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Kohli shocks Jain in All India Snooker meet


August 6th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Amandeep Kohli fashioned the second upset in the competition when he shocked India No.5 Himanshu Jain in the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India Open Invitation Snooker ... Read more...

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Mary Kom, Vijender a win away from medal (Overall India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian boxers M.C. Mary Kom and Vijender Singh will be in action Monday with a win in their respective quarterfinal bouts assuring them of at least ... Read more...

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Olympics badminton: Jwala-Diju suffer second straight defeat


July 29th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) India's Jwala Gutta and V. Diju jeopardised their chances of making the knockout round in the badminton mixed doubles event at the London Olympics after suffering ... Read more...

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Bravo says West Indies must avoid clean sweep


June 20th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS/CMC) Vice-captain Dwayne Bravo says the West Indies' sole objective will be avoiding a clean sweep after the Caribbean side conceded the three-match One-Day International series with a ... Read more...

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Shakib’s all-round effort carries Knight Riders to victory (Roundup)


April 14th, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hassan backed up a superb bowling effort with a timely cameo to enable Kolkata Knight Riders post their second back-to-back win ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Somdev knocked out of men’s singles (Second Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman bowed out of the Wimbledon men's singles second round with a 2-6, 4-6, 4-6 defeat to 18th seed Mikhail Youzhny of Russia.It ... Read more...

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Jamie Carragher’s tackle of Nani ‘disgraceful’: Ferguson


March 12th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has called Jamie Carragher's tackle of Nani during last week's 3-1 defeat at Liverpool as "disgraceful".Ferguson, who spoke to the ... Read more...

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Ponting to miss final ODI against Sri Lanka to prepare for Ashes


November 6th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 6 (ANI): To help Ricky Ponting prepare for the upcoming Ashes series, the selectors have rested the Australian skipper from Sunday's final ODI against Sri Lanka.Ponting made just 10 ... Read more...

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Aussies to use ODI series against Lankans to repair dented confidence


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.2 (ANI): Australia will attempt to use their upcoming three-game one-day cricket series against Sri Lanka to rebuild their dented confidence ahead of this summer's Ashes series.Having lost to the Lankans ... Read more...

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CWG women’s hockey: Scots, Welsh celebrate first wins


October 7th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Scotland and Wales celebrated as though they had won the gold medal -- but it were, in fact, just their first wins in the women's ... Read more...

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Robben doubtful for Champions League tie against Man-U


March 28th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, March 28 (DPA) Dutch winger Arjen Robben is a doubtful starter for Bayern Munich first-leg Champions League quarter-final Tuesday against Manchester United after pulling a calf muscle Saturday. Robben, who was ... Read more...

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Catania send giants Juventus to second straight defeat


December 21st, 2009 - 5:09 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 21 (DPA) Juventus closed 2009 with an embarrassing 2-1 home defeat against Serie A tail-enders Catania and fell nine points behind leaders Inter Milan, who won 1-0 in a ... Read more...

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Thipsay, Neelotpal in joint lead in Asian Zone Chess


August 12th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Grandmaster Praveen Thipsay made his fiftieth birthday a memorable occasion Wednesday as he defeated Surbir Lama of Nepal in the sixth round of the Asian Zone 3.2 ... Read more...

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Real Madrid lose fourth league match on the trot


May 25th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 25(DPA) Troubled Spanish giants Real Madrid crashed to their fourth straight defeat, 3-1 at home to lively Mallorca in theonly League game played Sunday.Since crashing 6-2 at home to champions Barcelona ... Read more...

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Barcelona are Spanish league champs as Real Madrid beaten again


May 17th, 2009 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 17 (DPA) Barcelona are Spanish league champions for the 19th time after second-place Real Madrid suffered a late 3-2 defeat Saturday at sixth-placed Villarreal. Their third straight defeat leaves Real eight ... Read more...

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Punjab Kings defeat Kolkata Knight Riders in last ball thriller


May 3rd, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
Pretoria (ANI): A smashing half century from Mahela Jayawardene of Punjab Kings XI cost sixth straight defeat to Kolkata Knight Riders at Port Elizabeth on Sunday.Needing seven from the last over ... Read more...

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Raul’s hat-trick brings Real closer to Barcelona


April 27th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 27 (DPA) Real Madrid moved up to within just four points of Spanish leaders Barcelona with a 4-2 win over third-place Sevilla. Veteran captain Raul destroyed Sevilla with a crucial hat-trick, ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan lose 1-2 to Al Wihdat in AFC Cup


March 17th, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) Mohun Bagan failed to hold on to an early lead and went down 1-2 against Jordan's Al Wihdat in an AFC Cup Group D outing at Howrah Municipal ... Read more...

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Indian hockey team lose both matches to Australian development squad (Lead)


February 18th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 18 (IANS) The Indian hockey team suffered their second straight defeat at the hands of the Australian Development squad when they were beaten 2-5 at the State Hockey Centre here ... Read more...

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Seventh straight win for Real Madrid


February 8th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 8 (DPA) Real Madrid battled to their seventh straight Liga win Saturday, 1-0 at home to willing but harmless Racing Santander. It was the fourth 1-0 home win since Juande Ramos ... Read more...

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Inter Milan held at home by minnows Torino (Roundup)


February 2nd, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 2 (DPA) Serie A champions Inter Milan were held to 1-1 at home by lowly Torino but remained six points ahead of AC Milan.Milan, on 44 points from 22 ... Read more...

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Aston Villa finish year on high against Hull


December 31st, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (DPA) Aston Villa ended 2008 in fourth place in the English Premier League after they snatched a 1-0 win against Hull City.An own goal from Kamil Zayatte in the ... Read more...

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AC Milan in crisis after second straight defeat


September 15th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Sep 15 (DPA) AC Milan Sunday suffered a second straight Serie A defeat, slipping 2-0 against minnows Genoa.There were no fruits from Milan's early pressing as Brazilians Kaka, Ronaldinho and Andryi ... Read more...

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Sehwag looking for positives despite third straight loss


May 9th, 2008 - 7:24 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils suffered their third straight defeat in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here Thursday, but after going down to Chennai Super Kings on their home ground ... Read more...

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