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Keen tussle on cards

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 | PTI | MARGAO

England and the USA will face each other in their FIFA U-17 World Cup quarterfinal match here on Saturday, aiming to enhance their reputation in this age-group event which they are yet to win despite a strong tradition of qualifying for global finals. The United States of America's best effort remains...

Winning is priority over goals: Sargent

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 | Aditya K Halder | New Delhi

After scoring and assisting a goal each in the comfortable 5-0 victory against Paraguay in the FIFA under-17 World Cup round-of-16 clash, United States of America's skipper Joshua Sargent prioritises winning over personal glory as they prepare to face star-studded England in quarterfinals on Saturday in Margao. "Coming in this World...

Ghana face Mali in all-African last-8 clash

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 | PTI | Guwahati

With very little separating the two in strategy and technique, Ghana could count on their better defensive organisation against Mali in an all-African quarterfinal of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Saturday. Two-time champions Ghana are seeking to revive their glory days in the tournament, having last won it way...

Roma hold Chelsea 3-3; United win

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 | AP | London

Chelsea threw away a two-goal lead against Roma before recovering to draw 3-3 in the Champions League on Wednesday, while Juventus labored to a 2-1 win at home to Sporting Lisbon. It was easier for Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich. The German side beat Celtic 3-0 and PSG won 4-0 at...

Prannoy shocks Lee; Saina in Q/F

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 | PTI | Odense

H S Prannoy's second successive win over three-time Olympic silver medallist Lee Chong Wei was the highlight on a day when Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth also made the quarterfinals of Denmark Open Super Series Premier here. Just four months back, Prannoy had created a flutter when he dispatched Chong Wei...

Spurs keep Real giants quiet

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 | AP | MADRID

Cristiano Ronaldo got the best of Harry Kane in the duel between two of Europe's most prolific forwards, but Kane's Tottenham celebrated after taking a 1-1 draw from Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday. Tottenham proved tough to crack against the defending champions at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium and held...

City continue to fly high with Napoli victory

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 | AP | MANCHESTER

It started with a typical rush of goals. It ended with some last-ditch clearances and the rare feeling of relief at the final whistle. After swatting aside allcomers this season, Manchester City finally was given its first real test in the shape of Italian league leader Napoli and emerged with a...

Kiwis aim for better show vs BP XI

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 | PTI | Mumbai

New Zealand would like to give a better account of themselves when they take on a second-string Board President's XI in the final warm-up game before the first ODI, scheduled on October 22. A young Board President's XI side comprising Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Karun Nair easiky defeated Kane Williamson's men...

‘Keen to bowl long spells in Tests’

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 | PTI | New Delhi

He has made rapid strides in limited overs cricket over the past couple of months but for Kuldeep Yadav, the ultimate challenge is to bowl long spells consistently in the Test format. The 22-year-old from Kanpur, alongside another youngster Yuzvendra Chahal, have shouldered the Indian spin attack in back to back...

De Villiers’ 176 leads SA to win over Bangla

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 | AP | Paarl

AB de Villiers returned from his sabbatical with a blistering 176 off 104 balls to set up South Africa's series-clinching 104-run win over Bangladesh in their second one-day international on Wednesday. De Villiers hit his career-best score in 50-over cricket in his first international innings in four months, taking South Africa...


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