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Dortmund share point with Nuremberg


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 2 (IANS) Defending champions Borussia Dortmund came from behind to tie 1-1 against Nuremberg on the second match day of Bundesliga football.Home team Nuremberg opened scoring in the ... Read more...

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Rafael van der Vaart returns to Hamburg


September 1st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 1 (IANS) Dutch international and former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Rafael van der Vaart headed back to Hamburger SV to sign a three-year deal, the club said at the ... Read more...

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Kiev opens fan zone for Euro 2012


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 8 (IANS) Ukraine kicked off its Euro 2012 football festivities Friday with the launch of the Kiev fan zone for football fans.Kiev's 90,000-capacity fan zone, located in the ... Read more...

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Kiev opens fan zone for Euro 2012


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 8 (IANS) Ukraine kicked off its Euro 2012 football festivities Friday with the launch of the Kiev fan zone for football fans.Kiev's 90,000-capacity fan zone, located in the ... Read more...

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Pune FC face test of belief against Lajong


January 27th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 27 (IANS) Pune FC faces the test of belief to overcome all odds when they take on Shillong Lajong in an away I-League football game at the Jawaharlal ... Read more...

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WACA curator defends drinking binge of his ground staff


January 13th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) WACA curator Cameron Sutherland defended the actions of his ground staff, who were filmed drinking and lying on the pitch here Thursday ahead of the third ... Read more...

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China’s Zheng Jie wins Auckland WTA title


January 8th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Jan 8 (IANS) China's Zheng Jie came back from a set down to claim the ASB Classic women's tennis title 2-6, 6-3, 2-0 here Sunday.Playing indoors after the ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: India gear up for a tough start against Afghanistan


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Five times champions India cannot take Afghanistan lightly in their opening game of the SAFF Cup football tournament at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Saturday. ... Read more...

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Venezuelans dwarfed by Argentinian star presence


September 1st, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) It takes two teams to play a football match. But Friday's international friendly game seems so Argentina-centric that Venezuela has virtually been overshadowed by the star ... Read more...

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India-Pak WC semi-final on espnstar.com breaks Indian online streaming record


April 16th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 15(ANI-Business Wire India): The live streaming of the India-Pakistan World Cup semi-final on espnstar.com shattered India's previous online streaming record for events delivered by Akamai Technologies.The live streaming ... Read more...

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Pubs ready with flowing taps and food on match day


April 1st, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Not one of those lucky enough to watch India play Sri Lanka in the World Cup final at the Wankhede Stadium here? Worry not, because pubs ... Read more...

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World Cup final: South Mumbai declared no-fly zone


March 31st, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) The entire south Mumbai has been declared a no-fly zone as a security measure for Saturday's India-Sri Lanka World Cup final to be played at the Wankhede ... Read more...

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Himachal legislators hurry home on match day


March 30th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 30 (IANS) Even though the attendance at the Himachal Pradesh assembly did not see a drop, the legislators were in a hurry to return home after lunch Wednesday ... Read more...

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Lucknow streets deserted on India-Pakistan match day


March 30th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 30 (IANS) Several localities here wore a deserted look Wednesday as people preferred to stay indoors and watch India play Pakistan at the cricket World Cup semifinals.Vehicles virtually ... Read more...

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Chandigarh airport prepares for a busy Wednesday


March 29th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) With top leaders, business tycoons, Bollywood celebrities and other big-wigs flying in here in several chartered, personal and special planes for the most awaited ... Read more...

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Cuppa of cheer: Delhi warms up to World Cup fever


March 29th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) There are no carpet bombings or the distant drone of gunfire. But it is a war, nevertheless - a battle of another kind on ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan duel: Tricolour makes brisk sales


March 29th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) To be waved across the stadium on each brilliant shot and every catch Indian players make, the tricolour is the cricket enthusiasts' best buy as the ... Read more...

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Fans pray, organise havans to ensure India’s win


March 28th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) Providing a literal display of the statement that cricket is a religion in India, fans all over the city are organising prayer sessions, havans and other ... Read more...

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3,000 cops pad up for India-Pakistan match


March 27th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 27 (IANS) Over 3,000 policemen have been lined up, 100 CCTV cameras installed, quick reaction teams, bomb disposal squads and commando forces are on alert -- intense ... Read more...

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Team India reaches Chandigarh for WC semi-final clash with Pakistan


March 26th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Mar. 26 (ANI): The Indian cricket team arrived in Chandigarh on Saturday to play the World Cup semi-final match against Pakistan at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) stadium in Mohali ... Read more...

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Festive atmosphere in Nagpur for India match


March 12th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 12 (IANS) It was the big match day here Saturday and all vehicles from the city seemed heading towards the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium at Jamtha where India ... Read more...

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Vaughan sees England replacing India as world number one


December 9th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan feels the Andrew Strauss' side is well on its way to retaining the Ashes and if it maintains the level of play, the ... Read more...

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Blame game starts over abandoned Kochi ODI


October 17th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 17 (IANS) Former Indian cricket board secretary S.K. Nair Sunday hit out at the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) after the first one-day international of the three-match series between India and ... Read more...

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Soon, iPhone apps that seek penance for sins, sniff out guffy undies


September 27th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 27 (ANI): Ever thought of having an iphone application that would seek penance for your sins or how guffy your used underpants are? Well, they might seem a fantasy, but ... Read more...

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Elite police to be deployed for German-England game


June 25th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bloemfontein, June 25 (DPA) South African authorities are tightening security for Sunday's Germany-England World Cup knock-out match in Bloemfontein, including the deployment of elite security force units. Police officers from England and from ... Read more...

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Wimbledon practice more important to Nadal than meeting the Queen


June 25th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25(ANI): Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal has admitted that he declined an invitation to meet the Queen because he wanted to focus on his second round Wimbledon match against ... Read more...

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Blatter strongly backs use of Vuvuzela secret horns


June 16th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 26 (ANI): FIFA president Sepp Blatter has strongly backed the use of vuvuzela secret horns, which have been criticized for the noise it creates.Thousands of people have complained about the ... Read more...

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Tutu asks people to embrace African culture, stop criticising vuvuzela horns


June 16th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 16 (ANI): Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu has asked people to embrace African culture, and stop criticising noisy vuvuzela horns.Thousands of people have complained about the noise ... Read more...

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Vuvuzelas to stay despite complaints


June 14th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, June 14 (ANI): World Cup organizers have made it clear that 'Vuvuzelas' will not be banned from stadiums in South Africa despite complaints of them being a nuisance."Vuvuzelas are here to ... Read more...

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Algeria ready for a return to the spotlight (Group C team profile)


May 28th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, May 28 (DPA) After 24 years away from the World Cup finals, Algeria are long shots to make an impact in South Africa this summer. But some top-drawer victories in their ... Read more...

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Yorkshire Cancer Research inks 3-year deal with Leeds United to tackle cancer


January 29th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.29 (ANI): Yorkshire Cancer Research has signed a three year agreement with Leeds United to raise awareness of cancers which commonly affect men.According to The Telegraph, the 'Cancer. Let's Tackle ... Read more...

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Cricketers to be driven straight to dressing room as security measure


December 22nd, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) For the first time, Indian and Sri Lankan players would be driven straight to the Eden Gardens dressing room during practice and Thursday's One-day International match as ... Read more...

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Fergie banned for two matches for his comments on referee Wiley


November 13th, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has been handed a four-match touchline ban by the Football Association (FA) for his comments over referee Alan Wiley's fitness after Man ... Read more...

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Curator promises a high scoring game at Mohali


November 1st, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Nov 1 (IANS) Fans can look forward to a run feast in the fourth One-Day International (ODI) cricket match between India and Australia here Monday. The first two ODIs in Vadodara and ... Read more...

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Man U angry about referees’ seeking action against Fergie


October 8th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8(ANI): Manchester United has expressed anger at Premier League's referees for trying to make FA take strict action against club manager Sir Alex Ferguson for his comment on referee ... Read more...

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