Tours

  • Late eagle lifts McIlroy into tie for lead at Tour Championship 4 days ago

    Rory McIlroy spectacularly eagled the par-five 15th to join Billy Horschel in a tie for the lead in the Tour Championship on Saturday and set up a thrilling conclusion to the 2013-14 PGA Tour season. With the FedExCup playoff title and a bonus jackpot of $10 million on the line...
  • Andhra Pradesh panel on new capital to tour Asian nations to study models 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: After completing tours in the country, members of a special committee set up by the Andhra Pradesh Government to study various models for building the new capital of the State, will visit Singapore, Malaysia and China as part of their assignment. The panel, headed by Municipal Administration and Urban Development...
  • An in-form Horschel two ahead at Tour Championship 5 days ago

    Atlanta: Billy Horschel, seeking a second consecutive PGA Tour victory, birdied three of the last eight holes to move two strokes clear of the chasing pack in the Tour Championship second round on Friday. The American, ranked second in the FedExCup standings coming into this week, fired a second successive four-under-par...
  • Kirk stays in control of Tour Championship with opening 66 6 days ago

    Atlanta: FedExCup points leader Chris Kirk maintained control of the season-long race for playoff honours as he surged into a share of the lead in Thursday's opening round of the elite Tour Championship. Kirk, who took over at the top of the standings with his victory at the Deutsche Bank Championship...
  • Kashmir floods wash away tourist bookings 1 week ago

    Kolkata: The devastating floods in Kashmir are expected to hit the state's tourism hard, a top tourism industry official said. With domestic tourists' numbers to Kashmir Valley expected to cross two crore this year, a top tourism industry official on Thursday said the floods in peak travel season will impact the...
  • As it happened: Indians vs Middlesex, Tour match at Lord's August 22, 2014

    Middlesex innings: Karn Sharma took three wickets to end the Middlesex chase, handing the Indians a 95-run victory. End of 36 overs: Middlesex lost two quick wickets inside the gap of 2 overs to struggle at 119 for 8. End of 28 overs: Offspinner R Ashwin struck to sent Simpson back for 19....
  • Resurgent Federer books ATP World Tour Finals berth August 18, 2014

    A resurgent Roger Federer has qualified for a record 13th consecutive ATP World Tour Finals in comfortable fashion, in marked contrast to 2013 when he squeezed in the week before the end-of-season tournament in London. Federer, 33, claimed his sixth Western and Southern Open title in Cincinnati on Sunday with victory...
  • Miley Cyrus does it again! She finds a new twerking partner in singer Lily Allen August 9, 2014

    Los Angeles: After her famous twerking during her Bangerz tour, singer Miley Cyrus did it again in Nashville, Tennessee. The former "Hannah Montana" star took her controversial Bangerz tour to her hometown and she thrilled fans by performing singer Lily Allen's hit "Not Fair" with the pop star, reports contactmusic.com. The two...
  • Tour operators fight before Tourism Minister Shripad Yesso Naik in Varanasi August 2, 2014

    A brawl broke out at a hotel in Varanasi on Saturday between tour operators from New Delhi and a local group in the presence of Union Tourism Minister Shripad Yesso Naik. The incident took place at Hotel Rivatas in the temple town over some concessions and other issues being demanded by...
  • Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France 2014 July 28, 2014

    Paris: Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains. The 29-year-old Sicilian, who called himself "a flag-bearer...
  • Dominant Vincenzo Nibali set to be crowned in Paris July 27, 2014

    Having dominated on all terrains, Vincenzo Nibali is set to win the Tour de France after avoiding any late dramas on Saturday in the penultimate stage, a 54-km time trial from Bergerac won by Tony Martin. Italian Nibali finished fourth in the stage, nearly two minutes slower than the dominant German...
  • Manchester United add Hernandez for US tour July 20, 2014

    Carson, California: Manchester United have added Javier Hernandez to their squad for the team's pre-season tour of the US. Relegated to the bench for much of last season, Chicharito will join the Red Devils before their friendly against the Los Angeles Galaxy on Wednesday in Pasadena, the team's first match under...
  • I'm staying for the fans, says City's Yaya Toure July 18, 2014

    Yaya Toure has no intention of leaving Premier League champions Manchester City and is looking forward to the new season with them, he said on Friday. "The fans have always been good to me, they've always been good to my family," Toure told Sky Sports television. "I want to stay. I will...
  • Naman Ojha puts India A in command Down Under July 7, 2014

    Brisbane: A splendid unbeaten double century from Naman Ojha put India A in a commanding position against Australia A on Day 2 of their first four-day match at the Allan Border Field here on Monday. Wicketkeeper-batsman Ojha guided his team to 475 for 9 declared with an innings of 219 not...
  • World Cup 2014: Nobody cares Ivory Coast exit because they are African, says Toure July 2, 2014

    Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure believes nobody cared about the Elephants being knocked out of the World Cup due to refereeing mistakes because they are African. "I desperately wanted the referee to spot Samaras's simulation," he wrote in his weekly column in France Football, referring to Ivory Coast's 2-1 defeat by...
  • Tour match: Indian bowlers struggle against Derbyshire on Day 1 July 2, 2014

    Derbyshire: India yet again produced a listless bowling performance as Derbyshire piled up 326 for 5 at stumps of the first day of their second tour game ahead of five-match Test series against England, here on Tuesday. Billy Godleman (67 not out of 159 balls, 8x4s) and 17-year-old Harvey Hossein (53...
  • Tourism Ministry launches mobile app for exploring cities June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Tourism has launched a mobile application to enable its users to independently travel and experience 16 cities in the country. The self-guided tour application 'Incredible India Walking Tours' was launched by the Ministry in collaboration with Genesys International Corporation and will cover 16 Indian cities including...
  • Yaya Toure claims City denied him time to see dying brother June 24, 2014

    Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure hit out at Manchester City, claiming his club denied him compassionate leave at the end of the Premier League season to be with his brother, who was dying of cancer. Ibrahim Toure died of the disease aged just 28 in Manchester last Thursday, while his brothers...
  • World Cup 2014: Football players and their uncanny ways to 'woo' lady luck July 16, 2014

    It takes a lot of hard work, talent and perseverance for a sportsperson to succeed on the field and sometimes superstition becomes part of their sporting life and footballers are no different. From football legend Pele to Spain's very own 'saint' Iker Casillas, a host of players do certain things that...
  • As it happened: Colombia vs Ivory Coast June 20, 2014

    Catch live updates from the Group C clash as Didier Drogba begins on the bench for Ivory Coast once again. (Scroll down for live blog/updates) As two of world football's underachieving nations, Ivory Coast and Colombia will be desperate not to let slip a rare chance to qualify for the knockout...
  • Goa ministers holiday regularly on taxpayers' money: CAG report June 17, 2014

    Panaji: After the recent controversy over Goa ministers being sent on a study tour to Brazil for the World Cup, CNN-IBN has now learnt that several ministers in the Goa government have been globe trotting in the name of study tours and striking trade deals. But not much has been...
  • PM Modi vows to nurture 'B2B' ties on first foreign tour June 15, 2014

    Thimphu: Making Bhutan his first foreign destination, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday vowed to nurture bilateral relations which he described as "B2B - Bharat to Bhutan" as he held talks with the Bhutanese King and the Premier, discussing an entire gamut of ties. Embarking on a two-day trip here...
  • As it happened: Ivory Coast vs Japan, World Cup 2014 June 15, 2014

    Catch all the Live action from the second Group C match between Ivory Coast and Japan at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife. (Scroll down for the Live blog) It's a contest of brawn and bravado against pace and finesse. The muscular Ivory Coast team could not be more different at first...
  • World Cup 2014: Yaya Toure fit for Ivory Coast opener against Japan June 14, 2014

    Ivory Coast received a huge fillip ahead of the World Cup opener against Japan as marauding midfield presence Yaya Toure was passed fit to play by coach Sabri Lamouchi ahead of Saturday's Group C clash. Toure, the three-times African player of the year, had picked up a hamstring injury in April...
  • Table Tennis: Anthony Amalraj loses at Korea Open Table Tennis June 13, 2014

    The Indian campaign at the ITTF World Tour Korea Open ended after Anthony Amalraj lost to Frenchman Tristan Flore in the round of 32 at the Incheon City today. Amalraj, who won 4-3 (11-9, 11-7, 7-11, 9-11, 11-7, 11-9) against his Korean rival Hyundeok Seo found the French a tough nut...
  • Public outcry forces Goa MLAs to go for FIFA World Cup at their own expense June 13, 2014

    Panaji: After the Goa government faced flak for funding a junket to Brazil for six MLAs, reports on Friday said that all the MLAs will go for the football World Cup at their own expense. Sources told CNN-IBN that two prominent business houses are funding the visit. The BJP government...
  • Paul McCartney reschedules US tour dates on doctors' orders June 10, 2014

    Reuters: Former Beatle Paul McCartney, following his doctors' orders as he recovers from a viral illness after falling ill in Japan last month, has rescheduled some U.S. dates on his world tour. "I'm sorry but it's going to be a few more weeks before we get rocking in America again. I'm...
  • 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,"...
  • Kolo Toure makes World Cup squad despite malaria June 2, 2014

    Kolo Toure made Ivory Coast's World Cup squad despite being diagnosed with malaria last week, joining his brother Yaya and veteran striker Didier Drogba in the African team's final 23 for Brazil. The Toure brothers, Drogba, Roma forward Gervinho and Lille's Salomon Kalou were all on the squad named from the...