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Brazil to play three strikers at Olympics


July 17th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 17 (IANS) Brazilian coach Mano Menezes has confirmed plans for attacking with three strikers at the London Olympics' football competition.Menezes said forwards Neymar, Hulk and ... Read more...

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Gazprom unveiled as Champions League sponsor


July 10th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's state-run gas giant Gazprom has become an official partner of the Champions League football tournament through 2015, UEFA has announced.The company, the largest ... Read more...

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Gazprom unveiled as UEFA Champions League sponsor


July 9th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UEFA Monday announced that Russia's state-run gas giant Gazprom has become an official partner of the Champions League football tournament through 2015.The company, the ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 free from cigarette smoke


February 28th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Feb 28 (IANS) World Health Organization (WHO) wants to ban smoking in fan zones of the Euro 2012 football competition as they see it as a perfect opportunity for ... Read more...

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Atletico Madrid to host Barca-Bilbao Copa del Rey final


February 25th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 25 (IANS) The final of the Spanish Copa del Rey football competition will finally be played at Atletico Madrid's Vicente Calderon Stadium.The Calderon has been chosen by ... Read more...

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Indonesia to host EPL Masters Cup


February 13th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Feb 13 (IANS) Indonesia will host an indoor football competition May 27, called the EPL Masters Indonesia Cup, featuring star players from the English Premier League (EPL).Organiser Dino Hamidi ... Read more...

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Bielsa delighted as Athletic Bilbao reach Copa del Rey final


February 8th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bilbao (Spain), Feb 8 (IANS) Athletic Club Bilbao coach Marcelo Bielsa admitted his delight shortly after seeing his club qualify for the final of the Copa del Rey football competition.Two ... Read more...

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Bilbao reach Copa del Rey semis


January 26th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 26 (IANS) Athletic Club Bilbao qualified for the semifinals of the Spanish Copa del Rey football competition with a 1-0 win away to Mallorca.Ivan Ramis' own goal 15 ... Read more...

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Dempo scrape past Lajong to top I-League


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 22 (IANS) Dempo Sports Club came from behind to beat Shillong Lajong 2-1 in the I-League football competition at the packed Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex here Sunday. Dempo ... Read more...

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Queen Park Rangers likely to be stripped of automatic Premier League promotion


April 29th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): Championship leaders Queens Park Rangers look set to be denied automatic promotion to the English Premier League in the wake of evidence suggesting that the club broke strict ... Read more...

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India face Kuwait in Asian Games opener


October 28th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Two-time gold medallist India will start their campaign against Kuwait in the under-23 football competition of the Asian Games at Guangzhou in China.India have been drawn in ... Read more...

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Santosh Trophy: Bengal to meet Punjab in final (Lead)


August 6th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Eight time champions Punjab overpowered Tamil Nadu 3-1 Friday to set up a summit clash with hosts Bengal at the 64th Santosh Trophy football competition here Friday. Punjab rode ... Read more...

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Santosh Trophy: Goa, Punjab win


July 30th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Goa and Punjab rode on second half strikes to begin their quarter final group A campaign at the 64th Santosh Trophy inter-state football competition with identical solitary goal ... Read more...

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Santosh Trophy: Mizoram stun Kerala 1-0


July 28th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Mizoram upset Kerala 1-0 to move into the quarterfinals of the 64th Santosh Trophy inter-state football competition here Wednesday. Beikhokhei struck the winner in the 63rd minute by skillfully ... Read more...

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Santosh Trophy: Delhi in last eight


July 28th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) Delhi staved off a spirited challenge from Chattisgarh by prevailing 4-3 in the tie-breaker to scrape through into the quarter final of the 64th Santosh Trophy interstate football ... Read more...

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Santosh Trophy: Delhi face Chattisgarh in prequarters


July 26th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Delhi maintained a clean slate to romp into the prequarter finals with a 3-1 win over Madhya Pradesh in the 64th Santosh Trophy inter-state football competition Sunday. The cluster ... Read more...

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Santosh Trophy: Delhi a point away from prequarters slot


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Delhi inched closer to a prequarter final berth with a 2-0 triumph over Uttar Pradesh in the 64th Santosh Trophy inter-state football competition here Saturday. Uttar Pradesh now lead ... Read more...

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Talent hunt for freestyle footballers starts in Kochi


November 28th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Nov. 28 (ANI): Renowned freestyle footballers from Spain, Japan and Hungary participated in the first leg of the nation-wide talent hunt in Kochi to tap players who have mastered the art ... Read more...

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I-League all set to get a CEO by this month


November 12th, 2009 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The I-League football competition is all set to get professional with the appointment of a new chief executive by month-end. All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful ... Read more...

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David Givens sues Tennessee Titans for $25 million


September 24th, 2009 - 2:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nashville, Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Patriots footballer David Givens, who has not played football since November 2006, due to medical reasons is suing the Tennessee Titans for $25 million, claiming that ... Read more...

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Thailand won eight SEA Games titles in Football


November 26th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Thailand have won an eight SEA Games title from the year 1993 to 2007 yet the Thais can't say they are the major force in South East Asia as the football competition ... Read more...

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Argentina, Brazil, Italy in quarter finals


August 11th, 2008 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10(IANS)Zequiel Lavezzi scored in the 78th minute to guide defending champions Argentina to a 1-0 win over Australia, while Italy blanked South Korea 3-0 in the 29th Olympic Games men's ... Read more...

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Beijing organizers to ensure air quality for Olympics


February 22nd, 2008 - 11:34 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) Xinhua Beijing, Feb 22 (Xinhua) Olympic host Beijing and its surrounding regions have pledged to make concerted efforts to ensure the air quality in the capital during the event. Tianjin, Hebei, Inner Mongolia, ... Read more...

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