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Sachin’s 49th Test Century

In Cricket, India, sports on October 11, 2010 at 9:43 am

Sachin and Murali Vijay

Sachin Tendulkar smashed his 49th Test century as India made a strong reply to Australia’s 478 in the second and final Test on Monday……..

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Nadal wins US Open

In 2010, sports, Tennis, USA on September 14, 2010 at 5:14 am

Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2  to complete his collection of Grand Slam titles with the US Open crown………

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Kim Clijsters and Vera Zvonareva in US Open final

In 2010, sports, Tennis, USA on September 11, 2010 at 3:55 am

Kim Clijsters

Defending champion Kim Clijsters advanced to the US Open women’s final by defeating US third seed Venus Williams 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-4 on Friday. This was her 20th running  US Open win……..

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The Nexus !

In 2010, Britain, Cricket, sports on September 4, 2010 at 10:20 am

Salman Butt and Kamran Akmal in the luxury car owned by Mazhar Majeed (back seat)

Relaxing in a £130,000 sports car with the roof down, this is the Pakistan cricket captain at the centre of the betting scandal talking to its alleged mastermind……..

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Sachin Tendulkar gets his wings

In Cricket, India, Military, sports on September 3, 2010 at 2:11 pm

Sachin Tendulkar was  conferred with the Indian Air Force’s honorary rank of Group Captain to honour his cricketing achievements.Tendulkar is the first sportsperson to be conferred an honorary rank by IAF and the first personality with no aviation background to receive the honour. In 2008, India’s World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev was conferred with the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel of the Territorial Army……..

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Secret Of Soccer’s ‘Best Free Kick’ !

In soccer, sports on September 3, 2010 at 6:54 am

French scientists have claimed to unravel  the secret of the “best free kick” ever in international football by Brazil’s Roberto Carlos against France in 1997.

Carlos’ free kick from 115 ft in the Tournai de France, which seemingly headed for the corner flag but suddenly curved to land in the net, has been written off by many as an incredible fluke…….

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The US Open 2010

In 2010, sports, Tennis, USA on August 30, 2010 at 9:12 am

The US Open this year at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center bears very little resemblance to the tournament that started 129 years ago in 1881………

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Dilshan advised Randiv to throw no ball to Sehwag !

In Cricket, India, sports on August 18, 2010 at 6:23 am

According a newspaper report Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan suggested off-spinner Suraj Randiv to bowl a no ball to deny Indian opener Virender Sehwag his century during Monday’s controversial tri-series match in Dambulla……..

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Andy Murray beats Federer to lift Toronto Masters

In Britain, sports, Tennis on August 16, 2010 at 9:01 am

Andy Murray defeated Roger Federer 7-5, 7-5 in the finals of Toronto Masters yesterday night……

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Beckham rejects ‘goodbye’ game

In Britain, soccer, sports on August 13, 2010 at 9:24 am

David Beckham will reject any invitation from Fabio Capello to appear in a farewell friendly that would mark the end of his England career. Fabio had made the impromptu offer after dumping the 35-year-old in an interview broadcast wherein he described Beckham as ‘too old’…..

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