Pollard leads Mumbai Indians to a thrilling three-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab

MUMBAI, April 11: Stand-in captain Kieron Pollard’s sensational 83-run knock put KL Rahul’s maiden IPL hundred in the shade as Mumbai Indians pulled off a thrilling last-ball three-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab, here on Wednesday. Rahul and Chris Gayle,…

Tottenham joy at Man City win overshadowed by Harry Kane injury

LONDON, April 10: Tottenham Hotspur’s elation at beating Manchester City 1-0 in their Champions League quarter-final first leg on Tuesday was somewhat overshadowed by the prospect of a potential season-ending injury for Harry Kane. Kane, who has scored 24 goals…

Liverpool ease past Porto to close on Champions League semis

LIVERPOOL, April 10: Liverpool closed in on a Champions League semi-final meeting with Barcelona or Manchester United as Porto were swept aside 2-0 in the first leg of their quarter-final tie at Anfield. Naby Keita and Roberto Firmino struck inside…

Lalremsiami strikes in India’s 1-0 win over Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, April 10: The Indian women’s hockey team Wednesday struck a late goal through youngster Lalremsiami to beat hosts Malaysia and take an unassailable lead in the five-match bilateral series. India won the first two matches 3-0 and 5-0…

Sindhu, Saina & Srikanth sail into 2nd round of Singapore Open

SINGAPORE, April 10: Star Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth eased into the second round of the USD 355,000 Singapore Open with straight-game wins over their respective rivals in the singles event on Wednesday. Taking the court…

Chennai Super Kings top table after emphatic win over Kolkata Knight Riders

CHENNAI, April 10: A clinical Chennai Super Kings maintained their unbeaten run at home with a seven-wicket thrashing of Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League on Tuesday. The hosts put up a top-class bowling effort yet again after…

Indian women’s football team held 3-3 by Myanmar, bows out of Olympic qualifiers

MANDALAY (Myanmar), April 9: The Indian women’s football team on Tuesday missed out an opportunity to qualify for the third round of the 2020 Olympic qualifiers after it was held to a 3-3 draw by Myanmar. The Maymol Rocky-coached side,…

India to play in King’s Cup in June

New Delhi, April 9: The Indian football team will be playing in the invitational King’s Cup in Thailand in June. All matches will be held at the Chang Arena, Buriram, which has a seating capacity of 36000. Besides India and…

Eden Hazard too good for West Ham as Chelsea go third

LONDON, April 9: Eden Hazard’s magnificent double earned Chelsea a 2-0 win over West Ham on Monday and moved Maurizio Sarri’s men up to third in the Premier League. Reports continue to link Hazard with a summer move to Real…

Muguruza retains Monterrey Open title as injured Victoria Azarenka retires

Mexico (Monterrey), April 9: Spain’s Garbine Muguruza successfully defended her Monterrey Open title on Sunday when Victoria Azarenka retired injured from her first WTA singles final in three years. Second seed Muguruza was leading the match between the two former…