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Shuttlers Sindhu, Jayaram advance in Japan Open


September 19th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 19 (IANS) China Masters Super Series semi-finalists P.V. Sindhu and Ajay Jayaram advanced to the second round of their respective events here at the Japan Open Super Series ... Read more...

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Australian Squash Open concluded


August 19th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Aug 19 (IANS) After seven days of intense competition, the 2012 HI-TEC Australian Squash Open concluded at the Canberra Royal Theatre Sunday.In the women's final, defending champion Nicol David ... 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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Harsh, Anmol enter semis of Mumbai badminton


August 15th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Third seed Harsh Chouhan outplayed Kairan Kapadia to enter the men's singles semi-finals of the Mumbai Suburban District Badminton Championships at the Celebration Club, Andheri here ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: China sweeps men’s doubles titles


August 5th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China completed an unprecedented clean sweep of the badminton gold medals Sunday, winning the Olympic men's doubles final against Denmark in straight games.Cai Yun and ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Kashyap beats World No.11 to enter pre-quarters (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's Olympic medal chances in badminton got a boost as Parupalli Kashyap entered the men's singles pre-quarterfinals in style, outplaying tenth seeded Vietnamese Tien Minh Nguyen ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina, Jai Bhagwan, Vijender add lustre to India’s campaign (Intro Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) India's star shuttler Saina Nehwal eased out her opening match rival and boxer Jai Bhagwan joined his more illustrious team mate Vijender Singh in the ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Saina wins opener; Jwala-Diju lose (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal started her Olympics campaign with a win while the mixed doubles pair of Jawala Gutta and V.Diju jeopardised their chances of making ... 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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Olympics: Vijender, Kashyap and Ghosh keep India’s spirits up (Overall Roundup)


July 29th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Boxer Vijender Singh, Badminton star Parupalli Kashyap and Table Tennis youngster Soumyajit Ghosh kept India's spirits up when there was despair around them on the second ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap, Soumyajit bring hope on a gloomy day for India (India round-up)


July 29th, 2012 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Olympic first-timers Parupalli Kashyap and Soumyajit Ghosh brought cheers to the Indian camp on an otherwise dismal day as the country's other sportspersons stumbled at the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap shines on a mixed day for Indian badminton (Roundup)


July 29th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap was the lone bright spot for Indian badminton on a day when the highly-rated women's doubles pair and the mixed doubles team lost their ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap brings cheer on a mixed day for India (Evening Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Olympic debutant Parupalli Kashyap brought some smiles back on the faces of India's supporters winning his first round badminton singles on a day when other shuttlers, ... Read more...

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Olympic: Kashyap gives India winning start; Jwala-Diju lose (Second lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap gave India its first win in badminton while the mixed doubles pair of V. Diju and Jwala Gutta went down in their opening group ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap brings cheer after early reverses (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap brought some smiles back on the faces of India's supporters winning his first round badminton singles after his teammates Jwala Gutta and V. Diju ... Read more...

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India beats Germany at World Junior squash


July 14th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 14 (IANS) Fourth seeded India began their campaign in the World Junior men's squash championship with a comprehensive 3-0 victory against Germany here Friday.The Indians were not in ... Read more...

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India dominate SAF Junior TT Championships


June 19th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 19 (IANS) India won six individual titles on the concluding day of the SAF Junior Table Tennis Championships to add to the four in the team event.India's domination ... Read more...

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Indonesia Open: Saina, Kashyap storm into semis (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 15 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal edged out Chinese Shixian Wang after a marathon match to enter the women's singles semifinals at the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton ... Read more...

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Saina reaches quarter-finals of Indonesia Open


June 14th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 14 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal overcame a spirited challenge from Aprilla Yuswandari of Indonesia to enter the women's singles quarter-finals of the Indonesia Open Super Series badminton event ... 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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London dreams of Indian paddlers shattered


May 12th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, May 12 (IANS) The London dreams of Indian paddlers Achanta Sharath Kamal, Athony Amalraj and Poulomi Ghatak lay shattered after they failed to move into the round of 16 ... Read more...

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RCB desperate to return to winning streak


May 5th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) With just nine points from four wins and one abandoned tie out of 10 games, hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are desperate to get back to ... Read more...

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Indian teams make Asian Squash finals


May 5th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, May 5 (IANS) For the first time in the history of the Asian Squash Championships, India made the men's and women's finals here Friday.In the semifinals, the Indian ... Read more...

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Indian teams in Asian squash finals


May 5th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 5 (IANS) For the first time in the history of the Asian Squash Championship, India is the men's and women's finals.In the semi-finals here Friday, Indian women beat ... Read more...

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Asian Squash: Indian teams in semi-finals


May 4th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, May 4 (IANS) Joshna Chinappa led the Indian women's team's charge into the semi-finals with a 2-0 win over second-seeded Malaysia in their all-important final pool match of ... Read more...

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Table tennis: Sharath misses out on fifth qualifying spot for Olympics


April 21st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Achanta Sharath Kamal failed to seal the fifth qualifying spot at the ongoing Asian Olympic Qualification Table Tennis Tournament in Hong Kong, when he lost ... Read more...

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Kerber beats Wozniacki to lift WTA Copenhagen title


April 16th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 16 (IANS) Former World No.1, Caroline Wozniacki saw her winning streak at the Danish Open come to an end as Angelique Kerber of Germany downed the Dane 6-4, ... Read more...

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Getting the hang of Chinese at the right time: Saina Nehwal (Interview)


March 25th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Saina Nehwal could not have won the Swiss Open title at a more appropriate juncture in her career. The Indian badminton champion badly and quickly ... Read more...

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Asian TT: Sharath-Saha bow out in quarters


February 28th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Macau, Feb 28 (IANS) Achanta Sharath Kamal and Subhajit Saha were knocked out of the quarterfinals of the Asian Table Tennis Championships men's doubles, losing 0-3 to Chu Yan Leung ... Read more...

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Asian TT: Sharath-Saha stun China’s second seeds, enter pre-quarters


February 27th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Macau, Feb 27 (IANS) India's Sharath Kamal and Subhajit Saha caused one of the biggest upsets of the Asian Table Tennis Championships when they beat China's second seeds Ma ... Read more...

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Sania-Vesnina advance to finals in Dubai


February 25th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina edged out Shuai Peng of China and Chinese Taipei's Su-Wei Hsieh to book a place in the ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Azarenka eases into second round, Tomic beats Verdasco


January 16th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) Third-seed Belarusian Victoria Azarenka cruised through to the second round of the women's singles event of Australian Open tennis here Monday defeating Britain's Heather Watson 6-1, ... Read more...

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Saina fights her way into Malaysian Open semis


January 13th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 13 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal fought her way into the semifinals of the Malaysian Open Superseries badminton event, defeating Denmark's Tine Baun 21-13, 21-23, 21-13 in a ... Read more...

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Fantasy football: Week 11


November 21st, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vincent Brown moved from the sleeper list after two positive games in successive weeks. Brown is not the only sleeper who will be looking up for ... 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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