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India go down to Britain in Olympic warm-up hockey


May 4th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) They lost their second straight match in the four-nation hockey tournament to test facilities for 2012 London Olympics but India seemed to be coming to grips ... Read more...

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Real Madrid beat Levante, clear toppers on La Liga chart


February 13th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 13 (IANS) Real Madrid has moved 10 points clear of FC Barcelona at the top of the Spanish La Liga football standings, thanks to a 4-2 home win ... Read more...

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Dwyer receives FIH ‘Player of the year’ award


December 10th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 10 (IANS) Australian hockey superstar Jamie Dwyer was honoured with the men's FIH Player of the Year for 2011 while compatriot Matthew Swann won the Young Player award.It ... 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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Hockeyroos further depleted, McGurk pulls out


September 27th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Australia's women's hockey team, the defending champions, will be without their key defender Kobie McGurk for the Oct 3-14 Comonwealth Games. McGurk has pulled out due ... Read more...

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Dutch looking to paint South Africa orange (Team Profile)


November 28th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Nov 28 (DPA) Only a few countries can match the Netherlands for its football quality, but the nation of Johan Cruyff, Ruud Gullit and Marco van Basten is yet to ... Read more...

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Bhutia-Chettri combination to start against Kyrgyzstan


August 22nd, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) As anticipated, ace striker Sunil Chettri will partner skipper Bhaichung Bhutia in the crucial ONGC Nehru Cup match against Kyrgyzstan here Sunday. India coach Bob Houghton said Saturday ... Read more...

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Troubled Ancelotti gets ultimatum from AC Milan


March 4th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 4 (DPA) AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani sent a clear message to coach Carlo Ancelotti, saying he is only certain to keep his job if the Devils retain their current ... Read more...

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