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  • Brazil legend Pele in special care as condition worsens 27-11-2014 10:17 PM

    Brazil football legend Pele has been taken to a special care unit in a Sao Paulo hospital as his condition has worsened. The 74-year-old was admitted to Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo on Monday with a urinary infection. He underwent surgery for kidney stones on 13 November. The Albert...
  • As it happened: NorthEast United FC vs Chennaiyin FC, Match 42 27-11-2014 05:57 PM

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) NorthEast United FC host league toppers Chennaiyin FC at Guwahati tonight in a match that promises to be a mouth-watering clash. Both teams will be desperate to win the tie to strengthen their positions to ensure a semi-final berth....
  • My name is Manoj Kumar, in case you don't know: Arjuna Awardee slams Kapil Dev 26-11-2014 06:58 PM

    Commonwealth Games (CWG) gold medallist and now an Arjuna awardee, boxer Manoj Kumar on Wednesday didn't miss the opportunity to let former India cricket team captain Kapil Dev, who also headed the selection panel for this year's Arjuna Awards, know his credentials. After his name was allegedly deleted from the...
  • ISL: NorthEast United must finish in top four, says midfielder Do Dong-hyun 26-11-2014 11:26 AM

    NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) midfielder, Do Dong-hyun feels that top four finish is a must for the team to feel good about its debut in the Indian Super League. NEUFC will take on table-toppers Chennaiyin FC on Wednesday and Do thinks that it's a very important tie and they need...
  • As it happened: Delhi Dynamos FC vs NorthEast United FC, Match 40, ISL 24-11-2014 06:25 PM

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Faced with a daunting task of qualifying for the semi-finals after a series of listless performances, bottom-placed Delhi Dynamos take on NorthEast United FC in their must-win Indian Super League fixture. Delhi have won just one match out of...
  • Hockey: Mandeep Singh left out of India's 18-man Champions Trophy squad 24-11-2014 01:26 PM

    New Delhi: Young forward Mandeep Singh was the notable omission from India's 18-man squad for the Champions Trophy announced by Hockey India on Monday. Mandeep was among the three men left out of the squad that toured for the bilateral series in Australia, which India won. Midfielder Satbir Singh and...
  • Final 2014 Formula One standings 23-11-2014 11:34 PM

    Lewis Hamilton won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday as he clinched a second Formula One title and denied his teammate Nico Rosberg his first. In a race overshadowed by the ever-present spectre of mechanical failure after Rosberg suffered an early loss of power, Hamilton powered to his 11th...
  • As it happened: Mumbai City FC vs Chennaiyin FC, ISL 23-11-2014 06:05 PM

    After three consecutive goal-less draws, Mumbai City FC face a tough task in their search for a win as they take on table-toppers Chennaiyin FC in an Indian Super League (ISL) match on Sunday. The Peter Reid-coached home side is going through a poor run of form in the last...
  • As it happened: World Chess Championship, Game 11 23-11-2014 04:59 PM

    Trailing by a full point with just two games remaining, Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand would desperately need a victory to stay afloat against Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in the World Championship match here on Sunday. With the scores at 5.5-4.5 in favour of the Norwegian, Anand needs one victory, and...
  • Roelant Oltmans to coach India at Champions Trophy hockey: reports 23-11-2014 10:29 AM

    Terry Walsh's association with Indian hockey seems to have drawn to a close even though the Australian flew back home saying he would convey his final decision to Sports Authority of India (SAI) over the weekend that ends today. Reports in the media on Saturday suggested Walsh has sent a...
  • As it happened: FC Goa vs FC Pune City, ISL Match 38 22-11-2014 06:10 PM

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Back home after a fairly successful brief spell away, FC Goa will be eager to earn three points as they prepare to lock horns with FC Pune City in an Indian Super League match. If the 4-1 win against...
  • As it happened: Kerala Blasters vs Atletico de Kolkata, ISL 21-11-2014 06:21 PM

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) There is not much to separate as Atletico de Kolkata, aiming to regain the perch they just lost, gear up to lock horns with the steadily-improving Kerala Blasters FC in an ISL match on Friday. Click here for Live...
  • As it happened: World Chess Championship, Game 10 21-11-2014 05:08 PM

    Trailing by a point with just three games to go, challenger Viswanathan Anand needs a win today to bring the championship at level pegging. The last game ended in a quick draw after just 20 moves, maintaining Magnus Carlsen's one-point at 5-4. The Norwegian now needs just 1.5 points to...
  • Watch: Mad celebrations by Ivory Coast fans put players, crowd safety in danger 21-11-2014 09:47 AM

    Violent scenes greeted Ivory Coast's qualification for the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday evening. Fans entered the pitch on the final whistle and a group of them them pulled down the crossbar and few of them attempted to steal striker Gervinho's shorts. Ivory Coast are assured of their qualification...
  • As it happened: World Chess Championship, Game 9 20-11-2014 04:51 PM

    Preview: Facing a point deficit with just four games to go, five times world champion Viswanathan Anand is in a now-or-never situation in the World Chess Championship match against Magnus Carlsen. Click HERE for all you want to know about the 12-game rubber to decide the 2014 FIDE World Champion....
  • As it happened: Chennaiyin FC vs FC Pune City, ISL Match 36 19-11-2014 06:19 PM

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Chennaiyin FC will bank on home advantage to end a four-match winless streak when they take on FC Pune City in an Indian Super League encounter. Click here to see the Live Scorecard The first leg clash between the...
  • ISL: Luis Garcia scores as Atletico de Kolkata beat NorthEast United FC 18-11-2014 05:51 PM

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The standings may show them at the top but it is not all that rosy for Atletico de Kolkata and they would be aiming to end a four-match winless streak when they take on North East United FC in...
  • World Chess Championship: Game 8 between Anand and Carlsen ends in a draw 18-11-2014 05:00 PM

    Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand salvaged a draw after suffering for a long time in the seventh game of the World Chess championship against Magnus Carlsen. Trying to recuperate from a double blunder in the previous sixth game of the 12-game match, Anand did not show any signs of fatigue...
  • Hockey India, SAI fail to retain hockey coach Terry Walsh 18-11-2014 04:08 PM

    Indian hockey's problems took a turn for the worse on Tuesday as Hockey India (HI) and Sports Authority of India (SAI) failed to convince chief coach Terry Walsh to take his resignation back - with the Australian deciding to fly back home a day before his contract ends. A six-hour...
  • Kochi tour diary: The Beautiful Game in 'God's own country' 18-11-2014 11:59 AM

    With tranquil backwaters, deep green meadows, vast national parks, breathtaking unblemished beaches with views that extend over the Arabian Sea, sacred Nilgiri hills, sprawling tea gardens and the picturesque Western Ghats, it is not surprising why Kerala - a state in India's deep south - is called 'God's own country'....
  • As it happened: Mumbai City FC vs FC Goa, Match 34 17-11-2014 06:20 PM

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Following a resounding victory over Delhi Dynamos FC, FC Goa would be looking forward to keep up their winning momentum when they clash with Mumbai City FC in an Indian Super League match. Goa's thumping 4-1 victory over Delhi...
  • As it happened: Anand vs Carlsen, World Chess Championship, Game 7 17-11-2014 04:25 PM

    Preview: Viswanathan Anand will aim to stage a quick comeback and improve his chances of regaining the World Championship crown from Magnus Carlsen when the two resume their battle. Having done well for five games, Anand seemed to have missed the thread completely in the sixth game played on Saturday...
  • ISL: Brilliant Orji inspires Kerala Blasters FC beat Delhi Dynamos FC 1-0 16-11-2014 08:55 PM

    Spirited Kerala Blasters FC successfully managed to fend off a daunting Delhi Dynamos with a 1-0 win over the hosts in a hard-fought battle at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in the capital on Sunday. Kerala got the lead in the 60th minute of the match through Penn Orji, who came...
  • As it happened: Delhi Dynamos FC vs Kerala Blasters FC, Match 33 16-11-2014 06:37 PM

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Still smarting after a 1-4 drubbing at the hands of FC Goa in their last match, bottom-ranked Delhi Dynamos take on Kerala Blasters in a Hero Indian Super League fixture, seeking to end a five-game winless streak on Sunday....
  • Delhi Dynamos coach criticises players for caving in under pressure 16-11-2014 12:19 PM

    Delhi Dynamos coach Harm van Veldhoven on Saturday criticised his players for not being able to perform under pressure. Delhi were handed a 1-4 drubbing by FC Goa in their last match at home, pushing them to the bottom of the standings with just one win from eight matches. Coach...
  • David James opens up on his Indian Super League experience so far 16-11-2014 12:13 PM

    Former England No. 1 goalkeeper and Kerala Blasters' player-manager David James on Saturday said that though the Indian Super League has been fantastic so far, the only drawback of the league was the hectic schedule. "It has been fantastic so far for a first-time league. It was amazing for 50,000...
  • As it happened: NorthEast United FC vs FC Pune City, ISL Match 32 15-11-2014 06:07 PM

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) NorthEast United FC take on FC Pune City in a high-octane clash at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati on Saturday. A win will enhance the chances of both teams staying at the top league of the points...