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India lose but Yuvraj makes successful return (Roundup)


September 12th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) India faltered towards the end of their chase to lose the second and final Twenty20 International against New Zealand by a run here Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Bangladesh women beat South Africa in T20 opener


September 11th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 11 (IANS) Bangladesh women defeated South Africa by seven wickets in the opener of their three-match T20 cricket series to take a 1-0 lead here Tuesday at the ... Read more...

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Proteas women win series 2-1 over Bangladesh


September 9th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 9 (IANS) South Africa women clinched the three-match One-Day International (ODI) cricket series 2-1 after beating Bangladesh by seven wickets in the third and final match here at ... Read more...

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Junior Hockey: Punjab, Haryana, Odisha, SAI Bhopal in semis


September 7th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 7 (IANS) Punjab set up a high-voltage semifinal clash with defending champions Haryana in the junior boys national hockey championship here while last year's finalist Odisha will battle ... Read more...

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Women’s cricket: Bangladesh shock South Africa by two wickets


September 7th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 7 (IANS) The South African women's cricket team suffered a two-wicket defeat at the hands of hosts Bangladesh in the first One-day International (ODI) of the three-match series ... Read more...

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Benfica sign Brazilian striker Lima


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 2 (IANS) Benfica has signed Brazilian striker Lima on a four-year contract from rival Portuguese top-flight club Braga.The deal was only announced Saturday after the clubs ... Read more...

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India and Cameroon will be on a recce before Nehru Cup final (Preview)


August 30th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) By beating the Maldives, Cameroon reduced the last round-robin game in the Nehru Cup football tournament against India Friday to an exercise in probing and ... Read more...

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Shah’s ton puts Saurashtra on top


August 27th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) Skipper Jaydev Shah slammed a century (115) to put Saurashtra on top as they scored 397 for nine in their allotted 90 overs against Kerala in ... Read more...

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We need to rectify mistakes: Franklin


August 25th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder James Franklin hopes the batsmen would rectify mistakes they committed in the first inning."I think we started pretty well in the second inning. ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: Pakistan on track for worst finish


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 22 (IANS) Two-time champions Pakistan are heading for their worst finish in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup after a 16-run loss to the West Indies at Endeavour ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India beat Pakistan in a thriller


August 20th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 20 (IANS) Indian colts defeated arch-rivals Pakistan by one wicket to enter the semifinals of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup here Monday.India, chasing a paltry 136, ended ... Read more...

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KSCA XI annex Darashah trophy


August 14th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) KSCA XI emerged champions in the Shafi Darashah All-India invitational cricket tournament when they took a decisive first innings lead against Mumbai Cricket Association as the ... Read more...

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Russia wins first Olympic basketball medal


August 12th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia won its first Olympic basketball medal Sunday after a thrilling final decided in the last minute.Russia beat 2004 Olympic champions Argentina 81-77, with Minnesota ... Read more...

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Olympics: Croatia wins men’s handball bronze


August 12th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Croatia's men beat Hungary 33-26 Sunday to win their first Olympic handball medal, a bronze.The Croatians dominated from the start, finishing the first half with ... Read more...

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Olympic basketball: Australia thrashes Russia for women’s bronze


August 12th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Australia's women dominated Russia throughout to win basketball bronze Saturday, beating the Russians 83-74.The Australians held the lead 17-16 at the end of a largely ... Read more...

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Laxman, Reddy slam tons for Hyderabad CA


August 7th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Aug 7 (IANS) Veteran VVS Laxman warmed up for the new season with an unbeaten 102 and along with Akshath Reddy (105) helped Hyderabad make 253 for 4 in ... Read more...

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Olympics: Superb Saina first Indian shuttler in Olympics semis (India Roundup)


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Champion shuttler Saina Nehwal rewrote history by becoming the first Indian to cruise into the Olympics badminton semifinal and bring the country's tottering campaign back the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Sodhi, Bhagwan disappoint for India (Evening Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's tryst with Olympics Thursday was a double heartbreak as highly rated double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi failed to make the final while boxer Jai Bhagwan ... Read more...

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Olympic: Curtains for India’s double trap shooter Sodhi (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's ace double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi, a strong medal prospect, was knocked out of the competition at the 2012 London Olympics after he finished 11th ... Read more...

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Olympic Basketball: Russia survives Canadian scare


July 28th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's women's basketball team narrowly avoided a shock defeat to underdogs Canada in their opening match Saturday, storming back in the fourth quarter for a ... Read more...

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Deshpande slams ton for Rajasthan


July 28th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 27 (IANS) Vaibhav Deshpande's century (126, 228b, 20x4) put Rajasthan CA in command as they made 343 for four in 90 overs against Hyderabad CA on the first ... Read more...

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Thailand defend ASEAN U-13 Cup football title (With Image)


July 15th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 15 (IANS) Thailand defended their title as they came from behind to beat Malaysia Yellow 2-1 in the final of the 4th edition of the Yamaha ASEAN ... Read more...

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Brazil win Olympic warm-up basketball tournament


July 13th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS) The Brazilian men's basketball team won the Super Four Olympic warm-up tournament with a 91-75 margin over Argentina in the final.San Antonio Spurs ... Read more...

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1928 Olympics: India’s first step towards hockey glory (Sports Special)


July 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
(With India back in Olympic hockey, IANS takes a look at the country's glorious past in the Games. The first of a series of articles recalling the country's performance from the ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Torres wins Golden Boot


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS) Chelsea striker Fernando Torres won the Golden Boot as the top scorer in the 2012 European championship.The Spaniard, who scored a goal and an assist ... Read more...

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I have a plan to hoodwink the Europeans: Drag-flicker Sandeep Singh (Interview)


June 30th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) India's specialist drag-flicker Sandeep Singh says he has worked out a plan to hoodwink the European chargers rushing out to foil him from taking perfect ... Read more...

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India A lose to West Indies A


June 28th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
St. George's (Grenada), June 28 (IANS/CMC) West Indies A beat India A by two wickets in a low-scoring first of the three match One-Day series at the National Stadium here.After being ... Read more...

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Prayag United signs up Costa Rican midfielder (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) I-League football club Prayag United have signed up Costa Rican international medio Carlos Hernandez, the top scorer in the Australian A League last year, for the ... Read more...

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Prayag United signs up Costa Rican midfielder


June 27th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) I-League football club Prayag United have signed up Costa Rican mid-fielder Carlos Hernandez for the forthcoming season. The Costa Rican's presence will be boosting the club, ... Read more...

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Dinda stars in India A’s thrilling win over West Indies A


June 25th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 25 (IANS) Speedster Ashok Dinda bowled a brilliant super over to help India A level the two-match T20 series with the West Indies A at the ... Read more...

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Pune FC sign South Sudan striker James Moga


June 23rd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 23 (IANS) Pune Football Club has signed South Sudan striker James Joseph Moga for the forthcoming season.Twenty-nine-year-old Moga becomes Pune FC's first major signing and fills in the ... Read more...

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Germany flatten Greece 4-2 to make Euro semis


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Gdansk (Poland) , June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany set up a Euro 2012 semifinal with England or Italy after a 4-2 flattening of 2004 champions Greece Friday.German captain ... Read more...

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Czech striker Baros retires from international football


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Czech striker Milan Baros has retired from international football, national team spokesman Jaroslav Kolar said Friday.Baros, 30, played in all four of the Czech Republic's ... Read more...

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Blackburn’s Yakubu set to join Chinese club Guangzhou


June 19th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), June 19 (IANS) Blackburn Rovers striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni is set to join the Chinese Super League (CSL) side Guangzhou R and F, a club official confirmed Tuesday."We ... Read more...

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AC Milan seeks Kaka-Ibrahimovic swap


June 19th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 19 (IANS) AC Milan is reportedly negotiating the return of Brazilian star Kaka to the San Siro in a deal that could reunite striker Zlatan ... Read more...

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