Players

  • Google Chromecast now available on Indian online shopping websites 19-04-2014 02:41 PM

    New Delhi: Google's Chromecast dongle that that connects to an HDTV via the HDMI port and lets users stream content from their phones, tablets or laptops to their TV is now listed on Indian online shopping websites. The device that has received positive reviews is now available on Amazon.in and...
  • Meet Tacko Fall, the world's tallest High School basketball player at 7.5 feet 11-04-2014 03:56 PM

    The tallest player in High School Basketball standing at 7'5'' Tacko Fall is always turning heads and always plays his way to becoming the crowd favorite in every gym. ...
  • New Scrabble word, geocache, is first ever chosen by gamers to be added to players' dictionary, beat popular choices bitcoin, cosplay 11-04-2014 11:55 AM

    There's a new word in play on the Scrabble game board: geocache. The word, a verb meaning to track down items as part of a game using a Global Positioning System device, beat out 15 other nominated words in an online fan vote to select the newest addition to The...
  • Jeev honoured to be nominated, but says Yang deserves award 24-03-2014 10:39 AM

    New Delhi: Ace Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh said he was immensely proud on being named as one of five golfers nominated for Asian Tour's 'Player of the Decade' award. The 42-year-old Indian, a two-time Asian Tour Order of Merit champion and a winner of six tournaments, was named alongside...
  • Hockey India bans 21 players on disciplinary grounds 13-03-2014 08:56 PM

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) on Thursday slapped bans ranging from three to six months on 21 players for breaching the code of conduct and bringing disrepute to the sport. Besides imposing the bans on the players, the HI disciplinary committee also banned North Central Railways women's team manager Pushpa...
  • Fourth senior women's hockey championship begins today 13-03-2014 12:12 AM

    Thirty-two teams will be participating in the 4th Senior Women's Hockey Championship, which will be held here from Thursday. "A total of 32 teams representing different states and nearly 650 hockey players will take part in the championship to be played at Aishbagh stadium and Major Dhyan Chand stadium," Madhya...
  • IPL Auction 2014 creates new Indian crorepatis 13-02-2014 04:21 PM

    The final day of the 2014 IPL Players' Auction belonged to the uncapped players who will now be looked upon as the new millionaires created by the cash-rich Twenty20 league, which will enter its seventh season later this year. When everyone thought that stalwarts like Ross Taylor and Mahela Jayawardene...
  • IPL-7 Auction: 12 more names added to the list of capped players 03-02-2014 11:06 AM

    The 232-strong list of capped players for the IPL 7 auction has grown to 244 after the organisers added 12 more names to it. According to the new IPL rules, the strength of each squad has been cropped to 27, with a maximum of nine overseas players. That will force...
  • Full List: Capped players for IPL 7 players' auction 29-01-2014 01:40 PM

    31 from a group of 232 capped players have invited the highest base price of Rs 20 million for the IPL players' auction scheduled for February 12 and 13 in Bangalore. (Click and drag on the list to zoom and explore) ...
  • IPL 7 auction: Top base price for Sehwag, Yuvraj, Aussie Ashes heroes 29-01-2014 01:27 PM

    After missing out on retention from their respective franchises, India veterans Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh - along with Australia's Ashes super star Mitchell Johnson - have attracted the top base price of Rs. 20 million for the IPL players' auction to be held in Bangalore on Feburay 12 and...
  • Toure, Mikel, Drogba vie for African player award 09-01-2014 09:39 PM

    Lagos: Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure, Galatasaray striker Didier Drogba and Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel are in the running for the African player of the year award, which will be awarded later on Thursday. Toure, who is from the Ivory Coast, is the defending champion and is favoured to...
  • ICC investigating former NZ players' role in match-fixing 05-12-2013 09:58 AM

    Wellington: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) had been aware for months of the International Cricket Council (ICC) investigation into former New Zealand players' involvement in alleged match-fixing, NZC chief executive David White said on Thursday. The ICC was forced to issue a statement confirming it had been investigating a small group...
  • IPL 7 will see fewer foreign players: report 03-12-2013 11:04 AM

    New Delhi: The number of overseas players in the Indian Premier League (IPL) is expected to come down to nine from 11, media reports suggested on Tuesday after the conclusion of the meeting between IPL Governing Council and the team franchises in Singapore. New IPL chairman Ranjib Biswal seems to...
  • Portronics launches 4-in-one portable device Superbox at Rs 2,499 01-12-2013 12:13 PM

    New Delhi: Portronics launched a new device - Superbox - in India at Rs 2,499. Superbox is a palm-sized device, which has the capability of being your speaker, your MP3 player, your audio recorder and even your power bank. The Superbox comes packed with an 8 GB card. One needs...
  • IPL salary cap fixed at a whopping Rs 60 crore: report 30-11-2013 10:47 AM

    The franchise workshop for the seventh season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) got underway in Singapore on Friday, and according to Mumbai Mirror the Governing Council of the IPL has proposed a salary cap of Rs 60 crore for the IPL 7 auction. A fresh auction is due before...
  • Serena Williams earns 5th WTA Player-of-the-Year award 22-11-2013 07:37 PM

    Palm Beach Gardens, Florida: Serena Williams has warned the rest of women's tennis there is more to come from her after she was named WTA player of the year for the second year running and the fifth time overall. Williams enjoyed one of the greatest seasons in WTA history. She...
  • AOL shutting down the once-popular Winamp media player 21-11-2013 01:29 PM

    New Delhi: AOL announced the closure of Winamp.com and its associated web services. The services will no longer be available from December 20, 2013, said the company. The company has also made it clear that Winamp media players will no longer be available for download past Dec 20. Users can...
  • Sony launches 3-in-1 device that works as music player, speaker, headphone 26-10-2013 10:44 AM

    New Delhi: Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony launched three headphones, targeting the youth segment using smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices. Enthused by over three-fold growth in the headphone market every quarter in India, Sony launched MDR 1, MDR-10R and NWZ-WH303 loaded with advanced features. NWZ-WH303, priced at Rs...
  • Hockey India League: 95 Indian players signed for mini auction 22-10-2013 02:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Hockey India League's (HIL) mini players auction will feature 95 Indians, including promising forwards such as Ramandeep Singh and Affan Yousuf, when it gets underway here on November 18. Hockey India Secretary General and Hero Hockey India League Chairman Dr. Narinder Batra said the quality of competition...
  • Hockey India League: 59 foreign players signed for mini auction 21-10-2013 01:12 PM

    New Delhi: Fifty-nine overseas players, including 27 Olympians have signed up for the Mini Players Auction/Closed Bid, which is scheduled on November 18 for the next two editions of the Hockey India League (HIL). Hockey India (HI) Secretary General and HIL chairman, Narinder Batra said players from 12 countries have...
  • Coaches to blame for workman-like English players: Liverpool manager 19-10-2013 11:08 AM

    England's coaches need to take the blame for local players' stodgy, workman-like football, having made them terrified of making mistakes by stifling their creativity, according to Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers. Rodgers, whose team lie second in the Premier League, also criticised the English Football Association's (FA) new coaching hub St...
  • Chennai Super Kings could be banned from IPL auction: report 10-10-2013 10:54 AM

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma will file a petition in the Supreme Court to stop Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals from taking part in the Indian Premier League auction next year, Deccan Chronicle reported on Thursday. "We will file an application requesting the honourable...
  • Tiger Woods and Henrik Stenson nominated for Player of Year award 24-09-2013 08:24 AM

    Tiger Woods, Adam Scott and Henrik Stenson are among the five nominees for the PGA Tour's Player of the Year, the tour said on Monday. British Opener winner Phil Mickelson and fellow American Matt Kuchar, who finished third on the money list, have also been nominated for the honour, known...
  • Tiger Woods targets sixth win to lock up Player of Year 18-09-2013 11:28 PM

    Tiger Woods heads into this week's Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club with his sights set on a sixth victory of the season which, in all likelihood, would secure him PGA Tour Player of the year honours. Though he has not claimed a major title since the 2008 U.S....
  • Is Lindsay Lohan dating a former NFL player Matt Nordgren? 15-09-2013 03:45 PM

    New York: Actress Lindsay Lohan is reportedly seen spending a lot of time with former National Football League (NFL) player Matt Nordgren, fuelling rumours of a relationship. Sources close to them revealed that Lohan and Nordgren have hooked up in the past as well, reports eonline.com. "I'm not surprised about...
  • Gaganjeet Bhullar aims for repeat win at Yeangder Tourament 07-09-2013 01:03 PM

    Taipei: Buoyed by the Arjuna award conferred on him this year, rising Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar is determined to pull off a repeat victory at the Yeangder Tournament Players Championship next week. The talented Indian received a huge confidence boost ahead of his campaign for the second half of the...
  • Bayern's Ribery wins UEFA best player award 29-08-2013 11:29 PM

    Monte Carlo: Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery won the UEFA Best Player in Europe award for 2012/13 ahead of the usual contenders Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. It was recognition for his part in Bayern's unprecedented Champions League, Bundesliga and German Cup treble. The Frenchman was the first player from...
  • Just bought a new Android phone? 10 free apps that you must install 28-08-2013 02:01 PM

    New Delhi: Riding on the success of Android, smartphone sales have overtaken that of feature phones. But the sad part is that most users do not make the most of their phones, many are not even aware of how to. There is a lot beyond the social networking, image editing...