Ireland continue giant-killing spree, defeat West Indies by 4 wickets

•    West Indies posted a 300+ total thanks to a brilliant stand between Darren Sammy (89) and Lendl Simmons (102). •    Chasing West Indies’ total of 304/7, Ireland saw Paul Stirling, Ed Joyce and Niall O’Brien come up with vital 50+ scores to pull of a brilliant four-wicket victory. NELSON (New Zealand), February 16 (Agencies): […]

West edges East in NBA All-Star Game

NEW YORK, February 16 (AP): Russell Westbrook scored 41 points, one short of the NBA All-Star Game record, as the Western Conference beat the East 163-158 on Sunday. The Oklahoma City speedster had a record 27 points by halftime and closed out the scoring with two free throws, falling one point behind Wilt Chamberlain’s 42 […]

Ronaldo looks to break out of slump

PARIS, February 16 (AP): Cristiano Ronaldo finds himself in a rare position: the goals are drying up for the Real Madrid star.The Ballon d’Or winner has not scored in his past three games and has netted just four times in the past 10 — totally unexpected giving that he started the season with 17 in […]

9th open Naga wrestling c’ship prepone

Kohima, February  16 (MExN): The 9th open Naga wrestling championship 2015 under the aegis of Nagaland Wrestling Association (NWA) and Chakhesang Wrestling Association (CWA) as the host, has been preponed to March 12 due to some unavoidable circumstances. The champion will fetch a cash prize of Rs. 1.50 lakh while the 2nd, 3rd and 4th […]

Hit for six

Kohli ton helps India extend streak to 6 wins vs Pakistan in World Cups India defeat Pakistan by 76 runs in their first World Cup 2015 match at Adelaide Oval. Virat Kohli scored a brilliant 107 Adelaide, February 15 (AP): Virat Kohli returned to his sparkling best to help India continue its World Cup domination […]

Bayern Munich routs Hamburg 8-0

BERLIN, FEBRUARY 15 (AP): Bayern Munich routed Hamburger SV 8-0 for its biggest Bundesliga win in more than 30 years, and Bas Dost’s injury-time winner gave Wolfsburg a 5-4 victory at Bayer Leverkusen in a deluge of goals Saturday. Thomas Mueller, Arjen Robben and Mario Goetze all scored two each for Bayern, with Robert Lewandowski […]

Finch, Marsh star as Aussies hammer England

Australia’s Aaron Finch raises his bat and helmet high as he celebrates hitting a century during their cricket world cup pool A match against England in Melbourne on  February 14. (AP Photo) Melbourne, February 14 (AFP): Mitchell Marsh proved the unlikely bowling star and Aaron Finch blasted the first ton of the World Cup as […]

NZ crush Sri Lanka by 98 runs in WC opener

CHRISTCHURCH (New Zealand), February 14 (AFP): New Zealand made the perfect start to the World Cup when a swashbuckling Brendon McCullum led his side to a 98-run win over Sri Lanka at Hagley Oval in Christchurch Saturday.McCullum’s quickfire 65 set New Zealand up for an imposing 331-6, with Kane Williamson adding 57 in the middle […]

A battle between two nations

New Delhi, February 13 (agencies): Come Sunday, February 15, 2015, India will start their World Cup campaign against their arch-rivals Pakistan. This will be the 7th time in World Cup history when the two teams will come face to face. India has never lost against Pakistan in a World Cup tournament and going by the […]

9th open Naga wrestling c’ship 2015

Kohima, February 13 (MExN): The 9th Open Naga wrestling championship 2015 under the aegis of Nagaland Wrestling Association and hosted by Chakhesang Wrestling Association will take place on March 13 at Kohima Local Ground.  The champion will fetch a cash prize of Rs. 1.50 lakh while the 2nd, 3rd and 4th place will be awarded […]

ICC World Cup 2015 officially kicks off

Jhoom Bollywood perform on stage during the Opening Ceremony ahead of the ICC 2015 Cricket World Cup at the Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne, Australia. Christchurch, February 12 (IANS): The 2015 cricket World Cup was declared open here Thursday after a two-hour extravaganza featuring 1,000 performers, including past and present New Zealand cricketers and some […]