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World T20: Kiwis set a target of 192 for Bangladesh


September 21st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele, Sep 21 (IANS) Brendon McCullum powered New Zealand to 191/3 against Bangladesh in the first Group D match of the World Twenty20 being held at the Pallekele International Cricket ... Read more...

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Walmart fails to open shop in New York


September 21st, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Walmart's plans to open a store in New York city has suffered a setback because of opposition from liberals and small store owners.Walmart, the world's ... Read more...

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Stuttgart draw 2-2 with Steaua Bucharest


September 21st, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, Sep 21 (IANS) German side Stuttgart managed a 2-2 draw against Steaua Bucharest at Europa League with a late equaliser by Georg Niedermeier at the soldout Mercedes Benz Arena ... Read more...

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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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Galliani allows more time for AC Milan coach Allegri


September 21st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Sep 21 (IANS) AC Milan club vice-president Adriano Galliani insisted that the 'Rossoneri' head coach Massimiliano Allegri has not been given one game to save his job.Local reports this ... Read more...

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World T20: Dwayne Bravo welcomes favourite tag


September 20th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 20 (IANS/CMC) All-rounder Dwayne Bravo has welcomed comments from some pundits who consider the West Indies to be among favourites to win the ICC world Twenty/20 tournament underway in ... Read more...

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Corluka’s health woes solvable: Lokomotiv coach


September 19th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lokomotiv Moscow coach Slaven Bilic Wednesday refuted reports that defender Vedran Corluka has chronic injuries that prevent him playing more than one match per week.The ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Yuki gives India 1-0 lead


September 14th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Yuki Bhambri fought back from two sets down to give India a 1-0 lead against New Zealand on the opening day of the Davis Cup ... Read more...

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Yuvraj made an incredible comeback: Ganguly


September 13th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Terming star Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh's comeback as incredible, former India captain Sourav Ganguly Thursday expressed satisfaction over the southpaw's performance in the recently concluded Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Bhambri plays King-Turner, Vardhan vs. Statham


September 13th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 13 (IANS) India's Yuki Bhambri will take on New Zealander Daniel King-Turner in the opening match of the Davis Cup first round play-off, starting here Friday, while ... Read more...

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We are eager to do well in World T20: Dhoni


September 12th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS) India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday said it was important for the team to do well in the World Twenty20 tournament after the triumph ... Read more...

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Kalighat thrash Royal Wahingdoh in Fed Cup qualifier


September 12th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jamshedpur, Sep 12 (IANS) Kalighat Footbal Club outclassed Royal Wahingdoh FC 6-0 tn the second match of the Federation Cup qualifiers here Wednesday.The match, played at the JRD Tata Sports ... Read more...

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Argentina remain on top despite 1-1 draw


September 12th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 12 (IANS) Peru's Bayern Munich striker Claudio Pizarro missed a first-half penalty as Argentina held on for a barely deserved 1-1 draw in their football ... Read more...

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Greek veteran Karagounis joins Fulham


September 12th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
LONDON, Sep 12 (IANS) Thirty-five-year-old Greek midfielder Giorgos Karagounis has joined Fulham on a free transfer, the English Premier League side confirmed.Karagounis has played for Panathinaikos, Inter Milan, Benfica, before ... Read more...

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Disappointed with loss, but lot of positives: Dhoni


September 12th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was disappointed with the team's one-run loss to New Zealand in Tuesday's Twenty20 international ahead of the World Twenty20 starting ... Read more...

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Dhoni happy with Yuvraj’s return to international cricket


September 12th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni says that Yuvraj Singh can draw confidence from his performance against New Zealand in Tuesday's Twenty20 as he made a return ... Read more...

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Murray’s road to US Open title


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Britain's Andy Murray, who defeated Serbia's Novak Djokovic in Monday's men's singles final, had a tough third round match against Spaniard Feliciano Lopez, three ... Read more...

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Strange that World Cup winners need to qualify: Casillas


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi (Georgia), Sep 11 (IANS) Spain captain Iker Casillas says that as defending World Cup champions, it felt strange to battle in out in the qualifiers for the 2014 edition.Spain ... Read more...

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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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Walcott to miss England’s World Cup qualifier against Ukraine


September 10th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Theo Walcott will miss England's World Cup qualifier against Ukraine Tuesday as the Arsenal winger has been left out of the squad due to illness.The ... Read more...

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Punjab win Junior National Hockey Championship


September 9th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 9 (IANS) Punjab defeated Odisha 4-3 to win the Hockey India Junior Men National Championship at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here Sunday.Punjab took lead in the 10th ... Read more...

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Menezes to keep same squad for China friendly


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 9 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes has ruled out making major changes to his team for Monday's international friendly against China in Recife city.The match follows ... Read more...

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Denmark held to a goalless draw by Czechs


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Sep 9 (IANS) The Danish national football team drew 0-0 with the Czech Republic in the first round of the qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014, at ... Read more...

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Ghana defeat Malawi in African Nations Cup qualifier


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Sep 9 (IANS) Ghana defeated Malawi 2-0 in the final first-leg qualifying match for the 2013 African Cup of Nations played at the Accra Sports Stadium.Ghana's Black Stars ... Read more...

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Liberia holds Nigeria to 2-2 draw


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Monrovia (Liberia), Sep 9 (IANS) The Liberian national team, Lone Star, forced Nigeria's Super Eagles to a 2-2 draw at home in the first leg of the qualifying rounds of ... Read more...

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Russia looks to toughen match-fixing laws


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A bill that would toughen match-fixing laws in Russian football is likely to be submitted to the country's lower house of parliament this fall, its ... Read more...

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MCC-Murgappa Hockey: Amir Khan’s hat-trick sees BPCL drub IOB


September 8th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) Amir Khan notched a hat-trick to star in BPCL's 4-0 win over Indian Overseas Bank in a Group A fixture for their second successive success in ... Read more...

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US beat Germany for third crown at U-20 women’s football World Cup


September 8th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 8 (IANS) The United States beat former champions Germany 1-0 in Tokyo to claim their third FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup crown Saturday.Germany, which defeated US 3-0 in ... Read more...

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Biggest day since World Cup final: Yuvraj


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Vishakapatnam, Sep 8 (IANS) Hours before his first match in over 10 months, cricketer Yuvraj Singh said that this would be the biggest day in his life since the World ... Read more...

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Qualifying first is not important: Messi


September 8th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 8 (IANS) Argentina striker Lionel Messi says finishing first in the World Cup qualifying phase is not the team's priority.Argentina went to the top of the ... Read more...

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Germany defeat Faroe Islands 3-0


September 8th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 8 (IANS) Germany sealed an expected 3-0 win against Faroe Islands in Group C to start with a win in 2014 World Cup qualifiers owing to a brace ... Read more...

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Hulk scores second-half winner for Brazil


September 8th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 8 (IANS) Substitute Hulk struck a 74th-minute winner to earn Brazil 1-0 victory over South Africa in their international friendly in Sao Paulo.Hulk, who replaced striker ... Read more...

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Japan beat India for bronze at Asian volleyball meet


September 7th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 7 (IANS) Japan came back from one set down to defeat India 16-25, 25-18, 25-20, 25-21 for the bronze medal at the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Cup in ... Read more...

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Asian Volleyball: India face Japan for bronze medal play-off


September 7th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 7 (IANS) India will face Asian Games champion Japan in the bronze medal play-off match after they lost to defending champion Iran in a keenly contested semi-final of ... Read more...

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France leave Giroud out for World Cup qualifier


September 7th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 7 (IANS) France's national football coach Didier Deschamps has left out striker Olivier Giroud for the opening match of 2014 World Cup qualifications against Finland in Helsinki.The ... Read more...

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