Clubs

  • Ashley Cole arrives for medical with AS Roma 07-07-2014 04:00 PM

    Rome: Former England defender Ashley Cole has arrived in Italy for a medical with AS Roma and is expected to sign a two-year deal with the Serie A club. "Welcome to Rome, Ashley", said the Italian club on its official Twitter feed, publishing a photo of the former Chelsea player...
  • 11 die in plane crash at Poland parachute club 06-07-2014 10:49 AM

    Warsaw: Eleven people were killed and one person is seriously injured after a plane crashed at a parachute club close to Czestochowa, in the south of Poland, a spokeswoman for the emergency services said. "Twelve people were on board the plane and the only survivor was taken to hospital and...
  • Live Score: Warne's RoW opt to bat against Sachin's MCC 05-07-2014 02:35 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The Sachin Tendulkar-led Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) XI are playing the Shane Warne-led Rest of the World XI in a 50-over one-day game to celebrate the bi-centenary of the Home of Cricket - Lord's. Exactly six months and 18...
  • Kaka rescinds contract with AC Milan 30-06-2014 07:30 PM

    Milan: AC Milan midfielder Kaka has rescinded his contract with the Serie A club, leaving the former Brazil international free to sign for Orlando City Soccer Club. On Monday Milan says Kaka's contract has been "resolved by mutual consent." Kaka will fly to the United States on Monday night to...
  • Justin Rose triumphs in play-off to win his sixth PGA Tour title 30-06-2014 09:24 AM

    Justin Rose emerged last man standing to win the $6.5 million Quicken Loans National at the first extra hole in a playoff at Congressional Country Club in Maryland on Sunday. Britain's Rose sank a 15-foot bogey putt at the final regulation hole before parring it a few minutes later to...
  • Mother arrested for leaving toddler in car to go to a night club 25-06-2014 10:59 AM

    Houston: A 24-year-old South Asian woman in the US has been arrested and charged with endangering a child after she allegedly left her 3-year-old son alone in a hot car so that she could go to a night club. According to the Harris County Sheriff's Office, Uzma Sheikh tried to...
  • 'Holiday' breaks Akshay Kumar's jinx at the Box Office, enters the Rs 100 crore club 21-06-2014 10:39 AM

    New Delhi: Akshay Kumar is back to rule the Box Office. His latest, 'Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty' has earned Rs 100 crores in two weeks since its release. The film, which stars Akshay and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead roles, has been directed by South filmmaker AR...
  • Berdych crashes out at Queen's but Wawrinka progresses 14-06-2014 03:36 AM

    London: Second seed Tomas Berdych double-faulted on match point as he suffered a shock 6-4, 7-6 (7) quarterfinal defeat by Spaniard Feliciano Lopez in the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club on Friday. World number three Stanislas Wawrinka advanced with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Australian Marinko Matosevic while Radek Stepanek,...
  • Alexandr Dolgopolov withdraws from Queen's quarters due to injury 13-06-2014 07:04 PM

    Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine withdrew with a right thigh injury from the quarterfinals at Queen's Club on Friday. The eighth-seeded Dolgopolov was hurt during a first-round doubles late Thursday, forcing him and Ernests Gulbis to retire. Fourth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria benefited from the walkover into the semifinals on Saturday,...
  • Brian Lara to play for MCC on Lord's 200th Anniversary Day 13-06-2014 04:52 PM

    London Legendary West Indies batsman Brian Lara is set to play for Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) against Hertfordshire on Lord's Anniversary Day on June 22. The former West Indies skipper will turn out for MCC in the unique fixture to celebrate the Lord's bicentenary year. Lara, an Honorary Life Member...
  • Andy Murray off to a convincing start at Queen's 12-06-2014 12:46 PM

    Andy Murray began the next chapter of his colourful tennis story with a straightforward win over Frenchman Paul-Henri Mathieu in front of new coach Amelie Mauresmo at Queen's Club on Wednesday. The 27-year-old, playing his first match on grass since winning last year's Wimbledon title, looked totally at ease during...
  • CNN-IBN bags best TV story award at the Mumbai Press Club Red Link Awards 07-06-2014 11:27 PM

    Mumbai: CNN-IBN on Saturday bagged the awards for the two best TV stories at the Mumbai Press Club Red Link Awards. CNN-IBN's Anubha Bhonsle and Priyali Sur have been awarded by the Mumbai Press Club for their reporting. They have been given the prestigious Red Link Awards for best and...
  • Tendulkar savours Lara partnership in Lord's bicentenary 03-06-2014 04:17 PM

    Retired Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar said on Tuesday he is savouring the opportunity to pair up with West Indies great Brian Lara at Lord's for an exhibition match marking its 200th anniversary. Marylebone Cricket Club in May confirmed that Lara will join an MCC XI captained by Tendulkar and...
  • AIFF need to guarantee 25 million USD for FIFA Club World Cup 27-05-2014 07:55 PM

    New Delhi: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has got down to tapping sponsors to raise a whopping 25 million USD as FIFA guarantee for bid to host the Club World Cup back-to-back in 2015 and 2016. Interestingly, India is hosting the FIFA Under-17 World Cup a year later in...
  • Kochi's ISL franchise named as Kerala Blaster Football club 27-05-2014 02:15 PM

    The Kochi team, co-owned by Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, for the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament has been named as "Kerala Blaster Football club". Tendulkar will also be the goodwill ambassador of the National Games that will take place in Kerala early next year. On the occasion,...
  • Japan adds 'Mountain Day' to its list of public holidays 23-05-2014 12:36 PM

    Tokyo: Japan on Friday established Mountain Day as its new public holiday, taking the annual total to 16 as the government looks for ways to keep a famously hard-working people out of the office. Legislation to create the new holiday on August 11 was enacted after passing through the upper...
  • Mithali Raj stars for Rest of the World Womens XI 20-05-2014 02:52 PM

    London: Indian skipper Mithali Raj scored 67 to help Rest of the World Women's XI outplay Marylebone Cricket Club Women by 41 runs in a match arranged as part of the Lord's bicentenary celebrations. Electing to bat, the World XI side rode on half-centuries from Mithali and Australia captain Meg...
  • India should not shy away from 'contentious' issues: Pakistan 19-05-2014 08:23 PM

    New Delhi: Pakistan on Monday said India should not shy away from dealing with "contentious" issues like Jammu and Kashmir which need to be resolved for the two countries to move on. Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit also said first four-five months of the new government will be...
  • Derided in England, Asia keen for former Blackburn boss 17-05-2014 03:20 PM

    A figure of fun during a painful spell with Blackburn Rovers, Steve Kean has rebounded to become a respected, man in demand having steered Brunei DPMM to the top of the S.League in Singapore. Kean's two-year reign at the former English champions was marred by routine fan protests against him...
  • '2 States' enters the Rs 100 crore club, earns Rs 102.13 crores in four weeks 13-05-2014 08:50 AM

    New Delhi: Debutant director Abhishek Varman's '2 States' has entered the coveted Rs 100 crore club in its fourth week of release. The film has earned Rs 102.13 crores since its 17th April release. Produced by Karan Johar and Sajid Nadiadwala, the film is based on Chetan Bhagat's best selling...
  • Former Indian cricket team manager Keki Kotwal dies 12-05-2014 05:56 PM

    Mumbai: Keki Kotwal, a former cricket sub committee member of the Cricket Club of India, who went as manager of the Indian team to the ICC Knockout tournament in Nairobi, Kenya in October 2000, passed away on Monday. He was 75 and died after a battle against cancer, according to...
  • Japan joins India in race to host FIFA Club World Cup 09-05-2014 09:55 PM

    In the race to host the FIFA Club World Cup in 2015 and 2016, India will face tough competition from Japan as the Asian heavyweight has also expressed interest in organising the prestigious tournaments. All India Football Federation president Praful Patel on Thursday met FIFA President Sepp Blatter, secretary general...
  • Ex ICC chief Morgan to become MCC president 08-05-2014 09:00 AM

    London: Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president David Morgan has been appointed he next president of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the owners of London's Lord's Cricket Ground, it was announced on Wednesday. Morgan, who also served as a chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), will take over...
  • '2 States' inches towards the Rs.100 crore club, earns Rs 90 crores in two weeks 04-05-2014 02:37 PM

    New Delhi: Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt-starrer '2 States' is in its third week and is still going strong at the box office. It has earned over Rs.90 crore in India and an expert says it is racing towards Rs.100-crore mark. Said to be made on a budget of approximately...
  • Animation film on Narendra Modi shows him in a Superman-like avatar 27-04-2014 09:46 AM

    Ahmedabad: After BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi t-shirts, mugs and caps, the Ahmedabad based Modi fan Club has also released an animation film on him. The film called 'Nation In Motion -NAMO' played to a specially composed song, portraying Modi in a Superman-like avatar setting things right and bringing...
  • India play 3-3 draw against Dutch club on pre-World Cup tour 15-04-2014 03:08 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian team put up a tough fight in second build-up game of the Europe Tour as they played out a 3-3 draw against Dutch side HGC Hockey Club at The Netherlands. The tour is in preparation for the FIH Men's World Cup 2014, scheduled to be held...
  • Hockey: India thrash Dutch club 7-0 on pre-World Cup practice tour 12-04-2014 02:15 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian hockey team began its European Tour on a positive note by hammering Leiden Hockey Club (Dutch National Club) 7-0 in the first build-up game played at Oegstgeest, The Netherlands. This tour is a preparation for the FIH men's World Cup, scheduled to be held at The...
  • Kerala: BJP slams Sonia for meeting Bukhari 05-04-2014 04:15 PM

    Kochi: Hitting out at Congress President Sonia Gandhi for meeting Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari, BJP on Saturday said a "deliberate" attempt was being made to "communalise" the Lok Sabha polls. "A deliberate attempt is being made by Sonia Gandhi to communalise the election," BJP leader Ravi...
  • Ricky Ponting awarded MCC life membership 04-04-2014 10:28 PM

    London: Ricky Ponting was awarded life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) on Friday in a tribute to the Australian legend's illustrious career. Former Australia captain Ponting was given the honour after establishing himself as one of the best batsmen in the history of the sport by scoring over...