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Fans were leaving Lyon’s football stadium after a mock Northern Ireland-Ukraine match, when two fake suicide-bombers pretended to blow themselves up in the crowd. Volunteers posing as fans played dead, dozens more were injured, and the crowd panicked and charged. Police rushed to secure the area while paramedics treated victims oozing fake blood. This simulated disaster scene last week was one of at least 30 doomsday scenarios staged by police and emergency services across France in the run-up to the Euro 2016 football tournament, which begins on 10 June. AsRead More
मुख्यमंत्री नाराज फिफा साठी फातोर्डा मैदानाच काम मंद गतीने देशात पहिल्यांदाच होणाऱया युवा विश्व फुटबॉलच्या आयोजनाची संधी गोव्याला लाभली आहे मात्र 2017 साली होणाऱया या फुटबॉल स्पर्धेसाठी उभारण्यात येणाऱ्या साधन सुवूधी मंद गतीने आकार घेत आहे मुख्यमंत्री पार्सेकर यांनी रविवारी या कामाची पाहणी करून नाराजी व्यक्त केलीRead More
Muhammad Ali, the silver-tongued boxer and civil rights champion who famously proclaimed himself “The Greatest” and then spent a lifetime living up to the billing, is dead. Ali died Friday at a Phoenix-area hospital, where he had spent the past few days being treated for respiratory complication “After a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease, Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74. The three-time World Heavyweight Champion boxer died this evening,Ali had suffered for three decades from Parkinson’s, a progressive neurological condition that slowly robbed him of both hisRead More

Posted On June 3, 2016By Akshay LadIn National News, Sports, World News

French open finals: Paes vs Sania

Indian tennis stars Leander Paes and Sania Mirza reach mixed doubles finals at the French Open after winning their respective semi-final matches; Paes with Swiss partner Martina Hingis, and Sania with Croatian partner Ivan Dodig, to face each other in final today. India will be looking out for the mixed doubles finals contests that will see the pairs of Paes-Hingis and Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig in action. Interestingly, Mirza and Hingis who played as doubles partners earlier in the tournament will now be across the net. Paes and HingisRead More
In a late night development, Goa police arrested Elano Blumer, captain of ISL winning team Chennaiyin FC, for allegedly assaulting co-owner of FC Goa team Dattaraj Salgaoncar during post-match celebrations here. “Salgaoncar has formally lodged a complaint with us and we have placed Elano under arrest,” Margao police inspector CL Patil told PTI at midnight. The incident occurred during celebrations on the ground after Chennaiyin defeated FC Goa in the final of the Indian Super League. Srinivas Dempo, the second co-owner of Goa, who was present during the incident, saidRead More

Posted On October 30, 2015By Akshay LadIn Sports, Top Stories

ISL: Injury-Hit FC Goa Face FC Pune City

FC Goa are refusing to press the panic button despite his team being hit hard by injuries ahead of their league match against a high-flying FC Pune City in the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) here on Friday. FC Goa chief coach Zico confirmed injuries to Joffre Gonzalez, Keenan Almeida, Reinaldo Oliveira, Darryl Duffy and Victorino Fernandes and said marquee player Lucio’s fitness was yet to be ascertained. “We still have to assess Lucio. Yesterday he practiced well with the team but we have to see him in training today,”Read More
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