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Euro 2012: Irish fans fill stadiums in Poland


June 12th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Poland, June 12 (IANS) Irish fans are all over Euro 2012 stadiums in Poland, notwithstanding their 3-1 defeat to Croatia in the opener.According to data from PL.2012, the organising body ... 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 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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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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Australia beat China to qualify for Olympic volleyball


June 10th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 10 (IANS) Australia qualified Sunday for the London Olympic Games men's volleyball competition, beating China 3-0 in the qualifying tournament here.Australia improved their record to five wins and ... 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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Medvedev greets Russian football team


June 9th, 2012 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Saturday congratulated his country's national football team on its victory over the Czech Republic in Group A at Euro 2012."The picture ... Read more...

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Poland coach urges calm before crucial Euro opener


June 8th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 8 (IANS) Poland coach Franciszek Smuda has said his team must keep calm ahead of the crucial Euro 2012 opener against Greece here Friday."Now, It is better to ... 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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Uruguay take second Place in FIFA rankings


June 6th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain maintained their top spot in the latest FIFA rankings published Wednesday while Uruguay leap-frogged Germany to take second place.Brazil and England moved up one ... Read more...

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British police arrest three soccer hooligans before they leave the country for Euro 2012


June 5th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
West Midlands, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems like the British police are determined to keep the upcoming Euro 2012 tournament as trouble-free as possible. They have already gone ahead and arrested ... Read more...

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In paying tribute to Hazarika, guitarists create record


June 4th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 4 (IANS) A total of 5,406 guitarists have simultaneously played and paid a tribute to Assam's most celebrated musical icon Late Dr. Bhupen Hazarika, popularly known as Bhupen-da, ... Read more...

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Russia to improve: Advocaat


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 3 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Russia's football coach Dick Advocaat said Sunday his team is not getting carried away with the 3-0 trouncing of Italy Friday, and that there are areas ... Read more...

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Russia demolish Italy 3-0


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, June 2 (IANS) Russia handed under-pressure Italy a 3-0 beating in their Euro 2012 warm-up match in Zurich thanks to a brace from striker Roman Shirokov.The Italian team has ... Read more...

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Ukraine suffer 2-3 loss to Austria


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 2 (IANS) Co-hosts Ukraine came back twice but still lost 2-3 to Austria in a friendly match leading to the Euro 2012 in Innsbruck, Austria.Zlatko Junuzovic opened the ... Read more...

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France come back to beat Iceland 3-2


May 28th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 28 (IANS) France struggled in their first warm-up for Euro 2012 as they came back from two goals down to beat Iceland 3-2 at Valenciennes, France.Birkir Bjarnason and ... Read more...

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Barcelona striker Villa out of Euro 2012


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 23 (IANS) Spanish Football Federation RFEF has confirmed that David Villa will not be part of their squad for this summer's European Championships.The Barcelona striker has not ... Read more...

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Ukraine to host Euro 2012 despite boycott threats: President


May 15th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 15 (IANS) Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has said that the Euro 2012 football Championship will take place in the country despite boycott threats by several European countries to ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Bhupathi, Paes-Stepanek out of Madrid Open


May 13th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 13 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Mahesh Bhupathi went down to Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecau in the men's doubles semifinals of the Madrid Open tennis tournament ... Read more...

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Topless protest at Euro 2012 trophy display


May 13th, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A topless female protester attacked the trophy to be awarded at Euro 2012 and knocked it to the floor at an exhibition in the Ukrainian ... Read more...

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Puyol concedes he won’t be fit for Euro 2012


May 9th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 9 (IANS) FC Barcelona defender Carlos Puyol Wednesday conceded that he won't recover from his knee injury in time to represent defending champions Spain in the Euro 2012 ... Read more...

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After getting dumped, woman dentist pulls out ex’s teeth


April 28th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) A woman dentist in Poland is facing jail after she allegedly pulled out all her former boyfriend's teeth because he dumped her for another woman.Anna Mackowiak, ... Read more...

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Germany not to bid for Euro 2020


April 28th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 28 (IANS) The German Football Federation (DFB) will not bid for the 2020 European Championships, ruling out the speculation of a bid.DFB president Wolfgang Niersbach announced the decision ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 ticket design unveiled in Ukraine


April 24th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, April 24 (IANS) The ticket design for the Euro 2012 Football Championship was officially presented by Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Events executive Martin Kallen in the Ukrainian ... Read more...

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Suzlon’s arm bags orders worth $387 mn in two months


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) India's wind turbine manufacturing major Suzlon Energy Monday said its group subsidiary REpower Systems has bagged cumulative orders worth $387 million across Europe over a two-month ... Read more...

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UAE,Poland discuss cooperation


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 22 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE)and Poland Sunday held talks here to boost bilateral relations.Visiting Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk and UAE Vice President Sheikh Mohammed ... 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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Top teams reach quarters at World TT


March 29th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dortmund (Germany), March 29 (IANS) The fourth day of the World Table Tennis Championship saw expected group toppers and some less-fancied teams moving into the second round. In the women's ... Read more...

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Moore writes parenting book


March 27th, 2012 - 6:21 am ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) Actress Julianne Moore has written a book to help children understand different nationalities.Moore's mother Anne emigrated to America from Scotland when she was 10 years old ... Read more...

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Wenger says Wilshere cannot play in London Olympics


March 24th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said midfielder Jack Wilshere will not be allowed to play in the London Olympics even though he is available for ... Read more...

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US working with India to reduce dependence on Iran oil


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) The United States has said it's "working hard" with India to see if it can help reduce its dependence on Iranian crude and find alternative sources ... Read more...

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Stranded kite surfer survives sharks’ attack


March 10th, 2012 - 8:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A kite surfing champion from Poland became stranded for 40 hours on the Red Sea and fought off an attack by sharks with a knife.Janek ... Read more...

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Georgia, Azerbaijan to jointly bid for Euro 2020


March 7th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Baku (Azerbaijan), March 7 (IANS) Georgia and Azerbaijan will make a joint bid to host the Euro 2020, visiting Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili said here Wednesday."Azerbaijan and Georgia will apply ... Read more...

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First match at National Stadium of Poland free of incident


March 2nd, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, March 2 (IANS) A football friendly between Poland and Portugal at the National Stadium here -- newly-built for the Euro 2012 championship in June -- was incident-free, spokesman for ... Read more...

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Bridge stolen in Poland, sold for scrap


February 28th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Feb 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two men stole a bridge in southwest Poland and sold it for scrap, police said Monday.The bridge, used by a local mine, was sawn up ... Read more...

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