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Tajik footballer fails drug test in Asiad

Incheon, Sep 24 (IANS) Tajikistan footballer Khurshed Beknazarov became the first athlete in the 17th Asian Games to be banned for failing a drug test Wednesday. Beknazarov tested positive for a banned stimulant, after his urine sample was collected Sep 14, according to the official Games website. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) noted that this was the first case of drug violat...

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Maracana set for late Rio 2016 football entry

Rio de Janeiro, Sep 24 (IANS) Rio de Janeiro will reportedly be home to six of the 56 football matches at the 2016 Olympic Games. According to a report published by the Folha de S.Paulo newspaper Tuesday, Sao Paulo, Belo Horizonte and Brasilia will each host 14 men's and women's matches while Salvador will stage eight fixtures, reports Xinhua. Rio will host the four semifinals in...

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Sao Paulo eye permanent deal for Pato

Rio de Janeiro, Sep 24 (IANS) Brazil football club Sao Paulo are considering turning striker Alexandre Pato's loan move into a permanent deal. Pato is Sao Paulo's leading scorer in Brazil's Serie A this season with eight goals from 20 matches, reports Xinhua. His performances have made us think about it (offering a contract), the club's football manager Gustavo Vieira de Olivei...

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Three killed in US shooting

Washington, Sep 24 (IANS/EFE) Three people, including the gunman, died in a shooting incident in the US state of Alabama, authorities said. The gunman was wearing the uniform of the company where he was supposedly employed when he opened fire at the doors of its offices Tuesday, city police chief A.C. Roper told The Birmingham News. The incident took place at a UPS facility in Bi...

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Bayern, Schalke win in German Bundesliga

Berlin, Sep 24 (IANS) Bayern Munich cruised to a 4-0 win over Paderborn while Schalke reaped their first win of the season beating Werder Bremen, in the opener of the fifth round of the German Bundesliga. Newly promoted club Paderborn were unable to cause an upset Tuesday night as Bayern Munich's Mario Goetze scored a brace for an easy 4-0 win for the German giants on home soil, reports ...

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Four goals for Ronaldo as Navas enjoys comfortable debut

Madrid, Sep 24 (IANS) Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas enjoyed a comfortable debut as his side enjoyed a 5-1 home win with Cristiano Ronaldo bagging four against Elche in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium here. The Costa Rican was named in the side ahead of veteran Spanish keeper Iker Casillas, but one of his first actions was to pick the ball out of the net after Elche Tuesday took a sho...

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India's badminton doubles teams in Asiad pre-quarters

Incheon, Sep 24 (IANS) Indian men's badminton doubles team of B. Sumeeth Reddy-Manu Attri and the women's doubles pair of Pradnya Gadre-N. Siki Reddy won their respective matches comfortably to reach the pre-quarterfinals of the 17th Asian Games at the Gyeyang Gymnasium here Wednesday. Reddy-Attri thrashed Maldives' Nasheeu Sharafuddeen and Mohamed Sarim 21-7, 21-7 in 19 minutes to win R...

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Referee dines with team officials, sparks scandal in Argentina

Buenos Aires, Sep 24 (IANS) Incriminating photographs of a referee dining at a restaurant with the officials of a football team the day before a game has sparked a scandal in Argentina. Referee Mauro Giannini was seen dining out Saturday night in the Argentine city of San Francisco, in Cordoba province, with the treasurer and other officials of Atletico Tucuman, prior to Sunday's second-...

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IS opens 'cinema' to show its crimes

Mosul (Iraq), Sep 24 (IANS/EFE) The Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group has opened an outdoor cinema to show videos of their brutal crimes and terrorise residents of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, which they have controlled since June. The macabre spectacle began last week amid the groves and thickets along the banks of the Tigris river, the only place that people have to relax and...

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Ebola could infect more than a million, US warns

Atlanta, Sep 24 (IANS/EFE) More than a million people could be infected with the Ebola virus by January unless greater efforts are made to contain the disease in West Africa, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention have said. In a press conference at CDC headquarters in Atlanta Tuesday, health authorities said that between 550,000 and 1.4 million people could be infected in the...

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Mars mission base to challenge next frontier: Modi

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday exhorted that the successful Mars mission must become a base for challenging the next frontier. This too must become but a base for challenging the next frontier, a tweet by the Prime Minister's Office said after the spacecraft Orbiter was successfully inserted into the Martian orbit Wednesday. Let today's success dr...

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Indian men finish fourth in 25m rapid fire pistol

Incheon, Sep 24 (IANS) Indian men's team narrowly missed out on the bronze medal, finishing fourth in the 25 metre rapid fire pistol event of the 17th Asian Games at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range here Wednesday. The Indian team comprising Harpreet Singh, Gurpreeet Singh and Pemba Tamang scored 1704-39x to finish behind Vietnam's bronze medal winning team of Thanh Minh Ha, Tu ...

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Obama admits US role in creating climate change crisis

United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) President Barack Obama acknowledged the role of the United States in creating the climate change crisis Tuesday and told developing nations Washington will provide science and technology to help them combat it. Addressing the United Nations Climate Change Summit, Obama announced two new policy initiatives for the US in working with developing countries. He s...

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Rower Dushyant takes bronze in lightweight single sculls

Incheon, Sep 24 (IANS) Indian rower Dushiant Dushyant faltered in the final 500 metres and had to settle for the bronze medal in the men's lightweight single sculls final of the 17th Asian Games at the Chungju Tangeum Lake Rowing Center here Wednesday. Dushyant completed the 2,000 metre race in seven minutes and 26.57 seconds to finish third behind gold medal winner Hoi Kwan Lok of Hong ...

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Mars mission a historic achievement: President

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The success of the mission to Mars will inspire our scientists to make even greater strides, said President Pranab Mukherjee who described it as a historic achievement. Mukherjee Wednesday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) entering the orbit of the red planet in its first attempt. In a message ...

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India enters Mars orbit, makes history

Bangalore, Sep 24 (IANS) India Wednesday made history by becoming the first country in the world to enter the Martian orbit in its maiden attempt. The spacecraft (Orbiter) was successfully inserted into the Martian orbit at 515 km away from the red planet's surface and 215 million km away from the earth in radio distance, a senior space official told IANS at the mission's control centre ...

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India fare poorly in 50m rifle prone women's finals

Incheon, Sep 24 (IANS) Indian shooters Raj Chaudhary, Lajjakumari Tilakpuri Gauswami and Tejaswini Manojrao Muley had a poor outing Wednesday with all three finishing well behind medal places in the 50m rifle prone women's finals at the 17th Asian Games here. Raj Chaudhary (614.6) was the top placed Indian in the event finishing a lowly 22nd place at the Ongnyeon International Shooting R...

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India's Mars mission historic: Modi

Bangalore, Sep 24 (IANS) The success of India's successful mission to Mars will go down as landmark in history, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday after Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) entered the orbit of the red planet. These are all accomplishments that will go down as landmarks in history, said a visibly happy Modi. The prime minister said that the MOM was built indigeno...

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We have achieved the near impossible: Modi

Bangalore, Sep 24 (IANS) We have dared to reach out into the unknown and have achieved the near impossible, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday after India's Mars Orbiter Mission successfully entered the Mars orbit. History has been created today, said Modi here amidst applause. Modi said: We have dared to reach out into the unknown and have achieved the near impossible.<...

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70 IS militants killed in US-led airstrikes in Syria

Beirut, Sep 24 (IANS/EFE) At least 70 Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist militants were killed and 300 more were wounded in airstrikes on Syrian territory launched by warplanes of the US-led international coalition Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said. SOHR indicated that the militants were killed in bomb attacks that targeted their positions in the northern Syria...

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