Samuels

  • Liverpool eyeing shock move for Samuel Eto'o August 12, 2014

    London: English football club Liverpool are considering a shock move for former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o. The Cameroon striker is available for free after his one-year contract with Chelsea expired and Liverpool see him as a potential candidate to bolster their attack, according to Daily Mail. Liverpool have a huge void to...
  • Colin Firth to play a gentleman spy in the upcoming film 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' July 26, 2014

    San Diego: Colin Firth is a "gentleman spy" with a killer umbrella and Samuel L. Jackson is a blood-hating villain with a lisp in Fox's forthcoming 'Kingsman: The Secret Service.' The two actors were joined by fellow cast members and the film's writer Friday at Comic-Con to present an early look...
  • Defending champ Mahut ousted by Groth at Newport July 11, 2014

    Second-seeded Ivo Karlovic of Croatia and Samuel Groth of Australia advanced to the semi-finals of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships on Thursday. The 153rd-ranked Groth defeated defending champion Nicolas Mahut of France 6-3, 6-4, and Karlovic edged Dudi Sela of Israel 7-6 (3), 7-5. The pair will meet on Saturday...
  • West Indies vs New Zealand Live Score: 1st Twenty20 at Roseau July 5, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: New Zealand opt to bowl against West Indies. Pre-match: Sunil Narine returns to the West Indies fold with the mystery spinner seeking to maintain his stranglehold over New Zealand in the T20 Internationals on Saturday and Sunday at Windsor Park...
  • World Cup 2014, Cameroon v Croatia: as it happened June 19, 2014

    Catch all the Live action from the Group A match between Cameroon and Croatia at the Arena Amazonia in Manaus. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) Cameroon and Croatia clash in Manaus looking to put their troubles behind them and keep alive their hopes of making the World Cup knock-out rounds....
  • World Cup 2014: Eto'o travels with squad after tweet about injury June 17, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: Samuel Eto'o has travelled to the Amazon with Cameroon's World Cup squad for their crucial game against Croatia on Wednesday despite posting on Twitter that he probably won't play because of a knee injury. The Chelsea striker wore a brace on his right knee on Tuesday as players...
  • World Cup 2014: Cameroon and Croatia in bid for rescue June 18, 2014

    Manaus: Cameroon and Croatia clash in Manaus on Wednesday looking to put their troubles behind them and keep alive their hopes of making the World Cup knock-out rounds. Having both lost their opening match, a victory would be fundamental in staying alive in a tough Group A including hosts Brazil...
  • World Cup 2014: Cameroon's Samuel Eto'o set to miss Croatia clash June 16, 2014

    Manaus : Samuel Eto'o will miss Cameroon's FIFA World Cup Group A match against Croatia at the Arena da Amazonia on Wednesday as he is nursing a right knee injury. The striker did not train for the last two days after aggravating a problem he suffered while playing for Chelsea last...
  • West Indies call up uncapped pair for second Test against New Zealand June 14, 2014

    Port of Spain: West Indies have made two changes to their batting line-up ahead of the second Test against New Zealand, beginning on Monday at Queen's Park Oval. Following the batting failures which contributed to a 186-run defeat inside four days in last week's first Test in Jamaica, the selectors...
  • Patience will be key against NZ in Test series, says Samuels June 6, 2014

    Patience will be the key if West Indies are to beat New Zealand in the upcoming three-Test series, says stroke-maker Marlon Samuels. The elegant right-hander believes that with Caribbean pitches having become low and slow, batsmen will have to spend time grafting as there will be no easy runs available, reports...
  • Samuel Eto'o, Alex Song in Cameroon's final 23-member for World Cup June 2, 2014

    Douala, Cameroon: Cameroon coach Volker Finke included Samuel Eto'o and Alex Song in his 23-man squad for the World Cup, where the West African nation hopes to reach knockout stages for the first time in 24 years. Cameroon were the first African team to make the World Cup quarterfinals in Italy...
  • African teams can make World Cup impact, says Eto'o May 20, 2014

    African nations have the ability to be a competitive force at next month's World Cup in Brazil despite not getting the respect they deserve, Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o said on Thursday. African teams have often struggled at World Cups, with Cameroon becoming the first side from the continent to reach the...
  • Atletico Madrid, Barcelona set up La Liga title decider May 12, 2014

    Madrid: Atletico Madrid and Barcelona will play a winner-takes-all decider for the Spanish league title after both teams drew on Sunday, while Real Madrid lost to see their slim title hopes end. Little-used defender Tobias Alderweireld headed home a corner kick for Atletico in the 74th minute to cancel out Samuel...
  • Chelsea's Eden Hazard, Petr Cech train ahead of Atletico Madrid clash April 29, 2014

    Chelsea were handed a quadruple fitness boost ahead of Wednesday's Champions League semi-final second leg against Atletico Madrid when Eden Hazard, Petr Cech, John Terry and Samuel Eto'o took part in training on Tuesday. Midfielder Hazard, named on Sunday as the English PFA young player of the year, and forward Eto'o...
  • Chelsea forward Samuel Eto'o out of Atletico Madrid clash April 22, 2014

    Chelsea forward Samuel Eto'o is out of Tuesday's Champions League semi-final first leg at Atletico Madrid because of injury. The Cameroon international has a "minor knee irritation", while Belgium winger Eden Hazard travelled with the rest of the squad to Spain despite missing the last two games with a calf problem,...
  • Mourinho loses first home league game as Chelsea stunned by Sunderland 1-2 April 20, 2014

    London: Chelsea suffered a major setback to their English Premier League title aspirations with a 2-1 home loss against last-place Sunderland on Saturday. Chelsea missed the opportunity to dislodge Liverpool from top spot, and the Reds will have the chance to extend their lead to five points at Norwich on Sunday. After...
  • 'Captain America' becomes box office hero; sets April records at USD 96.2 million April 8, 2014

    Los Angeles: It took in less than the weekend estimates of $96.2 million, but 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' was still the weekend's box office hero, setting the record for the largest domestic April debut with a solid $95 million. The comic-book-adapted sequel, starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L....
  • Do-or-die for Chelsea against PSG in Champions League quarters April 8, 2014

    London: Having won the Champions League two seasons ago, experience is on Chelsea's side as the Blues need to overturn a two-goal deficit at Stamford Bridge against European football's newest "nouveaux riches" to reach the semi-finals of the tournament. Ahead of Paris Saint-Germain's visit on Tuesday, Jose Mourinho lamented the lack...
  • Leg spin placates batsmen at stellar World T20 April 7, 2014

    Mirpur: Now that the dust has settled on Sri Lanka's maiden World Twenty20 triumph in Bangladesh, legspinners across the world can raise a toast to a craft that shone against a barrage of power-hitting over the past three weeks. Modern powerful bats, field restrictions and the brevity of the format instilled...
  • 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' review: It delivers a bang for your buck April 5, 2014

    Cast: Chris Evans, Samuel L Jackson, Scarlett Johansson Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo The Winter Soldier isn't just a good film; it's a pretty terrific one. Are you surprised? Because I certainly was. Let's face it, Captain America is by far the dullest fella in the Marvel canon, blessed with neither the...
  • Badree replaces Narine as No. 1 T20 bowler April 3, 2014

    Dhaka: West Indies' leg-spinner Samuel Badree has moved up a place to replace teammate Sunil Narine as the number-one ranked bowler in the latest Reliance ICC Player Ranking for T20I bowlers. The latest update was released on Wednesday, a day after the group stage of the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014...
  • Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o to miss PSG match April 1, 2014

    Chelsea will be without Samuel Eto'o for their Champions League quarter-final first leg against Paris St Germain on Wednesday after the striker failed to recover from a hamstring strain, the Premier League club said on Tuesday. The Cameroon international was replaced shortly after scoring in his side's 6-0 Premier League win...
  • Eto'o doubtful for Champions League quarter-final at PSG March 28, 2014

    London: Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o is unlikely to recover in time from a hamstring injury to face Paris Saint-Germain next week in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals. The Cameroon forward was hurt last weekend during a 6-0 rout of Arsenal in the English Premier League and is out...
  • World T20: West Indies bury listless Bangladesh by 73 runs March 26, 2014

    Mirpur: Defending champions West Indies kept their hopes alive of a semi-final berth with a resounding 73-run thrashing of hosts Bangladesh in a Group 2 Super 10 match of the ICC World Twenty20 on Tuesday. Chasing a target of 172, Bangladesh's inept batting performance once again brought about their downfall as...
  • Chelsea cruise through to Champions League quarters March 19, 2014

    London: Chelsea cruised into the Champions League last eight with a 2-0 win over toothlesss Galatasaray on Tuesday for a 3-1 aggregate success as Didier Drogba's Stamford Bridge homecoming turned out to be a damp squib. First-half goals by Samuel Eto'o and Gary Cahill effectively settled the tie and Chelsea then...
  • Tamil Nadu: CPI-M announces 9 candidates for LS polls March 17, 2014

    The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Monday announced its candidates, including two women, for nine Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu. Releasing the list to the media here, CPI-M's state secretary G Ramakrishnan said he party has also field two Dalits - one of them in Virudhunagar, a general constituency. The...
  • 2014 World Twenty20: Top five allrounders to watch out for March 14, 2014

    The fifth edition of cricket's World Twenty20, featuring 16 teams, will start in Bangladesh on Sunday. Following is a factbox on the allrounders to watch out for during the tournament. Shahid Afridi, Pakistan An aura of unpredictability always hangs around Shahid Afridi when he takes the cricket field. His swashbuckling batting and...