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India pacer Ishant Sharma and Sri Lankan wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Chandimal were suspended for one international match each for breaching ICC's code of conduct during the third Test match here, an International Cricket Council statement said on Tuesday. Two other Sri Lankan players -- pacer Dhammika Prasad and left-handed batsman Lahiru Thirimanne were also fined 50 percent of their match fees ...
Colombo: Lauding Virat Kohli for leading India to a historic series win against Sri Lanka, cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar today said that the young captain has shown early signs of great leadership with his "pro-active" approach. India humbled Sri Lanka by 117 runs at SSC to register a series-clinching win against the hosts, their first series victory in the island nation since 1993. It was also Kohli's ...
India pacer Ishant Sharma and Sri Lankan wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Chandimal were suspended for one international match each for breaching ICC's code of conduct during the third Test match here, an International Cricket Council statement said on Tuesday. Two other Sri Lankan players -- pacer Dhammika Prasad and left-handed batsman Lahiru Thirimanne were also fined 50 percent of their match fees ...
Colombo: Lauding Virat Kohli for leading India to a historic series win against Sri Lanka, cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar today said that the young captain has shown early signs of great leadership with his "pro-active" approach. India humbled Sri Lanka by 117 runs at SSC to register a series-clinching win against the hosts, their first series victory in the island nation since 1993. It was also Kohli's ...

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 ...
London: Chelsea's first team's doctor Eva Carneiro faces demotion after manager Jose Mourinho criticised her for entering the field during the critical stoppage time in the team's 2-2 draw against Swansea in an English Premier League match. Mourinho expressed that Carneiro's role within the English club would be changed in the coming days and that she would be excluded from all Chelsea's matches and ...
World number two Roger Federer launches his bid for a sixth U.S. Open title, and his first since 2008, with a first-round match against Argentina's Leonardo Mayer at the Arthur Ashe Stadium on Tuesday.The 34-year-old Swiss has been in sparkling form this season and heads into the final grand slam event of 2015 buoyed by an impressive hardcourt run in Cincinnati earlier this month."Now I've got the ...
Rafa Nadal showed flashes of his top form under the lights at Arthur Ashe Stadium to beat young Croat Borna Coric 6-3 6-2 4-6 6-4 and close Day One at the U.S. Open tennis championships on Monday.The first two sets brought a vintage performance on a sultry night from Nadal, who has dropped to world number eight in what has been a lackluster season for the 29-year-old Spaniard.Given his last chance ...
India pacer Ishant Sharma and Sri Lankan wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Chandimal were suspended for one international match each for breaching ICC's code of conduct during the third Test match here, an International Cricket Council statement said on Tuesday. Two other Sri Lankan players -- pacer Dhammika Prasad and left-handed batsman Lahiru Thirimanne were also fined 50 percent of their match fees ...
Colombo: Lauding Virat Kohli for leading India to a historic series win against Sri Lanka, cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar today said that the young captain has shown early signs of great leadership with his "pro-active" approach. India humbled Sri Lanka by 117 runs at SSC to register a series-clinching win against the hosts, their first series victory in the island nation since 1993. It was also Kohli's ...
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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