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Rajasthan town remains tense after clash, curfew on


August 17th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, August 17 (IANS) Markets in Rajasthan's Sirohi town remained closed Friday even three days after a communal clash broke out between two groups of people that left six people ... Read more...

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Record number of free condoms for Olympians (Olympic diary)


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The 10,500 athletes competing at the London Games have been handed out a record number of 150,000 condoms -- an average of 15 per athlete -- ... Read more...

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Ruud Gullit enthralls Mohun Bagan crowd


July 30th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) It was a prized moment for several budding football players of the city who Sunday had an opportunity for a photo op with Dutch football legend ... Read more...

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Airtel, Manchester United go scouting for talent


June 26th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Airtel's initiative of giving chance to 12 under-16 kids to train with Manchester United Soccer School was given a thumbs up by both Sunil Chetri ... Read more...

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Manhunt Continues for Desmonte Leonard, Auburn University Shooting Suspect


June 11th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Auburn, June 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The manhunt continues for Desmonte Leonard the suspect wanted for shooting dead three people and wounding another one during a party at an apartment complex near Auburn ... Read more...

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Cheating in football is sin: Saudi scholars


May 10th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, May 10 (IANS) Football players who fool referees to score goals or to obtain penalties or fouls are committing a sin, two Saudi religious scholars have said."Cheating is deceiving ... Read more...

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FIFA imposes ban on Zambian players


May 4th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka, May 4 (IANS) World football governing body FIFA has extended a two-year suspension for nine Zambian football players implicated in a match fixing scandal last year in Finland to ... Read more...

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Roberto Carlos slams Russian football pitches


April 8th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 8 (IANS) Former Real Madrid defender Roberto Carlos, now playing for Russia's Anzhi Makhachkala, has slammed the poor quality Russian football pitches."The infrastructure that lots of clubs have ... Read more...

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Zambia to review medical system for football players


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), March 22 (IANS) Football authorities in Zambia said Thursday they will convene a meeting to review the current medical system for players following the collapse of Bolton Wanderers' ... Read more...

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Foreign clubs should invest in India: Sesa Goa


March 20th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 20 (IANS) India's leading football club Sesa Goa, which is owned by mining major Vedanta Resources, wants popular foreign clubs not to treat India just as a commercial ... Read more...

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Russian football players asked to fix matches: Report


February 8th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least one in 10 football players in Russia, which would host the world cup in 2018, has been approached at some point of time ... Read more...

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Football players trained with electric shocks in Norway


December 20th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seattle, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As if playing football is not hard enough, a group of soccer players in Norway were given something to worry about. In an experiment that was carried ... Read more...

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Nobbs’ fears about World Series Hockey unfounded: Baskaran


November 10th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Former India hockey captain Vasudevan Baskaran feels that national chief coach Michael Nobbs' fear about the World Series Hockey (WSH) hampering the team's preparations for ... Read more...

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Mehtab best young fottballer, Betto best foreign player


September 27th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sept 26 (IANS) Medio Mehtab Hossain was Monday adjudged best Indian player while goalkeeper Subroto Paul was given the Asian Cup's Fans Player award at a glittering function here ... Read more...

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Bollywood stars to grace Indian Football Awards


September 20th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) The third edition of the Indian Football Awards organised by the Football Players Association of India (FPAI) will be hosted in the city amidst a ... Read more...

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Footballers planning fund-raiser for quake victims


September 20th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) The Football Players Association of India (FPAI) is planning to organise a football match to raise funds for Sikkim earthquake victims, its president Bhaichung Bhutia said ... Read more...

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‘Mad Men’ best drama, ‘Modern Family’ best comedy at Emmys


September 19th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) American television series "Mad Men" won best drama while "Modern Family" bagged the trophy for best comedy series at the The 63rd annual Emmy awards.Set ... Read more...

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Martin Scorsese wins Emmy for directing best drama


September 19th, 2011 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Oscar-winning filmmaker Martin Scorsese won his first Emmy for directing the pilot episode of HBO's drama series "Boardwalk Empire", a period show about politician and ... Read more...

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Four High school football players killed in crash


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Jersey, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An auto accident on Saturday morning resulted in the death of four football players of Mainland Regional High School in Linwood, N.J. The accident has shocked ... Read more...

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Platini rules out contesting FIFA presidency post


May 28th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) FIFA vice-president and former French footballer Michel Platini said he is not in fray for the presidency of the world football's governing body.Platini said he would ... Read more...

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“Glee” Dedicates An Episode To Football


February 8th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Glee" featured one of the most awaited episodes "The Sue Sylvester Bowl Shuffle", dedicated to football, right on the night of the Super Bowl on February ... Read more...

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Female teacher in US accused of having sex with five pupils in five months


February 7th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): A female high school gym teacher in the US has been accused of having sex with five students over a period of five-months.Stacy Schuler, 32, is said to ... Read more...

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Dundee United footballers questioned over ’serious sexual assault’


January 15th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): Two football players who belong to Dundee United have been questioned over alleged sexual assault.David Goodwillie, 21, and David Robertson, 24, have been questioned by officers last week ... Read more...

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Rooney’s younger brother to play in Major League Soccer


January 5th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 5 (ANI): Ace striker Wayne Rooney's younger brother John will be playing in America's Major League Soccer.MLS spokesman Will Kuhns said that John Rooney has already signed a contract ... Read more...

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Upset with players, AIFF to depute officials to Dubai


December 28th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Upset with the involvement of players in the reported spat between the team manager and coach, All India Football Federation (AIFF) vice president Subrata Dutta and general ... Read more...

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Simpson celebrates engagement with Johnson


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 21 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson celebrated her engagement with footballer Eric Johnson at a party with friends and family.The celebrations involved about 40 to 50 people, including a few ... Read more...

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Three University Of Southern Mississippi Players Involved In Shooting Incident At Remington’s Hunt Club


November 16th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Hattiesburg, Nov 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A major altercation broke out at the Remington's Hunt Club at Hattiesburg on the wee hours of Sunday morning in which three football players of ... Read more...

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3 football players shot outside Remington’s hunt club


November 16th, 2010 - 1:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hattiesburg, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three football players of the University of Southern Mississippi were shot yesterday outside the popular Remington’s Hunt Club. The three students are said to be in fair ... Read more...

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Football promotes unity in diversity in north-east


November 1st, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Vaschipem Kamodang Jorhat, Nov.1 (ANI): Football is to North-East what cricket is to the rest for the country. The passion for football among the people of the north-east has led to opening ... Read more...

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Blackpool’s Holloway blasts ‘bully’ Rooney for treating Man U with contempt


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22(ANI): Blackpool manager Ian Holloway has labeled Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney a 'bully' and said that player power is killing the game."I can't believe it's got to the ... Read more...

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Rival spikes four Peruvian footie players’ drinks


October 21st, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 21 (ANI): Four football players fainted during a crunch promotion match after being given drinks allegedly laced with sedatives.Peruvian side Hijos de Acosvinchos lost nearly half their side during a ... Read more...

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Footballers continue playing despite undiagnosed brain changes


October 8th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Some high school football players suffer undiagnosed changes in brain function and continue playing even though they are impaired, revealed a study by researchers at Purdue University."Our key ... Read more...

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Football coach Mughato wants to produce great players in the region


September 20th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter ChacheiKohima, Sep.20 (ANI): While thinking of the game of football in Nagaland, the name of Mughato comes naturally to one's mind here today.Nagaland's Mughato, the talented football coach, is ... Read more...

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Rafi voted Best Indian footballer


September 13th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 13 (ANI): Striker Mohammed Rafi, who plays for Churchill Brothers, Goa, has been voted the 'Best Indian Footballer', while Okolie Odafe was chosen as the 'Best Foreign Footballer' of ... Read more...

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Is Reggie Bush going to be stripped off his Heisman Trophy Award?


September 8th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are mounting speculations that Reggie Bush may be stripped of the Heisman Trophy Award he received in 2005.Reggie Bush received the award during his ... Read more...

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