Sterling

  • Sterling, Sturridge get Liverpool off to winning start in EPL 5 days ago

    Daniel Sturridge ensured Liverpool began the post-Luis Suarez era in victorious fashion, scoring a late goal to seal a 2-1 win over Southampton in their first match of the Premier League season on Sunday. Much will be expected of Sturridge this season after the summer departure of his strike partner and...
  • World Cup 2014: Raheem Sterling gives England hope at World Cup June 18, 2014

    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 arena. Deployed...
  • England head to Brazil relying on youngsters and luck June 6, 2014

    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 to...
  • Ex-Microsoft CEO Ballmer buys NBA's LA Clippers for $2 billion May 30, 2014

    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 May 12, 2014

    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 suffering...
  • England taking youthful squad to football World Cup May 20, 2014

    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 have...
  • NBA bans Los Angeles Clippers owner for life over racist comments April 30, 2014

    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 30...
  • NBA: Los Angeles Clippers lose sponsors over owner's racist remarks April 29, 2014

    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 sparked...
  • Raheem Sterling is the best young player in Europe: Brendan Rodgers April 20, 2014

    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 play...
  • Raheem Sterling scores twice as Liverpool beat Norwich 3-2 April 20, 2014

    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 League...
  • Rodgers hails 'remarkable, incredible' Liverpool April 13, 2014

    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 in...
  • Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-2 to boost title hopes April 13, 2014

    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, leaving...
  • England will be brave and risk defeat in Brazil, says Roy Hodgson May 20, 2014

    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 March 28, 2014

    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 scenarios...
  • Rodgers hails 'phenomenal' Sterling as England's finest February 9, 2014

    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 visiting...
  • Liverpool end Arsenal's eight-match unbeaten run with 5-1 thrashing February 8, 2014

    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 points...
  • 2G case: Mittal, Ruia furnish personal bonds in court April 16, 2013

    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 April 11, 2013

    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 April 11, 2013

    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...
  • Raheem Sterling needs a rest, believes Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers February 27, 2013

    Liverpool's 18-year-old winger Raheem Sterling is tired and needs to be rested after an energy-sapping breakthrough season in the Premier League, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Wednesday. The Jamaican-born youngster, who signed a lucrative new contract in December, has made 35 first-team appearances this campaign but has only started one...
  • Liverpool winger Sterling charged with assaulting woman February 1, 2013

    Liverpool: Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling has been charged with assaulting a woman. Police say the 27-year-old woman, who is known to the footballer, was slightly injured during the incident in November in the northern city of Liverpool. The 18-year-old Sterling, who made his England debut in November, did not attend a hearing...
  • Youngsters let us down, says Liverpool manager January 28, 2013

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers laid into his young players for showing a disappointing mentality in a humiliating FA Cup exit at the hands of third-tier Oldham Athletic on Sunday. The seven-times winners were beaten 3-2 in the fourth round at the League One club after fielding a weakened side and...
  • Liverpool beat Sunderland 3-0 in Premier League January 3, 2013

    Liverpool: Luis Suarez scored twice and set up another goal as Liverpool beat Sunderland 3-0 on Wednesday to win consecutive Premier League matches for only the second time this season. On the same day Liverpool bought Daniel Sturridge to ease the scoring burden on Suarez, the Uruguay forward found the net...
  • Sterling commits to England over Jamaica December 26, 2012

    London: Liverpool's teenage winger Raheem Sterling has pledged his international future to England, despite still being eligible for his place of birth, Jamaica. The 18-year-old, who recently signed a five-year contract extension with Liverpool, won his first senior England cap last month in the 4-2 friendly defeat by Sweden. "It was...
  • Sterling signs long-term Liverpool deal December 21, 2012

    London: Teenage Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling, one of the shining talents in a lacklustre season for the former European giants, committed his long-term future to the Premier League club on Friday. The 18-year-old, who became England's fifth youngest player of all time when he made his senior debut last month...
  • 2G: CBI charges ex-DoT officer, 3 telecom firms December 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Department of Telecom Secretary Shyamal Ghosh and three companies - Bharti Airtel Ltd, Vodafone India Ltd and Hutchison Max & Sterling Cellular - have been charged by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the allocation of additional spectrum case during the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) regime. The...
  • Liverpool's Sterling questioned over alleged assault November 20, 2012

    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 not...
  • Wigan's Ben Watson suffers broken leg November 18, 2012

    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 Under-21...
  • Gerrard faces fitness test as he waits for 100th cap November 12, 2012

    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 November 8, 2012

    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...