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Olympics: James storms to men’s 400m gold (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/CMC) The outstanding Kirani James added an Olympics gold to his fast-growing resume by racing to a personal best time to win the men's 400 metres in dominating ... Read more...

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Olympics athletics: Bolt, Blake headlines semi-finalists for 100m


August 5th, 2012 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/CMC) Defending champion Usain Bolt and nemesis Yohan Blake easily won their first round heats to qualify for the semi-finals of the men's 100 metres at the London ... Read more...

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Indian coach asks shooters to make the best of pressure


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) India's chief shooting coach Sunny Thomas asked his shooters to shoot with pressure and not against it if they want to win a medal at ... Read more...

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Asian Grand Prix archery: Seven Indians in semis


February 17th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) Seven Indian archers Friday entered the individual semifinals of different categories at the first Asian Grand Prix in Bangkok.Mangal Singh Champia, who is known more for ... Read more...

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Egypt beat India in squash World Cup final


February 5th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) Top seeds and favourites Egypt had to work overtime to beat a spirited India 2-1 in the final to annex the WSF Under-21 World Cup team ... Read more...

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Egypt too good for India in U-21 Squash World Cup


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 2 (IANS) Top seeded Egypt expectedly overcame No.4 ranked India 3-0 in the preliminary league of the WSF Under-21 World Cup team championship here on Thursday.The powerful Egypt ... Read more...

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India in tough pool for U-21 Squash World Cup


January 29th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 29 (IANS) India find themselves in a tough pool that includes top seeds Egypt and No.5 Australia besides eighth ranked Germany in the World Cup Chennai Open Under-21 ... Read more...

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India’s Mahesh, Anaka second in world junior squash


January 11th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) Indian squash players Mahesh Mangaonkar and Anaka Alankamony have been ranked No.2 in the world among boys and girls in the latest WSF World Junior Circuit ... Read more...

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World No. 1 Wang out of China Open, in tears


November 25th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Nov 25 (IANS) World No. 1 Wang Shixian of China burst into tears after being stunned by Thai teenager Inthanon Ratchanok in the women's singles second round of the ... Read more...

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Grenadian James makes stunning pro debut at Diamond League


August 6th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/CMC) Grenadian teenager Kirani James completed a memorable Diamond League debut, streaking to a world-leading time to win the men's 400 metres but importantly, making a bold statement ... Read more...

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World Junior Squash - Anaka in round of 16


July 22nd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Boston, July 22 (IANS) India's Anaka Alankamony reached the pre-quarterfinals of the World Women's Junior Squash Championships at Harvard, defeating Canadian Alix Younger in straight games Thursday.Anaka, the 17-year old ... Read more...

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Pakistan to miss world junior squash after players refused visa


July 12th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 12 (IANS) Former champions Pakistan will not feature in the 2011 World Men's Junior Squash Championships getting underway in Belgium Wednesday after the Belgian embassy in Islamabad refused ... Read more...

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Saina reaches final, will attempt hat-trick of Indonesia Open titles (Lead)


June 25th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 25 (IANS) Defending champion Saina Nehwal of India will take a shot at a hat-trick of Indonesia Open Super Series titles after she stormed into the final with ... Read more...

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Maletin champion; Laxman bags Commonwealth Gold


May 18th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Grandmaster R.R. Laxman sprang a major surprise on Argentinean Grand Master Pablo Lafuente to bag the gold medal in the Commonwealth Chess Championship here Tuesday. The open ... Read more...

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Vaibhav and Prince shine in Parsvnath Commonwealth Chess


May 11th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Delhi youngsters Vaibhav Suri and Prince Bajaj brought cheer to the home crowd by holding fourth seed Russian Grandmaster Dmitry Kokarev and former national champion Abhijit Kunte ... Read more...

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Negi, Abhijeet to lead Indian challenge in Commonwealth chess


May 3rd, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Delhi's Parimarjan Negi and Abhijeet Gupta will spearhead the Indian challenge in the Parsvnath Commonwealth chess championship that gets under way in the national capital from Sunday. The ... Read more...

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World Champion Dan claims his first Asian badminton title


April 18th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Olympic and three-time World champion Lin Dan of China claimed his maiden Asian title with a 21-17, 21-15 win over Wang Zhengming while Xuerui Li overcame a ... Read more...

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Indian archers bag 4 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze medals


March 19th, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) India had a rich haul of four gold, two silver and two bronze medals on the third day of the four-day second Asian archery Grand Prix at Bangkok ... Read more...

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Atwal, Chowrasia best-placed Indians at Malaysian Open


March 5th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 5 (IANS) Two-time champion Arjun Atwal was on a song at five-under through 11 holes, before running into double-bogeying, just before fading light forced stoppage of play in the ... Read more...

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Bhullar tied 24th at Asian Tour International


February 4th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 4 (IANS) Gaganjeet Bhullar dropped two late bogeys and spoilt his scorecard to finish with a one-under 71 that still saw him as the best-placed Indian at tied 24th place ... Read more...

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Saina Nehwal dedicates Padma Shri to her parents


January 26th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (ANI): Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal, who will be honoured with the nation's prestigious civilian Padma Shri award for the year 2010, said she dedicates the award to her ... Read more...

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Anand leads five Indians at Corus Chess


January 10th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Wijk Aan Zee (Netherlands), Jan 10 (IANS) India's growing might in chess will once again be in full view as a record five Indian players will feature at the 2010 Corus Grandmasters ... Read more...

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Saina Nehwal makes a triumphant return home


June 28th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, June 28 (ANI): After winning her first ever super series badminton title in Indonesia, Saina Nehwal arrived in Hyderabad, her home city on Saturday.Ranked number eight in the world, Nehwal won ... Read more...

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Abhijeet third, Harika fifth at Corus chess


January 25th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Wijk Aan Zee (Netherlands), Jan 25 (IANS) World junior champion Abhijeet Gupta stormed past a higher rated David Howell to come within half a point of the leaders at the end of ... Read more...

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Abhijeet wins in Group C, Sasi held in group B


January 24th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands), Jan 24 (IANS) India's Krishnan Sasikiran played a long 65-move draw against Andrei Volokitin of Ukraine in the sixth round, as the 71st edition of Corus chess ... Read more...

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GM Abhijeet spearheads Indian chess challenge against Armenia


November 27th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Grandmaster and World Junior Champion Abhijeet Gupta will spearhead the Indian challenge in the 1st India-Armenia Friendship Chess match that starts here Sunday at the Russian Centre ... Read more...

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Harikrishna wins last round, wins Spice Cup title


September 29th, 2008 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lubbock (Texas), Sep 29 (IANS) India's Pentala Harikrishna won the Spice Cup chess with an exciting last-round win that not only got him into a four-way tie, but also earned him the ... Read more...

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Hari tied third at SPICE Cup chess


September 27th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lubbock (Texas), Sept 27 (IANS) India's Pentala Harikrishna drew his seventh round and maintained his unbeaten record in the SPICE Cup invitational chess tournament.The former world junior champion played a draw with ... Read more...

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Hari moves to joint third in SPICE Cup chess


September 26th, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lubbock (Texas), Sep 26 (IANS) India's Pentala Harikrishna made the best use of a blunder from Polish Kamil Miton to register his first win at the SPICE Cup Invitational chess tournament here ... Read more...

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Two more draws for Harikrishna at SPICE Cup chess


September 22nd, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lubbock (Texas), Sep 22 (IANS) India's Pentala Harikrishna, the former World Junior champion, drew both his second and third round games in the SPICE Cup International Invitational chess Tournament and is now ... Read more...

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Harika wins tie-break, enters pre-quarters of World Chess


September 4th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Nalchik (Russia), Sep 4 (IANS) India's Dronavalli Harika, the women's world junior champion, eliminated Anna Muzychuk of Slovenia in the tie-breaker of the second round to move into the pre-quarter finals of ... Read more...

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Ghei, Lahiri end tied 49th in Brunei Open golf


August 24th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei), Aug 24 (IANS) It was a disappointing finish for the Indian trio led by seasoned golfer Gaurav Ghei on the last day of the $300,000 Brunei Open here ... Read more...

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Four Grandmasters share lead at Kolkata Open


March 31st, 2008 - 11:16 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Four Grandmasters (GMs) - Krishnan Sasikiran, Koneru Humpy, Sandipan Chanda and Viktor Laznicka - share the lead after the eighth round Monday at the third Kolkata Open Grandmaster ... Read more...

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Saptarshi in joint lead at Kolkatta Open


March 30th, 2008 - 12:14 am ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) Local lad and International Master (IM) Saptarshi Roy caused a sensation Saturday by defeating Grandmaster (GM) Neelotpal Das and was on course for his maiden GM norm at ... Read more...

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Rahman joins Dung-Laznica pair at top in Kolkata Open


March 28th, 2008 - 11:02 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Grandmasters (GM) Nguyen Anh Dung of Vietnam and Viktor Laznicka of the Czech Republic settled for a quick draw between themselves in 21 moves Friday to remain at ... Read more...

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