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Gayle wants birthday win against Australia


September 21st, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 21 (IANS/CMC) One of the most feared batsmen in the shortest form of cricket, Chris Gayle wants to celebrate his 33rd birthday with a victory when the West Indies ... 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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Champion Russian wrestler dies of heart attack at 35


September 13th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former European Greco-Roman wrestling champion Sergei Artyukhin has died of a heart attack aged 35, the Russian Wrestling Federation announced Thursday.Artyukhin, the brother of ex-NHL ... Read more...

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I’ll retire if I don’t get fights: Holyfield


September 12th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Heavyweight boxing legend Evander Holyfield will end his 28-year professional career if he fails to line up a fight by the end of the year.Four-time ... Read more...

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Upbeat West Indies geared up for World Twenty20


September 12th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket captain Darren Sammy said the team was looking forward to winning the World Twenty20 Championship and bringing back the smiles of fans in the ... Read more...

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Ukraine’s Khacheridi doubtful for England qualifier


September 9th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine defender Yevhen Khacheridi may miss his country's World Cup qualifier against England Tuesday after catching a virus, his team Dynamo Kiev announced.The 25-year-old centre-back ... 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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Kombarov to replace Zhirkov: Capello


September 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spartak Moscow left-back Dmitry Kombarov is to start for Russia at home against Northern Ireland Friday as a replacement for ex-Chelsea wing-back Yuri Zhirkov, Russia ... Read more...

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Apologetic Adriano receives warning


September 5th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 5 (IANS) Troubled striker Adriano has been forced to make a public apology after missing a compulsory training session just two weeks after signing a new ... Read more...

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Dzyuba to miss World Cup qualifiers


September 5th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian striker Artem Dzyuba has injured his knee and will miss Friday's football World Cup qualifier against Northern Ireland and next Tuesday's against Israel.Spartak Moscow's ... Read more...

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Is Johnny Ball going to join ‘Strictly Come Dancing’?


August 31st, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Johnny Ball, the father of former Strictly Come Dancing dancer Zoe Ball, has just signed up to participate in the strictly come dancing show. If he participates ... Read more...

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US basketball professionals train Myanmar players


August 28th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon (Myanmar), Aug 28 (IANS) Nearly 30 Myanmar basketball players underwent training from former National Basketball Association (NBA) and Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) professionals at the Myanmar Basketball Federation ... Read more...

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AC Milan’s Pato injured


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 23 (IANS) AC Milan's striker Alexandre Pato suffered an injury during a training session, the Italian football club said.The 22-year-old Brazilian will now require a scan to ... Read more...

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We need to understand what the coach wants: Chhetri


August 21st, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Aug 21 (IANS) National football coach Wim Koevermans and captain Sunil Chhetri beamed with confidence on the eve of India's opener against Syria in the Nehru Cup and ... Read more...

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Eto’o a doubt for Anzhi: Hiddink


August 17th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o is doubtful for Anzhi Makhachkala's next Russian football league game against Zenit St. Petersburg Saturday after coming down with a cold, ... Read more...

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Indian archers adjusting well to London weather


July 24th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Indian archers are adjusting well to the unpredictable London weather and look in top shape ahead of the Olympic competition beginning at the iconic Lord's cricket ... Read more...

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Olympic champion Rice happy to focus on preparation


July 24th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice has a lot to live up to in London following her performance in the Beijing Olympics where she won three gold medals ... 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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Basketballer seriously injured after slam dunk accident


July 13th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS) A Brazilian under-22 basketballer was seriously injured when the backboard collapsed onto him during a training session in the capital Brasilia.David Henrique Conrado Meira ... Read more...

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Deco praises Seedorf’s Brazil move


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 4 (IANS) Former Portugal international midfielder Deco said Clarence Seedorf's arrival in Rio de Janeiro will change the world's perception of Brazilian football.Seedorf agreed to ... Read more...

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West Indies, Black Caps gear up for historic Florida T20s


June 27th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), June 27, (IANS/CMC) The embattled West Indies cricket team has touched down here to prepare for two historic Twenty20 Internationals against New Zealand.For the first time, West ... Read more...

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UAE official addresses UNHRC on trafficking


June 25th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, June 25 (IANS/WAM) The permanent representative of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva has said his country has made great efforts to ... Read more...

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England’s Walcott doubtful for Ukraine match


June 18th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 18 (IANS) English winger Theo Walcott is doubtful for their crucial final Group D match with co-hosts Ukraine in Euro 2012 Tuesday.The 23-year-old Arsenal star, who scored ... 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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Germans jittery but fully fit for Euro 2012


June 8th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany might be getting last minute nerves ahead of their Euro 2012 opener against Portugal Saturday but the tournament favourites are fully fit ... Read more...

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Barath backs Narine to hurt England in final Test


June 6th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 6 (IANS) West Indies opening batsman Adrian Barath has tipped mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine to have a major impact in the final Test against England at Edgbaston starting ... Read more...

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16 young players from across India to play in Milan


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Sixteen budding players from across the country have been selected through a five-month-long football talent hunt to represent India at a youth football tournament to be ... Read more...

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Barcelona’s Alves to miss cup final with broken collar-bone


May 17th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 17 (IANS) FC Barcelona's Brazilian full back Dani Alves will miss the final of the Copa del Rey against Athletic Bilbao after suffering a shoulder injury.The club issued ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricketers starts preparations for upcoming Sri Lanka tour


May 17th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Pakistan's national cricket team has started preparations for their upcoming Sri Lanka tour starting this month-end with a 10-day training session under Australian coach Dav Whatmore. ... Read more...

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West Indies sweating on batting trio as tour bowls off


May 6th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hove, (England) May 5 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies were still waiting on three players to join their touring party even as the first match of the series bowled off here.Guyanese ... Read more...

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Kenya’s Jepkosgei eyes another Olympic medal in London


May 4th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, May 4 (IANS) Olympic women's 800m silver medallist Janeth Jepkosgei is keen to prove that there is still life in the old war horse as she prepares for her ... Read more...

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Sammy says team work key in absence of big names


May 4th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hove (England), May 4 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has been at pains to point out the importance of team work in a squad bereft of major stars.Sammy ... Read more...

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Injured Gremio goalkeeper Grohe to miss crucial game


April 29th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 29 (IANS) Gremio will be without goalkeeper Marcelo Grohe for Sunday's match against archrival Internacional after the 25-year-old underwent emergency surgery on his testicles.Grohe was struck ... Read more...

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Yousuf undergoes fitness test, eyes comeback


April 25th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Mohammed Yousuf has undergone a fitness test here in a bid to make a comeback to international cricket.The 37-year-old last played for Pakistan ... Read more...

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Court order on plea against army chief April 26


April 21st, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday reserved for April 26 its order on a defamation case filed by Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh against army chief Gen ... Read more...

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