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Kuranyi puts faith in Petrescu to rescue Dynamo


August 20th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dynamo Moscow's German striker Kevin Kuranyi believes new coach Dan Petrescu has what it takes to rescue Dynamo after a disastrous start to the season.Ex-Chelsea ... Read more...

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Dynamo slump continues with defeat against Terek


August 19th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dynamo Moscow's disastrous start to the Russian football season continued with a fifth defeat in five league games as a brace from Maciej Rybus ... Read more...

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Everton sign Belgium striker Mirallas


August 19th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Everton have signed Belgium forward Kevin Mirallas from Greek side Olympiacos on a four-year deal, the English Premier League side said Sunday.Mirallas, 24, will not ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: Jittery India suffer third defeat


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) A jittery India crashed to a 2-5 defeat against Germany for their third straight reverse in Group B of the Olympic men's hockey competition here Friday.The ... Read more...

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Russia’s foreign quota complicates my task: Capello


July 18th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello says the Russian Premier League's liberal quota on foreign players means young talent is being squeezed out of the top tier, complicating ... Read more...

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Anzhi plead fans not to bury European dream


July 17th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala have issued a plea to their supporters not to spoil their chances of staging European football at their home stadium in ... 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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Criscito flies to Italy for match-fixing hearing


July 15th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zenit St. Petersburg left-back Domenico Criscito flew to Rome Sunday to face match-fixing questions from the Italian football federation.Criscito was dropped from Italy's Euro 2012 ... Read more...

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Anzhi stars upset at UEFA stadium ban: Boussoufa


July 12th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 12 (IANS/IANS RIA Novosti) Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala's star-studded team is upset at UEFA's decision to ban the team from playing Europa League games at their home stadium, Anzhi's ... Read more...

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Anzhi fans to protest UEFA ban: Spokesman


July 5th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anzhi Makhachkala supporters are to hold a demonstration on Saturday to protest UEFA's decision to strip the club of hosting rights for Europa League games, ... 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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Anzhi unfit to host Europa League games: UEFA


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European football's governing body UEFA has proclaimed the Russian province of Dagestan is unfit to hold Europa League football matches for Russian Premier League side ... Read more...

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Azlan Shah Cup: India stun Britain to clinch bronze


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), June 3 (IANS) Five-time champions India bounced back from a goal down to beat tournament favourites Great Britain 3-1 and clinch the bronze medal in the Sultan Azlan ... Read more...

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IPL: Lucky Super Kings take on upbeat Mumbai Indians Wednesday


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) Two-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK), which made it to the play-offs from behind after home team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) forfeited its chance, will take ... Read more...

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Hilfenhaus made the difference: Hussey


May 13th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) While heaping praise on Ben Hilfenhaus whose spell of 3 for 14 spearheaded Chennai Super Kings' victory over Delhi Daredevils here Saturday, fellow-Aussie Michael Hussey said ... Read more...

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Aguero dreams of winning more EPL titles for Man City


May 10th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Manchester City's Argentinian star Sergio Aguero has expressed his desire to win more English Premier League (EPL) titles for his club.City will clinch their first title ... Read more...

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Roma’s Lamela banned for spitting


April 24th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 24 (IANS) AS Roma player Erik Lamela received a three-match suspension after a spitting accident during Sunday's Italian Serie A football match at Turin.The Argentine midfielder spat at ... Read more...

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Kohli relaxed going into IPL


April 5th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 5 (IANS) India's in-form batsman Virat Kohli says he is a lot more relaxed going into the Indian Premier League-V than the last season.The 23-year-old has been ... Read more...

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Hockey Olympic qualifier: Final can be tight, but India should win (Preview)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) By design or by accident, India are playing France Sunday in a match that matters the most in the men's hockey qualifiers here for the ... Read more...

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Bellerive Oval doesn’t seem to miss Ponting


February 24th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart (Australia), Feb 24 (IANS) Some Tasmanians may believe former skipper Ricky Ponting deserved a One-Day International farewell at his home ground Bellerive Oval, yet a near-capacity crowd turned up ... Read more...

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Benzema to be out of action with groin injury


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 23 (IANS) Real Madrid will be without French striker Karim Benzema for around three weeks after he picked up a groin injury in his side's 1-1 draw away ... Read more...

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Chelsea eye Torres swap deal


February 17th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Chelsea are ready to swap their 50 million pound Spanish striker Fernando Torres for Athletico Madrid's Colombian striker Radamel Falcao.Torres joined Chelsea from Liverpool on ... 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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Three more added to the list of corrupt referees


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dandong (China), Dec 22 (IANS) Three more names were added to the list of corrupt soccer referees after their under-trial colleague Zhou Weixin confessed that they had taken bribes ... Read more...

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Pattinson, Siddle nursing niggles, but sure to play Test


December 16th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 16 (IANS) Australian fast bowlers James Pattinson and Peter Siddle both have niggles and their injuries are being carefully monitored to make sure they are fit for the ... Read more...

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Windies assistant coach Williams appointed national selector


December 9th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Dec 9 (IANS/CMC) West Indies assistant cricket coach David Williams has been made a senior national selector.The 48-year old Williams, a former Trinidad & Tobago (T&T;) captain and ... Read more...

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David Beckham wins the MLS Comeback Player of the Year Award


November 15th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Nov 15 (IANS) David Beckham has boosted his chances of representing England in the Euro 2012. The US Major League Soccer (MLS) announced Los Angeles Galaxy's midfielder as ... Read more...

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Sven-Goran Eriksson quits Leicester


October 25th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has left Leicester following the club's mediocre start to the season.Much was expected of the Foxes after an outlay of more than 10 ... Read more...

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Dalgish to discuss poor refereeing with Liverpool owners


September 11th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Frustrated with poor officiating, manager Kenny Dalglish will be consulting Liverpool onwers on tackling the problems with refereeing decisions.Dalglish felt that referee Mark Clattenburg was ... Read more...

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Liverpool all set to dump Joe Cole


April 25th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): Liverpool is likely to dump Joe Cole as the former England playmaker has struggled to make an impact at Anfield since signing as a free agent from Chelsea ... Read more...

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Man City ready to give 30 million pound to get Sanchez


April 16th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): Manchester City is ready to spend 30 million pound on Alexis Sanchez this summer to replace their star striker Carlos Tevez.City fears Tevez will leave at the ... Read more...

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We had started preparing one-and-a-half years ago: Dhoni


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) After leading India to their second World Cup triumph with an unbeaten 91, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said Saturday his team had peaked at ... Read more...

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Chelsea posses best attack of Premier League: Ancelotti


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.2 (ANI): Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has said that his Manchester United counterpart Sir Alex Ferguson can keep Wayne Rooney, as his team has the best attack in the Premier ... Read more...

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Mancini not sure of keeping Man City job


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is not sure of retaining his job if the club fails to qualify for the Champions League.City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak at ... Read more...

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Smith pleased with South Africa’s spin attack


March 24th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) Known for their fierce pace battery, South Africa have ridden on the guiles of their spinners to bowl out every opposition in this edition of the ... Read more...

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