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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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U-19 World Cup: India face New Zealand for place in final (Preview)


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 22 (IANS) As the Indian senior team takes on New Zealand in the first of the two-match Test series starting in Hyderabad, the colts from either side ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom settles for bronze


August 8th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) India's M.C. Mary Kom lost her semi-final bout to Nicola Adams of Great Britain 6-11 and settled for the bronze medal in the 51kg category of ... Read more...

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Mary Kom in semis, Vijender suffers heartbreaking loss (Overall India Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) MC Mary Kom ensured India's best medal haul at the Olympics by reaching the women's boxing semifinal at the London Games while Beijing bronze medallist Vijender ... Read more...

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


August 7th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India recorded their highest medal haul at the Olympic Games, with five-time women's world champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensuring a fourth metal for the country ... Read more...

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Will give my best for a bigger medal, says Mary Kom


August 6th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Star boxer M.C. Mary Kom was jubilant after ensuring fourth medal for India from the London Olympic Games and said she wants to keep up the ... 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 boxing: Mary Kom in semis, ensures medal for India (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensured another medal for India from the 2012 London Olympics with a convincing 15-6 victory over Tunisian Maroua Rahali in the quarter-finals ... Read more...

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Indians will be proud of Mary Kom, says husband


August 6th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom's husband Onler Kom said Monday that the pugilist made the country proud after assuring the country its fourth Olympic medal ... Read more...

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Olympics athletics: Bolt, Blake headlines semi-finalists for 100m


August 5th, 2012 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/CMC) Defending champion Usain Bolt and nemesis Yohan Blake easily won their first round heats to qualify for the semi-finals of the men's 100 metres at the London ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: India to play only for pride against Korea (Preview)


August 4th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian hockey team will be hoping for a win against Asian rivals South Korea in the London Olympics Sunday, following three straight defeats which have ... 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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Olympic boxing: India’s Vijender in 75 kg quarterfinal (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Fancied Indian boxer Vijender Singh moved closer to a podium finish as he pipped US rival Terrel Gausha 16-15 in a thrilling bout to enter the ... Read more...

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India storm into semis of World Junior squash


July 17th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Doha, July 16 (IANS) India snatched a dramatic 2-1 win against Hong Kong to enter the semi-finals of the World junior squash team championship here Monday for only the second ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy format tweaked a second time in 10 years


July 16th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday put its seal on restructuring domestic cricket as recommended by its technical committee headed by Sourav Ganguly.The Board of Control ... Read more...

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Basketball: Russia seals Olympics berth


July 8th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Lithuania have claimed two of the last three berths for the 12-team men's basketball tournament at the London Olympics by making the final ... Read more...

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ICC launches spot-fixing probe against Kenyan player


May 24th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 24 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has launched an investigation into fresh match-fixing claims involving a Kenyan player during a 2011 World Cup match against Pakistan at ... Read more...

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Gaga launches poster contest


March 30th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga wants budding young artists to create posters on the theme of bravery for her newly launched charity, Born This Way Foundation, which aims ... Read more...

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Thorpe’s Olympics bid fails at Australian trials


March 18th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, March 18 (IANS) Swimmer Ian Thorpe lost his chance of qualifying for the 2012 London Olympics as he failed to make the semifinals of the 100m freestyle at ... Read more...

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National Basketball: Tamil Nadu shock Railways


December 17th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) Hosts Tamil Nadu came up with an inspired performance to upstage defending men's champions Indian Railways 82-69 to post their second consecutive win in the 62nd ... Read more...

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Railways favourites for national basketball titles


December 15th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) Indian Railways would be looking at an encore by winning both the men's and women's titles at the 62nd senior National basketball championships commencing here Friday.The ... Read more...

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Railways bag Ruia Gold Cup for National Bridge


December 10th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) Indian Railways "A" from Bengal regained the Ruia Gold Cup while Vijay Devadasa and R.Venkatesh bagged the Holkar Cup Pairs title on the concluding day of ... Read more...

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America’s Got Talent: Semi Finals & Results


August 26th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This week marked the beginning of the semi finalists round on 'America's Got Talent'. The acts, which were being judged by Sharon Osbourne, Howie Mandel, Piers Morgan had ... Read more...

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Pakistan justified ‘unpredictable side’ tag by losing T20 against Windies: Qadir


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 23(ANI): Pakistan have proved that they are appropriately tagged as an 'unpredictable side', by losing to the West Indies in their inaugural Twenty20 international clash on Thursday, former Test player ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi advance into Monte Carlo quarterfinals


April 15th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 15(ANI): The tennis duo comprising Rohan Bopanna of India and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan has advanced into the quarterfinals of the Monte Carlo ATP Masters tournament.The Indo-Pak Express, who ... Read more...

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Ireland may play 15 ODIs against full-members over five years


April 12th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) With their 2015 World Cup hopes shattered, fast improving Ireland can now look forward to play 15 One-day Internationals against the full-member nations in the next ... Read more...

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Sindh CM announces Rs0.5mn cash award for each cricketer of Pak WC squad


April 9th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 9(ANI): Sindh Chief minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has announced a cash award of 0.5 million rupees for each member of Pakistan's World Cup team.Pakistan, considered underdogs before the ... Read more...

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Aisam-ul-Haq reaches career-best ATP ranking of 12


April 5th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 5(ANI): Pakistan's top tennis player Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi has reached his career-best ranking of number 12.Aisam, who recently returned home after participating in ATP Masters series tournament in the United ... Read more...

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List of South Africa’s bizarre losses in World Cup


March 26th, 2011 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) South Africa's worst fears came true Friday as they once again failed to win a World Cup knock-out match since making their debut in the mega ... Read more...

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New Zealand can challenge in-form South Africa (Preview, Lead)


March 24th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) South Africa have never lived up to their stature as a top cricket nation at the World Cup. Playing their sixth edition here in the ... Read more...

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South Africa ahead on form, Kiwis count on Vettori (Preview)


March 24th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) South Africa look far superior on form, but New Zealand are counting on the return of their skipper Daniel Vettori to add teeth to their ... Read more...

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Can South Africa break their World cup jinx?


March 21st, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 21 (IANS) South Africa look the team to beat in the 2011 Cricket World Cup after their impressive showing in the group stage. They have played to a ... Read more...

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Both New Zealand and Australia have a point to prove (Preview)


February 24th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Nagpur, Feb 24 (IANS) The earthquake back home in Christchurch is bound to rattle the New Zealand team and at the same time the tragic event should spur them ... Read more...

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Tough for New Zealand to replicate success of 2007 (Preview)


February 19th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) New Zealand, semi-finalists in two of the previous three ICC World Cups, hope to at least replicate -- if not better -- those performances as ... Read more...

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Kiwis not taking Kenya lightly


February 18th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
by Anand Philar Chennai, Feb 18 (IANS) New Zealand will be keeping a sharp eye on Kenya whom they meet here Sunday in their opening Cricket World Cup fixture, as the match provides ... Read more...

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