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We are eager to do well in World T20: Dhoni


September 12th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS) India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday said it was important for the team to do well in the World Twenty20 tournament after the triumph ... Read more...

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Murray first Brit to win Grand Slam men’s singles title in 76 years


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Andy Murray has become the first British man in 76 years to win a Grand Slam singles title when he overpowered Novak Djokovic ... Read more...

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QPR eyes Zambia’s Emmanuel Mayuka


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), Aug 22 (IANS) English Premier League side Queens Park Rangers (QPR) are ready to sign Zambian international striker Emmanuel Mayuka following his splendid performance for both the national ... Read more...

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Modern School triumph in school football


August 17th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Modern School, Vasant Vihar defeated Army Public School (APS), Dhaula Kuan 2-1 in preliminary round league match of the first Delhi Soccer Association's (DSA) Inter-School ... Read more...

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Olympics: Chicherova soars to high jump gold for Russia


August 12th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Anna Chicherova won the Olympic gold medal in the women's high jump, clearing 2.05 metres for victory.Chicherova's triumph Saturday marks a Russian Olympic double ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Russian Vorobieva pins down gold


August 10th, 2012 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti)Russian wrestler Natalia Vorobieva pinned down her opponent and the gold medal in the final of the women's 72 kg freestyle wrestling Thursday.Bulgaria's Stanka Zlateva won ... Read more...

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Phelps confirms retirement after London Olympics


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Swimming legend Michael Phelps, the most prolific Olympic medallist, has confirmed he would retire after the London Olympics."No more competitive swimming, no more club meets. ... Read more...

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Le Clos sends out warning to Phelps


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) South African Chad le Clos sounded out a warning to Michael Phelps that he will again be the man to beat if the American wants ... Read more...

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Olympics: Phelps misses out on gold, but claims record


August 1st, 2012 - 3:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) South African Chad le Cos won the gold medal for men's 200-meter butterfly at the Olympics Tuesday, but defending champion American Michael Phelps still made ... 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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Jeev targets top-50 spot in world rankings


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lytham St. Annes, July 22 (IANS) Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh signed off from The Open Championship with a three-over-par 73 Sunday, and was ready to finally celebrate his Scottish ... Read more...

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Chile playmaker Valdivia commits to Palmeiras


July 18th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 18 (IANS) Chile international midfielder Jorge Valdivia has ended speculation about his future by agreeing to remain at Brazilian club Palmeiras for at least another year.Valdivia ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus gets a new tattoo


July 12th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Miley Cryus has gotten a new tattoo. And the surprise of all surprises is that it isn’t her boyfriend’s name or something romantic. Rather it ... Read more...

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Riquelme in talks with Brazil’s Flamengo


July 8th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 8 (IANS) Former Argentina international midfielder Juan Roman Riquelme is in talks with Flamengo about a possible move to the Brazilian club.Riquelme announced his decision to ... Read more...

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Inter Milan in talks with Brazil duo


July 7th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 7 (IANS) Inter Milan has sent its sporting director Piero Ausilio to Brazil in a bid to sign highly rated midfielders Lucas and Paulinho.Ausilio held talks ... Read more...

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Wolfsburg reject Flamengo bid for Diego


June 30th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 30 (IANS) Bundesliga club Wolfsburg has reportedly rejected an offer from Flamengo for Brazilian playmaker Diego.Flamengo's bid for 50 percent of the player's economic rights was ... Read more...

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Penalty shoot-out most watched TV moment in Spanish history


June 28th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 28 (IANS) The popularity of the Spanish national football team was highlighted once again Wednesday night as the penalty shoot-out between them and Portugal attracted the country's ... Read more...

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Schweinsteiger may miss Euro semifinal


June 24th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 24 (IANS) German midfielder Batsian Schweinsteiger said Sunday that he could miss Thursday's Euro 2012 semifinal due to a recurring ankle injury.Germany, who thrashed Greece 4-2 in ... Read more...

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Arsenal agree 12.8m pound deal for Giroud


June 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) English club Arsenal have reportedly agreed to sign highly rated French forward Olivier Giroud on a deal worth 12.8 million pounds from French champions Montpellier.Giroud, ... Read more...

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List of French Open winners in last 10 years


June 11th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 11 (IANS) Rafael Nadal's record-breaking seventh French Open title Monday was his seventh triumph at Roland Garros in the last decade.Winners' list2012: Rafael Nadal (Spain) 2011: Rafael Nadal ... Read more...

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Ukraine offered $16 million bonus for Euro 2012 triumph


June 7th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 7 (IANS) Ukraine's national football team will share a bonus of $16.2 million if they win the Euro 2012 Championship beginning Friday."Our financial incentive is better compared to ... Read more...

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Anand deserves Bharat Ratna but final call PM’s: Maken


May 31st, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Thursday said five-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand was a deserving candidate for Bharat Ratna but it was for the prime ... 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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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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KKR deserving champions: Ganguly


May 28th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Describing Kolkata Knight Riders as "deserving winners" of the Indian Premier League, former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly praised Manvinder Bisla for his cracker of an ... Read more...

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Nadal wins sixth Rome Masters title


May 21st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 21 (IANS) Rafael Nadal became the first tennis player to win six Rome Masters titles after defeating World No.1 Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-3 in a rain-affected final ... Read more...

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Pressure on Abraamovich give Chelsea charge to Di Matteo


May 20th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, May 20 (IANS) Pressure is mounting on Chealsea's millionaire owner Roman Abramovich to allow interim coach Roberto Di Matteo continue with the job permannetly.The Italian, within two-and-a-half-month's of being ... Read more...

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SVS Snooker: Renthlei emerges champ


May 19th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 18 (IANS) Lalrina Renthlei from Mizoram defeated Delhi's Laxman Rawat 5-3 in the final of the SVS All-India invitational junior snooker tournament here Saturday to evoke memories of ... Read more...

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Nadal threatens to boycott Madrid Open over playing surface


May 11th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Former world No.1 Rafael Nadal threatened to boycott next year's Mutua Madrid Open if the competition continued to use a blue-coloured clay playing surface.Nadal said ... Read more...

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I don’t want to return empty-handed from London: Deepika Kumari


May 9th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) After her first World Cup individual recurve gold medal, female archer Deepika Kumari is now focusing more on shooting ahead of the London Olympics next month."I ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth a fashion icon: Minogue


May 8th, 2012 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Australian singer Dannii Minogue says Britain's Queen Elizabeth is a 'fashion icon' because she has never been boring in the way she dresses up."A grandmother several ... Read more...

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Porto win Portuguese league title


April 30th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, April 30 (IANS) FC Porto celebrated their 26th Portuguese league title triumph after a 2-0 win over Maritimo.After beating Maritimo 2-0 Saturday thanks to two penalties from Brazilian ... Read more...

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Nadal wins his seventh Barcelona Open title


April 30th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 30 (IANS) Rafael Nadal defeated Spanish compatriot David Ferrer 7-6(1), 7-5 to win his seventh Barcelona Open men's tennis title.It was Nadal's 34th successive match victory on ... Read more...

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Real Madrid on verge of La Liga triumph


April 27th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 27 (IANS) Real Madrid could be crowned the Spanish Primera Liga champions if results go their way after the 35th round of matches in Spain this weekend.Last ... Read more...

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Athletic Bilbao coach stays cool after Europa League win


April 27th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 27 (IANS) Athletic Club Bilbao coach Marcelo Bielsa was his usual calm self after seeing his side defeat Sporting Club de Portugal 3-1 in the semi-final second leg ... Read more...

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