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The road to Brazil begins in Georgia: Del Bosque


September 10th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 10 (IANS) Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has warned his players that the defence of the World Cup that they won in South Africa in 2010 begins ... Read more...

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After 19 years, Chandigarh to host Davis Cup tie


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Chandigarh will witness international tennis action this month with the Davis Cup tie between India and New Zealand being held at the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis ... Read more...

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Croatia dark horses of Euro 2012


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Zagreb, June 3 (IANS) Croatian coach Slavan Bilic is a man with his own management style and the 43-year-old former defender will hope to end six years as his ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Ireland to again play on the big stage


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 3 (IANS) Whatever happens to his side in the European Championships, Ireland coach Giovanni Trapattoni deserves a vote of thanks from his adopted country for doing a magnificent ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Ronaldo key for Portugal


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 2 (IANS) Portugal had difficulties qualifying for Euro 2012, but will nevertheless start the forthcoming tournament in Ukraine and Poland with high expectations, thanks to Real Madrid's ... Read more...

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Sevilla unveil goalkeeper Diego Lopez


May 28th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 28 (IANS) Sevilla presented former Villarreal goalkeeper Diego Lopez as a new signing for the 2012-2013 season Monday.Lopez is one of the first players to leave Villarreal following ... Read more...

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IPL final: Chennai Super Kings primed for hat-trick (Preview)


May 26th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings, playing their fourth Indian Premier League (IPL) final in five seasons, look all primed to win their third consecutive title as they ... Read more...

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Super Kings deserved to win: Harbhajan


May 24th, 2012 - 1:56 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) A dejected Mumbai Indians skipper Harbhajan Singh said it all when he complimented Chennai Super Kings for "playing like champions" after his team lost the ... Read more...

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IPL: Lucky Super Kings take on upbeat Mumbai Indians Wednesday


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) Two-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK), which made it to the play-offs from behind after home team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) forfeited its chance, will take ... Read more...

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Smith, Tendulkar shine as Mumbai Indians demolish Royals (lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 21 (IANS) Dwayne Smith and Sachin Tendulkar shared the highest opening stand in the Indian Premier League (IPL) to propel Mumbai Indians to a 10-wicket victory over ... Read more...

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Sangakarra happy over Chargers’ performance


May 20th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Deccan Chargers may not have qualified for the play-offs of the Indian Premier League-V but captain Kumar Sangakkara is happy the way his team performed ... Read more...

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Its really a bad feeling: Virat Kohli


May 20th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli said losing Sunday's crunch match against Deccan Chargers was "really a bad feeling".After his team failed to make it to ... Read more...

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Royal Challengers knoked out, Chennai in play-offs (Second Lead)


May 20th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore were knocked out of Indian Premier league (IPl) with their nine-run loss to Deccan Chargers at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Sunday.Chasing ... Read more...

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Knight Riders beat Pune Warriors to finish as second-placed team (Lead)


May 20th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Pune, May 19 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders cruised into the play-offs in style beating Pune Warriors by 34 runs in their last league encounter of the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Keen tussle on cards as Chargers looks to spoil RCB’s party (Preview)


May 19th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) would be under pressure of a must-win situation as they take on Deccan Chargers in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match ... Read more...

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Daredevils knock Kings XI out of IPL, top group stage (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 19 (IANS) David Warner played an electrifying knock to take Delhi Daredevils to a six-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab here Saturday and top the group stage in ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals knocked out, Chargers win finally (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) Former champions Rajasthan Royals were knocked out of the fifth edition of Indian Premier League following their five wicket defeat by Deccan Chargers at Rajiv ... Read more...

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Chargers restrict Rajasthan Royals to lowest total (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) An impressive bowling performance by Deccan Chargers restricted Rajasthan Royals to 126 for eight in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Rajiv Gandhi ... Read more...

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‘Last-gasp IPL thrillers stressful for players, spectators’


May 18th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) all-rounder Albie Morkel says last-gasp thrillers in the Indian Premier League can be stressful for both players and spectators. Everyone ... Read more...

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Must win situation for Royals to stay in IPL contest


May 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) A win is a must for Rajasthan Royals to stay alive in Indian Premier League when they take on laggards Deccan Chargers at the Rajiv ... Read more...

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Daredevils beat Kings XI to march into IPL play-offs (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Table toppers Delhi Daredevils became the first team to qualify for the play-off stages of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as they beat Kings ... Read more...

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Chandila takes first hat-trick of IPL-V as Royals trounce Warrios (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 13 (IANS) Off-spinner Ajit Chandila took the first hat-trick of the Indian Premier League-V in Rajasthan Royal's emphatic win over the listless Pune Warriors here Sunday, keeping ... Read more...

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Resurgent Super Kings to clash with Knight Riders (Preview)


May 13th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Keyed up after an emphatic win over table toppers Delhi Daredevils, title holders Chennai Super kings need to maintain the momentum to stay afloat for ... Read more...

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Hilfenhaus made the difference: Hussey


May 13th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) While heaping praise on Ben Hilfenhaus whose spell of 3 for 14 spearheaded Chennai Super Kings' victory over Delhi Daredevils here Saturday, fellow-Aussie Michael Hussey said ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals need a win against Pune Warriors


May 12th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 11 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals have it all to do when they take on Pune Warriors in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here Sunday. After a bright start to ... Read more...

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RCB outclass Warriors to go third in IPL standings (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
Pune, May 12 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore thumped Pune Warriors by 35 runs here Friday to move up to third place in the Indian Premier League standings.The RCB bowlers restricted ... Read more...

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Simmons wary of CSK ahead of match


May 12th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 11 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils coach Eric Simmons preferred to hedge his bets as he stressed on the obvious, saying his team needed to be on guard against the ... Read more...

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Pressure on Super Kings (Preview)


May 11th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 11 (IANS) Having received a reprieve Thursday night at Jaipur with a slender but unconvincing four-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals, the Chennai Super Kings now face their ... Read more...

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RCB look to maintain momentum against hapless Warriors


May 10th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 10 (IANS) Royal Challengers, who got back their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign with a convincing win against Mumbai Indians, will be looking to strengthen their position ... Read more...

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Daredevils aim to again top the table (Preview)


May 9th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils will be looking to top the points table once again as they take on an insipid Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Kings XI outplay Deccan Chargers (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab outplayed Deccan Chargers to clinch a crucial tie by 25 runs in Indian Premier League (IPL) at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Tuesday ... Read more...

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Knight Riders still have a long way to go: Gambhir


May 8th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) As Kolkata Knight Riders climbed the leaderboard, skipper Gautam Gambhir said the team still has a long way to go in the tournament and ... Read more...

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Gilchrist still doubtful for Tuesday’s match


May 7th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 7 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab's full-time captain Adam Gilchrist, who is recovering from hamstring injury, is still not sure of playing Tuesday's match against Deccan Chargers.He told reporters ... Read more...

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Deccan Chargers keen to break the jinx at Uppal


May 7th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 6 (IANS) As their poor run continues in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Deccan Chargers shift their campaign to their Uppal home ground here as they face ... Read more...

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Eden Garderns set for Dada-SRK grudge match (Preview)


May 4th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) One team has lost four matches on the trot in the Indian Premier League and now finds itself in the rear pack. The other side ... Read more...

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