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Neymar scores hat-trick as Brazil outplay China


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Recife (Brazil), Sep 11 (IANS) A Neymar hat-trick helped Brazil post a thumping 8-0 victory over China in their international football friendly at Recife's Arruda stadium here.The 20-year-old Brazil international ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna in Cincinnati final


August 19th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 19 (IANS) Amidst the lows of being axed from India's Davis Cup team, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna put in a sterling performance to march into the ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna in Cincinnati tennis quarters


August 17th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 17 (IANS) Sixth seeds Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna moved into the men's doubles quarterfinal here at the Cincinnati Masters tennis after receiving a walkover.Dutch Robin Haase ... Read more...

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Modified bug knocks out malaria parasite


July 17th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Scientists are using a modified mosquito bug to knock out the deadliest malaria parasite, present in the insect's gut, by 98 percent.The bug, Pantoea agglomerans, was ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho loses Coke endorsement for drinking Pepsi


July 11th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 11 (IANS) Former Brazilian star midfielder's decision to have a sip of Pepsi at a press conference cost him dearly as rivals Coke pulled the ... Read more...

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Tiniest, largest foetuses at greater risk of stillbirth


June 28th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 28 (IANS) The lightest and the heaviest foetuses are at much higher risk of being stillborn than those of average weight, new research has found. Stillbirth is traditionally ... Read more...

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Bellucci only Brazilian in Olympics tennis singles


June 27th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janerio, June 27 (IANS) Thomaz Bellucci will be Brazil's sole singles representative at the London Olympics, the Brazilian Tennis Confederation (CBT) announced.The World No.76 received a wildcard ... Read more...

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Brazil winger Hulk anxious for Olympic call-up


May 27th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 27 (IANS) Portuguese club Porto's star winger Hulk says he will be "hurt" if he is not selected in Brazil's squad for the London Olympics.The ... Read more...

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Former Liverpool defender Aurelio joins Brazil’s Gremio


May 25th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 25 (IANS) Brazilian club Gremio has announced the signing of former Liverpool and Valencia defender Fabio Aurelio.Aurelio was released by Liverpool earlier this month after six ... Read more...

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Real Madrid breeze past Apoel, Chelsea beat Benfica


April 5th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 5 (IANS) Real Madrid qualified for the semi-finals of the Champions League with a 5-2 win over Cypriot side APOEL Nicosia while Chelsea edged past Portuguese club ... Read more...

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Spain humble ahead of Davis Cup tie


April 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 4 (IANS) Alex Corretja, the captain of the Spanish Davis Cup tennis team, said Wednesday that his side would approach its quarterfinal tie against Austria with humility.The ... Read more...

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Dutch football league title becomes two-team race


March 26th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 26 (IANS) The close battle for the Eredivisie title seems to be heading towards a duel between AZ Alkmaar and Ajax after the latter beat rivals PSV ... Read more...

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Real Madrid, Barcelona win easy in La Liga


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 23 (IANS) Real Madrid retained their five point lead at the top of the Spanish La Liga football with a 4-1 home win over Athletic Club Bilbao. Barcelona ... Read more...

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Juventus extend unbeaten streak to draw 3-3 with Napoli


November 30th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 30 (IANS) Italian Serie A leaders Juventus extended their unbeaten record in the current football season after they fought back to draw 3-3 with hosts Napoli.Napoli had a ... Read more...

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Somdev crashes out of Japan Open


October 3rd, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 3 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman crashed out of the men's singles first round of $1,214,500 Japan Open Tennis Championships with a 4-6, 3-6 loss to seventh-seeded Czech ... Read more...

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Real Madrid suffer season’s first defeat to Levante


September 19th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 19 (IANS) Real Madrid suffered their first defeat of the current Spanish Premier League season by losing 0-1 away to Levante Sunday.Arouna Kone scored a second half goal ... Read more...

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‘Stupid’ Crouch leaves Tottenham’s Champions League dreams in tatters


April 6th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Tottenham striker Peter Crouch was labelled "beyond stupid" after his red card left the club's Champions League dreams in tatters.While Tottenham had already gone 1-0 down to ... Read more...

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Groom murders bride, best man and himself at Brazilian wedding


December 21st, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): A groom in Brazil shot his new wife, his best man and then himself after declaring to horrified guests that he had a 'surprise' for them.According to ... Read more...

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75 people present at a brawl at kid’s birthday party, dad pleads guilty


September 30th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a major brawl at a kid’s birthday party, in which around 75 people were present. And now according to the latest reports the father of the ... Read more...

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It’s all about magic: Paes


September 18th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) It was about two mature individuals coming together and recreating the magic. That was how Leander Paes summed up India's straight-set doubles win against Brazil ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Paes-Bhupathi keep Indian hopes alive


September 18th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Experienced doubles pair Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi kept Indian hopes alive in the Davis Cup World Group play-off tennis tie against Brazil with a 6-4, 7-6(5), ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Bopanna plays Bellucci, Somdev takes on Mello


September 16th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Brazil's non-playing captain Joao Zwetsch could barely hide his grin that grew bigger as the draw for the Davis Cup World Group playoff tie against ... Read more...

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Hooligans escort Argentina to World Cup: Who’s paying?


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 2 (DPA) Argentinian football authorities deny any ties, but the presence in South Africa of known hooligans of the country's clubs has led to questions on who is financing ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi bow out of Tunisia Challenger


April 29th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, April 29 (IANS) The top seeded pair of India's Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan went down fighting here to Frederico Gil of Portugal and Marcelo Melo of Brazil ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi in quarters of Tunisia Challenger


April 28th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis (Tunisia), April 28 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi have advanced to the doubles quarterfinals of the $125,000 Challenger tennis here. The top-seeded pair received a walkover from Frenchmen ... Read more...

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“Kitchen Nightmares” Featured Mojito Restaurant Of Brooklyn


February 26th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Feb 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The reality television series "Kitchen Nightmares" is in an attempt to revive Mojito Cuban Cuisine restaurant in its recent episodes. A married couple Kata ... Read more...

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Paes-Black battle their way to Australian Open final


January 29th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Cara Black of Zimbabwe battled past seventh seeds Lisa Raymond of US and Wesley Moodie of South Africa to enter the mixed doubles final ... Read more...

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Real Madrid score important late win in Valencia


December 13th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 13 (DPA) Real Madrid scored an important 3-2 win away to Valencia, with all the goals coming in a heart-stopping second half. Gonzalo Higuain scored twice for Real, fellow Argentine ... Read more...

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Real beat luckless Atletico, stay one point behind Barca


November 8th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 8 (DPA) Real Madrid are again within one point of Spanish leaders Barcelona after winning 3-2 against crosstown rivals Atletico in a action-packed Primera Liga derby. Goals from South Americans ... Read more...

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10 communist rebels killed in the Philippines


September 25th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Sep 25 (DPA) Ten communist rebels were killed Friday in two clashes with government troops in the eastern Philippines, a regional army spokesman said. Nine guerillas died in fighting in a remote ... Read more...

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‘Giant’ - Argentina thrilled by Del Potro’s US Open win


September 16th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Sep 16 (DPA) Argentina was thrilled over Juan Martin del Potro's US Open trophy, in a final against world number one Roger Federer. "New York established a real giant among ... Read more...

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Sania, Bhupathi opt for different partners in US Open


September 3rd, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi will be playing with different partners in the mixed doubles event of the ongoing US Open tennis championships in New York.The Australian ... Read more...

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Robinho not to quit Man City for Brazil


June 2nd, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): Brazilian football star Robinho has dismissed suggestions he is anxious to quit the Premier League and return to his native Brazil.Marcelo Teixeira, the president of Santos, Robinho's first ... Read more...

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Randy couple gets stuck in loo after sneaking off for sex!


May 8th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): A pair of shop workers had to be rescued by medics when they got stuck in a loo after sneaking off for sex.Naked Salvatore Mazzi, 37, and Angelina ... Read more...

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Stem cell therapy promising in treatment of deafness


March 24th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) Researchers have successfully isolated stem cells from that portion of the inner hear that actually does the hearing. The transplantation of these cells from foetuses may help some ... Read more...

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