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Poojashree to play Emily in ITF tournament final
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Second-seeded Indian Poojashree Venkatesh eked out a 5-7, 6-2, 6-4 win over compatriot Isha Lakani to set up a title showdown with top-seeded Briton Emily-Webley Smith who outlasted Slovakian Dalila Jakupovic, 7-6(4), 4-6, 6-2, at the $10,000 women's International Tennis Federation(ITF) tournament at the DLTA complex here Friday.

Friday, August 14, 2009 6:42:50 PM

World Badminton: Jwala-Diju lose in mixed doubles quarters
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) India's mixed doubles pair of Valiyaveetil Diju and Jwala Gutta proved no match for defending champions Nova Widianto and Liliyana Natsir of Indonesia, losing their quarter-final match at the World Badminton Championships here Friday.

Friday, August 14, 2009 6:31:40 PM

India are the team to beat, but Syria favourites: Houghton
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Chief football coach Bob Houghton said Friday that the defending champions India will be the team to beat, but last edition runners-up Syria are the favourites in the Nehru Cup starting here Aug 19.

Friday, August 14, 2009 6:07:24 PM

Coach Jauhari wants India's male shuttlers among top-10
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Indian badminton's foreign coach Atik Jauhari, rated one of the best in world, wants at least one male player to emulate Saina Nehwal and get into world's top-10.

Friday, August 14, 2009 5:10:26 PM

New Zealand sends squad for Buchi Babu tourney again
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) One of India's premier cricket competitions, the Buchi Babu cricket tournament, will begin here Sunday, coinciding with a BCCI selection committee meeting.

Friday, August 14, 2009 4:45:14 PM

FIFA wants to promote football in India's villages
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) World soccer body FIFA has shown interest in developing the game in India's villages.

Friday, August 14, 2009 3:56:41 PM

Saina fights her way into quarterfinals of World Baminton
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal fought her way through to the quarterfinals of the World Badminton Championships, beating Bulgarian Petya Nedelcheva in three game in the pre-quarters of the women's singles here Thursday.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 11:13:37 PM

Saina Nehwal in World Badminton quarterfinals
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal sailed into the quarterfinals of the World Badminton Championships with an 18-21, 21-18 and 21-10 win over Bulgarian Petya Nedelchechva here Thursday.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 10:20:04 PM

Sushil to spearhead India's challenge in World Wrestling
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist Sushil Kumar will spearhead India's challenge in next month's World Wrestling Championships in Herning, Denmark.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 9:28:07 PM

BCCI considering legal action on WADA clause
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) The Indian cricket board is planning to take legal advice from Attorney General Goolam Vahanvati and former chief justice of India A.S. Anand on the controversial 'whereabouts' clause of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Code.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 9:27:48 PM

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