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Stoke’s Wilkinson banned for three matches


September 21st, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Stoke defender Andy Wilkinson has been suspended for three matches for his clash with Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli in the Premier League match.Wilkinson caught Balotelli ... Read more...

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Prepare to take power: Germany, Italy tell Syrian opposition


August 30th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti have called on the Syrian opposition to prepare to take over power in the country."The ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich move up in German Cup


August 21st, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 21 (IANS) Bayern Munich have defeated second division side Regensburg 4-0, thanks to a brace by striker Mario Mandzukic, in the first round of German Cup (DFB ... Read more...

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Olympic cycling: Strombergs retains BMX gold medal


August 10th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Latvia's Maris Strombergs became the first Olympian to retain a BMX title with victory in the men's final Friday.The double World Champion won the first ... Read more...

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Hannover qualifies for Europa League playoffs


August 10th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 10 (IANS) Bundesliga football club Hannover defeated Irish team St. Patrick's Athletic 5-0 on aggregate to qualify for Europa League playoffs.Hannover wrapped a 3-0 away win in the ... Read more...

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Italians won’t buy used car from Balotelli, PM


August 7th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 7 (IANS/AKI) Only a few Italians would buy a used car from Manchester City soccer star Mario Balotelli or Prime Minister Mario Monti as they were not "trustworthy", ... Read more...

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Italy wept in changing room, says Buffon


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Mario Balotelli may have cried right on the ground after Italy's 0-4 defeat to Spain in the Euro 2012 final, but almost the whole ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Cassano ‘fantastic’ despite lack of fitness, says Italy coach


June 29th, 2012 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy striker Antonio Cassano might only have one half of football in his legs, but his "fantastic" performance in the 2-1 win over Germany ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Italy were ‘cleverer’ than Germany, says Loew


June 29th, 2012 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany coach Joachim Loew said Friday the Italian nous was the difference between the sides in their Euro 2012 semifinal, which was decided by Mario ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Italy coach Prandelli applauds ‘unique’ Balotelli


June 29th, 2012 - 4:55 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy coach Cesare Prandelli lauded his striker Mario Balotelli as "excellent" and "unique" after his two goals put Italy in the Euro 2012 final with ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Balotelli brace stuns Germans, sends Italy to final


June 29th, 2012 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two brute-force goals by Mario Balotelli were enough to give Italy a 2-1 win over Germany in their Euro 2012 semifinal Friday, setting up a ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich signs Wolfsburg striker Mandzukic


June 28th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 28 (IANS) German club Wolfsburg have agreed on a transfer for striker Mario Mandzukic to join Bayern Munich until 2016.The Croatian international will travel to Munich in ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Germany can’t let Italy dictate, says Loew


June 28th, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) German coach Joachim Loew has warned his side will go all out to prevent Italy from dominating the ball in their Euro 2012 semifinal in ... Read more...

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I will take a penalty if needed: Hart


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gdansk (Poland), June 22 (IANS) England goalkeeper Joe Hart has put his hand up for taking spot kicks for his country if needed and has backed himself to do a ... Read more...

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Racial abuse reported against Balotelli at Euro 2012


June 16th, 2012 - 7:50 am ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) As many as 500 Croatian fans shouted monkey chants at Italy striker Mario Balotelli and evidence has been passed to UEFA, according to the ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Italy have fitness problems, says coach Prandelli


June 15th, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy have problems with fitness and these are costing the team as players flag in the final half-hour, coach Cesare Prandelli said.A Mario ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Italy won’t cramp Croatia’s attacking style, says Bilic


June 14th, 2012 - 6:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A tricky Euro 2012 tie against Italy won't stop Croatia from showing their usual attacking flair, coach Slaven Bilic said.The largely untested strike partnership of ... Read more...

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Alanis Morissette still nursing son


May 19th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 19 (IANS) Singer Alanis Morissette hasn't stopped breastfeeding her 16-month-old son as she thinks it's the best thing for his long-term emotional welfare.The 37-year-old, who has son ... Read more...

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Man murders friend for killing goldfish


May 11th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) A Frenchman has been arrested on charges of murdering a neighbour whose negligence led to the death of his goldfish.The suspect - named Mario P - ... 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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Goa University to have Mario Miranda, Anthony Gonsalves chairs


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 3 (IANS) Legendary cartoonist Mario Miranda and Bollywood music composer Anthony Gonsalves, both natives of Goa, have been honoured posthumously with the establishment of two chairs in their ... Read more...

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Injured Gremio goalkeeper Grohe to miss crucial game


April 29th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 29 (IANS) Gremio will be without goalkeeper Marcelo Grohe for Sunday's match against archrival Internacional after the 25-year-old underwent emergency surgery on his testicles.Grohe was struck ... Read more...

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Balotelli needs to change attitude: Mancini


April 14th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has warned striker Mario Balotelli that he needs to change his attitude if he wants to continue playing with the ... Read more...

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Balotelli wants to stay with Manchester City


April 13th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Italian striker Mario Balotelli said he had no plans to leave Manchester City despite reports of rifts between him and manager Roberto Mancini.Mancini had said ... Read more...

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Allegri hails crucial win for AC Milan


April 11th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 11 (IANS) AC Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri said his side would have been dropped out of the Serie A football title race if they had not ... Read more...

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City striker Balotelli faces nine-match ban


April 10th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli is staring at an elongated ban which might see him sit out for nine games after the Football Association (FA) ... Read more...

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Porto fined after racial abuse by fans


April 4th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Portuguese football club FC Porto were fined 16,000 pounds after their fans racially abused Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli when the two teams met in the ... Read more...

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Mancini bursts out at Balotelli at training


March 29th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli was given a severe dressing down by manager Roberto Mancini after a training ground bust-up.The Italian striker provoked an angry reaction ... Read more...

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Berlusconi highest-earning politician in Italy


March 20th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 20 (IANS/AKI) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's income last year rose 20 percent to 48 million euros (around 63 million) that allowed him to keep the title ... Read more...

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EU hopes for resolution of India-Italy row over marines


March 13th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 13 (IANS) European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton Tuesday met Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti to discuss the issue of two Italian marines who are in jail ... Read more...

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Brazil’s Corinthians keen on building team in China


March 1st, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 1 (IANS) Corinthians football club president Mario Gobbi has shown interest in creating a team in China.With the arrival of Chinese striker Chen Zhizhao, the club ... Read more...

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Unesco condemns murders of two journalists in Brazil


February 21st, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) Monday condemned the murders of two journalists in Brazil.Mario Randolfo, the editor of the Web site Vassouras na ... Read more...

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Ronald Koeman extends contract at Feyenoord


January 17th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague (Netherlands), Jan 17 (IANS) Coach Ronald Koeman extended his contract at Dutch football side Feyenoord until 2013, the Rotterdam based club announced Tuesday.During a training camp in southern ... Read more...

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Mancini tells Balotelli to stop smoking


December 31st, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has slammed Italian striker Mario Balotelli for his smoking habit.Mancini, who brought Balotelli to England from his Italian club ... Read more...

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Feline friends can give you allergies


December 30th, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) People keen to own kittens, beware! A study has found adults, who never owned a cat before, might find the feline friend making them twice as ... Read more...

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