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Patel-Uniexcel buy Hockey India League Ranchi franchise


September 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Friday announced that the Ranchi franchise of its upcoming league has been bought by the Patel-Uniexcel Group.Sahara India and Jaypee Group had ... Read more...

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Olympic champion gymnast Kanaeva: I won’t quit yet


September 13th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Double Olympic champion rhythmic gymnast Evgenia Kanaeva has not retired and is just taking time off after the London Games, she said Thursday.The 17-time world ... Read more...

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Champion Russian wrestler dies of heart attack at 35


September 13th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former European Greco-Roman wrestling champion Sergei Artyukhin has died of a heart attack aged 35, the Russian Wrestling Federation announced Thursday.Artyukhin, the brother of ex-NHL ... Read more...

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Underwood happy with hubby, says he loves her craziness


August 15th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Singer Carrie Underwood feels she made the right choice by marrying Ice hockey player Mike Fisher as he has accepted her with her craziness."Married life is ... Read more...

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Now Duff set to star in comedy show


August 14th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 14 (IANS) Singer Hilary Duff's responsibility as a mother doesn't prevent her from accepting television assignments. She has signed a development deal with 20th Century Fox ... Read more...

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1952 Olympics: Babu leads bunch of no-hopers to fifth gold (Sports Special)


July 10th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
The team selection ahead of the 1952 Games was marred by such controversy that India looked destined to return home from Finland empty handed. There was a near-riotous situation concerning the ... Read more...

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1936 Olympics: Dhyan Chand’s last hurrah (Sports Special)


July 8th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
As destiny would have it, the Berlin Games was to be Dhyan Chand's third and last Olympics at the age of 31, for he had decided to retire. Undoubtedly at the ... Read more...

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Russian hockey player dies trying to save family


June 29th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian hockey player has died trying to rescue his family from their burning home, his team announced Friday.Remir Khaidarov, 34, a defender for Siberian ... Read more...

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Monnet ‘Go for Gold’ torch to Olympics reaches Mumbai


June 27th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) The Monnet Go for Gold torch Wednesday reached Mumbai after travelling through many parts of India and Maharashtra with an aim to spread the spirit of ... Read more...

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Underwood’s married life not typical


June 20th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 20 (IANS) Singer Carrie Underwood says her relationship with her husband Mike Fisher, who is an ice hockey player, is not the usual type because they have ... Read more...

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Carrie Underwood supports same-sex marriage


June 13th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 13 (IANS) Singer Carrie Underwood supports same-sex marriage and says people should be free to marry whosoever they like."As a married person myself, I don't know what ... Read more...

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Duff wants husband to be stay-at-home dad


May 19th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 19 (IANS) Singer Hilary Duff wants her husband Mike Comrie to be a stay-at-home dad.Since her husband Mike Comrie is a retired ice hockey player, she ... Read more...

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Australian hockey player dies on field


May 7th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, May 7 (IANS) In a tragic incident, a talented young women's hockey player Lizzie Watkins was killed in an on-field incident after she was hit on her head by ... Read more...

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Carrie Underwood not ready for kids


April 16th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Singer Carrie Underwood says she is not ready to start a family because she does not want the responsibility yet.The 29-year-old, who married hockey player ... Read more...

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It’s a boy for Hilary Duff


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Singer-actress Hilary Duff has been blessed with a baby boy.The star and her husband, retired ice hockey player Mike Comrie, welcomed their first child Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Hockey player Raj Rani wins ‘Survivor India’


March 18th, 2012 - 2:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Hockey player Raj Rani was declared the winner of "Survivor India" Saturday night.Haryana-based Rani beat TV producer J.D. Majethia and Canada-based RJ Stithpragya Mohan to walk ... Read more...

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‘Chak De!’ girl Seema Azmi now TV show narrator (With Images)


February 26th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Her family was against her joining showbiz, but Delhi girl Seema Azmi is determined to carve a niche. After playing hockey player Rani Dispotta from ... Read more...

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No Bharat Ratna in sports, just eight Padma Shris (Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The names of Dhyan Chand, Sachin Tendukar, Abhinav Bindra and Vishwanathan Anand were banded about for the Bharat Ratna. But when this year's Republic ... Read more...

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Padma Shri is a recognition for Indian hockey: Zafar


January 25th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Former India hockey captain and coach Zafar Iqbal Wednesday reacted in his typical unassuming way to his getting Padma Shri in the Republic Day awards, ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton is a tomboy


January 7th, 2012 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton's interest in watching sports and collecting fast cars suggest she is a "huge tomboy".The 30-year-old, whose business empire includes ownership of a ... Read more...

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Hockey player killed in New Year celebration


January 1st, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 1 (IANS) A hockey player was stabbed to death early Sunday by his junior with a knife meant to cut a cake to mark the New Year in ... Read more...

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Hockey legend Dhyan Chand recommended for Bharat Ratna


December 21st, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Wednesday requested the sports ministry to confer legendary Dhyan Chand with the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award in the country.HI ... Read more...

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Former first-class umpire Nigel Harrison dead


December 19th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Dec 19 (IANS/CMC) Nigel Harrison, the former Barbadian first-class umpire, has died after a short illness. He was 77.Harrison stood in several matches in the 1980s in the Shell ... Read more...

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No hockey for my baby: Hilary Duff


December 2nd, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) Singer-actress Hilary Duff, who is expecting her first child with husband Mike Comrie, has ruled out an ice hockey career for her baby.Comrie is a ... Read more...

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Munn dating ice hockey hunk


November 16th, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) American actress Olivia Munn is dating ice hockey player Brad Richards.The 31-year-old actress has been branded a "good luck charm" for the 31-year-old Canadian's New York ... Read more...

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Carrie Underwood wants to adopt child


September 27th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 27 (IANS) Singer Carrie Underwood is considering adopting a child with husband Mike Fisher, an ice hockey player."I would love to adopt someday. I've told Mike this. ... Read more...

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Maharashtra announces Rs.10 lakh, job for hockey player Walmiki


September 14th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Wednesday announced a cash award of Rs.10 lakh and a permanent job for Indian hockey player Yuvraj Walmiki after he helped his team ... Read more...

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Sole survivor of Russian plane crash regains consciousness


September 13th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The only survivor of a plane crash in Russia that killed almost an entire ice hockey team has regained consciousness in hospital, an official said ... Read more...

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Poor quality fuel cause of Russian plane crash?


September 8th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poor quality of aviation fuel could be one of the possible reasons why the Yak-42 plane crashed in Russia Wednesday, killing at least 43 people, ... Read more...

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‘Singh Is Kinng’ sequel awaiting script: Akshay


July 29th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Akshay Kumar says he is very keen to make a sequel to his 2008 hit "Singh Is Kinng" and that he is waiting for the ... Read more...

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Hilary Duff’s life changed after marriage


May 27th, 2011 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Singer-actress Hilary Duff thinks that her life changed a lot after marrying hockey player Mike Comrie last year."It's changed a lot, being married is a ... Read more...

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Saif is a great listener: Prakash Jha (Movie Snippets)


May 20th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha has cast Saif Ali Khan as a Dalit in his upcoming film on caste-based reservations "Aarakshan" and says the actor loves gathering ... Read more...

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Duff wants kids, but will wait for some time


May 17th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Singer-actress Hilary Duff is keen to have children with husband Mike Comrie, but wants to do some work before starting a family.The 23-year-old married hockey ... Read more...

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Hilary Duff posts a pic of her chopped off bangs on Twitter


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hilary Duff has revealed her latest look on Twitter after she cut off some of her bangs. The actress/singer posted two pictures of herself on ... Read more...

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Brit girl, 18, dies from rare heart condition after first kiss with boyfriend


February 11th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): A British girl, who shared a first kiss with her boyfriend, is said to have collapsed and died just minutes later from a rare heart condition.Jemma Benjamin, 18, ... Read more...

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