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Australian Open venue to get new stadium

23 Apr 2017 | 9:49 AM

Undated, Apr 23 (REUTERS) A new multi-purpose 5,000-seater stadium is to be built at Melbourne Park as part of efforts aimed at keeping the Australian Open grand slam tennis tournament at its current site, Victoria state treasurer Tim Pallas said today.

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Praneeth, Srikanth jump 8-8 places up in World Badminton Ranking

Praneeth, Srikanth jump 8-8 places up in World Badminton Ranking

20 Apr 2017 | 5:56 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) India's star shuttler B Sai Praneeth after being crowned the title of Singapore Open recently and runners-up Kidambi Srikanth have jumped up eight-eight places up in the latest World Badminton Rankings released today.

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Kashyap, Dani crashes out of pre quarters

Kashyap, Dani crashes out of pre quarters

20 Apr 2017 | 5:17 PM

Changzhou (China), Apr 20 (UNI) Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap crashed out of the China Masters Grand Prix Gold after getting beaten in the pre-quarterfinals by third seed Qiao Bin of China here today.

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Fit-again Murray eyes first Monte Carlo final

Fit-again Murray eyes first Monte Carlo final

19 Apr 2017 | 2:45 PM

Undated, Apr 19 (Reuters) World number one Andy Murray has recovered from an elbow injury and is keen to reach the final of the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time, the Briton said ahead of his opening match against Gilles Muller in the second round today.

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Team India under 16 will play in Egypt

19 Apr 2017 | 1:51 PM

Kolkata, Apr 19 (UNI) The All India Football Association today announced that India under-16 squad will play two matches as part of the India-Egypt Friendship Cup 2017 in Cairo, Egypt.

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Players have potential to achieve more at important events: Gopichand

Players have potential to achieve more at important events: Gopichand

18 Apr 2017 | 9:34 PM

Hyderabad, Apr 18 (UNI) Chief National Coach for Indian Badminton Pullela Gopichand today heaped praises on Sai Praneeth after being crowned newly Singapore Open title and P V Sindhu who recently won the India Open expected more consistency from the players and aim for more important tournaments like All England and World Championship.

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Praneeth crowned champion of Singapore Open title

Praneeth crowned champion of Singapore Open title

16 Apr 2017 | 10:42 PM

Singapore, Apr 16 (UNI) Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth was crowned the champion of Singapore Open title beating his compatriot K Srikanth in the final here today.

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Viraj Sagar Das elected as new Chairman of UP Badminton Association

16 Apr 2017 | 7:52 PM

Lucknow, April 17 (UNI) As a mark of tribute to it's former Chairman Dr Akhilesh Das Gupta, who passed away recently, Uttar Pradesh Badminton Association in it's annual general meeting held here today unanimously elected his son Viraj Sagar Das as the new Chairman.

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Singapore Open: PV Sindhu advance to second round

Singapore Open: PV Sindhu advance to second round

12 Apr 2017 | 4:30 PM

Singapore, Apr 12 (UNI) Indian Open champion and fifth seeded PV Sindhu today entered the second round of the ongoing Singapore Open Superseries tournament.

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Will meet Bhupathi-Paes and try to solve it: Goel

Will meet Bhupathi-Paes and try to solve it: Goel

11 Apr 2017 | 6:58 PM

New Delhi, Apr 11 (UNI) Sports Minister Vijay Goel today indicated that he would meet with ace tennis stars Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes and try to solve their differences over exclusion of Paes from the Davis Cup tie against Uzbekistan on April 6 at Bengaluru.

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'Supremo Chashak'- Tennis-cricket tournament- launched

'Supremo Chashak'- Tennis-cricket tournament- launched

10 Apr 2017 | 5:44 PM

Mumbai, Apr 10 (UNI) Country's biggest tennis-cricket tournament - Supremo Chashak-- a rare combination of glitz, glory and glamour, was launched here.

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India enter Davis World Cup play-off with 4-1 win against Uzbeks

India enter Davis World Cup play-off with 4-1 win against Uzbeks

09 Apr 2017 | 7:01 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 9 (UNI) India entered the World Group Davis Cup play-off stage, defeating Uzbekistan 4-1 in Asia Oceania Group 1 round two tie played at KSLTA stadium here today.

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Davis Cup: Ramanathan takes India ahead by 4-0

Davis Cup: Ramanathan takes India ahead by 4-0

09 Apr 2017 | 6:45 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 9 (UNI) Ramkumar Ramanathan defeated Uzbekistan's Sanjar Fayziev in straight sets of 6-3, 6-2 to put India ahead by 4-0 in the the first reverse singles of Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I second round tie here today.

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Pragnesh-Bopanna duo give India 3-0 winning lead against Uzbekistan

Pragnesh-Bopanna duo give India 3-0 winning lead against Uzbekistan

08 Apr 2017 | 9:35 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 8 (UNI) India took an unassailable 3-0 lead against Uzbekistan in the Davis Cup Asia Oceania Group 1 second round tie played here today, with doubles pair Sriram Balaji and Rohan Bopanna scoring a thumping 3-0 win against Farrukh Dustov and Sanjar Fayziev at KSLTA stadium.

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India takes indomitable 3-0 lead against Uzbekistan in Davis Cup tie

08 Apr 2017 | 8:15 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 8 (UNI) India today took winning 3-0 lead defeating Uzbekistan in the doubles match in the Davis Cup Asia Oceania Group tie second round played at KSLTA stadium here today.

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India storm to 2-0 lead after first day singles against indifferent Uzbeks

India storm to 2-0 lead after first day singles against indifferent Uzbeks

07 Apr 2017 | 10:14 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 7 (UNI) India took a decisive 2-0 lead against Uzbekistan by winning both singles on the opening day of the Davis Cup Asia Oceania group 1 second round tie played at KSLTA stadium here today.

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India go 1-0 up against Uzbekistan as Ramnathan wins first singles

07 Apr 2017 | 6:50 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 7 (UNI) India took 1-0 lead against Uzbekistan as Ramkumar Ramanathan defeated Temur Islamov 6-2, 5-7, 6-2, 7-5 in the first singles of Davis Cup Asia Oceania Group 1 second round tie played at KSLTA Stadium here today.

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Malaysia Open: Jayaram crashes out losing to Son Wan Ho in quarters

Malaysia Open: Jayaram crashes out losing to Son Wan Ho in quarters

07 Apr 2017 | 4:33 PM

Kuching, Malaysia, Apr 7 (UNI) Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram could not retain his goal of winning the biggest win of his career, as he lost the match in the singles quarterfinals at the Malaysia Open Super Series here today.

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Leander bitter over exclusion from playing against Uzbeks

Leander bitter over exclusion from playing against Uzbeks

07 Apr 2017 | 12:45 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 6 (UNI) India's doubles tennis ace Leander Paes today strongly felt that his exclusion from the Davis Cup tie against Uzbekistan starting here tomorrow was uncalled for and different criteria on selection process had led to it.

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Sindhu moves to her career best 2nd spot in BWF rankings

Sindhu moves to her career best 2nd spot in BWF rankings

06 Apr 2017 | 4:14 PM

New Delhi, Apr 6 (UNI) India's ace shuttler P V Sindhu has climbed to her career best ranking of second spot in the women's singles, according to the latest World Badminton Federation ranking.

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Ajay, Jitin, Pranav, Sarabjot in semi-finals

05 Apr 2017 | 8:51 PM

Chandigarh, Apr 5 (UNI) Top seed Ajay Singh of CHART Haryana defeated Aryan Thakur in an easy match 6-3, 6-0 in the boys under-14 singles quarter-finals of the CLTA-AITA Championship Series Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today .

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Junior badminton C'ship across eight cities kicks off today

Junior badminton C'ship across eight cities kicks off today

03 Apr 2017 | 4:47 PM

New Delhi, Apr 3 (UNI) The PNB Met Life Junior Badminton Championship Season 3 was today declared open at Thyagaraj Sports Complex.

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Miami Open: Sania Mirza-Barbora lose in finals

Miami Open: Sania Mirza-Barbora lose in finals

03 Apr 2017 | 2:52 PM

Miami, Apr 3 (UNI) Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Barbora Strycova missed to win the Miami Open title as the duo faced defeat in the women's doubles final by Gabriela Dabrowski and Xu Yifan.

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Federer says he will probably rest until French Open

Federer says he will probably rest until French Open

03 Apr 2017 | 8:45 AM

Undated, Apr 3 (Reuters) Miami Open winner Roger Federer said he will probably skip the upcoming European clay court season except for the French Open.

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Miami Open: Sania-Strycova cruise into finals

Miami Open: Sania-Strycova cruise into finals

01 Apr 2017 | 5:29 PM

Miami, Apr 1 (UNI) India's tennis star Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Barbora Strycova today entered the finals of the Miami Open tennis tournament in the women's doubles event here.

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Federer outlasts Kyrgios to set up Nadal final in Miami

Federer outlasts Kyrgios to set up Nadal final in Miami

01 Apr 2017 | 12:23 PM

Undated, Apr 1 (REUTERS) Roger Federer needed more than three hours to outlast Nick Kyrgios 7-6(9) 6-7(9) 7-6(5) in a pulsating Miami Open semi-final to set up another mouthwatering final clash with Rafa Nadal.

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Federer saves match points to beat Berdych in Miami quarter-final

Federer saves match points to beat Berdych in Miami quarter-final

31 Mar 2017 | 9:07 AM

Undated, Mar 31 (Reuters) Roger Federer survived two match points before beating Tomas Berdych in a third-set tiebreak in the Miami Open quarter-finals.

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Miami Open: Sania-Strykova enters semi final

Miami Open: Sania-Strykova enters semi final

29 Mar 2017 | 2:34 PM

Miami, Mar 29 (UNI) Third seeded pair of Sania Mirza and Barbora Strýcová of Czech Republic have entered the women's doubles semi-finals of the Miami Open Tennis Tournament.

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Pliskova, Wozniacki advance to Miami semi-finals

Pliskova, Wozniacki advance to Miami semi-finals

29 Mar 2017 | 1:10 PM

* Pliskova to play Wozniacki in semis * Pair met in Doha final in February * Wozniacki beats Safarova in nightcap UNDATED,Mar 29 (Reuters) - Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova avenged her Australian Open quarter-final loss to Mirjana Lucic-Baroni with a 6-3 6-4 win over the 26th-seeded Croatian to secure a spot in the Miami Open semi-finals on Tuesday.

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Sharapova feels vindicated and empowered after doping ban

Sharapova feels vindicated and empowered after doping ban

29 Mar 2017 | 1:06 PM

By Larry Fine RANCHO MIRAGE, California, Mar 29 (Reuters) Tennis star Maria Sharapova said today she is excited about her return to competition next month, feeling vindicated by the reduction of her doping suspension and empowered by her time away.

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