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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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Soccer fan stabbed to death in Argentina

June 12th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 12 (IANS/EFE) A fan of Argentina's River Plate soccer team died early Monday at a Buenos Aires hospital after being stabbed at a stadium while the home ... 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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Euphoria engulfs Zambia after AFCON triumph

February 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka, Feb 13 (IANS) Euphoria and celebration engulfed Zambia after the country's national football team won its maiden Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title following a pulsating final match against ... Read more...

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Five soccer fans sentenced to life for murder

September 9th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Sep 9 (IANS) Five supporters of Argentina's popular soccer team River Plate were Thursday sentenced to life for the murder of a soccer fan here in 2007, reports ... Read more...

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Jon McGhee sues Reading Football Club over Gylfi Sigurdsson

March 10th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A soccer fan in England managed to get compensation from the Reading Football Club after the team sold a player whose t-shirt he has just bought.James McGhee ... Read more...

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Bolivian president has knee surgery

November 8th, 2010 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Nov 8 (IANS/EFE) Bolivian President Evo Morales has undergone surgery on his left knee, a media report said.Morales, 51, underwent the surgery at a clinic in Cochabamba city, the official ... Read more...

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Ronaldo’s girlfriend not a soccer fan

August 27th, 2010 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) She might be dating a soccer star, but Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend Irina Shayk is not a fan of the sport herself. The 24-year-old model, who posed for a series ... Read more...

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Ronaldo’s new girlfriend sizzles in photoshoot

August 26th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo's new girlfriend is a scorcher, if her latest pictures are anything to go by.Ronaldo, 25, had started dating Russian model Irina Shayk, 24, earlier ... Read more...

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South African magistrate says vuvuzelas okay in field but not in court!

July 8th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, July 8(ANI): A South African magistrate in one of Cape Town's special World Cup courts ordered the court orderlies' to shut the windows following repeated disturbance from Vuvuzelas from a ... Read more...

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S. African man beaten to death by wife, kids for wanting to watch World Cup

June 18th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, June 18 (ANI): A 61-year-old South African man was beaten to death by his wife and two kids for insisting on watching a World Cup match between Germany and Australia, when ... Read more...

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FIFA World Cup fever grips football lovers in India

June 12th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, June 12 (ANI): As football lovers around the world are feeling joyous over the start of the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa, the football fever has started to grip ... Read more...

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John Legend Joins The FIFA World Cup Celebrations

June 11th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar John Legend admitted that like most Americans he is not a die hard soccer fan but that doesn't deter him from being a part of global festival called the FIFA ... Read more...

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Indian teen in Finland, bringing Facebook, Twitter closer

June 11th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Dass Helsinki, June 11 (IANS) Want to know from your mobile phone where to hangout in Delhi or eat out in Beijing? Three teens in Finland, including one from India, ... Read more...

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Kolkata celebs gear up for FIFA World Cup

June 8th, 2010 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) With the FIFA World Cup in South Africa only three days away, celebrities of this soccer-mad city are rescheduling their routine logbook to watch their favourite players and ... Read more...

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Kerala soccer fan paints Argentine colours on his auto rickshaw

June 1st, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
Malappuram (Kerala), June 1 (ANI): A soccer fan from Kerala has painted his three-wheeled auto rickshaw in the blue and white stripes of the Argentina flag and offers free ride to those, ... Read more...

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Leonardo DiCaprio ‘too bored’ to become Liverpool fan

December 15th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 15 (ANI): Gangs Of New York star Stephen Graham has said he has been unsuccessful in turning Leonardo DiCaprio a soccer fan.The Brit had given the 'Titanic' star a Liverpool ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan fan dies in Kolkata

December 22nd, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) A 27-year-old football soccer fan, injured after falling from the Salt Lake stadium gallery, died at a private hospital here Monday.Sanjib Das, a Mohun Bagan supporter, sustained a ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad: radical dreamer, America-baiter, soccer fan

April 28th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by admin
(Profile) By Manish Chand New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A firebrand orator, soccer fan, America-baiter, populist leader playing with nuclear dreams, the little-known mayor of Tehran until he became president of Iran 30 months ... Read more...

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Rocker Rossdale gave up soccer after injury

April 3rd, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by admin
London, April 3 (IANS) Rocker Gavin Rossdale, who used to be in the rock band Bush, was forced to give up his passion for soccer and turn to music. The singer once ... Read more...

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Ranbir Kapoor’s next film gets a title

March 7th, 2008 - 8:38 am ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor's post-"Saawariya" project, a romantic musical for Yash Raj Films, had been struggling to find an appropriate title. Finally, it has one - "Bachna ... Read more...

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