Scotland hope ODI win over Eng boosts test status hopes

Scotland hope ODI win over Eng boosts test status hopes

Scotland’s Safyaan Sharif celebrates winning the match. (Reuters Photo)    LONDON, JUNE 12 (REUTERS): Scotland’s shock one-day international win over England has boosted their chances of securing test-playing status, the country’s cricket board has said.   Scotland registered their first victory over their neighbours at Edinburgh on Sunday, bowling England out for 365 after posting […]

Salah still a doubt for opener against Uruguay

Salah still a doubt for opener against Uruguay

MOSCOW, JUNE 12 (REUTERS): Egypt forward Mohamed Salah remains a doubt to face Uruguay in their World Cup opener at Yekaterinburg on Friday, the country’s football association has said.   The Liverpool player, who sustained a shoulder injury in the Champions League final against Real Madrid last month, took part in light training on Monday […]

What’s in a name? Kim, Trump signatures show ambition, experts say

What’s in a name? Kim, Trump signatures show ambition, experts say

U.S. President Donald Trump shows the document, that he and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un signed acknowledging the progress of the talks and pledge to keep momentum going, after their summit at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore June 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst   SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Kim Jong Un’s distinctive signature, […]

Belgium coach plays down Hazard injury scare

Belgium coach plays down Hazard injury scare

Brussels, June 12 (IANS): Belgium head coach Roberto Martinez has played down Eden Hazard’s knock during their 4-1 win against Costa Rica in a pre-World Cup friendly, saying the Chelsea playmaker’s World Cup was not in doubt.   “I really enjoyed his performance. He was sharp and strong, he was majestic. At the end he […]

Dani Carvajal joins Spain practice

Dani Carvajal joins Spain practice

Krasnodar, June 12 (IANS): Spain’s right-back Dani Carvajal on Tuesday joined his national football squad’s training session for the first time since the hamstring injury he sustained during Real Madrid’s 3-1 UEFA Champions League final victory over Liverpool on May 26.   The 26-year-old completed the morning session with the rest of his teammates in […]

Former heavyweight champ Haye announces retirement

Former heavyweight champ Haye announces retirement

David Haye during the weigh in. (Reuters File Photo)   LONDON, JUNE 12 (REUTERS): Former world heavyweight champion David Haye announced his retirement from the sport on Tuesday following his defeat by fellow Briton Tony Bellew in May.   The 37-year-old won 28 and lost four of his 32 fights since turning professional in 2002. […]

Video replay to make WC debut in Russia

Video replay to make WC debut in Russia

Moscow, June 12 (IANS): Football is practically the last major sport to start using video replay technology to help referees ensure they made the right calls on the pitch, and on March 3 FIFA took the decision to employ Video Assistant Referees (VAR) at the game’s biggest tournament this summer: the 2018 World Cup in […]

Young players need to make tough choices: AB de Villiers

Young players need to make tough choices: AB de Villiers

Scotland’s Safyaan Sharif celebrates winning the match. (Reuters Photo)    New Delhi, June 12 (IANS): Abraham Benjamin de Villiers, better known as AB de Villiers, who is currently enjoying his life off the pitch after announcing retirement from all formats of international cricket, says young players need to make tough choices to succeed as there […]

Dennis Rodman praises Trump’s meeting with ‘friend’ Kim

Singapore, June 12 (IANS): Dennis Rodman, the former NBA star and longtime friend of Kim Jong-un, broke down in tears during a televised interview on Tuesday as President Donald Trump held a historic meeting with the North Korean leader in Singapore.   Openly wiping away tears from beneath a large pair of black sunglasses, Rodman, […]

Boxer Saweety clinches gold as India bag seven medals

Kaspiysk, June 12 (IANS): Indias Saweety Bora (75 kg) emerged as the sole gold medal winner from India while in the mens department Brijesh Yadav (81kg) and Virender Kumar (91kg) suffered heartbreaks in their respective finals at the Umakhanov Memorial Tournament here.   Saweety started off well but her opponent, Anna Anfinogenova from Russia, fought […]

The unknown side of the police world

Bendangmerenla Walling It could be a busy crowded street or a desolated alley, men in khakis are always seen and most of us these days instead of pondering upon their priority of safeguarding our lives and properties we pass quick judgments, there is a sense of distrust on the police in our society but, little […]

Capacity building for Peace Club

Capacity building for Peace Club

St. Andrew’s School Jotsoma, Kohima students taking oath to strive towards bringing unity and peace.   With an aim to encourage positive thinking and spread peace from our heart, Peace Channel conducted capacity building programme for the Peace Club members at St. Andrew’s School Jotsoma, Kohima on June 11. Altogether 29 members along with the […]