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Hitman Rohit Sharma was ruthless against Sri Lanka on Wednesday when the India captain slammed a record third double century. However, off the field, Rohit has a heart of gold. Mohammad Nilam, a Sri Lankan fan has revealed how Rohit's timely financial assistance helped him to get back to Colombo to attend his ailing father. Nilam was following the Sri Lankan team in India along with other fans ...
A minimum of 98 overs will be played on each day of the inaugural four-day test between South Africa and Zimbabwe starting later this month in Port Elizabeth. The African neighbours will play the first test match shortened by one day from Dec. 26, with the International Cricket Council (ICC) granting it official status and welcoming countries to experiment with the format. ICC playing conditions ...
Hitman Rohit Sharma was ruthless against Sri Lanka on Wednesday when the India captain slammed a record third double century. However, off the field, Rohit has a heart of gold. Mohammad Nilam, a Sri Lankan fan has revealed how Rohit's timely financial assistance helped him to get back to Colombo to attend his ailing father. Nilam was following the Sri Lankan team in India along with other fans ...
A minimum of 98 overs will be played on each day of the inaugural four-day test between South Africa and Zimbabwe starting later this month in Port Elizabeth. The African neighbours will play the first test match shortened by one day from Dec. 26, with the International Cricket Council (ICC) granting it official status and welcoming countries to experiment with the format. ICC playing conditions ...
Barasat: Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, who was supposed to play a 'Match for Unity on Tuesday against former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly here, could not take the field due to tiredness and poor event management by the organisers. Ganguly, who took part in the 40-minute exhibition match, later regretted not being able to play with the 1986 World Cup winner adding Maradona also ...
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian branch of French retailer Auchan said on Friday it had launched an internal investigation after suspected counterfeit products bearing the insignia of global soccer governing body FIFA were found on its shelves. "All the questionable products have been removed from all stores in the chain," the company told Reuters in an e-mail. The company added it was questioning ...

When Roger Federer felt insulted

2017-11-22 18:16:00

Can one imagine that tennis ace Roger Federer, who has claimed 19 Grand Slams in his career, was once insulted saying he is good for nothing but to serve coffee.Federer, rather than losing confidence with that, practised day and night to prove himself."There was a coach at my first tournament who told me: At most, you can have coffee in a bar with those hands. You have no talent boy," The Daily Express ...
Prague: Czech tennis player Jana Novotna, a Wimbledon champion in 1998 and 16-time grand slam winner in doubles and mixed doubles, has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer, the Women’s Tennis Association said on Monday. Novotna, who entered the tennis Hall of Fame in 2005, died surrounded by her family in the Czech Republic, the WTA said. In a career spanning 14 years on the professional ...
Hitman Rohit Sharma was ruthless against Sri Lanka on Wednesday when the India captain slammed a record third double century. However, off the field, Rohit has a heart of gold. Mohammad Nilam, a Sri Lankan fan has revealed how Rohit's timely financial assistance helped him to get back to Colombo to attend his ailing father. Nilam was following the Sri Lankan team in India along with other fans ...
A minimum of 98 overs will be played on each day of the inaugural four-day test between South Africa and Zimbabwe starting later this month in Port Elizabeth. The African neighbours will play the first test match shortened by one day from Dec. 26, with the International Cricket Council (ICC) granting it official status and welcoming countries to experiment with the format. ICC playing conditions ...
The run-up to the February 9-25 Olympics has been overshadowed by the escalating crisis on the Korean peninsula triggered by North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile tests. The torch was lit using Monday’s dress rehearsal flame as clouds and light rain during the ceremony did not allow for the high priestess, played by actress Katerina Lechou, to use the concave reflector and light it using ...
New Delhi: After becoming the first Paralympian to be nominated for the country's highest sporting honour -- Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna -- two-time Paralympics gold medallist Devendra Jhajharia on Thursday said he should have bagged the award more than a decade back when he clinched the gold with a world record at the Athens Games in 2004. The 36-year-old, the first Indian to win two Paralympics gold ...
Image Courtesy: FIDE World CupFive-time world champion Viswanathan Anand has crashed out of the Chess World Cup following a draw against Canadian Grandmaster Anton Kovalyov in the second round. Anand came into the contest having already lost the first match against the Canadian. After 31 moves, both Anand and Kovalyov settled for a draw. With that result, Anand has now lost the chance to challenge ...
Moscow: The Russian city of Khanty-Mansiysk (western Siberia) will host the 2020 World Chess Olympiad, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), confirmed on Tuesday. "Congratulations to Khanty-Mansiysk. It beat such countries as Argentina and Slovakia in the fight for the right to host the Chess Olympiad," Ilyumzhinov said, reports Tass. Speaking on the development, Governor ...

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