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Chinese love birds make it to final
Hyderabad, Aug 15 (IANS) It was a memorable day for the Chinese couple Lin Dan and Xie Xingfang, with both respectively entering the men's and women's singles finals of the World Badminton Championships.

Saturday, August 15, 2009 9:17:22 PM

World Badminton men's, women's final to be all Chinese affair
Hyderabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Led by 'Super' Lin Dan, a strong field of Chinese players stormed into the finals of the World Badminton Championships here Saturday, underlining the country's dominance of the sport.

Saturday, August 15, 2009 9:05:45 PM

Poojashree wins the $10,000 ITF tournament
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) A four-hour rain delay gave enough time for India's Poojashree Venkatesh to plan a strategy to outlast an impatient, erratic top seed Emily Webley-Smith of Britain 7-6(8), 6-2 and clinch the $10,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament at the DLTA complex here Friday.

Saturday, August 15, 2009 8:06:05 PM

World Badmintion: Danes stun South Koreans in mixed doubles semis
Hyderabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Denmark's mixed doubles pair of Thomas Laybourn and Kamilla Rytter Juhl's joy knew no bounds after they stunned top seeded South Korean Yong Dae Lee and Hyo Jung Kee to enter the finals of the World Badminton Championships here Saturday.

Saturday, August 15, 2009 7:38:31 PM

Asian Zone champion Kruttika qualifies for World Cup chess
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) National champion Kruttika Nadig beat Women Grandmaster Nisha Mohota in the final round to win the Asian Zone 3.2 women's title and a berth in the next World Cup.

Saturday, August 15, 2009 6:07:30 PM

Sehwag, Dravid likely for Champions Trophy
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) Injured India opener Virender Sehwag's chances of returning to the side will depend on his medical reports when the national selectors meet here Sunday to pick the squad for next month's tri-series in Sri Lanka and the Champions Trophy in South Africa.

Saturday, August 15, 2009 4:30:16 PM

Rashmi Sharma crosses English Channel for third time
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) West Bengal's Rashmi Sharma has crossed the English Channel for the third time, her family sources said here Friday.

Friday, August 14, 2009 11:22:01 PM

Saina goes down fighting, India's challenge ends in World Badminton
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) The Indian challenge in the World Badminton Championships ended Friday after top medal contender and sixth-seed Saina Nehwal went down fighting 16-21, 19-21 to second-seed Lin Wang of China in women's singles quarterfinals here.

Friday, August 14, 2009 10:23:34 PM

Saina goes down fighting to Lin at World Badminton quarters
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal put up a tough fight before going down 16-21, 19-21 to second-seeded Lin Wang of China in the women's singles quarterfinals of the World Badminton Championships here Friday.

Friday, August 14, 2009 9:32:35 PM

Karnataka Premier League players' auction a dull affair
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) The players' auction of the Twenty20 Karnataka Premier League here Friday turned out to be a drab affair as none of the 48 cricketers could fetch the maximum price of Rs.700,000.

Friday, August 14, 2009 9:22:07 PM

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