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Fan identified in Anzhi ‘urine-throwing’ incident


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A football fan who splashed liquid, reportedly urine, on Moroccan winger Mbark Boussoufa has been identified and his details given to prosecutors, the Russian Premier ... Read more...

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Lanus football fan shot dead by hooligans


May 27th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 27 (IANS) An Argentine football fan was shot dead and five others were injured during a fight between rival hooligans on the outskirts of Buenos Aires.The ... Read more...

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‘Love Lies and Seeta’ grabs attention in New York (With Images)


May 8th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) "Love Lies and Seeta", the story of three men in love with a girl named Seeta, grabbed the attention of the New York crowd as ... Read more...

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FIFA plans to build football museum


April 21st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 21 (IANS) FIFA is planning to build a football museum including 3D animations, interactive games, trophies and "everything a football fan could wish for" as part of an ... Read more...

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Revamped I-League has to be pan-Indian, says Bhutia


February 25th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia feels the new-look I-League on the lines of US Major League Soccer (MLS) should encompass the entire country and not ... Read more...

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Ethnic tensions could destroy Russia, warns Putin


January 24th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin warned rising nationalism posed a threat to the country's future and called for a clampdown on "disrespectful" internal migrants."Attempts to ... Read more...

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Putin courts sports fans to woo them


January 21st, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has begun courting sports fans as part of his presidential campaign, perhaps seeing them as a political threat, analysts here ... Read more...

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Man jailed for stealing ambulance in Britain


December 17th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) A football fan has been jailed in Britain for stealing an on-call ambulance from outside a heart attack patient's house.After attending the England international against Spain ... Read more...

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Kolkata celebrities lukewarm to Messi match


August 30th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) As excitement builds up among the soccer crazy fans of the city to watch superstar Lionel Messi in action, most of the celebrities of ... Read more...

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Sourav invited for Messi match


August 28th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) The organisers of the Argentina-Venezuela friendly here have invited former Indian cricket captain and football fan Sourav Ganguly for the much anticipated tie."We have decided to ... Read more...

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Rescued child workers to lead Messi to football field


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) It will be a day that will probably remain in their memories forever. Four rescued child labourers will lead footballer Lionel Messi and other players ... Read more...

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Amisha Patel upset over missing Messi match


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Bollywood actress Amisha Patel, who is a football fan, is upset as she will not be part of history watching soccer star Lionel Messi along with ... Read more...

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Ranbir to watch Messi in action in Kolkata


August 20th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor and film maker Anurag Basu will be present at the Salt Lake stadium here on Sep 2 to witness Argentine soccer ... Read more...

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Ethnic discrimination a nationwide problem : Medvedev


July 6th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday ethnic discrimination was a problem being faced in the entire country not just in certain Russian regions."We have problems ... Read more...

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UK footie fan has spent 55 years watching 10 K games


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 3 (ANI): Believe it or not! Football fan Brian Buck has spent more than 50 years watching a staggering 10,000 games.He began watching as a four-year-old, and, it was clearly ... Read more...

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Russia detains over 150 people in anticipation of riots


December 16th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police have detained more than 150 people Wednesday at a major Moscow train station in anticipation of a new wave of nationalist rioting, an official said. "Over ... Read more...

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Moscow police clear Manezh Square in fear of more riots


December 14th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Russian police on Monday cleared Moscow's Manezh Square to prevent more riots like the ones on Saturday in protest of the death of a football fan, the ... Read more...

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‘Conan’ Episode Features Victoria’s Secret Hottie Marisa Miller


November 26th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Victoria's Secret bombshell Marisa Miller was one of the celebs who appeared on Thursday night's episode of 'Conan'. While Conan O' Brien has been enjoying ... Read more...

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Fan shot seagull in moment of madness after Lampard ‘goal’ was disallowed


August 23rd, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): After watching in disbelief Frank Lampard's 'goal' against Germany being disallowed despite crossing the goal line, a furious Three Lions football fan shot a seagull.Thomas Philip Cook, a ... Read more...

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Fan buys World Cup final Jabulani ball for 48,200 pounds on eBay


July 17th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): The Adidas Jabulani ball used in the FIFA World Cup final between Spain and the Netherlands has been auctioned off on eBay to a well-off football fan for ... Read more...

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Dancing Jackky Enthralls Duch Fans


July 12th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Jackky Bhagnani who is currently in South Africa catching the FIFA 2010 seems to have impressed a couple of fans at the stadium during the ... Read more...

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Bollywood At The World Cup Finals


July 12th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): At first, it seemed that like actor John Abraham, Anil Kapoor too would not be able to make it to the World ... Read more...

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Bollywood stars at the World Cup finals


July 11th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) While Bollywood actors like Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Shah Rukh Khan and Imran Khan have already reached Johannesburg to watch the World Cup final ... Read more...

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Locals in New Delhi rejoice over Spain’s victory in the FIFA semis


July 8th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Fans of the Spanish football team in New Delhi are happy about Spain's beating Germany and entering the finals of the FIFA World Cup.It is for ... Read more...

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Teenage football fan shot dead for blowing vuvuzela in Durban


July 6th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 6 (ANI): A teenage football fan was shot dead for blowing a vuvuzela after his team won a World Cup match, according to his father.Asanda Cele, 14, was found in ... Read more...

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History beckons Dutch in Cape Town


July 5th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Cape Town, July 5 (IANS) There is a little bit of the Dutch in everything in Cape Town. The Netherlands will be enjoying their biggest fan base outside their country ... Read more...

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Mick Jagger to promote education for underprivileged kids


July 4th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 04 (ANI): Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger is scheduled to participate in a charity scheme to promote education for underprivileged kids.The veteran rocker is slated to take part in the ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson is a US, not England football fan


June 28th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Robert Pattinson had put his foot in his mouth by confessing that he was cheering on Team U.S.A. in the World Cup instead of England.The British actor made ... Read more...

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South African Indians making presence felt at World Cup


June 27th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, June 27 (IANS) India may still have a long way to go to compete in the football World Cup, but the Indians in South Africa are already making their ... Read more...

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Jo’burg’s Gandhi Square is melting pot for football fans


June 25th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, June 25 (IANS) Once infamous for some of the most gory crimes in the city, the Gandhi Square here has become the melting pot of football fans at the ... Read more...

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World Cup unites Africans studying in Delhi


June 17th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The 1,500- strong African student community here may be thousands of miles away as the FIFA World Cup unfolds in their continent for the first ... Read more...

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Conical shape primarily responsible for Vuvuzela’annoying loudness: Expert


June 15th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): A British acoustic expert has opined that the conical shape of the popular Vuvuzela, which is making its presence felt at this year's FIFA World Cup in South ... Read more...

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Vuvuzelas to stay despite complaints


June 14th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, June 14 (ANI): World Cup organizers have made it clear that 'Vuvuzelas' will not be banned from stadiums in South Africa despite complaints of them being a nuisance."Vuvuzelas are here to ... Read more...

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John Abraham’s Football Fanaticism Surfaces On The Eve Of World Cup


June 12th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The whole of Bollywood knows that there is no bigger football fan in Bollywood than John. In fact John is so passionate about football that ... Read more...

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World Cup football fever grips locals in Kolkata


June 11th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, June 11 (ANI): Football lovers in Kolkata celebrated the world's biggest football event at Kalighat to mark the beginning of the World Cup.India, ranked 133rd in the world, has never ... Read more...

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