Newcastle ‘gift’ a draw to Wolves after Dubravka howler

WOLVERHAMPTON, February 12: Newcastle United goalkeeper Martin Dubravka damaged his side’s bid to avoid relegation for the second successive match as his late howler gifted the Wolverhampton Wanderers a 1-1 draw on Monday. Rafael Benitez’s side were seconds away from…

Sports Authority of India renamed Sports India

NEW DELHI, February 12: Bye, bye ‘Sports Authority of India (SAI)’. Welcome ‘Sports India’. SAI was on Monday formally renamed as ‘Sports India’ after an hour-long meeting between the sports ministry and SAI officials at the Shastri Bhawan put an…

Mirabai Chanu aims to break world record before Tokyo Olympics

New Delhi, February 12: She made a successful comeback after an injury lay-off, but India’s top weightlifter Mirabai Chanu realises that she needs to improve her performance by a few notches if she wants to claim gold at the Tokyo…

England’s World Cup-winning keeper Gordon Banks dead at 81

STOKE-ON-TRENT (England), February 12: Gordon Banks, the goalkeeper in England’s 1966 World Cup-winning team, has died at the age of 81, his former club Stoke City said on Tuesday. Banks won 73 caps for England between 1963 and 1972 and…

Manchester City thrash Chelsea 6-0 to go top of Premier League

MANCHESTER, February 11: Sergio Aguero grabbed a hat-trick as Manchester City scored four times inside 25 minutes to thrash Chelsea 6-0 and leapfrog Liverpool again to top spot in the Premier League on goal difference on Sunday. Aguero should have…

Pat Cummins voted Australia’s cricketer of the year

MELBOURNE,February 11: Fast bowler Pat Cummins won Australian cricket’s highest individual honor on Monday for his performances during a year when the national team’s results were overshadowed by bans for Steve Smith and David Warner following a ball-tampering scandal. Cummins…

Ronaldo keeps scoring as Juventus soar 11 points clear

Milan, February 11: Cristiano Ronaldo headed in his 18th league goal this season as Juventus bounced back from last week’s stalemate to soar to an 11-point lead in Serie A on Sunday with a 3-0 win at Sassuolo. Ronaldo proved…

Saina, Sindhu to renew rivalry for National C’ships

GUWAHATI, February 11: India’s badminton queens Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu will reignite their on-court rivalry at home turf for the coveted women’s singles title at the 83rd edition of the Senior National Badminton Championships which begins with the qualifiers…

ASA 47th meet concludes; SASA emerges overall champion

Kohima, February 10: Southern Angami Sports Association (SASA) has emerged overall champion of the two day 47th meet of Angami Sports Association (ASA) concluded at Indira Gandhi Stadium here on Friday. SASA won the champion title in Football (Men) and…

U-19 Women’s One-Day: Nagaland defeat Arunachal by 10 runs

Dimapur, February 10: In the first of the women’s cricket U-19 One-Day league and knock out for season 2018-19, being played at Dehradun (Uttrakhand) on February 10, Nagaland defeated Arunachal Pradesh by 10 runs. Earlier Nagaland Captain Sentilemla won the…