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PM congratulates Saina


August 4th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh congratulated Saina Nehwal on her winning the bronze medal in women's Badminton at the 2012 London Olympics, a statement from ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Saina brings India third medal (Second Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Shuttler Saina Nehwal gave India its maiden Olympic medal in badminton after China's Xin Wang retired hurt from the bronze medal play-off despite winning the first ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina, Vijender within sniffing distance of a medal (Overall Roundup)


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Saina Nehwal achieved a first by marching into Olympic badminton semifinals, while star boxer Vijender Singh is only a bout away from repeating his medal performance ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina first Indian shuttler in semis, Paes-Sania advance (India Intro Roundup)


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Champion shuttler Saina Nehwal rewrote history by becoming the first Indian to cruise into the Olympics badminton semi-final while the crack mixed doubles tennis combination of ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Paes-Saina in quarters, to face Azarenka-Mirnyi (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Putting aside their off-the-court differences, India's Leander Paes and Sania Mirza played an excellent game to book a quarterfinal berth in the Olympics tennis mixed doubles ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Saina creates history; Kasyhap’s dream run ends (Second Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Saina Nehwal scripted history as she became the first Indian to reach the semi-finals of Olympic badminton while compatriot Parupalli Kashyap went down in an impressive ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: India’s Saina marches into quarters


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) On a day when the badminton world was shrouded with controversy, it was business as usual for India's Saina Nehwal as she cruised into the quarterfinals ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Saina in pre-quarters, Jwala, Ashwini win (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 3:18 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Victories for Saina Nehwal in the women's singles and Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa in the doubles capped of a brilliant day for the Indian badminton ... Read more...

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Andhra CM announces Rs.50 lakh for Saina


June 21st, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Thursday announced a cash award of Rs.50 lakh for Indian badminton champion Saina Nehwal for her victories in ... Read more...

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Indonesia Open: Kashyap stuns World No.3, Saina wins too (Second Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 14 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap entered his maiden quarterfinals in a Super Series Premier event stunning top seed Chen Long of China in the Indonesia Open badminton tournament ... Read more...

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Indonesia Open: Kashyap stuns World No.3, Saina wins too


June 14th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 14 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap entered his maiden Super Series quarter-finals stunning top seed Chen Long of China in the Indonesia Open badminton tournament here Thursday. His compatriot ... Read more...

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French title will not get Sania-Bhupathi London ticket


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The French Open mixed doubles title may not ensure Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza an automatic ticket to the 2012 London Olympics. They have ... Read more...

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Thailand Open: Saina struggles to get past first round


June 7th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Top seed Saina Nehwal of India edged past local girl Nichaon Jindapon in the first round women's singles of the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold ... Read more...

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Sania-Bhupathi sail into French Open final (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 6 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi outplayed Galina Voskoboeva and Danielle Bracciali 6-4, 6-2 to enter the mixed doubles final at the French Open tennis tournament ... Read more...

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Super Series Finals: Saina beats Xin Wang, tops Group B


December 16th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Saina Nehwal defeated World No.3 Xin Wang 21-17, 22-20 of China Friday to set-up a semifinal clash with Tine Baun of Denmark in the BWF ... Read more...

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India’s Diptayan in lead in World Youth Chess


November 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Caldas Novas, Nov 24 (IANS) India's Diptayan Ghosh maintained his joint lead in the Open section of Under-14 category after settling for a draw with Bluebaum Matthias of Germany in ... Read more...

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Indians Diptayan and Akshya in joint lead in World Youth


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Caldas Novas (Brazil), Nov 23 (IANS) India's Diptayan Ghosh (under-14 Open) and Bommini Akshya (girls under-8) are joint leaders after fifth round matches in the ongoing World Youth Chess ... Read more...

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India’s Nandhidhaa in sole lead in World Youth Chess


November 21st, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Caldas Novas (Brazil), Nov 21 (IANS) India's Nandhidhaa P.V. took the sole lead with a perfect score after the fourth round matches in the under-16 girls category of the ongoing ... Read more...

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Mixed day for India in World Youth Chess


November 20th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Caldas Novas (Brazil), Nov 20 (IANS) It was a mixed day for India on the second day of the World Youth Chess Championships being held at the resort city of ... Read more...

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World Badminton: Jwala, Ashwini storm into semis, Saina exits (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) India's Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa stormed into the semi-final of the World Badminton championships, upsetting Indonesian Vita Marissa and Nadya Melati 17-21, 21-10, 21-17 in ... Read more...

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Saina in third round of World Badminton


August 10th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal defeated Chloe Magee of Ireland 21-10, 21-7 to move into the third round of World Badminton Championships here Wednesday.The sixth seeded Indian, who ... Read more...

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Singapore Super Series: Saina starts her campaign against Lu Lan


June 14th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal will start her title defence in the Singapore Super Series badminton tournament against world number 24 Chinese Lu Lan in ... Read more...

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We’ll win a Grand Slam doubles title some day: Vesnina


June 4th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 4 (IANS) Russian Elena Vesnina, who lost the women's doubles final at the French Open with Sania Mirza Friday, told her Indian partner that the two would some ... Read more...

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Saina in second round of Malaysia Open Grand Prix


May 4th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal defeated Jiayuan Chen of Singapore 21-16, 21-12 to move into the second round of the women's singles event in the Malaysia Open ... Read more...

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India Open Super Series: Saina makes a tearful first round exit (Roundup)


April 27th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) In a sensational upset at the India Open Super Series,World No.4 and top seed Saina Nehwal made a tearful first round exit going down 17-21, ... Read more...

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Saina in final of Swiss Open Grand Prix


March 19th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Basel, March 19 (IANS) India's badminton star Saina Nehwal defeated Bae Youn-Joo of South Korea 21-19, 13-21, 21-14 to storm into the final of the Swiss Open Grand Prix here ... Read more...

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IOA chief Kalmadi congratulates Saina


December 13th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Suresh Kalmadi Monday congratulated shuttler Saina Nehwal for her sensational win in the Hong Kong Super Series calling her an "inspiration" for ... Read more...

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Saina’s family ecstatic at daughter’s feat


December 12th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) After Saina Nehwal won the Hong Kong Super Series title Sunday, her mother Usha Nehwal expressed joy at her daughter's feat and revealed how the star shuttler ... Read more...

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A dream come true, says Saina


December 12th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Dec 12 (IANS) "It is like a dream come true," Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal said Sunday after defeating China's Shixian Wang to win the Hong Kong Open championship."I am ... Read more...

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Saina in Hong Kong Super Series final (Lead)


December 11th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Dec 11 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal staved off a strong challenge from Germany's Juliane Schenk 21-19, 17-21, 21-12 to move into the final of the Hong Kong Open Super Series ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Two silvers, bronze for India; shuttler Saina crashes out (Intro Roundup)


November 18th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) Two silvers came India's way in rowing and a bronze in shooting at the Asian Games Thursday, while two medals were in sight in golf and one in ... Read more...

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Fear of evil drives boxer Vijender to mom dear (Games Sidelights)


October 14th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India's Olympic bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh was everyone's favourite to win the gold at the Commonwealth Games. In fact, one of his bouts was watched ... Read more...

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CWG badminton: Saina makes history, first Indian woman to win gold (Lead)


October 14th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Saina Nehwal created history by becoming the first Indian woman to win the singles gold in badminton at the Commonwealth Games as she saved a ... Read more...

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Indian women athletes, shooters help country retain No.2 position in CWG on Day-9


October 13th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.12 (ANI): India remained firm on the second position on Day-9, as Indian women helped it keep its head held high by winning a historic Gold medal in the women's ... Read more...

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CWG badminton: Gallant India go down to Malaysia, settle for silver (Lead)


October 9th, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) India went down gallantly 1-3 to badminton powerhouse and top seeds Malaysia and settled for a silver in the mixed team event at the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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