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Cardiff’s Earnshaw switches to Maccabi Tel Aviv


September 21st, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Cardiff, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cardiff City striker Robert Earnshaw has agreed terms on a one-year deal with Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv.The 31-year-old Wales international has already passed the ... Read more...

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MCC-Murugappa Hockey: BPCL, Air India enter semis


September 14th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) and Air India completed the semi-final line-up in the 87th All-India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament in contrasting styles here Thursday.BPCL ... Read more...

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Buffon to extend Juventus deal


September 10th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is expected extend his contract with Juventus till 2016.An Italian daily La Gazzetta dello Sport reported Sunday that Italy custodian would ... Read more...

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Seedorf double inspires Botafogo


September 6th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 6 (IANS) Dutch star Clarence Seedorf scored twice as Botafogo rallied from a goal down to beat Cruzeiro 3-1 in Brazil's Serie A championship.Seedorf struck ... Read more...

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Mallorca end top of Primera Liga


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 2 (IANS) Real Mallorca moved to the top of the Primera Liga football on goal difference Saturday night, thanks to a 1-0 win at home to Real Sociedad.Victor ... Read more...

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Fellaini goal stuns Manchester United


August 21st, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Marouane Fellaini towered over Michael Carrick to nod home a corner kick to stun Manchester United and steer Everton to a 1-0 victory in their ... Read more...

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Olympics women’s hockey: China lose to Japan, miss making semis


August 7th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) China failed to reach the women's hockey semifinals at the London Olympics after losing to Japan 0-1 in the last round of group matches.China collected ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho dazzles despite abuse from opposing fans


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 2 (IANS) Ronaldinho's Atletico Mineiro moved to the top of Brazil's Serie A championship after an emotion-charged 1-0 away victory over Gremio.The two-time FIFA World ... Read more...

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Do or die for India against Oman in AFC U-22 qualifier


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, July 2 (IANS) India are in a must-win position when they take on hosts Oman in their last match at the AFC U-22 championship here Tuesday.Both India and Oman ... Read more...

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England’s Walcott doubtful for Ukraine match


June 18th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 18 (IANS) English winger Theo Walcott is doubtful for their crucial final Group D match with co-hosts Ukraine in Euro 2012 Tuesday.The 23-year-old Arsenal star, who scored ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Ukraine could miss Shevchenko against England


June 18th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS) Ukraine might play their crucial final Group D match against England in Euro 2012 Tuesday without captain Andrei Shevchenko, who suffers a knee problem.The 35-year-old ... Read more...

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Greece dream of repeating miracle in Euro 2012


June 1st, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 1 (IANS) Greece, unexpected champions in 2004, dream of repeating the miracle in the upcoming Euro 2012, but the lack of attacking power makes that less possible.Greece finished ... Read more...

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Azlan Shah Cup: India beat Pakistan to keep faint hope (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 31 (IANS) A spectacular goal by Sunil a minute from the hooter gave India a 2-1 victory over Pakistan and a faint hope of making ... Read more...

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Manchester City wins league title in thrilling fashion


May 14th, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Manchester, May 14 (IANS) Manchester City won their first English football league title in 44 years, scoring two goals in injury-time to beat Queens Park Rangers 3-2 at the ... Read more...

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City go top after beating United


May 1st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Manchester City went top of the English Premier League table with a crucial 1-0 victory over Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium.City are now tied ... Read more...

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Souza strikes to secure victory for Vasco da Gama


April 13th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 13 (IANS) A second-half strike from Diego Souza secured a 1-0 victory for Vasco da Gama over Uruguay's Nacional in the Copa Libertadores.After a first half ... Read more...

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Relegation-threatened Mumbai FC face Lajong


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 3 (IANS) Stuck at the bottom of the league standings for quite some time, Mumbai FC has an ardous task of lifting up their game and morale if ... Read more...

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FIFA to probe Bahrain’s big win


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 2 (IANS) FIFA have announced an investigation into Bahrain's staggering 10-0 World Cup win over Indonesia in a World Cup qualifying match in Manama.The visiting goalkeeper was sent ... Read more...

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Arsenal thrash Spurs to reclaim EPL fourth spot


February 26th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Arsenal reclaimed the fourth place in the English Premier League after a resounding 5-2 victory over city rivals Tottenham Hotspurs here Sunday.Tottenham though were the ... Read more...

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Olympic qualifiers: France stay in hunt, Canada crash out


February 24th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) France brightened their chances of qualifying for the London Olympics after they come from behind for a 1-1 draw against higher-ranked Canada in the men's ... Read more...

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India aim to win against Poland: Nobbs


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs said Thursday that the boys will go all out for a win against Poland in their last pool match ... Read more...

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Hockey Olympic qualifier: Indian men close to reaching final; women in tight spot (Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team brightened their chances of a place in the final of the 2012 London Olympic Qualifiers with a hard fought 3-2 ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey Olympic qualifier: India beat Poland 3-0


February 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Indian women hockey team's unbeaten run in the 2012 London Olympics qualifiers continued with a 3-0 win over Poland in their third match of ... Read more...

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India’s attacking hockey pleases Ajit Pal, Zafar


February 20th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) India's free-flowing attacking hockey in the 2012 London Olympics qualifiers has pleased the likes of legendary captains Zafar Iqbal and Ajit Pal Singh.They, however, feel ... Read more...

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Bayern on top with unconvincing victory over Wolfsburg


January 29th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 29 (IANS) Bayern Munich carved out an unspectacular 2-0 win over Wolfsburg to stay at the top of the Bundesliga football while defending champions Borussia Dortmund beat ... Read more...

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Manchester United stay in hunt as Chelsea suffer setback


December 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Manchester United kept up their hopes of retaining the Premier League football title with a convincing 5-0 victory over Wigan Athletic on Boxing Day when ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: Maldives, Nepal move into semi-final


December 6th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Maldives and Nepal qualified for the semi-finals of the SAFF Cup football tournament from Group B at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: India need draw against Sri Lanka for semi-final berth


December 6th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) India cannot afford to be complacent as they face Sri Lanka in their last Group A match of the SAFF Cup football tournament at the ... Read more...

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Can’t be complacent against Sri Lanka: India coach


December 5th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) India football coach Savio Medeira has asked his boys to stay grounded after the 5-0 thrashing of Bhutan in the SAFF Cup here Monday and ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: India sans Sameer Naik in must-win match against Bhutan


December 4th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Having started their title-defence with a 1-1 draw against Afganistan, holders India are in a must-win situation against Bhutan in their second game of the ... Read more...

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Levante shows no substitute for experience


October 17th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 17 (IANS) Levante may have the smallest budget in La Liga football, but the side coached by Juan Ignacio Martinez are showing that there is no substitute for ... Read more...

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Asian Champions Trophy: India to play attacking game against Pakistan


September 10th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ordos (China), Sep 10 (IANS) India will display aggressive hockey when they face arch-rivals Pakistan in the final of the first edition of the men's hockey Asian Champions Trophy here ... Read more...

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Qatar hold Iran 1-1 in World Cup qualifier


September 7th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, Sep 7 (IANS) Iran drew with Qatar 1-1 in an Asia Group E encounter of the 2014 World Cup qualifier at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium here.In another Group E ... Read more...

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Manchester United still favourites to win title: Wenger


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger still believes that Manchester United are favourites to win the title.After United's defat at the hands of Arsenal, victory for Chelsea next ... Read more...

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Ferguson at risk of another FA rap over referee ‘conspiracy’ comment


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has risked another FA rap by suggesting that his club is a victim of referee's conspiracy.United now faces Chelsea in ... Read more...

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