TOUR

  • Two-time winner on European Tour, Anirban Lahiri eyes PGA Tour 4 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • West Asia tour operators cautious of giving visas after Kalyan youth join Islamic State December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Ever since the arrest of Areeb Majeed, who along with three of his friends from Kalyan near Mumbai in Maharashtra allegedly joined the Islamic State in Iraq while on a pilgrimage, tour operators in Mumbai have become very cautious. Visas for Ziyarat in Baghdad has never been difficult to...
  • Champions Trophy Diary, Day 2: Malgudi Days and the Jagannath Temple December 10, 2014

    (The author is travelling Bhubaneswar to cover the FIH Men's Champions Trophy Hockey Tournament) Though in the eastern part of India, never before today had I been reminded of Malgudi Days - the TV serial based on RK Narayan's short stories. And a visit to Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri rounded...
  • Champions Trophy Tour Diary, Day 1: Far-from-ideal journey to Bhubaneswar December 9, 2014

    (The author is travelling Bhubaneswar to cover the FIH Men's Champions Trophy Hockey Tournament) A cat-napping cab driver, a rush to the airport and a delayed flight - the Bhubaneswar diaries of yours truly didn't open with an ideal foreword. But I am finally in Oriya land, Odisha. A far-from-ideal 4-hour sleep...
  • Does Arnold Schwarzenegger think that Miley Cyrus is a bad influence on his son Patrick? December 7, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife are reportedly unhappy with their son's relationship with singer Miley Cyrus as they believe she is a bad influence. According to a source, Patrick is smitten with the 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker, but his parents, Arnold and Maria Shriver, are less impressed with Cyrus's...
  • EPL: Manchester City beat Everton 1-0 to close in on Chelsea December 7, 2014

    Manchester: An injury to star striker Sergio Aguero cast a shadow over champion Manchester City's hard-fought 1-0 win over Everton in the English Premier League on Saturday. Yaya Toure converted a first-half penalty as City cut Chelsea's lead at the top to only three points, but the immediate concern was for...
  • Ready to fight till the end with Chelsea: Toure December 2, 2014

    London: Manchester City mid-fielder Yaya Toure said they are focused to defend their English Premier League (EPL) title. The 31-year-old blasted reigning champions City into the lead en route to a vital 3-0 victory at Southampton Sunday. City now trail leaders Chelsea by six points, reports Xinhua. "The Premier League is important...
  • 10-man Manchester City beat Southampton 3-0 November 30, 2014

    Second-half goals from Yaya Toure, Frank Lampard and Gael Clichy gave 10-man Manchester City a 3-0 victory against Southampton in the Premier League at St. Mary's on Sunday. Despite the emphatic nature of the scoreline, City were made to work hard for victory without ever being truly threatened by Southampton, who...
  • Tour Game: India draw with CA XI after valuable batting practice November 25, 2014

    Adelaide: India made a positive start to their tour of Australia after rounding off the practice game against Cricket Australia XI with an allround performance as the two-day match ended in a draw here on Tuesday. At the Gliderol Stadium, the visitors finished at 363 for 8 declared after 91 overs...
  • Couple of two-day matches not sufficient to open Australia tour, says Ganguly November 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Not really impressed with the preparation that India will have going into the Test series against Australia, former captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday said a couple of two-day practice games are just not enough. India will start the Test series against Australia on December 4 and play two practice...