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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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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: 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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ICC U-19 World Cup: India-Pakistan clash for place in semis


August 19th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS) A thrilling contest is on the cards Monday when India and Pakistan clash here at the Tony Ireland Stadium for a place in the semifinal ... 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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Indian boxers need to punch with more meat


August 18th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Four years ago, when Vijender Singh won India's first Olympic boxing medal, the sport received a shot in the fist. No less than eight boxers, ... Read more...

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Dipika loses in semis of Australian Open squash


August 18th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Aug 18 (IANS) After becoming the first Indian to reach the semi-final of a Gold Series event, Dipika Pallikal lost out to England's World No.4 Laura Massaro in five ... Read more...

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Cherish to vie for Mumbai badminton triple crown


August 17th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Cherish D'Souza is in line for a triple crown, having made the finals of the girls under-19, under-17 and under-15 singles in the Mumbai Suburban District ... 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 athletics: Bolt claims historic double with 200m gold (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) In a display of his sprint dominance to sports fans around the world, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won the gold medal in the 200 metres ... 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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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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China qualify for women’s epee team semis at London Olympics


August 4th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) China beat Germany 45-42 to qualify for the semi-finals of the women's epee team event at the Olympic Games Saturday.Leading 40-34 into the final bout, China's ... Read more...

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Olympics: Fraser-Pryce upbeat ahead of 100-m semis


August 4th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/CMC) Reigning Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce says she is very confident moving into the semifinals of the women's 100 metres here Saturday.The 25-year-old will line up in the ... Read more...

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Sultans, Samurais in semis of Mumbai billiards


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Favourites PJ Hindu Gymkhana 'Sultans of Hazard' and Park Club 'Samurais' registered comfortable wins to sail into the semifinals of The Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala Charitable ... Read more...

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Le Clos sends out warning to Phelps


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) South African Chad le Clos sounded out a warning to Michael Phelps that he will again be the man to beat if the American wants ... Read more...

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Ghadge leads ‘Star Blue’ into Mumbai billiards semis


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Sunil Ghadge snatched the decider with exquisite shots to lead Central Railway Mumbai Institute 'Star Blue' into the semifinals of The Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala Charitable ... Read more...

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Myneni, Prasanth in semis of ITF meet


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Third seeded Saketh Myneni along with Antoine Escoffier from France, and Korea's Hyun-Woo Nam entered the semi-finals with comfortable victories in the ITF Futures men's tennis ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Britain’s Murray reaches semis


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andy Murray moved a step closer to becoming Britain's first Olympic singles tennis medallist since 1920, reaching the semi-finals with a straight-sets win over ... Read more...

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Sun reaches 200 metres freestyle semis


July 29th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Sun Yang of China qualified for the semi-finals of the men's 200 metres freestyle with a convincing display in the first round of the competition.The ... Read more...

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Olympic: Saina starts her campaign Sunday


July 28th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Saina Nehwal begins her pursuit of India's elusive badminton Olympic medal at the London Games Sunday against Swiss Sabrina Jaquet in the first round of 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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World Squash: India go down to Egypt in semis


July 17th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 17 (IANS) Title favourites and top seeds Egypt overwhelmed India 3-0, but not before surviving a tough fight in the semi-finals of the World Junior squash team championship ... 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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India eves in semis of Junior Asia Cup hockey


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 3 (IANS) India rallied from a goal down to beat Malaysia 2-1 in its final league match here Tuesday and booked a semi-final berth in the Junior Women's ... Read more...

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Bolt in 200m semis at Olympic trials


July 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston, July 1 (IANS/CMC) Usain Bolt shrugged off a shock defeat to Yohan Blake in the men's 100 metres final to coast into the semi-finals of the 200 metres at the ... Read more...

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Bolt beaten in 100m at Jamaican Olympic trials


June 30th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston, June 30 (IANS) World champion Yohan Blake edged world record holder Usain Bolt to win the men's 100-metre in 9.75 seconds at the Jamaican Olympic Athletic Trials here.Blake Friday ... Read more...

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Alonso sends Spain past France, into Euro 2012 semis


June 24th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two goals from Xabi Alonso handed reigning champions Spain a 2-0 Euro 2012 quarterfinal victory over France Saturday, setting up a semifinal against Portugal.Alonso celebrated ... Read more...

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Germany flatten Greece 4-2 to make Euro semis


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Gdansk (Poland) , June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany set up a Euro 2012 semifinal with England or Italy after a 4-2 flattening of 2004 champions Greece Friday.German captain ... Read more...

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Injury forces out Portuguese striker Postiga from semis


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 22 (IANS) Portugal will miss striker Helder Postiga in their Euro 2012 semifinal against the winners of the match between France and Spain due to injury.The Real Zaragoza ... Read more...

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First target to make Olympic semis: Hockey captain Chettri


June 19th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Asserting that India were now one of the fittest teams, hockey team skipper Bharat Chettri Tuesday said making the semifinals would be the first target at ... Read more...

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Chen stumbles into semis of ITF meet


June 14th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Top seed Ti Chen (Chinese Taipei) survived a scare while overcoming un-seeded Ashwin Vijayragavan 7-6 (7), 6-3 in 102 minutes en route to the semi-finals of ... Read more...

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Santos playmaker Ganso to return for Libertadores semis


June 12th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 12 (IANS) Santos playmaker Paulo Henrique Ganso looks set to play in Wednesday's Copa Libertadores semifinal against Corinthians, just 19 days after receiving a surgery on ... Read more...

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Saina in semis of Thailand Open


June 8th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 8 (IANS) India's badminton star Saina Nehwal Friday sailed into the women's semi-finals of the Thailand Open Grand Prix here with a straight games victory over Thai Sapsiree ... Read more...

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Malik in Mandya Open semis


June 1st, 2012 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Mandya (Karnataka), June 1 (IANS) All the top seeds, led by Vijayant Malik, duly made it to the semi-finals of the Prem Sugars ITF Mandya Open tennis tournament Thursday.Top seed ... Read more...

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