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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: Paes-Stepanek set-up final clash with Bryan brothers (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) India's ace tennis player Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek set-up a final date with second seeded American twins Mike and Bob Bryan ... Read more...

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Koevermans happy with Indian defence


September 1st, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans was happy with his young defence that stood up to the task despite conceding an early goal in the ... Read more...

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Hei survives a scare in Indian Open junior squash


August 30th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) Top seed Yuen Tsun Hei (Hong Kong) survived a scare as he came back from 0-2 down to beat Madhav Dhingra 3-2 and enter the final ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Cameroon beat Maldives; face India in final


August 29th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) A spirited Cameroon got the better of 10-man Maldives 3-1 in the crucial Nehru Cup football tournament match at the Jawaharlal Stadium here Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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Inter-Institutional TT: Double delight for Ghosh, Ghatak


August 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) Teenager Soumyajit Ghosh and veteran Poulomi Ghatak captured the singles and doubles crowns at the 42nd All-India Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships here Monday.Twenty-year-old Ghosh anointed himself ... Read more...

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India win U-19 World Cup as Chand-Patel overpower Australia (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 26 (IANS) Skipper Unmukt Chand scored a spectacular hundred to help India upstage defending champions Australia by six wickets and win the Under-19 World Cup here Sunday. ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India set up title clash with Australia (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 23 (IANS) In-form opener Prashant Chopra and Baba Aparajith helped India chalk out a nine-run win over New Zealand here Thursday and enter the Under-19 Cricket World ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India face New Zealand for place in final (Preview)


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 22 (IANS) As the Indian senior team takes on New Zealand in the first of the two-match Test series starting in Hyderabad, the colts from either side ... Read more...

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Olympics: Sushil secures silver on concluding day (India Roundup)


August 12th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Wrestler Sushil Kumar's silver Sunday made him the first individual athlete from India to win back-to-back medals at the Olympics and ensured the country's sixth ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Sushil first to win back-to-back medals (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Wrestler Sushil Kumar Sunday became the first individual athlete from India to win back-to-back medals at the Olympics after settling for silver in the men's ... Read more...

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Olympics wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar inches closer to bronze medal (Fifth Lead, correcting Intro)


August 12th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Yogeshwar Dutt is just a win away from an Olympic medal as he beat Iranian Masoud Esmaeilpoorjouybari 3-1 in Repechage 2 to set up a ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar a win away from bronze (Fourth Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt is just a win away from an Olympic medal as he beat Franklin Gomez Matos of Puerto Rico in Repechage 2 to qualify for ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar in second repechage (Third Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt moved closer to an Olympic bronze medal as he defeated Franklin Gomez Matos of Puerto Rico to move into the second repechage round of ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar in repechage (Second Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt's Olympic medal hopes were rekindled as he qualified for the repechage round of the men's 60kg wrestling event after Russian Besik Kudukhov, who had ... Read more...

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Kothari, Rawat in final of All India Snooker


August 10th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Delhi boy Laxman Rawat and Sourav Kothari of ONGC registered convincing semi-final wins to set up a title clash in the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India ... Read more...

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Olympics: Tintu Luka finishes sixth in 800m semis (Overall India Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian runner Tintu Luka ran her heart out only to finish sixth in the Olympic women's 800 metre semifinals while high jumper Sahana Kumari and wrestler ... Read more...

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Olympics: Wrestler Geeta, high jumper Sahana out (India Intro Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) India wrestler Geeta Phogat crashed out while woman high jumper Sahana Kumari's plunge fell short of taking her to the final in the London Olympics here ... Read more...

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Olympics: Geeta Phogat out of wrestling (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) India wrestler Geeta Phogat crashed out of the Olympics after she lost her first repechage round to Ukraine's Tetyana Lazareva 3-0 in the women's 55kg wrestling ... Read more...

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CCI Boys, Sultans meet in Mumbai billiards final


August 6th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) CCI 'Billiards Boys' and favourites PJ Hindu Gymkhana 'Sultans of Hazard' registered contrasting wins Monday to set up a title clash in The Zarine and Yazdi ... Read more...

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1960 Olympics hockey: Pakistan dethrone India (Sports Special)


July 12th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
It turned out to be a landmark competition for Indian hockey as the country's dominance at the World level, and specifically the Olympics, ended with the loss to Pakistan in the ... Read more...

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Kothari, Chawla enter final of ASCA Snooker (Lead)


June 23rd, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Sourav Kothari from Kolkata set up a title clash with Kamal Chawla as he pulled off a merited 5-1 win over Noppon Saengkham of Thailand in ... Read more...

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Three Indians in Asian Squash finals


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kish Island (Iran), June 22 (IANS) Unseeded Dev Vazirani saved two match points to defeat higher ranked Nga Ching Cheng (Hong Kong) 3-2 to enter the boys Under-13 final in ... 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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How Djokovic, Nadal reached French Open final


June 9th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 9 (IANS) While Rafael Nadal had a smooth passage to the French Open men's singles final here Sunday, World No.1 Novak Djokovic had to dig deep to ... Read more...

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Nadal, Djokovic eyeing history in French Open final (Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 8 (IANS) World No.1 Noval Djokovic crushed Roger Federer in the French Open semi-final here Friday to set-up a title clash with title holder and six-time champion ... 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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French Open: Sania-Bhupathi in final, Paes-Vesnina knocked out (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 6 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi reached their maiden French Open mixed doubles final but Leander Paes and his Russian partner Elena Vesnina were knocked out ... Read more...

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Malik in Mandya Open semis


June 1st, 2012 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Mandya (Karnataka), June 1 (IANS) All the top seeds, led by Vijayant Malik, duly made it to the semi-finals of the Prem Sugars ITF Mandya Open tennis tournament Thursday.Top seed ... Read more...

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Azlan Shah: India beat Malaysia to keep alive hopes


May 28th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 28 (IANS) Five-time champions India kept alive their hopes in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament with a 3-2 win over hosts Malaysia here Monday.India, who ... Read more...

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Its ‘whistle podu’ time at Chepauk


May 27th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) It was carnival time at the Chepauk, which was filled to its brim for the first time this season for the grand finale of the ... Read more...

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Classy Super Kings defeat Daredevils to cruise into IPL final (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 25 (IANS) The Chennai Super Kings again underlined their class and batting prowess with opener Murali Vijay smashing a 58-ball 113 (15x, 4x6) as they drubbed a ... Read more...

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Sania-Bethanie in final of WTA Brussels Open


May 24th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 24 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands qualified for the final of the WTA Brussels Open tennis beating Anastasia Rodionova and Casey Dellacqua 6-3, ... Read more...

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IPL: Lucky Super Kings take on upbeat Mumbai Indians Wednesday


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) Two-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK), which made it to the play-offs from behind after home team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) forfeited its chance, will take ... Read more...

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