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Brazilian assured of bronze in women’s boxing


August 7th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's Adriana Araujo, who assured herself of at least a bronze medal in the women's Olympic boxing competition with a win here Monday, is a soccer ... Read more...

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Soccer player dies during match in Brazil


July 9th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 9 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian soccer player Arjuna Luiz Venutto Ramos, 17, nicknamed "Pele" for his skill, died on the weekend during a match his team was playing, a ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole to pen autobiography


July 7th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole is all set to tell her life story through an autobiography.She has inked a deal with publisher HarperCollins for it, reports contactmusic.com.The book ... Read more...

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Brazilian footballer gets jail for torching his house


July 5th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 5 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's Breno Vinicius Rodrigues Borges, a former player for Bayern Munich, was sentenced Wednesday to three years and nine months in jail for intentionally burning ... Read more...

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Not the time to celebrate: Shevchenko


June 12th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 12 (IANS) Ukraine striker Andriy Shevchenko feels it was not time to celebrate after the team's 2-1 win over Sweden and said it was important to focus on ... Read more...

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Separation was right decision, says Cheryl


May 28th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole feels she made a right move by ending her four-year marriage to soccer player Ashley Cole."I wouldn't say wrong. I'd probably say right," ... Read more...

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Cole’s new song aimed at ex-husband


May 26th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole has reportedly hit out at ex-husband Ashley Cole in a new song "Love killer".The lyrics of the song have left her fans wondering ... Read more...

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Alexandra Burke dumps footballer boyfriend


May 14th, 2012 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) Singer Alexandra Burke has reportedly dumped her boyfriend, Jermain Defoe, after he allegedly slept with another woman.The singer started dating the British soccer player earlier this ... Read more...

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Beckham’s best birthday present ever


May 4th, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) Soccer player David Beckham received his best birthday present ever when wife Victoria gave him a basketball jersey signed by former US professional basketball ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole in ‘Modern Family’?


April 21st, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole has been approached by bosses of popular sitcom "Modern Family" to take on a guest part."They really want to get Cheryl ... Read more...

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Beckham joins Burger King campaign


April 7th, 2012 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 7 (IANS) Soccer player David Beckham has joined the new Burger King advertising campaign by appearing in a dream sequence to promote the fast food chain's ... Read more...

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Spanish soccer star to wed journalist


March 14th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 14 (IANS/EFE) The captain of the Spanish national soccer team that won the 2010 World Cup, Iker Casillas, will wed journalist Sara Carbonero in July, the next issue ... Read more...

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Usher’s musical gift to Beckham’s son


March 10th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) Soccer player David Beckham's son Brooklyn received a memorable surprise on his 13th birthday -- a musical wish by his favourite singer Usher.Brooklyn's celebrity parents ... Read more...

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Rwanda striker joins Belgium’s Antwerp FC


March 4th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kigali (Rwanda), March 4 (IANS) Belgium's second league side Antwerp FC have signed striker Salomon Nirisarike from Rwandan club Isonga FC in a two-year deal.The 18-year-old Rwandan soccer player passed ... Read more...

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Gullit expects Holland, Germany to reach Euro 2012 final


February 8th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Former Dutch footballer Ruud Gullit hopes for a Holland and Germany final at the Euro 2012 Championships in June-July."Of course, Spain is a favourite (too). We ... Read more...

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Bessi and Ibarguen voted best in Latin America-Caribbean


December 23rd, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 23 (IANS) Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi has been voted the best athlete of the year in Latin America and the Caribbean.Colombian athlete Catherine Ibarguen is the best ... Read more...

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Scientists pinpoint brain area that manages movement


December 6th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 6 (IANS) Researchers have pinpointed the brain area that controls our ability to correct our movement after we have been hit or bumped. The fact that humans rapidly ... Read more...

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Beckham visits sick kids


December 6th, 2011 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Soccer ace David Beckham took time out from his soccer trip to visit sick kids at a children's hospital in Melbourne.The 36-year-old is in the ... 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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Mexican footballers in trouble for mock gunplay


October 18th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 18 (IANS/EFE) Mexicans were aghast after a soccer player pretended to shoot one of his teammates in the head to celebrate a goal, a prank that fell ... Read more...

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Shakira denies rumours of breakup with Pique


October 6th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Oct 6 (IANS/EFE) A spokesman for Colombian singer Shakira denied rumours that the international superstar has broken off her relationship with Spanish soccer player Gerard Pique."It is totally ... Read more...

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Katie-Leandro’s marriage plans


October 1st, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Katie Price's 26-year-old beau Leandro Penna says he is ready to marry the former model, and revealed that they are making plans to start a family."Yes, ... Read more...

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Messi better than Beckham in most parts of games: Sabella


September 3rd, 2011 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) Argentine coach Alejandro Sabella Wednesday rated football magician Lionel Messi as a better soccer player than former English player David Beckham."While Beckham was one of ... Read more...

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Leandro Penna is the best father, says Price


August 24th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Glamour model Katie Price thinks that her new boyfriend Leandro Penna's behaviour towards her son Harvey is better than her ex-partners - Peter Andre and Dwight ... Read more...

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Rescued child workers to lead Messi to football field


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) It will be a day that will probably remain in their memories forever. Four rescued child labourers will lead footballer Lionel Messi and other players ... Read more...

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Car thieves spare Brazil soccer icon


August 17th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Aug 17 (IANS/EFE) Retired Brazilian soccer player and coach Jorge Mario Lobo Zagallo, the only man in the history of football to win the world championship four times, was ... Read more...

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Lata conferred lifetime achievement award


August 9th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar was Monday presented the lifetime achievement award for her contribution to Indian music at a function here.Receiving the award, given by ... Read more...

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Shakira is a hit in Mexico


July 18th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico, July 18 (IANS) Colombian singer Shakira enchanted some 150,000 fans in Mexico, at a concert where she paid tribute to the US group Metallica by interpreting their hit ... Read more...

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Son will live with me for life, says Price


July 1st, 2011 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Glamour model Katie Price says her disabled son Harvey will never be able to live alone and will probably live with her for life.Harvey, Price' ... Read more...

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Secret married soccer player wanted to dump wife for Imogen Thomas


April 27th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
The man in discussion is a world famous football ace who is in the hiding behind aHigh Court super-injunction to protect his reputation and sponsorship deals.The footballer had met Imogen, ... Read more...

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Soccer player suspended for fight sparked by racist insult


April 6th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 6 (IANS/EFE) Afro-Colombian forward Carlos Darwin Quintero has been suspended for six matches for his part in a fight he says was spurred by a racial epithet, ... Read more...

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Thurman, Biel join the star cast of ‘Playing The Field’


February 24th, 2011 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Uma Thurman and Jessica Biel have signed up to join Gerard Butler in new sports comedy "Playing the Field".Thurman will play one of a host of mothers ... Read more...

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Cole dating new man?


February 22nd, 2011 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole is believed to be dating her hair extension technician after being spotted on a low-key date near her home in North London.The "Promise This" hitmaker ... Read more...

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Brazilian ace Ronaldo’s retirement announcement imminent


February 14th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Brazilian ace striker Ronaldo has announced that he is prepared to end his career as a soccer player, as he was unable to execute plays like he ... Read more...

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I will always love Ashley: Cheryl Cole


February 9th, 2011 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole has admitted she will "always love" her ex-husband Ashley Cole as she believes the pair are "meant for each other"."I will always love him, always. ... Read more...

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