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Former UCI president Verbruggen defends Armstrong
The Hague, Oct 19 (IANS) Former International Cycling Union (UCI) president Hein Verbruggen is still not convinced about the evidence presented by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) against seven-times Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong.

Friday, October 19, 2012 1:07:13 PM

`Man accused of child pornography linked to US bomb plotter'
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) US authorities said a man accused of child pornography was connected to a Bangladeshi who planned to set off a bomb at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, a media report said.

Friday, October 19, 2012 12:08:46 PM

FIFA secretary general Valcke hospitalized in Rio
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 19 (IANS) FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has been hospitalised in Rio with a urinary infection, forcing him to cancel meetings with Brazil's 2014 World Cup organisers.

Friday, October 19, 2012 12:05:33 PM

Messi the best in the world: Brazil's Lula
Buenos Aires, Oct 19 (IANS) Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has said that Argentina and Barcelona FC striker Lionel Messi is "the best one in the world".

Friday, October 19, 2012 12:02:40 PM

Pattinson, Stewart seal it with a kiss
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart have sealed their reunion with a kiss! The actors were spotted cuddling each other at the latter's new mansion.

Friday, October 19, 2012 12:00:51 PM

Canada coach resigns following World Cup exit
Ottawa, Oct 19 (IANS) Two days after Canada was eliminated from the 2014 World Cup CONCACAF qualifying zone, Stephen Hart has resigned as the head coach, the Canadian Soccer Association (CSA) said.

Friday, October 19, 2012 11:49:40 AM

Canadian arrested for hacking website
Ottawa, Oct 19 (IANS) A Canadian government employee has been charged with hacking into the Quebec government's main website last spring.

Friday, October 19, 2012 11:48:43 AM

Obama to push trade, security agenda in Latin America
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama will continue to push for strengthening trade and public security in Latin America if he is re-elected Nov 6, the top US envoy to the region said Thursday.

Friday, October 19, 2012 11:42:49 AM

Brazilian who shot at three people surrenders
Sao Paulo, Oct 19 (IANS/EFE) A mentally disturbed man who shot and wounded three people Thursday here in Brazil's largest city surrendered to police after a siege of almost nine hours.

Friday, October 19, 2012 11:38:50 AM

Rio 2014 football World Cup: Free entry for indigenous people
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 19 (IANS) Football world governing body FIFA has reportedly accepted a Brazilian government proposal to offer free entry at the 2014 World Cup to the country's indigenous population and low income earners.

Friday, October 19, 2012 11:34:38 AM

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