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  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata humble FC Goa to book a spot in final 8 hours 39 minutes ago

    There was penalty heartbreak in the inaugural season of Indian Super League on Wednesday night in which Atletico de Kolkata pipped FC Goa 4-2 in the penalty shootout to book their place in the finals of the Indian Super League. Wednesday's semi-final at the second leg between FC Goa and Atletico...
  • Wrote letter to AIBA to save Sarita's career: Sachin Tendulkar 11 hours 11 minutes ago

    Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar said on Wednesday that the whole idea behind his writing a letter to world boxing body AIBA was to save boxer L Sarita Devi's career from ending abruptly after the Asian Games controversy in Incheon. "Our effort was to see that Sarita Devi's career was not...
  • As it happened: FC Goa vs Atletico de Kolkata, 2nd semi-final, 2nd leg 11 hours 56 minutes ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After a goalless first-leg in the Indian Super League (ISL) semi-final at home, title favourites Atletico de Kolkata travel to FC Goa on Wednesday for a do-or-die encounter. The winner will earn a shot at the title against Kerala Blasters...
  • ISL 2014: Fans slept outside Goa stadium for semi-final tickets 14 hours 27 minutes ago

    Margao: The craze for tickets to attend the much awaited semi-final clash between FC Goa and Atletico de Kolkata at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here has hit a new high - something you associated with only fans in Europe. According to the sources, Goa FC media manager and team manger have...
  • Playing away, but we can beat Goa for a place in the final: Luis Garcia 20 hours 39 minutes ago

    Margao: Atletico de Kolkata's marquee player and star midfielder Luis Garcia is confident that they can beat FC Goa in Goa on Wednesday and reach the final of the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) season. The first leg between two sides ended in a goalless draw and a win for...
  • ISL 2014: Zico confident of Goa's place in the final 21 hours 4 minutes ago

    Margao: FC Goa's coach and Brazilian legend Zico is expecting another close contest with Atletico de Kolkata in the second leg of their Indian Super League (ISL) semi-final here at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium on Wednesday. Goa started the first leg strongly against Kolkata but the match ended goalless with...
  • ISL: FC Goa, Atletico de Kolkata battle to earn a shot at the title 21 hours 37 minutes ago

    Margao: After a goalless first-leg in the Indian Super League (ISL) semi-final at home, title favourites Atletico de Kolkata travel to FC Goa on Wednesday for a do-or-die encounter. The winner will earn a shot at the title against Kerala Blasters, who edged out Chennaiyin FC on Tuesday evening to...
  • Kerala Blasters FC beat Chennaiyin FC to enter ISL final Yesterday

    Kerala survived a tremendous onslaught from hosts Chennai to win 4-3 on aggregate to enter the final of ISL on Tuesday. ...
  • ISL: Kerala Blasters FC pip Chennaiyin FC to book final berth Yesterday

    Kerala Blasters struck the match-winner deep into extra time in a thrilling second leg semi-final to book a berth for the summit clash of the inaugural Indian Super League on 4-3 aggregate over Chennaiyin FC on Tuesday. The edge-of-the-seat match ended 3-0 at regulation period and the match went into the...
  • 123 players retained, 5 traded across teams for IPL 8 Yesterday

    A total of 123 cricketers, including 79 Indians and 44 overseas, were retained by the franchises for the 2015 edition of the Indian Premier League. Five Indian cricketers have been traded during the trading window this year. The window for the franchises to extend the player contracts on existing terms for...
  • As it happened: Chennaiyin FC vs Kerala Blasters FC, ISL Semi-final 1, 2nd Leg Yesterday

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) It was Chennaiyin FC who laid the ground for Kerala Blasters' phenomenal transformation from underdogs to top dogs and the hosts now have their task cut out as they seek to overturn a 0-3 deficit in the second leg semi-final of...
  • ED probing beneficiary of Rs 425 cr IPL facilitation fee Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate is investigating the "actual beneficiary" of the Rs 425 crore facilitation fee paid for award of 10-year media rights for the IPL cricket matches to World Sports Group in 2009. The government, in an Action Taken report to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance, said the...
  • ISL: Acid test awaits Chennaiyin FC against Kerala Blasters Yesterday

    Chennai: It was Chennaiyin FC who laid the ground for Kerala Blasters' phenomenal transformation from underdogs to top dogs and the hosts now have their task cut out as they seek to overturn a 0-3 deficit in the second leg semi-final of the Indian Super League football here on Tuesday. Table...
  • ISL's achievement incredible, says Alessandro Del Piero 2 days ago

    Kolkata: World Cup winner Italian legend Alessandro Del Piero on Monday asserted that what the Indian Super League (ISL) has done for the country was "incredible". "Its incredible what ISL has achieved in such short time," Del Piero. He suggested ISL proceed step by step, but said he was awed by the...
  • IPL: Sundar Raman pulled up by SC, questions BCCI's rule 6.2.4 2 days ago

    The Supreme Court on Monday made it clear that BCCI's rule 6.2.4 under which conflict of interest is permissible will be examined and pulled up IPL COO Raman for his silence in the entire issue. ...
  • IPL 8: Ousted from World Cup squad, RCB show their back to Yuvraj Singh 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Yuvraj Singh, the most expensive player of the Indian Premier League (IPL), has been released by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) while Delhi Daredevils skipper Kevin Pietersen was released along with Dinesh Karthik, Ross Taylor and Murali Vijay, according to media reports. The Vijay Mallya-owned RCB had paid the 33-year-old...
  • Delhi Daredevils release Pietersen, Karthik, Vijay ahead of IPL 2015 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a bid to start afresh in the eighth season of Indian Premier League, the Delhi Daredevils on Monday decided to release their last edition's skipper and biggest star Kevin Pietersen along with costliest buy Dinesh Karthik and Test specialist Murali Vijay. Delhi Daredevils' Chief Executive Officer Hemant Dua...
  • N Srinivasan, IS Bindra in blame game, SC to examine BCCI amendment 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday decided to examine the controversial amendment in the BCCI rules which enables office bearers to own teams in the IPL and Champions League amidst raging debate over conflict of interest issue. The apex court termed the issue of conflict of interest "relevant" and decided...
  • Indian arrested in Malaysia for allegedly carrying drugs worth USD 288,155 2 days ago

    Kuala Lumpur: An Indian has been arrested at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport for allegedly carrying 5.34 kg of illegal drugs worth USD 288,155. The man's identity was not disclosed. The 27-year-old, who arrived here from Chennai by a Malaysia Airlines flight, landed in Customs Department's net upon his arrival at the...
  • SC to examine validity of BCCI's rule 6.2.4 permitting conflict of interest 2 days ago

    The Supreme Court on Monday hit the nail on the head by making it clear that BCCI's rule 6.2.4 under which conflict of interest is permissible will be examined and the court will also determine the validity of the same. BCCI has already found itself in a lot of trouble following...
  • Sydney crisis: Infosys software engineer amongst hostages in Lindt cafe 2 days ago

    Sydney: An Indian software professional is amongst several other people held hostage by an armed gunman in a cafe in downtown Sydney. A native of Andhra Pradesh, the engineer works with Infosys Australia. "One software engineer is among the hostages. He is an employee of Infosys Australia. Our consulate in Sydney...
  • Indian Consulate in Sydney evacuated, staff safe, assures government 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Indian Consulate in Sydney was on Monday evacuated in view of the hostage situation in a cafe near its premises and all the staff members are safe, the External Affairs Ministry said. "As a preventive measure in accordance with the local requirements, we have evacuated the staff...
  • ISL: It was a great performance from the boys, says Atletico coach Habas 2 days ago

    Kolkata: With a depleted Atletico de Kolkata managing to hold off FC Goa goalless in the first leg of their semi-final encounter on Sunday, coach Antonio Lopez Habas heaped lavish praises on his players and exuded confidence of entering the final. "It's not easy to lose five frontline players and still...
  • Indian Aces win inaugural edition of International Premier Tennis League 2 days ago

    Dubai: Novak Djokovic signed off in style at the International Premier Tennis League by thrashing Gael Monfils 6-0, but it was not enough for his UAE Royals to win the inaugural exhibition event on Saturday. The Indian Aces, who had the likes of Roger Federer, Pete Sampras, and Ana Ivanovic turning...
  • ISL: Zico blames poor turf for Narayan Das' injury 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Brazilian great and FC Goa coach Zico on Monday blamed the artificial turf for a serious injury to their reliable left-back Narayan Das who is likely to sit out of the Hero Indian Super League football tournament semifinal return leg on Wednesday. There was no tackle but the impressive Indian...
  • ISL 2014: Depleted Atletico de Kolkata hold visiting FC Goa goalless 3 days ago

    Kolkata: A depleted Atletico de Kolkata held FC Goa goalless in the first leg of their semi-final encounter of the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Salt Lake stadium on Sunday. Plagued by injuries, Atletico coach Antonio lopez Habas was forced to fall back on his bench strength with his war...
  • As it happened: Atletico de Kolkata vs FC Goa, ISL, Semi-final 2, First Leg 3 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Plagued by injuries and a below-par showing in recent games, Atletico de Kolkata face a tough Indian Super League semifinal first-leg challenge on Sunday against an upbeat FC Goa who made a stunning comeback after languishing at the bottom midway...
  • I should have won more titles this year: Saina Nehwal 3 days ago

    She clinched three individual titles and a couple of bronze medals at prestigious team events this season but far from satiated, ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal feels she could have garnered more trophies had it not been for some missed opportunities. After enduring a difficult season in 2013, where she failed...