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Hockey nationals: Holders Haryana drawn with Bhopal


September 20th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Defending champions Haryana have been drawn in Group A along with Maharashtra, Puducherry, Bengal and Bhopal for the second Hockey India Senior Men's National Championship ... Read more...

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World T20: Dwayne Bravo welcomes favourite tag


September 20th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 20 (IANS/CMC) All-rounder Dwayne Bravo has welcomed comments from some pundits who consider the West Indies to be among favourites to win the ICC world Twenty/20 tournament underway in ... Read more...

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We can go all the way: Chris Gayle


September 13th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 13 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic opener Chris Gayle has backed the West Indies to reach the final of the World Twenty20 Championship beginning Sep 18.The big-hitting left-hander, the hottest commodity in ... Read more...

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ONGC storm into semis


September 12th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) Holders ONGC booked their berth in the semi-finals of the 87th MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup All-India hockey tournament, defeating BPCL 5-2 in their concluding Group A league ... Read more...

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Ghana to observe FIFA Fair Play Day against Malawi


September 7th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Sep 7 (IANS) Ghana will observe the annual FIFA Fair Play Day when its national senior male team, the Black Stars, play Malawi in the final first-leg of the ... Read more...

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US Open: Djokovic to face Ferrer in semis


September 7th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) Defending champion Novak Jokovic survived a three hour thriller to set-up a semi-final clash with David Ferrer in the men's singles of the US ... Read more...

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Roundup: Berdych stuns Federer out of US Open


September 6th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS) Sixth seeded Czech Tomas Berdych outlasted top seed Roger Federer 7-6(1), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to advance into the US Open tennis semi-finals.With Wednesdays's loss, ... Read more...

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Sharapova reaches US Open semi-finals


September 6th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova defeated France's Marion Bartoli 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the US Open semi-finals.The match between Sharapova, the world ... Read more...

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Fernandez, Babu belt centuries in Buchi Babu cricket


August 30th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) Thanks to centuries by Robert Fernandez (122) and Sachin Baby (151) and their 200-run partnership for the fourth wicket, Kerala piled up 401 for nine in ... Read more...

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Kerala upstage Saurashtra in Buchi Babu cricket (Lead, correcting intro)


August 28th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) Kerala hunted down a 398-run target to upstage Saurashtra by four wickets here Tuesday and qualify for the semi-finals of the Buchi Babu trophy All-India cricket ... Read more...

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Kerala edge out Saurashtra in Buchi Babu cricket


August 28th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) Kerala hunted down a 398-run target to upstage Saurashtra by four wickets here Tuesday and qualify for the semi-finals of the Buchi Babu trophy All-India cricket ... Read more...

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Pankaj Advani qualifies for semis


August 27th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Furth (Germany), Aug 27 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani advanced to the semi-finals of the qualifiers for the European Tour-1 Paul Hunter Classic snooker tournament after defeating Welshman Ryan Day 4-1.Earlier ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup Final: Australia lock horns with India (Preview)


August 25th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville, Aug 25 (IANS) A classic final of the ICC U-19 World Cup is on the cards when reigning World Champions Australia take on two-time winners India at the Tony ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: Pakistan on track for worst finish


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 22 (IANS) Two-time champions Pakistan are heading for their worst finish in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup after a 16-run loss to the West Indies at Endeavour ... Read more...

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India face South Africa in ICC Champions Trophy opener


August 21st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) India will face South Africa in the opening match of the ICC Champions Trophy in Cardiff, June 6.India and South Africa are in Group B along ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna finish runners-up in Cincinnati


August 20th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 20 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna came up short against Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecau in the men's doubles final at the Western and Southern ... Read more...

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Arshavin visits St.Petersburg, sparks speculation


August 19th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Arsenal midfielder Andrei Arshavin Sunday arrived in his home town of St. Petersburg on business in a move likely to spark speculation he may ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup: Australia march into semis


August 19th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS) Australia pulled off a clinical five-wicket victory over Bangladesh Sunday to secure a spot in the semi-finals of the ICC under-19 cricket World Cup. Bangladesh, ... Read more...

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China’s Wen Xia Yu wins Miss World 2012 title, Vanya Mishra loses (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ordos (China), Aug 18 (IANS) China's Wen Xia Yu was crowned the Miss World 2012 at a gala ceremony here Saturday.Wales' Sophie Moulds was adjudged the first runner-up, while Australia's ... Read more...

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Aryan to face Bhaskar in sub-junior tennis final


August 17th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Maharashtra's Aryan Goveas, the highest seed left in the boys singles draw, defeated Vikram Dahiya of Haryana 6-2, 7-6 (5) to enter the final of the ... Read more...

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Tennis: Bhaskar, Goveas score upset wins in sub-junior meet


August 16th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) PV Gnana Bhaskar from Andhra Pradesh, seeded nine, caused the biggest upset of the Adidas-TTT National sub-junior tennis championship when he ousted top seed BR Nikshep ... Read more...

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Harsh, Anmol enter semis of Mumbai badminton


August 15th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Third seed Harsh Chouhan outplayed Kairan Kapadia to enter the men's singles semi-finals of the Mumbai Suburban District Badminton Championships at the Celebration Club, Andheri here ... Read more...

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German coach rejects Euro 2012 criticism by media


August 14th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 14 (IANS) Germany's coach Joachim Loew has criticised the media coverage as "tiresome" and "unrewarding" after his side's 1-2 loss to Italy at the Euro 2012 semi-finals.The 52-year-old ... Read more...

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Indian wrestling has a bright future: Sports minister


August 12th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken said Sunday Sushil Kumar's back-to-back Olympic medals show that there is a bright future for wrestling in the country. ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Light heavyweight gold for Russia’s Mekhontsev


August 12th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Yegor Mekhontsev won his country's first boxing gold medal of the Olympics beating Kazakhstan's Adilbek Niyazymbetov on a tie-break in the final here at ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Lightweight Lomachenko wins gold for Ukraine


August 12th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko outclassed his South Korean opponent Han Soonchul in the Olympic final of the men's lightweight (60 kg) category to take the ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Kazakhstan’s Sapiyev wins welterweight gold


August 12th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstani boxer Serik Sapiyev won gold in the men's welterweight (69 kg) category Sunday, dominating Britain's local hero Freddie Evans 17-9 in front of the ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Carrazana wins flyweight gold for Cuba


August 12th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cuba's Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana won gold in the Olympic men's flyweight (52kg) boxing category here at the ExCel Arena Sunday, beating Mongolian fighter Tugtsogt Nyambayar ... Read more...

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Rogers Cup: Paes-Melzer in semis, Sania-Bethanie exit


August 12th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Montreal/Toronto, Aug 12 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Austrian partner Jurgen Melzer moved into the semi-finals of the men's doubles Rogers Cup while Sania Mirza and her American partner ... Read more...

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Olympic volleyball: Italy beats Bulgaria for bronze


August 12th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy beat Bulgaria by three sets to one to win the Olympic bronze medal in men's volleyball here Sunday.The Italians won 25-19, 23-25, 25-22, 25-21 ... Read more...

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Olympics: Italian wins taekwondo gold


August 12th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Carlo Molfetta of Italy took the Olympic gold in a tight heavyweight taekwondo final.Molfetta was adjudged to have beaten Gabon's Anthony Obame though both fighters ... Read more...

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Uruguay playmaker set for Botafogo debut


August 11th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 11 (IANS) Uruguay midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro is set to make his debut for Brazilian Serie A outfit Botafogo against Portuguesa Sunday.The 23-year-old began training with the ... Read more...

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Chinese diver determined to bag diving gold at London


August 11th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) China's diving world champion Qiu Bo launched a near-perfect display from the 10m platform to qualify in top spot for Saturday's semi-finals.Qiu, winner of the event ... Read more...

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Athletes can hold heads high: Bermuda’s chef de mission


August 11th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/CMC) Although they did not win any medals, Bermuda's eight athletes can return home proud of their performance at London 2012, according to the island's chef de mission ... Read more...

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Olympic bronze: Heavyweights Pulev and Mammadov win bronze


August 10th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bulgaria's Tervel Pulev and Azerbaijan's Teymur Mammadov won bronze in the men's Olympic 91kg boxing here Friday after losing their respective semi-finals.Ukraine's Olexander Usyk ... Read more...

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