‘Win 'as beautiful' as 1998 victory’

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018 | AFP | Moscow

Didier Deschamps said France were "swimming in happiness" after his players interrupted his post-World Cup final press conference, dancing and showering their manager in drinks as they celebrated their 4-2 win over Croatia. Deschamps then tried to compose himself to give his view on France's second World Cup triumph - he...

Lessons from the World Cup

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018 | Piyush Bisht | New Delhi

Best World Cup ever!" Yes, you are allowed to exclaim that with utmost glee and truly mean it. Anyone who tells you otherwise is merely being cynical while trying to impose one's perspective on you -- which, ethically, is not the best thing to do. They are allowed to differ,...

India eye series win

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018 | PTI | Leeds

After setback in second game, Men in Blue look to win final ODI at Leeds Their middle-order frailties laid bare in the previous match, India would be aiming to plug the loopholes in Tuesday's deciding third and final ODI against England, where a win would fetch Virat Kohli's men their 10th...

Shivalkar praises Kuldeep for accuracy

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018 | PTI | Mumbai

English batsmen are struggling against Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav and veteran left-arm spinner Padmakar Shivalkar attributes the Indian wrist spinner's success to his accuracy and loop. Kuldeep has taken nine wickets so far in the two games in the ongoing three-match One-Day International series against England and had turned out to...

Chandimal faces 4 ODIs, 2 Tests ban

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018 | PTI | Dubai

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and manager Asanka Gurusinha on Monday were suspended for the first four ODIs and two Test matches against South Africa for their role in ball-tampering during the tour of the West Indies earlier this year. The trio were handed the punishment after they...

Novak now on to his favourite hunting ground: US

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018 | AFP | London

With his Grand Slam reputation and place back in the world top 10 restored, Novak Djokovic will now target a third career Wimbledon/US Open double after clinching his fourth title at the All England Club. Djokovic defied the odds and even stunned himself by cruising to a 13th major title on...

Serena climbs 153 spots

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018 | AFP | London

Serena Williams climbed 153 spots in the WTA rankings after her runner-up finish at Wimbledon, putting her back in the top 30. Williams is ranked 28th in the list published on Monday. At Wimbledon, the former No 1 was playing only her fourth tournament after returning from childbirth, but still...

Argentina sack Sampaoli

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018 | AFP | Buenos Aires

Argentina have parted company with coach Jorge Sampaoli following their poor World Cup campaign, the federation announced on Sunday. "Today the Argentine football federation and Jorge Sampaoli agreed by mutual consent to bring to an end his position as head of the national team," the AFA said in a statement. The split...


Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018 | Agencies

Vancouver Knights win Canada T20 title toronto: Saad Bin Zafar has hit an unbeaten 79 to help the Chris Gayle-led Vancouver Knights clinch the inaugural Global T20 Canada cricket title Sunday with a seven-wicket win over West Indies B. Vancouver reached 148-3 with 15 balls to spare in reply to West...

France rain supreme

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | Agencies | Moscow

Les Blues lifts World Cup for a 2nd time on a 4-2 victory against Croatia Goals from Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe, as well as a controversial VAR-awarded penalty, helped France beat Croatia 4-2 in an incredible World Cup final in Moscow today to lift the trophy for the second time...



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My father lived, died for India, says Rahul

15 Jul 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Amid row over alleged use of derogatory language in a web series while referring to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the BJP and the RSS believe that freedom of expression must be policed, while he regards it as a fundamental democratic right. “My father lived and died in the service of India...

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Demolition continues, encroachment in gated colonies to be razed too

19 Jul 2018 | PNS | Dehradun

The court ordered anti-encroachment drive continued in Dehradun with 280 encroachments being demolished and 185 being marked on Wednesday. A total of 2196 encroachments have been demolished, 4674 have been marked and 88 buildings have been sealed so far...

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