ISL: Kerala stay alive after 1-0 win over NE United

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 22:16

Guwahati, Feb 17 (IANS) Kerala Blasters FC kept their playoff hopes alive, collecting the crucial three points after beating a depleted NorthEast United FC 1-0 in their final home game at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here on Saturday.


Sevilla beat struggling Las Palmas in La Liga

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 21:42

Gran Canaria (Spain), Feb 17 (IANS) Sevilla on Saturday pulled off their second victory in a row, defeating Las Palmas 2-1 in the 24th round of La Liga football championship.


I-League: Chennai stun Churchill to emerge out of relegation zone

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 21:16

Coimbatore, Feb 17 (IANS) Relegation-threatened Chennai City FC stunned Churchill Brothers 3-1 in an I-League encounter here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Saturday. The result saw the southern outfit leapfrog the Goan side to emerge out of the drop zone.


Norway's Bjoergen equals Winter Olympics medal record of 13

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 20:34

PyeongChang, Feb 17 (IANS) Norway's cross-country skiing legend Marit Bjoergen won her record-equalling 13th medal at Winter Olympic Games following her country's victory in women's 4X5km relay at the PyeongChang Games here on Saturday.


Prithivi Shaw in Mumbai squad for Hazare knockouts

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 20:22

Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) India's U-19 World Cup winning captain Prithvi Shaw has been named in the 16-member Mumbai squad for the knockout matches of the Vijay Hazare 50-over domestic tournament, to be played in Delhi from February 21.


ISL: Chennaiyin, Jamshedpur battle for play-off spots (Preview)

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 17:50

Chennai, Feb 17 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC know they cannot leave anything to chance and will battle for full points in their last three league matches, starting with the crucial clash with Jamshedpur FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Sunday.


S. Korea hockey coach takes blame after Winter Olympics loss

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 17:46

Gangneung (South Korea), Feb 17 (IANS) South Korean men's Olympic hockey head coach Jim Paek put the blame squarely on his own shoulders after his squad was routed by Switzerland 0-8 on Saturday at the 2018 Winter Games.


I-League: Gokulam shatter East Bengal title hopes

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 17:16

Kozhikode, Feb 17 (IANS) East Bengal's title aspirations were dealt a body blow as Gokulam Kerala FC stunned them with a come-from-behind 2-1 win at the EMS Corporation Stadium here on Saturday.


West Brom footballers apologise for Barcelona fiasco

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 17:10

London, Feb 17 (IANS) The four West Bromwich Albion footballers, who made off with an unoccupied taxi during the English club's recent visit to Barcelona, came forward to reveal their identities and apologise for their actions.