russian pair

Olympics: Russia storms to canoe sprint double gold


August 11th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian pair Yury Postrigay and Alexander Dyachenko blitzed the field for gold in the Olympic canoe sprint men's kayak double event Saturday.Postrigay and Dyachenko raced ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Olympic badminton: China win women’s doubles gold


August 5th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China won the badminton women's doubles gold here at the Olympics Saturday, despite the country's top seeds being thrown out for match-fixing, underlining their domination ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic tennis: Williams stunned at success after Wimbledon


August 4th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serena Williams is stunned at her career success after completing the Golden Slam of wins in all four major tournaments and the Olympics, she ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic tennis: Williams destroys Sharapova to win gold


August 4th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serena Williams of the US demolished Russia's Maria Sharapova to grab her first Olympic gold in the women's singles tennis Saturday.Fourth seed Williams blew ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic badminton: Li Xuerui beats No.1 Wang for gold


August 4th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Li Xuerui took gold in the women's badminton singles Saturday, beating compatriot Wang Yihan in three games to continue her winning finals record against ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic badminton: Russia earns first medal in women’s doubles


August 4th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian pair Valeria Sorokina and Nina Vislova crushed Canadians Alex Bruce and Li Michele to take the Olympic badminton bronze in the women's doubles Saturday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympics: Second seed Xue/Zhang lose beach volleyball opener


July 28th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Beijing Olympic bronze medallists Xue Chen and Zhang Xi of China were defeated Saturday by Russian duo Anastasia Vasina and Anna Vozakova in the opener of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Paes, Vesnina go down fighting in Wimbledon final


July 9th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina went down fighting to second seeds Mike Bryan and Lisa Raymond in the Wimbledon mixed doubles final here Sunday.The Indo-Russian pair ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Paes-Vesnina beat top seeds to enter Wimbledon final


July 8th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina upstaged top seeds Bob Bryan and Liezel Huber to enter the mixed doubles final at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships here Saturday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Wimbledon: Paes-Vesnina win, walkover for Bopanna-Zheng


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Russian partner Elena Vesnina cruised into the third round of the Wimbledon mixed doubles here Wednesday.Another Indian, Rohan Bopanna, and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sharapova wins French Open, completes career Grand Slam (Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian World No.1 Maria Sharapova became only the 10th female tennis player to complete a career Grand Slam as she swept aside Italy's Sara ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

French Open: Bhupathi, Sania advance to mixed double quarters


June 4th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 3 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza advanced to the quarterfinals of the mixed doubles at the French Open with a straight sets victory over ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Paes in mixed quarters, beaten in men’s doubles (Roundup)


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 3 (IANS) Leander Paes had mixed luck in the French Open tennis Saturday. While the top Indian doubles player and his Russian partner Elena Vesnina easily won ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bhupathi-Bopanna in second round of Miami Masters


March 25th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, March 25 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna cruised into the men's doubles second round of the Miami Masters with a win over Austria's Jurgen Melzer and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sania-Vesnina reach finals of Indian Wells


March 17th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 17 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina had to battle hard against the Czech team of Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian Wells: Sania-Vesnina cruise into semis


March 15th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 15 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina thrashed Argentina's Gisela Dulko and Paola Suarez to advance to the semi-finals of the BNP ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bhupathi-Bopanna reach quarters of Dubai Open


March 1st, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 1 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna beat Lukas Dlouhy and Alexandr Dolgopolov to enter the men's doubles quarter-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sania-Vesnina thrashed in Dubai Open final


February 26th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina lost to the American pair of Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond in straight sets in the doubles ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sania-Vesnina advance to finals in Dubai


February 25th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina edged out Shuai Peng of China and Chinese Taipei's Su-Wei Hsieh to book a place in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Australian Open: Sania-Vesnina lose, Paes-Stepanek reach semis (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek advanced to the men's doubles semi-finals at the Australian Open here Wednesday while Sania Mirza and her ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sania-Vesnina knocked out, Paes-Stepanek through to semi-finals


January 25th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) It was a mixed day for the Indians at the Australian Open tennis here Wednesday. Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek advanced to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Australian Open: Sania-Vesnina surprise Raymond-Huber to enter semis


January 24th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina beat fancied American duo of Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 to enter the women's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Australian Open: Sania in quarters of doubles and mixed event


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 23 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza is through to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open tennis with compatriot Mahesh Bhupathi in the mixed doubles and Russian Elena Vesnina ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Australian Open: Bhupathi-Bopanna, Sania-Vesnina enter doubles pre-quarters


January 21st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna beat Carsten Ball and Treat Conrad Huey 6-2, 6-2 to move into the men's doubles pre-quarterfinals at the Australian ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Australian Open: Mirza and Vesnina advance to second round


January 19th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina moved into the second round of the Australian Open women's doubles with an easy win ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US Open: Leander enters mixed doubles quarters


September 3rd, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS) India's Leander Paes entered the mixed doubles quarterfinals while Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza progressed in the doubles events for men and women, respectively, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rogers Cup: Bopanna-Qureshi in quarters; Sania-Elena ousted


August 11th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi entered the men's doubles quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup tennis with a 6-4, 7-6(6) victory over Australia's Paul ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bhupathi-Vesnina lose in Wimbledon mixed doubles final (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Elena Vesnina of Russia lost to Jurgen Melzer of Austria and Iveta Benesova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-2 in the Wimbledon ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bhupathi-Venina in mixed doubles final of Wimbledon


July 3rd, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and his Russian partner Elena Vesnina moved into the mixed doubles final of the Wimbledon with a hard-fought win over Australian Paul Hanley ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sania-Vesnina in Wimbledon quarterfinals


June 29th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Russian Elena Vesnina advanced to the quarterfinal of women's doubles in Wimbledon Championships with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Daniela Hantuchova of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Wimbledon: Paes-Bhupathi, Somdev and Sania advance in doubles


June 25th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) India's doubles exponents Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi recovered from a first-set loss to carve out a fighting 6-7(7), 6-4, 6-4 victory over Croatia's Ivan ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sania reaches career best doubles ranking


June 6th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza climbed 11 spots to reach a career-high doubles ranking of 14 in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings, released Monday.Sania last ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sania first Indian to reach women’s doubles Grand Slam final


June 2nd, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 2 (IANS) Sania Mirza created history by becoming the first Indian woman to enter a Grand Slam doubles final.Sania, who lifted a Grand Slam title when she won ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

French Open: Sania-Vesnina in women’s doubles second round


May 25th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 24 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina entered the women's doubles second round of the French Open tennis here Tuesday.Sania and Vesnina, seeded seventh, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sania-Elena win second WTA Tour title


April 11th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Charleston (US), April 11 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Elena Vesnina of Russia defeated Americans Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Meghann Shaughnessy 6-4, 6-4 to claim the Family Circle Cup, their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe