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Taylor confident of fightback in second Test


August 26th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) New Zealand captain Ross Taylor is confident that despite losing the first Test against India here, his side can make a comeback in the series ... Read more...

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Chinese Li takes TT gold in controversial final


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Li Xiaoxia of China beat teammate Ding Ning in a controversial Olympic women's singles table tennis final here Wednesday.Li, 24, won 11-8, 14-12, 8-11, ... Read more...

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FIFA praises Costa Rica’s victory in pre-World Cup


July 10th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
San Jose (Costa Rica), July 10 (IANS) The international football governing body FIFA praised Costa Rica's national futsal or indoor football team for its victory against Guatemala in the pre-World ... Read more...

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Rain ends Windies hopes of redemption as 3rd ODI abandoned


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Leeds, June 23 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' quest to salvage pride from a wretched One-Day International series ended in disappointment when persistent rain washed out the third and final game without a ... Read more...

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Miami Heat win second NBA title


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Miami Heat defeated Oklahoma City Thunder in the fifth game of the National Basketball Association (NBA) finals Friday to win the series 4-1 and the ... Read more...

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Italy’s Chiellini to miss Euro quarters against England


June 21st, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), June 21 (IANS) Italian centre-back Giorgio Chiellini will miss the former World Cup winners' quarter-final clash of Euro 2012 against England here Sunday due to injury.Chiellini, who limped ... Read more...

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Bravo says West Indies must avoid clean sweep


June 20th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS/CMC) Vice-captain Dwayne Bravo says the West Indies' sole objective will be avoiding a clean sweep after the Caribbean side conceded the three-match One-Day International series with a ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Russian midfielder Dzagoev asks fans to behave


June 16th, 2012 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football fans must behave themselves to avoid harming the team's chances of qualifying for Euro 2016, midfielder Alan Dzagoev has said.Russia received a suspended ... 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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Portugal calm despite win-or-bust Denmark test


June 13th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Portugal have no reason for alarm despite realistically needing a win against Denmark, who beat the Netherlands in a shock opener, to remain at ... Read more...

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Juve win Serie A title after Milan loses in derby


May 7th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 7 (IANS) Juventus defeated Cagliary 2-0 to clinch their first Serie A football title since 2003 at the expense of AC Milan's 2-4 loss to Inter Milan ... Read more...

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Messi makes history with 50 goals in Spanish league


May 6th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 6 (IANS) Argentine star Lionel Messi made history as he scored four goals in his side's 4-0 win over local rivals Espanyol in the Spanish Primer Liga to ... Read more...

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Uzoh records Raptors’ first triple double in 11 years


April 27th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 27 (IANS) Toronto Raptors guard Ben Uzoh recorded 12 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists to lead the Raptors to a 98-67 victory over the New Jersey Nets ... Read more...

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WSH: Punjab outplay Lions to enter final


April 1st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 1 (IANS) An aggressive Sher-E-Punjab punished an errant Karnataka Lions 4-1 en route to the final of the inaugural Bridgestone World Series Hockey competition here Sunday.The score-line was ... Read more...

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Edmundo scores twice in farewell match with Vasco da Gama


March 29th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 29 (IANS) Former Brazilian striker Edmundo has officially ended his professional soccer career, scoring twice in his farewell game at 40.Edmundo led Vasco da Gama to ... Read more...

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Out-of-form Bravo released, Hyatt called up


March 29th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), March 29 (IANS/CMC) Out-of-form batsman Darren Bravo has been replaced by Jamaican Danza Hyatt in the West Indies Twenty20 squad for the second and final game against Australia Friday.The ... Read more...

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We can’t be complacent: Dempo coach


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Margao (Goa), March 23 (IANS) Coach Armando Colaco is taking nothing for granted when leaders Dempo SC play bottom-placed HAL as the I-League resumes at the Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, Saturday.Dempo ... Read more...

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Watson not surprised by spirited Windies


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (St. Vincent), March 22 (IANS/CMC) Australia captain Shane Watson says the West Indies' fighting spirit in the ongoing five-match One-day international series has not come as a surprise. West Indies ... Read more...

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Vasco da Gama’s Edmundo prepares farewell match


March 21st, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 21 (IANS) Vasco da Gama club legend Edmundo participated in one of his last team practice sessions as the 40-year-old came out of retirement to receive ... Read more...

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Clarke likely to sit out of MCG ODI


February 29th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 29 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke is set to miss out the final group game Friday against Sri Lanka in the Commonwealth Bank tri-series ODI cricket tournament, the ... Read more...

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We had the firepower to beat Sri Lanka: Dhoni


February 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 28 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said Tuesday he was confident his team had the firepower and to chase down the imposing target set by Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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‘Indian girls have the mental strength to beat South Africa’


February 24th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Indian women's hockey coach C.R. Kumar said Friday the team has the mental strength to overcome South Africa in Saturday's final despite going down 2-5 ... Read more...

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Champions League: AC Milan thrash Arsenal, Zenit win thriller


February 16th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Milan/St. Petersburg, Feb 16 (IANS) Arsenal's dream of winning the Champions League football came to a grinding halt as they were thrashed 0-4 by AC Milan in the first ... Read more...

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Central Zone enter Duleep final


February 7th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) Central Zone expectedly entered the Duleep Trophy cricket final on the basis of the 110-run first innings lead as the semi-final game against South Zone ended ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Djokovic edges out Murray, meets Nadal in final


January 28th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia cruised into the men's singles final of the Australian Open here Friday, defeating Britain's Andy Murray to set ... Read more...

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England play Norway, Belgium before Euro 2012 games


January 6th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) England will face Norway and Belgium in their final two friendlies before competing in UEFA Euro 2012.As the governing body of the game in England, the ... Read more...

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Andy Carroll’s kiss with Lukasz Fabianski shocks fans


December 9th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Liverpool, Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Football fans are wondering why the latest FIFA game has Andy Carroll kissing Arsenal goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski. A clip of the scene has been uploaded on the ... Read more...

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Manchester City’s hopes to progress hang in balance


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 23 (IANS) Edinson Cavani scored a brace as Napoli won 2-1 to leave Manchester City's hopes to progress in Champions League hang in balance.The Italian side moved ... Read more...

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Australia tours West Indies from March 16


November 12th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Nov 12 (IANS/CMC) Arnos Vale in St. Vincent will host its first international match in two years when it stages the first three One-Day Internationals on Australia's tour of ... Read more...

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Euro-2012 main stadium to re-open with Ukraine-Germany friendly


November 12th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Nov 12 (IANS) A friendly football match between Ukraine and Germany here Friday will be the first match organised in the renovated Olympic stadium which will host the final ... Read more...

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Tony La Russa talks on the David Letterman show


November 1st, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The head coach of the Cardinals Tony La Russa has spoken to David Letterman. La Russa led the St. Louis team to the triumph in the World ... Read more...

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Pollard fit to play semis: Harbhajan


October 7th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 7 (IANS) The best news emanating from Mumbai Indians on the eve of their Nokia Champions League T20 semifinal clash against Somerset here Saturday was that all-rounder ... Read more...

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Sammy says Windies need to improve all round


September 24th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS/CMC) Following their 10-wicket drubbing by England in the opening Twenty20 International of the two-match series, West Indies cricket captain Darren Sammy has conceded that his side needed ... Read more...

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Serena Williams in a fix after her US Open final antics


September 12th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 13-time Grand Slam Champion Serena Williams risks fines from the U.S. Tennis Association and the International Tennis Federation following her behavior on the court during the ... Read more...

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