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Internacional rejects Tottenham bid for Damiao


August 28th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Aug 28 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur target Leandro Damiao will not be sold until at least the end of the year, Brazilian Serie A soccer club Internacional said.Internacional ... Read more...

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Soccer fan shot dead in Brazil


August 21st, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) A fan of the Vasco da Gama soccer club was gunned down over the weekend during a fight with fans of rival Flamengo in ... Read more...

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Eight gunned down in Brazilian city


July 13th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS/EFE) The toll from an overnight shooting spree in greater Sao Paulo stands at eight, authorities in the Brazilian metropolis said Thursday.The victims were shot ... Read more...

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Brazil club files $20 mn case against Ronaldinho


June 21st, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) Brazilian soccer club Flamengo has filed a $20-million compensation claim against its former star Ronaldinho at a labour court.It is the same amount ... Read more...

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Teenage soccer fan gunned down in Argentina


May 1st, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 1 (IANS/EFE) An 18-year-old soccer fan was gunned down over the weekend after a match in Olavarria, a city outside Buenos Aires, Argentine police said Monday.Leandro Pianciola ... Read more...

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Corinthians chasing AC Milan striker Pato


April 25th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 25 (IANS) Brazilian soccer club Corinthians has revealed its interest in signing AC Milan striker Alexandre Pato. Pato has endured an injury-plagued season with the ... Read more...

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Brazil’s ex-president discharged from hospital


February 18th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was discharged Friday from the hospital after undergoing combined radiation and chemotherapy treatment for throat cancer.Sixtysix-year-old Lula, ... Read more...

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Ajax’s supervisory board resigns


February 9th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Feb 9 (IANS) The supervisory board of Ajax has decided to resign after months of unrest, the Amsterdam based soccer club said Thursday.The resignation will take effect in ... Read more...

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Golden Ball winner Stoichkov is coach of Bulgarian club Litex


January 6th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lovech (Bulgaria), Jan 6 (IANS) Hristo Stoichkov, 45, a former Barcelona soccer star and Golden Ball winner, has been named coach of the Bulgarian soccer club Litex.Stoichkov's contract has no ... Read more...

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Beckham likely to sign with Paris Saint-Germain


December 21st, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 21 (IANS) Veteran British midfielder David Beckham will soon join French top league soccer club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) for 18 months, a local daily reported Wednesday."After many ... Read more...

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Maradona’s mother is dead


November 21st, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 21 (IANS/EFE) Dalma Salvadora Franco, mother of Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona, died on the weekend in a Buenos Aires hospital from a heart condition, media reports ... Read more...

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Iranian soccer player sacked for ‘immoral’ goal celebration


November 6th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 6 (IANS) Iran's Persepolis soccer club has sacked defender Sheis Rezaei for his "immoral" goal celebration during the 3-2 victory over local Damash club.Rezaei and his teammate Mohammad ... Read more...

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Shakira wraps up world tour in Puerto Rico


October 16th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Oct 16 (IANS/EFE) Colombian pop star Shakira has given the first of two concerts in Puerto Rico that will end her globetrotting world tour "Sale el Sol" ... Read more...

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No plans to change coach for Fed Cup performance: Mohun Bagan


September 29th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 29 (IANS) Famed soccer club Mohun Bagan Thursday claimed it has no intention to sack chief coach Stephen David Darby because of the outfit's poor show in the ... Read more...

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Spanish clubs firm on fairer share of TV rights money


September 9th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 9 (IANS) Spanish soccer club Sevilla President Jose Maria del Nido has said that a movement of clubs from the Primera Liga was unstoppable in its quest for ... Read more...

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Gunmen kill 6 outside soccer stadium in northern Mexico


September 5th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by BNO News
TORREON, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- At least six people were killed, including three police officers, when a group of gunmen attacked two police units outside a soccer stadium in northern Mexico on ... Read more...

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Brazilian soccer coach suffers brain hemorrhage


August 30th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) The coach of Brazilian pro soccer club Vasco da Gama, Ricardo Gomes, is in serious but stable condition after undergoing emergency surgery following brain ... Read more...

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Dempo buys stakes in Danish football club


August 29th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 29 (IANS) India's leading industrial group Dempo, which also runs leading I-League football club Dempo FC, Monday bought 34 percent stakes, worth 12 million euros, in leading ... Read more...

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United Sports Club gets new sponsor


August 4th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) City-based I-League team United Sports Club Wednesday roped in Prayag Group of Industries as its title sponsor for the next six years. The soccer club will ... Read more...

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Shakira hails Barcelona soccer club as model of teamwork


June 22nd, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 22 (IANS/EFE) Colombian songstress Shakira said here Tuesday that she wants a world that emulates the teamwork of the title-winning F.C. Barcelona soccer club to "win the ... Read more...

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Beckhams are worth 165 mn pounds


May 4th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham and her footballer husband David are reportedly worth 165 million pounds and they have reached this stage after making 20 million ... Read more...

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Royal Emirates Group buys Spanish soccer club


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 22 (IANS/EFE) The Dubai-based Royal Emirates Group investment firm confirmed Thursday the purchase of Spanish first division soccer club Getafe, which is to be renamed "Getafe Team Dubai".The ... Read more...

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Italian soccer club orders wives, girlfriends to keep players happy


April 21st, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 21 (ANI): Italian soccer club Napoli has ordered the wives and girlfriends to keep the players happy as the Serie A season reaches a climax.According to the Gazzetta dello ... Read more...

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10 members of Colombian soccer team injured in accident


January 31st, 2011 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) Eight players, the coach and assistant coach of a second-division soccer club in Colombia were injured when their bus overturned in a rural area in the northeastern part ... Read more...

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Sourav brand ambassador for Mohammedan Sporting cup


October 20th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Renowned soccer club Mohammedan Sporting Tuesday roped in former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly as the brand ambassador for the Mohammedan Sporting Platinum Jubilee Cup being held to ... Read more...

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‘Comeback kid’ Beckham feared he’d never play football again during injury


September 13th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Sep 13(ANI): England midfielder David Beckham has confessed that he feared he would never play football again.Beckham has recovered from the Achilles tendon injury, which had ended his dream ... Read more...

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Beckham says he wont con Capello to gain another England cap


September 13th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Sep 13(ANI): England midfielder David Beckham has said that if he is not ready for next month's Euro 2012 clash with Montenegro, he will rule himself out of the ... Read more...

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Afro-Aussie Diamondstar arrives for Mohun Bagan trials


August 17th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) Afro-Aussie central defender Okwy Okonkwo Diamondstar flew into the city Monday to try out for city soccer giants Mohun Bagan. Okwy, an Africa-born Australian citizen, immediately left for the ... Read more...

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Afro-Aussie Diamondstar to be on trial for Mohun Bagan


August 14th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) Soccer giants Mohun Bagan are bringing in an Afro-Aussie central defender Okwy Okonkwo Diamondstar for trials, club general secretary Anjan Mitra said here Saturday. Mitra said Okwy, an Africa-born ... Read more...

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Thierry Henry set for US move


July 11th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, July 11 (DPA) Barcelona and France forward Thierry Henry is set to move to major league soccer club Red Bull New York, news reports said Sunday. The reports said that Henry, ... Read more...

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Sikkim soccer club provides platform to aspirants


July 9th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
Gangtok, July 9 (ANI): A soccer club in Sikkim is providing a platform for hundreds of enthusiasts of the game.The Denzong Boyz Football Club was created in 1930 by a bunch ... Read more...

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Curtain to come down on Mahindra United Thursday


May 26th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) After 48 years of existence, the curtain will ring down on famed Mumbai soccer club Mahindra United who face JCT in their last match of the I-League here ... Read more...

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George Clooney Denies Selling His Villa


February 26th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rumors had it that Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney is selling out his Italian villa to David and Victoria Beckham. Well, that's what the buzz is. The ... Read more...

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George Clooney denies selling his Italian Villa to the Beckhams


February 25th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Laglio, Feb 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood star George Clooney has flatly denied the reports, that he is going to sell his Lake Como villa in Laglio, Italy to the football superstar David ... Read more...

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Clooney denies selling villa to Beckhams


February 25th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Hollywood star George Clooney has denied selling his Lake Como villa in Laglio, Italy, to soccer ace David Backham and his wife Victoria. Beckham, who is currently in ... Read more...

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