Soccer: Barca short at the back with Vermaelen ruled out for a month

Soccer: Barca short at the back with Vermaelen ruled out for a month

Soccer Football – La Liga Santander – Levante v FC Barcelona – Ciutat de Valencia, Valencia, Spain – December 16, 2018 Levante’s Emmanuel Boateng in action with Barcelona’s Thomas Vermaelen REUTERS/Heino Kalis MADRID, December 17 (Reuters): Thomas Vermaelen will be out a month after tearing a calf muscle, Barcelona said Monday, leaving the Spanish champions […]

Soccer: Liverpool loss highlights problems for Man Utd brand

Soccer: Liverpool loss highlights problems for Man Utd brand

Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford looks dejected Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine MANCHESTER, England, December 17 (Reuters): Manchester United’s owners pride themselves on their club being the biggest brand in world football, a global product with millions of followers worldwide. But for how long will that boast last? For after Sunday’s 3-1 defeat at Liverpool, they […]

Soccer: Sevilla face Lazio in Europa League last 32

Soccer: Sevilla face Lazio in Europa League last 32

Soccer Football – Europa League – Group Stage – Group J – Sevilla v Krasnodar – Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, Seville, Spain – December 13, 2018 Sevilla’s Gabriel Mercado waits for a corner kick to be taken REUTERS/Marcelo Del Pozo NYON, Switzerland, December 17 (Reuters): Five-times champions Sevilla will face a tough tie against Serie A […]

Soccer: Bayern Munich to face Liverpool, PSG meet Man Utd

Soccer: Bayern Munich to face Liverpool, PSG meet Man Utd

Soccer Football – Premier League – Liverpool v Manchester United – Anfield, Liverpool, Britain – December 16, 2018 Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard celebrates scoring their first goal with Diogo Dalot REUTERS/Phil Noble NYON, Switzerland, December 17 (Reuters): Bayern Munich and Liverpool, both five-times European champions, will meet in one of three England-Germany clashes in the […]

‘Silent Night’ carol turns 200

‘Silent Night’ carol turns 200

Austria’s iconic Silent Night Chapel, where the popular festive carol of the same name is said to have been sung for the first time some two centuries ago, on Monday saw a steady stream of visitors as the Christmas season got into full swing. The chapel in the northern town of Oberndorf bei Salzburg stands […]

Mexico’s World Cup party goes on as fan opens bar in Russia

Mexico’s World Cup party goes on as fan opens bar in Russia

YEKATERINBURG, Russia, December 17 (Reuters): Mexican Carlos Rocka came to Russia months ago to cheer on his team at the soccer World Cup – and he liked it so much he’s now opened a bar there.      Rocka, 29, from Cancun, was among the thousands of foreign fans who thronged the city of Yekaterinburg […]

Winning award motivates me to work harder: Radhika Madan

Winning award motivates me to work harder: Radhika Madan

Actress Radhika Madan, who has bagged the Most Promising Newcomer award, says she feels motivated to work harder to entertain people through her work. Radhika won the trophy at Star Screen Awards here on Sunday for her debut act in Vishal Bhardwaj’s “Pataakha”. “I didn’t expect it. It just happened. It motivates me to work […]

Kenyan warriors hunt cash not lions in Maasai Olympics

Kenyan warriors hunt cash not lions in Maasai Olympics

KIMANA, Kenya, December 17 (Reuters): Young Kenyan warriors are no longer pursuing lions to show off their hunting prowess and bravery, they are competing for cash prizes in javelin throwing at the Maasai Olympics instead. “We have changed the outdated lion hunting culture, as there was a time before the Maasai Olympics when we were […]

MKYO 45th sports meet ends

MKYO 45th sports meet ends

Vecüto and Richard Merlin with the winning teams and organizers during the 45th sports meet of Middle Khomi Youth Organization (MKYO) on December 15. Our Correspondent Kohima | December 16 A weeklong 45th sports meet of Middle Khomi Youth Organization (MKYO) concluded on December 15 with Richard Merlin as special guest and Vecüto (Ato) Tenyi […]

Aghunato town commemorates Dr T Ao 100th birth anniversary

Aghunato town commemorates Dr T Ao 100th birth anniversary

Youth Resource Officer Atoli Yeptho with youths during the commemoration of the 100th birth anniversary of Dr T Ao at Aghunato on December 16. (DIPR Photo) Aghunato, December 16 (MExN): Commemorating the 100th birth anniversary of the first Naga Olympian Dr Talimeren Ao, a programme was held in Aghunato town, Zunheboto district on December 16. […]

Surayim FC lifts 10th Saramati Soccer C’ship 2018

Surayim FC lifts 10th Saramati Soccer C’ship 2018

The guest along with the organizing team and Surayim FC at public ground Pungro town on December 15. Kiphire, December 16 (MExN): Surayim FC emerged as champions of the 10th edition of Saramati Soccer Championship 2018, after defeating Faith Baller Phuvkiu by 2-1 goals at public ground Pungro town on December 15. The team walked […]