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India rout hosts Sri Lanka 5-0 in SAFF meet


September 9th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 9 (IANS) Defending champions India brightened their chances of making it to the semifinals of the women's SAFF Championship when they routed hosts Sri Lanka 5-0 in their ... Read more...

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Federation Cup: Holders Salgaocar in tough group


August 24th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Defending champions Salgaocar have been clubbed with Pune FC, Prayag United and United Sikkim FC in Group D for the Federation Cup football tournament and ... Read more...

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IMG-Reliance plan football academy, stadiums’ make-over (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) All India Football Federation's (AIFF) marketing partners IMG-Reliance Thursday proposed a centre for excellence in Baroda and have also come up with a plan to ... Read more...

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AIFF, clubs spar over I-League status


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The turf war over the property rights of the I-League between the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and the clubs continues. As things stand, the ... Read more...

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Modern School triumph in girls’ football


August 18th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Modern School, APJ School and Father Agnel School scored victories in the preliminary league matches of the inaugural Delhi Soccer Association's (DSA) Inter-school Girls Football ... Read more...

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Modern School triumph in school football


August 17th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Modern School, Vasant Vihar defeated Army Public School (APS), Dhaula Kuan 2-1 in preliminary round league match of the first Delhi Soccer Association's (DSA) Inter-School ... Read more...

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Customs down Central to emerge champions


August 15th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Mumbai Customs clinched top honours in the annual Independence Cup Football Tournament organised by the Mumbai District Football Association, Parel Wednesday.In the final, Customs, who finished ... Read more...

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Olympic football: US avenge World Cup loss to Japan


August 10th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two goals from midfielder Carli Lloyd propelled the US to Olympic gold in the women's football tournament Thursday, sealing a 2-1 win over Japan in ... Read more...

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ASEAN Cup: India knocked out by Vietnam


July 14th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 14 (IANS) India were knocked out of the U-13 Yamaha ASEAN Cup football tournament after they suffered a humiliating 0-7 loss to Vietnam in their last group ... Read more...

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ASEAN Cup: Lucky India earn a draw against Malaysia


July 13th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 13 (IANS) Goalkeeper Debopriya Das put up a valiant show as Indian escaped with a goalless draw against a strong Malaysian Blue side in the under-13 ASEAN ... Read more...

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Marcelo looks to end Brazil’s Olympic football jinx


July 12th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 12 (IANS) Real Madrid defender Marcelo says the lessons learnt from Brazil's ill-fated Beijing Olympic football campaign could help break the team's gold medal hex.The ... Read more...

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Kolkata boys gear up for ASEAN Cup challenge


July 12th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 12 (IANS) With dreams in their eyes, only 11 fit boys from Kolkata representing Yamaha India want to do their country proud as they take the field ... Read more...

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Gazprom unveiled as Champions League sponsor


July 10th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's state-run gas giant Gazprom has become an official partner of the Champions League football tournament through 2015, UEFA has announced.The company, the largest ... Read more...

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Gazprom unveiled as UEFA Champions League sponsor


July 9th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UEFA Monday announced that Russia's state-run gas giant Gazprom has become an official partner of the Champions League football tournament through 2015.The company, the ... Read more...

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Naughty lingerie in high demand amid Euro Cup mania


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Desperate to charm their partners away from being glued to the Euro Cup 2012, many sex starved British women are taking to naughty knickers and suspenders.Sales ... Read more...

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Women watch ‘rom-coms’ as hubbies hooked to Euro 2012


June 20th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) British women are heavily losing out their husbands at this time of the year to the ongoing Euro 2012 football tournament and watching romantic-comedy movies ... Read more...

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Big B hooked onto Euro Cup


June 16th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan confesses he is a sports lover and is currently enjoying the ongoing Euro Cup to the hilt. Apart from the passing of ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly again disrupted over twin murders


June 14th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 14 (IANS) Four bills were passed without any discussion Thursday as the Kerala assembly was disrupted for the third consecutive day by opposition legislators demanding immediate arrest of ... Read more...

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Kerala house adjourned over murder controversy


June 13th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 13 (IANS) The Kerala assembly was disrupted again Wednesday as opposition Left legislators harped on their demand that Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) legislator P.K. Basheer be arrested ... Read more...

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Drogba to feature at grand finale of T20 football tourney


June 12th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Football fanatics not only in Delhi but across the nation are gearing up for Sunday's much-awaited grand finale of the Pepsi T20 football tournament ... Read more...

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Drogba to feature at grand finale of T20 football tourney


June 12th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Football fanatics not only in Delhi but across the nation are gearing up for Sunday's much-awaited grand finale of the Pepsi T20 football tournament ... Read more...

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Not the time to celebrate: Shevchenko


June 12th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 12 (IANS) Ukraine striker Andriy Shevchenko feels it was not time to celebrate after the team's 2-1 win over Sweden and said it was important to focus on ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly stalled, opposition demands IUML member’s arrest


June 12th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 12 (IANS) The Kerala assembly was plunged into chaos Tuesday as an adamant opposition demanded that P.K. Basheer, a first-time legislator of the Indian Union Muslim League, (IUML) ... Read more...

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Kerala IUML legislator named in murder case


June 11th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 11 (IANS) P.K. Basheer, a first-time legislator of the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) that is a partner in Kerala's ruling coalition, has been named the sixth ... Read more...

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Ukrainian opposition to probe Euro 2012 funding


June 8th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Ukrainian opposition will launch an investigation into possible misappropriation of state budget funds during the preparation for the Euro 2012 football tournament.Ukrainian parliament vice-speaker ... Read more...

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Denmark beat Australia 2-0 in final warm-up


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, June 3 (IANS) Denmark' s national football team beat Australia 2-0 in its final warm-up match ahead of the UEFA Euro 2012 tournament at the Parken Stadium.Danish team captain ... Read more...

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Russia cracks down on Euro 2012 ticket touting


May 27th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 27 (IANS) Russian football authorities have been cracking down on ticket touts of the Euro 2012 football tournament and illegal supplies are being cut off, a senior football ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Polish government launches social campaign


May 26th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 26 (IANS) The Polish government launched a social campaign "Poles 2012 - we are all hosts" to encourage Poles to feel as responsible guests for the Euro ... Read more...

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First Tibetan women’s team to keep date with ball (With Image)


May 25th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 25 (IANS) The first Tibetan national women's football team is all set to keep its date with the ball.Trained by the Tibetan National Sports Association (TNSA), a non-governmental ... Read more...

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No Euro 2012 boycott, says Polish PM


May 25th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 25 (IANS) There will be no boycott of the Euro 2012 football championship in Ukraine and Poland, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said after talks with European Union ... Read more...

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Polish hotels begin lowering tariff before Euro 2012


May 25th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 25 (IANS) Three weeks before the start of the Euro 2012 football tournament, Polish hotels have begun lowering their tariffs as they are left with thousands of unbooked ... Read more...

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Brazil, Spain, Britain seeded in Olympic football


April 24th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Brazil, Spain, Britain and Mexico have been seeded for the Olympic men's football tournament.The draw for the group stage will separate the four seeded teams apart ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 organisers to open volunteers training centre


April 20th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, April 20 (IANS) The organisers of the Euro 2012 football tournament will on Saturday inaugurate a training facility here for volunteers who will be working for the June 8-July ... Read more...

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Annandale ground: Army, Himachal head for confrontation (Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 15 (IANS) The Indian Army and the Himachal Pradesh government appear to be heading for a confrontation over the strategically important Annandale ground here, which has been ... Read more...

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Injured Rossi out of Euro 2012


April 14th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 14 (IANS) Giuseppe Rossi's hopes to be fit in time for Euro 2012 football tournament were dashed as the Villarreal man again injured his right knee.The Italian international, ... Read more...

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