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Washington, June 17 (IANS) India's marathon man Ashis Roy added another half marathon to his bag of 115 full marathons as he completed his 11th 13-mile run in the San Francisco marathon 2013.
New York, June 12 (ANI): Paralympian Ryan Chalmers has reportedly covered 3,300 miles on his racing wheelchair and will end his 71-day journey from Los Angeles to New York City on June 15.
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Mahi Racing Team lead rider and reigning world champion Kenan Sofuoglu will start the fifth leg of the World Supersport championship in second position at Donington Park, England Sunday.
London, May 23 (ANI): German chancellor Angela Merkel has been named as the most powerful woman in the world for the third successive year by business magazine Forbes.
London, May 15 (ANI): In a surprise revelation, retiring Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson may have reportedly approached Paris Saint Germain manager Carlo Ancelotti instead of outgoing Everton boss David Moyes to succeed him at Old Trafford.
Rio de Janeiro, May 13 (IANS) Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari will Tuesday announce a 23-man squad for next month's FIFA Confederations Cup.
Manchester, May 8 (IANS) Everton's David Moyes has emerged as the frontrunner to replace Alex Ferguson as Manchester United manager after the end of the season.
London, Apr.29 (ANI): Former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye has announced his return with his next fight on June 29 with Manuel Charr at the Manchester Arena.
Panaji, April 21 (IANS) Conveniently nestled on Candolim beach, this not-so-big, not-so-small holiday resort could be a perfect destination for those who want to savour both the worlds - five-star luxury and shacks on the beaches.
Hanoi (Vietnam), April 8 (IANS Jungle Marathon -- a six-stage gruelling race through forests and the first of its kind in Vietnam -- will be held in the central Quang Binh province from May 31 to June 9.
London, Apr. 8 (ANI): Auditions have started for 'Bollywood Live,' a BBC production adapted from the opera Carmen by Bizet, in Bradford.
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A spiky dinosaur won the most votes in a Canadian "Dino Idol" contest that asked visitors to one museum to select which fossil among five specimens they wanted to see unwrapped from its protective packet.
Melbourne, March 15 (IANS) Rolex, title sponsor of the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix, unveiled the new Rolex pit lane clock at the Albert Park circuit here Thursday.
Madrid, March 11 (IANS) Two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo were enough to give Real Madrid a 2-1 win away to struggling Celta Vigo in Primera Liga football.
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) At least 12 people were injured in a clash between Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers here Saturday evening after a heated argument at an official function, police said.
New Delhi, Mar 2 (IANS) "Dilli Meri Hai", a special radio campaign is aimed at helping women - from housewives to working women to students, feel safe in enjoying life in the capital - be it in a park, movie hall or at a market place, fearlessly.
Quito, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) A court handed down a four-year prison term to a German citizen caught trying to smuggle four iguanas out of the Galapagos islands, authorities at Ecuador's Galapagos National Park said.
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) A 31-year-old woman tutor committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan in her house here, police said Saturday.
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Hadiya Pendleton, a teenager who performed at President Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony last week, was gunned down in Chicago, a media report said.
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year-old girl who performed at President Barack Obama's inauguration last week, has been shot dead in Chicago, a media report said.
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) A day before the central government's own deadline to announce a decision on Telangana issue ends, hundreds of people demanding a separate state gathered Sunday after police granted permission to the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) to hold demonstration in the city.
Sydney, Jan 26(ANI): Andre Agassi has urged the authorities to have even more tighter anti-doping controls as he reflected on his own battles with drug abuse, and the American added he feels tennis is one of the cleanest sports.
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) The top-seeded pair of Sara Errani and Robert Vinci won their first Australian Open women's doubles title by beating local team of Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacque here Friday.
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) Chinese tennis sensation Li Na will meet defending champion Victoria Azarenka in her second Australian Open final after she swept second-seeded Russian Maria Sharapova 6-2, 6-2 here Thursday.
London, Jan 24(ANI): World number one and defending champion Novak Djokovic hammered fourth seed David Ferrer in the Australian Open semifinal to book a spot in the final and stay on course for a hat trick of Melbourne title.
New York, January 24 (ANI): A baseball bearing the signatures of Babe Ruth and Al Capone, who became symbols of the Jazz Age along with speakeasies and flappers, is up for auction.
Melbourne, Jan 23 (IANS) Four-time Australian Open champion Roger Federer edged out seventh-seeded Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6, 4-6, 7-6, 3-6, 6-3 to reach his 10th consecutive semifinal here at the Melbourne Park Wednesday.
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) David Ferrer fought from two sets down to beat his Spanish Davis Cup teammate Nicolas Almagro to book a semifinal spot at the Melbourne Park here Tuesday.
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Maria Sharapova continued her dominating form at the Australian Open with a straight sets win over fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova at the Melbourne Park here Tuesday.
Sydney, Jan 22(ANI): Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova, who set a new Australian Open record for the least number of games lost in the first four rounds of the tournament, will face China's Li Na in the women semi-finals.
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Former French Open champion Li Na knocked out fourth-seed Agnieszka Radwanska in straight sets to reach her third Australian Open semifinal here Tuesday.
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Roger Federer and Serena Williams are through to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open, winning their matches comfortably here Monday.
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Third-seeded Andy Murray advanced to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open here at the Melbourne Park Monday with a 6-3, 6-1, 6-3 win over Frenchman Gilles Simon.
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Following are Monday's results at the Australian Open at the Melbourne Park here:
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) Tenth seed Nicolas Almagro will meet fellow Spaniard David Ferrrer in the men's singles quarterfinals at the Australian Open after his fourth-round opponent Janko Tipsarevic retired injured here Sunday.
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Roger Federer crushed young Australian Bernard Tomic 6-4, 7-6, 6-1 to reach the fourth round at the Australian Open here Saturday.
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Serena Williams reached the fourth round at the Australian Open here Saturday after thrashing Japanese Ayumi Morita 6-1, 6-3 at the Melbourne Park.
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) Fourth-seeded Angieszka Radwanska won her 12th match in a row and reached the fourth round of the women's singles at the Australian Open here Friday with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Britain's Heather Waston.
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) Indian tennis player Somdev Devvarman conceded a two set lead to go down against Poland's Jerzy Janowicz in a marathon second round match at the Australian Open here Wednesday.
Melbourne, Jan 14(ANI): Defending champion Novak Djokovic has entered the second round of the Australian Open with a dominant 6-2 6-4 7-5 win over French player Paul-Henri Mathieu at Melbourne Park on Monday.
Melbourne, Jan 13 (IANS) Kei Nishikori's last-eight finish here last year was the best of his career in a major and the Japanese tennis player admitted Sunday that being back at Melbourne Park brought back mixed emotions.
Melbourne, Jan 9 (ANI): Paleontologists in Queensland have found that the world's only recorded dinosaur stampede is largely made up of the tracks of swimming, not running, animals.
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): The much-awaited Steve Jobs biopic 'jOBS', starring Ashton Kutcher as the late Apple visionary co-founder will be released in April.
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) English Premier League club Queens Park Rangers (QPR) head of academy Richard Allen will conduct a football camp for 24 boys and six girls here Monday to select two students who will train for a month at the London facility alongside its professional team.
Moscow, Dec 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili confirmed Monday that the country will send its athletes to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
London, Dec 13 (ANI): Nicole Scherzinger, who had fans gaping at her dazzling dresses on the 'X Factor' week after week, has revealed just what she's going to be wearing this Christmas - a pair of not-so glamorous Spanx.
Moscow, Dec 12 (IANS/EFE) Moscow is now home to the world's largest urban course for jibbing, a type of snowboarding with obstacles, the Russian sports facility's managers said.
New York, December 10 (ANI): The latest James Bond movie 'Skyfall' moved back to the top spot at the weekend box office in its fifth weekend by taking in 11-million-dollar revenue, it has been revealed.
Monaco, Nov 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) David Beckham would make a perfect addition to AS Monaco, the director general of the French side said.
Madrid, Nov 30 (IANS) Celta, Real Zaragoza and Mallorca have advanced into the round of 16 in Spain's Copa del Rey.
London, Nov 29 (IANS) A British man had a miraculous escape when he was hit on the head by a train going at 110 km an hour but survived with just a neck whiplash injury and swelling.
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): Jessica Alba's secret to staying slim even after having had two children is laser liposuction treatments, it has been revealed.
London, Nov 27(ANI): Midfielder Barton surprised journalists by hosting a post-match news conference with a French accent, after his first league game for Marseille, and the former Newcastle United player later said on Twitter that he is launching a new language, called Bartonese.
Washington, Nov. 25 (ANI): The world's biggest aquarium which will house more than 100,000 marine animals of over 800 species in 45 million liters of water has opened in Singapore.
Singapore, Nov 22 (IANS) One of the dolphins bound for Singapore's Marine Life Park from the Philippines died Thursday on board a plane, Xinhua reported.
Melbourne, November 20 (ANI): Princess Diana's biographer has survived a horrific car accident - that killed a woman and a two-month-old baby - while on honeymoon in South Africa.
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Senior Shiv Sena leader and former Maharashtra chief minister Manohar Joshi put forth the party's demand that a memorial be built in honour of Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray, who passed away Saturday, at Shivaji Park.
Pochampally (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 18 (IANS) Pera Kamalana sits in a small room of her house, spinning the dyed yarn that will bring alive beautiful ikat designs on the nine?yard silk sari Pochampally is famous for. Wearing a polyester sari herself, Kamalana's life is, however, an irony and hardly as exotic as the timeless creations her loom gives birth to.
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift lifted three trophies at the MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMA).
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Seeking to boost bilateral trade and people-to-people ties with India, Canada's Minister of State for Democratic Reforms Tim Uppal Monday met Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi here.
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Tens of thousands of people from across Britain gathered in central London on Saturday to protest against the government's austerity policy, Xinhua reported.
London, Oct 12 (IANS) One of British king Henry VIII's country estates, built in the early 1500s, has been put up for sale for 26 million pounds.
London, October 10 (ANI): The Polish Government has launched a campaign to highlight the important and overlooked role played by its nation in solving the ciphers of the Nazis' Enigma machine - a feat credited with shortening the war by two years.
London, Oct 6 (ANI): Victoria Beckham, who regularly endorses her own products, gave a little-known beauty brand her seal of approval.
Baku (Azerbaijan), Sep 26 (IANS) Parimarjan Negi stayed in tied third place, half a point behind twin leaders Baris Esen of Turkey and Eltaj Safarli of Azerbaijan at the end of the fourth round of the International Chess Festival Baku Open here.
Greater Noida, Sep 20 (IANS) After the thundering success of the inaugural Formula One Indian Grand Prix, the teething troubles notwithstanding, the organisers at Buddh International Circuit (BIC) are making sure they addressed all shortcomings of last year.
London, Sep 19(ANI): British heavyweight boxer David Haye has given back his Luxembourg Boxing Federation (LBF) licence in his pursuit of money-spinning heavyweight title showdown with long-term rival Vitali Klitschko, which could be worth staggering 10 million pounds.
Washington, Sept 13 (ANI): The stars of the 'James Bond' movies including Sir Roger Moore and Britt Ekland will tour the U.K. in order to mark the film franchise's 50 anniversary.
London, Sep 12 (IANS) An Egyptian sports minister tried to claim diplomatic immunity after being arrested for groping a tourist while in London with his country's paralympic delegation, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Gwyneth Paltrow bumped into Ricky Gervais at Starbucks here.
Madrid, Sep 1 (IANS) Real Madrid's capture of Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien on a season long loan was the most important deal in Spain as the transfer window closed.
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Over a million homes and businesses in Louisiana, the home state of Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal, and neighbouring Mississippi were still without power as a weakened storm began a slow trek northward.
Vancouver, Aug 27(ANI): New Zealand teen sensation Lydia Ko stunned the world's best women golfers by becoming the youngest ever winner of an LPGA event, at the Canadian Open in Vancouver.
London, Aug 27 (ANI): Shares in Korean electronics manufacturer Samsung have tumbled after the company was ordered to pay Apple more than one billion dollars for infringing six of the US tech giant's patents.
London, Aug 5 (ANI): Hookers are "ho'ing for gold" in brothels just a javelin throw away from the Olympic Park, it has been revealed.
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Favourites PJ Hindu Gymkhana 'Sultans of Hazard' and Park Club 'Samurais' registered comfortable wins to sail into the semifinals of The Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala Charitable Trust Mumbai Billiards League at the Dadar Parsee Colony Gymkhana Friday.
London, August 2 (ANI): Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington, who has a passion for fashion, told Duchess Kate that she loved her navy wedges during her visit to the Team GB accommodation flats at the Olympic Park in Stratford, and couldn't help gushing about them afterward.
London, August 1 (ANI): Rugby ace Mike Tindall warned internet trolls who said his wife Zara Phillips had let down Team GB that they would have to "answer to him."
New York, July 31 (ANI): A volunteer became the talk of the Olympics on Monday after a video showing her enthusiastically welcoming the crowds to the opening ceremony went viral.
London, July 29 (IANS) Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter Zara Phillips made a memorable Olympics debut in the individual dressage equestrian event Sunday, finishing in the top 20.
London, July 28 (IANS) Huge cheers welcomed the colourful Indian delegation into the Olympic Park Friday night during the opening ceremony of the London Games.
London, July 28 (IANS) It was a rare occasion when Queen Elizabeth II played a cameo with James Bond actor Daniel Craig in a surreal film that awed spectators at the Olympic Park during the colourful opening ceremony of the 2012 London Games here Friday.
London, July 28 (IANS) British cyclist Bradley Wiggins, the Tour de France champion, rang a huge bell at the Olympic Park to mark the beginning of the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Games here Friday.
London, July 27 (ANI): U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who expressed doubts over London's readiness to host the Olympics during his recent visit to Britain, has now declared himself to be "a guy from Great Britain" who is "married to a girl from Wales".
London, July 24 (ANI): Danny Boyle, mastermind for Olympics opening ceremony, will have to use fake clouds to bring in rains for the event.
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Many employers are using Facebook profiles of job candidates to filter out weaker applicants based on perception of lifestyle, attitudes and personal appearance, according to a new study.
London, July 22 (IANS) The temporary basketball arena will be sold after the 2012 London Olympic Games, and Brazil, the hosts of the 2016 edition, is the most likely buyer, an official said here Sunday.
London, July 21(ANI): London Organising Committee of Olympics and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) chairman Lord Coe committed a blunder when he said ticket-holders wearing Pepsi T-shirts wouldn't be allowed during the games in a bid to protect official sponsor Coca-Cola.
London, July 20 (IANS) London's Mayor Boris Johnson Friday insisted that the London Olympic Games would be a huge success.
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) Wildlife conservation and forestry departments in a Chinese province have announced that visitors will not be allowed to click themselves with Siberian tiger cubs at a tiger park in future.
London, July 16 (ANI): Security for the Olympics has not been compromised even after the failure of private security firm, G4S, to recruit enough security staff, London 2012 chairman Lord Coe has said.
London, July 16 (IANS) Supermodels Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss are among the celebrities who will reportedly walk the runway at the closing ceremony of the London Olympics.
London, July 16 (ANI): Ace British boxer David Haye has said that his rehab is complete after beating Dereck Chisora in a grudge bout at Upton Park, and added that Ukranian Vitali Klitschko will be running scared from him after his recent victory.
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A 15-year-old Class 9 girl was raped by a 17-year-old boy residing in her neighbour here, police said Saturday. The boy has been arrested.
London, July 14(ANI): John Terry's acquittal in the Anton Ferdinand racism row has evoked extreme reactions from various black players in Britain, some even branding the judgement as a joke.
London, July 13 (ANI): A 500 million-year-old bacteria has been brought back to life in a laboratory at Georgia Tech in an experiment with echoes of Stephen Spielberg's Jurassic Park, where scientists recreated dinosaurs using ancient DNA
London, July 12 (ANI): Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has backed Chelsea striker John Terry in a case of alleged racist abuse against Queen Park Ranger star Anton Ferdinand.
Washington, July 11 (ANI): The United States Government should recruit master hackers to launch cyber-attacks against Islamist terrorists and other foes, a leading defence analyst and government adviser has said.
London, July 9(ANI): Heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury has said he is Britain's only hope to beat champions Vitali and Wladimir Klitshcko, and the 6ft 9in branded fellow Brit boxers David Haye and Dereck Chisora as 'losers'.
London, July 9 (ANI): International Olympic Committee President, Jacques Rogge, has admitted that there is a 'question mark' over the sponsorship of the Games by McDonald's and Coca-Cola over concerns about growing obesity among people.