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Barcelona invited to play in Brazil

February 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 19 (IANS) Brazilian media giant TV Globo has invited FC Barcelona to play in a four-team football tournament in Brazil.The event is planned to take place ... Read more...

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SNL does a spoof on Tim Tebow

December 19th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow is currently the hottest player in the NFL. The football star has inspired the Broncos to revitalize their season after a sloppy ... Read more...

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Protesting, showing-off more typical of male footballers

July 4th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Putting on a show, play-acting and protesting are more typical of men who play soccer at the national or world level than women, a study says. ... Read more...

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Soccer computer games ‘make players more aggressive than violent ones’

May 4th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): A recent study has found that people who play soccer computer games are more aggressive than those playing other violent games like war games.It explained that while ... Read more...

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‘Bunga bunga’ parties were dignified soirees, say Berlusconi’s lawyers

January 27th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's lawyers have claimed that his parties were not wild "bunga bunga" orgies but gentle soirees where modestly dressed young women sipped mineral ... Read more...

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8pc of sports fans legally drunk after games: Study

January 19th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Researchers have found that eight percent of fans attending professional baseball and football events in the US are legally drunk when leaving the stadium after the game.They found ... Read more...

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Paul Janssen Creates Lego Replica Of Ohio State Stadium

January 17th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Columbus-area man has taken up the trouble to build a Lego replica of Ohio State's horseshoe-shaped football stadium. The construction is complete with an archway ... Read more...

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Indian doctor censures Nepal ex-crown prince’s lifestyle

December 17th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 17 (IANS) The man who had saved Nepal's crown prince Paras three years ago, when he had a heart attack, is unhappy with the lifestyle of the now ... Read more...

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Don’t bank on ‘wisdom of crowds’ to win bets in football matches

November 16th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new study questions whether it's a good idea to follow 'the "wisdom of crowds' while betting on, say, a team's win in a football match.Point spreads-the number ... Read more...

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Alabama State University Wins With 24-3 Lead Over Penn State University Team

September 12th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Even in the absence of Heisman Trophy-winning running back Mark Ingram, and lineman Marcell Dareus, Alabama State University football team on Saturday came forward with some ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Future dim for South Africa’s World Cup stadia

July 9th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 9 (DPA) For the past month the world has oohed and aahed at the bevy of glittering football stadia built by South Africa for the World Cup. From Johannesburg's Soccer City ... Read more...

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10 injured in stampede at Nigeria-North Korea friendly

June 7th, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 6 (DPA) Ten people, including a policeman, were injured in South Africa Sunday when a huge crowd of football fans tried to force their way into a pre-World Cup friendly ... Read more...

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Stock market ‘will reflect Britain’s pain if team loses in World Cup

June 1st, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): The London stock market is likely to reflect the nation's pain if England's footballers are defeated in the World Cup, a study claims.Research examining the link between ... Read more...

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Rooney routs Ronaldo in ‘battle of the consoles’ ahead of World Cup

May 27th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27(ANI): England striker Wayne Rooney and Portugal midfielder Cristiano Ronaldo are already playing head-to-head ahead of the World Cup in South Africa- on their gaming consoles.The pair spends hours playing ... Read more...

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England soccer fans get specially composed prayers

May 24th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) England fans will have specially composed prayers for their footballers during the World Cup. Revered Nick Baines, of the Church of England, has composed three prayers that portrays god ... Read more...

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Broadcast Of Football Games Show 11 Minutes Of Real Action

January 17th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a recent study, it has been reported that football games, when watched on television, can provide a maximum of 11 minutes of real entertainment; ... Read more...

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Three Serie A games cancelled after snowfall

December 20th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 20 (DPA) Three Serie A football games were cancelled over the weekend due to snowfall and chilling temperatures, local media reported Sunday. Udinese-Cagliari clash, which was scheduled for Sunday afternoon ... Read more...

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Theo Walcott’s ladylove becomes fashion brand Helly Hansen’s face

September 5th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 5 (ANI): Brit footballer Theo Walcott's girlfriend Melanie Slade is the new face of maritime fashion brand Helly Hansen.Slade, who is a big fan of the range, says the clothes ... Read more...

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Derek Thomas Finds Place In Hall Of Fame

August 9th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
The late footballer Derek Thomas whose devastating death tragedy in a car accident (February 2000) left an irreplaceable void on the football field was inducted into the Pro Football Hall Of ... Read more...

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Bizarre ‘lying-down game’ the latest craze among Facebook users

July 10th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 10 (ANI): A bizarre "lying-down game" has become the latest fad among Facebook usersSeveral groups have been set up by Facebook users in honour of the game, which has ... Read more...

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What makes a great footballer

June 29th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A new study has divulged into the secrets of what makes a great footballer.While most fans are in awe of what football players can do with a football, ... Read more...

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Toll in Mexico’s flu epidemic rises to 103 (Lead)

April 27th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 27 (DPA) The number of dead in Mexico's flu epidemic has risen to 103, Mexican Health Minister Jose Angel Cordova Villalobos said late Sunday without specifying how many among ... Read more...

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22 killed in Ivory Coast stadium stampede (Lead)

March 30th, 2009 - 8:10 am ICT by IANS
Hamburg, March 30 (DPA) At least 22 people were killed Sunday during a stampede following a wall collapsing before Ivory Coast's 5-0 Group E African qualifying victory against Malawi in Abidjan, media ... Read more...

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Reebok reveals the athlete within Lewis Hamilton

July 16th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , July 16 (ANI/Business Wire India ): Reebok and driving ace Lewis Hamilton announced a multi-year partnership making Lewis the new Reebok brand ambassador.Reebok unveiled The Athlete within ... Read more...

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One day in the life of Gordon Brown

June 25th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Gordon Brown is slipping on the popularity charts - in fact, a poll published Wednesday claims the majority thinks Labour cannot win under him next year. ... Read more...

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Exciting football games could trigger heart attacks

February 1st, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Watching dramatic and exciting games of football could trigger a stress-induced event, especially heart attacks, according to a new study.In a study conducted during the 2006 World Cup ... Read more...

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