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Sri Lanka to ban sportsmen refusing to represent country


June 11th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 11 (IANS) Sri Lanka is considering imposing a temporary ban on national athletes who refuse to represent the country at any given time.Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage told Xinhua ... Read more...

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Sports effective tool for change in gender issues: Study


May 30th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Sensitising young athletes and their coaches about gender issues can be an effective tool for prevention of violence against women, according to a study by ... Read more...

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Kenya’s rugby team receives heroic reception


February 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Kenyan men's national rugby team made a triumphant return from a series tour after their Bowl and Plate winning performances in Wellington and Las Vegas ... Read more...

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Zara Phillips shrugs off Mike Tindall claims


September 19th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Zara Phillips says she is not worried about a video of her husband kissing another woman. Footage of Zara’s husband Mike Tindall kissing a blonde girl at ... Read more...

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US captain cited for dangerous play during Rugby World Cup


September 16th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 16 (IANS) The United States rugby team captain Todd Clever has been cited for dangerous play in a match against Russia at the Rugby World Cup in New ... Read more...

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Net privacy expert warns teachers not to befriend pupils on Facebook


April 25th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): Teachers have been warned not to add pupils as "friends" on social networking sites like Facebook, as it might blur the boundaries between school staff's professional and ... Read more...

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Mohit Chauhan’s soulful ode to friendship fills Games village


October 9th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) A fusion of percussion comprising dholaks, tabla and drums and strains of the flute with guitar, the keyboard and harmonica filled the air as popular Indian singer ... Read more...

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Dannii Minogue’s ‘massive’ family plan


October 7th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 7 (ANI): Dannii Minogue, who had her first baby Ethan with British rugby player Kris Smith in July, is now planning a 'massive' family.The Australian beauty admits the couple has ... Read more...

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Rahul Bose to catch up rugby matches at CWG


September 29th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Actor Rahul Bose, who was once part of the national rugby team, is looking forward to the Commonwealth Games (CWG) in the capital to catch up rugby ... Read more...

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Rahul Bose loves working in Bengali films


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire) : Rahul Bose is a very busy man and when he is not acting he is involved in NGO activities, sports and so many other things ... Read more...

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‘Kris is a brilliant dad’, says Dannii Minogue


September 6th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 06 (ANI): Dannii Minogue is elated with the birth of her newborn son, Ethan Edward Smith and has confessed that boyfriend Kris Smith is a brilliant dad.Minogue and her partner ... Read more...

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Rugby India leaves for Shanghai Sevens


September 2nd, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) After successful stints at Istanbul and England, the Indian rugby team will leave Thursday night for the Shanghai Sevens tournament scheduled Sep 4-5 in Shanghai. The two-day tournament ... Read more...

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India Rugby team wins second tournament in as many weeks


August 16th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Indian Rugby seven's team won their second successive title as they triumphed at the Bee's Rugby tournament at Bradford, England. The tournament, held Sunday, included ... Read more...

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India win Istanbul Rugby seven’s tournament


August 10th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) India won the Istanbul Rugby seven's tournament and remained undefeated in the two-day event. Many top-class teams from Europe, the Middle East and Asia participated in the tournament ... Read more...

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Veiled Iranian women’s rugby team makes European debut


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.2 (ANI): Rugby and women may not seem ideal in deeply Islamic Iran, but women's rugby has been growing in popularity since the game was introduced in that country more than ... Read more...

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Sabade to lead Indian rugby team for Asian 7’s tourney


July 20th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) A 12-member Rugby India team, led by Avani Sabade, will leave Wednesday for the Asian Women's 7s tournament in Guangzhou, China. The tournament July 24-25 is a test ... Read more...

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Now, get to know a sporting hero without legs


July 15th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Callum Truscott plays football and cricket, but believe it or not, he plays both games without legs.The inspirational 12-year-old uses prosthetic legs, and also trains with the rugby ... Read more...

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Bollywood cheers Saina Nehwal’s victory


June 27th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Bollywood stars tweeted praise as Saina Nehwal completed a stupendous hat-trick of badminton titles and made the world take notice of her. Jubiliant at Saina's exploits ... Read more...

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Thousands stranded on second day of Air India strike


May 26th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Thousands of passengers across the country and abroad were stranded due to a flash strike by Air India employees which continued for the second day Wednesday leading to ... Read more...

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Wrestling accident leaves Rourke with permanent damage


May 5th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Mickey Rourke's right arm has suffered permanent damage after a failed surgery on a torn muscle, which was ripped from the bone during an arm wrestling match with ... Read more...

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‘Gladiator’ Crowe admits being a great fan of Cristiano Ronaldo


May 1st, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): Hollywood superstar Russell Crowe has admitted that he is a great fan of Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo.The New Zealand-born actor had his picture taken with ... Read more...

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I’d like to learn marketing from SRK, Aamir: Hrithik (Film Snippets)


April 5th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan is doing every bit to promote his upcoming film "Kites", but admits he doesn't know how to market a film and would ... Read more...

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This India-Pakistan rivalry is not about cricket!


April 5th, 2010 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) C'mon Pakistan, C'mon! The hoarse cry in chorus draws attention to the rugby turf as the team from across the border charges on to the ... Read more...

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Indian rugby players hope the game gains popularity after Commonwealth Games


April 4th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 4(ANI): Indian rugby players are hoping that rugby will receive its due recognition in India after the forthcoming Commonwealth Games to be held in the national capital in October. ... Read more...

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Easy outings for India in Rugby sevens


April 2nd, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Unmindful of the scorching heat and the lack of spectator support, the Indian rugby team won all its three matches on the opening day of the Asian ... Read more...

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Indian Rugby team upbeat ahead of Commonwealth test event


April 1st, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) With no spectators to back them, India play their opening match in the eight-nation Commonwealth Rugby Sevens Championships against Uzbekistan instead of Pakistan as scheduled at the ... Read more...

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Pakistan clears its rugby team to play in Delhi


March 30th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Pakistan government has cleared its team's participation in the Commonwealth Rugby Sevens tournament in New Delhi from April 2-3. Rugby India development manager Greg Davey told ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela’s tale not easy to understand: Eastwood


February 17th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Veteran filmmaker Clint Eastwood says it was not easy to understand Nelson Mandela until a visit to his prison cell. Femalefirst.co.uk reports, Clint's new movie "Invictus" follows Mandela's release ... Read more...

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Matt Damon Latest Movie “Invictus” Ready To Hit Theatres


December 11th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood actor Matt Damon is making headlines all over again with his latest movie "Invictus", which is scheduled to be released across United States today. The ... Read more...

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Clint Eastwood likens Nelson Mandela to Christ


December 6th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 6 (ANI): Oscar winner Clint Eastwood has praised Nelson Mandela, likening him to Jesus Christ.The 79-year-old director made the reference while speaking at a screening of his new film based ... Read more...

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Underweight Indian rugby team advised to have 15 eggs a day


August 3rd, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 3 (ANI): The Indian rugby team has been advised to eat at least 15 eggs per day, if they wish to compete with their bulky counterparts at next year's ... Read more...

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New Zealand honours its Olympic champion


June 1st, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 1 (DPA) Veteran Olympic champion John Walker, 56, and an eccentric known as the Wizard of New Zealand were recognised in the country's Queen's Birthday honours list released Monday. The Olympian, ... Read more...

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Indian women’s rugby team to play in Thailand


May 29th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 29 (ANI): Indian Rugby Union has announced its first ever women's rugby national squad to take part in the Asian Women's Rugby 7s Tournament to be played at Pattaya in ... Read more...

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From flour bombs to rockets: sports caught in the middle


March 4th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, March 4 (DPA) Tuesday's attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore is just the latest in a string of incidents catching sports in political turmoil. The ... Read more...

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Charlotte Church shuns the church for beach wedding


August 5th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): Welsh singer Charlotte Church is planning to wed her rugby beau Gavin Henson on a beach.The 22-year-old singer, who is expecting her second child with Henson, 26 ... Read more...

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