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  • Luke Shaw made to train alone as not fit enough for Van Gaal 33 minutes ago

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has ordered full back Luke Shaw to train alone, saying the 19-year-old is "not very fit" and unable to meet the Dutchman's expectations. Shaw joined United from fellow Premier League side Southampton after returning from England's dismal World Cup campaign in a deal reported to...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team thrash Trinidad and Tobago 14-0 40 minutes ago

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team came back strongly from a 0-3 defeat to New Zealand to thrash minnows Trinidad and Tobago 14-0 in their third Pool A match of the Commonwealth Games here. India displayed immense maturity by learning from their previous defeat and not letting the Sunday loss affect...
  • ICC bans Moeen Ali from wearing 'Save Gaza' wristbands 8 minutes ago

    England batsman Moeen Ali has been banned from wearing wristbands featuring the slogans "Save Gaza" and "Free Palestine", the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Tuesday. Moeen, who is Muslim and of Pakistani descent, helped raise funds for charities working with those affected by the three-week conflict with Israel. He wore the...
  • CWG 2014: Jamaican Bailey-Cole wins 100 metres 2 hours 31 minutes ago

    Jamaican Kemar Bailey-Cole won the Commonwealth Games 100 metres gold medal in a time of 10.00 seconds on Monday. Bailey-Cole made a slow start out of the blocks at Hampden Park but his long stride helped him claw his way back into the main group at the midway point. With 10 metres...
  • CWG 2014: Indian boxer Mandeep Jangra in quarter-final 2 hours 40 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian boxer Mandeep Jangra moved into the quarter-final of the men's welterweight (69kg) category with a comprehensive 3-0 win over Jamaican Kestna Davis in the Round 16 at the 2014 Commonwealth Games on Monday. Jangra bagged 30 points from all the three rounds while Davis got 27 each from his. In...
  • Grigor Dimitrov out of Washington hard-court tournament 3 hours 20 minutes ago

    Wimbledon semi-finalist Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria has withdrawn from the Citi Open hard-court tournament, citing the flu and a sinus infection. Dimitrov's decision was announced on Sunday, a day before play begins. Dimitrov is a top-10 player who would have been seeded third at the tournament, part of the North American circuit...
  • Svetlana Kuznetsova, Vania King advance at Citi Open 3 hours 29 minutes ago

    Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia advanced to the second round of the Citi Open with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Slovenia's Polona Hercog on Monday. American Vania King also moved on, cruising to a 6-2, 6-0 win against Canada's Francoise Abanda. Tomas Berdych, No. 5 on the ATP tour, is the top seed...
  • Recovered from illness, Serena ready for return 3 hours 36 minutes ago

    Serena Williams finally realized what happened days later, when she was allowed to get out of bed. Williams said she was barely aware of how sick she was as she tried to play through a viral infection that caused her to lose equilibrium during a women's doubles match with sister Venus...
  • Andrea Petkovic through, Samantha Stosur out at Stanford 3 hours 52 minutes ago

    Germany's Andrea Petkovic reached the second round of the Bank of the West Classic with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Croatia's Alja Tomljanovic on Monday and also benefited from the elimination of an experienced potential opponent in the next round. Petkovic dropped serve twice but produced six breaks of her own...
  • Alison Cornet and Madison Keys out in first round of Citi Open 4 hours 2 minutes ago

    Alison Cornet and Madison Keys were the high-profile casualties on the opening day of the Citi Open, while veteran Svetlana Kuznetsova breezed through to the second round. Cornet, who beat Serena Williams en route to the fourth round of Wimbledon, was defeated 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 by American wild card Shelby Rogers. Rogers...
  • ICC investigating England cricketer Moeen Ali's Gaza wristbands 8 hours 4 minutes ago

    Southampton: England cricketer Moeen Ali risked disciplinary action after the International Cricket Council (ICC) said Monday they were "investigating" his decision to wear wristbands in support of Gaza during the ongoing third Test match against India on Monday. Ali wore wristbands that read "Save Gaza" and "Free Palestine", while batting during...
  • 3rd Test: England ring a 'Bell' to lead India by 544 runs on Day 2 17 hours 10 minutes ago

    England started turning the screws on India in the second Test at Lord's, inspired by a century from Ian Bell on day two that ended with the hosts in the lead by 544 and the visitors staring at the prospect of saving the game. England, who resumed the day at 247...
  • Calum Chambers is our kind of player, says Arsene Wenger 18 hours 27 minutes ago

    Nineteen-year-old Calum Chambers is a quality player who has everything Arsenal look for in a youngster, manager Arsene Wenger said of his new signing on Monday. "The way he adapted to the Premier League last season with Southampton at a young age shows that he has tremendous quality," Wenger told the...
  • Misbah-ul-Haq to remain Pakistan captain till 2015 World Cup 20 hours 18 minutes ago

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to retain Misbah-ul-Haq as Test and ODI captain until the next World Cup in 2015 in order to crush apparent unrest in the national team over the captaincy issue. Outgoing chairman of the board, Najam Sethi, said on Geo TV that there was...
  • South Africa draw 2nd Test against Sri Lanka, jump to number one 21 hours 27 minutes ago

    Colombo: A gritty South African tail fought off Sri Lanka's spinners to snatch a nerve-jangling draw in the second Test and seal a historic 1-0 series win. The series victory propelled South Africa to the top of world Test ranking ahead of Australia and also ended their 21-year-old jinx on the...
  • Cinestaan signs three-film deal with Rakeysh Mehra 20 hours 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Cinestaan Entertainment Private Limited has joined hands with renowned filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra for a three-film deal. Their first offering will be "Mirziya". Rohit Khattar has launched Cinestaan Entertainment Private Limited in partnership with industrialist Anand Mahindra. The Cinestaan Film Company, which is Cinestaan's first subsidiary, will make the films...
  • Someone is running a fake Facebook account under my name, reporting the matter to Mumbai Police: Mahesh Bhatt 22 hours 31 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has warned his fans against a fake Facebook account created under his name and says that he will approach the police. "WARNING: Someone is running a fake Facebook Account under my name and misleading people. I am reporting the matter to Mumbai Police," tweeted the director of...
  • Whoa! Aamir and Shah Rukh Khan pose for photographs together in rare joint appearance 21 hours 38 minutes ago

    After leaving everyone surprised by burning the hatchet with Salman Khan and hugging him at Baba Siddique's Iftaar party again this year, Shah Rukh Khan wowed everyone when he posed with Aamir Khan in rare joint appearance. Superstars may have attended an event to support Indian support kabaddi, but it...
  • CWG 2014: Australia test awaits Sardar Singh and Co. in Glasgow 23 hours 33 minutes ago

    Glasgow: With two easy victories under their belt, a confident India will face their first real test in the men's hockey event when they take on world champions and title holders Australia in the next group match at the 20th Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. Ninth ranked India started their campaign in...
  • 'Waka Waka' singer Shakira 'pregnant' with second child Yesterday

    Los Angeles: Singer Shakira is reportedly pregnant with her second child. Shakira and her soccer player partner Gerard Piqué already have 19-month-old son Milan together and are said to be overjoyed about the prospect of becoming parents again later this year, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "Yes, she is pregnant and she's very happy," said...
  • Kevin Pietersen joins Melbourne Stars in Big Bash League Yesterday

    Axed England batsman Kevin Pietersen joined the Melbourne Stars on Monday to be the highest-profile signing of the new season of Australia's Big Bash League. Pietersen, who was sacked by England in February following the 5-0 Ashes drubbing in the winter tour to Australia, has signed a two-year deal with the...
  • CWG 2014: Jitu Rai breaks Games record to enter 50m men's pistol finals Yesterday

    Glasgow: Indian shooter Jitu Rai broke the Commonwealth Games record to march into the 50-metre men's pistol finals while compatriot Gurpal Singh also qualified, finishing sixth, at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre on Monday. Rai, 27, amassed 562 points and finished top of the standings, a sizeable 15 points ahead of...
  • Quick Quiz: How well do you know Dhanush? Yesterday

    As Dhanush turns a year older, we bring you a string of question on the star. If Dhanush is your favourite star, answering these questions on his films and popular songs, wouldn't be all that difficult. ...
  • Paid news case: Delhi HC stays EC notice against Ashok Chavan Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has stayed the Election Commission showcause notice against former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan. The Election Commission had issued a notice to Chavan for failing to lodge his election expenses as per law in the 2009 paid news case. The EC had on July...
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: Every expecting parent in our country should be aware of stem cell banking Yesterday

    Chennai: Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on Sunday reiterated the importance of stem cell banking by mothers and the situation that led to her decision to go in for stem cell banking for her daughter. "The decision to bank umbilical cord cell had to be taken at a time when...
  • Liverpool pull out of Loic Remy deal after failed medical: reports Yesterday

    Liverpool have pulled out of signing France international striker Loic Remy from promoted Queens Park Rangers, according to media reports in England and the United States where Liverpool are on tour. Remy, 27, flew to Boston last week to join up with the Liverpool squad and undergo a medical examination but...
  • 3rd Test: Ballance, Cook defy India on day one, England 247/2 Yesterday

    Gary Ballance continued to enjoy the Indian attack with another Test century while skipper Alastair Cook made a welcome return to form as the two made the most of England's decision to bat with a total of 247 for 2 at stumps on day one of the third Test at...
  • Brett Lee impressed with fearless young Indian cricketers Yesterday

    Mumbai: Former Australian speedster Brett Lee on Sunday said he was impressed with the fearless attitude of the Indian youngsters in the ongoing Test series against England. "I have been really impressed with the new Indian side. They are playing fearless cricket and that happens only when you get new people...
  • Sourav Ganguly elected as CAB joint secretary Yesterday

    Kolkata: Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly on Sunday began a new innings as a cricket administrator - with his unanimous election to the joint secretary's post at the Cricket Association of Bengal's 83rd annual general meeting here. Ganguly's advent in a new avatar was welcomed by cricket administrators and the playing...