Sunday, 04 May 2014 | PNS/Agencies

Gay gets one-year doping ban Colorado Springs: US sprint star Tyson Gay has received a one-year doping ban from the US Anti-Doping Association (USADA) and returned his 2012 London Olympics silver medal to the US Olympic Committee. USADA announced on Friday that the 31-year-old American track star tested positive for a...

Tale of two friends & two foes

Saturday, 03 May 2014 | Amit Chaudhary | New Delhi

For a good story, sub-plots are as important as the main plot. For, it is the sub-plot that keeps the spectators or audiences hooked through the entire length of the story and lets the main plot make an impact. On Saturday, IPL fans will witness one such contest that has...

Royals meet students

Saturday, 03 May 2014 | PNS | Gurgaon

The Rajasthan Royals players including Rahul Dravid and Shane Watson visited Amity University's Gurgaon campus and interacted with the enthusiastic students on Friday. Students carrying flags of Rajasthan Royals, bats and balls cheered aloud when Rahul Dravid entered the University campus. Dravid expressed his happiness to see the level of...

Mumbai hope for change of fortune

Saturday, 03 May 2014 | PTI | Mumbai

Title-holders Mumbai Indians would be keen to end their dismal five-match losing streak but the task is easier said than done as they will clash against table toppers Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League match at the Wankhede Stadium here on Saturday. The stadium was a mini fortress which...

Kolkata fumble in pursuit of 149

Saturday, 03 May 2014 | PTI | Ranchi

Kolkata Knight Riders were in a deep trouble while chasing Chennai Super Kings' 148/3 in an rain-marred IPL game on Friday night. At the time of going to press they were 66/5 in 10 overs with Robin Uthappa not out on 42 of 32 balls with the support of Yusuf...

Rohit optimistic despite dismal start

Saturday, 03 May 2014 | PTI | Mumbai

Mumbai Indians might have lost all five of their matches in the first leg of the IPL in UAE, but skipper Rohit Sharma is confident of turning the tables around at home. "We all know it has been a disappointing start. Certain things we did not do right. We took each...

‘I have got only two shots and Maxi has 15’

Saturday, 03 May 2014 | PTI | Mumbai

Kings XI Punjab are sitting on top of IPL table after an all-win record in the UAE leg but skipper George Bailey said his team may have to start from the scratch as they play their first match in India against defending champions Mumbai Indians here on Friday. "Could not have...

When Cook made that dreaded call

Saturday, 03 May 2014 | AFP | London

Alastair Cook has said he’d made one of the hardest telephone calls of his career to tell boyhood hero Graham Gooch he was no longer needed by England. Cook, the England captain, was mentored through the ranks at Essex by Gooch, one of the county’s greatest players and England’s record Test...

India lose to US in Champions Challenge

Saturday, 03 May 2014 | PNS | New Delhi

The Indian women’s hockey team put up a tough fight but eventually ran out of steam, losing 0-1 to USA in the quarterfinal of the Champions Challenge 1 here on Friday. In the first half, Katie O’Donnell was the driving force behind the USA team, but all too often her teammates...

Kuznetsova in final after 3 years

Saturday, 03 May 2014 | AFP | Oeiras

Svetlana Kuznetsova reached her first final in more than three years on Friday with a 6-3, 6-1 win over fellow Russian Elena Vesnina to set up a clash with Carla Suarez Navarro at the ATP-WTA Portugal Open. The Russian seventh-seed who owns grand slam titles from 2004 in Paris and 2009...



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‘Assault’ on police driver: Action against Kerala ADGP

17 Jun 2018 | VR Jayaraj | Kochi

In a swift move intended at stemming the protests brewing in the State police force against certain top officials’ ‘feudalistic’ practice of persecuting policemen and camp followers by using them as house servants, the Kerala Government on Saturday removed ADGP Sudesh Kumar, whose daughter was the other day booked for assaulting and verbally abusing his official police driver, from the position of head of the Armed Police Battalion. The action against...

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Schoolchildren get info on benefits

22 Jun 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Observing the Yoga Day, the school students of Sharda Vihar School performed Yoga postures on Thursday. Observing International Yoga Day 750 students of the school got information about Yoga and students were informed about the benefits of Yoga were...

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