Norway edges Germany by 0.1 second to win Nordic combined World Cup team event

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RAMSAU, Austria — Norway won a Nordic combined World Cup team event Saturday after Joergen Graabak... (more...)

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Bjoergen lifts Norway to cross-country skiing World Cup record; Gloeersen wins men s race

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DAVOS, Switzerland — Norway extended its dominance of the cross-country skiing World Cup with... (more...)

Atletico de Kolkata beat Kerala Blasters 1-0 to become ISL champions

Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) — Atletico de Kolkata defeated Kerala Blasters FC 1-0 in the final to lift the Indian Super League... (more...)

FC Goa’s Pires wants to return to India as coach

New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) — Arsenal legend Robert Pires, who was the marquee signing of FC Goa, has expressed his desire... (more...)

Balloons, jugglers, acrobats weave mesmerising spell at ISL closing show

Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) — Football-shaped balloons were released into the night sky, ball jugglers displayed their silken... (more...)

Svendsen takes overall biathlon World Cup lead with victory; Domracheva wins women s race

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS POKLJUKA, Slovenia — Emil Hegle Svendsen of Norway won a men’s 12.5-kilometre pursuit race... (more...)

Falling ruble causes 16 per cent hike in cost of 2018 World Cup final stadium

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOSCOW — The falling ruble has caused a 16 per cent rise in the cost of rebuilding Moscow’s... (more...)

City beats Victory in Melbourne derby in A-League, Perth increases 1st-place lead to 6 points

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SYDNEY, Australia — Melbourne City beat the Melbourne Victory 1-0 in a local derby and helped... (more...)

Gutted at being left out of World Cup squad: Alastair Cook

London, Dec 20 (IANS) — England batsman and former skipper Alastair Cook has said that he was ‘gutted’... (more...)

Kjetil Jansrud of Norway wins men s super-G in Val Gardena to extend overall lead

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS VAL GARDENA, Italy — Olympic champion Kjetil Jansrud extended his overall World Cup lead by winning... (more...)

Germany ends Spanish dominance in world football

London, Dec 20 (IANS) — The 2014 World Cup in Brazil witnessed the end of Spanish dominance of international football... (more...)

Lindsey Vonn continues strong comeback with another World Cup downhill victory in France

By Jerome Pugmire THE ASSOCIATED PRESS VAL D’ISERE, France — American skier Lindsey Vonn won a World Cup downhill... (more...)

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Bikini round removed from Miss World pageant

IANS London – The Miss World contest, which has been an annual feature since 1951, will no longer feature a swimsuit round in their competition,…
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Gallery: Wait for India’s Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over

VANCOUVER DESI The Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over. An Indian lifestyle channel will air the grand finale of the reality…
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Pakistani student who skipped school on the day of Taliban rampage ‘isn’t talking to anyone’

VANCOUVER DESI A 15-year-old student of Pakistan’s Army Public School  – which was bombed by the Taliban this week, killing 141 people, of which 132…
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Recipe: Crimson Crush – Gingery Ribena Cocktail

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL This Crimson Crush has a distinctive, yet spicy flavour that is refreshing with a bit of bubble. Plus it has…
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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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8th Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive collects over 3500 toys!

HARVEY KOONER VANCOUVER DESI Victor Ghirra’s giving spirit is alive and well with help from the Benevolent Brotherhood Society, Ghirra family, the Co-operators Insurance agencies…
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Recipe: Perfect for Hanukkah – Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL Sigh….these Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes are good. They’re very, very good. So don’t attempt them unless you’re willing to deal…
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Ibuprofen an anti-ageing medicine?

IANS Washington – A common drug, Ibuprofen, which tackles pain and fever may also hold the key to a longer, healthier life, a study says….
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Forever young? UBC researchers may have stumbled upon the secret to youthful skin

Mice without a certain enzyme didn’t appear to age RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS Scientists at the University of B.C. searching for ways to slow the…
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Alcohol blackouts not funny at all

IANS New York – Some people think that alcohol-related blackouts, bad hangovers and outrageous behaviour at parties are funny. It is actually not. According to…
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How old do you feel? The answer might help predict your death: Study

LINDSEY TANNER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – How old do you feel? Think carefully — the answer might help predict how much longer you’ll live….
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Is Vancouver ruining yoga? India thinks so (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Vancouverites have a passion for yoga. Studios have become as commonplace as coffee shops and sushi joints in the city, but…
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Drinking from chemical-laden cans may raise BP

IANS Seoul – Think again before you pick up that can from the department store for your favourite food or drink for it may lead…
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At least 24 poor, elderly patients go blind after free cataract surgery in north India

CHONCHUI NGASHANGVA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Authorities ordered an investigation Friday after at least 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract…
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20 Pakistani children infected with HIV after blood transfusions

VANCOUVER DESI Nearly 20 children in Pakistan have tested positive for HIV after receiving blood transfusions, an international news agency has reported. According to Reuters,…
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Don’t ignore cancer symptoms

IANS London – Perhaps driven by fear, people often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk, says a…
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An Indian family’s strange wedding gift request: Pledge to donate blood and organs

VANCOUVER DESI Instead of the traditional gold and valuables, a Gujarati wedding on Sunday issued a strange gift request – for guests to donate blood…
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