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Murray first Brit to win Grand Slam singles title (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Andy Murray has overpowered Serbia's Novak Djokovic in five gruelling sets in a classic US Open final to become the first Britisher to win ... Read more...

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US Open: Murray wins Grand Slam title at last (Second Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Andy Murray became the first British man to win a Grand Slam men's singles title in 76 years after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic in ... Read more...

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Brazil to play two friendlies against Portugal in 2013


August 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 27 (IANS) The Brazilian football team will play home and away friendlies against Portugal in 2013 as part of a series of warm-up matches for the ... Read more...

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Bela Sehgal doesn’t rule out ‘Shirin Farhad…’ sequel


August 25th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Debutant director Bela Sehgal is all smiles about the response to her movie "Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi", and says she doesn't rule out ... Read more...

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Yuvraj returns for T20 World Cup, Harbhajan recalled (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh overcame cancer and now he has fought his way back into the Indian squad for next month's Twenty20 World Cup. His Punjab teammate ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey team completes Olympic training at Abbottabad


July 9th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) Pakistan's 18-member hockey team has completed its 10-day training camp for the upcoming London Olympics in the northwestern city of Abbottabad, an official said Monday.The Green-shirts ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich to make pre-season trip to China


June 30th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), June 30 (IANS) German football club Bayern Munich will make a pre-season trip to China in July and play two games in the country.The club said in ... Read more...

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Naseer looking forward to ‘Dedh Ishqiya’ with Madhuri


May 26th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah is delighted to team up with Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit in Vishal Bhardwaj's "Dedh Ishqiya", and says he is looking forward ... Read more...

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Delhi Daredevils coach defends Morkel’s omission


May 26th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) It took all of Delhi Daredevils coach Eric Simmons' skills to explain the shock decision to drop their bowling spearhead Morne Morkel, play rookie spinner ... Read more...

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Table tennis: Sharath misses out on fifth qualifying spot for Olympics


April 21st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Achanta Sharath Kamal failed to seal the fifth qualifying spot at the ongoing Asian Olympic Qualification Table Tennis Tournament in Hong Kong, when he lost ... Read more...

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‘Uttaran’ takes 18-year leap, Tina plays double role


March 20th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Popular show "Uttaran" is set to take an 18-year leap, with actress Tina Datta playing a double role as 35-plus Ichcha and her young daughter ... Read more...

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R.K. Narayan’s ‘Guide’ comes to Indian stage in theatrical avatar (Preview) (With image)


March 13th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Forty-four years after R.K. Narayan's literary milestone, "Guide", the love story of tour guide Raju and dancer Rosy, was made into a Broadway musical with ... Read more...

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Defensive lapses cost us the game: Medeira


February 24th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 24 (IANS) India's football coach Savio Medeira blamed lapses in defence for the 1-5 trouncing in the Oman friendly in Muscat Thursday.The Indian squad reached Dubai Friday for ... Read more...

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SAI refuses to pay for national soccer team’s Dubai tour


February 15th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Indian football squad's tour to Dubai for the AFC Challenge Cup, a qualifying tournament for 2015 Asian Cup, has run into an unexpected last-minute ... Read more...

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Indian football team to play Oman, Azerbaijan


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) The Indian football team will play two international friendlies in Oman and Azerbaijan later this month in the runup to the AFC Challenge Cup in Kathmandu.India ... Read more...

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Raina promises an improved show in tri-series


January 30th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) India batsman Suresh Raina Monday promised a better performance in the limited overs contest Down Under beginning with their first T20 International against Australia here Wednesday.India ... Read more...

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Ghana to provide bonuses for African Cup title


January 11th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Jan 11 (IANS) Players of Ghana's national soccer team, the Black Stars, could rake in over a $100,000 each if they win the upcoming African Cup of Nations in ... Read more...

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Five Indian women at European Tour qualifiers


January 7th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
La Manga (Spain), Jan 7 (IANS) As many as five Indian women golfers will be teeing off for a spot on the main Ladies European Tour 2012, when the LET ... Read more...

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Dravid becomes top scorer of the year


November 14th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Indian batting great Rahul Dravid Monday surpassed England batsman Ian Bell to become the most prolific scorer in Tests played so far this year. "The ... Read more...

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Captain Clarke has team’s support: Hussey


October 31st, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 31 (IANS) Australia batsman Michael Hussey says the present cricket squad is happy with captain Michael Clarke's leadership and is fully behind him.The Australian skipper has received some ... Read more...

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Four seniors in Bangladesh A team for Windies tour


October 25th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 25 (IANS/CMC) Four players in the squad in the ongoing Test series against the West Indies here have been named in a strong Bangladesh A squad to tour the ... Read more...

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Sakshi Tanwar makes her ‘bold’ presence felt


October 17th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Popular TV actress Sakshi Tanwar's "O Re Manwa" and "Bawra Mann" were part of Film Mart section at the ongoing 13th Mumbai Film Festival. She plays ... Read more...

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Marsh replaces Brett in Australian ODI squad for South Africa


October 13th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS) Cricket Australia's National Selection Panel (NSP) Thursday announced that all-rounder Mitchell Marsh will replace the injured Brett Lee in the Australian squad for the One-day ... Read more...

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Morkel promises to take up challenge to Warner


October 12th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 12 (IANS) South African pace spearhead Morne Morkel has promised to take up his challenge to Australian opener and his Indian Premier League (IPL) teammate David Warner when ... Read more...

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India to play two football friendlies with Malaysia in November


October 10th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 10 (IANS) Ahead of the SAFF Cup, the Indian football team will play two friendlies with Malaysia on home soil next month, the All India Football Federation announced ... Read more...

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Result in home series won’t matter in India, says Alastair Cook


October 5th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 5 (IANS) England captain Alastair Cook feels the convincing win over India back home last month will not mean much when they face the World Champions in their ... Read more...

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India to play extra warm-up game in Australia


October 5th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 5 (IANS) The Indian cricket team will play two warm-up matches ahead of the Test series in Australia.Cricket Australia (CA) and the Board of Control for Cricket in ... Read more...

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Playing in South Africa is as tough as it gets: Clarke


October 4th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 4 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke Tuesday said that it will be tough to beat South Africa in their own backyard.Australia are scheduled to play two Twenty20 Internationals, ... Read more...

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England team arrives in Hyderabad


October 4th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 4 (IANS) The England cricket team arrived here Tuesday for a five-match one-day series and a Twenty20 game against India.The first one-day international is scheduled to be played ... Read more...

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Haynes pleased with improvement in Windies batting


October 2nd, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 2 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket legend Desmond Haynes said he was pleased with the improvement in the side's batting, after the visitors piled up in excess of 300 against ... Read more...

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Ramdin, Shillingford recalled to Windies Test squad


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
St John's (Antigua), Sep 23 (IANS/CMC) Wicketkeeper-batsman Denesh Ramdin and off-spinner Shane Shillingford have been recalled to the West Indies Test squad for their tour of Bangladesh next month.The 15-member squad, ... Read more...

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Chandimal played a mature innings: Udawatte


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Ruhunu Eleven captain Mahela Udawatte was all praise for his batsmen especially Dinesh Chandimal, who played a key role in the side's four run win against ... Read more...

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Dates of West Indies-Bangladesh series announced


September 13th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 13 (IANS/CMC) The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Sunday announced the itinerary for the home series against the West Indies in October.West Indies are scheduled to arrive Oct 4 ... Read more...

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Confident with the squad we have: Clarke


August 4th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke has admitted that it would take some time for his team to get back among the best in Tests and said ... Read more...

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It was pleasing to win the series after being behind: Cook


July 10th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) England One-day captain Alastair Cook lauded his team for winning the series against Sri Lanka and insisted his stellar batting performance in the the five matches ... Read more...

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