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Angola suspends seven referees for misconduct


September 21st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Luanda (Angola), Sep 21 (IANS) The Angolan football association has suspended seven referees, including one with international experience, from their duty for allegedly performing unfairly in matches of the national ... Read more...

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UEFA chief praises Ukraine for Euro 2012 success


August 28th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 28 (IANS) UEFA chief Michel Platini met Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych here Tuesday to praise Euro 2012 co-host Ukraine for its good organisation of the tournament."It was an ... Read more...

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Punish referee for Chelsea game: Pogrebnyak


August 24th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, August 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Reading striker Pavel Pogrebnyak Thursday added fuel to fire regarding his team's controversial defeat to Chelsea stating that the referee and linesmen from the ... Read more...

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Mary Kom slams level of refereeing at London Olympics


August 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist M.C. Mary Kom Tuesday slammed the level of refereeing in the boxing competitions of the London Games.Mary Kom said the decision making ... Read more...

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Olympic water polo referees dropped for blown call


August 6th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two Olympic water polo referees were recently suspended for officiating any other match in the Olympics due to their dishonesty in affirming of a goal. Their names ... Read more...

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Turkish boxing referee found dead at London hotel


July 27th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) A Turkish boxing referee has been found dead in his London hotel room before the Olympic Games officially kick off Friday.Bayram Altug, the head of the ... Read more...

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Football matches can now have five referees


July 6th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 6 (IANS) Football matches could be officiated by five referees in the future after the International Football Association Board (IFAB) approved the method.IFAB, the sole body allowed to ... Read more...

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Pakistan captain Misbah suspended from Galle Test


June 19th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 19 (IANS) Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been suspended from this week's Galle Test after his side was found guilty of a serious over-rate offence during the fifth and ... Read more...

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Greece victimized by referees at Euro 2012: Karagounis


June 17th, 2012 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Greece's qualification for the Euro 2012 quarterfinals is a triumph because the team has constantly been victimized by referees, captain Giorgos Karagounis has said.The Greeks ... Read more...

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Netherlands adjusts training after racist abuse by fans


June 7th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 7 (IANS) Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk adjusted his training in Krakow after hearing racist abuse from the stands.During the warm-up for the training in the Wisla ... Read more...

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Worries for England despite beating Belgium


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) England beat Belgium 1-0 for their second win in warm-up games ahead of the European Champions Cup but there was worrying news for the team with ... Read more...

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Cheating in football is sin: Saudi scholars


May 10th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, May 10 (IANS) Football players who fool referees to score goals or to obtain penalties or fouls are committing a sin, two Saudi religious scholars have said."Cheating is deceiving ... Read more...

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Pankaj, Aditya for world pro snooker tour


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 3 (IANS) India will have two snooker players in the world professional tour with Aditya Mehta automatically qualifying after winning the Asian championship and Pankaj Advani being ... Read more...

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Russia’s first: Woman referee to officiate men’s match


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A woman referee will preside over a men's reserve game between CSKA Moscow and Lokomotiv Moscow, in what is believed to be the first instance ... Read more...

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Barca’s winger Alexis injured


March 4th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 4 (IANS) FC Barcelona will be without winger Alexis Sanchez for 10-15 days after the Chilean suffered a muscle injury during Saturday night's 3-1 win at home against ... Read more...

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China jails soccer officials for corruption


February 18th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) Thirty-nine people were Saturday given sentences ranging up to 12 years behind bars as part of China's crackdown on soccer corruption.Yang Yimin, former deputy chief ... Read more...

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Juventus demand equal treatment on the pitch


February 17th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 17 (IANS) Juventus Football Club had demanded equal treatment on the pitch, claiming the referees have failed to award penalties in their favour in the current Italian ... Read more...

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Juventus draw with Parma in Italian Serie A


February 16th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 16 (IANS) Juventus failed to reclaim the top spot of the Italian Serie A football standings after being held to a goalless draw by Parma.Juventus dominated Wednesday's ... Read more...

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Saqlain backs Ajmal’s doosra


January 24th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 24 (IANS) Former Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq, backing his compatriot Saeed Ajmal's bowling action, has said it is for the International Cricket Council (ICC) and not former ... Read more...

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Puyol says Liga still not lost for Barcelona


January 11th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 11 (IANS) Barcelona captain Carlos Puyol believes that his side have in no way given up on their chances of retaining the Spanish La Liga title.Barcelona may have ... Read more...

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New 50p coin explains football offside rule


January 4th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Football is a major culture in the United Kingdom. You just need to look at the new 50p Olympic coin to know how far the country takes ... Read more...

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Chinese coach to train Myanmar gymnasts


December 31st, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Dec 31 (IANS) Chinese gymnastics professional Yan Yunying is training Myanmar coaches and youths at a camp here to help the country develop the sport and get ... Read more...

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Football players trained with electric shocks in Norway


December 20th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seattle, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As if playing football is not hard enough, a group of soccer players in Norway were given something to worry about. In an experiment that was carried ... Read more...

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Kohli reprimanded for ’showing dissent’ on his dismissal


December 6th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 6 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has reprimanded India batsman Virat Kohli for "showing dissent at an umpire's decision" during the third One-day International against the West ... Read more...

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Borussia Dortmund edge out Bayern Munich in Bundesliga


November 20th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 20 (IANS) Defending champions Borussia Dortmund defeated record holder Bayern Munich 1-0 in the Bundesliga football here.Monchengladbach youngster Marco Reus scored a hat-trick in his side's 5-0 ... Read more...

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Now GCA president Narvekar accused of rigging pitch in Ranji match


November 17th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 17 (IANS) A former executive member of the Goa Cricket Association (GCA) and ex-Ranji player has accused the association's president Dayanand Narvekar of 'pitch-fixing' in the controversial Goa-Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Carvalho asks for protection for Cristiano Ronaldo


September 16th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 16 (IANS) Real Madrid defender Ricardo Carvalho Friday called for referees to give more protection to the club's striker Cristiano Ronaldo.Carvalho was speaking to Real Madrid television two ... 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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Dalgish to discuss poor refereeing with Liverpool owners


September 11th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Frustrated with poor officiating, manager Kenny Dalglish will be consulting Liverpool onwers on tackling the problems with refereeing decisions.Dalglish felt that referee Mark Clattenburg was ... Read more...

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Boon set for a new innings as match referee


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 22 (IANS) Former Australian opener David Boon will make his debut as a match referee in the series between Zimbabwe and Pakistan next week.Boon, who played 107 Tests ... Read more...

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Mexican soccer match suspended due to gunfire


August 22nd, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) The match between Mexico's Santos and Morelia teams was suspended due to gunfire outside Corona stadium in the city of Torreon, but no one was ... Read more...

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All is not over for India: Colaco


July 25th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India coach Armando Colaco said Monday that his boys would go all out against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Thursday's return leg of the ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Christian Orton Spat, Christian vs Jackson


July 23rd, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown began last night, Randy Orton was sitting in the middle of the ring in a chair. “My name...is Randy Orton,” he began. As ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Randy Orton and Christian Contract Signing


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As Christian and Randy Orton took their places in the ring to sign their contract for the upcoming 'Money in the Bank' pay per view event, a lawyer ... Read more...

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World’s governing body plans to bring Rules of Golf School to India


May 24th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Following the success of Golf Rules in Vietnam, Cambodia and China, the Royal & Ancient (R&A;), which governs the sport throughout the world barring United ... Read more...

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