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  • Samuel Eto'o completes transfer to Sampdoria from Everton Yesterday

    Everton said striker Samuel Eto'o has completed a transfer to Serie A club Sampdoria on a two-and-a-half-year contract. The 33-year-old Eto'o joined Everton on a free transfer last August, and scored four times in 20 appearances before moving back to Italy, where he used to play for Inter Milan. Everton manager Roberto...
  • Croatia midfielder Marcelo Brozovic joins Inter Milan on loan Yesterday

    Rome: Italian football powerhouse Inter Milan announced the signing of Croatian midfielder Marcelo Brozovic on a two-year loan. Inter did not disclose the specific price of the deal on Monday, reports Xinhua. Brozovic, 22, played with Dinamo Zagreb in 2012, scoring 10 times in 72 appearances for the club. Brozovic has seven caps...
  • A-listers not interested in experimenting with rainbow hair hues? Yesterday

    Los Angeles: Last year's red carpet events saw Hollywood stars sporting rainbow hued hair colours like slime green and shades of purple. But this year, celebrities seem to be taking a much more subtle approach. "I noticed that hair colour is a lot more conservative this year," eonline.com quoted celebrity colourist...
  • Napoli beat Genoa 2-1 with controversial penalty in Serie A Yesterday

    Rome: Napoli moved back into third place in Serie A courtesy of a controversial penalty in a 2-1 win over visiting Genoa on Monday. In the 73rd minute at the San Paolo stadium, the referee ruled that Gonzalo Higuain was fouled following a free kick despite what appeared to be minimal...
  • Goal-line technology cannot come fast enough for Serie A 2 days ago

    Milan: Serie A was hit by yet another controversy on Sunday which left both teams calling for the introduction of goal-line technology. Palermo were denied a goal in their match at Sampdoria when Michel Morganella's shot struck the underside of the bar and television replays showed that it crossed the line...
  • Serie A: Juventus beat Chievo 2-0 to move eight points clear 3 days ago

    Milan: Paul Pogba showed why the top European teams are interested in him as he orchestrated a 2-0 win for Juventus against Chievo Verona, sending the defending champion provisionally eight points clear at the top of the Serie A table on Sunday. Pogba scored a stunning opener on the hour mark...
  • Klose scores one, sets up another as Lazio beat AC Milan 3-1 3 days ago

    Rome: Lazio came back to beat visiting AC Milan 3-1 and move into third place in Serie A on Saturday. Jeremy Menez put Milan ahead four minutes in at the Stadio Olimpico but Lazio - which has lost only once in eight matches - stormed back in the second half...
  • Serie A turning into a repeat of last season 4 days ago

    Milan: Juventus are steaming clear of the rest of the field, AS Roma are struggling to keep up, the two Milan clubs lurch from one crisis to another and Napoli are exasperatingly inconsistent. The current Serie A season, which enters the second half at the weekend, is turning into a carbon...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: 'A Girl is a Half-formed Thing' writer Eimear McBride explains the working of a troubled mind 1 week ago

    Jaipur: Award-winning writer Eimear McBride's first novel 'A Girl is a Half-formed Thing' contains no names. A look inside the dark mind of a young girl, the book only took McBride six months to write. But a book that took only six months to write, took over nine years to get...
  • Shah Rukh Khan cuddling AbRam to posing with wife Gauri: The most adorable photos that the star has shared on Twitter 1 week ago

    Shah Rukh Khan another active twitter user from Bollywood now has 11 million followers. He has posted pictures of his children and of special moments with his friends from Bollywood. ...
  • Sampdoria close to clinching deal for striker Samuel Eto'o 1 week ago

    Rome: Italian Serie A football club Sampdoria is set to sign former Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o, the club's sporting director Carlo Osti has said. Sampdoria has been in talks with Eto'o and his representatives in recent weeks and the deal "is almost finalised", Osti said on Tuesday, reports Xinhua. The 33-year-old joined...
  • Serie A strugglers Parma sign Silvestre Varela, Cristian Rodriguez 1 week ago

    Milan: Parma, joint bottom of Serie A alongside Cesena, have signed Uruguay midfielder Cristian Rodriguez and Portugal forward Silvestre Varela, both on loan, the club said on Tuesday. Rodriguez, who has played for Uruguay at two Copa America tournaments and the 2014 World Cup, joined from Atletico Madrid, where he has...
  • AC Milan's coach Inzaghi gets that sinking feeling January 19, 2015

    With a certain air of inevitability, AC Milan have slumped into a mid-season crisis and coach Filippo Inzaghi is falling into the same trap as predecessors Massimiliano Allegri and Clarence Seedorf. Allegri and Seedorf were sacked last season, both victims of a combination of unrealistically high expectations at the seven-times European...
  • Tevez fires Juventus five points clear, Napoli go third January 19, 2015

    Juventus reached the halfway point of the Serie A season with a commanding five-point lead over Roma after thrashing Verona for the second time in four days on Sunday. Paul Pogba and Serie A leading scorer Carlos Tevez both scored in the opening seven minutes as Juve extended their lead at...
  • AS Roma, Inter Milan held to draws in Serie A January 18, 2015

    Milan: Roma were held to 1-1 at Palermo on Saturday in another slip-up in their quest for the Serie A title. Rudi Garcia's team fell three points behind Juventus after last week's derby draw against Lazio, and the defending champions can pull further ahead on Sunday when they host Hellas Verona...
  • AC Milan sign Spanish winger Suso from Liverpool January 17, 2015

    AC Milan have signed Liverpool's little-used Spanish winger Suso, the Premier League club confirmed on Saturday. The 21-year-old moves to Italy for an undisclosed fee with British media reports claiming he has signed a four-year-deal with the Serie A club. Suso failed to establish himself at Liverpool after joining in 2010, making...
  • AC Milan set to sign Suso from Liverpool, says Adriano Galliani January 17, 2015

    Milan: AC Milan are on the verge of signing Liverpool's little-used Spanish winger Suso, chief executive Adriano Galliani said on Friday. "It is done 99.9 percent," Galliani told reporters, adding the 21-year-old would arrive in Italy in the "coming days". Suso joined Liverpool in 2010 but has never established himself, spending the...
  • Congress slams Shashi Tharoor for praising PM Modi January 16, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: Congress on Friday slammed its senior leader Shashi Tharoor for continuing to praise Prime Minister Narendra Modi ignoring the party's line. While senior leader and AICC Disciplinary Committee Chairman A K Antony said the party had earlier also cautioned Tharoor against lavishing praises on Modi, Congress spokesperson P C Chacko...
  • Super Dad: The man who can put his pants on without using hands, while holding a baby! January 16, 2015

    The internet is full of awesome people who are endowed with seemingly useless superpowers that become the source of our entertainment. In the wild land of YouTube, we came across one such man, who manages to win my slow claps and an honorary title of SUPERDAD! Behold, ladies and gentlemen,...
  • Lenovo launches the A6000 4G smartphone in India at Rs 6999 January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Lenovo has announced the launch of is A6000 smartphone in the Indian market. Priced at Rs 6999, the Lenovo A6000 is claimed to be "India's most affordable 4G LTE smartphone." Lenovo has partnered with Flipkart to sell the A6000 in the Indian market. The phone will go on sale...
  • Serie A: Lazio's Felipe Anderson out injured for three weeks January 15, 2015

    Rome: Lazio will be without in-form midfielder Felipe Anderson for almost a month after the Brazilian sprained his knee during training. The club says that Felipe Anderson has injured his left knee but that tests carried out later on Thursday rule out "the presence of associated meniscal tears." Lazio added that the...
  • Junaid Khan's absence from training raises speculation of injury January 15, 2015

    Karachi: Left-arm pacer Junaid Khan on Thursday caused a scare in the ongoing conditioning camp of the Pakistan World Cup squad in Lahore when he did not train due to a fitness issue. Although team officials were quick to insist his fitness issue was not a major problem and he would...
  • Ross Taylor confident of not fizzling out before World Cup January 15, 2015

    Christchurch: Batsman Ross Taylor believes that the New Zealand management will protect the players from the risk of burnout. Taylor's views Thursday comes just after country's former skipper Martin Crowe had written in a column in espncricinfo.com that "fatigue" could dent their chances at the World Cup, as they would be...
  • Palermo reject Manchester United interest in Paulo Dybala January 15, 2015

    MILAN: Palermo have rebuffed interest from Manchester United among others for forward Paulo Dybala but could sell the Argentine at the end of the season, president Maurizio Zamparini said on Wednesday. The 21-year-old, who has yet to play for Argentina's senior side and is also eligible for Italy and Poland, has...
  • Double-ton Jonathan Trott gets Michael Vaughan backing January 14, 2015

    Johannesburg: England's Jonathan Trott completed his return to representative cricket with a double century on Wednesday as former captain Michael Vaughan backed him to make a Test comeback. Trott scored 211 not out for the second-string England Lions as their first unofficial 'Test' against South Africa A in Paarl ended in...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 6, Group A wrap: Mukund ton puts Tamil Nadu in command January 14, 2015

    Chennai: Skipper Abhinav Mukund led from the front with a patient century to help Tamil Nadu reach a strong position on the second day of their Group A Ranji Trophy match against Uttar Pradesh. At stumps, Tamil Nadu were 360 for 7 in reply to Uttar Pradesh's first-innings score of 182...
  • Samsung Galaxy A7: Samsung unveils a new 5.5-inch smartphone January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung has unveiled the new Galaxy A7, which is said to be one of the slimmest Galaxy smartphones. The Galaxy A7 is equipped with a multicore processor combining two separate quad-core processors. The Galaxy A7 has 16GB of memory and 2GB of RAM and is supported by a...
  • Napoli, Juventus in slanging match over referee January 12, 2015

    Serie A was bogged down in another refereeing controversy on Monday as Napoli and Juventus became involved in a slanging match over their match on Sunday. Juventus, 3-1 winners, reacted angrily after Napoli president Aurelio Di Laurentiis said a hairline decision which allowed Juve's second goal to stand was "either bad...
  • Serie A: Juventus beat Napoli 3-1 to move three points clear January 12, 2015

    Milan: Serie A leader Juventus won 3-1 at Napoli to move three points clear of Roma, who fought back from two goals down to draw 2-2 against Lazio in the capital derby earlier on Sunday. Miguel Britos leveled for Napoli, canceling out a stunning Paul Pogba volley, but Juventus restored their...