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Corluka’s health woes solvable: Lokomotiv coach


September 19th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lokomotiv Moscow coach Slaven Bilic Wednesday refuted reports that defender Vedran Corluka has chronic injuries that prevent him playing more than one match per week.The ... Read more...

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Chinese juggernaut rolls on at Olympics (World Roundup)


August 8th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Chinese hurdles star Liu Xiang suffered a first-round exit from the Olympics for the second straight time, but his fellow countrymen made history by beating their ... Read more...

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Liu Xiang arrives in London, eying second Olympic gold medal


July 12th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) China's high hurdler Liu Xiang has arrived here aiming for a second Olympic gold medal after his first win in Athens eight years ago.He will first ... Read more...

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World’s fastest man Bolt return to track in May


March 25th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): World's fastest man Usain Bolt will take on arch-rival Asafa Powell over 100 metres for the first time this season in Rome in May, after missing most of ... Read more...

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Katich rules himself out of fifth Ashes Test


December 30th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 30 (ANI): Australian batsman Simon Katich, who was training strongly in a bid to return to the squad for the fifth Ashes Test, has ruled himself out of the Sydney ... Read more...

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Katich trains hard in bid to return for fifth Ashes Test in Sydney


December 29th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 29 (ANI): As opener Phillip Hughes continued with his run of low scores against England, Australian batsman Simon Katich, who has recovered from an Achilles injury, trained strongly in Sydney ... Read more...

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Katich hopes to recover in time for fifth Ashes Test in Sydney


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 22 (ANI): Australian opener Simon Katich is hopeful of recovering from an Achilles injury in time for the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney in early January.Katich hobbled through much ... Read more...

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Oz opener Hughes told to tighten technique if he wants to retain spot


December 21st, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 21 (ANI): Australian opener Phil Hughes has been warned that his technique must keep getting tighter or he will be "left behind" as an international batsman.With Simon Katich still nursing ... Read more...

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Katich suffers achilles tendon injury, forcing him out of Ashes series


December 7th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 7 (ANI): Australia's opening batsman Simon Katich suffered an achilles tendon injury during Australia's crushing second Test loss to England in Adelaide.Katich has been ruled out of the remainder of ... Read more...

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Fit again Becks says he’s banished his injury demons


October 16th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): Ace midfielder David Beckham has said that he has finally overcome the mental hangover of his Achilles injury and is ready to help Los Angeles win the ... Read more...

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Curtains almost down on Beckham’s international career


October 15th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): England boss Fabio Capello no longer sees David Beckham as part of his plans, bringing a certain end to the star midfielder's international career.Beckham, 35, has ... Read more...

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L.A. Galaxy boss says won’t rush Becks back into action


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.3 (ANI): L.A. Galaxy boss Bruce Arena has said that he has no plans to rush England football star David Beckham back into action.Arena was speaking as his team is ... Read more...

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Capello does a U-turn on Beckham’s international career


August 29th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 29(ANI): England manager Fabio Capello has opened the door for ace midfielder David Beckham to make a sensational return.The England manager had effectively called time on Beckham's international career ... Read more...

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Beckham will play on until he is 45, says LA Galaxy coach


August 8th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Aug 8(ANI): Los Angeles Galaxy coach Bruce Arena reckons that midfielder David Beckham has another ten years left on the pitch.Beckham is currently recovering from a ruptured achilles tendon ... Read more...

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Becks to decide soon on playing for West Ham


July 29th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 29 (ANI): England midfielder David Beckham has promised to inform West Ham soon whether he will play for them or not.West Ham is once again in the hunt to ... Read more...

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Beckham cleared issues with players before Capello ‘liaison stint’ in South Africa


June 5th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5(ANI): England footballer David Beckham had phoned three senior players of the national team to inquire if they had any objection over him joining manager Fabio Capello's staff in ... Read more...

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Beckham will act as a liaison between players and Capello


June 4th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) England manager Fabio Capello has defined David Beckham's role as a liaison between players and management during the football World Cup in South Africa. Capello feel that Beckham ... Read more...

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Beckham has been fantastic for me, says starry-eyed Walcott


May 28th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 28(ANI): LONDON - England striker Theo Walcott has said that David Beckham's guidance and advice can mould him into a World Cup winner.Beckham is part of England's backroom team ... Read more...

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Beckham will not be on my coaching staff: Capello


May 24th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): England boss Fabio Capello has rejected suggestions that ace midfielder David Beckham, who has been ruled out of the World Cup with an Achilles injury, could be ... Read more...

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Capello sends team doctor to check fitness of England players


May 5th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) England coach Fabio Capello has sent team doctor Ian Beasley to all training grounds of several Premier League clubs this week to make a final check on ... Read more...

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England preparing to cope with Pietersen’s absence


May 1st, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Barbados, May 1 (IANS) England will be without their star batsman Kevin Pietersen if they cruise to the final of World Twenty20. He has been given permission to fly home to attend ... Read more...

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Fulham bounce back to reach Europa League final


April 30th, 2010 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (DPA) Fulham came from behind Thursday to beat Hamburg 2-1 and set up a Europa League final date with Atletico Madrid. After a goalless draw in the first leg, Mladen ... Read more...

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Messi replaces Becks as highest-paid footballer in the world


March 24th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): Barcelona's ace player Lionel Messi has overtaken David Beckham as the best-paid footballer in the world.The England star, 34, has topped the annual rich list for ... Read more...

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Upset Beckham says he will be back


March 16th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.16 (ANI): An upset England mid-fielder David Beckham has vowed to bounce back from his Achilles injury, which has ruled him out of this year's World Cup in South Africa."I ... Read more...

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Beckham set to miss World Cup over Achilles injury


March 15th, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (DPA) England's David Beckham is set to miss this summer's World Cup finals after suffering a serious Achilles injury Sunday. The 34-year-old, who was hoping to play in his ... Read more...

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Pietersen, Strauss in form ahead of first Test against Proteas


December 12th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
East London, Dec 12(ANI): England batsmen Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Strauss sought some time at the crease ahead of the first Test and scored heavily on day one of two in a ... Read more...

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Graham Gooch backs Pietersen to shine in Test series


December 7th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
East London, Dec 7(ANI): England's new batting coach Graham Gooch has said that he expects star batsman Kevin Pietersen to be back to his best during the Test series against South Africa ... Read more...

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Coach Flower finds it sad when fans boo greats like Ponting, KP


December 1st, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), Dec.1 (ANI): England cricket team coach Andy Flower has said that it saddens him when he sees fans and spectators booing great players like Australia's Ricky Ponting and ... Read more...

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Pietersen predicts England will beat S. Africa


October 4th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 4 (ANI): Kevin Pietersen has predicted that England's great form will continue and they will comfortably win the Test series in South Africa in December."It's not pleasant being on the ... Read more...

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L A Galaxy wary about Becks putting England above MLS championship hopes


October 2nd, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles (US), Oct.2 (ANI): L A Galaxy are suspicious that David Beckham is putting his England World Cup hopes ahead of their MLS championship push.The midfield ace, 34, nursing an ... Read more...

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Don’t rule me out of South Africa tour: Pietersen


September 30th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): England Batsman Kevin Pietersen, who underwent surgery to cure a long-standing tendon problem, has refused to be ruled out of the winter tour to South Africa, despite fears ... Read more...

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Flower confident of Pietersen recovering before South African tour


September 3rd, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 3 (ANI): England cricket team director Andy Flower has expressed confidence that injured batsman Kevin Pietersen will make a full recovery and would return for the tour of South Africa. ... Read more...

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Pietersen will remain loyal to England cricket


July 31st, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) England's injured star cricketer Kevin Piteresen has denied he would ignore central contracts and go freelance to lap up the riches of Twenty20 cricket. Pietersen, who has been ruled ... Read more...

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Bell can’t wait to stick it up Aussies at Edgbaston


July 28th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Warwickshire (UK), July 28 (ANI): England batsman Ian bell says that he is ready to grab his Ashes chance with both hands - and ram the Aussies' taunts straight back down their ... Read more...

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Pietersen did not flout training rules: English board


July 25th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has denied that Kevin Pietersen aggravated his achilles injury by flouting the training programme during the Indian Premier League in April. Evan ... Read more...

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