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Denmark held to a goalless draw by Czechs


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Sep 9 (IANS) The Danish national football team drew 0-0 with the Czech Republic in the first round of the qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014, at ... Read more...

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Indian sand artist wins prize in Denmark (With Image)


September 5th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) A sand sculpture on marine conservation created by Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won the prestigious audience prize at an international sand art competition held ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake rocks eastern Greenland


August 30th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Aug 30 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale rocked the sea area off the eastern coast of Greenland Thursday, said the US Geological Survey, reported Xinhua.The ... Read more...

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Chess Olympiad: Three teams share lead


August 12th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Poland, Spain and Germany moved into lead after the second round of the TATA 14th IBCA Chess Olympiad for the Blind here Saturday.Spain and Poland led ... Read more...

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Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler wins gold at London Olympics


August 6th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Iran's four-time world champion Hamid Sourian won the country's first gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games, defeating Azerbaijan's Greco-Roman wrestler Roshan Bayramov in the ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Iran’s Soryan Reihanpour wins gold


August 6th, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian wrestler Hamid Mohammad Soryan Reinhanpour won gold in the men's 55 kg Greco-Roman class Sunday, beating his Azerbaijani opponent Rovshan Bayramov in the final.Soryan ... Read more...

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Olympics: Czech Knapkova glides to rowing gold


August 4th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Czech world champion Miroslava Knapkova won Olympic gold in the women's single sculls Saturday by a huge margin.Knapkova went three lengths clear in the first ... Read more...

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Top seed Zhang Jike advances to table tennis final


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Europe's sole hope of winning a table tennis singles medal was dashed when Germany's Dimitrij Ovtcharov was beaten 1-4 by top seed Zhang Jike of China ... Read more...

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Perfect Hancock grabs 2nd Olympic gold in skeet


July 31st, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Defending champion and world record holder Vincent Hancock put on a shooting masterclass to retain the Olympic gold in the men's skeet here Tuesday.The American ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Bombayala bows out of individual event


July 30th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Indian archer Laishram Bombayala Devi lost her round-of-32 match against Mexico's Aida Roman 2-6 to bow out of the London Olympics here Monday.Though Bombayala edged out ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Indian men’s team knocked out


July 28th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian archers bowed out of the men's team event at the London Olympics after losing to Japan in the tie-breaker here Saturday.Both teams were tied at ... Read more...

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Olympic Badminton: Jwala, Diju lose opener (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian pair of V. Diju and Jwala Gutta could not put up a fight against Indonesia's Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsi and lost their mixed doubles ... Read more...

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We have a good chance of an Olympic medal: Diju


July 25th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 25 (IANS) India's badminton doubles specialist Valiyaveetil Diju, who will be playing mixed doubles with Jwala Gutta in the London Olympics, believes they have a good chance of ... Read more...

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Ex-world cycling champion Rasmussen gets 18-month ban


July 5th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 5 (IANS) Former track cycling world champion Alex Rasmussen of Denmark was banned for 18 months because he missed two doping tests, announced the Court of Arbitration for ... Read more...

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Cyprus takes over EU presidency


July 1st, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Nicosia, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cyprus is assuming the European Union's rotating presidency for the first time Sunday, amid concerns about the country's ability to cope with its own economic ... Read more...

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Airline flies man to Sweden instead of France


June 30th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) A professional surfer who thought he was on a plane to France was shocked when he discovered he was about to touch down in Sweden after ... Read more...

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Brazil international midfielder joins Spartak Moscow


June 29th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 29 (IANS) Brazil international midfielder Romulo has signed a four-year contract with Russia' s Spartak Moscow for eight million euros.The 21-year-old's Brazilian club Vasco da Gama ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Spain beat Portugal 4-2 on penalties, reach final


June 28th, 2012 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain reached their third-successive European championship final Thursday, beating a defiant Portugal 4-2 on penalties after their Euro 2012 semifinal ended goalless after extra ... Read more...

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Danish international Eriksen gets extra rest due to fatigue


June 21st, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 21 (IANS) Danish international Christian Eriksen has got an extra week of rest from his employer, Dutch club, Ajax due to fatigue, local reports said Thursday.Since his ... Read more...

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Cold reception for ‘Oranje’ in the Netherlands


June 19th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, June 19 (IANS) The Dutch national football team returned home Monday after their inglorious exit at Euro 2012 and were treated with boos when they arrived at Amsterdam's Schiphol ... Read more...

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Denmark’s Bendtner fined and banned for ambush marketing


June 19th, 2012 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sunderland and Denmark striker Nicklas Bendtner has been fined 100,000 euros and banned for one international match for displaying the name of a betting ... 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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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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Organised Portugal makes me proud: Coach


June 18th, 2012 - 5:28 am ICT by IANS
Kharkiv (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Portugal's organised style of play made coach Paulo Bento especially proud after his team reached the Euro 2012 quarterfinals."I am proud of what we ... Read more...

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Netherlands coach suggests he may lose job


June 18th, 2012 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
Kharkiv (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Netherlands early exit from Euro 2012 after losing all three group stage games could cost coach Bert van Marwijk his job, he suggested ... 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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Denmark cooking up sensation for Germany: Eriksen


June 17th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rising Danish star Christian Eriksen is sure that his team can pull off another shock result against Germany Sunday.Denmark are sure of a place ... Read more...

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Kashyap’s impressive run in Indonesia Open ends (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 16 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap's impressive run in the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event ended with a loss to local favourite Simon Santoso in the semifinals here ... Read more...

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Denmark’s Bendtner hit with UEFA charge


June 15th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 15 (IANS) Denmark striker Niklas Bendtner is to face a UEFA disciplinary hearing after he displayed the name of a betting company on his underpants in ... Read more...

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Nicklas Bendtner told to change underpants for game against Germany


June 15th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nicklas Bendtner has been told he will be not be able to continue playing in the sponsored underwear that he revealed after he scored against Portugal on ... Read more...

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Kashyap enters semis of Indonesia Open


June 15th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 15 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap continued his good run in the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event, defeating higher-ranked Hans-Kristian Vittinghus of Denmark in the men's singles ... Read more...

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Sneijder apologises to Dutch fans after defeat


June 14th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kharkiv (Ukraine), June 14 (IANS) Wesley Sneijder has apologised for the poor performance of the Dutch football team at the ongoing Euro 2012 Championship."I would like to apologise to everyone," ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Portugal steal 3-2 win over Danes


June 14th, 2012 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Lviv, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Substitute Silvestre Varela hit an 87th-minute winner to give Portugal a 3-2 win over Denmark in their Euro 2012 Group B encounter in Lviv ... Read more...

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‘Gay marriage worst threat in 500 years’


June 13th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) The British government's plan to introduce same-sex marriage is one of the most serious threats to the Church of England in its 500-year history, the clergy ... Read more...

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