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Money not the root of my sadness: Ronaldo


September 5th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 5 (IANS) Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has said that money is not the reason he felt 'sad' after failing to celebrate his two goals against Granada Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Former Brazil coach urges Neymar to shun Barcelona


September 5th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 5 (IANS) Former Brazil and Real Madrid coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo has urged Neymar to resist offers to join Barcelona and remain in Brazil until the 2014 ... Read more...

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Why is Cristiano sad despite winning?


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 3 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo is sad. He said so himself following Real Madrid's 3-0 win at home to Malaga Sunday in a game where he scored the two ... Read more...

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Easy win for Real Madrid, but Ronaldo suffers injury


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 3 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first two goals of the season but had to leave the pitch injured in the second half as his side enjoyed a ... Read more...

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Iniesta wins UEFA’s award for best player


August 31st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 31 (IANS) Barcelona star Andres Iniesta has been voted as UEFA's best player, beating teammate Lionel Messi and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo.The 28-year-old attacking midfielder, who inspired Spain ... Read more...

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Real Madrid defeat 10-man Barca to win Spanish Supercup


August 30th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 30 (IANS) Real Madrid defeated FC Barcelona 2-1 to win the Spanish Supercup on away goals.First half goals from Gonzalo Higuain and Cristiano Ronaldo Wednesday put Real Madrid ... Read more...

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Bolts of English Premier League


August 7th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Even as Usain Bolt is busy burning up the Olympic track, a survey showed that Theo Walcott is the fastest footballer in the English Premier ... Read more...

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Facebook has more than 83 mn fake users


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Social network Facebook has said there are now more than 83 million fake users on the website, BBC reported Thursday.The company said 8.7 percent of ... Read more...

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Alcoholism nearly cost Cicinho his career


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 2 (IANS) Former Brazil defender Cicinho has admitted his alcohol addiction almost cost him his career in football.The 32-year-old, now playing with Brazilian Serie A ... Read more...

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Barcelona in 60 million-euro deal for Neymar


July 16th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 16 (IANS) Barcelona has reportedly won the race to sign Brazilian sensation Neymar by securing a 60 million-euro deal for the striker.The Catalan club is hopeful ... Read more...

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Fake users hit the value of Facebook likes


July 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BBC investigated into whether advertisers were gaining anything from advertising on the world’s most popular social networking site Facebook and the results are startling to say ... Read more...

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Basketballer seriously injured after slam dunk accident


July 13th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS) A Brazilian under-22 basketballer was seriously injured when the backboard collapsed onto him during a training session in the capital Brasilia.David Henrique Conrado Meira ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Torres wins Golden Boot


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS) Chelsea striker Fernando Torres won the Golden Boot as the top scorer in the 2012 European championship.The Spaniard, who scored a goal and an assist ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Spain edge Portugal for third-straight Euro final (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain reached their third-successive Euro final Thursday, beating a defiant Portugal 4-2 on penalties after their Euro 2012 semifinal ended goalless after extra time.Cesc ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Spain beat Portugal 4-2 on penalties, reach final


June 28th, 2012 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain reached their third-successive European championship final Thursday, beating a defiant Portugal 4-2 on penalties after their Euro 2012 semifinal ended goalless after extra ... Read more...

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Ronaldo pleaded with me to join Corinthians: Riquelme


June 27th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, June 27 (IANS) Boca Juniors playmaker Juan Roman Riquelme has revealed former Brazil international striker Ronaldo pleaded with him to join Brazilian club Corinthians.The comment came less ... Read more...

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Alonso rules out Spain changing tactics for Ronaldo


June 26th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The attacking threat of Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo will not force Spain to change their approach when they face Portugal in the Euro 2012 semi-final here ... Read more...

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Czech team praised by fans


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, June 23 (IANS) The Czech football team returned home to a lukewarm welcome after losing to Portugal in the Euro 2012 quarterfinals. Their performance in the tournament was praised ... Read more...

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‘Big Smiles’ for Portugal after quarterfinal win: Ronaldo


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) It's all smiles for Portugal after they reached the Euro 2012 semifinals with a 1-0 win over the Czech Republic, goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo said ... Read more...

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Ronaldo heads Portugal to semifinal at Euro Cup (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 22 (IANS) The Czech Republic failed to turn back the clock and repeat their 1996 glory Thursday night when Cristiano Ronaldo inspired Portugal to a convincing 1-0 quarterfinal ... Read more...

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Leading scorers at Euro 2012


June 18th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS) The following are the leading goal scorers at Euro 2012 after Sunday's matches:Three goals: Mario Gomez (Germany), Mario Mandzukic (Croatia), Alan Dzagoev (Russia).Two goals: ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Ronaldo brace sees Portugal through, Dutch out


June 18th, 2012 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Kharkiv (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo gave Portugal a 2-1 comeback victory over Netherlands and a place in the quarterfinals of Euro 2012, as the ... Read more...

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Walcott surprised by his own Roanldo dip


June 16th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England winger Theo Walcott was taken aback by his own ability Saturday, and said he didn't know he had the kind of fierce dip ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Portugal beating Denmark a ‘just’ result, says coach


June 14th, 2012 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Lviv, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Portugal more than deserved their 3-2 win against Denmark at Euro 2012, coach Paulo Bento said.Portugal had to rely on a last-gasp strike from substitute ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Coach Olsen laments ‘unlucky’ Danes


June 14th, 2012 - 2:13 am ICT by IANS
Lviv, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Denmark coach Morten Olsen has praised his players for their performances in Wednesday's last-gasp 3-2 defeat to Portugal. Portugal stole all three points three minutes ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Portugal steal 3-2 win over Danes


June 14th, 2012 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Lviv, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Substitute Silvestre Varela hit an 87th-minute winner to give Portugal a 3-2 win over Denmark in their Euro 2012 Group B encounter in Lviv ... Read more...

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Portugal calm despite win-or-bust Denmark test


June 13th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Portugal have no reason for alarm despite realistically needing a win against Denmark, who beat the Netherlands in a shock opener, to remain at ... Read more...

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Portugal’s Postiga wants better service against Danes


June 13th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Portugal front man Helder Postiga wants better service from player like Cristiano Ronaldo and Nani for their vital Group B clash with surprise package ... Read more...

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German coach thanks Mourinho for win


June 10th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 10 (IANS) Germany coach Joachim Loew thanked Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho for playing a crucial role in developing the German players.Loew said he had a chat ... Read more...

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We were disciplined for brutal Euro 2012 opener: Loew


June 10th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany coach Joachim Low took Saturday's 1-0 win over Portugal any way it came, because the brutal nature of the tournament means there is ... Read more...

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Germany’s Gomez breaks deadlock for win over Portugal (Lead)


June 10th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Mario Gomez header helped Germany to register a 1-0 win over Portugal in their Euro 2012 Group B opener here Saturday.The win ... Read more...

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Portugal can be a surprise, says Cristano Ronaldo


June 9th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 8 (IANS) Portugal's top star Cristano Ronaldo believes that his side has the capacity to upset the tournament favourite Germany in the Group B opening match here ... Read more...

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Germans jittery but fully fit for Euro 2012


June 8th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany might be getting last minute nerves ahead of their Euro 2012 opener against Portugal Saturday but the tournament favourites are fully fit ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Germany take on Portugal in first top clash


June 8th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 8 (IANS) Germany will resume their long-standing rivalry against Portugal in their opening Group B match at the European Championship Saturday when the two traditional powers are ... Read more...

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Euros riding high on Spain


June 7th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Britain's top betting sites Ladbrokes and William Hill have tipped World Cup champions Spain to defend their Euro crown by giving them odds of 11/4.Germany (3/1) ... Read more...

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