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Amarinder’s return to Punjab is news! (Punjab Newsletter)


August 31st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 31 (IANS) Strange as it may sound, the return of Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh to the state and his proposed political tour make news in Punjab.The ... 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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Olympic archery: Deepika’s loss completes dismal India show (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) India's disastrous campaign in the London Olympics archery competitions came to an unceremonious end with world No.1 Deepika Kumari suffering a shock defeat in the opening ... Read more...

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Olympic Basketball: Russia survives Canadian scare


July 28th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's women's basketball team narrowly avoided a shock defeat to underdogs Canada in their opening match Saturday, storming back in the fourth quarter for a ... Read more...

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Olympic football: Spain slump to shock defeat


July 27th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain suffered a surprise defeat in their Olympic football opener Thursday, going down 1-0 to Japan and having a man sent off.Yuki Otsu was the ... Read more...

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Arsenal expect Arshavin in training by July 21


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Arsenal expect midfielder Andrei Arshavin to return to the English football club by July 21.The 31-year-old midfielder spent the second half of last season ... 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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Wimbledon: Venus Williams crashes out, Djokovic advances (Second Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Elena Vesnina demolished Venus Williams in the first round of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships here Monday while men's World No.1 Novak Djokovic had ... Read more...

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Radwanska advances at Wimbledon, Penetta knocked out (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland's World No.3 Agnieszka Radwanska beat Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova while Flavia Pennetta was stunned by fellow Italian Camilia Giorgi on opening day of ... Read more...

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Pennetta crashes out at Wimbledon


June 25th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Flavia Pennetta became the first seed to fall at Wimbledon after a straight-sets defeat to fellow Italian Camila Giorgi in the first round Monday.Pennetta, the ... Read more...

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British champion Trump suffers shock defeat in snooker championship


May 1st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield, May 1 (IANS) British champion Judd Trump suffered a shock 12-13 defeat to Allister Ali Carter in the last 16 of the snooker world championship at the Crucible.Resuming 9-7 ... Read more...

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Neymar vows to avenge Santos’ shock defeat


April 27th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, April 27 (IANS) Santos striker Neymar has vowed to seek revenge after Bolivar's shock 2-1 victory over the defending Copa Libertadores champions in La Paz.Neymar was subjected ... Read more...

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Madrid’s lead reduced to six points


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 22 (IANS) Real Madrid saw their lead at the top of the Spanish Primera Liga reduced to just six points following a 1-1 draw away to Villarreal.Cristiano Ronaldo ... Read more...

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Indian Wells: Federer thrashes Nadal, Isner shocks Djokovic


March 18th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 18 (IANS) Swiss maestro Roger Federer avenged his Australian Open semifinal loss to Rafael Nadal but ousting the Spaniard in straight sets while American John ... Read more...

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Indial slip to third in ODI ranks after loss


March 17th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 17 (IANS) India's shock defeat against Bangladesh means South Africa finish second in the One-day International Championship table and pocket $75,000.The five-wicket defeat led India to slip from ... 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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Can’t be complacent against Australia, says Fletcher


December 12th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 12 (IANS) Indian cricket coach Duncan Fletcher Monday asserted that India must not get complacent in the Test series down under and should not read much into Australia's ... Read more...

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Mixed day for India in World Youth Chess


November 20th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Caldas Novas (Brazil), Nov 20 (IANS) It was a mixed day for India on the second day of the World Youth Chess Championships being held at the resort city of ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu and Karnataka qualify for Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy


October 21st, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu and Karnataka qualified for the all-India competition in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament as they finished the south zone meet in that ... Read more...

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Must-win game for Chennai Super Kings


October 3rd, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 3 (IANS) The law of averages has probably caught up with the Chennai Super Kings who, after winning three T20 competitions back to back, face the prospect of ... Read more...

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Super Kings fancy themselves against Trinidad & Tobago


October 1st, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) With the semifinals spots still up for grabs, the Chennai Super Kings and Trinidad and Tobago would be pulling out all stops when they clash Sunday ... Read more...

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We’ll look to restrict Cobras in Powerplay: Badrinath


September 26th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) Perhaps, the law of averages caught up with Chennai Super Kings, who lost their first game after eight consecutive wins at home Saturday night when they ... Read more...

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We’re aiming at competitive total: Rohrer


September 26th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) For reigning champions New South Wales Blues, it is about shrugging off the shock defeat to the Cape Cobras and moving on with the hope that ... Read more...

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Sethi, Advani, Alok advance in senior national billiards


July 28th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) The big guns Pankaj Advani (PSPB), Geet Sethi (Gujarat) and defending champion Alok Kumar (PSPB) qualified for the knock-out stage of the senior National billiards championships ... Read more...

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Renthlei wins maiden snooker title for Mizoram


July 27th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) Mizoram produced its first National champion in any form of cue sports as 20-year old Lalrina Renthlei from Aizwal emerged winner in the junior snooker event ... Read more...

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Exit Buddhadeb, man who saw beyond ideological convictions


May 14th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) With a reputation of being incorruptible and cultured, Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee will go down in history as a chief minister who tried to fast-track industrialisation in ... Read more...

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Super Kings have edge: Fleming


April 15th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 15 (IANS) The arrival of two Australian stars, batsman Michael Hussey and fast bowler Doug Bollinger has considerably strengthened the Chennai Super Kings squad that holds a definite ... Read more...

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Saina stunned in quarters of All England Championships


March 12th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, March 12 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal suffered a shock defeat against lower-ranked Japanese Eriko Hirose 11-21, 20-22 and bowed out of the All England Badminton Championships here.With Saina's fall ... Read more...

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England face stern test against South Africa (Preview)


March 5th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) England face a test of character when they take on South Africa in a crucial Group B fixture of the ICC Cricket World Cup here Sunday.Placed ... Read more...

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Stumbling win against Canada “a wake-up call” for Pakistan


March 4th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 4(ANI): Pakistan's poor performance against World Cup minnows Canada in the ICC World Cup group-stage match on Thursday is "a wake-up call" for the 1992 trophy winners, skipper Shahid Afridi ... Read more...

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Bowlers cost us the game: Shakib


February 20th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 20 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan defended his decision to field first and said bowling cost them the opening World Cup match against India here Saturday.Replying ... Read more...

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Sehwag, Munaf set up Indian victory (Round up)


February 20th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) A flawless 175 from a rampaging Virender Sehwag backed by some disciplined bowling from Munaf Patel carried India to a 87-run win over Bangladesh in ... Read more...

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Liverpool in chaos after no news on Hodgson’s future


January 8th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): With no clear news on Roy Hodgson's future, Liverpool is in chaos as it goes to Old Trafford tomorrow.Several senior Liverpool players are convinced that Hodgson will ... Read more...

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Liverpool boss Hodgson delivers farewell speech


January 7th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): Liverpool boss Roy Hodgson has not yet been sacked, but gave a farewell speech after Wednesday's 3-1 shock defeat at Blackburn.He has managed only seven wins but has ... Read more...

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Hodgson refuses to discuss his Liverpool future


January 6th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson has refused to discuss his future after another shock defeat, even as club fans clamour for Kenny Dalglish."I'm depressed enough about the performance ... Read more...

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