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  • Tiwary's five-for sets up India-Australia final in quadragular cup Yesterday

    Darwin: Manoj Tiwary picked up his maiden five-wicket haul in List A cricket with his part-time leg-breaks as India A thrashed Australia A by five wickets in a quadrangular tournament one-dayer here on Thursday. Australia's middle-order crumbled as Tiwary took a career-best 5 for 34 to bundle out the hosts for...
  • Carlo Ancelotti unfazed after Real Madrid suffer second setback 2 days ago

    Madrid: Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti tried to put up a brave face after a 0-1 defeat to Italian side AS Roma that saw his side eliminated from the Guinness International Champions Cup in the US. A Francesco Totti goal gave Roma a narrow win against the Champions League winners Tuesday...
  • Seydou Keita refused to shake hand with Pepe before friendly 2 days ago

    An old feud has sparked up after Roma's Seydou Keita refused to shake Pepe's hand before his side's friendly against Real Madrid in Dallas. Keita snubbed Pepe and then threw a water bottle at him, which appeared to hit the Portugal defender on the shoulder. The two have endured a troubled relationship...
  • Pitch invasion as Roma beats Real Madrid 3 days ago

    Dallas: Roma beat Real Madrid 1-0 on Tuesday in a friendly match disrupted by a pitch invasion, with a Palestinian flag being waved among the intruders. Approximately 20 fans, mostly young men, appeared to overwhelm the security officials. Players and team officials waited as the intruders were rounded up and removed...
  • Phil Hughes makes Australia case with one-day double ton 3 days ago

    Sydney: Australia batsman Phil Hughes, who put aside personal grief with a record unbeaten double century in an A match against South Africa on Tuesday, is happy to let his runs do the talking as he presses his case for an international recall. The one-time batting prodigy has been recalled and...
  • Carlos Tevez's father kidnapped, released after ransom paid 3 days ago

    The father of Juventus striker Carlos Tevez was kidnapped in Buenos Aires on Tuesday before being released following the payment of a ransom, according to local media. Reports said the footballer had initially looked to fly from Turin, where he is in pre-season training, to Argentina on hearing the news...
  • Lady Gaga makes a cameo in the new 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For' trailer 3 days ago

    Pop star Lady Gaga sure knows how to wow her fans. Be it with her albums, her bold, independent statements or her choice of outfits. This time, she has chosen to surprise her fans with a little cameo appearance in the upcoming film 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For'....
  • Juventus to visit Chievo in Serie A opening round 4 days ago

    Milan: Serie A champion Juventus will kick off their bid for a fourth straight title at Chievo Verona, while last season's runner-up Roma hosts Fiorentina on the opening day. The 2014-15 fixtures were announced on Monday and see new Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri return to San Siro to face former...
  • All-round show by Karn takes India A closer to final 6 days ago

    Darwin: Young leg-spinner Karn Sharma's all-round exploits helped India A eked out a thrilling one-wicket victory over South Africa A team to reach closer to the title round in the Quadrangular 'A' series on Saturday. Batting first, South Africa A scored 275 for eight in 50 overs with Rilee Russouw scoring...
  • Juventus sign Argentine winger Roberto Pereyra 1 week ago

    Juventus have signed Argentine winger Roberto Pereyra from Udinese in a 15.5 million-euro ($20.8 million) deal, the Italian Serie A champions said on Friday. "Juventus Football Club can today announce that Roberto Maximiliano Pereyra has completed a move to the club after terms were agreed with Udinese on a one-season loan...
  • I'm not heading to PSG, says ex-Juventus boss Antonio Conte July 24, 2014

    Rome: Former Juventus manager Antonio Conte has dismissed reports that he is set to replace Laurent Blanc as coach of Paris Saint-Germain, saying on Wednesday that the stories are "devoid of any truth". "I learned in a newspaper, while I was on holiday, that there was apparently contact between what was...
  • Juventus new signing Alvaro Morata out for seven weeks July 22, 2014

    Striker Alvaro Morata's 20 million euros ($26.97 million) move to Juventus has quickly turned sour after the Spaniard injured his knee in his first training session and was ruled out for seven weeks. The 21-year-old, who completed his move from Real Madrid on Saturday, suffered a second degree injury to the...
  • Manoj Tiwary, Manish Pandey script 70-run win for India A July 22, 2014

    Darwin: Manoj Tiwary and Manish Pandey missed out on three-figure marks but their contrasting innings were enough to guide India 'A' to a comprehensive 70-run win over South Africa 'A' in the second match of the quadrangular series on Tuesday. Tiwary blazed his way to a 73-ball 93 while Manish Pandey...
  • Patrice Evra joins Juventus from Manchester United July 21, 2014

    Turin: France left back Patrice Evra has completed a transfer from Manchester United to Italian champion Juventus. Juventus says they are paying United 1.2 million pounds ($2 million) but that the transfer price will increase to 1.5 million pounds ($2.5 million) if Juventus qualifies for the 2015-16 Champions League. The Turin club...
  • Gurinder Sandhu on stand-by for Australia A July 21, 2014

    Melbourne: Indian origin cricketer Gurinder Sandhu has been included in the Australia A squad as a stand-by for injured pacer Josh Hazlewood. Hazlewood suffered a side strain in Australia A's win over India A at Darwin on Sunday and has been ruled out of the quadrangular series also involving South Africa...
  • India A lose to Australia A in first ODI despite Sanju's knock July 20, 2014

    Darwin: Sanju Samson's valiant 81-run knock was overshadowed by Kane Richardson's five-wicket haul as India 'A' lost by 28 runs to Australia 'A' in the first one-day of a quadrangular series, which also features South Africa 'A' and a local National Performance Squad (NPS). Chasing 253 for a win in 50...
  • Audi bets big on its upcoming sedan A3; starts production in India before launch July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: German luxury car maker Audi is betting big on its upcoming sedan A3 to stretch its leadership in the Indian market and has started local production of the model from VW group firm Skoda's Aurangabad plant. The A3 will be the first model from the Audi stable to be...
  • Juventus sign Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid July 19, 2014

    Turin: Spanish forward Alvaro Morata has completed a €20 million ($27 million) transfer from Real Madrid to Juventus. Juventus announced details of the deal on Saturday, saying that Morata signed a five-year contract with the club. The deal also includes an option for Madrid to buy Morata back for up to €30...
  • Torino sign striker Fabio Quagliarella from Juventus July 18, 2014

    Torino have signed Fabio Quagliarella from Italian champions Juventus, welcoming the striker back to his first club as they look to rebuild their attack following the sale of Ciro Immobile to Borussia Dortmund. "Juventus can today announce that Fabio Quagliarella has completed a permanent switch to Torino after a fee of...
  • Did not keep PM in dark about 2G, A Raja tells court July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Former communications minister A. Raja on Thursday told a court hearing the 2G allocation case that he did not keep then prime minister Manmohan Singh in the dark about the decisions taken by DoT regarding allocation of 2G spectrum licences. Testifying as defence witness in the case, Raja told...
  • Iturbe joins Roma in $30 million deal from Verona July 17, 2014

    Rome: Promising Argentine forward Juan Manuel Iturbe is joining Italian runner-up Roma in a €22 million ($30 million) transfer from Hellas Verona. Roma says the 21-year-old Iturbe signed a five-year deal and the transfer price could reach €24.5 million ($33.2 million) with bonuses related to the Giallorossi's success rate. Iturbe impressed with...
  • Allegri takes over as Juventus coach after Conte's shock resignation July 16, 2014

    Rome: Former AC Milan manager Massimiliano Allegri has been appointed as the new manager of Juventus following Tuesday's shock resignation of Antonio Conte, the Serie A club said on Wednesday. "Allegri is the new manager of Juventus," the Italian champions said on their official Twitter feed. Italian media report that Allegri has...
  • Second unofficial Test between Australia A and India A ends in a draw July 16, 2014

    Brisbane: Rain played spoilsport as the second and final four-day match between India A and Australia A ended in a draw on the fourth day at the Allan Border Field on Wednesday. Only 50 overs were possible on the final day before rain stopped play. An unbeaten century from Phillip Hughes...
  • Conte stuns Juventus with shock resignation July 16, 2014

    Turin: Antonio Conte, who coached Juventus to three successive Italian league titles, has stunned Serie A by resigning two months after signing a deal for this season. "I need to announce the decision to mutually terminate my contract with Juventus, which tied us together for this season," Conte told the Juventus...
  • Ojha strikes another ton, India A in the lead against Australia A July 15, 2014

    Brisbane: In-form Naman Ojha struck a brave ton while No. 10 batsman Umesh Yadav made 90 to not only pull India A out of trouble but also give the visitors a valuable lead after the third day's play against Australia A in the second unofficial Test at Allan Border Field,...
  • Ben Cutting, Chadd Sayers push India A on the backfoot July 14, 2014

    Brisbane: After a brave show on Day 1, India 'A' were pushed on the backfoot courtesy a fine fifty by Australia 'A' bastman Ben Cutting and a three-wicket haul by pacer Chadd Sayers on the second day of the final unofficial Test at Allan Border Field. Responding to 423 by Australia...
  • Audi to launch A3 sedan in India on August 7 July 14, 2014

    Audi India will be launching the new A3 sedan on August 7. Touted as Audi's most affordable car in the country, the A3 is expected to be priced at par with the Mercedes-Benz B-Class and BMW 1 Series. While it may be one of the more reasonably priced Audi's in India,...
  • Mishra's spell puts India A on top against Australia A July 13, 2014

    Brisbane: Legspinner Amit Mishra bagged four wickets to spell trouble for the hosts as India A checked Australia A to 288 for 7 on the opening day of the second and final unofficial Test at the Allan Border Field here on Sunday. Electing to bat in the four-day game, the Aussies...
  • Air India to formally join Star Alliance group today July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Air India will be formally inducted as the 27th member of the Star Alliance on Friday. The ceremony will be held at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport where Air India is set to unveil a Boeing 787 Dreamliner and an Airbus A-320. Top officials of several major global...
  • Nathan Lyon joins Australia A squad against India A July 10, 2014

    Melbourne: Off spinner Nathan Lyon has been added to the Australia A squad ahead of the second and final four-day match against India A, starting on Sunday in Brisbane. "Nathan has been added to the squad to give him the opportunity to play some First Class cricket in preparation for Australia's...