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Federation Cup: Salgaocar start campaign with a win


September 20th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jamshedpur, Sep 20 (IANS) Salgaocar started their title defence with a 1-0 win against big spenders Prayag United in their Group D engagement at the JRD Tata Sports Complex here ... Read more...

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Shillong Lajong pip Mumbai FC 2-1


September 19th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jamshedpur, Sep 19 (IANS) Shillong Lajong got the better of Mumbai FC 2-1 on the opening day of the Federation Cup at the Keenan Stadium here Wednesday while Pailan Arrows ... Read more...

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Pakistani gunned down in Copenhagen


September 12th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Sep 12 (IANS) A 48-year-old man of Pakistani ethnicity was Wednesday killed in a brutal street shooting in the Danish capital, Xinhua reported.Police said the murder was committed in ... Read more...

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Netherlands cruise to World Cup qualifier win against Hungary


September 12th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, Sep 12 (IANS) The Netherlands made it two wins from two in FIFA World Cup qualifying round Group D with a comfortable 4-1 victory against Hungary in the Ferenc ... Read more...

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Neymar scores hat-trick as Brazil outplay China


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Recife (Brazil), Sep 11 (IANS) A Neymar hat-trick helped Brazil post a thumping 8-0 victory over China in their international football friendly at Recife's Arruda stadium here.The 20-year-old Brazil international ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich, Hannover triumph in Bundesliga


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 3 (IANS) Bayern Munich came from behind to celebrate a 6-1 goal festival against Stuttgart whilst Hannover cruised to a 4-0 win over Wolfsburg at the Lower ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Cameroon beat Maldives; face India in final


August 29th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) A spirited Cameroon got the better of 10-man Maldives 3-1 in the crucial Nehru Cup football tournament match at the Jawaharlal Stadium here Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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Schalke and Hannover tie match 2-2


August 27th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 27 (IANS) Schalke 04 and Hannover drew 2-2 in a game where both sides recovered from deficits to close the opening round of Bundesliga.Hannover shocked the visitors with ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich claims win against newcomer


August 26th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 26 (IANS) Bayern Munich claimed a comfortable 3-0 win against newcomer Greuther Fuerth at the Bundesliga Saturday.In another match, Monchengladbach's Juan Arangos' dead ball goal sealed the ... Read more...

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Businessman shot dead in Assam’s Kokrajhar


August 17th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 17 (IANS) A businessman was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Assam's troubled Kokrajhar district Friday, police said.Police said the deceased has been identified as Tasem Ali, who ... Read more...

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Football friendlies: Argentina beat Germany, Brazil thrash Sweden


August 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Argentina beat 10-man hosts Germany 3-1 in an international soccer friendly at Frankfurt Arena Wednesday while Alexandre Pato scored a brace to help Brazil breeze ... Read more...

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Guerrillas kill retired police officer in Srinagar


August 10th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas shot dead a retired police officer while he coming out of a mosque here Friday, police said.Militants shot at Abdul Hamid Bhat, a retired ... Read more...

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Dutch star Seedorf scores first goal for Botafogo


August 5th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 5 (IANS) Former Dutch midfielder Clarence Seedorf scored his first goal since joining Botafogo as the Rio club rallied to beat Atletico Goias 2-1.Goalkeeper Marcio ... 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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Pranab avoided going to school, says elder sister


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kirnahar (West Bengal), July 22 (IANS) As a child, President-elect Pranab Mukherjee did not like to go to school but liked to play a priest, his elder sister Annapurna ... Read more...

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Ex-RJD MP’s relative among two killed in Patna


July 10th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 10 (IANS) The brother-in-law of former RJD parliamentarian Subhash Yadav was among two people who were shot dead in Bihar capital by unidentified assailants, police said Tuesday.The body ... Read more...

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Gurrillas shoot dead two policemen in Kashmir (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) Two policemen were shot dead by separatist guerrillas in Pulwama and Kulgam districts in south Kashmir Tuesday, police said.A senior police officer told IANS that guerrillas ... Read more...

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Guerrillas shoot dead Kashmir policeman, injure another (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas shot and killed an off-duty policeman and critically injured another in two separate incidents in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday, police said.The guerrillas fired from ... Read more...

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Cop dies in guerrilla attack in Kashmir


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas shot and killed a off-duty policeman in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajpora town in Pulwama district Tuesday.A senior police officer told IANS that guerrillas fired ... Read more...

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CRPF recovers air pistol at Amarnath Yatra base camp


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 2 (IANS) Security forces Monday recovered an air pistol at Baltal base camp of the Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir, which was reportedly thrown inside a toilet ... Read more...

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Spain beat Italy 4-0 to win Euro 2012 title


July 2nd, 2012 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain beat Italy 4-0 in the Euro 2012 final Sunday, securing the Spaniards' place in history as the first country to win three successive ... Read more...

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Corinthians draw with Boca in Libertadores final


June 28th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 28 (IANS) Substitute Romarinho scored a precious late equalizer as Corinthians earned a 1-1 away draw against Boca Juniors in the Copa Libertadores final first leg ... Read more...

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Russia to form air defence force for Sochi Olympics


June 25th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 25 (IANS) Russia is to form an air defence force to ensure the security at the Sochi Olympics, a military official said Monday.The special force, to be set ... Read more...

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Great day for me, says German debutant Lars Bender


June 18th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS) Debutant German defender Lars Bender, after scoring the match-winner against Denmark in the Euro 2012, said it was a great day for him scoring ... Read more...

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Low expects defensive Greece in quarters


June 18th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany coach Joachim Low said he expects the Greeks to play as defensively as Denmark in their Euro 2012 quarter-final.Low criticised Denmark for playing ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Olsen rues lost penalty as Denmark crash out


June 18th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Denmark coach Morten Olsen said that his team should have earned a penalty in the 1-2 defeat to Germany that ended their Euro ... Read more...

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Germans lacked killer instinct: Coach


June 18th, 2012 - 7:40 am ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Germans lacked a killer instinct but feel "great joy" for their victory over Denmark and passage into the Euro 2012 quarterfinals, coach Joachim ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Germany beat Danes to set up Greece quarterfinal


June 18th, 2012 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany set up a Euro 2012 quarterfinal with Greece Sunday with a 2-1 win over Denmark, who were eliminated with the defeat.Germany win Group ... Read more...

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Walcott surprised by his own Roanldo dip


June 16th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England winger Theo Walcott was taken aback by his own ability Saturday, and said he didn't know he had the kind of fierce dip ... Read more...

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Militants kill National Conference worker in Srinagar


June 15th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) Militants Friday afternoon shot at and killed a prominent ruling National Conference (NC) worker here.A senior police officer said militants fired pistol shots from a close ... Read more...

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Boca beat Universidad in Copa Libertadores semis


June 15th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 15 (IANS) Goals on either side of the break from Santiago Silva and Juan Sanchez Mino gave Argentine club Boca Juniors a 2-0 victory over Universidad ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Mandzukic strike help Croatia draw 1-1 with Italy (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Poznan, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Mario Mandzukic equaliser 18 minutes from time gave Croatia a 1-1 draw against Italy in their Euro 2012 group stage game here Thursday.With ... Read more...

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Germany’s Gomez breaks deadlock for win over Portugal (Lead)


June 10th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Mario Gomez header helped Germany to register a 1-0 win over Portugal in their Euro 2012 Group B opener here Saturday.The win ... Read more...

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Germany beats Portugal 1-0 in Euro 2012


June 10th, 2012 - 4:12 am ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany beat Portugal 1-0 on the second day at the European Championship in a match here Sunday.A Mario Gomez header helped Germany to ... Read more...

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Poland, Greece draw Euro 2012 opener


June 9th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dimitris Salpingidis led Greece back from a goal and a man down to draw with co-hosts Poland in the opening game of Euro 2012 here ... Read more...

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