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Woods and McIlroy to face-off in China


August 29th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) World No.1 golfer Rory McIlroy will take on 14-time major championship winner Tiger Woods in a one-day duel in Zhengzhou Oct 29.The world's two most ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Shimizu and Alvarez claim bronze


August 10th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Satoshi Shimizu of Japan and Cuba's Lazaro Alvarez lost their respective semifinals in the men's 56kg boxing competition to claim Olympic bronze medals here.Shimizu succumbed ... Read more...

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Olympics: Wrestler Geeta, high jumper Sahana out (India Intro Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) India wrestler Geeta Phogat crashed out while woman high jumper Sahana Kumari's plunge fell short of taking her to the final in the London Olympics here ... Read more...

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Mary creates history, Devendro misses out (Overall India Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) M.C. Mary Kom was India's lone medal-winning boxer at the Olympics after Laishram Devendro Singh went down fighting in his quarterfinal bout Wednesday night.Mary Kom ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Irishman ends Devendro’s dream run (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Indian boxer Laishram Devendro Singh narrowly missed out on a medal at the London Olympics Wednesday, putting up a brave fight against Irishman Paddy Barnes in ... Read more...

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Irishman Paraic Casey dies while attempting to swim across the English Channel


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Irishman Paraic Casey has died while attempting to swim across the English Channel. He was just 45 years old. According to reports he was near the finishing ... Read more...

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McGeady eyes revenge against Alania


July 17th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spartak Moscow winger Aiden McGeady said Tuesday he is eyeing revenge over newly promoted Alania Vladikavkaz in their 2012-13 season-opener this weekend.Spartak was on the ... Read more...

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Rodgers eyes EPL title


June 1st, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Brendan Rodgers has vowed to bring Liverpool back to the top in the English Premier League a day after being appointed the new manager of the ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Polish government launches social campaign


May 26th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 26 (IANS) The Polish government launched a social campaign "Poles 2012 - we are all hosts" to encourage Poles to feel as responsible guests for the Euro ... Read more...

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British woman caught having sex in taxi in Dubai


May 17th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) A British businesswoman, who allegedly had sex in a taxi in Dubai while being drunk, faces up to three years in jail.Rebecca Blake, 29, and Conor ... Read more...

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Irish cricketer Kevin disappointed at missing IPL


May 4th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Ireland cricketer Kevin O'Brien, who holds the record for the fastest century in the World Cup, is disappointed at missing the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Allen apologises to Cao Yupeng after accusing him of cheating


April 25th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), April 25 (IANS) Mark Allen has apologised to Cao Yupeng for his comments after losing to the Chinese in the first round of the World Snooker Championship."Following my ... Read more...

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Angry at Allen remark, WPBSA moots action


April 24th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), April 24 (IANS) World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) said in a statement here that Mark Allen will face disciplinary proceedings for comments he made after ... Read more...

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Chinese debutant Cao stuns Allen at world snooker


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield, April 23 (IANS) Crucible Theater debutant China's Cao Yupeng stunned World Number 11 Mark Allen 10-6 in the first round of the World Snooker Championship.Qualifier Cao, who turned professional ... Read more...

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Ashok Kumar in lead after third round in Panasonic Open


March 31st, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Ashok Kumar, considered one of the most naturally gifted players in Indian golf, took a big step towards his breakthrough win as sole lead at ... Read more...

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Northern Irishman Allen clinches World Snooker Haikou Open


March 5th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Haikou (China), March 5 (IANS) Northern Ireland's Mark David Allen won the World Snooker Haikou Open here, beating Englishman Stephen Lee 10-1 in the final.Allen also pocketed the prize money ... Read more...

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WWE Hell in a Cell: Sheamus vs Christian


October 4th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As last night's episode of 'Hell in a Cell' began, Sheamus and Christian had been at each other's throats for quite some time. It was no secret that ... Read more...

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World Boxing Championships: Manoj, Dinesh in prequarters


October 2nd, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) India's Manoj Kumar (64 kg) and Dinesh Kumar (81 kg) Sunday entered the pre-quarterfinals of the World Boxing Championships at Baku, Azerbaijan, while Suranjoy Singh ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Wade Barrett & Christian vs Justin Gabriel & Sheamus


September 17th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wade Barrett stepped into the 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown' ring looking ready to take on the world. Instead of the whole planet, however, Wade would be facing Sheamus ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Sheamus Faces Christian, Battles Barrett


September 11th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christian came out and postpones all of the matches for the rest of the night, “because Teddy Long refuses to do the right thing.” He claimed that he ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Mark Henry vs Sheamus


August 27th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many thought the Irishman insane when Sheamus volunteered to tangle up with the very angry World's Strongest Man, Mark Henry. Last night on 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown' the ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Sheamus vs The Great Khali


August 6th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
As 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown' began last night, Sheamus made his way to the ring to battle with The Great Khali, who was accompanied by Jinder Mahal. Sheamus is scheduled to wrestle ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Wade Barrett vs Sheamus


July 23rd, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wade Barrett made his way the the ring last night on 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown' to face the Celtic Warrior, Sheamus. Sheamus began the match with a knee ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Orton vs Sheamus


July 9th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The World Heavyweight Champion made his way to the ring last night on WWE Friday Night Smackdown to face Sheamus. The Irishman is seeking retribution for being kicked ... Read more...

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WWE Draft: Randy Orton and Rey Mysterio


April 26th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night was draft night on WWE Monday Night Raw, and after a huge 20 man Battle Royal, which left John Cena as the draft pick for Raw, ... Read more...

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Jeev improves to tied second at Volvo China Open


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu, April 22 (IANS) India's Jeev Milkha Singh moved into tied second place with a second successive round of six-under 66 and was only one shot behind the leader Jamie ... Read more...

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Wisden names only four ‘Cricketers of the Year’ excluding tainted Pak bowler Amir


April 8th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 8(ANI): Wisden has named only four instead of five 'Cricketers of the Year' for the first time since 1926, as tainted Pakistan bowler Mohammad Amir has been removed from the ... Read more...

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De Niro to team up with Scorsese again


March 8th, 2011 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) Veteran actor Robert De Niro has confirmed he will team up with Martin Scorsese for the ninth time for "The Irishman".It will be the ninth ... Read more...

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Fergie relying on ‘fit’ Ferdinand for match against rivals Liverpool


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson will give Rio Ferdinand until Saturday to prove his fitness for match against bitter rivals Liverpool.Ferguson is set to provide key ... Read more...

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Irishman Kevin’s fastest 2011 World Cup century shocks England (Roundup)


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) Kevin O'Brien smashed the fastest 2011 World Cup century as Ireland scripted a historic maiden win over neighbours England in a record chase in front of ... Read more...

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Elephant has sex with car he mistook for a mate


February 26th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): An elephant left the passengers of a car with a jumbo-sized problem when he mistook the vehicle for a mate and started having sex.The randy elephant got on ... Read more...

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WBA champ Amir Khan refuses to be a ‘cash-cow’ for pricey title wanabees


January 15th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15(ANI): British boxing ace Amir Khan has hinted that he may ditch plans to fight American boxer Lamont Peterson.According to the Sun, talks between the WBA light-welterweight champion and Peterson ... Read more...

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Scorsese, De Niro team up after 15 years


December 14th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Martin Scorsese has teamed up with Robert De Niro after 15 years for his new film "The Irishman".The director has a long list of box office ... Read more...

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Breaches can be found in England team’s fortress: Roebuck


November 7th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 7(ANI): The Andrew Staruss-led England team can be beaten, but Australia will need to be at their best, noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has said.England have arrived Down Under to ... Read more...

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Irishman Morgan ready to do his number for Ashes batting spot


October 30th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 30 (ANI): Irish-born England middle-order batsman Eoin Morgan has cautioned those quick to clad him prematurely in a reserve tracksuit for the Ashes that if he gets a chance in ... Read more...

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