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Pele’s son Edinho sacked by Brazil second tier club Mogi Mirim


Rio de Janeiro, June 1: One of the sons of football legend Pele has been sacked as coach of Brazilian second tier club Mogi Mirim after just four matches in charge. Edinho, 44, was told the news by Mogi Mirim president and Brazil World Cup winner Rivaldo on Sunday, just hours after the club’s goalless draw with Oeste, reports Xinhua. “Unfortunately, ...

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BCCI inducts Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman in advisory panel


New Delhi, Jun 1: Former greats Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman were today inducted into the BCCI’s newly-constituted cricket advisory committee to guide the Board and the national team on various “progressive steps” needed for future challenges. “The President of the BCCI, Mr. Jagmohan Dalmiya, has nominated Mr. Sachin Tendulkar, Mr. Sourav Ganguly and Mr VVS Laxman as ...

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South African World Cup organiser official admits paying $10 million to FIFA official in 2008


Johannesburg, June 1: The former president of the local organising committee for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, Danny Jordaan, admitted that the organisation he headed paid $10 million in 2008 to FIFA, although he denied that it was a bribe. Jordaan’s remarks, published on Sunday in the Sunday Independent, comes days after an FBI investigation accused top FIFA ...

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Suresh Raina in love with wife Priyanka Chaudhary & Paris, tweets new honeymoon pictures!


Mumbai : Indian cricketer Suresh Raina and his wife Priyanka Chaudhary are in the City of Love, Paris, for their honeymoon spending some lovey-dovey moments. There can be no better thing in the world than being with your soul mate in the most romantic city in the world and like any other loving couple, Suresh Raina is seen enjoying the ...

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Despite terror attack Zimbabwe to continue Pakistan tour


Lahore, May 30:  Dismissed as a power transformer blast initially, the explosion near the venue of the second Pakistan-Zimbabwe ODI cricket match was a terror attack but the tourists have decided to continue with the series, which ends tomorrow. The incident occurred last night near the Gaddafi stadium — the venue of the second ODI here. Federal Information minister Pervez ...

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