rio


August 7th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Badminton star Saina Nehwal, back home with an Olympic medal, said the bronze she won in London will motivate her to be the best in the ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling : Lopez Nunez wins gold for Cuba


August 7th, 2012 - 3:23 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cuba's Mijain Lopez Nunez won gold for Cuba in the men's 120 kg Greco-Roman wrestling Monday, beating Estonia's Heiki Nabi on points in the final.Lopez ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Khugaev gives Russia gold


August 7th, 2012 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Wrestler Alan Khugaev brought Russia its sixth gold medal of the London Olympics Monday, beating Egypt's Karam Mohamed Gaber Ebrahim in the final of the ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom in semis, ensures medal for India (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensured another medal for India from the 2012 London Olympics with a convincing 15-6 victory over Tunisian Maroua Rahali in the quarter-finals ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Federer content with silver medal


August 6th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Swiss tennis great Roger Federer has said he was satisfied with an Olympic silver medal, following his loss to Briton Andy Murray in the men's ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Iran’s Soryan Reihanpour wins gold


August 6th, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian wrestler Hamid Mohammad Soryan Reinhanpour won gold in the men's 55 kg Greco-Roman class Sunday, beating his Azerbaijani opponent Rovshan Bayramov in the final.Soryan ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom punches her way into quarters (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) M.C. Mary Kom, India's medal hope in Olympic women's boxing, put on a valiant display as she downed a bigger Polish opponent Karolina Michalczuk to enter ... Read more...

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PM congratulates Saina


August 4th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh congratulated Saina Nehwal on her winning the bronze medal in women's Badminton at the 2012 London Olympics, a statement from ... Read more...

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