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Afghan girls inspired by Kohistani going to Olympics


August 15th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
The lone Afghan girl to compete at the London Olympics, 23-year-old Kohistani failed to win any medal, but was thrilled to have represented the Afghan women in the London Olympics, ... Read more...

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Young BMX rider dies after crash


July 1st, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Riga (Latvia), July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 17-year-old Latvian freestyle BMX rider has died of injuries sustained in a crash during a competition here, organisers said Sunday.Arturs Grikis fell from ... Read more...

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3 MCD officials get bail in CWG graft case


May 31st, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Three Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) officials, facing trial in a Commonwealth Games-related corruption case, were Thursday granted bail by a special CBI court here.Special ... Read more...

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HIV affected play football to spread awareness


March 31st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Once ostracised and stigmatized, eleven HIV-affected people rubbed shoulders with football teams from various embassies in the The Football4Hope - "United Cup 2012" here to ... Read more...

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India major market for motor sports: GT1 boss


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Formula One and GT1 are the ultimate in motor racing and India presents a great opportunity to become a major market for the sport, says ... Read more...

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Rahul Bose turns baddie, says he’s excited


January 30th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Rahul Bose was last seen in a villainous role in "Thakshak" in 1999 and after 13 years he is once again set to play a negative ... Read more...

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Clooney wants Olympics tickets


January 28th, 2012 - 5:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Actor George Clooney says he wants to attend this year's London Olympics.The "Descendants" actor is delighted the world's biggest sports event is coming to the British ... Read more...

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Russian jogging event mistaken for gay rally


January 24th, 2012 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A rally for a healthy lifestyle in Russia's European exclave of Kaliningrad was cut short by police who mistook it for a gay pride parade.Around ... Read more...

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IOA not to boycott London Olympics, to protest against Dow


December 15th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Thursday decided not to boycott the 2012 London Olympics but it will lodge a strong protest with the International Olympic ... Read more...

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26 bodies found inside three vehicles in Mexico


November 25th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 25 (IANS/EFE) The bodies of 26 men were found inside two SUVs and an automobile abandoned on a busy avenue in Guadalajara, one of Mexico's largest cities, ... Read more...

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Billy Mitchell to carry Olympic flame through Albert Square


November 15th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Olympic flame will be carried by EastEnders character Billy Mitchell through Albert Square ahead of the London Games next summer. London will be hosting the famous ... Read more...

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Tata, army among 24 teams for Darjeeling’s maiden motor rally


November 6th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 6 (IANS) Twenty-four national-level rally drivers will vie for the top spot in the first national motor sports event to be held in the hills of Eastern India, ... Read more...

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Messi match broadcast rights sold to 152 countries: Organisers


August 19th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) The first FIFA official friendly soccer match in cricket-crazy India between Argentina and Venezuela Sept 2 could turn out to be the most televised sports event ... Read more...

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Jamia student to represent India in ‘Little Olympics’


August 18th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) A student of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) has been selected in the 'Indian Universities Tennis Team' and will be representing the country in the World ... Read more...

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Team Somdeb-Nirav wins top honours in Rally de Sea


July 10th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shankarpur (West Bengal), July 10 (IANS) The seasoned duo of Somdeb Chanda (driver) and Nirav Mehta (navigator) conquered the pole position, pushing Arinban Mukherjee and Chandan Sen to the ... Read more...

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Around 30 teams for Rally de Sea View


July 7th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Around 30 teams will participate in the 160-km Rally de Sea View motor sports event traversing popular sea resorts including Digha, Shankarpur and Mandarmoni in West ... Read more...

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Etihad official carrier of Pakistani special olympics team


June 21st, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 20 (IANS/WAM) UAE's Etihad Airways will be the official carrier for Pakistan's special olympics team in the upcomming sports event in Athens this year, it was ... Read more...

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Tevez, Di Maria to be seen alongside Messi in Kolkata friendly


June 6th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Star soccer players like Carlos Tevez, Angelo Di Maria and Xavier Mascherano, along with Lionel Messi, will be seen in action in a FIFA international ... Read more...

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Two more Kalmadi aides arrested in CWG scam


April 25th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Two officials of the 2010 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) -- Sujit Lal and A.S.V. Prasad - were arrested Monday along with their former boss ... Read more...

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Shenzhen evicts 80,000 `unstable people’


April 13th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) China's Shenzhen has evicted about 80,000 "potentially unstable people" ahead of an international sports competition, an official said.Shen Shaobao, a senior official, said: "People living in ... Read more...

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Coldplay to perform at 2012 Olympics?


April 9th, 2011 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Rock band Coldplay might perform at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics to be held in London.The prestigious sports event is slated for July ... Read more...

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Bangladeshis unhappy over support to Pakistan


March 29th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 29 (IANS) Many Bangladeshis are unhappy that some of their youths waved Pakistani flags and vocally supported Pakistan in the World Cup match against the West Indies. Many ... Read more...

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Young Kiwis feel ‘pay day is better than sex’


March 8th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new survey has found that young New Zealanders prefer money to sex.Kiwis in their 20s put getting paid ahead of sex, winning a sports event, or meeting ... Read more...

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Wimbledon finals to be screened live in 3D for first time in history


March 8th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): Tennis fans would get an opportunity to watch the Wimbledon championship finals live in High Definition 3D at hundreds of cinemas around the world, for the first ... Read more...

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CBI searches Suresh Kalmadi’s bank lockers in Pune


March 1st, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, March 1 (IANS) A CBI team from New Delhi Tuesday started search of former Commonwealth Games chief Suresh Kalmadi's bank lockers here, an official source said."We have opened two bank lockers ... Read more...

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“Captain America” Trailer Makes Its Debut During Super Bowl


February 7th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Super Bowl is known to garner extensive television ratings unlike any other sports event as the audiences wait with baited breath to watch the nail-biting closure ... Read more...

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Medal Of Honor Recipient Salvatore Giunta Recognized In Super Bowl


February 7th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It always involves a lot of pride to be an Army serviceman. Yesterday in the Super Bowl event, which is considered as the biggest sports event ... Read more...

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“Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” Gets Unleashed During Super Bowl


February 7th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Super Bowl is one of the most expensive sports event in America. Getting an advertisement slot in between this event, definitely translates to a huge ... Read more...

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Super Bowl Party Organized By Host Of Celebrities


February 6th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The biggest event of the year, the much awaited Super Bowl 2011 has not just restricted itself as a sports event. The giant football phenomenon which ... Read more...

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Morrocan Mohamed Trafeh Emerges Winner Of Houston Marathon 2011


January 30th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mohamed Trafeh of Morocco on Saturday emerged out to be the winner of the U.S. Half-Marathon championship maintaining the African tradition of winning a marathon. It ... Read more...

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Alize Cornet’s See Through Top Sparks Controversy


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems like the tennis field is on the verge of turning into a ramp for female tennis players are certainly not in a mood to ... Read more...

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Jim Thorpe Released From Prison


January 18th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Monday golfer Jim Thorpe was released from prison where he had to go following his failure to pay proper income taxes. Jim Thorpe, however, was ... Read more...

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CWG scam: CBI quizzes Suresh Kalmadi


January 5th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): Commonwealth Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmdi was today questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with alleged financial irregularities in the conduct of the ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Indira Gowda loses in 8-ball pool prequarters


November 17th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) It turned out to be another uneventful day for India in cue sports as Indira Gowda lost 4-5 to Thuy Vi Duon of Vietnam in the pre-quarterfinals of ... Read more...

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I am in love with China: Zardari


November 12th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Stating that visiting China is "like going home", Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari says he has "an internal romance" with the country and is in love with ... Read more...

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