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Olympics: Russia storms to canoe sprint double gold


August 11th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian pair Yury Postrigay and Alexander Dyachenko blitzed the field for gold in the Olympic canoe sprint men's kayak double event Saturday.Postrigay and Dyachenko raced ... Read more...

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Olympics: Italy wins women’s team foil gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy's fencers beat Russia to win gold in the women's team foil Thursday, a result that gives Italy's Valentina Vezzali her sixth Olympic gold medal.The ... Read more...

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Phelps becomes history’s most medaled Olympian (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) American swimmer Michael Phelps became history's most medaled Olympian Tuesday when he and his country's 4x200m freestyle relay team took gold at the London ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Rebel pair of Bhupathi-Bopanna knocked out (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) After all the bickering, it was finally the end of road for India's ace men's doubles tennis pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna as ... Read more...

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Nasri excluded from French team over Euro fiasco


July 28th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 27 (IANS) French Football Federation (FFF) Friday suspended Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri from the national football team for three games after his offensive remarks during Euro 2012 ... Read more...

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Didier Deschamps quits Marseille


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 2 (IANS) Didier Deschamps has quit as Marseille's coach, the club announced Monday, bolstering expectations that he will take over as the French team coach from Laurent Blanc."Olympique ... 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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Gerrard compares debutant Oxlade-Chamberlain with Rooney


June 12th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 12 (IANS) England captain Steven Gerrard has praised debutant Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, saying the Arsenal mid-fielder has showed that "if you are good enough you are old ... Read more...

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Frank Leboeuf in Euro commentary panel


June 7th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Former Chelsea star Frank Leboeuf, who was part of the French team that won the FIFA World Cup in 1998 and the Euro in 2000, ... Read more...

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India ride on Sandeep’s brilliance to book London berth


February 26th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Eight-time champions India are back in the Games with a 8-1 drubbing of France in the final of the 2012 London Olympic men's hockey qualifiers ... Read more...

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French hockey players bereaved


February 24th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The three Genestet brothers in the French hockey team took the field Friday against higher-ranked Canada in the 2012 London Olympics men's qualifying tournament in ... Read more...

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France’s Monfils makes himself available for Davis Cup clash


February 8th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Feb 8 (IANS) World No.13 Gael Monfils has confirmed he will be in the line-up for France's Davis Cup tie against Canada starting Friday after injuring his knee ... Read more...

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France’s PSG signs Brazilian Alex


January 28th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 28 (IANS) Brazilian defender Alex joined French Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) on a two-and-half years' contract, the club confirmed.The Ligue 1 leaders had been tracking the ... Read more...

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French team unearths Maurya dynasty wall in Bangladesh


March 1st, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 1 (ANI): A French excavation team dug out a wall belonging to the Maurya dynasty at Mahasthangarh archaeological site in Bogra recently.It also found a huge number of Northern Black ... Read more...

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Marseille boss Deschamps reveals why he turned Liverpool coaching offer down


February 21st, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.21 (ANI): Marseille boss Didier Deschamps has revealed that while he was immensely flattered to get an offer to be the coach of Liverpool, he had to turn it down because ... Read more...

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Panama Canal Documentary Shown On TV


January 25th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Monday an installment of "The American Experience'' named "Panama Canal" was aired on WEAO-TV 49 and WVIZ-TV 25. The documentary takes the viewers back ... Read more...

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French players give up World Cup bonuses worth 2.5 million pounds


November 17th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17(ANI): French players have finally drawn a line under their disastrous World Cup campaign by agreeing to give up their bonuses worth 2.5 million pounds.French Football Federation (FFF) President Fernand ... Read more...

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Carlos’ 1997 ‘greatest ever free kick’ was not a fluke, say physicists


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 02 (ANI): Physicists have revealed that Brazilian Roberto Carlos's 1997 free kick-dubbed the greatest free kick-against France was not a fluke.A French team of scientists discovered the trajectory of the ... Read more...

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New gel that can help decayed teeth grow


July 27th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): French scientists have developed a gel that can help decayed teeth re-grow in just weeks, which could in turn mean an end to fillings.The gel works by ... Read more...

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French team was fully united over World Cup ’strike’, says unrepentant Anelka


July 16th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, July 16(ANI): French striker Nicolas Anelka has refused to apologize for his part in the players' revolt that ripped apart the national team's World Cup campaign in South Africa.Anelka was ... Read more...

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FIFA warns French government against meddling in football


June 26th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 26 (DPA) Football's ruling body FIFA has warned the French government to keep out of the workings of football, the organization's secretary general, Jerome Valcke, said Saturday. "I spoke to the ... Read more...

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Mexico Meets Uruguay To Decide The Fate Of France


June 22nd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey June 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The FIFA World Cup 2010 Group A game between Mexico and Uruguay will be held today at Rusternburg, South Africa. Although both the teams have equal ... Read more...

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French players are imbeciles, says coach Domenech


June 22nd, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 22 (ANI): French coach Raymond Domenech, who is facing a players revolt and may have to pick a team without some of his big names, has labeled his stars "imbeciles" ... Read more...

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French woes escalate as players boycott training


June 20th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Knysna (South Africa), June 20 (DPA) The troubled French national football team sunk deeper into disarray Sunday when it broke off an afternoon training session after a heated altercation between captain ... Read more...

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Anelka kicked out of French team over insult: Reports


June 19th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Knysna (South Africa), June 19 (DPA) Nicolas Anelka did not take part in Saturday training with the French World Cup squad amid reports that he has been kicked out of the ... Read more...

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French team gifted sex toys to boost their World Cup scoring motivation!


June 12th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, June 11(ANI): The French World Cup team has been sent a pack of sex toys as the perfect gift before the arrival of their WAGs in South Africa today.France ... Read more...

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Sixth Dynasty Egyptian Queen’s Burial Chamber Unearthed Near Cairo


March 4th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Cairo, Mar 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The sarcophagus of an Egyptian queen, who presumably hailed from ancient Egypt's Old Kingdom has been unearthed by French archaeologists. The burial chamber which has ... Read more...

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Archaeologists find burial chamber of 4,000-year-old Egyptian queen


March 4th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): French archaeologists working at Saqqara in Egypt have unearthed the burial chamber of a 4,000-year-old queen.Badly destroyed, the 33-by 16-foot burial chamber belonged to Queen Behenu, wife of ... Read more...

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Renault Formula One team confirms Eric Boullier as new team principal


January 5th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5(ANI): Renault Formula One team has appointed Frenchman Eric Boullier as their new team principal to replace Bob Bell.Boullier was earlier the managing director of French team DAMS, a leading ... Read more...

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Wenger eyes Thierry look-alike Remy


November 25th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 25 (ANI): Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is eyeing a 14-million-pound summer move for Nice striker Loic Remy, whose style and looks resemble former Gunner striker, Thierry Henry.However, Remy's handling ... Read more...

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Scientists disprove earliest apelike human ancestor


October 28th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have disproved the theory that the 50-million-year-old fossil of an "apelike" creature, discovered in 1992 in what is now northern Africa, was ... Read more...

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Ninth century settlements found in Qatar


September 21st, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Doha, September 21 (ANI): Archaeologists have found ninth century settlements in northwest Qatar, which remained untouched for centuries under the sands of Murwab.According to a report in The Peninsula, a team of ... Read more...

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Alonso insists he was not involved in race-fix scandal


September 11th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): Ace driver Fernando Alonso has insisted that he was not involved in the race-fix scandal, which has rocked Formula One.The Spaniard's Renault team face being kicked out ... Read more...

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Henry attacks French coach Domenech for boring training session


September 8th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 8 (ANI): French striker Thierry Henry has attacked national coach Raymond Domenech, and said that Les Bleus are bored in training and are lost on the pitch with "no ... Read more...

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Viera told to play more if he wants French team place back


August 4th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.4 (ANI): Patrick Vieira has been told to play more if he is to reclaim his place in the French team.According to The Sun, French team boss Raymond Domenech has ... Read more...

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