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India getting used to Koevermans’ style: Mehtab


August 27th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) India mid-fielder Mehtab Hossain Monday said the team is getting used to the passing style of play under Dutch coach Wim Koevermans in the ongoing ... Read more...

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Motorsports: Karun and team in top 10


August 25th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone (Britain) , Aug 25 (IANS) The JRM Racing team of Karun Chandhok, David Brabham and Peter Dumbreck put in some hot laps to be in top 10 during the ... Read more...

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Hamilton leads McLaren resurgence


July 27th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, July 27 (IANS/ RIA Novosti) McLaren's Lewis Hamilton finished fastest in both practice sessions for the Formula One's Hungarian Grand Prix Friday as the British team's performance suggested upgrades to ... Read more...

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Hype around Indian archery team justified: Team manager


July 20th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Team manager Paresh Mukherjee has said the hype around Indian archers was justified but the athletes should be reasonable with their expectations at the London ... Read more...

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Button fastest in rain-hit German Grand Prix first practice


July 20th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim (Germany), July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) McLaren driver Jenson Button set the pace in the rain-hit first practice session of the German Grand Prix by clocking the fastest time here ... Read more...

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Do or die for India against Oman in AFC U-22 qualifier


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, July 2 (IANS) India are in a must-win position when they take on hosts Oman in their last match at the AFC U-22 championship here Tuesday.Both India and Oman ... Read more...

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Some elements have been promising: Koevermans


June 29th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat (Oman), June 29 (IANS) Newly appointed Indian football coach Wim Koevermans said Friday that he had seen some promising points in the under-22 national team but said that everyone ... Read more...

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Karun’s team 11th quickest at Le Mans


June 14th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Le Mans (France), June 14 (IANS) India's Karun Chandhok and his team JRM Racing clocked overall 11th quickest time of three minutes, 37.088 seconds in the qualifying session ahead of ... Read more...

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Clos to replace Karthikeyan for opening Spanish GP practice


May 9th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, May 9 (IANS) HRT reserve driver Dani Clos will replace Narain Karthikeyan for Friday's opening practice session of the Formula One Spanish Grand Prix.Spanish driver Clos will step into ... Read more...

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Olympic medal perfect way to end my career: Mary Kom


May 8th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) As she embarks on her endeavour to book an Olympic berth, India's five-time world champion female boxer M.C. Mary Kom Tuesday said a podium finish ... 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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RCB desperate to return to winning streak


May 5th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) With just nine points from four wins and one abandoned tie out of 10 games, hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are desperate to get back to ... Read more...

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Warner confident of filling in for Pietersen


May 5th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils dashing Australian opener David Warner said he was confident of filling in the void created in the team with the departure of ... Read more...

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Kawaski rope in Gadea as replacement for Lascorz


May 4th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Monza (Italy), May 4 (IANS) Kawasaki Racing Team have roped in Spaniard Sergio Gadea as a replacement for injured rider Joan Lascorz for the weekend's World Super Bike Championship race.Lascorz ... Read more...

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Stage set for Autocross gala


April 28th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) A total of 98 entrants will blast off Sunday in the first round of the AOM-Indian National Autocross Championship at the Palace grounds here in what ... Read more...

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Line calls invariably go in China’s favour: Saina


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India's top women's badminton player Saina Nehwal said Monday that it was somewhat a handicap playing in China as the line calls invariably go in ... Read more...

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Armaan finishes 12th in Indy Lights


April 17th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Long Beach (California), April 17 (IANS) India's Armaan Ebrahim survived a difficult weekend to finish 12th after starting 13th in the third round of the Firestone Indy Lights championship, here.Driving ... Read more...

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Gurgaon Girlcott ends, malls say it had no impact


April 15th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 15 (IANS) Gurgaon Girlcott - a movement to urge women in this millenium city on Delhi's outskirts to keep away from splurging at restaurants, malls and salons ... Read more...

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Warners’ return will make things tough for Daredevils: Taylor


April 13th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) A fit again Ross Taylor is confident of playing for the Delhi Daredevils during the entire fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Hamilton fastest in Chinese GP first practice


April 13th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 13 (IANS) McLaren's British driver Lewis Hamilton clocked the fastest lap time in the first practice session of the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix here Friday.The 27-year-old Hamilton ... Read more...

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India’s Sailesh second on debut at British GT championship


April 9th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Cheshire (England), April 9 (IANS) The inaugural race of the 2012 British GT championship lived up its fast-paced, closely competitive racing reputation with Indian driver Sailesh Bolisetti making it ... Read more...

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Daredevils can spring nasty surprise: Bayliss


April 5th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Conceding that even a depleted Delhi Daredevils side was capable of springing a "nasty surprise", Kolkata Knight Riders coach Travor Bayliss said Wednesday the ... Read more...

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Daredevils coach worried over inexperienced spin attack


April 4th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) A day before their maiden Indian Premier League-V match against Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Daredevils coach Eric Simmons was worried Wednesday over his team having ... Read more...

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My second innings is God’s gift: Irfan Pathan


April 4th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Back into top flight cricket after being sidelined for two years with a back injury, Indian pacer Irfan Pathan considers his second innings as God's gift ... Read more...

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Can’t handle playing against Yusuf in IPL: Irfan


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) They are brothers all right but not brothers-in-arms when it comes to the Indian Premier League. But Irfan Pathan says he would be happy if his ... Read more...

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Doeschate has no regrets for opting out of T20 cup qualifiers


March 30th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) Dutchman Ryan ten Doeschate is disappointed at the Netherlands not making the cut for the Twenty20 World Cup, but has no regrets for skipping the tournament ... Read more...

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I always look forward to the IPL: Morgan


March 28th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders player Eoin Morgan says he always looks forward to learning lessons from the Indian Premier League, which the left hander holds as a ... Read more...

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Tendulkar inspired Umesh to work on a new delivery (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils' young fast bowler Umesh Yadav feels that variation and change of pace will be crucial in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and ... Read more...

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Lahiri confident of defending Panasonic Open golf title


March 27th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) India's young golfer Anirban Lahiri is all set to defend his title at the Panasonic Open India golf tournament starting at the Delhi Golf Club ... Read more...

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Change of pace and variation crucial in Twenty20: Umesh Yadav


March 27th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils' young fast bowler Umesh Yadav feels that variation and change of pace will be crucial in the Indian Premier League (IPL).Umesh, who was ... Read more...

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In form Shukla wants Webster’s advice to better performance


March 26th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) Buoyed by his good all-round shows in the current domestic cricket season, Laxmi Ratan Shukla is now looking forward to interacting with Kolkata Kight Riders' new ... Read more...

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Foreign players also benefit from IPL: Sekar


March 25th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils mentor T.A. Sekar Sunday said it is not just Indian youngsters but also international players who benefit from the experience of playing ... Read more...

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I-League: Prayag look to avenging defeat


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Prayag United will kick-start the I-League campaign after almost a month's break when they host Mumbai FC at the Yuba Bharati Krinangan Saturday looking to avenge ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan hopes for strongest F1 season (Interview)


March 15th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 15 (IANS) India's Narain Karthikeyan will kick off his third Formula One season in Melbourne Sunday with some trepidation. For the second successive year the qualifying race will ... Read more...

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Ganguly eager to end losing streak in finals


March 11th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Bengal have lost their three previous one-day finals and Sourav Ganguly, who has been part of one of them, looks determined to set the ... Read more...

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