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Former Brazil star Dida considers comeback


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 23 (IANS) Retired former Brazil and AC Milan goalkeeper Dida could make a comeback to football after being offered a contract by local club Portuguesa.The ... Read more...

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Simmons keen to play in ODIs against England


May 9th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), May 9 (IANS/CMC) Fit-again West Indies batsman Lendl Simmons is targeting a comeback against England in the upcoming limited-overs series next month.The right-handed stroke-maker returned to action ... Read more...

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Rwanda striker joins Belgium’s Antwerp FC


March 4th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kigali (Rwanda), March 4 (IANS) Belgium's second league side Antwerp FC have signed striker Salomon Nirisarike from Rwandan club Isonga FC in a two-year deal.The 18-year-old Rwandan soccer player passed ... Read more...

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Zambian striker Kangwa’s move to South Africa collapses


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka, Feb 23 (IANS) Zambian striker Evans Kangwa's move to South Africa Premier Football League champions Orlando Piragtes has collapsed.Kangwa's local club Nkana has confirmed that the South African team, ... Read more...

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Mahesh Gawli retires from international football


December 26th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) India defender Mahesh Gawli Monday announced his retirement from international football after a career lasting more than a decade. The Goan, however, will continue to ... Read more...

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Fugitive US hijacker George Wright caught in Portugal


September 28th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Lisbon, Sept 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Portuguese officials have announced that they have arrested a fugitive US hijacker in the country. George Wright was part of a group who hijacked a Delta Airlines ... Read more...

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Sourabh, a badminton star in the making


April 28th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Sourabh Verma's sterling performance at the India Open Super Series has come as a breath of fresh air. The youngster from Madhya Pradesh showed enough ... Read more...

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CPI-M leader killed by Maoists in West Midnapore


January 7th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) A Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader in West Bengal's West Midnapore district was abducted and killed by Maoists, police said Friday."Dilip Mahato, secretary of CPI-M's Jambedia branch ... Read more...

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Kelly Osbourne And Miley Cyrus To Do A Sorority Comedy Film “So Undercover” Together


December 15th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that no controversy is going to slow down "Hannah Montana" girl Miley Cyrus. The "Can't Be Tamed" singer and Kelly Osbourne are presently busy ... Read more...

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Maradona’s China visit fuels coaching rumors


November 10th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 10 (ANI): Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has signed on as an anchorman for a charity activity in Hefei, the capital of east China's Anhui Province, fuelling rumors that he ... Read more...

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Unrequited passion for playing cricket encouraged me to take up umpiring: Aleem Dar


October 18th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 18(ANI): Umpire Aleem Dar has said that his fierce desire to play for the Pakistan team not being fulfilled was the reason behind his decision to take up umpiring."I realized ... Read more...

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England paddler’s mother wishes an India cap for him


October 12th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Table tennis player Andrew Baggaley is here representing England in the Commonwealth Games. But mother Yvonne Baggaley, who left India at the age of 19, ... Read more...

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‘Robin Hood’ boy breaks 3 world archery records


August 21st, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) A British teenager inspired by Robin Hood, a skilled archer popular in British legend, has set a world record in archery by shooting an arrow nearly 500 metres. Zak ... Read more...

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I am not entirely Test match fit: Yousuf


August 15th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15(ANI): Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf has confessed that he is nowhere near being match fit for Test cricket ahead of the third match against England, starting from August 18 at ... Read more...

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Yousuf rules out coming out of retirement


June 27th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 27 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Yousuf has ruled out coming out of retirement, however he would keep himself associated with the game at the domestic level.Yousuf, who had retired ... Read more...

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New London Olympic site was once a POW camp for Germans


June 20th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Britain's new Olympic site was once a prisoner of war camp for captured Germans including members of the SS and Nazi U-Boat crews.A Sunday Express report revealed that ... Read more...

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Wayne Rooney Issued Warning To Keep His Cool During World Cup


June 8th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Wayne Rooney has been issued a warning to keep his cool during the World Cup 2010 which is to be played at South Africa. Reportedly, the English striker was ... Read more...

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Russian town plans to ban heavy-metal for being “satanic”


May 21st, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): A Russian town is trying to introduce a ban on heavy-metal music because, bizarrely enough, officials believe that it is "satanic" in nature.Their certitude is based on a ... Read more...

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Manna Dey not impressed by Rehman’s ‘Vande Mataram’


April 11th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 11 (IANS) A.R. Rahman's "Vande Mataram" might have earned him unprecedented fame and glory while "Jai Ho" might have earned him the ultimate - Oscar. However, both these pieces of ... Read more...

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Maoists open fire in West Bengal village, three injured


January 30th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Three villagers were injured when armed Maoist guerrillas attacked a local club in West Midnapore district of West Bengal, police said Saturday. Eight rebels opened fire at the villagers ... Read more...

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Netherlands team arrive to play practice matches


November 27th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 27 (IANS) The Netherlands national cricket team arrived here Friday to play some practice matches against a local club. The 14-member team will play four 50-over matches and two Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Chile’s Chances To Play FIFA World Cup 2010 At Stake


November 27th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Asuncion, Paraguay, Nov. 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Its more than a decade that the Chile football team has last played the matches of the FIFA World Cup. Though the South American ... Read more...

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Manipur’s Sharmila in 10th year of fasting, judicial custody


November 5th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 5 (IANS) Human rights activist Irom Sharmila, jailed since 2000 for resorting to a hunger strike against alleged rights violations by security forces in Manipur, stepped into the 10th year ... Read more...

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JCT pip Bagan 2-1 in I-League


October 8th, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 8 (IANS) JCT Mills, Phagwara, continued their early sparkle to prevail 2-1 over Mohun Bagan in an I-League soccer match marred by poor supervision here Thursday. Penn Ikechukwu Orji and Baljit ... Read more...

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Mob sets fire to Vedic Village


August 24th, 2009 - 12:36 am ICT by IBNS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IBNS) Irate mob set fire to the Vedic Village-a luxurious tourist resort on the outskirts of Kolkata, Sunday night after a clash over a local football match. The main ... Read more...

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Eunuchs cricket team comfortably beat local club in Pakistan


August 22nd, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 22(ANI): In a first of a kind cricket match played between a team of eunuchs and a team of young men from a local club in Pakistan's Sukkur city, the ... Read more...

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Pak women become cautious after a legislator steals credit cards to buy jewellery


July 14th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 14 (ANI): Women from all strata of Pakistani society have become cautious after a woman legislator belonging to PML-N Shumaila Rana allegedly stole credit cards and bought jewellery and clothes ... Read more...

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Ron Jeremy to open swingers’ club in Portland, Ore


June 8th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jun 8 (ANI): American pornographic actor Ron Jeremy has decided to open a swingers' club after his waistline started expanding and his career as a porn star started dwindling.Jeremy, ... Read more...

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UEFA asks referee at helm of Chelsea’s knock out to refile report


May 10th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): UEFA has asked the referee at the heart of Chelsea's Champions League knock out has been ordered to refile his match report.Tom Henning Ovrebo has been ... Read more...

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Nannes can’t believe he is preferred over McGrath


May 3rd, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 3 (IANS) Left-arm Australian fast bowler Dirk Nannes can't believe that he is preferred ahead of his legendary compatriot Glenn McGrath for Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Oz bowler Nannes living his IPL dream


May 1st, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), May 1 (ANI): Dirk Nannes would never in his wildest dreams have thought that he would be playing cricket in South Africa, let alone in an extravaganza filled ... Read more...

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How swimming can help slimming, by Olympic champ Rebecca Adlington


April 29th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): Olympic Games champion swimmer Rebecca Adlington has revealed how swimming can help one to stay slim.Adlington, 20, who swims four miles every morning, is eager to share the ... Read more...

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Bad Girls Are Back After the Truce on Oxygen.com


March 4th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by GD
The Bad Girls have hit a truce in the mansion and head back to the red carpet at the premiere of the adult film 'Pirates 2' in the latest episode of ... Read more...

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Will Manipur’s Iron Lady end nine-year fast or again face jail?


February 28th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Feb 28 (IANS) Human rights activist Irom Sharmila, jailed since 2000 for resorting to a hunger strike against alleged rights violations by security forces in Manipur, faces a literal trial of ... Read more...

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6yr-old footie phenomenon moving on to be future Zinedin Zidane


February 18th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 18 (ANI): A six-year-old boy is being seen as Zinedine Zidane of the future, after reports suggested that his tricky step-overs, daring flicks and jinking runs are reminiscent of ... Read more...

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