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Stiff sanctions for Coentrao and Vilanova


August 30th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 30 (IANS) The Disciplinary Committee of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has handed out heavy sanctions to FC Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova and Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao.Coentrao ... Read more...

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Portuguese player Sabrosa joins Espanyol


August 18th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 18 (IANS) Portuguese footballer Simao Sabrosa has signed with Spain's Espanyol, the Catalan football team confirmed on its website.The Portuguese is the fifth signing of the La Liga ... Read more...

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Zenit mulling Arshavin bid: Coach


July 20th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zenit St. Petersburg are considering a bid to bring Arsenal midfielder Andrei Arshavin back to his old football club, coach Luciano Spalletti said Friday.Arshavin ... Read more...

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Deportivo La Coruna signs Portuguese winger Pizzi


July 12th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 12 (IANS) Deportivo La Coruna has signed winger Pizzi from Portuguese side Sporting Braga, the newly promoted La Liga club confirmed Thursday.The 22-year-old Pizzi used to be a ... Read more...

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Lokomotiv lacked spirit: Bilic


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Recently appointed Lokomotiv Moscow coach Slaven Bilic said Wednesday the team's weak character was to blame for the poor results at the end of the ... Read more...

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Villas-Boas rejects offer to coach Sao Paulo


June 27th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 27 (IANS) Former Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas has turned down an offer to coach Brazilian football club Sao Paulo.The 34-year-old Portuguese was offered a contract by ... Read more...

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UAE, Portugal discuss trade


June 12th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jun 11 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Portugal have discussed ways to enhance bilateral trade, it was reported here Monday.UAE Foreign Trade Minister Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi and visiting ... 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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Former Chelsea boss Villas-Boas in talks with Sao Paulo


June 9th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 9 (IANS) Former Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas is reportedly in talks with Sao Paulo about a move to the Brazilian club.The 34-year-old Portuguese met Sao Paulo ... 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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Portugal lose last friendly before the Euro 2012


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, June 3 (IANS) One week before their match against Germany in the Euro 2012, the Portuguese national football team lost to Turkey 1-3 in a friendly here.For the Portuguese, ... Read more...

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Chandy to unveil campaign on Bekal Fort May 10


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 3 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy would May 10 unveil a tourism campaign on the 17th century Bekal Fort in Kasargode district, a minister said Thursday.Tourism Minister ... Read more...

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One arrested for illegal mining in Goa


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 2 (IANS) One person has been arrested here for illegal mining at a site acquired by the government for building a stadium for the National Games 2014 and ... Read more...

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Now, Goa’s site for National Games illegally mined


May 1st, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 1 (IANS) In a shocking incident, an illegal laterite stone mine was found on the site of an upcoming national and an international games events in Goa, prompting ... Read more...

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Portuguese Duarte appointed as Gabon coach


April 29th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Libreville (Gabon), April 29 (IANS) The Gabonese Football Federation confirmed that Portuguese Paulo Duarte will replace Gernot Rohr as head coach of Gabon.The 43-year-old, who signed a two-year contract Saturday, ... Read more...

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Kids with mother tongue English a minority in British schools


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Children whose mother tongue is English are now in the minority at more than 1,600 schools across England, and Urdu, Bengali, Gujarati and Tamil are among ... Read more...

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Salem moves court in Mumbai blasts case


January 17th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Gangster Abu Salem moved a special court here seeking immediate closure of his ongoing trial in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, his lawyer said.The application ... Read more...

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At 39, Rivaldo continues football career in Angola (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Jan 14 (IANS) At 39, Brazilian veteran footballer Rivaldo is showing no signs of stopping. Rivaldo signed a one-year deal with Angola's Kabuscorp FC.Recently released from Sao ... Read more...

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At 39, Rivaldo continues football career in Angola


January 14th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Jan 14 (IANS) The Most Valuable Player of the 1999 FIFA World Cup Rivaldo was officially announced as the newest player of Angola's Kabuscorp FC. He signed ... Read more...

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German Goetz quits as Vietnam football coach


January 7th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi (Vietnam), Jan 7 (IANS) Vietnam's German football coach Falko Goetz has officially ended his contract with the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) following the poor performance of the under-23 team at ... Read more...

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Real Madrid players back from Christmas vacation


December 30th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 30 (IANS) Spanish La Liga leaders Real Madrid are back in training after an eight-day Christmas break.Real said in a statement that Portuguese winger Cristiano Ronaldo and the ... Read more...

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‘Casinos can attract more tourists’


December 5th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (Bermuda), Dec 5 (IANS/CMC) Even though gambling addiction has always been a controversial issue in the Caribbean island nation of Bermuda, a government report has said it cannot ignore the ... Read more...

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Jennifer Lopez arrives in Peru


December 5th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Dec 5 (IANS/EFE) Singer Jennifer Lopez arrived in Lima on the weekend to tape part of her television program "Q'Viva! The Chosen", which she is producing with her ... Read more...

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Technique can tell beer’s country of origin


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) A new technology can tell you about the precise location where your favourite brand of beer has originated.Researchers at the University of Seville (Spain) have developed ... Read more...

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Real Madrid romp to victory in Champions League


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 23 (IANS) Real Madrid gave a very good account of themselves by thrashing Dinamo Zagreb 6-2 at home and ensuring the top spot in Group D of the ... Read more...

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Portuguese film ‘The Consul of Bordeaux’ to open IFFI 2012


November 12th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 12 (IANS) Portuguese director Manuel Gonzales' "The Consul of Bordeaux" will open the 42nd edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here Nov 23.Speaking to reporters ... Read more...

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Real Madrid top La Liga as Barcelona held


October 23rd, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 23 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid won 4-0 away to Malaga to go atop the the Spanish football La Liga while Barcelona were ... Read more...

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Fugitive US hijacker George Wright caught in Portugal


September 28th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Lisbon, Sept 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Portuguese officials have announced that they have arrested a fugitive US hijacker in the country. George Wright was part of a group who hijacked a Delta Airlines ... Read more...

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People are envious of my good looks: Ronaldo


September 15th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has said he is envied by people all around the world because of his good looks.The Portuguese forward was booed and ... Read more...

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Villas-Boas vows to guide Chelsea to Champions League triumph


July 20th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas has vowed to take the club to a Champions League win in the forthcoming season.The Portuguese, who took over as the Blues ... Read more...

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Jennifer Lopez joins new show on Latin talent


June 3rd, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jennifer Lopez and her husband Marc Anthony are on a hunt for the next Latin talent. The show’s audition will take the couple to North, South ... Read more...

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Cristiano Ronaldo sets new scoring record in Spanish La Liga


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 22 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo has set a new record for the most number of goals scored in a Spanish La Liga season with 39, Xinhua reported.The Portuguese international, ... Read more...

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J-Lo set to launch her own reality show


April 29th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
The show, titled "Q'Viva! The Chosen," will showcase Latin music, artistry anddance and will be shot in 21 countries in North America, Central America andSouth America.Lopez has teamed up ... Read more...

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Redknapp puts 80 million pound price-tag on Tottenham star Bale


April 5th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5(ANI): Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has suggested it would take a world-record transfer fee if any Premier League team wants to buy Gareth Bale this summer."Manchester United sold Cristiano ... Read more...

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Three day Goa carnival begins


March 6th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Panaji, Mar.6 (ANI): The annual carnival festivities began in Goa today amid much excitement in Panaji, with thousands of people gathering to watch the float-parade led by 'King Momo', an honorary fantasy-figure, ... Read more...

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