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Aamir Khan on Time cover as India’s ‘first superstar-activist’ (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Aamir Khan's hugely successful TV show "Satyamev Jayate", that focusing on burning issues facing India and ways of tackling them, has landed him on the ... Read more...

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‘English Vinglish’ written with Sridevi in mind: R.Balki


June 5th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Actress Sridevi's comeback film "English Vinglish" was written with only her in mind, says producer R. Balki, whose wife Gauri Shinde has directed the movie."'English Vinglish' ... Read more...

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Football players trained with electric shocks in Norway


December 20th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seattle, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As if playing football is not hard enough, a group of soccer players in Norway were given something to worry about. In an experiment that was carried ... Read more...

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Rovers defeat Pune FC 3-0 in exhibition match


October 7th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 7 (IANS) English Premier League side Blackburn Rovers scored a facile 3-0 win over local side Pune FC in an exhibition football match amidst incessant rain here Friday.Rovers' ... Read more...

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Manu, Kolo involved in training ground feud


January 5th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.5 (ANI): There has been tension between Manchester City stars Manu Adebayor and Kolo Toure since Toure publicly told some players at the club to stop wining and get on with ... Read more...

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Brandon Spikes Suspended For Four Games By NFL


December 11th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development the rookie linebacker of New England Patriots Brandon Spikes has been given a suspension notice for 4 consecutive games. He has ... Read more...

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Wade Phillips’ Job Might Be At Stake


November 8th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The job of Dallas Cowboy's coach, Wade Phillips, seems to be at stake. The owner of the team Jerry Jones seems to be on the verge ... Read more...

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Prince William saves the day with late goal for pal’s football team


October 8th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): Prince William showed his football skills recently when he scored a late goal for a pal's team, bringing the match to a draw.Wills, 28, had stunned the ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: Canada keeper’s heroics deny England win


October 7th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Goalkeeper Antoni Kindler stood between England and victory as his heroic saves enabled Canada to force a 1-1 draw in a pool 'B' men's hockey match at ... Read more...

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Bolivian President Evo Morales kicks a player in a friendly soccer match


October 6th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Many soccer fans were shocked when Bolivian president Evo Morales kicked the knee of an opponent in a friendly match. The video of the incident has become one of the most popular ... Read more...

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Michigan Registers 42-35 Victory Against Indiana


October 3rd, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, Bloomington, Oct 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Saturday's football match between Michigan and Indiana, turned out to be an highly exciting experience for the Michigan fans, as Michigan and Indiana had a ... Read more...

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Running Back Trent Richardson Fills In Mark Ingram’s Shoes Deftly


September 12th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Tuscaloosa, Sep 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If there was one player who out-shined the lot of players who took to the field during the Alabama State University play against the Penn ... Read more...

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Solon Linebacker Jovon Johnson To Play For Ohio University


July 19th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Ohio, Jul 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It's kind of hard to make a decision when you have plenty to choose from. For some out there, loyalty is the keyword which acts ... Read more...

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Ex-star Cruyff blasts ‘vulgar’ Dutch


July 13th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): Holland football legend Johan Cruyff has branded the current lot of Dutch football stars as 'vulgar' after their defeat in this year's World Cup final in South Africa."It ... Read more...

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Maradona expects Germany to pose tougher task than Mexico


June 28th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 28 (DPA) Argentina coach Diego Maradona says he expected Germany to be tougher opponents than Mexico when the two teams clash in a World Cup quarter-final in Cape Town on ... Read more...

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United States, Algeria in winner-takes-it-all match


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, June 22 (DPA) The United States and Algeria will be seeking their first World Cup victory when they meet Wednesday, and a winner could even make it into the knockout stages ... Read more...

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Ronaldo wants more protection from referees


June 16th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 16 (ANI): Portugal's ace striker Cristiano Ronaldo wants more protection from referees, as he believes that he is being targeted by the opponents.The Real Madrid superstar was angry after receiving ... Read more...

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Platinum Stars’ defender promises not hurting ‘lion’ Rooney during WC warm-up game


June 7th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, June 7(ANI): South African club side Platinum Stars' defender Mbulelo "Old John" Mabizela, has promised that he wont hurt England striker Wayne Rooney during their World Cup warm-up game today. ... Read more...

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England declared world’s most football mad country


May 29th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): A new research has declared England as the most football-made country in the run-up to next month's FIFA World Cup in South Africa.According to the Daily Star, the ... Read more...

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Southampton Varsity evolves new way to assassinate spam


May 11th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): As MailScanner, the world's most widely-used email security and anti-spam system, celebrated its 10th anniversary on 1st May, its developer has just launched ScamNailer, a programme designed purely ... Read more...

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San Diego Chargers Acquire Donald Butler


April 24th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Apr 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that A.J. Smith was in no mood to miss the chance of acquiring linebacker Donald Butler this season. The General Manager of the San ... Read more...

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Devin McCourty For New England Patriots


April 23rd, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Foxboro, Apr 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The NFL draft 2010 has begun with the expected gusto and all the 32 teams are in search for the best player for their team. ... Read more...

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Jared Odrick Chosen To Replace Jason Taylor


April 23rd, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jared Odrick has been picked on Thursday as the 28th Draft pick in the first round of the National Football league draft. It is not surprising ... Read more...

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Terry is a great captain, says Lampard


April 21st, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Frank Lampard has defended under-fire tammate John Terry by saying that the Chelsea skipper's will to win makes him a great leader.Terry has faced sever criticism following ... Read more...

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Sergio Martinez Wins Over Kelly Pavlik To Become The 2010 Middleweight WBO And WBC Champion


April 18th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Atlantic City, Apr 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Saturday, the audience and millions of viewers witnessed the deadly fight between Sergio Martinez and Kelly Pavlik as Argentinean Sergio Martinez won the ... Read more...

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Cleveland Browns’ Shaun Rogers arrested for carrying a gun


April 3rd, 2010 - 2:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cleveland, Apr 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cleveland Browns’ defensive lineman Shaun Rogers has been arrested because a weapon was found in his luggage at the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport on Thursday. He was ... Read more...

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Wenger’s `F’ word rant as Arsenal blows Premier League title chance


March 28th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.28 (ANI): A furious Arsene Wenger uttered an F-word rant after watching Arsenal blow their title dreams in a 1-1 draw against Birmingham.A distraught Wenger's frustration boiled over on the ... Read more...

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Merlin Olsen:NFL Star and Actor Dies At Age 69


March 12th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Merlin Olsen, who was a Professional Football Hall of Famer,as well as an actor, has passed away at the age of 69, after a battle with mesothelioma cancer. ... Read more...

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Antrel Rolle On A Roll With The Giants


March 8th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey New York, Mar 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Antrel Rolle, who has just been signed up with the New York Giants, is very much excited to have been incorporated into the team, ... Read more...

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Shivendra case: No-one to speak up for India (Comment)


March 2nd, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Tournament Director Ken Read's rather officious justification of Shivendra Singh's three-match suspension (reduced to two following appeal by India) in the ongoing Hockey World Cup might sound plausible, but the ... Read more...

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Wenger demands FA to get tough on leg-breakers after Ramsey injury


February 28th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28(ANI): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has called for the Football Association (FA) to get tough on football's leg-breakers after his midfielder Aaron Ramsey became the latest Gunners' star to ... Read more...

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Nani fears he’s on Fergie’s wrong side after his foul ban


February 12th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.12 (ANI): Portuguese and Manchester United football star Nani feels that he has done himself no favours by his two-footed tackle of Aston Villa's Stiliyan Petrov, and believes he has ... Read more...

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New study says tall footballers ‘more likely to be penalised’


February 8th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.8 (ANI): Researchers from the Rotterdam School of Management in The Netherlands have analysed 100,000 fouls from a selection of domestic, European and international games, and come to the conclusion ... Read more...

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Keith Brooking Makes News


December 28th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Dec.28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The game held on Saturday, raised a few questions as to the what were the strengths and weaknesses of the two teams playing it were-The Saints and ... Read more...

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Tony Jefferson To Join University Of Oklahoma In 2010


December 19th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec. 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tony Jefferson is about to commit to the University of Oklahoma as the wide receiver of the baseball team of the university. He has been selected ... Read more...

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