Legs

  • Attackers chop elderly woman's legs to loot her silver jewellery May 19, 2014

    Unidentified miscreants severed the legs of an old woman to loot her silver jewellery, causing grievous injuries, in Bagadia's forest area, about 70 km away from Indore in the neighbouring Dhar district, police told reporters on Sunday. The victim, 70-year-old Kasturi Bai was rushed to M Y Government Hospital in Indore...
  • Two-legged dog chasing a stick on his first trip to the beach is an Internet sensation April 5, 2014

    A dog in Washington state has no rear legs, but he can balance enough to run on only his front legs, as millions of people have seen in a YouTube video. Duncan was born with deformed rear legs that were amputated to remove the dead weight. The 9-month-old boxer belongs to...
  • Man with prosthetic leg asked to strip for security check at Delhi airport October 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Months after a woman was allegedly asked to remove her prosthetic leg at an airport, another passenger with a prosthetic leg recounts his humiliation at Delhi's IGI Airport. He was forced to strip for a security check. This comes two months after the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security...
  • Watch: Sanjay Dutt thanks media for supporting him October 1, 2013

    Actor Sanjay Dutt has been granted 14 days furlough for treatment of his leg. He has already left from the Yerwada prison where he is serving a 42-month sentence for his role in the 1993 Mumbai blasts. ...
  • Barcelona's Afellay out for 4 months after leg surgery August 23, 2013

    Barcelona: Barcelona says Dutch midfielder Ibrahim Afellay will be sidelined for four months after undergoing surgery on his right leg. The Spanish club says Afellay had surgery on Thursday to treat a "chronic injury related to the muscle and tendon" in his right thigh. The 27-year-old Afellay has suffered a series of...
  • 7-year-old Boston bomb survivor using prosthetic leg August 16, 2013

    A 7-year-old girl who lost part of her left leg in the Boston Marathon bombings is learning to use a prosthetic leg as her family still mourns the death of her older brother in the April attack. The family of Jane Richard and the late 8-year-old Martin Richard said on Thursday...
  • Should sensitivity towards differently abled at airports be compromised with safety? July 13, 2013

    After Suranjana Ghosh Aikra told how she was harassed at the Mumbai airport just last week and was asked to take off her prosthetic leg and that meant she had to strip, Bhagyam Arvind narrates the same ordeal. ...
  • Should Indian airports be more sensitive towards the differently abled? July 12, 2013

    Mumbai: A woman on Friday said she was harassed at the Mumbai airport just last week. Suranjana Ghosh Akira was asked to take off her prosthetic leg and that meant she had to strip. Suranjana Ghose Akira would strike one as any young successful hardworking professional, which she is. She...
  • Now, a four-legged robot that runs like a cat June 17, 2013

    London: Catbot! Swiss scientists have developed a four-legged cheetah-cub robot that runs like a cat and could be used for search and rescue missions. Thanks to its legs, whose design faithfully reproduces feline morphology, the robot has the same advantages as its model: It is small, light and fast. ...
  • 'Missed chances killed the second leg' May 1, 2013

    CNN-IBN's football expert Novy Kapadia reviews the Champions League semi-final second leg between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday night. ...
  • Dortmund will not get stage fright at Real, Klopp says April 29, 2013

    Madrid: There is no danger Borussia Dortmund will suffer from stage fright in Tuesday's Champions League semi-final second leg at Spanish giants Real Madrid, coach Juergen Klopp said on Monday. The Bundesliga side have a healthy 4-1 lead for the clash at Real's Bernabeu arena following their stunning victory in last...
  • Faced with legs mangled by bombs, doctors had to amputate April 17, 2013

    Doctors attending to long-distance runners usually see overheating and dehydration, but on Monday after the bombings on the Boston Marathon finish line the injuries were so gruesome that some had no choice but to amputate once healthy legs. Surgeons at Boston's biggest hospitals raced against the clock to save the lives...
  • Jimenez returns from broken leg at this week's Spanish Open April 17, 2013

    Madrid: Former Ryder Cup stalwart Miguel Angel Jimenez will make his comeback from a broken leg at this week's Spanish Open, the national golf federation said on Tuesday. The 49-year-old sustained the injury while skiing in Spain's Sierra Nevada in December. Jimenez, the oldest winner in European Tour history, will be playing...
  • Herculean task for Galatasaray against Real in second leg April 8, 2013

    Istanbul: Didier Drogba and his Galatasaray team-mates have a tough task when they try to overturn a 3-0 deficit against Real Madrid in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday. Drogba, who won the title last season with Chelsea, will take some cheer from his performance in Saturday's...
  • Lazio hold Juventus in Italian Cup semis first leg January 23, 2013

    Turin: Lazio needed a late equalizer to draw 1-1 at Juventus in the first leg of the Italian Cup semifinals on Tuesday, and extended its unbeaten streak to 16 matches. In a match between two of the top teams in Serie A, Federico Peluso put Juventus ahead with a header following...
  • Real beat Valencia in Copa del Rey first-leg quarters January 16, 2013

    Madrid: France striker Karim Benzema helped Real Madrid to a 2-0 victory over Valencia in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey on Tuesday. Benzema opened the scoring in the 37th minute of the first leg match, finishing off a rapid counterattack after Michael Essien had picked out Sami Khedira on...
  • Hyderabad: Nethula goes nostalgic, visits old school August 28, 2012

    Hyderabad: It was a walk down the memory lane for Tarun Sai Nethula, the New Zeland leggie, as he stepped into the portals of his alma mater, St Andrew’s School, in Old Bowenpally on Monday afternoon. He was a student of the school’s 1999 batch. “This is the classroom where...
  • Sprinter breaks his leg but finishes relay August 10, 2012

    London: Manteo Mitchell felt the pop in his leg and knew it wasn't good. "It felt like somebody literally just snapped my leg in half," he said. The American sprinter had half a lap to go in the first leg of the 4x400-meter relay preliminaries Thursday and a choice to make:...
  • Team doctor declares Bolt fit for Olympics July 27, 2012

    London: Team doctor of Jamaica's track and field outfit Winston Dawes says Usain Bolt is fit and ready for the Olympics despite lingering public concerns over his fitness. Doctor Dawes has shrugged off suggestions that Bolt will miss the Games with injury despite reports that the Olympic champion is suffering with...
  • West Ham close in on Premier League return May 8, 2012

    London: West Ham United edged closer to a Premier League return with a 3-0 home win over Cardiff City on Monday, completing a 5-0 semi-final aggregate triumph to ease into the Championship play-off final. Kevin Nolan and Ricardo Vaz Te scored in the first half and a late Nicky Maynard strike...
  • Demi-God for his fans, Messi is only human April 27, 2012

    He is the best. There is no one like him. He is already an icon. Not yet 25, and the 'Ballon d'Or' and 'FIFA World Player of the Year' trophies are his favourite toys. But under that skin, he's also a mortal, he is also fraught with frailties that define...
  • Bayern edge Madrid on penalties to reach final April 26, 2012

    Madrid: Bayern Munich beat Real Madrid 3-1 on penalties on Wednesday to secure their place against Chelsea in the Champions League final following a memorable contest between the long-time European rivals. Cristiano Ronaldo looked to have put the home side on their way to the final with two early goals, but...
  • Guardiola, Pique play down reports of rift April 24, 2012

    Barcelona: Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola and defender Gerard Pique have played down reports of a rift, with both saying the centreback was left out of the Spanish and European champions' last two matches for purely sporting reasons. Spain international Pique was an unused substitute in the Champions League semi-final first leg...
  • Bookings not a worry for Chelsea: Di Matteo April 24, 2012

    Barcelona: Chelsea will ignore the prospect of their players missing the Champions League final through suspension when they seek to protect a 1-0 lead in Tuesday's semi-final second leg at holders Barcelona, according to manager Roberto Di Matteo. Defenders Branislav Ivanovic, Ashley Cole and David Luiz and midfielders Ramires and Raul...
  • Battling Chelsea stun Barcelona 1-0 in first leg April 19, 2012

    London: Chelsea produced a performance of resilience and ruthlessness to hand Barcelona their first Champions League loss in 14 months on Wednesday, winning 1-0 at Stamford Bridge to leave the semi-final delicately poised ahead of the second leg in Spain. The irrepressible Didier Drogba grabbed the winner in first-half injury time...
  • Spanish sides favourites for Europa League semis April 18, 2012

    Madrid: While Barcelona and Real Madrid chase a clasico Champions League final, Sporting Lisbon are the only team that are keeping Athletic Bilbao, Atletico Madrid and Valencia from making the Europa League finale an all-Spanish affair. Valencia travel to Atletico for the first leg of their semi-final on Thursday, when Athletic...
  • Mourinho tactics, Coentrao under fire for loss April 18, 2012

    Madrid: Real Madrid's 2-1 Champions League reverse at Bayern Munich on Tuesday raised questions about the tactics of coach Jose Mourinho and prompted sharp criticism of hapless leftback Fabio Coentrao. After falling behind to a 17th-minute Franck Ribery strike in the semi-final first leg in Germany, Real battled back to...
  • Barcelona can be beaten, insists Lampard April 18, 2012

    London: Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard insists Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final mauling of Tottenham has given his side the confidence to overcome the challenge of gaining revenge on Barcelona in the Champions League on Wednesday. Roberto Di Matteo’s side advanced to the FA Cup final after destroying Spurs 5-1 at Wembley on...
  • Fear cost revenge-seeking Chelsea in 2009: Alves April 18, 2012

    Barcelona: Dani Alves claimed that Chelsea lost to Barcelona in their contentious 2009 Champions League semi-final because the English side showed 'fear'. The Premier League side led 1-0 in the second leg at Stamford Bridge after a scoreless draw in the first encounter and appeared to be on their way to...
  • Bayern edge Real with late win in nervy first leg April 18, 2012

    Munich: Mario Gomez scored in the 90th minute to hand Real Madrid their first loss in the Champions league this season and give Bayern Munich a 2-1 win in a pulsating first leg of the semi-final on Tuesday between two sides with a combined 13 titles. Gomez's 12th goal of this...