Tours

  • India go down 1-2 to Netherlands in final European Tour match 19-04-2014 08:33 PM

    Indian men's hockey team slumped to its third defeat on the trot as it lost 1-2 to the Netherlands in the final match of the European tour at the The Hague on Saturday. This tour is in preparations for the FIH Men's World Cup 2014, scheduled to be held at...
  • India will have a tough time touring Australia: Shane Watson 16-04-2014 03:37 PM

    Mumbai: Australia were blanked 0-4 by India in their away tour last year, but their allrounder Shane Watson on Wednesday said that his side would be hard to beat when the same opponents tour Down Under for a four-match Test series later this year. Watson's optimism stems from the fact...
  • Asia will continue to create new stars: Anirban Lahiri 15-04-2014 07:26 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: India's Anirban Lahiri expects Asia to continue to breed new stars in the years to come, saying the region's golfers have benefited immensely through the success of the Asian Tour. Lahiri will be amongst the top stars from the Asian Tour who will feature in the USD 2.75...
  • Manchester City's Yaya Toure ruled out for two weeks 15-04-2014 05:58 PM

    Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure will be out of action for two weeks due to a muscle injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Tuesday. The Ivorian will miss Wednesday's home Premier League game against bottom club Sunderland after sustaining the injury early in the 3-2 defeat at Liverpool on Sunday....
  • Fitness concerns as City lose Premier League advantage 14-04-2014 04:22 PM

    Long considered favourites in an absorbing Premier League title race, Manchester City no longer have control over their destiny and must also sweat on the fitness of Yaya Toure and Vincent Kompany for the closing weeks of their campaign. A 3-2 defeat to Liverpool at an emotional Anfield, commemorating the...
  • Fernando Verdasco wins US Men's Clay Court 14-04-2014 08:40 AM

    Houston: Fernando Verdasco won the US Men's Clay Court Championship on Sunday for his sixth ATP World Tour title and first since 2010, beating Spanish compatriot Nicolas Almagro 6-3, 7-6 (4). The 30-year-old Verdasco ended a six-match losing streak in tournament finals. He also reached the doubles final and had...
  • Jeev Milkha Singh in the fray for Asian Tour award 10-04-2014 06:36 PM

    Jakarta The Asian Team heroes of the EurAsia Cup, including Anirban Lahiri of India, will grace the Asian Tour Awards night here on April 22 while compatriot Jeev Milkha Singh is in the running for the Asian Tour's Player of the Decade award. The Asian Tour Awards night will honour...
  • Rampant Manchester City hammer Southampton 4-1 in Premier League 05-04-2014 07:32 PM

    England: Manchester City kept the destiny of the Premier League title in their hands by beating Southampton 4-1 on Saturday, with the visitors' defeat further marred by a serious-looking injury to England striker Jay Rodriguez. Yaya Toure set City on their way with a third-minute penalty at Etihad Stadium before...
  • Hockey: Gurbaj, Mujtaba return; Sandeep ignored for European tour 04-04-2014 01:26 PM

    New Delhi: Experienced Gurbaj Singh and Danish Mujtaba on Friday made a comeback to India's 21-member men's hockey team for this month's preparatory tour to Europe ahead of the FIH World Cup to be held at The Hague, Netherlands from May 31 to June 15. Gurbaj, one of three senior...
  • Manchester City miss chance to go top with Arsenal draw 30-03-2014 01:52 AM

    London: Arsenal prevented Manchester City from going top of the Premier League on Saturday while keeping up their own pursuit of the title with a spirited fightback to draw 1-1 on Saturday. With Arsenal still reeling from a demoralising 6-0 loss at Chelsea last weekend, David Silva completed a counter-attack...
  • Edin Dzeko scores twice as City thrash United 3-0 in Manchester derby 26-03-2014 03:13 AM

    England: Edin Dzeko scored inside 43 seconds and again in the second-half as Manchester City inflicted more misery on Manchester United with a 3-0 win on Tuesday, cutting their deficit to Premier League leader Chelsea to three points. Yaya Toure added a third goal in the 90th minute to seal...
  • Jeev honoured to be nominated, but says Yang deserves award 24-03-2014 10:39 AM

    New Delhi: Ace Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh said he was immensely proud on being named as one of five golfers nominated for Asian Tour's 'Player of the Decade' award. The 42-year-old Indian, a two-time Asian Tour Order of Merit champion and a winner of six tournaments, was named alongside...
  • American Every clinches upset victory over Scott at Bay Hill 24-03-2014 09:31 AM

    An emotional Matt Every clinched his first PGA Tour victory in dramatic fashion when he surged past a faltering Adam Scott to win the $6.2 million Arnold Palmer Invitational by one stroke in Florida on Sunday. "It's tough man. You just never know if it's going to happen," a teary-eyed...
  • Yaya Toure scores three as Man City thrash Fulham 5-0 22-03-2014 10:57 PM

    Manchester: Yaya Toure scored a hat-trick Saturday as Manchester City brushed aside last-place Fulham 5-0 to keep pace in the Premier League title race. Toure converted two penalties in the 26th and 54th minute, both times after fouls by Fernando Amorebieta who was sent off after the second. City continued...
  • Lady Gaga was broke during Monster Ball Tour in 2009 18-03-2014 06:22 PM

    Los Angeles: Pop star Lady Gaga has revealed that she was bankrupt during her Monster Ball tour in 2009. The 27-year-old singer was left broke after spending her entire fortune on the show's elaborate production, she explained in the upcoming EPIX documentary, reported Ace Showbiz. "I had three million dollars...
  • Manchester City beat Sunderland 3-1 to win Capital One cup 02-03-2014 10:10 PM

    London: Manchester City staged a second-half comeback to beat Sunderland 3-1 in the League Cup final on Sunday, with exquisite goals from Yaya Toure and Samir Nasri inside two minutes sparking the recovery. In a flat first-half by City, Fabio Borini put Premier League struggler Sunderland in front after 10...
  • League Cup can help propel Manchester City to greatness: Yaya Toure 28-02-2014 09:52 PM

    Victory for Manchester City in Sunday's League Cup final against Sunderland is a vital step on the road to them becoming one of the best teams in the world and attracting more top talent, midfielder Yaya Toure said. The competition may not have been top of City's priorities at the...
  • Karnataka MLAs defend study tour, say just Rs 70 lakh was spent 28-02-2014 09:16 AM

    Bangalore: In Karnataka, the second report of the supposed study tours of the MLAs has been released. The highlights of the tour of the MLA's to Australia, New Zealand and Fiji islands over new years eve includes details of their visits to cherry farms, juice processing, a cave of of...
  • Karnataka MLAs submit report 'study' tour of Australia and New Zealand 27-02-2014 08:07 PM

    Bangalore: A second report of the MLAs who went on a junket on public money proves to be a farce, showing up why these study tours by the MLAs only serve a luxurious holiday more than anything else. This report, by the MLAs of the committee on backward classes, who...
  • Nasri warns City against Cup defeat ramifications 24-02-2014 03:49 PM

    Samir Nasri has warned his Manchester City team-mates that failure to beat Sunderland in Sunday's Capital One Cup final could derail a season that currently has them in contention for four trophies. City beat Stoke 1-0 on Saturday to keep them third in the Premier League, three points off leaders...
  • Yaya Toure gives Manchester City 1-0 win over Stoke 22-02-2014 11:03 PM

    Manchester: Yaya Toure scored the only goal as Manchester City finally saw off Stoke 1-0 to claim three crucial Premier League points on Saturday. After two league games without a win and a loss to Barcelona midweek, City were facing more frustration at the hands of former manager Mark Hughes...
  • Toure has no regrets about leaving Barcelona 17-02-2014 10:52 PM

    Manchester: Yaya Toure has "no regrets" about leaving Barcelona nearly four years ago for Manchester City and believes he can join a select band of players to win the Champions League with two different clubs. The muscular 30-year-old Ivory Coast midfielder was in the Barcelona team who beat Manchester United...
  • Miley Cyrus kicks off her Bangerz tour with racy performance 17-02-2014 11:24 AM

    London: Pop star Miley Cyrus kicked off her Bangerz tour with a racy performance by twerking on stage in revealing outfit. The 21-year-old singer, who had twerked first time at the infamous MTV VMA performance last year, kicked off her 'Bangerz' tour on February 14 at the Rogers Arena in...
  • Yaya Toure cleared of violent conduct by FA panel 10-02-2014 11:53 PM

    Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure will not face disciplinary action following his altercation with Norwich City striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel, the English FA said in a statement on Monday. Ivory Coast international Toure appeared to kick-out at Dutch striker Van Wolfswinkel in an off-the-ball incident during the 0-0 draw at...
  • My Bangerz tour is educational for children: Miley Cyrus 09-02-2014 04:14 PM

    London: Pop star Miley Cyrus has described her upcoming tour as educational. The 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker said that it will expose children to art that they may not get to see otherwise, reported Digital Spy. "Even though parents probably won't think this, I think my show is educational for kids....
  • Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers backs Kolo Toure after costly error 03-02-2014 12:37 PM

    London: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers refused to criticise defender Kolo Toure after his glaring error gifted West Bromwich Albion striker Victor Anichebe an equalising goal in their 1-1 Premier League draw on Sunday. Liverpool, who stayed fourth in the table on 47 points, took the lead on 24 minutes when...
  • Kevin Stadler wins maiden title in Phoenix by one shot 03-02-2014 10:27 AM

    Burly American Kevin Stadler overhauled playing partner Bubba Watson, then survived a mix of the good, bad and ugly after the turn to win his first PGA Tour title by one shot at the Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Arizona on Sunday. Two strokes behind the pacesetting Watson overnight, Stadler birdied...
  • Liverpool held to 1-1 draw at West Brom in EPL 02-02-2014 09:17 PM

    West Bromwich: Liverpool missed a chance to strengthen their place in the Premier League's top four on Sunday when Kolo Toure gifted West Bromwich Albion an equalizer in a 1-1 draw. Liverpool took the lead against the run of play when Luis Suarez set up Daniel Sturridge to poke the...
  • Jones and Watson share lead in Phoenix Open golf 01-02-2014 08:37 AM

    Australian journeyman Matt Jones, bidding for his first PGA Tour title, made the most of his local knowledge to charge into a two-way tie for the lead in Friday's second round of the Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Arizona. Scottsdale resident Jones, who attended Arizona State University and is a club...
  • Manchester City rout Tottenham 5-1, move top of Premier League 30-01-2014 08:23 AM

    London: Manchester City used another rampant scoring display to replace Arsenal at the top of the Premier League with a 5-1 win at Tottenham on Wednesday, while Chelsea lost ground in the title race with a 0-0 draw against West Ham. After beating Spurs 6-0 at the Etihad Stadium, Manuel...