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  • New South Wales win Sheffield Shield title 25-03-2014 09:36 AM

    New South Wales won the Sheffield Shield title for the first time since 2007-2008 when skipper Steve Smith and his Western Australian counterpart agreed to end the rain-interrupted domestic first-class final early. Smith's team only needed a draw to claim the Shield for a 46th time, and had a winning...
  • 'How to Poo on a Date', a book on awkward dating problem gets odd book award 21-03-2014 04:28 PM

    A tongue-in-cheek book that purports to deal with an awkward but critical issue, 'How to Poo on a Date', scooped an award for the Oddest Book Title of the Year on Friday. The winner of the Diagram Prize, awarded annually since 1978 and based on a public vote since 2000,...
  • Aflatoon Aurat, Do Ladke Dono Kadke, Sipahi Ki Sajni: 115 totally hilarious film titles of all time 20-01-2014 03:01 PM

    You know it's not an ordinary day when you come across films named 'Aflatoon Aurat', 'Do Ladke Dono Kadke' and 'Sipahi Ki Sajni'. We salute the creative person who clearly went overboard naming these 115 films. The titles say it all. Here are the most entertaining film titles of all...
  • Mohun Bagan win grudge match, but East Bengal claim Calcutta Premier Division title 11-01-2014 10:12 PM

    Kolkata: Mohun Bagan spoiled East Bengal's CFL Premier Division triumph party with a 1-0 derby win to end the local league on a high in front of more than a 50,000 strong crowd at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan on Saturday. Japanese recruit Katsumi Yusa struck with a left-footer to the...
  • Sebastian Vettel eyes Formula One title at Indian Grand Prix 24-10-2013 07:22 PM

    New Delhi: Never mind ripping up the form book, it would have to be thoroughly shredded - and the remains pulped for good measure - for Sebastian Vettel to be denied a fourth successive Formula One title on Sunday. Everything indicates that Red Bull's 26-year-old German will become the sport's...
  • Winning the title important, not the place: Sebastian Vettel 24-10-2013 06:55 PM

    Greater Noida: He is on the cusp of securing a historic fourth World title in three days' time but Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel says it does not bother him if he wins it in India or somewhere else but surely it will be a big relief if he could...
  • BCCI devalued, Star-ESPN bags title rights for Rs 2 cr per game 03-10-2013 02:08 PM

    News Delhi: In light of the recent spot-fixing and betting scandal in the Indian Premier League, the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) brand value has taken a serious hit, with Star India Pvt. Ltd. and ESPN Software India Pvt. Ltd. bagging the title rights for home series...
  • Radwanska rallies to win year's third title in Korea 22-09-2013 02:25 PM

    Polish top seed Agnieszka Radwanska came from behind to beat Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-7(6) 6-3 6-4 in the final of the Korea Open in Seoul on Sunday and bag her third WTA title of the year. Radwanska's victory in the gruelling final, which lasted two hours and 45 minutes, also...
  • Chances slip away for Novak Djokovic at US Open 10-09-2013 09:01 AM

    New York: Novak Djokovic had his chances - namely, three break points toward the end of the third set, any of which would have given him control of what was shaping up as a close-as-can-be US Open final. When he lost them all, any hope of lifting the trophy in...
  • List of Leander Paes' eight men's doubles Grand Slam titles 09-09-2013 08:37 AM

    New York: List of men's doubles Grand Slam titles won by India's Leander Paes. Men's doubles (eight titles): 1999 French Open with Mahesh Bhupathi 1999 Wimbledon with Mahesh Bhupathi 2001 French Open with Mahesh Bhupathi 2006 US Open with Martin Damm 2009 French Open with Lukas Dlouhy 2009 US Open...
  • Hlavackova, Hradecka win US Open women doubles title 08-09-2013 08:42 AM

    New York: Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka rallied from down a set and a break to win their first US Open women's doubles title. The fifth-seeded Czechs beat Australia's Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday night. They also won the 2011 French Open championship. Barty...
  • 'LSD' to 'ABCD': 20 unusual Bollywood film titles 04-09-2013 01:30 PM

    New Delhi: Earlier, it used to be the poster that introduced the film to the audience. Then it was replaced by film titles in the age of radio promotion. When TV and internet started to rule the publicity business, titles became more important. In such a scenario, the promoters of...
  • New age film titles: Be stylish and forget the content? 04-09-2013 11:32 AM

    New Delhi: Have you taken notice of the changing pattern of the titles of Bollywood films in recent times? Blame it on the fast food generation, but they are nothing else than a stale product in a new wrapping. In September, the spectators are going to watch well publicised films...
  • Factbox: French Open champion Rafael Nadal 09-06-2013 10:17 PM

    Factbox on Rafael Nadal who won his eighth French Open tennis title on Sunday: MAKING HIS NAME - Born in Manacor, Mallorca, June 3, 1986. - His uncle Miguel Angel Nadal enjoyed a successful career as a professional footballer, notably for Barcelona and Spain. - The naturally right-handed Nadal switched...
  • Top 10 film title sequences designed by Saul Bass 08-05-2013 10:04 AM

    New Delhi: On the 93rd birth anniversary of Amercian graphic designer Saul Bass, here we bring you the top 10 film title sequences designed by him. Saul Bass is well known for his design of motion picture title sequences, film posters, and corporate logos. Born on May 8, 1920, Saul...
  • Ronnie O'Sullivan wins fifth world snooker title 07-05-2013 09:04 AM

    England: After spending nearly a year away from the baize, Ronnie O'Sullivan predicted "car crash" TV as he launched the defence of his world snooker title. In the end, his journey to recapturing the game's biggest prize couldn't have been smoother. O'Sullivan, snooker's most talented and controversial player, won the...
  • Ryan Giggs is a unique freak: Alex Ferguson 23-04-2013 10:15 AM

    London: Alex Ferguson has helped Manchester United win their 20th league title and also helped himself 49 club trophies. Beyond that, the focus will shift to next season with the Scot confident there is even better to come from a squad that has critics divided when considering how it measures...
  • English premier league top scorers 23-04-2013 08:48 AM

    Here are the top goal scorers of the English premier league 2012-13 as on Monday. 24 Robin van Persie (Manchester United) 23 Luis Suarez (Liverpool) 18 Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur) 17 Michu (Swansea City) 15 Christian Benteke (Aston Villa) Demba Ba (Chelsea) 14 Rickie Lambert (Southampton) 13 Dimitar Berbatov (Fulham)...
  • Goal difference nightmare inspired Manchester United to title 23-04-2013 08:43 AM

    London: A large part of this year's Premier League title was settled at the end of last season when Manchester United's horror at losing out on goal difference to neighbours Manchester City turned into a ruthless pursuit of records, goals and a 20th league crown. Manager Alex Ferguson vowed his...
  • Manchester United's marketing muscle helps drive sporting success 23-04-2013 08:37 AM

    London: Manchester United have been signing off new sponsorship deals in the boardroom almost as regularly as they have been winning matches on the field on their way to a record 20th English soccer title. Although some fans grumble the club has become too commercialised, its marketing muscle has helped...
  • Alex Ferguson raises bar despite Manchester United shortcomings 23-04-2013 08:19 AM

    London: Alex Ferguson says his current Manchester United model is a match for any of the previous editions that have rolled off the Old Trafford production line and should they win their last four games it would be hard to mount a case against him. After beating Aston Villa 3-0...
  • Manchester United can seal their 20th EPL title tonight 22-04-2013 01:53 PM

    London: After spending weeks on the brink of a 20th English title, Manchester United can finally get the job done on Monday. Second-place Manchester City's late implosion in a 3-1 loss at Tottenham on Sunday means United can take the title from their neighbours by beating Aston Villa at Old...
  • 40th Ranji title is special achievement: Jaffer 31-01-2013 11:24 AM

    The Mumbai opener is also proud of winning the final inside three days while playing alongside Sachin Tendulkar. ...
  • Infiniti become Red Bull title sponsor 25-11-2012 08:18 PM

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