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I wasn’t going to call it Playboy: Hugh Hefner (With Images)


September 20th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Playboy chief Hugh Hefner says initially he wanted to call his world-famous magazine Stag Party but decided to change it to Playboy at the last ... Read more...

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US Open: Paes-Stepanek set-up final clash with Bryan brothers (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) India's ace tennis player Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek set-up a final date with second seeded American twins Mike and Bob Bryan ... Read more...

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Casillas, Xavi win Prince of Asturias award


September 6th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) The prestigious Prince of Asturias Award for Sport was awarded to Spain football internationals Iker Casillas and Xavi Hernandez.The award saw the Real Madrid goalkeeper and ... Read more...

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Learning came with the experience for ‘Khwaabb’ director


August 29th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) "Khwaabb" is his first movie and director Zaid Ali Khan says that irrespective of which film institute one has been to, it is the movie-making ... Read more...

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Maria Sharapova opens up a candy business


August 21st, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tennis player Maria Sharapova just opened up a candy business. She says that she loves candy and opening up a candy business was exciting for ... Read more...

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Li Na in Cincinnati final


August 19th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati (US), Aug 19 (IANS) Chinese tennis player Li Na beat American Venus Williams 7-5, 3-6, 6-1 to reach the final of the Cincinnati Masters.The former French Open winner ... Read more...

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Azarenka takes tennis bronze for Belarus


August 4th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Victoria Azarenka beat Russia's Maria Kirilenko in straight sets to take the bronze for Belarus in the women's singles tennis at the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Shooter Gagan wins bronze, Saina advances (Intro Roundup)


July 31st, 2012 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Ace rifleman Gagan Narang made India proud by winning its first medal - a bronze - while champion shuttler Saina Nehwal and both the men's ... Read more...

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Olympics: Lucky Vardhan to play tennis singles too


July 29th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Indian tennis player Vishnu Vardhan Sunday has got a lucky place in the men's singles draw replacing German Philipp Kohlschreiber who pulled out of the ... Read more...

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Olympics: China’s Li Na turns to focus to doubles after singles loss


July 29th, 2012 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Chinese No.1 women's tennis player Li Na said she will focus on the doubles after losing to Slovakia's Daniela Hantuchova 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in the first ... Read more...

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Federer says Olympics tougher than a Grand Slam


July 27th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Roger Federer says winning the Olympic gold could be harder than winning a Grand Slam title.Federer, who made history three ... Read more...

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New Barbie dolls for Olympics 2012


July 26th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Mattel Toys India has launched new editions of the "Barbie I Can Be" range of dolls to commemorate the entire female contingent for Olympics 2012, a ... Read more...

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Roddick up for Olympic glory on his favourite surface


July 26th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Andy Roddick of the United States is eagerly awaiting the London 2012 Olympic Games tennis tournament which will be played at Wimbledon on grass, one ... Read more...

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Partnership with Qureshi shattered many a myth: Bopanna


July 25th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna says it was his doubles partnership with Pakistan's Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi on the international circuit that shattered many myths."Most of the ... Read more...

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Yeh dil maange more, says boxer Vijender


July 24th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) India's top boxer Vijender Singh, bronze medallist at 2008 Beijing Games, said never ever did he think he would participate in three Olympics but he yearns ... Read more...

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Somdev not surprised at getting Olympic wild card


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Indian tennis player Somdev Devvarman says he was not surprised at getting a singles wild card entry for the London Olympics."The news that I got ... Read more...

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Bopanna gains a place in doubles rankings, Bhupathi drops one


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna gained a place in the ATP World Tour doubles rankings to go up to 13th with 4,540 points.The Bangalore ... Read more...

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Sharapova enthusiastic about dream Olympic debut


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has said that she had dreamt of competing in the Olympic Games since she was a child and is looking ... Read more...

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I know what it takes to win an Olympic medal: Paes


July 20th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 20 (IANS) India's ace tennis player Leander Paes has said he knows what it takes to win an Olympic medal and will not distract himself by ... Read more...

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Sushil deserves to carry the flag: Leander Paes


July 20th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 20 (IANS) India's top tennis player Leander Paes said wrestler Sushil Kumar deserves to be the flag bearer of the Olympic contingent during the opening ceremony ... Read more...

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Del Potro dreams of Olympic medal


July 17th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 17 (IANS) Argentinean tennis star Juan Martin Del Potro says bringing home a medal from the London Olympics would be as good as winning a Grand Slam ... Read more...

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Bollywood films, music Bhupathi’s stress buster


July 13th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi, who is busy preparing for the London Olympics beginning July 27, turns to Bollywood films and songs for some relaxation.When asked ... 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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Jwala backs Sania’s claim on male chauvinism


June 27th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Shuttler Jwala Gutta has backed her fellow Hyderabadi tennis player Sania Mirza's claim that male chauvinism is part of Indian sports."All India Tennis Association (AITA) ... Read more...

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AITA rejects Sania’s claims, says team selected on merit


June 27th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Wednesday rejected claims made by Sania Mirza that she was made a bait to pacify Leander Paes and ... Read more...

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Sania tears apart AITA, doesn’t spare Paes and Bhupathi (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Indian woman tennis star Sania Mirza ripped apart the All India Tennis Association (AITA) for using her as a bait to pacify warring Leander ... Read more...

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Nalbandian spared more punishment for Queen’s Club incident


June 25th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Argentine tennis player David Nalbandian will not face further discipline from the ATP for injuring a line judge at the Queen's Club here.Nalbandian lost the ... Read more...

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Nadal named flag bearer for Spain’s Olympic team


June 21st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 21 (IANS) Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal was named the flag bearer for his country at the London Olympic Games which begin July 27.Nadal, who won the ... Read more...

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Krishna plays key role in breaking tennis deadlock


June 21st, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday played a key role in convincing Leander Paes to pair-up with Vishnu Vardhan and end the week-long ... Read more...

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Paes serves a threat, AITA defers Olympics selection (Roundup)


June 20th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) was forced to defer its announcement of the final pairing for the London Games till Thursday after Leander ... Read more...

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Paes threatens to withdraw from Olympics


June 20th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) India's tennis ace Leander Paes Wednesday served notice to the All India Tennis Association (AITA) saying he would pull out of the London Olympics ... Read more...

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Putin congratulates Sharapova on French Open victory


June 10th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 10 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Maria Sharapova on her winning the French Open tournament.In his telegram message, Putin praised the Russian-born tennis player for ... Read more...

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Djokovic to play charity match in Rio


June 5th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 5 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic has agreed to play an exhibition match here in November against retired Brazilian star Gustavo Kuerten. This ... Read more...

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Sharapova proud of her Russian origin


May 30th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 30 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Despite being the world's highest-earning sportswoman, Russian No.1 tennis player Maria Sharapova says she's proud to hail from a run-down Siberian town."I am really happy ... Read more...

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Djokovic confident of winning maiden French Open crown


May 26th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 26 (IANS) The World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic has backed himself to win the 2012 French Open though he conceded clay court expert Rafael Nadal remained ... Read more...

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