TOUR

  • Australia Tour Diary: Two nutri-bars that saved my life 1 hour 3 minutes ago

    Never thought it would happen to me. I wasn't in a jungle. It's Sydney, city area, nestled in a cozy hotel, lots of eating joints around; but as fate turned out, I was starving that night. After moving to and fro between Darling Harbor in search of some information for a...
  • Shane Collins - an Aussie who took loan to support India at World Cup Yesterday

    It doesn't get better than this. Shane Collins is unemployed, he isn't sure what's the best profession for him; he isn't bothered either, maybe a groundskeeper, like those guys he was glued watching at the Sydney Cricket Ground nets - waiting for his team to arrive for practice. His Team...
  • Australia Tour Diary: 13 flying hours and Bollywood for Sydney Siders 2 days ago

    In a matter of two weeks after the decision to fly Cricketnext to Australia, I was standing in front of the Visa officer at Sydney airport. "Here for cricket?" she asked flipping through the pages of my passport. "Yes, to take the World Cup with me," I replied. "Whoops! Have...
  • World Cup Exclusive: Johnson, Smith will do it for Australia in semi-final, say fans 2 days ago

    Defending champions India will take on co-hosts Australia in the World Cup semi-finals at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday. ...
  • Champions League: Inconsistent Manchester City take on in-form Barcelona March 18, 2015

    Madrid: Barcelona are on another winning run, and that is bad news for Manchester City. The Spanish team has overtaken Real Madrid at the top of the league standings, advanced to the Copa del Rey final and lead Man City 2-1 in the Champions League heading into the second leg...
  • Live: Mauritius has done immense service towards Hindi literature, says PM Modi March 12, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a five-day visit to the three island nations of Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka. Modi held intensive meetings with Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth to further strengthen India's special and unique relations with that country. He will also address Mauritian Parliament. ...
  • Financial fair play question mark over Roberto Mancini's transfer plans March 10, 2015

    Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini would like to sign Yaya Toure but has admitted that UEFA's financial fair play rules have left a question mark over his plans for next season. Mancini said he had given the squad a new mentality since taking over in November for his second stint at...
  • Trevor Fisher takes maiden European Tour title event March 8, 2015

    South African Trevor Fisher Jnr claimed his first European Tour title with a five-shot victory on home soil at the Africa Open at the East London Golf Club on Sunday. The 35-year-old, who had a two-shot overnight lead, carded a final round 64 for a 24 under-par total of 264 -...
  • Biometric testing requisite for British tourists wanting to travel to India March 3, 2015

    London: British tourists wanting to travel to India will now have to turn up at an application centre and be fingerprinted in order to get a visa. The process will start from mid-March and is causing significant concern to travel agencies who offer holidays to India. Diana Syrett's agency "Kerala...
  • Two-time winner on European Tour, Anirban Lahiri eyes PGA Tour February 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Fresh from winning two titles on the European Tour this month, India's Anirban Lahiri has now set his sights on matching that success on the PGA Tour. "It's a whole new world out there, everything has changed overnight," Lahiri told The Associated Press on phone Thursday after reaching a...
  • Champions League: Man City aim to break new ground by beating Barca February 24, 2015

    Manchester City have been on a steep learning curve in the Champions League but Tuesday's last 16 first-leg clash with four-times European kings Barcelona offers a chance to show they are now serious contenders. Last season's exit at the identical stage also against Barca, 4-1 on aggregate, revealed City's shortcomings in...
  • Australia tour diary: A date with snakes and crocodiles February 24, 2015

    CNN-IBN took some time out from the World Cup to visit wildlife parks and meet reptiles like snakes and crocodiles. ...
  • Australia tour diary: The Barbossa valley in all its splendour February 23, 2015

    Situated on nearly approx 100 acres of prime land the vineyard, is one of the oldest in the Barbossa valley. ...
  • ICC World Cup Diary: MCG dominates the city of Melbourne February 22, 2015

    CNN-IBN takes you through the city of Melbourne in the series of its Australia tour diaries during the cricket World Cup. ...
  • Australia tour diary: Swimming in the deep end February 19, 2015

    With the World Cup on, CNN-IBN took time out for swimming and meeting some dolphins in the middle of ocean. ...
  • Australia tour diary: A walk down legendary Don Bradman's lane February 18, 2015

    With the World Cup on, CNN-IBN took time out to visit Kensington Oval, which Bradman called his home ground while playing district cricket for Kensington Cricket Club. ...
  • Australia tour diary: Meeting 'adorable' Koalas in Adelaide February 17, 2015

    Although the World Cup fever has gripped the entire nation but there is still plenty to watch in Australia during your trip Down Under. ...
  • Roberto Mancini hopes for Yaya Toure signing to restore Serie A appeal February 15, 2015

    Roberto Mancini believes Italy's Serie A needs to attract more international stars to help restore its former glories and the Inter Milan manager is still hopeful of starting the ball rolling by signing Yaya Toure in the close season. Mancini has targeted the giant midfielder, who was one of his key...
  • Yaya Toure cannot return quickly enough for stumbling Manchester City February 10, 2015

    Manchester: With the English Premier League title slipping away, Manchester City's Yaya Toure cannot return quickly enough from the African Nations Cup to lift the stumbling champion. City haven't won any of its last five matches in all competitions, the club's worst run since the final days of Mark Hughes' reign...
  • Ivory Coast win African Cup in shootout against Ghana February 9, 2015

    Bata: Ivory Coast goalkeeper Boubacar Barry saved the day, and then he scored the winner. The 35-year-old veteran blocked a penalty attempt from opposing goalkeeper Razak Braimah and then stepped up to convert his own to give the Ivory Coast a 9-8 shootout win over Ghana on Sunday in the...
  • Somdev Devvarman to get wild card in Kolkata challenger February 3, 2015

    Kolkata: Indian tennis star Somdev Devvarman will be given a wild card while players from 23 other countries are slated to take part in the $50,000 Kolkata Open ATP Challenger Tour to be held from February 23. Among others, Serbian Davis Cupper Ilija Bozoljac, and world No.120 James Duckworth will vie...
  • We can win without Yaya Toure, says Manchester City boss January 23, 2015

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has told his players they must believe they can win without Yaya Toure after failing to do so in the four league games he has missed this season. Toure is currently on international duty with Ivory Coast at the African Nations Cup and his departure has...
  • Yaya Toure unsure about future in Manchester City January 17, 2015

    London: Yaya Toure has again thrown his future into doubt by claiming he doesn't know if he will still be a Manchester City player next season. But manager Manuel Pellegrini was quick to dismiss talk of a transfer at a press conference on Friday, insisting the 31-year-old was fully committed to...
  • Kapalua's elite formula under pressure to change January 16, 2015

    Kapalua: For almost two decades, the PGA Tour's opening event of the year has been held on the picturesque Hawaiian island of Maui with a winners-only field, an elite aspect tournament director Nancy Cross wants to retain. The absence in recent seasons of top drawcards such as Tiger Woods and reigning...
  • Yaya Toure wins African Footballer of the Year award January 9, 2015

    LAGOS: Yaya Toure was named African Footballer of the Year for a record fourth straight time at the annual Confederation of African Football awards on Thursday. The Ivory Coast midfielder joins Samuel Eto'o as the only players to win the continent's top individual award four times but only Toure has done...
  • On sidelines of Jaipur Literature festival, a rickshaw ride for Rs 6,756! January 5, 2015

    Jaipur: The government is going out on a limb with ad campaigns like "atithi devo bhava (guest is like god)" to woo tourists. However, in one of the biggest tourist destinations in the country, there are websites fleecing tourists, with many first-timers in the Pink City falling for their guiles....
  • U2's Bono says he may never play guitar again January 3, 2015

    New York: Bono, the frontman of the Irish rock group U2 who was injured in a cycling accident last year, said on Friday his recovery has not been easy and he may never play guitar again. In a blog on the group's website, the 54-year-old rocker said he broke his hand,...
  • Great musicians can not be created in the classroom: Paul McCartney January 2, 2015

    London: Paul McCartney has called popular music courses focusing on The Beatles "ridiculous". The 72-year-old musician made the comments while taking part in a Q&A on his website, reported BBC. "We never studied anything, we just loved our popular music. I think for us, we'd have felt it would have ruined it...
  • Manchester City pay heavy price for lack of spine December 29, 2014

    London: The absence of Vincent Kompany, Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero cost Manchester City dear as they blew a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 at home to struggling Burnley on Sunday. The Premier League champions looked certain to cut the gap on leaders Chelsea to one point with a 10th successive...
  • Grammy Award-winning DJ David Guetta excited to perform in India December 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Popular for albums like 'One Love' (2009), 'Nothing but the Beat' (2011), David Guetta has sold over six million albums and 15 million singles worldwide and quite clearly been the highest ranking DJs in the world. David, who has performed in India earlier, will be performing in Delhi/NCR...