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Shuttlers Sindhu, Jayaram advance in Japan Open


September 19th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 19 (IANS) China Masters Super Series semi-finalists P.V. Sindhu and Ajay Jayaram advanced to the second round of their respective events here at the Japan Open Super Series ... Read more...

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Windies will be gunning for Australia: Edwards


September 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS/CMC) Confident strike bowler Fidel Edwards says the West Indies will be firing from all cylinders in an effort to win their opening game against Australia in the ... Read more...

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South Zone TT: Sharath, Shamini emerge champions


September 9th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 9 (IANS) Sharath Kamal and Shamini Kumaresan emerged the men's and women's singles champions at the Indian Oil Servo National Ranking South Zone Table Tennis Championships which concluded ... Read more...

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Not enough runs on board: Taylor


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) Obviously disappointed at having lost the Test series 0-2 to India, New Zealand skipper Ross Taylor Monday felt that his team had its moments in ... Read more...

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Australia beat Pakistan by four wickets in first ODI


August 29th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Aug 29 (IANS) Pacer Mitchell Starc took his maiden five-wicket haul in ODIs and helped Australia to a four-wicket win over Pakistan in their opening match here. Though Pakistan ... Read more...

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South Africa beat New Zealand to finish third in U-19 cricket


August 25th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 25 (IANS) South Africa beat New Zealand by eight wickets to finish third at the U-19 cricket World Cup in the third-fourth position playoff at the Endeavour ... Read more...

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Spartak beat Fenerbahce in Champions League playoffs


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three goals in 10 minutes saw Spartak Moscow beat Fenerbahce 2-1 at home in a first-leg Champions league playoff match, with striker Emmanuel Emenike on ... Read more...

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Dynamo slump continues with defeat against Terek


August 19th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dynamo Moscow's disastrous start to the Russian football season continued with a fifth defeat in five league games as a brace from Maciej Rybus ... Read more...

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Olympic table tennis: Gold for Chinese men’s team


August 9th, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's men's table tennis team put in a dominating performance to take gold Wednesday, thrashing South Korea in the final.With the latest win in table ... 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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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: Li Xuerui beats No.1 Wang for gold


August 4th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Li Xuerui took gold in the women's badminton singles Saturday, beating compatriot Wang Yihan in three games to continue her winning finals record against ... Read more...

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Andhra celebrates second bronze medal at Olympics


August 4th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Saturday celebrated ace shuttler Saina Nehwal's bronze medal win at the London Olympics with the governor, chief minister and other eminent personalities congratulating her.Saina ... Read more...

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Saina deserved the medal for her sheer commitment, says father


August 4th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Saina Nehwal might have got lucky to win an Olympic bronze Saturday but she deserved the medal for her sheer commitment to the game, said her ... 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: Wang retires to hand Saina badminton bronze (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) India's Saina Nehwal won women's singles bronze in badminton Saturday when her opponent Wang Xin of China broke down with a knee injury after taking ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: China’s mixed doubles duo wins first badminton gold


August 4th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) China's mixed doubles players Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei beat their teammates Xu Chen and Ma Jin at the Wembley Arena Friday afternoon, clinching the first ... 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 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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Olympics badminton: Saina first Indian to reach semis (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal scripted history Thursday as she became the first Indian to reach the semifinals of the Olympics badminton event.The World No.5 defeated Danish ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina, Kashyap surge ahead; Leander-Vishnu go down fighting (Overall Roundup)


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap and Saina Nehwal inched closer to glory in the badminton event, while India's medal chances in doubles tennis evaporated after Leander Paes and Vishnu ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap, Saina bring joy (Intro Roundup)


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and Saina Nehwal raised hopes with their scintillating displays to storm into the singles quarter finals on a mixed day for India ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap first Indian male shuttler in quarterfinals (India Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap scripted history by becoming the first Indian male shuttler to enter the singles quarterfinals at Olympics, but fancied archer Deepika Kumari suffered an opening ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Win not enough to take Jwala-Ashwini to quarters


August 1st, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) It was a bittersweet result for India's Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa as they brought their top game to win their last group B match against ... Read more...

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Olympics tennis: Murray eases past Nieminen into round 3 (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) British No.1 Andy Murray ousted Finland's Jarkko Nieminen in the second round of the Olympic tournament here Tuesday.The third seed Murray eased to a ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Hidayat to revive rivalry against Lin Dan


July 31st, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Indonesian ace shuttler Taufik Hidayat didn't wait too long before joining his old foes defending champion Lin Dan of China and World No.1 Lee Chong Wei ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Kashyap in pre-quarters; Jwala-Diju out (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap progressed to the men's singles pre-quarterfinals while mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and V. Diju lost their third consecutive group match to ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Kashyap beats World No.11 to enter pre-quarters (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's Olympic medal chances in badminton got a boost as Parupalli Kashyap entered the men's singles pre-quarterfinals in style, outplaying tenth seeded Vietnamese Tien Minh Nguyen ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Saina wins opener; Jwala-Diju lose (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal started her Olympics campaign with a win while the mixed doubles pair of Jawala Gutta and V.Diju jeopardised their chances of making ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Chinese off to a good start


July 29th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The first day of badminton competition at the Olympics saw little surprise as Chinese players enjoyed comfortable starts at the Wembley Arena.Fledgling shuttler Li Xuerui beat ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap shines on a mixed day for Indian badminton (Roundup)


July 29th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap was the lone bright spot for Indian badminton on a day when the highly-rated women's doubles pair and the mixed doubles team lost their ... Read more...

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Olympic: Kashyap gives India winning start; Jwala-Diju lose (Second lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap gave India its first win in badminton while the mixed doubles pair of V. Diju and Jwala Gutta went down in their opening group ... Read more...

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ASEAN Cup: India knocked out by Vietnam


July 14th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 14 (IANS) India were knocked out of the U-13 Yamaha ASEAN Cup football tournament after they suffered a humiliating 0-7 loss to Vietnam in their last group ... Read more...

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FICA backs legal action against Bangladesh on players’ dues


July 12th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 12 (IANS) The Federation of International Cricketers' Association (FICA) has said it would support the legal action if the players who have not been paid for playing in ... Read more...

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Mahesh, Anaka bow out of world junior squash


July 11th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 11 (IANS) Indian challenge in the World Junior Individual Squash Championship ended as Mahesh Mangaonkar and Anaka Alankamony lost their matches to Egyptian stars in the quarter-finals here.Mangaonkar ... Read more...

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