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Bhupathi lashes out at AITA


September 18th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) India tennis veteran Mahesh Bhupathi Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the All India Tennis Association (AITA), saying its administration is detrimental to growth of sport ... Read more...

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Julius Erving ordered to pay over $230,000 for an unpaid loan


June 4th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The NBA legend Julius Erving has been ordered to pay more than $230,000 for an unpaid 2009 loan. Georgia Primary Bank, the institution that lent ... Read more...

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Nigerian athletes locked out of stadiums as strike begins


January 10th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Jan 10 (IANS) Nigerian athletes have been locked out of the National Stadium and the Teslim Balogun Stadium, both in southwest Nigeria's Lagos state, in view of the nationwide ... Read more...

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Safin may become Russian president: Sampras


November 1st, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian two-time Grand Slam winner Marat Safin, who has entered politics, has all chances to become the president in the next 20 years, former world ... Read more...

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Anna Kournikova to be a part of ‘The Biggest Loser’


May 27th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former tennis star Anna Kournikova has been given a task on the weight-losing show “The Biggest Loser.” NBC announced on Wednesday that the 29-year-old will ... Read more...

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I never think about my looks, says Maria Sharapova


March 27th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27 (ANI): Three-time grand slam championMaria Sharapova hasn't let success get to her head.The former world number one professional tennis player is not only blonde, beautiful and a staple ... Read more...

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Serena Williams Flaunts Her Svelte Figure In Miami


October 6th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez The American professional tennis player Serena Williams was spotted by the shutterbugs last Monday and wowed the onlookers by showing off her curvaceous body. The No.1 player in singles ... Read more...

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Women tennis fans slam McEnroe for ‘patronizing’ comments about female athletes


August 30th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 30 (ANI): Women's tennis fans have slammed former World No. 1 professional tennis player John McEnroe for alleged "patronizing" comments about female athletes, where he said that female players ... Read more...

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Fifth Episode Of Pretty Little Liars Generates Great Curiousity


July 7th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fans of the new teenage-mystery drama 'Pretty Little Liars' who missed the 'Pretty Little Liars' episode on Tuesday night have been scrambling the web for the ... Read more...

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Robert Culp shared a special bond with Bill Cosby shared


March 29th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ‘I Spy’ star Robert Culp shared a special bond with Bill Cosby. In the legendary show, both of them were a team of US ... Read more...

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‘I Spy’ actor Robert Culp dies at age 79


March 25th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Robert Culp has died. He was 79 years old. He died after he fell down while having a walk in the garden, and ... Read more...

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Serena Williams taking lessons to become certified nail technician


February 18th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 18 (ANI): Professional tennis player Serena Williams is said to have enrolled in a 240-hour program to become a certified nail technician after she got back from the ... Read more...

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Li Na Moves To Semi-Final Of Australian Open


January 27th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Melbourne, Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The professional tennis player of China, who was considered to be an underdog against the star player Venus Williams had played exceptionally well in the ... Read more...

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“Svelte and pretty” take over groundstrokes in women’s tennis


January 24th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 24(ANI): In the modern day tennis world, female tennis players are treated by the press as pin-up girls whose clothes and bodies are critiqued and scrutinized as much as ... Read more...

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Date-Krumm becomes second-oldest WTA singles champion


September 27th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 27 (DPA) Japanese professional tennis player Kimiko Date-Krumm Sunday became the second-oldest Women's Tennis Association (WTA) champion when she beat Spain's second seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues 6-3, 6-3 to win ... Read more...

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Rafael Nadal caught flirting with Shakira


September 16th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 16 (ANI): Spanish professional tennis player Rafael Nadal was recently caught flirting with Colombian singer Shakira at Nobu Tribeca, where she was promoting her new album 'She-Wolf'.Nadal, 23, ... Read more...

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Tennis ace Andy Murray in pet scare


July 16th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): Scottish professional tennis player Andy Murray was in a tizzy when his pet dog had to be rushed to the vet, after it ate many rocks from the ... Read more...

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Andy Murray has song written for him by Scottish band


June 13th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 13 (ANI): Scottish professional tennis player Andy Murray, who is the highest-ranked British player, has a song solely dedicated to him by a Scottish band.Rock, Salt and Nails want to ... Read more...

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Gift from Spice Girls manager keeps Andy Murray mentally alert


January 21st, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Scottish professional tennis player Andy Murray has revealed that a gift he got from Spice Girls manager Simon Fuller keeps him mentally alert at the Australian Open.Murray, ... Read more...

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Anna Kournikova sparks pregnancy rumour with loose fitting dress


January 21st, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 21 (ANI): Semi-retired Russian professional tennis player Anna Kournikova has sparked pregnancy rumours after she was photographed in a loose fitting dress.Kournikova caught the attention of online celebrity gossip ... Read more...

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Philippoussis to return to tennis at Australian Open seniors


December 22nd, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (DPA) Mark Philippoussis will return to tennis after two years to play in the seniors event at the Australian Open.The 32-year-old double Grand Slam finalist sprang the surprise Monday, ... Read more...

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New Australian citizen Smeets rushed into Davis Cup squad


September 12th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sept 12 (IANS) In a swift turn of events, Robert Smeets was sworn in as an Australian citizen Thursday and he now joins the Australian Davis Cup squad leaving Saturday to ... Read more...

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George Lazenby turns to long lost daughter for help in custody battle


September 9th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): Aussie actor George Lazenby is banking on his daughter Jennifer Lazenbys help in his ongoing custody battle with his estranged wife Pamela Shriver.Best known for his role ... Read more...

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Former 007 to use beer video to expose estranged wife in custody battle


August 25th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 25 (ANI): Australian actor George Lazenby is planning to expose his estranged wife Pam Shriver through a video, in which he alleges she can be seen encouraging their young ... Read more...

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George Lazenby hits back at wifes drunk claims


August 16th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 16 (ANI): Aussie actor George Lazenby, famous for his James Bond role, has hit back at drunk claims made by his estranged wife Pam Shriver.Shriver, a former professional tennis ... Read more...

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Stars of other sports looking forward to Euro 2008


June 3rd, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Hamburg, June 3 (DPA) Switzerland have a better chance than co-hosts Austria of making a mark on the pitch at the European Championships which kick-off Saturday. That at least is the view ... Read more...

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Anna Kournikova feels great when she sweats it out


March 17th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): Retired Russian professional tennis player Anna Kournikova loves to exercise as it gets all the negative energy out of her system.Kournikova does have to keep in shape ... Read more...

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