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Dwyer and Sardar will be face of Hockey India League


September 18th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Australia captain Jamie Dwyer and India star centre-half Sardar Singh were Tuesday unveiled as the brand ambassadors of the Hockey India League that is scheduled ... Read more...

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Spinners will be India’s trump card at World T20: MacGill


September 18th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Former Australian Test spinner Stuart MacGill Tuesday said tweakers will be the key if India have to win the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka.The 41-year-old ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: Australia beat Britain to win bronze


August 12th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Australia beat Britain 3-1 to claim the bronze medal in the men's Olympic field hockey tournament at the Riverbank Arena here Saturday.Simon Orchard of Australia ... Read more...

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Australian hockey player dies on field


May 7th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, May 7 (IANS) In a tragic incident, a talented young women's hockey player Lizzie Watkins was killed in an on-field incident after she was hit on her head by ... Read more...

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Phelps wins 400m medley gold at Austin meet


January 15th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) American swimming star Michael Phelps won the men's 400-meters individual medley at the Austin Grand Prix.The 16-time gold medallist at the Olympics dominated the medley ... Read more...

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Briton faces extradition over pirated movie website


January 14th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) A 23-year-old British student, accused of running a pirate movies website faces 10 years in jail after a judge said he could be sent to the ... Read more...

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Dwyer receives FIH ‘Player of the year’ award


December 10th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 10 (IANS) Australian hockey superstar Jamie Dwyer was honoured with the men's FIH Player of the Year for 2011 while compatriot Matthew Swann won the Young Player award.It ... Read more...

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Thunderstorms blast antimatter clouds into space


January 12th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) It was once the preserve of Star Trek and other sci-fi TV shows. But thunderstorms actually blast antimatter clouds into space from earth, scientists monitoring them through telescopes ... Read more...

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Secret UN maps show Afghan security worsening


December 27th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) The Afghan security situation has deteriorated this year, secret UN maps have revealed, countering the US government's assessments of military progress since the surge of additional American ... Read more...

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First X-ray images of lightning captured


December 25th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): Scientists say they have captured the first X-ray images of a lightning strike with the help of a, well, lightning-fast camera.The pictures suggest a lightning bolt carries ... Read more...

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India’s Sardara, Rani in hockey All Star squads


December 18th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) Only two Indians, defender Sardara Singh and forward Rani Rampal, figure in the International Hockey Federation's (FIH) All Star men and women's teams for 2010.Sardara Singh, who ... Read more...

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3 Steelers sustain concussions in a game vs. Bengals


November 11th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cincinnati, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three Steelers suffered concussions during their Monday game in Cincinnati against the Bengals. The three players Will Allen, Mewelde Moore and Isaac Redman will have to pass ... Read more...

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Rani, 15, nominated for FIH award


October 28th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 28 (IANS) India's striker, 15-year old Rani Rampal who caught the eye of the discerning with six goals at the recent women's hockey World Cup in Argentina, is among the ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: World champions Australia trounce India 8-0


October 14th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) World champions Australia trounced India 8-0 to claim the gold in the men's hockey competition of the Commonwealth Games at the Major Dhyan Chand stadium here ... Read more...

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CWG hockey: India need to tighten defence in final against Australia


October 13th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Riding the wave is a tricky business as India will doubtless discover when they take on world champions Australia in the men's hockey final of ... Read more...

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Britain turns into a country of snackers


October 10th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Britain has turned into a country of snackers as three-quarters admit eating more than three meals a day.Half the Britons admitted grazing on food, thanks to boredom, and ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: Aussies blank Scotland in their first tie


October 6th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) World champions Australia took just 14 minutes to shake off the early morning blues and then proceed to dismantle Scotland 9-0 to open their campaign in the ... Read more...

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Oz hockey stars battle Delhi heat, humidity, missing equipment ahead of CWG


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.2 (ANI): Australian Kookaburras captain Jamie Dwyer's bid for victory at the XIXth Commonwealth Games in Delhi could come unstuck because of the non-arrival of his equipment, which is stranded ... Read more...

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Bruce Springsteen accidentally captured in Ed Dwyer & Jennifer Smith’s engagement pics


September 29th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ed Dwyer and Jennifer Smith are set to wed on Oct. 23 this year, but the couple will look at their engagement pictures years from that ... Read more...

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Bruce Springsteen Gives A Special Treat For A Couple’s Engagement


September 29th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bruce Springsteen made a surprise appearance in a couple's engagement photo shoot and in New Jersey, and made their day a lot more memorable. Brick ... Read more...

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Young Liberals caught up in Obama ‘monkey’ Twitter scandal


April 16th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Apr.16 (ANI): The Queensland Liberal National Party (LNP) has condemned the action of a member allegedly responsible for calling Barack Obama a "monkey" on Twitter during the US president's interview ... Read more...

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After World Cup win, Aussies target Olympics gold


March 14th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Having won the hockey World Cup after 24 years, Australian captain Jamie Dwyer said they would now aim to win the gold at the 2012 London Olympics. Australian ... Read more...

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Hoffman to don director’s hat for comedy


March 12th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Actor Dustin Hoffman is said to be in final talks to direct "Quartet", a comedy that will star Maggie Smith, Albert Finney and Tom Courtenay. The film, based on ... Read more...

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Pakistan lost a match they should have won against Australia(Lead)


March 8th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Pakistan's best was not enough to stop Australia from sneaking a 2-1 victory over the four times champions in pool B of the Hockey World ... Read more...

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FIH should review video referral system, says Charlesworth


March 6th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Australian coach Ric Charlesworth was critical of poor umpiring in the World Cup and asked the International Hockey Federation (FIH) to review the video referral system after ... Read more...

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Australia crush South Africa 12-0, set a record (Lead)


March 4th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Australia pummelled South Africa 12-0 to set a new World Cup record in a Pool B clash of the Hockey World Cup at the ... Read more...

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Australia hammer South Africa 12-0


March 4th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Australia hammered South Africa 12-0 in a Pool A clash of the Hockey World Cup at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Thursday. Like Doerner scored five goals ... Read more...

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England upset Australia 3-2 in Hockey World Cup (Lead)


February 28th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Showing fine marksmanship, England shocked the World No. 1 Australia 3-2 in a pool B encounter of the Hockey World Cup here Sunday.Australia paid a heavy ... Read more...

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England upset Australia 3-2 in Hockey World Cup


February 28th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) England shocked Australia 3-2 in a pool B game of the Hockey World Cup here Sunday. At the half-time, England were leading 3-1 at the Major Dhyan Chand ... Read more...

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India-Australia clash will be a free-flowing contest (Preview of India’s group)


February 22nd, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Australia, the perennial title favourites, are the biggest hurdle for India in the 12th men's Hockey World Cup, and against these 1986 champions there is no place to hide. Since ... Read more...

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New Orleans man charged with emailing threat to U.S. Judge


February 6th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW ORLEANS (BNO NEWS) – A New Orleans man on Friday was charged with emailing threatening communications to a U.S. judge, prosecutors said.Ashton R. O’Dwyer, Jr., 62, was charged in a one-count ... Read more...

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Student laptops help improve classroom performance


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new collection of research suggests that one computer per student leads to better performance.The findings of the studies, published by Boston College's Lynch School of Education, have ... Read more...

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No Indian shortlisted for International Hockey Federation’s award


December 2nd, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) Unsurprisingly, no Indian figures in the list of nominees for the International Hockey Federation's 2009 Men's Player of the Year and the Young Player of the Year awards. Out ... Read more...

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Ragini debut performance at award function


November 20th, 2009 - 5:11 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Talented actress has wooed the audience by playing boy-girl, Hath-ke role on her small screen on the show "Bhasker Bharti' and now she is ready to perform at an award function ... Read more...

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Jo King, Terry Bull among Britain’’s Most Unfortunate Names


February 25th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Helen Back, Jo King, Justin Case and Terry Bull are among Britain''s most unfortunate names, a new study has found.The study, conducted by online parenting advice service ... Read more...

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