India stare at defeat after more poor batting

Southampton: India were staring at a crushing defeat after yet another miserable batting display gave England a complete stranglehold in the third cricket Test here on Wednesday. Chasing an improbable target of 445, India were tottering at 112 for four at stumps with Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma batting on 18 and 6, respectively. India still require 333 on the final day but, more [Full Article...]

It will be tought for us, concedes Dhawan

Southampton: Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has admitted that his team is in a tough position in the third Test against England and will find it difficult to save the match on the final day on Thursday. India were placed at 112 for four in their fourth-innings’ in pursuit of 445 runs. “It is going to be hard for us tomorrow,” said Dhawan, who scored [Full Article...]

Garo Hills teams continue to bear the brunt in Subroto Cup

SHILLONG: After two one-sided matches reported on Wednesday concerning teams from the Garo Hills in the ongoing State Level Subroto Cup football tournament, Wednesday delivered more of the same for schools from the western part of the state. The state-wide tournament was into its third day on Wednesday at the JN Sports Complex, Polo. Not a single team from Garo Hills was able to [Full Article...]

1st Div: Laitumkhrah demolish Nongkrem

SHILLONG: Promoted from the Second Division, Laitumkhrah SC demonstrated why they are a team to be feared in the First Division when they demolished Nongkrem 6-1 at the JN Sports Complex, Polo, on Wednesday. All seven goals were actually scored by Laitumkhrah players, as the lone goal awarded to Nongkrem was adjudged to have been an own goal from W Kharkongor. However, that should [Full Article...]

Karate tourney today

SHILLONG: The 22nd Inter School & 5th Inter College Karate Tournament will be held from July 31 to August 2, organised by the All Meghalaya Karate-Do Association in collaboration with the Department of Sports & Youth Affairs. The opening ceremony will be held at 10:30am on the basketball courts at the JN Sports Complex, Polo, on Thursday. The closing ceremony will be held at [Full Article...]

Junior athletics trials

SHILLONG: The Meghalaya Athletics Association will conduct selection trials for participation in the 26th East Zone Junior Championship at the JN Stadium, Polo, on August 9 from 6:00am. Those wishing to contest in the following categories are eligible: Under-14, U-16, U-18, U-20 (as on November 15, 2014) male and female, the general secretary of the MAA, Finely L Pariat, informed through a press release [Full Article...]

Dynamos names Harm van Veldhoven as manager

New Delhi: Delhi Dynamos FC, the football team for the Indian Super League, announced Harm van Veldhoven as their manager on Wednesday. Harm started his career as a striker on the football field and his tryst with coaching started in 1999 with FC Lommel, a renowned second division club in Belgium. He took over as manager in 2000, achieving promotion in 2002 by winning [Full Article...]

Gerrard says last 3 months ‘worst’ ever

LONDON: Steven Gerrard says the slip that arguably ended Liverpool’s title hopes and England being knocked out the World Cup in the group stages have contributed to what has been “probably the worst three months of my life”. Speaking to reporters on Liverpool’s pre-season tour of North America, the 34-year-old addressed the moment when he lost his footing against Chelsea in late April, allowing [Full Article...]