Pune FC Under-17s clinch Kunal Pillay Memorial 9-a-side C’ship; first-ever title at local level

Published on May 15 2015 // Sports
Pune FC Under-17s added another feather to their cap winning the 2nd Late Kunal Pillay Memorial 9-a-side tournament conducted under the aegis of the Poona District Football Association (PDFA) at the Mathurawala Ground in Wanowrie on Sunday. In the final, Pune FC U-17s defeated AIYFA Sky Hawks 5-4 in...

Defender Baumgartlinger extends contract with Mainz

Published on May 13 2015 // Sports
German football club FSV Mainz 05 and defender Julian Baumgartlinger have agreed on a contract extension until 2019. Mainz on Tuesday extended the expiring contract of Austrian international defender Baumgartlinger, who penned a four-year deal until June 2019, reports Xinhua. “Julian Baumgartlinger...

Nadal, Murray continue progress in Madrid Masters

Published on May 08 2015 // Sports
Rafael Nadal eased his way into the quarter-finals of the Madrid Masters Tennis tournament with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Italian Simone Bolelli on Thursday, a media report said on Friday. Nadal had few problems in a game which lasted less than an hour and a quarter, slightly more than Andy Murray, who...

Pele recovering in hospital after prostate surgery

Published on May 08 2015 // Sports
Football legend Pele is recovering in hospital after undergoing surgery to his prostate gland, according to a medical statement. The 74-year-old underwent a procedure to treat hyperplasia, a condition that enlarges organs through cell proliferation, Xinhua reported. He remains in a stable condition at...

Sunrisers post 201/4 against Royals

Published on May 07 2015 // Sports
Sunrisers Hyderabad made 201/4 against Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Brabourne Stadium here on Thursday. For Sunrisers, Eoin Morgan was the top scorer with 63 off 28 balls, followed by opener Shikhar Dhawan’s 54 off 35 balls. For Royals, skipper Shane Watson...

Hosts KKR aim at domination against Daredevils

Published on May 06 2015 // Sports
Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) would look to continue their dominance at their home ground when they take on an unpredictable Delhi Daredevils (DD) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. While the Knights are third on the league table with 11...

Jonathan Trott calls curtains on international cricket post miserable Test return against Windies

Published on May 05 2015 // Sports
England batsman Jonathan Trott has announced his retirement from international cricket after enduring a miserable three-match Test series as an opener against West Indies. Trott made a comeback into the Test side for the Caribbean tour 18 months after leaving the Ashes tour in Australia with a stress-related...

Chris Brown accused of battery in Las Vegas

Published on May 05 2015 // Sports
Chis Brown has faced another battery in Las Vegas after getting involved in brawl with another guy during a basketball game. According to police, the quarrel took place at the Palms Casino Resort where the American singer allegedly punched one of the guys, TMZ.com reported. Cops has now given the 25-year-old...

Real Madrid face tough Juventus challenge in Champions League

Published on May 04 2015 // Sports
Spanish football powerhouse Real Madrid travel to the Italian city of Turin on Monday in a significant step forward in their Champions League title defence. No side has successfully defended the Champions League trophy and Real Madrid have a difficult task ahead of them when they face newly-crowned Italian...

Coach Simmons thrilled with Windies character

Published on May 04 2015 // Sports
West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has praised the character of his side after they beat England by five wickets in the third Test here Sunday, to level the three-match series. Set 192 for victory, the West Indies reached their target late in the evening at Kensington Oval on Sunday at the Barbados...

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