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An ecstatic Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma, who held aloft the Indian Premier League (IPL) trophy again after 2013 at the Eden Gardens here, said the final went exactly the way they had planned.Mumbai defeated arch-rivals Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 41 runs on Sunday night."Everything went according to plan. We wanted to be aggressive, play the cricket we are known to play. At the start of the ...
Amidst heavy speculation that Sourav Ganguly is being considered for a coaching role with the Indian cricket team, BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur on Monday said the Board is yet to take a decision on the matter.It has been speculated that Ganguly could either become chairman of advisory panel, high performance manager, team director or the chief coach of the national cricket team."Sourav's contribution ...
An ecstatic Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma, who held aloft the Indian Premier League (IPL) trophy again after 2013 at the Eden Gardens here, said the final went exactly the way they had planned.Mumbai defeated arch-rivals Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 41 runs on Sunday night."Everything went according to plan. We wanted to be aggressive, play the cricket we are known to play. At the start of the ...
Amidst heavy speculation that Sourav Ganguly is being considered for a coaching role with the Indian cricket team, BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur on Monday said the Board is yet to take a decision on the matter.It has been speculated that Ganguly could either become chairman of advisory panel, high performance manager, team director or the chief coach of the national cricket team."Sourav's contribution ...
BERNE, May 20 (Reuters) - FIFA sponsors Visa have expressed "grave concern" at the conditions of migrant workers in 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar. "We continue to be troubled by the reports coming out of Qatar related to the World Cup and migrant worker conditions," said VISA in a statement on Wednesday. "We have expressed our grave concern to FIFA and urge them to take all necessary actions to work ...
English Premier League side Crystal Palace has selected a Mumbai youth to train at its famed academy for a year. 15-year old Dhruvmil Pandya even represented the Crystal Palace Academy in a friendly match against Milwall FC. Pandya was selected from among 350 teenagers who competed at one of the club's initiative 'Play for Palace'. The initiative is a result of a partnership between Crystal Palace ...
Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her partner Martina Hingis failed to replicate their knockout form on Sunday as the duo suffered a straight set defeat to third seeded pair of Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic in the women's doubles event of the Italian Open final. The Hungarian-French duo took revenge for Miami Open loss by defeating top-seeded duo of Mirza and Hingis 6-4, 6-3 in the summit ...
Rome: Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza did well to enter the women's doubles semi-finals but her compatriots Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna had to bite the dust as both lost their respective men's doubles second round matches at the Rome Masters here on Thursday. World No.1 Sania reached the last four partnering Swiss ace Martina Hingis, with a straight sets win in the quarterfinal on the outdoor clay ...
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) A victorious Mumbai Indians team celebrated their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 triumph along with a large number of fans who turned up to cheer for the team at the Wankhede stadium here on Monday. Each and every member of the winning squad - from players to support staff - entered the stadium and took part in a victory lap with the team flag in their hands and blue hats ...
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) The Indian cricket board has not yet taken a final decision on whether to scrap the Champions League Twenty20. It would take a call after more deliberations, dwelling on bettering the tournament or getting a replacement for it, an official said on Monday. "We have not done away with the Champions League T20. It is all media speculation that the tournament is being scrapped. ...
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 ...
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 ...
Magnus Carlsen retained the title of world champion with something to spare by winning game 11 of the match versus Viswanathan Anand. That win gave the Norwegian Grandmaster an unassailable lead of 6.5-4.5 and therefore, Game 12 will not be played.It was a tragicomic end to the match as Anand ruined a good position by being over-optimistic. The  game started quietly with yet another Berlin Defence ...
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