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Ex-Brazil keeper Dida set for Portuguesa debut


June 19th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 19 (IANS) Former AC Milan goalkeeper Dida will play his first competitive match in two years Saturday when he makes his debut for Portuguesa in ... Read more...

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Bikni-clad weather presenters told to cover up


June 13th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) Two models, hosting a late-night weather forecast programme on a Chinese television show, have been forced to cover themselves up after they drew sharp reactions from ... Read more...

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UN chief suffers fracture playing soccer


May 15th, 2012 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 15 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon suffered a fracture in his left hand while playing in the UN diplomats' spring soccer tournament and now has his arm ... Read more...

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I-League: Churchill, Dempo and Chirag win


October 22nd, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Margao/Bangalore/Pune, Oct 22 (IANS) Super Cup champions East Bengal and title holders Salgaocar Sports Club disappointed their fans as they went down by identical 0-1 margin on the opening day ... Read more...

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Ghana to host African amputee soccer championship


April 19th, 2011 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
Accra, April 19 (IANS) Ghana will host the 3rd African amputee soccer tournament in October. It is expected to attract 12 teams from the continent, Xinhua reported Monday.The tournament is ... Read more...

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Joint forces to remain in West Bengal, says Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee


July 30th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, July 30 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has said that joint forces would remain in West Bengal till the time they are required to.Replying to questions in the Assembly, ... 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...

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Katy Perry says World Cup is ruining Russell Brand romance


June 26th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): Katy Perry has revealed that the World Cup has ruined her romantic life with fiancee Russell Brand, as he spends most of his time following games on ... Read more...

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Soccer mania grips fishermen in Andhra Pradesh


June 13th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by ANI
Visakhapatnam, June 13 (ANI): As the soccer World Cup kicked off in South Africa, young fishermen in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam are zealously celebrating the game by organizing a local soccer tournament for ... Read more...

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Special courts to tackle hooligans during FIFA World Cup


May 26th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, May 26 (IANS) Fifty-four special courts have been set up by the South African authorities to tackle hooliganism and other matters related to FIFA World Cup starting in June, Deputy Justice ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams signs up Westlife, Gordon Ramsay for Soccer Aid event


March 23rd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 23 (ANI): Singer Robbie Williams is returning again in 2010 with his the Soccer Aid event, in which professional soccer players take on celebrities.The Angels hitmaker has signed up ... Read more...

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Canadian Muslim gets life term for plotting attacks on Europe


February 18th, 2010 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 18 (IANS) An Al-Qaeda-linked Canadian Muslim was Wednesday sentenced to life for plotting attacks on European targets and spreading jihadist propaganda on the internet.Said Namouh, 37, who immigrated ... Read more...

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Theron to help build soccer fields in South Africa


November 27th, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 26 (IANS) Hollywood actress Charlize Theron is helping build soccer fields in her native South Africa in honour of the upcoming World Cup. The soccer tournament will be hosted by ... Read more...

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CRPF organises football tournament in Maoist-infested area of West Bengal


October 11th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
Ramgarh (West Bengal), Oct 11(ANI): The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), is organizing a five-day soccer tournament to usher confidence among the villagers in an attempt to minimize the unease among locals ... Read more...

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Top Vedic Realty official nabbed for forcibly acquiring land


August 30th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) The top official of a premier resort in the city has been arrested for forcible acquisition of land and possessing illegal arms, police said Sunday. Raj Kishore Modi, ... Read more...

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Police quiz Kolkata resort officials after arms seizure


August 27th, 2009 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Police Wednesday quizzed top officials of a luxury resort vandalised by a mob after a senior West Bengal Left Front minister demanded the arrest of the resort authorities ... Read more...

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Messi will be with us despite CAS decision: Batista


August 6th, 2008 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Shanghai, Aug 6 (Xinhua) Argentina key player Lionel Messi will be with the rest of the team for the whole Olympic soccer tournament, said Sergio Batista, head coach of Argentina men's team. ... Read more...

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Olympics results: Women’s soccer


August 6th, 2008 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Shanghai, Aug 6 (Xinhua) The following are the collated results and standings after the first round group matches of the Beijing Olympic women's soccer tournament Wednesday: Results:Group E 1. Argentina lost to ... Read more...

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CAS rules Barcelona need not release Messi


August 6th, 2008 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Shanghai, Aug 6 (Xinhua) Barcelona does not need to release Lionel Messi for the 2008 Beijing Olympic soccer tournament, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled Wednesday. Werder Bremen and Schalke ... Read more...

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Kashmir girls create history - set football pace for future


May 18th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by admin
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, May 18 (IANS) Their faces glowing despite the hot summer sun, a group of young Kashmiri Muslim girls clad in sportswear practise football for hours at a ground here ... Read more...

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Coldplay to promote soccer on ESPN


May 8th, 2008 - 7:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 8 (ANI): Coldplay are all set to follow in the footsteps of Ricky Martins soccer anthem A Cup Of Life, for the British rock band has teamed up ... Read more...

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