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Akono replaces Lavagne as Cameroon football coach (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Yaounde, Sep 14 (IANS) Cameroon Sports Minister Adoum Garoua has appointed Jean-Paul Akono as the new coach of the national football team after incumbent Denis Lavagne was sacked.Akono, a former ... Read more...

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DU told to make new rules for chess quota admissions


September 12th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi University to lay down fresh physical standard criteria for students who take admission under the sports quota ... Read more...

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Indian GP ticket prices slashed for limited period


September 11th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The ticket prices for the Oct 26-28 Formula One Indian Grand Prix have been slashed with a grandstand seat costing Rs.21,000 instead of Rs.30,000 and ... Read more...

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China makes history at Paralympics


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) China has made history by taking its 90th gold medal at the London Paralympics, surpassing its record of 89 golds at the Beijing 2008.The 90th gold ... Read more...

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‘Khwaabb’ trailer gets 1,22,000 hits in 10 days


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) No big names, no formula! Yet the trailer of forthcoming sports-based movie "Khwaabb" has received 1,22,000 views within 10 days of its release on YouTube. ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on DU sports quota guidelines


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday reserved its order on a student's plea seeking the quashing of Delhi University guidelines for a mandatory fitness test to ... Read more...

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‘Baadshah’ album on right track, three songs completed


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) Composer S.S. Thaman is all set to meet the December deadline for the soundtrack of the much talked about Junior NTR starrer "Baashah". He has already ... Read more...

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Flunked by college, Unmukt finds support in Dhoni


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday came out in support of the U-19 World Cup winning skipper Unmukt Chand, who was barred from taking ... Read more...

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Paralympic flame lit


August 29th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Buckinghamshire, Aug 29 (IANS) The London Paralympic flame was ignited in Stoke Mandeville village prior to the 24-hour torch relay.Up to 3,000 people attended the ceremony at the Stoke Mandeville ... Read more...

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Paralympic Games: Over 70,000 new tickets go on sale


August 27th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) London Paralympics organisers LOCOG has released a further 70,000 tickets for sale, including for Wednesday's opening ceremony.Tickets are available for a wide range of sports including ... Read more...

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Classic fashion Taylor Swift’s recent style


August 20th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 20 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift is a huge fan of classic fashion and sports the same in advertisement for Wonderstruck Enchanted perfume."I love the look of my ... Read more...

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Jennie Garth dating photographer


August 17th, 2012 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (IANS) Actress Jennie Garth is dating photographer Noah Abrams, who has shot for publications ranging from Sports Illustrated to Vanity Fair.The couple met through a mutual ... Read more...

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CBI to question Abhishek Verma, wife till Aug 21


August 16th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Naval war room leak case accused and businessman Abhishek Verma and his Romanian wife were sent to CBI custody till Aug 21 in a forgery ... Read more...

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SRK’s Independence Day wish: Happy and free lives for women


August 15th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan says his Independence Day wish is that men and women should be treated equally in the country."The place I have ... Read more...

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Kerala offers international training for athletes


August 11th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 11 (IANS) The Kerala government Saturday offered to bear the expenses for providing international training to the state's three star athletes, after their promising performances in the ... Read more...

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Brand wants to have sex with Olympians


August 9th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 9 (IANS) British Comedian Russell Brand says he wants to head back to England after hearing many of the London 2012 Olympians are getting close with each ... Read more...

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Minogue sports short hair in movie


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Singer-actress Kylie Minogue sports a short crop in stills from the trailer of her latest film, French drama "Holy Motors".The haircut makes the 44-year-old look ... Read more...

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Two stoned to death for adultery in Mali


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) Islamists in control of the northern region of Mali said they forced a man and a woman into two holes and stoned them to death for ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama sports a $6,800 jacket


July 30th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michelle Obama spotted a 6800 dollar jacket to London recently. The US first lady wore the jacket to London Soiree and she did not receive any ... Read more...

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Lolo Jones wants a date after the Olympics


July 26th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lolo Jones, who is a renowned sports woman recently qualified for the Olympics. She is one of the qualifiers for the United States Olympics hurdles team. During ... Read more...

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Gurukul, Residency share honours


July 25th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Sports Gurukul and Kessar Residency shared the spoils as they evenly played out a 2-2 draw in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football ... Read more...

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Mexican boxer Valdez feeling no Olympics pressure


July 24th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Mexican star bantamweight boxer Oscar Valdez said he was under no pressure for the London Games, his second Olympics, even though boxing has been a source ... Read more...

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iStream Bags internet rights for India-Sri Lanka series


July 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) India's first online video service, iStream.com, has acquired the live streaming and video on demand rights for the India-Sri Lanka series starting July 21, in Sri ... Read more...

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Federer surpasses Sampras’ feat


July 16th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) The 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer set a new record Monday when he surpassed Pete Sampras' feat to be world number one for the ... Read more...

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Paes, Bhupathi should have sorted out disagreements earlier: Anand


July 13th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Asserting that Indian tennis stars Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi should have sorted out their disagreements much before the London Olympics instead of bringing up the ... Read more...

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Kylie sports grungy look in new film


July 10th, 2012 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 10 (IANS) Pop singer Kylie Minogue sports several fake tattoos and grunge clothes in her upcoming lesbian werewolf film "Jack and Diane".The Australian singer was spotted ... Read more...

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Arjuna Award will be a great honour, says Yuvraj


July 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh hopes to be second time lucky after being nominated for the Arjuna Award.The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) ... Read more...

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Sheen took steriods during ‘Major League’ shoot


July 7th, 2012 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen has revealed that he took steroids while shooting for sports movie "Major League" to get the grip of the game."I wanted to put ... Read more...

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India Inc. buys all franchises in Sri Lankan T20 league


June 28th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 28 (IANS) The India Inc. will own all the seven franchises in the Sri Lankan Premier League (SPL), ignoring the decision of the Indian cricket board not to ... Read more...

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Gaga posts racy picture on Twitter


June 27th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 27 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga likes to surprise her fans with wacky things. This time she has posted a racy picture of her in a lacy lingerie and ... Read more...

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Big B hooked onto Euro Cup


June 16th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan confesses he is a sports lover and is currently enjoying the ongoing Euro Cup to the hilt. Apart from the passing of ... Read more...

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Chinese walker wins Sri Lankan hearts


June 12th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 12 (IANS) Sportsmanship was displayed at the ongoing 15th Asian Junior Athletics Championships when a young Chinese walker presented his new pair of shoes to Sri Lankan runner ... Read more...

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West Bengal invites Anand to Kolkata


June 1st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) West Bengal Sports Minister Madan Mitra Friday congratulated Viswanathan Anand for winning his fifth World Chess Title and invited him to visit Kolkata."Congratulations Anand, we are ... Read more...

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When Ajay bumped into Sachin (With Image)


May 31st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Bollywood star Ajay Devgn bumped into cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar during a shooting schedule at Mehboob Studios in Bandra here, and the two got down ... Read more...

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Stella McCartney opens her first Adidas store


May 30th, 2012 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) Fashion designer Stella McCartney has opened doors to her first standalone 'Adidas by Stella McCartney' store here.The designer, who has created the Adidas kit for the ... Read more...

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