Brazil clear favourites against Honduras

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017 | PTI | Kochi

Having won all their three group matches with ease, South American giants Brazil will start clear favourites when they take on the unfancied Honduras in a pre-quarterfinal match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, here on Wedensday. Seeking their fourth title, Brazil won all their matches to top Group D. They...

Iran loss was turning point, says Bisseck

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017 | Aditya K Halder | New Delhi

Germany arrived in India as one of the forces to recognize with at the FIFA under-17 World Cup. But the 0-4 humiliating defeat against lesser-fancied Iran weakened their aspirations. German defender Yann Aurel Bisseck credits the team for reflecting on their mistakes and getting back together after the defeat...

Prithvi, Rahul shine in BP XI win

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017 | PTI | Mumbai

Seventeen-year-old Prithvi Shaw gave glimpses of his immense talent as a young Board President's XI comfortably beat New Zealand by 30 runs in their opening warm-up game, here on Tuesday. Batting first Board President's XI scored 295 for 9 in 50 overs and then bowled out the tourists for 265 in...

Latif handed 5-year ban for spot-fixing

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017 | PTI | Karachi

Pakistan batsman Khalid Latif has been handed a five-year ban and fined one million rupees by the anti-corruption tribunal after finding him guilty of six breaches of the Pakistan Cricket Board's anti-corruption code. The detailed order of the tribunal released on Tuesday confirmed that the three-member bench found Latif guilty off...


Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017 | PNS

HC restores life ban on Sreesanth by BCCI Kochi: TA division bench of the Kerala High Court on Tuesday restored the life ban imposed on cricketer S Sreesanth by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the wake of the 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal. The bench, comprising Chief...

Arp fires Germany into Q/F

Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017 | Karthik Raman | New Delhi

Star-striker Jann-Fiete Arp's individual brilliance helped Germany register a comfortable 4-0 victory against an out-of-sort Colombian side to enter the quarterfinals of the under-17 World Cup here on Monday. After an indifferent group stage performance, which saw Christian Wueck's boys edge Costa Rica in the opener, before getting blanked 0-4 by...

Upbeat England face Japan

Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017 | PTI | Kolkata

Title contenders England will look to continue their scintillating form and go past the first knockout hurdle when they take on Japan in the pre-quarterfinal of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup here on Tuesday. Eleven goals in three matches and second behind France (14 goals), England could not got a better...

USA ride on Weah’s hat-trick

Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017 | Aditya K Halder | New Delhi

In another one-sided pre-quarterfinal match here at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, here, United States of America rammed Paraguay 4-0 to reach the last-8 of the FIFA under-17 World Cup on Monday. Timothy Weah with a hat-trick, along with Andrew Carleton and skipper Joshua Sargent (1 goal each), was the star...


Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017 | Agencies

spotlight on sindhu Odense: Title-contenders P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth would look to put behind the disappointment of an early exit from Japan Open and make a positive start to their campaign at the $750,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier, which begins here on Tuesday. Rio Olympics and World Championship...

‘Spinners will be tough to face’

Monday, 16 Oct 2017 | PTI | Mumbai

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson on Sunday said it would be a tall ask for the visitors to tackle the guile of young Indian spin duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal in the upcoming limited overs series. "Both (Kuldeep and Chahal) are very talented bowlers. Their exposure in the IPL...


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22 Oct 2017 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi

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Rape victim commits suicide

24 Oct 2017 | PNS | Dehradun

A girl of around 18 years who was allegedly sexually assaulted at a sugarcane field by one of her relatives committed suicide by hanging herself from ceiling fan at her residence on Monday. No suicide note was received from the house, said police...

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