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Ghana to observe FIFA Fair Play Day against Malawi


September 7th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Sep 7 (IANS) Ghana will observe the annual FIFA Fair Play Day when its national senior male team, the Black Stars, play Malawi in the final first-leg of the ... Read more...

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Kiwis in with a chance, feels coach Carter


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) New Zealand have as good a chance as India to win the second Test given their array of fast bowlers who will have a major say ... Read more...

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Kiwis lead by 41 at lunch (Lead)


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Tim Southee took a career best 7/64 to help New Zealand take a 12-run first innings lead against India, who were dismissed for 353 on the ... Read more...

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Raina keen to cement Test berth


September 1st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) Branded as a One-day international and Twenty20 specialist, Suresh Raina said he was keen to shrug off the tag and cement his berth in the Indian ... Read more...

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Positive intent paid off, says Guptill


August 31st, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) A positive approach backed by aggression paid off for New Zealand, according to their opening batsman Martin Guptill as the Kiwis ended the first day ... Read more...

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Nepal played better than us: Koevarmans


August 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans credited Nepal for holding the hosts to a goalless draw in a rain-marred Nehru Cup football match at the ... Read more...

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West Indies tour helped me prepare for comeback: Pujara


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara, who struck his maiden Test century here Thursday, said the recent India A's tour of the West Indies helped him prepare well for his ... Read more...

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CAF match interrupted after fans invade pitch


August 19th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, Aug 19 (IANS) An African Champions League (CAF) football match between two Tunisian teams, Esperance Sportive de Tunis and Etoile du Sahel, was interrupted Sunday after supporters invaded the ... Read more...

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Menezes’ position in jeopardy after Brazil’s Olympic loss


August 13th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 13 (IANS) Brazil's football confederation (CBF) has refused to guarantee the future of under-pressure coach Mano Menezes.Menezes, who is one of the few international coaches to ... Read more...

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Abandoned US brothel to become museum


August 9th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) An abandoned brothel in the US will soon be turned into a museum where visitors can see how commercial sex was performed 40 years ago and ... Read more...

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Uruguay playmaker hoping to learn from Seedorf


August 8th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 8 (IANS) Uruguay football international midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro said that he is honoured to be playing alongside boyhood idol Clarence Seedorf at Botafogo.Lodeiro was officially ... Read more...

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British boy falls to death in Malaysia


July 31st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A nine-year-old British boy has died after falling from a hotel window while holidaying in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur.Matthew Hamer, of York, was a popular member ... Read more...

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‘American Idol’ cannot afford Carey: Cannon


July 17th, 2012 - 2:13 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 17 (IANS) If "American Idol" bosses want Mariah Carey as their next judge, they will have to pay her twice the amount they pay Jennifer Lopez, ... Read more...

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McCullum says Black Caps need to find way to beat Windies


July 11th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St. Kitts), July 11 (IANS/CMC) Off-spinner Nathan McCullum says the beleaguered New Zealand have no choice but to win the third One-Day International at Warner Park here."We've just got to ... Read more...

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Deco praises Seedorf’s Brazil move


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 4 (IANS) Former Portugal international midfielder Deco said Clarence Seedorf's arrival in Rio de Janeiro will change the world's perception of Brazilian football.Seedorf agreed to ... Read more...

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We must look to repeat performance: Gayle


July 1st, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Launderdale (Florida), July 1 (IANS/CMC) Opener Chris Gayle has praised the West Indies batting following their 56-run win over New Zealand in the opening Twenty20 International here but said ... Read more...

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Some elements have been promising: Koevermans


June 29th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat (Oman), June 29 (IANS) Newly appointed Indian football coach Wim Koevermans said Friday that he had seen some promising points in the under-22 national team but said that everyone ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Cassano ‘fantastic’ despite lack of fitness, says Italy coach


June 29th, 2012 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy striker Antonio Cassano might only have one half of football in his legs, but his "fantastic" performance in the 2-1 win over Germany ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Italy ready for German pressure, says coach Prandelli


June 28th, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Keeping hold of the ball will negate Germany's main tactic of pinning Italy back inside their half, Italian coach Cesare Prandelli said ahead of their ... Read more...

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Flamengo upbeat about Adriano return


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 23 (IANS) Flamengo coach Joel Santana admitted he was "eagerly awaiting" the return of former Brazil international striker Adriano.The 30-year-old is still officially without a club ... Read more...

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FIFA invests 20 million dollars for green World Cup


June 20th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 20 (IANS) FIFA will invest $20 million in green initiatives as part of its sustainability strategy for the 2014 World Cup.Speaking at an event here Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Ukraine coach hits out at refereeing after Euro exit


June 20th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine coach Oleg Blokhin has lashed out at the standard of refereeing in the 0-1 defeat to England that knocked the Euro 2012 co-hosts ... Read more...

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England football legend Jack Charlton to run Olympic torch relay


June 15th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) England's football legend Jack Charlton, elder brother of Sir Bobby Charlton, will carry the Olympic flame in the centre of Newcastle on day 28 of the ... Read more...

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Septuagenarian bowler, nearing 3,000 wickets, felled by ball


June 14th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) A 71-year-old bowler in Britain, who had set himself a mammoth target of bagging 3,000 wickets, died 101 short of his target after being hit by ... Read more...

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Johnson and Permaul maul India A by 125 runs


June 13th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St Vincent), June 12 (IANS/CMC) Two left-armers, medium-pacer Delorn Johnson (6 for 34) and spinner Veerasammy Permaul (4 for 22) bowled West Indies A to a 125-run victory over India ... Read more...

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Warsaw pitch average: Russia’s Nababkin


June 12th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The pitch at Warsaw's National Stadium gives way underfoot and is not of the same quality as in Wroclaw, Russian right-back Kirill Nababkin said ... Read more...

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Russia showing dangerous cohesion: Arshavin


June 11th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andrei Arshavin Monday warned his opponents that the Russian team, which has become older but wiser since the run up to the Euro 2008 ... Read more...

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State of pitch lamentable: Del Bosque (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gdansk (Poland), June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A poor-quality pitch ruined Spain's clash with Italy at Euro 2012, Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque has said.The match Sunday in Gdansk ended in ... Read more...

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State of pitch was lamentable, says Del Bosque


June 11th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gdansk (Poland), June 11 (IANS) A poor-quality pitch ruined Spain's clash with Italy at Euro 2012, Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque has said.The match Sunday in Gdansk ended in a ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho rediscovers magic in debut for new club


June 10th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 10 (IANS) Ronaldinho declared he still has "a lot to offer in football" after showing flashes of his old magic in his debut for new ... Read more...

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Crushing Czechs was easy: Pavlyuchenko


June 9th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Wroclaw, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's 4-1 thrashing of the Czech Republic at Euro 2012 came easily, striker Roman Pavlyuchenko said Saturday.Pavlyuchenko made an immediate impact after replacing the misfiring ... Read more...

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Russia lack the pace to be a top team: Arshavin


June 8th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russians lack the pace to be considered Euro 2012 favourites, captain Andrei Arshavin said Friday.Dick Advocaat's side kick-off their Group A campaign late ... Read more...

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Djokovic to play charity match in Rio


June 5th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 5 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic has agreed to play an exhibition match here in November against retired Brazilian star Gustavo Kuerten. This ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho denies indiscipline charge


June 4th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 4 (IANS) Ronaldinho has denied accusations of indiscipline at Flamengo and says delayed payments were his prime reason for leaving the club.Ronaldinho quit Flamengo Thursday ... Read more...

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I want to produce a musical: Vikas Bhalla


May 26th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actor-musician Vikas Bhalla, currently seen as Veer Singh Bundela on popular TV show "Uttaran", says he wants to take a big leap into the world ... Read more...

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