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Olympic athletics: High jump champ Ukhov targets world record


August 9th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov has now turned his attention to breaking the world record, he said Wednesday.Ukhov won Olympic gold for Russia Tuesday, ... Read more...

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AC Milan seeks Kaka-Ibrahimovic swap


June 19th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 19 (IANS) AC Milan is reportedly negotiating the return of Brazilian star Kaka to the San Siro in a deal that could reunite striker Zlatan ... Read more...

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Ibrahimovic to miss Juventus clash after three-match ban


February 7th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 7 (IANS) Italian football giants AC Milan will see their striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic sidelined in the clash against league leaders Juventus Feb 25 as the Swedish international ... Read more...

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Milan sure Ibra could play against Juve


February 6th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 6 (IANS) AC Milan club's vice president Adriano Galliani is sure that Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not be banned for three games and would be able ... Read more...

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Allegri satisfied with draw against Napoli


February 6th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 6 (IANS) AC Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri said he was satisfied with his side's goalless draw with Napoli at home in the Italian Serie A league ... Read more...

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Gangjee takes one-shot lead in Kensville Challenge


January 28th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Rahil Gangjee had a roller-coaster of a ride in the last four holes, but in the end emerged with a one-shot lead on a tightly packed ... Read more...

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Paes-Stepanek storm into final of Australian Open


January 26th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) The newly formed pair of Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek stormed into the men's doubles final of the Australian Open, defeating second seeds Max Mirnyi ... Read more...

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Industrialisation contaminating lakes with nitrogen


December 19th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) Generated by industrialisation, nitrogen has been polluting lakes far and wide, some thousands of kilometres from the nearest city. Twenty-five out of the 36 lakes under ... Read more...

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Paes-Bhupathi lose first round encounter in London


November 21st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi lost their first round Group A encounter against Swede Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecau of Romania 6-7(6), 1-6 in the ... Read more...

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Zhang Jike wins TT World Cup crown


November 14th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 14 (IANS) Newly crowned table tennis world champion Zhang Jike won the World Cup title for the first time, beating fellow Chinese Wang Hao 7-11, 7-11, 11-9, 11-4, ... Read more...

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Tomas Transtromer wins Nobel Prize for Literature 2011


October 6th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to Sweden’s Tomas Tranströmer. This is the first time that the honor has been given to a ... Read more...

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Injured Ibrahimovic ruled out of Barcelona clash


September 13th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 13 (IANS) AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been ruled out of the European Champions League football game against Barcelona after he picked an injury during ... Read more...

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Swedish survivor of train accident flown to New Delhi


July 13th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) A Swede who was badly injured in Sunday's train accident in Fatehpur district of Uttar Pradesh, which left 69 people dead and 249 others injured, was ... Read more...

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Indian TT has bright future: Swedish coach


July 3rd, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Not many, including India's top table tennis star Sharath Kamal, expected Anders Johansson to be the national coach. To everyone's pleasant surprise, the renowned Swede ... Read more...

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India’s new TT coach can make difference, says former world champion


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Former World table tennis champion Peter Karlsson sees the appointment of his fellow Swede Anders Johansson as India's national coach as a huge positive and ... Read more...

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Paes-Bhupathi in semifinals of AEGON Championships


June 11th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi have entered the men's doubles semifinal of the 694,250 euro AEGON Championships tennis.The third-seeded Indian pair saved eight of the ... Read more...

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Karunuday to meet Malik in ITF final


June 10th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Eighth-seeded Karunuday Singh Friday made a spirited comeback to set up a title clash with compatriot Vijayant Malik in the men's singles of the $10,000 ... Read more...

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Yuki concedes ITF quarterfinals


June 9th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Eighth-seeded Karunuday Singh entered the quarterfinals of the $10,000 ITF tournament after top seed Yuki Bhambri limped out midway through their match here Thursday.Yuki, ... Read more...

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Nadal beats Federer, wins sixth French Open crown (Lead)


June 6th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 5 (IANS) Defending champion Rafael Nadal Sunday defeated Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6 (3), 5-7, 6-1 to clinch his sixth French Open title and drew level with legendary Swede ... Read more...

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One E.coli case identified in Finland


June 4th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Helsinki, June 4 (IANS) The E.coli bacterial infection is fast spreading across Europe, with one case diagnosed in Finland, Xinhua reported.The E.coli infection was detected in the capital city of ... Read more...

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Swede Johansson set to be India’s table tennis coach


June 3rd, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Swedish Anders Johansson is set to take over as India's table tennis coach. The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has recommended Johansson's name to ... Read more...

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‘Send us cash or we’ll rape her again’: Thai men call victim’s mother in UK


January 14th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): A British woman has revealed that she was gang raped for two hours in a Thailand hotel by Swedish and Thai men, who then phoned her mother in ... Read more...

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Stockholm suicide bomber could have had helping hands: Swedish investigators


December 17th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Stockholm, Dec 17 (ANI): Swedish officials have claimed that Taimour Abdulwahab al-Abdaly, the suicide bomber who blew himself up on a Stockholm street full of holiday shoppers, was likely to have been ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Mirnyi in semifinals of ATP World Tour Finals


November 27th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Max Mirnyi of Belarus clinched the last semi-finals spot at the ATP World Tour Finals defeating South Africa's Wesley Moodie and Swede Dick Norman ... Read more...

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Laura Davies takes the lead in Indian Open Golf


November 11th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Nov 11 (IANS) Laura Davies of England shot a sensational bogey-free seven-under 65 and finished with a two-shot lead at the end of the first round Hero Honda Women's Indian Open ... Read more...

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US Open: Ultra consistent Djokovic, a familiar foe for Federer


September 7th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept. 7 (ANI): Should Swiss tennis great Roger Federer survive the quarter final threat posed by Swede Robin Soderling, he would, in all likelihood, meet up with either another ... Read more...

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Brilliant Federer concerned about confronting Soderling


September 7th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.7 (ANI): All-conquering Swiss Roger Federer knows that his road to a sixth US Open crown could only get rougher after dispatching Austrian Jurgen Melzer 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ ex-wife to open mental health clinic for children


August 30th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York, August 30 (ANI): Tiger Woods' ex-wife Elin Nordegren is all set to open a mental health clinic for children.Nordegren, whose divorce was finalized last Monday, is considering spending some ... Read more...

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Cornish pasty weighing nearly a ton is world’s biggest


August 21st, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 21 (ANI): A team of bakers in Britain has created the world's biggest Cornish pasty that weighs nearly a ton.The pasty, which weighs 1900lbs (850kg) and measures around 15ft long, ... Read more...

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Kapur drops to 14th in Czech Open, Chowrasia misses cut


August 21st, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Celadna (Czech Republic), Aug 21 (IANS) Shiv Kapur managed just one birdie on the second day as he dropped from sole lead to shared 14th at the midway stage of the Czech ... Read more...

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Sharath loses in doubles of China Open table tennis


August 20th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Suzhou (China), Aug 20 (IANS) India's challenge ended at the China Open Table Tennis Friday with Sharat Kamal losing his doubles pre-quarterfinal match. Sharath and his Swedish partner Par Gerell lost to the ... Read more...

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Sharath lone Indian in China Open (Lead)


August 19th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Suzhou (China), Aug 19 (IANS) Sharath Kamal is the only surviving Indian in the China Open Table Tennis after all his compatriots lost in the opening round here Thursday. Kamal, ... Read more...

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Sharath Kamal out of China Open


August 19th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Suzhou (China), Aug 19 (IANS) India's table tennis star Sharath Kamal lost in the first round of the China Open here Thursday. The world number 39 went down to his doubles partner Par ... Read more...

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Swede gets world’s highest motoring fine


August 12th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) A Swedish driver, who sped through Switzerland and received the world's highest ever motoring fine of 650,000 euros, said: "I think the speedo on the car, which is ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Sania out of doubles, Bhupathi mixed doubles


June 27th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza bowed out of the women's doubles and Mahesh Bhupathi from the mixed doubles events in the second round of the Wimbledon tennis tournament. Sania, partnering Caroline ... Read more...

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