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Ritu to lead India in Champions Challenge 1


September 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Ritu Rani will lead the Indian team in the Women's Electric Ireland Hockey Champions Challenge 1 Dublin from Sep 29 to Oct 7 at the ... Read more...

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Spain wins Euro 2012 final, smashing Italy 4-0 (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS/EFE) Spain won the Euro 2012 championship here Sunday, trouncing a valiant, but outmatched, Italy 4-0.The victory makes Spain the first team in history to win ... Read more...

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32 junior women hockey players to get monthly stipend


June 6th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) India's 32 junior women hockey players received a major boost Wednesday with Hockey India (HI) announcing a monthly stipend of Rs.10,000 each.HI in a statement ... Read more...

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Russia’s Akinfeev has knee problem: Advocaat


June 5th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's traditional first-choice goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev is suffering complications from a knee injury, coach Dick Advocaat said Tuesday.Akinfeev's injury makes Zenit St Petersburg's Vyacheslav Malafeev ... Read more...

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Greece announces Euro 2012 squad


May 30th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, May 30 (IANS) Many players from the domestic league were called up as Greece announced the squad for the Euro 2012.Five players from Greek champions Olympiakos, four from PAOK ... Read more...

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Goalkeeper Hildebrand extends contract with Schalke


May 9th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 9 (IANS) German Bundesliga side Schalke 04 and goalkeeper Timo Hildebrand have agreed on a contract extension until the end of the 2012-13 season.Schalke now has three goalkeepers ... Read more...

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WSH: Marines gun down Lions


March 9th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 8 (IANS) Mumbai Marines completed a successful swing through the south by handing out a 2-1 defeat to Karnataka Lions here Thursday to jump five spots to the ... 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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Dilip Tirkey’s presence at camp is a boon: Sandeep Singh


February 7th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) India hockey players feel the presence of former captain Dilip Tirkey and goalkeeper A.B.Subbaiah as part of the back-up staff is helping them prepare better ... Read more...

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Third generation goalkeeper is Bulgaria’s best footballer


December 24th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sofia, Dec 24 (IANS) Nikolay Mihaylov, a third generation goalkeeper and netminder of the Bulgarian national team and Dutch FC Twente, has been voted the best Bulgarian football player of ... Read more...

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Russia to ban laser pointers during football matches


November 8th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Premier League intends to ban the use of laser pointers by fans at football stadiums, a top official said."We are very serious about this. ... Read more...

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Barcelona beat Sporting Gijon to top Spanish League


October 3rd, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 3 (IANS) FC Barcelona went to the top of Spanish Football League standings Sunday night courtesy a 1-0 away win over Sporting Gijon.Defender Adriano Correira scored the only ... Read more...

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Buffon to finish his career in Juventus, says agent


September 17th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 17 (IANS) Italy's star goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon will finish his career at Juventus Footbal Club, his agent Silvano Martina revealed Friday.The 33-year-old has enjoyed a stellar career in ... Read more...

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Chaos marks run up to FIFA friendly


August 31st, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Even before the arrival of soccer magician Lionel Messi, there was utter chaos at the Salt Lake stadium Tuesday as the organisers of the Sep 2 ... Read more...

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17 Indian Arrows players among 25 probables for Olympic qualifiers


June 3rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The Indian Arrows team once again formed the nucleus of the Olympic outfit as their 17 players were among the 25 probables for the second ... Read more...

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Australia beat Pakistan via golden goal to win Azlan Shah Cup


May 16th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 15 (IANS) Chris Ciriello scored a golden goal in extra-time to see Australia beat Pakistan 3-2 in the Azlan Shah Cup hockey final and claim the trophy ... Read more...

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HAL goalkeeper Arun Kumar dies of heart-attack


April 22nd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) I-League club Hindustan Aeronautical Limited (HAL) suffered a tragedy Friday after one of their goalkeepers Arun Kumar died of a heart attack in Bangalore.Twenty-three-year old ... Read more...

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Everton Bow 2-1 To Arsenal


November 15th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Arsenal has strengthened their position in the league tables with a 2-1 win over Everton on Sunday. The clash was highly anticipated by the Arsenal fans ... Read more...

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CWG women’s hockey: Aussies beat New Zealand in tie-breaker for gold


October 13th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Australia survived a strong challenge from New Zealand to win the women's hockey gold medal with an aggregate 6-4 victory via tie-breaker at the ... Read more...

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CWG Hockey: India happy to start on a winning note


October 6th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) India's 3-2 win against Malaysia did not matter as much as the three points that came with the result as it provided the hosts a solid start ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey team for Commonwealth Games announced


August 30th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team for the Commonwealth Games was announced here Monday. Surinder Kaur was named captain of the side. "The team was selected after the trials ... Read more...

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England striker Heskey scored less than goalkeepers in international career


July 16th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16(ANI): England striker Emile Heskey, who has retired from international football, had scored fewer times than two goalkeepers.Heskey scored just seven times in 62 appearances, which is one less than ... Read more...

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Ghana goalkeeping coach Edward Ansah’s heart beats for India


July 5th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Cape Town, July 5 (IANS) If there is one coach in this World Cup whose heart beats for India, it is Ghana's goalkeeping coach Edward Ansah.Ansah, one of the finest ... Read more...

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England-Germany clash too close to call: Kahn


June 25th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 25 (DPA) Former Germany goalkeeper Oliver Kahn said Friday that Sunday's World Cup Round of 16 match between arch-rivals Germany and England was too close to call. "This time around you ... Read more...

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Maradona and Greece: From drugs nightmare to World Cup dream


June 20th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, June 20 (DPA) Diego Maradona revisits the past Tuesday when his Argentina side faces Greece in Polokwane in their final football World Cup Group B match. In 1994 Maradona scored the last ... Read more...

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Jabulani ball creators under fire for goal drought at World Cup


June 18th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Jabulani, the ball for 2010 FIFA World Cup has landed its makers, Britain's Loughborough University, in trouble after one of the dullest and lowest scoring starts to the ... Read more...

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UK scientist says Adidas Jabulani World Cup football ‘is the most stable ever made’


June 8th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): A British scientist has rubbished criticism of the Adidas Jabulani ball by England goalkeeper David James and Italian striker Giampaolo Pazzini, saying it is the most stable and ... Read more...

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Goalkeepers ’spaghetti legs’ gives edge in saving penalties


June 8th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 8 (ANI): Scientist have found the best way to save penalties is goalkeeping legend Bruce Grobbelaar's famous "spaghetti legs".The former Liverpool goalkeeper's crazy antics were critical to his team's victory ... Read more...

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World Cup ball is kicked about with epithets


May 31st, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dusseldorf, May 31 (DPA) The world's best footballers are far from impressed with the World Cup ball, with the verdict ranging from terrible to useless. The most damning statements on the "Jabulani" ... Read more...

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England players not comfortable with World Cup ball: Capello


May 24th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Coach Fabio Capello has said that the England team is experiencing difficulty in dealing with the World Cup ball.Capello confirmed that the Adidas "Jalabani" ball is behaving oddly ... Read more...

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Surinder Kaur to lead Indian team in New Zealand


April 19th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Surinder Kaur will lead the Indian women's hockey team to New Zealand for a five Test series May 13-24.Kaur replaces Subhadra Pradhan, who led the side during ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey team to play Test series in Japan, China


March 17th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team will play two bilateral Test series against Japan and China to prepare for the World Cup. The team has already reached Gifu ... Read more...

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New Zealand struggle to beat Canada 3-2 in World Cup (Lead)


March 1st, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Ryan Archibald's strike minutes before the hooter helped New Zealand edge past Canada 3-2 in a Pool A match of the Hockey World Cup ... Read more...

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It is just another win, says India coach


March 1st, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India hockey coach Jose Brasa Sunday asked his boys to keep their feet on the ground and not get carried away by their emphatic 4-1 win over ... Read more...

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Adrian says he is prepared to take on Sohail


February 19th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) India's hockey goalkeeper Adrian D'Souza says Sohail Abbas may be the game's best drag flicker, but the Pakistani will be as much under pressure as ... Read more...

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