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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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Football writers name Van Persie Player of the Year


April 25th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Arsenal's Robin van Persie was named the 2012 Footballer of the Year by England's Football Writers' Association, just days after he won the Professional Footballers' ... Read more...

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Prince Harry disguises himself as brother


March 11th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Britain's Prince Harry donned a mask bearing his brother Prince William's likeness for a charity fun run, the Sport Relief Mile, in Brazil.Harry was given ... Read more...

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Consumer sentiment rises in Italy


November 25th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 25 (IANS/AKI) Italian consumer confidence rose in November defying an economic crisis that toppled one government and forced the new one to explore ways to implement unpopular austerity ... Read more...

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Imogen Thomas’ Premiership star confesses to wife in tearful showdown


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): The unnamed married Premiership star, who won a super-injunction against Imogen Thomas, is said to have owned up to his affair during a tearful showdown with his wife.The ... Read more...

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Footballer Manuel Da Costa admits assaulting woman clubber


April 19th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): Premier League footballer Manuel Da Costa has admitted assaulting a female clubber at a nightclub.The 24-year-old West Ham defender confessed attacking the woman at Faces Nightclub in ... Read more...

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Ashley Cole celebrates Chelsea win with two blondes


March 22nd, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
London, March 22 (ANI): It looks like Ashley Cole is not quite ready to give up his single life.The Chelsea star, who reportedly told friends that he is trying to win back ... Read more...

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After Japan crisis, Malaysia undecided on n-power plants


March 17th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 17 (IANS) Malaysia has said it is yet to take a final decision on building two nuclear power plants in the wake of the nuclear crisis in ... Read more...

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Ten things women hate about men


March 5th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): Be it a wet towel on the bed or making disparaging comments about your TV habits, your man knows very well how to get on your nerves, isn't ... Read more...

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Protests in Rome-After Mubarak, it’s time for Berlusconi to step down


February 13th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi faced a clamour from the streets of Rome to follow Hosni Mubarak's example and step down from Italy's premiership, as hundreds of protestors ... Read more...

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Cherie Blair wore pendant to ‘ward off evil spirits, cope with life at No 10′


January 16th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 16 (ANI): Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair's wife Cherie wore a pendant to 'ward off evil spirits' because she needed to be 'slightly mad' to deal with life at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Alliances a reality: Congress clarifies


January 13th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) With both Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's comments on coalitions, the Congress Thursday clarified that alliances were "a reality" and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Margaret Thatcher’s scorn of her own ministers revealed in historic notes


November 20th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is well known for being forthright, and now historic notes she made when she came into power have revealed her scorn of ... Read more...

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Obama’s speech has removed apprehensions: BJP (Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday expressed satisfaction over US President Barack Obama's speech to parliamentarians, saying it had "removed apprehensions"."We feel that in his speech ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Iraqi PM criticizes timing of Wikileaks disclosure


October 24th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 24 (ANI): Iraq Prime Minister Nouri Maliki's office has criticized the timing of the release by Wikileaks of almost 400,000 secret US military documents about the conflict there.It said WikiLeaks ... Read more...

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Rooney’s hooker scored a hat trick by romping with 3 other footballers


September 6th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 06 (ANI): Jenny Thompson, the hooker whom Love rat Wayne Rooney paid 1,200 pounds a night, has revealed of having sex with at least three other Premier League footballers.Jenny Thompson, ... Read more...

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Vanessa Perroncel slams gagging orders for footballers


August 23rd, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): French model Vanessa Perroncel, involved in the John Terry sex scandal, has criticized the use of legal gagging orders which limits the press not to report details of ... Read more...

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David Miliband accuses Gordon Brown of lacking “moral seriousness” as PM


July 10th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): The Labour leadership candidate David Miliband has made his most outspoken attack on former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, saying he lacked the "moral seriousness" he had ... Read more...

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Receiving Bafta award my happiest moment ever: Simon Cowell


June 7th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): Simon Cowell has admitted that the moment of winning the Outstanding Contribution Award at the Baftas was 'the happiest feeling of his life'.The X Factor mogul and Britain's ... Read more...

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Premier League rules World Cup pitches


June 5th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, June 5 (DPA) England leads the way again as the Premier League supplies the most players for the World Cup in South Africa that kicks off on Friday. The Premier League ... Read more...

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Mourinho’s Chelsea was stronger than Ancelotti’s team: Ferguson


May 23rd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 23(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has claimed that Jose Mourinho's Chelsea team was stronger than Carlo Ancelotti's historic Double winners."Jose is an intelligent guy. Each time he ... Read more...

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UK commander says Karzai’s step-bro would rather watch Chelsea play


May 14th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, May 14 (ANI): A senior British commander attached with the NATO forces in southern Afghanistan, has revealed that Afghan President Hamid Karzai's half-brother, Ahmad Wali Karzai, would "rather be watching ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Manchester United to sign Anelka if talks with Chelsea collapse


May 8th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): Manchester United is ready to sign striker Nicolas Anelka if his contract negotiations with Chelsea collapse.The striker has only a year left on his Blues deal and ... Read more...

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I miss Premiership and Premiership misses me: Mourinho


March 31st, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): Inter Milan boss Jose Mourinho broke his media silence to admit that he still misses the English Premier League.The ex-Chelsea boss, now at Inter Milan, has staged ... Read more...

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Brown told Blair ‘You ruined my life’: Book


February 25th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Gordon Brown subjected Tony Blair to ill-tempered and expletives-laden tirades - claiming Blair had ruined his life - in a fierce bid for British premiership in the ... Read more...

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Ashley Cole’s ‘lover slept with 2 more Premier stars’


February 18th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): A soccer club secretary, with whom England soccer star Ashley Cole had an alleged affair, is linked with two other Premier League stars, sources say.The blonde, who has ... Read more...

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Ukrainians vote in presidential runoff


February 7th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Feb 7 (RIA Novosti) Polls opened Sunday in Ukraine's presidential runoff, with Ukrainians having to choose between opposition leader Viktor Yanukovych and Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in a bitterly fought election. Yanukovych ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Former Australia PM Howard in fray for cricket’s top job


January 22nd, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 22 (DPA) Former Australian prime minister John Howard looks set to head the International Cricket Council (ICC) when the post is vacated by India's Sharad Pawar in 2012, news reports ... Read more...

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I’m not plotting any conspiracy against Zardari, says Sharif


January 6th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan. 6 (ANI): PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has denied plotting any conspiracy against the PPP-led Pakistan Government or President Asif Ali Zardari.Instead, Sharif said, he would be the first ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Difficult to leave Chelsea for African Nations in January: Drogba


December 13th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13(ANI): Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has said that he feels torn about leaving the club for the African Cup of Nations tournament in January.Drogba is in the form of ... Read more...

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For f***’s sake, World Cup is next year: Wenger


November 24th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 24 (ANI): Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger lost his cool and launched an F-word rant when he was quizzed about British winger Theo Walcott's World Cup chances.On being asked ... Read more...

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Romanian government fails; opposition premier suggested


October 14th, 2009 - 6:23 am ICT by IANS
Bucharest, Oct 14 (DPA) Romania's opposition parties put forward Klaus Johannis late Tuesday as their common candidate for interim premier after Romania's government failed a no-confidence vote. The no-confidence vote, a first since ... Read more...

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Chettri refused work permit to play in Britain


August 29th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Ace football striker Sunil Chettri was left heartbroken after being denied a work permit to play in Britain despite being offered a three-year contract by Queen's Park ... Read more...

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Average footie fan clocks up 800hrs a year following football!


August 5th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): An average football fan racks up nearly 800 hours a year following their beloved team, a survey has revealed.Fans of newly-promoted Burnley are the most committed in the ... Read more...

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Chelsea determined to regain Premier League title: Lampard


July 30th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): England midfielder Frank Lampard has hailed new boss Carlo Ancelotti and warned champions Manchester United that Chelsea are determined to regain the Premier League title.Lampard said: "I ... Read more...

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