Game for number 4 at World Cup? Rahul says anything for team

Game for number 4 at World Cup? Rahul says anything for team

Rueters File Photo New Delhi, May 17 (PTI): He has not said it in as many words but reserve opener KL Rahul dropped enough hints that he could seamlessly settle into the key number four position, a conundrum the Indian team is carrying into the World Cup. Despite much debate and discussion around the batting […]

11th Open Basketball Tournament

11th Open Basketball Tournament

Players in action during the match between Orca and St Joseph’s College on May 17. (Photo Courtesy/Menuseo Max Khieya) Stallions, Orca, TMB, and Amplified book semi final berths Our Correspondent Kohima | May 17 Stallions, Orca, TMB and Amplified today booked their semi final berths after registering wins in their respective quarter final matches here […]

Goalkeeper Casillas set to retire after heart attack

Goalkeeper Casillas set to retire after heart attack

Spanish soccer player Iker Casillas speaks to journalists before he leaves CUF Porto hospital accompanied by his wife Sara Carbonero in Porto, Portugal, May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante/File Photo LISBON, May 18 (Reuters): Spain’s World Cup-winning captain Iker Casillas is likely to announce the end of his goalkeeping career after suffering a heart attack on […]

Osaka pulls out of Rome quarters with hand injury

Osaka pulls out of Rome quarters with hand injury

Japan’s Naomi Osaka during a press conference after withdrawing from her quarter final match against Kiki Bertens of Netherlands due to injury REUTERS/Matteo Ciambelli (Reuters) World number one Naomi Osaka pulled out of the Italian Open quarter-finals on Friday with a right thumb injury, casting doubts over her participation in this month’s French Open. The […]

Nadal races into Rome semis with win over Verdasco

Nadal races into Rome semis with win over Verdasco

Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his quarter final match against Spain’s Fernando Verdasco REUTERS/Matteo Ciambelli ROME, May 18 (Reuters): Champion Rafael Nadal set up an Italian Open semi-final with Stefanos Tsitsipas on Friday thanks to a 6-4 6-0 win over Fernando Verdasco. A week after being beaten by the Greek upstart in the Madrid Open […]

Indian Olympic rowing champ booked for harassment

Nashik, May 17 (IANS): In a shocking development, the Nashik Police have booked Olympic rowing champion Dattu Baban Bhoknal on charges of alleged harassment and dowry demands levelled by his wife, an official said on Friday. “The complaint has been lodged by his wife Asha Dattu Bhoknal. We have not made any arrest so far. […]

1st Dzükou Cup SASA-U19 Football League 2019

1st Dzükou Cup SASA-U19 Football League 2019

Dignitaries and others during the inaugural function of 1st. Dzükou Cup SASA-U19 Football League 2019 on May 17. Kohima, May 17 (MExN): The 1st Dzükou Cup SASA-U19 Football League 2019 under the aegis of Southern Angami Sports Association (SASA) got underway today at Jakhama Ground. It was formally kicked off by Alemyapang Longchar, SDO (Civil), […]

ILO criticises 2020 Olympics working conditions

ILO criticises 2020 Olympics working conditions

A general view of the construction site of the Athletes’ Village for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. (Reuters file Photo) TOKYO, MAY 17 (REUTERS): Construction workers are living in a ‘culture of fear’ and work for long hours in perilous conditions building Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, according to a report from a […]

Qatar brings first WC stadium to life as FIFA mulls expansion

Qatar brings first WC stadium to life as FIFA mulls expansion

Al-Duhail vice president Khalifa Khamis celebrates with the trophy after winning the Qatar Emir Cup Final. (Reuter Photo) DOHA, MAY 17 (REUTERS): Qatar inaugurated the first of seven new World Cup 2022 stadiums on Thursday, just weeks before a crucial FIFA summit will decide whether to expand the tournament and potentially push it beyond the […]

11th Open Basketball Tournament 2019

11th Open Basketball Tournament 2019

A match in progress between Kohima Royals and Backyard Ballers on May 16. (Photo courtesy/Menuseo Max Khieya) Our CorrespondentKohima | May 16 Stallions, Jumpers, Orca, St. Joseph’s College Jakhama, Taurus, TMB, Amplified and Elite Basketball Team today entered the quarter finals after registering wins in their respective matches at the ongoing 11th Open Basketball Tournament […]

Men’s big three and Osaka through to last 16 in Rome

Men’s big three and Osaka through to last 16 in Rome

Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates winning his second round match against Portugal’s Joao Sousa at Italy on May 16. (Reuters Photo) ROME, May 16 (Reuters): Former world number one Roger Federer marked his return to the Italian Open for the first time since 2016 with a 6-4 6-3 second round win over Joao Sousa on Thursday […]