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NBA lockout continues

October 17th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The NBA season is in danger after officials cancelled the first two game of the season because of the protracting dispute between the owners and the NBA ... Read more...

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Despite turmoil Libyans show interest in whisky festival

March 8th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Mar.8 (ANI): Despite the ongoing civil war, people in Libya are showing interest in the Inverness Whisky Festival in Scotland.According to The Scotsman, a Libyan collector has expressed interest in the ... Read more...

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Side playing consistently well over next six weeks will win World Cup: Dhoni

February 17th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb 17(ANI): Indian captain M.S. Dhoni on Thursday said that the World Cup, which starts on Saturday, would be a closely contested tournament between the 14 participating countries.Dhoni said this ... Read more...

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Dhanus wows with his performance in ‘Aadukalam’ (Tamil Movie Review)

January 16th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Aravindan DI Film: "Aadukalam'" ; Cast: Dhanush, Taapsee Pannu, Kishore, Jayabalan and others; Director: Vetrimaran; Producer: Sun Pictures; Music Director: G.V. Prakash Kumar; Rating: *** 1/2Dhanush and Vetrimaran, who hit the bull's ... Read more...

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Soccer stars, coach Capello, rooting for England to lift T20 WC trophy

May 16th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): England football manager Fabio Capello has sent good-luck messages to the cricket team ahead of their World Twenty20 final against arch rivals Australia.Paul Collingwood and his players take ... Read more...

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Tony Barbee All Set To Coach Auburn

March 25th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Auburn, Alabama, Mar 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Much acclaimed college basketball coach Tony Barbee has been appointed as the head coach of Auburn University. The news that Tony Barbee is all ... Read more...

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Sexy caddies banned from UK golf courses for ‘ruining sport’s reputation’

September 2nd, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): A golfing firm has banned a female caddy service, which provides models trained in golf etiquette, for "damaging the reputation of the sport".Leaderboard has imposed a ban on ... Read more...

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Olympic golf and rugby a step closer, women’s boxing in 2012

August 13th, 2009 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Sven Busch Berlin, Aug 13 (DPA) In a move certain to please the world's major sport sponsors, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) agreed Thursday to propose golf and rugby sevens as ... Read more...

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Be ready to watch your favourite sport in the Wembley of India

January 19th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.19 (ANI): Gujarat in India is all set to have a world-class stadium -- the "StadiArena", thanks to a joint initiative by the State Government, the London-based StadiArena and its ... Read more...

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Popular game Scrabble turns 60

December 15th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Scrabble lovers will have a perfect reason to put the words Happy and Birthday on the board tomorrow, for the popular game will turn 60 on December ... Read more...

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Don Haskins, the great Texan coach dies at 78

September 10th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by David M N James
The revered and loved Texan coach, Don Haskin is dead.Don Haskins is the former Texas Western basketball coach. He is the man who helped integrate college basketball and make it a ... Read more...

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Asian quota in Jr World Cup should go up: PHF

July 17th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 17 (IANS) Facing a possible elimination from next year's Junior World Cup, Pakistani hockey officials Thursday urged the International Hockey Federation (FIH) to Read more...

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Setanta to telecast IPL matches in Britain

February 27th, 2008 - 11:56 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Setanta Sports, a leading international sports broadcaster, will telecast the DLF Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket matches in Britain for five years beginning April, it was announced ... Read more...

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