Kerala down Pune FC, register first ISL win

Pune: Overcoming a one-goal deficit, Kerala Blasters FC edged past FC Pune City 2-1 to register their first win in the Hero ISL at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium, here on Thursday. French International David Trezeguet gave the hosts an early lead with his 15th minute strike to bring the home fans to their feet. Trezeguet took a volley from a spectacular [Full Article...]

Pakistan make solid start in second Test

Abu Dhabi: Pakistan batted solidly despite losing both their openers to reach 158-2 at tea on the opening day of the second Test against Australia in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. At the break, Younis Khan was unbeaten on 49 and Azhar Ali was on 26, having added 62 runs for the third wicket after Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat on a [Full Article...]

Ton-up Lokesh Rahul gives South Zone crucial lead

New Delhi: Karnataka batsman Lokesh Rahul gave the selectors some food for thought before the upcoming Australia tour after the opener struck a classy century to give South Zone a vital first innings lead against Central Zone on Day 2 of the Duleep Trophy final, here on Thursday. Responding to Central’s first innings score of 276, South rode Rahul’s unbeaten 168 to end the [Full Article...]

SRK sad not able to buy ISL Kolkata

Kolkata: Disappointed that he could not buy the Kolkata franchisee of the ISL football tournament despite best efforts, Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan said he could not bring himself to buying another city. “I will say something which is unfortunate and sad for me. I really very much wanted to be a part of ISL and I wanted to own a football team but there [Full Article...]

Langsning rout Boys; ARC player scores hat-trick

SHILLONG: Chesterfield Nongdhar scored a brace to allow Langsning an easy 5-1 win against Boys Sports Company in their Imperial Blue Shillong Premiere League match on Thursday. The event was a one-sided affair although Boys Sports did show promise initially going into the break with a goal added against Langsning’s two. Samson Nongrum opened the scoring for Langsning with a goal in the 17th [Full Article...]

Fit-again Sharma, Manish Pandey hit tons in India A’s win over Sri Lanka

Mumbai: A fit-again Rohit Sharma and Manish Pandey slammed strokeful centuries as India A feasted on Sri Lanka’s mediocre attack before registering a comfortable 88-run victory in a warm-up match for the visitors ahead of their ODI series against India, here on Thursday. Playing his first match after recovering from a fractured finger and shoulder injury, Sharma cracked a brilliant 111-ball 142 before getting [Full Article...]


2nd M’laya Rifle & Shooting Championship concludes SHILLONG: The 2nd Meghalaya Rifle & Shooting Championship was held at 58 Gorkha Training Centre (GTC) Indoor Shooting Hall and Long Range on Tuesday and concluded on Wednesday, here in Shillong. The events included Air Rifle, Pistol, .22 Rifle and Trap Shooting. A total of 17 teams participated in the Championships from all over Meghalaya. Mawlynrei Shooting [Full Article...]

Goalkeeper Rehenesh shines as NE United hold Dynamos

New Delhi: Young NorthEast United FC goalkeeper T P Rehenesh made three spectacular saves to deny Delhi Dynamos a win as the the two sides settled for a goal-less stalemate after an entertaining Hero Indian Super League match here on Wednesday. The 21-year-old Rehenesh denied Delhi captain Alessandro del Piero in what could have been his first goal of the ISL in the 39th [Full Article...]