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`Macho’ Camacho to have show on YouTube channel


September 19th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) Former Puerto Rican boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho will have his own programme on YouTube's NuevOn channel on which his fans will be able to follow the ... Read more...

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I’ll retire if I don’t get fights: Holyfield


September 12th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Heavyweight boxing legend Evander Holyfield will end his 28-year professional career if he fails to line up a fight by the end of the year.Four-time ... Read more...

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Zenit can win Champions League in two years: Malafeev


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zenit St. Petersburg are capable of lifting the Champions League within two years, the Russian champions' goalkeeper Vyacheslav Malafeev said.Zenit's greatest achievement to date ... Read more...

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Olympics: Menezes warns Brazil about complacency against Honduras


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes has warned his team about the dangers of complacency in Saturday's Olympic football quarterfinal match against Honduras.According to Menezes, Honduras deserves respect ... Read more...

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Olympics badminton: South Korean appeal rejected


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An appeal by four South Korean badminton players against their disqualification from the Olympics for match-fixing has been rejected, the head of the Badminton World ... Read more...

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Olympic football: Brazil’s coach may bring changes to team


July 31st, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Brazil's Olympic football coach Mano Menezes has revealed he is likely to make changes to the team that will face New Zealand in Newcastle Wednesday.Having picked ... Read more...

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Olympics badminton: Jwala-Diju suffer second straight defeat


July 29th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) India's Jwala Gutta and V. Diju jeopardised their chances of making the knockout round in the badminton mixed doubles event at the London Olympics after suffering ... Read more...

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‘Blind’ archer helps set Olympics’ first world record (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World records started to tumble even before the opening ceremony of the London Olympics Friday, with a legally blind South Korean archer the star.Im Dong-Hyun ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy format tweaked a second time in 10 years


July 16th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday put its seal on restructuring domestic cricket as recommended by its technical committee headed by Sourav Ganguly.The Board of Control ... Read more...

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Boxing may replace European football in volatile Dagestan


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian boxing promoter Vladimir Hrunov has vowed to give sports fans in the southern region of Dagestan something to shout about after the local football ... Read more...

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‘Povetkin-Huck rematch impossible’


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) It is "impossible" that WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck will step into the ring this month for a rematch with WBA heavyweight regular champion Alexander ... Read more...

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Ganguly-led technical committee calls for Ranji overhaul


June 12th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) The Sourav Ganguly-led technical committee of the Indian cricket board Tuesday called for overhauling the Ranji Trophy and recommended doing away with the Elite and Plate ... Read more...

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Deco prefers Libertadores to Champions League medals


April 19th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 19 (IANS) Star midfielder Deco says he would swap his Champions League winners' medals for a Copa Libertadores triumph with Brazilian club Fluminense.When asked what ... Read more...

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Flamengo players in tears after exit from Copa Libertadores


April 17th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 17 (IANS) Former Barcelona playmaker Ronaldinho said that Flamengo's players were in tears following their elimination from the Copa Libertadores.Despite winning their final group match against ... Read more...

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Internacional defeat Ceramica in Rio championship


April 15th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 15 (IANS) Brazil striker Leandro Damiao scored his 15th goal in 19 games to help Internacional defeat Ceramica 3-0 in the Rio championship.The 22-year-old could have ... Read more...

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WSH: Karnataka Lions shock Punjab


March 24th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 23 (IANS) Former India goalkeeper Devesh Chauhan saved the blushes for Karnataka Lions who stumbled to a 2-1 win against leaders Sher-E-Punjab in the World Series Hockey tournament ... Read more...

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We played to the plan: Johan Botha


September 25th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Following the 50-run win over South Australian Redbacks in the Champions League Twenty20 Sunday, Warriors captain Johan Botha said his team played to the plan and ... Read more...

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Prachi Desai dumps Kannada superstar’s Bollywood debut


August 20th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Kannada cinema's teen idol Diganth got a taste of Bollywood's temperamental diva brigade when Prachi Desai, riding high since the success of "Once Upon A ... Read more...

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Federation Cup prelims in Kolkata from Sep 8


August 13th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Seven teams from various states will lock horns in the preliminary phase of the Federation Cup football tournament which kicks off here Sep 8.The teams ... Read more...

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Senior national hockey championship in Bhopal June 10-19


May 26th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The senior national hockey championship will be held at Bhopal from June 10 to 19.This is the first senior national championship organised by Hockey India ... Read more...

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Junior Davis Cup: India beat Sri Lanka 3-0


April 20th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) India registered their first victory in the junior Davis Cup with a 3-0 win over Sri Lanka in the Asia-Oceania Junior Davis Cup at ... Read more...

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Amarnath confident of India victory at Wankhede (Interview)


April 1st, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Mohinder "Jimmy" Amarnath knows what it is to play in a cricket World Cup final and win it too. He is confident that Mahendra ... Read more...

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Ex-PCB chief asks India, Pak players to avoid clashes during World Cup semi-final


March 28th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 28(ANI): Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Shaharyar Khan has urged players of both India and Pakistan to avoid clashes during Wednesday's World Cup semi-final at Mohali's Punjab Cricket Association ... Read more...

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Chokers tag puts pressure on players: South African coach


March 27th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 27 (IANS) Outgoing South Africa coach Corrie Van Zyl Sunday admitted that their perennial chokers tag creates pressure on the team and asked the fans to stand by ... Read more...

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Centuries from Dilshan, Tharanga knock England out of World Cup (Roundup)


March 27th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 26 (IANS) Tillakaratne Dilshan and Upul Tharanga hammered unbeaten centuries as Sri Lanka crushed England by 10 wickets to march into the World Cup semi-final in style here ... Read more...

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Hope for infertile men as scientists grow test-tube sperm


March 24th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): Japanese scientists have accomplished a feat thought to be impossible - for the first time, they have produced fertile mammalian sperm in a test tube.The technique holds significant ... Read more...

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Possible India-Pakistan clash not on Afridi’s mind now


March 22nd, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 22 (IANS) A mouth-watering India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal clash would be a reality if the sub-continental arch-rivals win their respective quarterfinal outings, but the possible mega battle is ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan can set up World Cup semifinal


March 21st, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) An India-Pakistan encounter has invariably been a high point at the cricket World Cup ever since the two clashed for the first time in 1992 ... Read more...

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Can South Africa break their World cup jinx?


March 21st, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 21 (IANS) South Africa look the team to beat in the 2011 Cricket World Cup after their impressive showing in the group stage. They have played to a ... Read more...

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Halle Berry kisses Muhammad Ali at fundraising event


March 21st, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 21 (ANI): Hollywood actress Halle Berry planted a kiss on three-time World Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali's cheek at a glittering fundraising event.The Oscar-winning actress was a total knockout as ... Read more...

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Raina, Ashwin likely to play, hints Dhoni


March 19th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Saturday gave enough indications that both Suresh Raina and Ravichandran Ashwin will play against the West Indies Sunday in their ... Read more...

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We have nothing to lose against South Africa: Porterfield


March 14th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) In a must-win situation in their two remaining group matches to remain afloat for the World Cup knockout round, Ireland skipper William Porterfield Monday said his ... Read more...

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Bangla skipper vows to seek entry into WC 2011 knockout phase


March 12th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Chittagong (Bangladesh), Mar. 12 (ANI): Bangladesh cricket captain Shakib Al Hasan has vowed to "fight to the end" to secure an entry into the World Cup knockout phase after his team's dramatic ... Read more...

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Akram backs Afridi’s ‘Pak should not play WC quarterfinal in India’ statement


March 4th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 4(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi is correct in saying that his team should top the World Cup group A to avoid playing its quarterfinal match in India, former skipper ... Read more...

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Jennifer Hudson gets manager to hold her Oscar dress train!


March 1st, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 1 (ANI): Jennifer Hudson had to engage a man to help her with her dress to make her way into the Oscar awards night.The Oscar winner had ... Read more...

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