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Harmeet Singh named in Rest of India squad (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Under-19 World Cup winner Harmeet Singh will be part of the Cheteshwar Pujara-led Rest of India side for the Irani Cup tie against reigning Ranji Trophy ... Read more...

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Harmeet Singh picked up for Irani Cup


September 10th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Under-19 World Cup winner Harmeet Singh will be part of the Cheteshwar Pujara-led Rest of India side for the Irani Cup tie against reigning Ranji Trophy ... Read more...

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No Indian in ICC Test team


August 30th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 30 (IANS) No Indian cricketer found a place in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Test Team of the Year announced Thursday.The team announcement was made by ICC ... Read more...

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Neymar can surpass Messi, Maradona: Pele


August 19th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 19 (IANS) Football legend Pele says Brazil sensation Neymar has the ability to be better than Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona.Speaking at an event in Sao ... Read more...

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Brazil starts preparations for Confederations Cup


August 15th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Aug 15 (IANS) Brazil's friendly football match against Sweden Wednesday will be the start of the "final straight" in their preparations for next year's Confederations Cup, according ... Read more...

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Olympics TT: Ding romps into semis


July 31st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) World champion Ding Ning beat Japanese Ai Fukuhara in straight sets to cruise into the women's singles semifinals at the Olympic table tennis tournament Tuesday.Ding, also ... Read more...

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We want Yuvraj in T20 World Cup: Srikkanth


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) With India's flamboyant left-hander Yuvraj Singh back in training after undergoing operation for rare germ cell cancer, chief selector Kris Srikkanth was hopeful that the 2010 ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho dazzles despite abuse from opposing fans


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 2 (IANS) Ronaldinho's Atletico Mineiro moved to the top of Brazil's Serie A championship after an emotion-charged 1-0 away victory over Gremio.The two-time FIFA World ... Read more...

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Deepika happy to be World No.1, but focus is on London


June 21st, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Indian top archer Deepika Kumari has taken her elevation to the World No.1 ranking as a routine happening, saying her focus now is on a ... Read more...

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Ex-Brazil keeper Dida set for Portuguesa debut


June 19th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 19 (IANS) Former AC Milan goalkeeper Dida will play his first competitive match in two years Saturday when he makes his debut for Portuguesa in ... Read more...

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England football legend Jack Charlton to run Olympic torch relay


June 15th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) England's football legend Jack Charlton, elder brother of Sir Bobby Charlton, will carry the Olympic flame in the centre of Newcastle on day 28 of the ... Read more...

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Athlete barred from Olympics after marrying foreigner


April 5th, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A leading pentathlete, ranked 19th in the world and who represented Lithuania at the 2008 Beijing Olympics but received Russian citizenship in 2011 after marrying ... Read more...

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Torres dropped by Del Bosque for friendly


February 24th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 24 (IANS) Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has been left out from the Spanish national squad named by coach Vicente del Bosque Friday for the friendly against Venezuela ... Read more...

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Karlberg aiming to defend Hero Indian Open crown


October 5th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Defending champion Rikard Karlberg of Sweden is aiming to retain his crown at the Hero Indian Open golf beginning Oct 13 in New Delhi. Karlberg ... Read more...

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A star-studded Mumbai Indians face a new look Daredevils


April 9th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) It will be a battle between the formidable Mumbai Indians batting and a new look Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League here Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Pune to have a museum dedicated to Sachin Tendulkar


April 6th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Pune (Maharashtra), April 6 (IANS) After the clamour for Bharat Ratna for cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar, now the Maharashtra government plans to set up a museum dedicated to the ... Read more...

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Fabregas wrecks 100 K pound Merc


April 5th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 5 (ANI): Arsenal skipper Cesc Fabregas has had a narrow escape, but has probably lost his 100,000 pound Mercedes SL500, which was smashed irretrievably while he was on his ... Read more...

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World Cup winner Dhoni now targets T20 crown


April 4th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): After winning the 2011 World Cup, Indian skipper MS Dhoni is planning to add another feather to his cap by targeting the Twenty20 crown, with the tournament being ... Read more...

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Dhoni should be felicitated with doctorate degree: Jharkhand Minister


April 3rd, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Apr 3(ANI): Jharkhand Human Resource Development Minister Baidyanath Ram on Sunday said that World Cup-winning Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni should be felicitated with an honorary doctorate degree."In the meeting we ... Read more...

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Arsenal’s key players seem to be cracking up: Petit


March 14th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): Arsenal legend Emmanuel Petit has accused the club players of "cracking up" under pressure, adding that skipper Cesc Fabregas needs to see a shrink.Petit said: "There ... Read more...

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Mike Hussey should be definitely picked to replace Bollinger: David


March 4th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 4 (ANI): Australia batsman David Hussey, who is part of the World Cup squad, has said that his brother Mike is desperate to get back to the subcontinent for the ... Read more...

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Lee says self-belief helped him make Oz World Cup squad


February 12th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb.12 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Brett Lee has said that only a lot of self-belief helped him to make the grade for the upcoming World Cup.Lee, 34, said: "I think the ... Read more...

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Shahzaib Hasan ‘disappointed’ over Pak World Cup snub


January 31st, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 31(ANI): Pakistan batsman Shahzaib Hasan, who was a member of the 2009 Twenty20 World Cup winning squad, has said that he is disappointed and surprised at being left out of ... Read more...

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Pele not in support of West Ham’s 2012 Olympic Stadium bid


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Football legend Pele is not in support of West Ham's bid to move to the 2012 Olympic Stadium."I support Tottenham's proposal because, as a player, you need ... Read more...

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Cautious Clarke raises World Cup risk factor


January 21st, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Hobart (Tasmania, Australia), Jan. 21 (ANI): Acting Australian captain Michael Clarke is wondering just how many risks the defending champions can afford to take in their selections for February 19-April 2 tournament ... Read more...

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Dywer, Aymar win international hockey awards


November 13th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Montreux (Switzerland), Nov 13 (IANS) Australia's Jamie Dwyer and Luciana Aymar of Argentina were voted 2010 International Hockey Federation's (FIH) Players of the Year, with Germany's Tobias Hauke and Zhao Yudiao of ... Read more...

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Cricket World Cup’s mascot Stumpy unveiled


August 2nd, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 2 (IANS) With 200 days to go for the 2011 cricket World Cup, the event's mascot 'Stumpy' was unveiled at a simple but impressive ceremony at the P. Saravanamuttu ... Read more...

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Flower compares ‘under pressure’ Kieswetter to Gilchrist


July 14th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14(ANI): England coach Andy Flower has optimistically rated wicketkeeper Craig Kieswetter alongside Australian legend Adam Gilchrist, despite a recent run of low scores in ODIs."I don't really use the word ... Read more...

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Man runs onto pitch in bid to cop World Cup trophy


July 12th, 2010 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) An unidentified man ran onto the pitch towards the gold World Cup trophy shortly before the teams came out for the final between the Netherlands and Spain at ... Read more...

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FIFA chief Blatter hopeful about Mandela presenting trophy to World Cup winner


July 9th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, July 9 (ANI): Former South African president Nelson Mandela is likely to be given the honor of presenting the World Cup trophy to the winner of Sunday's final, if he attends ... Read more...

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Capello hits back at Kaiser criticism


June 17th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 17 (DPA) Manager Fabio Capello blasted back at Franz Beckenbauer's criticism of England's style Thursday, accusing the former West Germany star of being disrespectful. Beckenbauer, a World Cup winner ... Read more...

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England not amused by Beckenbauer criticism


June 15th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, June 15 (DPA) England was not amused Tuesday by some harsh words on their World Cup team from Franz Beckenbauer. But some of its commentators had to concede that the German ... Read more...

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Malay Indian astrologer says green is FIFA World Cup winner’s hue


June 11th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 11 (ANI): A Malay Indian astrologer has predicted that teams wearing green, purple, gray and brown would do well at this year's World Cup.Andi Singh predicted that any team ... Read more...

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Sex, drink helped Brazil win ‘94 World Cup, says Branco


June 8th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Brazilian World Cup winner Branco said that sex and alcohol were both important in Brazil winning the 1994 Word Cup. The full-back, a member of the 1994 winning ... Read more...

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Crouch tips Rooney to pick up WC winner’s medal and Player of the Year award


June 7th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 7(ANI): England striker Peter Crouch insists that Wayne Rooney can pick up a World Cup winner's medal before being named FIFA's World Player of the Year.Rooney was England's ... Read more...

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