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ONGC plans football academy in Tripura


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 11 (IANS) State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is planning to set up a football academy in Tripura to boost the sport in the northeastern region, an ... Read more...

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U.S. Open: Robson ousts Li Na


September 1st, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) British teen Laura Robson stunned Chinese ninth seed Li Na at the US Open here at the Flushing Meadows to book a fourth round ... Read more...

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Dodsal FC enters Durand Cup final


August 31st, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Dodsal FC, Mumbai's newest professional football club, entered the final of the Durand Cup Friday.Dodsal FC effortlessly beat most established football clubs of India on ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Paes-Vardhan go out with heads held high (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian men's doubles pair, Leander Paes and Vishnu Vardhan's campaign in the 2012 London Games came to an end Wednesday after they lost to the ... 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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Olympic archery: Indian men’s team knocked out


July 28th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian archers bowed out of the men's team event at the London Olympics after losing to Japan in the tie-breaker here Saturday.Both teams were tied at ... Read more...

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1976 Olympics: India’s worst show in hockey (Sports Special)


July 16th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Barely a year after winning the World Cup in the hot and steamy Kuala Lumpur, Indian hockey slid to its nadir amidst considerable controversy and acrimony among players as the ... 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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Paes-Stepanek, Bhupathi-Bopanna knocked out of Wimbledon


July 4th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek along with the Indian pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna crashed out of the men's ... Read more...

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India’s men archers qualify for London Olympics


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Indian men's archery team, comprising Jayanta Talukdar, Rahul Banerjee and Tarundeep Rai, qualified for the London Olympics after they finished second in the qualification ... Read more...

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Archer Tarundeep Rai to vie for World Cup bronze


June 21st, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) India's Tarundeep Rai lost in the semi-finals Wednesday and will play Gael Prevost of France for the bronze medal in the men's recurve individual event of ... 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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Jeevan survives close match in Bangalore ITF event


June 12th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 12 (IANS) Fourth seed Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan survived a tough two-setter to beat a defiant Sidharth Rawat 7-6 (6), 7-5 and moved into the pre-quarter-finals of the $10,000 Toyota ... Read more...

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Thai surprise for Vilardo in ITF meet


June 11th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) Qualifier Warit Sornbutnark from Thailand prevailed over the eighth seeded Francesco Vilardo of Italy in a baseline duel that lasted two hours, 41 minutes, 3-6, 6-2, ... 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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Arjun Kadhe in boys’s doubles quarters at French Open


June 6th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 6 (IANS) Pune boy Arjun Kadhe and his Peruvian partner Jorge Brian Panta Herreros stormed into the quarterfinals of the boy's doubles at the French Open with a ... Read more...

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French Open: Paes-Vesnina beat top seeds to enter semis


June 6th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 5 (IANS) Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina defeated top seeded duo of Max Mirnyi and Liezel Huber 4-6, 7-5, 10-5 to reach the mixed doubles semi-finals at the ... Read more...

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World champion Anand gets grand welcome


June 3rd, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 2 (IANS) Five-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand Saturday returned here from Moscow to a grand welcome."I thank all those who came to receive me. I am very ... Read more...

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Myneni, Malik in title round of ITF meet


June 1st, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mandya (Karnataka), June 1 (IANS) Fourth seed Saketh Myneni stunned No.2 Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan 7-6 (0), 6-3 here Friday to enter the final of the $10,000 Prem Sugars-ITF Men's Future tennis ... Read more...

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West Bengal invites Anand to Kolkata


June 1st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) West Bengal Sports Minister Madan Mitra Friday congratulated Viswanathan Anand for winning his fifth World Chess Title and invited him to visit Kolkata."Congratulations Anand, we are ... Read more...

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Paes-Peya advance in French Open


June 1st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 1 (IANS) Leander Paes and his new partner Alexander Peya entered the men's doubles second round at the French Open tennis tournament here, defeating Italy's Simone Bolelli ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa greets Anand


May 31st, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 31 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday greeted Viswanathan Anand for winning the World Chess Title for the fifth time.In a letter to Anand, Jayalalithaa said: ... Read more...

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PM congratulates Anand (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar and Congress President Sonia Gandhi Wednesday congratulated Viswanathan Anand for winning ... Read more...

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Calls of Bharat Ratna for Anand gain momentum (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Chennai, May 30 (IANS) Saluting Viswanathan Anand for winning the World Chess Championship title for the fifth time, Indian Grand Masters Wednesday described him as the country's greatest sportsperson of ... 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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Calls of Bharat Ratna for Anand gain momentum


May 30th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Chennai, May 30 (IANS) Saluting Viswanathan Anand for winning the World Chess Championship title for the fifth time, Indian Grand Masters Wednesday described him as the country's greatest sportsperson of ... Read more...

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Chess fraternity pays tribute to Anand


May 30th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Indian Grandmasters Parimarjan Negi and Krishnan Sasikaran hailed Viswanathan Anand for his incredible fifth World Chess Championship title after the Indian defeated Israeli challenger Boris ... 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 bids to be an all-time great (Profile)


May 30th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India's chess legend Viswanathan Anand can lay claim to be one of the all-time greats in the sport after he won his fifth World Championship ... 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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