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Lajong take on Pune FC today

Shillong: Shillong Lajong FC will host Pune FC in their 19th Hero I-League match of the season at the J.N.Stadium, on Sunday at 4:30PM. In what will be a very important game for the home side who are looking to move out from the relegation battle with the much needed three points. Lajong’s hopes of securing top flight football for next year were dealt [Full Article...]

Hamilton to take pole at Monaco GP

Monaco:  Defending world champion and current series leader Lewis Hamilton secured his maiden pole position at the Monaco Grand Prix when he topped Saturday’s qualifying times ahead of Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg. It was the 30-year-old Briton’s first success on the streets of his favourite circuit and came at the ninth attempt as he outpaced Rosberg in a tight contest to claim the 43rd [Full Article...]

Royals look to end season on a high

Kashyap praises boys for great show Shillong: It will be mission third-spot for Royal Wahingdoh FC when they take on East Bengal in their last Hero I-League encounter of the season on Sunday. A win will ensure that the Royals finish third in the standings in their debut season, whereas incase of a negative result, they have to wait for the outcome of East [Full Article...]

Old foes MI, CSK lock horns for IPL silverware

Kolkata: Two-time former champions and the most consistent team of the season, Chennai Super Kings will lock horns with late bloomers Mumbai Indians in a high-voltage IPL summit clash here on Sunday, bringing the 47-day T20 extravaganza to a relatively controversy-free end. Ever since the 2013 spot-fixing scandal, controversy has dogged Chennai Super Kings and this season too the undervaluation of the franchise acquisition [Full Article...]

Bayern sign off with win over Mainz

BERLIN: Champions Bayern Munich ended their three-match losing streak in the Bundesliga with a season-ending 2-0 win over Mainz on Saturday as Hamburg and Stuttgart avoided relegation. A Robert Lewandowski penalty and Bastian Schweinsteiger goal saw Bayern bounce back after defeats by Leverkusen, Augsburg and Freiburg since their 25th German league title was confirmed at the end of April. Poland striker Lewandowski converted a [Full Article...]

Williamson ton puts NZ on top against Eng

London: Kane Williamson’s century gave New Zealand a significant lead over England in the first Test at Lord’s on Saturday. New Zealand were 507 for eight at tea on the third day, 118 runs ahead following England’s first innings 389. Williamson made 132, having shared stands of 189 with Ross Taylor (62) and 66 with McCullum (42). He also put on an even 50, [Full Article...]

Barcelona coach focuses on next 2 weeks, not next season

Barcelona: FC Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has explained that he has yet to meet with the club’s technical committee to discuss his position for next season, pointing out that such plans can wait. The Spaniard on Friday gave no real indication about his future with the club, although on Thursday the club president Josep Maria Bartomeu remarked that he was convinced of Enrique staying [Full Article...]

India soccer coach targets to breach top-100 mark

Kolkata: India have gained their best FIFA rankings in a year after the joining of national football coach Stephen Constantine and the Englishman on Friday said his “target” was to breach the 100 mark by the time his two-year contract expires. “We’ve been below average for a long time. It’s time to change. The only thing we’re happy about is that we’re in the [Full Article...]