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Buchi Babu cricket: Karnataka on top against Kerala


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) Karnataka, after dismissing Kerala for 137, were well on way to taking the first innings lead as they were 100 for four at stumps on the ... Read more...

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It was time to move on: Laxman


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Reiterating his sudden decision to quit international cricket on the eve of the Test series against New Zealand, V.V.S. Laxman said he intends playing Ranji Trophy ... Read more...

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Karnataka, Kerala in Buchi final


August 31st, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) Karnataka snatched a five-wicket win over Mumbai to enter the final of the Buchi Babu Trophy All-India cricket tournament here Friday.Karnataka will meet Kerala, who beat ... Read more...

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Iniesta wins UEFA’s award for best player


August 31st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 31 (IANS) Barcelona star Andres Iniesta has been voted as UEFA's best player, beating teammate Lionel Messi and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo.The 28-year-old attacking midfielder, who inspired Spain ... Read more...

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Fernandez, Babu belt centuries in Buchi Babu cricket


August 30th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) Thanks to centuries by Robert Fernandez (122) and Sachin Baby (151) and their 200-run partnership for the fourth wicket, Kerala piled up 401 for nine in ... Read more...

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India U-19 cricket team gets heroes welcome


August 28th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) The triumphant U-19 Indian cricket team arrived home to a euphoric reception here Tuesday afternoon.As Delhi boy and skipper Unmukt Chand, who hit a match-winning unbeaten ... Read more...

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Giaa Manek out of ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5′


August 18th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Actress Giaa Manek's stint in dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" came to an end Saturday night.The actress, popularly known as Gopi Bahu of ... Read more...

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DDCA names U-16 tournament after Vijay Mehra


August 18th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) has named its Under-16 tournament after former India opening batsman Vijay Mehra.Mehra, who played Test cricket in the ... Read more...

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Mumbai CA in dire straits


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 13 (IANS) KSCA XI were on the verge of snatching a first innings lead as they restricted Mumbai Cricket Association to 294 for seven, still 266 runs in ... Read more...

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Autorickshaw driver’s son wins ‘DID Li’l Masters 2′


August 13th, 2012 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Faisal Khan, whose father earns his living by driving an autorickshaw here, Sunday won the "DID Li'l Masters Season 2".The 13-year-old won the Master Blaster ... Read more...

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Verma slams double ton in Shafi Darashah trophy


August 12th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 12 (IANS) A double century by Amit Verma (213, 413b, 28x4, 1x6) powered KSCA XI to 556 for nine against Mumbai Cricket Association in their first innings at ... Read more...

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Rajasthan, KSCA earn three points


August 4th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) Rajasthan CA and KSCA XI picked up three points apiece for first innings lead as they drew with KSCA President's XI and Baroda CA, respectively, in ... Read more...

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Bellucci wins second Gstaad title


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Gstaad (Switzerland), July 22 (IANS) Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci won the Credit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad trophy for the second time Sunday as he upset top seed Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia ... Read more...

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Roddick enters Atlanta final, to face Muller


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, July 22 (IANS) Former World No.1 Andy Roddick ousted top seed and compatriot John Isner 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-4 to enter the final of the Atlanta Open.Though the two-time ... Read more...

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Former France coach Lemerre joins Algerian club


July 15th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, July 15 (IANS) Roger Lemerre, former Euro and Africa Cup of Nations winning coach, has been named coach of Algerian first division side CS Constantine.The 71-year-old Frenchman, who led ... Read more...

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Corinthians win first Copa Libertadores title


July 5th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 5 (IANS) Brazil's Corinthians won their first Copa Libertadores trophy with a 2-0 victory over Boca Juniors in the final's deciding leg.Veteran striker Emerson gave the ... Read more...

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Boca goalkeeper provokes Corinthians before Copa final


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 3 (IANS) Boca Juniors goalkeeper Agustin Orion has attempted to provoke Corinthians on the eve of Wednesday's Copa Libertadores football final by claiming Brazilians fear playing ... Read more...

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Maharashtra governor welcomes peacock trophy (With images)


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Moved by the gesture of a taxidermist, Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan was elated when the preserved trophy of his favourite peacock, which died in May, was ... Read more...

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Del Bosque hails ‘great era’ of Spanish football


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque on Monday hailed his team as representing a "great era" of Spanish football after their 4-0 Euro 2012 final ... Read more...

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Spain, Germany favourites for Euro: Dwight Yorke


June 26th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Former Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke backed either Spain or Germany to take home the Euro 2012 trophy."Spain are the favourites but Germany are not ... Read more...

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Injury forces out Portuguese striker Postiga from semis


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 22 (IANS) Portugal will miss striker Helder Postiga in their Euro 2012 semifinal against the winners of the match between France and Spain due to injury.The Real Zaragoza ... Read more...

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Georgia retains European Nations rugby trophy


June 10th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi (Georgia), June 10 (IANS) Defending champions Georgia trounced Ukraine 33-3 to finish their 2012 European Nations Cup rugby tournament with a fifth title.Saturday's game was re-scheduled from April and ... Read more...

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Champions League defeat a thing of past: Thomas Muller


June 8th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ahead of his country's Euro 2012 campaign, Germany's attacking midfielder Thomas Muller said Friday he had banished the memory of the Champions League ... Read more...

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Liverpool’s Kuyt to join Fenerbahce


June 4th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Turkish giants Fenerbahce confirmed that Dutch international forward Dirk Kuyt has agreed to leave Liverpool and join them.Fenerbahce said on their official Twitter site Sunday that ... Read more...

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Virginian 6-year-old Lori Anne Madison makes Spelling Bee history


June 1st, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Virginia, June 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lori Anne Madison, a six-year-old girl from Virginia has become the youngest person ever to take part in the Spelling Bee competition. She was one of the ... Read more...

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Russia, US hold war games


June 1st, 2012 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first joint anti-terror exercise involving Russian and US forces in Colorado has ended with the "neutralization" of a terrorist group, a Russian defence ministry ... Read more...

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Linda pockets chess title


May 29th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Pondicherry, May 29 (IANS) Local star Linda Rangarajan with 9.0 points emerged champion in the third KACC International FIDE Rating chess tournament (below 2200) here Tuesday.In the final round, Linda ... Read more...

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Mission accomplished, says Gambhir


May 28th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 28 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir said unity helped his team win its maiden Indian Premier League title here Sunday.Knight Riders beat Chennai Super Kings ... Read more...

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Gambhir hopeful of victory in IPL final


May 26th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir, conceding that the Chennai Super Kings will enjoy the home advantage in the Indian Premier League final here Sunday, ... Read more...

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Luke Pomersbach admits to molesting US woman


May 21st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Four days after an American woman alleged she was molested by Australian cricketer Luke Pomersbach, playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the case took ... Read more...

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Napoli beat Juventus to win Italian Cup


May 21st, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 21 (IANS) Napoli football club claimed the Italian Cup after overcoming Serie A champions Juventus 2-0 Sunday.Napoli last captured a major trophy in 1990, when they won Serie ... 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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Sao Paulo is on a comeback trail, says Fabiano


April 26th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rio deJaneiro, April 26 (IANS) Former Sevilla striker Luis Fabiano feels his current club Sao Paulo is all set to return to the top of Brazilian football after three seasons ... Read more...

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Salim Khan likes ‘Vicky Donor’, gives his Filmfare trophy to Sircar


April 25th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Director Shoojit Sircar, who is elated with the success of "Vicky Donor", has another reason to celebrate. Veteran Scriptwriter Salim Khan liked his film ... Read more...

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Saif, Sharmila in Bhopal to interact with people


April 8th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 8 (IANS) Saif Ali Khan, Bollywood star and son of late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, is reaching here Sunday evening to preside in the final of a cricket ... Read more...

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