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Andy Murray Survived Mass School Shooting


September 12th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 25 year old tennis star from Britain Andy Murray won the US open championship on Monday night. He also has a gold medal from the London ... Read more...

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Serena Williams wins 6-0, 6-0 in the US Open 4th round


September 4th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Renowned tennis champion Serena Williams just had her fourth straight set victory of the United States Open tournament by defeating Andrea Hvalackova of Czech Republic. ... Read more...

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For baby, everything’s on the backburner: Lara Dutta (Interview)


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 3 (IANS) From feeding her baby to changing her nappies to singing lullabies, Lara Dutta is busy playing a hands-on mother to her seven-month-old daughter Saira. She ... Read more...

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China’s Zheng tags herself ‘lightweight tennis champion’


July 1st, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Being one of the most dimunitive figures in the Wimbledon, Chinese tennis player Zheng Jie feels like a 'lightweight champion'.Zheng stands only 1.64 metres and ... Read more...

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Serena Williams launches debut rap song


May 12th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 12 (IANS) Tennis champion Serena Williams has launched a teaser of her new, untitled rap song.Williams entered a recording studio in her attempt to pursue music ... Read more...

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China can’t reach Beijing gold haul in London, says official


April 20th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) China will not be able to repeat their Beijing Olympics performance of topping the gold medal tally when they compete at the London Olympic Games, a ... Read more...

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Vijay Amritraj inspires brave-hearts of Mumbai Marathon


January 14th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) A 70-strong contingent of heart patients from the renowned Asian Heart Institute (AHI) will join 39,000 fit runners Sunday at the high-profile 9th Standard Chartered ... Read more...

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Yuki Bhambri and Rutuja Bhosale are new national tennis champions


October 15th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Delhi's Yuki Bhambri Saturday became the new national tennis champion, though his 6-4, 7-6(6) victory over top seed Vishnu Vardhan was marred by contentious line ... Read more...

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Court heard in disbelief Majeed’s series of boasts


October 10th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) The cricket agent Mazhar Majeed, who is at the centre of spot-fixing allegations, came up with a series of boasts to the undercover journalist who ... Read more...

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Sumant Misra: Grandfather of Indian tennis (Obituary)


September 4th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Sumant Misra, one of India's early tennis legends and the first Indian tennis champion in 1946 during British rule, was aptly called the "grandfather ... 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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For Wimbledon final, Murray ready to miss pal Haye’s clash with Klitschko in Germany


April 25th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 25 (ANI): British tennis champion Andy Murray may miss close pal and boxer David Haye's long-anticipated world title clash with arch Ukrainian foe Wladimir Klitschko in Hamburg, Germany, on July ... Read more...

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Federer says Murray will come out of his form slump


March 28th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 28 (ANI): Sixteen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has said that British tennis champion Andy Murray will come out of his worst form slump.The Daily Express quoted Federer, as ... Read more...

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President Patil’s intervention gets job for injured woman footballer


March 24th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): Taking serious note of former Indian women's football team vice captain Madhu Kumari's plight, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has intervened and helped her ... Read more...

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Murray not to play tennis for two months after Oz Open loss


January 31st, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, jan.31 (ANI): British tennis champion Andy Murray has said that he not play the sport for the next two months following his thrashing in the Australian Open final."I might not ... Read more...

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Murray’s girlfriend to watch Oz Open finals from London home


January 29th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.29 (ANI): British tennis champion Andy Murray's long-term girlfriend, Kim Sears, will be watching his Australian Open final against Slovak Novak Djokovic from their London home on Sunday.Jim Courier, the ... Read more...

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`I’m just one match from Slam glory, insists Murray


January 29th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.29 (ANI): Australian Open finalist and British tennis champion Andy Murray believes that he is only one match away from Grand Slam glory.After beating Spaniard David Ferrer in a four-set ... Read more...

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Murray thought someone was giving birth when Venus Williams was playing


January 20th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20 (ANI):The grunting and groaning by women tennis players in the ongoing Australian Open has led British tennis champion to say that he has "never heard so much noise ... Read more...

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India lacks good coaches, says Somdev Devvarman


January 2nd, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Jan.2 (ANI): Tennis champion Somdev Devvarman in a recent interaction with young tennis enthusiasts in Tripura said the country lacks good coaches to groom abundant young talent."There is a lot ... Read more...

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Is Anna Kournikova married to Enrique Iglesias?


November 21st, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): Rumours that Anna Kournikova has secretly married Enrique Iglesias were fuelled, after the former was spotted wearing a wedding ring.The couple has been dating for nearly eight years ... Read more...

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Federer says he has asked IMG chief about betting allegation


November 10th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York/Paris, Nov.10 (ANI): Tennis champion Roger Federer has reportedly approached sports and media conglomerate IMG for clarifications on his role in allegations of a breach of contract filed against Theodore ... Read more...

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CWG table tennis: Doubles gold brings tears in Sharath’s eyes (Roundup)


October 13th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Defending table tennis champion Sharath Kamal made up somewhat for his loss in the men's singles semi-finals in the morning by pairing up with Subhajit ... Read more...

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CWG: Indian athletics, gold count soars to new high (Night Lead)


October 12th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Indian athletics soared to a new high at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday with the women's quartet of Mandeep Kaur, Manjeet Kaur, Sini Jose and Ashwini Chidananda ... Read more...

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Webber’s ‘The Music of the Night, not Shakira’s steamy ‘Gypsy’ is ’softie’ Nadal’s favourite


September 15th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.15 (ANI): The theme song from Broadway's longest running musical play "The Phantom of the Opera," called "The Music of the Night," and not Shakira's steamy musical video "Gypsy" ... Read more...

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Serena Williams planning 3rd school in Kenya


August 30th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Tennis ace Serena Williams is planning to build a third school for underprivileged children as part of her charitable efforts in Kenya.The 28-year-old tennis champion joined a ... Read more...

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Serena Williams sparks ‘nose job’ rumours


August 28th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 28 (ANI): Serena Williams sparked speculations that she has got a nose job done when she turned up at a magazine cover party.The tennis champion revealed a remarkably fresh-faced ... Read more...

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Murray ready to play fantasy tennis at US Open


August 28th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.28 (ANI): Buoyed by back-to-back wins over Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in Toronto two weeks ago, British tennis champion Andy Murray is looking forward to snaring his first ... Read more...

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Murray in low key mode in run-up to Wimbledon


June 21st, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): British tennis champion Andy Murray has attracted surprisingly little attention in the run up to Wimbledon.According to The Telegraph, it has been so low-key for Murray this ... Read more...

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Murray aims to stay calm, conserve energy for French Open success


May 23rd, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): British tennis champion Andy Murray reckons that he needs to stay calm and conserve his energy if he is to enjoy success at the French Open.Murray is far ... Read more...

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Murray will not be 2010 French Open champion, says Becker


May 23rd, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, May 23(ANI): Former German tennis player Boris Becker insists that despite British tennis champion Andy Murray made the quarter-finals at French Open last season, he is still regarded as vulnerable on ... Read more...

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Andy Murray wary of Gasquet threat in French Open opener


May 22nd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): British tennis champion Andy Murray is far from complacent about his chances at the French Open after being pitted against local favourite Richard Gasquet in the opening match.Gasquet ... Read more...

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Husband of Greg Norman’s new lover troubled by split


April 24th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 24 (ANI): The former husband of golfing legend Greg Norman's new lover, Kirsten Kutner, is traumatised by his split.'Senior financier Neal Kutner is troubled by his split with Sydney's glamorous ... Read more...

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Martina Navratilova Suffering From Breast Cancer


April 8th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Apr 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tennis Legend Martina Navratilova on Wednesday, during an interview to a media source revealed that she is suffering from breast cancer. The nine-time Wimbledon tennis champion ... Read more...

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Shakira enjoys her gypsy life


March 13th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Popular singer Shakira, who is engaged to lawyer Antonio de la Rua, says she is unable to settle in one place as her work commitments take her ... Read more...

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Rapper Common to marry Serena Williams?


March 12th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Rapper Lonnie Rashid Lynn, better known as Common, has fuelled rumours that he will marry Serena Williams by going public with his love for the tennis champion. "Serena ... Read more...

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