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Non-playing Arshavin out of Russia plans


September 8th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Arsenal's Andrei Arshavin will stay out of the Russia team he used to captain unless he starts playing regular club football, Russia coach Fabio ... Read more...

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Capello seeks to rein in player bonuses


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's new chief football coach Fabio Capello wants to rein in the massive bonuses given to national team players, the acting president of the Russian ... Read more...

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I am ready for Chelsea debut: Oscar


August 18th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Brazil international playmaker Oscar has declared himself ready to debut for Chelsea in the team's Premier League football season-opener against Wigan Athletic Sunday.Oscar joined his new ... Read more...

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Arshavin jeers distracted Russia: Capello


August 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian fans jeering Andrei Arshavin distracted the Russian team and surprised new coach Fabio Capello, the ex-England boss said.Capello's first game in charge of ... Read more...

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Twelve arrested after Russia-Ivory Coast game


August 16th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Twelve people were arrested by Moscow police after a friendly football match between Russia and the Ivory Coast, city police said Thursday.A header from former ... Read more...

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Capello does not listen to anyone: Arshavin


August 16th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello is an authoritarian who doesn't listen to anyone else's opinion, Russia midfielder Andrei Arshavin said of the national football team's new coach.Capello's reign ... Read more...

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Olympics: US takes on the Caribbean in women’s 200m final


August 8th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Two-time defending champion Veronica Campbell-Brown leads three Caribbean women against three Americans in Wednesday's 200m final here at the London 2012 Olympic Games.Campbell-Brown, who won in Athens ... Read more...

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I was ‘pissed off’ after England exit: Capello


July 26th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello was "pissed off" and wanted to retire after his acrimonious departure from the England job, he said at his unveiling as Russia coach ... Read more...

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Capello brings England assistants to Russia


July 24th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian Fabio Capello, who is expected to take over as Russia football coach, will be bring in three of his assistants from his England days.Capello ... Read more...

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Drogba makes immediate impact in China


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 23 (IANS) Former Chelsea football star Didier Drogba made an immediate impact on his debut for the Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua setting up an equaliser in ... Read more...

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Capello seeks Russian assistant


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Incoming Russia football coach Fabio Capello is looking for a local assistant, the Russian FA's acting president said Sunday.Capello has agreed to take over the ... Read more...

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No extension option in Capello’s contract: Russia FA


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello has agreed to take over the Russian national football team on a two-year contract without the option of an extension, the Russian FA's ... Read more...

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Capello deal not finalized: Russian FA


July 18th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS) Italian coach Fabio Capello is still in negotiations over the vacant Russia post, and the deal is yet to be finalized, the Russian FA said Wednesday."The ... Read more...

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Russia’s foreign quota complicates my task: Capello


July 18th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello says the Russian Premier League's liberal quota on foreign players means young talent is being squeezed out of the top tier, complicating ... Read more...

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Capello ‘confident’ of Russia’s 2014 chances


July 18th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello, expected to be unveiled as Russia coach in the coming days, has revealed he is confident in his ability to guide the ... Read more...

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Mostovoi ready to assist Capello


July 18th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Russia midfielder Alexander Mostovoi Wednesday said he would eagerly accept an offer to become Fabio Capello's assistant coach at the national team.Capello, expected ... Read more...

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Capello can’t rest on laurels: Bilyaletdinov


July 18th, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello will have to prove himself if appointed Russia coach, former Everton midfielder Diniyar Bilyaletdinov said Tuesday.Capello, a five-time Italian league and two-time Spanish ... Read more...

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AU presses Sudan, South Sudan to seal deal by Aug 2


July 15th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 15 (IANS) A day after the presidents of Sudan and South Sudan met here, the 54-nation African Union Sunday asked both countries to honour the Aug 2 ... Read more...

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Russia to decide on new coach soon: Sports minister


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has vowed to pick a replacement for national football team coach Dick Advocaat by July 20.Advocaat stepped down after two ... Read more...

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Kalou, Bosingwa leave Chelsea


July 1st, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Salomon Kalou and Jose Bosingwa left Chelsea as free agents Sunday after their contracts expired.Both ended their time at the club on a high, ... Read more...

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Champions League win my greatest achievement: Didier Drogba


June 17th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, who left the club at the end of the 2012 season, said here Sunday that the greatest achievement in ... Read more...

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Drogba to visit India in June


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will make his maiden visit to India next month.Drogba, who was instrumental in Chelsea's maiden Champion League triumph last week, is ... Read more...

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Lampard hails Drogba for Chelsea’s historic win


May 20th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, May 20 (IANS) Chelsea captain Frank Lampard dedicated the Blues' historic Champions League win to Didier Drogba, who went from being zero to hero during final against Bayern ... Read more...

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Chelsea win Champions League for the first time


May 20th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, May 20 (IANS) Chelsea have for the first time won the Champions League, European soccer's premier club competition, managing to pip Bayern Munich in the penalty shootout 4-3 ... Read more...

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Israel to deport South Sudanese


March 19th, 2012 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 19 (IANS) Israel will begin deporting thousands of South Sudan nationals from April following rising distress over the inflow of African refugees and labour migrants through its western ... Read more...

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UNICEF appeals for $1.28 billion for 2012 humanitarian aid


January 28th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK/GENEVA (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday appealed for $1.28 billion from governments to provide humanitarian assistance to children around the world in 2012.UNICEF's acting Deputy ... Read more...

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Overseas Indians welcome right to vote


January 9th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) Non-resident Indians have hailed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's announcement that the government would allow them to vote and participate in the election process, a long-tanding ... Read more...

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Ivorian Doumbia named Russia’s footballer of the year


December 29th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS) Ivory Coast football striker Seydou Doumbia was named Russia's Player of the Year here Thursday.Doumbia, playing for CSKA Moscow, scored 24 goals in 32 matches of ... Read more...

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Henry offered two-month contract by Arsenal


December 29th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) English Premier League side Arsenal have offered Frenchman Thierry Henry a two-month contract to return to the club he left in 2007.Arsene Wenger had been ... Read more...

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Nicolas Anelka signs with China’s Shanghai Shenhua


December 12th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Out of favour Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka has signed a two-year deal with Chinese Super League football side Shanghai Shenhua.Anelka is all set to join the ... Read more...

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Sven-Goran Eriksson quits Leicester


October 25th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has left Leicester following the club's mediocre start to the season.Much was expected of the Foxes after an outlay of more than 10 ... Read more...

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I did not kill Kercher: Knox tells court


October 3rd, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Perugia (Italy), Oct 3 (IANS/AKI) US college student Amanda Knox Monday reiterated her claim that she did not kill British student Meredith Kercher and urged an appeals court to overthrow ... Read more...

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NATO operations in Libya to continue: Sarkozy


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Participants of a conference on the reconstruction of Libya have approved the continuation of NATO air operations until the threat posed by Muammar Gaddafi is ... Read more...

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Drogba recovers from mild concussion


August 28th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Chelsea star Didier Drogba is likely to released from hospital Sunday after suffering "mild concussion" during the team's 3-1 win over Norwich Saturday.The club said that ... Read more...

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10-year-old Vogue model gets magazine under fire


August 5th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vogue magazine has come under fire for publishing sexualized images of a ten-year-old model. The images of Thylane Lena-Rose Blondeau were published on the cover and inside pages of the magazine Vogue ... Read more...

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