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Md Sporting beat Air India


September 20th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Sep 20 (IANS) Mohammedan Sporting continued from where it had left in the qualifiers to down Durand Cup champions Air India by a lone goal in a Group B ... Read more...

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Fred keeps Fluminense on top


September 10th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Sep 10 (IANS) Former Brazil international forward Fred struck a first-half winner against Internacional as Fluminense maintained top spot in Brazil's Serie A football standings.The 27-year-old pounced ... Read more...

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Dzyuba to miss World Cup qualifiers


September 5th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian striker Artem Dzyuba has injured his knee and will miss Friday's football World Cup qualifier against Northern Ireland and next Tuesday's against Israel.Spartak Moscow's ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Syria beat Nepal for first win


August 30th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) In a match that had little bearing to the group table, Syria easily beat Nepal 2-0 Thursday to record their first win in the Nehru ... Read more...

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Sesa Goa in Durand Cup


August 27th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 27 (IANS) Sesa Goa drew 1-1 with Pune FC to qualify for the semifinal of the 125th Durand Cup at the Ambedkar Stadium here Monday.The result helped ... Read more...

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India getting used to Koevermans’ style: Mehtab


August 27th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) India mid-fielder Mehtab Hossain Monday said the team is getting used to the passing style of play under Dutch coach Wim Koevermans in the ongoing ... Read more...

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Passing game way forward for Indian football: Coach Koevarmans


August 25th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans was pleased with his team's passing game against the Maldives in the Nehru Cup football tournament match here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Adriano cleared to resume training


August 21st, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21 (IANS) Former Brazil striker Adriano could make his long-awaited return to football within a month after being cleared by doctors to resume training.Adriano underwent surgery ... Read more...

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Manchester United sign Van Persie


August 17th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Manchester, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dutch striker Robin van Persie has signed a four-year contract with Manchester United, the club said Friday.The ex-Arsenal forward is likely to make his ... Read more...

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Flamengo still eyeing Adriano return


August 16th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) Flamengo president Patricia Amorim says the club could still re-sign former Brazil international striker Adriano.The 30-year-old has been undergoing physiotherapy under the guidance of ... Read more...

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Menezes to blame for Brazil’s Olympic agony, says Romario


August 12th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Aug 11 (IANS) Former Brazil star Romario has called for the immediate dismissal of national coach Mano Menezes after Brazil's 2-1 loss to Mexico in the Olympic ... Read more...

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Purple Haze triumph in Mumbai district football


August 7th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Purple Haze SC did well to pull off a narrow 2-1 win against Sterkem Pharma in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association ... Read more...

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Former Portugal striker Liedson joins Flamengo


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 3 (IANS) Former Portugal striker Liedson has signed a deal with Brazilian Serie A club Flamengo until the end of the 2013 season.Liedson's management company Think ... Read more...

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Former Man City midfielder Elano praises teammates


July 25th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 25 (IANS) Former Manchester City and Brazil midfielder Elano attributed Gremio's Serie A resurgence to the team's lesser known players.The Porto Alegre club has recorded ... Read more...

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Gayle returns to Sydney for Big Bash T20


July 24th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 24 (IANS) West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has again signed with Sydney Thunder for another season of Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash.The 32-year-old left-hander turned out for the Thunder ... Read more...

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We can turn Dzyuba into a great: Emery


July 17th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) With proper guidance, Spartak Moscow striker Artem Dzyuba could be Russian football's next big name, new coach Unai Emery said Tuesday.Dzyuba, 23, is one of ... Read more...

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Brazil to play three strikers at Olympics


July 17th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 17 (IANS) Brazilian coach Mano Menezes has confirmed plans for attacking with three strikers at the London Olympics' football competition.Menezes said forwards Neymar, Hulk and ... Read more...

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Barcelona in 60 million-euro deal for Neymar


July 16th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 16 (IANS) Barcelona has reportedly won the race to sign Brazilian sensation Neymar by securing a 60 million-euro deal for the striker.The Catalan club is hopeful ... Read more...

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India beat South Africa 6-5 in hockey Test


July 9th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
La Albericia (Spain), July 9 (IANS) India defeated South Africa 6-5 in a thrilling third hockey Test here Sunday night. Strikers Shivendra Singh (13th, 38th minute), Dharamvir Singh (19th, 21st ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Italy were ‘cleverer’ than Germany, says Loew


June 29th, 2012 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany coach Joachim Loew said Friday the Italian nous was the difference between the sides in their Euro 2012 semifinal, which was decided by Mario ... Read more...

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Prayag United signs up Costa Rican midfielder (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) I-League football club Prayag United have signed up Costa Rican international medio Carlos Hernandez, the top scorer in the Australian A League last year, for the ... Read more...

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Emenike signs four-year extension with Spartak


June 26th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spartak Moscow's Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike has signed a four-year extension with the football club.Earlier, there had been reports that Emenike would return to his ... Read more...

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Corinthians into Copa Libertadores final


June 21st, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) Corinthians earned a 1-1 draw to eliminate defending champion Santos from the Copa Libertadores and advance to the final of South America's most prized ... Read more...

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Santos set to drop Elano for Libertadores semi-final


June 19th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 19 (IANS) Former Manchester City midfielder Elano is set to be relegated to the bench for Santos' Copa Libertadores semi-final second leg against Corinthians Wednesday.Having lost ... Read more...

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Rooney to start for England’s final group match


June 19th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 19 (IANS) England manager Roy Hodgson confirmed at a pre-match press conference that striker Wayne Rooney will start at the final Euro 2012 group match against Ukraine.The ... Read more...

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Portugal lose last friendly before the Euro 2012


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, June 3 (IANS) One week before their match against Germany in the Euro 2012, the Portuguese national football team lost to Turkey 1-3 in a friendly here.For the Portuguese, ... Read more...

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Train traffic disrupted, shops closed in Bihar


May 31st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and Left parties in Bihar against the hike in petrol prices Thursday impacted life across the ... Read more...

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Azlan Shah Cup: Argentina end India’s title hopes


May 30th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 30 (IANS) Five-time champions India's title hopes crashed as they went down 2-3 to Argentina in a crucial encounter of the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here ... Read more...

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Azlan Shah Cup: India narrowly go down to Britain


May 27th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 27 (IANS) Five-time champions India missed chances galore and went down narrowly 2-3 to favourites Britain in the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here Sunday.India played a ... Read more...

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Brazil’s Internacional chase Villarreal striker Nilmar


May 16th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 16 (IANS) Brazilian club Internacional has expressed its interest in signing Villarreal forward Nilmar.Nilmar's agent Orlando da Hora revealed Tuesday that Internacional was among a long ... Read more...

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Corinthians to make Pato offer at end of season


May 11th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 11 (IANS) Brazilian football club Corinthians will wait until the end of the season to make a formal offer for AC Milan striker Alexandre Pato.Corinthians' ... Read more...

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Conte: We wasted a bonus


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 3 (IANS) Antonio Conte, head coach of Italian Serie A club Juventus, has admitted that his side "wasted a bonus" in their 1-1 draw against Lecce at ... Read more...

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Pailan Arrows beat Chirag Kerala for first win in I-League


April 25th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 25 (IANS) Pailan Arrows defeated Chirag United Kerala 3-0 to register their first win in I-League football at the Nehru Stadium here Wednesday.Pailan Arrows, All India Football Federation ... Read more...

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Strike halts work on mega-dam in Brazil


April 24th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 24 (IANS/EFE) A strike Monday effectively halted work on Brazil's giant Belo Monte hydroelectric dam, a controversial project in the heart of Amazonia that has drawn ... Read more...

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India come back from two goals down to hold New Zealand


April 21st, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Pakuranga (New Zealand), April 21 (IANS) India came back from two goals down to hold New Zealand 3-3 in their last preliminary match of the second leg of Women's Four- ... Read more...

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