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Greece too hard to break down: Russia coach


June 17th, 2012 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Greece were simply too hard for to break down in the crunch Euro 2012 match Saturday that saw Russia knocked out, Russia coach Dick Advocaat ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Blanc hails Germany as role model for France


June 15th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France coach Laurent Blanc said his team should follow Germany's example when they take on Ukraine Friday in the Euro 2012 group stage.Germany are ... Read more...

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Sneijder apologises to Dutch fans after defeat


June 14th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kharkiv (Ukraine), June 14 (IANS) Wesley Sneijder has apologised for the poor performance of the Dutch football team at the ongoing Euro 2012 Championship."I would like to apologise to everyone," ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Portugal steal 3-2 win over Danes


June 14th, 2012 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Lviv, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Substitute Silvestre Varela hit an 87th-minute winner to give Portugal a 3-2 win over Denmark in their Euro 2012 Group B encounter in Lviv ... Read more...

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I want to stay after Euro: Portugal coach


June 13th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 12 (IANS) Portugal coach Paulo Bento said Tuesday he wants to remain in the post after Euro 2012, but his fate is in the hands of the ... Read more...

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Russia coach Advocaat not to make changes for Poland


June 12th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's coach Dick Advocaat is not planning to make significant changes in the starting eleven for Tuesday's Group A clash with co-hosts Poland.Two goals from ... Read more...

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German coach thanks Mourinho for win


June 10th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 10 (IANS) Germany coach Joachim Loew thanked Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho for playing a crucial role in developing the German players.Loew said he had a chat ... Read more...

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Germany must improve: Man of Match Ozil


June 10th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's 1-0 victory over Portugal in their Euro 2012 opener Saturday was a reasonable start but the performance must improve for the next test ... Read more...

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Germany’s Gomez got lucky: Portugal coach


June 10th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 10 (RIA Novosti) Portugal coach Paulo Bento said that Germany striker Mario Gomez got lucky in scoring the goal that consigned the Portuguese to a 1-0 Euro 2012 ... Read more...

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Denmark defeat was like a bad movie: Robben


June 10th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kharkiv (Ukraine), June 10 (IANS/RIA NOvosti) Losing 1-0 to Denmark at Euro 2012 Saturday was like something out of a bad movie, Netherlands midfielder Arjen Robben said.The Netherlands' wayward finishing ... Read more...

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We were disciplined for brutal Euro 2012 opener: Loew


June 10th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany coach Joachim Low took Saturday's 1-0 win over Portugal any way it came, because the brutal nature of the tournament means there is ... Read more...

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Germany beats Portugal 1-0 in Euro 2012


June 10th, 2012 - 4:12 am ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany beat Portugal 1-0 on the second day at the European Championship in a match here Sunday.A Mario Gomez header helped Germany to ... Read more...

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Dutch fullback becomes youngest player in Euro


June 10th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kharkiv, June 9 (IANS) Jetro Willems becomes the youngest player to appear at a Euro Championship after the left-back was included in the Netherlands' starting lineup against Denmark in a ... Read more...

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Champions League defeat a thing of past: Thomas Muller


June 8th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ahead of his country's Euro 2012 campaign, Germany's attacking midfielder Thomas Muller said Friday he had banished the memory of the Champions League ... Read more...

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Netherlands adjusts training after racist abuse by fans


June 7th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 7 (IANS) Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk adjusted his training in Krakow after hearing racist abuse from the stands.During the warm-up for the training in the Wisla ... Read more...

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Euros riding high on Spain


June 7th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Britain's top betting sites Ladbrokes and William Hill have tipped World Cup champions Spain to defend their Euro crown by giving them odds of 11/4.Germany (3/1) ... Read more...

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Strootman from fan to player at Euro 2012


June 7th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 7 (IANS) Kevin Strootman played for Sparta Rotterdam in the Dutch second division in January last year and now he is part of the Netherlands football squad ... Read more...

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Need to play regularly against top teams: Nobbs


June 5th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) India hockey coach Michael Nobbs was happy with the team's bronze-medal finish in the Azlan Shah Cup ahead of the Olympics but said that the eight-time ... Read more...

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Strong start by Mandakini, Neetu in World Championship boxing


May 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Qinhuangdao (China), May 12 (IANS) India's female boxers made a strong start in the World Championships here with Mandakini Chanu (57kg) and Neetu Chahal (69kg) cruising into the second round ... Read more...

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Olympic TT qualifier: Sharath, Amalraj, Poulomi enter knock-out stage


May 12th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Doha, May 11 (IANS) Indian paddlers Sharath Kamal, Anthony Amalraj and Poulomi Ghatak entered the knock-out stage at the World Olympic Qualification Championships here Friday.Sharath defeated Kirill Gerassimenkno of Kazakhstan ... Read more...

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South African men’s hockey team qualifies for London Olympics


May 6th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 6 (IANS) South Africa became the last men's field hockey team to qualify for the London Olympics after beating hosts Japan 2-1 in Sunday's final of the qualifying ... Read more...

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World Cup archery: Indian recurve team in final


May 4th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) The Indian men's recurve team of Rahul Banerjee, Jayanta Talukdar and Tarundeep Rai sailed into the final of the team event of the World Cup archery ... Read more...

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World Super Bike: Rea hopes to make a podium finish in Monza


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Monza (Italy), May 2 (IANS) Honda World Superbike Team's Jonathan Rea is geared up to make a podium finish for the first time in Monza during the weekend race.Despite winning ... Read more...

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Pieters out for season, might miss Euro 2012


April 17th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 17 (IANS) Netherlands and PSV defender Erik Pieters will miss the remainder of the Dutch football season and is in danger of missing out on Euro 2012, ... Read more...

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Spain retain top spot in FIFA ranking


April 12th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 12 (IANS) Spain retained first position in the newly-released FIFA rankings but the Netherlands, which were second in March, dropped to fourth, while Germany and Uruguay moved up ... Read more...

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US gives $40 mn for Bangladesh health sector


April 9th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 9 (IANS) The US Agency for International Development (USAID) Monday announced a grant of $40 million for the development of Bangladesh's health sector.The grant would be made available ... Read more...

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Cuba receives a million visitors


April 6th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 6 (IANS) The number of visitors to Cuba this year reached one million Thursday.The largest number of visitors came from Canada, followed by Argentina, Russia, Germany, France and ... Read more...

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Global paper consumption increased by half since 1980


April 5th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Global paper consumption since 1980 has gone up by almost half, although communication today is mostly by email and text, online statements and by fax, a ... Read more...

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Many biofuels less sustainable than petrol: Experts


April 4th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 3 (IANS) Many biofuels are less sustainable than petrol and diesel, Dutch think tank CE Delft said Tuesday."If you take into account the land use, CO2-emissions and ... Read more...

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EU unemployment rate reaches 14-year high


April 2nd, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (UN) unemployment rate in February rose for the tenth consecutive month, reaching its highest numbers in more than 14 years, officials said on Monday.In ... Read more...

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Chinese women enter World TT semis


March 30th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dortmund (Germany), March 30 (IANS) The Chinese women's side entered the semifinals of the World Team Table Tennis Championships with a 3-0 victory against Poland here Friday.Chinese aces Ding Ning, ... Read more...

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Dutch man seeks child with father’s sperm


March 24th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) A childless man in the Netherlands has turned to his father for his sperm after having failed to conceive with his wife despite three years of ... Read more...

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India going through rebuilding phase, says Sandeep Singh


March 16th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India's ace drag flicker Sandeep Singh Friday said the eight-time Olympic champions are going through a rebuilding phase and it would be unfair to expect ... Read more...

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Saina enters second round of Swiss Open


March 14th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Saina Nehwal brushed aside Japan's Sayaka Sato 21-13, 21-8 to enter the women's singles second round of the Swiss Open Grand Prix badminton event in ... Read more...

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Honicel India to make furniture out of recycled paper


March 6th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 6 (IANS) A door, tables and other furniture made of recycled paper? Well, city-based Honicel India is planning precisely that with its honeycomb products.The company's Rs.60-crore, 9,000-tonne factory ... Read more...

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