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Where do we go from here, asks Nobbs


August 6th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs has said he was deeply hurt with the performance of the eight-time Olympic champions in the 2012 London Games and ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Saina wins opener; Jwala-Diju lose (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal started her Olympics campaign with a win while the mixed doubles pair of Jawala Gutta and V.Diju jeopardised their chances of making ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina, Vijender, Jai Bhagwan keep India’s hopes alive (Evening Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) India's champion shuttler Saina Nehwal had an easy outing and Jai Bhagwan joined his more illustrious team mate Vijender Singh in the round of 16 but ... Read more...

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Olympics badminton: Jwala-Diju suffer second straight defeat


July 29th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) India's Jwala Gutta and V. Diju jeopardised their chances of making the knockout round in the badminton mixed doubles event at the London Olympics after suffering ... Read more...

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Nasri, three others to face disciplinary charges


July 4th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 4 (IANS) France internationals Samir Nasri, Hatem ben Arfa, Yann M'Vila and Jeremy Menez will face a disciplinary commission over their actions at the Euro 2012 Football Championship, ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Portugal beating Denmark a ‘just’ result, says coach


June 14th, 2012 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Lviv, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Portugal more than deserved their 3-2 win against Denmark at Euro 2012, coach Paulo Bento said.Portugal had to rely on a last-gasp strike from substitute ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Coach Olsen laments ‘unlucky’ Danes


June 14th, 2012 - 2:13 am ICT by IANS
Lviv, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Denmark coach Morten Olsen has praised his players for their performances in Wednesday's last-gasp 3-2 defeat to Portugal. Portugal stole all three points three minutes ... Read more...

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World Cup T20 ticket sales rise


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 3 (IANS) Ticket sales for the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka this year are on the rise after just one week of their start. More than 25 percent ... Read more...

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Clarke, Pattinson to miss deciding final


March 7th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 7 (IANS) Injuries have sidelined Australian captain Michael Clarke and pacer James Pattinson for the third and deciding final Thursday of the Commonwealth Bank tri-series against Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Harris, Starc dropped from Windies tour, Haddin recalled


February 29th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 29 (IANS) Pacers Ryan Harris and Mitchell Starc have been omitted from the Australian squad for the one-day and Twenty20 cricket tour of the West Indies.Harris was dropped ... Read more...

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Clarke likely to sit out of MCG ODI


February 29th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 29 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke is set to miss out the final group game Friday against Sri Lanka in the Commonwealth Bank tri-series ODI cricket tournament, 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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Leverkusen shock Chelsea; Arsenal, Valencia win (Roundup)


November 24th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Leverkusen came from a goal down to shock Chelsea at home while Valencia and Arsenal registered impressive wins in Champions LeagueThe German team showed great ... Read more...

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West Indies qualify for ICC Women’s World cup


November 21st, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Bangladesh), Nov 21 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies emphatically qualified for the ICC Women's World Cup 2013 after recording their fourth consecutive ODI win by a 80-run margin in the ... Read more...

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Real Madrid prepare to take on Ajax in Champions League


September 26th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 26 (Xinhua) Real Madrid will have another chance to calm the atmosphere surrounding the club when the Spaniards take on Ajax in their first home Champions League match ... Read more...

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Villarreal’s Champions League opener is must win game


September 13th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 13 (IANS) Villarreal will look to stabilise a worrying start to the season when they face Bayern Munich in their first group game in the Champions League ... Read more...

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Anderson keen to regain England ODI spot


April 27th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27(ANI): England James Anderson has vowed to fight for his place in the national one-day squad after finding himself on the sidelines at the end of the recent World Cup.Anderson ... Read more...

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New Zealand face daunting task against Sri Lanka (Preview)


March 28th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 28 (IANS) Beating Sri Lanka in their own backyard is a tall order for any team, and New Zealand are well aware that they canill-afford to be ... Read more...

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Muralitharan racing against time to be fit for semifinal


March 28th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 28 (IANS) Sri Lanka's spin king Muttiah Muralitharan is racing against time to get fit for Tuesday's World Cup semifinal clash against New Zealand which would be ... Read more...

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Centuries from Dilshan, Tharanga knock England out of World Cup (Roundup)


March 27th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 26 (IANS) Tillakaratne Dilshan and Upul Tharanga hammered unbeaten centuries as Sri Lanka crushed England by 10 wickets to march into the World Cup semi-final in style here ... Read more...

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Playing South Africa a huge challenge: Vettori


March 24th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) Conceding that playing South Africa in the World Cup quarterfinal would be a huge challenge, New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori Thursday said his side needed ... Read more...

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Sehwag doubtful for World Cup quarterfinal against Australia


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 23 (IANS) India's dashing opener Virender Sehwag is doubtful for Thursday's high-voltage World Cup quarterfinal against defending champions Australia.A right knee problem forced Sehwag to miss India's ... Read more...

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Dhaka, home away from home for Pakistan (World Cup Diary)


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) It is difficult to imagine whether Pakistan are playing at home or overseas. Pakistan flags fluttered in the galleries in large numbers and the fall of ... Read more...

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Bangladesh need to start learning how to win, says Smith


March 19th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 19 (IANS) After having given cricketing lessons to Bangladesh in the World Cup group game Saturday, South African skipper Graeme Smith said the South Asian team needed to ... Read more...

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Ponting describes Pakistan as a very dangerous side, similar to Australia


March 6th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 6(ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has described Pakistan as a very dangerous side, predicting that the team will get better by the day as the 2011 World Cup progresses.Speaking ... Read more...

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Important for us to start on a winning note: Dhoni


February 18th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 18 (IANS) Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Friday underscored the significance of beginning the 2011 cricket World Cup on a winning note and insisted that their defeat by ... Read more...

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Iran defeat hosts India to reach Asian Volleyball finals


September 18th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Tournament favourites Iran defeated hosts India to reach the finals of the third Asian Senior Men's Volleyball Championships (Central Zone) in a closely fought game here Saturday at ... Read more...

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Ancelotti hails Anelka’s display in Chelsea’s Champions League opener


September 16th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16(ANI): Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has said striker Nicolas Anelka was the key to his side's 4-1 win over MSK Zilina in their Champions League group game.Anelka set up Michael ... Read more...

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N. Korean football coach sacked, could be executed


July 31st, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): North Korea World Cup coach Kim Jong-hun has been sacked, publicly ridiculed, expelled from the Worker's Party and made a construction labourer after his team failed to do ... Read more...

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Santosh Trophy: Bengal finish 1-1 with Delhi


July 30th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) Twenty nine-time champions Bengal avoided the ignominy of a defeat with a late strike to finish 1-1 with an in-form Delhi in a quarter final B group game ... Read more...

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Capello Index was published without my knowledge, says Capello


July 18th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 18 (ANI): England coach Fabio Capello said that the Capello Index was published without his knowledge.Capello has had the Capello Index removed from the Internet after insisting he had not ... Read more...

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Dry conditions expected for World Cup final


July 10th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 10 (DPA) The World Cup football final between Spain and the Netherlands here Sunday will be played in dry conditions, according to the latest forecast from the South African ... Read more...

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Will Van Persie find scoring touch in World Cup final?


July 7th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 7 (DPA) Dutch striker Robin van Persie was expected to score loads of goals in South Africa, but so far it is teammate Wesley Sneijder who has been finding ... Read more...

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Brazil trounce Chile, set up date with Dutch


June 29th, 2010 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 29 (DPA) Five-time world champions Brazil scored twice within four minutes in a 3-0 drubbing of Chile Monday to set up a tantalising quarter-final showdown with the Netherlands. Juan struck a ... Read more...

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Germany crush England 4-1 for quarterfinal berth (Lead)


June 27th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bloemfontein, June 27 (DPA) Germany demolished England 4-1 Sunday in the first titanic clash of the 2010 World Cup, one that will long be remembered for an England "ghost goal" that will ... Read more...

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