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Fred keeps Fluminense on top


September 10th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Sep 10 (IANS) Former Brazil international forward Fred struck a first-half winner against Internacional as Fluminense maintained top spot in Brazil's Serie A football standings.The 27-year-old pounced ... Read more...

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Internacional rejects Tottenham bid for Damiao


August 28th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Aug 28 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur target Leandro Damiao will not be sold until at least the end of the year, Brazilian Serie A soccer club Internacional said.Internacional ... Read more...

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Haryana doubles cash rewards for Rio


August 26th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Gohana (Haryana) Aug 26 (IANS) After showering cash rewards, luxury cars and other goodies on London Olympics medallists and participants, the Haryana government Sunday said it would double the ... Read more...

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Neymar double continues Santos revival


August 26th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Aug 26 (IANS) Brazil international striker Neymar scored twice as Santos rallied from behind to beat Palmeiras 2-1 in Brazil's Serie A football championship.The 20-year-old slotted a ... Read more...

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Brazil starts preparations for Confederations Cup


August 15th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Aug 15 (IANS) Brazil's friendly football match against Sweden Wednesday will be the start of the "final straight" in their preparations for next year's Confederations Cup, according ... Read more...

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Menezes to blame for Brazil’s Olympic agony, says Romario


August 12th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Aug 11 (IANS) Former Brazil star Romario has called for the immediate dismissal of national coach Mano Menezes after Brazil's 2-1 loss to Mexico in the Olympic ... Read more...

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Havelange stadium not a taint to Rio 2016, say organisers


August 10th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) The organisers of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janerio said Friday that having the athletics stadium named after disgraced former FIFA president Joao Havelange wouldn't ... Read more...

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Brazilian defender Cicinho set for Sevilla move


July 29th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janerio, July 29 (IANS) Brazilian Serie A football team Palmeiras has confirmed the sale of right-back Cicinho to Spanish club Sevilla.The agreement comes after Palmeiras earlier rejected an ... Read more...

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Seedorf set for Botafogo debut


July 20th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, July 20 (IANS) Botafogo has confirmed former Dutch international midfielder Clarence Seedorf will make his debut for the club in Sunday's match against Gremio, local media ... Read more...

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Ganso rejects new Santos offer


June 28th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, June 28 (IANS) Brazil international midfielder Paulo Henrique Ganso has rejected an improved contract offer by his club Santos.The 22-year-old, currently tied to the Brazilian outfit until ... Read more...

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Bellucci only Brazilian in Olympics tennis singles


June 27th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janerio, June 27 (IANS) Thomaz Bellucci will be Brazil's sole singles representative at the London Olympics, the Brazilian Tennis Confederation (CBT) announced.The World No.76 received a wildcard ... Read more...

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India to push for green growth with equity at Rio+20 (Roundup)


June 20th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, June 20 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Wednesday for the Earth Summit and join world leaders in finding ways of reducing poverty, advancing social ... Read more...

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Indian PM reaches Rio for Earth Summit (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, June 20 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Wednesday for the Earth Summit after taking part in the G20 summit in Mexico.Manmohan Singh will ... Read more...

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Indian PM reaches Rio


June 20th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, June 20 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Wednesday for the Earth Summit after taking part in the G20 summit in Mexico.Manmohan Singh joins ... Read more...

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Hope G20 can help end global economic crisis: PM


June 18th, 2012 - 6:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Cabos (Mexico), June 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in this resort town Sunday for the G20 Summit with the hope that the two-day event will find ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho dropped from Brazil Olympic probables


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, June 8 (IANS) Brazil football coach Mano Menezes has dropped Ronaldinho from a 35-man squad of probables for the London Olympics.The two-time FIFA world player of the ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho dropped from Brazil Olympic probables


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, June 8 (IANS) Brazil football coach Mano Menezes has dropped Ronaldinho from a 35-man squad of probables for the London Olympics.The two-time FIFA world player of 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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Botafogo revives interest in Seedorf


April 29th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, April 29 (IANS) Brazilian football giants Botafogo have reinstated their interest in signing veteran AC Milan's veteran Dutch midfielder Clarence Seedorf.The Brazilian club revealed Saturday it ... Read more...

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Corinthians maintain lead in Brazilian championship


November 21st, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Nov 21 (IANS) Corinthians were able to hold onto first place in the Brazilian Football Championship after 36 rounds.With their 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Atletico-MG, Corinthians improve ... Read more...

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Chicago Looses Out On 2016 Olympic Bid


October 3rd, 2009 - 11:20 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a shocking revelation and bringing much disappointment to the people of Chicago it was declared that Chicago had lost its bid for the 2016 Olympics. ... Read more...

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Air France Black Box Mystery Still Unfolding


June 23rd, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
The French officials have confirmed that the French military ships were looking for the black boxes of the fateful Flight 447. They revealed that though they had detected sounds in the ... Read more...

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First bodies from missing French plane found (Lead)


June 7th, 2009 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, June 7 (EFE) The Brazilian Navy said Saturday that it recovered two male bodies from the Air France plane that crashed in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean last Sunday. "This morning ... Read more...

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Adriano misses Flamengo practice


June 3rd, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, June 3 (Xinhua) Flamengo's latest football star Adriano skipped Tuesday's morning practice and his absence caused the administration to worry, fearing that the problems he had in Italy were ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola to expand football talent hunt in India with eye on future (Lead)


May 20th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, May 20 (IANS) Coca-Cola, which conducts grassroots level talent hunt to build future football stars in 25 countries, will expand a similar initiative in India to cover 50 cities ... Read more...

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Football talent hunt to cover 50 Indian cities


May 20th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, May 20 (IANS) Global beverages major Coca-Cola's football talent hunt initiative will be extended to 50 Indian cities this year as against eight last year.The joint venture with ... Read more...

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Brazil rejects US interference in South American Defence Council


November 21st, 2008 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Rio De Janerio, Nov 21 (Xinhua) Brazil has rejected possible US interference in the South American Defence Council which will be formed next year."It is not necessary for South America to import ... Read more...

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Ronaldo in trouble after night with transvestite


April 29th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Rio De Janerio, April 29 (Xinhua) Brazil's international football star Ronaldo spent Sunday night at a police station in Rio de Janeiro and Monday morning trying to avoid the local media. The ... Read more...

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