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Iniesta out for two weeks


September 13th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 13 (IANS) Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta will miss his team's Champions League opener against Spartak Moscow next Wednesday due to an injury which may keep him out of ... Read more...

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Catalans march in Barcelona to advocate support for Madrid


September 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Sept 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thousands of Catalans thronged the streets of Barcelona to in an unprecedented show of unity to advocate for autonomy from Madrid. The march was informed by the ... Read more...

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Murray’s road to US Open title


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Britain's Andy Murray, who defeated Serbia's Novak Djokovic in Monday's men's singles final, had a tough third round match against Spaniard Feliciano Lopez, three ... Read more...

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Strange that World Cup winners need to qualify: Casillas


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi (Georgia), Sep 11 (IANS) Spain captain Iker Casillas says that as defending World Cup champions, it felt strange to battle in out in the qualifiers for the 2014 edition.Spain ... Read more...

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Paes-Stepanek steamroll into US Open semis


September 6th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS) Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek steamrolled into the US Open semifinals defeating Julian Knowle and Filip Polasek in a rain-affected men's doubles quarterfinal here at ... Read more...

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Ghana third best African side on FIFA ranking


September 6th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Sep 6 (IANS) Ghana moved one place up from the 32nd to the 31st position on the September edition of the FIFA world rankings, the Ghana Football Association ... Read more...

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Portugal fourth in FIFA rankings


September 5th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Portugal rose to fourth in the new FIFA rankings published Wednesday, dropping Uruguay down a place.Portugal won their only match in August beating Panama 2-0 ... Read more...

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Iniesta wins UEFA’s award for best player


August 31st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 31 (IANS) Barcelona star Andres Iniesta has been voted as UEFA's best player, beating teammate Lionel Messi and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo.The 28-year-old attacking midfielder, who inspired Spain ... Read more...

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Modric thanks Spurs for Real Madrid chance


August 30th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 30 (IANS) Croatian footballer Luka Modric has thanked the fans and his former club Tottenham Hotspurs after he joined Spanish giants Real Madrid in a deal worth around ... Read more...

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Consortium to build Colombia’s largest dam


August 30th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) A consortium made up of Brazil's Camargo Correa S.A. and Colombian firms Constructora Conconcreto S.A. and Coninsa Ramon H. S.A. has been awarded a contract to ... Read more...

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Downward revision of Spain’s GDP data


August 28th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish economy grew by 0.4 percent last year, less than the initial estimate of 0.7 percent, the National Statistics Institute, or INE, said.The INE also ... Read more...

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Zvonareva withdraws from US Open


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Vera Zvonareva has withdrawn from the US Open tennis tournament.A statement on the tournament website Tuesday did not say why Zvonareva, a former ... Read more...

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Chinese firm to send Spanish rover to moon in 2014


August 18th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) A Chinese company will send a Spanish rover to the moon in June 2014, after competing in the Google Lunar X Prize contest, Xinhua reported.According to ... Read more...

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Portuguese player Sabrosa joins Espanyol


August 18th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 18 (IANS) Portuguese footballer Simao Sabrosa has signed with Spain's Espanyol, the Catalan football team confirmed on its website.The Portuguese is the fifth signing of the La Liga ... Read more...

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Spanish trade deficit drops


August 17th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 17 (IANS) Spain's trade deficit fell 22.5 percent in the first six months of 2012, reaching 18.64 billion euros ($22.92 billion), authorities said.Exports increased by 3.4 percent annually ... Read more...

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Olympics: Croatia wins men’s handball bronze


August 12th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Croatia's men beat Hungary 33-26 Sunday to win their first Olympic handball medal, a bronze.The Croatians dominated from the start, finishing the first half with ... Read more...

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Olympic handball: Norway retains gold


August 12th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norway defended its Olympic gold medal in women's handball with a 26-23 defeat of Montenegro, which took home its first-ever medal in the Games.Norway, also ... Read more...

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Olympic handball: Spain slogs to dramatic bronze


August 12th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain beat South Korea 31-29 in a captivating Olympic women's handball bronze medal match Saturday that needed a second overtime to decide a winner.Nely Alberto ... Read more...

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Chess Olympiad: Three teams share lead


August 12th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Poland, Spain and Germany moved into lead after the second round of the TATA 14th IBCA Chess Olympiad for the Blind here Saturday.Spain and Poland led ... Read more...

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Olympics: Britain’s McKeever speeds to canoe gold (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ed McKeever of Britain sped to canoe sprint Olympic gold in the men's kayak singles 200 metres event Saturday.The 2010 world champion charged into an ... Read more...

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Olympics: McKeever wins canoe gold


August 11th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ed McKeever of Britain sped to canoe sprint Olympic gold in the men's kayak singles 200 metres event Saturday.The 2010 world champion charged into an ... Read more...

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Olympic basketball: Spain storms into final


August 11th, 2012 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain defeated Russia 67-59 in a comeback victory in the Olympic men's basketball semifinal Friday.Russia led for the first three quarters, but Spain's three-point shooting ... Read more...

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Olympic swimming: Russia takes synchronised team gold


August 10th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia won Olympic gold in the team synchronised swimming final Friday.The Russians, headed by two-time Olympic champions Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina, scored 98.930 out ... Read more...

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Home sales in Spain fall


August 10th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) The volume of home sales in Spain fell last month to 25,405, a drop of 11.4 percent compared with July 2011, the National Statistics Institute said.Sales ... Read more...

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Industrial production in Spain falls


August 9th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 9 (IANS) Industrial production in Spain fell by 6.9 percent between June 2011 and June 2012, the Spanish Statistical Institute (INE) reported. According to the industrial production index, ... Read more...

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Olympic taekwondo: Chinese Wu wins gold


August 9th, 2012 - 7:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Wu Jingyu defended her flyweight Olympic taekwondo gold in devastating fashion Wednesday.The two-time world champion thrashed Spain's three-time world champion Brigitte Yague Enrique 8-1 ... Read more...

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Olympic taekwondo: Gonzalez stuns Lee for gold


August 9th, 2012 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain's Joel Gonzalez thrashed South Korea's Lee Daehoon for Olympic gold in the final of the men's flyweight taekwondo tournament Wednesday.Gonzalez, a flyweight world champion, ... Read more...

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England rises to 3rd spot in FIFA rankings


August 8th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England climbed to the third position in the new FIFA rankings published Wednesday, the team's highest ever placing.World and European champions Spain held on to ... Read more...

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Two dead in Spain train crash


August 8th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 8 (IANS) At least two people were killed and a boy and a woman were injured Tuesday due to a train crash in Madrid, local media reported.... Read more...

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Olympics: Britain’s Brownlee slogs to triathlon gold


August 7th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Alistair Brownlee slogged to Olympic gold in the men's triathlon Tuesday, with his brother Jonny taking the bronze.Brownlee, the reigning world champion, becomes the ... Read more...

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Canary Islands fire threatens heritage site


August 7th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Canary Islands, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a fire outbreak in Canary Island, which is located in Spain. This incident occurred on Monday and it affected several homes and a national ... Read more...

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Bankruptcies remain at record level in Spain


August 7th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 7 (IANS/EFE) A record 2,272 Spanish individuals and firms declared bankruptcy in the second quarter, up 28.6 percent from the same period in 2011, the National Statistics Institute, ... Read more...

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2,000-year-old Roman ship found


August 7th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Genoa, Aug 7 (IANS/AKI) The remains of a 2,000-year-old Roman merchant ship has been found in Italy.The food-transport vessel was found by submarine police off the shore of Varazze town, ... Read more...

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David Beckham, a strict father


August 5th, 2012 - 8:21 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 5 (IANS) Soccer star David Beckham and his wife Victoria want their four children to be "down to earth", and so they want to be as ... Read more...

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Olympics: Menezes warns Brazil about complacency against Honduras


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes has warned his team about the dangers of complacency in Saturday's Olympic football quarterfinal match against Honduras.According to Menezes, Honduras deserves respect ... Read more...

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