Sporting Clubs

  • 2nd Test: Jayawardene ton gives Sri Lanka edge on Day 1 against South Africa 5 days ago

    Colombo: Mahela Jayawardene smashed his 34th Test century as Sri Lanka overcame an early hiccup and scored a healthy 305 for 5 on day one of the second Test against South Africa on Thursday. Jayawardene made a splendid unbeaten 140 off 225 balls with 16 fours and a six on a...
  • Zadran blasts Afghanistan to famous ODI win over Zimbabwe 6 days ago

    Dawlat Zadran hit 24 runs from seven balls to help Afghanistan to a two-wicket one-day international win over Zimbabwe on Tuesday, only the second time the war-torn country has beaten a Test-playing nation. The victory at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo followed a 32-run victory over Bangladesh in the Asia Cup...
  • 1st ODI: Sean Williams stars as Zimbabwe beat Afghanistan by 6 wickets July 18, 2014

    A quick-fire 70 at more than a run a ball from Sean Williams lifted Zimbabwe to a comfortable six-wicket win over Afghanistan in the first one day international at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo on Friday. Williams, who blasted eight fours and a six off his 65 balls, fell just before...
  • Prithviraj replaces Chandhok as FMSCI president February 3, 2014

    Chennai: The Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) on Monday announced that J Prithviraj is its new president, replacing Vicky Chandhok. The FMSCI council elections were held in December but the results could be made public only after a Madras High Court directive which came on Friday. Tutu Dhawan will...
  • Jeje Lalpekhlua strikes in Dempo's 1-0 win over Churchill November 6, 2013

    Duler: Jeje Lalpekhlua did the star turn for Dempo Sports Club as his first-half strike proved decisive in his team's 1-0 win over defending champions Churchill Brothers in an I-League match at Duler Stadium in Mapusa on Wednesday. The all-important goal came in the 15th minute through Jeje Lalpekhlua, which ultimately...
  • Sporting Clube take on Rangajied United in I-League October 23, 2013

    Mapusa: Fresh from their win against Mohun Bagan, Sporting Clube de Goa are looking to keep the winning momentum going as they take on bottom-placed Rangajied United in an Airtel I-League match here Thursday. Sporting have put up a steady performance so far winning two matches while drawing and losing one...
  • AFC Cup: East Bengal's final hopes dashed after 0-3 defeat October 22, 2013

    Kolkata: East Bengal's hopes of scripting history by becoming the first Indian football club to enter the AFC Cup final were dashed by a far more superior Kuwait Sports Club who won the second leg semi-final 3-0 on Tuesday. The scorers for Kuwait SC were Rogerio Coutinho (42nd minute), Hadi Khamees...
  • Dempo Sports Club signs Panjim youngster Sahil Tavora September 26, 2013

    Panaji: Dempo Sports Club on Thursday announced the signing of Sahil Tavora after the 18-year-old gave a final nod to his first professional contract. The promising youngster, who emerged through the ranks of the Brazil Football Academy, has previously played for SESA Football Academy in the Airtel Goa Professional League...
  • Mohammedan Sporting in line for 2nd Durand Cup title September 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Mohammedan Sporting Club of Kolkata kept themselves in line for their second Durand Cup football tournament title as they beat Mumbai Tigers 3-1 to storm into the final here on Monday. Mohammedan Sporting, who are playing in the I-League beginning on Saturday, dominated the first semi-final match as they...
  • Sikkim United, Mohammedan Sporting win in Durand Cup September 12, 2013

    New Delhi: A spirited peformance from Sikkim United and Mohammedan Sporting Club help them register victories in their respective quarter-final league round matches of the 126th Durand Cup Football tournament on Thursday. Riding on two goals from Adelaja S, Sikkim United beat Assam Regiment Centre 3-1 after coming from behind in...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Pakistan, 2nd Test, day 3 September 12, 2013

    Click here for the live commentary from the 2nd Test between Zimbabwe and Pakistan. Day 2 Roundup: Younis Khan completed 7000 Test runs and thwarted Zimbabwe with an unbeaten 52 to take Pakistan to 163 for 3 at stumps, cutting the hosts' lead to 131 in the deciding Test at Harare Sports...
  • 2nd Test: Zimbabwe seek improvement, Pakistan series September 10, 2013

    After winning the first Test convincingly by 221 runs, Pakistan are overwhelming favourites to win the second and final Test against a Zimbabwe team that is fighting hard to focus on cricket amid a battle over payment issues with their board. But the hosts will hope to put up a...
  • As it happened: Pakistan v Zimbabwe, 1st Test September 7, 2013

    CLICK HERE for all the updates from the final day of the first Test between Pakistan and Zimbabwe being played at the Harare Sports Club. Chasing 342 on Day 5, Zimbabwe lost 9 wickets in the first session to crash to 120 all out. Saeed Saeed Ajmal took four wickets to...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 3, Harare September 5, 2013

    CLICK HERE for all the live action from day three of the first Test between Pakistan and Zimbabwe being played in Harare. Zimbabwe resumed their first innings on the third morning 32 runs ahead of Pakistan with three wickets in hand. Day 2 Roundup: Half-centuries from middle-order batsmen Malcolm Waller and Sikandar Raza...
  • Zimbabwe may play third ODI, but protest to continue August 31, 2013

    Harare: Zimbabwe are likely to take the field in the third and final one-dayer against Pakistan on Saturday, as reported by ESPNCricinfo. The players cancelled their morning practice session on Friday over unpaid salaries and have extended the deadline to Monday for Zimbabwe Cricket to clear their dues. If the stand-off...
  • 4th ODI: Dead rubber but live issues for India, Zimbabwe July 31, 2013

    Bulawayo: India have already wrapped up the series but the fourth ODI at the Queens Sports Club on Thursday persons them an opportunity to test our their bench strength and extend their authority. For hosts Zimbabwe, who have struggled to compete on the same level as their opponents in all...
  • As it happened: Zim v Ind, 3rd ODI: India win by 7 wickets July 28, 2013

    TOSS: India win the toss and Virat Kohli decided to field first. TEAM NEWS: India remain unchanged. Zimbabwe give Michael Chinouya a debut, drop Kyle Jarvis. PITCH: It's the same wicket as the one used for the 2nd ODI on Friday, but a lot dry. So there won't be as much seam...
  • Kohli, Rayudu drive India to victory over Zimbabwe July 24, 2013

    Virat Kohli made his second ODI century as captain - and 15th overall to become India's third-highest century-maker - and Ambati Rayudu marked his international debut with a promising 63* as India completed a one-sided victory over Zimbabwe in Harare to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. Chasing...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs India, 1st ODI July 24, 2013

    Live updates from the first ODI between India and Zimbabwe being played at the Harare Sports Club. For Virat Kohli's young Indian team this five-match series presents a chance to test the bench strength, while hosts Zimbabwe will see this as a chance to upset the reigning world champions. Zimbabwe do...
  • 1st ODI: Zimbabwe out to upset weakened India July 23, 2013

    Harare: On Thursday, at the Harare Sports Club surrounded by jacaranda trees and with a lovely gabled pavilion, a new bilateral series will kick off in an already busy international summer. Following the Ashes and 50-over contests in the West Indies and Sri Lanka, a fourth series will begin between...
  • Top I-League club United SC's future uncertain July 8, 2013

    New Delhi: After AIFF's development side Arrows, another major I-League outfit, United Sports Club's future has been thrown into uncertainty, thanks to absence of sponsors. The Kolkata-based club's problems started after it lost its financially-hit sponsors Prayag as a fallout of the chit-fund scam in Bengal. "We are going through problems...
  • Dempo to instill young blood to regain top spot May 30, 2013

    Panaji: Having lost this year's I-League title to Churchill Brothers, Dempo Sports Club is planning to revamp the team by instilling young blood and roping in three players from Australia. Former Pailan Arrows coach Arthur Papas who has taken over the reign from Armando Colaco has already roped in youngsters...
  • Armando not to stay with Dempo next season? May 2, 2013

    Panaji: With Dempo Sports Club failing to defend the I-League title and unlikely to finish among the top three this year, coach Armando Colaco is unlikely to get an extension of his contract for the next season. Colaco joined Dempo in 2000 when the club faced its worst crisis as the...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe v Bangladesh, 2nd Test April 29, 2013

    With quick wickets falling at the other end, Hamilton Masakadza waged a lone battle as his side crumbled down to 257 runs in 95.3 overs. Zimbabwe second innings: 257 all-out Over 95.3 Kyle Jarvis is trapped in front of the wicket by Shakib Al Hasan for seven runs. Zimbabwe all out for...
  • Bangladesh eye redemption in 2nd Test against Zim April 24, 2013

    Harare: Chastened by a heavy defeat that has once again highlighted their lack of progress, Bangladesh begin the second and final Test against Zimbabwe on Thursday looking to prove they can adapt to foreign conditions and match their fellow Test strugglers. The Asian side came into the series as favourites after...
  • Arrange security yourselves, Mamata tells sports clubs January 12, 2013

    Kolkata: Citing shortage of state police personnel, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday asked the sporting clubs to arrange for their own security during games. "About 50,000 to a lakh people come to watch matches. It is not possible to provide security for all. Clubs should raise their security...
  • Mohun Bagan will exert political influence to get out of this mess: Sougata Mukhopadhyay December 12, 2012

    The country's oldest football club, with a 123-years-old history, faces the risk of being banned. Whose fault is it? The players? The unruly supporters? The club officials? Or is it the football administration? What lessons can other big sporting clubs in the country draw from this experience? CNN-IBN's senior editor...
  • Abranches's late goal gives Dempo full points November 24, 2012

    Margao: Joaquim Abranches's late strike helped Dempo Sports Club score a solitary goal win over a spirited Air India in the I-League tie played at the Nehru Stadium here on Saturday. The all-important goal was scored by Abranches in the 90th minute off a pass from substitute Romeo Fernandes. Both the...
  • SL commentator Ranil Abeynaike passes away February 21, 2012

    Colombo: Renowned cricket commentator, Ranil Abeynaike of Sri Lanka passed away at a private hospital here following a severe heart attack, his family informed on Tuesday. Abeynaike, who celebrated his 57th birthday only nine day ago, was a former first-class cricketer before Sri Lanka's non-Test playing era. A leading left-arm spinner in...