NEWS

  • CSKA Moscow rally to draw 2-2 with Manchester City in Champions League 6 hours 17 minutes ago

    Moscow: Manchester City were left struggling in the Champions League on Tuesday after squandering a two-goal lead and conceding a late penalty to draw 2-2 at CSKA Moscow in an empty stadium. Goals from Sergio Aguero and James Milner gave City a comfortable two-goal lead by half-time at Arena Khimki, where...
  • Robredo beats Isner in straight sets at Valencia 6 hours 31 minutes ago

    Valencia: Tommy Robredo advanced to the second round of the Valencia Open by beating fifth-seeded John Isner 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Tuesday. Robredo saved five break points to force a first-set tiebreaker, which he dominated and won after the American netted a forehand. In the second set, Robredo had no unforced errors...
  • Milos Raonic, Ivo Karlovic through to Swiss Indoors 2nd round 6 hours 35 minutes ago

    Basel: Fourth-seeded Milos Raonic hit 12 aces and saved all five break points he faced as he beat Steve Johnson of the United States 7-6 (4), 6-4 in the first round of the Swiss Indoors on Tuesday. Johnson, who did not face a break point in the first set, saved one...
  • Caroline Wozniacki beats Maria Sharapova at WTA Finals 6 hours 42 minutes ago

    Caroline Wozniacki credited her training for next month's New York Marathon as a key factor in her victory over Maria Sharapova in a grueling three-set match in the WTA Finals on Tuesday. Wozniacki won 7-6 (4), 6-7 (5), 6-2 to beat Sharapova for the second-straight time, having also won in the...
  • Shuttlers Ashwini-Ivanov in main draw of French Open Super Series 7 hours 1 minutes ago

    Paris: India's Ashwini Ponnappa and her Russian partner Vladimir Ivanov qualified for the main draw of the mixed doubles event at the USD 275,000 French Open Super Series on Tuesday. Ashwini and Ivanov first defeated local pair of Vincent Espen and Manon Krieger 21-9 21-7 in 20 minutes before getting a...
  • Eden Gardens may host fourth India-Sri Lanka ODI 7 hours 8 minutes ago

    Kolkata: It's not official yet, but Eden Gardens is in line to host the fourth one-dayer on November 13 in the upcoming stop gap five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka. "We are most likely to get the fourth ODI here on November 13. It's difficult to host the match here before...
  • ISL 2014: Atletico de Kolkata buoyant after return of Borja Fernandez 8 hours 8 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Atletico de Kolkata will be bolstered by the return of Borja Fernandez, even as their marquee signing and Liverpool star Luis Garcia is all set to miss their ISL away fixture against FC Goa on Thursday. "Borja's return will give us a big advantage," ATK's Spanish midfielder Jofre Mateu said...
  • ISL: Chennaiyin FC edge past Kerala Blasters 2-1 in 'Southern' derby 9 hours 0 minutes ago

    The Southern derby of the Indian Super League ended with the home team Chennaiyin FC clinching a 2-1 win through an Elano penalty and a Bernard Mendy screamer. While the master Brazilian converted a penalty in the first half, Frenchman and former Hull City wingback Mendy came in with an audacious...
  • Upbeat East Zone take on South Zone in the Duleep Trophy semi-final 10 hours 3 minutes ago

    Lahli: After registering an impressive come-from-behind win in their quarter-final against West Zone, a supremely confident East Zone side will take on a last edition's joint champions South Zone in the Duleep Trophy semi-final on Wednesday. It will be East that will start as favourites against South after their crushing 102-run...
  • Levante fire coach Jose Mendilibar in Spain 10 hours 45 minutes ago

    Levante have fired Jose Mendilibar, becoming the second Spanish club in as many days to remove a head coach. The 53-year-old Mendilibar replaced Joaquin Caparros this season but failed to maintain the same level of play, with the team scoring a league-low four goals through eight rounds and sitting next-to-last in...
  • Genoa held to controversial 1-1 draw by Empoli in Serie A 11 hours 9 minutes ago

    Geneo: Genoa were held to a controversial 1-1 draw by visiting Empoli on Monday in the first match since the port city was hit by devastating floods. Genoa went ahead with a goal from Andrea Bertolacci 14 minutes in and Lorenzo Tonelli equalized with his arm in the 77th following a...
  • UEFA fines four clubs for crowd misbehavior 11 hours 16 minutes ago

    Galatasaray, FC Basel, Feyenoord and Standard Liege have been fined by UEFA for crowd misbehavior during games in the Champions League and the Europa League. Turkish team Galatasaray were fined 50,000 euros ($80,000) after their fans set off or threw fireworks and missiles during a Champions League match at Arsenal on...
  • BCCI to write to ICC about West Indies Cricket Board's conduct 13 hours 59 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will write to the International Cricket Council (ICC) to apprise the world body about the conduct of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), whose team cancelled the tour of India mid-way last week. "We will write to the ICC informing them...
  • Snapshot: Arjun Rampal's daughter Mahikaa is all grown up now! 14 hours 1 minutes ago

    It is Dhanteras today. While many celebrities have been busy taking to Twitter to extend wishes, Arjun Rampal shared a photo of her daughter Mahikaa on Instagram along with a message that read, "Happy Dhanteras. Off to a Diwali party, my darling Mahikaa growing up. #dhanteras #myfavgal #mylittlelaxmi". ...
  • India hockey coach Terry Walsh resigns blaming 'sporting bureaucracy' 14 hours 23 minutes ago

    Just when it looked Indian hockey was getting back up on its legs, another setback hit the game's establishment in the country with head coach of the men's team resigning citing 'sporting bureaucracy' as the reason for calling it quits. Walsh's decision came at a time when he had coached the...
  • ISL 2014: Rain threat looms over Chennaiyin FC's first home game 14 hours 47 minutes ago

    Chennai: The threat of rain looms large over the Indian Super League clash on Tuesday between the Chennaiyin FC and Kerala Blasters FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here. The meteorological department has forecast partly cloudy sky with a shower or thunderstorm in the night. It has been raining heavily in...
  • Australia aim for top Test spot in series against Pakistan 15 hours 29 minutes ago

    Dubai: Australia have a chance to reclaim the top spot in the ICC Test Team Rankings when they face host Pakistan in the two-Test series in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which starts on Wednesday in the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here. A two-nil series win over Pakistan will lift Michael...
  • Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for culpable homicide 16 hours 14 minutes ago

    Oscar Pistorius was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the "gross negligence" he showed when he shot her multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home. Judge Thokozile Masipa also sentenced the double-amputee Olympian to...
  • Mitchell Marsh, Stephen O'Keefe to herald new dawn in Australian cricket 17 hours 7 minutes ago

    Canberra: On the eve of a new Test series against Pakistan, the Australian cricket team is on the verge of a major makeover. With Mitchell Marsh and Stephen O'Keefe expected to receive their first baggy green caps ahead of the first Test, starting Wednesday in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), many...
  • Not a biopic, hope it makes some difference in the lives of the people in Bhopal: Kal Penn on 'Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain' 17 hours 45 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Indian-American actor and member of Obama Administration, Kal Penn hopes that the telling account of his upcoming film 'Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain' based on the gas leak tragedy of 1984, will make a difference in the lives of families of the victims of the disaster. The Ravi Kumar-directed...
  • 'Byomkesh Bakshi' trailer: Sushant Singh Rajput's film promises an interesting mix of suspense and drama 18 hours 2 minutes ago

    Those who have been awaiting the release of the first teaser of Sushant Singh Rajput's 'Byomkesh Bakshi', have a reason to rejoice. For the makers of the much-anticipated film has released its teaser. The teaser opens with an interesting soundtrack. And within seconds, one gets a peek into a warring...
  • Roshan Mahanama is fourth match referee to officiate in 200 ODIs 19 hours 16 minutes ago

    Dubai: Roshan Mahanama became the latest member of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) elite panel of match referees to reach the 200-mark milestone in One-Day Internationals (ODI) when he officiated the first ODI between New Zealand and South Africa in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand, Tuesday. A former captain and member of...
  • Champions League: Bayern Munich face first big test against AS Roma 19 hours 42 minutes ago

    Berlin: German League champions Bayern Munich face their first biggest test of 2014-15 season so far when they take on Italian side AS Roma in the Champions League Group E match on Tuesday. In contrast to other German clubs like Borussia Dortmund (Group D), Bayer Leverkusen (Group C) and Schalke 04...
  • Snapshot: Sunny Leone tweets photos of birthday boy Daniel Weber's face smeared with cake 21 hours 46 minutes ago

    Actress Sunny Leone recently celebrated her husband Daniel Weber's birthday in style. The actress, who will soon be seen performing to the popular track `Dholi Taaro Dhol Baaje` in Bobby Khan's upcoming film 'Leela', has shared a string of photos with her husband to tells fans the fun they had...
  • Never used social media to market my films: Shah Rukh Khan 22 hours 29 minutes ago

    He has often been accused of going overboard marketing his films. Each time Shah Rukh Khan, Badshah of Bollywood, comes up with a new marketing strategy during his films' release. The actor recently appeared in a satire video which had him playing himself taking 'not' so politically correct questions...
  • Blind's late strike rescues a point for Manchester United at West Brom Yesterday

    Manchester United came from behind twice to earn a 2-2 draw with West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Monday, with Daley Blind scoring the second equaliser with three minutes remaining. United looked like coming unstuck on the road again when Saido Berahino restored West Brom's lead in the 65th...
  • 123-year-old football club Mohammedan Sporting shuts shop Yesterday

    One of Indian football's oldest clubs Mohammedan Sporting has decided to shut down operations due to lack of funds. ...
  • ISL: We are raring to go for first home match, says Marco Materazzi Yesterday

    Chennaiyin FC manager Marco Materazzi on Tuesday said that his players were raring to go for their first home match against Kerala Blasters in the Indian Super League on Wednesday, even though weathermen predicted heavy rains. "They (Kerala Blasters) are a good side but we always try to do our best....
  • Jack Wilshere excited by Theo Walcott's return to fitness at Arsenal Yesterday

    England international Theo Walcott's imminent return cannot come soon enough for Arsenal team mate Jack Wilshere. Walcott needed surgery after rupturing knee ligaments against Tottenham Hotspur in January but his rehabilitation is almost complete and England midfielder Wilshere believes the winger's comeback will spark the north London club's season. "I've never played...
  • I'm now showing Brazil form with Barcelona, says Neymar Yesterday

    Neymar is reproducing his Brazil form with Barcelona because the forward said on Monday that he was now feeling more relaxed. Neymar had a difficult first 2013-14 season in Spain with injuries and turmoil over his transfer fee, which was initially said to be worth 57.1 million euros ($72.92 million) by...