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Peace is a true farewell to arms: Colombian rebel chief


September 20th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's FARC rebels are prepared to lay down their weapons if upcoming peace talks with the government lead to an accord, guerrilla chief Rodrigo Londono said ... Read more...

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Russian girls sweep synchro swimming at junior World Championships


September 18th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Volos (Greece), Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In a sign that Russia's stranglehold on Olympic synchronised swimming gold could continue for years to come, the country's girls team won gold in ... Read more...

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Lebanon beat Iran 1-0 in World Cup qualifier


September 12th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Sep 12 (IANS) Lebanon managed to beat Iran 1-0 in the Asian zone Football World Cup qualifier at the Cite Sportive Stadium here.Lebanon skipper Rida Antar headed the goal ... Read more...

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India rout hosts Sri Lanka 5-0 in SAFF meet


September 9th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 9 (IANS) Defending champions India brightened their chances of making it to the semifinals of the women's SAFF Championship when they routed hosts Sri Lanka 5-0 in their ... Read more...

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Katie Price banned from driving


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Glamour model Katie Price has been banned from driving for a year after she ignored two speeding tickets.The notices were sent to her Horsham address ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Cameroon beat Maldives; face India in final


August 29th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) A spirited Cameroon got the better of 10-man Maldives 3-1 in the crucial Nehru Cup football tournament match at the Jawaharlal Stadium here Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Ashfaq stars in Maldives win over Syria (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Maldives striker Ali Ashfaq inspired his team to a 2-1 win over Syria in the Nehru Cup football tournament here Monday.Ashfaq scored one goal and ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: India one win away from a third final (Preview)


August 27th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) On current form India should beat a struggling Nepal and make their third straight final of the Nehru Cup here Tuesday.India appeared a bit rusty ... Read more...

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Kulkarni outwits Singh in chess meet


August 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Vinayak Kulkarni from Bangalore upset International Master DP Singh from Southern Railways to join the leaders with six points in the second UKCA All India FIDE ... Read more...

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Olympic diving : Chen retains 10m diving title in style


August 10th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Chen Ruolin retained her Olympic title in the women's 10 metre platform Thursday, demolishing the field with an exhibition of exquisite diving.Chen, 19, won ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: A test of character for India


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India find themselves in an all-too-familiar situation wherein they not only need to win all their matches, but also pray for favourable results in other games ... Read more...

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Bellucci wins second Gstaad title


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Gstaad (Switzerland), July 22 (IANS) Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci won the Credit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad trophy for the second time Sunday as he upset top seed Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy format tweaked a second time in 10 years


July 16th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday put its seal on restructuring domestic cricket as recommended by its technical committee headed by Sourav Ganguly.The Board of Control ... Read more...

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World Junior Squash: Aparajitha rallies to win


July 9th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 9 (IANS) Aparajitha Balamurukan came up with a special performance as she fought back to outsmart Colombian Laura Viviana Tovar Perez and enter the second round of the ... Read more...

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Obama leads in three swing states: poll


June 28th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 28 (IANS) President Barack Obama leads over his likely Republican rival in the November presidential poll in three critical swing states even as voters are divided on ... Read more...

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Motorsports: Moretti scores for Mahindra Racing


June 24th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Mugello, June 23 (IANS) Team Mahindra Racing's lead rider Riccardo Moretti won the first of the two races at the weekend in the Italian 125cc championship here Saturday while team-mate ... 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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Saina pleased with her play in crunch situations


June 17th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 17 (IANS) India's badminton star Saina Nehwal Sunday said staying relaxed in crunch situations helped her win two titles in as many weeks and she is not thinking ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Russian midfielder Dzagoev asks fans to behave


June 16th, 2012 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football fans must behave themselves to avoid harming the team's chances of qualifying for Euro 2016, midfielder Alan Dzagoev has said.Russia received a suspended ... Read more...

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Russian Football Union to appeal UEFA fines


June 14th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS) The Russian Football Union (RFU) said Thursday it would appeal harsh punishments from the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) for Russian fans' behaviour during the ... Read more...

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Ganguly-led technical committee calls for Ranji overhaul


June 12th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) The Sourav Ganguly-led technical committee of the Indian cricket board Tuesday called for overhauling the Ranji Trophy and recommended doing away with the Elite and Plate ... Read more...

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Gunina leads in World Chess Blitz Championship


June 5th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Batumi (Georgia), June 5 (IANS) Valentina Gunina of Russia won all the eight games on the first day of the two-day women's World Chess Blitz Championship tourney, to lead with ... Read more...

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Azlan Shah Cup: Argentina end India’s title hopes


May 30th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 30 (IANS) Five-time champions India's title hopes crashed as they went down 2-3 to Argentina in a crucial encounter of the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here ... Read more...

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Webber wins in Monaco, Force India earn double points


May 28th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Monaco, May 27 (IANS) Sahara Force India secured a double points finish in the Monaco Grand Prix here Sunday as Paul Di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg finished seventh and eighth ... Read more...

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Olympic gold medallist Chen Ying picks up World Cup title


May 25th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 25 (IANS) China's Olympic champion Chen Ying lifted the women's 25m pistol title in Munich's World Cup shooting event, the ISSF official website reported Friday.Chen shot the best ... Read more...

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Negi maintain lead in Asian Chess


May 12th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), May 12 (IANS) Indian Grand Master Parimarjan Negi crushed the French Defense of Chinese GM Ding Liren in only 30 moves to keep his lead ... Read more...

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Ajax capture 31st Dutch league title


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 3 (IANS) Ajax secured their 31st Dutch league title by beating VVV-Venlo 2-0 in their penultimate game of the season.A brace from Siem de Jong Wednesday gave ... Read more...

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Ajax title party delayed despite win over FC Twente


April 30th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 30 (IANS) Despite a 2-1 victory over FC Twente, Ajax were unable to capture the Dutch title after the 32nd Eredivisie round.Ajax had the upper hand in ... Read more...

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India Open: Wan bags men’s title, Li lifts women’s crown


April 29th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) South Korean Wan Ho Shon celebrated his qualification for the London Olympics with a sensational upset win over World No.1 and top seed Lee Chong ... Read more...

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Holders Salgaocar eye win against relegated Chirag United


April 28th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 28 (IANS) Defending champions Salgaocar Sports Club take on Chirag United Kerala in an I-League football encounter at the Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, here Sunday.Chirag United Kerala are on ... Read more...

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Advantage Super Kings against Kings XI Punjab


April 27th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 27 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab, with just six points from eight games, face a tough task in their bid to get their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign ... Read more...

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Deccan Chargers beat Pune Warriors for first IPL win


April 27th, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Pune, April 26 (IANS) Deccan Chargers tasted their first win of the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as they beat Pune Warriors by 19 runs at the ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians steal a thriller against Kings XI (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, April 25 (IANS) After two consecutive defeats, Mumbai Indians got their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign back on track with a thrilling four-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab ... Read more...

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Differences on Lokpal bill narrowed down: Government


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Stating that differences on the Lokpal bill have been narrowed down, the government Monday said it is trying to build consensus on major issues ... Read more...

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Guardiola congratulates Madrid for Camp Nou win


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 22 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola congratulated Real Madrid after his team lost 1-2 in the Camp Nou Stadium thanks to goals from Sami Khedira and Cristiano ... Read more...

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