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Stoke’s Wilkinson banned for three matches


September 21st, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Stoke defender Andy Wilkinson has been suspended for three matches for his clash with Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli in the Premier League match.Wilkinson caught Balotelli ... Read more...

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Di Natale denies Anzhi Euro triumph


September 21st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Udine (Italy), Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Substitute Antonio Di Natale rescued a dramatic 1-1 draw for Udinese in the first minute of stoppage time to deny Anzhi Makhachkala a debut ... Read more...

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Cardiff’s Earnshaw switches to Maccabi Tel Aviv


September 21st, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Cardiff, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cardiff City striker Robert Earnshaw has agreed terms on a one-year deal with Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv.The 31-year-old Wales international has already passed the ... Read more...

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Hiddink rejects Anzhi favorite tag: Europa League


September 20th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Udine (Italy), Sep 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anzhi Makhachkala coach Guus Hiddink has rejected the tag of bookmakers' favourites to win their Europa League group ahead of Thursday's opener at Udinese.The ... Read more...

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Juventus fight back for 2-2 draw against Chelsea


September 20th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Juventus staged a strong comeback to cut Chelsea's two-goal lead and earn an away draw in Champions League football Group E opener here.Boosted by the fanatic ... Read more...

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Hulk enjoys first Zenit training session


September 14th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Brazil forward Hulk said his first training session at new club Zenit St. Petersburg went well.Hulk's €40 million move from Porto last week was ... Read more...

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‘Preity Zinta is a businesswoman in her head’


September 14th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) She is a successful actress, has represented many brands, co-owns an Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise and is now ready with her debut film production. ... Read more...

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Deccan Chronicle Holdings reject bid for Deccan Chargers


September 13th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) team Deccan Chargers owned by Deccan Chronicle Holdings Ltd. (DCHL) remained unsold Thursday after the sole bid from PVP Ventures was ... Read more...

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World T20: Gibson upbeat on Windies chances


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 11 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has expressed confidence in his side's chances in the World Twenty20 Tournament beginning Sep 18 in Sri Lanka. Gibson said the ... Read more...

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I can help Anzhi win titles: Diarra


September 10th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New Anzhi signing Lassana Diarra says the experience he brings to the Russian side means silverware is achievable this season.The 27-year-old French international was officially ... Read more...

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Russia looks to toughen match-fixing laws


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A bill that would toughen match-fixing laws in Russian football is likely to be submitted to the country's lower house of parliament this fall, its ... Read more...

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Hats off to actors who work with newcomers: Preity Zinta


September 8th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Working with newcomers is an uphill task, says Preity Zinta, who will be seen opposite debutant Rhehan Malliek in her maiden production venture "Ishkq In ... Read more...

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Trinidad wants Bravo, Pollard, Narine for CLT20


September 7th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Sep 7 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago's sports minister Anil Roberts says the government went to great lengths to ensure the trio of Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard and ... Read more...

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Pollard shrugs off favourites tag


September 6th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 6 (IANS/CMC) Kieron Pollard has shrugged off the favourites tag being heaped on the West Indies side preparing for the ICC Twenty 20 World Cup in Sir ... Read more...

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Ex-Liverpool striker Sinama-Pongolle joins Rostov


September 6th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Liverpool forward Florent Sinama-Pongolle has signed a two-year contract with Russian Premier League side FC Rostov.In August, the 27-year-old striker left Sporting Lisbon by mutual ... Read more...

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Spartak owner envies Zenit’s Hulk, Witsel deals


September 6th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spartak Moscow can only watch and envy the lavish transfer spending of their rivals Zenit St. Petersburg after the Russian champions bought Hulk and Axel ... Read more...

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Owen joins Stoke as free agent


September 5th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Former England striker Michael Owen has signed for Stoke City as a free agent, said the Premier League side.The 32-year-old sealed a one-year contract with Stoke ... Read more...

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Joining Zenit is another victory in my life: Hulk


September 4th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersberg, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Brazil striker Hulk says his shock move to Zenit St. Petersburg football club from Porto represents "another victory" in his career.The 26-year-old playmaker inked ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to boost domestic cricket


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 3 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Cricket Board Monday said it will take measures to boost their domestic cricket after its first ever Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) concluded ... Read more...

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Defoe extends contract with Tottenham till 2015


August 31st, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England striker Jermain Defoe has signed a new deal with Tottenham Hotspur that will keep him at White Hart Lane until 2015, the club said ... Read more...

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Former Sri Lankan cricketer slams premier league critics


August 31st, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 31 (IANS) Former leading Sri Lankan cricketer and cricket selector Aravinda De Silva Friday slammed critics of the Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL) Twenty20 cricket tournament, insisting that ... Read more...

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CSKA look to dominate AIK again


August 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) CSKA Moscow coach Leonid Slutsky is expecting Swedish side AIK to sit back and defend despite needing at least a goal in the second leg ... Read more...

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Transfer activity not over for Real Madrid, says Mourinho


August 29th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 29 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho hinted that his club will be doing more business before the transfer window closes at the end of Aug.Speaking Tuesday, after ... Read more...

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Eto’o rejects Cameroon’s invite


August 28th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Yaounde (Cameroon), Aug 28 (IANS) Cameroon's top striker Samuel Eto'o Tuesday turned down the invitation to return to the national team for the 2013 African Nations Cup first leg qualifier ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan to play in Jammu


August 28th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 28 (IANS) For the first time, Kolkata's famed football club Mohun Bagan will be in Jammu to play the "Goodwill Tournament" next month.Jammu and Kashmir Sports Minister R.S. ... Read more...

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Fan identified in Anzhi ‘urine-throwing’ incident


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A football fan who splashed liquid, reportedly urine, on Moroccan winger Mbark Boussoufa has been identified and his details given to prosecutors, the Russian Premier ... Read more...

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Ishant hopes for a good show against New Zealand


August 20th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A fit-again Ishant Sharma will return to action with the two cricket Tests against New Zealand, hoping a good show paves way for his selection ... Read more...

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Eto’o a doubt for Anzhi: Hiddink


August 17th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o is doubtful for Anzhi Makhachkala's next Russian football league game against Zenit St. Petersburg Saturday after coming down with a cold, ... Read more...

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Petrescu to take over as Dynamo coach


August 16th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Chelsea player Dan Petrescu will take over as the Dynamo Moscow football coach by the end of the week.Petrescu resigned as coach of FC Kuban, ... Read more...

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SLC provides ICC with cricket corruption tapes


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 13 (IANS) The Sri Lankan cricket board Monday handed over a taped conversation to the International Cricket Council (ICC) which surrounds allegations of an alleged corruption attempt.Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Russian club Kuban sign Ajax’s Ozbiliz


August 9th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football side FC Kuban have signed Ajax midfielder Aras Ozbiliz on a four-year deal, the Russian Premier League side said Thursday.The 22-year-old playmaker played ... Read more...

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Anzhi budget may harm Russian football: Wernbloom


August 9th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anzhi Makhachkala's immense wealth will not do Russian football any good, CSKA Moscow's Pontus Wernbloom said Thursday.The 26-year-old Swedish midfielder stated that huge spending power ... Read more...

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Pietersen to ECB: Let me play full IPL or else…


August 8th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen is keen on playing the Indian Premier League's entire next edition at the expense of the home series against New Zealand, and ... Read more...

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Brazil officials deny Manchester United deal for Lucas


August 6th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 6 (IANS) Brazil's football confederation (CBF) denied reports that Lucas Moura was granted leave from the country's Olympic team to sign with English club Manchester United.Britain's ... Read more...

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Rubin signs Malaga striker Rondon


August 5th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuela striker Salomon Rondon has switched from Malaga to Rubin Kazan, the Russia Premier League side said Sunday.Rondon scored 25 goals in 67 appearances during ... Read more...

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