Ballon d'Or on my mind, says Griezmann

Ballon d'Or on my mind, says Griezmann

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 | AFP | Paris

Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann says he still can't fathom why he was not voted one of the world's top three players by FIFA — but hopes winning the "more prestigious" Ballon d'Or will make amends. "It's a prize from FIFA and it seems a pity that no World Cup winners...


Monday, 17 September 2018 | Agencies

Zlatan nets 500th goal Los angeles: Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic made history, scoring his 500th career goal in stunning fashion but it wasn't enough to lift the Los Angeles Galaxy to a win over Toronto FC. The 36-year-old Ibrahimovic as always had a flair for the dramatic and he did just...

Mithali’s ton in vain as SL beat Eves

Monday, 17 September 2018 | PTI | Katunayake

Skipper Mithali Raj's career-best knock of 125 not out went in vain as Sri Lanka women shocked India women by three wickets in the inconsequential third and final One-day International, here on Sunday. India had already sealed the series by winning the first two ODIs but in the 3rd match they...

India need to settle batting woes: Chappell

Monday, 17 September 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

India need to sort out their inadequacies in batting before standing up to an "extremely strong" bowling attack later this year Down Under, feels former Australia captain Ian Chappell. Virat Kohli's India will hope for redemption in Australia after Test series reverses in South Africa and England. "India now have to look...

Rayudu looks up to Dhoni for inspiration

Monday, 17 September 2018 | PTI | Dubai

Batsman Ambati Rayudu is looking up to "everybody's go-to man" Mahendra Singh Dhoni for inspiration and guidance as a Virat Kohli-less India gear up for the Asia Cup here. India reached UAE without Kohli, who has been rested by the selectors owing to excess workload. "Obviously he (Virat) is a big miss...

‘Pant needs to work more as keeper’

Monday, 17 September 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Rishabh Pant's fearless batting has impressed chairman of selectors MSK Prasad, who now wants the youngster to complement it with quality glovework at the highest level. The 20 year became the first Indian wicket-keeper to score a hundred in England during the Oval Test but was shoddy behind the stumps in...

Tamim applauded for batting with one hand

Monday, 17 September 2018 | PTI | Dubai

Tamim Iqbal batted, got injured, visited a hospital, returned with a wrist fracture and batted again - this time with one hand, his act of bravado receiving instant applause in the real and virtual world. A couple of hours after being told by doctors that his Asia Cup was over because...

Momota, Marin bag top honours

Momota, Marin bag top honours

Monday, 17 September 2018 | AFP | Tokyo

Japan's Kento Momota outgunned Thai rival Khosit Phetpradab 21-14, 21-11 in a one-sided final to capture the Japan Open badminton title on Sunday. The 24-year-old sank to his knees after a towering smash completed a comfortable win, kissing the Japanese badge on his shirt as he took another step towards redemption...

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The unexplored Guwahati

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A rare Ray treat

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Culture Lane

16 September 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda


16 September 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda