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Qualifying first is not important: Messi


September 8th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 8 (IANS) Argentina striker Lionel Messi says finishing first in the World Cup qualifying phase is not the team's priority.Argentina went to the top of the ... Read more...

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Argentina face Paraguay in World Cup qualifier


September 7th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Sep 7 (IANS) Argentina will be looking to strengthen their qualification chances for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil when they face Paraguay in South American qualifying ... Read more...

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Swine flu deaths rise to 133 in Brazil


July 25th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 25 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian health authorities reported the deaths of 10 more people in the southern part of the country from the AH1N1 swine flu virus, bringing the ... Read more...

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Bolivar players pleaded for mercy, says Santos striker


May 12th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 12 (IANS) Bolivar players pleaded with their Santos opponents to show mercy during the Brazilian club's 8-0 Copa Libertadores victory.According to Santos striker Alan Kardec, the ... Read more...

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ITF gives first two Olympics wildcards


April 19th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Stephanie Vogt of Liechtenstein and Paraguay's Veronica Cepede Royg were handed the first two tennis wildcards for the London Games by International Tennis Federation (ITF).The 22-year-old ... Read more...

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Flamengo players in tears after exit from Copa Libertadores


April 17th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 17 (IANS) Former Barcelona playmaker Ronaldinho said that Flamengo's players were in tears following their elimination from the Copa Libertadores.Despite winning their final group match against ... Read more...

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Former Paraguay striker Cabanas returns to football


April 16th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 16 (IANS) Former Paraguay striker Salvador Cabanas returned to competitive football after being shot in the head more than two years ago.Cabanas, 31, played 41 minutes ... Read more...

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Corinthians secure Copa Libertadores knockout-stage berth


April 12th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 12 (IANS) Corinthians secured their passage to the next phase of the Copa Libertadores with a 3-1 away victory over Paraguay's Nacional.Jorge Henrique returned from injury ... Read more...

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Liberatdores Cup: Corinthians beat Nacional


March 8th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 8 (IANS) Corinthians cruised to a 2-0 victory at home against Paraguay's Nacional in the South American Libertadores Cup.Corinthians scored their first goal of the match ... Read more...

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Corinthians win in Adriano’s season debut


February 19th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 19 (IANS) Making his debut in the 2012 season, Adriano aided in Corinthians' 1-0 win over Sao Caetano in the eighth round of the Sao Paulo ... Read more...

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`Millions of Mexicans ready to cheat on spouses’


December 15th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 15 (IANS/EFE) Some 12 million married Mexicans of both sexes are dissatisfied with their sex lives and open to the idea of cheating, according to estimates by ... Read more...

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Steve Tyler gets new teeth after shower accident


October 27th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Asuncion (Paraguay), Oct 27 (IANS) Two new teeth were implanted into singer Steven Tyler's mouth by a dentist in Paraguay after he lost them in an accident.The dentist, a woman ... Read more...

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Paraguay or Venezuela, who plays Argentina Friday?


August 31st, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Who would Messi and his Argentinians play against in the Sept 2 FIFA official friendly tie here? Venezuela, of course. No, if some hoardings that ... Read more...

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Soccer star wounded in shooting vows to come back


August 10th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) Paraguayan striker Salvador Cabanas, whose soccer career has been sidelined since he was shot in the head 18 months ago at a Mexico City bar, ... Read more...

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Referee sets record by giving 36 red cards in one game


March 4th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Referee Damien Rubino has set a soccer record of sorts by giving a whopping 36 red cards in a match.Rubino on Tuesday issued these red cards during an ... Read more...

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India’s ICT exports rise by 244 percent in 2009


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 3 (IANS) India's exports and imports of information and communications technology (ICT) experienced a rapid rise in 2009 as Asia accounted for two third of global ICT exports, according ... Read more...

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Tom Hanks: New Addition In ‘The Hurt Locker’ Sequel


December 1st, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, 'The Hurt Locker' was nominated for nine Academy Awards in 2010 and won six among them. The 54-year-old Hanks himself, has won Best Actor Academy Awards twice ... Read more...

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Tom Hanks may star in Kathryn Bigeow’s ‘Sleeping Dogs’


October 8th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tom Hanks may be the first actor to be named on Kathryn Bigeow’s “Sleeping Dogs”. The movie is the follow-up to the movie “The Hurt Locker”. The production is by Paramount Pictures.The ... Read more...

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Tom Hanks may star in Bigelow’s ‘Sleeping Dogs’


October 7th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Veteran actor Tom Hanks is in talks to star in Oscar winning filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow's new film "Sleeping Dogs".This will be her first directorial venture since ... Read more...

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New Zealand to play Honduras and Paraguay at home


August 10th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Aug 10 (DPA) New Zealand are to play Honduras and Paraguay at home in October, football officials said Tuesday. The match against Honduras will be played Oct 9 at a venue to ... Read more...

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Model who vowed to run naked in support of Paraguay’s WC team robbed


July 27th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 27 (ANI): Larissa Riquelme, the Paraguayan model who promised to run naked in support of her home team at the FIFA World Cup, has been robbed.The 25-year-old stunner ... Read more...

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Casillas is World Cup top goalkeeper


July 12th, 2010 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) Spain skipper Iker Casillas has been named the best goalkeeper of the 2010 World Cup. The FIFA Technical Study Group picked the Real Madrid shot-stopper after some outstanding performances ... Read more...

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Iniesta goal earns Man of the Match of final


July 12th, 2010 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) Andres Iniesta's goal in the 116th minute earned Spain their first World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over the Netherlands Sunday as well as the Man of ... Read more...

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Spanish coach in dilemma over playing Torres in World Cup final


July 10th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, July 10(ANI): Spanish coach Vicente del Bosque has said that he does not know if he will select striker Fernando Torres for Sunday's World Cup final against the Netherlands.Torres was ... Read more...

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Fabregas desperate to play in Spain’s semi final starting line up


July 6th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 6 (ANI): Spanish striker Cesc Fabregas is desperate to help his team beat Germany in the World Cup semifinals.Arsenal's skipper is yet to start a match in South ... Read more...

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Debate in Spain about who should take penalties


July 6th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 6 (DPA) A heated debate has broken out in Spain regarding who should take penalties for the team in South Africa. David Villa - World Cup top scorer with five ... Read more...

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‘New-generation’ Germany can avenge Euro 2008 loss to Spain: Klose


July 5th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Durban, July 5(ANI): Germany striker Miroslav Klose believes that his team's 'new generation of players' can avenge their loss to Spain in the Euro 2008 final when the sides meet again in ... Read more...

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Spain’s Iniesta man of the match against Paraguay


July 4th, 2010 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 4 (DPA) Andres Iniesta won the FIFA Man of the Match Saturday after he inspired Spain to a 1-0 defeat of Paraguay and their first ever place in a World ... Read more...

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Germany demolish Argentina 4-0 to reach semifinals


July 3rd, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 3 (DPA) Germany demolished a hapless Argentina 4-0 at the Green Point stadium here Saturday to reach the World Cup football semifinals and send Diego Maradona's team home. Thomas ... Read more...

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Spain needs to keep faith with Torres: Villa


July 1st, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Spain needs to keep faith with Liverpool striker Fernando Torres, say football mates David Villa and Gerard Pique.The Liverpool striker is struggling for form in contrast to ... Read more...

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World Cup knockout round results and fixtures


June 30th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 30 (DPA) World Cup football knockout round results and fixtures (kickoff times in GMT).Round of 16Saturday, June 27in Port Elizabeth Uruguay - South Korea 2-1 (1-0)in Rustenburg ... Read more...

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Paraguayan coach wary of Japan’s counter-attack, dead-ball skills


June 28th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 28 (ANI): Japan's counter-attacking and dead-ball skills are the two biggest dangers for the Paraguayan side if they are to progress through to the quarterfinals.Paraguay were surprise winners of Group ... Read more...

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Lippi takes full responsibility for Italy’s ignominious World Cup exit


June 25th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, June 25(ANI): Italy coach Marcello Lippi has taken full responsibility for his team's humiliating World Cup group stage exit.The defending champions lost 2-3 to World Cup debutants Slovakia, who qualified ... Read more...

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Players suspended for their next World Cup match


June 25th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 25 (DPA) Players suspended for their next match: Third group matchValon Behrami (Switzerland) - Red card*Kaka (Brazil) - Yellow/Red cardCarlos Carmona (Chile) - Second yellow cardMatias Fernandez (Chile) - Second yellow ... Read more...

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Dutch beat Cameroon and top Group F


June 25th, 2010 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 25 (DPA) The Netherlands beat Cameroon 2-1 in Cape Town Thursday to top Group F with a 100 percent record. Robin Van Persie scored his first goal of the ... Read more...

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