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Cardiff’s Earnshaw switches to Maccabi Tel Aviv


September 21st, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Cardiff, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cardiff City striker Robert Earnshaw has agreed terms on a one-year deal with Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv.The 31-year-old Wales international has already passed the ... Read more...

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Sai Praneeth fails to qualify for China Masters


September 11th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou, Sep 11 (IANS) Indian shuttler B. Sai Praneeth Tuesday failed to qualify for the main draw of the men's singles in the China Masters Super Series Premier.Sai, World No.69, ... Read more...

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Australia win ODI series 2-1 against Pakistan


September 4th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Sep 4 (IANS) Australia won the third and final One Day International (ODI) cricket match against Pakistan here by three wickets, sealing the series 2-1.Michael Clarke won the toss ... Read more...

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Inter-Institutional TT: Double delight for Ghosh, Ghatak


August 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) Teenager Soumyajit Ghosh and veteran Poulomi Ghatak captured the singles and doubles crowns at the 42nd All-India Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships here Monday.Twenty-year-old Ghosh anointed himself ... Read more...

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Neymar double continues Santos revival


August 26th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Aug 26 (IANS) Brazil international striker Neymar scored twice as Santos rallied from behind to beat Palmeiras 2-1 in Brazil's Serie A football championship.The 20-year-old slotted a ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Li Xuerui beats No.1 Wang for gold


August 4th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Li Xuerui took gold in the women's badminton singles Saturday, beating compatriot Wang Yihan in three games to continue her winning finals record against ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: India to play only for pride against Korea (Preview)


August 4th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian hockey team will be hoping for a win against Asian rivals South Korea in the London Olympics Sunday, following three straight defeats which have ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: India’s Saina marches into quarters


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) On a day when the badminton world was shrouded with controversy, it was business as usual for India's Saina Nehwal as she cruised into the quarterfinals ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Kashyap enters quarters, creates history (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap created history by becoming the first Indian male player to enter the singles quarter-finals at Olympics, defeating Sri Lankan Niluka Karunaratne in three ... Read more...

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Nandrajog wins Coca-Cola Squash Open


July 29th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Second seed Gaurav Nandrajog stunned top seeded Sandeep Jhangra 3-2 (7-11, 7-11, 12-10, 11-8, 11-7) in the final of the Coca-Cola Squash Open Championships here ... Read more...

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Nasri excluded from French team over Euro fiasco


July 28th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 27 (IANS) French Football Federation (FFF) Friday suspended Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri from the national football team for three games after his offensive remarks during Euro 2012 ... Read more...

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1992 Olympics: Indian hockey suffers due to indiscipline (Sports Special)


July 20th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
In a desperate bid to extricate Indian hockey from the quagmire it had sunk into, Balkrishen Singh was brought back to coach the team for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.There was ... Read more...

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Black Caps say Gayle’s wicket is key to winning series


July 9th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 9 (IANS/CMC) Desperate New Zealand have placed a large bounty on the head of in-form West Indies opener Chris Gayle.They believe getting the big-hitting left-hander cheaply will ... Read more...

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Paes, Vesnina go down fighting in Wimbledon final


July 9th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina went down fighting to second seeds Mike Bryan and Lisa Raymond in the Wimbledon mixed doubles final here Sunday.The Indo-Russian pair ... Read more...

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Reading completes Pogrebnyak signing


July 7th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian striker Pavel Pogrebnyak has joined English Premier League side Reading after receiving a British work permit, the club said.Pogrebnyak, who spent the second ... Read more...

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France coach Laurent Blanc resigns


July 1st, 2012 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French coach Laurent Blanc has left his job after refusing an extension to his contract, which expires Sunday, the French Football Federation said.France lost 2-0 ... Read more...

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Pogrebnyak agrees contract with Reading


June 30th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian striker Pavel Pogrebnyak has agreed a contract with Reading, the English Premier League club said Saturday.The Russian is likely to join the newly-promoted ... Read more...

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Zaccheroni to stay with Japan for two more years


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 24 (IANS) Alberto Zaccheroni, head coach of the Japanese football team, has been given a contract extension for two more years, said the country's football association Saturday.Zaccheroni's contract ... Read more...

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We dared to play great football, says Ibrahimovic


June 20th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic said the team's 2-0 Euro 2012 consolation victory against France was for the fans, saying his team "dared to ... Read more...

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Wanted to win for our fans, says Ibrahimovic


June 20th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic said the team's 2-0 Euro 2012 consolation victory against France was for the fans, saying his team "dared to ... Read more...

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Great day for me, says German debutant Lars Bender


June 18th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS) Debutant German defender Lars Bender, after scoring the match-winner against Denmark in the Euro 2012, said it was a great day for him scoring ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Ronaldo brace sees Portugal through, Dutch out


June 18th, 2012 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Kharkiv (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo gave Portugal a 2-1 comeback victory over Netherlands and a place in the quarterfinals of Euro 2012, as the ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Russia’s Kokorin out with injury


June 15th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia forward Alexander Kokorin will miss his country's Euro 2012 match with Greece after picking up a hip injury, Russia spokesman Alexei Kazakov said Friday.The ... Read more...

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Jeevan survives close match in Bangalore ITF event


June 12th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 12 (IANS) Fourth seed Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan survived a tough two-setter to beat a defiant Sidharth Rawat 7-6 (6), 7-5 and moved into the pre-quarter-finals of the $10,000 Toyota ... Read more...

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Cuban boxing great Teofilo Stevenson dies


June 12th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, June 12 (IANS) Cuban boxing legend Teofilo Stevenson Lawrence died here Monday of a heart attack, aged 60, the National Sports and recreation Institute (INDER) said.Stevenson, who won all ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Germany take on Portugal in first top clash


June 8th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 8 (IANS) Germany will resume their long-standing rivalry against Portugal in their opening Group B match at the European Championship Saturday when the two traditional powers are ... Read more...

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IPL star Narine to replace Roach in West Indies squad


May 31st, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 31 (IANS/CMC) Indian Premier League (IPL) star off-spinner Sunil Narine could be set for his Test debut after he was called up to replace injured pacer Kemar Roach ... Read more...

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Zenit take Russia Premier League title


May 14th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 14 (IANS) The final round of Russia Premier League concluded as Zenit St. Petersburg clinched the title and Spartak Moscow came in second.Newly-crowned champions Zenit beat Anzhi Makhachkala ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals need a win against Pune Warriors


May 12th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 11 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals have it all to do when they take on Pune Warriors in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here Sunday. After a bright start to ... Read more...

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Real Madrid on brink of La Liga title


April 30th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 30 (IANS) Real Madrid will have to wait till Wednesday night to be crowned champions of Spanish La Liga after both Madrid and FC Barcelona won their respective ... Read more...

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Juve closing in on Serie A title


April 30th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 30 (IANS) Juventus thumped hosts Novara 4-0 to move a step closer to the Italian Serie A title while AC Milan beat Siena 4-1 to remain three ... Read more...

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Racing Santander relegated from Spanish Liga


April 29th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 29 (IANS) Racing Santander became the first team to be relegated from the Spanish Primera Liga to the second division after they were defeated 0-3 away by Real ... Read more...

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Gambhir hopes Kolkata will root for KKR in Ganguly game


April 29th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) In spite of the city's favourite son Sourav Ganguly leading the Pune Warriors India against them, Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) captain Gautam Gambhir hopes Kolkatans ... Read more...

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Darren Bravo may not play in IPL this season


April 25th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS/CMC) Left-handed West Indies strokemaker Darren Bravo may not play in the current edition of the lucrative Indian Premier League even after the current Australia series ends in ... Read more...

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Gayle stars as Royal Challengers beat Pune Warriors in a thriller (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 18 (IANS) Riding on a brilliant 81 by Chris Gayle, Royal Challengers Bangalore pulled off a sensational six-wicket victory off the last ball against a resilient Pune ... Read more...

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