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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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Bayern Munich beat Valencia 2-1 at Champions League


September 20th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 20 (IANS) Bastian Schweinsteiger and Toni Kroos ensured a successful start for Bayern Munich in their Champions League football campaign, defeating Juventus 2-1 at the Allianz Arena.Bayern started ... 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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Subrata, Gourmangi, Baldeep sign for Prayag


September 11th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) I-League club Prayag United Sports Club Tuesday signed India goalkeeper Subrata Pal, defender Gouramangi Singh and central midfielder Baldip Singh for a period of two ... Read more...

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Netherlands open World Cup campaign with win


September 8th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Sep 8 (IANS) World Cup runners-up the Netherlands opened their World Cup 2014 qualifying campaign with a 2-0 win over Turkey here.After the early disappointing Euro 2012 exit, Louis ... Read more...

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Portugal is Russia’s group nemesis


September 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's two World Cup qualifiers against Portugal will decide the winner of Group F, former Russian goalkeeper Vyacheslav Malafeev said.But the 33-year-old Zenit St. ... Read more...

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Casillas, Xavi win Prince of Asturias award


September 6th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) The prestigious Prince of Asturias Award for Sport was awarded to Spain football internationals Iker Casillas and Xavi Hernandez.The award saw the Real Madrid goalkeeper and ... Read more...

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Juventus crush Udinese, Roma beat Inter


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 3 (IANS) Juventus and Roma scored spectacular away wins respectively beating Udinese and Inter in their Serie A football matches.The Old Lady's 4-1 win at Udinese were aided ... Read more...

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Real Madrid’s Granero set for QPR Move


August 31st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spanish midfielder Esteban Granero is set to join Queen's Park Rangers (QPR) after the club reached an agreement with Real Madrid, the English side ... Read more...

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Brazilian goalkeeper Cesar signs with QPR


August 29th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 29 (IANS) Former Brazil international goalkeeper Julio Cesar has reportedly signed a four-year contract with English Premier League side Queens Park Rangers (QPR).The 32-year-old's move to ... Read more...

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Ceni upstages Pele as Brazil’s greatest


August 29th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 29 (IANS) Former Brazil international goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni has been voted Brazil's greatest player in the Copa Libertadores, ahead of Pele and Zico.Ceni was selected by ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: India held to a goalless draw by Nepal


August 28th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Defending champions India were held to a goalless draw by a spirited Nepal in a rain-marred match but the latter crashed out of the Nehru Cup ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Cameroon outclass Nepal 5-0 (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Cameroon set the Nehru Cup football tournament alight by drubbing Nepal 5-0 at the Jawaharlal Stadium here Sunday.Midfielder Ebanga Bertin orchestrated a comprehensive win for ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Cameroon outclass Nepal 5-0


August 26th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Cameroon came out with intent by completely outclassing Nepal 5-0 in the Nehru Cup football tournament here Sunday.Nepal looked totally out of their depth with ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich claims win against newcomer


August 26th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 26 (IANS) Bayern Munich claimed a comfortable 3-0 win against newcomer Greuther Fuerth at the Bundesliga Saturday.In another match, Monchengladbach's Juan Arangos' dead ball goal sealed the ... 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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We are yet to play to our potential: Subrata Paul


August 24th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) India goalkeeper Subrata Paul said Friday that they were not at their best in their match against Syria and were yet to play to their ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Maldives impress against Nepal


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Maldives continued their dominance over Nepal and gave a good account of themselves with a 2-1 win over their South Asian rivals in the ... Read more...

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Uruguay announce squad for World Cup qualifiers


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Montevideo (Uruguay), Aug 23 (IANS) The Uruguayan Football Association has named 27 players for the World Cup qualifiers in September against Colombia and Ecuador.The list includes stars Luis Suarez, Diego ... Read more...

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Newcastle United complete Anita transfer


August 16th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 16 (IANS) Newcastle United confirmed the signing of Dutch football midfielder Vurnon Anita from Ajax Amsterdam Thursday.Ajax and the English Premier League club agreed on a transfer ... Read more...

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Customs down Central to emerge champions


August 15th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Mumbai Customs clinched top honours in the annual Independence Cup Football Tournament organised by the Mumbai District Football Association, Parel Wednesday.In the final, Customs, who finished ... 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 hockey: India lose to SA, finish 12th


August 11th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) South Africa gave the finishing touches to India's disastrous campaign in the Olympic men's hockey competition with a 3-2 win in the classification match for 11-12 ... Read more...

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Olympic football: Late strike gives Canada bronze


August 9th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A stoppage-time goal from Diana Matheson gave Canada their first Olympic women's football medal with a 1-0 victory over France in Thursday's bronze medal match ... Read more...

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Olympics: Triple jumpers fail, hockey team’s pathetic show continues (India roundup)


August 8th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) India had a luckless day at the Olympics with the men's hockey team continuing their pathetic show by going down to Belgium 0-3 to suffer their ... Read more...

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Olympics hockey: India crash to fifth successive defeat


August 7th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Belgium struck thrice to hand India their fifth consecutive defeat in the preliminary league of the Olympic men's hockey competition here Tuesday.Goals by veteran Jerome Dekeyser ... Read more...

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Olympics hockey: India crushed 1-4 by South Korea


August 5th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian hockey team's poor performance in the London Olympics continued as they suffered their fourth consecutive loss, going down 1-4 to South Korea in their ... Read more...

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Dutch star Seedorf scores first goal for Botafogo


August 5th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 5 (IANS) Former Dutch midfielder Clarence Seedorf scored his first goal since joining Botafogo as the Rio club rallied to beat Atletico Goias 2-1.Goalkeeper Marcio ... Read more...

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Dundee United hold Dynamo to draw in Europa League


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A stoppage-time goal from Russia international striker Alexander Kokorin rescued a 2-2 draw for Dynamo Moscow away at Dundee United in the Europa football league.The ... Read more...

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Olympics hockey: India suffer another reverse, lose 1-3 to Kiwis


August 1st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) New Zealand chalked up a 3-1 win over India who thus slid to their second defeat in as many matches in the Olympic men's hockey competition ... 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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Olympic football: Spain slump to shock defeat


July 27th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain suffered a surprise defeat in their Olympic football opener Thursday, going down 1-0 to Japan and having a man sent off.Yuki Otsu was the ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho scores in Atletico’s 4-1 victory


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 22 (IANS) Former Brazilian star Ronaldinho scored a trademark goal as Atletico Mineiro stayed on top of Brazil's Serie A standings with a 4-1 victory over ... Read more...

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India beaten 1-2 by Spain in tri-nation meet


July 19th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Santander (Spain), July 19 (IANS) India lost 1-2 to host Spain in the final league match of the Tri-Nation invitational hockey tournament, the final warm-up event ahead of the Olympic ... Read more...

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1988 Olympics: Another dismal finish for Indian hockey (Sports Special)


July 19th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Indian hockey was limping back to normalcy after the chaotic 1985 Asia Cup final that India lost to Pakistan - and more importantly, after half a dozen players were banned for ... Read more...

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