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  • Bengaluru FC edge past Dempo SC 3-2 to win maiden I-League title 21-04-2014 08:45 PM

    Bengaluru FC continued their unbeaten form as they beat Dempo SC 3-2 to secure their maiden I-League title. Sean Rooney (2nd minute), Robin Singh (56th minute) and Johnny Menyongar (76th minute) gave the away side 3-0 lead before Dempo fought back through Beto (82nd minute) and Romeo Fernandes (88th minute)....
  • News 360: EC seeks report on Praveen Togadia's hate speech 21-04-2014 08:36 PM

    The Election Commission has sought a report on VHP President Praveen Togadia's alleged hate speech. Togadia asked people in Bhavnagar in Gujarat to evict Muslims from Hindu dominated areas. Even though the Cong has filed a complaint, both Togadia and the RSS are denying the reports, calling them fabricated. ...
  • IPL Scandal: Probe-panel member justice Patel related to interim BCCI president Yadav 21-04-2014 08:25 PM

    In another major development in the IPL scandal and a day before an important Supreme Court hearing, member of the probe panel proposed by the BCCI, former Calcutta High Court Chief Justice JN Patel confirmed to CNN-IBN on Monday that he is the brother-in-law of interim BCCI president Shivlal Yadav....
  • David Moyes set to be sacked as Manchester United manager: Reports 21-04-2014 08:03 PM

    David Moyes is on the verge of getting sacked as Manchester United manager after their 2-0 loss to Everton on Sunday, according to reports in the British media. Moyes, who was hand-picked by the club's previous manager Sir Alex Ferguson 11 months ago, had a harrowing time at the Old...
  • Snapshot: Ameesha Patel campaigns for Congress in Allahabad 21-04-2014 07:21 PM

    Actress Ameesha Patel was recently in Allahabad to campaign for Congress. And as the pictures show, Rajiv Shukla was spotted carrying umbrella for her while she campaigned in Allahabad. The actress made headlines when she lauded Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for the manner in...
  • Red Bull boss confident Sebastian Vettel will turn things around 21-04-2014 07:00 PM

    Champions Red Bull believe they can pick up the pace and take the fight to dominant Mercedes now that Formula One is heading back to Europe after the first four 'flyaway' races in Asia and the Middle East. Team principal Christian Horner kept calm after Mercedes chalked up their fourth...
  • Bale skips training session ahead of Champions League semi-final against Bayern 21-04-2014 06:31 PM

    Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo completed a full training session on Monday as he races to regain fitness before Wednesday's Champions League semi-final, first leg at home to holders Bayern Munich. However, Gareth Bale was unable to train due to a bout of flu, the club added without specifying whether...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo to return for Champions League semi-final 21-04-2014 04:58 PM

    Madrid: Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit to play against Bayern Munich in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final if the message posted on one of his social networking sites is to be believed. Ronaldo has not played for Madrid since leaving the first leg of...
  • Sharad Pawar questions Justice Patel and Shastri's appointment on IPL probe panel 21-04-2014 03:36 PM

    Mumbai: Former BCCI chief Sharad Pawar wants Justice JN Patel, who is part of a three-man probe panel set up by the board to investigate the IPL corruption scandal, to come clean on his reported links with the body's interim President Shivlal Yadav. He also deprecated the presence of former...
  • Rihanna to star 3D animated film 'Home' 21-04-2014 01:49 PM

    London: R&B star Rihanna is all set to star in 'Home', which will be the first 3D animated film to have a black lead character. The 26-year-old 'Diamond' singer will voice the character of Tip, a resourceful girl who teams up with a banished alien called Oh (voiced by Jim...
  • Harendra Singh appointed junior hockey team's coach 21-04-2014 01:29 PM

    New Delhi: Hockey India on Monday appointed Harendra Singh as the coach of the junior men's team keeping in mind the 2016 Junior World Cup to be held in India. Harendra will join the training camp on April 25. "The appointment of Harendra Singh is in line with our efforts...
  • Meet Vivek Ranadive: The only Indian to own a team in the NBA 21-04-2014 12:20 PM

    A 17-year-old teenager with an enviable technical acumen left his homeland India to explore the American shores, and after more than 30 years of path-breaking success in the field of technology, Vivek Ranadive became the first Indian-American to own a team in the biggest basketball leagues of them all -...
  • Bengaluru FC looking to wrap up I-League title against Dempo 21-04-2014 11:46 AM

    Bengaluru FC would look to clinch their maiden I-League title in their debut season with a victory over Dempo FC in their penultimate league match at Nehru Stadium on Monday. Bengaluru FC, who are leading the table with 41 points from 22 matches, need three points from two remaining matches...
  • Rajasthan Royals will bounce back, says confident Sanju Samson 21-04-2014 11:33 AM

    His fine half-century went in vain against Kings XI Punjab, but Rajasthan Royals' young batsman Sanju Samson says he is not the one to cry over one setback for too long and would be aiming to finish off games for his team in the coming IPL matches. Samson's 52 was...
  • Germany to play Czech Republic in Fed Cup final 21-04-2014 10:11 AM

    Germany will take on the Czech Republic in the Fed Cup final after both countries wrapped up their semi-final victories by winning the first reverse singles on Sunday. Germany's Angelique Kerber overcame Sam Stosur in three sets and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Roberta Vinci 6-3, 7-5 as both...
  • France edge USA 3-2 in Fed Cup 21-04-2014 09:47 AM

    Caroline Garcia is still trying to figure out her recent success. The 20-year-old almost single handedly led France to a 3-2 upset of the United States in Fed Cup competition on Sunday. Garcia had a hand in all three of her country's victories. She beat the USA's Madison Keys and...
  • Kings XI Punjab's M-factor: Maxwell and Miller 21-04-2014 03:07 AM

    The M-factor for the Kings XI Punjab in the IPL 7 season seven seems to be working well. (Glenn) Maxwell and (David) Miller are the two juggernauts who again proved to be the match winners for the Punjab-based outfit. Maxwell and Miller underlined their credentials as big-match players by leading...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show 21-04-2014 12:54 AM

    In this episode: From rights of transgenders to the absence of basic civic amenities, young voters pick up CJ mike to raise the issues that affect their vote. Also, more spoofs, songs and youth voices about major election related developments of the week. ...
  • IPL 7: Chennai may prove a tough nut for Delhi to crack 20-04-2014 11:52 PM

    Handed a shock defeat by Kings XI Punjab in their tournament opener, two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) would be eager to get back to winning ways against a rejuvenated Delhi Daredevils (DD) at Abu Dhabhi on Monday, but it won't be easy for Delhi. Chennai...
  • Everton remain in top-four hunt with 2-0 victory over Manchester United 20-04-2014 11:02 PM

    England: Everton ensured a miserable return to Goodison Park for former manager David Moyes by overwhelming Manchester United in a 2-0 win to keep pace with Arsenal in the race for Champions League qualification on Sunday. First-half goals by Leighton Baines - from the penalty spot - and Kevin Mirallas...
  • Lalit Modi demands CBI inquiry into IPL scandal 20-04-2014 10:50 PM

    Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi on Sunday opposed the three-member committee suggested by the BCCI to the Supreme Court to probe the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal and demanded an inquiry by the CBI. "There should be no compromise on new panel. Current proposed panel has Srini cronies on it....
  • Pitstop blunder ruins Felipe Massa's race at Chinese Grand Prix 20-04-2014 10:29 PM

    A frustrated Felipe Massa was left ruing a pitstop blunder by his Williams team that left him out of the points in Sunday's Chinese Formula One Grand Prix. The Brazilian had qualified in a season best sixth on Saturday and was racing the top five cars when he came into...
  • Raheem Sterling is the best young player in Europe: Brendan Rodgers 20-04-2014 10:25 PM

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers hailed Raheem Sterling as the best young player in European football after the 19-year-old played a starring role in their 3-2 win against Norwich City on Sunday. Victory lifted Liverpool to 80 points and with just three games to go they lead second-placed Chelsea, who they...
  • Lukas Podolski strikes twice as Arsenal glide past Hull 20-04-2014 09:50 PM

    England: Lukas Podolski scored two goals for the second straight match as Arsenal beat Hull 3-0 on Sunday to move a step closer to securing the final Champions League place in the Premier League. Arsenal's finishing was clinical at the KC Stadium, with Aaron Ramsey setting the visitors on their...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka beats Roger Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters 20-04-2014 09:40 PM

    Monaco: Stanislas Wawrinka won the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time after rallying to beat Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 in a rare all-Swiss final on Sunday. The Australian Open champion had lost his previous two Masters finals and looked like losing a third until Federer's level dropped...
  • Judicial probe into IPL scandal need of the hour: Pradeep Magazine 20-04-2014 09:06 PM

    Talking to CNN-IBN, the senior journalist, who was the first to extensively report the match-fixing scandal in 2000, doubted BCCI's intent in cleaning up cricket. ...
  • Raheem Sterling scores twice as Liverpool beat Norwich 3-2 20-04-2014 07:08 PM

    England: A first English championship in 24 years is within Liverpool's grasp after a 3-2 victory over Norwich that was inspired by Raheem Sterling's double and a 30th goal of the campaign by Luis Suarez on Sunday. An 11th straight league win secured the Reds a return to the Champions...
  • Atletico playmaker Arda Turan fit to face Chelsea in Champions League 20-04-2014 06:32 PM

    Madrid: Atletico Madrid playmaker Arda Turan has been declared fit to face Chelsea in Tuesday's Champions League semi-final, first leg, the La Liga leaders said on Sunday. The Turkey international has not featured since picking up a groin injury in the quarter-final, first leg against Barcelona on April 1. A...
  • Squash: Joshna Chinappa stuns former World No. 1 to win Richmond Open 20-04-2014 06:08 PM

    Richmond: Joshna Chinappa of India ended a career-long losing run to Australia's former world champion Rachael Grinham when she upset the top seed in straight games to win the inaugural USD 10,000 Richmond Open. World No.21 Chinappa beat her 16th-ranked opponent 11-9, 11-5, 11-8 for the first time in six...
  • Force India remain in top-3 with double points finish in Shanghai 20-04-2014 05:47 PM

    Shanghai: Sahara Force India secured their third double points finish in four races after Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez came sixth and ninth in the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday. The Silverstone squad showed strong race pace on a two-stop strategy after struggling in a wet qualifying on...