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I will be hard to beat next season: Blake


September 21st, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Sep 21 (IANS/CMC) Reigning 100 metres world champion Yohan Blake has sent out an early warning that he will be hard to beat when the new track and field ... Read more...

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Exciting races on cards


September 14th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) With a maximum of 75 points up for grabs, the three LGB Formula 4 races scheduled for the weekend are likely to generate a lot of ... Read more...

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Double for Sarath Kumar


September 9th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) Shankar Sarath Kumar of MP Ten10 Racing and Sumit Lucas Toppo (Performance Racing) achieved an impressive double apiece as the curtains came down on the third ... Read more...

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Leaders to have it tough in National bike racing


September 7th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) High humidity and a threat of rain greeted the country's top riders ahead of this weekend's third round of the MMSC-Sidvin FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing ... Read more...

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Saeed Ajmal becomes No.1 ranked ODI bowler


September 6th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 6 (IANS) Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, who was ommitted by International Cricket Council (ICC) from the shortlist for Test player of the year, has moved up two places ... Read more...

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Teaming up on video games negates aggressiveness


September 5th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) People who team up to play video games cooperatively, don't seem to foster aggressiveness as against those who do it competitively, says a study.In two studies, ... Read more...

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Why is Cristiano sad despite winning?


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 3 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo is sad. He said so himself following Real Madrid's 3-0 win at home to Malaga Sunday in a game where he scored the two ... Read more...

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Ashwin achieves career-best ranking, Sachin out of top 10


August 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 27 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin's match haul of 12 for 85 against New Zealand in the first Test in Hyderabad has helped him vault 19 places ... Read more...

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Tendulkar pays Laxman a visit


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar paid a visit to his former team mate V.V.S. Laxman, who surprisingly retired from international cricket ahead of India's first Test ... Read more...

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Olympics football: Peralta drives Mexico to beat Brazil for gold


August 11th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A brace from Mexican Oribe Peralta ensured Brazil's wait for Olympic football gold continued as Mexico won their first gold of the Games at Wembley ... Read more...

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Olympics: Pistorius denied run as South Africa crash out of relay


August 9th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) South African 400 metres runner Oscar Pistorius was denied a second chance of running at the London Olympic Games as his team-mate Oftense Mogawane crashed to ... Read more...

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Kohli rises to 2nd in ODI rankings, three Indians in top-10


August 5th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Aug 5 (IANS) India batsman Virat Kohli has achieved a career-best second position in the latest ICC one-day rankings released a day after the conclusion of ... Read more...

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Twitter can be dangerous for your Olympics wellbeing! (Olympics Diary)


August 1st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Known for connecting people, social networking site Twitter has been making all the wrong noises at the London Games. Racial posts on the site caused ... Read more...

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Olympics: Boxers shine as tennis duo knocked out (Overall Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Boxers Laishram Devendro Singh and Manoj Kumar packed a lethal punch, while shuttler Parupalli Kashyap humbled a higher-ranked opponent to enter the pre-quarterfinals at the ... Read more...

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Olympics: India men bow out, Deepika now lone hope (Archery Intro Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's challenge in men's individual archery event at the London Olympics came to an unceremonious end with all three participants crashing out in eliminators here Tuesday.Chekrovolu ... 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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Olympics: Saina, Jai Bhagwan, Vijender add shine to India’s campaign (Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (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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Olympics: Saina, Vijender, Jai Bhagwan keep India’s hopes alive (Evening Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) India's champion shuttler Saina Nehwal had an easy outing and Jai Bhagwan joined his more illustrious team mate Vijender Singh in the round of 16 but ... Read more...

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Double for Fahad Kutty at National Racing


July 29th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 29 (IANS) Mumbai's Fahad Kutty of Team Game Over completed a splendid double in the Indian Junior Touring Cars class at the 15th JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship ... Read more...

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Welsh and Scott team snub the national anthem


July 27th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a lot of fury on Thursday night when members of the Welsh and the Scotts teams refused to sing the national anthem at the Olympics. ... Read more...

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Hockey India to pursue Leslie’s quest for lost gold medals


July 24th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Legendary Olympian Leslie Claudius can heave a sigh of relief as Hockey India (HI) will be pursuing his request to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ... Read more...

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Drogba makes immediate impact in China


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 23 (IANS) Former Chelsea football star Didier Drogba made an immediate impact on his debut for the Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua setting up an equaliser in ... Read more...

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Double for Team Maini Racing


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Gujarat schoolgirl Mira Kirit Erda of Team Maini Racing took the honours in the Micro Max category while teammates Kush Maini (Juniors) and Chittesh Mandody (Mohite's ... Read more...

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Nabil dominates JK races


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Le Castellet (France), July 2 (IANS) While India's Aditya Patel, the guest driver, finished eighth and sixth, it was his Euro International team-mate Jeffri Nabil of Malaysia who dominated the ... Read more...

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ICC calls for worldwide life ban on Kaneria, Westfield


June 27th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board Wednesday called for a life-time ban on Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria and England bowler Mervyn Westfield, who were punished ... Read more...

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Motorsports: Moretti scores for Mahindra Racing


June 24th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Mugello, June 23 (IANS) Team Mahindra Racing's lead rider Riccardo Moretti won the first of the two races at the weekend in the Italian 125cc championship here Saturday while team-mate ... Read more...

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Promising cricketer Tom Maynarda’s body found on rail tracks


June 19th, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Tom Maynard, a promising young Surrey batsman has been found dead on the tracks of the District Line in south London after a police chase.His body ... Read more...

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Septuagenarian bowler, nearing 3,000 wickets, felled by ball


June 14th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) A 71-year-old bowler in Britain, who had set himself a mammoth target of bagging 3,000 wickets, died 101 short of his target after being hit by ... Read more...

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France played much better than England, says Evra


June 12th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 12 (IANS) French defender Patrice Evra feels his team played better than England in the 1-1 draw in their Euro 2012 football opener at the Donbass Arena.The ... Read more...

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Dutch fullback becomes youngest player in Euro


June 10th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kharkiv, June 9 (IANS) Jetro Willems becomes the youngest player to appear at a Euro Championship after the left-back was included in the Netherlands' starting lineup against Denmark in a ... Read more...

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Rookie motorbike rider Ramesh bags a double


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, June 3 (IANS) Rookie rider R. Ramesh Kumar of Team Moto-Revi India marked his presence with a splendid double in the first round of the MMSC-Sidvin National Motorcycle Racing ... Read more...

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Moto-Rev Team dominate day 1 of racing championship


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, June 2 (IANS) Moto-Rev India riders, led by country's top biker Krishnan Rajini, took the day's honours with a bunch of podium finishes in the Sidvin-MMSC National Motorcycle Racing ... Read more...

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French driver Sebastian Loeb wins Acropolis Rally


May 28th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, May 28 (IANS) World champion Sebastien Loeb of France won the Acropolis Rally for third time in the history of the four-day so-called "Rally of Gods" in Greece, and ... Read more...

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ICC launches spot-fixing probe against Kenyan player


May 24th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 24 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has launched an investigation into fresh match-fixing claims involving a Kenyan player during a 2011 World Cup match against Pakistan at ... Read more...

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Was at the wrong place at wrong time: Parnell


May 21st, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Pune Warriors' South African fast bowler Wayne Parnell claimed Monday that he doesn't do drugs and was at the wrong place at the wrong time when ... Read more...

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