Trio of Kapil, Anshuman & Shantha favourites to pick India coach

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS): With the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) inviting applications for the posts of Team India’s coaching staff, it has been learnt that the trio of Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy are favourites to be handed the responsibility of picking the head coach of the men’s team. Speaking […]

Pacquiao camp denies Khan claims over Saudi Arabia bout

Pacquiao camp denies Khan claims over Saudi Arabia bout

Manny Pacquiao celebrates after winning the bout against Lucas Matthysse. (Reuters File photo) LAS VEGAS, JULY 17 (REUTERS): Manny Pacquiao has not signed a contract to take on Amir Khan in Saudi Arabia later this year despite claims that a deal has been agreed for the bout, the Filipino’s publicist has said. Khan, who beat […]

Mane, Mahrez emerge from Salah shadow to steal the show

Mane, Mahrez emerge from Salah shadow to steal the show

Senegal’s Sadio Mane. (Reuters Photo) CAIRO, JULY 17 (REUTERS): The Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt was perfectly set up for Mohamed Salah to lead his team to the title on home territory and crown his career but Algeria’s Riyad Mahrez and Senegal’s Sadio Mane have stolen the show. The two players have been instrumental […]

Villa continue spending spree by signing defender Engels

Villa continue spending spree by signing defender Engels

Olympiakos’ Bjorn Engels. (Reuters File photo) LONDON, JULY 17 (REUTERS): Newly promoted Aston Villa continued their close season spending spree by signing defender Bjorn Engels from French side Stade Reims for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League club said. British media said Villa had paid Reims 7 million pounds ($8.69 million) for the 24-year-old, taking […]

Soccer: England bids farewell to World Cup-winning keeper Banks

Soccer: England bids farewell to World Cup-winning keeper Banks

People look at the statue of former England World Cup winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks surrounded with tributes outside the stadium at Stoke-upon-Trent, Britain on March 4. (REUTERS/Jon Super) STOKE-ON-TRENT, England, March 4 (Reuters): Crowds of mourning fans joined luminaries of English football for a final farewell on Monday to Gordon Banks, a steelworker’s son who […]

Cricket to make Asian Games return at Hangzhou 2022

Cricket to make Asian Games return at Hangzhou 2022

A boy is silhouetted as he prepares to play a shot while they play cricket on a beach in Colombo. (REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte/Files) MUMBAI, March 4 (Reuters): Cricket will return to the next Asian Games at Hangzhou 2022 after the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) added it to its sports programme for the next edition of […]

Soccer: Title-chasing Liverpool frustrated in goalless derby draw

Soccer: Title-chasing Liverpool frustrated in goalless derby draw

Everton’s Lucas Digne in action at Liverpool, Britain . (Reuters/Carl Recine) LIVERPOOL, March 4 (Reuters): Liverpool were left a point behind Premier League leaders Manchester City after they were held 0-0 by Everton in Sunday’s Merseyside derby — the fourth draw in six games for Juergen Klopp’s side. City, who won 1-0 at Bournemouth on […]

Soccer: Madrid wracked by goalscoring struggles as Ajax visit

Soccer: Madrid wracked by goalscoring struggles as Ajax visit

Real Madrid’s Luka Modric reacts at Madrid, Spain. (REUTERS/Sergio Perez) MADRID, March 4 (Reuters): After their domestic season was left in tatters by back-to-back defeats to Barcelona, Real Madrid have been left to focus yet again on winning the Champions League as the only way to salvage a turbulent campaign. Yet as the triple European […]

US wrestlers Rung Lian Ceu lands in Nagaland for NWA meet

US wrestlers Rung Lian Ceu lands in Nagaland for NWA meet

US wrestler Rung Lian Ceu along with his two colleaques on landed at Dimapur Airport yesterday (2/3/2019) posing lens with NWA officials. The 12th Open Naga Wrestling 2019 kicks off on March 7 Kohima, March 3 (MExN): United States Wrestler and Champion Rung Lian Ceu, who has confirmed his participation in the 12th Open Naga […]

CPL: Natak FC clear path to claim title

CPL: Natak FC clear path to claim title

Nizams’ Ravi takes a shot as CASE FC player Gaibi looks on. (Photo by Talimoa Pongen) Dimapur, March 3 (MExN): Runaway league leaders Natak FC trumped defending champions Trinity Sporting 3-0 on Matchday 12 of the CASE Premier League clash clearing its path to claim the Season 4 championship title with two matches remaining. The […]

SASRD interclass outdoor games championship held

SASRD interclass outdoor games championship held

Winners and participants of SASRD’s 6th Interclass Outdoor Games Championship. (Photo Courtesy: SU, SASRD) Medziphema, March 3 (MExN): The School of Agricultural Sciences and Rural Development (SASRD), Nagaland University Medziphema Campus held its 6th Interclass Outdoor Games Championship from February 28 –March 2. Col. Udai Bhanu of 41 Assam Rifles, Medzephima Town graced the opening […]