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Russia wins first Olympic basketball medal


August 12th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia won its first Olympic basketball medal Sunday after a thrilling final decided in the last minute.Russia beat 2004 Olympic champions Argentina 81-77, with Minnesota ... Read more...

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Olympic basketball: Spain storms into final (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain defeated Russia 67-59 in a comeback victory in the Olympic men's basketball semifinal Friday.Russia led for the first three quarters, but Spain's three-point shooting ... Read more...

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Olympic basketball: Spain storms into final


August 11th, 2012 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain defeated Russia 67-59 in a comeback victory in the Olympic men's basketball semifinal Friday.Russia led for the first three quarters, but Spain's three-point shooting ... Read more...

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Barcelona in bid to secure Neymar after Olympics


July 30th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 30 (IANS) Barcelona vice-president Josep Maria Bartomeu has revealed that the football club is hoping to secure the transfer of Brazil star Neymar after the London ... Read more...

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Arshavin’s creativity outweighs low stamina: Russia coach


June 16th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian midfielder Andrei Arshavin's creative genius is enough to make up for his low stamina, coach Dick Advocaat said.Arshavin played the the entirety of ... Read more...

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Arshavin crucial to Russia’s success, says Advocaat


June 9th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Wroclaw (Poland), June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Star midfielder Andrei Arshavin is "very important" to Russia's chances in the Euro 2012 Football Championship, head coach Dick Advocaat has said.Arshavin helped ... Read more...

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‘Russia can survive without Arshavin’


May 29th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Euro 2012 squad is more capable of adapting to the loss of key players than a decade ago, and could even survive the ... Read more...

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Uzoh records Raptors’ first triple double in 11 years


April 27th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 27 (IANS) Toronto Raptors guard Ben Uzoh recorded 12 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists to lead the Raptors to a 98-67 victory over the New Jersey Nets ... Read more...

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Del Bosque: Raul could go to Euro 2012


April 14th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 14 (IANS) Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has not ruled out the prospect of taking former Real Madrid striker Raul Gonzalez to this summer's European Championships to ... Read more...

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Wade, Bosh, James lead Miami to victory over Raptors


March 31st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 31 (IANS) Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh and Lebron James combined to score 86 points for the Miami Heat in a 113-101 victory over the Toronto Raptors in the ... Read more...

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Internacional rout Juventude 7-0


March 18th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 18 (IANS) Three days after scoring a hat-trick in the Libertadores Cup, Internacional's Leandro Damiao scored twice in his team's 7-0 victory against Juventude in the ... Read more...

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AC Milan win, Juventus held


March 4th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 4 (IANS) AC Milan moved three points clear at the top of the Italian Serie A with a dominating 4-0 win at Palermo while Juventus were held ... Read more...

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Bayern lead 4-0 at halftime


January 10th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Bayern Munich gave India a tough lesson in football with the Germans leading 4-0 at the halfway mark at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here ... Read more...

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James, Bryant named Players of the Week


January 10th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 10 (IANS) LeBron James of Miami Heat in Eastern Conference and Kobe Bryant of Los Angeles Lakers in Western were named the Players for the Jan 2-Jan ... Read more...

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My form’s definitely coming back: Rooney


March 17th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17(ANI): Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney insists that he is returning to his very best form.Rooney, who struggled for form and fitness in the early part of the season, has ... Read more...

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Next three weeks crucial for Manchester United’s bid for a second Treble


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Sir Alex Ferguson has said that six games in the next three weeks will define Manchester United's bid for a second Treble.Ferguson is also confident that ... Read more...

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Capello backs Rooney to fire in England’s Denmark friendly


February 9th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9(ANI): England manager Fabio Capello insists that striker Wayne Rooney remains his main man ahead of today's friendly against Denmark.Rooney had last scored for England back in September 2009, ... Read more...

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Ben Hansbrough Ensures Win For Notre Dame


January 25th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ben Hansbrough the senior guard of Notre Dame has been selected in the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for his outstanding performance in the last game. ... Read more...

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Rashard Lewis And Gilbert Arenas Swap Their Teams


December 19th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Player swapping has never been a stranger in the world of NBA. Now, it was time for Rashard Lewis to leave Orlando Magic and head towards ... Read more...

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Golden State Warriors Loses To Miami Heats


December 11th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Golden State Warriors versus the Miami Heats NBA match that took place on Friday night at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, witnessed a remarkable victory ... Read more...

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Diana Taurasi graces the cover of ESPN magazine


October 7th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Get ready to be surprised with the nude pictures of the Women Basketball star Diana Taurasi. The picture is featured on the cover of ESPN’s magazine, Body Issue.The basketball star who became ... Read more...

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Security officer shot in the head at South African airport


August 11th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) – A security officer was shot in the head on Tuesday at an airport in Johannesburg, the capital of South Africa, officials said.The incident took place at ... Read more...

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Matt Barnes Signs Two Year Deal With Los Angeles Lakers


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Los Angeles Lakers signed a two years contract with veteran swing-man Matt Barnes and the news was announced yesterday by the player himself in a reputed ... Read more...

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C.J. Watson Traded To Chicago Bulls


July 20th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Chicago, July 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Golden State Warrior's C.J. Watson has been acquired by Chicago Bulls in a sign-and-trade transaction under which the Golden State Warriors will acquire a ... Read more...

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Muller bags Golden Boot and Young Player of the tournament awards


July 12th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 12 (ANI): German striker Thomas Muller, who scored five times in six games and assisted in making three, had a glorious end to the World Cup after he was ... Read more...

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Raymond Felton On The Verge Of Joining New York Knicks


July 10th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey New York, July 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former point guard of the Charlotte Bobcats who entered NBA Free Agency this year after the end of his five-year tenure with the ... Read more...

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Pittsburgh Penguins Signs Zbynek Michalek For $20 Million


July 2nd, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Pittsburgh, July 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Zbynek Michalek has been signed by Pittsburgh Penguins for a total amount of $20 million for a five year contract. Reportedly, the decision to sign ... Read more...

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Boston Celtics Selects Avery Bradley As 19th Overall Pick


June 25th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Avery Bradley Jr. has officially become 19th pick of Boston Celtics in the 2010 National Basketball Association draft. Boston Celtics after losing Game 7 from Los ... Read more...

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Maths can reveal true soccer stars


June 17th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Can you ever give statistics on how a soccer player has contributed to a match? Well, a professor at Northwestern University has done just that.Luis Amaral, combined his ... Read more...

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Los Angeles Lakers Crush Boston Celtics In Game 6


June 16th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Boston Celtics failed to capitalize on the lead over the Los Angeles Lakers team after they crumbled under pressure in Game 6.The much anticipated ... Read more...

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Bionic Heart Ensures That A Bride Is Alive


May 27th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): ‘Love conquers it all!’ is a phrase in which bride, Ally Smith, and beau, Mike Babineaux, have faith in entirely!Ally Smith, an athletic college freshman, ... Read more...

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LeBron James Does Well With Cavaliers, But Next Team Might Be Knicks


May 14th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Boston Celtics snatched off an impressive victory in the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. However, that had nothing to do with the overall performance of ... Read more...

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Dwyane Wade Drives Miami Heat To Victory


April 26th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Miami, Apr 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dwyane Wade pulled his best performance with 46 points that drove his team to victory, beating the Boston Celtics by a margin of 101-92. Dwyane ... Read more...

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Nolan Smith’s Ultimate Tribute To His Father


April 6th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Indianapolis, Apr 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nolan Smith, one of the three key players of the Duke Blue Devils who contributed to the team's success on Monday night, had reportedly left ... Read more...

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Joe Mazzulla Streaks His Way To The Final Four


March 28th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri DeySyracuse, Mar 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) West Virginia won the game against Kentucky in the basketball tournament of the NCAA. The win had been a rather surprising one, and a greatly ... Read more...

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