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London: A British Tamil batsman died after being hit by a ball on the chest while turning up for Manipay Parish Sports Club in division three of the British Tamil League. Bavalan Pathmanathan was playing at the Long Ditton recreation grounds on Sunday when he received the blow. "We were called to Windmill Lane, Long Ditton, to reports that a man in his 20s had been injured by a cricket ball striking ...
Leander Paes and Martina Hingis breezed into the mixed doubles quarterfinals at the Wimbledon Championships after drubbing Artem Sitak and Anastasia Rodionova in straight sets on Tuesday. The seventh seeded pair needed only 48 minutes to thrash the Kiwi-Australian team 6-2 6-2 in the third round of the Grass Court Grand Slam tournament. The Indo-Swiss duo is the first team to seal a last-eight ...
New Delhi: Indian team will play the first of the three-Test series against Sri Lanka in Galle from August 12-16 according to a media release issued by the hosts broadcasters Sony Six. Although BCCI is yet to confirm the itinerary, the media release issued by Sony Six states that the second Test match will be played at the Colombo Oval from August 20-24 while the final Test match of the series will ...
London: A British Tamil batsman died after being hit by a ball on the chest while turning up for Manipay Parish Sports Club in division three of the British Tamil League. Bavalan Pathmanathan was playing at the Long Ditton recreation grounds on Sunday when he received the blow. "We were called to Windmill Lane, Long Ditton, to reports that a man in his 20s had been injured by a cricket ball striking ...
Madrid: Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo stormed out of an interview and shouted at two of his press officers here on Sunday after they interrupted him. The three-time winner of the footballer of the year award, Ballon d'Or, walked out and blew up at the pair saying that they made him "look stupid". The Portugal striker was discussing the future of his club teammate Sergio Ramos when his media ...
Argentina star Lionel Messi's family members were attacked by Chilean fans during his team's heartbreaking loss in the Copa America final in Santiago on Saturday. The incident is believed to have occurred just before half-time. Reportedly, Messi's brother Rodrigo was hit by a fan following a heated exchange. Images: Chile stun Argentina for first Copa America trophySecurity officials intervened and ...
Leander Paes and Martina Hingis breezed into the mixed doubles quarterfinals at the Wimbledon Championships after drubbing Artem Sitak and Anastasia Rodionova in straight sets on Tuesday. The seventh seeded pair needed only 48 minutes to thrash the Kiwi-Australian team 6-2 6-2 in the third round of the Grass Court Grand Slam tournament. The Indo-Swiss duo is the first team to seal a last-eight ...
Wimbledon: Danish tennis star Caroline Wozniacki has sparked a sexism row at Wimbledon after saying women do not play enough on the major courts. The former world No.1 on Monday said she would "love" to play on the show courts but women were not given the opportunity enough. The 24-year-old was speaking after being knocked out by Spain's Garbine Muguruza 6-4, 6-4 in their fourth round match on Court ...
Panaji, July 7 (IANS) Instead of three teams playing top tier football from Goa in India, the soccer-crazy state should have just one team like FC Goa, football legend Zico said on Tuesday, adding that the merging of clubs would help in development of young players and raise the game at the grassroots level. Zico, who is the coach of Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Goa, also hinted that his ...
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt and reigning Commonwealth Games champion Amit Kumar were among the 16 male wrestlers selected on Tuesday to represent India in the World Championships to be held in Las Vegas between September 7 and 12. The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) selection committee picked the grapplers of both the Greco-Roman and Free Style categories ...
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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