Sterling

  • World Cup 2014: Raheem Sterling gives England hope at World Cup 18-06-2014 12:35 AM

    Rio de Janeiro: Four years ago, Raheem Sterling was watching the World Cup eating pizza with his friends. Now, the 19-year-old Liverpool winger is one of the players giving England hope after their opening loss to Italy. Sterling has transferred his talents seamlessly from the Premier League to the international...
  • England head to Brazil relying on youngsters and luck 06-06-2014 08:39 AM

    Miami: One of the most telling moments of England's World Cup build-up came off the pitch, away from the players, crowds and live TV cameras on the night of a laboured 1-0 win over Denmark at Wembley in March. Denmark coach Morten Olsen, completing his post-match news conference turned back...
  • Ex-Microsoft CEO Ballmer buys NBA's LA Clippers for $2 billion 30-05-2014 02:31 PM

    Former Microsoft Corp CEO Steve Ballmer has purchased the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers franchise for $2 billion, a record for a professional basketball team, sole trustee Shelly Sterling announced on Friday. In a news release from Greenberg Glusker, Sterling's counsel, she said she had signed a binding contract to sell...
  • Lawyer, social activist Mukul Sinha no more 12-05-2014 08:42 PM

    Ahmedabad: The noted human rights activist and lawyer Mukul Sinha, who fought for the cause of 2002 riot victims and victims of fake encounters in Gujarat, on Monday died at a private hospital here at the age of 63. His close aide and lawyer Shamshad Pathan said that Sinha was...
  • England taking youthful squad to football World Cup 12-05-2014 07:28 PM

    Luton: England coach Roy Hodgson selected a World Cup squad containing several young players on Monday, with Frank Lampard among the veterans to make the cut. Lampard, who turns 36 next month, is the oldest player among the 23 that Hodgson is taking to Brazil, one of only six to...
  • NBA bans Los Angeles Clippers owner for life over racist comments 30-04-2014 11:07 AM

    The NBA banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from professional basketball for life on Tuesday and fined him $2.5 million in an unprecedented rebuke for racist comments that drew outrage from players, fans, commercial sponsors and even President Barack Obama. Sterling, 80, the longest-tenured owner of any of the...
  • NBA: Los Angeles Clippers lose sponsors over owner's racist remarks 29-04-2014 11:07 AM

    The National Basketball Association faced mounting pressure on Monday to impose a harsh punishment on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for his alleged racist comments as several of the team's sponsors pulled their backing. Sterling is being investigated by the NBA over comments he allegedly made that have since...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rodgers hails 'remarkable, incredible' Liverpool 13-04-2014 11:15 PM

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers praised an "incredible" performance as his side took a huge stride towards the Premier League title with an enthralling 3-2 home win against Manchester City on Sunday. Liverpool's 10th straight league victory carried them to 77 points, five points ahead of Chelsea - who play Swansea...
  • Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-2 to boost title hopes 13-04-2014 08:03 PM

    Liverpool: Liverpool became the favourite to win the Premier League after beating title rival Manchester City 3-2 on Sunday, with Philippe Coutinho's late goal settling a thrilling and emotionally charged match at Anfield. The Brazilian playmaker pounced on City captain Vincent Kompany's poor clearance to curl home a 78th-minute winner,...
  • England will be brave and risk defeat in Brazil, says Roy Hodgson 05-04-2014 10:01 AM

    England manager Roy Hodgson has promised to be brave, risk defeat and allow his talented young players to express themselves at the World Cup in Brazil in June. Under his predecessor Fabio Capello, England were sterile and defensive at the previous edition in South Africa four years ago before being...
  • Liverpool's Sterling can see his dreams coming true 28-03-2014 03:23 PM

    Liverpool's teenage winger Raheem Sterling is confident at least one of his dreams will come true in the next few months with his club challenging for the Premier League title and England manager Roy Hodgson set to announce his World Cup squad. The fleet-footed 19-year-old is not ruling out both...
  • Rodgers hails 'phenomenal' Sterling as England's finest 09-02-2014 08:54 PM

    London: Liverpool youngster Raheem Sterling is currently the best winger in England, his manager Brendan Rodgers said after the 19-year-old's two-goal performance helped the Merseysiders thrash Arsenal on Saturday. Sterling was a fleet-footed menace throughout the 5-1 victory at Anfield, scoring Liverpool's third and fifth goals and tearing into the...
  • Liverpool end Arsenal's eight-match unbeaten run with 5-1 thrashing 08-02-2014 08:43 PM

    Liverpool: Liverpool made Arsenal look ordinary as the Reds went on a scoring rampage - netting four times in the first 20 minutes on Saturday, as they thrashed the Premier League leaders 5-1. Liverpool ended Arsene Wenger team's eight-match unbeaten sequence and cut their deficit to the Gunners to five...
  • 2G case: Mittal, Ruia furnish personal bonds in court 16-04-2013 11:30 AM

    New Delhi: Bharti Cellular CMD Sunil Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia on Tuesday appeared in a Delhi court in connection with the additional 2G spectrum allocation case and furnished personal bonds in pursuance of the Supreme Court's direction. Both the accused placed on record the apex court's order...
  • 2G spectrum allocation case: Mittal, Ruia appear in court 11-04-2013 12:33 PM

    New Delhi: Bharti CMD Sunil Mittal and Essar group promoter Ravi Ruia, who have been summoned as accused in the additional 2G spectrum allocation case, on Thursday appeared in a Delhi court which posted the matter for further proceedings on April 16. Mittal's counsel placed before special CBI judge OP...
  • SC defers proceedings against Ravi Ruia in trial court 11-04-2013 08:30 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday postponed the proceedings in the Special CBI court against Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia till April 16, who has been summoned as an accused in a corruption case related to allocation of additional 2G spectrum in 2002. A bench headed by Chief Justice...
  • Sterling signs long-term Liverpool deal 21-12-2012 08:31 PM

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  • Liverpool's Sterling questioned over alleged assault 20-11-2012 09:31 PM

    London: Liverpool's teenage forward Raheem Sterling, who made his debut for England last week, has been questioned by detectives over an alleged assault, according to a police source. Sterling, 17, who became England's fifth youngest player when he appeared in the friendly international against Sweden, was quizzed by officers, but...
  • Wigan's Ben Watson suffers broken leg 18-11-2012 11:48 AM

    London: Wigan Athletic midfielder Ben Watson suffered a broken leg in his side's 3-0 Premier League defeat at Liverpool on Saturday. "It is a broken leg and we will see the extent of the break and what treatment he needs," Wigan manager Roberto Martinez told reporters after the former England...
  • Gerrard faces fitness test as he waits for 100th cap 12-11-2012 11:48 PM

    Stockholm: Steven Gerrard will become the sixth Englishman to win 100 caps if, as the English Football Association expects, he is passed fit after a scan on his knee to play against Sweden in Wednesday's friendly. Gerrard took a knock on the knee during Liverpool's 1-1 draw with Chelsea at...
  • Gerrard set to win 100th England cap 08-11-2012 06:53 PM

    London: Steven Gerrard is set to become the sixth England player to win 100 caps after being named in Roy Hodgson's squad to play Sweden in a friendly in Stockholm next Wednesday. Gerrard, 32, was included in the 23-man party after Hodgson originally suggested that he would be among some...
  • Sterling scores in Liverpool's 1-0 win over Reading 20-10-2012 10:25 PM

    Liverpool: Teenage forward Raheem Sterling scored his first Liverpool goal to secure a 1-0 win over Reading and to give manager Brendan Rodgers his maiden home league victory against his former club. Sterling, at 17 years and 317 days old, became the club's second-youngest Premier League scorer behind Michael Owen....