Cricket board plays hide and seek with Lodha Panel (Column: Just Sport)

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 14:54

Soon, the Indian cricket board might cry before the Supreme Court in a filmi style that "tareekh pe tareekh, tareekh pe tareekh, tareekh pe tareekh milti gayi My Lord, per insaaf nahi mila! -- got date after date, date after date, date after date, My Lord, but no justice.


Casemiro named in Brazil squad for World Cup qualifiers

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 14:38

Rio de Janeiro, Oct 22 (IANS) Injured Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro is expected to be given until the last minute to prove his fitness for Brazil's 2018 football World Cup qualifiers against Argentina and Peru next month.


Messi back in Argentina squad for Brazil duel

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 14:38

Buenos Aires, Oct 22 (IANS) Five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi was recalled to Argentina's football squad for its 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Brazil and Colombia next month.


Austria goalkeeper Almer to be out for 6 months

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 13:24

Vienna, Oct 22 (IANS) Austrian football team's goalkeeper Robert Almer will have to be out for at least six months due to injury he suffered during the Europa League match that his club Austria Vienna played against AS Roma.


Wolf chosen as mascot of football World Cup in Russia

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 13:12

Moscow, Oct 22 (IANS) A wolf has been chosen as mascot of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, according to the results of public voting announced live on a TV channel on Saturday. The wolf will be named Zabivaka.


Neymar extends contract with Barcelona until 2021

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 01:24

Barcelona (Spain) Oct 22 (IANS) Brazilian striker Neymar da Silva signed on Friday the renewal of his contract with FC Barcelona until June 30, 2021, as reported by the Catalan club.


A recovered Nani to help Valencia take on Barcelona

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 21:38

Valencia (Spain), Oct 21 (IANS) Valencia coach Cesare Prandelli will play a recovered striker Luis Almeida "Nani" on Saturday against Barcelona in the ninth round of La Liga football tournament.


Zambrotta gives thumbs up to present foreigner-Indian on-field ratio

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 21:34

Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Iterating that the Indian Super League (ISL) was growing well, Delhi Dynamos head coach Gianluca Zambrotta on Friday hoped that it would be on par with other marquee football leagues of the world in a few years. But the Italian soccer great disagreed with the view that the authorities needed to allow more Indians in the final eleven to develop the countrys football standards.


Indian weightlifters bag historic medals in IWF Worlds

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 21:26

Penang (Malaysia), Oct 21 (IANS) India bagged a historic silver and bronze in the 56kg weight category at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Weightlifting Championships for both boys and girls here on Friday.


ISL: FC Goa beat Mumbai City FC 1-0

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 21:24

Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) FC Goa defeated Mumbai City FC 1-0 in the 19th match of the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Friday.


Lodha panel to appoint independent auditor for BCCI finances

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 21:00

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said the Justice Lodha Committee will appoint an independent auditor to study the BCCI's finances, including contracts involving media rights and other tenders above a certain threshold value.


Coach Molina not worried about ATK's sluggish start

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 20:58

Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Atletico de Kolkata may have had a sluggish start in the ongoing third edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament, but their head coach Jose Molina says he is not unduly worried about it.