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India rout Pakistan 4-0, face Malaysia in Asia Cup hockey final
Dhaka | Sunday, 2017 1:45:04 AM IST
India will face Malaysia in the final of the Asia Cup hockey championship after a thumping 4-0 win over arch-foes Pakistan in their final second-round clash here on Saturday. ... read..


India defeat Pakistan 4-0 to enter Asia Cup hockey final
Dhaka [Bangladesh] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
India on Saturday defeated Pakistan 4-0 in their final Super 4 game of Asia Cup hockey in here on Saturday. ... read..


Exciting Spain face dark horses Iran in U-17 World Cup quarters (Preview)
Kochi | Saturday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Iran are expected to face an uphill task as they aim to keep their history-making run going against formidable Spain in a quarter-final clash of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Sunday. ... read..


Mali down Ghana in U-17 World Cup quarters (Lead)
Guwahati | Saturday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Mali won the battle of west African giants, beating Ghana 2-1 in a brusing quarter-final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Saturday. ... read..


Brazil coach Amadeu regrets senior team changing coaches frequently
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
The Brazil senior team changing coaches quite often is not the ideal situation for junior teams, the country's U-17 coach Carlos Amadeo said, though adding in the same breath that the development of the colts is in no way stalled due to such eventualities ... read..


U-17 WC: Germany team visits Victoria Memorial
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
The Germany U-17 national team, here to play their FIFA U-17 World Cup quarter-final against Brazil on Saturday, visited the iconic Victoria Memorial in the city. ... read..


Mali down Ghana in U-17 World Cup quarters
Guwahati | Saturday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Mali won the battle of west African giants, beating Ghana 2-1 in a brusing quarter-final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Saturday. ... read..


ITBP organises High Altitude Football tournament
Ladakh (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) organised India's highest altitude football tournament for the border villages of Ladakh region. ... read..


Real Madrid looking to improve home record against Eibar
Madrid | Saturday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Real Madrid look to improve on their home form at the start of the La Liga football season when they entertain Eibar in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Sunday night. ... read..


Golfer Bhullar holds one-shot lead at Macao Open
Macau | Saturday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar struggled with a three-over 74 in the third and penultimate round as he saw his overnight four-shot lead reduced to one at the Macao Open here on Saturday. ... read..


Marta brace helps Brazil beat DPR Korea in four-nation tournament
Yongchuan (China) | Saturday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Marta scored two goals in heavy rain on Saturday as Brazil beat DPR Korea 2-0 in the second round of the International Women's Football Four-nation Tournament here. ... read..


Gymnast Karmakar to receive degree from NIT
Agartala | Saturday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who narrowly missed out on a bronze medal in the women's vault event at the Rio Olympics last year, will be conferred a D. Litt degree by the National Institute of Technology (NIT) here next month, and official said here on Satu ... read..


Football legend Banerjee lambasts FIFA LOC for ignoring former greats (Lead)
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Indian football legend P.K. Banerjee on Saturday lashed out at the FIFA Local Organising Committee (LOC) for not felicitating many top former players like Shyam Thapa, Prasun Banerjee and Subhas Bhowmick during the FIFA Under-17 World Cup opener in New De ... read..


Marquez takes pole for Australian Moto GP
Phillip Island (Australia) | Saturday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Repsol Honda's Spanish rider Marc Marquez is set to take the pole position in the upcoming MotoGP Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix after he led the race on Saturday. ... read..


Manchester City playing like Brazil, says Jesus
Manchester | Saturday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Manchester City star forward Gabriel Jesus on Saturday reckoned his club's playing style is almost playing in the same manner as Brazil in the ongoing season. ... read..


Lucky to have Zlatan, Lukaku: Smalling
Manchester | Saturday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling said on Saturday his club is lucky to have the presence of strikers Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku, who can beat any rival defence. ... read..


PK Banerjee lambasts FIFA LOC for poor treatment to former greats
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
IndIan football legend PK Banerjee on Saturday lashed out at the FIFA Local Organising Committee (LOC) for not felicitating many top former players like Shyam Thapa, Prasun Banerjee and Subhas Bhowmick during the FIFA Under-17 World Cup opener in New Delh ... read..


Don't want to lose due to mistakes: Brazil U-17 coach
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
Brazil coach Carlos Amadeu on Saturday said that his team has all bases covered ahead of their crunch FIFA U-17 World Cup quarter-final clash against Germany and the last thing he wants is the team to lose because of their own mistakes. ... read..


We have the potential to win U-17 World Cup, says Brazil's Paulinho
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
A confident Paulinho, who has so far scored two goals in the group stages, on Saturday stated that this Brazil side has the potential to win the coveted FIFA Under-17 World Cup and messages from senior members of the team only inspires them in that direct ... read..


Liverpool not in race with Manchester City: Klopp
London | Saturday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
Liverpool FC chief coach Jurgen Klopp reckoned his side are not in race with English Premier League (EPL) table toppers Manchester City in the ongoing season. ... read..


Schalke down Mainz in Bundesliga
Berlin | Saturday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
German football club Schalke secured their second victory in row after beating Mainz 2-0 at the opener of the 9th round in Bundesliga. ... read..


Brazil recall Souza, Diego for November friendlies
Rio de Janeiro | Saturday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Brazil football coach Tite has recalled forward Diego Souza and midfielder Diego for international friendlies against Japan and England next month. ... read..


Guerrero available for World Cup playoff, says Peru coach
Lima (Peru) | Saturday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Striker Paolo Guerrero will be available for Peru's football World Cup intercontinental playoff against New Zealand despite concerns about his fitness, according to national team coach Ricardo Gareca. ... read..


Suarez to miss Uruguay friendlies
Montevideo | Saturday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Luis Suarez has been omitted from Uruguay's squad for international friendlies against Poland and Austria next month as he recovers from a knee injury. ... read..


Mexico's Perez upbeat about prospects in the US Grand Prix
Austin (Texas) | Saturday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Mexican driver Sergio "Checo" Perez, who finished ninth here in free practice ahead of the United States Grand Prix, said he expects his Force India team to do well in the race at Austin's Circuit of the Americas. ... read..


Dortmund extend contract with goalkeeper Buerki
Berlin | Saturday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
German football club Borussia Dortmund and goalkeeper Roman Buerki have agreed on a contract extension, the Bundesliga club announced in a statement. ... read..


Everton ban fan involved in clash with Lyon goalie
London | Saturday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
English Premier League (EPL) football club Everton banned a fan from attending all future games after an incident during a Europa League clash on Thursday night. ... read..


India to face Pakistan in final Asia Cup Hockey Super-4 match
Dhaka [Bangladesh] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
India will take on Pakistan in their third and final Super 4 match of the 10th men's Asia Cup hockey in Dhaka today. ... read..


Getting close to Kumble's test wicket record would be nice: R.Ashwin
Dubai [United Arab Emirates] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
He may not be turning out for India in the one day internationals at this point in time, but off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is only too keen to better his craft in the hope of snaring 618 Test wickets ... read..


Top Pakistan player reports approach by bookie
Sharjah [United Arab Emirates] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A Pakistan cricketer, who is currently engaged in a one day international series against Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has reported an approach by a bookie to the anti-corruption unit of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). ... read..


In-form India face New Zealand in first ODI (Preview)
Mumbai | Saturday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
On a roll after consecutive series wins against Sri Lanka and Australia, a confident India will aim to hunt New Zealand when they face-off in the opener of the three-match One-day International (ODI) series at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday. ... read..


U-17 WC: Lip-smacking encounter on cards as Brazil-Germany meet (Preview)
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
A humdinger will be on the cards when traditional football heavyweights Brazil and Germany face off in a marquee quarter-final clash of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan on Sunday. ... read..


African coaches rue youngsters losing pathway to 'glitz and glamour' in Europe
Guwahati (Assam) [India] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Before taking on each other in the all-African quarterfinal of the FIFA U17 World Cup India 2017 on October 21, both Ghana and Mali U-17 team coaches lamented the African teams' lesser success rate in the senior age-group compared to the junior age-group ... read..


Manipuri youth on way to becoming soccer referee
New Delhi [India] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Young soccer referee from Manipur, Thumli Joyshing Monsang, has been selected for an international referee course in Malaysia. ... read..


Female players from North East region gear up for boxing championship
New Delhi [India] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
India's northeast region has given the country some of its most spectacular sports-persons. ... read..


'Indian Men's Hockey Team look to continue winning form against Pak'
Dhaka [Bangladesh] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The team will be focused on improving their performance from their previous outing where they beat Pakistan 3-1 in the Pool stage, stated Indian Men's Hockey team Chief Coach Sjoerd Marijne, as the team gears up for yet another encounter with Pakistan on ... read..


Arjun Tendulkar bowls to Indian cricket team in the nets
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Arjun Tendulkar, son of legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, yesterday joined the Indian cricket team during their net session, ahead of the first New Zealand ODI in Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium. ... read..


Denmark Open: Srikanth beats Viktor Axelsen to reach semi-finals
Odense [Denmark] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on Friday beat World Champion Viktor Axelsen in three games to reach the semi-finals of the Denmark Open after Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy lost their respective quarter-final matches yesterday. ... read..


Srikanth stuns Axelsen; Saina, Prannoy lose in Denmark Open
Odense (Denmark) | Saturday, 2017 2:45:04 AM IST
Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth stunned reigning world champion Viktor Axelsen of Denmark to reach the semi-finals, while Saina Nehwal and H.S. Prannoy lost in the quarter-finals of the Denmark Open World Superseries Premier here on Friday. ... read..


Would like to continue where we left vs Australia: Rohit
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
India batsman Rohit Sharma on Friday stressed that the team has clear intentions to continue the good form as they face New Zealand in the first of the three-match One-Day Internationals (ODIs) here on Sunday. ... read..


Sreesanth mulls representing another country
Dubai | Friday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Controversial pacer S. Sreesanth has hinted that he may opt to play for another country if the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) does not remove the lifetime ban imposed on him over allegations of spot fixing. ... read..


U-17 World Cup: Our defence starts with our forwards: Brazil goalkeeper Brazao
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Brazil goalkeeper Gabriel Brazao on Friday said their team's defence starts with their forwards and it is their dexterity in tracking back that has so far helped the three-time champions leak just one goal in four matches. ... read..


Telugu Titans, Bengal Warriors play draw in PKL
Pune | Friday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Telugu Titans and Bengal Warriors played out an exciting 37-37 draw in the fifth Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) here on Friday. ... read..


FIFA U-17 World Cup attendance crosses 1 million
New Delhi [India] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The attendance for matches of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 breached the million mark in the final match of the Round of 16. ... read..


Sreesanth indulging in empty talk: BCCI
New Delhi [India] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary on Friday said former pacer S. Sreesanth is indulging in empty talk by saying he can play for any other country. ... read..


U-17 WC: Man City's Jesus among the players to have wished Brazil for campaign
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus is one of the few Brazilian senior team players who have wished the U-17 team luck for their campaign in the FIFA U-17 World Cup, goalkeeper Gabriel Brazao said ahead of their crunch quarter-final game on Sunday. ... read..


Russia to welcome Blatter, Platini at 2018 World Cup in Moscow
Moscow | Friday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
Russia will be glad to welcome former FIFA President Joseph Blatter and former UEFA President Michel Platini, both of whom have been disqualified from their posts due to graft, to attend the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Fri ... read..


Golfer Chawrasia to compete at Mauritius Open
Port Louis | Friday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Indian veteran golfer S.S.P. Chawrasia has added his name to a strong Asian challenge for the 2017 AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open at The Heritage Golf Club at Heritage Resorts this November, it was announced on Friday. ... read..


U-17 World Cup: Ghana eye revenge against Mali (Preview)
Guwahati | Friday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Ghana will be out to settle scores when they meet west African rivals Mal in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Saturday. ... read..


Golfer Bhullar grabs sole lead at Macao Open
Macau | Friday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar eagled the 18th and final hole of the second round to score six-under 65 and retain the lead at the top of the Macao Open on Friday. ... read..


India take on Pakistan with eye on final in Asia Cup (Preview)
Dhaka | Friday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
India will aim to continue their good show as they face arch foes Pakistan in their last second-round clash with at least a point needed to guarantee their position in the final of the Hero Asia Cup hockey tournament here on Saturday. ... read..


Real Madrid's Navas suffers abductor muscle injury
Madrid | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas has suffered a muscle injury in the right hip's abductor, the Spanish football club announced on Friday. ... read..


Strong US challenge for England in quarter-final (Preview)
Panaji | Friday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
England will know all too well that they will have to put their best foot forward and sweep aside the frailties of the last game when they take on a powerful United States side in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup quarter-final here on Saturday. ... read..


Neymar fined USD 1.2 million over tax evasion
London [U.K] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Paris-Saint Germain (PSG) star striker Neymar has been fined 1.2 million USD by a Brazil court for attempting to obstruct the continuity of a tax-evasion case. ... read..


`Banned` Sreesanth hints he might play for another country
New Delhi [India] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In the wake of Kerala High Court's decision to restore the life-time ban imposed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on him, former Indian pacer S. Sreesanth has hinted that he might spend the rest of his career playing for another country ... read..


Sharapova, Puig to bring supplies to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico
Washington | Friday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
Russia's Maria Sharapova and Olympic champion Monica Puig will go to Puerto Rico next week and bring necessary supplies to the island which was hit badly by Hurricane Maria last month. ... read..


Kohli, Bumrah drop in ICC ODI rankings
Dubai | Friday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
India skipper Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah registered a drop in their respective categories of the ICC Player Rankings released on Friday. ... read..


FC Goa defeat Deportiva Minera in pre-season friendly
La Manga (Spain) | Friday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Goa registered their first win of the pre-season friendly tour with a clinical 3-0 victory over Spanish Tercera Division side Deportiva Minera. ... read..


From Tendulkar to Gayle: Bday wishes pour in for Sehwag
New Delhi [India] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag, who is well known as the 'Nawab of Najafgarh', turned 39th today and warm birthday wishes poured in from cricket fraternity. ... read..


U-17 World Cup: Brazil-Germany tie most anticipated
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
The big-ticket Brazil-Germany FIFA U-17 World Cup quarter-final to be played here on Sunday has sent the football crazy city into a tizzy prompting the Local Organising Committee (LOC) to bill this clash as "one of the most eagerly anticipated matches of ... read..


De Villiers reclaims top spot in ODIs
Dubai [UAE] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Swashbuckling South Africa batsman AB de Villiers has once again grabbed the top position in the ICC ODI Player Rankings for Batsmen. ... read..


Playing as a team our trait: Brazil U-17 midfielder Alan
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
A day after Germany coach Christian Wueck had said that they will focus on their quarter-final opponents as a team and not individual players, Brazil midfielder Alan echoed the sentiment. ... read..


Australia, England set for high-profile ICC Women's C'ship series
Dubai [UAE] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
There will be a lot at stake when defending champions Australia take on world champions England in the ICC Women's Championship, which not only promises an early advantage to the winners but also the top place in the team rankings. ... read..


Alonso to continue with McLaren in 2018
Madrid | Friday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Spanish Formula One driver Fernando Alonso, world champion in 2005 and 2006 with Renault, said he would continue with McLaren for one more season. ... read..


Federer congratulates Nadal on anniversary of tennis academy
Palma de Mallorca (Spain) | Friday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Swiss tennis superstar Roger Federer sent a video to Spanish long time rival and fellow all-time great Rafael Nadal congratulating him on the first anniversary of his tennis academy and recalling the late-career resurgence both have enjoyed in 2017. ... read..


Sainz eager to get behind the wheel for Renault
Austin (Texas) | Friday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Formula One driver Carlos Sainz said that he's happy Austin's Circuit of the Americas is the venue for his first race with new team Renault. ... read..


Injury cuts short Australian Kyrgios' tennis season
Canberra | Friday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Nick Kyrgios, Australia's top-ranked male tennis player, has announced an early end to his 2017 season due to a persistent hip injury. ... read..


Lankan players refusing Lahore visit to miss entire T20I series
Colombo [Sri Lanka] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has conveyed to the national selectors that the players, who will refuse to travel to Pakistan for the T20I in Lahore, will not be considered for the preceding two matches of the series to be played in Abu Dhabi. ... read..


Chris Lynn pens down new five-year BBL deal with Brisbane Heat
Melbourne [Australia] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Australian batsman Chris Lynn has signed a five-year million-dollar deal with the Big Bash League (BBL) franchise, Brisbane Heat. ... read..


Neymar fined 1.2 million US dollars over tax case delays
Rio de Janeiro | Friday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
A Brazilian court has fined footballer Neymar 3.8 million reais ($1.2 million) for attempting to "obstruct the continuity" of a tax evasion case. ... read..


Diego brace helps Flamengo defeat Bahia
Rio de Janeiro | Friday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Two second-half goals from former Atletico Madrid midfielder Diego helped Flamengo to a 4-1 victory over Bahia in Brazil's Serie A championship. ... read..


Hoffenheim edge past Istanbul Basaksehir in Europa League
Berlin | Friday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Hoffenheim recorded their first-ever win in Europe after moving 3-1 past Istanbul Basaksehir in UEFA Europa League's group stage. ... read..


Arsenal beat Serbian Red Star in Europa League
Belgrade (Serbia) | Friday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
English football club Arsenal beat Serbian Red Star in the group stage of the UEFA Europa League 1-0 in front of 52,000 spectators at Serbia's biggest football ground "Rajko Mitic". ... read..


Denmark Open: Prannoy, Srikanth, Saina to play respective QFs
Odense [Denmark] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Indian tennis stars Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy will aim to book their places in the semi-finals of the ongoing Denmark Open Superseries Premier tournament when they play their respective matches on Friday. ... read..


Hafeez reported for suspect bowling action for the third time
Dubai [UAE] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Pakistan's off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez has been reported with a suspect bowling action during the third ODI against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. ... read..


Dominant India thrash Malaysia 6-2 in Asia Cup
Dhaka [Bangladesh] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
India thrashed Malaysia 6-2 in their Super 4s match to stay on course to make the Asia Cup 2017 Final here at the Moulana Bhashani Hockey Stadium on Thursday. ... read..


Shuttler Prannoy enters Denmark Open quarters
Odense (Denmark) | Friday, 2017 1:45:04 AM IST
Indian shuttler H.S. Prannoy stormed into the men's singles quarter-finals of the Denmark Open World Superseries Premier here on Thursday. ... read..


Huge Kolkata crowd won't put pressure on us: Germany U-17 coach
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 10:15:33 PM IST
Germany Under-17 football team coach Christian Wueck on Thursday said playing in front of an expected full house at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan will not pressurise them, rather it will be a "pleasure" to play in that atmosphere. ... read..


U-17 teams easier to manage, says German FA Vice President
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 10:15:28 PM IST
German Football Association (DFB) Vice President Hans-Dieter Drewitz on Thursday said it is easier to manage U-17 teams during major tournaments than the U-20 lot due to club commitments and the players turning professional. ... read..


Neymar injury helped us win 7-1 in 2014: German FA official
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 10:15:23 PM IST
One of the reasons Germany managed to annihilate Brazil 7-1 in the 2014 FIFA World Cup semi-final was because their star forward Neymar was injured, German football association (DFB) Vice President Hans-Dieter Drewitz said on Thursday. ... read..


U-17 World Cup: Iran, the Leicester City in quarters group
Kochi | Thursday, 2017 10:15:19 PM IST
Less-fancied Iran will look to do a Leicester City when they take on three-time runners-up Spain in a quarter-final clash of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup here on Sunday. ... read..


US Open champion Stephens heads to China
Guangzhou (China) | Thursday, 2017 10:15:14 PM IST
US Open tennis tournament champion Sloane Stephens will lead the charge to the year-ending WTA Elite Trophy China, along with in-form Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Elena Vesnina and Latvian Anastasija Sevastova. ... read..


Liverpool competitive team: Chamberlain
London | Thursday, 2017 10:15:09 PM IST
Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on Thursday said his club is competitive and he will have to fight for getting a regular place in the side. ... read..


Manchester City should set high standards: De Bruyne
Manchester | Thursday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Manchester City star midfielder Kevin De Bruyne on Thursday asserted the club should maintain high standards constantly in order to win more games and titles. ... read..


Dzeko born to score, says Roma coach
London | Thursday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
AS Roma chief coach Eusebio Di Francesco heaped praise on his star forward Edin Dzeko following his club's three-all draw against Chelsea in the Champions League tie at the Stamford Bridge here. ... read..


Bhullar to bid for 3rd Indonesia Open title next week
Jakarta | Thursday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Indian Gaganjeet Bhullar will be bidding to become the first golfer to win the Indonesia Open three times when the $300,000 full-field Asian Tour event returns next week. ... read..


Golfer Bhullar holds joint lead at Macau Open
Macau | Thursday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar carded a flawless seven-under 64 to share the opening-round lead with South Koreans Yikeun Chang and Giwhan Kim at the Macau Open here on Thursday. ... read..


Keitany bracing for New York Marathon title defence
Nairobi | Thursday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
World marathon record holder Mary Keitany is not under pressure to improve on her personal best time as she puts her title on the line in the New York marathon on November 5. ... read..


India lose top ODI spot to South Africa
Dubai | Thursday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
India lost their top One-Day International spot to South Africa in the latest team rankings released by International Cricket Council (ICC). ... read..


New Zealand aim for improved play vs President's XI (Preview)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
After a poor outing in the first practice match against Board President's XI, New Zealand will look for an improved performance in the second cricket match at the Brabourne Stadium here on Friday. ... read..


Mourinho should focus on Man United: Conte
London | Thursday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Chelsea chief coach Antonio Conte has lashed out at his Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho, saying the Portuguese should concentrate on himself and his club instead of advising others. ... read..


Madjer to coach Algeria football team
Algiers | Thursday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Former star Rabah Madjer has been appointed the new coach of the Alegerian football team, replacing Spaniard Lucas Alcaraz. ... read..


Shuttler Sindhu bows out of Denmark Open
Odense (Denmark) | Thursday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Star Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu lost her opening round match to Chen Yufei of China and bowed out of the Denmark Open World Superseries Premier here. ... read..


FIFA U-17 WC: Need to work on concentration lapse, insists Brazil coach
Kochi (Kerala) [India] | October 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
As Brazil gear up to face Germany in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, head coach Carlos Amadeu has underlined the points his team to work on when they face the side against whom they won the gold medal in the Rio Olympics 2016. ... read..


Felt like my first game again, says AB post whirlwind 176
Johannesburg [South Africa] | October 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Swashbuckling South Africa batsman AB de Villiers, who smashed a career-best 176 to set up a series-clinching 104-run against Bangladesh, has said he was quite nervous and it felt like his first knock for the team when he walked out to bat at 90/2. ... read..


Atletico struggle as Barca, PSG, United keep winning (Lead)
Madrid | Thursday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Atletico Madrid remain winless in the 2017-18 Champions League group stage after drawing 0-0 with Qarabag while Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United each moved closer to clinching berths in the round of 16. ... read..


NZ spinner Sodhi to replace Astle for India tour
Wellington | Thursday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Leg-spinner Ish Sodhi will replace injured Todd Astle for the upcoming One-Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) series against India, the New Zealand Cricket announced on Thursday. ... read..


Fluminense maintain hopes of Libertadores berth
Rio de Janeiro | Thursday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Fluminense kept alive their hopes of securing a berth in next year's Copa Libertadores with a 3-1 home victory over Sao Paulo in Brazil's Serie A football championship. ... read..


Pique off but easy win for Barcelona
Madrid | Thursday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
FC Barcelona played with one man less for almost 50 minutes in their Champions League group tie at home to Olympiakos after Gerard Pique was sent off for two yellow cards but still ran out easy 3-1 winners to make it three wins out of three games in Europ ... read..


Johanna Konta ends 2017 season, announces split with coach Wim Fisette
Paris [France] | October 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
World No. 10 Johanna Konta has put an end to her 2017 season due to a lingering foot injury and a mutual split from coach Wim Fisette. ... read..


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