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Spanish sides progress in Europa League


September 21st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 21 (IANS) Three Spanish clubs enjoyed good starts at the Europa League as reigning champions Atletico Madrid enjoyed a comfortable 3-0 win in Israel.Levante grabbed a 1-0 win ... Read more...

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Flying start for Malaga in Champions League


September 19th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 19 (IANS) Malaga midfielder Francisco Izco was the hero of the night as the Spanish side enjoyed a triumphant start to their Champions League football campaign with a ... Read more...

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Neymar ensures Santos victory over Flamengo


September 13th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 13 (IANS) Striker Neymar and 16-year-old winger Victor Andrade scored two goals in as many minutes as late-rallying Santos defeated Flamengo 2-0 in Brazil's Serie A ... Read more...

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Del Bosque expected tough fight from Georgia


September 12th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 12 (IANS) Spain football coach Vicente del Bosque said he expected a tough fight from Georgia, whom they beat 1-0 in an away game to kick-off their World ... Read more...

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MCC-Murugappa Hockey: Army XI draw with ONGC


September 11th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, S Sep 10 (IANS) Holders Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC)dropped precious points as they drew 1-1 with Army XI in a pool A match of the 87th MCC ... Read more...

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Kerala split points with Kashmir in junior hockey


September 4th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) Kerala split points with Jammu & Kashmir playing out a 4-4 draw in a pool G league match of the Junior National Men's Hockey Championship at ... Read more...

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Juventus kick-off season with win


August 26th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 26 (IANS) Defending champions Juventus got off to a promising start in the new season of Serie A as they beat Parma at home 2-0 Saturday.Though Arturo Vidal ... Read more...

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Honda goal gives CSKA win over AIK


August 24th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A simple finish from Keisuke Honda was enough to give CSKA Moscow a valuable away 1-0 lead as the Russian team beat Sweden's AIK here ... Read more...

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Spartak beat Fenerbahce in Champions League playoffs


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three goals in 10 minutes saw Spartak Moscow beat Fenerbahce 2-1 at home in a first-leg Champions league playoff match, with striker Emmanuel Emenike on ... Read more...

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Brazil winger Lucas helps Sao Paulo win 3-0


August 19th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 19 (IANS) Paris Saint-Germain-bound winger Lucas Moura was on the scoresheet as Sao Paulo defeated Ponte Preta 3-0 in Brazil's Serie A championship.Rogerio Ceni opened the ... Read more...

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Juventus down Napoli 4-2 to win Italian Super Cup


August 11th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) Serie A winner Juventus sank Coppa Italia champion Napoli 4-2 to win the Italian Super Cup at the Bird's Nest here Saturday."The win definitely boosts our ... Read more...

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Olympics football: Peralta drives Mexico to beat Brazil for gold


August 11th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A brace from Mexican Oribe Peralta ensured Brazil's wait for Olympic football gold continued as Mexico won their first gold of the Games at Wembley ... Read more...

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Olympic decathlon: Eaton grinds out gold for US


August 10th, 2012 - 5:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ashton Eaton of the US toiled to Olympic gold in the men's decathlon Thursday with an overall score of 8,869 points.Eaton led by 151 points ... Read more...

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Man City beat Arsenal at pre-season friendly


July 27th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) English Premier League champions Manchester City downed Arsenal 2-0 in a pre-season friendly at the Bird's Nest here Friday.The two English giants played an entertaining ... Read more...

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Own goal saves Spartak’s blushes in RPL


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A late own goal handed Spartak Moscow a 2-1 victory over Alania Vladikavkaz in their opening game of the Russian Premier League (RPL) football ... Read more...

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Palmeiras defeats Coritiba to win Copa do Brasil


July 12th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 12 (IANS) Luiz Felipe Scolari's Palmeiras won the Copa do Brasil with a 3-1 aggregate victory in the final over Coritiba.Having lost last week's first leg ... Read more...

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‘1,300 black spots identified to tackle road accidents’


July 10th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) More than 1,300 "black spots" - or areas prone to fatal road accidents have been identified across the country - including in Aligarh, the Hero ... Read more...

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India beat South Africa 6-5 in hockey Test


July 9th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
La Albericia (Spain), July 9 (IANS) India defeated South Africa 6-5 in a thrilling third hockey Test here Sunday night. Strikers Shivendra Singh (13th, 38th minute), Dharamvir Singh (19th, 21st ... Read more...

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India women finish with silver medal at junior Asia Cup hockey


July 7th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 7 (IANS) India lost 2-5 to China and finished with a silver medal at the sixth Junior Women's Asia Cup hockey championship here Saturday.This was India's best showing ... Read more...

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Four killed in Russian chopper crash


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four people have been confirmed dead after a helicopter crashed near an airfield in Russia's Far East Yakutia region, UTair airlines said ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 win has to sink in: Jordi Alba


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain left-back Jordi Alba said Monday it will take time to realise he has become a part of history after scoring in Spain's 4-0 ... Read more...

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Spain beat Italy 4-0 to win Euro 2012 title


July 2nd, 2012 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain beat Italy 4-0 in the Euro 2012 final Sunday, securing the Spaniards' place in history as the first country to win three successive ... Read more...

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Lochte beats Phelps in 400m medley


June 26th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) Ryan Lochte edged out Michael Phelps in the men's 400m individual medley at the US Olympic swimming trials.Lochte took the lead on the breaststroke leg ... Read more...

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Former Real Madrid coach leads Gremio into top four


June 25th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 25 (IANS) Former Real Madrid and Brazil coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo continued his impressive run with Gremio as the Porto Alegre club moved to fourth in Brazil's ... Read more...

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Walcott surprised by his own Roanldo dip


June 16th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England winger Theo Walcott was taken aback by his own ability Saturday, and said he didn't know he had the kind of fierce dip ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Welbeck flick gives England 3-2 win over Sweden


June 16th, 2012 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Danny Welbeck's back-flick secured England a dramatic 3-2 win over Sweden in Euro 2012 Group B in Kiev Friday.The Manchester United striker angled Theo ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Torres on song as Spain knock out Ireland


June 15th, 2012 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Gdansk (Poland), June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fernando Torres rediscovered his scoring touch in a Spain shirt in a 4-0 thrashing of Ireland that makes the Irish the first side ... Read more...

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Haqqani to challenge probe panel report


June 12th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) Minutes after a probe panel said that Husain Haqqani had written a memo that President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup, Pakistan's former envoy to the ... Read more...

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Poland, Greece draw Euro 2012 opener


June 9th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dimitris Salpingidis led Greece back from a goal and a man down to draw with co-hosts Poland in the opening game of Euro 2012 here ... Read more...

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Gunina leads in World Chess Blitz Championship


June 5th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Batumi (Georgia), June 5 (IANS) Valentina Gunina of Russia won all the eight games on the first day of the two-day women's World Chess Blitz Championship tourney, to lead with ... Read more...

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India play Britain for podium finish; New Zealand-Argentina final


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), June 3 (IANS) India's slim hopes of playing the Azlan SAhah Cup hockey final ended the moment Britain beat Pakistan 2-1, the finalist to play New Zealand was ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to meet Services in Santosh Trophy final


May 27th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Cuttack, May 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu held onto a first-half lead to pip Manipur 2-0 in the semi-finals here Saturday and book a summit clash with Services in the final ... Read more...

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Sarita in pre-quarters, closer to Olympics


May 14th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Qinhuangdao (China), May 14 (IANS) India's Sarita Devi (60 kg) edged closer to qualifying for the London Olympics with a surprise win over defending champion and World No.2 Gulsum Tatar ... Read more...

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Abreu double lifts Botafogo to Carioca Cup final


April 30th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 30 (IANS) Two first-half goals by Uruguay international striker Loco Abreu helped Brazilian club Botafogo reach the Carioca Cup final with a 3-1 win over Vasco ... Read more...

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Dortmund crushes Kaiserslautern in German Bundesliga


April 29th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 29 (IANS) German football club Borussia Dortmund extended their unbeaten run to 27 matches following a thumping 5-2 win over relegated team Kaiserslautern in the 33rd round of ... Read more...

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