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  • FIFA 2018: Japan stuns 10-man Colombia in Group H encounter

    19 June, 2018 2:06 PM 38

    James Rodriguez, who was left out of the starting line-up due to muscle pain, came in the 59th minute but failed to change the course of the match. Japan beat 10-man Colombia 2-1 in their opening Group H match on Tuesday, the first time an Asian team has overcome a South American one at the World Cup. Colombia midfielder Carlos Sanchez was sent off in the third

  • Rayudu fails Yo Yo test

    19 June, 2018 1:40 AM 33

    Ambati Rayudu, The Hindu has learnt from sources, has not got through the Yo Yo test. He had been selected in the Indian team for the three-match ODI series in England beginning July 12. Clearing the test is mandatory and the BCCI could name a replacement soon. The strokeful batsman, it is understood, did not reach the benchmark score of 16.1. Suresh

  • Live score and stats: Tunisia vs England

    18 June, 2018 5:05 PM 45

    Low on expectations after repeated failures at major tournaments, a youthful England side will look to start its World Cup campaign on a winning note when it takes on Tunisia in a Group G encounter here on Monday.England is the third youngest team in the tournament and head coach Gareth Southgate has done his utmost to lower the expectations. After the humiliation

  • FIFA 2018: Conquering Mt. K2 is Lewa’s challenge

    18 June, 2018 3:52 PM 43

    Mane will look to take his club’s form into World Cup Poland captain Robert Lewandowski led European qualifying with 16 goals, one more than Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, and scored five goals in a nine-minute span for Bayern Munich against Wolfsburg in February. Senegal’s Sadio Mane scored 20 goals this season for Liverpool, including 10 in the Champions

  • FIFA World Cup 2018 live updates: Sweden 1-0 South Korea

    18 June, 2018 2:02 PM 56

    The first match scheduled for Day 5 of FIFA World Cup 2018 is between Sweden and South Korea in Group F at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium. South Korea coach Shin Tae-yong shrugged off spying by World Cup opponents Sweden, who apologised on the eve of their Group F clash after initially trumpeting their subterfuge. The teams have been creative in trying to study

  • FIFA World Cup Day 4 Highlights: Giants fall, dubious records set

    18 June, 2018 4:51 AM 49

    >> It was overall not a great night for big teams — Germany lost 0-1 to Mexico while Brazil was held to 1-1 by Switzerland. In a first, Brazil, Argentina and Germany all failed to win their opening matches of the same World Cup. >> Serbia's Aleksandar Kolarov produced a moment of captain's inspiration in the 56', curling home a superb free kick. >> Mexico

  • FIFA World Cup 2018 Live: Brazil vs Switzerland, Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don

    17 June, 2018 6:49 PM 47

    Rostov-on-Don: The football lovers around the world have geared up for Brazil vs Switzerland (Group E) match on the Day 4 of the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018. Sunday witnessed a total of six teams squaring off with each other. The other two matches scheduled for the day were - Costa Rica vs Serbia (Group E), Germany vs Mexico (Group F). Switzerland coach

  • FIFA 2018: Kolarov strike gives Serbia victory

    17 June, 2018 5:24 PM 51

    Costa Rica now has it all to do to repeat its 2014 showing Aleksandar Kolarov’s brilliant second-half free-kick gave Serbia a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica in their opening World Cup group match here on Sunday. The Roma defender made the crucial breakthrough early in the second half with a magnificent effort, and although Serbia missed chances to further

  • Mavericks pip United in TT thriller

    17 June, 2018 5:18 PM 45

    Winter keeps her nerve to beat Madhurika in final match On a night that saw the golden point rule the roost, the Karlssons from Sweden — Mattias and Kristian — stole the limelight as RP-SG Mavericks edged out Maharashtra United in a nail-biting CEAT Ultimate Table Tennis contest on Sunday. In the first of the four ties that were decided in the last of the 21 games

  • Indian football team gets the nod for Asiad

    17 June, 2018 3:43 PM 28

    The Indian men’s football team has got the official confirmation to participate in the upcoming Asian Games in Jakarta, days after national coach Stephen Constantine appealed to the government to send a team for the mega sporting event. “The official confirmation has come to the All India Football Federation. The men’s team is going for sure, but the women’s