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Murray first Brit to win Grand Slam singles title (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Andy Murray has overpowered Serbia's Novak Djokovic in five gruelling sets in a classic US Open final to become the first Britisher to win ... Read more...

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US Open: Murray wins Grand Slam title at last (Second Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Andy Murray became the first British man to win a Grand Slam men's singles title in 76 years after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic in ... Read more...

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Tsegay favourite to win Delhi Half Marathon


September 10th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) One of the world's fastest half-marathoners Ethiopian Atsedu Tsegay has confirmed his participation for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon.The 21-year-old Tsegay clocked 58.47 minutes when ... Read more...

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US Open, Day 2: Wozniacki out, Djokovic in second round (Roundup)


August 29th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Caroline Wozniacki has become the first big name to crash out of the US Open after losing to world No.96 Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu, ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Isenbayeva misses hat-trick; second gold for Sanchez after eight (Athletics Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Double Olympic Champion and World record holder Elena Isinbayeva relinquished her Olympic pole vault crown to Jennifer Suhr at the London Games.Isinbayeva had not looked at ... Read more...

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Olympics: Suhr soars over Isinbayeva, China still on top (World Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 7 (IANS) Double Olympic champion and world record holder Yelena Isinbaeva relinquished her Olympic pole vault crown to American Jennifer Suhr and China held on to its top ... Read more...

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Indian archers adjusting well to London weather


July 24th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Indian archers are adjusting well to the unpredictable London weather and look in top shape ahead of the Olympic competition beginning at the iconic Lord's cricket ... Read more...

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Breezy morning gives Delhiites some respite


July 4th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) After braving a series of searing days, Delhi woke up to a breezy morning Wednesday with the minimum temperature slipped to 29.2 degrees Celsius, two ... Read more...

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Sharmila stays in hunt for Ladies European Tour card


January 18th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
La Manga (Spain), Jan 17 (IANS) Sharmila Nicollet had a torrid time in cold and windy conditions Tuesday as she ballooned to a seven-over 80 but managed to stay in ... Read more...

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Olympic dreams over for Rathore and Anjali (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Athen's Games silver medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and former world No.1 Anjali Bhagwat's dreams to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics ended Saturday despite winning ... Read more...

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Tough for Sunil and Jeje in Rangers: Houghton


November 28th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Former India coach Bob Houghton feels it will be tough for Indian strikers Sunil Chettri and Jeje Lalpekhlua to impress the coaches at Scottish giants ... Read more...

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Hindu-Muslim celebration comes alive with kites


October 27th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 27 (IANS) Hundreds of kites fluttered over the Lucknow sky, particularly in the old city, as Hindus and Muslims joined hands to bring alive a legacy of the ... Read more...

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Powell issues warning to Bolt by winning in Hungary


July 31st, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest (Hungary), July 31 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell sent a stern warning to world champion Usain Bolt ahead of next month's start of the World Championship in Daegu, when he ... Read more...

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Chikkarangappa takes lead at Southern India Amateur golf


June 21st, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 21 (IANS) Chikkarangappa shot a two-under 70 to take the lead after day-one at Toyota Corolla Altis Southern India Amateur Championship here Tuesday.Currently No.3 on the IGU's merit ... Read more...

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India’s Himmat keeps joint lead in Philippine Open Golf


May 13th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 13 (IANS) A two-under 70 in hot and windy conditions in the afternoon saw Himmat Rai of India keep a share of the lead in the ICTSI Philippine ... Read more...

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Indians big bid for top honours in Panasonic golf


April 7th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Indians made a strong bid for top honours at the $300,000 Panasonic Open being played at the Delhi Golf Club here, with four featuring in ... Read more...

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Snow, rain wreak havoc in the hills; plains sunny (Intro Roundup)


January 15th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Heavy snow and rain paired together Saturday to disrupt life in the Himalayan towns while Delhi and its neighbourhood enjoyed warmer weather with Punjab and Haryaya receiving ... Read more...

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Snow, rain wreak havoc in the hills; plains sunny (Roundup)


January 15th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Heavy snow and rain paired together Saturday to disrupt life in the Himalayan towns while Delhi and its neighbourhood enjoyed warmer weather with Punjab and Haryaya receiving ... Read more...

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CWG: Nigerian gold winner fails dope test, first at Delhi (Afternoon Lead)


October 11th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Nigerian women's 100 metres gold winner has flunked dope test, the first dope case at the Delhi Commonwealth Games.Osayemi Oludamola, who was awarded the gold after Australian ... Read more...

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CWG archery: India end campaign with three gold (Roundup)


October 10th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Deepaki Kumari, India's young archery sensation, and Rahul Banerjee won gold in individual recurve events, rounding off a memorable outing for the archers at the ... Read more...

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CWG archery: Deepika wins gold, Dola bronze (Lead)


October 10th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Young archery sensation Deepika Kumari won a gold while veteran Dola Banerjee ended up with a bronze in the women's recurve individual event of the ... Read more...

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Pujara makes Test debut, replaces injured Laxman


October 9th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 9 (IANS) Gujarat youngster Cheteshwar Pujara made his Test debut Saturday when he was included in the India team for the second cricket Test against Australia in place of ... Read more...

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Clijsters to face Zvonareva in US Open final


September 11th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 11(ANI): World No. 3 Kim Clijsters will play Russia's Vera Zvonareva in Saturday's US Open final at Flushing Meadows.Clijsters, who is also the defending champion, overcame a gritty ... Read more...

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Triumphant Nadal blows past Verdasco and closer to final


September 10th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (DPA) Rafael Nadal was one victory away from a dream final at the US Open with Roger Federer, after the top seed won the first all-Spanish quarter-final ... Read more...

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Djokovic storms into U.S. Open semifinals with straight set win over Monfils


September 9th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 9(ANI): Serbia's Novak Djokovic has made it through to his fourth straight U.S. Open semifinal with a convincing 7-6 (2), 6-1, 6-2 victory over Frenchman Gael Monfils.Monfils had ... Read more...

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Venus Williams enters US Open semi-finals for the seventh time


September 8th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.8 (ANI): Venus Williams has become the first woman to enter the semi-finals of this year's US Open by beating Italian Francesca Schiavone in straight sets 7-6 (5), 6-4."I've ... Read more...

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Randhawa tied 10th despite poor front half at Gleneagles


August 30th, 2010 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Perthshire, Aug 30 (IANS) A horrendous front nine with four bogeys cost Jyoti Randhawa a chance to contend for the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles as he ended with a round of ... Read more...

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The Navy, Coast Guard tries to contain oil spill off Mumbai coast


August 9th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug 9 (ANI): The Navy and the Coast Guard are continuing their effort to contain the oil spill off the coast of Mumbai on Monday caused by the collision between two ... Read more...

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Test debutant Harris’ ‘beer therapy’ to overcome windy Wellington ordeal


March 24th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 24 (ANI): Test debutant Ryan Harris quietly celebrated Australia's victory over New Zealand in the first Test with beer, as the team was tired facing tough windy conditions in the ... Read more...

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Tait hopes wind can help him record fastest ball against Kiwis


February 25th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 25 (ANI): Australian pacer Shaun Tait is hopeful that windy conditions at Wellington could help him record the fastest ball in history during the first Twenty20 game against New ... Read more...

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Inquiries to probe military aircraft crash: Italy


November 24th, 2009 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Rome, 24 Nov (IANS/AKI) A public inquiry will investigate Monday's military plane crash at the airport of the central Italian city of Pisa which killed all the five people on board, a ... Read more...

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Agassi admits to losing 1996 Oz Open semi-finals deliberately


November 10th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles (US), Nov.10 (ANI): Former tennis great Andre Agassi has admitted in his biography that he lost the 1996 Australian semi-finals to Michael Chang on purpose so that he would not ... Read more...

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Bhullar shoots 69 at Macau Open


September 11th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Macau, Sep 11 (IANS) Gaganjeet Bhullar shot a superb two-under 69 under windy conditions to move into the top-10 and put himself in the race at the $500,000 Macau Open here Friday. Bhullar, ... Read more...

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Kings of Leon ’swear at audience’


August 31st, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): American rock band Kings of Leon reportedly swore at fans during their headline performance at the Reading Festival in the UK.The band not only failed to click ... Read more...

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Federer survives Ferrer scare; Murray advances in Cincinnati


August 21st, 2009 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
Cincinnati (Ohio), Aug 21 (DPA) Roger Federer dropped only his second career set to Spain's David Ferrer before fighting back Thursday for a 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory into the quarter-finals of ... Read more...

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