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Vasco coach Borges quits after shock loss


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 11 (IANS) Cristovao Borges has quit as coach of Brazilian top flight football club Vasco da Gama following their shock 0-4 home loss to Bahia.The 53-year-old's ... Read more...

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Vani takes four-stroke lead in women’s golf


September 5th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 5 (IANS) Vani Kapoor moved closer to her maiden professional title as she opened up a four-shot lead over veteran Smriti Mehra in the third leg of the ... Read more...

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It’s never too late to walk for life


August 28th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) They say it is never too late. And the saying seems very much true when it comes to going for a walk, as experts have found ... Read more...

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Neymar double continues Santos revival


August 26th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Aug 26 (IANS) Brazil international striker Neymar scored twice as Santos rallied from behind to beat Palmeiras 2-1 in Brazil's Serie A football championship.The 20-year-old slotted a ... Read more...

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New Zealand on 106/5 on day two of first Test


August 24th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) New Zealand were struggling at 106 for five in reply to India's 438 by stumps on day two of the first cricket Test he re Friday.James ... Read more...

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Olympics: German duo stroke to canoe gold


August 9th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Peter Kretschmer and Kurt Kuschela stroked to Olympic gold in the men's canoe double 1,000 metres Thursday.Kretschmer and Kuschela overhauled Sergiy Bezugliy and Maksim Prokopenko ... Read more...

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Sylvester Stallone’s son found dead


July 14th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone's 36-year-old son has been found dead in his Los Angeles home.Sage was Stallone's son from his former wife Sasha Czack. ... Read more...

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Taylor working on fitness with hopes of recall


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 3 (IANS/CMC) Injury-prone West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor says he is working his way back to full fitness, as he targets a recall to the Caribbean side. ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Cassano ‘fantastic’ despite lack of fitness, says Italy coach


June 29th, 2012 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy striker Antonio Cassano might only have one half of football in his legs, but his "fantastic" performance in the 2-1 win over Germany ... Read more...

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Lochte beats Phelps in 400m medley


June 26th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) Ryan Lochte edged out Michael Phelps in the men's 400m individual medley at the US Olympic swimming trials.Lochte took the lead on the breaststroke leg ... Read more...

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Therapy boosts sexual function in sleep disorder patients


June 25th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 25 (IANS) Men who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a sleep related breathing disorder, are seeing another potential benefit from continuous positive airway pressure therapy (CPAP) -- ... Read more...

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Greece too hard to break down: Russia coach


June 17th, 2012 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Greece were simply too hard for to break down in the crunch Euro 2012 match Saturday that saw Russia knocked out, Russia coach Dick Advocaat ... Read more...

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Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan is dead (Second Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Mehdi Hassan, the legendary Pakistani ghazal maestro born in India, passed away at a Karachi hospital Wednesday after a prolonged illness. He was 84.His son Arif ... Read more...

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Villarreal manager Preciado passes away


June 7th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 7 (IANS) Newly-appointed Villarreal manager Manolo Preciado passed away in the early hours of Thursday after he suffered a stroke. He was 54.Preciado, who spent six years in ... Read more...

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Joshna Chinappa pockets Chennai Open title


May 26th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) Joshna Chinappa won her sixth title on the professional tour when she beat England's Sarah Jane Perry 9-11, 11-4, 11-8, 12-10, in the final of the ... Read more...

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Italian politician jumps to death


May 9th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 9 (IANS/AKI) A 58-year-old politician in Italy died Wednesday after he allegedly jumped from a building in Bologna city.Maurizio Cevenini was the councillor for Emilia-Romagna region and city ... Read more...

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Man hurt by pet cat’s death kills self


May 9th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Overwhelmed by the grief of his pet cat's death, a man in Britain decided to end his life, an inquest heard.Michael McAleese, 44, slept with the ... Read more...

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KKR score 190/4 against RCB


April 28th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) Riding on a stroke filled 93 by captain Gautam Gambhir Kolkata, Kolkata Knight Riders posted 190/4 in their Indian Premier League match against Royal Challengers ... Read more...

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Woman takes 58 years to get driving licence


April 24th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) A 16-year-old British girl thought of hitting the road with a licence within a few months of learning to drive. But little did she think that ... Read more...

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Jessie J working on musical


April 24th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Singer Jessie J, who suffered a stroke when she was 18, is writing a feel-good musical. She wants the show to inspire youngsters who wish to ... Read more...

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Jessie J working on musical


April 24th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Singer Jessie J, who suffered a stroke when she was 18, is writing a feel-good musical. She wants the show to inspire youngsters who wish to ... Read more...

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Dead woman’s body found in Russian hospital trash


April 10th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, April 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The body of an elderly woman was found in a hospital garbage bin in St. Petersburg two days before she was to be discharged ... Read more...

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Delhi played better cricket: Gambhir


April 6th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) After being comprehensively beaten in their opening Indian Premier League fixture, Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Gautam Gambhir Thursday praised Delhi Daredevils by saying they played ... Read more...

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Kashmiri woman stranded in Rajasthan


March 30th, 2012 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 30 IANS) A 45-year-old woman from Jammu and Kashmir has been left stranded in Rajasthan after her mentally challenged son went missing during a visit to the world-famous dargah ... Read more...

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Sharmila finishes 37th in Morocco


March 26th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agadir (Morocco), March 26 (IANS) Sharmila Nicollet carded a steady one-over 72 in the weather-hit Lalla Meryem Golf Cup to end the week at tied 37th place. Nicollet, playing her ... Read more...

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Sharmila Nicollet shoots even par 71, makes cut in Morocco


March 24th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agadir (Morocco), March 24 (IANS) India's Sharmila Nicollet made her first cut of the season on the Ladies European Tour as she carded a second round 71 after a tough ... Read more...

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Beware! Pain killers could spike your BP


March 21st, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 21 (IANS) Beware of painkillers - they could be spiking your blood pressure (BP) levels even without doctors suspecting the actual cause, a study reveals.Many common over-the-counter ... Read more...

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Britain’s problem drinkers are middle-aged professionals


March 9th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) It is the middle-aged professionals, who are Britain's problem drinkers instead of the turbulent teenagers, according to the country's Office for National Statistics.Twenty-two percent of the ... Read more...

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Arthritis invites higher risk of heart attacks


March 9th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Arthritis sufferers have 40 percent higher risk of developing erratic heartbeat which can trigger heart attacks and death, warn researchers.The researchers believe the inflammation of joints ... Read more...

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Delhi cop who caused man’s death arrested


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A Delhi Police constable who pushed a 66-year-old man leading to his death has been arrested, police said Saturday.Vikram Singh, who joined the force in ... Read more...

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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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Pakistani child prodigy’s stamp issued


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 3 (IANS) Pakistan's postal department Thursday issued a commemorative postage stamp as a tribute to Arfa Karim Randhawa, who became the world's youngest Microsoft Certified Professional at the ... Read more...

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India win Bangladesh Open golf, Manav leads in solo


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 2 (IANS) Indian golfers Manav Das and Khalin Joshi won the team title, while Manav extended his individual lead to seven shots at the Bangladesh Open Amateur golf ... Read more...

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Warner’s switch-hit can become popular in Tests: Hussey


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 2 (IANS) Australia's Twenty20 specialist David Hussey feels that his team mate David Warner's switch-hit is a phenomenon that could become a prominent Test cricket shot.Th left-handed Warner ... Read more...

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Sporting Clube register a memorable win against Pune


February 1st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, Feb 1 (IANS) Sporting Clube de Goa rallied from two goals down to snatch an improbable 4-2 win against Pune FC in the 18th round of I-League football at ... Read more...

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