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Germany down Netherlands in football friendly, England beat Sweden

November 16th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 16 (IANS) Germany sealed their first win against the Netherlands since 1996 after they blanked the Dutch outfit 3-0 in a football friendly at Hamburg Tuesday. England scored ... 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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Playboy to open casino in Mexico

December 3rd, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 3 (IANS/EFE) Playboy said its $7.5 million casino in the Mexican Caribbean resort city of Cancun would open this weekend.The casion, which covers 1,200 sq. meters will be ... Read more...

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By 2050, Robot Footballers Expected to Beat the World’s Best Soccer Players

September 25th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A professor of Computer Science and Engineering who works at the New South Wales University in Australia has recently released a statement claiming that it will not be ... Read more...

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FIFA World Cup Trophy unveiled in Kolkata

January 16th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata (West Bengal), Jan 16 (ANI): German football legend Lothar Mathhaus unveiled the FIFA World Cup trophy 2010 in Kolkata.The programme was part of the tour organised by Federation Internationale de Football ... Read more...

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Why England soccer team keeps losing in penalty shootouts

December 12th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Ever wondered why England's soccer team keeps losing on penalties? Well, University of Exeter researchers may help you figure it out.In a new study, the boffins have shown ... Read more...

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Ashley Cole, Cheryl Cole to renew wedding vows

April 3rd, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): Brit footballer Ashley Cole and his wife Cheryl Cole are all set to renew their wedding vows.The couple, who walked down the aisle in 2006, are gearing up ... Read more...

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Rooney `nutmegged by youngster during Nike advert shoot

February 15th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.15 (ANI): Manchester United and England football star Wayne Rooney was left embarrassed twice by a youngster during the filming of the formers latest Nike advert. Footage leaked from the ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan fan dies in Kolkata

December 22nd, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) A 27-year-old football soccer fan, injured after falling from the Salt Lake stadium gallery, died at a private hospital here Monday.Sanjib Das, a Mohun Bagan supporter, sustained a ... Read more...

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Pete Doherty was a chess champ at school!

September 24th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): Troubled popstar Pete Doherty has an unknown intelligent side to him he was a brilliant chess champion in school.The Babyshambles singer, who has battled drug addiction, was ... Read more...

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