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Shebby Singh appointed Blackburn’s football director


June 19th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Former Malaysian defender and football pundit Shebby Singh has been appointed director of football by English club Blackburn Rovers.Blackburn's Indian owners Venky's decided to appoint Singh ... Read more...

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KKR appoints Rudy Webster as mental skills coach


March 5th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Indian Premier League franchise Kolkata Knight Riders announced Monday they have roped in sports psychologist Rudi Webster, who managed the West Indies side led by Clive ... Read more...

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KKR announce launch of new marketing campaign


February 14th, 2012 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) announced the launch of its new marketing campaign, "New Dawn New Knights" here Monday.They also unveiled the new and refreshing logo ... Read more...

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Whatmore quits as Knight Riders coach


January 1st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Renowned cricket coach Dav Whatmore Sunday resigned as head coach of Indian Premier League franchise Kolkata Knight Riders. He is the front runner to become ... Read more...

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Mumbai Fighters to host LA Matadors in a mall Friday


December 5th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Venky's Mumbai Fighters will clash with LA Matadors in a specially designed mobile arena called T-Box at Inorbit Mall, Malad, here Friday.Inorbit will become the first ... Read more...

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Under-fire Kean gets owners backing


October 8th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) English Premier League Blackburn Rovers' owners have backed their underfire manager Steve Kean and refused the calls from fans for his ouster.Under Kean, Rovers have gathered ... Read more...

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Rovers defeat Pune FC 3-0 in exhibition match


October 7th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 7 (IANS) English Premier League side Blackburn Rovers scored a facile 3-0 win over local side Pune FC in an exhibition football match amidst incessant rain here Friday.Rovers' ... Read more...

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Gambhir to miss KKR’s CLT20 qualifiers


September 13th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Gautam Gambhir, who suffered a concussion during the last Test against England, will miss Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) Champions League Twenty20 qualifying matches Sep ... Read more...

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‘71 series triumphs inspired India to win overseas more often: Bedi


July 19th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Any path-breaking triumph will inspire future generations and so did the historic 1971 series victories over the West Indies and England, says former India captain ... Read more...

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Blackburn Rovers to play Pune FC in exhibition match


July 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Indian-owned English Premier League (EPL) team Blackburn Rovers will take on Pune FC in a much awaited exhibition encounter July 22.The match will played ... Read more...

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Indian presence in English Premier League doubles


May 23rd, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) With Blackburn Rovers surviving relegation and Queens Park Rangers back in top-flight, Indian presence in the forthcoming season of English Premier League is all set to ... Read more...

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Boucher replaces Haddin in KKR’s squad


May 1st, 2011 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) South African wicketkeeper-batsman Mark Boucher will replace injured Australian Brad Haddin in the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) squad for the Indian Premier League, the franchise announced ... Read more...

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I’m waiting to get into Bollywood movies: Akon


April 15th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Bollywood is his ultimate goal and India like his second home, Senegalese-American rapper and singer Akon said here Friday.The "Beautiful" singer, who landed here on ... Read more...

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Akon to perform with Indian artists, launches a contest


April 5th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Just weeks before Akon performs in India, the popular Senegalese American singer has launched a contest to select two unknown artists to perform at his concerts ... Read more...

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Akon starts India tour on birthday


March 24th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Popular Senegalese American singer Akon is really excited about his debut performance in India and the first concert April 16 coincides with his birthday. The songwriter-producer ... Read more...

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Blackburn Rovers to continue with ‘flop’ manager Steve Kean


March 8th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8(ANI): Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean has been told that his job is safe at Ewood Park, despite an admission by the club's Indian owners, Venky's, that they are increasingly ... Read more...

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Indian poultry tycoon Desai shows door to Blackburn chairman


February 4th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): After sacking Blackburn manager Sam Allardyce a few weeks after poultry major Venky's took control at Ewood Park, new Indian owner of the Premier League club Anuradha Desai ... Read more...

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‘10-hour monthly flights to India’ come as a surprise to Blackburn Rovers’ new manager


January 17th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17(ANI): Blackburn Rovers' new manager Steve Kean has conceded that the monthly meeting with the club's owners in India, Venky's, was not quite what he had anticipated."I didn't think I'd ... Read more...

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West Ham United eyeing Allardyce as a replacement for manager Grant


January 10th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10(ANI): Former Blackburn Rovers manager Sam Allardyce is being lined up to take over from Avram Grant as West Ham United manager if he is sacked at Upton Park.According to ... Read more...

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Blackburn Rovers’ Indian owner criticized for sacking coach


December 19th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.19 (ANI): Anuradha Desai, the chairwoman of Venky's, an Indian poultry empire, has been criticized for sacking Blackburn Rovers' coach Sam Allardyce.According to the Daily Mail, Desai's criticism of Allardyce's ... Read more...

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Venky’s sack Blackburn Rovers’ manager Sam Allardyce


December 15th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15(ANI): Blackburn Rovers' new owners Venky's have dumped the club's manager Sam Allardyce.The sacking follows Blackburn's 2-1 Premier League defeat to Bolton Wanderers.Talking about the decision, Venky's Chairwoman Anuradha ... Read more...

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Venkatesh Is On An Experimenting Spree


December 8th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
‘Nagavalli’ which sees the debut of the villain Venkatesh is the sequel to his 2005 blockbuster film ‘Chandramukhi’. What is more interesting than the fact that he will be playing a ... Read more...

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Dravid happy to be playing Ranji ahead of Lanka Test series


November 9th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Rahul Dravid, gearing up for the Test series against Sri Lanka at home next week, feels the start of the Ranji Trophy Super League couldn't have been ... Read more...

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Nobel for Ramakrishnan: Gujarat’s MSU celebrates


October 8th, 2009 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Vadodara, Oct 7 (IANS) As Venkatraman Ramakrishnan was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry along with two others Wednesday, the Maharaja Sayajirao University (MSU) in this Gujarat city - where he did ... Read more...

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Sai Manisha’s film begins shooting


August 4th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shooting of a film directed by Ravi Prasanth and produced by Venugopal Pillai under the banner of Sai Manisha Films was launched at Annapurna Studios in Hyderabad recently. The film is being made ... Read more...

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