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New Delhi: Drawing flak for naming Salman Khan as the Indian Olympic contingent's goodwill ambassador, the IOA has now approached cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar and Oscar-winning music composer A R Rahman to take up the same role along side the controversial Bollywood star. "We are in communication with Sachin Tendulkar and A R Rahman to become brand ambassadors of the Indian Olympic contingent. We ...
Mumbai: Mumbai Indians assistant coach Robin Singh heaped praise on skipper Rohit Sharma for his match-winning unbeaten 68 which guided the hosts to a comfortable six-wicket victory over Kolkata Knight Riders. IPL 2016 - Complete Coverage Batting first, KKR posted a competitive total of 174/5 in 20 overs, thanks to skipper Gautam Gambhir's 45-ball 59. In reply, riding on skipper Rohit's innings alongside ...
Mumbai: Mumbai Indians assistant coach Robin Singh heaped praise on skipper Rohit Sharma for his match-winning unbeaten 68 which guided the hosts to a comfortable six-wicket victory over Kolkata Knight Riders. IPL 2016 - Complete Coverage Batting first, KKR posted a competitive total of 174/5 in 20 overs, thanks to skipper Gautam Gambhir's 45-ball 59. In reply, riding on skipper Rohit's innings alongside ...
Mumbai: Mumbai Indians assistant coach Robin Singh feels that a player like Kieron Pollard is valuable to any T20 side as he has the ability to make any opposition jittery with his big-hitting prowess. IPL 2016 - Complete Coverage The big-bodied Trinidad and Tobago all-rounder hit six sixes in his 17-ball-51 to win a tricky match for Mumbai Indians against KKR with ease. "What is really important ...
(Adds futures, company news items) April 21 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 15 points, or 0.2 percent, on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.12 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue chip index closed up 4.91 points, or 0.1 percent on Wednesday at 6,410.26, at ...
April 21 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 15 points, or 0.2 percent higher on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue chip index closed up 4.91 points, or 0.1 percent on Wednesday at 6,410.26, at a fresh year high after a rally in the price of oil spurred gains in commodity-related ...
New Delhi: Indian hopes of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi reuniting at the Olympics were dashed on Wednesday with the International Tennis Federation (ITF) informing the All India Tennis Association (AITA) that no 'wild cards' are available for the Rio Games. "We have received several enquiries regarding applications for 'wild cards' for the Olympic tennis event and I wanted to take this opportunity ...
Rafael Nadal has asked the International Tennis Federation to publish the results of his drug tests following an accusation of doping by a former French cabinet minister. The 14-times grand slam champion said on Monday he was suing Roselyne Bachelot, a former health, sports and social affairs minister, after she alleged the Spaniard had failed a drugs test. The Spaniard wrote to the ITF asking his ...
Indian boxing sensation Vijender Singh and his French opponent Matiouze Royer went head-to- head during their official weigh-in at the Copper Box Arena on Friday.29-year-old Royer is Singh's most experienced opponent to date and will proved a stern test for the big-hitting Indian.The six feet terror from Bayonne in South West France went head-to-head with Singh after the pair had weighed in at last ...
In a bid to keep alive the top-four Premier League finish, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal admitted his side need to be fully geared up to wreck Leicester City's hopes of winning the title at Old Trafford.The FA Cup finalists, who are currently fifth in the standing, will host Leicester on Sunday.The Dutchman said he would be happy to see Claudio Ranieri's win the title ahead of second-placed ...
New Delhi: Drawing flak for naming Salman Khan as the Indian Olympic contingent's goodwill ambassador, the IOA has now approached cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar and Oscar-winning music composer A R Rahman to take up the same role along side the controversial Bollywood star. "We are in communication with Sachin Tendulkar and A R Rahman to become brand ambassadors of the Indian Olympic contingent. We ...
Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly sees nothing wrong in Salman Khan bringing glamour quotient to India's table for upcoming Olympics but also feels that goodwill ambassador can be a mixture of both. Speaking on the raging debate for the first time, the celebrated cricketer said,"I'm happy and fine with him (Salman) being the ambassador as he brings visibility and glamour quotient to anything." "You ...
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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