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Bolt seeks season swansong

Usain Bolt will seek a final flourish to bring down the curtain on another season where he confirmed himself as the world’s greatest ever sprinter and one of global sport’s most marketable superstars.

Bolt may quit after rio

Jamaican track star Usain Bolt is considering retiring after the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, he said on Wednesday.

Mexes magic helps Milan into Last 16

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An acrobatic bicycle kick from France international Philippe Mexes helped AC Milan qualify for the Champions League last 16 with a 3-1 defeat of ten-man Anderlecht here on Wednesday.

With Group C win

EU agrees tough new financial, trade sanctions against Iran


European Union foreign ministers on Monday adopted tough new financial and trade sanctions against Iran aimed at forcing a breakthrough in stalled talks on Tehran's contested nuclear programme.

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Nobel award is 'great honour' for all EU citizens: Barroso

The head of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso said Friday that the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize award was a 'great honour' for the European Union's 500 million citizens.

"It is a great honour for

‘Spanish bailout could reach 100 bln euros’


A bailout for Spain's teetering banks, once requested by Madrid, could amount to as much as 100 billion euros, two senior EU sources said on Saturday.

Spain has not yet made a formal request for Euro

EU says wants Greece in euro, must keep promises


European Union president Herman Van Rompuy said on Thursday that EU leaders wanted Greece to remain in the eurozone, but stressed that it must live up to its reform promises.

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EU urges Greece to stay in euro, but plans for possible exit


European Union leaders, advised by senior officials to prepare contingency plans in case Greece decides to quit the single currency, urged the country to stay the course on austerity and complete the

Hollande set for EU summit showdown with Merkel


European leaders will explore ways of breathing life into their stricken economies at a summit on Wednesday, but the issue of eurozone bonds and whether they can help alleviate two years of debt turmo

Sania Mirza registers 500th pro win at Brussels Open

Sania Mirza recorded the 500th win of her professional career when she advanced to the doubles quarter-finals of the WTA Brussels Open here with American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.