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Archers over awed by Olympic stage, says coach


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) A distraught women's archery coach Purnima Mahato says the only reason for India's disastrous performance at the London Olympics she could think of is perhaps their ... Read more...

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Walters happy for Ireland to win anyhow against Spain


June 14th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Gdansk, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ireland striker Jon Walters does not care if his team wins ugly against Spain at Euro 2012 Thursday night, just as long as they win, ... Read more...

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Not going to London to make up numbers: Kashyap


April 28th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India's shuttler Parupalli Kashyap Saturday said he was going to the London Olympics to win and his intention was not just to make up numbers.Kashyap ... Read more...

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India move up to fifth place at Sirikit Cup


April 26th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, April 26 (IANS) The Indian women's team at the 34th Queen Sirikit Cup moved up one place Thursday and gave themselves a realistic chance of contending for a podium ... Read more...

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Germany calls for European rating agencies after S&P; downgrade


January 16th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, Jan 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Europe needs to create independent credit rating agencies and stop relying solely on leading US-based agencies, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said during his visit ... Read more...

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Close contests on cards in JK Tyre National Racing


October 14th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) With the titles up for grabs in all the three categories, the competitors will shift gears in the fifth and penultimate round of the JK Tyre ... Read more...

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Too early to say if Anna will make difference: Thai daily


August 21st, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 21 (IANS) It is too early to say if Gandhian activist Anna Hazare's movement will make "a real difference in the level of corruption in India", ... Read more...

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‘Merchant-Mushtaq’s historic stand in England an inspiration’


July 17th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) As the hallowed turf of Lord's eagerly awaits the 100th Test between India and England, the cricketing world will fondly remember the heroics of two Indian ... Read more...

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We have to defend well against Qatar: Bulpin


June 16th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 16 (IANS) India's under-23 football coach Desmond Bulpin says his boys have to defend well against Qatar in the first leg of the Olympic qualifier in Doha slated ... Read more...

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India to take part in Afghan meet in Germany


May 27th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India is expected to play an active role in an international conference on Afghanistan being held in Bonn in December, German Ambassador Thomas Matussek ... Read more...

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World Cup: Canada flatter to deceive, Pakistan win by 46 runs (Roundup)


March 4th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 3 (IANS) At one stage, it seemed that Canada would pull off the biggest upset of the 2011 World Cup but they only flattered to deceive as Pakistani ... Read more...

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World Cup Afridi spins Pakistan to 46-run win over Canada (Second Lead)


March 4th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 3 (IANS) A match-winning five-wicket haul by captain Shahid Afridi helped Pakistan survive a scare before beating Canada by 46 runs in a low scoring World Cup Group ... Read more...

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Canada bowl out Pakistan for just 184 (Lead)


March 3rd, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 3 (IANS) Medium pacer Harvir Baidwan took three wickets as minnows Canada bowled out Pakistan for just 184 runs in 43 overs in their World Cup Pool A ... Read more...

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Foreign coach, overseas training must for London Olympics: Deepika


December 3rd, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Ace archer Deepika Kumari feels India need a foreign coach besides regular overseas trips to have a realistic chance of winning medals at London 2012 Olympics.Deepika, who ... Read more...

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Epileptic boy in Britain dies after drug overdose


November 13th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) A five-year-old boy in Britain who was admitted to hospital after suffering from epilepsy has died after being given a massive drug overdose, a media report said Saturday. ... Read more...

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First Test ends in a draw


November 8th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 8 (IANS) The first cricket Test match between India and New Zealand ended in a draw here Monday. Bowling out India for 266 in the second innings shortly after ... Read more...

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Boy grows his leg by turning screws


November 7th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is often said that you need to be determined and everything can be achieved. That statement turned out to be very true for a 14-year-old ... Read more...

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India in danger of losing Test as Martin strikes (Roundup)


November 7th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 7 (IANS) A five-wicket haul by Chris Martin reduced India to a precarious 82 for six in their second innings and gave New Zealand a realistic chance of ... Read more...

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India to field 15-member cycling squad for Asian Games


October 25th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Cycling Federation of India (CFI) Monday announced a 15-member squad for next month's Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.The CFI picked a trimmed nine men and six ... Read more...

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Top golfers say just one season away from claiming Tiger’s `lair’


May 20th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): A clutch of golfers have said they are just one season away from claiming Tiger Wood's number one ranking.The latest is Ian Poulter, who has talked about ... Read more...

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Tamil film star signs up for F2 series


March 24th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 24 (IANS) Tamil film actor Ajith Kumar became the latest Indian entrant to international Formula racing as he Wednesday announced his participation in the Formula 2 series this year. Ajith, who ... Read more...

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Beckham may be decisive factor to swing 2018 World Cup bid in England’s favour


March 23rd, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): Ace midfielder David Beckham will play an important role in England winning the bid to host the 2018 World Cup, says Danny Jordaan, the head of this ... Read more...

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Germany, the Netherlands and Korea have a realistic chance (Preview)


March 8th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Defending champions Germany take on New Zealand while three-time winners the Netherlands clash with Korea in two key games that will decide the semi-finalists from Pool A ... Read more...

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More money, more problems: ‘Avatar’ success fuels critics


January 14th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Andy Goldberg Los Angeles, Jan 14 (DPA) The blockbuster movie "Avatar" makes some enthusiasts depressed and gives others headaches.To America's legions of feisty conservatives, its tale of money-grabbing Americans who exploit ... Read more...

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Hussey, Hauritz heroics lead Australia to incredible 36-run win over Pak in Sydney Test


January 6th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 6(ANI): Australia has completed a remarkable Test victory over Pakistan, coming from 206 runs behind in the first innings to win the second Test at SCG by 36 runs.Needing ... Read more...

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Wenger says will rest his stars to win Premier League


January 2nd, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 2 (ANI): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is ready to rest most of his first team in the FA Cup against West Ham tomorrow, because he wants them ... Read more...

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World Cup: Australia has the ‘perfect bid’, says `Kaiser’ Beckenbauer


December 12th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 12 (ANI): Soccer great and FIFA delegate Franz Beckenbauer has described Australia's 2018-2022 World Cup bid as "perfect" and rated its possibility of hosting the tournament as "very, very realistic". ... Read more...

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Tough road ahead of Australia to reclaim top Test spot


December 9th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 9 (IANS) If Australia have to wrest the top position from India in the cricket Test rankings they will have to wallop their opponents in the next four series. It's going ... Read more...

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New targets to prevent diabetic eye disease identified


November 2nd, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center have found a new, independent pathway that can offer targets for preventing and treating diabetic eye disease.In diabetes patients, high blood glucose ... Read more...

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Pick Ponting along with entire New South Wales team to regain Ashes urn: Paper


October 30th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 30 (ANI): To regain lost glory by winning back the Ashes, Cricket Australia selectors should select Ricky Ponting along with entire New South Wales team, according to leading Australian daily.The ... Read more...

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Beckham says second loan move to A C Milan almost finalised


October 15th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.15 (ANI): Football star David Beckham is confident he will seal another loan move to A C Milan by the start of the New Year and bolster his hopes of ... Read more...

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Victoria lose to Wayamba but make it to second stage


October 13th, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Victoria Bushrangers qualified for the Super Eight stage despite a 15-run loss to Wayamba Elevens in the Champions Trophy Group D match at the Ferozeshah Kotla stadium ... Read more...

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Vishnu Vardhan looking for second successive ITF title


August 21st, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) India's Vishnu Vardhan stayed on course to win second successive International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament at the DLTA complex here, taming the promising Dutchman Peter Lucassen 6-4, ... Read more...

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World Squash: Pallikal favourite for women’s crown


July 28th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, July 28 (IANS) Dipika Pallikal is poised on the threshold of squash history as she has more than a realistic chance of becoming the first Indian ever to win ... Read more...

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Yuki raring to go at Delhi ITF


June 28th, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) After a two-week stint at the prestigious Nick Bollettieri Academy at Florida, Yuki Bhambri feels he is well prepared for the two back-to-back $15,000 International Tennis Federation ... Read more...

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