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September 2, 2013

Asia Cup: India blame umpiring for loss

South Korea lift trophy with 4-3 victory Ipoh (Malaysia): India fought valiantly before losing 3-4 to defending champions South Korea in the final of the ninth Asia Cup hockey tournament here on Sunday and the players felt that a bad…

Sachin to play landmark 200th Test at home

Kolkata: Sachin Tendulkar is set to play his landmark 200th Test match before his home fans with the BCCI making a surprise announcement on Sunday that the West Indies team have been invited for two Tests and five ODIs in November. The…

Birthday boy Sturridge torpedoes Man United

LONDON: Daniel Sturridge sent Liverpool top of the Premier League with a 1-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday, while Arsenal clipped Tottenham Hotspur's wings in the north London derby. New United manager David Moyes was without Wayne…

Sports UPDATE

Dortmund go top of Bundesliga BERLIN: Borussia Dortmund knocked Bayern Munich off top spot in the Bundesliga on Sunday as new signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored both goals in their 2-1 win at Eintracht Frankfurt. The 24-year-old attacking…

Real’s Isco troubles Bilbao with double

MADRID: An Isco double plus a Cristiano Ronaldo strike ensured focus returned to matters on the pitch for Real Madrid following a comprehensive 3-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao. Gareth Bale's impending move to Madrid has stolen the…

Lacklustre India pip Pakistan 1-0 in SAFF Cup opener

Kathmandu: Defending champions India dished out a listless performance but still managed to beat arch-rivals Pakistan 1-0 and take three points in the opening game of the South Asian Football Federation Championship here on Sunday. It took…

Hyd Hotshots clinch inaugural IBL title

Mumbai: Saina Nehwal outclassed PV Sindhu for the second consecutive time as Hyderabad Hotshots crowned themselves champions of the inaugural Indian Badminton League by downing Awadhe Warriors 3-1 in the finals here on Saturday. Saina…

BCCI bars players from accepting gifts during CLT20

Kolkata: The BCCI on Sunday barred players from accepting gifts during the upcoming Champions League Twenty20, and decided to appoint an anti-corruption official along with a dedicated security person for each team. An emergency working…

Srinivasan allowed to perform statutory functions

Kolkata: His exile is not yet over but N Srinivasan was given the go ahead to perform the BCCI's "constitutional and statutory functions" by the Working Committee, which also invited him to attend the Board's Annual General Meeting on…

200 killed in Afghan attacks in August

Kabul: At least 203 people, most of them civilians, were killed and hundreds wounded in bombings and attacks across Afghanistan last month, according to official figures. A total of 50 major bombings, including 20 suicide attacks, were…