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Windies will be gunning for Australia: Edwards


September 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS/CMC) Confident strike bowler Fidel Edwards says the West Indies will be firing from all cylinders in an effort to win their opening game against Australia in the ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Yuki gives India 1-0 lead


September 14th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Yuki Bhambri fought back from two sets down to give India a 1-0 lead against New Zealand on the opening day of the Davis Cup ... Read more...

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Five Paralympic golds leave Savchenko incredulous


September 8th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Winning five gold medals in the London 2012 Paralympic pool has left swimmer Oksana Savchenko incredulous.The 21-year-old Russian set a new world record to claim ... Read more...

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Sharapova happy with 2012


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova has announced she is "pretty happy" with her Grand Slam-winning season which she entered with apprehension due to a niggling ankle ... Read more...

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Qualifying first is not important: Messi


September 8th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 8 (IANS) Argentina striker Lionel Messi says finishing first in the World Cup qualifying phase is not the team's priority.Argentina went to the top of the ... Read more...

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1812 war museum opens in Moscow


September 5th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS) A museum has been built in Moscow to commemorate Russia's victory in the 1812 Patriotic War against Napoleon, RIA Novosti reported.Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Tuesday ... Read more...

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Serena Williams wins 6-0, 6-0 in the US Open 4th round


September 4th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Renowned tennis champion Serena Williams just had her fourth straight set victory of the United States Open tournament by defeating Andrea Hvalackova of Czech Republic. ... Read more...

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Asian Volleyball: India outclass Australia


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 2 (IANS) India defeated Australia in straight sets 25-18, 25-22, 25-23 in the 3rd Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Cup for men in Vietnam's Vinh Phuc province, reports Xinhua.India ... Read more...

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Sharapova admits breaking up with boyfriend


September 1st, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) Four-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova has admitted that she has broken up with Slovenian basketball player Sasha Vujacic.At her post-match news conference following ... Read more...

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Savinova tops in Diamond League 800m


August 27th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two weeks after winning the 800 metres gold at the London Olympics, Russia's Maria Savinova continued her run in Britain with victory in the same ... Read more...

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Ashwin hopes India continues winning performance


August 26th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Ravichandran Ashwin is pleased over India starting the season with a victory against New Zealand in the first cricket Test and hopes the team would ... Read more...

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U-19 victory: Unmukt Chand hails team effort


August 26th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 26 (IANS) India captain Unmukt Chand, who struck a match-winning century for his side in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup final here Sunday, chose to single out ... Read more...

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Neymar double continues Santos revival


August 26th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Aug 26 (IANS) Brazil international striker Neymar scored twice as Santos rallied from behind to beat Palmeiras 2-1 in Brazil's Serie A football championship.The 20-year-old slotted a ... Read more...

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We were confident we could win: Smit Patel


August 26th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Towsville (Australia), Aug 26 (IANS) India's Smit Patel, who hit the winning runs in the ICC U-19 World Cup final against Australia, Sunday said he was always confident of victory."It ... Read more...

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Pankaj Advani beats former World No.1 Higgins


August 25th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Furth, Aug 25 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani proved his mettle on Day 2 of the European Tour 2 Paul Hunter Classic by winning three matches in the same day stamping ... Read more...

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Anzhi grab narrow win over AZ


August 24th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A second-half strike from Ivorian striker Lacina Traore gave Anzhi a 1-0 victory over AZ Alkmaar in their Europa League playoff first-leg match Thursday.Traore opened ... Read more...

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Snooker: Advani qualifies for main draw


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Sheffield, Aug 23 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani continued his dream run by defeating World No.32 Michael Holt of England 6-4 to qualify for snooker's richest tournament, the International Championship, here ... Read more...

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Advani qualifies for International Championship


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield, Aug 22 (IANS) In a closely contested final qualification round for the International Snooker Championship, India's Pankaj Advani reigned supreme, beating World No.32 Michael Holt of England 6-4.In a ... Read more...

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Happy Birthday Usain Bolt!


August 21st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kingston, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It will be very enticing for Usain bolt who will be hosting a grand birthday party very soon. He has been declared as the world champion in ... Read more...

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Li Na wins Cincinnati title


August 20th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 20 (IANS) China's Li Na ended her 15-month title drought as she beat Germany's Angelique Kerber 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 to win the Cincinnati Masters tennis event.The 2011 French ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup: Australia and South Africa set for semifinal clash (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS) Australia and South Africa continued their unbeaten run in the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup with contrasting wins in their respective quarterfinals here Sunday.Defending champion ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho ready to face former Milan teammate Seedorf


August 18th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18 (IANS) Former Brazil playmaker Ronaldinho said he will put his friendship with Clarence Seedorf aside when the former AC Milan teammates meet in Brazil's ... Read more...

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Craig on target for Vikhrolians


August 17th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Craig Misquitta played a key role in leading Vikhrolians SC pull off a narrow 1-0 victory against Sporting Options Colts in a Third Division match of ... Read more...

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Man wins lottery after getting wife’s age wrong


August 17th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ballymena, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In every day life, wonders happen and they are reported in the media houses. It was recently reported that a man won lottery after misquoting his wife’s ... 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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Lottery winners with £148 million fortune take easyJet flight


August 16th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The very fortunate lottery winners are now enjoying their £148 million fortune. They decided that they would take an Easyjet flight in order to feel the pleasure ... Read more...

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Fred on target for Fluminense in Brazilian Serie A


August 16th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) Brazil international and former Lyon star Fred scored his ninth goal of the Brazilian Serie A season as Fluminense drew 1-1 away to ... Read more...

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Neymar charters luxury jet for Santos match


August 16th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) Brazilian football star Neymar chartered his own private jet from Sweden in a bold bid to play for Santos against Figueirense in Brazil's Serie ... Read more...

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Former Brazilian striker leads Flamengo revival


August 12th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 12 (IANS) Former Brazilian international striker Vagner Love scored his fourth goal in less than a week as rejuvenated Flamengo defeated Nautico 2-0 in Brazil's Serie ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: China’s Zou takes light flyweight gold


August 12th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Chinese light flyweight boxer Zou Shiming retained his Olympic title Saturday after beating Thailand's Kaeo Pongprayoon in a tight final.Beijing champion Zou won all three ... 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: Gold for Azerbaijan’s Sharifov


August 12th, 2012 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sharif Sharifov gave Azerbaijan its second gold medal of the London Olympics with victory in the men's 84 kg freestyle wrestling Saturday.Reigning World Champion Sharifov ... Read more...

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Chess Olympiad: Three teams share lead


August 12th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Poland, Spain and Germany moved into lead after the second round of the TATA 14th IBCA Chess Olympiad for the Blind here Saturday.Spain and Poland led ... Read more...

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Kothari clinches All India Snooker title


August 11th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Sourav Kothari of ONGC overcame India junior No.1 Laxman Rawat of Delhi 6-2 to win the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India Open Invitation Snooker Tournament title, ... Read more...

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Olympics: Gold for Tunisia’s Mellouli in marathon swimming


August 10th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tunisia's Oussama Mellouli won his second medal of the London Olympics with victory in the gruelling men's 10-kilometre marathon swim Friday.Mellouli finished the open-water swim ... Read more...

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