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Stunning ride by Contador turns Vuelta on its head


September 6th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) Span's Alberto Contador launched an astonishing attack to win the 17th stage of the Vuelta de Espana (Tour of Spain) cycle race and also to replace ... Read more...

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Three Indians in Asian Squash finals


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kish Island (Iran), June 22 (IANS) Unseeded Dev Vazirani saved two match points to defeat higher ranked Nga Ching Cheng (Hong Kong) 3-2 to enter the boys Under-13 final in ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu top South Zone one-day cricket table


February 24th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) Defending champions Tamil Nadu moved to the top of the leaderboard with a 61-run victory against Kerala that took their tally to 14 points in the ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey Olympic qualifier: India beat Poland 3-0


February 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Indian women hockey team's unbeaten run in the 2012 London Olympics qualifiers continued with a 3-0 win over Poland in their third match of ... Read more...

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India hit Adelaide Oval nets a day early


January 20th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 20 (IANS) The Indian team hit the nets at the Adelaide Oval Friday, a day ahead than expected to prepare for the fourth and the final Test ... Read more...

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Rombaldoni scores sixth win in World junior chess


August 7th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) Italian International Master Axel Rombaldoni (6.0) continued to impress as he stylishly put it across Polish Grandmaster Piorun Kacper for his sixth win in a row, ... Read more...

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Yifan downs Negi on day of revenge in AAI chess


June 30th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Filipino Welsey So and China's Hou Yifan avenged their earlier losses against Czech Viktor Laznicka and India's Parimarjan Negi respectively in the seventh round of ... Read more...

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Abused, beaten Indian workers in Malaysia seek refuge with NGO


January 13th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 13 (ANI): Thirteen Indian nationals working in Malaysia have sought refuge with a non-governmental group, claiming that their employer has been abusing them.The men, who are working in an ... Read more...

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IPL 4 auction: Ten bidders, 350 players, 16 hrs and $75m


January 7th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Jan 7 (IANS) In a matter of 16 hours spread over two days from Saturday morning, $75 million (Rs. 3.3 billion) will be coughed up by some of ... Read more...

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Webber says he was driving with broken shoulder in final four F1 races


December 7th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 7 (ANI): Ace driver Mark Webber has said that he was driving with a broken shoulder in the final four races of this year's Formula One season.The Red Bull driver's ... Read more...

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Contador may face formal doping probe


November 10th, 2010 - 6:43 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 10 (IANS/EFE) The International Cycling Union (UCI) said it has asked the Spanish cycling federation to initiate a formal investigation into three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador for doping.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey coach confident of beating India in Asiad


October 31st, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 31 (IANS) Pakistan's Dutch hockey coach Michel van den Heuvel is confident that his team will turn the tables on India in the Asian Games after suffering two consecutive defeats ... Read more...

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‘Dope-smeared’ Tour de France champ claims to be a ‘food contamination’ victim


October 1st, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid, Oct 1(ANI): Three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador, who has been suspended for failing a dope test, has said that he is a victim of "food contamination".The International Cycling Union ... Read more...

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Tour de France champion Contador suspended after failing drug test


September 30th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): Tour de France champion Alberto Contador has been provisionally suspended by the International Cycling Union (UCI) for failing an anti-doping test during this year's race.The UCI confirmed ... Read more...

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Anand, Topalov still tied level after game 11


May 10th, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Sofia, May 10 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand and Veselin Topalov drew their 11th game of the 12-game World Chess Championship match to leave the two rivals level at 5.5 points each with one ... Read more...

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Anand draws sixth game with Topalov, maintains lead in match


May 2nd, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Sofia, May 1 (IANS) A third Catalan in as many white games for defending champion Viswanathan Anand saw a 56-move game draw that saw the Indian maintain his one-point lead over challenger ... Read more...

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Lions census ends, increased numbers likely


April 28th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Sasan Gir (Gujarat), April 27 (IANS) The four-day head count of the Asiatic lions in the sprawling expanse of the greater Gir in Gujarat's Saurashtra region ended Tuesday, with hopes ... Read more...

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Anand fights back to win second game, levels world title match


April 26th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Sofia, April 25 (IANS) World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand fought back in style to level his 12-game World chess final against Bulgarian Veselin Topalov with a superb win in the second game ... Read more...

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Fit Rooney hails Terry as a ‘great leader’


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 2 (ANI): A fit England striker Wayne Rooney has said that he is ready to face Egypt at Wembley on Wednesday night, and has described Chelsea star John Terry ... Read more...

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TN, Karnataka qualify for Vijay Hazare Trophy


February 14th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu assured themselves of the Subbaiah Pillai Trophy cricket when they defeated holders Karnataka by two runs in a thrilling finish in the South Zone one-day tournament, ... Read more...

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National hockey players ‘boycott’ camp, demanding dues (Lead)


January 8th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Pune/New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) National hockey players said Friday they are "boycotting" the ongoing camp in Pune, revolting against the non-payment of sponsorship money, match fees and bonuses. Hockey India ... Read more...

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Indian hockey players boycott national camp


January 8th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The national hockey players have decided to 'boycott' the ongoing camp in Pune due to non-payment of their match fees by Hockey India (HI). The players decided in ... Read more...

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World snooker enters crucial stage


November 21st, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Hyderabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Over the next few days, the chaff will be separated from the grain and the men from the boys as the ONGC-IBSF World snooker championship flows ... Read more...

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Geet Sethi in quarterfinals of World Snooker


November 21st, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Hyderabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Indian cueists had a profitable outing with five players in the men's section and Geet Sethi (Masters) advancing in the ONGC-IBSF World Snooker championship here Saturday.It ... Read more...

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World snooker: Rock concert leads reshuffling of schedule


November 20th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Hyderabad, Nov 20 (IANS) A rock concert in the neighbouring hall at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre caused the rescheduling of the ONGC-IBSF World Snooker championship as it would have ... Read more...

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Bhutia-Chettri combination to start against Kyrgyzstan


August 22nd, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) As anticipated, ace striker Sunil Chettri will partner skipper Bhaichung Bhutia in the crucial ONGC Nehru Cup match against Kyrgyzstan here Sunday. India coach Bob Houghton said Saturday ... Read more...

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Roddick holds off Isner to reach Washington final


August 9th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (DPA) Andy Roddick escaped in a nail-biting semi-final finish, holding off unseeded American John Isner 6-7 (3-7), 6-2, 7-5 to set up a title match at the Legg ... Read more...

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India to play UE Castelldefels in first practice match


July 12th, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Indian football team will play third division Spanish club, UE Castelldefels, in their first practice match in Barcelona July 25. According to information reaching here, the team ... Read more...

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ESPN2 Tv Schedule Boasts Of Broadcasting Wimbledon 2009


June 22nd, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by GD
As the Centre Court at Wimbleton heats up for its opening match where all eyes will be on Roger Federer, viewers all over US will savor the tension as 100 hours of ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle ‘pulls out Britain’s Got Talent tour’


June 15th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): Susan Boyle has reportedly pulled out of 'Britain's Got Talent' tour.The Scottish singing sensation, who had sparked health concerns during her four-day stint at a rehab clinic after ... Read more...

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Big win for Goa in Santosh Trophy


May 29th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) Goa, Maharashtra, Manipur and Haryana completed the pre-quarterfinal line-up in the 63rd National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy here Friday. The quartet joined Kerala, Indian Railways, Mizoram ... Read more...

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Aussies take a day off before Sydney Test


January 1st, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Australia have taken a day off from cricket to mentally prepare themselves for the face-saving third cricket Test against South Africa starting here Saturday.Australia, who have already lost ... Read more...

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Wills, Harry thrashed at football by locals in remote South African village


October 23rd, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Prince William may be president of the Football Association, but he was taught a lesson in the beautiful game on Wednesday after the 26-year-old royal took tumble ... Read more...

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Evans takes Tour lead as veteran Piepoli wins 10th stage


July 15th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Hautacam (France), July 15 (DPA) Tour favourite Cadel Evans of Australia took over the lead of the 2008 Tour de France as veteran Italian cyclist Leonardo Piepoli won the 10th stage of ... Read more...

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Pathans’ day out at Karachi


July 3rd, 2008 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 3 (IANS) Nihari is a Mughlai dish originating from Delhi. But meat-eaters visiting Karachi know that a few of this bustling city's restaurants make this mouth-watering dish really well. Brothers ... Read more...

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