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Olympics football: Peralta drives Mexico to beat Brazil for gold


August 11th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A brace from Mexican Oribe Peralta ensured Brazil's wait for Olympic football gold continued as Mexico won their first gold of the Games at Wembley ... Read more...

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Brazil outclass Britain in Olympic warm-up


July 21st, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) The British football team's hopes of winning a medal suffered a minor setback as they lost 0-2 to Brazil in a warm-up match before the London ... Read more...

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Brazil select 22 players for Olympic football squad


July 6th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 6 (IANS) Porto striker Hulk, AC Milan's Thiago Silva and Real Madrid defender Marcelo were included as the three over-age players in Brazil's 22-man Olympic ... Read more...

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Chelsea star Luiz out of Brazil friendlies


May 26th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 26 (IANS) Chelsea defender David Luiz has been ruled out of Brazil's upcoming international friendlies after failing to overcome a thigh injury.Luiz revealed he played ... Read more...

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Mixed fortunes for Mahindra at Estoril GP


May 7th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Estoril (Portugal), May 7 (IANS) Mahindra Racing rider Marcel Schrotter overcame first-lap problems to secure a solid top-20 finish as he came 19th in the Portuguese Moto GP.But his team-mate ... Read more...

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Kanoute leads Sevilla to comeback defeat of Barcelona


August 15th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 15 (DPA) Sevilla came from behind to beat Barcelona 3-1 on Saturday, in the first leg of the Spanish Supercup football, the curtain-raiser to the season played between league and ... Read more...

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Post-traumatic stress disorder high in Liberia, even 20 yrs after war


July 31st, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): In a study focusing on a region of Liberia, researchers found that the prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) remains high nearly two decades after the principal conflict ... Read more...

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Arsenal will not allow skipper Fabregas to go: Wenger


July 18th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 18 (ANI): Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has insisted that Cesc Fabregas Barcelona saga is over, and the Gunners will not allow their captain to go.Arsenal fans made their ... Read more...

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Hope for Haiti telethon raises millions of dollars


January 24th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 24 (ANI): Madonna, Jay Z, Bono and Rihanna apart from other stars performed at the Hope for Haiti telethon aimed to raise funds for the earthquake victims in the ... Read more...

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Argentine singer recovering after heart, lung transplant


November 22nd, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 22 (EFE) Argentine singer-songwriter and actor Sandro is "stable" and recovering "favourably" from the complex surgery of a heart and lung transplant, doctors have said. "Like any other human being ... Read more...

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Mickey Rourke wants to return to WWE


November 6th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): Despite being previously banned from the wrestler ring by his insurers, Mickey Rourke wants to return to the WWE.In his new book, "Wrestling With Demons," Rourke says that ... Read more...

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Gyrofocus, the hanging fireplace, named World’s Most Beautiful Object


October 14th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Gyrofocus, the hanging fireplace that can rotate through 360 degrees to throw light and heat into all corners of a room, has been named the most beautiful object ... Read more...

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Three dead in Peru helicopter crash


October 5th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Oct 5 (EFE) Three people were killed when a helicopter crashed in Peru's southern province of La Convencion, a media report said. On board the chopper were pilot Luis Miguel Gonzales Aguilar, ... Read more...

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US Open: Sania out of mixed doubles, Yuki in second round


September 7th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Daniel Nestor of Canada went down 1-6, 4-6 to Americans Carly Gullickson and Travis Parrott in the second round of the mixed doubles ... Read more...

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‘X-shooter’ to shed new light on gamma-ray bursts


May 26th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, May 26 (ANI): ESO's (European Southern Observatory's) Very Large Telescope has been equipped with an instrument called a X-shooter, which can record the entire spectrum of a celestial object in one ... Read more...

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Beautiful pieces of art can be the best painkillers


September 18th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 18 (ANI): While art is known to express pain in the most beautiful way, a new study has found that looking at a striking painting can offer a distraction ... Read more...

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German tourist drugged and robbed in train


June 12th, 2008 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Agra, June 11 (IANS) A German tourist was given a tea laced with sedatives and robbed of all his belongings in a train. The German man, Gabriel, and his girlfriend were travelling ... Read more...

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