Sports

Heynckes delivers Bayern a mix of caring father and strict teacher

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:38

Berlin, Oct 17 (IANS) After a satisfying start in the German Bundesliga against SC Freiburg (5-0), Bayern Munich and its new coach Jupp Heynckes are facing their first serious test against Celtic Glasgow in the Champions League football on Wednesday.

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HC upholds BCCI appeal, Sreesanth life ban to stay

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:36

Kochi, Oct 17 (IANS) In a blow to former Indian pacer S. Sreesanth, a division bench of the Kerala High Court on Tuesday upheld the appeal made by the national cricket board BCCI against a single bench verdict that lifted the life ban on the bowler in August.

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Hockey: India take on South Korea in Asia Cup (Preview)

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:22

Dhaka, Oct 17 (IANS) India will look to continue their winning run as they face defending champions South Korea in their first match of the second round in the Asia Cup hockey championship here on Wednesday.

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U-17 World Cup: Spain beat France to enter quarters

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:18

Guwahati, Oct 17 (IANS) Spain edged past France 2-1 in a Round-of-16 match to enter the quarter-finals of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here on Tuesday.

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Kerala HC division bench upholds BCCI appeal, Sreesanth life ban to stay

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 18:04

Kochi, Oct 17 (IANS) In what could be a shocking blow to former Indian pacer S. Sreesanth, a division bench of the Kerala high court on Tuesday upheld the appeal made by the BCCI against the earlier single bench verdict that lifted the life ban on the bowler in August this year.

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Newcastle United up for sale

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 17:58

London, Oct 17 (IANS) English Premier League (EPL) club Newcastle United F.C. has been put up for sale, the owner St. James Holdings Limited confirmed.

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FC Goa lose to Real Murcia in pre-season friendly

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 16:42

La Manga (Spain), Oct 17 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Goa suffered a 1-2 defeat against Spanish football club Real Murcia's first team in the second pre-season match here.

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It's been a pleasure playing in front of amazing Kolkata crowd: Sancho

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:48

Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) Soon after leaving the England U-17 squad for club commitments, star attacking midfielder Jadon Sancho said it was a "pleasure" playing at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in front of big crowds at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here.

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'U-17 World Cup a great opportunity for India'

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 13:10

Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) Despite his friends in India telling him football will never topple cricket and become the country's top sport, Alan Shearer, the all-time leading goal-scorer in the English Premier League (EPL), believes "these are exciting times" for the sport here with the FIFA Under-17 World Cup going on in full steam.

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Family the priority, playing less for more: Federer

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:32

Shanghai, Oct 17, Seeded second, Swiss tennis superstar Roger Federer returned to the Shanghai Rolex Masters after two years and concluded the season's penultimate ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament with his 94th career crown after a fifth consecutive victory over old foe Rafael Nadal in the final.

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