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Brazil striker Fabiano reveals Bolt inspiration


September 18th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 18 (IANS) Recalled Brazil striker Luis Fabiano has vowed to celebrate in "Usain Bolt style" if he scores in Wednesday's international friendly against Argentina.Fabiano, who has ... Read more...

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Turkish hackers attack Spartak site


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Turkish hackers have attacked the Spartak Moscow website after the football team beat Turkey's Fenerbahce in the Champions League, the club said Thursday.Spartak beat Fenerbahce ... Read more...

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Corinthians coach ecstatic reaching Libertadores final


June 26th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 26 (IANS) More than half-an-hour after his club sealed a berth in the Copa Libertadores final for the first time in its history, Corinthians coach Tite ... Read more...

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Boca beat Universidad in Copa Libertadores semis


June 15th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 15 (IANS) Goals on either side of the break from Santiago Silva and Juan Sanchez Mino gave Argentine club Boca Juniors a 2-0 victory over Universidad ... Read more...

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Corinthians shock Santos in Libertadores semis


June 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 14 (IANS) Striker Emerson scored a wonder goal but was sent off as Corinthians earned a 1-0 victory over defending champions Santos in their Copa Libertadores ... Read more...

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Injured Deco out of Libertadores quarter-final


May 15th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 15 (IANS) Former Portugal midfielder Deco will miss both legs of Fluminense's Copa Libertadores quarter-final against Boca Juniors with a thigh injury.The 34-year-old tore his right ... Read more...

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Vasco da Gama to play against Lanus


May 1st, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 1 (IANS) Brazilian club Vasco da Gama will host Argentina's Lanus Wednesday knowing that anything less than victory could prove fatal to their Copa Libertadores hopes.The ... Read more...

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Fluminense midfielder Deco worried about Brazilian football


May 1st, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janerio, May 1 (IANS) Fluminense midfielder Deco has said Brazilian football is suffering from an unhealthy obsession with individual talent.Deco, 34, stressed the fact that Brazil risks falling ... Read more...

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Neymar vows to avenge Santos’ shock defeat


April 27th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, April 27 (IANS) Santos striker Neymar has vowed to seek revenge after Bolivar's shock 2-1 victory over the defending Copa Libertadores champions in La Paz.Neymar was subjected ... Read more...

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No guarantee of staying at Chelsea for rest of my career: Drogba


September 27th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 27 (ANI): Chelsea's ace striker Didier Drogba has said there is no guarantee that he will stay at the club for the rest of his career.Drogba, who was signed ... Read more...

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Rooney’s injury may not be bad enough to keep him out of WC


March 31st, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31(ANI): Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, who injured his ankle in his club's Champions League game against Bayern Munich on Tuesday, has been ruled out of action for a ... Read more...

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Roo’s absence won’t stop Man U’s Champions League title quest: Fergie


March 31st, 2010 - 10:51 am ICT by ANI
Munich (Germany), Mar.31 (ANI): A defiant Alex Ferguson on Tuesday insisted that Manchester United will win the Champions League even without injured striker Wayne Rooney.Fergie suffered a double nightmare here as ... Read more...

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England has a World Cup nightmare as Rooney injured in Champions League clash


March 31st, 2010 - 10:43 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar.31 (ANI): England was facing their biggest World Cup nightmare on Tuesday after Wayne Rooney suffered a major injury scare.The nation's most important striker limped off in agony as Manchester ... Read more...

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Drogba aims to be part of Chelsea history


September 19th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19(ANI): Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, who is closing in on 100 goals for the club, dreams of being one of the best players to have represented the Blues.Drogba has ... Read more...

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AC Milan coach hints at re-signing Beckham


July 21st, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): England's ace playmaker David Beckham's hope of playing top level football is still alive with AC Milan showing interest to re-sign him, after LA Galaxy fans jeered ... Read more...

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LA Galaxy fans jeer Beckham with ‘Go Home, Fraud’ banner


July 21st, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): LA Galaxy fans jeered and gestured at ace midfielder David Beckham, which resulted in an ugly confrontation with fans at his first return home match in Los ... Read more...

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British Army takes up Kabaddi to beat Indians


January 2nd, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): The British Army has taken up the ancient Indian sport of kabaddi in an attempt to find a game at which they can beat the Indians.Initially adopted ... Read more...

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Hosts Bangalore desperate to beat Chennai, stay afloat (Preview)


May 2nd, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 2 (IANS) With time running out for hosts Bangalore Royal Challengers, they will be desperate to beat Chennai Super Kings in their return match in the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Roma miss Totti for showdown with Manchester United


April 1st, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by admin
DPA Milan, April 1 (DPA) For Serie A football club Roma there could be no worse moment to lose captain Francesco Totti than the run-up to a quarter final Champions League match with ... Read more...

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Roma hammer Parma in Serie A


March 2nd, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
DPA Milan, March 2 (DPA) Second-place Roma have crushed visiting Parma 4-0 moving six points clear of the top in Serie A. The young Alberto Aquilani Saturday put Roma one up before an ... Read more...

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