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Brazil to play three strikers at Olympics


July 17th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 17 (IANS) Brazilian coach Mano Menezes has confirmed plans for attacking with three strikers at the London Olympics' football competition.Menezes said forwards Neymar, Hulk and ... Read more...

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Sao Paulo rejects Man United offer for Lucas Moura


July 15th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 15 (IANS) Brazilian football club Sao Paulo has rejected a 33 million euro offer from Manchester United for winger Lucas Moura.Sao Paulo, which owns 80 percent ... 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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Olympic Torch Relay to showcase iconic North West


June 20th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) The Olympic Torch Relay is a "great chance" to show off the North West and celebrate the role that people, places and businesses from the region ... Read more...

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Weightlifting federation lashes out at ministry, IOA


August 20th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) secretary-general Sahdev Yadav Friday lashed out at the government and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for being indifferent in helping them raise the $500,000 ... Read more...

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Tennis mom Nirupama in Indian team for CWG (Lead)


August 19th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Nirupama Sanjeev, a 33-year-old mother of a four-year-old is a part of the Indian tennis team in the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. Nirupama, who became the ... Read more...

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Nirupama Sanjeev included in CWG tennis team


August 19th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Former India No.1 Nirupama Sanjeev Thursday made the cut for the women's tennis team for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. Nirupama, who became ... Read more...

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Pak shifts CWG, Asian Games training camps from Quetta over security fears


May 18th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 18 (ANI): The Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) has decided to shift its proposed training camps for the upcoming Commonwealth games and the Asian Games from Quetta due to security reasons.The ... Read more...

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Disabled athletes protest, sports minister promises panel


May 12th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Braving the scorching heat, national and international level disabled sportspersons Wednesday staged a protest in the capital against rampant mismanagement in disability sports in India. They also ... Read more...

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Specially-abled children attend winter games training camp


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Narkanda (Himachal Pradesh), Mar 2 (ANI): Around 85 specially-abled children participated in the eight-day winter games training camp at Narkanda town organised by the Himachal Pradesh chapter of Special Olympics Bharat.The winter ... Read more...

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Georgian luge athlete dies after crash: IOC sources


February 13th, 2010 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
Whistler (Canada), Feb 13 (DPA) Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili has died following a crash during Friday's final training run for the 2010 Olympics, International Olympic Committee (IOC) sources said. Kumaritashvili was pronounced dead ... Read more...

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200 athletes selected for 2010 Commonwealth Games training


December 4th, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) International training will be provided to 200 athletes to prepare them for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.The sports ministry in consultation with the Amateur Athletics Federation of India ... Read more...

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64 archers selected for Commonwealth Games training


September 23rd, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The sports ministry Tuesday selected 64 archers to provide them specialised training for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.The ministry has also selected 39 of the 64 archers for ... Read more...

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Poland is first Olympic squad to arrive in Beijing


July 27th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 27 (Xinhua) The Polish Olympic team became the first international delegation to arrive here for the Beijing Games Sunday. Forty-two Polish athletes arrived early Sunday morning. They are the first ... Read more...

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