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Djokovic books final date with Murray
Melbourne: Top seed Novak Djokovic ended Stanislas Wawrinka's title defence on Friday with another five-set clash to book a third final showdown with Andy Murray at the Australian Open.Though not quite the level of their thrilling marathons at the last two tournaments, the grinding 7-6(1) 3-6 6-4 4-6 6-0 win under the lights of Rod Laver Arena was riven by tension until the final one-sided...
India loses to England, fails to reach final   
Perth: In what was being being touted as the dress rehearsal for the World Cup, India miserably failed to reach the tri-series final Down Under as they lost the virtual semifinal by three wickets to England at the WACA here. England will now play the final against hosts Australia here on Sunday.India failed to win even a single game out of four in the league stage with one One-Day International...
Van Ass, Thornton to coach Indian hockey teams   
New Delhi: Former Dutch national coach Paul van Ass and Anthony Thornton of New Zealand were Friday named the new coaches of the Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams, respectively.The names were finalised at a special selection committee meeting headed by secretary sports Ajit Sharan, Hockey India (HI) president Narinder Batra, high performance director Roelant Oltmans, Olympian...
Injured Vijender Singh pulls out   
Thiruvananthapuram: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh has pulled out of the 35th National Games starting tomorrow after failing to recover from a nagging nose injury."I have not been able to recover from the nose injury which had forced me out of the Asian Games November last. It flared up again while I was training some days back," Vijender.The former Olympic bronze-medallist...
Mixed doubles: Paes, Hingis storm into final   
Melbourne: Leander Paes kept himself in line for his 15th Grand Slam title by reaching the Australian Open mixed doubles final with Martina Hingis as they defeated Su-Wei Hsieh and Pablo Cuevas in straight sets.The seventh seeded Indo-Swiss pair recorded a comfortable 7-5 6-4 win over the unseeded Taipei-Uruguay combine in the semifinals in one hour and 14 minutes. Paes and Hingis broke Hsieh,...
Kerala gears up for 35th National Games   
Jaitley urged not to back Srinivasan   29 January, 2015
Djokovic, Wawrinka in 'Showdown III'   30 January, 2015
Dhoni blames batsmen for loss to England   30 January, 2015
England captain Morgan set to play in IPL   29 January, 2015
2016 World T20 in India in March-April   29 January, 2015
Banned cricketer Amir allowed to play again   29 January, 2015
Rahane stands out as India bowled out for 200   30 January, 2015
Ronaldo suspended for two matches   29 January, 2015
Serena battles past Keys to make final   29 January, 2015
Portugal welcomes Figo's decision   29 January, 2015
WICB proposes 'cricketing solutions'   29 January, 2015
Djokovic to face Wawrinka in semis   28 January, 2015
Sania-Bruno pair enters semifinals   28 January, 2015
Fired-up Serena to face Keys in semis   28 January, 2015
World Cup blow for WI as Narine pulls out   28 January, 2015
Wawrinka powers into semifinals   28 January, 2015
Chandy promises jobs to medallists from Kerala   28 January, 2015
Neymar vows to help Brazil win 2016 Olympic gold   28 January, 2015
Murray teaches Kyrgios a lesson   27 January, 2015
Barcelona president insists no sale for Messi   27 January, 2015
Neymar wants Ronaldo to be punished for violent conduct   27 January, 2015
'I am a changed man but would cheat again'   27 January, 2015
Park faces hearing after positive dope test   27 January, 2015
Qualifier postponed by a day due to rain   27 May, 2014
Largest cricket bat bids for Guinness   27 January, 2015
Super sting   24 January, 2015
Brilliant Berdych ousts Nadal in style   27 January, 2015
Shiv Kapur qualifies for US Open   27 May, 2014
Sharapova blows away Bouchard to march into semis   27 January, 2015
Paes, Sania in mixed doubles quarters   26 January, 2015
We need to look in the mirror: Duminy   26 May, 2014
Ex-Argentina star Riquelme retires   26 January, 2015
Ribery blasts 'political' FIFA Ballon d'Or   24 January, 2015
Syed Modi Masters: Saina, Srikanth in finals   24 January, 2015
India heavily reliant on Kohli: Dravid   24 January, 2015
Will do whatever is in control: Dalmiya   24 January, 2015
Van Gaal has massive task: Scholes   22 May, 2014
IPL snub to Pak players dented India's image: Afridi   24 May, 2014
Washout helps India keep final hopes alive   26 January, 2015
Lehmann to experiment with squad against India   24 January, 2015
Sizzling Serena joins Wawrinka in last 16   24 January, 2015
BCCI issues fresh ultimatum for damages to WICB   24 January, 2015
Bouchard tones down twirl controversy   23 January, 2015
Narang steers clear of Padma awards row   23 January, 2015
Australia beats England by 3 wickets   23 January, 2015
WICB hits back at Powell's claims   23 January, 2015
Seppi stuns Federer in third round   23 January, 2015
Paes, Bopanna, Sania crash out in doubles   23 January, 2015
Nishikori, Serena, Wawrinka stutter   22 January, 2015
SC bars Srinivasan from contesting BCCI polls   22 January, 2015
Bopanna through, Bhupathi out of doubles   22 January, 2015
Beware of Australia's 'wolf pack': Lee   22 January, 2015
Murray complains of double-standards   22 January, 2015
Srinivisan keeps mum post-SC verdict   22 January, 2015
Sledging was worse two decades ago: Flintoff   22 January, 2015
Stop repeating errors, Holder tells team   22 January, 2015
World Cup unfair protest target: FIFA   13 May, 2014
Nadal survives five-set scare   21 January, 2015
Ferdinand to leave Manchester United   13 May, 2014
Paes denies allegations by wife Rhea   12 May, 2014
Finch backs Warner over verbal duels   21 January, 2015
Paes enters 2nd round in doubles   21 January, 2015
Cole quits England after World Cup axe   12 May, 2014
Sharapova survives scare, Murray cruises   21 January, 2015
ICC aims to tone down sledging   20 January, 2015
England crushes spineless India by 9 wickets   20 January, 2015
'Run Kerala Run' creates history   20 January, 2015
HI recommends 4 players for Arjuna Award   08 May, 2014
Djokovic, Wawrinka show no mercy   20 January, 2015
An honourable misconduct   19 January, 2015
Crisis of talent in Indian boxing: Qamar   08 May, 2014
Chucks and balances   19 January, 2015
Sethi, Miandad engaged in war of words   07 May, 2014
Court of appeal   19 January, 2015
IOA serious about hosting 2019 ASIAD   06 May, 2014
Ivanovic out as Nadal, Murray win   19 January, 2015
Dhoni opens WC door for Mohit, Kulkarni   17 January, 2015
Constantine named Indian football coach   16 January, 2015
Relay medals in jeopardy after Gay's ban   05 May, 2014
Modi congratulates swimmer Bhakti   15 January, 2015
IOA holds talks with National Games officials   15 January, 2015
Murray ponders hiring McEnroe as coach   05 May, 2014
No way back for Pietersen: Morgan   15 January, 2015
Tyson Gay returns Olympic medal   03 May, 2014
KP determined to play for England again   14 January, 2015
Marsh named chief Australia selector   02 May, 2014
Lloyd upset with Gayle’s comments   14 January, 2015
'Bravo, Pollard omission no victimisation'   13 January, 2015
WICB president backs new ODI captain Holder   13 January, 2015
Ronaldo wins his third Ballon d'Or   13 January, 2015
Straight drive   10 January, 2015
SC reserves order on setting up probe panel   29 April, 2014
Kerala CM rebuffs graft allegations   07 January, 2015
Give us our daily ball game!   03 January, 2015
Test drive   29 December, 2014
'Hosting National Games in Kerala a challenge'   24 December, 2014
Moin named Pak team manager, chief selector   22 April, 2014
The brand maker   22 December, 2014
Disillusioned with WC meeting: Manohar   21 April, 2014
Anti-Srini faction opposes Shastri's inclusion   21 April, 2014
I am a self-professed candy lover!   13 December, 2014
Court and bowled   16 December, 2014
Upside of the Downs   06 December, 2014
Weeping boxer   06 December, 2014
ICC announces match officials for 2015 WC   02 December, 2014
BCCI should probe IPL fixing scandal: SC   16 April, 2014
IOA forms ad-hoc panel to run boxing   03 April, 2014
Sports Ministry derecognises IABF   01 April, 2014
Speed up 2016 planning: IOC tells Brazil   22 March, 2014
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