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Sharapova curses final set charity against Azarenka


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova cursed her final-set form in the US Open semifinal defeat to Victoria Azarenka, saying she gave her opponent a free ride ... Read more...

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Moscow Raceway cleared to host World Superbike round


July 19th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's first international-standard racetrack has received official approval to host a round of Superbike World Championship next month, track officials have said.The track opened last ... Read more...

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Russia needs fresh blood, says Hiddink


July 13th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Russia coach Guus Hiddink believes the time has come for some of the national team's big names to step aside in favour of ... Read more...

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Radwanska advances at Wimbledon, Penetta knocked out (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland's World No.3 Agnieszka Radwanska beat Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova while Flavia Pennetta was stunned by fellow Italian Camilia Giorgi on opening day of ... Read more...

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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...

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Sharapova to cut her hair only on retiring


June 9th, 2012 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian World No. 1 Maria Sharapova will not cut her signature long blonde hair until she retires from tennis, she said Friday.Sharapova appeared to ... Read more...

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Glamorous female tennis stars are simply in love with fashion


January 10th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 10 (ANI): The women of the tennis world have shown that they are not only good on court but off it too, as they left behind their joggers for stilettos ... Read more...

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Reliance MediaWorks ties up with Russian firm for film restoration


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Reliance MediaWorks Ltd. has inked a deal with Russian World Studios (RWS) to outsource film restoration, image processing and enhancement work.A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed ... Read more...

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Russian skaters accused of Aboriginal ‘cultural theft’


January 21st, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.21 (ANI): Aboriginal elders in Australia have accused Russian world figure skating champions Oksana Domnina and Maxim Shabalin of stealing an Aboriginal dance idea and causing serious cultural offence.According to ... Read more...

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US Open: Aussie outsider shakes top seed Safina


September 2nd, 2009 - 3:55 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 2 (DPA) Unfancied Australian outsider Olivia Rogowska came close to an upset in the opening round of the US Open Tuesday before rattled top seed Dinara Safina pulled herself ... Read more...

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Isinbayeva leads jackpot quartet at Golden League


July 18th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 18 (DPA) Yelena Isinbayeva required just one jump Friday to move within two victories of a $1 million Golden League jackpot along with three other contenders. The Russian world and Olympic ... Read more...

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Murray breaks new clay ground with quarter-final place (Lead)


May 31st, 2009 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (DPA) Andy Murray broke fresh ground in his fast-track clay court progress, reaching his first quarter-final at the French Open with a 7-5, 7-6 (7-4), 6-1 defeat of ... Read more...

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Ruthless Safina slices to another easy Paris win


May 31st, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (DPA) Top seed Dinara Safina continued her destructive march in the French Open tennis Sunday, dashing the hopes of local girl Aravane Rezai 6-1, 6-0, to reach the quarter-finals. The ... Read more...

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Nadal sets another Paris record with 29th straight win


May 25th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 25 (DPA) Rafael Nadal began his campaign for a record fifth straight French Open title with a smooth 7-5, 6-4, 6-3 demolition of Brazilian qualifier Marcos Daniel in the ... Read more...

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Prayers at boxer Akhil Kumar’s home


August 18th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Aug 18 (IANS) Indian boxer Akhil Kumar has been training hard to get another Olympic gold medal for the country and his family is chipping in - his parents took ... Read more...

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Haryana boxers reaching Olympic quarters to get Rs.2.5 mn


August 16th, 2008 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) The Haryana government Saturday announced that any boxer from the state who reaches the quarter-final stage at the Beijing Olympics would get a cash reward of Rs.2.5 million ... Read more...

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Jitender second boxer to make quarters; meets European champion next (Lead)


August 16th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) Jitender Kumar became the second Indian boxer to enter the quarterfinals and put himself within striking distance of an Olympic medal. The youngster, who turned 20 ... Read more...

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Indian boxer Akhil Kumar stuns Russian world champion in Beijing


August 15th, 2008 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 15 (IANS) Indian boxer Akhil Kumar gave the country the best Independence Day gift stunning world champion Sergey Vodapoyanov of Russia to enter the quarterfinals of the men's ... Read more...

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