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US Open: Makarova-Soares win mixed doubles


September 7th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) Brazil's Bruno Soares and Russia's Ekaterina Makarova captured the US Open tennis mixed doubles title Thursday beating Czech Kveta Peschke and Poland's Marcin Matkowski 6-7 ... Read more...

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Girisha bags India’s first medal from Paralympics


September 4th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) India's para-athlete Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda gave the country its first medal, a silver, from the Paralympic Games here by finishing second in the Men's High Jump ... Read more...

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UEFA chief praises Ukraine for Euro 2012 success


August 28th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 28 (IANS) UEFA chief Michel Platini met Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych here Tuesday to praise Euro 2012 co-host Ukraine for its good organisation of the tournament."It was an ... Read more...

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Poland to replace Sukhois with unmanned aircraft


August 15th, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland is planning to replace its obsolete Soviet-built Sukhoi Su-22 bomber aircraft with an unmanned strike aircraft (UCAV) system, a minister said.Deputy Defence Minister Waldemar ... Read more...

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German coach rejects Euro 2012 criticism by media


August 14th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 14 (IANS) Germany's coach Joachim Loew has criticised the media coverage as "tiresome" and "unrewarding" after his side's 1-2 loss to Italy at the Euro 2012 semi-finals.The 52-year-old ... Read more...

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Chess Olympiad: Three teams share lead


August 12th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Poland, Spain and Germany moved into lead after the second round of the TATA 14th IBCA Chess Olympiad for the Blind here Saturday.Spain and Poland led ... Read more...

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Olympics: Russia’s Lysenko hurls hammer farthest to take gold


August 11th, 2012 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Tatyana Lysenko added Olympic hammer gold to her world title Friday, nailing the Olympic record with a huge throw.Lysenko threw the hammer 78 metres ... Read more...

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Mi-2 chopper crashes in Russia, pilot killed


August 11th, 2012 - 2:46 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Mil Mi-2 Hoplite helicopter crashed in Russia's southern Rostov region, killing the pilot.A regional security services official said the helicopter crashed Friday in Proletarsky ... Read more...

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Olympics athletics: Indian discus thrower Vikas finishes eighth


August 8th, 2012 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian discus thrower Vikas Gowda finished eighth while the gold was clinched by German Robert Harting and the silver went to Iranian Ehsan Hadadi in the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Van Rijsselberge surfs to sailing Gold


August 7th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dorian van Rijsselberge of the Netherlands won the Olympic windsurfing medal race Tuesday, clinching the regatta gold he had already guaranteed in style.Van Rijsselberge coasted ... Read more...

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Olympic weightlifting: Ukraine’s Torokhtiy wins 105kg event


August 7th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukrainian weightlifter Oleksiy Torokhtiy outmuscled the competition to take the gold in a close men's 105 kg weightlifting final at the London Olympics.Torokhtiy lifted a ... 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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US missile deal was a mistake: Poland


August 5th, 2012 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Aug 5 (IANS) The agreement with the US on the deployment of a missile defence system on its territory was "a mistake", Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski said.The agreement was ... Read more...

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US shooter Gray on target for rifle gold


August 4th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Jamie Lynn Gray of the United States shot her way to gold in the women's 50 metres rifle three positions Saturday, setting two Olympic ... Read more...

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Olympics: Zielinski lifts Poland’s first gold


August 4th, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Adrian Zielinski of Poland claimed weightlifting gold by the narrowest possible margin in the men's 85kg category Friday.Zielinski scored a total of 385kg, the same ... Read more...

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Majewski defends Olympic shot put title


August 4th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland's Tomasz Majewski retained his Olympic shot put title Friday, snatching gold by just three centimeters with a throw of 21.89 meters.Majewski, 30, had led ... Read more...

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Malmerdi wins gold for Italy in kayak slalom


August 1st, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Davide Molmenti won Italy's third gold medal of the London Olympics Wednesday, claiming the men's K-1 kayak slalom.Molmenti's time of 93.43 with no penalties was ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medals tally


July 29th, 2012 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The following is the medals tally of the 2012 London Games here Saturday.Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalChina ... Read more...

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Dad cycles across six nations to see daughter graduate


July 25th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A 55-year-old man from Poland cycled around 2,000 km across six countries to see his daughter graduate from a British university.Jerzy Jablonska, a shopkeeper, left home ... Read more...

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Indian sand artist wins gold in Spain (With Image)


July 18th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 18 (IANS) Odisha-based sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sculpture of Hindu god Ganesha has won two gold medals at the just-concluded Solo International Sand Art Contest in Marbella, Spain, ... Read more...

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Poland’s former boxing champion Kulej dies


July 14th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, July 14 (IANS) Poland's Jerzy Kulej, a former double Olympic boxing champion, has died at the age of 71.Kulej won a gold medal in the light welterweight at the ... Read more...

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23 held in Poland for organ trafficking


July 6th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, July 6 (IANS) At least 23 people have been arrested in Poland on suspicion of offering their organs for sale, RIA Novosti reported Friday."This is the first large-scale operation ... Read more...

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Radwanska beats Kerber to enter Wimbledon final


July 5th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska defeated German Angelique Kerber to enter the women's singles finals of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships here Thursday.The third seed got past Kerber ... Read more...

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Seven Russian fans remain in Polish custody


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Seven Russian football supporters remain in the custody of Polish police from the two dozen detained during Euro 2012 clashes in Poland last month, the ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich signs Wolfsburg striker Mandzukic


June 28th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 28 (IANS) German club Wolfsburg have agreed on a transfer for striker Mario Mandzukic to join Bayern Munich until 2016.The Croatian international will travel to Munich in ... Read more...

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Ignashevich nervous about club return after Euro failure


June 25th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and CSKA Moscow defender Sergei Ignashevich is nervous about returning to his club after Russia's shock elimination from Euro 2012 in the group stage, ... Read more...

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Russia should respect fans more, says captain Arshavin


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia captain Andrei Arshavin believes his team needs to learn to be more gracious to its fans and can learn from Poland and Ireland.After ... Read more...

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UEFA hails Ukraine, Poland Euro 2012 success


June 19th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 19 (IANS) UEFA President Michel Platini has expressed his satisfaction with the arrangements for the Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine."I am very pleased with organising. Poland and ... Read more...

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Euro exit bitter pill to swallow: Poland’s outgoing coach


June 17th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Wroclaw, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland's Euro 2012 exit after their 0-1 defeat to the Czech Republic is a "bitter pill to swallow" for the co-hosts, outgoing coach Franciszek Smuda ... Read more...

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Coach Advocaat proud of Russia despite Euro exit


June 17th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football coach Dick Advocaat is proud of his players despite the team being knocked out of Euro 2012 in his last game in charge, ... Read more...

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Greece too hard to break down: Russia coach


June 17th, 2012 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Greece were simply too hard for to break down in the crunch Euro 2012 match Saturday that saw Russia knocked out, Russia coach Dick Advocaat ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Czechs stun hosts Poland 1-0, top Group A (Lead)


June 17th, 2012 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
Wroclaw (Poland), June 17 (IANS) The Czech Republic stunned hosts Poland 1-0 here Saturday, roaring into the Euro 2012 quarterfinals as the Group A winners.Czech midfielder Petr Jiracek scored the ... Read more...

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Czechs beat Poland 1-0 to make quarters


June 17th, 2012 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Wroclaw (Poland), June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Czech Republic advanced to the knockout stage of Euro 2012 and eliminated Poland as Petr Jiracek's second-half strike secured a deserved 1-0 win ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Russian coach wary of ‘rough’ Greeks


June 15th, 2012 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
Sulejowek (Poland), June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian coach Dick Advocaat expects Greece to play rough in their Euro 2012 crunch game Saturday.Russia are sure of a place in the quarterfinals ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Russia fined 120,000 euros for crowd trouble


June 14th, 2012 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's football authorities have been fined 120,000 euros (around $151,000) and given a suspended six-point deduction for crowd disturbances involving its fans at their opening ... Read more...

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