30 Jun 2014
New Delhi: The mastermind of Netherlands’ stupendous comeback victory over Mexico in the World Cup Round of 16 on Sunday in Fortaleza –coach Louis Van Gaal has been hailed as the ‘best tactician’ in the world by one of his players Dirk Kuyt.
24 Jul 2014
Glasgow: Rio de Janeiro will host a successful Olympic Games in 2016 after the World Cup showed Brazil can cope with staging the biggest sporting events, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on Wednesday.
23 Jul 2014
Mumbai: Afghanistan's triumph over Zimbabwe on Tuesday was far from a surprise to the man who runs the game in the war-torn nation and he has warned cricket's establishment to brace itself for more shocks at the World Cup next year.
24 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The unbelievable catch Martin Crowe took to dismiss Dave Houghton and deny Zimbabwe a famous victory over New Zealand in the 1987 World Cup did not impress a young Baichung Bhutia who challenged at his teacher that he could easily do this and took two stunning catches.
23 Jul 2014
New Delhi: India has stressed on capital increase and reforms in the World Bank to reflect the new world order and enhance the capacity of global institution to fund poverty alleviation programmes.
19 Jul 2014
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Tourism has bagged two honours at the Pacific Asia Travel Association Awards for this year.
03 Jul 2014
Rio De Janeiro: A convicted match-fixer denied a report in a German magazine that he predicted the result and details of a World Cup football match. Cameroon's football federation said it was investigating the report in der Spiegel magazine that Wilson Raj Perumal accurately predicted in an online chat with one of its journalists that Cameroon would lose 4-0 to Croatia and would have a player sent off in the first half. And that is exactly what happened in the June 18 match.
16 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Former football captain Shabbir Ali feels the key to raising the game's profile in India and making the national team an Asian force lies in spreading it to the untapped areas of the country.
13 Jul 2014
Brasilia: Luiz Felipe Scolari has left a decision on his future as coach of Brazil to the country's federation after the World Cup hosts' campaign ended in more disappointment.
22 Jul 2014
Toronto: Priyanka Chopra-starrer "Mary Kom", based on boxer MC Mary Kom, will have its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), the organizers announced on Tuesday.