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Md Sporting beat Air India


September 20th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Sep 20 (IANS) Mohammedan Sporting continued from where it had left in the qualifiers to down Durand Cup champions Air India by a lone goal in a Group B ... Read more...

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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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Schweinsteiger to miss Germany’s World Cup qualifiers


August 31st, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 31 (IANS) Midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has not called up by Germany coach Joachim Loew for the country's next two World Cup qualifiers.Germany will play against the Faroe Islands ... Read more...

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Milan want Kaka back on loan


August 27th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 27 (IANS) Italian football club AC Milan's vice president Adriano Galliani told Real Madrid that they only want to take back Kaka on loan and not on ... Read more...

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India coach names final squad for Nehru Cup


August 19th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India's national football coach Wim Koevermans has named a 20-member final list for the Nehru Cup which kicks off at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here ... Read more...

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Olympics hockey: India crushed 1-4 by South Korea


August 5th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian hockey team's poor performance in the London Olympics continued as they suffered their fourth consecutive loss, going down 1-4 to South Korea in their ... Read more...

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Hockey India announces stipend for junior players


July 13th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) has said 32 junior hockey players will get a monthly stipend of Rs.10,000 each.The money will come as support for the talented ... Read more...

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Koevermans names 37 probables for Nehru Cup


July 6th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India's national football coach Wim Koevermans Thursday named 37 players for the preparatory camp for the Nehru Cup here from August 23.Seven players who did ... 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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Jeje to lead India U-22 in AFC Championship qualifiers


June 20th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Jeje Lalpekhlua will lead the India football team in the AFC U-22 Championship (Qualifiers) to be played in Muscat from June 23.Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu ... Read more...

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Portugal’s Postiga wants better service against Danes


June 13th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Portugal front man Helder Postiga wants better service from player like Cristiano Ronaldo and Nani for their vital Group B clash with surprise package ... Read more...

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32 hockey players named for central contracts


June 8th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Friday announced a list of 32 senior men core probables who will be awarded with central contracts for the 2012-13 season.The ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 Group D Preview: Injury-hit England leave race wide open


June 5th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) England suffered a huge blow in their build-up to the European Championships after losing two senior midfielders due to injuries, with no one knowing exactly ... Read more...

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Greece announces Euro 2012 squad


May 30th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, May 30 (IANS) Many players from the domestic league were called up as Greece announced the squad for the Euro 2012.Five players from Greek champions Olympiakos, four from PAOK ... Read more...

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U-14 boys team all set for AFC football fest


May 17th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The 22-member Under-14 boys national football team would be leaving Thursday to participate in the AFC U-14 football festival. The festival kicks-off in Kathmandu, Nepal, ... Read more...

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Arrows hope to end 22-match winless streak in I-League


April 18th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Winless in 22 matches so far, Pailan Arrows will host Goan heavyweights Churchill Brothers Sports Club in an I-League encounter at the Salt Lake Stadium here ... Read more...

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Chettri to lead India in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup


April 12th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Chettri will be leading an 18-member Indian hockey team in the 21st Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Tournament to be held at Ipoh, ... Read more...

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Akashdeep to lead India in Junior Asia Cup hockey


April 11th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Forward Akashdeep Singh will be leading the 18-member Indian hockey squad for the 7th Junior Asia Cup at Malacca, Malaysia from May 3-13.Besides ... Read more...

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Chettri to lead Indian hockey team in London


April 10th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Chettri will lead the 18-member Indian hockey team for the four-nation Olympic test event in London May 2-6.Selection trials were conducted at ... Read more...

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HI to send junior side for Pakistan series


March 19th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) will be sending its 'development side' for a tri-nation series in Pakistan also involving Malaysia to be held in Lahore April ... Read more...

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Real Madrid book place in last eight of Champions League


March 15th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 15 (IANS) Real Madrid had little difficulty in qualifying for the last eight of the Champions League as they defeated CSKA Moscow 4-1 in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.The ... Read more...

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Sunil Chettri to lead India in AFC Challenge Cup


March 5th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 5 (IANS) Ace striker SUnil Chettri will be leading the Indian team in the AFC Challenge Cup football tournament starting here Thursday.Coach Savio Medeira has named defender Syed ... Read more...

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Men’s hockey Olympic qualifier: Bronze for Canada


February 26th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Canada finished the men's hockey Olympic qualifier on a bright note as they narrowly edged out Poland for the bronze medal, beating them 4-3 at ... Read more...

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Odafa rescues Mohun Bagan again in I-League


February 11th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) Odafa Okolie proved the savior yet again for Mohun Bagan as they registered a 2-1 victory over Mumbai FC in the 20th round of I-League football ... Read more...

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Climax was rested, not dropped: Savio


February 1st, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Expressing surprise at former national captain Climax Lawrence's decision to retire from international football, India's chief football coach Savio Medeira Wednesday said the Dempo medio ... Read more...

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Four new faces in India squad for Bayern Munich game


December 28th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) India football coach Savio Medeira announced a 23-member squad sans injured striker Sunil Chettri and midfielder Steven Dias for Bhaichung Bhutia's farewell match against ... Read more...

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Indian women’s hockey team lose to Argentina


December 15th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Indian women's hockey team lost 1-3 to Argentina in the inaugural of the Four-nation tournament in the Argentine city Parana.India failed to score any goal ... Read more...

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India beat Malaysia 4-1 in u-18 Asia Cup


September 22nd, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) India continued their winning ways in girls under-18 Asia Cup hockey by beating Malaysia 4-1 in their last round robin Pool B match in Bangkok ... Read more...

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Chelsea’s midfielders are old and slow: Torres


September 10th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Spanish striker Fernando Torres has slammed Chelsea's midfielders as being "old and slow".The Spaniard, who made a 50-million-pound move to Stamford Bridge from Liverpool in ... Read more...

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Japan hold India to 1-1 draw in Asian Champions hockey


September 4th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ordos (China), Sep 4 (IANS) A last minute equaliser by Japan denied India their second straight win at the inaugural Asian Men's Champions here Sunday.Striker Gurvinder Singh Chandi put India ... Read more...

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17 Indian Arrows players among 25 probables for Olympic qualifiers


June 3rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The Indian Arrows team once again formed the nucleus of the Olympic outfit as their 17 players were among the 25 probables for the second ... Read more...

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Santosh Trophy: West Bengal to meet Railways in final


May 27th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 27 (IANS) West Bengal edged past Railways by a solitary goal to set-up a final clash with Manipur in the Santosh Trophy national football championship.In the first semifinal ... Read more...

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Bengal face Railways in Santosh Trophy semi-finals


May 26th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guawahati, May 26 (IANS) Defending champions Bengal will be looking to beat Railways in Frdiay's semi-final of the 65th Santosh Trophy for National Football Championships here and stay on course ... Read more...

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Impressive show by India’s under-13 footballers


May 25th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India's under-13 squad has returned home after an impressive performance in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Youth Festival in the Iranian city of Yazd where ... Read more...

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Stopping Rooney from scoring is key to stopping Man U


April 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): To stop Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney from scoring in tomorrow's Champions League semifinal showdown, Schalke defenders are under orders not to concede any goal.Schalke defender Christoph Metzelder ... Read more...

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