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AITA reacts strongly to Bhupathi’s charges


September 18th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Tuesday hit back strongly against the charges levelled at it by tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi saying the player was ... Read more...

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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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We brought out our best game: Paes


September 8th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (IANS) India's tennis star Leander Paes said that he and his Czech partner brought their 'A' game against the Bryan brothers in the US Open men's ... Read more...

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US Open: Sharapova to face Azarenka in semis (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova survived a scare to beat 11th seed Marion Bartoli in the US Open women's singles quarterfinal here at ... Read more...

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Sharapova reaches US Open semi-finals


September 6th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova defeated France's Marion Bartoli 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the US Open semi-finals.The match between Sharapova, the world ... Read more...

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I feared I was pregnant: Sharapova


August 28th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova said she feared she was pregnant when she contracted a stomach bug earlier this month.Sharapova withdrew from the Canadian ... Read more...

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Change Goa law to promote wedding tourism


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) Long drawn marriage procedures in Goa are a hindrance to promoting the state as a wedding tourism destination, says a tourism official.Speaking on the sidelines ... Read more...

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Sania hosts kids in Yale (With Image)


August 21st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Haven (Connecticut), Aug 21 (IANS) Indian tennis star Sania Mirza, who was here to take part in a tournament, took some time off to host a kids day clinic ... Read more...

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Ill Sharapova out of Canadian Open


August 9th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has been forced to withdraw from the Rogers Cup in Montreal because of a "bad stomach virus", organisers said ... Read more...

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Murray’s pups proudly display their master’s medals (Olympics Diary)


August 8th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 8 (IANS) Tennis star Andy Murray won a gold and a silver medal for Great Britain, but had his medals snatched away - by his two ... Read more...

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Reports on Istanbul wedding false: Sharapova


August 5th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Reports Maria Sharapova is to wed Slovenian basketball star and fiance Sasha Vujacic in Istanbul this fall are "false rumors", the Russian tennis star ... 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 of superstitions (Olympic diary)


July 30th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London July 30 (IANS) Many Olympians may strongly believe in scientific methods of training, yet they are superstitious. They seem to think that some of their routine rituals are ... Read more...

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Expect charming athletes at London Olympics: Chinese daily


July 27th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) The attention will be focussed on good-looking athletes at the London Olympics, said a state-run Chinese daily Friday.An article "What to expect at London Olympics: ... Read more...

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Bhupathi hopes to meet Bolt in his ‘dream’ fifth Olympics


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) India tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi Monday said he never thought of playing in his fifth Olympics and expressed the desire to meet Jamaican sprint star Usain ... 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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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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I don’t pay much attention to critics: Anand


July 12th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) World chess champion Viswanathan Anand said Thursday he did not pay much attention to critics who have been raising questioning about his age despite his ... Read more...

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Sharapova stoic about losing No.1 spot


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova is calm about losing the World No.1 spot with defeat in the fourth round at Wimbledon, the Russian tennis star has said.Either ... 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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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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Boxer Mayweather biggest grosser, Woods third on list


June 19th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Tiger Woods fell to third in the list of the 100 highest-paid athletes released by Forbes magazine, trailing boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.The former ... Read more...

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Sharapova could carry Russian flag in Olympics


June 13th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova is a leading contender to carry the Russian flag at the opening ceremony for the 2012 Olympic Games in ... Read more...

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Olympic medal next target: Sania


June 8th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Indian tennis star Sania Mirza, who Thursday won her maiden French Open mixed doubles title with compatriot Mahesh Bhupathi, said an Olympic medal is their ... Read more...

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TV doesn’t have many fashion-based shows: Shantanu


May 31st, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Shantanu Mehra of designer duo Shantanu-Nikhil feels that television doesn't have shows dedicated to fashion and hopes "I Love Style" will help in filling ... Read more...

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Bhupathi goes online to sell sports merchandise


May 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) India's ace tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi Friday stepped into the e-commerce world by unveiling an online portal -- www.Sports365.in -- to sell sports merchandise, including ... Read more...

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Sania gains four places in tennis singles rankings


May 14th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Indian tennis star Sania Mirza moved up in the world women's singles tennis rankings from 191 to 187.In the rankings released over the weekend, ... Read more...

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Azarenka dumps Li Na out of Madrid Open


May 11th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Chinese tennis star Li Na bowed out of the Madrid Open Friday after losing 6-3, 3-6, 3-6 to top seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in a ... Read more...

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Djokovic criticises ATP for ignoring players’ interest


May 8th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 8 (IANS) World No.1 men's tennis player Novak Djokovic has hit out at ATP for failing to consult the players before approving the Madrid Open's controversial court ... Read more...

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Lara won’t return to a film set soon (Movie Snippets)


April 26th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Actress-producer Lara Dutta, who gave birth to a baby girl in January this year, says although she is reading scripts, she won't be back to ... Read more...

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Maria Sharapova’s new haircut sparks internet frenzy


April 18th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A short haircut by Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova provoked a backlash among fans after she posted pictures of the new style on her ... Read more...

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Clijsters out for four weeks due to hip injury


March 29th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 29 (IANS) Belgian tennis star Kim Clijsters will be sidelined for at least four weeks after tearing a hip muscle, her agent said in a statement."Kim has got ... Read more...

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Argentina’s Del Potro dreams of ATP No.1 spot


March 24th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 24 (IANS) Argentinian tennis star Juan Martin del Potro, currently No.11 in the world ATP ranking, said he dreams of "becoming No.1", though he admitted that the ... Read more...

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Cameron Diaz , new face of Tag Heur


March 13th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) After actor Leonardo DiCaprio and tennis star Maria Sharapova, actress Cameron Diaz has been roped in as the new brand ambassador of international watch company ... Read more...

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Caroline Wozniacki and Rory McIlroy have a junk food bet


February 27th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki and golfer partner Rory McIlroy has entered into an unusual bet. Wozniacki revealed the bet to reporters during a press interaction. She ... Read more...

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