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Wimbledon postponed by a week to let players rest


July 20th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Wimbledon will be moved back a week from 2015 to allow players extra rest after the French Open, organisers said.Play at Wimbledon currently starts ... Read more...

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Ledley King retires from football


July 19th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Knee problems have forced Tottenham Hotspur and England defender Ledley King to retire at the age of 31.King joined Tottenham as a 14-year-old and spent ... Read more...

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England keeper Green to leave West Ham


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) England international goalkeeper Robert Green will leave West Ham as a free agent this summer, club chairman David Gold confirmed Sunday."Robert Green is a free agent, ... Read more...

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Genoa fire coach Malesani


April 24th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 24 (IANS) Troubled Italian Serie A football club Genoa said they have fired their third coach Alberto Malesani. Club chairman Enrico Preziosi revealed that Luigi De Canio ... Read more...

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Steve Bruce sacked as Sunderland manager


December 1st, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Steve Bruce became the first manager to be sacked this season in the English Premier League after his contract was terminated by Sunderland here Thursday.Sunderland ... Read more...

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Mumbai media delegation invited to Pakistan


November 11th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) A 22-member Indian media goodwill delegation will leave for Pakistan Nov 14 on a week-long tour, a Mumbai Press Club official said here Friday.The delegation, led ... Read more...

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English ladies footie team scores 41-nil!


November 6th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): English ladies footie team Keynsham Town Ladies Reserves has made history by winning Somerset County Women's League against Somerton & Langport Ladies by 41 goals.The stunning victory by ... Read more...

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Gentlemen’s club in UK to finally welcome female members after 119-yrs


October 28th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A gentlemen's club in Britain has finally decided to admit ladies as full members after 119-years.The Caledonian Club had originally been set up as a gentlemen's club in ... Read more...

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Premier League star denies hotel teen rape claim


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 23 (ANI): Sunderland defender Titus Bramble has strenuously denied any wrongdoing after being arrested on suspicion of rape from a city centre hotel.It is the second time Bramble has ... Read more...

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UK Customs suspects Majeed laundered 20 m pound fortune through football club


September 2nd, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.2 (ANI): British Customs officials suspect that businessman-cum-spot fixer Mazhar Majeed laundered over 20-million-pounds through a non-league football club he owned.Millionaire Majeed, who is accused of orchestrating the global betting scam ... Read more...

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Tottenham’s to make sensational bid for Adebayor


August 31st, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has made a sensational bid to get Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor.Talks have taken place at the highest level with club chairman Daniel Levy, ... Read more...

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‘Rudderless’ Eriksson says he is a gypsy and has been a gypsy for many years


February 15th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Former England boss Sven Goran Eriksson wants an immediate return to football after his nightmare at Notts County, and said he ready to work anywhere like a gypsy. ... Read more...

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Hughes set to be axed, as Manchester City’s Arab owners lose patience


December 19th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19(ANI): Manchester City manager Mark Hughes is set to be axed this weekend even if his side beat Sunderland at Eastlands on Saturday.City officials are reportedly eager to ... Read more...

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Bochum part company with coach Koller


September 21st, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bochum (Germany), Sep 21 (DPA) VfL Bochum sacked coach Marcel Koller Sunday following a string of poor results that sees the club sit second from bottom of the German Bundesliga. Koller had been ... Read more...

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Brian Statham inducted into Hall of Fame


August 31st, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IBNS
Manchester, Aug 31 (IBNS) Former England and Lancashire bowling great Brian Statham was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame* at Old Trafford on Sunday.Statham’s widow, Audrey, accepted her late ... Read more...

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Botham, Boycott, Trueman, Rhodes at Hall of Fame


August 9th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IBNS
Leeds, Aug 9 (IBNS) Four England greats were inducted today into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame* at the tea interval of the second day of the fourth Ashes Test match between ... Read more...

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Premier League boom could turn to bust, feels Middlesbrough manager


December 18th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Middlesbrough manager Gareth Southgate feels that English football may be heading for an economic meltdown."I can see a Serie A-style collapse happening in English football. I think there's ... Read more...

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Lap dancing ”is not sexual act” claims club chairman


November 26th, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): The chairman of the Lap Dancing Association told a parliamentary committee recently that lap dancing was not a form of sexual act. The claim, made by Simon Warr, ... Read more...

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Kung fu legend Bruce Lee’s home to be a museum


July 7th, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Hong Kong, July 7 (DPA) The billionaire owner of the Hong Kong home, where kung fu legend Bruce Lee spent his last years, confirmed Monday that he would give the building to ... Read more...

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Wimbledon winners to get 750,000 pounds each


April 30th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr.30 (ANI): Wimbledon winners will get 750,000 pounds each at this years championships. Both the men and women singles champs will rake in an additional 50,000 pounds, and for the ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich to open football academy in West Bengal


April 29th, 2008 - 8:18 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) One of the leading football clubs in Europe, FC Bayern Munich, has evinced interest to set up a football academy in West Bengal, Kolkata-based real estate major Bengal ... Read more...

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The Brit cricket club where hitting a six is banned


April 27th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 27 (ANI): The batsman strikes the ball really hard and it goes up in the sky. Its a huge six. Looks like such kind of commentary and the cheers ... Read more...

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Parreira says Santana will coach South Africa


April 23rd, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by admin
(Football Snippets) DPA Rio de Janeiro, April 23 (DPA) Brazilian coach Carlos Alberto Parreira has said that his compatriot Joel Santana will replace him at the helm of the South African national team. Football ... Read more...

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‘Stop whinging and play’, Warne tells Poms


February 19th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Feb.19 (ANI): Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne has challenged England to stop whinging and play. Warne said he was tired of England players "shooting their mouths off'' about what a great side ... Read more...

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