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Hannover qualifies for Europa League playoffs


August 10th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 10 (IANS) Bundesliga football club Hannover defeated Irish team St. Patrick's Athletic 5-0 on aggregate to qualify for Europa League playoffs.Hannover wrapped a 3-0 away win in the ... Read more...

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Olympic triathlon: Swiss’ Spirig wins gold in photo finish


August 4th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Switzerland's Nicola Spirig won the Olympic women's triathlon here Saturday in a photo finish with Sweden's Lisa Norden.Spirig and Norden both finished in a time ... Read more...

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Federer surpasses Sampras’ feat


July 16th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) The 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer set a new record Monday when he surpassed Pete Sampras' feat to be world number one for the ... Read more...

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Federer equals Jimmy Connors’ record of Grand Slam victories


May 28th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 28 (IANS) Roger Federer eased past Germany's Tomas Kamke 6-2, 7-5, 6-3 in the men's singles first round of the French Open here Monday, equalling Jimmy Connors' ... Read more...

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Balaji annexes ITF title


May 5th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 5 (IANS) Fifth seed Sriram Balaji beat Joss Espasandin of Switzerland 6-3, 6-4, in the singles final of the MCC-SR Subramaniam Memorial ITF Futures men's tennis tournament, here ... Read more...

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Roma’s Lamela banned for spitting


April 24th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 24 (IANS) AS Roma player Erik Lamela received a three-match suspension after a spitting accident during Sunday's Italian Serie A football match at Turin.The Argentine midfielder spat at ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Wawrinka survives a scare


January 5th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Defending champion and third seed Stanislas Wawrinka shrugged off a first set loss to beat lucky loser Edouard Roger-Vasselin while talented Canadian Milos Raonic, the ... Read more...

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Vishnu, Yuki get wild cards for Chennai Open


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) India's Davis Cuppers Vishnu Vardhan and Yuki Bhambri along with young Belgian David Goffin have been given wild cards for the singles main draw of ... Read more...

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Swiss circus tightrope walker creates world record for highest cable walk


January 31st, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Daredevil Freddy Nocks has set a new world record for the highest ever cable wire walk.The Swiss adventurer walked from 10,836ft to 8,865ft, which is nearly two miles ... Read more...

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A perfect start: Wawrinka


January 9th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) A perfect week was how Stanislas Wawrinka described his victory in the Aircel ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament here Sunday as he looked ahead to ... Read more...

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Rooney vows off field ’sex scandal’ won’t affect on-field ’scoring’ skills against Swiss


September 7th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 7(ANI): England striker Wayne Rooney has assured manager Fabio Capello that he would be focused and would not let his controversial private life affect his performance during tonight's Euro 2012 ... 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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Alicia Keys, Swiss Beatz tie the knot


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 2 (IANS) Singer Alicia Keys has tied the knot with rapper-producer Swizz Beatz in a secret ceremony presided over by India born motivational guru Deepak Chopra in a private ... Read more...

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Berdych stuns Federer in Wimbledon quarter-final upset


June 30th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (DPA) Roger Federer suffered his worst defeat at Wimbledon since 2002 as the six-time champion was stunned by Czech Tomas Berdych 4-6, 6-3, 1-6, 4-6 in the Wimbledon ... Read more...

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Glamorous ‘granny’ Kournikova plays Wimbledon ‘veterans’ doubles


June 30th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Tennis beauty Anna Kournikova and Martina Hingis were being cheered as 'grannies' as they teamed up for 'veterans' doubles at Wimbledon.The 29-year-olds, self-declared 'Spice Girls' of Tennis, ... Read more...

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Chile defeat 10-man Switzerland 1-0


June 21st, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, June 21 (DPA) Chile defeated 10-man Switzerland 1-0 Monday to keep alive their chances of progressing in the football World Cup in a game marred by poor officiating by Saudi ... Read more...

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Favourites Spain beaten 0-1 by Switzerland


June 16th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, June 16 (DPA) World Cup favourites Spain were beaten 0-1 by Switzerland in the football World Cup here Wednesday. Vicente Del Bosque's side dominated the first half of the Group H encounter ... Read more...

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Somdev, Prakash in Wimbledon qualifiers second round


June 14th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman and Prakash Amritraj Monday stormed into the second round of the Wimbledon men's singles qualifiers. Third-seeded Somdev, ranked 104th, registered a comfortable 6-2, 6-2 ... Read more...

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Somdev to play Rufin in Wimbledon qualifying opener


June 14th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman will meet France's Guillaume Rufin in the first round of the Wimbledon men's singles qualifier. Third-seeded Somdev, who became the first Indian in 13 ... Read more...

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Paes-Dlouhy advance to second round


May 28th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 28 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Lukas Dlouhy of the Czech Republic advanced to the doubles second round with a hard fought victory over Sweden's Johan Brunstrom and Jean-Julien Rojer ... Read more...

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Del Potro through, as Murray loses percentage game


November 27th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.27 (ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray was a clear favourite to go through to the semi-finals after beating Fernando Verdasco 6-4, 6-7, 7-6 in his final round-robin match in ... Read more...

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Swiss would-be circumnavigator rescued from crippled yacht


November 24th, 2009 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Wellington (New Zealand), Nov 24 (DPA) A Swiss yachtsman making a solo attempt to sail around the world was rescued from his crippled boat Tuesday, 800 km west of New Zealand's Stewart ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi in Aachen doubles final


November 14th, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Aachen (Germany), Nov 14 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi has entered the doubles final of the 42,500 euro Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) challenger. The second-seeded India-Pakistan pair ... Read more...

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Iraqi shoe-throwing journalist arrives in Geneva


October 13th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Oct 13 (DPA) Mountazer al-Zaidi, the Iraqi journalist known for throwing his shoes at George W. Bush last December, arrived Tuesday in Geneva, reported local media. Al-Zaidi, who arrived from Beirut, has ... Read more...

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Polanski to remain in jail, Swiss say


October 6th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Oct 6 (DPA) Celebrated film director Roman Polanski was set to stay in jail after Swiss justice ministry officials said Tuesday the risk of flight if he were to be released ... Read more...

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Novartis’ H1N1 vaccine being tested on human


August 12th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by IBNS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IBNS) Swiss drugmaker Novartis has reportedly begun injecting the swine flu vaccine it has developed into human volunteers, in the company's first human trials.The vaccine is being ... Read more...

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Nelson Piquet set to take over at BMW-Sauber


August 3rd, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Aug 3 (DPA) Former world champion Nelson Piquet is close to a co-ownership agreement at the BMW-Sauber Formula One team, the Estado de Sao Paulo daily reported Monday. The paper said ... Read more...

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Federer is ‘happiest’ after becoming tennis’ great


July 6th, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (DPA) With a first child on the way, Roger Federer finds it hard to say that winning his sixth Wimbledon title to become the most successful Grand Slam ... Read more...

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Henman believes Federer will eventually tower over Sampras


June 9th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): Former World Number four tennis player Tim Henman believes Swiss Roger Federer is destined for further greatness and will become the first man to win 15 Grand ... Read more...

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Federer wins French Open to complete Grand Slam


June 7th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 7 (DPA) Roger Federer defeated Robin Soderling 6-1, 7-6 (7-1), 6-4 in the French Open final Sunday to become the sixth man in tennis history to win all four ... Read more...

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Air France releases list of nationalities aboard crashed airliner


June 2nd, 2009 - 1:05 am ICT by admin
PARIS, France (BNO NEWS) -- Air France has released the following list of nationalities regarding the passengers on board the airliner which crashed in the Atlantic. ... Read more...

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Nadal returns to Queen’s for third straight year


April 10th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (DPA) Rafael Nadal has confirmed his hopes of repeating as champion at Queen's club saying that he will return as defending champion at the grass-court event June 8-14. The ... Read more...

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Liverpool defender Degen sustains groin strain injury


March 13th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.13 (ANI): Liverpool defender Philipp Degen may have scored on his return from injury last night, but had to limp off with a groin strain. The Swiss international had not ... Read more...

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Shakeups at top of Credit Suisse, Swiss Re


March 9th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, March 9 (DPA) Credit Suisse and Swiss Re, both hit hard by the financial crisis, announced changes at the top of the companies Monday. Peter Forstmoser, the chairman of Swiss Re, the ... Read more...

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Sania-Santangelo in Dubai doubles second round


February 18th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 18 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Italian Mara Santangelo reached the second round of Dubai tennis championship after receiving a walkover from Polish Urszula Radwanska and Swiss Stefanie Voegele. Urszula retired ... Read more...

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