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India in Davis Cup World Group after 11 years
Johannesburg, Sep 20 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman carried India to the elite World Group for the first time in 11 years with a sensational 4-6, 6-7(3), 7-6(5), 6-2, 6-4 win over South Africa's Rik De Voest in the first reverse singles of play-off at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena here Sunday.

Sunday, September 20, 2009 11:33:08 PM

Misra a relieved man as India enter Davis Cup World Group
Johannesburg, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian captain S.P Misra was a relieved man Sunday when his top player Somdev Devvarman pulled off a sensational victory against South Africa's No.1 Rik De Voest to seal India a place in the elite Davis Cup World Group.

Sunday, September 20, 2009 10:13:37 PM

South Africa's athletics boss faces the chop over Semenya lies
Johannesburg, Sep 20 (DPA) South Africa's sports ministry called for the country's athletics boss Leonard Chuene to be fired after he admitted lying about gender tests performed on world champion runner Caster Semenya.

Sunday, September 20, 2009 3:08:23 PM

Over 100 held in Dominican Republic drug raid
Santo Domingo, Sep 20 (EFE) More than 100 people were arrested and over 500 portins of different kinds of drugs seized during a surpise anti-drugs operation carried out in the Domican Republc capital, the police said Saturday.

Sunday, September 20, 2009 4:04:50 AM

Somdev should wrap the tie for India: Misra
Johannesburg, Sep 19 (IANS) India's Davis Cup captain S.P. Misra is confident that the team will seal their World Group play-off tie here against South Africa in Sunday's first reverse singles after the contest spilled into the third day with the withdrawal of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna from the doubles rubber midway Saturday.

Saturday, September 19, 2009 9:41:47 PM

The pressure will be on South Africa: Somdev
Johannesburg, Sep 19 (IANS) India's No.1 Somdev Devvarman Saturday said psychologically the pressure will be on South Africa in Sunday's two reverse singles in the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie as they still trail 1-2 here at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena.

Saturday, September 19, 2009 8:30:23 PM

Bhupathi's injury gives South Africa a lifeline
Johannesburg, Sep 19 (IANS) As India were looking to seal the Davis Cup World Group play-off, a groin injury to Mahesh Bhupathi forced him and Rohan Bopanna to concede the doubles tie and that kept South Africa alive here at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena Saturday.

Saturday, September 19, 2009 7:59:50 PM

Davis Cup: India concede doubles tie against South Africa
Johannesburg, Sep 19 (IANS) South Africa pulled one back in the Davis Cup World Group play-off after India conceded the doubles tie when Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna were a set-all and down 0-4 in the third against Jeff Coetzee and Wesley Moodie here Saturday.

Saturday, September 19, 2009 6:22:47 PM

African Union calls for military aid to Somalia
Nairobi/Addis Ababa, Sep 19 (DPA) Somalia's Western-backed government needs military assistance in the wake of a suicide bombing at an African Union (AU) mission in Mogadishu, an AU official said Saturday.

Saturday, September 19, 2009 1:34:04 PM

Davis Cup: Somdev, Bopanna put India in a commanding position
Johannesburg, Sep 18 (IANS) Rohan Bopanna and Somdev Devvarman put in sight of the Davis Cup World Group Finals winning the two opening singles in the play-off tie against South Africa at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena here Friday.

Friday, September 18, 2009 10:39:44 PM

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