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  • Defiant Jose Mourinho defends Chelsea against 'boring' jibes 1 hour 10 minutes ago

    London: Jose Mourinho has again refuted criticism that his team plays dull football after Arsenal fans jeered them with chants of "Boring, boring Chelsea" during the London derby on Sunday. The Premier League leaders relied on a watertight defence to earn a 0-0 draw at The Emirates and are within six...
  • Chelsea midfielder Oscar out of hospital after head knock 3 hours 51 minutes ago

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says Oscar has been discharged from the hospital following a knock to the head during a Premier League match and will travel with the squad for a game on Wednesday. The Brazil midfielder was injured about 15 minutes into the 0-0 draw at Arsenal when goalkeeper...
  • ECB must compromise on IPL, says Former England player David Lloyd 4 hours 54 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: Former England cricketer David Lloyd believes the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) needs to compromise and allow its players to participate in the Indian Premier League (IPL) to have any chance of mastering the T20 format. "Our biggest problem is that we are busy playing elsewhere while the IPL...
  • Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could miss rest of season 5 hours 28 minutes ago

    England: Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could miss the final month of the season because of his ongoing injury problems, depriving the Premier League club of their most potent scorer as it chases Champions League qualification. The England international has been out since April 8 with hip and thigh injuries, after already...
  • Chelsea's Oscar taken to hospital after collision in derby 12 hours 18 minutes ago

    London: Chelsea's Brazil playmaker Oscar was taken to hospital after being clattered by Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina during the 0-0 Premier League draw at the Emirates on Sunday. Oscar was played in by Cesc Fabregas in the 16th minute of the London derby and after dinking the ball over the outrushing...
  • Eden Hazard wins England's PFA player of the year award 12 hours 23 minutes ago

    London: Chelsea's Belgium forward Eden Hazard won England's PFA player of the year award ahead of Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane and Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea on Sunday. England striker Kane, 21, was voted young player of the year at the Professional Footballers' Association awards dinner with Hazard, 24, second...
  • IPL 8: Planned to get wickets early, says Varun Aaron 12 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Awarded man of the match for his excellent bowling, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) pacer Varun Aaron on Sunday said his team had set a target to take early wickets and everything went as planned in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter against Delhi Daredevils. With RCB pacers Mitchell Starc...
  • IPL 8: We are playing the most balanced side, feels RCB skipper Virat Kohli 12 hours 54 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After a thumping 10-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday said the current RCB squad was the most balanced one in terms of both batting and bowling. RCB pacers Mitchell Starc (3/20), Varun Aaron (2/24) and David Wiese (2/18) bowled their hearts...
  • IPL 8: Outplayed in all departments, says Daredevils skipper JP Duminy 13 hours 0 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After their humiliating 10-wicket loss to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter, Delhi Daredevils skipper J.P. Duminy on Sunday said it was a tough day for the team as they were outplayed in all departments. RCB pacer Mitchell Starc was clinical, finishing with superb...
  • IPL 8: Lasith Malinga fined five percent of match fee 13 hours 5 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Lasith Malinga of Mumbai Indians was on Sunday fined five percent of his match fee for breaching the Indian Premier League (IPL) Code of Conduct during the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. According to a release from the Board of Control for Cricket in India...
  • IPL 8: Battle of laggards as Punjab square off against Hyderabad 13 hours 32 minutes ago

    Mohali: Placed in the bottom half of the points table, both Kings XI Punjab and SunRisers Hyderabad would be looking to get out of the rut when they clash in an IPL cricket match on Monday. While Punjab are lying last with four losses from six matches, Hyderabad are slightly ahead...
  • IPL 8: Clinical Royal Challengers Bangalore demolish Delhi Daredevils by 10 wickets 22 hours 47 minutes ago

    New Delhi: An incisive display of pace bowling by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) helped them beat hosts Delhi Daredevils by 10 wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Ferozeshah Kotla on Sunday. RCB bowled out the home team for a mere 95 runs in 18.2 overs and then...
  • EPL: Chelsea close in on title after goalless draw against Arsenal 23 hours 23 minutes ago

    London: Chelsea's pursuit of the Premier League trophy will go into May after the runaway leaders drew 0-0 at Arsenal on Sunday with a cautious, ultra-defensive display. By protecting a 10-point lead over Manchester City and Arsenal, Chelsea can secure their first title in five years by beating Leicester on Wednesday...
  • We were out-fought by Everton, says Van Gaal 23 hours 47 minutes ago

    Louis van Gaal accused his Manchester United players of being out-fought in a 3-0 defeat at Everton on Sunday that left the Premier League top-four door slightly ajar for Liverpool. Victory at Goodison Park would have all but guaranteed a return to the Champions League for United after this season's absence...
  • BCCI to take legal opinion on CSK low demerger valuation Yesterday

    Kolkata: The BCCI on Sunday decided to seek a fresh legal opinion on the controversial "low" valuation of the IPL franchisee Chennai Super Kings when it demerged from its parent company India cements, headed by N Srinivasan. The decision was taken at a meeting of the BCCI Working Committee after questions...
  • Manchester United go down to fourth after humiliating loss to Everton Yesterday

    Liverpool: Manchester United's top-four aspirations suffered a setback as Louis van Gaal's side were blown away 3-0 by clinical Everton in the Premier League on Sunday. First-half goals from James McCarthy and John Stones put hosts Everton in control at Goodison Park and substitute Kevin Mirallas sealed victory on the counter-attack...
  • As it happened: Delhi Daredevils vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 8, Match 26 Yesterday

    (For live blog, scroll down to bottom of the page) High on confidence after convincing victories in their previous games, both Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore will seek the winning momentum when they face off in the Indian Premier League. Delhi dispatched Mumbai Indians to end their nine-match losing streak at...
  • Manchester United will win title within two years: Louis van Gaal Yesterday

    Manchester: English football club Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal on Sunday said he is confident that he will guide the team to the Premier League title before his contract expires in 2017. The 63-year-old signed a three-year deal at Old Trafford last summer, revealing in March that the job will...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals Yesterday

    (For Live blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will be in a tight corner without their 'mystery spinner' Sunil Narine, reported for chucking, as they gear up to face Rajasthan Royals on Sunday. The Royals will also be keen to return to winning ways...
  • IPL 8: SRH middle-order needs to wake up, feels KL Rahul Yesterday

    Mumbai: With the middle-order failing to get the team home time and again, Sunrisers Hyderabad batsman Lokesh Rahul on Sunday said that with a couple of games left in the pool stage of the Indian Premier League (IPL), it is high time the batters should wake up and deliver. After Mumbai...
  • IPL 2015: Shreyas Iyer looks an amazing prospect Yesterday

    Exactly a year ago, a reluctant teenager was dragged to the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai to watch the home team play in the Indian Premier League. A little over two months ago, that boy went under the hammer for Rs 10 lakh at the IPL auction, and by the time...
  • IPL 8: I asked Sachin Tendulkar for coaching session, says MI's McClenaghan Yesterday

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians pacer Mitchell McClenaghan on Sunday said he asked legendary Sachin Tendulkar if he could give him a coaching session in the nets after wishing the maestro on his 42nd birthday on Friday. "I wished him happy birthday on Friday and asked Sachin if he could give me a...
  • IPL 8: Ashish Nehra is one of finest India have produced, says Ashwin Yesterday

    Ravichandran Ashwin might not have had the best of tournaments so far at this year's IPL but it will be downright stupid to write him off so early in the edition. So far, the Indian offspinner has only bowled 2.4 overs on an average and has not completed his quota of...
  • IPL 2015: Dropped catches cost us against CSK, says Sanjay Bangar Yesterday

    Chennai: Disappointed with his team's massive IPL loss to Chennai Super Kings, Kings XI Punjab coach Sanjay Bangar criticised the fielding and said the dropped catch of Brendon McCullum proved to be decisive. Punjab lost by 97 runs while chasing a mammoth target of 193, which Chennai made on the back...
  • IPL 2015: Delhi, Bangalore seek to continue winning momentum Yesterday

    High on confidence after convincing victories in their previous games, both Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore will seek the winning momentum when they face off in the Indian Premier League on Sunday. Daredevils dispatched Mumbai Indians to end their nine-match losing streak at Kotla while RCB returned to winning ways...
  • EPL: Manchester City, Leicester win as Liverpool draw Yesterday

    Leicester City continued to do their best Houdini impression on Saturday as they escaped the Premier League drop zone for the first time since November while Manchester City went up to second spot with a thrilling win. A battling 1-0 triumph at bottom club Burnley gave Leicester their fourth consecutive league...
  • IPL 8: Life without Sunil Narine set to begin as Kolkata face tough Rajasthan Yesterday

    Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will be in a tight corner without their 'mystery spinner' Sunil Narine, reported for chucking, as they gear up to face Rajasthan Royals on Sunday. Narine, whose action has yet again come under scanner will undergo corrective measures at the ICC and BCCI accredited testing facility...
  • Manchester City beat Aston Vila 3-2 to move to second place in EPL Yesterday

    Manchester: Fernandinho volleyed in an 89th-minute winner as Manchester City beat Aston Villa 3-2 to cement a place in the English Premier League's top four for the soon-to-be-deposed champions. Sergio Aguero pounced on an early mistake by goalkeeper Brad Guzan to give City a third-minute lead, and Aleksandar Kolarov made it...
  • IPL 8: All-round Chennai Super Kings thrash Kings XI Punjab by 97 runs Yesterday

    Chennai Super Kings thrashed Kings XI Punjab by a huge margin of 97 runs on Saturday, extracting a sweet revenge for a string of three losses to them in the last season of the Indian Premier League. Brendon McCullum (66 off 44 balls) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (41* off 27) propelled...