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Olympic boxing: Ukraine’s Usyk slogs his way to gold


August 12th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine's Olexander Usyk slogged his way to Olympic heavyweight boxing gold, winning a bruising final against Italy's Clemente Russo.Usyk, the No. 1 seed, repeated his ... Read more...

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May-Treanor Olympic win creates a buzz


August 6th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) May-Treanor came out victorious in her volleyball games match over her opponents namely Sanne Keizer and Marleen Van Lersel. She managed to beat them and the news ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: India’s Vijender in 75 kg quarterfinal (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Fancied Indian boxer Vijender Singh moved closer to a podium finish as he pipped US rival Terrel Gausha 16-15 in a thrilling bout to enter the ... Read more...

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Del Bosque hails ‘great era’ of Spanish football


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque on Monday hailed his team as representing a "great era" of Spanish football after their 4-0 Euro 2012 final ... Read more...

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Kalou, Bosingwa leave Chelsea


July 1st, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Salomon Kalou and Jose Bosingwa left Chelsea as free agents Sunday after their contracts expired.Both ended their time at the club on a high, ... Read more...

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Chelsea star Luiz out of Brazil friendlies


May 26th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 26 (IANS) Chelsea defender David Luiz has been ruled out of Brazil's upcoming international friendlies after failing to overcome a thigh injury.Luiz revealed he played ... Read more...

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Bagan’s 1911 Shield triumph to become part of school texts


April 10th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Students pursuing the higher secondary course in West Bengal are all set to read about Mohun Bagan's famous IFA Shield triumph in 1911 in their ... Read more...

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Greatest match of my life: Djokovic


January 30th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 30 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic believes the Australian Open final victory over Spaniard Rafael Nadal was the greatest of his life and the match would be ... Read more...

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France plans theme park to honour Napoleon


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) A French theme park is being planned in honour of Napoleon Bonaparte, almost 200 years after his death, the daily Telegraph reported Saturday."Napoleonland", the brainchild of ... Read more...

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Pranab releases new renditions of national anthem


August 12th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday released a new audio-visual presentation of Rabindranath Tagore's poem "Jana Gana Mana" - the country's national anthem - ... Read more...

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Hockey Olympian Topno delighted with Jharkhand’s skills and gumption (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 17 (IANS) Olympian Manohar Topno is delighted to see his young Jharkhand team show skills and gumption in knocking out 20 times champions Railways in the National Hockey ... Read more...

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Tevez may join Inter Milan for 40 million pounds


April 24th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24 (ANI): Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez could be on his way to joining Italian champions Inter Milan for 40 million pounds.Inter Milan will try to offset the cost ... Read more...

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Chennai celebrates Anna’s victory


April 9th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) Around 200 people participated in a prayer meeting at the Thakkar Bapa Vidyalaya here and distributed sweets Saturday to celebrate the victorious end to activist Anna ... Read more...

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ICC confirms Lanka replacements for World Cup finals


April 1st, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr. 1 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 has approved Suraj Randiv as a replacement player for ... Read more...

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Big B wishes Team India all the best for final


March 31st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has congratulated Team India on its winning the World Cup semifinal against Pakistan and wished them luck for Saturday's ... Read more...

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Politicians, actors congratulate Team India over WC semi-final win


March 31st, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali, Mar 31 (ANI): Politicians and Bollywood personalities congratulated the Indian cricket team for its semi-final victory over Pakistan in Mohali and entry into the final of the cricket World Cup ... Read more...

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Ferguson to resume bid for Everton star Jack Rodwell


February 19th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson will start his summer spending spree with a 15 million pounds bid for Everton midfielder Jack Rodwell.Ferguson has been an ... Read more...

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My game has matured: Berdych


January 3rd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Tomas Berdych may not set the tennis hearts aflutter, but a No.6 ranking will surely make the aficionados sit up and take notice.Last year, the 25-year old ... Read more...

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Matt Cain Executes His Pitches To Victory


October 29th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was a great day for the San Francisco Giants yesterday as the team paved its way to victory against the Texas Rangers for the second ... Read more...

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Houston Rockets Loses To LA Lakers In NBA Opening Day


October 27th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Los Angles Lakers won over the Houston Rockets with a score of 112-110. It was a cut throat competition but at the end, it was ... Read more...

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World Cup oracle Paul the Octups dies


October 26th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) – Paul the Octopus, who gained international fame after correctly predicting the results of the 2010 World Cup, died on early Tuesday, Aquarium Oberhausen said. He was 2.5 ... Read more...

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Giants Knocks Down Phillies In Game 6 Of NLCS


October 25th, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Philadelphia, Oct 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was a bad day for the Philadelphia Phillies at Citzens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as the game went to the San Francisco Giants. ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan remembers 1911 IFA Shield win


July 30th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) An evening of songs and remembrances was the highlight of the centenary celebrations of Mohun Bagan's historic IFA Shield triumph as the club saluted the footballers of that ... Read more...

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Ancelotti hopeful about Chelsea defending Premier League title without Cole, Torres


July 19th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has insisted that Chelsea will keep their stranglehold on the UK Premier League without the services of strikers Joe Cole or Fernando Torres.The ... Read more...

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Watch Live Here: Spain and Netherlands set for 2010 FIFA World Cup final match


July 12th, 2010 - 1:23 am ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- The 2010 World Cup final between Spain and the Netherlands is set, as kick-off is scheduled for 2:30 p.m., EST. Nelson Mandela surprised the crowd in Johannesburg ... Read more...

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World Cup trophy to have new name on it


July 10th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 10 (DPA) Even if the outcome of Sunday's World Cup final between Spain and the Netherlands is uncertain, one thing is clear: There will be a new name on ... Read more...

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Spain need to turn dominance into goals against Dutch


July 8th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 8 (DPA) Spain have reached their first World Cup football final despite managing just eight goals in six games en route to Sunday's date with the Netherlands at Soccer ... Read more...

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2010 sees first European World Cup champ outside Europe


July 7th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 7 (DPA) The Dutch semi-final victory over Uruguay Tuesday assures Europe of a first World Cup football title at a tournament played outside its territory. So far no team from the ... Read more...

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Dutch delight over World Cup heroics against Brazil


July 3rd, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, July 2 (DPA) The Dutch players were still celebrating on the pitch in South Africa when back at home the local media revelled in an impressive 2-1 World Cup football quarter-final ... Read more...

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Brazil trounce Chile, set up date with Dutch


June 29th, 2010 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 29 (DPA) Five-time world champions Brazil scored twice within four minutes in a 3-0 drubbing of Chile Monday to set up a tantalising quarter-final showdown with the Netherlands. Juan struck a ... Read more...

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English media blast team for terrible display


June 28th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (DPA) England media was too concerned with their team's dismal display against Germany to worry about Frank Lampard's first-half "ghost goal" in World Cup football pre-quarterfinals Sunday. BBC's team of ... Read more...

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Klose joins elite German club with 50th international goal


June 27th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bloemfontein, June 27 (DPA) Miroslav Klose followed in the footsteps of the legendary Gerd Mueller Sunday when he scored his 50th international for Germany in his side's 4-1 defeat of England ... Read more...

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Milito brace guides Inter Milan to Champions League title


May 23rd, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid, May 23(ANI): Inter Milan forward Diego Milito scored two goals to guide the Italian side to a stunning 2-0 victory over Bayern Munich at Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu stadium to win ... Read more...

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England not approaching World Twenty20 final with trepidation: Flower


May 15th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Barbados (West Indies), May 15 (ANI): The England cricket team is not approaching the World Twenty20 final against Australia with trepidation, said coach Andy Flower on Friday."The guys are bouncing off the ... Read more...

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Henin outlasts Jankovic, Safina crashes out at Stuttgart


May 1st, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, May 1 (DPA) Justine Henin rallied to raise her perfect record against Jelena Jankovic to 10-0 with a 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 quarter-final victory at the Porsche Grand Prix tennis. Henin, who ... Read more...

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