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Strange that World Cup winners need to qualify: Casillas


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi (Georgia), Sep 11 (IANS) Spain captain Iker Casillas says that as defending World Cup champions, it felt strange to battle in out in the qualifiers for the 2014 edition.Spain ... Read more...

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I-League lucrative option for Cameroon players


September 10th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India's I-league clubs have approached the players of the second-string Cameroonian football side that finished runners-up in the Nehru Cup earlier this month.Emmanuel Bosso, coach ... Read more...

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Stunning ride by Contador turns Vuelta on its head


September 6th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) Span's Alberto Contador launched an astonishing attack to win the 17th stage of the Vuelta de Espana (Tour of Spain) cycle race and also to replace ... Read more...

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Why is Cristiano sad despite winning?


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 3 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo is sad. He said so himself following Real Madrid's 3-0 win at home to Malaga Sunday in a game where he scored the two ... Read more...

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Jozy Altidore confident about Anzhi clash


August 20th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) AZ Alkmaar striker Jozy Altidore is confident that his team will be able to cope with Anzhi's Samuel Eto'o in their Europa League playoff first ... Read more...

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English Chess hit by race row over abuse of young Muslim players


August 16th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three young Muslim chess players are said to have been abused by their supporters and other competitors in an English chess competition. The three players aged 13, ... Read more...

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Usain Bolt turns DJ to celebrate his world record


August 13th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The biggest star of the London Olympic Games celebrated his world record win by turning into a DJ and spinning some records. The Jamaican athlete who has ... Read more...

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Aly Raisman posts and then deletes her clubbing tweet


August 10th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Aly Raisman of the US gymnastics female team accidentally posted a tweet on her plans for the night. She tweeted on how her team and the male ... Read more...

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Aditya finishes ninth at Spa


July 28th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Spa Francorchamps (Belgium), July 28 (IANS) Aditya Patel finished ninth in Round 8 of the JK Racing Asia Series here Saturday to go with the sixth place he achieved Friday.But ... Read more...

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Indian flag hoisted at Olympic Village


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) At an elegant and colourful ceremony Sunday, the Indian contingent was formally welcomed and ushered into the London Olympics' Games Village here.Games Village Mayor Charles Allan ... Read more...

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India storm into semis of World Junior squash


July 17th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Doha, July 16 (IANS) India snatched a dramatic 2-1 win against Hong Kong to enter the semi-finals of the World junior squash team championship here Monday for only the second ... Read more...

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Light at the end Of the tunnel for matured Balotelli


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Down on his haunches on the turf of Kiev's Olympic stadium, Mario Balotelli battled in vain to hold back the tears.The Italy striker, so ... Read more...

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Butt calls for fresh trial in Pakistan


June 29th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, who was released this month from jail in England, is planning to appeal for an open trial against him in Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Ronaldo pleaded with me to join Corinthians: Riquelme


June 27th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, June 27 (IANS) Boca Juniors playmaker Juan Roman Riquelme has revealed former Brazil international striker Ronaldo pleaded with him to join Brazilian club Corinthians.The comment came less ... Read more...

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Butt arrives home, vows to clear his name


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, June 22 (IANS) Former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt, who was released from a British jail Thursday, returned home Friday amidst a chaotic welcome and vowed to clear his ... Read more...

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Vettori to return to shortest format with World T20


June 20th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 20 (IANS) All-rounder Daniel Vettori has declared himself available for the Twenty20 World Cup in September, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) announced Wednesday.Last year, Vettori had opted out of ... Read more...

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Motorsport: Karun, team finish sixth at Le Mans


June 17th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Le Mans (France), June 17 (IANS) Karun Chandhok created history by becoming the first Indian to finish the historic Le Mans 24 Hours race as his JRM Team crossed the ... Read more...

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Karun and team to start 11th at Le Mans


June 15th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Le Mans (France), June 15 (IANS) India's Karun Chandhok and his team JRM Racing will start their first-ever Le Mans 24 Hours race from 11th position this weekend. The team ... Read more...

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Olympic medal next target: Sania


June 8th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Indian tennis star Sania Mirza, who Thursday won her maiden French Open mixed doubles title with compatriot Mahesh Bhupathi, said an Olympic medal is their ... Read more...

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Bisla family rejoices in son’s feat


May 28th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 28 (IANS) His talent was never in doubt for his family and cricketing friends. But when Manvinder Sultan Singh Bisla exploded for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in ... Read more...

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Drogba confirms Chelsea exit


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) English football club Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba confirmed Tuesday that he would be leaving the club this summer.Drogba's last kick off for Chelsea came ... Read more...

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Boucher likely to retire after England tour


May 11th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 11 (IANS) South Africa could replace their long standing wicket-keeper Mark Boucher with the talented Thami Tsolekile after the tour to England in July and August.Boucher, 35, has ... Read more...

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Argentina drop hockey player who featured in Falklands ad


May 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Argentina have dropped their controversial hockey mid-fielder Fernando Zylberberg, who featured in a controversial Falklands advertisement, from the 18-member squad for the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup ... Read more...

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Former India fast bowler Surendranath dead


May 5th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Former India fast bowler Raman Surendranath died here Saturday morning after prolonged hospitalisation. He was 75.Surendranath, a retired colonel in the Indian Army, will be ... Read more...

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Asif released from British jail


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Pakistan cricket Mohammed Asif was released from a British jail Thursday after completing half of his 12-month sentence after being found guilty in a spot-fixing scandal.The ... Read more...

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IOS sign seven elite Indian sportspersons


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) IOS Sports and Entertainment, an Indian sports management group, has signed up country's seven Olympic-bound athletes, including ace shooter Ronjan Sodhi, for a period a ... Read more...

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Yuvraj cheers for Pune Warriors


April 27th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Pune, April 26 (IANS) Pune Warriors Thursday had a surprise visitor in their former captain Yuvraj Singh, who cheered for the team from the dugout during their Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Yousuf undergoes fitness test, eyes comeback


April 25th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Mohammed Yousuf has undergone a fitness test here in a bid to make a comeback to international cricket.The 37-year-old last played for Pakistan ... Read more...

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Milla wants Cameroon’s football body sacked


April 20th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Yaounde (Cameroon), April 20 (IANS) Afraid that four-time champions Cameroon may again fail to qualify for the 2013 African Cup of Nations, legendary footballer Roger Milla has called for the ... Read more...

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We didn’t bat intelligently towards the end: Gambhir


April 15th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir blasted his batsmen, saying they lacked intelligence towards the fag end of the innings as his team slumped to a ... Read more...

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Long way to go: Ganguly


April 6th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Pune Warriors captain Sourav Ganguly Friday commended his bowlers for an impressive 28-run win over Mumbai Indians but stayed grounded, saying it was good to ... Read more...

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Former team mates hail Dravid ‘The Wall’ (Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Former team mates Anil Kumble, Sourav Ganguly, V.V.S. Laxman and Mahendra Singh Dhoni paid rich tributes to Rahul Dravid for his immense contribution to Indian cricket.Ganguly ... Read more...

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We have emerged as the big boys in world cricket: Rahul Dravid


March 27th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Former India captain Rahul Dravid Tuesday said during his 16-year-long career, the Indian team has emerged from being second class citizens on tours to becoming the ... Read more...

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Six South African rugby players feared drowned


March 27th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, March 27 (IANS) Six South African rugby players were feared drowned after being swept out to the sea at Port Elizabeth, Xinhua reported.The players were having a swim ... Read more...

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Sehwag, Bhajji rubbish reports of match-fixing in World Cup semi-final


March 16th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Ace cricketers Virender Sehwag and Harbhajan Singh Friday rubbished reports appearing in London's The Sunday Times claiming that the World Cup semi-final between India ... Read more...

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