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Federer marches on in rough weather
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Baking heat, rain and the threat of lightning all forced stoppages in play at the US Open on Sunday but Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki marched on through a day of wild weather and upsets. Former world number one Wozniacki had her fourth round match with Maria Sharapova halted briefly by the heat rule but it was the fifth-seeded French Open champion who wilted under a blazing sun, falling...
P.V. Sindhu settles for bronze   
Copenhagen: India's P.V. Sindhu had to be content with the bronze as Spaniard Carolina Marin proved the better shuttler on the day, winning the women's singles semi-final quite easily in straight games at the World Badminton Championships here on Saturday.The 11th-seeded Sindhu had created history on Friday when she made the last four to become the first Indian to notch two medals at the...
India thrashes England by six wickets   30 August, 2014
Ambati Rayudu slammed an unbeaten 64 as India relied on an all-round display to thrash England by six wickets in the third cricket one-dayer and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the five-match series.Rayudu, who was drafted in place of an injured Rohit Sharma, stitched 87 runs with Suresh Raina (42) from 14.5 overs for the fourth wicket as India chased down the modest target of 228 with 42 balls...
Shuttler Chong Wei in WC final   30 August, 2014
Malaysian World No.1 Lee Chong Wei secured his seat in the final of the World Badminton Championships after beating local shuttler Viktor Axelsen in straight games in the semifinal in Copenhagen.Lee, geared up to clinch his first world title as his long-time rival Lin Dan of China is not playing in the tournament, achieved a one-sided 21-9, 21-7 men's singles victory at the Ballerup Super...
Surprises galore in women's draw   30 August, 2014
The US Open women's draw was blown wide open by a series of upsets but it was business as usual on the men's side with Roger Federer leading a parade of seeds into the third round at the year's final Grand Slam. The shockwaves began early on another sunny day at Flushing Meadows with 32-year-old qualifier Mirjana Lucic-Baroni dismissing Romanian second seed Simona Halep 7-6(6) 6-2 to...
Dhoni wins toss, elects to bowl   30 August, 2014
Paes-Stepanek in men's doubles second round   30 August, 2014
President gives away National Sports Awards   30 August, 2014
Jaipur Pink Panthers crowned champions   01 September, 2014
Delhi Dynamos signs del Piero   30 August, 2014
India looks to continue winning run   29 August, 2014
Ronaldo named European Player of Year   29 August, 2014
Saina crashes out of WC quarters   29 August, 2014
Serena, Djokovic sail through winds   29 August, 2014
Sindhu creates history, enters semis at WC   29 August, 2014
Boxer Manoj to be considered again   29 August, 2014
Sachin, Ranbir, John, Abhishek launch ISL   29 August, 2014
Paes-Black, Bopanna-Srebotnik advance   29 August, 2014
Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso quits   28 August, 2014
Justice Mudgal panel files probe report in SC   29 August, 2014
Platini rules out standing against Blatter   28 August, 2014
Paes, Sania win US Open openers   28 August, 2014
Sindhu progresses to pre-quarters at WC   28 August, 2014
Raina played a fantastic knock: Dhoni   28 August, 2014
Raina, Jadeja help India trounce England   28 August, 2014
Radwanska out, Sharapova in third round   28 August, 2014
United's humiliation is MK Don's glory   27 August, 2014
Boxers may not compete under national flag   27 August, 2014
Qualifier postponed by a day due to rain   27 May, 2014
Bopanna-Qureshi bows out of US Open   27 August, 2014
Teenager overshadows Serena, Federer   27 August, 2014
Bolt's maiden India trip next month   27 August, 2014
Shiv Kapur qualifies for US Open   27 May, 2014
Saina, Srikanth advance in WC   27 August, 2014
Perera's all-round show shatters Pakistan   27 August, 2014
We need to look in the mirror: Duminy   26 May, 2014
Court sends shooter's husband to transit remand   27 August, 2014
India ready for some on-field action   26 August, 2014
Injured Vijender ruled out of Asiad   26 August, 2014
South Korea re-joins talks with North   26 August, 2014
My version is different: Rosberg   26 August, 2014
Van Gaal has massive task: Scholes   22 May, 2014
IPL snub to Pak players dented India's image: Afridi   24 May, 2014
Djokovic, Sharapova dazzle, others toil   26 August, 2014
Kashyap bows out of World Championship   26 August, 2014
Boxer Manoj files case at Delhi HC   26 August, 2014
Rain washes out first ODI in Bristol   25 August, 2014
BCCI takes exception to Dhoni's comments   25 August, 2014
'I don't see myself retiring ever'   25 August, 2014
Aiming for the big O   23 August, 2014
Tests over, test begins   23 August, 2014
Yuvraj's father Yograj held in brawl case   25 August, 2014
India seeks fresh start in ODIs   25 August, 2014
Fletcher the 'boss' till WC: Dhoni   25 August, 2014
Rosberg could face consequences for collision   25 August, 2014
Team manager questions Anushka's stay   23 August, 2014
Working on stamina, technique: Vinesh   22 August, 2014
Azad questions players' commitment   22 August, 2014
No return for Indian GP in 2015   21 August, 2014
Tough draw for Indian football teams   21 August, 2014
Chopra joins Sachin-owned Kerala team   21 August, 2014
World Cup unfair protest target: FIFA   13 May, 2014
Team Chennai replaces Sun Group   21 August, 2014
Ferdinand to leave Manchester United   13 May, 2014
Scholes 'scared' about United's future   21 August, 2014
Paes denies allegations by wife Rhea   12 May, 2014
No Arjuna Award for Manoj Kumar   22 August, 2014
Gowda, Arpinder in Asiad athletics team   21 August, 2014
Cole quits England after World Cup axe   12 May, 2014
My role doesn't undermine Fletcher, says Shastri   21 August, 2014
HI and SAI on collision course   20 August, 2014
Mudgal panel will not meet players   20 August, 2014
HI recommends 4 players for Arjuna Award   08 May, 2014
'Insulted' Manoj to sue Sports Ministry   20 August, 2014
Under-fire Pujara to play county cricket   20 August, 2014
Crisis of talent in Indian boxing: Qamar   08 May, 2014
Fletcher may not stay for WI series   19 August, 2014
Sethi, Miandad engaged in war of words   07 May, 2014
IOA serious about hosting 2019 ASIAD   06 May, 2014
Race walker Irfan aims at podium finish   19 August, 2014
Nadal out of US Open with wrist injury   18 August, 2014
Fair play   16 August, 2014
Fletcher's wings clipped, Shastri made director   19 August, 2014
Change the 'out'-look   16 August, 2014
Relay medals in jeopardy after Gay's ban   05 May, 2014
ISL unveils 49-player list for international draft   18 August, 2014
Murray ponders hiring McEnroe as coach   05 May, 2014
Wait and watch: Dhoni on quitting captaincy   18 August, 2014
Tyson Gay returns Olympic medal   03 May, 2014
Marsh named chief Australia selector   02 May, 2014
Ex-players want coach Fletcher out   18 August, 2014
India's TT coach to be axed after Asiad   16 August, 2014
Dhoni's Test captaincy illogical: Crowe   14 August, 2014
Sushil likely to skip WC, Asian Games   14 August, 2014
After CWG low, Vijay eyes Asiad high   13 August, 2014
Martino takes over as Argentina coach   13 August, 2014
SC reserves order on setting up probe panel   29 April, 2014
Old is always gold for Deepika Kumari   12 August, 2014
Wrestlers aim to improve in the Asiad   07 August, 2014
Sports bar   04 August, 2014
Moin named Pak team manager, chief selector   22 April, 2014
Disillusioned with WC meeting: Manohar   21 April, 2014
Still waiting for promised job: Anisa   04 August, 2014
Anti-Srini faction opposes Shastri's inclusion   21 April, 2014
Paes, Sania to lead Indian challenge   02 August, 2014
Lukewarm response for cricket in Asiad   02 August, 2014
Gowda: Indian athletics' golden boy   01 August, 2014
Haryana—the wrestling capital of India   01 August, 2014
BCCI should probe IPL fixing scandal: SC   16 April, 2014
Pro-Kabaddi a hit with TV audience   31 July, 2014
India's wrestling juggernaut rolls on   30 July, 2014
Fast forward   26 July, 2014
Shooting away to glory   27 July, 2014
IOA forms ad-hoc panel to run boxing   03 April, 2014
Jewels of Manipur shine on day one   25 July, 2014
Sports Ministry derecognises IABF   01 April, 2014
Abhinav Bindra, India's shooting star   25 July, 2014
Seniors Nandy, Climax, Dias picked   23 July, 2014
Speed up 2016 planning: IOC tells Brazil   22 March, 2014
Subrata Paul, Nabi to play for Mumbai   22 July, 2014
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