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Pietersen hopes to be back for NZ tour


September 21st, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Out of favour England batsman Kevin Pietersen tweeted Friday that he hopes to make a comeback for England's tour to New Zealand in February 2013.In ... Read more...

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Obama spends hours on his iPad at night


September 12th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Obama is said to stay up to three hours while browsing through the internet as well as watching sports while his wife retires to bed. Despite ... Read more...

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US sponsors India-Pakistan girls soccer exchange


September 10th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Eighteen young female soccer players and two coaches from India and Pakistan begin a tour of the US Tuesday as part of a dual country soccer ... Read more...

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Pietersen to feature in World T20 as commentator


August 24th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Axed from the national team, former England captain Kevin Pietersen, who was the star of the last Twenty20 World Cup, will still feature in this ... Read more...

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Vikas Krishan loses a bout he won five hours earlier (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Five hours after Indian boxer Vikas Krishan was declared winner in his 69 kg pre-quarterfinal bout in the Olympic Games, the sport's governing body has overturned ... Read more...

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Is Cliff Lee going to be traded to the Texas Rangers?


July 31st, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rumors have been having it for a while that Cliff Lee a starting pitcher of the Philadelphia Phillies was going to be traded to the Texas ... Read more...

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Sangwan loses controversial bout, India lodges complaint (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) India lodged an official complaint with the organisers of the London Olympics after boxer Sumit Sangwan's controversial loss to Brazilian Yamaguchi Falcao Florentino in the round ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian boxer Sangwan loses a bout he had ‘won’


July 30th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Indian boxer Sumit Sangwan went down 14-15 under controversial circumstances to Brazilian Yamaguchi Falcao Florentino in the round of 32 of 81kg category at the London ... Read more...

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Ronaldo pleaded with me to join Corinthians: Riquelme


June 27th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, June 27 (IANS) Boca Juniors playmaker Juan Roman Riquelme has revealed former Brazil international striker Ronaldo pleaded with him to join Brazilian club Corinthians.The comment came less ... Read more...

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Shebby Singh appointed Blackburn’s football director


June 19th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Former Malaysian defender and football pundit Shebby Singh has been appointed director of football by English club Blackburn Rovers.Blackburn's Indian owners Venky's decided to appoint Singh ... Read more...

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ECB signs seven-year deal with ESPN Star


June 4th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Monday signed a seven-year contract with ESPN Star Sports for multi-platform rights to broadcast its domestic and ... Read more...

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FIFA chief Blatter calls for alternative to penalty shootouts


May 25th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, May 25 (IANS) FIFA president Sepp Blatter Friday called upon German great Franz Beckenbauer, head of the Football Task Force 2014, to find an alternative to the "tragedy" ... Read more...

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Barca look to avenge Stamford Bridge defeat at Nou Camp (Lead, superseeding previous story)


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, April 23 (IANS) Barcelona will take on Chelsea in the second leg semifinal of the football Champions League at Nou Camp Tuesday looking to overcome a one goal ... Read more...

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Barca look to avenge defeat at Stamford Bridge


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Barcelona will take on Chelsea in the second leg semi-final in Champions League football Tuesday at Stamford Bridge looking to overcome a one goal deficit.Barcelona manager ... Read more...

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Sheffield striker jailed for five years for rape


April 21st, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) Sheffield United and Wales striker Ched Evans has been jailed for five years for raping a 19-year-old who was "too drunk to consent" to sex.Evans, a ... Read more...

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Law to step down as Bangladesh coach in June


April 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 16 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Stuart Law announced Monday that he would quit as the Bangladesh head coach after his contract expires in June.Law will step down after ... Read more...

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Adebayor, Terry call for goal-line technology


April 16th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspurs striker Emmanuel Adebayor and Chelsea captain John Terry called for the use of goal-line technology in football after Juan Mata scored a controversial goal ... Read more...

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Balotelli needs to change attitude: Mancini


April 14th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has warned striker Mario Balotelli that he needs to change his attitude if he wants to continue playing with the ... Read more...

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Bolton’s Muamba starts walking again


April 6th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Bolton Wanderers manager Owen Coyle confirmed that midfielder Fabrice Muamba was walking again and continues to recover after an on-field collapse last month.The 23-year-old suffered cardiac ... Read more...

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Gomez extends stay with Bayern


April 4th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, April 4 (IANS) German record champions Bayern Munich announced Wednesday that striker Mario Gomez has signed a new contract with the club.The 26-year-old is the joint top scorer ... Read more...

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Kohli, Jadeja under pressure to perform: Akram


April 4th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Former Pakistani captain Wasim Akram, the bowling coach of the Kolkata Knight Riders, feels that Ravindra Jadeja and Virat Kohli would be under tremendous pressure to ... Read more...

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‘Narine with KKR for entire IPL-V’


April 4th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS/CMC) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine will be available to play for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for the entire fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), chief ... Read more...

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Star Group bags TV rights of BCCI


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) The Rupert Murdoch-led Star Group Monday bagged the six-year broadcast and digital rights of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for all international ... Read more...

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Muamba posts picture on Twitter


March 30th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Bolton Wanderers midfielder Fabrice Muamba posted his first picture on Twitter Friday since his dramatic collapse in the FA Cup fixture against Tottenham Hotspurs.The 23-year-old suffered ... Read more...

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Bolton sign winger Wylde on free transfer


March 17th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) English Premier League club Bolton Wanderers signed former Rangers winger on a free transfer, the club confirmed Saturday.Scottish club Rangers finances are in a mess after ... Read more...

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Van Persie likely to miss friendly match


February 29th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Arsenal star striker Robin Van Persie is doubtful for the Netherlands friendly football match Wednesday against England as he continues to nurse a groin ... Read more...

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ESPN drops Ron Jaworski from Monday Night Football booth


February 16th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ESPN has dropped Ron Jaworski from the Monday Night Football booth. For the first time in its history, ESPN will leave only two men in the ... Read more...

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Ali’s cornerman Dundee passes away at 90


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 2 (IANS) Angelo Dundee, the cornerman behind the success of boxing legend Muhammad Ali and 15 World Champions, passed away in Tampa, Florida, Wednesday. He was 90.Dundee's ... Read more...

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Everton sign Croat striker Nikica Jelavic


February 1st, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Croatian striker Nikica Jelavic has signed a four-and-a-half-year-deal with English football side Everton, the club confirmed.Jelavic moved from Scottish side Rangers where he scored 36 goals ... Read more...

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English club Portsmouth ordered to wind-up


January 25th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) English football club Portsmouth, which been suffering severe financial troubles, has been handed a winding-up petition by the Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) over an ... Read more...

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Henry fires Arsenal into the 4th round of FA Cup


January 10th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) Frenchman Thierry Henry made a sensational return to Arsenal as his 78th minute goal against Leeds United took the London club into the fourth round ... Read more...

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Messi wins Fifa Ballon d’Or for third successive year


January 10th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, Jan 10 (IANS) Barcelona striker Lionel Messi, named the world player of the year, has won the 2011 FIFA Ballon d'Or for the third successive year.The 24-year-old became only ... Read more...

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Scholes returns to Manchester United


January 9th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 8 (IANS) Former England midfielder Paul Scholes has made a sensational return to Manchester United after retiring from professional football at the end of last year's English ... Read more...

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India will find it tough in first two Tests: Akram


December 25th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels India may struggle against Australia in the first two Tests.The series begins with the Boxing Day Test at the ... Read more...

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India may find Australian conditions difficult: Warner


December 24th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 24 (IANS) Explosive Australian opener David Warner feels that India's inability to adapt to conditions overseas and their mental frailty can be exposed in the Boxing Day Test ... Read more...

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