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Under-19 cricketers’ welcome ends in chaos in Kolkata


August 29th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) A heroes' welcome to two members of India's Under-19 World Cup winning squad ended in chaos Wednesday following an ugly quarrel between the police and a ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: I have nothing left to prove, says Bolt (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) In a show of his sprint dominance to sports fans around the world, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won the gold medal in the 200 metres here ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Bolt claims historic double with 200m gold (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) In a display of his sprint dominance to sports fans around the world, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won the gold medal in the 200 metres ... Read more...

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Boxing may replace European football in volatile Dagestan


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian boxing promoter Vladimir Hrunov has vowed to give sports fans in the southern region of Dagestan something to shout about after the local football ... Read more...

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Ants can smell out rivals


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) Weaver ants share a collective memory of odour of ants in rival nests, similar to how sports fans know one another instantly by their unique colours, ... Read more...

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Putin courts sports fans to woo them


January 21st, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has begun courting sports fans as part of his presidential campaign, perhaps seeing them as a political threat, analysts here ... Read more...

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London 2012 ticket resale from Jan 6


December 15th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has confirmed the ticket resale process for the mega event will begin Jan 6.Those ... Read more...

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Sports fans across India celebrate Tendulkar’s 38th birthday with fervour


April 24th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad/ Bhubaneswar, Apr 24(ANI): Sports fans across India marked the 38th birthday of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar with fervour and gaiety on Sunday, conveying their wishes to the ace batsman through ... Read more...

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Thrill of victory increases traffic fatalities among spectators


April 20th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): When your team wins a close one, you may be in danger driving home after the game, according to a new study.The study showed that the traffic fatalities ... Read more...

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Six new events for 2014 Winter Olympics


April 7th, 2011 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) Six new events have been added to the Winter Olympics to be held in Russia's Sochi city in 2014, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said here.The ... Read more...

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Bend it like Beckham or like Dulad of Jharkhand?


March 4th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
By Shailendra SinhaDumka, Mar 4 (ANI): The fever was at a high pitch; the moment was exhilarating. The event was a women's football match at the National Games held in Jharkhand between ... Read more...

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Fergie says Black Eyed Peas will turn Super Bowl into a ‘party’


February 6th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Fergie has promised that the Black Eyed Peas will turn the Super Bowl halftime show into a "party"."It'll be a party in the middle of the game," ... Read more...

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Man accused of interrupting 2009 Super Bowl broadcast with porn arrested


February 6th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): The FBI has arrested an Arizona man accused of interrupting 2009 Super Bowl broadcast with 37 seconds of porn.Two years ago sports fans in Arizona were shocked when ... Read more...

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BBC’s move to cut back on its websites sees many losing jobs


January 25th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): The BBC has announced that it is planning on cutting back on its websites and that 360 jobs will go as it pulls coverage from areas such as ... Read more...

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8pc of sports fans legally drunk after games: Study


January 19th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Researchers have found that eight percent of fans attending professional baseball and football events in the US are legally drunk when leaving the stadium after the game.They found ... Read more...

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2012 London Olympics tickets to be on sale from March 15


January 16th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 16(ANI): Tickets for the 2012 London Olympic Games will go on sale from March 15, organizers have announced.According to the BBC, sports fans will have six weeks to decide which ... Read more...

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Patience key word for Kiwi batsmen as well as public: Wright


January 11th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 11 (ANI): New Zealand cricket coach John Wright has urged people to be patient as he goes about rectifying the national team's batting fragility ahead of the second test against ... Read more...

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England beat Australia to retain Ashes Down Under after 24 years


December 29th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 29 (ANI): England's 24-year wait to retain the Ashes in Australia is over with the visitors needing just under 20 overs on day four to claim the final three ... Read more...

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Bill Simmons Takes Up The Challenge Of A Live Commentator


December 11th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bill Simmons seems to be heading towards a new miles stone in his career. This time, ESPN gave him an opportunity to play the role of ... Read more...

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Playboy to open casino in Mexico


December 3rd, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 3 (IANS/EFE) Playboy said its $7.5 million casino in the Mexican Caribbean resort city of Cancun would open this weekend.The casion, which covers 1,200 sq. meters will be ... Read more...

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Tendulkar named brand ambassador for World Cup


November 11th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) With just 100 days left, batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has been named the brand ambassador for the 2011 cricket World Cup that would be co-hosted by India, ... Read more...

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Kurt Warner In Need Of Audience Support To Survive DWTS Elimination


November 11th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
 November 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kurt Warner might be one of the most athletic guys around on the ABC reality dance show 'Dancing with the Stars', but as the last week ... Read more...

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Tendulkar named ICC’s ambassador for 2011 World Cup


November 11th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Nov 11 (ANI): The International Cricket Council today announced the appointment of Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar as the official event ambassador for the 2011 Cricket World Cup.With exactly ... Read more...

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India to send largest ever contingent for Asian Games


October 30th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) India will send its largest ever contingent of 609 athletes for the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.The Indian contingent including 249 women, will represent the country ... Read more...

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BCS Rankings Are Out


October 18th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) BCS ranking or Bowl Championship Series rankings were released in Sunday on ESPN. Oklahoma Sooners is on number one position in the list, followed by Oregon ... Read more...

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Brett Favre Pictures, Text Investigation Is On


October 18th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the Minnesota Vikings got their much needed win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, many were full of praises for Brett Favre. However, Brett Favre ... Read more...

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Miami Dolphins To Kansas City Royals? Only Pat White Can Do It!


September 11th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pat White, the former Miami Dolphins quarter has officially made the big switch from football to baseball as the reports confirm that the Kansas City Royals ... Read more...

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Why some sports fans are called ‘die-hards’


September 9th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 9 (ANI): Always wondered why some sports fans are referred to as "die-hards"? Well, this is because they remain loyal to their home teams despite moving away, say two University ... Read more...

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Weatherproof TV Sets Make A Splash Before Football Season!


August 27th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sports fanatics will know how painful it is when one misses live action due to nature's call. With new technology, however, sports fans and TV addicts ... Read more...

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Boxers will better their Melbourne performance: Vijender


August 12th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh says India's fine show in Commonwealth meets has given them the confidence to improve their medals count in the Oct ... Read more...

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Listening to sports on radio as risky as drink-driving


July 3rd, 2010 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Listening to the matches of soccer World Cup and other sports on radio while driving can cause distraction and the habit could be as risky as drink-driving, say ... Read more...

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Pak claims of Sydney Test match fixing will be difficult to prove: Clarke


May 21st, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 21 (ANI): Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke has said that the Pakistan team management's questioning of the legitimacy of Australia's miraculous victory in the Sydney Test match this year is likely ... Read more...

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Kerala Government terms IPL a gambling business, distances itself from Kochi franchise


May 14th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvanthapuram, May 14 (ANI): The Kerala Government had distanced itself from the Kochi cricket team in the Indian Premier League (IPL), contending it is more of a gambling business than a ... Read more...

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UK charity warns footie World Cup fans of sex risks


May 12th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): Football fans have been warned of exposing themselves to health risks during the World Cup, by drinking too much and having unprotected sex.HIV and sexual health charity Terrence ... Read more...

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How to evacuate 70,000 sports fans from a packed stadium


April 10th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI):Amid increasing terror threats, it could be a humongous task to evacuate around 70,000 people in case of a bomb scare in a packed stadium. Now, scientists have found ... Read more...

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