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Russia’s women retain chess Olympiad title


September 10th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's women defended their Chess Olympiad title in Istanbul over the weekend with a 4-0 thrashing of Kazakhstan edging them past China.Russia had trailed China ... Read more...

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India rout hosts Sri Lanka 5-0 in SAFF meet


September 9th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 9 (IANS) Defending champions India brightened their chances of making it to the semifinals of the women's SAFF Championship when they routed hosts Sri Lanka 5-0 in their ... Read more...

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Punjab win Junior National Hockey Championship


September 9th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 9 (IANS) Punjab defeated Odisha 4-3 to win the Hockey India Junior Men National Championship at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here Sunday.Punjab took lead in the 10th ... Read more...

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Podium not in sight of Force India, says di Resta


September 6th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Sahara Force India have been faring better this time round than the last Formula One season, though they have not got any closer to the ... Read more...

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Junior Hockey: Punjab launch campaign in style


September 5th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) Akashdeep Singh scored four goals, including a hat-trick, to help Punjab blank Chattisgarh 7-0 in their opening match of the junior men's national hockey championship at ... Read more...

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NZ hope to strike with second new ball


September 1st, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) After allowing India to get away from a tight corner, New Zealand are hoping that with the second new ball due on the third morning they ... Read more...

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‘Lahore’ director to start sci-fi film next year


September 1st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan, known for his National Award-winning film "Lahore", is set to roll the cameras for his next project, a sci-fi themed film, ... Read more...

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Dominican woman uses her body for advertising


August 28th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) Dominican-born Margarita Dominguez has transformed her body and those of a score of young people who work for her company into advertising billboards with the ... Read more...

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India beat New Zealand by an innings and 115 runs


August 26th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) India beat New Zealand by an innings and 115 runs in the first cricket Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Sunday.Following-on, New Zealand could ... Read more...

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Shibani Dandekar out of ‘Jhalak…’


August 25th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) TV host Shibani Dandekar is the latest celebrity to be voted out of dance reality show "Jhalak Dikkhla Jaa 5".A non-dancer, Shibani showed tremendous improvement ... Read more...

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West Indies tour helped me prepare for comeback: Pujara


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara, who struck his maiden Test century here Thursday, said the recent India A's tour of the West Indies helped him prepare well for his ... Read more...

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Mehta qualifies for the venue stages


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield, Aug 23 (IANS) Asian Champion Aditya Mehta of India registered a thrilling win in the final qualifying round of the International Open snooker tournament being played here.With a lead ... Read more...

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CAF match interrupted after fans invade pitch


August 19th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, Aug 19 (IANS) An African Champions League (CAF) football match between two Tunisian teams, Esperance Sportive de Tunis and Etoile du Sahel, was interrupted Sunday after supporters invaded the ... Read more...

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Mumbai CA in dire straits


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 13 (IANS) KSCA XI were on the verge of snatching a first innings lead as they restricted Mumbai Cricket Association to 294 for seven, still 266 runs in ... 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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Olympic handball: Spain slogs to dramatic bronze


August 12th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain beat South Korea 31-29 in a captivating Olympic women's handball bronze medal match Saturday that needed a second overtime to decide a winner.Nely Alberto ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Tajikistan and Brazil women bag bronze


August 8th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Boxer Mavzuna Chorieva became the first woman from Tajikistan to win an Olympic medal after she and Brazil's Adriana Araujo settled for the bronze in ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: Brazil’s Zanetti takes gold


August 6th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Arthur Nabarrete Zanetti from Brazil Monday created a sensation when he won the gold medal bettering China's reigning champion in the men's rings final competition ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Narang, Rajput fail to qualify


August 6th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Indian rifle shooters Gagan Narang and Sanjeev Rajput failed to qualify for the London Olympics finals of the men's 50-metre rifle three positions here at the ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Manavjit may miss final cut (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian trap shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu stands the risk of missing out the final round after he finished a poor 25th among 34 competitors on the ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Sandhu 25th in trap, may miss final cut


August 5th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian trap shooter Manavjit Sandhu finished a poor 25th among 34 competitors on the first day of men's qualification and risks missing the final round of ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: China’s Zou Kai retains gold


August 5th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zou Kai of China defended his Olympic gold medal in the men's gymnastics floor exercise here Sunday.Kai finished with 15.933 points for the title, while ... Read more...

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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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US shooter Gray on target for rifle gold


August 4th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Jamie Lynn Gray of the United States shot her way to gold in the women's 50 metres rifle three positions Saturday, setting two Olympic ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: India’s trap shooter Shagun out


August 4th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian trap shooter Shagun Chowdhury finished a disappointing 20th and failed to qualify for the final round of the women's trap shooting event at the 2012 ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: Gold for Dong Dong in trampoline


August 4th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) China's Dong Dong won the gold in the men's trampoline at the Olympics here Friday, beating Russia's Dmitry Ushakov.In a reversal of the results from the ... Read more...

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Olympics judo: Cuba’s Ortiz wins gold


August 4th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cuban judoka Idalys Ortiz won the gold in the women's +78kg category at the Olympics here Friday.Ortiz was awarded the victory over Mika Sugimoto from ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Vijay Kumar qualifies for final


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian shooter Vijay Kumar qualified for the final round of the 25-metre rapid fire pistol event at the 2012 London Olympics here Friday.The 26-year-old clocked 585, ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: India’s double trap shooter Ronjan out


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's ace double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi, a strong medal prospect, crashed out of the 2012 London Olympics after he finished 11th in the qualification at ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian pistol shooters Rahi, Annu Raj out of 25m


August 1st, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) India's pistol shooters Rahi Sarnobat and Annu Raj Singh were knocked out of the women's 25 metre event of the shooting competition at the London Olympics ... Read more...

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I achieved what I came here to do: Narang


July 30th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Shooter Gagan Narang, who won India's first medal at the London Olympics, a bronze in 10-metre air rifle, said Monday that he had achieved what ... Read more...

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Olympics boxing: Jai Bhagwan marches into round of 16 (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Inspired by chants of "India, India" resonating in the ExCeL London Exhibition Centre, boxer Jai Bhagwan outclassed his Seychelles' opponent Andrique Allisop 18-8 in the lightweight ... Read more...

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Archery spectators turned away from Lord’s


July 28th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Hundreds of spectators for the archery event at the London 2012 Olympics Games were turned away from the Lord's cricket ground on the opening day, Friday, ... Read more...

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Indian archers off the mark at Lord’s


July 27th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Indian archers struggled to find the mark on the opening day of competitions at the London Olympics Friday with the men's trio of Jayanta Talukdar, Tarundeep ... Read more...

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Mehta starts on a winning note in Shanghai Masters


July 24th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) India's ace cueist Aditya Mehta Tuesday started on a winning note in the Shanghai Masters qualifiers being played at World Snooker Academy in Sheffield.Defeating Paul Davison ... Read more...

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