last gasp

Italy beat Malta 2-0 in World Cup qualifier


September 12th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 12 (IANS) Italy wrenched a less convincing 2-0 win over Malta at home to chalk up their first win in the 2014 football World Cup qualifiers.Mattia Destro opened ... Read more...

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Spain surprise Russia in Chess Olympiad


August 12th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 12 (IANS) Spain found an unlikely hero in FIDE Master Desnjose Candalija who helped them upset top seed and defending champions Russia in the third round of World ... Read more...

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Le Clos sends out warning to Phelps


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) South African Chad le Clos sounded out a warning to Michael Phelps that he will again be the man to beat if the American wants ... Read more...

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Corinthians draw with Boca in Libertadores final


June 28th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 28 (IANS) Substitute Romarinho scored a precious late equalizer as Corinthians earned a 1-1 away draw against Boca Juniors in the Copa Libertadores final first leg ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Last-gasp Navas goal sends Spain through, Croatia out


June 19th, 2012 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
Gdansk (Poland), June 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A nervous Spain left it late to beat Croatia with a Jesus Navas strike for a 1-0 win that books their place in ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Portugal beating Denmark a ‘just’ result, says coach


June 14th, 2012 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Lviv, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Portugal more than deserved their 3-2 win against Denmark at Euro 2012, coach Paulo Bento said.Portugal had to rely on a last-gasp strike from substitute ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Coach Olsen laments ‘unlucky’ Danes


June 14th, 2012 - 2:13 am ICT by IANS
Lviv, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Denmark coach Morten Olsen has praised his players for their performances in Wednesday's last-gasp 3-2 defeat to Portugal. Portugal stole all three points three minutes ... Read more...

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‘Last-gasp IPL thrillers stressful for players, spectators’


May 18th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) all-rounder Albie Morkel says last-gasp thrillers in the Indian Premier League can be stressful for both players and spectators. Everyone ... Read more...

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NBA Recap: February 22nd 2012


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Jazz were left utterly shuttered after they were taken out with a buzz beater from Timberwolves’ Luke Ridnour. The last gasp throw meant the Wolves ... Read more...

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Tunisia reach quarters in African Nations Cup


January 28th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, Jan 28 (IANS) Tunisia's Carthage Eagles qualified for the quarter-finals of the African Nations Cup after beating Niger 2-1 in Libreville, Gabon.Tunisia beat Morocco in 2-1 Monday, becoming the ... Read more...

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Terry’s last-gasp block helps Chelsea to draw with Spurs


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Chelsea captain John Terry blocked Tottenham Hotspur's last shot with a desperate slide tackle late Thursday night and earned the Blues a 1-1 away draw in ... Read more...

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Stoke City stun Tottenham in EPL, Sunderland stage dramatic win


December 12th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) The 11-game unbeaten Tottenham Hotspur were stunned 1-2 by Stoke City in the English Premier League Sunday while Sunderland snatched a dramatic comeback victory to gift ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: India sans Sameer Naik in must-win match against Bhutan


December 4th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Having started their title-defence with a 1-1 draw against Afganistan, holders India are in a must-win situation against Bhutan in their second game of the ... Read more...

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Juventus beat Lazio to reach top of Italian Serie A


November 27th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 27 (IANS) Juventus extended their unbeaten streak in the Italian Serie A football with a 1-0 win at Lazio.The visitors scored the sole goal of the match through ... Read more...

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Mary Ann pockets title in National Chess


November 9th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 9 (IANS) Woman Grandmaster Mary Ann Gomes of the Airports Authority of India, Kolkata, emerged champion in the Velammal 38th women's National Premier chess championship here Wednesday as ... Read more...

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Rooney scores, but leaves Chelsea swearing and cursing


April 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 7 (ANI): Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney left Chelsea swearing and cursing last night.Rooney, facing a two-match ban for foul and abusive language, grabbed a 24th-minute winner to give ... Read more...

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Uttarkhand, Services in quarters of National Volleyball


December 15th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) Uttarkhand and Services scrambled into the men's quarterfinals with last gasp victories in their respective league matches in the Velammal Silver Jubilee Senior National Volleyball Championships here Wednesday.Uttarkhand ... Read more...

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Silica on mars volcano indicates wet and cozy past on ‘Red Planet’


November 1st, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 01 (ANI): Three billion years old light-coloured piles of hydrated silica on a volcanic cone are the evidence of most recent habitable microenvironments on Mars, observes NASA.NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter ... Read more...

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Hamilton still not ready to accept defeat


October 14th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton has said that he still in the title race, as he hopes for a miracle.The British driver looks set to miss out on ... Read more...

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Stephanie Rice apologizes over homophobic tweet


September 6th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 6 (ANI): World record swimmer Stephanie Rice has apologized following her homophobic tweet over the Wallabies' victory over South Africa.After the Wallabies' last-gasp win over South Africa on Saturday night, ... Read more...

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Troubles behind, India promises ‘best ever’ Commonwealth Games


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Sceptics wrote it off as an organisational disaster and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had to make a personal intervention, but the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Gyan vows to bounce back after shock penalty miss


July 3rd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 3 (DPA) Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan has vowed to bounce back from a penalty miss that eventually denied the Black Stars a historic World Cup semi-final berth. The Friday quarter-final with ... Read more...

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Obama, US mourn painful extra-time loss to Ghana


June 27th, 2010 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington/Toronto, June 27 (DPA) US President Barack Obama was on the edge of his seat as he tried to catch the final minutes of extra time in Saturday's World Cup match ... Read more...

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Ghana enters quarter final with 2-1 win over US (Roundup)


June 27th, 2010 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 27 (DPA) Ghana became only the third African side ever to reach a World Cup quarter-final Saturday as they beat the United States 2-1 in a dramatic match ... Read more...

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Donovan’s last gasp goal beats Algeria as US win group (Lead)


June 23rd, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, June 23 (DPA) Landon Donovan struck in stoppage time as the United States jumped off the World Cup death-bed to first place in Group C with a 1-0 victory over Algeria. The ... Read more...

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In-form Mexico beat still unfit Italy


June 4th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 4 (DPA) Mexico displayed a fast and entertaining game as they beat world champions Italy 2-1 Thursday in Brussels a week ahead of their debut at the 2010 World Cup ... Read more...

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Chelsea’s Lampard admits Scholes’ Man u’s last-gasp stunner spooked his side


April 21st, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Chelsea star Frank Lampard has accepted that Paul Scholes' last-gasp stunner in the Manchester derby spooked his side, but guaranteed that Chelsea would still lift the title.England ... Read more...

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Scholes is a legend, says Man U teammate Fletcher


April 21st, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Hailing Manchester United teammate Paul Scholes performance, midfielder Darren Fletcher has described him as a legend.Scholes scored United's last-gasp winner in the derby victory over bitter rivals ... Read more...

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Scholes best player at ghosting the opposition box: Fergie


April 18th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.18 (ANI): Manchester United coach Sir Alex Ferguson thinks there is no better player at ghosting into the opposition box than Paul Scholes.The veteran midfielder celebrated his new one-year contract ... Read more...

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Roo’s absence won’t stop Man U’s Champions League title quest: Fergie


March 31st, 2010 - 10:51 am ICT by ANI
Munich (Germany), Mar.31 (ANI): A defiant Alex Ferguson on Tuesday insisted that Manchester United will win the Champions League even without injured striker Wayne Rooney.Fergie suffered a double nightmare here as ... Read more...

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Top US senator’s wife, daughter, injured in accident


March 12th, 2010 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington , March 12 (DPA) The wife of US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was in serious condition after a car accident Thursday in Virginia that also injured his daughter.Landra Reid, ... Read more...

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Bendtner’s hat-trick sends Arsenal into quarter-finals


March 10th, 2010 - 5:28 am ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (DPA) Nicklas Bendtner scored a superb hat-trick as Arsenal produced a virtuoso performance to crush Porto 5-0 to storm into the quarter-finals of the Champions League Tuesday. Trailing 2-1 ... Read more...

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James Morrison Promises A Comeback Blast


February 25th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Albion midfielder James Morrison is all geared to throw in some sparks as he plans a comeback this season for Albion. James Morrison had taken a ... Read more...

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Mourinho keeps his cool after ban


February 25th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 25 (DPA) Despite his experience and charisma, this week could be the time when Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho learnt to keep his cool on the bench. His exemplary composure ... Read more...

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AC Milan only chasers of Inter Milan after win at Juventus


January 11th, 2010 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 11 (DPA) AC Milan remained the only plausible chasers of runaway Serie A leaders Inter Milan after a 3-0 win secured late Sunday at Juventus through an opener from ... Read more...

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