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U-17 World Cup: Honduras blank New Caledonia to stay alive

Guwahati, Oct 11 (IANS) Honduras kept their chances alive with a 5-0 humiliation of New Caledonia in their Group E match of the U-17 FIFA World Cup at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here on Wednesday.

Carlos Mejia (25th, 42nd minutes) and Patrick Palacios (51st, 88th) struck a…

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Argentine media hails 'unforgettable' Messi performance

Buenos Aires, Oct 11 : Extraordinary, imposing, phenomenal, unforgettable. Those are just some of the superlatives used by South American media outlets to describe Lionel Messi after the Barcelona forward almost single-handedly guaranteed Argentina a place in next year’s football World Cup.

Needing to win Tuesday’s final CONMEBOL…

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Protest against evictions in Kolkata ahead of World Cup match

Kolkata, Oct 8:  Hours before the city’s first match of FIFA Under 17 World Cup at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan in Salt Lake, thousands of hawkers and shanty dwellers on Sunday staged a massive protest demonstration against the “forceful evictions” in the “name of beautification of the city…

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Dhawan, Kohli guide India to 9 wickets victory

Ranchi, Oct 8:  India rode on opener Shikhar Dhawan and skipper Virat Kohli’s brilliant knock to score 49/1 (D/L method) against Australia in the rain-marred match to register a nine wicket victory in the first Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket match at the JSCA International Stadium Complex…

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