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No doubt lawmakers took bribes: Brazilian judge


September 18th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Sep 18 (IANS/EFE) Members of Congress traded votes for money during the first two years of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's 2003-11 tenure as president, one of the judges ... Read more...

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Contador takes Tour of Spain title after serving doping ban


September 10th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 10 (IANS) Spaniard Alberto Contador has come back from a two-year doping ban to lift his second Tour of Spain cycling title.Saxo-Bank rider Contador finished the 21st and ... Read more...

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1984 Olympics: India missed medal when it was for taking (Sports Special)


July 18th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Reckoned to be one of the best teams ever in the post-Independence era, the Indian squad for the 1984 Olympics glowed with talent and promise to an extent that nothing less ... Read more...

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Goa politicians involved in mining operations: Rights group


June 14th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 14 (IANS) The active involvement of politicians in Goa's multi-crore mining business has come to the fore in a report released by an international rights watchdog.The 70-page report ... Read more...

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Savio Mediera: India need to look forward


March 12th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 12 (IANS) Indian national football team coach Savio Mediera feels that the team needed to put their poor performance behind them and look forward to the future. India ... Read more...

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All four members of Alemao family lose


March 6th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) All four members of the Alemao family, who controversially got to contest as Congress-Nationalist Congress Party candidates, Tuesday lost the Goa assembly elections.Brothers Churchill and ... Read more...

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India lose to Oman 1-5 in football


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, Feb 23 (IANS) India went down 1-5 to higher-ranked Oman in a football friendly at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex Stadium here Thursday.Joaquim Abranches scored the solitary goal for ... Read more...

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Adriano ordered to take extra training to reshape


January 11th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 11 (IANS) As planned by Corinthians' head coach Tite, striker Adriano was singled out in order to participate in extra physical conditioning exercises in the club's ... Read more...

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Super Series Finals: Saina to face Yihan Wang in title clash


December 17th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Saina Nehwal defeated Denmark's Tine Baun 21-17, 21-18 Saturday to cruise into the BWF World Superseries Finals at Liuzhou, China.This was Saina's fourth consecutive win ... Read more...

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WSH organisers want government to mediate with HI


December 10th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The organisers of the World Series Hockey (WSH) seem to be looking up to the Union sports ministry to broker peace between them and Hockey ... Read more...

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Goa’s Alemao brothers resign from cabinet, Congress


July 23rd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) Goa ministers and brothers Churchill Alemao and Joaquim Alemao Saturday submitted their resignations from the cabinet as also the Congress party, after Churchil's daughter was ... Read more...

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Training without Bhaichung feels different: Chettri


June 18th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) India striker Sunil Chettri said he was missing former captain Bhaichung Bhutia during the national team's practice session for the World Cup football qualifiers at ... Read more...

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AIFF comes down hard on Pradeep


May 6th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has decided to come down hard on N.P. Pradeep and asked the India midfielder to appear before the ... Read more...

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April 11, 1954: The most boring day of the 20th century


November 26th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): It was the year Queen became the first reigning monarch to visit Australia and Marilyn Monroe married Joe DiMaggio, but 1954 also boasts of having the most boring ... Read more...

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Angolan man enters records book for world’s biggest mouth


October 28th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A man from Angola has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for having the widest mouth.Francisco Domingo Joaquim, 20, who can even fit a Coke can sideways ... Read more...

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India face Kuwait in Asian Games opener


October 28th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Two-time gold medallist India will start their campaign against Kuwait in the under-23 football competition of the Asian Games at Guangzhou in China.India have been drawn in ... Read more...

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Assembly discusses Rs.1.3 mn AC toilet in Goa CM’s constituency


July 21st, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 21 (IANS) Controversy surrounding a Rs.1.3 million air-conditioned toilet being constructed in Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat's constituency Margao, 35 km from here, has left the ruling benches in ... Read more...

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KPS Gill holds AGM of superseded IHF


April 25th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) K.P.S. Gill Sunday conducted the Annual General Meeting of the superseded Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) and said it remains the official hockey body in the country as ... Read more...

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Goa minister linked to illegal mining


April 16th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 16 (IANS) Anti-mining groups in Goa Friday alleged that a Congress minister and a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator were both sheltering illegal mining operations in a wildlife sanctuary. ... Read more...

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Churchill Brothers team detained at Mumbai airport


January 5th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) I-league champions Churchill Brothers football team was Tuesday detained at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport on charges of allegedly misbehaving with a cabin crew. Club president Joaquim Alemao told ... Read more...

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GPS technology may become compulsory for fishing trawlers


December 15th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 15 (IANS) The Goa government is considering making global positioning system (GPS) a compulsory fitting on board the 1,200-odd trawlers in the state in the wake of 67 fishermen losing ... Read more...

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India under-23 beat Nepal to enter SAFF Cup semis


December 7th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 7 (IANS) India under-23 booked a semi-final berth in the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Cup with an unimpressive 1-0 win over Nepal in a Group A match here Monday. A ... Read more...

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Trawlers in Goa to get walkie takies to enhance coastal security


July 23rd, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) The Goa government will give trawlers walkie talkies and distress alert transmitters in a bid to secure its coastline, state Fisheries Minister Joaquim Alemao said Thursday. The fisheries department, ... Read more...

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Asia Cup India’s first major hockey venture after Olympics (Lead)


May 8th, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, May 8 (IANS) India's attempts to revive their sagging hockey fortunes, after failing to qualify for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, commence in Kuantan (Malaysia) Saturday when they take on ... Read more...

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Asia Cup India’s first meaningful hockey venture after Olympic setback


May 8th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, May 8 (IANS) India's attempts to revive their sagging hockey fortunes, after failing to qualify for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, commence in Kuantan (Malaysia) Saturday when they take on ... Read more...

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Charlesworth tried to dissuade Brasa


May 4th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) If Spaniard Jose Brasa had heeded the advice of India's former technical advisor Ric Charlesworth he would not have been here to coach the eight times Olympic ... Read more...

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After fish curry, it’s football for Churchill Brothers


May 3rd, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, May 3 (IANS) Churchill Brothers is one of those rare family-owned football clubs that has made it really big on the national football scene. ... Read more...

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Goa football association secretary criticises Churchill Brothers’ Odafe deal


May 2nd, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 2 (IANS) I-League champions Churchill Brothers' record eight-figure pay package to retain their star Nigerian striker has been criticised by Goa Football Association (GFA) secretary Savio Messias. "No one ... Read more...

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Merciless policemen broke my elbow: German rape victim


April 28th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 28 (IANS) The 14-year-old German girl who was allegedly raped by Goa Education Minister Atanasio Monserrate's son last year has accused the police of having treated her "mercilessly" and broken ... Read more...

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Churchill coach Zoran likely on his way out


April 26th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 26 (IANS) After guiding Churchill Brothers to their maiden I-league title, their Serbian coach Zoran Djordjevic may be on his way out. Zoran, who became the first overseas coach to win ... Read more...

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Sandeep’s goal is to see India among world’s hockey best


April 15th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) India's hockey captain Sandeep Singh has put the Azlan Shah Cup victory Sunday in a proper perspective by saying his team has a fair distance ... Read more...

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‘Ronaldo can be fit enough for 2010 World Cup’


April 3rd, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, April 3 (DPA) Three-time 'world footballer of the year' Ronaldo could be fit enough to play for Brazil at the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa said the player's ... Read more...

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Charlesworth’s resignation rasies pertinent questions


July 11th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Just when it seemed Indian hockey has turned the corner and is looking ahead, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) appointed technical adviser Ric Charleworth has pushed ... Read more...

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Chaos rules Indian hockey team in Malaysia


May 10th, 2008 - 11:21 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Chaos continued to prevail in Indian hockey with assistant coach Ramesh Parameswaran Saturday becoming the latest to return home even as the team stumbled from one defeat ... Read more...

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Pargat Singh appointed manager for Azlan Shah


May 7th, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Pargat Singh was Wednesday appointed manager of the Indian team to play in the Azlan Shah hockey tournament as R K Shetty, along with observer Joaquim Carvalho ... Read more...

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