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Spain’s Nicolas Almagro wins Brazil Open


February 20th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 20 (IANS) Spaniard Niclos Almagro beat Italy's Filippo Volandri to win the Brazil Open tennis for the third time.For the first time in tournament history, the ... Read more...

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No Lalu rockets, Nitish patakas this Diwali


October 24th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) It seems politicians in Bihar are losing their spark - to be replaced by the likes of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and a cluth of Bollywood ... Read more...

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PTF to invite Sania Mirza for women’s event in proposed “Wagah border match”


April 26th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 26(ANI): The Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) is set to invite Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza for a women's exhibition match in the proposed Indo-Pak tennis series at the Wagah ... Read more...

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Facing Sania in Wagah “border match” would be “dream come true”, says Pak ace


April 23rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 23(ANI): Pakistan's top-ranked woman tennis player Ushna Suhail has said that she is ready to face Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza at the Wagah Border, if the Pakistan Tennis Federation ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak women’s tennis series proposed


April 17th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 17(ANI): Pakistan's top tennis organizer Shahida Kausar Farooq has proposed a showpiece Indo-Pak women's tennis series that could be jointly hosted by both countries.Farooq suggested the idea at a ... Read more...

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No dearth of talent in northeast India: Tripura governor


January 26th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, Jan 26 (IANS) The success of tennis player Somdev Devvarman, who won a gold medal in the Commonwealth Games, shows that "there is no dearth of talent in northeast India", ... Read more...

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My dream is to win Davis Cup for India: Somdev


December 27th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 27 (IANS) India No.1 Somdev Devvarman Monday said his dream is to lead India to a Davis Cup title win."India have entered in the World Group of tennis. My ... Read more...

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Tennis star Somdev keen to train northeast players


December 6th, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Dec 6 (IANS) India's tennis sensation Somdev Devvarman, who won two gold medals at the Guangzhou Asian Games last month, is keen to train promising players from the ... Read more...

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Tripura basks in their tennis star Somdev’s glory at CWG (Lead)


October 11th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Oct 11 (IANS) Tripura celebrated Monday, a day after Somdev Devvarman's gold scripted history at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Delhi. The tennis sensation, who belongs to the ... Read more...

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Crackers, sweets in Tripura as Somdev scripts history at Games


October 11th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 11 (IANS) Tripura was in celebratory mode Monday, a day after Somdev Devvarman's gold scripted history at the Commonwealth Games (CWG). The tennis sensation, who belongs to the state's ... Read more...

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Serena Williams Flaunts Her Svelte Figure In Miami


October 6th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez The American professional tennis player Serena Williams was spotted by the shutterbugs last Monday and wowed the onlookers by showing off her curvaceous body. The No.1 player in singles ... Read more...

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Pak tennis sensation Aisam gets grand welcome at home


September 16th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 16 (ANI): Pakistan's tennis star Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi received a hero's homecoming, with government and Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) officials welcoming him with garlands, as his fans raised slogans "long ... Read more...

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US Open Finals Update


September 14th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the rains delaying the final of the US Open by one day, it looked like Novak Djokovic had the perfect edge in the clash against ... Read more...

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Youth Olympic medal winners to get cash rewards


August 28th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) announced cash rewards of Rs.400,000 for silver medallists and Rs.200,000 for bronze medal winners of the inaugural edition of the Youth Olympics ... Read more...

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India finish with eight medals at inaugural Youth Olympics


August 26th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 26 (IANS) The Indian contingent will return home with a rich haul of medals from the inaugural Youth Olympics which concluded here Thursday. India finished their campaign with an overall tally ... Read more...

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Vikas bags bronze, paddlers struggle at Youth Olympics


August 24th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 24 (IANS) Indian boxer Vikas Krishan bagged a bronze medal after his Mexican opponent Daniel Echeverria was disqualified in the men's 60 kg category at the Youth Olympics here Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Yuki, Arjun win silver for India (Lead)


August 21st, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 21 (IANS) India's tennis sensation Yuki Bhambri and discus thrower Arjun won a silver each to take the country's medals tally to five at the Youth Olympics here Saturday. Yuki had ... Read more...

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Russia’s Sharapova named world’s highest-paid female athlete


August 20th, 2010 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova was named the world's highest-paid female athlete by Forbes magazine. Sharapova pulled in $24.5 million over the past year, including $1 ... Read more...

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Prannoy, Yuki shine at Youth Olympics


August 18th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 18 (IANS) Sunil Kumar Prannoy ensured India of another medal as he stormed into the boys singles badminton final while tennis sensation Yuki Bhambri moved into the semifinals on ... Read more...

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Bollettieri to pick young talent in India


July 10th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Well-known American coach Nick Bollettieri will arrive in India Saturday to select tennis players for the IMG-Reliance scholarship programme. Assisted by the All India Tennis Association (AITA), ... Read more...

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“In-house” tennis tournament helping Pak cricketers relax, keep fit during ICC T20WC


May 14th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 14 (ANI): The Pakistan cricket team, which is just a couple of steps away from retaining the ICC World T20 Championship in the West Indies, has adopted a unique ... Read more...

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No ‘wedding gift’ for Shoaib Malik by lifting 1-year ban: PCB


May 13th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 13 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) Director of Cricket Operations Zakir Khan has denied reports regarding the one year ban imposed on all-rounder Shoaib Malik being lifted as a gift ... Read more...

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Shoaib seeking 35 million rupees for media rights of ‘walima’ reception


April 25th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.25 (ANI): Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik wants to cash on his extensively reported wedding with Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza, as he has reportedly demanded 35 million rupees for media rights ... Read more...

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‘Walima’ on Apr 25, reception on Apr 27 for ‘just married’ Shoaib-Sania


April 20th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.20 (ANI): The reception and 'walima' dates of the newly married sports couple cricketer Shoaib Malik and Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza have been announced.While the reception will be held on ... Read more...

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For Sania-Shoaib, it was love at ‘third’ sight, not ‘first’ or ’second’!


April 16th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Apr. 16 (ANI): Falling in love at first sight in not new, but ever heard of falling in love in the third one? Well, that's the case as far as the ... Read more...

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‘Shoania’ TV coverage like tabloid journalism by dregs of profession: Pak Editorial


April 10th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.10 (ANI): The way in which the Pakistani media, especially the electronic medium, has handled the controversy surrounding the wedding of cricketer Shoaib Malik and Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza, has ... Read more...

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Gilani sending ’special gift’ for celebrity couple Sania-Shoaib


April 9th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.9 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani would be sending a 'special gift' to cricketer Shoaib Malik and Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza on their wedding, which is scheduled ... Read more...

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Shoiab Malik contemplating legal action against first wife’s family for ‘fraud’ marriage


April 2nd, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.2 (ANI): The controversy surrounding Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik's marriage with tennis sensation Sania Mirza is getting bigger by the day, with the former skipper planning to go to court against ... Read more...

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Sania should follow tradition, play for Pak after marriage: PTF chief


April 1st, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.1 (ANI): Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) chief Dilawar Abbas has said that India's tennis sensation Sania Mirza should represent Pakistan in international tennis tournaments after entering into wedlock with cricketer Shoaib ... Read more...

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Political issues could be resolved through Sania, Shoaib type positive approach : Nawaz


March 31st, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.31 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif has said he is happy at the news of the wedding of Indian tennis sensation ... Read more...

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Not making any political statement by marrying Shoaib Malik, says Sania


March 30th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, March 30 (ANI): Tennis sensation Sania Mirza on Tuesday said that she would not be making any political statement by marrying Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik.Sania and Shoaib are scheduled to ... Read more...

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Sania Mirza all set to visit Pakistan, gets visa


March 30th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 30(ANI): Tennis sensation Sania Mirza and her family got their Pakistan visa on Tuesday, and will be leaving for Pakistan shortly to meet former cricket captain Shoib Malik and ... Read more...

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Injured Sania confident of playing in Commonwealth Games


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza, who is out with a troublesome wrist, is confident of playing in the Commonwealth Games, beginning October 3 in New Delhi. ... Read more...

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Brooklyn Decker On ‘Sports Illustrated Swimsuit’ Coverpage Gets Mom Emotional


February 10th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brooklyn Decker, the 22-year-old model is truly happy for getting the honor of being on the cover page of the very prestigious "Sports Illustrated Swimsuit" issue. ... Read more...

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Fearless Federer to take revenge on Murray


November 24th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 24 (ANI): Despite losing six of his nine matches to rival Andy Murray, Roger Federer reckons that he does not fear playing the British tennis sensation.The rivals will ... Read more...

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