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Ex-Anzhi midfielder Gadzhiev joins Ukraine’s Tavriya


September 14th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Anzhi midfielder Makhach Gadzhiev has signed for Tavriya Simferopol on a one-year deal, the Ukrainian football club said Friday.Gadzhiev, 24, came through the Anzhi youth ... Read more...

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Russia’s women retain chess Olympiad title


September 10th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's women defended their Chess Olympiad title in Istanbul over the weekend with a 4-0 thrashing of Kazakhstan edging them past China.Russia had trailed China ... Read more...

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Air Arabia to connect 13 Indian cities to Odessa


September 5th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Budget carrier Air Arabia Wednesday said that it will connect 13 Indian cities to the Ukrainian city of Odessa from Oct 12, 2012 via Sharjah."Launch ... Read more...

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Bertrand signs long-term contract with Chelsea


September 5th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Defender Ryan Bertrand has signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea, the London side said on its website Wednesday.The left back joined the Chelsea academy ... Read more...

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Indian sand artist wins prize in Denmark (With Image)


September 5th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) A sand sculpture on marine conservation created by Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won the prestigious audience prize at an international sand art competition held ... Read more...

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Russia’s Tchebanika wins TT Paralympic gold


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Raisa Tchebanika won the Paralympic table tennis gold Monday beating Ukraine's Antonina Khodzynska in the W6 category final.The 48-year-old Tchebanika won in straight sets ... Read more...

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Paralympic gold for Russia in women’s long jump


August 31st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Margarita Goncharova claimed gold in the F37/38 category of the women's long jump at the Paralympic Games here Friday.Athletes who suffer from uncontrollable muscular ... Read more...

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Man with binoculars killed near Ukraine nudist beach


August 29th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An apparent voyeurism session ended in disaster in Ukraine, when a man allegedly spying at a nudist beach was brutally killed.The body of the unnamed ... Read more...

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UEFA chief praises Ukraine for Euro 2012 success


August 28th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 28 (IANS) UEFA chief Michel Platini met Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych here Tuesday to praise Euro 2012 co-host Ukraine for its good organisation of the tournament."It was an ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Ukraine’s Usyk slogs his way to gold


August 12th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine's Olexander Usyk slogged his way to Olympic heavyweight boxing gold, winning a bruising final against Italy's Clemente Russo.Usyk, the No. 1 seed, repeated his ... Read more...

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Chess Olympiad: Three teams share lead


August 12th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Poland, Spain and Germany moved into lead after the second round of the TATA 14th IBCA Chess Olympiad for the Blind here Saturday.Spain and Poland led ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: US breaks women’s 4×100m relay world record


August 12th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Allyson Felix ran the second leg to help the US win the women's 4x100m relay in world record time here Friday as the Americans pulled away ... Read more...

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Olympics: Canoe sprint gold for New Zealand’s Carrington


August 11th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World champion Lisa Carrington of New Zealand paddled to Olympic canoe sprint gold in women's kayak single 200 metres event Saturday.Carrington burst out of the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Ukrainian powers to men’s canoe sprint gold


August 11th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yuriy Cheban of the Ukraine took the Olympic canoe sprint gold medal in the men's 200 metres here Saturday.Cheban, a Beijing bronze medallist in the ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: India’s Geeta in repechage (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Wrestler Geeta Phogat got into the repechage round after Canadian Tonya Lynn Verbeek, who had defeated the Indian in the first round, went on to qualify ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Geeta Phogat loses opening fight


August 9th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) India's Geeta Phogat lost to Tonya Lynn Verbeek of Canada 1-3 in the opening round of the Olympic women's 55kg wrestling event here Sunday.The fight was ... Read more...

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Olympic Kayak single gold for Hungary


August 9th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hungary's five-time world champion in various disciplines Danuta Kozak took Olympic gold in the women's kayak single Thursday.Kozak overtook defending Olympic champion Inna Osypenko-Radomska of ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Gold for Japanese grappler Obara


August 9th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eight-time world champion wrestler Hitomi Obara of Japan took her first Olympic medal with gold in the women's 48 kg freestyle Wednesday, beating Azerbaijan's Maria ... Read more...

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Olympic weightlifting: Ukraine’s Torokhtiy wins 105kg event


August 7th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukrainian weightlifter Oleksiy Torokhtiy outmuscled the competition to take the gold in a close men's 105 kg weightlifting final at the London Olympics.Torokhtiy lifted a ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: South Korea’s Yang wins men’s vault


August 7th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yang Hak Seon from South Korea won Olympic gold in the men's vault Monday.Reigning World Champion Yang scored 16.533 after two attempts, one of which ... Read more...

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Olympic triple jump : Kazakhstan’s Rypakova leaps to gold


August 6th, 2012 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Olga Rypakova of Kazakhstan took Olympic gold in the women's triple jump Sunday.Rypakova, the world silver medalist, took the title with a third-round jump ... Read more...

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Ennis captures dream Olympic gold on home soi


August 5th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Jessica Ennis won gold in the Olympic women's heptathlon Saturday, winning the 800 meters race.Ennis had a virtually unassailable lead of 184 points going ... Read more...

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China qualify for women’s epee team semis at London Olympics


August 4th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) China beat Germany 45-42 to qualify for the semi-finals of the women's epee team event at the Olympic Games Saturday.Leading 40-34 into the final bout, China's ... Read more...

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South Korea’s Kim takes shooting gold in 25m pistol


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korea's Kim Jangmi shot her way to gold in the 25-metre pistol event Wednesday, edging out China's Ying Chen despite a disappointing showing in ... Read more...

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Olympics: Ukraine glide to gold in quadruple sculls


August 1st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine charged to an Olympic rowing gold in the women's quadruple sculls Wednesday, beating the world champion Germans by clear water.Ukraine's Kateryna Tarasenko, Nataliya Dovgodko, ... Read more...

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Dramatic final shot gives China’s Guo shooting gold


July 29th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Guo Wenjun took a second-consecutive Olympic gold medal with a last-ditch bullseye in the women's 10 metre air pistol Sunday.Guo pounced on an ... Read more...

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Money was not motivator, says Ignashevich


July 14th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and CSKA Moscow defender Sergei Ignashevich insisted Saturday that money was not a motivating factor at Euro 2012, after reports that the team ... Read more...

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Growing poor helped Kunis become successful


July 14th, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Actress Mila Kunis says being the daughter of poor migrants from Ukraine helped her develop the thick skin she needs to survive in Hollywood."You build ... Read more...

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14 Russian pilgrims killed in Ukraine bus crash


July 7th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 7 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and 22 injured Saturday when a bus carrying Russian pilgrims to a monastery in Ukraine met with an accident, RIA ... Read more...

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Stop violence against gay community: Elton John


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Singer Elton John has called for an end to violence against gay people following a spate of homophobic attacks in Ukraine.The "Rocket Man" hitmaker performed at ... Read more...

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Jordi Alba joins Barcelona


June 28th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Barcelona have signed Valencia left-back Jordi Alba for 14 million euros on a five-year deal, the Catalan giants said Thursday.The 23-year-old, who is with his ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich signs Wolfsburg striker Mandzukic


June 28th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 28 (IANS) German club Wolfsburg have agreed on a transfer for striker Mario Mandzukic to join Bayern Munich until 2016.The Croatian international will travel to Munich in ... Read more...

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Blanc should stay with France: Benzema


June 24th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Striker Karim Benzema said Sunday that French football coach Laurent Blanc deserves a contract extension despite Euro 2012 elimination.Two goals from Xabi Alonso handed reigning ... Read more...

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Ukraine coach hits out at refereeing after Euro exit


June 20th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine coach Oleg Blokhin has lashed out at the standard of refereeing in the 0-1 defeat to England that knocked the Euro 2012 co-hosts ... Read more...

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UEFA hails Ukraine, Poland Euro 2012 success


June 19th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 19 (IANS) UEFA President Michel Platini has expressed his satisfaction with the arrangements for the Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine."I am very pleased with organising. Poland and ... Read more...

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