India's women's football team will aim to finish the AFC Cup qualifiers on a "good note" when they take on Palestine in their final match here Saturday. India have lost their previous two matches against Myanmar and Chinese Taipei, respectively, but have in no way embarrassed themselves. In the last match India fought bravely only to be thwarted in the final minutes of the game, losing 1-2 ...
Spanish football club Real Madrid has exercised its option of signing Sao Paulo loanee Casemiro on a permanent deal. The 21-year-old joined the Spanish giants on loan in January and made his Liga debut in a 3-1 victory over Real Betis at the Santiago Bernabeu April 19, reports Xinhua. A series of impressive performances for Real Madrid Castilla in Spain's second tier convinced club president ...
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that it would soon introduce new rules to bring Pakistan umpires under its 'domain' so that they can keep a check on their behaviour. The PCB made this statement in the wake of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) decision to withdraw Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf from the ICC Champions Trophy following his questioning in connection with the ...
Socialite Khloe Kardashian says she wants a son when she and basketball player-husband Lamar Odom finally start a family. "They always say you don't care, and I really don't know if I do care...But I think it would be fun to have a boy because Lamar is a basketball player," contactmusic.com quoted Kardashian as saying. "(I want) to take him to the games and dress him and up and be like 'oh, ...
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said that a special investigation team (SIT) should be formulated to probe the spot-fixing accusations, currently gripping the money-spinning cricket league. "A special investigation team should be formed, infact it should have been formed by now, it should have been formed on the day this scam emerged," said BJP spokesperson, Vijay Sonkar ...
In dealing with the hot-button issues of terrorism, Middle East relations, and the United States' perceived role as world policeman, The Kingdom is in the position of having to strike a particularly delicate balancing act in satisfying the action-junkie set ... ...
Manchester City chief executive Ferran Sorriano has said the club expects new manager Manuel Pelligrini to help the team win a trophy each year, including the Union of European Football Association (UEFA) Cup, following the sacking of previous coach Roberto Mancini. The embarrassing defeat at the hands of Wigan Athletic in the FA Cup final and poor management skills, saw Mancini lose his job. ...
Sports Minister Jitendra Singh said Friday that states need to take adequate steps to combat illegal practices in sports after the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) was marred by spot-fixing. Singh said that the central government was ready to extend full support to the states with regards to combating illegal practices in sports. "The states have an important role to play in wake of the ...
Striker Nils Petersen will remain in Werder Bremen and not return to Bayern Munich after signing a four-year deal with the football club. Petersen, who spent the last season on loan to Werder, scored 11 goals in the German Bundesliga, reports Xinhua. Werder barely escaped relegation and is rebuilding after parting company with long-term coach Thomas Schaaf. The club are looking to sign Robin ...
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has announced new anti-doping initiatives including the launch of a research study retrospectively measuring the steroid profiles of nearly 900 players who have participated in UEFA competitions since 2008. According to UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino, the organisation wants to identify the potential relevance of steroid use across ...
Lokomotiv Moscow forward Felipe Caicedo has said that he tries to block out racist chants at Russian football stadiums. "I try not to notice these things, not to react in any way," the 24-year-old Ecuadorian told R-Sport Thursday. "It's not easy because you are agitated during the game and the smallest thing can throw you off the balance, but I try so it doesn't bug me." Caicedo is completing ...
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Tehran has reportedly upgraded its nuclear program by adding advanced uranium enrichment facilities and building a plutonium-producing reactor according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
The IAEA report reflects the increased international concerns about the potential proliferation dangers it represents as the completion date approaches, the Huffington Post reports.
According to the report, the concern of the West lies in the fact that uranium enrichment will be even more dangerous as it is further advanced than the reactor and already has the capacity to enrich to weapons-grade uranium.
The IAEA said that Tehran had installed close to 700 high-tech centrifuges used for uranium enrichment, which can produce the core of nuclear weapons.
It also said that Tehran had added hundreds of older-generation machines at its main enrichment site to bring the total number to more than 13,000.
West critics say that the reactor at Arak, in central Iran, will be able to produce plutonium for several bombs a year once it starts up.
However, Iran denies that either its enrichment program or the reactor will be used to make nuclear arms despite IAEA's claims that the Iranian technicians already had taken delivery of a huge reactor vessel to contain the facility's fuel. ...
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