Teams

  • CWG 2014: Indian paddlers to face Nigeria for bronze 4 days ago

    Glasgow: India lost 1-3 to England in the 2014 Commonwealth Games men's team table tennis semi-final and will have to be content with playing for the bronze medal against Nigeria. The country's top singles player Achanta Sharath Kamal was shocked by an energetic Liam Pitchford, who is ranked five places below,...
  • India's Asia Cup performance is a milestone, says basketball coach July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: India basketball coach Scott Flemming has dubbed the country's performance in the recently held 5th FIBA Asia Cup in Wuhan, China, as "a significant milestone for the national team". India, who finished seventh in the tournament, qualified for this year's tournament after winning the South Asian Basketball Association Championship...
  • 'Haunted' London hotel gives England cricketers spooky nights July 21, 2014

    London: England have often looked a haunted side during their ongoing run of nine Tests without a win. And according to paceman Stuart Broad they have a particular reason to be spooked during matches in London after ghostly goings-on at the team hotel. Broad said several members of the side...
  • 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...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT seeks arrest warrant against Delhi police constable July 16, 2014

    The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the Muzaffarnagar riots, has moved a local court seeking issuance of an arrest warrant against a Delhi Police constable, accused in an arson and loot case here. During investigation, Delhi Police constable Anuj Kumar was allegedly found involved in the riots case at Bahawdi village...
  • Yo Yo Tigers, Haridwar Hunters, Fotballaget Fart: 21 hilarious and bizarre names of sports teams you won't believe actually exists July 12, 2014

    Star rapper Honey Singh is the latest celebrity after actor Akshay Kumar to buy a team in the World Kabbadi League which is scheduled to be held in five different countries from August to December this year. Singh, who had also started Global Fighting Championship (GFC) in Dubai, has named...
  • World Cup 2014: Choose the CNN-IBN Dream Team July 10, 2014

    Help Karim Bencherifa and Novy Kapadia in selecting the 2014 World Cup Dream Team. Your team should consist of 1 goalkeeper, 4 defenders, 2 midfielders and 4 forwards. Post your choices in the poll below. ...
  • Court defers hearing in a Muzaffarnagar riots case till July 16 July 4, 2014

    A local court has recorded the statement of a witness and deferred till July 16 the hearing in the Kawal killing case. The complainant Arvind Kumar, deposed in court last evening and said that his son Gaurav and nephew Sachin were beaten to death allegedly by the accused. Additional District and Sessions...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Bail plea of murder accused rejected June 27, 2014

    A local court has rejected the bail plea of a man accused in a murder case during the Muzaffarnagar riots. District and Sessions Judge Vijai Luxchmi on Thursday rejected the bail plea of the accused Gautem in Bahawdi killing case. According to the prosecution, a youth Aman was shot dead by the...
  • Black money probe: India to get Swiss bank details, SIT promises action June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: India's efforts to crackdown on black money stashed abroad today got a major boost with Switzerland readying a list of Indians suspected to have un-taxed money in Swiss banks, while Special Investigation Team constituted by Indian government promised action if any illegality is found. The names of certain...
  • MoS Home to lead Indian team in disaster conference in Bangkok June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju will lead the Indian delegation to 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction to be held in Bangkok beginning Sunday. India will showcase the steps taken by the Government in evacuating nearly a million people during the cyclone 'Phailin' that...
  • India women's football team grabs 50th spot in FIFA rankings June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: India's women football team moved one place up to grab the 50th spot among 175 nations in the latest FIFA ranking. The team also grabbed 11th position in the AFC ranking, moving up one spot. It is the second time that the women's football team has come up in the...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT seeks DNA match for victim's identity June 20, 2014

    The Special Investigation Team probing riots cases here has collected samples in order to carry out a DNA match to ascertain the identity of an alleged victim in connection with a case related to 2013 communal violence in Muzaffarnagar. The samples of the deceased Shamshad and his son and complainant Dilshad...
  • India ousted from Asian squash team championships June 14, 2014

    Hong Kong: Indian challenge in the Asian squash team championships ended on after both the men's and the women's team lost to Malaysia in their respective semifinal clashes here. The defending champion women's team, comprising Dipika Pallikal and Anaka Alankamony, went down 0-2 to the Malaysians, who fielded world number...
  • Indian men's, women's squash teams drub Iran June 11, 2014

    The Indian squash contingents got off to a perfect start, defeating Iran 3-0 in both the men's and women's events in the 17th Asian Team Championship on Wednesday. India has been given the top billing in the men's section while it is seeded second among women. The results: Women: India beat Iran 3-0...
  • Delhi constable involved in Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT June 7, 2014

    A Delhi Police constable has been allegedly found involved in a Muzaffarnagar riot case by the Special Investigation Team. The constable was found involved in arson and loot incident in Bahawdi village under Phugana police station in the district last year during the communal riots, SIT sources claimed. Seven persons have been...
  • I won't be riding the Tour de France this year, says Bradley Wiggins June 6, 2014

    Bradley Wiggins has ruled himself out of participating in the Tour de France after the 2012 champion hinted that Team Sky are unlikely to select him in their squad, the Briton said on Friday. "Right now, I think I can tell you that I will not ride the Tour de France,"...
  • Gogoi congratulates Assam teams for scaling Island Peak June 6, 2014

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday congratulated two teams from the state which successfully scaled the 6189 meter Island Peak in the Nepal Himalayas. The first team, led by Manash Barooah and the second by Nandadulal Das, were both part of a Pre-Everest Expedition sponsored by the state government. The...
  • Ronaldo, Rooney and Neymar in Twitter's World Cup dream team June 4, 2014

    With just eight days to go for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Twitter has revealed its dream playing XI, staring Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, England's Wayne Rooney and Brazil's Neymar Junior as the front three. The line-up, a 4-3-3 formation, includes Germany's Mesut Ozil, Spain's Juan Mata and Andres Iniesta in the...
  • Jail superintendent caught red-handed by vigilance sleuths while accepting bribe June 3, 2014

    A divisional jail superintendent in Bihar's Jehenabad district was arrested on Tuesday by the Vigilance department sleuths on graft charges. Acting on a complaint, the vigilance team laid a trap and caught the jail official Arvind Kumar Mishra red handed while accepting Rs 50,000 as bribe from the complainant, Director General...
  • Asian Games is priority for us, says Sunil Chhetri May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri has his eyes trained on the Asian Games and says the focus should be on making the possible national team for the quadrennial extravaganza, scheduled to be held around the same time as the much-anticipated Indian Super League. "My focus is on the Asian...
  • Shivraj lauds Centre's initiative to set up SIT to unearth black money May 28, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has lauded the central government's decision to constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to unearth black money. "The Union Cabinet in its maiden meeting has taken a historic decision to constitute SIT for bringing back black money stashed abroad," Chouhan posted in a tweet...
  • Chargesheet against one more accused in Muzaffarnagar riots case May 28, 2014

    The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the Muzaffarnagar riots on Wenesday filed a chargesheet in a court against one more accused in a riot-related murder case. SIT inspector Rasham Singh filed the chargesheet against Manoj Kumar, one of the accused in the Kutba killing during the communal riots September last.  According...
  • Black money: SC gives a week's time to Centre to constitute SIT May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday gave a week's time to the Centre to constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the black money case. The apex court directed that all documents relating to black money be kept in the safe custody of a secretary-level officer of the...
  • Sachin Tendulkar inspires India's World Cup-bound hockey team May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday paid a surprise visit to the World Cup-bound Indian hockey team and gave the players a pep talk ahead of the side's departure for the quadrennial event to be held at The Hague, Netherlands from May 31 to June 15. Tendulkar arrived at...
  • Consistency is Indian hockey team's problem: Jamie Dwyer May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Australian ace Jamie Dwyer was forthright in his assessment about the current India hockey team terming Sardar Singh and Co as an "inconsistent" bunch, who will have to depend a lot on ace drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh and comeback man Gurbaj Singh. "Indian team keeps on improving but so...
  • Turkey: Coal mine deaths rise to 282 May 15, 2014

    Rescue teams recovered eight more victims of Turkey's worst mining accident on Thursday, raising the death toll to 282 in a disaster that has thrown Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's presidential ambitions off stride. Hundreds of people were attending funerals for the victims in the western mining town of Soma; dozens...
  • India to play three ODIs in Bangladesh before touring England May 12, 2014

    Mumbai: India's Cricket Board has finalised a short three-match ODI series in Bangladesh next month before the Indian team embarks on its lengthy tour of England lasting for over two months. "We want to give some practice to our players (who are now playing only IPL games--T20 matches), as the England...