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Ex-Anzhi midfielder Gadzhiev joins Ukraine’s Tavriya


September 14th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Anzhi midfielder Makhach Gadzhiev has signed for Tavriya Simferopol on a one-year deal, the Ukrainian football club said Friday.Gadzhiev, 24, came through the Anzhi youth ... Read more...

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Seedorf double inspires Botafogo


September 6th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 6 (IANS) Dutch star Clarence Seedorf scored twice as Botafogo rallied from a goal down to beat Cruzeiro 3-1 in Brazil's Serie A championship.Seedorf struck ... Read more...

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Atletico insists on need to change organisation of Spanish football


September 6th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) Atletico Madrid's Director General, Miguel Angel Gil has launched another attack on the organisation of the Spanish football league.Atletico won the Europa League last season and ... Read more...

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Real Madrid entertain Granada at home


September 1st, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 1 (IANS) Real Madrid will aim to maintain the feel good factor after winning the Spanish Supercup when they face Granada in the Spanish La Liga football Sunday ... Read more...

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Olympic basketball: Russia beat Lithuania to reach semi-final


August 8th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's men reached the semi-finals of the Olympic basketball tournament Wednesday, beating Lithuania 83-74 in a dramatic match here Wednesday.Andrei Kirilenko, who returned to the ... Read more...

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Sensex closes in red (Second Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday closed five points lower on week European cues.The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Lin Dan retains singles gold after fierce battle


August 5th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lin Dan of China retained his Olympic badminton title edging out Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei in a repeat of their Beijing showdown here Sunday.The match ... Read more...

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Mumbai, KSCA Colts prevail


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) KSCA Colts and Mumbai Cricket Association registered outright victories to head their respective groups after two matches in the Shafi Darashah Trophy cricket tournament here Friday.The ... Read more...

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US captures Olympic gold in artistic gymnastics


August 1st, 2012 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US emphatically captured the artistic gymnastics gold at the London Olympics Tuesday, finishing well clear of the Russians, who claimed silver.The Americans won with ... Read more...

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Samjawadi Party frustrated, says Shahid Siddiqui


July 30th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A day after being disowned by the Samajwadi Party (SP) for interviewing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, former MP Shahid Siddiqui Sunday hit ... Read more...

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Olympics Archery: Indian women pipped by Denmark (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) India's challenge in the London Olympics archery team event ended Sunday when the women lost to Denmark by a slender one-point margin in the elimination round ... Read more...

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Olympic Archery: Indian women upstaged by Denmark


July 29th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The Indian challenge in the archery team event at the Olympics ended Sunday when the women lost to Denmark in the Elimination round at Lord's.The World ... Read more...

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Women really have better IQ than men


July 15th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Men may now need to think twice before questioning a woman's intelligence at home or in the office. Psychologists have found female IQ scores have risen ... Read more...

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JK Racing Asia series set for Euro debut


June 29th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Le Castellet (France), June 29 (IANS) The JK Racing Asia Series will make its debut in Europe when the second round of the championship will be run at the historic ... Read more...

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Blackburn’s Yakubu set to join Chinese club Guangzhou


June 19th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), June 19 (IANS) Blackburn Rovers striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni is set to join the Chinese Super League (CSL) side Guangzhou R and F, a club official confirmed Tuesday."We ... Read more...

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Saina enters fourth final at Indonesia Open, Kashyap loses (Roundup)


June 16th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 16 (IANS) Two-time champion Saina Nehwal cruised to the women's singles final at the Indonesian Open Super Series Premier badminton event here Saturday defeating South Korea's Ji Hyun ... Read more...

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Humpy leads at women’s chess meet


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Batumi (Georgia), June 2 (IANS) Koneru Humpy of India and Stefanova Antoaneta from Bulgaria kept their unbeaten record intact after day two and six rounds of play at the 2012 ... Read more...

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Azlan Shah Cup: India beat Pakistan to keep faint hope (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 31 (IANS) A spectacular goal by Sunil a minute from the hooter gave India a 2-1 victory over Pakistan and a faint hope of making ... Read more...

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Euro drivers sweep top spots in JK Asia Series


May 27th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 27 (IANS) Teammates Nabil Jeffri and Aston Hare completed a double for Eurointernational as they won the rounds three and four, respectively, in the JK Racing Asia ... Read more...

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Daredevils crush Chargers as Warner smashes blazing ton (Roundup)


May 10th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) David Warner hit a blistering unbeaten century and Naman Ojha a half-century as Delhi Daredevils crushed Deccan Chargers by nine wickets here Thursday to reclaim ... Read more...

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Dhawan, White lift Chargers to a formidable total (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) Shikhar Dhawan smashed an aggressive 84 and Cameron White 65 to take Deccan Chargers to 187 for four against Delhi Daredevils in an Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Daredevils aim to again top the table (Preview)


May 9th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils will be looking to top the points table once again as they take on an insipid Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Deccan Chargers keen to break the jinx at Uppal


May 7th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 6 (IANS) As their poor run continues in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Deccan Chargers shift their campaign to their Uppal home ground here as they face ... Read more...

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RCB desperate to return to winning streak


May 5th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) With just nine points from four wins and one abandoned tie out of 10 games, hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are desperate to get back to ... Read more...

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Super Kings edge past Deccan Chargers (Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 4 (IANS) Champions Chennai Super Kings, after suffering two consecutive defeats, bounced back to beat cellar dwellers Deccan Chargers by 10 runs to move up to fourth ... Read more...

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Liga’s penultimate round about survival and qualifying


May 4th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 4 (IANS) With the outcome of the BBVA Primera Liga football title resolved with Real Madrid crowned champions Wednesday night, the coming weekend's penultimate round of games in ... Read more...

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Stakes high for Super Kings against Deccan Chargers


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) Having finally tasted success after a string of five defeats, the Deccan Chargers would be keen to scalp another opponent when they face an equally ... Read more...

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Milan can retain Serie A title: Alegri


April 26th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 26 (IANS) AC Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri insisted that his side could still retain the Serie A title after they beat a 10-man Genoa 1-0."Until the ... Read more...

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Jayaram in second round of Asian Badminton Championship


April 17th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Qingdao (China), April 17 (IANS) India's top men's shuttler Ajay Jayaram notched up a straight-set victory at the Asian Badminton Championships here Tuesday on a day best forgotten when three ... Read more...

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Pailan Arrows face Air India in I-League


April 13th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) Pailan Arrows would host Air India in the 25th round I-League football encounter at the Salt Lake Stadium here Saturday. Pailan Arrows stays on nine ... Read more...

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Balotelli wants to stay with Manchester City


April 13th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Italian striker Mario Balotelli said he had no plans to leave Manchester City despite reports of rifts between him and manager Roberto Mancini.Mancini had said ... Read more...

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Boxers Shiva, Sangwan strike gold at Olympic qualifier


April 12th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 12 (IANS) Teenage boxers Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Sumit Sangwan (81kg) won gold in their respective categories at the Asian Olympic qualifying event here Thursday, a day ... Read more...

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Hope fades for 138 missing in Pakistan avalanche


April 11th, 2012 - 1:45 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of rescue workers continued to search Tuesday for more than 130 people who were buried by a large avalanche in a mountainous area of northern Pakistan ... Read more...

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Test rankings: England on top, India third


April 7th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) England will start its domestic international season as the No.1 Test side in the ICC Test Championship after a two-Test draw with Sri Lanka helped it ... 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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