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South Zone TT: Sharath, Shamini emerge champions


September 9th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 9 (IANS) Sharath Kamal and Shamini Kumaresan emerged the men's and women's singles champions at the Indian Oil Servo National Ranking South Zone Table Tennis Championships which concluded ... Read more...

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Lee rallies into semis of All India Snooker


August 9th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Hong Kong's Andy Lee recovered from a 0-2 deficit to overcome Faisal Khan of the Railways en route to the semi-finals in the Shyam Shroff Memorial ... Read more...

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Chawla pots snooker title


June 23rd, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) Kamal Chawla, the 32-year old from Bhopal and India No.2, saw off a late challenge from Kolkata's Sourav Kothari to win 6-4 in the final of ... Read more...

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Kothari ousts Habib to make last 8


June 21st, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) Kolkata's Sourav Kothari held off a late surge from top seed and local hero Rafath Habib to win 4-2 and enter the quarter-finals of the Kences ... Read more...

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Saengkham sizzles en route to last 16


June 20th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 20 (IANS) Thailand's Noppon Saengkham warmed up for the knock-out phase with a brilliant break of 122 clearance as he outclassed Himanshu Jain 3-0 to qualify for the ... Read more...

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Chawla cracks 122 for easy win in snooker event


June 18th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) World No.3 Kamal Chawla constructed a brilliant break of 122 en route to a 3-1 win over Rupesh Shah in a Group C match of the ... Read more...

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Ganguly-led technical committee calls for Ranji overhaul


June 12th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) The Sourav Ganguly-led technical committee of the Indian cricket board Tuesday called for overhauling the Ranji Trophy and recommended doing away with the Elite and Plate ... Read more...

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Geet Sethi, Pankaj Advani for inaugural Kolkata Open snooker


April 26th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) City cueists will vie with the likes of former multiple world champions Geet Sethi and Pankaj Advani in the inaugural Kolkata Open National Invitation Snooker Championship ... Read more...

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IPL Scoreboard: Pune Warriors vs Chennai Super Kings


April 15th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Pune, April 14 (IANS) The scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Pune Warriors and Chennai Super Kings at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium here Saturday.Chennai Super ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors sign Michael Clarke for IPL-V


March 28th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke has signed-up with Pune Warriors India for his debut season in the Indian Premier League (IPL), replacing marquee player Yuvraj Singh in ... Read more...

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National Snooker: Mehta, Chawla in title round


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 3 (IANS) Aditya Mehta, the 26-year-old from Mumbai and the only Indian on the snooker pro circuit, qualified for his second consecutive final in the National Snooker Championship ... Read more...

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Mehta eases into semis of National Snooker Championship


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 3 (IANS) Defending champion Aditya Mehta, along with Kamal Chawla, Brijesh Damani and Shahbaaz Khan entered the semi-finals of the 78th Manisha-National snooker championship, here Friday.Mehta, who opened ... Read more...

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Advani leads way into pre-quarters of National Snooker


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 2 (IANS) Four-time champion Pankaj Advani swept past veteran Devendra Joshi 4-0 enroute to the pre-quarterfinals of the Manisha-National snooker championship here Thursday.A break of 75 in the ... Read more...

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Advani retains billiards crown


January 27th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 27 (IANS) Pankaj Advani of PSPB scored a 5-0 win over Balachandra Bhaskar of Karnataka to retain the men's billiards title in the Manisha National Billiards and Snooker ... Read more...

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Triple crown for Varsha in National cue sports


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 23 (IANS) Bangalore's Varsha Sanjeev notched a creditable triple crown by winning the junior girls snooker event in the Manisha Constructions National Billiards and Snooker Championship here Monday.Varsha, ... Read more...

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Congratulations pour in for Sehwag


December 9th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Cricket fraternity and fans hailed India's explosive opener Virender Sehwag's sensational 219, the highest by any player in One-day internationals.Congratulatory messages poured in from ... Read more...

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Harmeet, Soumyajit enter second round in World Junior TT


November 18th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Manama (Bahrain), Nov 18 (IANS) Soumyajit Ghosh, Sourav Saha and Harmeet Desai won their first-round boys' singles at the Volkswagen World Junior Table Tennis Championships here while Ankita Das defeated ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Delhi bowled out for 212 against Tamil Nadu


November 17th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Delhi were bowled out for 212 in their first innings against Tamil Nadu on the first day of the third round of Ranji Trophy cricket ... Read more...

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Junior TT players gear up for World Championship


November 11th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Hopes will be high from India's paddlers in the Volkswagen 2011 World Junior Table Tennis Championships to be held at Manama, Bahrain from Sunday.The stint ... Read more...

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India should learn to live without Zaheer: Sourav


September 22nd, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Former captain Sourav Ganguly said Thursday the Indian team needs to find a bowler of the calibre of Zaheer Khan to stop relying too much ... Read more...

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Billiards: Pankaj Advani to meet Geet Sethi in semi-final (Lead)


July 30th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 29 (IANS) Title favourite and seven times World Champion Pankaj Advani (PSPB) ended the giant-killing act of K.Venkatesham (Railways) with a polished 4-0 victory on Friday to set-up ... Read more...

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Venkatesham eliminates Alok in senior national billiards


July 29th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 29 (IANS) K. Venkatesham, the Hyderabad-based Railways player, knocked out defending champion and Asian champion Alok Kumar of PSPB 3-2 en route to the quarter-finals of the senior ... Read more...

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Asian Junior Table Tennis: Abhishek assures India of a bronze


July 24th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India's under-18 boys and girls bowed out of the individual event but Abhishek Yadav assured the hosts of at least a bronze as he qualified ... Read more...

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Asian Junior TT: Indian boys off to a winning start


July 20th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India defeated Thailand 3-0 in the under-18 boys category while the under-15 team got the better of fancied Japan 3-1 in the group stages of ... Read more...

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Billiards: Sitwala, Kothari in quarterfinals of Australian Open


June 28th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, June 28 (IANS) India's Dhruv Sitwala and Sourav Kothari entered the quarterfinals of the Australian Open billiards championship here on Tuesday winning all their respective league matches.Sitwala, runner-up at ... Read more...

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Team India imparts best leadership lessons: Anita & Harsha Bhogle


June 26th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Indian cricket team has imparted great leadership lessons to millions of cricket-struck fans as well as business leaders because sports and the corporate ... Read more...

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Tagore’s short stories come alive on canvas (With Images)


May 6th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's short stories stand out for their rich visual imagery and emotional colours. Now, a group of nine senior Kolkata-based artists have ... Read more...

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Celebs queue up at Kolkata polling booths


April 27th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) Be it 'detective Feluda' or the 'prince of Calcutta', celebrities from the world of culture, sports and literature milled at the city's polling booths to cast ... Read more...

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SRK to show abs if KKR reaches IPL final


April 18th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan says he will take off his shirt, a'la Sourav Ganguly, to show off his six-pack abs if his Kolkata Knight ... Read more...

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Kolkatans enjoy World Cup final, miss Sourav


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) The streets of Kolkata wore a deserted look as cricket-crazy fans were glued to their television sets as clock ticked towards the start of the World ... Read more...

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Bengal polls: Trinamool files complaint against Sourav


March 30th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Wednesday lodged a complaint against former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly for maintaining links with the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) despite being ... Read more...

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Best fielding side to win World Cup: Cricket legends


February 14th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Former cricket legends like Steve Waugh and Vivian Richards say that the team with the best fielding side will have the highest chances of winning the World Cup ... Read more...

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When Sachin sledged to rattle McGrath, the ploy worked!


February 5th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar says he, too, has sledged, but only once and that as part of team strategy. The batting maestro needled Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath ... Read more...

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PSPB win double crown in national table tennis


January 21st, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) won a double crown, retaining their titles in the men's and women's team events at the 72nd Senior National Table Tennis Championships here ... Read more...

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Rajasthan surprise North Bengal, PSPB men and women romp into last 16


January 18th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Rajasthan men surprised formidable North Bengal while title holders Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) cruised into the pre-quarterfinals in both the men's and women's events in the 72nd ... Read more...

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