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FIFA concerned about Brazil’s preparedness for 2014 World Cup


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Football's world governing body FIFA has raised serious concerns about Brazil's preparations for the 2014 World Cup saying that "things are not moving in Brazil".FIFA's secretary ... Read more...

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Duff beer goes on sale in the UK


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Simpsons recently reached the 500th episode milestone and fans in the United Kingdom were presented with the perfect drink to celebrate it. For more than 20 ... Read more...

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PSG eyeing Liverpool’s Suarez


February 16th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 16 (IANS) Paris St. Germain have offered beleaguered Liverpool striker Luis Suarez to join the French club.PSG tried to sign exiled Manchester City forward Carlos Tevez and Brazilian ... Read more...

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Hyderabad has done Delhi a good turn (Ferozeshsh Kotla diary)


October 17th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) heaved a sigh of relief after India's emphatic victory over England in the first One-day International (ODI) in ... Read more...

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T20 doubleheader against England welcome: Windies cricket chief


August 4th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Aug 4 (IANS/CMC) West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) chief executive Ernest Hilaire says the two-match Twenty20 International series against England next month is a welcome engagement for the regional ... Read more...

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Disney releasing 3 Indian films in North America


June 30th, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) The Walt Disney Studios is releasing three films from India - "Do Dooni Chaar", "Once Upon A Warrior" and "Zokkomon" - in North America July ... Read more...

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Police way of amusing themselves at Kotla (World Cup Diary)


February 28th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) With not much policing to do, Delhi Police officials manning the Ferzoeshah Kotla took turns to enjoy the West Indies-Netherlands World Cup match in a rather innovative ... Read more...

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Celebrities, cine stars, tycoons, make beeline at Chinnaswamy (World Cup Diary)


February 27th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Feb 27 (IANS) Of the 40,000 spectators who were treated to some scintillating batting by Indian players at the Chinnaswamy stadium in a World Cup match against England ... Read more...

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Carnival at Chinnaswamy stadium ahead of India-England tie (Lead)


February 27th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 27 (IANS) "I love India" headbands, blue t-shirts to match the Indian team's colours, placards warning of explosive batting by Indians and roars of "India will win" - it was ... Read more...

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Empty seats a real possibility at Chinnaswamy Stadium


February 25th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S.Karnic Bangalore, Feb 25 (IANS) With just around 7,000 tickets for Karnataka's cricket fans for Sunday's India-England tie, the World Cup organisers must be hoping there would not be empty seats at ... Read more...

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3,000 cops to be deployed for India-England match


February 25th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 25 (IANS) About 3,000 policemen would be on duty at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here Sunday for the high-profile India-England knock-out match of the ICC World Cup 2011, a police ... Read more...

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England looks forward to taking on India in World Cup 2011


February 24th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb24 (ANI): England is looking forward to playing India at the Chinnaswamy stadium on Sunday."Every game for us is a big one. Even the game the other night (England vs. Netherlands) ... Read more...

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Rod Laver backs Murray to overcome Djokovic in Australian Open final


January 29th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 29(ANI): Australian tennis legend Rod Laver believes that World No.5 Andy Murray can break his Grand Slam drought by winning the men's singles title of the ongoing Australian Open.Laver ... Read more...

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Barmy Army’s depleted force promises to invade Australia for Ashes


November 26th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Nov 26(ANI): England's Barmy Army has promised to overhaul the financial crisis to drown out the home support in the ongoing Ashes series.Officials are predicting that about 15,000 to 20,000 English ... Read more...

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Barmy Army trumpeter returns to Gabba to blow his Ashes horn


November 25th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.25 (ANI): Genteel Barmy Army trumpeter Billy Cooper will lead England's clarion call as an official Ashes entertainer.The classically trained musician returned to the Brisbane Cricket Ground today where he'll ... Read more...

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Cash-stripped Barmy Army to be a reduced battalion for current Ashes series


November 20th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 20(ANI): England's 'Barmy Army' may not make it to Australia in full force to witness the upcoming Ashes series, as it appears to be cash stripped.Officials are predicting that about ... Read more...

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Global financial crisis hits ‘Barmy Army’ ahead of Ashes


October 24th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 24(ANI): England's boisterous 'Barmy Army' may just not make it to Australia to witness this year's Ashes series, as it appears to be cash stripped.CA spokesman Peter Young said ... Read more...

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Flower raises concern over paltry crowd turnout in ongoing Pak series


September 9th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 9(ANI): England coach Andy Flower has said that the record low crowd for the second Twenty20 match against Pakistan in Cardiff may have been partly due to faulty scheduling.Flower ... Read more...

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Gerrard admits team facing battle to win back irate fans


August 11th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): England football captain Steven Gerrard is hoping to start a salvage operation by leading his chastened team to a friendly victory over Hungary at the unfriendly Wembley Stadium ... Read more...

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Recession hits Barmy Army’s travel plans for Ashes


July 21st, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne/London, July 21 (IANS) Global recession and weakening of the pound against the dollar is likely to reduce the number of England cricket fans travelling to Australia for the five test match ... Read more...

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Shocked Britons mourn German drubbing


June 27th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 27 (IANS) Caught between the relentless sun beating down on them and unrelenting German footballers were millions of English fans who saw their World Cup dreams end in ... Read more...

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Angry England fans hit back at Rooney’s f-word rant


June 19th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 19 (ANI): Disappointed at their team's performance against Algeria, England fans have angrily reacted at ace striker Wayne Rooney's claims that they are not loyal to the side. A goalless draw ... Read more...

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UK’s ‘Mr. Vuvuzela’ sells one 10-pound horn a minute


June 17th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Businessman David Broughton has snapped up 600,000 Vuvuzelas and is selling them at 10 pounds each and at a rate of one a minute.According to the Daily ... Read more...

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Popular Proteas hooch a runaway hit with English fans


June 11th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, June 11 (ANI): A decision by a bar in South Africa to sell a nameless pink homebrew concocted from the cereal sorghum is proving to be a runaway winner, especially ... Read more...

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Police nab 12 football hooligans trying to enter S-Africa for FIFA


June 1st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): British security forces have intercepted and detained a dozen hooligans who were trying to enter South Africa via Dubai to avoid being identified.South Africa is going to great ... Read more...

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Texting time for English soccer fans in South Africa


June 1st, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 1 (IANS) English fans planning a trip to South Africa for the soccer world cup have received a warning - not against hooliganism, but about their mobile bills. ... Read more...

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Russian WC football 2018 bid boss says England fans ‘utmost hooligans’


May 31st, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31(ANI): Russia 2018 World Cup bid chief Alexei Sorokin has launched a scathing attack on England fans, calling them 'hooligans'.Sorokin's comments came after London 2012 Olympic Games Organizing Committee Chairman, ... Read more...

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Shilton backs Rooney to live up to expectations of English fans during WC


May 19th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): England legend Peter Shilton has backed ace striker Wayne Rooney to live up to the expectations of fans during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa"At the end ... Read more...

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South Africa bolsters security to keep hooligans out of FIFA World Cup


May 10th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, May 10 (ANI): South African authorities have set up various "special cells" and accelerated judicial processes in order to keep European hooligans at bay during the upcoming FIFA World Cup to ... Read more...

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South Africa will export Aids globally: Van Ronge


April 25th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, April 25: Steyn Van Ronge, leader of the Afikaner Resistance party has expressed fears over the rampant presence of Aids in South Africa and said it could jeopardize the safety of ... Read more...

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Sex, jobs, food, among things footie fans would give up for team’s WC win!


April 23rd, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Singapore, Apr.23 (ANI): An overwhelming majority of 51 percent of soccer fans hailing from countries participating in the upcoming football World Cup and residing in North America are ready to starve themselves ... Read more...

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Beckham snubbed by soccer poll


April 17th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) Football star David Beckham has been knocked down to second place by former superstar Paul Gascoigne in a poll to find Britain's greatest soccer star. The online survey ... Read more...

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Barmy Army to flood 2010-11 Ashes finale in Sydney


January 5th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 5(ANI): The Barmy Army is all set to flood the 2010-11 Ashes finale to be held at Sydney in what shapes as their biggest invasion Down Under since the First ... Read more...

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Arsenal’s Fabregas vows to win UK Premier title


October 16th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.16 (ANI): Arsenal skipper Cesc Fabregas claims that the six years he has spent in England have taught him how important the Premier League is - and made him more ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia backs Ponting on Ashes loss


August 24th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Sydney, Aug 24 (DPA) Australian cricket fans were left scratching their heads Monday after their side's Ashes loss dislodged them from the top position in the Test rankings. Australian team is now ... Read more...

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