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Asteroid to whiz past earth

March 18th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 18 (IANS) A newly-discovered asteroid, roughly the size of a soccer field, is going to whiz past our planet at just 24,000 km, a mere whisker in cosmic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maradona in Italy tax row

February 16th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) Soccer icon Diego Armando Maradona, who enjoyed some of his best years while playing for Napoli, says he has no plans to visit Italy again until ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Danes beats Portugal 2-1 to qualify for Euro 2012 Finals

October 12th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Oct 12 (IANS) The Danish football team qualified for the 2012 European Championship Finals with a convincing 2-1 victory over visiting Portugal.The first goal was scored by Danish Michael ... Read more...

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Beauty contestants swap catwalk for soccer field

October 7th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Orihuela (Spain), Oct 7 (IANS/EFE) Some of the 69 contestants in this week's Miss Intercontinental beauty pageant here doffed evening wear in favour of their respective national team colours for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Thyagaraj Stadium the most sought after venue for major events

July 24th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Once the sports ministry has decided against misuse and disuse of the various stadia built for the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG), Thyagaraj Stadium Complex is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Combining soccer with kungfu in China

June 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) Some Chinese sport schools are attempting to combine soccer with the traditional Chinese kungfu. Since last year, Shangdong sport bureau has launched a campaign to develop ... Read more...

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Self-affirmation helps you excel in sports

May 26th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Positive self-talk while playing a sport is likely to improve your performance, researchers say.In fact, the study was born out of an on-field experience of one ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Janice Dickinson ‘doesn’t regret playing a part in dad’s death’

February 3rd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Actress Janice Dickinson, who admitted to playing a role in her abusive father's death, says she has no regrets over her act.In her autobiography 'No Lifeguard On Duty' ... Read more...

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4 killed during football game in Mexican city

December 23rd, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Dec 23 (IANS/EFE) Four people, including two minors, were shot dead and another was wounded while playing soccer in this Mexican city, authorities said.The attack was perpetrated Tuesday afternoon ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two men gunned down while playing soccer in Mexico

November 11th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Nov 11 (IANS/EFE) Gunmen opened fire with assault rifles on a group of soccer players in Guadalupe, a city in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, killing two young men ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Time Warner Cable’s Effort To Boost Soccer Scene

October 14th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The collaborators of the "Operation Community Cup", namely the City of Los Angeles Parks & Recreation Department, U.S. Soccer Foundation, Fox Soccer Channel, Fox Soccer Plus ... Read more...

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Delhi lad hopes his robots will bend it like Beckham

July 12th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Even as the World Cup held people in thrall, an 18-year-old Delhi boy is hoping his home-built robots would be able to show off their football skills ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New World Cup soccer ball to be more “harder and faster.” Experts

June 9th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, June 9 (ANI): "Jabulani", the new soccer ball created for the World Cup in South Africa this year, will play more harder and faster compared to the previous balls, physics experts ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Soccer ace Beckham is now comic star

June 9th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 9 (IANS) British soccer star David Beckham, who will miss the upcoming FIFA World Cup due to an injury, has been immortalised in print with Bluewater Productions presenting ... Read more...

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Hillsdale High School Has Close Encounter With A 17 Year Old Bomber

August 25th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Alexander Youshock, a San Mateo native had a dangerous motive to kill.When the former student of Hillsdale High School was discovered wearing a tactical vest carrying 10 pipebombs, and ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Mother and children struck by lightning on Brampton soccer field

August 13th, 2009 - 2:37 am ICT by John Le Fevre
One adult and two children have been taken to a Brampton hospital after being struck by lightning while standing on a soccer field in Toronto, Canada.Emergency crews were called to Centennial ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researcher unveils biodegradable scaffold to fix damaged knees

July 10th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): A research team at Hospital for Special Surgery, including an Indian-origin scientist, have developed a biodegradable scaffold that can be used to treat patients with damaged knee cartilage.Dr ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

58 percent of world’s seagrass meadows on the decline

June 30th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): An international team of scientists has warned that accelerating losses of seagrasses across the globe threaten the immediate health and long-term sustainability of coastal ecosystems, with 58 percent ... Read more...

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Meet Obama, the soccer dad

May 17th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 17 (ANI): US President Barack Obama appeared a normal dad after he was spotted cheering for his daughter Sasha at a soccer field.The popular leader was said to have ... Read more...

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It was a culmination of hard work and dedication, says Houghton

August 14th, 2008 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Exactly a year ago India made a turnaround on the soccer field by lifting the Nehru Cup title at the Ambedkar Stadium here. And Wednesday ... Read more...

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India lift AFC Challenge Cup; qualify for Asia Cup (Lead)

August 13th, 2008 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) India's 24-year wait to qualify for the Asia Cup football tournament was finally over Wednesday as they outplayed defending champions Tajikistan 4-1 to lift the ... Read more...

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Church of Scientology desperate to land Posh and Becks as followers

March 10th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): The head of the Church of Scientology is desperate to have British soccer star David Beckham and his wife Victoria as followers of the religion, a former Scientologist ... Read more...

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