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New Delhi, 25 Oct 2014/--/Delhi Dynamos put in a top performance on Saturday evening as they registered a 4-1 victory over Chennaiyin FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi and thus, ended their unbeaten run in the Indian Super League (ISL). Wim Raymaekers and Mads Junker put the home side in...

Pune, 25 Oct 2014/--/FC Pune City and FC Goa will face off at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex on Sunday, in which both sides will go into all guns blazing in search of their first win of the tournament. FC Pune City coach Franco Colomba has an uphill task on his hands as his team looked...

New Delhi, 25 Oct 2014/--/Provisionally suspended she might be but Indian boxer L Sarita Devi has not given up hopes of participating in next month's World Championships, saying that she has written to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) presenting her case. Sarita, who was suspended for...

Mumbai, 25 Oct 2014/--/Mumbai City FC may lose the services of their marquee player Fredrick Ljungberg as he suffered a right hamstring injury. Andre Moritz, Mumbai's Brazilian player who scored a hat-trick against Pune, had a head injury after a fall in the bathroom, manager Peter Reid revealed....

New Delhi, 25 Oct 2014/--/Cracking the whip, the All India Football Federation today suspended head coach of Atletico de Kolkata Antonio Lopez Habas for four matches while two players Robert Pires and Fikru Lemessa have been banned for two matches for breaching disciplinary code during the ongoing...

Kolkata, 25 Oct 2014/--/Perched on top of the table, Atletico de Kolkata will look to consolidate the lead when they face a struggling Kerala Blasters FC in a battle of leaders and laggards in the Indian Super League here on Sunday. Kolkata are three points clear of NorthEast United FC in the...

Paris, 25 Oct 2014/--/Ace India shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the French Open Super Series after going down to World No. 2 Shixian Wang of China in a hard-fought women's singles quarterfinal contest here. Seeded fifth, Saina posed a quite a challenge to her Chinese rival but in the end it...

Ranchi, 25 Oct 2014/--/After motorsports and football, Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has now lent his support to Indian hockey by becoming the owner of the Ranchi franchise of the Hockey India League (HIL). Dhoni bought the team along with Sahara India Pariwar, who already is the...

Mumbai, 24 Oct 2014/--/NorthEast United FC produced a sound performance on both sides of the pitch as they downed ten men Mumbai City FC 2-0 at the DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai in the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League (ISL). Goals from Kondwani Mtonga and Felipe de Castro in the second...

Kolkata, 24 Oct 2014/--/His side might have made headlines for the wrong reasons in Goa, but Atletico de Kolkata co-owner and former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly today said the win was more important. Asked to comment on French World Cup winner Robert Pires' shocking claim that ATK coach...

Dubai, 24 Oct 2014/--/Pakistan's spin bowlers shared six wickets between them to take control of the first Test against Australia despite a brilliant hundred by David Warner on the third day today. Warner smashed 133 for his ninth Test century and his third in as many innings to match the...

Kolkata, 24 Oct 2014/--/VVS Laxman today said that the English experience would help the cricketers do well in the gruelling Australia tour that precedes the World Cup. "I'm sure we'll do well in Australia. The reason I believe this because they have got the talent and the potential. You have seen...

Kolkata, 24 Oct 2014/--/Just days after shocking the football fraternity by declaring they were shutting down for the season due to acute funds crunch, the city's 123-year-old club Mohammedan Sporting today announced that they would play in all tournaments and resume practice tomorrow. "After the...

Margao, 24 Oct 2014/--/Aniston Fernandes scored a brace as Vasco SC posted a facile 3-1 win over Garhwal Riffles today in their Pool D preliminary round match to set up a semifinal clash against AIFF U-19 in the 127th Durand Cup. The semifinal will be played on October 25. Vasco had the better ball...

Kolkata, 24 Oct 2014/--/Atletico de Kolkata may be high on home support but their Sunday opponents Kerala Blasters FC would not find themselves too out-of-place either with the X-factor in Trevor James Morgan, the highly successful former East Bengal coach. Well aware that the Englishman is still a...

Kolkata, 24 Oct 2014/--/Laxmi Ratan Shukla was today named Bengal skipper for the four-team SK Acharya Challenger invitational meet starting next Sunday. Shukla, 33, who has represented India in three ODIs between March-September 1999, has not played for the national team since but has been a...

New Delhi, 22 Oct 2014/--/L. Sarita Devi has been provisionally suspended by boxing's international governing body for rejecting her Asian Games bronze medal at the podium following her controversial semifinal loss at Incheon. AIBA announced on Wednesday that it was also barring coaches Gurbaksh...

Kolkata, 22 Oct 2014/--/Given the form that Atletico de Kolkata are currently enjoying at the top of the table, Sanju Pradhan feels that the pressure will be on FC Goa when the two sides meet on Thursday. "We (Atletico de Kolkata) have played three matches so far. We have won two and have drawn...

Kolkata, 22 Oct 2014/--/The blues of FC Goa will face Atletico de Kolkata in a winner takes all encounter at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, in the twelfth match of the Indian Super League (ISL). The home team continues searching for its first win of the season, whilst the visitors aim to lock up...

Paris, 22 Oct 2014/--/Bayern Munich produced a stunning display to demolish Roma 7-1 but they were not the biggest winners on the most prolific evening in Champions League history. A record 44 goals were scored in just eight group games as Shakhtar Donetsk destroyed BATE Borisov 7-0 in Belarus and...

Barcelona, 22 Oct 2014/--/Barcelona warmed up for their clash with Real Madrid on Saturday in fine fashion as goals from Neymar, Lionel Messi and Sandro Ramirez handed them a 3-1 Champions League win over Ajax. Neymar grabbed the opener in the Group F clash at the Camp Nou on Tuesday after just...

Colombo, 22 Oct 2014/--/Experienced Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been rendered a doubtful starter for the five-match ODI series against India due to a back injury. Sangakkara, who had questioned the wisdom of the hurriedly arranged series in the wake West Indies' sudden end to their...

New Delhi, 22 Oct 2014/--/A day after his dramatic decision to quit, India's chief hockey coach Terry Walsh today decided to continue in his post after a meeting with top sports officials, who have assured the Australian that his concerns will be addressed in a fresh contract. After a hectic...

Lahli, 22 Oct 2014/--/East Zone bowlers led by the seasoned Laxmi Ratan Shukla rattled South Zone in the final hour reducing them to 236 for nine despite Robin Uthappa scoring a well-crafted hundred on the first day of the Duleep Trophy semi-final here today. South Zone were cruising along at 211...

Paris, 22 Oct 2014/--/Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap today stunned world No 4 Kenichi Tago of Japan 21-11 21-18 in the first round of men's singles, while Saina Nehwal registered an easy victory to enter the second round of women's singles in the French Open Super Series here....