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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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Murray’s road to US Open title


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Britain's Andy Murray, who defeated Serbia's Novak Djokovic in Monday's men's singles final, had a tough third round match against Spaniard Feliciano Lopez, three ... Read more...

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Tottenham eyes bid for Brazil midfielder Ganso


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 9 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur is reportedly preparing a $13-million bid for Brazil international midfielder Paulo Henrique Ganso.The English Premier League club sees the 22-year-old as a ... Read more...

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Olympics: Croatia wins men’s handball bronze


August 12th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Croatia's men beat Hungary 33-26 Sunday to win their first Olympic handball medal, a bronze.The Croatians dominated from the start, finishing the first half with ... Read more...

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Olympic taekwondo: Chinese Wu wins gold


August 9th, 2012 - 7:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Wu Jingyu defended her flyweight Olympic taekwondo gold in devastating fashion Wednesday.The two-time world champion thrashed Spain's three-time world champion Brigitte Yague Enrique 8-1 ... Read more...

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England rises to 3rd spot in FIFA rankings


August 8th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England climbed to the third position in the new FIFA rankings published Wednesday, the team's highest ever placing.World and European champions Spain held on to ... Read more...

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Olympic water polo referees dropped for blown call


August 6th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two Olympic water polo referees were recently suspended for officiating any other match in the Olympics due to their dishonesty in affirming of a goal. Their names ... Read more...

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Olympics athletics: India’s Krishna Poonia finishes seventh


August 5th, 2012 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian discus thrower Krishna Poonia finished a creditable seventh in the women's discus throw while the gold medal was won by Sandra Perkovic of Croatia in ... Read more...

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UN chief working for peaceful solution in Syria


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Brijuni (Croatia), July 22 (IANS) ) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has said he is working with UN-Arab League joint special envoy Kofi Annan to push for a peaceful solution ... Read more...

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Murray reaches Wimbledon quarters


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Andy Murray Tuesday defeated Croatia's 16th seed Marin Cilic in their rain-interrupted fourth-round match.The British fourth seed won a closely fought first set ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Torres wins Golden Boot


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS) Chelsea striker Fernando Torres won the Golden Boot as the top scorer in the 2012 European championship.The Spaniard, who scored a goal and an assist ... Read more...

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Leading scorers at Euro 2012


June 18th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS) The following are the leading goal scorers at Euro 2012 after Sunday's matches:Three goals: Mario Gomez (Germany), Mario Mandzukic (Croatia), Alan Dzagoev (Russia).Two goals: ... Read more...

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I’m no Xavi yet: Modric


June 18th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
I'm no Xavi, yet: ModricGdansk (Poland), June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Croatia midfielder Luka Modric says he isn't as good as Spanish stars Xavi and Andres Iniesta but thinks he has the ... Read more...

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Kranjcar leaves Spurs for Dynamo Kiev


June 7th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Croatia midfielder Niko Kranjcar has signed a four-year contract with Dynamo Kiev after moving from Tottenham Hotspur, the Ukrainian club has said.Kranjcar is with the ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 Warm-up: Ireland-Hungary play goalless draw


June 5th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, June 5 (IANS) Ireland drew 0-0 with Hungary in their last warm-up game before the UEFA Euro 2012 football championships beginning in Poland and Ukraine Friday.Hungary, who failed to ... Read more...

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Russia demolish Italy 3-0


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, June 2 (IANS) Russia handed under-pressure Italy a 3-0 beating in their Euro 2012 warm-up match in Zurich thanks to a brace from striker Roman Shirokov.The Italian team has ... Read more...

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Kudankulam plant to start commercial operations in August


May 18th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 18 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) Friday announced that the first of the two 1,000 MW units of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 soccer trophy arrives in Ukraine


May 12th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 12 (IANS) UEFA Euro 2012 trophy arrived in Ukraine and will be exhibited in several locations in a campaign meant to promote the event that the country will ... Read more...

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Argentina draws 1-1 with Croatia in Davis Cup


April 7th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, April 7 (IANS) Argentine Juan Martin del Potro, ranked 10th in the world, beat 52nd-ranked Croatian Ivo Karlovic to tie their Davis Cup quarterfinal series 1-1.Del Potro, ... Read more...

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Spain to play three warm-up games for Euro 2012


March 29th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 29 (IANS) Spain will play international friendlies against Serbia, South Korea and China ahead of the Euro 2012 Football championships in June-July.The World and European champions will face ... Read more...

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Andy Wrobel creates World Record for the tallest stack of pancakes


February 21st, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australian chef Andy Wrobel has been entered into the Guinness Record Books after he managed to stack pancakes 76cm high. With that feat, Andy’s name will ... Read more...

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CNN news map locates London in Norfolk


January 31st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Someone will definitely have to answer some questions to bosses at CNN after the network’s news map placed London at the wrong side. CNN, regarded as ... Read more...

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Injured Cilic drops out of Chennai Open


December 13th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 13 (IANS) Two-time Aircel Chennai Open singles champion Marin Cilic of Croatia has been ruled out of the 2012 edition of India's only ATP World Tour event due ... Read more...

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Croatian soccer officials detained for match-fixing


December 10th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Zagreb, Dec 10 (IANS) Croatian police detained two top soccer officials suspected of taking bribes and match-fixing. UEFA has confirmed that it has been notified of arrests by the Croatian ... Read more...

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Del Bosque warns of Italian threat in Euro 2012


December 3rd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 3 (IANS) Spain coach Vicente del Bosque was wary of having Italy in the same group of the Euro 2012 football after the draw for the tournament was ... Read more...

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Turkey sack Hiddink after Euro 2012 failure


November 16th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Nov 16 (IANS) The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) announced Wednesday that Dutch coach Guss Hiddink's contract had been terminated by mutual agreement following the team's failure to qualify for ... Read more...

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Croatian priests held for acquiring child porn


October 22nd, 2011 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Zagreb, Oct 22 (IANS/AKI) Two priests have been arrested in Croatia for allegedly acquiring child pornographic materials via the internet.Local media reports Friday said the priests from the capital city ... Read more...

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Beyonce snacks on bananas with ketchup


September 12th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Beyonce Knowles, who is pregnant with her first child with husband Jay Z, has strange cravings. The singer is snacking on bananas with ketchup.The couple ... Read more...

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Former Nazi dies in Austria


June 21st, 2011 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 21 (IANS) A former Nazi war criminal has died at the age of 98 in Austria, the Austrian Press Agency (APA) reported.Milivoj Asner, a former police chief, was ... Read more...

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Croatia’s football body fined over pro-Nazi chants


June 19th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 19 (IANS/AKI) The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has fined Croatia's football body 80,000 euros after fans displayed Nazi symbols during a European championship qualifying match against ... Read more...

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Kids’ pain behaviour ‘linked to the way their family deals with pain’


April 12th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A new research has suggested that adult children's strategies for coping with pain come from watching how their parents react to and deal with pain.Suzyen Kraljevic, from the ... Read more...

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Spanish firm sells wind farms in Mexico for $89 mn


April 1st, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 1 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Preneal Group, the largest shareholder in Eolia Renovables, has sold two wind farms with 396 MW of generating capacity in Mexico's Oaxaca state to several ... Read more...

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Over-50s travel more than younger sightseers


February 18th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): A new UK survey has suggested holidaymakers over the age of 50 now account for more than half the money spent on trips abroad.The survey of 2000 adults ... Read more...

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Nadal through to Oz Open quarter-finals


January 24th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.24 (ANI): World number one Rafael Nadal entered the Australian Open quarter-finals without missing a beat on Monday night.Nadal swept aside last year's semi-finalist Marin Cilic of Croatia 6-2 6-4 ... Read more...

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U.S. mother recovers children in Croatia after father’s kidnapping


December 24th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Three children who were kidnapped by their father earlier this year were recovered in Croatia and returned to the United States on Wednesday, the Federal Bureau of ... Read more...

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