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  • Fernando Torres heads to AC Milan on loan from Chelsea 10 hours 22 minutes ago

    London: Chelsea have agreed terms with AC Milan for striker Fernando Torres to join the Serie A club in a two-year loan deal. The Premier League club and Milan announced the agreement on their websites Friday, adding that "the move is now subject to Fernando agreeing personal terms with AC Milan...
  • Andrea Pirlo out a month with bruised hip Yesterday

    Turin: Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo will miss the first month of the Serie A season because of a bruised right hip. Pirlo was injured in a preseason match and Juventus says a medical exam revealed a pulled tendon that requires 30 days to heal. Three-time defending champion Juventus opens the Italian league...
  • Conte departure from Juventus could alter Serie A Yesterday

    Rome: The Italian league opens this weekend with a full slate of matches, a couple key coaching changes and some notable absences. Three-time defending champion Juventus kick things off at Chievo Verona on Saturday, followed by an enticing matchup of runner-up Roma hosting Fiorentina, who are coming off a fourth-place finish. The...
  • AC Milan make bid for Chelsea striker Fernando Torres 2 days ago

    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 and we...
  • Roma firm up their worrisome defence with Kostas Manolas 3 days ago

    Greece international Kostas Manolas has joined Roma on a €13 million ($17 million) transfer from Olympiakos, as coach Rudi Garcia looks to strengthen his worrisome defence before Serie A starts this weekend. Roma said on Tuesday they had signed the center back to a five-year contract. Manolas is an immediate replacement for...
  • Juventus turns to Massimiliano Allegri 4 days ago

    Milan: Juventus were still celebrating their third straight Serie A title when Antonio Conte announced he was quitting the club. Less than 24 hours later, Massimiliano Allegri was revealed as his successor. "It was like a lightning bolt in a clear sky when I was called," Allegri said after signing a two-year...
  • Changes in Serie A after Allegri replaces Antonio Conte 4 days ago

    Milan: There are plenty of changes in Serie A this season after a difficult and tumultuous period for Italian football. The pain in Italy began with the Italian Cup final in May, which was overshadowed by the shooting and later death of Napoli fan Ciro Esposito. It was hoped a good World...
  • Liverpool sign AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli 4 days ago

    England: Italy striker Mario Balotelli has joined Liverpool from AC Milan on a "long-term" deal, the Premier League club said on Monday. The 24-year-old is the big signing Liverpool fans have craved since selling last season's top scorer Luis Suarez to Barcelona in July but Balotelli's famous on and off field...
  • First seaplane service from Mumbai takes off for Lonavala 5 days ago

    Mumbai: City-based private operator Maritime Energy Heli Air Services Pvt Ltd (Mehair), in association with Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), on Monday launched maiden seaplane service to Lonavala from Mumbai, marking its first operation from the mainland. The first commercial seaplane flight with nine passengers onboard a Cessna 208A aircraft, took...
  • Liverpool in talks to sign Mario Balotelli August 21, 2014

    Liverpool: Liverpool could be about to replace one controversial striker with another. Italy international Mario Balotelli has been lined up by the Premier League club as a potential replacement for Luis Suarez, who left Anfield to join Barcelona for $130 million. Liverpool are in talks with AC Milan over the permanent signing...
  • 2G scam: All accused including Kanimozhi, A Raja, Shahid Balwa get bail August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation court on Wednesday granted bail to DMK leader Kanimozhi, former Telecom Minister A Rajai n the 2G scam-related money laundering case. Swan promoter Shahid Balwa, Asif Balwa were also granted bail in the case filed by the Enforcement Directorate. Kanimozhi had sought bail...
  • 2G scam: DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal gets bail August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation court on Wednesday granted bail to DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal in a 2G scam-related money laundering case. She was chargesheeed along with others including former Telecom Minister A Raja by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Special CBI Judge OP Saini allowed...
  • Marko Marin joins Fiorentina on loan from Chelsea August 19, 2014

    Chelsea midfielder Marko Marin has joined Italian team Fiorentina on a season-long loan. The Germany international spent last season on loan at Sevilla, which he helped win the Europa League. Marin has found first-team opportunities hard to come by at Stamford Bridge since his move from Werder Bremen in 2012. ...
  • More knee problems for Italy forward Giuseppe Rossi August 19, 2014

    Fiorentina forward Giuseppe Rossi is having more problems with his right knee, which has been operated on three times. Rossi has been out of action since injuring his thigh during last Thursday's training session. Tests on Monday ruled out a muscle injury but revealed "indications of overload on the right knee." Fiorentina add...
  • #YESIamThechange: Testimonies of men who have faced false allegations of abuse, violence August 18, 2014

    This film focuses on sec 498-A, often ignored by the media. Testimonies of men who have faced false allegations of abuse and violence make this film a compelling watch. ...
  • Defender Vasilis Torosidis signs new 3-year deal at Roma August 13, 2014

    Roma defender Vasilis Torosidis has signed a new three-year deal with the Serie A club, keeping him at the Stadio Olimpico until 2017. The 29-year-old Torosidis said Wednesday that "I'm staying at Roma because it's a big club with big targets and I want to win something with this team." Torosidis, who...
  • Hamish Rutherford leads New Zealand A to triangular series win August 13, 2014

    London: Hamish Rutherford led New Zealand A to victory in the triangular one-day series with a seven-wicket win over England Lions on Tuesday. Chasing a rain-revised target of 220 from 36 overs at New Road, Rutherford struck 95 off 84 balls including 10 fours and two sixes before Tom Latham's 48...
  • Gary Medel completes move to Inter Milan from Cardiff August 12, 2014

    Milan: Chile midfielder Gary Medel has started training with his new teammates after completing his transfer to Inter Milan from Cardiff. Medel says "I'm really happy to have joined a great club where there are lots of great players. Hopefully my teammates and I will be successful this season." Often called "the...
  • Juventus expecting tougher challenge in Serie A and Down Under August 8, 2014

    Sydney: Juventus expect a much tougher challenge in Serie A this season as they chase a fourth straight Scudetto, new coach Massimiliano Allegri said on Friday after the Italian champions landed in Australia for a friendly as part of their world tour. Allegri is overseeing his first pre-season at Juventus after...
  • This painfully hilarious spoof of the film 'A Wednesday' is a battle cry for the lakhs of frustrated software engineers in India August 7, 2014

    "I am the one who fears eating out at expensive restaurants". "I am the one whose family members think I'm going to battle when I leave for work every morning. Who knows if he will return home on time?" Ashima Theatre Group brilliantly brings out the frustrations of a software engineer...
  • Irrfan Khan: It's time we start inspiring world cinema August 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan, who has made his presence felt in Hollywood with some big projects, feels the time has come when Indian films and filmmakers start inspiring the world with their talent and stories. "We keep looking to Hollywood cinema for inspirations. But I feel, it is time that we...
  • Audi launches A3 sedan in India at Rs 22.95 lakh August 7, 2014

    New Delhi: German luxury car maker Audi today launched its new sedan A3 priced between Rs 22.95 lakh and Rs 32.66 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The company is betting big on the new model to stretch its leadership in the Indian market and is targeting a new segment of the compact luxury...
  • DMK leader quits, demands Stalin as CM candidate, says sack Kanimozhi, Maran, Raja August 7, 2014

    Chennai: The DMK Organising Secretary PV Kalyanasundaram resigned from all party posts demanding party treasurer and heir apparent MK Stalin be declared as the party's chief ministerial candidate for 2016 assembly elections. Considered a Stalin loyalist, Kalyanasundaram sent in his resignation letter, dated July 30, to DMK chief M Karunanidhi...
  • Southampton and Inter swap Osvaldo and Taider August 7, 2014

    Southampton: Southampton said they have signed Algeria midfielder Saphir Taider on a season-long loan from Inter Milan, with striker Pablo Osvaldo moving to the Milan club on the same terms. Both clubs have the option to make the deal permanent at the end of the 2014-15 season. Taider, 22, played twice for...
  • Robinho on verge of returning to Santos August 6, 2014

    Rio De Janeiro: Former Brazil football star Robinho is close to returning to his former club Santos on a year-long loan from Italian giants AC Milan. The Brazilian outfit has reportedly offered the 30-year-old a monthly salary of $220,000 plus bonuses for marketing and image rights, reports Xinhua. "There has been considerable...
  • Karbonn A5 Turbo, Karbonn A1+ Super low-cost Android smartphones launched in India at Rs 3,290, Rs 3,490 August 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Homegrown smartphone player Karbonn has launched two new low-cost smartphones - Karbonn A1+ Super and Karbonn A5 Turbo - in India. The former is priced at Rs 3,490, while the latter is available for Rs 3,290. Karbonn A1+ Super runs Android 4.4 KitKat and features a 1.3 GHz dual-core...
  • Nemanja Vidic, Yuto Nagatomo score as Inter Milan beat AS Roma 2-0 August 3, 2014

    Philadelphia: Nemanja Vidic and Yuto Nagatomo scored as Inter Milan beat AS Roma 2-0 on Saturday. Inter broke a scoreless tie just moments before half-time. On a free kick from the left outside of the box, Dodo's left-footed service found Vidic at the center of the penalty box and his deflected...