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Argentines throng meditation session with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar


September 10th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Sep 10 (IANS) The land of tango and Latin America's largest country, Argentina, Sunday rocked to the rhythmic beats of Indian spiritual guru and Art of Living (AoL) ... Read more...

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Maradona appointed Dubai’s sports ambassador


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 2 (IANS) Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, who was fired as coach of Dubai's Al Wasl Football Club in July, has been appointed an honorary sports ambassador of ... Read more...

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Neymar can surpass Messi, Maradona: Pele


August 19th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 19 (IANS) Football legend Pele says Brazil sensation Neymar has the ability to be better than Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona.Speaking at an event in Sao ... Read more...

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Maradona’s son to play in Argentine fourth division


August 17th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 17 (IANS) Soccer legend Diego Maradona's son has reportedly signed with Argentine fourth division side Porvenir.Diego Armando Sinagra joins the club from ASD Quarto, a regional club ... Read more...

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Juventus down Napoli 4-2 to win Italian Super Cup


August 11th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) Serie A winner Juventus sank Coppa Italia champion Napoli 4-2 to win the Italian Super Cup at the Bird's Nest here Saturday."The win definitely boosts our ... Read more...

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Ruud Gullit for pact barring big clubs luring away native talent


July 29th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) With big football clubs luring away exciting talents to offshore destinations hurting the prospect of countries like the Netherlands, legendary Dutch footballer Ruud Gullit Sunday advocated ... Read more...

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Dutch star Ruud Gullit arrives in Kolkata


July 28th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Dutch football legend Ruud Gullit arrived in the city Saturday morning on a two-day visit during which he will attend the final match of a 'para' ... Read more...

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Maradona brands Riquelme traitor


July 19th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, July 19 (IANS) Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has branded Juan Roman Riquelme a traitor for leaving Boca Juniors, local media reported.Riquelme announced his decision to quit ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Boca Juniors hint at signing Maradona as coach


July 16th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 16 (IANS) Boca Juniors vice-president Juan Carlos Crespi has revealed club legend Diego Maradona could return to the Argentine outfit as coach.Maradona was last week sacked ... Read more...

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Maradona wants to keep coaching UAE team


July 12th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 12 (IANS) Diego Maradona has said he would like to continue as coach of Dubai's Al Wasl team despite the club's announcement of his dismissal.Maradona, expected to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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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Maradona calls Pele ‘idiot’ for comments on Messi


June 10th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 10 (IANS) Diego Maradona reopened his feud with Pele by calling the Brazilian legend an "idiot" on Argentine radio.It came just days after Pele's assertion that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ronaldo predicts all-Spanish final


April 7th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 7 (IANS) Brazil's football legend Ronaldo has backed his former clubs Real Madrid and Barcelona to clash in this year's Champions League final in Munich.Real ... Read more...

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Romario boasts he’s better than Messi, Maradona


March 18th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 18 (IANS) Football legend and current Brazilian prliamentarian Romario has bragged that he is still the best football player ever.The scorer of more than 1,000 career ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Maradona wants to settle tax case, return to Italy


March 12th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 12 (IANS/EFE) Former Argentine player Diego Maradona said on the weekend that he wants to settle his back tax bill of some 40 million euros (about $52 million) ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Maradona leaves Dubai hospital after surgery


January 17th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 16 (IANS/WAM) Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has been released from the Canadian Specialist Hospital in Dubai after a successful surgery for removing a kidney stone.Maradona left the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Maradona’s mother is dead


November 21st, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 21 (IANS/EFE) Dalma Salvadora Franco, mother of Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona, died on the weekend in a Buenos Aires hospital from a heart condition, media reports ... Read more...

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Brazil fans turning Argentines courtesy Messi-magic


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) The city?s soccer fans whose loyalties are mostly split between Argentina and Brazil seem to have shifted their allegiance to the former -- courtesy `Messi-magic? which ... Read more...

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The commissars love their football, disavow ideology


September 2nd, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) They may idolise Hugo Chavez. But as Venezuela takes on Argentina in this soccer crazy city, West Bengal's Communist leaders, who ruled the state for 34 ... Read more...

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Argentinian stars have a long affair with Kolkata


September 1st, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) Even as a football mania grips Kolkata over the arrival of Messi-led Argentine football stars, oldtimers recall their rendezvous with the blue-and-white team 27 years ... Read more...

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Absent Messi hogs limelight at media meet


August 31st, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Reigning World Player of the Year Lionel Messi was not present at the media interaction Wednesday ahead of the Sep 2 Argentina-Venezuela match here, but the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Salt Lake stadium hawkers angry over order to vacate


August 31st, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) While excitement builds up in the soccer mad city over the Set 2 tie involving Argentina and Venezuela at Salt Lake stadium, the long-established hawkers at ... Read more...

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A little Argentina in Kolkata


August 30th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Hours before superstar Lionel Messi is slated to set foot in this soccer-mad city, a little Argentina has sprung up in the southern outskirts of India's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ben Johnson in Goa with Indian origin footballers


July 29th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Two time Olympic medallist Ben Johnson is in India in a new avatar. Accompanying two young Canadian brothers of Indian origin to Goa to attend ... Read more...

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Tevez, Di Maria to be seen alongside Messi in Kolkata friendly


June 6th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Star soccer players like Carlos Tevez, Angelo Di Maria and Xavier Mascherano, along with Lionel Messi, will be seen in action in a FIFA international ... Read more...

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Maradona calls FIFA ‘dinosaur’


June 5th, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 5 (IANS) Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona has called FIFA a "dinosaur", saying the global soccer body was controlled by people who did not understand the game.Maradona, who ... Read more...

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Maradona to coach Dubai club


May 17th, 2011 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 17 (IANS/AKI) Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has accepted a two-year deal to coach Dubai's Al Wasl club.Maradona is to take over as coach next season, club vice-chairman ... Read more...

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‘To me, Pele is the best,’ says Pele


April 29th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29(ANI): Brazilian football legend Pele claims his record as a player is unrivalled compared to anyone else's in the history of the game and insists no-one has yet matched his ... Read more...

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Lionel Messi, Argentine side to play in Kolkata


February 7th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) The entire Argentine national soccer team would be seen in action in a friendly game at Kolkata's Salt Lake Stadium Sep 2, a sports management group said here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Now, a beer for gays and lesbians


February 3rd, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 3 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican company has launched a new beer aimed at the gay and lesbian community that will also be exported to other countries, company officials said.The "honey-flavored" ... Read more...

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Premier League clubs want me: Maradona


January 11th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Legendary footballer Diego Maradona wants to coach a Premier League club and Blackburn could be the favourites to get him.The Argentina legend had discussions with Rovers after they ... Read more...

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Maradona’s China visit fuels coaching rumors


November 10th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 10 (ANI): Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has signed on as an anchorman for a charity activity in Hefei, the capital of east China's Anhui Province, fuelling rumors that he ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods “Cigar Guy” becomes runaway web hit


October 7th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): A golf fan, nicknamed "Cigar Guy", has become an Internet sensation after he was spotted in a photograph taken of professional golfer Tiger Woods misjudging a shot ... Read more...

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13 years on, Mother Teresa still draws foreign tourists to Kolkata


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) Be it soccer legend Diego Maradona, tennis star Martina Hingis or football World Cup hero Diego Forlan - they have all visited the plain two-storey Missionaries ... Read more...

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Maradona eyes Aston Villa top job


August 16th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): Former Argentina coach Diego Maradona is eying a return to management by replacing Martin O'Neill as Aston Villa's next manager."Diego is very attracted to English football and the ... Read more...

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