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Galliani allows more time for AC Milan coach Allegri


September 21st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Sep 21 (IANS) AC Milan club vice-president Adriano Galliani insisted that the 'Rossoneri' head coach Massimiliano Allegri has not been given one game to save his job.Local reports this ... Read more...

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Milan held by Anderlecht in Champions League


September 19th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 19 (IANS) AC Milan failed to shrug off their disappointing form as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Anderlecht at home in the Champions League football ... Read more...

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Bieber offered position in hockey team


September 13th, 2012 - 5:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 13 (IANS) US National Hockey League farm team the Bakersfield Condors has invited singer Justin Bieber to be part of their 2012-2013 season.The team's general manager Matt ... Read more...

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Italy beat Malta 2-0 in World Cup qualifier


September 12th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 12 (IANS) Italy wrenched a less convincing 2-0 win over Malta at home to chalk up their first win in the 2014 football World Cup qualifiers.Mattia Destro opened ... Read more...

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West Indies coach Gibson wants to renew contract


September 12th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket coach Ottis Gibson says he has begun preliminary discussions with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) with the aim of having his current three ... Read more...

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Confident West Indies leave for Sri Lanka


September 10th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 10 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies cricket team flew out of the region, high in confidence, enroute to Sri Lanka for the ICC World Twenty20 tournament.Just before take-off Sunday, ... Read more...

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Windies has attack for all seasons, says confident Gibson


September 8th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 8 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson believes the West Indies boasts a bowling attack that will thrive in whatever conditions the team meets during the World Twenty20 Championship ... Read more...

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Russian city remembers plane crash victims


September 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian city of Yaroslavl has paid its respects to the 44 people killed in a plane crash that wiped out an entire hockey team ... 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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Pazzini’s hat-trick helps Milan beat Bologna


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 2 (IANS) Giampaolo Pazzini put on an inspiring performance on his AC Milan debut as he scored a hat-trick to beat Bologna 3-1 in the Italian Serie ... Read more...

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Russia’s women’s volleyball coach dies


August 29th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The head coach of Russia's women's volleyball team has died, a federation spokesman said. Sergei Ovchinnikov was 43.The cause of death was unclear.Ovchinnikov led 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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Pakistan appoints new bowling coach


August 25th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed the appointment of former fast bowler Muhammad Akram as the new bowling coach of the national team for one ... Read more...

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Domenech heads Kenya’s list for foreign football coach


August 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 17 (IANS) Former head coach of France Raymond Domenech is being touted as the favourite among the final four short-listed candidates to take over the job of Kenya's ... Read more...

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Russian gymnasts had phones confiscated at Olympics


August 16th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's victorious rhythmic gymnasts had their telephones and computers confiscated before the Olympics to stop them being distracted, a member of the winning team said ... Read more...

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No pomp as downcast Kenyans return from London Games


August 16th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Kenyan Olympic contingent returned home from the London Games downcast over a less than expected performance that saw it finish in 28th position with just ... Read more...

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Kenya’s runner Jelimo blames tactics for poor show in London


August 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 16 (IANS) Kenya's Pamela Jelimo has blamed poor tactics for her failure to retain her Olympic title. Russian Mariya Saminova ended her reign as the women's 800 metres ... Read more...

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Sneijder named captain of Dutch football team


August 15th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 15 (IANS) Wesley Sneijder has replaced Mark van Bommel as the new captain of the Dutch football team, head coach Louis van Gaal announced ahead of Wednesday's ... Read more...

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Zenit thrash Spartak 5-0


August 11th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zenit St. Petersburg hammered in five goals as they demolished 10-man Spartak Moscow in a top-of-the-table Russian Premier League football clash Saturday.Russia midfielder Roman Shirokov ... Read more...

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West Indies on right track: Head coach Gibson


August 10th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 10 (IANS/CMC) West Indies head cricket coach Otis Gibson says he is deeply inspired by his side's recent series win against New Zealand in all three formats of ... Read more...

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Olympic TT: Chinese women reinforce their dominance


August 8th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Chinese clean sweep of the Olympic women's table tennis competition highlights that the younger players have successfully replaced their legendary predecessors.The women dropped only two ... Read more...

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Penn state opens practice


August 6th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Penn, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Penn State has now returned to their field activities after a long offseason. They are now undertaking their filed practices. The head coach who is ... Read more...

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Russia’s fencing coach resigns over meagre medal haul


August 5th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The head coach of Russian fencing has submitted his resignation over the team's meagre medal haul at the London Olympics.Vladislav Pavlovich told reporters Sunday ... Read more...

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Chinese badminton head coach blames referee for player’s injury


August 5th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Chinese badminton head coach Li Yongbo accused Danish referee Torsten Berg of causing injury to Wang Xin in the bronze medal match against India's Saina Nehwal."When ... Read more...

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IOC to investigate coaches’ role in badminton scandal


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The investigation into the match-throwing scandal in Olympic badminton competitions is not over yet. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has asked for further inquiry to know ... Read more...

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Olympic volleyball: Chinese women overpower Turkey


July 30th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) China harvested a second win and made a firm step to the quarterfinals in women's volleyball of the Olympic Games by outplaying Turkey 3-1 here Monday.China, ... Read more...

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Olympics: Dominant but not dream start for US men’s basketball team


July 30th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Kevin Durant scored 22 points in his Olympic debut to help the US men's basketball team take a 98-71 opening win over France Sunday. Dominant, but ... Read more...

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Olympics: Chinese paddlers cautious of risks in early matches


July 27th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Shi Zhihao, head coach of China's women's table tennis team has said Chinese players should be ready for strong opponents in the first two matches in ... Read more...

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Gymnast Teng pulls out of Olympics


July 26th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) China's 2004 Athens Games champion Teng Haibin has pulled out of the London Olympics gymnastics competition with an arm injury.Teng, the 2004 gold medallist who missed ... Read more...

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Menchov can vanquish Tour nightmare at Olympics: Coach


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chartres (France), July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian cyclist Denis Menchov can still fight for a medal in the Olympics road race despite his poor showing in the Tour de France, ... Read more...

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Isinbayeva likely to retire after Olympics: Coach


July 21st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yelena Isinbayeva, pole vault world record holder and double Olympic champion, is "tired" of the pressure of expectations and is likely to retire after ... Read more...

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Gibson says West Indies should cherish series win


July 18th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 18 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson says West Indies' win over New Zealand in the recent One-day series is one to "cherish", adding that his side ... Read more...

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I got five wickets thanks to Gibson’s advice: Narine


July 18th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 18 (IANS/CMC) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine has praised the input of head coach Ottis Gibson following his five-wicket haul which fired West Indies to a 20-run ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey team leaves for Olympics


July 13th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) With high ambitions and loud claims, Pakistani hockey team left for Britain where they would participate in the London Olympics scheduled to start July 27.Pakistan's 18-member ... Read more...

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Coach backs young Windies to excel in World Cup


July 13th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 13 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Roddy Estwick says he has high hopes for the West Indies side at the next month's International Cricket Council's Under-19 World Cup ... Read more...

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