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ICC U-19 World Cup Final: Australia lock horns with India (Preview)


August 25th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville, Aug 25 (IANS) A classic final of the ICC U-19 World Cup is on the cards when reigning World Champions Australia take on two-time winners India at the Tony ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: Valiant Indians go down 2-3 to the Netherlands (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Eight time winners India gave tough fight to much higher ranked Netherlands before going down 2-3 in their opening London Olympic Games pool B men's hockey ... Read more...

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Big star cast for Airtel Delhi Half Marathon


November 26th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The 2011 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon Sunday should provide an intense competition what with some of the biggest names in the world of long-distance running ... Read more...

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Paes-Bhupathi beat Bryan twins, enter semis at Tour finals


November 26th, 2011 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi have entered the semifinals of the Barclays ATP World Tour finals doubles, defeating top seeds and three-time winners the ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: India, Pakistan drawn in different groups


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Arch-rivals India and Pakistan have been drawn in different groups for the 9th SAFF Cup football tournament at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here December 2-11.The ... Read more...

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Federation Cup: Wahingdoh shock Mohun Bagan


September 18th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Pune/Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Meghalaya's Royal Wahingdoh made a dream start in their maiden Federation Cup football campaign shocking 13 time winners, Mohun Bagan 2-1 in a first round ... Read more...

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Muhammad Ali laments ‘old friend’ Sir Henry Cooper’s demise


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has paid tribute to old deceased British friend Sir Henry Cooper, saying 'I will miss my old friend.'Sir Cooper died two days ago at ... Read more...

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British boxing legend Sir Cooper dies at 76


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): British boxing legend Sir Henry Cooper has died at the age of 76 at his son's house at Oxted in Surrey.Cooper, who was affectionately known as 'Our ... Read more...

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‘We are underdogs against Real Madrid,’ says Redknapp


April 4th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has said his side is 'massive underdog' against Real Madrid in their Champions League quarter-final clash in the Spanish capital.Tottenham take on Jose ... Read more...

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Sub-continent scores, both on and off the field


April 1st, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) After years of dominating cricket commerce, the sub-continent extended its might to the 22-yard strip and re-energised the 50-over ODI format by hosting a successful World ... Read more...

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Australia too good for New Zealand (Lead)


February 25th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Nagpur, Feb 25 (IANS) Mitchell Johnson and Shaun Tait paved the way for defending champion Australia's easy seven wicket win over New Zealand in a World Cup Group A ... Read more...

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Can unpredictable New Zealand spring a surprise? (World Cup Countdown)


January 31st, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) New Zealand will be returning to the subcontinent for the World Cup starting Feb 19 with the bitter experiences of a 4-0 thrashing in ... Read more...

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Rajasthan win maiden Ranji Trophy


January 15th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Baroda, Jan 15 (IANS) Rajasthsan won their maiden Ranji Trophy title, beating Baroda in the final at the Moti Bagh Stadium here Saturday.Rajasthan won on the basis their first innings lead of ... Read more...

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Joshimar misses penalty, Chirag finish goalless with East Bengal


January 14th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 14 (IANS) Chirag missed a golden chance to upset table toppers East Bengal by fumbling on a penalty as the two sides finished goalless in an I-League game here Friday.Chirag ... Read more...

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Bengal beat Punjab to win Santosh Trophy for record 30th time (Lead)


August 9th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Bengal defeated Punjab 2-1 to win the 64th Santosh Trophy national football championship after 11 years here Sunday. It was a record 30th win for Bengal. Denson Devadas scored ... Read more...

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Santosh Trophy: Bengal to meet Punjab in final (Lead)


August 6th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Eight time champions Punjab overpowered Tamil Nadu 3-1 Friday to set up a summit clash with hosts Bengal at the 64th Santosh Trophy football competition here Friday. Punjab rode ... Read more...

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Bengal in Santosh Trophy final beating title holders Goa


August 6th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Twenty-nine-time winners Bengal rallied back after an early setback to pip title holders Goa 4-3 (1-1) via a dramatic tie-breaker to move into the final of the 64th ... Read more...

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Santosh Trophy: Bengal crush Mizoram 7-1, Delhi draw 1-1


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) Delhi conceded a late goal to draw 1-1 with Tamil Nadu while 29-time winners Bengal spanked Mizoram 7-1 in quarterfinal group B outings of the 64th Santosh Trophy ... Read more...

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Santosh Trophy: Mizoram stun Kerala 1-0


July 28th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Mizoram upset Kerala 1-0 to move into the quarterfinals of the 64th Santosh Trophy inter-state football competition here Wednesday. Beikhokhei struck the winner in the 63rd minute by skillfully ... Read more...

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Spanish coach already focused on World Cup final against Netherlands


July 8th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Durban, July 8(ANI): Spanish coach Vicente Del Bosque has said that nothing beats reaching the World Cup final, "apart from winning it".Spain booked a place in their first World Cup final ... Read more...

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Loew backs Spain to win World Cup


July 8th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Durban, July 8(ANI): Germany coach Joachim Loew has tipped Spain to win this year's FIFA World Cup after they overcome his side in the semi-finals on Wednesday.Spanish defender Carles Puyol's header ... Read more...

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Spain outclass Germany to reach World Cup final (Third lead, changing dateline)


July 8th, 2010 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 8 (DPA) Reigning European champions Spain reached their first World Cup final Wednesday by defeating three-time winners Germany 1-0 in Durban. Barcelona defender Carles Puyol headed home the only goal of ... Read more...

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An eighth world champion will be crowned


July 8th, 2010 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
Durban, July 8 (DPA) Either Spain or the Netherlands will become the eighth nation to be crowned World Cup champions Sunday as one team will win their first world title. South Africa 2010 ... Read more...

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Spain beat Germany to reach first World Cup final (Second lead)


July 8th, 2010 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
Durban, July 8 (DPA) Reigning European champions Spain reached their first World Cup final Wednesday by defeating three-time winners Germany 1-0 thanks to Carles Puyol's second half goal. Puyol scored in the ... Read more...

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Spain beat Germany to reach first World Cup final (Lead)


July 8th, 2010 - 3:41 am ICT by IANS
Durban, July 8 (DPA) Reigning European champions Spain reached their first World Cup final Wednesday by defeating three-time winners Germany 1-0 thanks to Carles Puyol's second half goal. Puyol scored in the ... Read more...

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Uruguay end African fairy tale, earn spot in semis (Lead)


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 3 (DPA) Two-time winners Uruguay ended Africa's World Cup dreams by beating Ghana 4-2 in a dramatic penalty shootout Friday after their quarter-final ended 1-1 following 120 minutes of play. The ... Read more...

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Uruguay end African fairy tale, beat Ghana


July 3rd, 2010 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 3 (DPA) Two-time winners Uruguay ended Africa's World Cup dreams by beating Ghana 4-2 in a dramatic penalty shootout Friday after the match finished 1-1 during 120 minutes of play. The ... Read more...

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J P Morgan analysts predict England World Cup 2010 win


May 20th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): England are a mathematical certainty to regain the World Cup, if analysts at J.P Morgan, one of the world's leading financial services firms, are to be believed.A Sky ... Read more...

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Argentina beat Canada, to play India for seventh-eighth place


March 10th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) India will clash with Argentina for the seventh-eighth place classification match after the Latin Americans survived a late charge from Canada to prevail 4-2 in the last ... Read more...

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India draw with South Africa to finish fourth, Pakistan last (Roundup)


March 9th, 2010 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy and Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) India saved the blushes with a late goal to finish 3-3 with South Africa, while Australia joined England in the semifinals ... Read more...

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Germany, the Netherlands and Korea have a realistic chance (Preview)


March 8th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Defending champions Germany take on New Zealand while three-time winners the Netherlands clash with Korea in two key games that will decide the semi-finalists from Pool A ... Read more...

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Germany and Netherlands delight in 2-2 draw (Lead)


March 8th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) In a battle of drama, intensity and fast paced hockey, European arch-rivals Germany and the Netherlands finished 2-2 in the World Cup Sunday to throw ... Read more...

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Korea in danger of missing World Cup semi-finals


March 6th, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy and Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The woes of the Asian teams continued as Korea followed India and Pakistan to the brink of missing the semi-final cut even ... Read more...

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Pakistan need big win over South Africa in World Cup


March 5th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) With their hopes of a semi-final place receding fast, Pakistan need to force a big win as they take on the weakest Pool B side South ... Read more...

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Lot at stake for India against England (Lead) (Preview)


March 5th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) After losing two successive matches by a staggering 2-5 margin, India should not only strive to seize the slim chance of making the semi-finals, ... Read more...

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