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Mamata’s honeymoon with media seems to be over (West Bengal Newsletter)


April 1st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seems to have mastered the art of making unforced errors, to use a sports terminology, to hand down potent ... Read more...

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Paes-Stepanek beat Marrero-Verdasco, meet Bryan brothers in semis


March 29th, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
Miami, March 29 (IANS) In the first doubles match played on the stadium court in this year's Sony Ericsson Open, seventh-seeded Leander Paes of India and his Czech partner ... Read more...

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Maiden title for Vekic in women’s tennis championship


March 24th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 24 (IANS) Ninth seed Donna Vekic, the 15-year-old from Croatia, ranked 397, won the $25,000 QNet ITF Open women's tennis tournament beating fourth seed Andrea Koch Benvenuto of ... Read more...

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Kyra Shroff stuns third seed in ITF tennis


March 20th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 20 (IANS) Wild card Kyra Shroff of India stormed into the second round of QNet ITF Open women's tennis championship, knocking out third seed Zuzana Luknarova of ... Read more...

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Poor finishing a worry for India: Nobbs


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Indian hockey coach Michael Nobbs is concerned about poor finishing as the men's team scraped past Canada 3-2 in their fourth match of the 2012 ... Read more...

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Hockey Olympic qualifer: Indian women go down 2-5 to South Africa


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team's unbeaten run in the 2012 London Olympics qualifiers ended here Wednesday with a 2-5 defeat against tournament favourites South Africa ... Read more...

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We are improving with each game: Nobbs (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team coach Michael Nobbs was happy with the clinical performance against France here Tuesday and said a different game will be played ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey Olympic qualifiers: Italy dominate Poland 4-1


February 19th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Italy thrashed Poland 4-1 in the first match on the second day of the women's hockey Olympic qualifiers at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here ... Read more...

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Match Stats: Men’s Australian Open Final


January 29th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Match summary of the Australian Open men's final between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Spaniard Rafael Nadal at the Rod Laver Arena here Sunday:Djokovic ... Read more...

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Paes-Vesnina go down fighting in Australian Open final (Lead)


January 29th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) India's Leander Paes could not add to his six mixed doubles Grand Slam titles as he and his Russian partner Elena Vesnina lost the Australian Open ... Read more...

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Match Stats: Men’s Doubles Australian Open Final


January 28th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 28 (IANS) The following is the match summary of the Australian Open men's doubles between the Bryan bothers of the US, Mike and Bob and India's Leander Paes ... Read more...

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Nadal overpowers Federer to reach Australian Open final


January 26th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) World No. 2 Rafael Nadal overcame his greatest rival Roger Federer 6-7, 6-2, 7-6, 6-4 Thursday to reach his second Australian Open final here Thursday.Belarusian ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sania-Vesnina lose, Paes-Stepanek reach semis (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek advanced to the men's doubles semi-finals at the Australian Open here Wednesday while Sania Mirza and her ... Read more...

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Sania-Vesnina knocked out, Paes-Stepanek through to semi-finals


January 25th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) It was a mixed day for the Indians at the Australian Open tennis here Wednesday. Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek advanced to ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Nadal overcomes Berdych, to meet Federer in semis (Roundup)


January 24th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) Rafael Nadal set up a semifinal clash against arch-rival Roger Federer at the Australian Open after beating Tomas Berdych in a gruelling men's singles last ... Read more...

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Australian open: Wozniacki loses to Clijsters, surrenders World No.1 spot


January 24th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki's hopes of winning her first Grand Slam title were dashed Tuesday when she lost to defending champion Kim Clijsters in the ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sania-Vesnina surprise Raymond-Huber to enter semis


January 24th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina beat fancied American duo of Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 to enter the women's ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna knocked out of Australian Open (Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna crashed out of the Australian Open men's double while Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek cruised into ... Read more...

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Bhupathi, Bopana crash in Australian Open


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna crashed out of the Australian Open men's double while Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek cruised into ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Mirza and Vesnina advance to second round


January 19th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina moved into the second round of the Australian Open women's doubles with an easy win ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Djokovic marches on; Roddick retires (Roundup)


January 19th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic continued his rich vein of form, thrashing Colombian Santiago Giraldo at the Rod Laver Arena while a hamstring injury forced 15th ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Djokovic sails into 3rd round


January 19th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic overcame the mid-afternoon heat to breeze through his men's singles second round Australian Open match against Colombian Santiago Giraldo 6-3, 6-2, ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Fish biggest casualty in second round


January 18th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) Eighth-seeded American Mardy Fish became the biggest casualty in the men's singles draw as he crashed out in the second round of the Australian ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna toil; Paes-Stepanek cruise into second round


January 18th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna came from a set down to win 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 against Australian pair of Mathew Edben and Chris Guccione ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Sania loses in first round of women’s singles


January 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) India's challenge in the singles event of the Australian Open ended on the opening day when Sania Mirza lost to Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria 4-6, 2-6 ... Read more...

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Spirited Saina goes down to Wang Yihan in World Superseries Finals (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal faltered after a good start to go down against reigning World Champion Wang Yihan of China 21-18, 13-21, 13-21 in ... Read more...

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Ghosal goes down fighting in Punj Lloyd Squash


December 15th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Saurav Ghosal went down fighting to England's Peter Barker in the pre-quarterfinals of the Punj Lloyd Squash Masters here Thursday, ending India's challenge in the ... Read more...

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Ferrer thrashes Djokovic to reach semis at ATP final


November 24th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Spain's David Ferrer thrashed world No.1 Novak Djokovic in straight sets, earning a semi-final berth at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals.Ferrer, ranked No.5 in ... Read more...

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Federer demolishes Nadal to go into ATP Finals last four


November 23rd, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Defending champion Roger Federer qualified for the semi-finals at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals with a 6-3, 6-0 demolition of his fierce rival second ... Read more...

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Djokovic struggles to beat Berdych, Murray loses to Ferrer


November 22nd, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic came from a set down to overcome Czech Tomas Berdych for his first victory at the ATP World Tour Finals, while ... Read more...

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Radwanska beats Zvonareva to win Pan Pacific title


October 1st, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 1 (IANS) Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland defeated Russia's Vera Zvonareva 6-3, 6-2 to win the singles title at the $2.05-million WTA Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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US Open: Serena to meet Stosur in final


September 11th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Serena Williams eliminated top seed Caroline Wozniacki 6-2, 6-4 in the semifinals of the US Open tennis here Saturday night to set up the ... Read more...

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US Open: Top four men cruise into semis


September 10th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) Defending champion Rafael Nadal crushed Andy Roddick in the quarterfinals of the US Open here Friday to set up a semifinal clash against World ... Read more...

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US Open: Wozniacki-Serena semifinal, Zvonareva falls


September 9th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (IANS) World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki and three-time champion Serena Williams set up an exciting semifinal at the US Open after they posted convincing wins ... Read more...

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US Open: Wozniacki rallies; Federer, Williams cruise to quarters


September 6th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS) Third seed Roger Federer made quick work of dismantling his fourth-round opponent, 36th-ranked Juan Monaco of Argentina, 6-1, 6-2, 6-0 in a late match ... Read more...

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