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Kaka on Galaxy radar to replace Beckham


August 18th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18 (IANS) Brazil football star Kaka is reportedly being sought by Los Angeles Galaxy as a possible replacement for Englishman David Beckham.Brazil's Estado de Sao ... Read more...

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Neymar charters luxury jet for Santos match


August 16th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) Brazilian football star Neymar chartered his own private jet from Sweden in a bold bid to play for Santos against Figueirense in Brazil's Serie ... Read more...

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Swiss Olympian kicked off team after sending racist tweet


August 1st, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Swiss football star was kicked off the men's Olympic team Monday after sending out a tweet deemed to be racist, sports officials said. It comes just ... Read more...

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Drogba makes immediate impact in China


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 23 (IANS) Former Chelsea football star Didier Drogba made an immediate impact on his debut for the Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua setting up an equaliser in ... Read more...

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Kidnapped soccer star Obodo released in Nigeria


June 11th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, June 11 (IANS) Kidnapped Nigeria-born international soccer star Christian Obodo was released Sunday evening, according to a top-level security source.Obodo was kidnapped in Delta state Saturday. The source, ... Read more...

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Beckham to gift love book to Victoria on anniversary


June 8th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Soccer ace David Beckham is planning to impress wife Victoria Beckham on their 13th anniversary with a book talking about their love story.The couple's anniversary ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho’s Atletico Mineiro debut postponed


June 6th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, June 6 (IANS) Brazilian football star Ronaldinho's debut for Atletico Mineiro has been delayed because the club has yet to register his name with the country's football ... Read more...

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Eto’o inaugurates football training centre


May 30th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Libreville (Gabon), May 30 (IANS) Cameroon's football star Samuel Eto'o inaugurated the training centre for his foundation here with the presence of the Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba and several ... Read more...

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Chinese football pinning hopes on Seedorf and Drogba


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 22 (IANS) The guessing game about which famous football star will be the next to land in China gained momentum as more big names were linked to Chinese ... 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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Now Ranbir promotes football


April 5th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) After T20 cricket, T20 football is here! Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor, brand ambassador of Pepsi, has urged the youth to be part of the ... Read more...

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Pepsi launches T20 football


March 14th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Global beverage major Pepsi is all set to launch T20 football event to make the game attractive in cricket-crazy India.The seven-a-side amateur tournament is for ... Read more...

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Brazil win 2012 footvolley World Cup


March 11th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 11 (IANS) Led by former football star Renato Gaucho, Brazil 2 defeated Paraguay in the finals of the four-on-four footvolley 2012 World Cup. With a score ... Read more...

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Spurs’ Bale likely to be out for three weeks


March 2nd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Tottneham Hotspurs football star Gareth Bale has torn a hamstring and is likely to be out for three weeks which means he will miss Spurs' ... Read more...

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Asamoah Gyan quits Ghana’s national team


February 19th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Feb 19 (IANS) Ghana's football star Asamoah Gyan has retired from the national team, the Black Stars, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) confirmed in a statement issued here.The Al ... Read more...

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Is Kate Upton dating Mark Sanchez?


February 15th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Kate Upton failed to confirm or deny rumors that she is going out with New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez. When TMZ ... Read more...

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Djokovic, Messi favourites at Laureus awards


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Argentina's football star Lionel Messi are the front runners for the the Laureus World Sports Awards ... Read more...

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‘Herbalife’ renews brand association with Saina Nehwal


December 28th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 28 (IANS) 'Herbalife', a global nutrition company, Wednesday announced renewal of its brand endorsement partnership with India's badminton star Saina Nehwal.The firm had started sponsoring Saina in 2009 ... Read more...

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Alan Hansen apologizes for his Luis Suarez’s gaffe


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alan Hansen is one of the best paid British sports contributors so when he gaffed badly on the screen, many people have been left wondering if he ... Read more...

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Cristiano Doni arrested in connection with the match fixing probe


December 19th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Italian football star Cristiano Doni has been arrested by the police. The arrest is in connection with match fixing probe that is currently ongoing in the ... 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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It is impossible to stop Barcelona: Neymar


December 19th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Yokohama, Dec 19 (IANS) Brazilian teenage football star Neymar says it is "impossible" to beat Barcelona after his side was demolished 0-4 in the finals of the FIFA Club World ... Read more...

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LA Galaxy thrash Philippine Azkal 6-1


December 4th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Dec 4 (IANS) The Los Angeles Galaxy football club defeated the Philippine Azkals 6-1 Saturday night in front of a packed crowd in Metro Manila here.The Azkals put ... Read more...

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South African women raped for being lesbians


November 1st, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Human rights campaigners say at least 10 lesbian women in South Africa are sexually assaulted every week by men who claim to be "curing" their victims ... Read more...

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Forlan becomes highest scorer for Uruguay


October 13th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Montevideo (Uruguay), Oct 13 (IANS) Uruguay's football star Diego Forlan has become the leading goal scorer for the country's national team.The honour for the 32-year-old Forlan, who plays for Italian ... Read more...

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Dino’s date with Messi! (Movie Snippets)


September 1st, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Among the many Indian fans of Lionel Messi is model-turned-actor Dino Morea, who is all set to pack his bags to go to Kolkata to ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Taylor voted the ‘Most photogenic Celebrity in the world’


August 24th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Deceased actress Elizabeth Taylor has been voted as the most photogenic celebrity in the history of the world. Taylor was named ahead of another actress Jennifer ... Read more...

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10-year-old Vogue model gets magazine under fire


August 5th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vogue magazine has come under fire for publishing sexualized images of a ten-year-old model. The images of Thylane Lena-Rose Blondeau were published on the cover and inside pages of the magazine Vogue ... Read more...

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Ashley Cole’s air hostess writes open letter to Cheryl Cole


July 28th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Air hostess Kerry Meade has taken an unusual step in apologizing to Cheryl Cole. Meade who admitted having affair with Cheryl’s former husband Ashley Cole published her ... Read more...

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David Beckham eats a plate of bugs on TV


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) David Beckham is one of the most famous and richest sportsmen in the world that is why his latest public stunt has shocked many people. It ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole is recording a new album


July 18th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cheryl Cole is reportedly working on her latest album in El Lay. Perez Hilton reports that Cole chose the studio because some of the greatest female ... Read more...

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AIFF official confident of Messi playing in Kolkata (Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) Quelling doubts over Argentine football star Lionel Messi' participation in a FIFA international friendly match here Sep 2, a top All India football Federation (AIFF) official ... Read more...

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AIFF confident of Messi match in Kolkata


July 9th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) Seeking to quell doubts over Argentine football star Lionel Messi being seen in action in a FIFA international friendly match here Sep 2, a top All ... Read more...

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At 100, Sikh marathoner lives to see his biography (With Image)


June 12th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 12 (IANS) He is perhaps the oldest man to have lived to see his biography published. Hundred-plus Sikh marathoner Fauja Singh's biography "Turbaned Tornado" is slated for ... Read more...

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Victoria Beckham not planning to avail maternity leave


June 11th, 2011 - 2:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Victoria Beckham does not have plans to go on maternity leave. Despite the fact that the former Posh singer is eight months pregnant, she has been working ... Read more...

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