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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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Alonso is toughest rival, says Massa


September 14th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 14 (IANS) Brazilian driver Felipe Massa has described Ferrari teammate Fernando Alonso as the toughest opponent in his 10-year Formula One career."I've always had strong teammates ... Read more...

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Hulk enjoys first Zenit training session


September 14th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Brazil forward Hulk said his first training session at new club Zenit St. Petersburg went well.Hulk's €40 million move from Porto last week was ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Bhambri plays King-Turner, Vardhan vs. Statham


September 13th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 13 (IANS) India's Yuki Bhambri will take on New Zealander Daniel King-Turner in the opening match of the Davis Cup first round play-off, starting here Friday, while ... 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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Don’t create the hype around Yuvraj: Dhoni


September 7th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said it was important that Yuvraj Singh should not burdened with the hype of his return to international cricket, after ... Read more...

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Chelsea not thinking about Club World Cup: Oscar


September 6th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 6 (IANS) Brazil midfielder Oscar says his Chelsea teammates are not yet thinking about a possible showdown with Brazil's Corinthians in December's FIFA Club World Cup ... Read more...

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Ex-Liverpool striker Sinama-Pongolle joins Rostov


September 6th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Liverpool forward Florent Sinama-Pongolle has signed a two-year contract with Russian Premier League side FC Rostov.In August, the 27-year-old striker left Sporting Lisbon by mutual ... Read more...

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Fabregas denies problems with new Barca coach


September 5th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 5 (IANS) FC Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas has ruled out any hint of problems with new coach Tito Vilanova.Although he has started his side's three BBVA Primera ... Read more...

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Iniesta wins UEFA’s award for best player


August 31st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 31 (IANS) Barcelona star Andres Iniesta has been voted as UEFA's best player, beating teammate Lionel Messi and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo.The 28-year-old attacking midfielder, who inspired Spain ... Read more...

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Modric thanks Spurs for Real Madrid chance


August 30th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 30 (IANS) Croatian footballer Luka Modric has thanked the fans and his former club Tottenham Hotspurs after he joined Spanish giants Real Madrid in a deal worth around ... Read more...

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Ceni upstages Pele as Brazil’s greatest


August 29th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 29 (IANS) Former Brazil international goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni has been voted Brazil's greatest player in the Copa Libertadores, ahead of Pele and Zico.Ceni was selected by ... Read more...

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Cassano hits out at AC Milan


August 26th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 26 (IANS) Italian striker Antonio Cassano has made a verbal attack on AC Milan after completing a move to Inter Milan.Cassano, 30, who joined Milan's city rivals ... Read more...

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Hulk’s Zenit move not certain


August 26th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Brazil striker Hulk's spokesperson denied reports that Portuguese football club Porto has agreed to sell Hulk to Russia's Zenit St. Petersburg for 50 million euros.Various ... Read more...

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Adriano signs with Flamengo


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 22 (IANS) Former Brazil international striker Adriano has signed with Flamengo football club on a performance-based contract until the end of the year.Flamengo confirmed on its ... Read more...

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Wasim Akram was toughest bowler, says Laxman


August 19th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) India's stylish batsman V. V. S. Laxman, who announced his retirement from international cricket Saturday, said Pakistan's legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram was the toughest ... Read more...

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I am ready for Chelsea debut: Oscar


August 18th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Brazil international playmaker Oscar has declared himself ready to debut for Chelsea in the team's Premier League football season-opener against Wigan Athletic Sunday.Oscar joined his new ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho ready to face former Milan teammate Seedorf


August 18th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18 (IANS) Former Brazil playmaker Ronaldinho said he will put his friendship with Clarence Seedorf aside when the former AC Milan teammates meet in Brazil's ... Read more...

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Chinese swimming star Sun Yang aims higher


August 17th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China's double Olympic gold medallist Sun Yang vowed Friday to work hard for greater success.The 20-year-old swimmer made a big splash in the 2012 London Olympics ... Read more...

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Alves tells Brazil to forget Olympic defeat


August 15th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 (IANS) Brazil and Barcelona defender Daniel Alves has told his national teammates to forget the country's Olympic disappointment ahead of Wednesday's friendly against Sweden in ... Read more...

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Russia wins first Olympic basketball medal


August 12th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia won its first Olympic basketball medal Sunday after a thrilling final decided in the last minute.Russia beat 2004 Olympic champions Argentina 81-77, with Minnesota ... Read more...

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Olympic basketball: Spain storms into final (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain defeated Russia 67-59 in a comeback victory in the Olympic men's basketball semifinal Friday.Russia led for the first three quarters, but Spain's three-point shooting ... Read more...

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Olympic equestrian: Dujardin prances to dressage gold for Britain


August 10th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Charlotte Dujardin danced to victory in the individual dressage Thursday, beating Dutch rider Adelinde Cornelissen by a nose with an elegant performance here at ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Bolt, Brathwaite anxiously eyeing semis


August 8th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Sprint superstar Usain Bolt described his opening 200 metres heat here as "easy" as he took a giant step towards an unprecedented repeat Olympic sprint double at ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: China’s mixed doubles duo wins first badminton gold


August 4th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) China's mixed doubles players Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei beat their teammates Xu Chen and Ma Jin at the Wembley Arena Friday afternoon, clinching the first ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Banerjee shoots a rare win for India (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Rahul Banerjee secured a rare win for India in the Olympic archery individual event after his teammates Jayanta Talukdar and Chekrovolu Swuro were eliminated from the ... Read more...

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Olympic swimming: American Grevers wins men’s 100-m backstroke gold


July 31st, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) American Matthew Grevers powered to gold in the men's 100 metres backstroke final Monday, setting a new Olympic record along the way.The double Beijing Olympics ... Read more...

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Olympic swimming: French Agnel destroys field for 200-m free gold


July 31st, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French swimmer Yannick Agnel crushed the field for the 200 metres freestyle gold Monday here at the Olympics.Agnel led from the start and won ... Read more...

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Queen congratulates Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins


July 24th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Queen has congratulated Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins for being the first Briton to win the cycling race.The Queen said in a statement that, "I ... Read more...

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Diego Forlan set for Internacional debut


July 24th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, July 24 (IANS) Uruguay international striker Diego Forlan is set to make his debut for Brazilian club Internacional against Vasco da Gama next Saturday.Forlan, who signed a ... Read more...

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Drogba makes immediate impact in China


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 23 (IANS) Former Chelsea football star Didier Drogba made an immediate impact on his debut for the Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua setting up an equaliser in ... Read more...

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Double for Team Maini Racing


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Gujarat schoolgirl Mira Kirit Erda of Team Maini Racing took the honours in the Micro Max category while teammates Kush Maini (Juniors) and Chittesh Mandody (Mohite's ... Read more...

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Menchov can vanquish Tour nightmare at Olympics: Coach


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chartres (France), July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian cyclist Denis Menchov can still fight for a medal in the Olympics road race despite his poor showing in the Tour de France, ... Read more...

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Italian Olympic debutants could spoil Vezzali’s London party


July 20th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Norcia (Italy), July 20 (IANS) Italian fencer Valentina Vezzali, who targets an unprecedented consecutive fourth individual foil gold at the London Olympics, could have her party spoiled by her purposeful ... Read more...

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Eto’o asks UEFA to reconsider Anzhi ban


July 16th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anzhi Makhachkala striker Samuel Eto'o has urged UEFA to reconsider the ban it placed on the club to hold Europa League matches in Dagestan.Eto'o argued ... Read more...

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