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I-League: Shillong hold Bengaluru at home

Shillong, May 8 (IANS) — Shillong Lajong FC ended Bengaluru FC’s five-match winning streak when they held the... (more...)

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I-League: Blues, Wahingdoh share spoils

Bengaluru, April 3 (IANS) — Royal Wahingdoh and Bengaluru FC fought hard for a dramatic 3-3 draw in the Hero I-League... (more...)

Bielefeld upset Bremen 3-1 in German Cup

Berlin, March 5 (IANS) — Third division side Bielefeld flabbergasted Bremen 3-1 to eliminate the top flight team while... (more...)

PSV extend lead as Ajax drop points

The Hague, Feb 23 (IANS) — PSV came another step closer to the Dutch league title after a 3-0 win over FC Dordrecht... (more...)

Bayern, Wolfsburg march on in Bundesliga

Berlin, Feb 15 (IANS) — While relentless Bayern Munich inflicted a heavy 8-0 defeat on Hamburg, Wolfsburg reaped a... (more...)

I-League: Mohun Bagan edge past Pune, Salgaocar beat East Bengal, Royal Wahingdoh hold Dempo

Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) — Defender Pritam Kotal’s late strike ensured a 1-0 win for city giants Mohun Bagan over... (more...)

Barcelona gain morale with 3-1 win over Atletico

Barcelona, Jan 12 (IANS) — FC Barcelona produced their best display of the season to beat title rivals Atletico Madrid... (more...)

Poland to host 2016 European Men’s Handball meet

Warsaw, Dec 24 (IANS) — Poland will host the European Men’s Handball Championship in January 2016, said Polish... (more...)

Hamburg earn vital points, Frankfurt crush Bremen in Bundesliga

Berlin, Dec 8 (IANS) — Hamburg climbed out of the relegation zone thanks to a 2-1 win over Mainz while Frankfurt defeated... (more...)

Hamburg win, Stuttgart stay at bottom of Bundesliga

Berlin, Nov 24 (IANS) — Hamburg SV won the 101st northern German derby with a late 2-0 victory over Werder Bremen while... (more...)

Varane fires France to win over Sweden

Paris, Nov 19 (IANS) — Thanks to a late header from Rafael Varane, France nipped a 1-0 victory over Sweden in an international... (more...)

Asiad: Indian women’s handball team ends 8th

Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) — The Indian women’s handball team ended eighth at the Asian Games after losing their... (more...)

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Vancouver non-profit gives a free wedding

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Food blogger’s delicious global recipes influenced in part by her Indian heritage

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

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Ossie Kaur Thandi’s family was just one of seven Indo-Canadian families living in New West in 1934

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B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Ranjit Mattu mentored many football stars

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Dharm Singh Gill changed the way Sikhs were regarded for wearing turbans at work

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Sky was the limit for B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Karm Mattu

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Frequent female blood donors often at risk of iron deficiency: study

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

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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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The strength of your grip may be a more accurate predictor of your risk of a heart attack or stroke than the standard blood pressure test.
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Why a weak handshake is bad news for your heart

LAURA DONNELLY THE DAILY TELEGRAPH The strength of your handshake could indicate the chance of a futureheart attack, a major study suggests. Researchers found that…
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