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Wawrinka set for Chennai Open title defence

December 29th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 29 (IANS) Best known as Roger Federer's sparring partner, Stanislas Wawrinka believes he is as ready as he could be to defend his title in the Airccel ... Read more...

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IPL owners ignore Anderson, seven other England Ashes heroes

January 10th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan.10 (ANI): Indian Premier League (IPL) owners have ignored fast bowler James Anderson and seven other Ashes winning England players in the two-day auction for the fourth edition of the event.Of ... Read more...

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Kaka likely to join Manchester United in Jan 2011

January 2nd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): Brazilian superstar Kaka is likely to join Manchester United in a shock loan deal this month which could lead to a permanent 50 million pounds move.The Brazilian ... Read more...

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‘India has lot more positives to offer as hosts’

October 2nd, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) India holds many happy memories for top squash player James Willstrop, and the Englishman insists he never doubted New Delhi's potential to host the ... Read more...

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Now, boxing video game to help obese middle-aged men shed extra pounds

September 11th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): Middle-aged men in Teesside, who tick on the higher side of the weighing scale, could soon use an exercise-based boxing video game to improve their health.Researchers are ... Read more...

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Water Ski champ makes her boxing debut

July 7th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 7 (ANI): Water Ski world champion and beauty pageant regular Lauryn Eagle, who has her sights set on professional boxing, has made her debut in the ring, though her sparring ... Read more...

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Russell Brand planning Robin Hood-theme bachelor party

June 24th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): British actor and comedian Russell Brand is planning a Robin Hood-style stag party with his gang of merry men.Brand is set to tie the knot this year ... Read more...

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Richards warns that players moolah greed could spell doom for cricket’s future

February 25th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.25 (ANI): West Indies cricket great Sir Vivian Richards says the greed of some modern players is threatening the game's future.Richards, 57, is in Australia on a speaking tour with ... Read more...

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Klinsmann likely to return to German national football team

September 2nd, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Cologne (Germany), Sep 2 (DPA) German media reported Wednesday that former national football coach Juergen Klinsmann could return to the team in time for the 2010 World Cup. Bild newspaper said ... Read more...

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Loew does not need Klinsmann’s help: German football body (Lead)

September 2nd, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Cologne, Sep 2 (DPA) German Football Federation president Theo Zwanziger Wednesday quashed speculation that former coach Juergen Klinsmann would return to the national team. German media had earlier reported that it was ... Read more...

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Crowd turns up in full force on I-Day eve (World Badminton Championships diary)

August 14th, 2009 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) The Independence Day eve saw crowds flock to the Balyogi Indoor Stadium here in full force as the World Badminton Championships entered a crucial stage. The sparse crowd ... Read more...

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Boxer Lennox Lewis to be sparring partner for heavyweight contender David Haye’’s

December 17th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.17 (ANI): Boxer Lennox Lewis has offered to come out of retirement and be David Hayes sparring partner for his crack at the world heavyweight title. According to The Sun, ... Read more...

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Top seed Shalini in national tennis quarters

October 22nd, 2008 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Top seed Shalini Sahoo had little difficulty in beating her one-time sparring partner Arantxa Andrady, 6-0, 6-2, at the DSCL women's tennis nationals to enter the ... Read more...

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A Sri Lankan boxer in Olympics after 40 years

April 1st, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin
(Olympic Snippets) Xinhua Colombo, April 1 (Xinhua) Sri Lanka will send a boxer ranked within top eight in the world to vie for a medal at the upcoming Olympics - for the first time ... Read more...

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