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  • India in Australia: 1st Test may be delayed, Aus players need time after Hughes tragedy 10 hours 40 minutes ago

    The first Test between India and Australia is all set to be rescheduled as three of the senior Aussie cricketers in Shane Watson, David Warner and Brad Haddin are amongst those who have already said that they are not in perfect state of mind to return to competitive cricket. According to...
  • David Moyes wants 'excitement' in Real Sociedad home debut Yesterday

    David Moyes wants "excitement, speed and commitment" from his players when the former Manchester United and Everton manager makes his home debut as Real Sociedad coach in Friday's La Liga game against Elche. Moyes took charge of the team for the first time in an uninspiring 0-0 draw at promoted Deportivo...
  • British crime writer PD James dies at age of 94 Yesterday

    British crime writer PD James, creator of poetry-writing detective Adam Dalgliesh, has died at the age of 94, her publishers said on Thursday. "We will all miss her," Charles Elliott, her editor at Knopf, said in a statement. "Her books were in a class of their own, consistently entertaining yet as...
  • ISL: Slepicka brace helps FC Goa crush Kerala Blasters FC 3-0 2 days ago

    Substitute Miroslav Slepicka scored a brace as FC Goa thrashed Kerala Blasters 3-0 to move to the third spot in the Indian Super League on Wednesday. After a barren first half, FC Goa scored through Slepicka (63th, 79th) and man of the match Andre Santos (69th). Goa could have won by a...
  • ISL: FC Goa face Kerala Blasters FC with an eye on third spot 3 days ago

    Margao: Having jumped to fourth spot after beating FC Pune City, FC Goa are now eyeing a victory against Kerala Blasters FC on Wednesday in the Hero Indian Super League at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda. Kerala Blasters were lucky to collect full points in their last match against Atletico de Kolkata...
  • ICC ties up with law enforcement agencies before World Cup 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Promising a corruption-free World Cup, the ICC on Monday said it has struck partnerships with law enforcement agencies in Australia and New Zealand in its endeavour to prevent bookies from associating with the players. "Corruption in any sport is a big challenge these days. Cricket has led the way in...
  • Harbhajan Singh did a great job in legalising his action: ICC CEO 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Asserting that the timing of the crackdown on illegal actions is not a conspiracy, International Cricket Council CEO David Richardson lauded Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh for correcting his bowling action after being called twice in his career and making it absolutely legal. "At one stage his (Harbhajan Singh) action...
  • Late kickoffs in La Liga a culture shock for new Sociedad boss David Moyes 1 week ago

    New coach David Moyes says it will be something of a culture shock to have his first game in charge of struggling Real Sociedad at 10pm on a Saturday night, at Deportivo La Coruna. The former Manchester United boss replaced Jagoba Arrasate earlier this month and will have to adapt quickly...
  • Injury-plagued Manchester United face tough trip to Arsenal 1 week ago

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal will delve into the depths of his squad for the visit to Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday, as an injury crisis engulfs Old Trafford. So often it has been Arsene Wenger cursing his luck after key players have been crocked ahead of big...
  • 4th ODI: Smith ton seals Australia's series win over South Africa 1 week ago

    Melbourne: Steve Smith smashed a brilliant century to lead Australia to a series-clinching three-wicket win over South Africa in the fourth one-day international on Friday. Smith hit a career-best 104 from 112 deliveries to register his second ODI hundred as the Australians passed South Africa's 267 for eight with six balls...
  • As it happened: Australia vs South Africa, 4th ODI November 21, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: South Africa have won the toss and have opted to bat. Australia lead the five match ODI series 2-1. Teams: Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch, Shane Watson, Steven Smith, George Bailey, Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wade, James Faulkner, Pat Cummins, Nathan Coulter-Nile,...
  • Injured Greg Rusedski pulls out of Punjab CTL team November 19, 2014

    There seems to be no end to Punjab Marshalls woes in the inaugural Champions Tennis League (CTL) as Greg Rusedski has also pulled out of their side due to a foot injury. David Ferrer had also pulled out from the Punjab team before the start of the league while Philipp Kohlschreiber...
  • Firmino strike gives Brazil sixth straight win under Dunga November 19, 2014

    Brazil chalked up their sixth successive win since Dunga replaced Luiz Felipe Scolari as coach following the World Cup when they beat Austria 2-1 with a stunning late drive by Roberto Firmino on Tuesday. Germany-based Firmino fired home from 25 metres in the 83rd minute of the friendly to give Brazil...
  • Fledgling Spain face stern test against world champions November 17, 2014

    Barcelona- An all-conquering Spain side were on the crest of a wave last time they faced Germany on the way to winning the 2010 World Cup but they now meet on Tuesday in what will be a stern test for a new fledgling team. The indefatigable Carles Puyol scored the only...
  • 2nd ODI: Morkel stars as South Africa beat Australia by 3 wickets, level series 1-1 November 16, 2014

    Perth: Morne Morkel took a career-best 5 for 21 and captain AB de Villiers made 48 as South Africa beat Australia by three wickets in the second one-day cricket international on Sunday to level the five-match series at 1-1. Handed the new ball ahead of Dale Steyn, Morkel took two wickets...
  • David James opens up on his Indian Super League experience so far November 16, 2014

    Former England No. 1 goalkeeper and Kerala Blasters' player-manager David James on Saturday said that though the Indian Super League has been fantastic so far, the only drawback of the league was the hectic schedule. "It has been fantastic so far for a first-time league. It was amazing for 50,000 people...
  • As it happened: NorthEast United FC vs FC Pune City, ISL Match 32 November 15, 2014

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) NorthEast United FC take on FC Pune City in a high-octane clash at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati on Saturday. A win will enhance the chances of both teams staying at the top league of the points table...
  • Injured keeper David de Gea to miss Spain Euro qualifier November 15, 2014

    Spain goalkeeper David de Gea will miss their Euro 2016 qualifier with Belarus on Saturday after injuring a finger in training, said national team doctor Oscar Celada. "Tomorrow he will definitely not be ready to play," Celada told Marca on Friday referring to the Manchester United stopper. De Gea, who was injured...
  • Relations with India top priority: David Cameron to Modi November 14, 2014

    Brisbane: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held his first meeting with British Premier David Cameron who described relations with India as top priority of the UK's foreign policy and invited the Indian leader to Britain. The bilateral meeting took place shortly after Modi arrived on a five-day visit to Australia...
  • Hockey India League gears up for Players Closed Bid 2014 November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: With a successful closing of Franchise Workshop, the Hero Hockey India League now prepares for the Hero HIL Players Closed Bid 2014, scheduled to take place on 15th November 20014, for its third edition of the League. With the roaring success of the last two editions of the HHIL...
  • India-US breakthrough on WTO hailed as 'win-win' situation November 14, 2014

    Brisbane: The resolution of a row between India and the US over food subsidies was on Friday hailed as a "win-win" situation by leading industrialised countries -- Japan, the EU and the UK -- who expressed confidence that a landmark global trade pact stalled for months can now move forward....
  • Kei Nishikori wins, Roger Federer advances at ATP Finals November 13, 2014

    Roger Federer equaled Ivan Lendl's record of 12 semifinal appearances at the ATP Finals without stepping on court as Kei Nishikori defeated David Ferrer 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 in his final round-robin match on Thursday. Nishikori had to wait for the outcome of the late match between Federer and Andy Murray to...
  • David Moyes arrives at Spanish club Real Sociedad November 13, 2014

    San Sebastian: Former Manchester United coach David Moyes has arrived in Spain to take over at Real Sociedad. The team posted photographs of Moyes at the club's Zubieta training ground watching the squad exercise in bright sunlight. Moyes is taking over from Jagoba Arrasate, who had earned only one win in 10...
  • Mumbai City FC held to a goalless draw by Kerala Blasters in ISL November 12, 2014

    Playing at home, and desperate for a win - the Kerala Blasters FC started on the front foot, launching attack after attack as Mumbai City FC were pushed onto the back foot for most of the first half. ...
  • ISL: Mumbai City FC held to a goalless draw by Kerala Blasters FC November 12, 2014

    Kochi: Kerala Blasters FC and Mumbai City FC played out an exciting 0-0 draw in an Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi on Wednesday. This was the second consecutive goalless draw for both the teams. Kerala Blasters wasted a number of chances and their inability...
  • As it happened: Kerala Blasters FC vs Mumbai City FC, ISL November 12, 2014

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Kerala Blasters FC take on Mumbai City FC in what is expected to be a thrilling tie in the Indian Super League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Both the teams come into the match after being held to goalless draws in...
  • ISL: David James confident of Kerala Blasters' good run in upcoming games November 12, 2014

    Kerala Blasters' player-boss David James is determined to keep the team's decent run of form going and has asked his teammates to keep the pressure on the table-toppers. Kerala have lost three games, won two, drawn two and are currently sixth in the points table. But the good thing for...
  • Leander Paes replaces David Ferrer in Champions Tennis League's Punjab Marshalls November 11, 2014

    Bangalore: Champions Tennis League on Tuesday announced that Indian tennis professional, World No. 29 (Doubles) Leander Paes would now be completing team Punjab Marshalls in CTL 2014. Among the most successful professional Indian tennis players and former captain of the Indian Davis Cup team, Leander is the recipient of India's highest...