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Gazprom inks sponsorship deal with Chelsea


July 18th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian energy giant Gazprom has inked a three-year sponsorship deal with Roman Abramovich-owned Chelsea football club.The contract announced late Tuesday commits the company, which is ... Read more...

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World’s largest yacht is 590 feet long


June 13th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Russian business tycoon Roman Abramovich is about to lose his title as the owner of the world's largest private yacht after a staggering 590-feet vessel being ... Read more...

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Chelsea manager Villas-Boas gets the sack


March 4th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Chelsea have sacked manager Andre Villas-Boas after just eight months at the helm of the London football club.Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich got the services of ... Read more...

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Roman Abramovich unable to dock his ‘Eclipse’ yacht as it is too big


August 25th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich is not a happy man these days as his yacht named Eclipse is apparently too big to dock at the Millionaire’s quay. His ... Read more...

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Hiddink expected to join Chelsea soon


June 4th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Dutchman Guus Hiddink is expected to take over Chelsea and provide the English premier league club with some much-needed stability.Chealsea have been forced to wait till ... Read more...

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Abramovich to spend 80 million pounds to bring ’sexy football’ to Chelsea


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich wants Chelsea to play more thrilling and attacking style next season and is ready to spend another 80 million pounds this summer to ... Read more...

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Torres admits ‘everything seems a mess’ after Chelsea move


March 15th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 15 (ANI): Struggling with form, Chelsea striker Fernando Torres, has confessed that he is finding it hard to settle down following his 50 million pound transfer from Liverpool."There are ... Read more...

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Chelsea FC not dead yet, says coach Ancelotti


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb.22 (ANI): Chelsea coach Carlo Ancelotti does not believe that the club's 2010-11 season is over, though he knows that he fighting an uphill battle to retain his job after overseeing ... Read more...

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Chelsea owner Abramovich’s wealth declaration reveals his billions from business


February 17th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17(ANI): Chelsea owner and Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich owns 16 homes, seven cars, 22 bank accounts, six companies, one football club, and earned three billion pounds last year, according to ... Read more...

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Torres says will reward Abramovich with goals for Chelsea selection


February 14th, 2011 - 7:48 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb.14 (ANI): Spanish and ex-Liverpool football star Fernando Torres has said that he will repay Roman Abramovich with goals for sealing his 50-million-pound "beautiful" move to Chelsea."As a striker I'm ... Read more...

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Torres wanted to join Chelsea since last summer


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Fernando Torres' right hand man has said the ace striker wanted to join Chelsea since last summer.Torres' spokesman Antonio Sanz revealed that the striker wanted to join ... Read more...

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Chelsea can still win Premier League title: Anelka


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23(ANI): Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka believes that his team can still win the Premier League title if they follow Arsenal's lead from 13 years ago.Chelsea has fallen off the ... Read more...

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Chelsea must win 15 of 17 games left to stay in Premiere League title hunt: Ancelotti


January 15th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has said that they must win at least 15 of their remaining 17 Premier League games to stand any chance of retaining the ... Read more...

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Fergie lives it up aboard P Diddy’s yacht


January 4th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie was seen living it up aboard Sean P Diddy Combs' yacht in St Barts.Fergie, 35, real name Stacy Ann Ferguson, jetted in to ... Read more...

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Black Eyed Peas to play at Russian billionaire’s estate on New Year’s


December 28th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 28 (ANI): Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has invited the Black Eyed Peas to play at his New Year's Eve party at his private St. Barts estate.Fergie and her bandmates ... Read more...

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Roman Abramovich buys island for $400 million to showcase his art collection


December 8th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has reportedly bought an Island in his home country of Russia for his art gallery.The billionaire who was ranked 50 in the recent ... Read more...

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Roman Abramovich Buys New Holland Island For $400 Million To Set Up Museum


December 8th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest buzz surrounding Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich is that he is going to set up a museum for his private collection in New Holland Island ... Read more...

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Billionaire Russian Capitalist, Roman Abramovich, Acquires An Island Worth $400 Million For Lodging His Famous Art Collection


December 8th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
In the beginning of 2010, the eminent billionaire Russian capitalist, Mikhail Prokhorov, acquired a controlling interest worth $250 million in the New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Now, it ... Read more...

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Ancelotti says feeling the heat to save his Blues job


December 6th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.6 (ANI): Italian-born coach-cum-manager Carlo Ancelotti has admitted for the first time he is feeling the strain of trying to save his job at Chelsea FC.Champions Chelsea has tumbled from the ... Read more...

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Putin asks Abramovich to ‘open his wallet’ to help fund 2018 World Cup


December 5th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said that billionaire Roman Abramovich should "open his wallet" and help pay for the 2018 World Cup being hosted by his country.The ... Read more...

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Posh dazzles in thigh-high boots, strapless dress


June 24th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Singer Victoria Beckham surprised everyone when she came dressed in a short, strapless leather dress and thigh-high boots for a star-studded fashion event here. The former Spice Girl ... Read more...

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Ballack wants new Chelsea deal before FIFA World Cup


May 12th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): German football star and skipper Michael Ballack wants a new Chelsea contract sorted out before next month's FIFA World Cup.According to The Sun, Ballack, 33, is a ... Read more...

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Ancelotti says Chelsea’s don’t need Liverpool’s Torres


May 9th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 9 (ANI): Chelsea's manager Carlo Ancelott says the club are so well off for strikers that they do not need to bid for Liverpool's Fernando Torres this summer.Recent reports ... Read more...

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Lakshmi Mittal stays at top of UK’s rich list, Anil Agarwal at 10th


April 25th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25(ANI): Indian-born steel baron Lakshmi Mittal has topped The Sunday Times Rich List 2010, as his fortune doubled this year to 22.45 billion pounds, thanks to the recovery in ... Read more...

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Chelsea chief sends psychologist to check Cole


March 5th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 5 (ANI): Amid reports over love-cheat Ashley Cole's bizarre behaviour following his break up from wife Cheryl, Chelsea chief Roman Abramovich has sent a psychologist to check whether the ... Read more...

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Chelsea targetting four young European stars for 70 m pounds


February 17th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.17 (ANI): Chelsea has reportedly set its sights on four young European football stars, and is ready to fork out 70-million-pounds to get them into the squad.Borussia Dortmund's Serbia centre-back ... Read more...

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Vladimir Lisin named richest Russian with $18.8 bn


February 15th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 15 (RIA Novosti) Vladimir Lisin, the owner of the Russian steel giant Novolipetsk Steel, has been named Russia's richest person with an estimated wealth of $18.8 billion by Russia's ... Read more...

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Beyonce Had A Gala Time On New Year’s Eve


January 6th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Beyonce Knowles is said to have had a gala time in the New Year's eve. Spirits soared high on the New Year's eve in the party ... Read more...

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Mourinho was never missed in Premier League: Neville


January 4th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4(ANI): Manchester United skipper Gary Neville has told former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho that the Premier League has not missed him at all.Neville's comments came after Mourinho, who is ... Read more...

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Russian billionaire shells outs $5m for star studded New Year’s Eve bash


January 4th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
New York, January 4 (ANI): Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich reportedly shelled out 5 million dollars for a star studded New Year's Eve celebration on the Caribbean resort island of Saint Barthélemy.The ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan vows drama free 2010


January 4th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan has vowed to have a drama free New Year."2010 is about moving forward, not backwards. Leaving the bad (people, habbits [sic], and negative energy behind) ... Read more...

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Wealthy locals look to cash in on billionaires at World Cup


December 6th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Dec 6 (DPA) Some of South Africa's richest citizens will be looking to add further to their wealth at next summer's World Cup by renting out their trophy homes ... Read more...

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Moneyed Manchester City get ultimate test against Chelsea


December 3rd, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (DPA) New money takes on newer and even more money this weekend as the Premier League's richest club, Manchester City, test themselves against leaders Chelsea, the club which ... Read more...

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“Fear factor” fired me to score more frequently for Chelsea, says Lampard


August 22nd, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22(ANI): Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has said that the fear of being sold or knocked out of The Blues fired him up to score more frequently.Lampard equalled Jimmy Greaves ... Read more...

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Man U’s future is secured, says chief executive


July 24th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Manchester United chief executive David Gill has said the English champions' future is more secured than Chelsea or Manchester City and it won't dance at the whims ... Read more...

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