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A downpour drenched thousands of mourners in this Brazilian city on Saturday as they grieved over 50 caskets flown overnight to the stadium of the local Chapecoense soccer team, which was all but wiped out in an air crash Monday in Colombia. An arena filled with banners and team faithful donning its green and white colors served as an open-air wake for locals. Just a week ago, they were braced to ...
The days when Test matches ended in draws is long gone thanks to the influence of limited overs cricket. Yes, there is still the odd stalemate that takes place but most times it is because a day or so has been lost to the bad weather and despite playing the extra half hour on the remaining days it is still not enough for a result to be achieved. Today there are a lot more runs scored, lot more boundaries ...
The days when Test matches ended in draws is long gone thanks to the influence of limited overs cricket. Yes, there is still the odd stalemate that takes place but most times it is because a day or so has been lost to the bad weather and despite playing the extra half hour on the remaining days it is still not enough for a result to be achieved. Today there are a lot more runs scored, lot more boundaries ...
Bangkok: Mithali Raj struck an unbeaten half-century before Indian bowlers come out with a stupendous performance to defeat Pakistan by 17 runs and win the Women's T20 Asia Cup 2016.In the final played at the Asian Institute of Technology Ground, Bangkok, the Indian eves successfully defended the title which they won in 2012 in Guangzhou while they secured their fourth win over Pakistan in the Asia ...
A downpour drenched thousands of mourners in this Brazilian city on Saturday as they grieved over 50 caskets flown overnight to the stadium of the local Chapecoense soccer team, which was all but wiped out in an air crash Monday in Colombia. An arena filled with banners and team faithful donning its green and white colors served as an open-air wake for locals. Just a week ago, they were braced to ...
Image Source: TwitterA chartered plane carrying more than 80 people, including members of the Brazilian first division soccer team Chapocoense, heading to Colombia for a regional tournament final, has crashed on its way to Medellin's international airport.The airport authorities have confirmed that the aircraft reported a serious emergency on its way to the city, reports the Guardian.The plane-a British ...
Seventeen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer, who suffered from a knee injury in July, will make his return in Asia next month after his participation was confirmed in the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL).In July, Federer ruled himself out of the rest of the season to recover fully from his injury, which got aggravated during his semifinal defeat to Milos Raonic in Wimbledon.However, ...
Image source: TwitterIn a different sort of off-season workout, Rafael Nadal it seems has worked on his hair! Reports are emerging that Nadal has got a hair transplant done in a clinic in Madrid. The surgery that apparently took place a few weeks ago was a pretty painful one for Rafa, who was under a local anesthetic when an alleged 4,500 follicles transplanted. The procedure supposedly took over ...
A downpour drenched thousands of mourners in this Brazilian city on Saturday as they grieved over 50 caskets flown overnight to the stadium of the local Chapecoense soccer team, which was all but wiped out in an air crash Monday in Colombia. An arena filled with banners and team faithful donning its green and white colors served as an open-air wake for locals. Just a week ago, they were braced to ...
The days when Test matches ended in draws is long gone thanks to the influence of limited overs cricket. Yes, there is still the odd stalemate that takes place but most times it is because a day or so has been lost to the bad weather and despite playing the extra half hour on the remaining days it is still not enough for a result to be achieved. Today there are a lot more runs scored, lot more boundaries ...
(Image tweeted by @workwthecoach)London: American sprinter Tyson Gay's 15-year-old daughter, Trinity Gay, has been killed in a shooting outside a restaurant in Kentucky.She died from injuries sustained following a shoot-out in a car park as she was believed to have been caught in the crossfire of a suspected gang attack, reports the CNN.Confirming her death her father said, "She didn't make it. I'm ...
After a disappointing performance at the Rio Olympics a government think tank has come up with a strategy to help the country achieve 50 medals at the 2024 Games. India sent more than 120 athletes to Rio de Janeiro with hopes of exceeding the six medals won at London in 2012, but returned with a silver in badminton and a wrestling bronze. The National Institution for Transforming India Aayog (NITI), ...
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 ...
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 ...

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