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Nalini ends title drought


September 21st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 21 (IANS) Golfer Nalini Singh Siwach won her first title this season as she clinched the Hero-DLF GCC event, the fifth leg on the Hero-WGAI Tour Friday.Nalini overcame ... Read more...

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I-League lucrative option for Cameroon players


September 10th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India's I-league clubs have approached the players of the second-string Cameroonian football side that finished runners-up in the Nehru Cup earlier this month.Emmanuel Bosso, coach ... Read more...

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Four races in Paralympic marathon


September 8th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) London Paralympics' organising committee director Debbie Jevans said that there will be four races in Sunday's Paralympic marathon here."We have four races, three men and one ... Read more...

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Runner dies during Mexico City marathon


September 4th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 4 (IANS/EFE) A 33-year-old man has died from a heart attack while trying to complete the Mexico City marathon over the weekend.Juan Pablo de la Mora died ... Read more...

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Mexico City marathon attracts 18,000 runners


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 22 (IANS) The organisers of the 30th Mexico City International Marathon expect about 18,000 runners to participate in the race Sep 2.Mexico City Sports Institute (IDDF) Director ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna finish runners-up in Cincinnati


August 20th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 20 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna came up short against Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecau in the men's doubles final at the Western and Southern ... Read more...

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Kenya’s runner Jelimo blames tactics for poor show in London


August 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 16 (IANS) Kenya's Pamela Jelimo has blamed poor tactics for her failure to retain her Olympic title. Russian Mariya Saminova ended her reign as the women's 800 metres ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: Russia win rhythmic gymnastics gold


August 12th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia emphatically captured the rhythmic gymnastics gold at the London Olympics Tuesday, finishing well clear of runners-up Belarus.The Russians won with a total score of ... Read more...

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Campbell would’ve loved to be sprinter


August 11th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell, who is reportedly set to walk the runway at the closing ceremony of the 2010 London Olympics, says had she been an ... Read more...

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Olympics: Pistorius denied run as South Africa crash out of relay


August 9th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) South African 400 metres runner Oscar Pistorius was denied a second chance of running at the London Olympic Games as his team-mate Oftense Mogawane crashed to ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Gelana splashes to gold in marathon (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana splashed to gold in a rainy Olympic marathon here Sunday.Gelana, 24, ranked 11th in the world after wins in Rotterdam and Amsterdam ... Read more...

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Khar Gym ‘Senior’ stun ‘Gladiators’ in Mumbai snooker


July 31st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Khar Gymkhana 'Senior' stunned last year's runners-up Chembur Gymkhana 'Gladiators' to advance to the quarterfinals of The Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala Charitable Trust Mumbai Billiards League, ... Read more...

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Dried grapes as good as energy bars


July 26th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Raisins can help power the body when exercising just as well as expensive sports nutrient bars, a study suggests.The dried grapes give athletes all they need ... Read more...

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Dundee to take Rangers’ place in Scottish League


July 17th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Dundee Football Club will next season fill the vacancy in the Scottish Premier League (SPL), created by the demotion of Glasgow Rangers."It was agreed that Dundee ... Read more...

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Russian team will be free of doping scandals in London: Minister


July 10th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sports minister Vitaly Mutko has expressed confidence that the Russian team will be free of doping scandals at the London Olympics.Russia is sending 436 athletes ... Read more...

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Bayern’s Tymoshchuk considering his options


July 8th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bayern Munich midfielder Anatoliy Tymoshchuk said Sunday that he is considering offers from a range of European clubs, including from Russia.The 33-year-old Ukrainian has ... Read more...

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Olympic dreams over for Sinimole and Sajeesh


July 6th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India's middle-distance runners Sajeesh Joseph and Sinimole Paulose's dreams of qualifying for the London Games came crashing as they failed to achieve the qualifying mark ... Read more...

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Russia bans three runners for sample tampering


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Athletics Federation announced Tuesday it has handed two-year bans to runners Svetlana Klyuka, Nailya Yulamanova and Yevgenia Zinurova for tampering with urine samples.Klyuka, ... Read more...

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‘West Indies favourites for T20 World Cup’


June 28th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 28 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson believes that the West Indies will be the team to beat in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup which kicks off in Sri ... 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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German Bundesliga kicks off August 27


June 27th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 27 (IANS) The German Football League (DFL) has revealed the match fixtures for the 50th Bundesliga season.Th 2012-13 season starts, as always, with the Bundesliga champions Borussia ... Read more...

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2500 participate in Olympic Day run in Mizoram


June 23rd, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, June 23 (IANS) An "Olympic Day Run" was organised Saturday in Mizoram's capital Aizawl to celebrate the setting up of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on this day in ... Read more...

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Cold reception for ‘Oranje’ in the Netherlands


June 19th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, June 19 (IANS) The Dutch national football team returned home Monday after their inglorious exit at Euro 2012 and were treated with boos when they arrived at Amsterdam's Schiphol ... Read more...

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Georgia retains European Nations rugby trophy


June 10th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi (Georgia), June 10 (IANS) Defending champions Georgia trounced Ukraine 33-3 to finish their 2012 European Nations Cup rugby tournament with a fifth title.Saturday's game was re-scheduled from April and ... Read more...

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Promotion best for the heart!


June 8th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Employees with better promotion prospects are 20 percent less likely to suffer heart disease than those with slender chances of improving their situation. So says a ... Read more...

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Virtual classroom solution, location-based mobile service get Microsoft awards


June 7th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) A virtual classroom solution for cloud computing that enables the conduct of live, HD quality, two-way audio/video interactive classes at as low as 200 Kbps speeds ... Read more...

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Poland, Greece to kick-off Euro 2012


June 7th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 7 (IANS) Co-hosts Poland play 2004 champions Greece here Friday to kick-off the Euro 2012 football championship. However, the first eye-catching match will be between three times champions ... Read more...

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Milk compound tough on waistline isolated


June 6th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Berne, June 6 (IANS) Scientists have identified a natural milk compound that keeps obesity at bay in mice even as they continue to enjoy high-fat diets. "This is present in ... Read more...

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Netherlands crush Northern Ireland 6-0


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, June 3 (IANS) The Netherlands, runners-up in the 2010 football World Cup, staked claim for the European Championships by thrashing Northern Ireland 6-0 in their last warm-up game here.The ... Read more...

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Nepali runner wins world’s highest marathon race


May 29th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmanu, May 29 (IANS) Nepali runner Phurbu Tamang regained the title in the world's highest "Qomolangma Marathon" race Tuesday at the foothills of Mount Qomolangma -- the Tibetan name for ... Read more...

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French Open: Sania-Bethanie hope to make a strong start


May 28th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 28 (IANS) Having won the Brussels Open tennis event in their run-up to Roland Garros, India's Saina Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands will be hoping ... Read more...

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Sania-Mattek win Brussels Open


May 28th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 28 (IANS) American-Indian pair Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sania Mirza recorded a straight set victory over Alicja Rosolska of Poland and China's Zheng Jie to win the Brussels ... Read more...

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CAS lift suspension from Chambers and Millar


April 30th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Britain's dope-tainted sprinter Dwain Chambers and cyclist David Millar are now free to take part in the 2012 London as the British Olympic Association (BOA) has ... Read more...

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‘Beetroot boosts runners’ speed, stamina’


April 26th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) Beetroot seems to boost the speed and stamina of runners because of the presence of high levels of performance-enhancing chemicals called nitrates, says a study at ... Read more...

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Kenyan one-two in Madrid Marathon


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 23 (IANS) Kenyan athlete Patrick Korir produced a strong finish in the last 400 metres to defeat compatriot Enock Mitei in the Madrid Marathon.Korir won the race in ... Read more...

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