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  • Paul Pogba renews deal to stay at Juventus until 2019 19 hours 48 minutes ago

    Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba has signed a new contract with the Italian giant, tying him to the Serie A club until 2019. Juventus confirmed the deal on Friday, saying that chief executive Giuseppe Marotta had announced at a shareholders' meeting that "before coming here we signed Paul Pogba's contract extension which...
  • Italian football in danger of dying, says Juventus president 20 hours 50 minutes ago

    Italian football will soon be dying if it does not overcome its deep-rooted structural problems, Juventus president Andrea Agnelli said on Friday. "We are in progressive decline," he told a shareholders' meeting in Turin. "Italian football will soon be dying if it is unable to face up to a double challenge: on...
  • Serie A: Juventus and Roma seek confidence boosts 22 hours 11 minutes ago

    After chastening losses in the Champions League, Juventus and Roma seek morale boosts at the expense of Palermo and Sampdoria in the Serie A this weekend. Roma can move provisionally top if they beat third-place Sampdoria on Saturday, with Juventus hosting Palermo a day later. Also, a resurgent Lazio will be looking...
  • Massimo Moratti ends Inter Milan link after 19 years Yesterday

    Milan: Former Inter Milan owner Massimo Moratti has resigned as honorary president, ending his 19-year association with the club. The 69-year-old quit almost exactly one year after selling a 70 per cent stake in the club to a consortium led by Indonesian business tycoon Erick Thohir, who replaced Moratti as club...
  • David Villa to leave Australia early, future unclear 3 days ago

    Melbourne: Spanish striker David Villa's loan deal with Melbourne City will be cut short after four matches, with apparently no guarantee he will return to Australia's A-League. Melbourne City confirmed on Wednesday that Villa will return to his New York City club in Major League Soccer after the Australian team's fourth-round...
  • US Ambassador to India calls on Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam 4 days ago

    Chennai: US Ambassador to India Kathleen Stephens on Tuesday called on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam at the Secretariat in Chennai. Stephens met the Chief Minister along with US Consul General in Chennai Phillip A Min, an official release said. The historic and deep ties between the two nations were mentioned...
  • Genoa held to controversial 1-1 draw by Empoli in Serie A 4 days ago

    Geneo: Genoa were held to a controversial 1-1 draw by visiting Empoli on Monday in the first match since the port city was hit by devastating floods. Genoa went ahead with a goal from Andrea Bertolacci 14 minutes in and Lorenzo Tonelli equalized with his arm in the 77th following a...
  • Not a biopic, hope it makes some difference in the lives of the people in Bhopal: Kal Penn on 'Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain' 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Indian-American actor and member of Obama Administration, Kal Penn hopes that the telling account of his upcoming film 'Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain' based on the gas leak tragedy of 1984, will make a difference in the lives of families of the victims of the disaster. The Ravi Kumar-directed...
  • 'A Tale of Momentum and Inertia': This one minute animated film about a giant Boulder Man is touching as well as thought-provoking 5 days ago

    Directed by Kameron Gates and Kirk Kelley, this short film has won several awards, including, Best Minute Movie at Animation Block Party in Brooklyn, Short Film Silver at The Australian Effects and Animation Festival, Audience Favorite Award at the California International Animation Festival in the category 3D Animation, and a...
  • Serie A: Inter Milan fight back to draw 2-2 against Napoli 6 days ago

    Milan: Inter Milan came back twice to rescue a 2-2 draw at home to Napoli in Serie A on Sunday, while AC Milan climbed into fourth after securing a 3-1 victory at Hellas Verona thanks to a brace from Keisuke Honda. The match at San Siro sparked into life late on...
  • Spectacular Rafael Marques own goal sets up AC Milan win 6 days ago

    A spectacular own goal by Brazilian defender Rafael Marques, followed by a Keisuke Honda brace gave AC Milan a 3-1 win at Verona in Serie A on Sunday. Marques, facing his own goal, was under no pressure when he tried to hoof away Ignazio Abete's cross but completely miskicked and instead...
  • Mumbai: 22 injured as SIA flight hit by turbulence 6 days ago

    Mumbai: In a close shave, a packed super jumbo aircraft of Singapore Airlines with over 430 people on board was hit by sudden turbulence during descent, leaving eight passengers and 14 crew members injured. The Singapore-Mumbai plane, an A380 double-deck, had 408 passengers and 25 crew on board. The injured...
  • Arturo Vidal denies report he has been fined by Juventus 6 days ago

    Arturo Vidal has denied reports that he has been fined by Juventus for indiscipline, describing them as "ill-intentioned", and said he is fully committed to the Serie A champions. The Chile midfielder, who underwent keyhole surgery on his right knee one month before playing at the World Cup, has struggled for...
  • No government formation without Shiv Sena support, says BJP ally RPI-A 6 days ago

    Mumbai: BJP ally Republican Party of India (Athavale) today said no government in Maharashtra was possible without the support of Shiv Sena. "It seems BJP is not getting a clear majority. Nothing can happen without Shiv Sena's support. Both BJP and Shiv Sena need to think about forming the government in...
  • Serie A: Juventus draw 1-1 at Sassuolo, Roma win 3-0 6 days ago

    Milan: Defending champion Juventus dropped their first points of the season as they were held to a surprise 1-1 draw by bottom club Sassuolo on Saturday and saw their lead at the top of the Serie A table cut to one point ahead of Roma. Sassuolo took a shock lead in...
  • Michael Clarke flops again as Pakistan A beat Australia 1 week ago

    United Arab Emirates: Australia Test captain Michael Clarke flopped for the second successive time as Pakistan A romped to a 153-run victory on the last day of their four-day warm-up match against Pakistan A on Saturday. Clarke, who scored 10 in the first innings, could make only 5 runs in the...
  • Celkon Campus One A354C with a 3.5-inch display, Android 4.4 KitKat launched at Rs 2,599 in India 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Extending its portfolio, Celkom has added a new low-cost smartphone to its portfolio. Named the Celkon Campus One A354C, the phone comes with a 3.5-inch display and runs Android 4.4 KitKat. Priced at Rs 2,599, the new smartphone sports a 2-megapixel rear camera with an LED flash and a...
  • Babar Azam, Haris Sohail tons Pakistan A lead to 338 October 17, 2014

    United Arab Emirates: Young batsman Babar Azam and Test hopeful Haris Sohail smashed centuries as Pakistan A swelled their lead to 338 against Australia on the third day of their four-day match on Friday. Azam, 20, made an unbeaten 114 and rookie left-hander Sohail, who has been named in a 19-man...
  • Commercial release planned for Vivek Agnihotri's 'Buddha In A Traffic Jam' October 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Film maker Vivek Agnihotri, who is showcasing his film "Buddha In A Traffic Jam" at the 16th MAMI film festival, Thursday said he was not looking for a commercial release for the film but now has changed his mind. "We were not even looking for a release for this film......
  • Doolan's ton takes Australia to 273/8 against Pakistan A on Day 2 October 16, 2014

    Sharjah: Alex Doolan hit an elegant century and Steven Smith continued his fine batting form by scoring 58 on the second day of the four-day warm-up match against Pakistan A on Thursday. Doolan hit a dozen boundaries and three sixes in his knock of 104 off 194 balls before he was...
  • Watch: 10-year-old Sadiq, suffering from cancer, turns Hyderabad Police chief for a day October 16, 2014

    Ten-year-old Sadiq, suffering from cancer got his wish fulfilled. He turned the Hyderabad Police Commissioner, thanks to the Make A Wish Foundation and the Hyderabad Police. ...
  • Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri's 'Buddha in a Traffic Jam' to be screened at MAMI film festival October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Vivek Agnihotri, who directed the erotic thriller 'Hate Story', is now making headlines for his film 'Buddha in a Traffic Jam'. Based on the Naxal issue, the film features Anupam Kher in the lead. Such has been the impact of the film that it will now be screened at...
  • Rajpal Yadav to make his Hollywood debut in 'Bhopal-A Prayer Fro Rain', co-starring Martin Sheen and Mischa Barton October 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Rajpal Yadav, who is making his debut in Hollywood with 'Bhopal - A Prayer For Rain', is extremely satisfied because working in the film is like a dream come true for him. Director Ravi Kumar's film also features Hollywood names Mischa Barton and Martin Sheen as well as Indian-American...
  • iBerry Auxus Aura A1 with a 5-inch display, octa-core processor launched at Rs 9,990 in India October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: iBerry has launched its new smartphone - the Auxus Aura A1 - in India at a price of Rs 9,990. The phone is available exclusively on e-commerce store ebay.in. The smartphone is powered by MediTeak's octa-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM and runs Android 4.2.2 KitKat OS....
  • Manchester United warned off Roma's Kevin Strootman October 9, 2014

    Manchester United can give up hope of signing AS Roma's Dutch midfielder Kevin Strootman in the next transfer window, the Italian club's owner told the BBC on Wednesday. United, managed by Strootman's former national coach Louis van Gaal, have been strongly linked with the player who is still recuperating after suffering...
  • Serie A: Juventus beat Roma 3-2 in fiery clash October 6, 2014

    Juventus beat Roma 3-2 in a fiery clash to take sole lead of the Serie A on Sunday as the capital side dropped their first points of the season. Leonardo Bonucci scored the winner four minutes from time with a screamer into the bottom left corner from just outside the area,...
  • Denesh Ramdin's ton goes in vain as India A beat WI by 16 runs October 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Wicket-keeper Denesh Ramdin's century went in vain as West Indies slumped to a 16-run loss against India A in their second and final warm-up 50-over match ahead of the five-match ODI series against India at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday. Chasing an imposing target of 283, Ramdin smashed a run-a-ball...