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Yakubu shines on CSL debut


July 16th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), July 16 (IANS) Nigerian striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni scored a winning goal in his Chinese super league (CSL) debut, giving Guangzhou R&F; a crucial derby win over league leaders ... Read more...

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Deco signs contract extension with Brazil’s Fluminense


July 13th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS) Former Portugal's midfielder Deco has signed a contract extension with Fluminense that ties him to the Brazilian club until the end of 2013.The new ... Read more...

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Ajax appoints Overmars as sporting director


July 7th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, July 7 (IANS) Former Netherlands international Marc Overmars has been appointed as sporting director of Ajax football club, the Dutch club announced.Overmars, whose career included spells at ... Read more...

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Chinese spacecraft docks with orbiting module


June 24th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) Chinese astronauts Sunday manually docked a spacecraft with an orbiting module, the first such attempt in China's space exploration history, authorities said.The astronauts successfully docked the ... Read more...

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Czech striker Baros retires from international football


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Czech striker Milan Baros has retired from international football, national team spokesman Jaroslav Kolar said Friday.Baros, 30, played in all four of the Czech Republic's ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Chile star to stay in Brazil for a month


June 16th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 16 (IANS) Jorge Valdivia of Chile, who was kidnapped with his wife briefly, has agreed to remain at Brazilian club Palmeiras until at least the end ... Read more...

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Santos playmaker Ganso to return for Libertadores semis


June 12th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 12 (IANS) Santos playmaker Paulo Henrique Ganso looks set to play in Wednesday's Copa Libertadores semifinal against Corinthians, just 19 days after receiving a surgery on ... Read more...

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Soccer player slain in Colombia


June 12th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 12 (IANS/EFE) A professional soccer player died and one of his teammates was wounded in an attack by gunmen in a town near the Caribbean city of Barranquilla, ... Read more...

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Unai Emery signs two-year Spartak deal


June 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Valencia coach Unai Emery has officially taken charge at Russian club Spartak Moscow after signing a two-year contract, the club confirmed.Emery left Valencia at ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho rediscovers magic in debut for new club


June 10th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 10 (IANS) Ronaldinho declared he still has "a lot to offer in football" after showing flashes of his old magic in his debut for new ... Read more...

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Adebayor to miss Togo’s World Cup qualifier


June 9th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lome (Togo), June 9 (IANS) Emmanuel Adebayor will once again miss Togo's 2014 World Cup qualifier against DR Congo in Kinshasa Sunday.The striker, who spent this season on loan from ... Read more...

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Euro drivers sweep top spots in JK Asia Series


May 27th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 27 (IANS) Teammates Nabil Jeffri and Aston Hare completed a double for Eurointernational as they won the rounds three and four, respectively, in the JK Racing Asia ... Read more...

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Rohit’s innings took away the match from us: Gambhir


May 12th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) Mumbai Indian (MI) batsman Rohit Sharma's sparkling maiden ton not only won him the man of the match award at the Eden Gardens Saturday but ... Read more...

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Rampaul rues Windies’ lack of killer instinct


May 12th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton (England), May 12 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowler Ravi Rampaul was left rueing the West Indies lack of killer instinct after the Caribbean side let England Lions off the hook on the ... Read more...

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Simmons wary of CSK ahead of match


May 12th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 11 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils coach Eric Simmons preferred to hedge his bets as he stressed on the obvious, saying his team needed to be on guard against the ... Read more...

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Aguero dreams of winning more EPL titles for Man City


May 10th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Manchester City's Argentinian star Sergio Aguero has expressed his desire to win more English Premier League (EPL) titles for his club.City will clinch their first title ... Read more...

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Samuels to join Windies squad in England


May 8th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hove (England), May 8 (IANS/CMC) Batsman Marlon Samuels is expected to finally link up with the West Indies touring party Tuesday.The Jamaican was one of three players yet to join the ... Read more...

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Injury doubts linger over Edwards but Sammy upbeat


May 6th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hove, (England) May 6 (IANS/CMC) Fitness doubts remain over leading fast bowler Fidel Edwards as West Indies' tour of England formally started here, but captain Darren Sammy has backed the speedster ... Read more...

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Santos reach Sao Paulo state championship final


April 30th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, April 30 (IANS) Brazilian international striker Neymar scored a hat-trick as Santos advanced to the Sao Paulo state championship final with a 3-1 victory over Sao Paulo.Neymar ... Read more...

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Abreu double lifts Botafogo to Carioca Cup final


April 30th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 30 (IANS) Two first-half goals by Uruguay international striker Loco Abreu helped Brazilian club Botafogo reach the Carioca Cup final with a 3-1 win over Vasco ... Read more...

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Uzoh records Raptors’ first triple double in 11 years


April 27th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 27 (IANS) Toronto Raptors guard Ben Uzoh recorded 12 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists to lead the Raptors to a 98-67 victory over the New Jersey Nets ... Read more...

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Sachin turns 39, celebrates with wife in Chandigarh (With Images)


April 24th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) The world may have feted him for becoming the only man to hit a century of centuries, but when it came to celebrating his 39th ... Read more...

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Uruguay striker Abreu scores hat-trick for Botafogo


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 22 (IANS) Uruguay international striker Loco Abreu scored a hat-trick to send Botafogo into the final of the Rio Cup with a 4-2 victory over Bangu ... Read more...

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F1 circuit drive ‘terrorised’ Dale Steyn


April 10th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, April 10 (IANS) South African speedster Dale Steyn creates the fear of god whenever he runs in at a batsman. But the World's No.1 Test bowler was ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho scores to give Flamengo 2-1 victory


April 8th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 8 (IANS) Ronaldinho scored a 92nd-minute penalty to give Flamengo a dramatic 2-1 victory over fierce rivals Vasco da Gama in the Rio Cup.It comes ... Read more...

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Aamer warns players against fixing in ICC video


April 5th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Tainted Pakistan bowler Mohammad Aamer has appeared in an educational video on behalf of International Cricket Council's anti-corruption unit, warning players not to make the same ... Read more...

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Three Russian fencers held for drug dealing


April 5th, 2012 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian fencer who won bronze at an international event in London recently has been arrested along with two teammates from the national team on ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Sehwag take Twitter route to celebrate World Cup anniversary


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India's cricket stars took the Twitter route to celebrate the first anniversary of the 2011 World Cup win.Sachin Tendulkar, for whom winning the World ... Read more...

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World Cup performance exceeded my expectations: Yuvraj


April 1st, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh, who made a telling contribution in India's World Cup triumph a year ago, says he never expected to do well in the ... Read more...

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Chinese women seal quarterfinal slot at TT world meet


March 28th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dortmund (Germany), March 28 (IANS) The Chinese women's team secured its position in the quarterfinals of the world team table tennis championships following a 3-1 victory over Romania here Wednesday.China's ... Read more...

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Tite continues suspension of Adriano


March 10th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 10 (IANS) Despite Adriano's achievement of losing 100 kilos, Corinthians coach Tite demonstrated his dissatisfaction with the striker, barring him from upcoming matches.According to Tite, Adriano ... Read more...

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Injured Puyol to miss Champions League game


March 7th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 7 (IANS) Barcelona defender Carles Puyol is set to miss Wednesday's Champions League second leg clash with German Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen because of a groin injury.Puyol joins ... Read more...

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Wade beat cancer to become top Australia keeper


February 25th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 25 (IANS) Australian cricketer Mathew Wade battled cancer to become the national squad's number one gloveman. As a 16-year-old, when most youngsters worry about what they are going ... Read more...

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Kevin Durant finally hits the 50 point


February 24th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant chose the best time to hit the 50 point mark when he helped his team beat the Denver Nuggets 124-118. The ... Read more...

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Adriano celebrates weight loss on 30th birthday


February 18th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 18 (IANS) On the same day of his 30th birthday, Corinthians striker Adriano celebrated his lowest weight since arriving at the club nearly a year ago.Corinthians' ... Read more...

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