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Eva Longoria confirms romance with an American footballer


September 15th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Eva who is 37 years told a host on TV that she is seeing an American footballer who is 25 years old. She was being questioned ... Read more...

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Cole warns ex-husband about autobiography


September 9th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole has warned ex-husband Ashley Cole to leave Britain when she unveils her autobiography "My Story" as it has details about their split.Cheryl divorced ... Read more...

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Kelly Brook talks about her real self in FHM


September 6th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sep 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) a few weeks have passed since Keith Lemon was eliminated from the United Kingdom’s theatre charts. Her film is said to have commanded a lot of ... Read more...

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Questions to answer as Barca entertain Valencia


September 1st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 1 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova faces another tough test as his side entertains Valencia in the Primera Liga Sunday.Wednesday's 1-2 defeat to Real Madrid in ... Read more...

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Questions to answer as Barcelona entertain Valencia


September 1st, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 1 (IANS) Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova faces another tough test as his side entertains Valencia in the Spanish La Liga football Sunday.Wednesday's 1-2 defeat to Real Madrid ... Read more...

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Portuguese player Sabrosa joins Espanyol


August 18th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 18 (IANS) Portuguese footballer Simao Sabrosa has signed with Spain's Espanyol, the Catalan football team confirmed on its website.The Portuguese is the fifth signing of the La Liga ... Read more...

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Newcastle United complete Anita transfer


August 16th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 16 (IANS) Newcastle United confirmed the signing of Dutch football midfielder Vurnon Anita from Ajax Amsterdam Thursday.Ajax and the English Premier League club agreed on a transfer ... Read more...

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England’s Muamba quits football


August 15th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) English footballer Fabrice Muamba announced his retirement from football Wednesday, after suffering a heart attack during a match last season.The England youth international collapsed during ... Read more...

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Imogen Thomas says that she was hysterical about her baby scare


August 14th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 14 (NEWS) Imogen was expected to visit a studio recently for an interview. On that day of the interview she was three months pregnant. Abruptly, she could not make it ... Read more...

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Koevermans includes Chettri in Nehru Cup probables


August 7th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans has included skipper Sunil Chettri in the 27-probables for the Nehru Cup after the striker got an assurance from ... Read more...

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Bolts of English Premier League


August 7th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Even as Usain Bolt is busy burning up the Olympic track, a survey showed that Theo Walcott is the fastest footballer in the English Premier ... Read more...

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Former Mahindra United footballer commits suicide


August 7th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 6 (IANS) A footballer, with the now defunct Mahindra United football club, Monday committed suicide by jumping from the ninth floor of his apartment here, police said.Police officials ... Read more...

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Warren Sapp auditioning his collection of Air Jordans?


August 6th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Are you in love with Air Jordans and wear a size 15? You are in for luck. Warren Sapp, former NFL star is auctioning his collection ... 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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Swiss footballer expelled from Olympics for racism


July 31st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Swiss footballer Michel Morganalla has been sent home Monday from the Olympics by his country's officials following a racist tweet.A message posted Sunday on Morganella's ... Read more...

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Babul Supriyo turns designer, designs jersey for Mohun Bagan


July 30th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) After playback singing and acting, singer Babul Supriyo has got into apparel designing and has created jerseys for Mohun Bagan, the century-old football club in the ... Read more...

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Legendary Jarnail Singh conferred Mohun Bagan Ratna posthumously


July 30th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) India's legendary soccer defender Jarnail Singh was Sunday conferred Mohun Bagan Ratna - the club's highest award - posthumously. The award was given to his three ... 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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Ruud Gullit for pact barring big clubs luring away native talent


July 29th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) With big football clubs luring away exciting talents to offshore destinations hurting the prospect of countries like the Netherlands, legendary Dutch footballer Ruud Gullit Sunday advocated ... Read more...

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Welsh and Scott team snub the national anthem


July 27th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a lot of fury on Thursday night when members of the Welsh and the Scotts teams refused to sing the national anthem at the Olympics. ... Read more...

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British women shortest in Europe, wear highest heels


July 20th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Women in Britain are the shortest in Europe but wear the highest heels - up to 3.3 inches - to compensate, says a new study.The height ... Read more...

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Galatasaray sign Moroccan footballer Amrabat


July 20th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara (Turkey), July 20 (IANS) Turkish football club Galatasaray signed a five-year contract with Moroccan player Nordin Amrabat.Galatasaray will pay eight million euro to Amrabat's former club Kayserispor as well ... Read more...

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O’Connor does not rule out Scotland return


July 15th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Scotland forward Garry O'Connor has not ruled out featuring for the national team again after his surprise move to the Russian second tier football ... Read more...

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Assault with a deadly French fry (The Funny Side)


July 6th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
In a global outbreak of violence, evil criminals are assaulting innocent civilians with deadly weapons such as french fries, in some cases unsalted. In the past couple of weeks alone, ... Read more...

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Youngest Indian boxer Thapa seen as Olympic medal prospect


June 28th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Two months before the 2010 New Delhi Commonwealth Games, a 16-year-old Indian jabbed, hooked and punched his way to silver medal at the Youth Olympic ... Read more...

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Spartak owner rules himself out of Russian FA job


June 27th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spartak Moscow owner Leonid Fedun Wednesday ruled himself out of the vacant job as the head of the Russian Football Union (RFU).Fedun, 56, is a ... Read more...

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Spain, Germany favourites for Euro: Dwight Yorke


June 26th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Former Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke backed either Spain or Germany to take home the Euro 2012 trophy."Spain are the favourites but Germany are not ... Read more...

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Former French footballer gets five-month suspended sentence


June 15th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 15 (IANS) Former French international footballer Claude Makelele was handed a five-month suspended prison sentence after being accused of beating up his former girlfriend.Makelele, 39, denied claims from ... Read more...

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Santos playmaker Ganso to return for Libertadores semis


June 12th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 12 (IANS) Santos playmaker Paulo Henrique Ganso looks set to play in Wednesday's Copa Libertadores semifinal against Corinthians, just 19 days after receiving a surgery on ... Read more...

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Maradona calls Pele ‘idiot’ for comments on Messi


June 10th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 10 (IANS) Diego Maradona reopened his feud with Pele by calling the Brazilian legend an "idiot" on Argentine radio.It came just days after Pele's assertion that ... Read more...

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German side Stuttgart signs midfielder Tunay Torun


June 7th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 7 (IANS) Turkish international Tunay Torun joined German team Stuttgart in a deal that will keep the footballer in Germany till 2015, the club confirmed.The former Berlin midfielder ... Read more...

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FIFA to start grassroots football school in Mizoram


June 4th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 4 (IANS) Football in the northeast is all set to receive a huge boost as world body FIFA, in association with the All India Football Federation (AIFF), has ... 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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Australian woman pacer asked to chose between cricket or football


May 29th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 29 (IANS) Australian top woman fast bowler Ellyse Perry, who is also an international footballer, has been asked by her football club, Canberra United, to choose between cricket ... Read more...

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Drogba to visit India in June


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will make his maiden visit to India next month.Drogba, who was instrumental in Chelsea's maiden Champion League triumph last week, is ... Read more...

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