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Bhupathi lashes out at AITA


September 18th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) India tennis veteran Mahesh Bhupathi Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the All India Tennis Association (AITA), saying its administration is detrimental to growth of sport ... Read more...

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US Open: Paes, Sania lose in mixed doubles


September 4th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) It was a bad day for India at the US Open Monday as Leander Paes and Sania Mirza lost their respective mixed doubles quarterfinals of ... Read more...

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US Open: Sania-Bethanie advance to second round


August 31st, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) Sania Mirza of India and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands, seeded 13th, advanced to the second round of the women's doubles at the US ... Read more...

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US Open: Paes-Stepanek win, Bhupathi-Bopanna knocked out


August 30th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 30 (IANS) Fifth seeds Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek advanced to the men's doubles second round at the US Open while eighth seeds Mahesh Bhupathi and ... Read more...

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Sania hosts kids in Yale (With Image)


August 21st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Haven (Connecticut), Aug 21 (IANS) Indian tennis star Sania Mirza, who was here to take part in a tournament, took some time off to host a kids day clinic ... Read more...

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Rogers Cup: Paes-Melzer in semis, Sania-Bethanie exit


August 12th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Montreal/Toronto, Aug 12 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Austrian partner Jurgen Melzer moved into the semi-finals of the men's doubles Rogers Cup while Sania Mirza and her American partner ... Read more...

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Sania and Paes move up, Bhupathi-Bopanna lose (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
Montreal/Toronto, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Leander Paes have moved into the quarterfinals with their respective partners whereas their compatriots Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna lost their ... Read more...

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Rogers Cup: Sania, Paes, Bhupathi and Bopanna move up


August 10th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Montreal/Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza, Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna have all moved up in the doubles event at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament here.Sania ... Read more...

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Olympics: Super Saina wins bronze, Manoj Kumar loses (Roundup)


August 5th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Saina Nehwal became the first Indian shuttler to win an Olympic medal Saturday when she bagged the bronze after her opponent, China's Xin Wang, retired hurt ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina wins India’s third medal, Paes-Sania out (India Intro Roundup)


August 5th, 2012 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Saina Nehwal etched her name in India's Olympic folklore by becoming the country's maiden badminton medallist and the second Indian woman ever on the podium after ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Paes-Saina crash out of mixed doubles (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IBNS) India's tennis campaign at the 2012 London Games came to an end Saturay after the mixed doubles pair of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza lost their ... Read more...

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Superb Saina wins India’s third medal at London Olympics (India Round-up)


August 4th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Saina Nehwal etched her name in India's sporting history winning the country's maiden medal from badminton and becoming the second Indian woman to stand on the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Vijay shoots silver as boxer Vikas exits (Overall India Roundup)


August 4th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Army shooter Vijay Kumar made India proud by winning a welcome silver medal at the London Olympics here Friday, hours before boxer Vikas Krishan was controversially ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Paes-Sania’s quarterfinal match stoppped


August 4th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) India's mixed doubles pair of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza were down 5-7, 2-3 against the top seeded Belarusian pair of Victoria Azarenka and Max Mirnyi ... 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: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Friday


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the Olympic Games Friday.Athletics Men's shot put: Om Prakash Karhana Women's discus throw: Seema Antil and Krishna Poonia Women's ... 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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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Thursday


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the London Olympic Games Thursday.Badminton: Women's singles quarterfinals: Saina Nehwal vs Tine Baun (Denmark) Men's singles quarterfinals: ... Read more...

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Schedule of events for Indian athletes Wednesday


August 1st, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the London Olympic Games Wednesday:Archery - Women's individual elimination: Dipika Kumari vs Amy Oliver (Britain)Badminton ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Wednesday


August 1st, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the London Olympic Games Wednesday.Archery: Women's individual elimination: Dipika Kumari vs Amy Oliver (Britain)Badminton: Parupalli Kashyap ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Tricky draw for Paes-Sania


August 1st, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Sania Mirza Tuesday were drawn against Serbian team of Nenad Zimonjic and Ana Ivanovic in the first round of the mixed doubles ... Read more...

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India’s who’s who tweet on Narang’s feat


July 30th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) From star cricketers to leading Bollywood personalities, congratulatory messages poured in thick and fast on the virtual world for shooter Gagan Narang, who clinched the ... Read more...

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Sania-Rushmi crash out of Olympic tennis


July 29th, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian women's doubles pair of Sania Mirza and Rushmi Chakarvarthi were knocked out of the tennis competition of the 2012 London Olympics by Chia-Jung Chuang and ... Read more...

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Olympics: India on a medal count


July 27th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Though India have picked their biggest squad of 81 athletes for the Olympics, only a handful of them are expected to make the podium ... Read more...

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India at London Olympics (Schedule)


July 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Eighty-one Indian athletes will take part in 13 sports at the London Olympics beginning Friday. The following is the schedule of their events:Archery: Even before ... Read more...

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Bopanna gains a place in doubles rankings, Bhupathi drops one


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna gained a place in the ATP World Tour doubles rankings to go up to 13th with 4,540 points.The Bangalore ... Read more...

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I know what it takes to win an Olympic medal: Paes


July 20th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 20 (IANS) India's ace tennis player Leander Paes has said he knows what it takes to win an Olympic medal and will not distract himself by ... Read more...

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Ranbir Kapoor wants to do sports-based movie


July 14th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) His body of work boasts of an impressive range of roles - from a romantic saga to a musical to a touching story of a ... Read more...

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AITA defends Nasima’s appointment as women’s team manager


July 10th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Tuesday defended the selection of Nasima, Sania Mirza's mother, as the manager of the women's team for the 2012 ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Sania-Bhupathi lose, Paes-Stepanek surge ahead (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Indias's Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi made an early exit from the mixed doubles event at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships here Saturday while their ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Sania knocked out of Wimbledon


June 30th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) All the drama surrounding the composition of the Indian tennis team for the London Olympics seemed to have weighed down Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza as ... Read more...

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Sania-Bethanie enter third round at Wimbledon


June 29th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands advanced to women's doubles third round at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, easing past Stephanie Foretz Gacon and Kristina Mladenovic here Friday.The ... Read more...

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Jwala backs Sania’s claim on male chauvinism


June 27th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Shuttler Jwala Gutta has backed her fellow Hyderabadi tennis player Sania Mirza's claim that male chauvinism is part of Indian sports."All India Tennis Association (AITA) ... Read more...

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AITA rejects Sania’s claims, says team selected on merit


June 27th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Wednesday rejected claims made by Sania Mirza that she was made a bait to pacify Leander Paes and ... Read more...

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