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Arshavin out of Arsenal’s Champions League squad


September 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian forward Andrei Arshavin has been left out of Arsenal's 18-man squad for Tuesday's Champions League football opener against Montpellier in France.Arshavin has been frozen ... Read more...

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Capello blasts sluggish Russia


September 8th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia failed to live up to coach Fabio Capello's hopes for a high-tempo flowing game when they beat Northern Ireland 2-0 in their opening World ... Read more...

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Russia labour to beat Northern Ireland


September 8th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia beat Northern Ireland 2-0 in their World Cup qualifier here under coach Fabio Capello, in his first competitive game in-charge.Michael O'Neill's Northern Ireland team ... Read more...

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Non-playing Arshavin out of Russia plans


September 8th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Arsenal's Andrei Arshavin will stay out of the Russia team he used to captain unless he starts playing regular club football, Russia coach Fabio ... Read more...

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Kombarov to replace Zhirkov: Capello


September 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spartak Moscow left-back Dmitry Kombarov is to start for Russia at home against Northern Ireland Friday as a replacement for ex-Chelsea wing-back Yuri Zhirkov, Russia ... Read more...

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Dzyuba to miss World Cup qualifiers


September 5th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian striker Artem Dzyuba has injured his knee and will miss Friday's football World Cup qualifier against Northern Ireland and next Tuesday's against Israel.Spartak Moscow's ... Read more...

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Capello seeks to rein in player bonuses


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's new chief football coach Fabio Capello wants to rein in the massive bonuses given to national team players, the acting president of the Russian ... Read more...

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Three Jordan Paralympics athletes charged with sex offences


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Three members of the Paralympics squad from Jordan have been charged with committing sexual offences against a child and a woman, The Sun reported Wednesday.The men ... Read more...

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Man wins lottery after getting wife’s age wrong


August 17th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ballymena, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In every day life, wonders happen and they are reported in the media houses. It was recently reported that a man won lottery after misquoting his wife’s ... Read more...

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Arshavin jeers distracted Russia: Capello


August 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian fans jeering Andrei Arshavin distracted the Russian team and surprised new coach Fabio Capello, the ex-England boss said.Capello's first game in charge of ... Read more...

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I was ‘pissed off’ after England exit: Capello


July 26th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello was "pissed off" and wanted to retire after his acrimonious departure from the England job, he said at his unveiling as Russia coach ... Read more...

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Gymnast Teng pulls out of Olympics


July 26th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) China's 2004 Athens Games champion Teng Haibin has pulled out of the London Olympics gymnastics competition with an arm injury.Teng, the 2004 gold medallist who missed ... Read more...

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Capello brings England assistants to Russia


July 24th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian Fabio Capello, who is expected to take over as Russia football coach, will be bring in three of his assistants from his England days.Capello ... Read more...

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No extension option in Capello’s contract: Russia FA


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello has agreed to take over the Russian national football team on a two-year contract without the option of an extension, the Russian FA's ... Read more...

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Capello ‘confident’ of Russia’s 2014 chances


July 18th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello, expected to be unveiled as Russia coach in the coming days, has revealed he is confident in his ability to guide the ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics champ Yibing suffers knee injury


July 15th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Chinese Olympic gymnastics champion Chen Yibing suffered a knee injury while training with the team in Northern Ireland.The 27-year-old Chen, who won gold medals in the ... Read more...

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Lennox the dog put to sleep in Northern Ireland


July 12th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Northern Ireland officials have released a statement in which they revealed that Lennox the dog has been put to sleep. Lennox was a pit bull terrier-type mutt ... Read more...

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Football matches can now have five referees


July 6th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 6 (IANS) Football matches could be officiated by five referees in the future after the International Football Association Board (IFAB) approved the method.IFAB, the sole body allowed to ... Read more...

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McCartney rejoins West Ham


July 1st, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Northern Ireland defender George McCartney has rejoined West Ham United, the club said Sunday.McCartney signed a two-year contract, joining the newly promoted English Premier League ... Read more...

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Mulligan to lead Memory Walk


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Actress Carey Mulligan, the ambassador of Britain-based Alzheimer's Society, will join thousands of people in a Memory Walk in support of a dementia charity.The walk will ... Read more...

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Netherlands crush Northern Ireland 6-0


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, June 3 (IANS) The Netherlands, runners-up in the 2010 football World Cup, staked claim for the European Championships by thrashing Northern Ireland 6-0 in their last warm-up game here.The ... Read more...

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British homes full of mamma’s boys, daddy’s girls


May 30th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) British families have a generation of mamma's boys and daddy's girls with at least 500,000 staying at home till their mid-30s, a study has revealed.According to ... Read more...

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Suspended cops cost Britain six mn pounds a year


April 29th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Police officers suspended from duty but getting full pay cost the British economy around six million pounds (nearly $10 million) last year, a media report said ... Read more...

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Assam’s Guinness bid: 40,885 saplings planted in an hour


April 29th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 29 (IANS) In a bid to enter the Guinness World Records, 100 people Sunday planted 40,885 saplings within an hour near the Chirang Reserve Forest in lower ... Read more...

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Britain bans public display of cigarettes


April 6th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) A new legislation banning open display of cigarettes in British supermarkets came into effect Friday, meaning the cigarettes and tobacco products must be hidden away in ... Read more...

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Many Britons think that Mount Everest is in UK


March 16th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Study reveals that many Britons think that the highest peak in the world – Mount Everest is in their own country – UK, rather than Nepal.The study ... Read more...

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Many Britons think Mount Everest is in Britain!


March 12th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) A study in Britain has found that a lot of people here are completely ignorant about some of the basic facts related to their country such ... Read more...

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British navy officer accused of leaking secrets


March 10th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) A 29-year-old officer of the Royal Navy has been charged with communicating information that could be useful to an enemy of the state, a media report ... Read more...

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Pentathlete Dobrynska first to break 5,000-point barrier


March 10th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, March 10 (IANS) Natallia Dobrynska of Ukraine set a new world record in the Pentathlon tallying 5013 points to win the world title on the opening day of the ... Read more...

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Northern Irishman Allen clinches World Snooker Haikou Open


March 5th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Haikou (China), March 5 (IANS) Northern Ireland's Mark David Allen won the World Snooker Haikou Open here, beating Englishman Stephen Lee 10-1 in the final.Allen also pocketed the prize money ... Read more...

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Factfile on Rory McIlroy


March 5th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Following is the factfile on Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, who claimed golf's World No.1 ranking with his victory in the US PGA Tour Honda Classic ... Read more...

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McIlroy wins Honda Classic, is new World No.1


March 5th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy has won the US PGA Tour's Honda Classic golf event to become the World No.1 for the first time.McIlroy carded a ... Read more...

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Britain set for balmy temperatures


February 20th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Britain will bask in balmy temperatures this week once the latest cold snap has passed, the Met office here said.On Wednesday and Thursday it could soon ... Read more...

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Liam Neeson to convert to Islam?


January 26th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Actor Liam Neeson is planning to give up his Catholic belief and convert to Islam.The 59-year-old actor admits an Islamic prayer "got into my spirit" while ... Read more...

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RBS to cut 3,500 jobs worldwide


January 12th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has said it is planning to cut 3,500 jobs across the globe, with most of them to happen this year, ... Read more...

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