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 Mobile phone manufacturer Micromax Informatics Ltd. Thursday bagged the title sponsorship rights for all of BCCI's international and domestic tournaments to be played in India for the 2014-15 season for a fee of Rs.18.01 crore. Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) Marketing Committee met here to decide the winning bid, which Micromax clinched for a fee of Rs.18,01,80,000. "The BCCI ...

Rooney named England captain

2014-08-28 17:24:00

 Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney was Thursday named captain of the England national football team. Rooney takes over from Liverpool's Steven Gerrard, who retired after England's World Cup elimination. The 28-year-old has has made 95 appearances for the national side scoring 40 goals. "I gave it a lot of thought but Wayne is an obvious choice, England coach Roy Hodgson was quoted as saying ...
Nottingham: India beat England by six wickets in the third One-Day International (ODI) at Trent Bridge here Saturday, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the five-match series.After the first ODI was washed out, India maintained their superiority in the shorter format over England for a successive win.Spinners gave India the advantage, bowling out the hosts for 227 in 50 overs, and a clinical batting ...
Nottingham: Indian batsman Rohit Sharma Friday was ruled out of the ongoing five-match One-Day International (ODI) series and the one-off Twenty20 International against England after sustaining a fracture in the middle finger of his right hand. The All-India Senior Selection Committee of the Indian cricket board has picked Murali Vijay as his replacement. Vijay, who was impressive in the Test series, ...
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has reportedly turned down a chance to coach South American giants Brazil. Daily Mail cited reports in the manager's native country of Chile as saying that Pellegrini was approached a day before Luiz Felipe Scolari quit following a disastrous semi-final match against Germany, which saw them humiliated 1-7. The 60-year-old, who won the Premier League and the ...
 Uruguay are favourites to host the FIFA World Cup 2030 despite the South American country's President Jose Mujica calling the FIFA hierarchy "old sons of b*****s". With Russia hosting the 2018 edition and Qatar 2022, the US has been earmarked for the 2026 World Cup, according to Daily Mail. However, since Uruguay is a small country, with a population of only just over 3.3 million, there are ...
It was "a weird match with a weird ending" but all Eugenie Bouchard cared about was the split-second in which she saw Simona Halep's lunging service return spinning into the net.It was the moment that confirmed her 7-6(5) 6-2 victory over the Romanian third seed at Wimbledon on Thursday.More importantly, it was the moment that had been 15 years in the making as she became the first Canadian - man or ...
Wimbledon: Tennis queen and grand slam champions Maria Sharapova has no clue who is Sachin Tendulkar, tennisworldusa.org has reported. Considering the fact that Tendulkar is quite a 'regular' visitor at Wimbledon, it comes as quite a surprise that Sharapova is oblivious of a man who has broken almost every batting record in cricket. Tendulkar is also a good friend of Tennis legend Roger Federer.Tendulkar ...
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