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MCC-Murugappa Hockey: Army XI draw with ONGC


September 11th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, S Sep 10 (IANS) Holders Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC)dropped precious points as they drew 1-1 with Army XI in a pool A match of the 87th MCC ... Read more...

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Cameroon footballers want to play in India’s I-League


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A second-string Cameroon side might have suffered a 4-5 loss to India in the just-concluded Nehru Cup but many of the footballers now want to ... Read more...

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Uruguay announce squad for World Cup qualifiers


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Montevideo (Uruguay), Aug 23 (IANS) The Uruguayan Football Association has named 27 players for the World Cup qualifiers in September against Colombia and Ecuador.The list includes stars Luis Suarez, Diego ... Read more...

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FIFA imposes ban on Zambian players


May 4th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka, May 4 (IANS) World football governing body FIFA has extended a two-year suspension for nine Zambian football players implicated in a match fixing scandal last year in Finland to ... Read more...

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East Bengal face Mohun Bagan in I-League’s Kolkata derby


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) East Bengal will take on arch rivals Mohun Bagan in a 19th round I-League football match at the Salt Lake Stadium here Saturday. Both teams are ... Read more...

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Brazilian football legend Socrates dies at 57


December 4th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Dec 4 (IANS) Brazilian football legend Socrates, the captain of the 1982 World Cup squad, passed away Sunday of an intestinal infection. He was 57 and is survived ... Read more...

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AIFF allows I-League clubs to register four overseas players


July 14th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Thursday had a second thought on its initial plan to cut down the number of foreigners and allowed clubs ... Read more...

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‘HI has to deal with players appearing in World Series Hockey’


May 11th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) Wednesday said it is up to Hockey India (HI) to deal with the players appearing in the World Series Hockey (WSH), ... Read more...

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Bhowmick takes over as Mohun Bagan technical director


December 15th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Subhas Bhowmick Tuesday took over as technical director of the beleaguered Mohun Bagan soccer team, saying he was taking up the job as a challenge.Bhowmick's appointment came a ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan appoints Bhowmick as technical director


December 14th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Subhas Bhowmick has been appointed technical director of the Mohun Bagan soccer team, club general secretary Anjan Mitra said in a statement here Tuesday.Bhowmick replaces Stanly Rozario, who ... Read more...

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Speedy six-foot Abu Dhabi truck driver-cum-pacer impresses Pak coach Waqar


November 23rd, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Nov 23 (ANI): A 25-year-old truck driver in Abu Dhabi has impressed the Pakistan cricket team manager, Intikhab Alam, so much that he has invited the 25-year-old to the elite ... Read more...

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Shillong Lajong defeat Sheffield football club by solitary goal


November 16th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 16 (IANS) Shillong Lajong F.C. Tuesday defeated English club Sheffield F.C. by a solitary goal in an exhibition soccer match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here in Meghalaya.It ... Read more...

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Angry footballer faces jail ‘for trying to mow down referee with car’


October 27th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): An angry footballer who tried to mow down the referee by driving onto the pitch is now facing jail.Joseph Rimmer, 28, attempted to plough into referee David Harkness ... Read more...

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Murugappa Gold Cup hockey: Army, IOCL bag full points


July 16th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) Defending champions Army XI had to stretch every sinew before posting a 4-2 win against Namdhari XI in their opening pool A fixture of the 86th All-India MCC-Murugappa ... Read more...

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Germany’s Littbarski lobbies for Australia coaching job


June 9th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 9 (DPA) German football coach Pierre Littbarski has put his hand up to replace Dutchman Pim Verbeek as Australia's national coach, news reports said Wednesday. Verbeek, hired in 2007 to get ... Read more...

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Post IPL snub, Latif launches city based Twenty20 league


February 3rd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 3 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has launched a city-based Twenty20 league worth Rs.20 million and hopes to transform it into an event that might one day rival the ... Read more...

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Drew Barrymore took month long skating lessons for ‘Whip It’


October 11th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 11 (ANI): Drew Barrymore took a month's training to learn skating for her new film 'Whip It.'The 'Charlie's Angels' star took lessons alongside cast mates in a roller-derby boot camp, ... Read more...

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BPCL qualify for semis in Murugappa Gold Cup hockey


October 7th, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 7 (IANS) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) confirmed their progress to the semi-finals from Pool A when they defeated Indian Overseas Bank 2-0 in the 85th All-India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup ... Read more...

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Mexican man killed by lightning while playing football


September 8th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 8 (EFE) An amateur football player was killed by lightning in Loma Bonita on the outskirts of the eastern Mexican city of Veracruz, police said. Efrain Pena was on ... Read more...

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Olympian footballers remember ‘Rahim Saab’ on his birth centenary


August 17th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Not many soccer buffs, or for that matter the All India Foobtall Federation (AIFF), may have known that legendary football coach Syed Abdul Rahim was born exactly ... Read more...

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Patel c Patel b Patel


August 5th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) The scorers didn't have a problem keeping up with the names: it was Patel, followed by Patel, followed by more Patels. In fact, all eleven cricketers playing for ... Read more...

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Football administrator Nasir Ali dead


April 12th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Eminent football administrator and former player Syed Nasir Ali passed away here Sunday after a heart attack. He was 59 and is survived by wife, three sons ... Read more...

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Asian football body unhappy with Delhi project


August 1st, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Hyderabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) ambitious project in Delhi to raise the standard of the sport is suffering due to the apathy of the local administration, says ... Read more...

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IPL Delhi had three options for each cricketer, own cap


February 29th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by admin
By Qaiser Mohammad Ali New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) GMR Group, the owners of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Delhi team, approached the cricketers' auction with a sound strategy - three options for ... Read more...

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