Sports

Alastair Cook on verge of breaking mentor Graham Gooch’s record as England’s top test scorer

By Steve Douglas THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LEEDS, England — A year ago, England captain Alastair Cook had to relay news... (more...)

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Two Bengaluru residents’ loyalties stretched over Mohun Bagan

Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) — As Mohun Bagan gear up to take the final I-League challenge against Bengaluru FC on Sunday... (more...)

Gerrard was inspirational: Bayern’s Alonso

Munich, May 28 (IANS) — German football club Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso on Thursday described former Liverpool... (more...)

Swiss prosecutors say FIFA raids co-ordinated with US for maximum effect

By Frank Jordans THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BERN, Switzerland — For months, American and Swiss investigators worked in secret... (more...)

Russian President Vladimir Putin accuses United States of meddling in FIFA’s affairs

By Nataliya Vasilyeva THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of meddling... (more...)

THE LATEST: European football body backs off threat to boycott presidential vote at FIFA

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZURICH — The Latest on FIFA developments: 2:50 p.m. (1250 GMT, 8:50 EDT) European soccer nations... (more...)

Bundles of cash: South Africa’s winning 2010 World Cup bid tarnished by bribery allegations

By Gerald Imray THE ASSOCIATED PRESS STELLENBOSCH, South Africa — When South Africa won the right to host Africa’s... (more...)

New FIFA video game to feature women’s teams for first time in franchise history

THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Canadian captain Christine Sinclair is finally in the game. EA Sports says “FIFA... (more...)

Rafa Benitez confirms leaving Napoli

Rome, May 28 (IANS) — Manager Rafa Benitez on Thursday confirmed he will leave Italian football club S.S.C. Napoli... (more...)

FIFA arrests bid to take 2018 World Cup away from Russia: Putin

Moscow, May 28 (IANS) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that the arrest of FIFA officials was an... (more...)

Stand-in captain Masakadza says suspension of Chigumbura is a big blow for Zimbabwe

By Rizwan Ali THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAHORE, Pakistan — Stand-in captain Hamilton Masakadza said Thursday the two-match... (more...)

FIFA president Blatter calls crisis meeting of soccer leaders, skips 3rd public appearance

By Graham Dunbar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZURICH — FIFA President Sepp Blatter chaired an emergency meeting with continental... (more...)

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PM Harper, Aga Khan discuss threat posed by violent extremists

VANCOUVER DESI Prime Minister Stephen Harper expressed his condolences to the Aga Khan Tuesday for the recent terrorist attack on the Ismaili community in Pakistan. The spiritual…
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‘Stateless’ man argues deportation to India before Court of Appeal

TOM SPEARS OTTAWA CITIZEN Deepan Budlakoti, born and raised in Canada, has no citizenship anywhere. But that doesn’t make him “stateless,” a lawyer for Citizenship…
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Media-savvy Narendra Modi’s one year in photos as India’s prime minister

VANCOUVER DESI Check out photos of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he completes one year in office. Modi is one of India’s most social…
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Video shows a young cop being thrashed by four men for drinking on duty

VANCOUVER DESI A video clip showing a cop being beaten up for drinking on duty in India is going viral, according to newswire Press Trust of…
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Vancouver non-profit gives a free wedding

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI A local non-profit, by the name of A Wish to Wed is giving a unique gift to a beautiful BC couple.  The…
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Food blogger’s delicious global recipes influenced in part by her Indian heritage

LAURA BREHAUT POSTMEDIA NEWS Kitchen notebooks are often sauce-splattered and dog-eared. The best contain shortcuts, secrets, and tried-and-true recipes. They are valuable records, illustrating changing…
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Marathon Running for the First Time with World Vision

On May 3rd 2015, I took part in a marathon for the very first time in my life. As a teenager, I enjoy exercise whether…
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CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS BLOG: Finding the Mother Within

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Everyone is born from a mother. And, even if individuals are separated from their biological mothers after birth, ideally they receive…
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Pioneers

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In the 1940s, Kuldeep Singh Bains was instrumental in getting Indo-Canadians the right to vote

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Avtar Bains always knew his father, Kuldeep, was a pillar of the community, but he was reminded just how giant a…
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Ossie Kaur Thandi’s family was just one of seven Indo-Canadian families living in New West in 1934

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Ossie Kaur was 16 years old when she left her childhood home in the Lower Mainland to travel alone to India….
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B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Ranjit Mattu mentored many football stars

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Even as a child, Ranjit Mattu knew he had game. From his first play on the field of Mount Pleasant Elementary,…
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Dharm Singh Gill changed the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing turbans at work

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Little did Dharm Singh Gill realize that an act of heroism would change the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing their…
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Sky was the limit for B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Karm Mattu

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Karm Singh Mattu was born to fly. As a teen in the 1930s, he ran away from his Vancouver home to…
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Frequent female blood donors often at risk of iron deficiency: study

SUSAN LAZARUK VANCOUVER DESI In her health care job, Jackie Hannaford is well aware of the need for blood donations and willingly rolls up her…
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Consult a doctor even before you plan a baby

IANS New Delhi – For any married woman planning a baby years later, the right time to consult a doctor is now. Given the stress…
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The B.C. Centre for Disease Control is looking for new immigrant women to participate in a health study.

New immigrant women sought for B.C. Centre for Disease Control health study

BURNABY NOW The B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has put out a call for Greater Vancouver women from India, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong…
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Do we need to exercise more or eat less?

JILL BARKER MONTREAL GAZETTE A battle is waging in the scientific journals between several prominent health and fitness experts. In one corner are physicians Aseem Malhotra,…
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