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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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Olympic boxing: Italy’s Mangiacapre, Mongolia’s Uranchimeg take bronze


August 10th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy's Vincenzo Mangiacapre and Mongolia's Munkh-Erdene Uranchimeg won bronze in the men's Olympic 64kg boxing here Friday after losing their semi-finals.Cuba's Roniel Iglseias Sotolongo and ... Read more...

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Chelsea manager Villas-Boas gets the sack


March 4th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Chelsea have sacked manager Andre Villas-Boas after just eight months at the helm of the London football club.Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich got the services of ... Read more...

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Djokovic, new king of tennis in 2011


December 21st, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 21 (IANS) With three Grand Slam and five Masters titles, the world number one ranking, a 70-6 win-loss record and a record prize money haul of $12.6 ... Read more...

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Allen to have baby shower


October 19th, 2011 - 1:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Lily Allen has revealed she is having a baby shower this week.The "Smile" singer is in the latter stages of her pregnancy and to celebrate her ... Read more...

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Venezuela’s soccer saga: From behind India to Latino powerhouse


September 1st, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) Venezuela, which 12 years ago lagged even below India in the FIFA rankings, has risen like the proverbial phoenix to become a major South American ... Read more...

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US Open: Sania loses, Paes-Bhupathi, Bopanna-Qureshi advance


August 31st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza lost a thrilling women's singles first round match while compatriots Leander Peas and Mahesh Bhupathi along with Rohan Bopanna and his ... Read more...

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Sketches of Hitler’s artist who erased name from files post war up for grabs


April 4th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 04 (ANI): The sketches of one of Adolf Hitler's official artists, who erased his name from the records in shame after the World War II, are now being bought to ... Read more...

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England will have to play intelligent cricket to beat Sri Lanka: Strauss


March 26th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar. 26 (ANI): England skipper Andrew Strauss has said that his team will have to play intelligent cricket to beat Sri Lanka in Saturday's final World Cup quarterfinal match at the ... Read more...

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Gooch backs England’s ’scrappers’ to come good in later stages of World Cup


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar. 22 (ANI): England batting coach Graham Gooch believes the team is peaking at the right time in the 2011 World Cup.Though most are skeptical about England's form going into the ... Read more...

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Jolie, Pitt not adopting Haitian child


February 12th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have dismissed rumours that they are about to adopt a child from Hiati.The couple was said to be in the 'latter stages' ... Read more...

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Memory storage process ‘more complex than previously thought’


February 1st, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 01 (ANI): New York University neuroscientists have found that the process we use to store memories is more complex than previously thought.Their research underscores the challenges in addressing memory-related ailments, ... Read more...

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Indian team to pose ‘biggest threat’ in upcoming World Cup: Pak players


January 31st, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 31(ANI): Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal and fast bowler Sohail Tanvir feel that India will be the biggest threat for all the teams in the World Cup, starting on February 19."I ... Read more...

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IPL owners ignore Anderson, seven other England Ashes heroes


January 10th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan.10 (ANI): Indian Premier League (IPL) owners have ignored fast bowler James Anderson and seven other Ashes winning England players in the two-day auction for the fourth edition of the event.Of ... Read more...

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Fish oil during pregnancy ‘does not cut risk of post-natal depression’


October 20th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): There is no evidence to confirm that taking fish oil during pregnancy reduces the risk of post-natal depression, according to a new study from the University of Adelaide.Professor ... Read more...

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Schumacher says sorry to Barrichello for Hungarian Grand Prix squeeze


August 27th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.27 (ANI): Seven time world motor racing champion Michael Schumacher has texted Rubens Barrichello an apology for nearly running the Brazilian into the pit wall during the Hungarian Grand Prix.The ... Read more...

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Sacked coach Miles Maclagan to become No.1: Murray


July 29th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 29 (ANI): World No.4 Andy Murray has claimed that he had to sack coach Miles Maclagan if he was to become number one in tennis.Murray sacked his coach Maclagan ... Read more...

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Ferdinand hopes to shut out heartbreaks of last 3 WC campaigns in final foray


June 3rd, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3(ANI): England captain Rio Ferdinand insists that he has had enough World Cup heartaches, having previously failed thrice to capture football's ultimate treasure.Ferdinand will arrive in South Africa on Thursday ... Read more...

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Mexico looking for the right mixture (Group A team profile)


May 26th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 26 (DPA) Latin American hopefuls Mexico head to their fifth consecutive World Cup this June, and their second in the last three instalments under the stewardship of manager Javier ... Read more...

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Real Madrid may bid 30-million pounds for unhappy Gerrard


May 7th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): Spanish football giants Real Madrid have reportedly made discreet enquiries about England and Liverpool mid-fielder Steven Gerrard, and according to club sources, are ready to buy him ... Read more...

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Hughes shoulder dislocation provides opportunity for others


May 7th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 7 (ANI): Australian left-hand opening batsman Phil Hughes has dislocated his shoulder during off-season training, and is now hoping that the next man in the queue for places in the ... Read more...

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Ferguson right to gamble on playing injured Rooney: Capello


April 15th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15 (ANI): England manager Fabio Capello has said that Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson was right to gamble by playing Wayne Rooney against Bayern Munich last week.The ... Read more...

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Man U, Arsenal’s Champions League ouster not good for Chelsea: Ancelotti


April 9th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9(ANI): Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti fears his club's title hopes are at risk after Manchester United and Arsenal stormed out of the Champions League.Chelsea leads United and Arsenal at ... Read more...

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Styris, Nathan McCullum likely to miss Napier ODI against Australia


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Napier, Mar 2(ANI): New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori has indicated that Scott Styris and Nathan McCullum may have to sit outside for the opening game of the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy ODI series ... Read more...

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Rooney brushes aside talks of burn out ahead of World Cup


February 21st, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): England's ace striker Wayne Rooney has brushed aside talk of burn-out before arriving to South Africa for World Cup, as he is on course to play nearly ... Read more...

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Moving county season forward by a week can resolve ECB, Champions League scheduling clash: Modi


February 12th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.12 (ANI): Champions League Chairman Lalit MOdi has said that if the England and Wales Cricket Board moves the English cricket county season forward by a week, it can resolve an ... Read more...

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UK Premier League second best: Messi


December 22nd, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 22 (ANI): The Premier League is the second best, and Spain's La Liga is the strongest on the planet, claimed World Player of The Year 2009 Lionel Messi.Barcelona's Messi, 22, ... Read more...

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Fergie thinks four-horse race for Premier League title would be “fantastic”


December 19th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 19 (ANI): Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson insists that a four-horse race for the Premier League title would be 'fantastic'."The history of the league suggests that eventually it ... Read more...

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Fergie thinks four-horse race at Premier League would be fantastic


December 19th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 19 (ANI): Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson insists that a four-horse race for the Premier League title would be 'fantastic'."The history of the league suggests that eventually it ... Read more...

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Kiwis face setback with fresh O’Brien injury


December 9th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Napier (New Zealand), Dec.9 (ANI): New Zealand's chances of securing a series victory over Pakistan in the final cricket test against Pakistan to be played here, have received a setback with fast ... Read more...

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New observations by astronomers deepen mystery about star-like Suns


December 8th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 8 (ANI): An extensive study made with ESO's (European Southern Observatory's) Very Large Telescope deepens a long-standing mystery in the study of stars similar to the Sun.Unusual year-long variations in ... Read more...

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Coach Nielsen fears that Clarke will have dodgy back for a lifetime


October 21st, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct.21 (ANI): Australian cricket team coach Time Nielsen has said that he fears that captain-in-waiting Michael Clarke will be hampered by recurring back problems for the rest of his career.Though Clarke ... Read more...

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After Honda, now BMW set to quit Formula One


July 29th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) After Japanese car giant Honda, German manufacturer BMW is all set to become the second team to quit the Formula One circuit. The Daily Telegraph reported Wednesday that BMW ... Read more...

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Gargantuan dinos the ‘couch potatoes’ of prehistoric world


July 7th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): A new research has determined that due to their huge sizes, dinosaurs were the 'couch potatoes' of the prehistoric world.According to a report in the Telegraph, the ... Read more...

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Roddick, Hewitt fire memories as Murray goes through


June 28th, 2009 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (DPA) One-time Wimbledon standouts Andy Roddick and Lleyton Hewitt re-lived the past with solid victories to move into the second week Saturday. They were joined by British hero Andy ... Read more...

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