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Murray’s road to US Open title


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Britain's Andy Murray, who defeated Serbia's Novak Djokovic in Monday's men's singles final, had a tough third round match against Spaniard Feliciano Lopez, three ... Read more...

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U.S. Open: Paes-Stepanek in third round


September 1st, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) Indo-Czech pair of Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek moved into the U.S. Open third round here at the Flushing Meadows.The fifth seeds defeated unseeded Brazilian ... Read more...

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Michelle wins national women chess


August 26th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Tenth seed Michelle Catherina of Tamil Nadu ensured a thrilling end to the Amity 39th National Women Challengers Chess Championship by defeating third seed Nimmy ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Light heavyweight gold for Russia’s Mekhontsev


August 12th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Yegor Mekhontsev won his country's first boxing gold medal of the Olympics beating Kazakhstan's Adilbek Niyazymbetov on a tie-break in the final here at ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Record-breaker Rossi takes gold in women’s trap


August 4th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy's Jessica Rossi blew away the competition and the world record in the women's trap Saturday, missing just one of 100 shots on her way ... Read more...

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Olympics: Sharapova sweats to oust Robson in round 2


August 1st, 2012 - 7:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova beat Britain's Laura Robson, ranked 98 in the world, in the second round of the Olympic tournament Tuesday, but the Russian No. ... Read more...

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Selvaraj knocks out Jeong at ITF meet


July 31st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) Local challenger Ajai Selvaraj upset fifth seeded Korean Suk-Young Jeong of South Korea 7-6 (2), 6-3, and joined fellow-Indians Jeevan Nedunchezhyan, Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan and Vijay Sundar ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap brings cheer on a mixed day for India (Evening Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Olympic debutant Parupalli Kashyap brought some smiles back on the faces of India's supporters winning his first round badminton singles on a day when other shuttlers, ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Indian men bow out after tense finish (Roundup)


July 28th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian men failed to hold their nerves in crunch situations after a sound start to lose to Japan in the tie-breaker and bow out of the ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Indian men crash out (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian archers failed to hold their nerves in crunch situations after a sound start to lose to Japan in the tie-breaker and bow out of the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap brings cheer after early reverses (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap brought some smiles back on the faces of India's supporters winning his first round badminton singles after his teammates Jwala Gutta and V. Diju ... Read more...

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Roddick clinches Atlanta title


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, July 23 (IANS) Former world number one Andy Roddick came back from a set down to win the Atlanta Open tennis event against 63rd-ranked Gilles Muller 1-6, 7-6(2), ... 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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Unsung Czech Lukas Rosol stuns Nadal (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 5:56 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Little-known Czech Lukas Rosol pulled off one of the biggest upsets at Wimbledon by knocking out two-time champion Rafael Nadal over five sets in the ... Read more...

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Chen faces Vardhan in ITF title round


June 15th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) Top Seed Ti Chen of Chinese Taipei, ranked 301, saved a match point to beat a feisty fourth seed Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan 3-6, 7-6 (7), 6-4 ... Read more...

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Chen stumbles into semis of ITF meet


June 14th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Top seed Ti Chen (Chinese Taipei) survived a scare while overcoming un-seeded Ashwin Vijayragavan 7-6 (7), 6-3 in 102 minutes en route to the semi-finals of ... Read more...

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Vardhan lifts Mysore ITF Title


June 9th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 9 (IANS) Second seed Vishnu Vardhan claimed the men's singles title in the Mysore ITF Open championship with a clinical 7-6 (9-7), 6-3 victory over the seventh seeded ... Read more...

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Vardhan, Balaji in title round of ITF meet


June 8th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore June 8 (IANS) Vishnu Vardhan and Sriram Balaji virtually snatched victories from the jaws of defeat in the semi-finals to set up a title clash in the $10,000 ... Read more...

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Vardhan, Balaji in title round of ITF meet


June 8th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore June 8 (IANS) Vishnu Vardhan and Sriram Balaji virtually snatched victories from the jaws of defeat in the semi-finals to set up a title clash in the $10,000 ... Read more...

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Top seed Chen bows out of ITF meet


June 7th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 7 (IANS) Eighth seeded Kittiphong Wachiramanowong from Thailand pulled off the biggest upset of the competition by knocking out top seed Ti Chen (Chinese Taipei) 6-2, 7-6(5) ... Read more...

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Putin praises Russian, Indian chess schools


May 31st, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 31 (IANS) Russian president Vladimir Putin Thursday praised Russian and Indian chess schools and said they were among the best in the world.Putin met Indian Grandmaster (GM) Vishwanathan ... Read more...

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I’m relieved: Anand (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS) India's five-time World Chess Champion Vishwanathan Anand says he was too tense to be happy after he won the title for the fifth time beating Israeli ... Read more...

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Family celebrates Anand’s historic feat in Moscow (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) Viswanathan Iyer, father of five-time World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand, said Wednesday it was the proudest moment in the family's life as his son beat Israeli ... Read more...

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Anand crowned World Chess Champion for fifth time (Second Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS) Defending champion Vishwanathan Anand of India clinched the World Chess Championship title for the fifth time here Wednesday defeating Israeli challenger Boris Gelfand in a rapid-chess ... Read more...

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Anand’s family elated at win


May 30th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) Viswanathan Iyer, father of five-time World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand, said Wednesday it was the proudest moment in the family's life as his son beat Israeli ... Read more...

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Too tense to be happy: Anand


May 30th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS) India's five-time World Chess Champion Vishwanathan Anand says he was too tense to be happy after he won the title for the fifth time beating Israeli ... Read more...

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My 40-minute chess move was crucial: Gelfand


May 29th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel's Boris Gelfand has said taking 40 minutes for a crucial move helped him draw the last round and stretch defending champion Viswanathan Anand to ... Read more...

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World chess title to be decided in te-breaker


May 28th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 28 (IANS/Ria Novsti) The World Chess Championship title will go to a tie-break after defending champion Viswanathan Anand drew with Israeli challenger Boris Gelfand in the 12th game at ... Read more...

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Negi youngest to win Asian Chess Championship


May 14th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India's newly-crowned Asian chess champion Primarjan Negi has become the youngest to win the continental title.The 19-year-old Negi, who won the Asian title in the ... Read more...

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India’s Negi is Asian chess champion


May 14th, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Ho Chi Minh City, May 14 (IANS) Indian Grand Master Parimarjan Negi and Irene Sukandar of Indonesia emerged champions of the Asian Continental Open and Women's championships respectively here Sunday.Negi ... Read more...

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Sharma ousts Giner in ITF tennis


May 1st, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 1 (IANS) Kaza Vinayak Sharma of India caused an upset when he ousted second seeded Marc Giner from Spain 6-3, 7-6(3) in the first round of the MCC-SR ... Read more...

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Roddick stuns Federer in three-set thriller in Miami


March 27th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Miami (Florida), March 27 (IANS) American Andy Roddick stunned third-seeded and World No.3 Roger Federer 7-6 (7-4), 1-6, 6-4 in the third round of the Sony Ericsson Open, Miami ... Read more...

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Kyra races into semis of ITF tennis


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 22 (IANS) Kyra Shroff, the 19-year-old Indian wild card, scalped higher ranked Nungnadda Wannasuk from Thailand 6-3, 6-4, en route to the semi-finals of the QNet ITF Open ... Read more...

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Federer claims fourth Indian Wells title


March 19th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 19 (IANS) Swiss maestro Roger Federer claimed his fourth BNP Paribas title, beating American John Isner in straight sets here.Federer is at par with Spaniard ... Read more...

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Indian Wells: Sania-Vesnina in quarters


March 12th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells, (California), March 12 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina advanced to the quarterfinals of the women's doubles at the BNP Parisbas Open at Indian ... Read more...

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