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Millie edges out Gurbani in play-off


September 20th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Millie Saroha held her nerve against a better ranked Gurbani Singh in a play-off to register her first win of the season as she grabbed ... Read more...

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Shuttler Sai Praneeth qualifies from main draw in Japan


September 18th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 18 (IANS) India's B. Sai Praneeth qualified for the main draw of the men's singles at the Japan Open Superseries here Tuesday.The 20-year-old won both his qualification rounds ... Read more...

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I had a tough time in 51kg: Mary Kom


August 14th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Olympic bronze medal winning boxer M.C. Mary Kom admitted she was not comfortable fighting in the 51kg section in London and she will not hesitate ... Read more...

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Pune FC sign defender Ralte


July 30th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 30 (IANS) Pune Football Club reinforced their backline by signing up 22-year-old central defender Zohmingliana Ralte ahead of the 2012-13 season.The Mizoram-based player joined Pune FC for a ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Djokovic, Tsonga survive scare


July 30th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Serbia's Novak Djokovic dropped a set in his first-round match on a historic day at the London Olympics tennis tournament at Wimbledon, where the ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Saina best bet for a medal


July 27th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Saina Nehwal begins her pursuit of a badminton medal at the London Olympics Sunday and her first-round opponent in the three-player preliminary group is Swiss Sabrina ... Read more...

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Hewitt gets wildcard for Wimbledon


June 13th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former champion Lleyton Hewitt is one of 13 players to receive a wildcard entry to this year's Wimbledon tennis tournament, organisers confirmed.Australian Hewitt beat ... Read more...

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Vardhan starts favourite in Bangalore ITF meet


June 10th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 10 (IANS) Following his impressive showing last week in the second leg at Mysore, Vishnu Vardhan again begins the favourite in the $10,000 Toyota ITF Bangalore Open ... Read more...

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Mark Williams in last 16 of snooker worlds


April 27th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), April 27 (IANS) China's Liu Chuang suffered a first-round exit from the World Snooker Championship after a 6-10 loss to Welsh veteran Mark Williams here.The 22-year-old Liu, who ... Read more...

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Boxer Shiva enters semis of Olympic qualifiers


April 9th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 9 (IANS) Teenage boxer Shiva Thapa humbled Athens Olympics silver medallist Worapoj Petchkoon of Thailand to enter the semifinals of the 56 kg category at the Asian ... Read more...

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Kyra Shroff’s dream run continues in ITF tennis


March 21st, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) Kyra Shroff scripted another commendable win, beating Nicole Clerico of Italy 6-3, 6-3, in 90 minutes to enter the quarter-finals of the QNet ITF Open women's ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Top seeds advance to second round (Roundup)


January 16th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) Big names Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Caroline Wozniacki, Victoria Azarenka advanced to the second round of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park here Monday.Federer, seeded ... Read more...

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Chaennai Open: Raonic conquers Tipsarevic for title


January 9th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Canadian upstart Milos Raonic overcame World No.9 and top seed Janko Tipsarevic 6-7 (4), 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4) in the final of the Aircel Chennai Open ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Somdev to face Frenchman Prodon in first round


December 31st, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 31 (IANS) India's top singles player Somdev Devvarman will meet Swiss third seed and defending champion Stanislas Wawrinka in the second round if he gets past Frenchman ... Read more...

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Paes to partner Tipsarevic in Chennai Open


December 23rd, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 23 (IANS) Leander Paes will partner World No.9 and the highest ranked singles player in the main draw Serbian Janko Tipsarevic in the Aircel Chennai Open to ... Read more...

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Myneni packs off Murugesan in ITF Futures tennis


November 9th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 9 (IANS) Wild card Saket Myneni upstaged second seeded Ranjit Virali Murugesan 7-6 (3), 6-3 en route to the quarter-finals of the TNTA-ITF men's Futures tennis tournament here ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Open: Mane shoots 65, takes lead


October 26th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 26 (IANS) Udayan Mane of Bangalore blazed the Oxford Golf Club with a stunning six-under 65 and grabbed a two-shot advantage at the midway stage of the Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Stockholm Open: Somdev crashes out of first round


October 18th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm (Sweden), Oct 18 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman has crashed out of the men's singles event at the 600,000 Euro Stockholm Open tennis going down fighting in straight sets ... Read more...

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Indian girls team makes semifinals of World junior squash


July 29th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Boston (USA), July 29 (IANS) Indian girls pulled off a stunning 2-0 win against England to enter the semifinals of the World junior team squash championship here Thursday.India next take ... Read more...

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Diana Vickers parts ways with record label


July 4th, 2011 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 4 (IANS) British pop star Diana Vickers has parted ways with record label RCA amid creative differences.Vickers, the semi-finalist on the fifth series of British talent show ... Read more...

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Got the balance a little bit wrong against Nadal: Murray


July 2nd, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Britain's Andy Murray admitted taking too many risks against Spaniard Rafael Nadal in his Wimbledon semi-final loss Friday.Murray's loss means Britain will have to wait ... Read more...

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Murray likely to miss Queen’s Club to rest injured ankle


June 4th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) French Open semi-finalist Andy Murray is considering skipping next week's pre-Wimbledon tournament at Queen's Club to rest his damaged right ankle.The Scottish player survived the French ... Read more...

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Afridi hoping for result-oriented Pak tour to West Indies


April 4th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr 4(ANI): Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has said that his World Cup semi-finalist team is looking forward to a result-oriented tour to West Indies, which starts on April 18."Team is ... Read more...

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‘World Cup semi-finalist’ Pak team richer by over a million dollars


April 4th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 4(ANI): Members of the 15-man Pakistan cricket team have become richer by over a million dollars due to their stupendous show in the World Cup, where they were knocked out ... Read more...

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Korea start favourites, India bank on home advantage in Queen Sirikit Golf


March 8th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) South Korea start as firm favourites in the 33rd Queen Sirikit Cup Golf starting at the Delhi Golf club Wednesday.The Koreans, who have dominated women's ... Read more...

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Honest toiler Ferrer likes his obscurity, Murray admits to being under pressure


January 28th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.28 (ANI): Australian Open semi-finalist David Ferrer, it seems, enjoys anonymity.A long-standing member of the tennis elite, Ferrer chases neither attention nor publicity or fame.According to the Herald Sun, he is, ... Read more...

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Nadal through to Oz Open quarter-finals


January 24th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.24 (ANI): World number one Rafael Nadal entered the Australian Open quarter-finals without missing a beat on Monday night.Nadal swept aside last year's semi-finalist Marin Cilic of Croatia 6-2 6-4 ... Read more...

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Stosur, Clijsters sail into round three of Australian Open


January 20th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20(ANI):Fifth seed Samantha Stosur powered into the third round of the Australian Open by beating unseeded Russian Vera Dushevina on Thursday.Stosur destroyed Dushevina 6-3, 6-2, in 80 minutes at Melbourne ... Read more...

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Defending champion Federer cruises into round two of Australian Open


January 17th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 17(ANI): Defending champion Roger Federer blasted his way into the second round of the Australian Open by beating Lukas Lacko 6-1 6-1 6-3 on Monday.Seeking an open-era record fifth ... Read more...

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Aircel ATP: Tipsarevic through to last 8


January 6th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 6 (IANS) Serbian Davis Cupper and sixth seed Janko Tipsarevic kept his emotions in check to ward off a stiff second set challenge from Russian qualifier Alexandre ... Read more...

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Leonard Garcia Beats Nam Phan Via Split Decision


December 5th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Las Vegas, Dec 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ultimate Fighter semi-finalist Nam Phan was beaten by Mexican American fighter Leonard Garcia in the finale to Season 12 of "The Ultimate Fighter." The ... Read more...

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Brit beauty queen ditches catwalk to fight Taliban


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): A 20-year-old Brit model has given up her glittering career to fight Taliban in Afghanistan.She has joined RAF as an aircraft mechanic.Stunning Jodie Millward, who was the ... Read more...

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Cilic, Berdych to play in Chennai Open


September 29th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) Defending champion Marin Cilic, ranked 14 on the ATP circuit, and 2010 Wimbledon finalist Tomas Berdych, ranked 7th, Wednesday confirmed their participation in the Chennai Open 2011 ... Read more...

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Mary Kom stays on course for her fifth world title


September 16th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 16 (IANS) India's four-time world champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom stayed on course for a record fifth world title as she moved into the semi-finals of the sixth Women's ... Read more...

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Sharath Kamal drops two places to 41 in latest rankings


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India's top paddler Sharath Kamal fell two places from 39 to 41 in the latest International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Rankings. Sharath's fall in the rankings can be ... Read more...

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