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Juventus fight back for 2-2 draw against Chelsea


September 20th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Juventus staged a strong comeback to cut Chelsea's two-goal lead and earn an away draw in Champions League football Group E opener here.Boosted by the fanatic ... Read more...

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I had a tough time in 51kg: Mary Kom


August 14th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Olympic bronze medal winning boxer M.C. Mary Kom admitted she was not comfortable fighting in the 51kg section in London and she will not hesitate ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Kazakhstan’s Sapiyev wins welterweight gold


August 12th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstani boxer Serik Sapiyev won gold in the men's welterweight (69 kg) category Sunday, dominating Britain's local hero Freddie Evans 17-9 in front of the ... Read more...

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Hannover qualifies for Europa League playoffs


August 10th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 10 (IANS) Bundesliga football club Hannover defeated Irish team St. Patrick's Athletic 5-0 on aggregate to qualify for Europa League playoffs.Hannover wrapped a 3-0 away win in the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Hoy gives Britain another gold in Velodrome


August 8th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) British track cyclist Chris Hoy became his country's greatest ever Olympian when he won the sixth gold medal of his career at the Velodrome at the ... Read more...

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Farah first Briton to win Olympic 10,000m gold


August 5th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Mo Farah became the first Briton to win gold in the Olympic 10,000 metres Saturday, kicking home in the final straight to shake off the ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Deepika’s loss completes dismal India show (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) India's disastrous campaign in the London Olympics archery competitions came to an unceremonious end with world No.1 Deepika Kumari suffering a shock defeat in the opening ... Read more...

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Russia pound Britain 95-75 in Olympic basketball


July 30th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Russian men flew out of the blocks at the Olympic basketball tournament here Sunday, pounding hosts Great Britain 95-75.Russia, featuring NBA stars Andrei Kirilenko, Timofey Mozgov ... Read more...

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Liu Xiang arrives in London, eying second Olympic gold medal


July 12th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) China's high hurdler Liu Xiang has arrived here aiming for a second Olympic gold medal after his first win in Athens eight years ago.He will first ... Read more...

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Brilliant Gayle, Samuels give West Indies 2-0 lead


July 8th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 8 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle struck a record-breaking 20th One-Day International century while Marlon Samuels hammered his first in six years as the West Indies brushed aside hapless ... Read more...

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Saina in Indonesia Open final, Kashyap loses (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 16 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal marched into the final of the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event Saturday with a convincing victory over South Korean Ji Hyun ... Read more...

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Kashyap’s impressive run in Indonesia Open ends (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 16 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap's impressive run in the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event ended with a loss to local favourite Simon Santoso in the semifinals here ... Read more...

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Senegal coach optimistic ahead of World Cup qualifier


June 9th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala (Uganda), June 9 (IANS) Senegal's head coach Joseph Koto is confident his team will pick three points against Uganda Saturday when the two teams clash in a 2014 World ... Read more...

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Mission accomplished, says Gambhir


May 28th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 28 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir said unity helped his team win its maiden Indian Premier League title here Sunday.Knight Riders beat Chennai Super Kings ... Read more...

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Bolt wins but disappointed by time


May 26th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ostrava (Czech Republic), May 26 (IANS/CMC) World sprint star Usain Bolt remained unbeaten this season with a win here but was left lamenting his sluggish time after labouring to dismiss a ... Read more...

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Lin Dan to lead China’s challenge in Thomas Cup


May 18th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Wuhan (China), May 18 (IANS) Olympic gold medallist and four-time World Champion Lin Dan will lead the Chinese men's badminton team to capture its record fifth consecutive title at the ... Read more...

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I-League: Chirag Kerala take on Mumbai FC


May 5th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 5 (IANS) Knowing that they won't play any part in the next season's I-League, Chirag United Kerala play Mumbai FC Sunday at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium in ... Read more...

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World snooker: Cao Yupeng loses, Hendry thrashes holder


April 29th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), April 29 (IANS) China's Cao Yupeng lost 7-13 to Ryan Day of Wales in the last 16 clash while Stephen Hendry shut out the defending champion John Higgins ... Read more...

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Mark Williams in last 16 of snooker worlds


April 27th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), April 27 (IANS) China's Liu Chuang suffered a first-round exit from the World Snooker Championship after a 6-10 loss to Welsh veteran Mark Williams here.The 22-year-old Liu, who ... Read more...

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Jwala eyeing London berth with good run at India Open


April 24th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) In her bid to book a ticket to the 2012 London Olympics, India's ace doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta is eyeing a good run at the ... Read more...

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Dempo a draw away from winning the I-League


April 19th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 19 (IANS) A draw is just enough for Dempo to bag the I-League football title for the record fifth time when they face East Bengal in a key ... Read more...

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We got players to beat any team: Dravid


April 15th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 14 (IANS) Unfazed by two back-to-back reverses, Rajasthan Royals (RR) captain Rahul Dravid sounded upbeat ahead of a tough match against hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) late Sunday ... Read more...

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Digvijay Singh wins Panasonic Open India


April 1st, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) India's Digvijay Singh closed with a flawless six-under-par 66 to end an agonising 12-year wait for his maiden Asian Tour golf title at the Panasonic ... Read more...

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Bundesliga leaders Dortmund five clear of Bayern with win over Cologne


March 26th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 26 (IANS) Front-runners Borussia Dortmund crushed Cologne 6-1 while Stuttgart wrapped a lucky 1-0 win over Nuremberg in Bundesliga football.The "BVB" humbled struggling Cologne when they turned ... Read more...

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Dortmund drop points as Bayern edge closer


March 11th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 11 (IANS) Defending champions and league leaders Borussia Dortmund drew 0-0 with Augsburg while record champions Bayern Munich demolished Hoffenheim 7-1 in the 25th round of German ... Read more...

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WSH: Marines gun down Lions


March 9th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 8 (IANS) Mumbai Marines completed a successful swing through the south by handing out a 2-1 defeat to Karnataka Lions here Thursday to jump five spots to the ... Read more...

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Top golfers set for tee-off in Bangalore


March 5th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 5 (IANS) The Karnataka Golf Association is all set to witness the biggest domestic golf event - the inaugural Louis Philippe Cup - slated to begin here Tuesday.With ... Read more...

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Fluminense, Vasco da Gama’s first win in Rio Cup


March 4th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 4 (IANS) Fluminense and Vasco da Gama claimed their first win after a disappointing start to the second half of the Rio de Janeiro state championship, ... Read more...

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WSH: Sher-E-Punjab win big against Chennai Cheetahs


March 2nd, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, March 1 (IANS) The home crowd had plenty of reasons to celebrate as favourites Sher-E-Punjab launched their campaign in the World Series Hockey (WSH) in style, winning 5-2 win ... Read more...

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Dortmund keep top position in Bundesliga after win against Hannover


February 27th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 27 (IANS) Defending Bundesliga football champion Borussia Dortmund sealed its seventh win in a row beating Hannover 3-1 win at Signal-Iduna Park, while struggling Bayern Munich staged ... Read more...

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Girls crumbled under pressure against South Africa: Coach


February 26th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Indian women's hockey coach C.R. Kumar admitted that conceding an early goal as early as in the fifth minute put the team under pressure against ... Read more...

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Monchengladbach draw with Hamburg in Bundesliga


February 25th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 25 (IANS) Second positioned Borussia Monchengladbach shared points against Hamburg after a 1-1 draw in a Bundesliga football match at Borussia Park.In an intensive match, Hamburg equalised in ... Read more...

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Mainz share points with Hoffenheim in Bundesliga


February 18th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 18 (IANS) Hoffenheim earned the sixth draw in front of home crowd as Mainz equalised after an own goal in the 22nd round of Bundesliga football Friday.Hoffenheim was ... Read more...

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Top seeds have comfortable outing in Australian Open


January 20th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) Top seeds Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Caroline Wozniacki and Kim Clijsters had a comfortable outing on the fifth day of the Australian Open here Friday. ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna toil; Paes-Stepanek cruise into second round


January 18th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna came from a set down to win 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 against Australian pair of Mathew Edben and Chris Guccione ... Read more...

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