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Pacer Ishant Sharma broke into the bowlers’ top-20, while Cheteshwar Pujara entered the top-20 of batsmen’s list as Indian cricketers gained significantly in the latest ICC Test rankings following their first series triumph in Sri Lanka in 22 years.“Cheteshwar Pujara has broken into the top 20 of the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen for the first time in his career following the conclusion ...
India ODI captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will join compatriot Virender Sehwag and a host of other international cricketers for a charity match at the Kia Oval here on September 17.Dhoni and Sehwag will be sharing the dressing room with Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi and South African ace Herschelle Gibbs of the team named Help for Heroes XI captained by England Director of Cricket Andrew Strauss and managed ...
Pacer Ishant Sharma broke into the bowlers’ top-20, while Cheteshwar Pujara entered the top-20 of batsmen’s list as Indian cricketers gained significantly in the latest ICC Test rankings following their first series triumph in Sri Lanka in 22 years.“Cheteshwar Pujara has broken into the top 20 of the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen for the first time in his career following the conclusion ...
India ODI captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will join compatriot Virender Sehwag and a host of other international cricketers for a charity match at the Kia Oval here on September 17.Dhoni and Sehwag will be sharing the dressing room with Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi and South African ace Herschelle Gibbs of the team named Help for Heroes XI captained by England Director of Cricket Andrew Strauss and managed ...

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 ...
Roger Federer was in a different class than his first-round opponent but the Swiss master took pains to prepare for Leonardo Mayer as he would for his fiercest rival before logging a lopsided victory on Tuesday."Looking ahead, it definitely looked like a very tough draw in the first round," Federer said about the prospects of facing the 34th-ranked Argentine, who had five match points against him last ...
World number three Andy Murray advanced to the second round of the US Open after he overcame controversial Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios at the Flushing Meadows in New York on Wednesday.The 28-year-old claimed 7-5, 6-3, 4-6, 6-1 win over Kyrgios in the first-round match.The British champion will face Adrian Mannarino of France in the second round, the Guardian reported.Meanwhile, Swiss ...
Vasco da Gama (Goa), Sep 2 (IANS) The India Under-18 football team on Wednesday beat Malaysian football club Felda United FC 1-0 in the FAM-Frenz Asia Champions Trophy at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here. The colts after three matches stand on four points in the championship. In a match which could have been sealed well by the interval itself, the colts had to eventually wait till the 85th minute, on ...
After miserably failing in trial court, police today moved the Delhi High Court challenging the clean chit given to all the accused, including India's test discard S Sreesanth and two other cricketers Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan, in the sensational 2013 IPL-6 spot-fixing case. Delhi Police filed an appeal against the trial court's July 25 verdict which said investigators had failed to gather "all ...
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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