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Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 | Agencies

Gurjant salvages draw for India vs Korea Dhaka: Striker Gurjant Singh saved the day with a last minute equaliser as India eked out a fighting 1-1 draw against Korea in their first Super 4 stage match of the 10th men's Asia Cup hockey tournament here on Wednesday. Unbeaten India looked...

It’s Brazil vs germany

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 | PTI | Kochi

Samba Boys far too good for Honduras in 3-0 win, to face European powerhouse in Q/F Striker Brenner struck twice as title favourites Brazil maintained their winning streak by outplaying Honduras 3-0 to set up a potentially high-octane quarterfinal clash against Germany in the FIFA U-17 World Cup, here on Wednesday. Seeking...

‘Using Anderson for penalty was our plan’

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 | PTI | Kolkata

England coach Steve Cooper said that sending goalkeeper Curtis Anderson to take a penalty during the shoot-out against Japan in the U-17 World Cup pre quarter-final was a part of a well-devised strategy. Anderson turned out to be an unlikely hero saving a penalty and converting one as England beat Japan...

Ghana down debutants Niger, to play Mali

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 | PTI | Navi Mumbai

Two-time champions Ghana outplayed fellow African side Niger 2-0 to enter the quarterfinals of the FIFA U17 World Cup here on Wednesday. Goals by captain Eric Ayiah off a penalty in the first half added time and substitute Richard Danso in the 90th minute helped Ghana win the rough and tough...

‘Great chance to have best medal haul at 2018 CWG’

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 | PTI | Odense

With India achieving unprecedented success this season, Kidambi Srikanth feels it will be a great chance for his country to return with their best ever medal haul in badminton from next year's Commonwealth Games. "Last time we had won a good number of medals and now we are playing much better...

Saina beat Marin, Srikanth wins

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 | PTI | Odense

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal knocked out Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain in the opening round of women's singles competition in the Denmark Open here on Wednesday. Saina, who won a bronze in the Glasgow World Championship, defeated Marin 22-20, 21-18 in a hard-fought battle. She will play either Thailand's...

Want more speed, accuracy: Yoshiro

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 | PTI | Kolkata

Japan coach Yoshiro Moriyama conceded that his team could not match upto the speed, technique and accuracy of England during their 3-5 shoot-out loss in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup pre-quarterfinal. "We need to improve on our technique, accuracy, speed and intensity on the pitch," the veteran coach said in the...

France take on Spain in heavyweight clash

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017 | PTI | Guwahati

On a roll after three wins on the trot in the group stage, former champions France face fellow European powerhouse Spain in a potentially high voltage round of 16 clash, here on Tuesday. The 'Les Bleuets' have scored the highest number of goals (14) in the group stages. They will, however, face...

spain break french hearts

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017 | PTI | Guwahati

European champions Spain rallied to make the quarterfinals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup with a 2 -1 victory over France, signalling their title intentions here on Tuesday. Spain will take on Asian surprise package Iran, who knocked out fancied Mexico by a similar margin in the day's another pre-quarterfinal clash...

England survive penalties, to play USA in quarters

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017 | PTI | Kolkata

England held their nerves to prevail over Japan 5-3 in a penalty shootout and set up a quarterfinal clash with USA in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, here on Tuesday. They may have had a jinx in the penalty shootout with the latest being their Euro U-17 Final defeat to Spain...

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