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Rain played spoilsport on Day One of the final Test match between India and Sri Lanka. Only 15 overs were bowled with India losing opener KL Rahul and Ajinkya Rahane and the repair work was carried out by Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli when the heaven opened up. Here's all the highlights from Day One of the series decider.  Video Courtesy: BCCI ...
India's batting coach Sanjay Bangar on Friday lauded his batsmen for adapting quickly to team's requirements by coming out to bat at any position they are asked to."All the batsmen are willing to bat at any position which is a big plus of this team," said Bangar after the first day's play of the third Test between India and Sri Lanka, which was a near-complete wash out due to persistent rain. "They ...
Rain played spoilsport on Day One of the final Test match between India and Sri Lanka. Only 15 overs were bowled with India losing opener KL Rahul and Ajinkya Rahane and the repair work was carried out by Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli when the heaven opened up. Here's all the highlights from Day One of the series decider.  Video Courtesy: BCCI ...
India's batting coach Sanjay Bangar on Friday lauded his batsmen for adapting quickly to team's requirements by coming out to bat at any position they are asked to."All the batsmen are willing to bat at any position which is a big plus of this team," said Bangar after the first day's play of the third Test between India and Sri Lanka, which was a near-complete wash out due to persistent rain. "They ...

Messi wins UEFA goal of the year

2015-08-28 13:35:44

Nyon (Switzerland): Spanish giants FC Barcelona captain Lionel Messi was declared winner of the European football governing body UEFA's goal of the season for 2014-2015 on Thursday. Messi scored a stunning goal against German champions Bayern Munich in the Champions League first leg match of the semi-final on April 6. The match was locked goalless till 77 minutes, then two goals from Messi and one ...
London: Chelsea's first team's doctor Eva Carneiro faces demotion after manager Jose Mourinho criticised her for entering the field during the critical stoppage time in the team's 2-2 draw against Swansea in an English Premier League match. Mourinho expressed that Carneiro's role within the English club would be changed in the coming days and that she would be excluded from all Chelsea's matches and ...
New York: Serbian World No.1 Novak Djokovic will take on Brazilian Joao Souza in the first round of US Open and could face Spain's Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals, according to the tournament draw released on Thursday. Second-ranked Swiss Roger Federer will kick off his quest for a record sixth title against Argentina's Leonardo Mayer. Barring one or more upsets, Djokovic would square off in the ...
Former world number one Rafael Nadal has reportedly refused to play with controversial Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios in a doubles match at John McEnroe's charity event. Eight-seeded Nadal instead played a singles match against Lleyton Hewitt of Australia. The 29-year-old said that Kyrgios' insulting remark on Stanislas Wawrinka was completely unnecessary, news.com.au reports. McEnroe said ...
The Indian women's hockey team has qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games, which will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.It qualified after England defeated Spain in the semi-finals of the Euro Hockey Championships in London, which means that the only teams which can now win the event - Netherlands or England - have already qualified for Rio through the World League Semi-Finals.The Indian team required ...
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan has said that he is not hopeful about having a bilateral series against India in the near future, considering the current political turmoil between the two nations. "Given the present circumstances, the chances of a Pakistan-India [cricket] series look bleak and we have to live with the fact that India are not going to play us," a prominent cricket ...
Rio de Janeiro: Fans can begin registering for tickets to the Rio 2016 Olympics in November with prices starting at less than $20, officials said.The most expensive tickets are for the opening ceremony, where the best seats will be available for almost $2,000, reports Xinhua.Track and field, basketball and indoor volleyball have the highest single-session prices at about $515.The price is about ...
Bucharest: Rio 2016 Summer Olympics will be successful, just as the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has said.In Bucharest for the centennial anniversary of the Romanian Olympic Committee, the IOC president said that they are expecting an excellent Olympics in Rio, an Olympics full of enthusiasm and joy of life from Brazil."Everyone is working ...
Stavanger (Norway): Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a quick draw with Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria to finish second in Norway chess tournament, part of the Grand Chess tour.The last round did not provide the expected fireworks as Topalov just decided to play it safe with his white pieces and followed an earlier game played between Vassily Ivanchuk of Ukraine and Magnus Carlsen. The ...
Five-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand won his maiden London Classic title after defeating British Grandmaster Michael Adams in the fifth and final round.Having drawn the first four games of the six-player round-robin tournament, Anand had to win to stay in contention for a podium finish and he was duly assisted by Adams who fought it out instead of going for a dull draw with white pieces.The ...

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