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AIFF, clubs spar over I-League status


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The turf war over the property rights of the I-League between the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and the clubs continues. As things stand, the ... Read more...

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Sprint legend Quarrie says team support boosted Jamaica


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 22 (IANS/CMC) Legendary Jamaican sprinter Donald Quarrie says team support played a significant part in his country's record medal haul at the London Olympics.Quarrie, regarded as one of ... Read more...

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No decision yet on ‘Eega’ Hindi 3-D version: Suresh Babu


July 24th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Telugu flick "Eega" producer Suresh Babu is yet to take a decision on making a Hindi version of the animation movie in 3-D."The tests are going ... Read more...

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Buoyed by ‘Eega’ success, VFX company looking to expand


July 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Buoyed with the huge success of Telugu film "Eega", special effects company Makuta Effects is looking to expand its operations in India as well as abroad.Makuta ... Read more...

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Do or die for India against Oman in AFC U-22 qualifier


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, July 2 (IANS) India are in a must-win position when they take on hosts Oman in their last match at the AFC U-22 championship here Tuesday.Both India and Oman ... Read more...

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Some elements have been promising: Koevermans


June 29th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat (Oman), June 29 (IANS) Newly appointed Indian football coach Wim Koevermans said Friday that he had seen some promising points in the under-22 national team but said that everyone ... Read more...

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We must gain ground on rivals, says Petrov


June 29th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone (England), June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) With many teams introducing car upgrades at the next Grand Prix here, Caterham driver Vitaly Petrov hoped changes to the car will help gain ... Read more...

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India hold UAE 1-1 in U-22 AFC Championship qualifier


June 29th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, June 29 (IANS) The Indian under-22 football team showed some character in holding a formidable United Arab Emirates (UAE) 1-1 in the U-22 AFC Championship qualifiers at the Royal ... Read more...

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Wim Koevermans unveiled as new Indian football coach


June 15th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Dutchman Wim Koevermans was Friday unveiled by Kushal Das, the general secretary of All India Football Federation (AIFF) at its headquarters here, as the new ... Read more...

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FC Barcelona to open football school in India


May 16th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Spanish giants FC Barcelona's first football school in India will come up in New Delhi by the end of the year, the club announced here ... Read more...

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I-League: Churchill Brothers looking to finish second


May 5th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Margaon (Goa), May 5 (IANS) Churchill Brothers technical director Subhas Bhowmick is keeping his fingers crossed and hoping his team can finish second in the I-League. For that to happen, ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan face Pune in Barreto’s farewell match


May 5th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Mohun Bagan will take on Pune FC in their last I-League football match at the Salt Lake Stadium here Sunday. The match will also be a ... Read more...

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Ajax signs Schone, lures Narsingh and Moisander


April 20th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 20 (IANS) Dutch football club Ajax made its first signing for the 2012/2013 season by signing Danish international Lasse Schone on a free transfer from NEC Nijmegen. ... Read more...

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We have to stay alert against Sporting Clube: Armando


April 14th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 14 (IANS) Dempo have opened a seven-point lead at the top of the table and are overwhelming favourites to regain the title. But coach Armando Colaco said Sporting ... Read more...

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Depleted Salgaocar face Mohun Bagan challenge


April 13th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 13 (IANS) Salgaocar Sports Club will find themselves severely depleted as they prepare to take on the might of Mohun Bagan in the 25th round I-League clash at ... Read more...

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I-League: Churchill look to close gap on Dempo


April 10th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 10 (IANS) Churchill Brothers will look to reduce the deficit against I-League leaders Dempo SC when the two teams meet in a decisive 24th round clash at the ... Read more...

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Churchill hope to continue impressive run against Chirag Kerala


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 4 (IANS) Churchill Brothers SC hope to continue their impressive goal-scoring spree as they take on Chirag United Kerala in the 23rd round of the football I-League ... Read more...

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I-League: Churchill Brothers face Prayag United


March 31st, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, March 31 (IANS) Churchill Brothers take on Prayag United Sports Club in the 22nd round of the I-League at the Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, Sunday.Churchill Brothers are not giving up ... Read more...

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I-League: Lajong take on Chirag


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 23 (IANS) Chirag United Kerala resume their relegation struggle in the I-League 2011-12 as they take on Shillong Lajong FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium here Saturday ... Read more...

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BAI gets green signal for Indian Open


March 21st, 2012 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Badminton World Federation (BWF) Tuesday gave the green signal to the Badminton Association of India (BAI) to host the Yonex Sunrise India Open here ... Read more...

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Van Basten named new coach of SC Heerenveen


February 14th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague (Netherlands), Feb 14 (IANS) Former football coach of the Dutch national side Marco van Basten was unveiled as the new coach of Dutch Eredivisie club Heerenveen, on ... Read more...

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Sporting Clube wary of Nigerian striker Chidi


February 11th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, Feb 11 (IANS) Sporting Clube de Goa technical director, Alex Alvares has picked up Salgaocar striker Edeh Chidi as the key factor when the two teams clash in the ... Read more...

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500 elephants killed in DR Congo’s national park


February 9th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kinshasa, Feb 9 (IANS) Over 500 elephants have been killed by poachers at DR Congo's Virunga national park since 2010, a senior government official has revealed.An official of the Congolese ... Read more...

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East Bengal, Mohun Bagan finish 1-1 in I-League


February 4th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 4 (IANS) East Bengal failed to hold on to a opening half lead and finished 1-1 with arch-rivals Mohun Bagan in a I-League football match here Saturday.Playing before ... Read more...

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Pailan face resurgent Lajong in I-League


February 4th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 4 (IANS) Pailan Arrows, who drew with Goan giants Salgaocar SC in their last encounter, will have their morale high when they face Shillong Lajong FC in ... Read more...

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Force India launch 2012 car


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, Feb 3 (IANS) Sahara Force India Friday unveiled their car for the 2012 Formula One season as Paul Di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg pulled the covers off the VJM05 ... Read more...

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East Bengal face Mohun Bagan in I-League’s Kolkata derby


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) East Bengal will take on arch rivals Mohun Bagan in a 19th round I-League football match at the Salt Lake Stadium here Saturday. Both teams are ... Read more...

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Ajax, El Hamdaoui blame each other for failed transfer


February 1st, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Feb 1 (IANS) The transfer of Mounir El Hamdaoui from Ajax to Fiorentina appeared to be a done deal, but the move fell apart at the last moment ... Read more...

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Resurgent Sporting Clube gear up for Pune FC in I-League


January 31st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, Jan 31 (IANS) Sporting Clube de Goa have been forced to reshuffle most of their side as they gear up for a rejuvenated Pune FC in the 18th round ... Read more...

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We are not intimidated by Bagan: Sukhwinder


January 26th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 26 (IANS) Pailan Arrows take on Mohun Bagan in a crucial match of the I-League football to be played at the Salt Lake Stadium Friday and their technical ... Read more...

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Sporting Clube favourites against Mumbai FC


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Goa, Jan 22 (IANS) Sporting Clube de Goa face Mumbai Football Club at home in the 16th round of I-League here Monday.Sporting's technical director Alex Alvares has called for a ... Read more...

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Sporting challenge for confident Bagan in I-League


January 18th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, Jan 18 (IANS) Mohun Bagan are confident that they can carry on their form from their previous match, when they beat third place Chruchill Brothers, in their crucial I-League ... Read more...

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East Bengal looking to come back to winning ways


January 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Currently ranked 2nd from the bottom of the table, the Pailan Arrows take on title contenders East Bengal at the Salt Lake Stadium Tuesday. East Bengal ... Read more...

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Court suspends Van Gaal’s appointment at Ajax


December 13th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Dec 13 (IANS) A court in Haarlem temporarily suspended the appointment of Louis Van Gaal as CEO at Ajax Football Club, until the shareholders get a chance to vote ... Read more...

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Indians not good enough for European clubs: AIFF technical director


December 4th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Indian football's technical director Robert Bann feels that strikers Sunil Chettri and Jeje Lalpeklua, who are fresh from trials with Scottish giants Rangers, are not ... Read more...

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