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Indian flag hoisted at Olympic Village


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) At an elegant and colourful ceremony Sunday, the Indian contingent was formally welcomed and ushered into the London Olympics' Games Village here.Games Village Mayor Charles Allan ... Read more...

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Paes, Bhupathi should have sorted out disagreements earlier: Anand


July 13th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Asserting that Indian tennis stars Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi should have sorted out their disagreements much before the London Olympics instead of bringing up the ... Read more...

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Players should put country first, says Maken


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's sports minister Ajay Maken Friday appealed to the bickering tennis stars Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna to stop the infighting and ... Read more...

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‘Rs.14 crore disbursed to top sportspersons for training’


September 6th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Tennis stars Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi, Somdev Devvarman, Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza are among the large number of sportspersons who received grants totalling ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian wedding pics show her dressed in Vera Wang gown


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphrey tied the knot over the weekend with several celebrities gracing the ceremony. The A-list celebrities who attended the event last weekend ... Read more...

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‘Rally for Relief’ raises two million dollars for Oz flood victims


January 16th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 16(ANI): Tennis stars who are in Melbourne for the Australian Open, raised almost two million pounds by taking part in a charity event, 'Rally for Relief', to help the ... Read more...

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Tennis stars unite for ‘Rally for Relief’ for Oz flood victims


January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 14(ANI): Tennis stars who are in Melbourne for the Australian Open, will take part in a charity event, 'Rally for Relief', to help the flood victims of Queensland.Tennis Australia ... Read more...

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CWG: Pakistani wrestlers only saving grace for country


October 17th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Pakistani wrestlers who won two gold medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Delhi were the only saving grace for the country as it ... Read more...

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India’s Somdev enters CWG tennis quarterfinals


October 6th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): Indian tennis star Somdev Devvarman entered the men's singles quarterfinals with a thumping 6-0 6-1 win over unseeded Sri Lankan Amresh Jayawickreme in the second round ... Read more...

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Lifters win India’s first four medals at CWG 2010 (Night Lead)


October 4th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Weightlifters brought India's first four medals at the Commonwealth Games 2010 here Monday. Soniya Chanu won a silver and Sandhya Rani Devi a bronze in the ... Read more...

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India tennis stars look to leave mark on CWG debut (Tennis Preview)


October 3rd, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Indian tennis players look good for a fair clutch of medals on home turf as the sport makes its debut at the 19th Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Russian spy Chapman beats Kournikova to claim ’sexiest woman’ title


September 30th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): Russian spy siren Anna Chapman has emerged victorious after beating Anna Kournikova in the sexiest woman competition.Busted for being a secret agent, Chapman is back under media ... Read more...

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Aisam-Bopanna may play against Bryan brothers in fund-raising match for flood victims


September 29th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 29 (ANI): The tennis duo comprising India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi may get another chance to play against the top-seeded Bryan brothers, this time not for a ... Read more...

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Nadal, Federer brush up unique self-portraits for charity


September 26th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 26(ANI): Tennis stars Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer have created their own unique self-portraits, by smashing paint-covered tennis balls at a giant canvas, which will be exhibited at London's ... Read more...

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How many medals will hosts India win?


September 6th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Sept 7 (IANS) With less than a month to go for the Commonwealth Games, the focus is slowly shifting from all the controversies surrounding its preparation to ... Read more...

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Top tennis players say their commitment is only for Davis Cup (Lead)


August 21st, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A trickily-worded clarification by top Indian tennis stars over their threatened boycott of the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games has led to different interpretations. While Anil Khanna, All ... Read more...

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Indian tennis stars to play in CWG with full strength


August 21st, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 21 (ANI): Top Indian tennis stars Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi, Rohan Bopanna and Somdev Devvarman have jointly issued a press statement saying they will play in full strength ... Read more...

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Top tennis stars threaten CWG pullout, government blames AITA


August 20th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Top Indian tennis players Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi, Somdev Devvarman and Rohan Bopanna have threatened to pull out of the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games over ... Read more...

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Indian tennis stars threaten to pull out of CWG over non-payment of dues


August 20th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): The top Indian tennis stars have threatened to pull out of the 2010 Commonwealth Games over non-payment of dues by the All India Tennis Association (AITA) ... Read more...

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Will this little girl be our Serena Williams?


June 30th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Five-year old Britisher Jhonayah Fletchman, who was compared to gold dust by an ex-coach for the Lawn Tennis Association is being touted as the next Serena Williams."As ... Read more...

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Serena says rivals glad that parents stopped after producing two tennis stars


June 30th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Serena Williams, who is course to securing a place in this year's Wimbledon's finals, thinks her rivals are probably glad that her parents produced only two tennis ... Read more...

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Tennis stars to play for Haiti earthquake victims


January 16th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 16 (DPA) Roger Federer is to lead major tennis stars in a Sunday benefit for Haitian earthquake victims, with the world number one saying the idea came to him ... Read more...

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Somdev, Rohan receive wild cards for Chennai Open


December 21st, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) Indian Davis Cup players Somdev Devvarman and Rohan Bopanna have received wild cards for the singles main draw of ATP Aircel Chennai Open tennis tournament to be ... Read more...

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Henman didn’t hit a tennis ball for 17 months


October 4th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 4 (ANI): Former British tennis star Tim Henman has revealed that he did not hit a tennis ball for 17 months after retirement two years ago.The Scotsman quoted Henman, 35, ... Read more...

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Paes and Dlouhy win US Open men’s doubles title


September 14th, 2009 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 14 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Czech partner Lukas Dlouhy came back from a set down to win the US Open men's doubles title, their second Grand Slam ... Read more...

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Paes to face Bhupathi in US open doubles clash


September 11th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 11 (ANI): Irrespective of who wins or loses, India will triumph as two of its tennis stars-Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes-face each other in the US Open men's doubles ... Read more...

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Paes, Bhupathi enter US Open doubles semi-finals


September 9th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep.9 (ANI): Indian tennis stars Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi are hoping to compete against each other in the doubles finals of the US OPen at Flushing Meadow after entering ... Read more...

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Williams sisters join Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez


August 26th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by IBNS
By Abhiroop MukherjeeAug 26 (IBNS) Tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams are joining Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez and Gloria and Emilio Estefan in becoming limited ownership partners in the National Football League's ... Read more...

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India-South Africa Davis Cup tie likely at select venue


May 13th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, May 13 (IANS) Hopes of residents of Soweto, the largest township in South Africa, that they may see Indian tennis stars like Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi in ... Read more...

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Gasquet tests positive for cocaine, faces two-year ban


May 11th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 11 (IANS) French tennis player Richard Gasquet admitted he tested positive for cocaine in a drug test held in a tournament in Key Biscayne, Florida, in March. Gasquet, World No. ... Read more...

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Elton John may perform at Andy Roddick’s wedding


April 17th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Legendary singer Elton John will perform at tennis ace Andy Roddick's wedding, it has emerged.Sources close to John have confirmed that he will perform at Roddick's wedding ... Read more...

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Yuki wins junior Australian Open to create history (Second Lead)


January 31st, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 31 (IANS) Yuki Bhambri Saturday joined a select band of three other great Indian tennis stars by winning a junior Grand Slam tennis title, but the only one to do ... Read more...

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Serbia loses sleep over its tennis kings and queens


January 19th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Jan 19 (DPA) With three of its tennis stars battling it out at the Australian Open, Serbia will be losing its sleep to see its stars live in action.The Serbs - ... Read more...

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Ashok Amritraj, UAE production house in $250 mn deal


November 3rd, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 3 (IANS) Hollywood producer Ashok Amritraj and the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) film production house Imagenation Abu Dhabi have entered into a $250 million agreement to develop, produce and distribute ... Read more...

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Federer vows to increase prize money


September 1st, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (DPA) Swiss tennis star Roger Federer is ready for a few changes at the ATP after his summer election to the Player Council along with fellow top contenders ... Read more...

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