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Saina, Anand keep India's hopes alive in World Badminton
Hyderabad, Aug 12 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal and Chetan Anand entered the singles pre-quarterfinals of the World Badminton Championships even as Parupalli Kashyap put up a brave fight against second seed Jin Chen of China before bowing out in the second round here Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 9:54:33 PM

I want AIFF to find a quick solution: Bhaichung
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) National captain Bhaichung Bhutia Wednesday said that the All India Football Federation (AIFF) should quickly find a solution to his ongoing tussle with Mohun Bagan so that he could play freely in the Nehru Cup.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 9:44:16 PM

Olympic champion Taufik having a good time at Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Veteran Indonesian Taufik Hidayat, who won the Indian Open here in March, is enjoying his time at the World Badminton Championships.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 9:41:14 PM

Chief coach Houghton unhappy with training facilities for Nehru Cup
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) After arranging for his team to train at the Nou Camp in Barcelona, India's chief football coach Bob Houghton was utterly disappointed with the training facilities back home as the national team got down to practice Wednesday for the Nehru Cup.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 9:08:23 PM

National squash championships postponed due to swine flue scare
Chennai, Aug 12 (IANS) The 57th Kingfisher senior National and Inter-State Squash Championships, scheduled to be held in New Delhi Aug 16-24, has been postponed indefinitely due to the prevailing swine flu in various parts of the country.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 9:07:43 PM

Three Indians move up to ITF tournament quarters
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Only three Indian girls reached the quarterfinals of the $10,000 women's International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament at the DLTA complex here Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 8:54:50 PM

Two Austrian players quietly slip away from World Badminton
Hyderabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Two Austrian players have pulled out of the World Badminton Championships and quietly left the city without informing the organisers.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 8:52:48 PM

Organisers bank on Saina to draw crowds
Hyderabad, Aug 12 (IANS) The organisers of the World Badminton Championships are banking on star Indian player Saina Nehwal to draw home crowd to Gachibowli's Balayogi Stadium which was sparsely populated on the first two days.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 7:42:43 PM

ITBP troopers to ski down Everest, eye world record
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday flagged off a 28-member team of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) that aims to create a world record by skiing down the slopes of the Mount Everest - a first such attempt in the world.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 6:40:11 PM

Thipsay, Neelotpal in joint lead in Asian Zone Chess
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Grandmaster Praveen Thipsay made his fiftieth birthday a memorable occasion Wednesday as he defeated Surbir Lama of Nepal in the sixth round of the Asian Zone 3.2 Chess Championship. He now leads the table jointly with Neelotpal Das with five points.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 6:03:08 PM

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