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  • Brazilian star Ronaldinho in talks with ISL's Chennai Titans: report 29-08-2014 01:27 PM

    The Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Chennai Titans are in talks to bring on board the star Brazilian striker and former FIFA World Player of the Year, Ronaldinho. According to a report in The Hindu, the Brazilian superstar has been approached by the Chennai team. The player's brother, Roberto de...
  • Leander Paes-Cara Black enter US Open mixed doubles second round 29-08-2014 08:00 AM

    India's Leander Paes and his Zimbabwean partner Cara Black, seeded third, along with the sixth seeds Rohan Bopanna and his Slovenian teammate Katarina Srebotnik advanced to the second round of the mixed doubles at the US Open. Paes and Cara had to battle hard to beat Dutch Jean-Julien Rojer and...
  • AC Milan make bid for Chelsea striker Fernando Torres 28-08-2014 10:52 AM

    AC Milan have made a bid to lap up Chelsea striker Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel before the end of the summer transfer window. The Serie A club wants to bring Torres on a season-long loan following Mario Balotelli's 16m move to Liverpool. "Torres is certainly an important forward...
  • Deal still not confirmed but Alonso wishes Di Maria luck at Man United 25-08-2014 09:03 AM

    The Spain international and Real Madrid teammate, Xabi Alonso has wished the winger well at Old Trafford, with the Argentine ace set to complete a big-money transfer to the Red Devils in the next few days Xabi Alonso has bid farewell Angel Di Maria, who is reportedly on the verge...
  • Exclusive: I want to win everything at Chelsea, says Cesc Fabregas 25-08-2014 08:26 AM

    After nine glorious years at Arsenal and a three-year stint with Spanish giants Barcelona, Cesc Fabregas is back to the Premier League fold but this time with Chelsea. The Spaniard, who joined Arsenal as a 16-year-old in 2003, scored 57 goals in 303 games for the Gunners and won the...
  • Manchester United agree British record fee for Angel Di Maria: reports 24-08-2014 08:54 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United are finalising a British record deal for Real Madrid winger Angel di Maria. The reports in England and Spain say Di Maria will join Manchester United in a British record transfer - after rivals Manchester City turned down the chance to sign him. United will pay Real...
  • Exclusive: Lampard and Cole will be missed, says Chelsea skipper Terry 14-08-2014 01:48 PM

    John Terry's relentless determination shows no sign of going down. His 20-year stint at the Premier League club Chelsea is a living example of that. The most successful captain of all time at Stamford Bridge, the 33-year-old Terry has led Chelsea to three EPL titles, four FA Cups, two League...
  • Syringes recovered from the rooms of Indian athletes at CWG 2014: report 12-08-2014 12:26 PM

    India's campaign at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games in Glasgow has followed an embarrassing news that the authorities at the Games Village recovered needles and syringes from the rooms of Indian athletes, a report in the Times of India has revealed. According to the report, the housekeeping staff at the...
  • Liverpool: Will they overcome last season's near miss? 09-08-2014 08:31 AM

    Even the most ardent Liverpool fans would agree that Liverpool's title challenge last season was a surprise to all. At the beginning of the season, Brendon Rodgers would have happily taken a top-4 finish but the season shaped up even better, though ended in disappointment as the Reds narrowly missed...
  • CWG 2014: Charges against Rajeev Mehta, Virender Malik dropped 04-08-2014 08:34 PM

    New Delhi: Charges against Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Rajeev Mehta and senior international wrestling referee Virender Malik were dropped on Monday after two hours of negotiations. The charges against both the Indian officials were dropped and the matter did not come up for hearing at the Sheriff's Court,...
  • CWG 2014: Why didn't India's javelin throwers participate in the final after qualifying? 04-08-2014 12:12 PM

    Two athletes from India, Vipin Kasana and Ravinder Singh Khaira, made it to the final of the javelin throw competition at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games that concluded on Sunday; but they didn't participate in the medal round. The reason is not known. Kasana and Singh, who come from Uttar Pradesh...
  • CWG 2014: Arrested Indian officials to be produced in court on Monday 04-08-2014 09:31 AM

    Glasgow: Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Rajeev Mehta and senior international wrestling referee Virender Malik, who were arrested in Glasgow on separate charges on late Saturday night, will be produced before a Glasgow magistrate on Monday. Mehta was arrested on charges of alleged drunken driving and Malik for alleged...
  • CWG 2014: Final list of Indian medal winners in Glasgow 03-08-2014 11:24 PM

    Glasgow: The following is the final list of Indian medal winners at the 2014 Commonwealth Games at their conclusion on Sunday. Gold: Sanjita Khumukchan: women's 48 kg weightlifting Sukhen Dey: men's 56 kg weightlifting Abhinav Bindra: men's 10 metre air rifle shooting Apurvi Chandela: women's 10 metre air rifle shooting...
  • As it happened: Day 11 and closing ceremony, CWG 2014 03-08-2014 01:50 PM

    (Scroll down to bottom of the page for Live Blog.) Day 10 roundup: Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa etched their name in Indian squash history by winning the country's first Commonwealth Games medal - a gold - from the discipline, while boxers, powerlifters and shuttlers, and a triple jumper picked...
  • CWG 2014: 2 Indian officials arrested in Glasgow on charges of drunken driving, sexual assault 03-08-2014 01:22 PM

    In a major embarrassment for India, two senior officials of the Indian contingent for the Commonwealth Games have been arrested in Glasgow. According to reports, Indian Olympic Association Secretary General Rajeev Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Malik have been arrested on different charges. The reports further said that while Mehta...
  • Manchester United beat Real Madrid, Manchester City lose to Olympiakos 03-08-2014 11:44 AM

    Two first-half goals by Ashley Young proved enough to help United beat the European champions 3-1 on Saturday in a friendly. United's win means they advance to Monday's final in Miami, where they will meet traditional English rivals Liverpool. The appeal of two of the world's most iconic sports teams...
  • On day one, Pro Kabaddi League invited 10 times more viewers than FIFA World Cup 03-08-2014 10:26 AM

    The first day telecast of the Pro Kabaddi League, promoted by Mashal Sports, attracted a whopping 22 million viewers - 10 times more than what the first match of the recently concluded Football World Cup 2014 had garnered. The league is being broadcast on Star Sports 1 and Star Gold....
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 10 02-08-2014 12:28 PM

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj picked up the silver medal in the men's doubles table tennis while Seema Punia won in women's discuss throw in the Commonwealth Games on Friday. While four Indian boxers - L. Sarita Devi,...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 9 01-08-2014 01:04 PM

    (Scroll down for Live updates) Day 8 Round-up: Discus thrower Vikas Gowda broke a 56-year jinx, to toast with gold alongside wrestlers Yogeshwar Dutt and Babita Kumari as India snaked up to the fifth spot in the medal race at the Commonwealth Games. The grapplers cornered all the medals that...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 8 31-07-2014 12:08 PM

    (Scroll down for Live updates) Day 7 Round-up: Virtually taking over where their compatriot shooters signed off at the range, Indian wrestlers rained medals picking up four silvers and a bronze, but the gold eluded the nation on day seven of competition. The grapplers cornered all the medals that came...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 7 30-07-2014 12:22 PM

    (Scroll down for Live updates) Day 6 Round-up: Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar spearheaded a sparkling show as Indian grapplers dominated the wrestling arena with three gold medals after the shooters ended their campaign on a rousing note with five more podium finishes on sixth day of competition. Indian shooters...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 6 29-07-2014 12:02 PM

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live updates) Day 5 Round-up: 'Pistol King' Jitu Rai kept his reputation intact by clinching the gold medal while the seasoned Gagan Narang and Gurpal Singh claimed a silver each as shooters continued their heroics to add three more medals to...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 5 28-07-2014 12:12 PM

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live updates) Day 4 Round-up: It was double delight for India in the 2014 Commonwealth Games men's weightlifting as Sathish Sivalingam won the gold and Ravi Katulu the silver. Shooters Shreyasi Singh and Mohammed Asab clinched the double trap silver and...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 4 27-07-2014 01:01 PM

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live updates) Day 3 Round-up: Indian shooters continued to fire up the ranges as Apurvi Chandela and Rahi Sarnobat clinched individual golds while compatriots Ayonika Paul, Prakash Nanjappa and Anisa Sayyed got silvers on day three of competition. With judoka Rajwinder...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 3 26-07-2014 12:50 PM

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live Updates) Glasgow: Indian shooter Rahi Sarnobat won the gold and Anisa Sayyed took silver in the women's 25 metre pistol event at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre. Apurvi Chandela gave a stunning exhibition of skill and concentration to clinch a...
  • CWG 2014: Bindra bids adieu with gold, Malaika gets silver on Day 2 25-07-2014 07:55 PM

    Glasgow: It was a memorable swansong at the Commonwealth Games for Abhinav Bindra as the ace marksman bagged the 10m Air Rifle gold medal in a gripping finale with young schoolgirl Malaika Goel turning out to be surprise package winning silver in the 10m air pistol event. After a cracking...
  • As it happened: Commonwealth Games 2014, Day 2 25-07-2014 12:38 PM

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live Updates Glasgow: India's golden boy Abhinav Bindra finished off his Commonwealth Games journey with his maiden singles gold medal while his compatriot Ravi Kumar unfortunately missed out on a bronze medal in a shoot-off in the final of the men's...
  • CWG 2014: Weightlifters Sanjita, Sukhen win Gold medals for India on Day 1 25-07-2014 03:35 AM

    Glasgow: Sukhen Dey and K Sanjita Chanu stole the limelight by clinching a Gold each in weightlifting, as India launched their campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games with a flourish, winning seven medals in all on the opening day of the competitions here. India is at 4th spot in medals...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Full India schedule 24-07-2014 02:15 PM

    Badminton Participants (men): P. Kashyap, K Srikanth, RMV Gurusaidutt, Akshay Dewalkar, Pranaav Jerry Chopra Participants (women): PV Sindhu, PC Thulasi, Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa Mixed Teams Group Play from 13.30 onwards Hockey 20.30: India vs Canada - women Judo 17.30: Men's 60 kg - Round of 16 onwards - Navjot...
  • As it happened: Commonwealth Games 2014, Day 1 in Glasgow 24-07-2014 12:32 PM

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live Updates) The 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games will see close to 5000 athletes from 71 nations of the erstwhile British empire compete for the top honours. A total of 261 medal events across 18 sports will be contested over...