Copa America 2019: Peru stun champions Chile 3-0 to reach final

PORTO ALEGRE, July 4: Peru stunned defending champions Chile 3-0 to reach the final of the Copa America for the first time in 44 years on Wednesday. Goals from Edison Flores, Yoshimar Yotun and Paolo Guerrero handed Peru a deserved…

Hima Das wins 200m gold at Poznan Athletics Grand Prix

New Delhi, July 4: Star Indian sprinter Hima Das won the women’s 200m gold, while national record holder shot putter Tajinder Pal Singh Toor bagged a bronze in the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland. Hima, the world junior champion…

Frank Lampard appointed as Chelsea head coach on three-year deal

London, July 4: Chelsea have appointed Frank Lampard as head coach on a three-year contract, the Premier League club announced on Thursday. Lampard, a former Chelsea player who won three Premier League titles and the Champions League in a 13-year…

Netherlands to face USA in final after Jackie Groenen extra-time winner

LYON, July 4: An extra-time strike by Jackie Groenen saw the Netherlands edge out Sweden 1-0 in a gruelling women’s World Cup semi-final in Lyon on Wednesday, taking the European champions through to this weekend’s final against the United States.…

Alex Morgan takes USA into World Cup final as penalty miss costs England dear

LYON, July 3: Alex Morgan scored what proved to be the winning goal as holders the United States returned to the final of the women’s World Cup with a dramatic 2-1 win over England on Tuesday, but only after Lionesses…

Ambati Rayudu announces retirement from all forms of cricket

NEW DELHI, July 3: Middle order batsman Ambati Rayudu announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on Wednesday. BCCI CEO Rahul Johri, speaking to the Times of India confirmed that Saba Karim, BCCI’s General Manager for cricket operations has…

Gabriel Jesus, Roberto Firmino send Brazil into Copa America final as Lionel Messi fails again

BELO HORIZONTE, July 3: Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino scored the goals as Brazil beat arch-rivals Argentina 2-0 on Tuesday to qualify for the Copa America final. Played in a white-hot atmosphere and with tempers threatening to boil over, Argentina…

Azarenka, Opelka powers into Wimbledon 3rd round

LONDON, July 3: Former world number one Victoria Azarenka thrashed Australian Ajla Tomljanovic 6-2, 6-0 in the second round to continue her impressive start at Wimbledon on Wednesday. The unseeded 29-year-old Belarussian produced an aggressive display to overpower her opponent…

3rd Kohima District Inter-School Football Tournament

GHSS Jotsoma, Mt Sinai Rüzhükhrie GHSS win Kohima, July 2: Government Higher Secondary School, Jotsoma, Mt Sinai HSS and Rüzhükhrie GHSS registered win in the ongoing 3rd edition of Kohima District Inter School Football Tournament at IG Stadium here. In…

Kerber outclasses tricky compatriot at Wimbledon

LONDON, July 2: Defending champion Angelique Kerber needed to call upon all her cunning and experience to navigate her way 6-4, 6-3 through an awkward first-round encounter with German compatriot Tatjana Maria on Tuesday. The three-time Grand Slam champion has…