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Walcott to miss England’s World Cup qualifier against Ukraine


September 10th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Theo Walcott will miss England's World Cup qualifier against Ukraine Tuesday as the Arsenal winger has been left out of the squad due to illness.The ... Read more...

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Knee injury sidelines Phil Jones for up to eight weeks


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Manchester, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Manchester United defender Phil Jones has been ruled out for up to eight weeks after suffering a knee injury in training, the team said.England ... Read more...

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Non-playing Arshavin out of Russia plans


September 8th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Arsenal's Andrei Arshavin will stay out of the Russia team he used to captain unless he starts playing regular club football, Russia coach Fabio ... Read more...

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Maoists numbers, military potential increasing: Shinde


September 6th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Maoist cadres in the country are gaining in strength and have displayed military potential to form new battalions, union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde warned Thursday."Naxalism ... Read more...

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Liverpool sign Real’s Sahin on loan


August 26th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Liverpool have confirmed that they have reached agreement with Real Madrid to take the Spanish outfit's playmaker Nuri Sahin to Anfield on a season-long loan.Arsenal ... Read more...

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Buttner to follow Van Persie to Manchester United


August 20th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 20 (IANS) After signing Robin van Persie from Arsenal, Manchester United is due to sign another Dutchman, Alexander Buttner from Vitesse Arnhem.The 23-year-old Buttner is expected ... Read more...

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Manchester United sign Van Persie


August 17th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Manchester, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dutch striker Robin van Persie has signed a four-year contract with Manchester United, the club said Friday.The ex-Arsenal forward is likely to make his ... Read more...

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Van Persie to make United debut Monday: Ferguson


August 16th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Arsenal striker Robin van Persie will make his debut in a Manchester United shirt against Everton Monday, manager Alex Ferguson said Thursday.United have already ... Read more...

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Arshavin jeers distracted Russia: Capello


August 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian fans jeering Andrei Arshavin distracted the Russian team and surprised new coach Fabio Capello, the ex-England boss said.Capello's first game in charge of ... Read more...

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AK-47 missing from UP Police store


August 14th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) Three policemen were suspended in Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday after it was found that an AK-47 assault rifle and 100 cartridges were missing from the ... Read more...

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Agni-II missile successfully test-fired


August 9th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 9 (IANS) India Thursday successfully test-fired its nuclear capable Agni-II strategic ballistic missile from a military base in Odisha, a defence official said.The test was conducted from Wheeler's ... Read more...

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India may test fire Agni II missile Thursday


August 8th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 (IANS) India may test fire its nuclear capable Agni-II strategic ballistic missile Thursday from a base in Odisha, official sources said Wednesday.The test is likely ... Read more...

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Iran test-fires 300 km-range missile


August 4th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 4 (IANS) Iran Saturday announced it has successfully test-fired a missile with a range of 300 km, state-run IRIB TV reported.The unnamed missile is the fourth generation of ... Read more...

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Man City beat Arsenal at pre-season friendly


July 27th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) English Premier League champions Manchester City downed Arsenal 2-0 in a pre-season friendly at the Bird's Nest here Friday.The two English giants played an entertaining ... Read more...

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Arsenal wants to bring in more players: Wenger


July 25th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) English club's Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said Wednesday that he was still looking to add more players to his team in the summer transfer window."I ... Read more...

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Syria to use chemical weapons against foreign attack


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria may use chemical weapons only in the case of external aggression, Syrian foreign ministry spokesman Jihad Makdissi said Monday.The official said in Damascus that ... Read more...

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Neymar begs Ganso to stay at Santos


July 19th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, July 19 (IANS) Brazilian star Neymar has pleaded with national and club teammate Paulo Henrique Ganso to remain at Santos, local media reported.Ganso's agent Delcir Sonda ... Read more...

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Ajax appoints Overmars as sporting director


July 7th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, July 7 (IANS) Former Netherlands international Marc Overmars has been appointed as sporting director of Ajax football club, the Dutch club announced.Overmars, whose career included spells at ... Read more...

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Reading completes Pogrebnyak signing


July 7th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian striker Pavel Pogrebnyak has joined English Premier League side Reading after receiving a British work permit, the club said.Pogrebnyak, who spent the second ... Read more...

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Pogrebnyak agrees contract with Reading


June 30th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian striker Pavel Pogrebnyak has agreed a contract with Reading, the English Premier League club said Saturday.The Russian is likely to join the newly-promoted ... Read more...

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Drunk Russian killed for attacking cops with axe


June 27th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A drunk man in Russia attacked police officers with an axe and a pitchfork, forcing the policemen to shoot him dead, officials said.The man from ... Read more...

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Russia should respect fans more, says captain Arshavin


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia captain Andrei Arshavin believes his team needs to learn to be more gracious to its fans and can learn from Poland and Ireland.After ... Read more...

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Arshavin sorry for Russia’s Euro 2012 showing


June 21st, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian mid-fielder and captain Andrei Arshavin has apologised to fans for the country's group stage exit at Euro 2012.Russia started the tournament brightly with ... Read more...

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Arsenal agree 12.8m pound deal for Giroud


June 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) English club Arsenal have reportedly agreed to sign highly rated French forward Olivier Giroud on a deal worth 12.8 million pounds from French champions Montpellier.Giroud, ... Read more...

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Denmark’s Bendtner hit with UEFA charge


June 15th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 15 (IANS) Denmark striker Niklas Bendtner is to face a UEFA disciplinary hearing after he displayed the name of a betting company on his underpants in ... Read more...

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Russian military to get new pistol


June 14th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Armed Forces will take delivery of a new 9-mm handgun to replace the aging Makarov pistol, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said."We ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Portugal steal 3-2 win over Danes


June 14th, 2012 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Lviv, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Substitute Silvestre Varela hit an 87th-minute winner to give Portugal a 3-2 win over Denmark in their Euro 2012 Group B encounter in Lviv ... Read more...

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United sign Crewe’s highly rated teenager


June 13th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) English Premier club Manchester United announced Wednesday the signing of highly rated teenager Nick Powell from championship side Crewe Alexandra.United beat competition from the likes ... Read more...

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Former France striker Wiltord to retire


June 12th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Nantes (France), June 12 (IANS) Former France and Arsenal striker Sylvain Wiltord Monday announced his retirement from football.Wiltord began his career at Breton club Rennes (1993-1997) before spending three ... Read more...

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Gerrard compares debutant Oxlade-Chamberlain with Rooney


June 12th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 12 (IANS) England captain Steven Gerrard has praised debutant Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, saying the Arsenal mid-fielder has showed that "if you are good enough you are old ... Read more...

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Russia showing dangerous cohesion: Arshavin


June 11th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andrei Arshavin Monday warned his opponents that the Russian team, which has become older but wiser since the run up to the Euro 2008 ... Read more...

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Damiao poised for Tottenham move


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 23 (IANS) Brazil international striker Leandro Damiao is reportedly on the verge of joining English premier league club Tottenham Hotspur.The highly-rated 22-year-old hinted Tuesday said ... Read more...

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Nepal offers to train Indian peacekeepers


April 28th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 28 (IANS) Nepal has offered to train Indian Army officers who will take part in the United Nations peacekeeping operations under various international assignments.Nepal made the offer during ... Read more...

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Britain’s Olympic coach Pearce to assess Beckham in US


April 25th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Britain's football coach Stuart Pearce will watch David Beckham play in the United States next week before deciding whether he will be selected for the ... Read more...

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Football writers name Van Persie Player of the Year


April 25th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Arsenal's Robin van Persie was named the 2012 Footballer of the Year by England's Football Writers' Association, just days after he won the Professional Footballers' ... Read more...

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