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  • ‘Return of democracy a must’

    16 May, 2018 5:12 PM 35

    Amicus Curiae gives his comments on the draft constitution presented by the CoA to the SC The Supreme Court-appointed Amicus Curiae (AC) Gopal Subramaniam, in the matter related to the implementation of the Lodha reforms, has told the apex court that “return of democracy” in the BCCI is a must. The underlying principles which must be borne in mind are: BCCI must be a transparent

  • Rebel governing body a threat: SWG

    16 May, 2018 4:39 PM 38

    Its SWOT analysis also raises concerns over T10 format A breakaway rebel governing body, the proposed T10 format and lack of interest from broadcasters are among “18 threats” that international cricket faces right now, according to a report of the ICC’s Strategic Working Group (SWG) which will discuss these issues with the BCCI here on Thursday

  • Purav and Martin bow out

    16 May, 2018 4:29 PM 25

    Other results: €85,000 Challenger, Heilbronn, Germany: Pre-quarterfinals: Tristan-Samuel Weissborn (Aut) & Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan bt Dustin Brown (Ger) & Darian King (Bar) 6-3, 6-4. $15,000 ITF tournament, Kampala, Uganda: Pre-quarterfinals: Ivan Nedelko (Rus) bt Kaza Vinayak Sharma 7-6(3), 6-4; Hassan Ndayishimiye (Bdi) bt Kunal Anand 6-2, 6-4; Dhruv

  • Final opportunity for ‘31 Club’

    16 May, 2018 4:28 PM 35

    Messi, Suarez, Cavani and Navas belong to this age group The eight Latin American squads who qualified for the 2018 World Cup will put some of football’s biggest stars on the field when the tournament gets underway next month in Russia. And though the young are taking over, there is a number that is magic and common among some of the most outstanding

  • Three Indian boys in quarterfinals

    16 May, 2018 3:43 PM 20

    The Indian boys continued their domination as three of them made the quarterfinals dropping five games between them in the Asian under-14 tennis championships here on Wednesday. In fact, all the five games were given by top seed Udit Gogoi, the champion last week, against Suphawat Saeoui of Thailand. The other two Indians — Chirag Duhan and Aman Dahiya

  • IPL 2018 MI vs KXIP: Players to watch out for

    16 May, 2018 1:05 PM 45

    KXIP should fight for a win as their net run-rate is the lowest among all the teams and a loss here could make it worse. So even if they reach to 14 points, they will be down in the pecking order due to their run-rate.  New Delhi: Visitors KXIP will take on MI at the Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday. For the starters, if MI lose today, they will be out of the IPL. If KXIP lose, it will be very tough

  • Former Aston Villa defender Jlloyd Samuel dies in car crash

    16 May, 2018 2:30 AM 36

    Samuel was returning home after dropping his kids off to school and collided with an oncoming vehicle Former Aston Villa and Trinidad and Tobago defender Jlloyd Samuel was killed in a car crash in England on Tuesday morning, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) said in a statement. The 37-year-old made close to 200 appearances for Villa

  • Federer back as No. 1

    14 May, 2018 5:08 PM 32

    Rafael Nadal’s surprise quarterfinal exit at the Madrid Masters has seen the Spaniard replaced as World No. 1 by Roger Federer in the latest ATP rankings. Federer returns to the top spot despite not having played since March. Former World No. 1 Novak Djokovic slipped six places to 18th after his second-round defeat in Madrid, his lowest ranking since

  • Roberto Mancini to sign Italy contract Tuesday: Report

    14 May, 2018 4:44 PM 36

    Rome: Roberto Mancini has agreed a deal with the Italian football federation (FIGC) to take over as national coach and will sign his contract on Tuesday, according to reports in Italy. The 53-year-old former Manchester City manager quit as Zenit Saint Petersburg coach on Sunday, saying he now felt free to open talks with Italy. Sky Sports Italia reported

  • Israeli soccer club Beitar Jerusalem says it wants to add Donald Trump to its name

    14 May, 2018 4:44 PM 26

    Jerusalem: Israeli soccer club Beitar Jerusalem says it wants to add "Trump" to the team's name. The club's social media accounts say the team "from now on will be called 'Beitar Trump Jerusalem.'" The proposal by the club's leadership was announced Sunday, one day ahead of a new US Embassy being inaugurated in Jerusalem. US President Donald Trump made a campaign