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Factbox on Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi, who said he was quitting international soccer after Sunday's loss on penalties to Chile in the Copa America Centenario final and failing again to lift a major trophy with his national team. Born June 24, 1987 in Rosario, Argentina. Early Career * Joined Barcelona as a 13-year-old in 2000 and shone in the youth ranks before then-coach Frank ...
Lionel Messi blasted a penalty over the bar in what looks like being his last act in international football as Chile beat Argentina in a shootout to win the Copa America for the second year in a row on Sunday. Also Read: Factbox: Profile of Lionel Messi Messi cut a dejected figure after losing his fourth Copa America final, and fifth major final after Argentina's loss to Germany at the 2014 World ...
'Kumble's partnership with Kohli will serve India well,' wrote Greg Chappell in his column titled, 'Anil Kumble's appointment is inspired' Former India coach Greg Chappell has welcomed the appointment of Anil Kumble as the head coach of the Indian cricket team, saying the 'inspired choice' will take the side to new heights with 'courageous' skipper Virat Kohli.Chappell, who had endured a tumultuous ...
India's young guns kept their cool as they defended a small total that they had posted in the deciding one-dayer. Picking the right combination did the trick again as the IPL experienced bowlers bowled a terrific last couple of overs to deny Zimbabwe a series win. For full member teams it's vital that they don't get overconfident and lose to associate member teams for those teams are only waiting ...
Factbox on Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi, who said he was quitting international soccer after Sunday's loss on penalties to Chile in the Copa America Centenario final and failing again to lift a major trophy with his national team. Born June 24, 1987 in Rosario, Argentina. Early Career * Joined Barcelona as a 13-year-old in 2000 and shone in the youth ranks before then-coach Frank ...
Lionel Messi blasted a penalty over the bar in what looks like being his last act in international football as Chile beat Argentina in a shootout to win the Copa America for the second year in a row on Sunday. Also Read: Factbox: Profile of Lionel Messi Messi cut a dejected figure after losing his fourth Copa America final, and fifth major final after Argentina's loss to Germany at the 2014 World ...
Maria Sharapova's lawyer has blasted WADA chief Craig Reedie for making remarks about the five-times grand slam champion at a conference in London on Monday and said the Russian tennis player was owed an apology. The criticism came in a statement by Sharapova's management company, IMG, after Reedie commented at a World Anti-Doping Agency conference on Sharapova, who is serving a two-year ban after ...
Five-times grand slam champion Maria Sharapova is seeking to have her two-year doping ban wiped out or reduced as she lodged an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Tuesday. The 29-year-old Russian was banned by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) earlier this month following a positive test for the banned drug meldonium during January's Australian Open. "In her appeal to ...
Factbox on Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi, who said he was quitting international soccer after Sunday's loss on penalties to Chile in the Copa America Centenario final and failing again to lift a major trophy with his national team. Born June 24, 1987 in Rosario, Argentina. Early Career * Joined Barcelona as a 13-year-old in 2000 and shone in the youth ranks before then-coach Frank ...
Lionel Messi blasted a penalty over the bar in what looks like being his last act in international football as Chile beat Argentina in a shootout to win the Copa America for the second year in a row on Sunday. Also Read: Factbox: Profile of Lionel Messi Messi cut a dejected figure after losing his fourth Copa America final, and fifth major final after Argentina's loss to Germany at the 2014 World ...
New Delhi: Quarter-miler Mohd. Anas, women's 200 metres specialist Srabani Nanda and long jumper Ankit Sharma have secured berths in their respective pet events for Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Late on Saturday night, Mohd. Anas clocked 45.40 seconds (45.40s Olympics qualification) to qualify for the Rio Games. In the process, he also smashed his own national record of 45.44s in the men's 400m at Poland ...
Toronto: Olympio Fernandes, the goalkeeper of the World Cup winning team in 1975, has asserted that the Indian hockey is set to recapture its past glory and the national team will definitely return home with a medal from the Rio Olympics. Having watched India's run to their maiden final at the just-concluded Champions Trophy where they came close to winning the gold medal, Fernandes is buoyed by the ...
Moscow: Viswanathan Anand proved his true mettle yet again as he outclassed Levon Aronian of Armenia in a long-drawn game in the ninth round of the Candidates Chess tournament here on Monday.Looking for a victory desperately with white pieces, Anand's plan came good as the opening, middle game and eventually the endgame panned out well for his third victory of the event wherein he was written off as ...
Moscow: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand staged a brilliant comeback by crashing through the defences of Peter Svidler of Russia in the sixth round of Candidates Chess tournament here. The mixed-bag for Anand continued in the biggest challenge of the year as the Indian ace got what he was looking for with white in nearly a lop-sided encounter against the seven-time Russia champion. The ...

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