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Confident West Indies leave for Sri Lanka


September 10th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 10 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies cricket team flew out of the region, high in confidence, enroute to Sri Lanka for the ICC World Twenty20 tournament.Just before take-off Sunday, ... Read more...

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Pollard shrugs off favourites tag


September 6th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 6 (IANS/CMC) Kieron Pollard has shrugged off the favourites tag being heaped on the West Indies side preparing for the ICC Twenty 20 World Cup in Sir ... Read more...

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Kafelnikov to play golf for Ukraine


September 5th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former tennis World No.1 Yevgeny Kafelnikov has snubbed his home country Russia to pursue his dream of Olympic golf with Ukraine, he said Wednesday.Since retiring ... Read more...

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Penn state opens practice


August 6th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Penn, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Penn State has now returned to their field activities after a long offseason. They are now undertaking their filed practices. The head coach who is ... Read more...

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Olympics: China’s Li Na turns to focus to doubles after singles loss


July 29th, 2012 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Chinese No.1 women's tennis player Li Na said she will focus on the doubles after losing to Slovakia's Daniela Hantuchova 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in the first ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama arrives in Britain


July 27th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama who is leading America's delegation to the Olympics Friday arrived in Britain for the start of a two-day visit.Her packed ... Read more...

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High jumper Di Martino to miss Olympics


July 27th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian high jump Olympic medal contender Antonietta Di Martino will miss the London Games with a knee injury, the Italian athletics federation said Friday.Di Martino, ... Read more...

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Is Mike Wallace going to sign a contract with Pittsburg Steelers?


July 27th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Speculation is rife on whether the famous and popular wide receiver Mike Wallace will sign a contract with Pittsburg Steelers or not. The speculations have reached ... Read more...

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Huszti to Return to Hannover


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zenit St. Petersburg have agreed to allow Hungarian midfielder Szabolcs Huszti to leave for his former side Hannover 96, the Russian football club said Monday.Huszti, ... Read more...

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Boxer Vikas promises a fearless show in London


July 21st, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Indian boxer Vikas Krishan is banking on his fearlessness for a medal at the London Olympics.Vikas, the second Indian after Vijender Singh to win a ... Read more...

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Important to start well, says Dhoni


July 17th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Tuesday said it was important to be on the mark at the start of the season beginning with the One-day series ... Read more...

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Anzhi’s opponents better prepared: Hiddink


July 16th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anzhi Makhachkala coach Guus Hiddink says Hungarian minnows FC Honved are the better prepared side for their Europa League second qualifying round, first-leg clash Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Sao Paulo rejects Man United offer for Lucas Moura


July 15th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 15 (IANS) Brazilian football club Sao Paulo has rejected a 33 million euro offer from Manchester United for winger Lucas Moura.Sao Paulo, which owns 80 percent ... Read more...

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Kemboi shifts base to Bristol to avoid public scrutiny


July 14th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 14 (IANS) Troubled world 3,000m steeplechase champion Ezekiel Kemboi has sneaked out of Kenya team's training camp in Nairobi and shifted base to Bristol City.Kenya Olympics officials said ... Read more...

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Pato ready to fight for Olympic berth


July 13th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS) AC Milan striker Alexandre Pato says he is ready to fight for his spot in Brazil's Olympic team.The 22-year-old will be vying with ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey team leaves for Olympics


July 13th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) With high ambitions and loud claims, Pakistani hockey team left for Britain where they would participate in the London Olympics scheduled to start July 27.Pakistan's 18-member ... Read more...

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Marcelo looks to end Brazil’s Olympic football jinx


July 12th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 12 (IANS) Real Madrid defender Marcelo says the lessons learnt from Brazil's ill-fated Beijing Olympic football campaign could help break the team's gold medal hex.The ... Read more...

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Bremen sign Dutch midfielder Eljero Elia till 2016


July 11th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 11 (IANS) Dutch international midfielder Eljero Elia has been transferred from Juventus to Werder Bremen, the club said.After long back and forth, Bundesliga side Bremen confirmed the signing ... Read more...

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Chicken pox forces San Jose out of Spanish Olympic squad


July 9th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 9 (IANS) Athletic Club Bilbao defender Mikel San Jose, has been forced to withdraw from the Spanish football squad for the London Olympics due to chicken pox.The central ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey team completes Olympic training at Abbottabad


July 9th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) Pakistan's 18-member hockey team has completed its 10-day training camp for the upcoming London Olympics in the northwestern city of Abbottabad, an official said Monday.The Green-shirts ... Read more...

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Three Tripura militants surrender with weapons


July 4th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 4 (IANS) Three militants of a banned separatist outfit have surrendered to the Indian security forces in Tripura after a crackdown on their training camp in Bangladesh, police ... Read more...

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CSKA coach leaps to Arshavin’s defence


June 29th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) CSKA Moscow coach Leonid Slutsky said the Russian team and captain Andrei Arshavin in particular, do not deserve the harsh criticism they received following ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh Congress to woo tribals


June 7th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 7 (IANS) Ahead of assembly elections next year, the Congress in Chhattisgarh is desperate to woo the tribal community.Congress leaders say the gulf between them and the ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Police raid casts shadow on Italian team’s fate


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 3 (IANS) Days away from the Euro 2012 opener, a police raid on Italy's pre-tournament training camp has cast a shadow on the team's fate.Well-known defender Domenico ... Read more...

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‘Russia can win Olympic volleyball’


May 29th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Russian women's volleyball team is still good enough to win the 2012 Olympic Games, said national team player Natalia Obmochaeva."We still need to have a good ... Read more...

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Torres defends his selection in Spain’s Euro squad


May 29th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 29 (IANS) Spain's out of form striker Fernando Torres defended coach Vicente del Bosque's decision to include him in the 2012 Euro squad ahead of Valencia's Roberto ... Read more...

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Lazio captain Mauri arrested for match-fixing


May 28th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 28 (IANS) Lazio skipper Stefano Mauri was arrested Monday amid a widening investigation into match-fixing scandals in Italian football.According to the Italian football association, Mauri was among the ... Read more...

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Barcelona soccer camp in Bangalore (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) Former Barcelona player Josep 'Pep' Moratalla will head a five-day training camp for children in the 6-17 years age group to be held at the Bangalore ... Read more...

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FC Barcelona football camp in Bangalore


May 9th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) FC Barcelona's former player Josep 'Pep' Moratalla will head a five-day training camp for children in the 6-17 years age group to be held at the ... Read more...

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Nigeria calls up five overseas players for Peru friendly


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja (Nigeria), May 3 (IANS) Nigeria's coach Stephen Keshi has called up five foreign-based players for their May 23 friendly against Peru.The players are Turkey-based Ekigho Ehiosun, Gege Soriola of ... Read more...

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Norwegian world champion swimmer found dead


May 1st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, May 1 (IANS) The Norwegian swimming federation Tuesday said world champion Alexander Dale Oen had died following a cardiac arrest during a training camp in Flagstaff, Arizona. He was ... Read more...

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Woman’s body found in Delhi


April 28th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) An unidentified woman with her face badly mutilated was Saturday found dead in the forested area near the Delhi Police Training Camp in Sonia Vihar ... Read more...

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Pakistan to hold national boxing championships


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Pakistan, none of whose pugilists have qualified for the 2012 London Olympics, will conduct its 34th national boxing championships from Monday in the eastern city of ... Read more...

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General V.K. Singh visits Maoist heartland


April 14th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 14 (IANS) Army chief General V.K. Singh travelled to leftist insurgency-hit Chhattisgarh's Bastar region Saturday where the army has a training camp in a jungle stretch, official sources ... Read more...

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Testing time for Sushil’s new technique: Coach


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Top Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar's coach Yashvir Singh feels it is still too early ring alarm bells over the grappler's form and hoped the ... Read more...

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