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Jerry Jones gets his glasses cleaned while watching his Cowboys match


September 7th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jerry Jones’ glasses were surprisingly cleaned by a mysterious person as he was watching football match between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys. However, the ... Read more...

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Argentina face Paraguay in World Cup qualifier


September 7th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Sep 7 (IANS) Argentina will be looking to strengthen their qualification chances for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil when they face Paraguay in South American qualifying ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa’s Sri Lanka muddle will have consequences (Comment)


September 4th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa appears dead set on taking on the ordinary Sinhalese for her inability to influence the Indian government to pursue a Sri Lanka policy of her ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Jayalalithaa orders Sri Lanka football teams to return


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) Reinforcing her anti-Sri Lankan stance, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday ordered the return of two football teams from the island nation that are in ... Read more...

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Hope my two-game ban sets precedent: Vilanova


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 2 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova complained about the two-game suspension which means he will have to watch his side's Primera Liga football match against Valencia from ... Read more...

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Nepal played better than us: Koevarmans


August 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans credited Nepal for holding the hosts to a goalless draw in a rain-marred Nehru Cup football match at the ... Read more...

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CAF match interrupted after fans invade pitch


August 19th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, Aug 19 (IANS) An African Champions League (CAF) football match between two Tunisian teams, Esperance Sportive de Tunis and Etoile du Sahel, was interrupted Sunday after supporters invaded the ... Read more...

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Police investigate Anzhi terrorism claims


August 18th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police are investigating reports that a terrorist attack has been planned for a football match between Russian champions Zenit St. Petersburg and big-spending Anzhi Makhachkala, ... Read more...

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Twelve arrested after Russia-Ivory Coast game


August 16th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Twelve people were arrested by Moscow police after a friendly football match between Russia and the Ivory Coast, city police said Thursday.A header from former ... Read more...

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Brazil starts preparations for Confederations Cup


August 15th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Aug 15 (IANS) Brazil's friendly football match against Sweden Wednesday will be the start of the "final straight" in their preparations for next year's Confederations Cup, according ... Read more...

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Olympic water polo referees dropped for blown call


August 6th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two Olympic water polo referees were recently suspended for officiating any other match in the Olympics due to their dishonesty in affirming of a goal. Their names ... Read more...

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London apologises to North Korea after flag blunder


July 26th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) The organisers of 2012 London Olympic Games have issued a statement of apology after mistakenly using the national flag of South Korea for the North Korean ... Read more...

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Latin American states keen on investing in Bengal: Mamata


June 16th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Latin American countries like Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay are interested in investing in West Bengal's tourism, information technology, and food processing industries, Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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TV stars to play soccer to raise funds


June 14th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) A host of TV actors - Arjun Bijlani, Jay Soni, Manav Gohil and Mohit Malhotra - are set to play The Gold Charity Soccer Match here ... Read more...

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Nigeria set to immortalize late football star


May 13th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kwara (Nigeria), May 13 (IANS) Nigeria intends to organize an under-15 football championship in honour of the late iconic football star Rashidi Yekini who died last weekend, according to chairman ... 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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Mohun Bagan face Pune in Barreto’s farewell match


May 5th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Mohun Bagan will take on Pune FC in their last I-League football match at the Salt Lake Stadium here Sunday. The match will also be a ... Read more...

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Xavi, Pique to miss Barca’s Liga game at Rayo


April 29th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 29 (IANS) Injured Xavi Hernandez and Gerard Pique will miss Barcelona's Spanish Primera Liga football match Sunday night at Rayo Vallecano.Midfielder Xavi is sidelined for around two weeks ... Read more...

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I-League: Chirag take on Pailan Arrows


April 24th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 24 (IANS) A desperate Chirag Kerala will look to secure all three points when they take on Pailan Arrows in an I-League football match at the Jawaharlal Nehru ... Read more...

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Roma’s Lamela banned for spitting


April 24th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 24 (IANS) AS Roma player Erik Lamela received a three-match suspension after a spitting accident during Sunday's Italian Serie A football match at Turin.The Argentine midfielder spat at ... Read more...

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Champions League: Milan draw with Barcelona, Bayern blank Marseille


March 29th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, March 29 (IANS) AC Milan held Barcelona to a 0-0 draw with their resilient defence in the first leg of the teams' Champions League quarterfinal at San Siro ... Read more...

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Surveillance cameras for all Egyptian sports venues


March 19th, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 19 (IANS) Egyptian government has decided to install surveillance cameras in its all sports venues following Feb 1 football fans' clashes in a stadium that left 74 people ... Read more...

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South Africans deceived into match-fixing scandal: FIFA


March 6th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, March 6 (IANS) A FIFA investigation has found that South Africa was duped into match-fixing in the warm-up games leading to the 2010 World Cup.The South Africans were ... Read more...

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Real Madrid’s assistant coach lauds Higuain after his double strike


March 5th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 5 (IANS) Real Madrid assistant coach Aitor Karanka Monday praised striker Gonzalo Higuain following his double strike against Espanyol in a Spanish La Liga football match.Higuain's two goals ... Read more...

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Injury scare for Huntelaar after clash at Wembley


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 2 (IANS) Dutch striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar did not suffer a severe injury, a MRI scan indicated, after clashing heads with England's Chris Smalling in the Netherlands' 3-2 ... Read more...

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Van Persie likely to miss friendly match


February 29th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Arsenal star striker Robin Van Persie is doubtful for the Netherlands friendly football match Wednesday against England as he continues to nurse a groin ... Read more...

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Monchengladbach draw with Hamburg in Bundesliga


February 25th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 25 (IANS) Second positioned Borussia Monchengladbach shared points against Hamburg after a 1-1 draw in a Bundesliga football match at Borussia Park.In an intensive match, Hamburg equalised in ... Read more...

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Salgaocar scrape past Prayag United


February 6th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Fatorda (Goa), Feb 6 (IANS) Salgaocar Sports Club overcame a stiff second-half resistance from Prayag United to score a solitary goal victory in the 19th round I-League football match ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Churchill’s chance to claim No.2 spot


February 5th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 5 (IANS) The drawn Kolkata Derby Saturday has given Churchill Brothers a golden chance to challenge fellow Goan club Dempo SC when they take on embattled Mumbai ... Read more...

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Chirag up against Sporting Clube


February 4th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 4 (IANS) Chirag United Kerala would host Sporting Clube de Goa in an I-League football match at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium here Sunday.Sporting Clube de Goa ... Read more...

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Pailan face resurgent Lajong in I-League


February 4th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 4 (IANS) Pailan Arrows, who drew with Goan giants Salgaocar SC in their last encounter, will have their morale high when they face Shillong Lajong FC in ... Read more...

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East Bengal face Mohun Bagan in I-League’s Kolkata derby


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) East Bengal will take on arch rivals Mohun Bagan in a 19th round I-League football match at the Salt Lake Stadium here Saturday. Both teams are ... Read more...

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Over 600 injured as police-protesters clash in Egypt


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 600 people were injured in clashes between police and protesters that broke out in downtown Cairo following a deadly football-match riot in Port ... Read more...

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74 dead, 1,000 injured in Egypt football violence (Third Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 2 (IANS) At least 74 people were killed and up to 1,000 injured at a stadium in the Egyptian city of Port Said following clashes and a stampede ... Read more...

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73 killed in Egypt football match riot (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 2 (IANS) At least 73 people died Wednesday when a riot broke out after a football match at a stadium in eastern Egypt, the state-run media reported.The riot ... Read more...

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