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  • Delhi Dynamos names Belgian Harm van Veldhoven as manager 4 hours 15 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Dynamos FC, the national capital's football team for the Hero Indian Super League, announced Harm van Veldhoven as their manager on Wednesday. Harm started his career as a striker on the football field and his tryst with coaching started in 1999 with FC Lommel, a renowned second division...
  • Arsenal legend Freddie Ljungberg joins Indian Super League 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The much-anticipated Indian Super League has got a further shot in the arm, this time from a Gunner, as Arsenal legend Freddie Ljungberg signed a deal with the franchise-based event with an aim to give Indian football a taste of English Premier League. "Even though I am retired, when...
  • KKR to play CSK in 2014 Champions League Twenty20 opener 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Reigning IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders will play Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural match of this year's Champions League Twenty20 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad on September 17. The sixth edition of the Twenty20 tournament will be held in four Indian cities -- Hyderabad,...
  • Atletico de Kolkata biggest spender in ISL draft 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Atletico de Kolkata were the biggest spenders, splurging Rs.3.91 crore in buying 14 Indian players at the two-day Indian Super League (ISL) players' draft that concluded here Wednesday. In all, the six ISL franchises spent over Rs.20 crore buying 84 players in the two- day draft. Close on the heels...
  • India seniors Nandy, Climax, Dias picked by ISL franchises 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Experienced footballers Sandip Nandy, Climax Lawrence, N P Pradeep and Steven Dias were among the home-grown stars picked on day two of the domestic players draft for the Indian Super League on Wednesday. A total of 84 players were on offer in the two-day draft process that concluded on Wednesday. Former...
  • Atletico de Kolkata select seven Indian players 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Atletico de Kolkata on Tuesday signed seven Indian players on day one of the two-day inaugural eight-team Hero Indian Super League domestic players draft held here on Tuesday. Atletico de Kolkata signed up Arnab Mondal, Mohammed Rafi, Mohammed Rafique, Rakesh Masih, Cavin Lobo, Biswajit Saha and Denzil Franco. The club...
  • Money not very good but ISL won't harm Indian football: Bhaichung Bhutia July 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia is not particularly happy with the pay packages on offer in the much-awaited Indian Super League but insists that the event won't be detrimental to the sport either. "I am definitely not happy with the money. I would want them to get much more...
  • Subrata Paul, Nabi to play for Mumbai in ISL July 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Current India custodian Subrata Paul and midfielder Syed Rahim Nabi were the big signings by Mumbai franchise on day one of the two-day inaugural eight-team Hero Indian Super League domestic players draft held here on Tuesday. The other major signings for the day were defenders Nirmal Chetri and Gouramangi Singh,...
  • ISL foreign player draft to be held next month July 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Footballers from South American countries powerhouses such as Brazil and Colombia along with those from Europe would be a part of the international players draft of the Hero Indian Super League to be held next month. "We will have the international players draft next month and 49 players would feature...
  • Indian Super League clubs to pick from domestic player draft July 19, 2014

    Mumbai: The best of Indian footballing talent will be up for grabs when the franchises of the Hero Indian Super League vie among themselves to pick the players from the Domestic Player Draft in a three-day event which begins on Monday. The 84-player strong list will feature senior national team players...
  • Hero named title sponsor of Indian Super League July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Renowned two-wheeler manufacturer Hero MotoCorp Ltd was on Friday named as the title sponsor of the much-anticipated Indian Super League - the first-of-its-kind franchise-based football league in the country. Hero has signed a three-year deal with ISL. With this sponsorship, the much-awaited new football league, promoted by IMG-Reliance and...
  • ISL side Delhi Dynamos tie-up with Feyenoord July 17, 2014

    Indian Super League franchise Delhi Dynamos have gone the Dutch way as they announced an alliance with renowned club Feyenoord FC. ...
  • ISL: 2006 World Cupper Garcia named Atletico Kolkata marquee player July 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Indian Super League Kolkata franchise, Atletico de Kolkata unveiled UEFA Champions League winner Spaniard Luis Garcia as their marquee player in the first such announcement of the much-anticipated tournament on Monday. 36-year-old attacking midfielder Garcia earned 20 caps for Spain between 2005 and 2008 and was part of the 2006...
  • Error in piloting led to C-130J Hercules crash: IAF sources June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Error in piloting is understood to have been found as the reason behind the crash of Air Force's C-130J Super Hercules aircraft in March in which five service personnel, including four officers, were killed near Gwalior. The Court of Inquiry is almost complete and error in piloting is believed...
  • Saina Nehwal beats Carolina Marin to win Australian Open Super Series title June 29, 2014

    India ace shuttler Saina Nehwal clinched the Australian Open Super Series women's single title in style with a straight-game victory over World Number 11 Carolina Marin of Spain on Sunday. The London Olympics bronze medallist staved off the challenge from Marin 21-18, 21-11 in the women's singles summit clash, which lasted...
  • Saina beats top seed Shixian to enter Australian Open Super Series final June 28, 2014

    Sydney: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal stands just a win away from clinching her second title of the year after she stunned world number two and top seed Chinese Shixian Wang in a gruelling three-game semi-final contest of the USD 750,000 Star Australian Super Series on Saturday. Sixth-seeded Saina prevailed 21-19,...
  • Saina, Sindhu in quarters of Australian Super Series June 26, 2014

    Sydney: Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu entered the quarterfinals of the Australian Super Series on Thursday after posting comfortable victories in their respective women's singles second round matches here. However, India's campaign was over in both the men's singles and men's doubles events. As expected, world No. 8 Saina had...
  • Saina, Sindhu progress to second round of Australian Super Series June 25, 2014

    Sydney: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal fought her way back from a game down to win her opening round match, while compatriot PV Sindhu crushed her opponent to storm into the second round of the Australian Super Series here on Wednesday. Saina will now take on compatriot PC Thulasi, who hardly...
  • After cracking IIT-Jee, poor students now struggle for counselling fee June 22, 2014

    For students from underprivileged families, who studied at Super 30 and cracked the IIT-JEE advance examination this year, the next hurdle is to arrange Rs.60,000 as counselling fee, following which they will be admitted to a college. Three days after the sons and daughters of a cobbler, daily wage labourers, vendors,...
  • ISL signs partnership agreement with English Premier League June 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian Super League has entered into a strategic partnership with the English Premier League, the world's most popular and successful football league, to bring their best practices to India under an exchange programme. The Co-operation Agreement between the ISL, co-promoted by IMG-Reliance, the joint venture between IMG and Reliance Industries,...
  • Saina Nehwal crashes out of Indonesia Open Super Series June 20, 2014

    Jakarta: Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal bowed out of the women's singles event of the USD 750,000 Indonesia Open Super Series after going down to China's World No. 1 Li Xuerui in the quarter-finals on Friday. Saina, seeded eighth, lost 20-22, 15-21 to the Chinese shuttler in 44 minutes. With this victory,...
  • Children of cobbler, labourers crack IIT exam with help from Super 30 June 20, 2014

    The sons and daughters of a cobbler, daily wage labourers and a landless farmer, among others, have cracked the highly-competitive IIT-JEE exam this year thanks to a free coaching centre for underprivileged students in Bihar. Wards of poorest of the poor comprise 27 of the 30 students of the Super 30...
  • Saina Nehwal sails into quarters at Indonesia Open, Jwala-Ashwini lose June 19, 2014

    Jakarta: Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal cruised into the women's singles quarter-finals of the USD 750,000 Indonesia Open Super Series even as India's challenge ended in the women's doubles event with the ouster of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa, here on Thursday. Saina, seeded eighth, had a relatively easy outing against Kirsty...
  • Super 30 does it again, 27 out of 30 EWS students qualify for IITs June 19, 2014

    Keeping up its reputation, Super 30 of mathematician Anand Kumar has again excelled in JEE advance result which was declared on Thursday with 27 out of its 30 students, all from poor background cracking the exam. Among the successful ,this year, are children of cobbler,roadside vendors and grocer. With tears in...
  • Top US officials visit Anand Kumar's 'Super 30' in Bihar, laud the concept June 18, 2014

    Top US officials in India on Tuesday visited the Super 30 Academy and appreciated the innovative idea of mathematician Anand Kumar of helping students from humble background to qualify entrance tests for premier engineering institutions. Deputy Chief of Mission of US Embassy Michael Pelletier and Consul General Helen G LaFave went...
  • Saina Nehwal leads Indian challenge at Indonesia Super Series June 16, 2014

    Jakarta: Three-time champion Saina Nehwal, who is coming from a break, will look to renew her love affair with Indonesia when she leads the Indian challenge in the USD 750,000 BCA Indonesia Superseries Premier starting with the qualifiers here tomorrow. A winner of the tournament in 2009, 2010 and 2012, Saina...
  • Former England goalkeeper David James to be part of ISL June 14, 2014

    New Delhi Former England World Cupper David James is keen to be a part of the much-anticipated Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament. The development is a result of a tie-up between sports management firm Anglian Management Group and leading UK-based firm Legion Football Advisory. "As part of the tie-up, ex-England...
  • Badminton: Indian challenge at Japan Open comes to an end June 12, 2014

    Tokyo: The Indian challenge at the $250,000 Japan Open Super Series came to an early end as the shuttlers lost their respective second-round matches here Thursday. South Korean sixth seeds Kyung Eun Jung and Ha Na Kim took care of the World No. 32 pairing of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa...
  • Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa progress in Japan Open June 11, 2014

    Top Indian doubles shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa continued their good run when they proceeded to the women's doubles second round at the $250,000 Japan Open Super Series here Wednesday. The Indian combine, who were in fine form during last month's Uber Cup, moved past Japan's Ayane Kurihara and Naru...
  • Defence Minister Jaitley briefed on IAF's operational preparedness June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley was on Friday briefed by the Air Force on its operational preparedness and its immediate requirements such as 126 Rafale combat aircraft for carrying out its assigned tasks. The presentation was made by the top IAF brass to the Defence Minister at the Air...