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Exercising beneficial for the obese


February 21st, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) Exercise is beneficial for you, especially if you are obese or have diabetes, maintain researchers.Daniel Green professor at The University of Western Australia School of Sports ... Read more...

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Three Indian boys earn their ticket to Celtic FC


May 5th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) For Kolkata boys Jayanto Mondal and Bishal Harijan and Bangalore's Mani Maran it was hard to believe that they were the lucky trio selected for ... Read more...

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Irish resolve added to Sesa Goa’s football academy


April 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 7 (IANS) Sesa Goa Limited, one of India's biggest iron ore mining companies, which runs the Sesa Football Academy (SFA) in Goa, has hired former Irish left-back Terry ... Read more...

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Work resumes to restore power and key cooling functions at Fukushima Plant in Japan


March 24th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.24 (ANI): The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has resumed work to restore power and key cooling functions at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan.Critical work at the plant was ... Read more...

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Action ‘highly unlikely’ over Ashley Cole air gun incident


March 10th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ashley Cole might walk a free man following the air gun incident that left a work placement student bleeding.Prosecutors say they are ‘highly unlikely’ to prosecute ... Read more...

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Ashley Cole escapes police rap over shooting Chelsea intern with air rifle


March 10th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10(ANI): Chelsea defender Ashley Cole is off the hook with the cops for accidentally shooting a 21-year-old student with .22 air rifle.Surrey Police dropped their investigation after visiting the club's ... Read more...

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Ashley Cole ’shoots’ Chelsea intern with air rifle


February 27th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27(ANI): Chelsea defender Ashley Cole has accidentally shot a 21-year-old student with .22 air rifle.Cole apparently turned up at the club's Cobham training ground holding the weapon, and accidentally discharged ... Read more...

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Experts say Thorpe’s peak years are over


February 4th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.4 (ANI): Experts have said that champion Olympian swimmer Ian Thorpe knows that his peak years are all but over, but he still hopes that his best is yet to come.Thorpe's ... Read more...

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Drinking too much during race ‘cuts runners’ chances of winning’


December 21st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): It has always been believed that runners should keep their bodies hydrated during races and so, drink a lot of fluids during a race or a marathon, but ... Read more...

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England’s new pace sensation Finn was 24 hrs away from dumping cricket for studies


November 11th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 11 (ANI): England's latest pace sensation Steven Finn has said that he almost quit a promising cricket career to pursue university studies.He decided to read sports science at the university, ... Read more...

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Fergie packs struggling Rooney off to US boot camp


November 6th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.6 (ANI): Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has been packed off by manager Sir Alex Ferguson to America to regain his form.According to The Sun, the 25-year-old flies to a ... Read more...

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TFA tie-up with Sheffield United


August 10th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jamshedpur, Aug 10 (IANS) Tata Football Academy (TFA) and Sheffield United Football Club (SUFC) announced a tie-up Tuesday to impart professional training to TFA coaches and cadets. As part of this tie-up, SUFC ... Read more...

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Here’s soccer through the lens of science


July 2nd, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): As the 2010 FIFA World Cup fever grips the entire world, an American scientist is helping footie fans understand the science of soccer.In an article appearing in ... Read more...

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Chiropractic treatment may provide relief for early low back pain


April 15th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Chiropractors can help provide some relief to low-back pain sufferers, suggest researchers.People with low back pain can seek relief from any number of health professionals, orthopedists, physical therapists ... Read more...

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Jimmy Rollins Strains Right Calf


April 13th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Philadelphia, Apr 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jimmy Rollins, the shortstop for the Philadelphia Phillies had suffered a strain in the right calf on Monday. Sources claim that the injury is of ... Read more...

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Play soccer to remain fit


April 7th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (IANS) Do you play soccer? If not, it's time you joined those playing in the field close to your house. You may not score a goal, but you are ... Read more...

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Gerrard believes football is a science


March 10th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.10 (ANI): England and Liverpool FC captain Steven Gerrard has described football as a science that requires years of understanding and practice.Opening a sports science facility at a Merseyside university, The ... Read more...

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Leander now targets London Olympics, more Grand Slams


February 16th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) After his mixed doubles triumph at the Australian Open, Leander Paes is now aiming to win a gold in the 2012 London Olympics and more Grand Slam ... Read more...

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Mancini introduces saliva test for Manchester City players


February 7th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 7 (ANI): In a bid to realise his club's Champions League aspirations, Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has introduced saliva tests for its players.The latest sports science technique embraced by ... Read more...

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Bindra’s training should not be disturbed: Kalmadi


January 20th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association president Suresh Kalmadi Wednesday met Abhinav Bindra's father A.S.Bindra to sort out the differences between the Olympic champion shooter and the National Rifle ... Read more...

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Exercising up to the end of pregnancy good for baby and mum


November 13th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): A new study carried out by Polytechnic University of Madrid has revealed that exercising up to the end of pregnancy has no harmful effect on the weight or ... Read more...

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Top Indian athletes train in South Africa


August 20th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Durban, Aug 20 (IANS) Ten top Indian athletes are undergoing an intensive four-month training in preparation for the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games.The athletes, all gold medallists at various ... Read more...

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Akram says sports science can help pacers last longer


August 5th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 5 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket captain Wasim Akram has said that the culture of sports science should be inculcated in modern day cricket to help fast bowlers deliver their ... Read more...

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Akram happy with budding Indian fast bowlers


August 3rd, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Pakistan's legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram was impressed with the nine young fast bowlers who attended the 19-day camp that concluded here Monday. The camp was conducted by ... Read more...

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Flintoff confident of playing in Ashes


June 11th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) Injured all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has brightened England's chances in the forthcoming Ashes series against Australia by announcing he will be fit for the tournament. Flintoff has ... Read more...

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Liverpool sets up football development centre in Pune


June 8th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 8 (IANS) English soccer giant Liverpool Monday launched its first Football Development Centre in the country at the Bharati Vidyapeeth University campus here in association with Britain-based football business development ... Read more...

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Oxford named top university for eighth consecutive year


June 3rd, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): The latest Times Good University Guide has named Oxford as Britain's leading university for the eighth successive year, but there are big changes in individual subjects.According to The ... Read more...

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Beer guzzling may cost athletes 3 days in recovery


April 5th, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 5 (ANI): NSW Institute of Sport experts have warned sportspersons against drinking beer after training, as it may take cause them to take more than 60 hours to physically recover ... Read more...

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Now, a two-year course for students to learn how to ride waves (re-issue)


February 27th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Just imaginea school on the beach that awards degrees. Well, thats what a new surf course is offering students who love riding the waves. Costing a good 100,000 ... Read more...

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Clarke, Hughes coach now to mould boys at Nagpur academy


February 21st, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.21 (ANI): Neil D''Costa is a cricket coach with a difference. He has made a name for himself by pitching two youngsters into the Australian Test squad in the last ... Read more...

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Gazza wants to turn Ironman to exorcise drink and drug demons


February 9th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Former England football legend Paul John Gascoigne, popularly referred to as Gazza, wants to take part in the gruelling Ironman Triathlon event, in a bid to conquer ... Read more...

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Japanese govt under fire for rewriting wartime history in school textbooks


January 9th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Japanese government is under attack for its apparent attempts to rewrite its wartime past in the new school textbooks.The government had decided two years ago to delete ... Read more...

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What’s causing all the swimming records to fall?


August 13th, 2008 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 13 (DPA) World-class swimming is drowning in record- breaking performances. More than 60 new records have been set so far in the 2008 season, and the Olympic competition in Beijing ... Read more...

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Cheerleading behind two-thirds of severe sports injuries to female students


August 12th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): With all the tumbling, stunting and dancing that cheerleaders do, the sport is too dangerous, at least that''s what a new report suggests. The report on severe sporting ... Read more...

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Cheerleading accounts for two-thirds of sports injuries to girls


August 12th, 2008 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Cheerleading accounts for a larger proportion of severe sporting injuries sustained by high school and college athletes than previously thought. The latest report from the National Centre for ... Read more...

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