Sports

  • Nets get the better of Heat
    Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce (34) goes up for a shot against Miami Heat center Chris Bosh (1) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Miami. Pierce scored 29 points
  • Messi guides Barca past Man City
    Barcelona's Lionel Messi, left, takes the ball past Manchester City's Vincent Kompany during a Champions League, round of 16, second leg, soccer match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City at the Camp Nou St
  • MS Dhoni still waiting for fifty in T20Is
    NEW DELHI, March 13 (PTI): Mahendra Singh Dhoni is inarguably one of India's finest finisher in the shortest format but there is one little piece of statistic which the 'Captain Cool' wouldn't certainly be amus
  • NBA: Thunder edge past Rockets
    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots over Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, March 11. (AP Photo) OKLAH
  • Bayern oust Arsenal with a draw
    Bayern's Mario Goetze, left, and Arsenal's Per Mertesacker challenge for the ball during the Champions League round of the last 16 second leg soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, Germ
  • Li sets up rematch with Cibulkova
    Li Na, of China, smiles after defeating Aleksandra Wozniak, of Canada, 6-1, 6-4 at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, March 11 in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo) INDIAN WELLS, March 12 (AFP):
  • UAE, India to co-host IPL
    Bangladesh to be on stand-by Mumbai, March 12 (IANS): The Indian Premier League (IPL), scheduled April 16-June 1, will be co-hosted by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and India while Bangladesh has been kept as
  • Costa brace propels Atletico into last 8
    Atletico's Diego Costa, right, scores his goal during a Champions League last 16 second leg soccer match between Atletico Madrid and AC Milan, at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Tuesday, March 11. (AP P
  • WIndies beat England to clinch T20 series
    West Indies' Darren Sammy celebrates beating England by 5 wickets with 7 balls remaining during their second T20 International cricket match at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados on  March 11. (AP
  • St Paul Phesama Celebrates Sports Meet – 2014
    Kohima, March 12 (MExN): The annual sports meet of St Paul High School Phesama was inaugurated by Dominic Yazokie Joint Director Information and Public Relations and PRO to the Governor. In his address to the s
  • Rest of India should emulate Mizoram
    KOLKATA, March 11 (TNN): Loads of talent and hard work characterized Mizoram's triumph in the 68th Santosh Trophy. Long-term planning, infrastructure development, effective development programmes at the grassro
  • Clippers dominate to overcome Suns
    Phoenix Suns forward Marcus Morris, left, reaches in to steal the ball away from Los Angeles Clippers forward Danny Granger (33) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, March 10, 2014, in Los A
  • I'm not done yet: Harris
    SYDNEY, March 11 (Reuters): Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris, who bowled his country to a series victory in South Africa last week, is hoping knee surgery will prolong his test career through the 2015 Ashes a
  • ‘Neymar can handle World Cup pressure’
    PARIS, March 11 (AP): Pele is counting on Neymar to lead Brazil to World Cup victory and erase the painful memory of the last time the football-mad country hosted the tournament.Considered by many to be world's
  • Nadal and Sharapova out at Indian Wells
    INDIAN WELLS, March 11 (AP): Defending champions Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova were upset in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday. First, Sharapova went down to qualifier Camila Giorgi, 6-3, 4-6
  • Heat beat Wizard for crucial win
    Washington Wizards players Marcin Gortat (4) and Martell Webster (9) watch as Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) dunks during the first half of an NBA  basketball game in Miami, Monday, March 10. (AP Photo)
  • Watson to lead Rajasthan Royals in IPL 7
    MUMBAI, March 10 (PTI): Rajasthan Royals on Monday appointed star Australian all-rounder Shane Watson captain of the Jaipur franchise for the upcoming Indian Premier League in place of the retired Rahul Dravid
  • Wigan stuns Man City in FA Cup
    Manchester City's Sergio Aguero, left, is thwarted by Wigan's Emmerson Boyce, centre, as Ivan Ramis looks on during their English FA Cup quarterfinal soccer match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Sun
  • Samuels leads West Indies to 27-run victory
    West Indies' Andre Russell runs out England's James Tredwell during their first T20 International cricket match at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados on March 9. (AP Photo) Bridgetown, March 10 (A
  • local briefs
    13th Messiah Football Cup from Jan 3 Dimapur, December 29 (MExN): The 13th Messiah Football Cup will commence from January 3, 2012 at Litem Village, Tuensang district. The Cup sponsored by XL-United FC will be