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  • Serie A: Icardi leads Inter Milan to victory, AC Milan suffer loss 10 hours 30 minutes ago

    Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi scored with two minutes remaining to hand them a 2-1 win over AS Roma in Serie A on Saturday, while AC Milan's slim hopes of playing in Europe next season were dented in a 2-1 defeat to Udinese. Inter took a 15th-minute lead as Brazilian Hernanes was...
  • Indian hockey needs to prioritise goal-keeping: Sreejesh 11 hours 20 minutes ago

    Known as one of the best hockey goal-keepers in the world, Sreejesh Ravindran has come up the ranks like a mountaineer trying to seize the summit of a mountain. The young goal-keeper has often come to the rescue of the Indian team and was behind the team's success in...
  • Hellas Verona beat Fiorentina 1-0 in Serie A with late strike 5 days ago

    Rome: Mounir Obbadi scored in the 89th minute as Hellas Verona won 1-0 at Fiorentina on Monday in Serie A. Fiorentina goalkeeper Neto couldn't control a shot from Lazaros Christodoupoulos and Obbadi took advantage of the rebound. Verona goalkeeper Rafael saved a penalty from Alessandro Diamanti in the 67th. Fiorentina remained sixth, one...
  • Pakistan Cricket Board confirms Zimbabwe tour after terror fears 5 days ago

    Lahore: Zimbabwe will tour Pakistan to play a short limited over series next month, becoming the first Test team to visit the terror-hit country in six years, a top cricket official said Monday. "Zimbabwe will visit Pakistan from mid-May for a one-week tour," Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan said,...
  • Roma draw 1-1 at home to struggling Atalanta in Serie A 6 days ago

    Milan: Roma failed to make the most of Lazio's defeat as they were held 1-1 at home by relegation-threatened Atalanta in Serie A to move level on points with their city rival in second spot, while Inter Milan drew 0-0 against AC Milan in a heated derby match. Francesco Totti gave...
  • Serie A leader Juventus beat Lazio 2-0 1 week ago

    Milan: Runaway leader Juventus took another important step towards the Serie A title as they eased to a 2-0 win over second-place Lazio on Saturday. Carlos Tevez scored a league-leading 18th goal, and Leonardo Bonucci added the second within 29 minutes at Juventus Stadium, blowing away Lazio's hopes of a ninth...
  • Pele's son named coach of Brazilian club April 15, 2015

    Rio de Janerio: One of the sons of soccer legend Pele has been named coach of Mogi Mirim, the Brazilian Serie B club said. The appointment of Edson Cholbi Nascimento, known as Edinho, was announced on Facebook by Mogi Mirim's president, former Brazil great Rivaldo, Xinhua reported. "Edinho has worked as an...
  • Lazio chasing Roma for 2nd place in Italian league April 11, 2015

    Milan: Heading into the final months of the season, Lazio are riding a seven-match winning streak in Serie A as they gear up to play the Italian Cup final. Although still in third place, Lazio have closed the gap on second-place Roma to only one point and will face Juventus in...
  • We will sort it out: Anil Kapoor on Suriya's film '24' April 10, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: Actor-producer Anil Kapoor may call a truce with Tamil star Suriya, against whom he was reportedly planning legal action for launching a film titled '24' -- which happens to be the same as an international TV show, the remake rights of which rest with the 'Mr. India' star. "I...
  • Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa reach 2nd round of Singapore Open Super Series April 8, 2015

    Singapore: Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap and young HS Prannoy registered contrasting wins in the men's singles to enter the second round of the Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament on Wednesday. Kashyap, who won the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold in January this year, brushed aside Korea's Lee Hyun Il...
  • Guru, Praneeth, Tarun-Sikki reach Singapore Open main draw April 7, 2015

    Singapore: Commonwealth Games bronze medalist RMV Gurusaidutt and young B Sai Praneeth advanced to the main draw of Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament after notching up contrasting wins in the men's singles qualifiers, on Tuesday. Gurusaidutt outsmarted Thailand's Boonsak Ponsana 18-21 21-18 21-18 in the first round and then tamed...
  • Roma beat Napoli; Juventus, AC Milan win in Serie A April 5, 2015

    Rome: Roma ended their four-month winless streak at home with a 1-0 victory over Napoli in Serie A on Saturday, while Lazio kept up the pressure on their city rival with a 3-1 win at relegation-threatened Cagliari. In the late match, Carlos Tevez struck again to help runaway leader Juventus beat...
  • AS Roma beat Napoli 1-0 to end 4 months of misery at home April 4, 2015

    Rome: Roma ended their four-month winless streak at home with a 1-0 victory over Napoli in Serie A on Saturday, while Lazio kept up the pressure on their city rival with a 3-1 win at relegation-threatened Cagliari. Miralem Pjanic finished a swift counterattack for Roma in the 25th minute and goalkeeper...
  • Roma face-off Napoli amidst tight security April 4, 2015

    Security will be tight Saturday for Napoli's first visit to Roma since a fan of the southern club died following a shooting before last season's Italian Cup final. Residents of the entire Campania region that includes Naples have been barred from buying tickets for the match and 1,000 police officers have...
  • Watch: 7 things that you probably didn't know about 'The Fast and the Furious' April 3, 2015

    The final part of 'The Fast and the Furious' franchise has recently hit the cinemas and is already on its way to become the biggest hit of 2015. This movie series about fast cars, amazing action sequences and more fast cars has been popular with the audience from part one....
  • Saina Nehwal lone Indian in Malaysia Open quarter-finals April 2, 2015

    World No.1 Saina Nehwal reached the quarter-finals while men's singles shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap crashed out in the second round of the $500,000 Malaysia Open Super Series Premier at the Putra Stadium on Thursday. Olympic bronze medallist and third seed Saina registered a facile 21-13, 21-9 win...
  • HS Prannoy, Parupalli Kashyap lose in Malaysia Open April 2, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: Indian shuttlers HS Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap suffered crushing defeats in the second round of the $500,000 Malaysia Open Superseries Premier at the Putra Stadium on Thursday. Prannoy, who jumped three places to be 14th in the World rankings on Thursday, lost 15-21, 14-21 in 52 minutes to five-time...
  • Saina Nehwal's ascent to top of badminton ranking official April 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian ace Saina Nehwal's ascent to the top of women's badminton was officially confirmed on Thursday with the release of the latest rankings by the game's international governing body. In becoming the first Indian woman shuttler to attain the number one spot in world rankings, Saina took over the...
  • China's drinks king denies plans to buy Italy's AC Milan April 2, 2015

    The billionaire chairman of Chinese drinks maker Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co has knocked back reports he is planning a bid for struggling Italian soccer giants AC Milan, currently controlled by Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi. Zong Qinghou, worth an estimated $19 billion according to the latest annual Hurun rich list,...
  • New ECB chairman Colin Graves mulls four-day Tests April 1, 2015

    London: Incoming England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves confirmed on Tuesday that he is considering tabling proposals to shorten Test matches from five days to four. "Personally, I think we should look at four-day Test cricket and play 105 overs a day starting at 10.30am in the morning,...
  • Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth now eye Malaysia crown March 30, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: Newly-crowned India Open champions, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth will look to continue their fairytale run as they eye another podium finish at the USD 500,000 Malaysia Open Super Series Premier which gets underway with the qualifiers here Tuesday. Left with hardly any time to celebrate their maiden title...
  • Double surprise for me, says Saina Nehwal March 29, 2015

    Saina Nehwal, who won her first India Open title and also attained the World No. 1 ranking, said it's a very proud moment for her. ...
  • Thought of quitting badminton after last year's World Championships: Saina Nehwal March 28, 2015

    Saina Nehwal, who created history by reaching the pinnacle of world badminton ranking, on Saturday said she had contemplated "quitting badminton" after last year's World Championships. Saina reaffirmed her status as the country's most consistent performer in the international circuit by becoming the first Indian woman shuttler to attain the number...
  • Saina Nehwal and co advance, Sameer Verma stuns world no.9 at India Open March 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth and P Kashyap reached the second round while young Sameer Verma created the biggest upset of the day by stunning World No. 9 Hans-Kristian Vittinghus at the USD 275,000 Yonex Sunrise India Super Series badminton tournament here today. World No. 2 Saina brushed aside young...
  • Windies announce squad for training camp ahead of England Test series March 25, 2015

    St. John's(Antigua): Four uncapped players have been included in a 20- man West Indies squad for a training camp in Antigua ahead of the home Test series against England starting next month. The uncapped quartet is Carlos Brathwaite, fellow fast bowler Miguel Cummins, Shane Dowrich and fellow wicketkeeper/batsman Shai Hope, reports...
  • Carolina Marin targeting world no.1 ranking at India Open March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: The World No. 1 ranking is on her mind but reigning World and All England Champion Carolina Marin said she will have to fight her way through some tough matches before she reaches the summit clash of the India Super Series badminton tournament. "Every tournament is important for me....
  • World No 1 at stake as Saina Nehwal gears up for India Super Series March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Avenging her All England loss to Spain's Carolina Marin and clinching the World No. 1 status will be on her mind when ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal leads the home challenge in the India Open Super Series which gets underway with the qualifiers on Tuesday. For years, Saina has...
  • Juventus down Genoa to maintain 14-point lead in Serie A March 23, 2015

    Rome: Carlos Tevez scored the sole goal to help Juventus beat Genoa 1-0 and extend their 14-point advantage over Roma in Italian Serie A on Sunday. The second placed Roma also snatched a 1-0 victory at Cesena to avoid being taken over by third placed Lazio, who are just one point...
  • In-form Carlos Tevez leads Juventus to 1-0 victory over Genoa March 22, 2015

    Juventus striker Carlos Tevez scored a magnificent first-half goal, and later missed a penalty, as the runaway Serie A leaders won 1-0 win at home to mid-table Genoa on Sunday. Juve's third straight victory by the same scoreline puts them 17 points clear with 10 games left before second-placed AS Roma...