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Brazil striker Fabiano reveals Bolt inspiration


September 18th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 18 (IANS) Recalled Brazil striker Luis Fabiano has vowed to celebrate in "Usain Bolt style" if he scores in Wednesday's international friendly against Argentina.Fabiano, who has ... Read more...

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Indonesia slaps bans on scandal-tainted shuttlers


September 5th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 5 (IANS) The Indonesian badminton association (PBSI) Wednesday slapped a four-month ban on the women's doubles pair involved in the Olympic match-throwing scandal."After studying and hearing, the sanction ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup: Australia and South Africa set for semifinal clash (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS) Australia and South Africa continued their unbeaten run in the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup with contrasting wins in their respective quarterfinals here Sunday.Defending champion ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup: India-Pakistan clash for place in semis


August 19th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS) A thrilling contest is on the cards Monday when India and Pakistan clash here at the Tony Ireland Stadium for a place in the semifinal ... Read more...

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Dipika reaches Gold Series semis, creates history


August 17th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Aug 17 (IANS) India's Dipika Pallikal recorded a straight sets win over American Amanda Sobhy at the Australian Squash Open to become the first Indian to enter the semifinals ... Read more...

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South Africa qualifies for U-19 Super League quarter-finals


August 15th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Aug 15 (IANS) South Africa topped Group D and qualified for the Super League quarter-final of the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2012 after defeating Sri Lanka by four ... Read more...

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Olympics wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar inches closer to bronze medal (Fifth Lead, correcting Intro)


August 12th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Yogeshwar Dutt is just a win away from an Olympic medal as he beat Iranian Masoud Esmaeilpoorjouybari 3-1 in Repechage 2 to set up a ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar a win away from bronze (Fourth Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt is just a win away from an Olympic medal as he beat Franklin Gomez Matos of Puerto Rico in Repechage 2 to qualify for ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar in second repechage (Third Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt moved closer to an Olympic bronze medal as he defeated Franklin Gomez Matos of Puerto Rico to move into the second repechage round of ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar in repechage (Second Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt's Olympic medal hopes were rekindled as he qualified for the repechage round of the men's 60kg wrestling event after Russian Besik Kudukhov, who had ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar in pre-quarters


August 11th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt qualified for the men's 60kg pre-quarterfinal, beating Bulgarian Anatolie Ilarionovitch Guidea in the first round of the 2012 London Games here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Yogeshwar Dutt leads Indian challenge (Overall India Roundup)


August 11th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt will lead India's challenge in the Olympic wrestling competition Saturday after Amit Kumar and Narsingh Pancham Yadav crashed out of the competition here.Dutt ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Indian wrestlers Amit Kumar, Narsingh Yadav out (India Intro Roundup)


August 11th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) India's male wrestlers started their Olympic campaign on a disappointing note with both Amit Kumar and Narsingh Pancham Yadav crashing out of their respective weight categories ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Amit’s bronze medal hopes alive, Yadav out (India Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian wrestler Amit Kumar Olympic medal hopes are still alive as he qualified for the Repechage 2 of the 55kg category while his compatriot Narsingh Pancham ... Read more...

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Lee rallies into semis of All India Snooker


August 9th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Hong Kong's Andy Lee recovered from a 0-2 deficit to overcome Faisal Khan of the Railways en route to the semi-finals in the Shyam Shroff Memorial ... Read more...

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Olympics: Hopes pinned on boxers Mary Kom, Devendro (Overall India Roundup)


August 8th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) After a forgettable day at the London Olympics, India hopes for a double delight Wednesday with the semifinal and quarterfinal bouts of Manipuri boxers M.C. Mary ... Read more...

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Olympics boxing: India’s Vijender knocked out (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 4:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India's ace boxer Vijender Singh was knocked out of the 2012 London Games after he went down 13-17 to Uzbek Abbos Atoev in the quarterfinal of ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: India’s Devendro marches into quarters (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) India's Laishram Devendro Singh marched into the last eight of the men's 49kg boxing event at the London Olympics with another dominating performance that saw him ... Read more...

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Olympics: Shooter Vijay Kumar wins silver for India (India Roundup)


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Army shooter Vijay Kumar scooped up a silver after his teammate Joydip Karmakar narrowly missed a medal while ace women's shuttler Saina Nehwal remained in contention ... Read more...

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Ghadge leads ‘Star Blue’ into Mumbai billiards semis


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Sunil Ghadge snatched the decider with exquisite shots to lead Central Railway Mumbai Institute 'Star Blue' into the semifinals of The Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala Charitable ... Read more...

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Sharapova ousts Lisicki for Clijsters quarterfinal


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Maria Sharapova reached the Olympic tennis quarterfinals Wednesday with a hard-fought three-set win over Germany's Sabine Lisicki.The Russian third seed battled to a 6-7 (8), ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Wednesday


August 1st, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the London Olympic Games Wednesday.Archery: Women's individual elimination: Dipika Kumari vs Amy Oliver (Britain)Badminton: Parupalli Kashyap ... Read more...

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Olympics: End of road for Indian men (Archery Roundup)


July 31st, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) It was the end of campaign for the Indian men archers as Rahul Banerjee and Tarundeep Rai bowed out from the prequarterfinals at the Olympic Games ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian rowers out of medal contention (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Indian rower Sawarn Singh and the pair of Manjeet Singh and Sandeep Kumar Tuesday were out of medal contention and now will be looking to make ... Read more...

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Olympics TT: Ding romps into semis


July 31st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) World champion Ding Ning beat Japanese Ai Fukuhara in straight sets to cruise into the women's singles semifinals at the Olympic table tennis tournament Tuesday.Ding, also ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian rowers in sem-final


July 31st, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Indian rower Swaran Singh qualified for the semi-final of the men's singles scull while his compatriots Manjeet Singh and Sandeep Kumar booked their place in the ... Read more...

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Olympic fencing: Hungarian wins men’s sabre gold


July 30th, 2012 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Aron Szilagyi of Hungary turned out unstoppable as he stormed all the way to win the men's sabre gold at the London Olympic Games Sunday.The 22-year-old ... Read more...

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Murray reaches Wimbledon quarters


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Andy Murray Tuesday defeated Croatia's 16th seed Marin Cilic in their rain-interrupted fourth-round match.The British fourth seed won a closely fought first set ... Read more...

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France coach Laurent Blanc resigns


July 1st, 2012 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French coach Laurent Blanc has left his job after refusing an extension to his contract, which expires Sunday, the French Football Federation said.France lost 2-0 ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Spain beat Portugal 4-2 on penalties, reach final


June 28th, 2012 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain reached their third-successive European championship final Thursday, beating a defiant Portugal 4-2 on penalties after their Euro 2012 semifinal ended goalless after extra ... Read more...

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Won’t go to Olympics as a reserve: Kuznetsova


June 25th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Svetlana Kuznetsova has no plans to travel to London as a reserve in the Russian Olympic tennis team despite being selected for the role.Russian Tennis ... Read more...

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Nasri abuses French journalist


June 24th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Samir Nasri was involved in a foul-mouthed tirade with a French journalist after his team's Euro 2012 exit at the hands of Spain Saturday ... Read more...

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Alonso sends Spain past France, into Euro 2012 semis


June 24th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two goals from Xabi Alonso handed reigning champions Spain a 2-0 Euro 2012 quarterfinal victory over France Saturday, setting up a semifinal against Portugal.Alonso celebrated ... Read more...

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France must stay optimisic for Spain test: Blanc


June 20th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France must cast away their disappointment with Tuesday's 0-2 Euro 2012 defeat to Sweden and stay "optimistic" for their quarterfinal against Spain, coach Laurent ... Read more...

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Germans lacked killer instinct: Coach


June 18th, 2012 - 7:40 am ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Germans lacked a killer instinct but feel "great joy" for their victory over Denmark and passage into the Euro 2012 quarterfinals, coach Joachim ... Read more...

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