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Sneijder named captain of Dutch football team


August 15th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 15 (IANS) Wesley Sneijder has replaced Mark van Bommel as the new captain of the Dutch football team, head coach Louis van Gaal announced ahead of Wednesday's ... Read more...

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Archers over awed by Olympic stage, says coach


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) A distraught women's archery coach Purnima Mahato says the only reason for India's disastrous performance at the London Olympics she could think of is perhaps their ... Read more...

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Russia name Capello as new national coach


July 16th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 16 (IANS) Former England coach Fabio Capello came out the eventual choice of the Russian Football Union (RFU) Monday to lead the country's national men's football team."Today ... Read more...

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Isha may win ‘Jhalak…’: Archana Vijaya


July 15th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Archana Vijaya, who has been voted out of the "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5", says that Isha Sharvani may win this season of the dance reality show."I ... Read more...

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Van Gaal to coach Dutch national team


July 7th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, July 7 (IANS) The Dutch football association KNVB has appointed Louis van Gaal as the new head coach of the Netherlands national team.Van Gaal succeeds Bert van ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Sania-Bhupathi lose, Paes-Stepanek surge ahead (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Indias's Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi made an early exit from the mixed doubles event at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships here Saturday while their ... 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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Mellberg rues cheap goals as Sweden exit


June 16th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sweden defender Olof Mellberg lamented the cheap goals that saw Sweden's elimination from the Euro 2012 Football Championship after two defeats in as many games.Mellberg ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Italy have fitness problems, says coach Prandelli


June 15th, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy have problems with fitness and these are costing the team as players flag in the final half-hour, coach Cesare Prandelli said.A Mario ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Mandzukic strike help Croatia draw 1-1 with Italy (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Poznan, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Mario Mandzukic equaliser 18 minutes from time gave Croatia a 1-1 draw against Italy in their Euro 2012 group stage game here Thursday.With ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Mandzukic strike help Croatia draw 1-1 with Italy


June 15th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Poznan, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Mario Mandzukic equaliser 18 minutes from time gave Croatia a 1-1 draw against Italy in their Euro 2012 group stage game here Thursday.With four ... Read more...

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French title will not get Sania-Bhupathi London ticket


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The French Open mixed doubles title may not ensure Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza an automatic ticket to the 2012 London Olympics. They have ... Read more...

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Gambhir guides Knight Riders to sixth win in IPL (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 1 (IANS) Skipper Gautam Gambhir struck his fourth half-century of the season and spearheaded Kolkata Knight Riders to a five-wicket win against Chennai Super Kings with two ... Read more...

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Gambhir guides KKR to sixth win


May 1st, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) Skipper Gautam Gambhir struck his fourth half-century of the season as he spear-headed Kolkata Knight Riders to a five-wicket win against Chennai Super Kings with ... Read more...

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Santos maintain top spot, Flamengo stumble


April 5th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 5 (IANS) Reigning Copa Libertadores champions Santos maintained the top spot in their group after a 1-1 draw with Brazilian rival Internacional at Porto Alegre's Beira-Rio ... Read more...

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IPL set for grand start - without ‘feel good’ factor


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) It is that time of the year when cricket meets Bollywood as the Indian Premier League (IPL) razzmatazz is all set to start Wednesday ... Read more...

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Jaini, Bhullar, Das chase Siddikur at Panasonic Open


March 30th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Manav Jaini was flawless for the second successive day, while Gaganjeet Bhullar did not miss a single fairway and the duo, along with Ashok Kumar ... Read more...

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Congress wins Lok Sabha bypoll, Gowda faces exit (Second Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday wrested the Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat in Karnataka from the crisis-ridden ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The loss could lead to the ... Read more...

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Asia Cup: India looking to make a fresh start against Sri Lanka


March 12th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 12 (IANS) Having suffered humiliation in the tour of Australia, India will look to make a fresh start when they face Sri Lanka in their opening ... Read more...

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UP cabinet secretary seeks early exit, puts in papers


March 7th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) With the change of guard in Uttar Pradesh just a matter of time, state Cabinet Secretary Shashank Shekhar Singh, considered close to Chief Minister Mayawati, ... Read more...

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Manchester ‘big two’ crash out of champions league


December 8th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) The big two from Manchester, United and City, failed to qualify for the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League and will now be playing ... Read more...

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Wrist injury forces Vikas to withdraw from Olympic test event final


November 28th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Boxer Vikas Krishan (69kg) withdrew from the final bout at the Olympic test event in London due to a painful left wrist and settled for ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi move to fifth in ATP Rankings


November 14th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The newly-crowned winners of Paris Masters Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi moved two places to fifth in the latest ATP Doubles Team Rankings released ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Paes knocked out of Paris Masters


November 9th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 9 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes were knocked out of the Paris Masters tennis tournament here Wednesday after losing to Santiago Gonzalez and Christopher Kas ... Read more...

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China Open: Wozniacki, Zvonareva move ahead; Stosur eliminated


October 4th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 4 (IANS) World Number One Caroline Wozniacki and third seed Vera Zvonareva sailed through to the third round of the China Open tennis here Tuesday.Wozniacki needed only ... Read more...

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Djokovic eases through, Li Na exits at US Open (Lead)


August 31st, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) Top seed Novak Djokovic enjoyed a comfortable walk through into the second round of US Open Tuesday as his opponent retired trailing 6-0, 5-1, ... Read more...

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Zaheer ruled out of England series, RP returns


August 7th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) India's pace bowling spearhead Zaheer Khan was Sunday ruled out of the rest of the England series with a hamstring strain and will be replaced by ... Read more...

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Dravid back in ODI squad after two years (Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) In a desperate move, the national cricket selectors Saturday recalled the man for all seasons Rahul Dravid to India's One-Day Internationals (ODI) squad after ... Read more...

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Renthlei wins maiden snooker title for Mizoram


July 27th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) Mizoram produced its first National champion in any form of cue sports as 20-year old Lalrina Renthlei from Aizwal emerged winner in the junior snooker event ... Read more...

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Uthappa hopeful of Pune Warriors’ comeback


May 5th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Pune Warriors batsman Robin Uthappa says he has not lost hope of making it to the knock-out stage, even as the new entrants suffered their ... Read more...

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Australia needs hard nuts like “Punter” despite World Cup debacle: Dean Jones


March 27th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27(ANI): Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has urged Cricket Australia against dumping Ricky Ponting from the team following their early exit from the World Cup.Ponting arrived home on Sunday morning ... Read more...

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World Cup exit not the end of an era for Oz cricket: Ponting


March 25th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Ahemadabad, Mar 25(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has reiterated that he would continue as an international cricketer despite his team's early exit from the World Cup.Ponting made 104, his first international ... Read more...

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Dhaka, home away from home for Pakistan (World Cup Diary)


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) It is difficult to imagine whether Pakistan are playing at home or overseas. Pakistan flags fluttered in the galleries in large numbers and the fall of ... Read more...

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Heartbroken Broad expects to get fit ahead of Test series against Sri Lanka


March 9th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): England fast bowler Stuart Broad, suffered more heartbreak after being ruled out of the World Cup due to side strain, hopes to get fit for forst Test against ... Read more...

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Waugh predicts England will exit early from World Cup


February 17th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 17 (ANI): After successfully defending the Ashes on Australian soil, England faces a difficult task to qualify for the quarter-finals of the 2011 World Cup, according to former opener Mark ... Read more...

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