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Goalless Greece take on Ivory Coast

Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | AP | FORTALEZA

After a troubled start, the smiles are returning to West Africa at the World Cup. Nigeria have earned their first victory after a stalemate with Iran, and Ghana held Germany to a 2-2 draw after losing to the United States. Now Ivory Coast is looking for a place in the last...

Dutch carry on the show

Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | AFP | Sao Paulo

The Netherlands beat Chile 2-0 to finish top of Group B with 10 goals in first stage Substitutes Leroy Fer and Memphis Depay converted brilliant assists provided by Arjen Robben as The Netherlands beat Chile 2-0 to finish on top of group B in the World Cup here on Monday. Fer scored...

Japan need big win, massive luck

Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | AP | CUIABA

Alberto Zaccheroni is facing arguably the most important team selection of his four-year tenure in Japan, and once again it revolves around whether to start star playmaker Shinji Kagawa. With just one point from their first two Group C matches, Japan must beat already-qualified Colombia on Tuesday and hope for a...

Spain say vamos with 3-0 win and flashes of old-school

Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | AFP | curitiba

Dethroned champions Spain bowed out of the World Cup with a 3-0 win over Australia thanks to goals from David Villa, Fernando Torres and Juan Mata in Curitiba here on Monday. Villa, who is set for a three-month spell in Australia with Melbourne City after, became the fourth Spanish player to...

Day One: Murray has some fun

Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | AP | london

Defending champion clicks a selfie on court before winning opener 6-1, 6-4, 7-5 Andy Murray came onto Centre Court to a standing ovation and walked off to another as he began his Wimbledon title defense Monday with a straight-set victory against David Goffin. In keeping with tradition, Murray had the honor of...

Big test for India before WC defence

Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | PTI | Melbourne

Defending champions India will get an early feel of the Australian conditions ahead of next year’s ODI World Cup after agreeing to play a Test series against the hosts and a triangular one-day series, also featuring England, between December 4 and February 1. Cricket Australia announced its schedule ahead of the...

Singles

Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | PNS/Agencies

Vani Kapoor on Winning Streak Srinagar: With four victories and two runners up finishes, Delhi golfer Vani Kapoor will be keen to continue her winning streak when she tees off at the seventh leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2014, to be played at the Royal Springs...

Klose shave

Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | AP | FORTALEZA

Striker’s second-half equaliser saves Germany the blushes against Ghana Miroslav Klose rescued a point for Germany, and equaled the World Cup scoring record in the process. Germany was held to an entertaining 2-2 draw by Ghana on Saturday and needed Klose’s second-half equalizer to avoid another second-game letdown that has plagued...

Super Eagles’ 16-year wait ends

Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | AP | CUIABA

Nigeria win first WC match, knock Bosnia out of contention Nigeria ended a 16-year wait for a victory in a World Cup match on Saturday, beating Bosnia-Herzegovina 1-0 courtesy of Peter Odemwingie’s first-half goal and knocking the tournament newcomers out of contention. Only a point is needed by Nigeria from its last...

Spain will now play to avoid worst-ever tag

Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | AP | CURITIBA

Spain will take on Australia in their final Group B match on Monday in the knowledge that defeat will officially make their defense of the World Cup the worst in history. Following two straight defeats for both teams, neither can qualify for the knockout stages of the World Cup. But Spain in...

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K’taka CM plants paddy saplings in solidarity with agriculturists

12 Aug 2018 | Kestur Vasuki | Bengaluru

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy who is facing wrath from the farmers in the State, in an appealing gesture planted paddy saplings in solidarity on Saturday. He chose Aralukuppe village in Mandya district the heart land of vokkaliga politics sowed paddy saplings in a muddied agriculture field amidst a large gathering...

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Cooperation of all necessary to achieve target: Ramsheela Sahu

15 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

State of Chhattisgarh is moving faster from malnutrition to normal. But on the path, to achieve the target cooperation of all is required, said women and child development minister Ramsheela Sahu...

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