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Romario asks government to sack national coach


September 21st, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 21 (IANS) Brazilian legend Romario has called on the country's president Dilma Rousseff to force the removal of national football coach Mano Menezes.The 1994 World Cup-winning ... Read more...

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Junior Hockey: Punjab, Haryana, Odisha, SAI Bhopal in semis


September 7th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 7 (IANS) Punjab set up a high-voltage semifinal clash with defending champions Haryana in the junior boys national hockey championship here while last year's finalist Odisha will battle ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: India dismantle Maldives, go top of the table


August 25th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India went to top of the table and enhanced their chances of reaching the finals of the Nehru Cup football tournament by thrashing South Asian ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Ireland to again play on the big stage


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 3 (IANS) Whatever happens to his side in the European Championships, Ireland coach Giovanni Trapattoni deserves a vote of thanks from his adopted country for doing a magnificent ... Read more...

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Villa given time to prove fitness


May 5th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 5 (IANS) Spain's football coach Vicente del Bosque said he will wait till the last minute for striker David Villa's return from injury for the Euro 2012 Championship.Bosque ... Read more...

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Delightful Sunday for hockey fans at National Stadium


February 27th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Seldom have Delhi's hockey fans enjoyed a match like they did at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium Sunday night. And so did the Indian ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey qualifiers: Indian men, women in finals (Roundup)


February 25th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Indian men's and women's teams Friday night made it to the finals of the 2012 London Olympics qualifiers, the former with a come-from-behind 4-2 ... Read more...

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India thrash Poland 4-2, face France in final (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team set up a final clash with France after a come-from-behind 4-2 win over Poland in their last pool match of ... Read more...

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Olympic qualifiers: Indian men’s hockey team thrash France 6-2, women win 3-0 (Roundup)


February 21st, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team thrashed France 6-2 while the women got the better of Poland 3-0 in the 2012 London Olympics qualifiers at the ... Read more...

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SAFF final: Afghanistan will not be easy meat for India


December 10th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Five times champions India will have to be at their attacking best against a fast-improving Afghanistan in the SAFF Cup football final if they have ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: India beat Sri Lanka 3-0, face Maldives in semifinal


December 7th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) India kept alive their hopes of defending the SAFF Cup football title after qualifying for the semifinals with a clinical 3-0 win over Sri ... Read more...

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SAF Cup: Afghanistan thrash Bhutan 8-1


December 7th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Afghanistan booked their maiden semifinal berth of the SAFF Cup football tournament with a 8-1 drubbing of Bhutan in their last Group A match at ... Read more...

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Forlan becomes highest scorer for Uruguay


October 13th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Montevideo (Uruguay), Oct 13 (IANS) Uruguay's football star Diego Forlan has become the leading goal scorer for the country's national team.The honour for the 32-year-old Forlan, who plays for Italian ... Read more...

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Indian women lose in hockey Champions Challenge I


June 25th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Indian women's hockey team lost 0-2 to South Africa in the playoffs in the Champions Challenge I tournament at Dublin.India will now play Azerbaijan for ... Read more...

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Ashley Young sets sight on Rooney’s England place


February 11th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Aston Villa striker Ashley Young has his sights set on forcing Wayne Rooney out of the England team after making his mark as goal scorer.Young has been starring ... Read more...

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Rocking Roo will strike for Man U against Blackpool: Veteran Giggs


January 25th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.25 (ANI): Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs has warned Blackpool, which is Indian owned, that goal-shy striker Wayne Rooney is ready to rock.Though Rooney has just scored once from open ... Read more...

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Suspect arrested in shooting of Paraguayan soccer star


January 20th, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 20 (IANS/EFE) A suspect has been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of Paraguayan soccer player Salvador Cabanas, officials said.Reputed drug trafficker Jose Jorge Balderas Garza was detained ... Read more...

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India’s Sardara, Rani in hockey All Star squads


December 18th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) Only two Indians, defender Sardara Singh and forward Rani Rampal, figure in the International Hockey Federation's (FIH) All Star men and women's teams for 2010.Sardara Singh, who ... Read more...

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Man U stars showed me how to win, says Defoe


November 27th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.27 (ANI): Jermain Defoe has never forgotten the lessons he learned while on England duty about the incredible will to win at Manchester United, and now, he sees that same 'never ... Read more...

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Ozil will rule the world even if Germany fails to beat Spain: Klose


July 7th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 7 (ANI): Germany's striker Miroslav Klose, who is just a goal away from becoming the World Cup's all-time leading goal scorer, believes that teammate Mesut Ozil will rule the world ... Read more...

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Ali Bacher bats for video technology in football


July 4th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 4 (IANS) Former South African cricketer and administrator Ali Bacher is the latest to support the introduction of new technology in football, following a spate of referring errors during the ... Read more...

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Messi seeks Ten Cate’s help to end goal drought


July 1st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Pretoria, July 1 (IANS) Determined to end his goal drought, Argentine star Lionel Messi has sought the advice of his one-time coach at Barcelona, Henk Ten Cate, ahead of ... Read more...

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Superstars are super-flops at World Cup


June 27th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Andy Goldberg Port Elizabeth (South Africa), June 27 (DPA) They came into the World Cup as superstars, the hopes of millions resting on their shoulders, or more accurately, their feet.But ... Read more...

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‘Relieved’ Ronaldo can lead Portugal to World Cup glory: Carvalho


June 22nd, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 22 (ANI): Defender Ricardo Carvalho has said that ace striker Cristiano Ronaldo can lead Portugal to World Cup glory.Ronaldo netted his first international goal for Portugal after 16 ... Read more...

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Mexico Versus South Africa Game Kicks Off World Cup


June 11th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Johannesburg, June 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The opening match of the world's most watched and most anticipated sports event takes place tonight for the first time in African soil.The two ... Read more...

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Shilton backs Rooney to live up to expectations of English fans during WC


May 19th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): England legend Peter Shilton has backed ace striker Wayne Rooney to live up to the expectations of fans during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa"At the end ... Read more...

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Domenech drops Benzema, but includes out-of-form Henry


May 12th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 12 (DPA) France coach Raymond Domenech dropped popular Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema from his 30-man World Cup squad, but has remained loyal to the side's out-of-form captain Thierry ... Read more...

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‘Black mitts’, the secret behind Rooney’s magical scoring spree


March 27th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27(ANI): Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has revealed that wearing gloves is the secret behind his goal glut, which is making him this season's highest goal scorer.Rooney has pulled ... Read more...

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Ronaldo feels Rooney can win the World Cup for England


February 14th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.14 (ANI): Portuguese and Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, who single-handedly angered the Brits with his infamous role in England striker Wayne Rooney's red card during their 2006 World Cup ... Read more...

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Manchester United is not a one-man team: Rooney


January 29th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Ace striker Wayne Rooney, who already has 21 goals under his belt and is in the form of his life, but said Manchester United is not a ... Read more...

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Fox Sports poll names Zidane as ‘Footballer Of The Decade’


December 18th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 18 (ANI): French football legend Zinedine Zidane has been chosen as the footballer of the decade by voters on Foxsports.com.The former French skipper left the second placed Ronaldinho far ... Read more...

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Wenger eyes Wolfsburg striker Dzeko to save Arsenal’s season


December 3rd, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3(ANI): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is eyeing 15 million-pound rated Wolfsburg striker Edin Dzeko to save the club's season.According to reports, Wenger is ready to smash their transfer ... 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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Warriors gear up for WC!


August 28th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by IBNS
By Tanya GhoshAug 28 (IBNS) Head coach Russell Latapy is all set to conduct an afternoon training session on soccer at the Hasely Crawford Stadium today with a squad of 19 home-based ... Read more...

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Lebanon coach says his players were tired


August 22nd, 2009 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) After their shock 3-4 loss to Sri Lanka in the ONGC Nehru Cup here Saturday, Lebanon coach Emile Rustom said his players were tired after keeping the ... Read more...

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