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Portugal fourth in FIFA rankings


September 5th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Portugal rose to fourth in the new FIFA rankings published Wednesday, dropping Uruguay down a place.Portugal won their only match in August beating Panama 2-0 ... Read more...

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Forlan ends goal drought with double


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 3 (IANS) Uruguay international striker Diego Forlan scored for the first time since his July move to Brazil's Internacional.Forlan's double helped his team defeat Flamengo 4-1 ... Read more...

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Uruguay playmaker set for Botafogo debut


August 11th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 11 (IANS) Uruguay midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro is set to make his debut for Brazilian Serie A outfit Botafogo against Portuguesa Sunday.The 23-year-old began training with the ... Read more...

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England rises to 3rd spot in FIFA rankings


August 8th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England climbed to the third position in the new FIFA rankings published Wednesday, the team's highest ever placing.World and European champions Spain held on to ... Read more...

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Deschamps is new France coach


July 9th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 9 (IANS) The French Football Federation (FFF) has confirmed former captain Didier Deschamps as the new coach of the national team, replacing Laurent Blanc."Noel Gael, president of the ... Read more...

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Forlan signs with Brazil’s Internacional


July 7th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 7 (IANS) Brazilian club Internacional has signed Uruguay striker Diego Forlan on a three-year contract.The 33-year-old was confirmed as Brazilian football's latest big name recruit on ... Read more...

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Abreu quits Botafogo, signs with Figueirense


July 6th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 6 (IANS) Brazilian club Figueirense has confirmed the signing of veteran Uruguay international Loco Abreu.Abreu was released by Rio de Janeiro outfit Botafogo after telling the ... Read more...

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Botafogo chasing more big names after Seedorf deal


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 2 (IANS) Less than a day after signing former Dutch international Clarence Seedorf, Botafogo has revealed more big names could be on their way to the ... Read more...

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Uruguay striker Abreu considers Botafogo exit


June 19th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 19 (IANS) Uruguay international striker Loco Abreu, stripped of his status as first-choice striker, has admitted he could leave Brazilian club Botafogo.The 35-year-old has scored ... Read more...

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Palmeiras targets Cagliari striker Ribeiro


June 6th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, June 6 (IANS) Brazilian striker Thiago Ribeiro has revealed his desire to leave Serie A club Cagliari and return to his homeland.On loan at the Italian outfit ... Read more...

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Abreu double lifts Botafogo to Carioca Cup final


April 30th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 30 (IANS) Two first-half goals by Uruguay international striker Loco Abreu helped Brazilian club Botafogo reach the Carioca Cup final with a 3-1 win over Vasco ... Read more...

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Corinthians interested in signing Uruguayan striker Forlan


April 19th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 19 (IANS) Brazilian clubs Corinthians and Atletico-MG are reportedly interested in signing Inter Milan and Uruguay striker Diego Forlan.The Italian serie A outfit has responded by ... Read more...

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Uruguayan international Sebastian wants to end career at Nacional


April 15th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 15 (IANS) Uruguayan international Sebastian Abreu said he wanted to finish his career at Montevideo's Nacional, the club he idolized as a child.The 35-year-old striker will ... Read more...

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Souza strikes to secure victory for Vasco da Gama


April 13th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 13 (IANS) A second-half strike from Diego Souza secured a 1-0 victory for Vasco da Gama over Uruguay's Nacional in the Copa Libertadores.After a first half ... Read more...

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Spain retain top spot in FIFA ranking


April 12th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 12 (IANS) Spain retained first position in the newly-released FIFA rankings but the Netherlands, which were second in March, dropped to fourth, while Germany and Uruguay moved up ... Read more...

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Juninho out of Vasco da Gama lineup


March 31st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 31 (IANS) Vasco da Gama's veteran midfielder and club idol Juninho Pernambucano declared that he will miss his team's up-coming match in the 2012 Libertadores Cup.The ... Read more...

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China, Latin America to build investment platform


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) An investment platform that will mobilize $1 billion is expected to be operational this year, People's Daily reported Thursday.The announcement was made by its founder, the ... Read more...

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Over 50 percent of Ecuador’s oil exports went to China


October 21st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Oct 21 (IANS/EFE) About 54 percent of Ecuador's oil exports in September went to China, state-owned Petroecuador said Thursday, adding that the remaining exports of crude went to Venezuela ... Read more...

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Columbus Day closings: State offices closed


October 10th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States marks a very important day on the second Monday of October each year. The day is observed as a federal holiday and used ... Read more...

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Messi could hang up his Argentine boots: Grondona


July 15th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Argentine Football Association (AFA) president Julio Grondona warned that Lionel Messi could end his international career if the fans and the Argentine media continue their criticism ... Read more...

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UAE signs air services accord with Uruguay


May 4th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 3 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates has signed an "open skies" air services agreement with Uruguay.Represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), the UAE signed the "open ... Read more...

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Indian minister arrives in Uruguay (Lead, correcting designation)


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Montevideo, May 2 (IANS) Indian Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia arrived in Uruguay Monday, leading a business delegation, Prensa Latina reported.Scindia will meet Uruguayuan Foreign Minister ... Read more...

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London Philharmonic Orchestra to record national anthems for Olympic medal ceremonies


April 16th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): The London Philharmonic Orchestra would reportedly record the national anthems of all 205 countries participating in the 2012 London Olympics.Composer, conductor and cellist Philip Sheppard will take charge ... Read more...

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Pandiani suggests Ronaldo ‘would need a dentist’ in Uruguay


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.23 (ANI): Veteran Osasuna striker Walter Pandiani has suggested Cristiano Ronaldo would have to see a dentist if the Real Madrid star visited Uruguay.Pandiani and Ronaldo were involved in a highly ... Read more...

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Torres urges Liverpool to let him join Chelsea


January 29th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Ace striker Fernando Torres has urged Liverpool to agree a deal with Chelsea that will benefit both himself and Anfield.Chelsea will return with an improved 40 ... Read more...

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Liverpool to sign Uruguayan striker Suarez for 23 million pounds


January 29th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Liverpool has agreed to sign Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez from Dutch club Ajax for 23 million pounds.The deal for the 24-year-old striker is subject to Suarez passing ... Read more...

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Ex Governor Mark Sanford pictured holidaying with ’soul mate’ mistress


January 29th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford was photographed holidaying with the woman, who cost him his marriage and his career and who he calls as his "soul mate".Sanford, ... Read more...

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Indonesia one step closer to Asean Cup final after defeating the Philippines


December 17th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Indonesian National Football team defeated the Philippines 1-0 in the first leg of the semifinal in the Asean Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup on Thursday.The Filipino ... Read more...

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Last survivor of 1930 FIFA World Cup dies


August 31st, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) Iconic Argentine football player Francisco Varallo, the last surviving participant of the first World Cup, died Monday at his home in Buenos Aires. He was 100. Varallo was ... Read more...

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Player of first soccer World Cup final dies at 100


August 31st, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 30 (DPA) Francisco Varallo, the longest surviving player from the first soccer World Cup final, died Monday at the age of 100, Argentinian media reported. Varallo was the youngest player ... Read more...

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Forlan doesn’t regret missing golden boot


July 31st, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Uruguyan striker Diego Forlan has no regrets for missing out on the golden boot awarded to the best scorer as he considers the golden ball given to him ... Read more...

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Goal against Germany my best in World Cup, says Forlan


July 31st, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Uruguayan Diego Forlan, who bagged the golden ball as the best player of the recently concluded football World Cup, Saturday rated his goal against Germany in the third-fourth ... Read more...

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Capello Index was published without my knowledge, says Capello


July 18th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 18 (ANI): England coach Fabio Capello said that the Capello Index was published without his knowledge.Capello has had the Capello Index removed from the Internet after insisting he had not ... Read more...

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Dancing Jackky Enthralls Duch Fans


July 12th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Jackky Bhagnani who is currently in South Africa catching the FIFA 2010 seems to have impressed a couple of fans at the stadium during the ... Read more...

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Octopus Paul has cost punters up to half a million squid


July 12th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Octopus Paul has cost punters up to half a million squid after correctly backing Spain to beat Holland in the FIFA World Cup final.According to The Sun, Paul ... Read more...

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