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Striker Fabiano recalled to Brazil squad


September 12th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 12 (IANS) Brazil football coach Mano Menezes has recalled striker Luis Fabiano for the team's upcoming friendlies against Argentina.Fabiano, who has not played an international match ... Read more...

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Hulk in Brazil’s starting line-up against China


September 10th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 10 (IANS) Forward Hulk is poised to replace Leandro Damiao in Brazil's starting line-up for Monday's international football friendly with China in Recife.The Zenit St.Petersburg star ... 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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Brazil coach puts faith in Lucas


September 5th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 5 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes is set to include new Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) signing Lucas Moura in his starting line-up for Friday's international friendly ... Read more...

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Scolari says he is ‘unwanted’ for 2014 World Cup


August 25th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 25 (IANS) Brazil's 2002 World Cup-winning coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has reiterated his desire to return to international coaching, but claims he is unwanted.Scolari, currently manager ... Read more...

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Alves tells Brazil to forget Olympic defeat


August 15th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 (IANS) Brazil and Barcelona defender Daniel Alves has told his national teammates to forget the country's Olympic disappointment ahead of Wednesday's friendly against Sweden in ... Read more...

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Olympic football: Menezes refutes Brazil gold medal pressure


August 6th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 6 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes has said his team is not feeling the pressure of aiming for the country's first Olympic football gold medal.Brazil will ... Read more...

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Olympics: Menezes warns Brazil about complacency against Honduras


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes has warned his team about the dangers of complacency in Saturday's Olympic football quarterfinal match against Honduras.According to Menezes, Honduras deserves respect ... Read more...

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Olympic football: Brazil’s coach may bring changes to team


July 31st, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Brazil's Olympic football coach Mano Menezes has revealed he is likely to make changes to the team that will face New Zealand in Newcastle Wednesday.Having picked ... Read more...

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Judo: Brazilian Menezes wins 48kg gold


July 29th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) World number two Sarah Menezes of Brazil overcame defending champion Alina Dumitru of Romania to win the women's 48kg judo title at the London Olympics here ... Read more...

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Galstyan wins first gold for Russia in judo


July 28th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian judoka Arsen Galstyan won his country's first Olympic gold medal in London Saturday, beating Japan's Hiroaki Hiraoka in the 60 kg final.It took the ... Read more...

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Pandya scrapes through in all-India Snooker


July 27th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Aashit Pandya of Dombivli Gymkhana and Rahul Sachdev of JVPG were forced into deciders before advancing to Round 3 of the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India ... Read more...

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Chelsea set to announce deal for Brazil starlet Oscar


July 18th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 18 (IANS) Chelsea is this week expected to confirm the signing of Brazilian starlet Oscar after the midfielder underwent a medical with the European champions.The 20-year-old's ... Read more...

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Brazil to play three strikers at Olympics


July 17th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 17 (IANS) Brazilian coach Mano Menezes has confirmed plans for attacking with three strikers at the London Olympics' football competition.Menezes said forwards Neymar, Hulk and ... Read more...

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Brazil’s Olympic team rubbish: Romario


July 6th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 6 (IANS) Legendary football striker Romario has lambasted Brazil's choice of over-age players for the Olympic Games.Brazil's national coach Mano Menezes announced a 22-man squad ... Read more...

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Brazil select 22 players for Olympic football squad


July 6th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 6 (IANS) Porto striker Hulk, AC Milan's Thiago Silva and Real Madrid defender Marcelo were included as the three over-age players in Brazil's 22-man Olympic ... 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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Chelsea star Luiz out of Brazil friendlies


May 26th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 26 (IANS) Chelsea defender David Luiz has been ruled out of Brazil's upcoming international friendlies after failing to overcome a thigh injury.Luiz revealed he played ... Read more...

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Juventus bids for Brazil’s Elkeson


May 17th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 17 (IANS) Italian Serie A champions Juventus have reportedly made a four million euro offer to sign Brazilian midfielder Elkeson.The Turin-based club plans to sign the ... Read more...

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Brazil releases Neymar, Ganso for Libertadores quarter-final


May 15th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 15 (IANS) Neymar and Paulo Henrique Ganso are free to play in Santos' Copa Libertadores clash against Velez Sarsfield May 24 after being released from international ... Read more...

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Brazil’s World Cup-winning coach in demand


April 17th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 17 (IANS) Brazil's 2002 World Cup-winning coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says he has been approached by Colombia and "two Asian teams" to coach them for the ... Read more...

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Brazil coach Menezes vows to win 2014 World Cup


April 9th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 9 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes is confident of leading the team to victory in the 2014 football World Cup.Menezes has had mixed fortunes since ... Read more...

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2014 World Cup title a must for Brazil: Coach Parreira


April 3rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 3 (IANS) Former national coach Carlos Alberto Parreira has said Brazil's 2014 World Cup campaign will be considered a failure if the team does not ... Read more...

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Brazil arrests two men for plotting massacre


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 23 (IANS/EFE) Two men accused of planning a massacre of university students in Brasilia and maintaining a Web site on which they incited violence against blacks, ... Read more...

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Mano Menezes wants Neymar playing in Europe


March 12th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 12 (IANS) Head coach of the Brazilian national soccer team Mano Menezes has said he wants Santos' 20-year-old striker, Neymar to play in Europe.According to Menezes, ... Read more...

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Kaka left out of Brazilian squad


February 28th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 28 (IANS) Real Madrid star Kaka was left out of the Brazilian football squad that takes on Bosnia in their first friendly of the year Wednesday in Switzerland.Kaka ... Read more...

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Hilton No.1 international hotel brand in India: Survey


November 8th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Hilton Hotels & Resorts, the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide, has been ranked the No.1 international hotel brand in India in a survey of business ... Read more...

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Gunman kills 11 at Rio de Janeiro school before killing self


April 7th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by BNO News
RIO DE JANEIRO (BNO NEWS) -- A gunman opened fire at a school in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro on Thursday morning, killing at least 11 people and injuring many ... Read more...

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Jugglers, acrobats, jazz artists to enliven IFFI this year


November 10th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 10 (IANS) With jazz artists playing saxophones and trombones strolling on the streets and jugglers, fire eaters, acrobats prancing around, there will be much more than just movies at the ... Read more...

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Interim compensation disbursed to Air India plane crash victims


May 29th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Mangalore (Karnataka), May 29 (ANI): Air India management disbursed cheques as interim compensation to a few families of the victims of the ill-fated Mangalore Air India plane crash.The kin of Irshad Ahmed, ... Read more...

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Curtain to come down on Mahindra United Thursday


May 26th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) After 48 years of existence, the curtain will ring down on famed Mumbai soccer club Mahindra United who face JCT in their last match of the I-League here ... Read more...

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Godrej plans to produce cooking appliances


April 15th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Home appliances manufacturer Godrej & Boyce is planning to expand its portfolio by manufacturing cooking ranges and water purifiers, a company official said here Thursday. "We have identified other ... Read more...

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Delay in taking cop’s statement in Scarlet case questioned


April 7th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 7 (IANS) In the British teenager Scarlett Keeling's case, Goa Police took nearly one month to record statements of policemen who were the first to reach Anjuna beach where her ... Read more...

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Scarlett was frothing from mouth, cop tells court (Lead)


April 5th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 5 (IANS) Fifteen-year-old British teenager Scarlett Keeling who was sexually assaulted and left to die at Anjuna beach in February 2008 was frothing at the mouth when police reached the ... Read more...

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Scarlett’s body had froth at mouth, says cop


April 5th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 5 (IANS) Fifteen-year-old British teenager Scarlett Keeling who was raped and murdered at Anjuna beach in February 2008 was frothing at the mouth when police reached the crime scene, a ... Read more...

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