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US Open: Paes-Stepanek set-up final clash with Bryan brothers (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) India's ace tennis player Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek set-up a final date with second seeded American twins Mike and Bob Bryan ... Read more...

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US Open: Paes-Stepanek face Bryan brothers in final


September 7th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) India's ace tennis player Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek cruised into the final of US Open men's doubles after Spaniards Marcel Granollers ... Read more...

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Anzhi smash five past Alkmaar to qualify for Europa


August 31st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala qualified for the group stage of the Europa League for the first time Thursday with an emphatic 5-0 away win over ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Cameroon outclass Nepal 5-0


August 26th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Cameroon came out with intent by completely outclassing Nepal 5-0 in the Nehru Cup football tournament here Sunday.Nepal looked totally out of their depth with ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Sushil assures 6th medal for India (Fourth Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar assured India of a sixth medal at the London Olympics and his second successive at the Games by powering into the men's 66kg ... Read more...

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Advani makes it to round of 16


August 11th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gloucester, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani stormed into the pre-quarterfinals of the UK - PTC 2 snooker tournament with back-to-back victories here.Advani, the 2003 IBSF World champion, overcame China's ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom ensures best medal haul for India (India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India came up with their best medal haul at the Olympic Games, with five-time women's world champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensuring a fourth medal for ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: World No.1 Wang Yihan too good for Saina (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Saina Nehwal's dream of an Olympic gold was shattered Friday when she lost to a superior Wang Yihan of China in the women's singles semifinals. The ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Deepika’s loss completes dismal India show (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) India's disastrous campaign in the London Olympics archery competitions came to an unceremonious end with world No.1 Deepika Kumari suffering a shock defeat in the opening ... Read more...

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Ivanovic battles past McHale at Olympics


July 28th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serbia's Ana Ivanovic booked her place in the second round of the Olympic women's singles tennis event Saturday, knocking out Christina McHale of the United ... Read more...

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Kotiyan bags double in Mumbai TT


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Second seed Ravindra Kotiyan humbled top seed Nishaad Shah twice to capture the youth boys as well as junior boys singles titles in the JVPGC All-Mumbai ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Germany beat Danes to set up Greece quarterfinal


June 18th, 2012 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany set up a Euro 2012 quarterfinal with Greece Sunday with a 2-1 win over Denmark, who were eliminated with the defeat.Germany win Group ... Read more...

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Mellberg rues cheap goals as Sweden exit


June 16th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sweden defender Olof Mellberg lamented the cheap goals that saw Sweden's elimination from the Euro 2012 Football Championship after two defeats in as many games.Mellberg ... Read more...

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French Open: Tsonga finishes off Wawrinka, Del Potro beat Berdych


June 4th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Local hero Jo-Wilfried Tsonga finished off Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka when play resumed Monday after their marathon fourth round French Open match was interrupted by ... Read more...

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Azlan Shah Cup: India stun Britain to clinch bronze


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), June 3 (IANS) Five-time champions India bounced back from a goal down to beat tournament favourites Great Britain 3-1 and clinch the bronze medal in the Sultan Azlan ... Read more...

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French Open: Ferrer sends out a warning to the favourites (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 2 (IANS) Sixth-seeded David Ferrer sent out a stern warning to the pre-tournament favourites by demolishing Russia's Mikhail Youzhny in straight sets here Saturday.The Spaniard steamrolled through to ... Read more...

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WSH: Lions pull off thrilling win over Cheetahs


March 11th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 10 (IANS) Karnataka Lions survived a late surge by Chennai Cheetahs to post a 5-3 win, their second only in six matches of the World Series Hockey tournament ... Read more...

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WSH: Sher-E-Punjab win big against Chennai Cheetahs


March 2nd, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, March 1 (IANS) The home crowd had plenty of reasons to celebrate as favourites Sher-E-Punjab launched their campaign in the World Series Hockey (WSH) in style, winning 5-2 win ... Read more...

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India ride on Sandeep’s brilliance to book London berth


February 26th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Eight-time champions India are back in the Games with a 8-1 drubbing of France in the final of the 2012 London Olympic men's hockey qualifiers ... Read more...

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‘Indian girls have the mental strength to beat South Africa’


February 24th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Indian women's hockey coach C.R. Kumar said Friday the team has the mental strength to overcome South Africa in Saturday's final despite going down 2-5 ... Read more...

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Europa League: Manchester United edge out Ajax, Valencia beat Stoke


February 24th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 24 (IANS) Manchester United snucked through to the last 16 of the Europa League football after they lost 1-2 in the second leg at home to Dutch outfit ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey Olympic qualifier: India beat Poland 3-0


February 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Indian women hockey team's unbeaten run in the 2012 London Olympics qualifiers continued with a 3-0 win over Poland in their third match of ... Read more...

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Indian women beat Canada 4-1 in Olympic hockey qualifiers (Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team churned out a much improved performance Sunday to beat Canada 4-1 in their second match of the 2012 London Olympics ... Read more...

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National TT: Expected quarterfinal lineup in team events


January 25th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) The expected teams, including holders Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) reached the quarterfinals of the Senior National and Inter-State Table Tennis Championship at the SAI sub-centre ... Read more...

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Dempo scrape past Lajong to top I-League


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 22 (IANS) Dempo Sports Club came from behind to beat Shillong Lajong 2-1 in the I-League football competition at the packed Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex here Sunday. Dempo ... Read more...

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Indian team motivated to win in Adelaide: Gambhir


January 22nd, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 22 (IANS) Indian openier Gautam Gambhir said Sunday that there was no lack of motivation and the team was focussed on winning the fourth and final Test ... Read more...

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Prayag United beat Chirag Kerala 1-0


January 19th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) Riding on the solitary goal by Kayne Vincent, Prayag United defeated Chirag United Kerala 1-0 in the 15th round I-League football match, played at the Salt ... Read more...

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India beat Azerbaijan 3-0 in third hockey Test


January 18th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian women's hockey team thrashed Azerbaijan 3-0 for their third successive win the and took a 3-0 lead in the four-match Karbonn Cup Test series ... Read more...

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Sporting challenge for confident Bagan in I-League


January 18th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, Jan 18 (IANS) Mohun Bagan are confident that they can carry on their form from their previous match, when they beat third place Chruchill Brothers, in their crucial I-League ... Read more...

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Nobbs happy with India’s 4-0 win over South Africa


January 17th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Eight-time Olympic champions India warmed up for next month's Olympic qualifiers with a clinical 4-0 win over South Africa in the first of the five-match ... Read more...

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Bhutia dazzles in his testimonial against the mighty Bayern (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Iconic footballer Bhaichung Bhutia got a grand farewell at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Tuesday though it was Bayern Munich who stole the show ... Read more...

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Bhaichung’s farewell a serious workout for Bayern


January 9th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) If it's a memorable farewell for Bhaichung Bhutia, for his India team mates Tuesday is going to be a match to remember. They are ... Read more...

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Coach Medeira conveys home truths to AIFF


January 8th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) India coach Savio Medeira has conveyed a few home truths to the All India Football Federation (AIFF) in his inimitable manner ahead of Tuesday's ... Read more...

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Top seeds enter pre-quarters of National TT


January 7th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Jan 7 (IANS) Top eight seeds in boys and girls sections sailed into the pre-quarters of the Indian Oil Junior and Youth National Table Tennis Championships at the Municipal ... Read more...

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Suspended Ajax-AZ match to be replayed without spectators


December 28th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague (Netherlands), Dec 28 (IANS) The suspended Dutch Cup match between Ajax and AZ Alkmaar will be played all over again Jan 19 but without spectators, the professional football ... Read more...

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