French Open unveils 2015 poster designed by Chinese artist

Paris, Dec 19 (IANS) — French Open organisers have unveiled the 2015 Roland-Garro poster, while its designer Du Zhenjun... (more...)

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Djokovic, Serena named World Champions for 2014

Paris, Dec 19 (IANS) — Leading players Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been titled the men’s and women’s... (more...)

Tipsarevic withdraws from 2015 Chennai Open

Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) — Former Chennai Open champion Serbia’s Janko Tipsarevic Thursday withdrew from the tournament... (more...)

Berdych announces new coaching team for 2015

Prague, Dec 17 (IANS) — Czech Republic tennis star Tomas Berdych has announced he will be coached by Dani Vallverdu... (more...)

Tsonga on French edition of fashion magazine

Paris, Dec 16 (IANS) — France’s top tennis player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has appeared as a model in a 10-page spread... (more...)

Cristiano Ronaldo wins BBC Overseas Sports Personality award

London, Dec 15 (IANS) — Real Madrid and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo has won the British Broadcasting Corporation’s... (more...)

IPTL: Watching Federer, others a dream for Indian tennis fans (Review)

By Sayan Mukherjee New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) — Aimed at whetting the appetite of Asian fans, generally starved of top-level... (more...)

ATP overall prize money to exceed $100 million in 2015

London, Dec 13 (IANS) — The 2015 Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) overall prize money will exceed $100 million,... (more...)

Indian Aces extend lead at the top of IPTL

Dubai, Dec 11 (IANS) — The Indian Aces held off the Singapore Slammers to win their International Premier Tennis League... (more...)

Roger Federer wants to watch ‘PK’

IANS New Delhi – International tennis legend Roger Federer is eagerly waiting to watch Aamir Khan’s much anticipated... (more...)

Navratilova ‘excited’ to coach Radwanska

London, Dec 9 (IANS) — Women’s tennis legend Martina Navratilova has spoken of her excitement to coach Agnieszka... (more...)

Djokovic and Federer finish off IPTL s India leg in front of frenzied New Delhi crowd

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer finished off the India leg of the International Premier... (more...)

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VANCOUVER DESI The Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over. An Indian lifestyle channel will air the grand finale of the reality…
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Pakistani student who skipped school on the day of Taliban rampage ‘isn’t talking to anyone’

VANCOUVER DESI A 15-year-old student of Pakistan’s Army Public School  – which was bombed by the Taliban this week, killing 141 people, of which 132…
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Recipe: Perfect for Hanukkah – Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL Sigh….these Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes are good. They’re very, very good. So don’t attempt them unless you’re willing to deal…
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Successfully handling stress during the ‘Holiday Season’

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI For many people, the holidays can be stressful. The expectation that the season is one of joy, when we may not…
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IANS Washington – A common drug, Ibuprofen, which tackles pain and fever may also hold the key to a longer, healthier life, a study says….
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Alcohol blackouts not funny at all

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IANS Seoul – Think again before you pick up that can from the department store for your favourite food or drink for it may lead…
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At least 24 poor, elderly patients go blind after free cataract surgery in north India

CHONCHUI NGASHANGVA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Authorities ordered an investigation Friday after at least 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract…
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20 Pakistani children infected with HIV after blood transfusions

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An Indian family’s strange wedding gift request: Pledge to donate blood and organs

VANCOUVER DESI Instead of the traditional gold and valuables, a Gujarati wedding on Sunday issued a strange gift request – for guests to donate blood…
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