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Bopanna-Qureshi bows out of US Open
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India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam Qureshi crashed out of the US Open after going down fighting in the men's doubles first round contest at the Flushing Meadows.The 13th seeded pair, lost 6-7 (10-12), 6-4, 6-7 (5-7) to the unseeded Italian pair of Daniele Bracciali and Andreas Seppi in a contest that lasted for more than two and half hours.Bopanna and Qureshi send down...
Teenager overshadows Serena, Federer   
Despite boasting 34 Grand Slam singles titles between them, Serena Williams and Roger Federer were forced to share the spotlight with a 15-year-old at the US Open on Tuesday as all three advanced to the second round.American wild card Catherine Bellis, the youngest player in the draw, took her place alongside the five-times US champions by stunning 12th seeded Australian Open finalist Dominica...
Perera's all-round show shatters Pakistan   
Thisara Perera smashed 65 off 36 balls and then grabbed three wickets as Sri Lanka thumped Pakistan by 77 runs in the second one-dayer to level the three-match series 1-1.Sri Lanka recovered from 194-6 to post a commanding 310-9 in their 50 overs after electing to bat, before dismissing Pakistan for 233 in 43.5 overs in the day-night match in Hambantota. Pakistan had won the first match at the...
India ready for some on-field action   26 August, 2014
Rocked by one controversy after another, India will be hoping that the spotlight shifts to the cricketing action as they take on an upbeat England side in the second one day international of the five-match series at Cardiff.With the first match in Bristol being washed out without a ball being bowled, India will be itching to perform in a format where Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his men have shown...
Injured Vijender ruled out of Asiad   26 August, 2014
Leading Indian boxer Vijender Singh has been ruled out of next month's Asian Games due to a hand injury, the Olympic bronze medallist said on Tuesday.Singh, whose middleweight bronze at the 2008 Beijing Olympics helped raise boxing's profile in India, injured his hand during the Commonwealth Games final in Glasgow."It's very disappointing for an athlete. The hand is still not...
South Korea re-joins talks with North   26 August, 2014
My version is different: Rosberg   26 August, 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
Tough to balance ODI series, WC: Fraser   23 August, 2014
Platini unlikely to enter FIFA race   23 August, 2014
I am not racist or sexist: Mackay   23 August, 2014
Dhoni's remarks on Fletcher personal opinion: BCCI   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 Indian in US Open singles event   22 August, 2014
Qualifier postponed by a day due to rain   27 May, 2014
Djokovic, Federer prime contenders   22 August, 2014
Balotelli leaves Milan, may head to Liverpool   22 August, 2014
No return for Indian GP in 2015   21 August, 2014
Tough draw for Indian football teams   21 August, 2014
Shiv Kapur qualifies for US Open   27 May, 2014
Chopra joins Sachin-owned Kerala team   21 August, 2014
Team Chennai replaces Sun Group   21 August, 2014
Scholes 'scared' about United's future   21 August, 2014
We need to look in the mirror: Duminy   26 May, 2014
No Arjuna Award for Manoj Kumar   22 August, 2014
Gowda, Arpinder in Asiad athletics team   21 August, 2014
My role doesn't undermine Fletcher, says Shastri   21 August, 2014
Sun Group officially pulls out of ISL   21 August, 2014
Van Gaal has massive task: Scholes   22 May, 2014
IPL snub to Pak players dented India's image: Afridi   24 May, 2014
HI and SAI on collision course   20 August, 2014
Mudgal panel will not meet players   20 August, 2014
Djokovic is top seed, Federer second   20 August, 2014
'Insulted' Manoj to sue Sports Ministry   20 August, 2014
Under-fire Pujara to play county cricket   20 August, 2014
Fletcher may not stay for WI series   19 August, 2014
No changes to Arjuna recommendation list   19 August, 2014
Race walker Irfan aims at podium finish   19 August, 2014
Federer looks to continue good form   19 August, 2014
Verstappen, 16—youngest F1 driver   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
ISL unveils 49-player list for international draft   18 August, 2014
Mahela ends Test career on a high   18 August, 2014
Wait and watch: Dhoni on quitting captaincy   18 August, 2014
Ex-players want coach Fletcher out   18 August, 2014
World Cup unfair protest target: FIFA   13 May, 2014
Ferdinand to leave Manchester United   13 May, 2014
India's TT coach to be axed after Asiad   16 August, 2014
Paes denies allegations by wife Rhea   12 May, 2014
Bonanza for CWG medallists, other athletes   16 August, 2014
Dhoni's Test captaincy illogical: Crowe   14 August, 2014
Sushil likely to skip WC, Asian Games   14 August, 2014
Cole quits England after World Cup axe   12 May, 2014
Relief for RCA as Registrar snubs BCCI   14 August, 2014
Anaka's name for Arjuna raises questions   13 August, 2014
After CWG low, Vijay eyes Asiad high   13 August, 2014
Martino takes over as Argentina coach   13 August, 2014
HI recommends 4 players for Arjuna Award   08 May, 2014
Crisis of talent in Indian boxing: Qamar   08 May, 2014
No Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna this year   12 August, 2014
Sethi, Miandad engaged in war of words   07 May, 2014
Old is always gold for Deepika Kumari   12 August, 2014
Ministry to implement welfare schemes for sportspersons   12 August, 2014
IOA serious about hosting 2019 ASIAD   06 May, 2014
'Be patient with Indian cricket team'   12 August, 2014
Sachin under attack in RS for absence   11 August, 2014
Wrestlers aim to improve in the Asiad   07 August, 2014
Relay medals in jeopardy after Gay's ban   05 May, 2014
Sports bar   04 August, 2014
Murray ponders hiring McEnroe as coach   05 May, 2014
Still waiting for promised job: Anisa   04 August, 2014
Tyson Gay returns Olympic medal   03 May, 2014
Bolt targets sub 19-second 200m   04 August, 2014
Marsh named chief Australia selector   02 May, 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
Pro-Kabaddi a hit with TV audience   31 July, 2014
SC reserves order on setting up probe panel   29 April, 2014
India's wrestling juggernaut rolls on   30 July, 2014
Fast forward   26 July, 2014
Shooting away to glory   27 July, 2014
Jewels of Manipur shine on day one   25 July, 2014
Moin named Pak team manager, chief selector   22 April, 2014
Abhinav Bindra, India's shooting star   25 July, 2014
Disillusioned with WC meeting: Manohar   21 April, 2014
Anti-Srini faction opposes Shastri's inclusion   21 April, 2014
Seniors Nandy, Climax, Dias picked   23 July, 2014
Subrata Paul, Nabi to play for Mumbai   22 July, 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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