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Md Sporting beat Air India


September 20th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Sep 20 (IANS) Mohammedan Sporting continued from where it had left in the qualifiers to down Durand Cup champions Air India by a lone goal in a Group B ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup final: Cameroon can spoil India’s party (Preview)


September 1st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The trial run between reigning Nehru Cup champions India and challengers Cameroon was of little help in judging the relative strengths of the two teams ... Read more...

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Tbilisi to host 2015 UEFA Super Cup


July 1st, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, July 1 (IANS) The Georgian capital Tbilisi will host the 2015 UEFA Super Cup, the UEFA executive committee said.The Super Cup match will be held at the Mikheil ... Read more...

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I-League: Churchill, Dempo and Chirag win


October 22nd, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Margao/Bangalore/Pune, Oct 22 (IANS) Super Cup champions East Bengal and title holders Salgaocar Sports Club disappointed their fans as they went down by identical 0-1 margin on the opening day ... Read more...

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Hope problems with openers is over: Waqar


March 24th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) Gung ho after his openers at last came good in the comprehensive ten-wicket victory over the West Indies in the first World Cup quarterfinal, Pakistan coach ... Read more...

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Desperate Wenger turns to veteran Jens to revive Arsenal’s fortunes


March 15th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 15 (ANI): A desperate Arsene Wenger has turned to veteran goalkeeper Jens to revive Arsenal's football fortunes.The retired German, 41, who hates current Emirates keeper Manuel Almunia, has been ... Read more...

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Chandran is tournament doctor for Asian Games hockey


November 9th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Indian Federation of Sports Medicine president P.S.M Chandran has been nominated by the Asian Hockey Federation to be the tournament doctor for the hockey competition at the ... Read more...

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East Bengal’s 17-match-winning streak is fantastic, says coach


October 30th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) East Bengal coach Trevor James Morgan was elated after his boys registered their 17th consecutive win beating Air India 4-1 in the quarter-final league of the Durand ... Read more...

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Durand Cup: Pune FC, Army Red win in quarterfinal league


October 29th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Pune FC defeated Indian Air Force (IAF) while Army Red beat Madras Engineering Group (MEG) Bangalore in the quarterfinal league of the Durand Cup here Friday. ... Read more...

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Oz men’s tennis prospects brightest in years: Fitzgerald


December 7th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 7 (ANI): Australia's men's tennis prospects are at their brightest in years, claims Davis Cup captain John Fitzgerald.Fitzgerald and Davis Cup coach Todd Woodbridge were at Melbourne Park on ... Read more...

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Malaysia to recall Jiwa Mohan for hockey world cup


September 9th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 9 (IANS) Malaysia will recall its star hockey player Jiwa Mohan from retirement for the World Cup in New Delhi next year, national coach Tai Beng Hai said here ... Read more...

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India drop nine places in FIFA rankings


August 5th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) India will start its title defence of the Nehru Cup as the fourth-highest ranked in the six-team tournament. According to the latest FIFA rankings released Wednesday, India dropped ... Read more...

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Pakistan to approach FIH for spot in hockey World Cup


June 27th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan failed to earn a direct spot in next year's World Cup in India after losing to South Korea in the Asia Cup final last month but the ... Read more...

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Brazil want to be Confederation Cup champions: Robinho


June 18th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, June 18 (DPA) Brazilian striker Robinho is hoping that his side will put behind their dismal show in the opening round of Confederation Cup football against Egypt as they gear up ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan not to play IFA Shield


December 22nd, 2008 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) Federation Cup champions Mohun Bagan Monday said it would not participate in the IFA Shield football tournament next month as the players needed to be given sufficient rest ... Read more...

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Knight Riders refuse to give up hope despite ban on Shoaib


June 17th, 2008 - 12:39 am ICT by ANI
Kolkata, June 16 (ANI): Following PCBs decision to reduce Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtars five-year ban to 18 months, the speedsters IPL club Knight Riders has expressed hopes that things might ... Read more...

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PCB suffered Rs 84 cr loss due to postponement of Oz tour


May 9th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 9 (ANI): The PCB had suffered a huge loss of Rs 84 crore due to the postponement of the Aussies tour which was to take place in March this ... Read more...

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India’s East Bengal take on Lebanon’s Safa in AFC CUP


April 29th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) A depleted East Bengal will be sans Brazilian striker Edmilson Marques and defender M. Suresh when they take on Lebanon's Safa FC in a crucial group B battle ... Read more...

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East Bengal face tough opponents Al Wihdat in AFC cup


April 1st, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by admin
(Preview)Zarqa (Jordan), April 1 (IANS) Federation Cup champions East Bengal will have a tough task on hand when they face Jordan League champions Al Wihdat in a group B match of the ... Read more...

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Asia Cup, Champions Trophy could be shifted from “unsafe” Pakistan to Sri Lanka


March 17th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Mar 17 (ANI): Following Aussies' refusal to tour Pakistan citing security reasons after the recent blasts in Lahore, a few more cricketing events are on the verge of being cancelled ... Read more...

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Asia Cup, Champions Trophy could be shifted from unsafe Pakistan to Sri Lanka


March 17th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Mar 17 (ANI): Following Aussies refusal to tour Pakistan citing security reasons after the recent blasts in Lahore, a few more cricketing events are on the verge of being cancelled ... Read more...

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Churchill Bros coach gets offer from Lebanon


March 13th, 2008 - 10:21 pm ICT by admin
Margao, March 13 (IANS) Churchill Brothers Sports Club coach Karim Bencherifa, who has now quit the Durand Cup champions, has been made an offer to coach Lebanese League leaders Al Ansar. Al ... Read more...

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East Bengal loses to Safa in AFC Cup


March 12th, 2008 - 9:18 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) East Bengal slumped to a 0-1 loss to Labanon's Safa Sporting Club in their AFC cup lung-opener in Beirut. The Federation Cup champions were totally outplayed in ... Read more...

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Dempo, Al Ansar may play safe


March 10th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by admin
Margao (Goa), March 10 (IANS) They both claim they will play to win, but neither Dempo Sports Club nor Al Ansar of Lebanon will kick themselves if they grab only a point ... Read more...

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Arsenal in historic 2-0 win at Milan for CL quarters berth


March 5th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by admin
(Roundup) DPA Hamburg, March 5 (DPA) Arsenal made football history for England with a late 2-0 victory against title holders AC Milan to reach the European Champions League quarter-finals. Cesc Fabregas struck from long ... Read more...

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Dempo take a giant leap towards I-League title


February 28th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by admin
(Roundup)New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Dempo Sports Club of Goa seems to have one hand on football's I-League title as they extended their lead at the top by five points over second ... Read more...

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Dempo look to end season with Super Cup win


February 26th, 2008 - 8:17 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) After winning the I-League title, Dempo coach Maurcio Afonso has set his sights on the one-off Super Cup tie against Federation Cup champions East Bengal Wednesday to ... Read more...

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Sporting ruin Churchill’s dream of I-League crown


February 16th, 2008 - 9:56 pm ICT by admin
Margao, Feb 16 (IANS) Substitute Freddy Mascarenhas scored a wonderful goal with his first touch as Sporting Clube de Goa ruined Churchill Bros Sports Club's I-League title dream with a 1-1 draw, ... Read more...

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