Sports

New Microsoft US campus to get world-class cricket field

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 17:20

San Francisco/New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Microsoft's Indian-born CEO Satya Nadella, who learnt leadership values and survival instinct while playing cricket in India, now wants his workforce to replay his past at the company's upcoming revitalised campus.

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I-League: Confident Mohun Bagan take on Churchill (Preview)

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 16:34

Barasat (West Bengal, Dec 9 (IANS) Mohun Bagan, fresh off their Kolkata derby win last weekend, face a tricky visit from Churchill Brothers at the Vidyasagar Krirangan (Barasat Stadium) in their third I-League game on Sunday.

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2018 Winter Games alternative suggested for banned Russian athletes

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 15:58

Moscow, Dec 9 (IANS) Russia may organise an alternative tournament to the 2018 Winter Olympics for athletes who decide against participating in South Koreas Games under the neutral-flag status, Alexander Zhukov, Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) president has said.

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My rehab is over, will join camp in Delhi: Dipa Karmakar

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 13:56

Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar on Saturday said her rehabilitation has been completed and she will join the training camp at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi on December 11 to prepare for next year's Commonwealth Games.

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Nabi, Pollard replace Narine in Melbourne Renegades

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 13:04

Melbourne, Dec 9 (IANS) Afghanistan's Mohammed Nabi and West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard have signed for Melbourne Renegades to replace spinner Sunil Narine, who has withdrawn from the Big Bash League due to personal reasons.

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O'Sullivan reaches semifinals at UK snooker tourney

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 13:00

London, Dec 9 (IANS) Five-time winner Ronnie O'Sullivan reached semifinals of the UK Championship, one of snooker's most historic and prestigious tournaments, by beating Martin Gould 6-3 at the York Barbican.

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Germany FA honours former captain Lahm

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 13:00

Berlin, Dec 9 (IANS) The German Football Association (DFB) has named Philipp Lahm as the honorary captain of the national team.

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Ankushita's success: Boxing in northeast packs quite a punch

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:48

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Rising pugilist Ankushita Boro's gold medal feat at the recently concluded AIBA Youth World Championships has made her an overnight sensation, but not many are aware that the 17-year-old contemplated quitting the sport just a couple of years ago.

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Guerrero to appeal against doping ban: lawyer

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:48

Lima (Peru), Dec 9 (IANS) Peru national football captain Paolo Guerrero will appeal against a 12-month doping ban in a bid to play in next year's World Cup, his legal team said.

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