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Brisbane: Australia fought back with two late wickets to restrict England to 196 for four and leave the Ashes series-opener in Brisbane delicately poised on Thursday after the tourists’ unheralded batsmen threatened to dominate an intriguing first day. Live Scorecard - Ashes 1st TestAshes debutants Mark Stoneman and James Vince had frustrated Australia’s vaunted pace attack with a 125-run partnership ...
Hong Kong: Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu advanced while H.S Prannoy bowed out of the Hong Kong Open Superseries on Thursday. Sindhu defeated Aya Ohori of Japan 21-14, 21-17 in 39 minutes to enter the third round. Right from the start, Sindhu looked lethal and played aggressively to outplay her opponent in straight games. In the men's singles, Kazumasa Sakai defeated Prannoy 11-21, 21-10, 21-15 ...
Brisbane: Australia fought back with two late wickets to restrict England to 196 for four and leave the Ashes series-opener in Brisbane delicately poised on Thursday after the tourists’ unheralded batsmen threatened to dominate an intriguing first day. Live Scorecard - Ashes 1st TestAshes debutants Mark Stoneman and James Vince had frustrated Australia’s vaunted pace attack with a 125-run partnership ...
So IPL 2018 will see the return of MS Dhoni as the captain of the Chennai Super Kings and the grand reunion of his team-mates Suresh Raina, Ravichandran Ashwin and Sir Ravindra Jadeja. That seems just about right, doesn't it? MSD and his boys are all floating around after the end of Rising Pune Supergiant and Gujarat Lions. The CSK old timers should coalesce and bring back the glory days. CSK is ...
Pune: A terrific second-half display from youngster Lallianzuala Chhangte helped Delhi Dynamos register an impressive 3-2 victory over FC Pune City in their Indian Super League opener at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium here on Wednesday. The 20-year-old from Mizoram created the first goal for Delhi before netting one for himself on a memorable evening. Paulo Henrique Dias Da Cruz, ...
New Delhi/Kolkata: Former All India Football Federation (AIFF) President and leader of the Congress party Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi passed away here on Monday. Dasmunsi, 72, was in coma since 2008. Dasmunsi in 2006 became the first Indian to be a match commissioner in a FIFA World Cup game when he performed the role in a group stage game between Australia and Croatia in the 2006 World Cup. Dasmunsi was ...

When Roger Federer felt insulted

2017-11-22 18:16:00

Can one imagine that tennis ace Roger Federer, who has claimed 19 Grand Slams in his career, was once insulted saying he is good for nothing but to serve coffee.Federer, rather than losing confidence with that, practised day and night to prove himself."There was a coach at my first tournament who told me: At most, you can have coffee in a bar with those hands. You have no talent boy," The Daily Express ...
Prague: Czech tennis player Jana Novotna, a Wimbledon champion in 1998 and 16-time grand slam winner in doubles and mixed doubles, has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer, the Women’s Tennis Association said on Monday. Novotna, who entered the tennis Hall of Fame in 2005, died surrounded by her family in the Czech Republic, the WTA said. In a career spanning 14 years on the professional ...
[India], November 23 (ANI): The Indian men's hockey team underwent their first training session on Thursday morning at the iconic Kalinga Stadium, ahead of the Odisha Men's Hockey World League Final Bhubaneswar 2017.The mega event will see top teams in the world battle for supremacy starting December 1 where defending champions Australia will meet India in their first Pool B match while England will ...
[United Kingdom], Nov. 23 (ANI): Suspended former England vice-captain Ben Stokes wished his teammates just before the first test got underway at the Gabba, this morning.He posted a video to encourage his teammates, saying, "With the Ashes starting very soon, I just want to send a message out to all the boys in Australia. Wish them all the best for the first test match and to all the coaches and the ...
The run-up to the February 9-25 Olympics has been overshadowed by the escalating crisis on the Korean peninsula triggered by North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile tests. The torch was lit using Monday’s dress rehearsal flame as clouds and light rain during the ceremony did not allow for the high priestess, played by actress Katerina Lechou, to use the concave reflector and light it using ...
New Delhi: After becoming the first Paralympian to be nominated for the country's highest sporting honour -- Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna -- two-time Paralympics gold medallist Devendra Jhajharia on Thursday said he should have bagged the award more than a decade back when he clinched the gold with a world record at the Athens Games in 2004. The 36-year-old, the first Indian to win two Paralympics gold ...
Image Courtesy: FIDE World CupFive-time world champion Viswanathan Anand has crashed out of the Chess World Cup following a draw against Canadian Grandmaster Anton Kovalyov in the second round. Anand came into the contest having already lost the first match against the Canadian. After 31 moves, both Anand and Kovalyov settled for a draw. With that result, Anand has now lost the chance to challenge ...
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 ...

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