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Last updated: Saturday, October 01, 2016 1:52:04 PM

Egypt picks up sunken migrant boat, death toll rises to 195
Cairo, Sep 28 (IANS) Egypt picked up the recently sunken migrant boat on Tuesday with extra 26 bodies found inside to raise the death toll to 195 so far, state-run Al-Ahram official news website reported.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 1:38:04 AM

North Korea beat Oman to enter AFC U-16 Championship quarters
Margao, Sep 26 (IANS) Defending champions North Korea beat Oman 4-2 on penalties after being locked 1-1 in regulation time in an Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 Championship quarter-final match here on Monday.

Monday, September 26, 2016 9:28:03 PM

AIFF approves new rules for ISL 2016
Margao, Sep 26 (IANS) The All India Football Federation's (AIFF) Executive Committee on Monday approved new rules for the Indian Super League (ISL) which will take effect from the upcoming season of the lucrative tournament.

Monday, September 26, 2016 8:20:05 PM

Sports Minister Goel unveils BRICS U-17 football logo
Margao, Sep 26 (IANS) The logo of the first BRICS U-17 football tournament, to be held here in October, was unveiled by Union Sports Minsiter Vijay Goel here on Monday.

Monday, September 26, 2016 8:02:10 PM

No age-fudging at U-16 Championship: AFC
Margao, Sep 26 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Monday said no age-fudging occurred at the ongoing Under-16 Championship due to scientific testing carried out on players.

Monday, September 26, 2016 3:20:03 PM

Iran advance to AFC U-16 Championship semis
Margao, Sep 25 (IANS) Allahyar Sayyad bagged a brace as Iran advanced to the semi-finals of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 Championship 2016 after a resounding 5-0 quarter-final victory over Vietnam at Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Sunday.

Sunday, September 25, 2016 8:44:04 PM

Keeper Gurpreet hails overseas scouting programme for U-17 World Cup
Margao, Sep 24 (IANS) Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, the first Indian footballer to play in an Europa League tie, has hailed the overseas scouting portal to locate more talent for the Indian team which will take part in the Under-17 FIFA World Cup next year.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 3:12:04 PM

Olympic champion Kipruto eyes steeplechase world record in 2017
Nairobi, Sep 24 (IANS) Olympic steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto of Kenya is now ready to focus on a world record attempt next season.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 3:10:04 PM

Death toll from Egyptian migrant shipwreck climbs to 138
Cairo, Sep 23 (IANS/AKI) The number of migrants who perished in a shipwreck off Egypt's Mediterranean port city of Rosetta has now reached 138, the Youm7 news site reported on Friday, quoting local officials.

Friday, September 23, 2016 11:48:04 PM

Toll rises to 112 in migrant shipwreck off Egypt
Cairo, Sep 23 (IANS) The number of migrants who perished in a shipwreck off Egypt's Mediterranean port city of Rosetta has reached 112, authorities said on Friday.

Friday, September 23, 2016 6:50:03 PM

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