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Deceased Bengal U-19 captain Ankit Keshri's family will receive a compensation of Rs 25 lakh from BCCI's insurance company as the aforesaid amount has been cleared. CAB secretary Subir Ganguly told PTI that they have received intimation from the BCCI that the cheque issued by the insurance company will arrive at the CAB headquarters in couple of days' time. "Since Ankit played Cooch Behar Trophy for ...
Islamabad: Allrounder Shoaib Malik is a surprise inclusion among six players awarded category A contracts by the Pakistan Cricket Board on Saturday. Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq, Twenty20 skipper Shahid Afridi, batsman Younis Khan and allrounder Mohammad Hafeez were retained in the top category while ODI captain Azhar Ali has been elevated from category C to A. The 33-year-old Malik was recalled for ...
Deceased Bengal U-19 captain Ankit Keshri's family will receive a compensation of Rs 25 lakh from BCCI's insurance company as the aforesaid amount has been cleared. CAB secretary Subir Ganguly told PTI that they have received intimation from the BCCI that the cheque issued by the insurance company will arrive at the CAB headquarters in couple of days' time. "Since Ankit played Cooch Behar Trophy for ...
Islamabad: Allrounder Shoaib Malik is a surprise inclusion among six players awarded category A contracts by the Pakistan Cricket Board on Saturday. Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq, Twenty20 skipper Shahid Afridi, batsman Younis Khan and allrounder Mohammad Hafeez were retained in the top category while ODI captain Azhar Ali has been elevated from category C to A. The 33-year-old Malik was recalled for ...
MUMBAI, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Reigning English Premier League champions Chelsea FC will team up with Indian IT services group Wipro Ltd to help improve its digital media strategy, the two said a day after rival Manchester United made a similar announcement. Wipro will work to improve fan engagement on game days and at other times and Chelsea Managing director Christian Purslow said the deal could also ...

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 ...
Bangkok: Somdev Devvarman frittered away a dream start in his quarterfinal against Ti Chen to bow out of the ATP Bangkok Open Friday. The second seed Indian bageled the sixth seed Taipei player in the opening set but eventually lost 6-0 5-7 3-6 after battling for two hours and 22 minutes. Somdev (90) won two points more than Chen but still ended up losing the contest. The Indian earned USD 1,460 ...
Melbourne: Legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne has advised fellow Australian Nick Kyrgios to avoid controversies on the tennis court and fulfil his potential by starting to win on a regular basis. Kyrgios has been at the centre of a string of controversies in his short career, the latest being a jibe at Swiss star Stan Wawrinka at the Montreal Open a couple of weeks ago. "(Thanasi) Kokkinakis banged ...
Coimbatore, Sep 5 (IANS) Vishnu Prasad, Ajay Kini and Anindith Reddy Konda clinched comprehensive victories in action-packed races at the JK Racing India Series, Formula LGB 4 and Volkswagen Vento Cup respectively on the first day of Round 2 of the 18th JK Tyre Racing Championship here on Saturday. The day at the 2.1 kilometre at the Kari Motor Speedway featured four dramatic races -- one each of ...
Deceased Bengal U-19 captain Ankit Keshri's family will receive a compensation of Rs 25 lakh from BCCI's insurance company as the aforesaid amount has been cleared. CAB secretary Subir Ganguly told PTI that they have received intimation from the BCCI that the cheque issued by the insurance company will arrive at the CAB headquarters in couple of days' time. "Since Ankit played Cooch Behar Trophy for ...
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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