Argentina beats Brazil 1-0; lifts Copa America after a long wait

Argentina beats Brazil 1-0; lifts Copa America after a long wait

Maracana:  Lionel Messi’s Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in Saturday’s Copa America final to secure the national team’s first title in 28 years and the superstar’s first major international trophy. When the match ended, a tearful Messi was thrown into the air by some of his joyous teammates. Argentina’s winning goal at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro came in […]

Ronaldo breaks more records in Portugal’s win over Hungary

Ronaldo breaks more records in Portugal’s win over Hungary

Another day and another record for Cristiano Ronaldo. Just when the sands of time appear as though they are running out on the Portugal forward, he scores two late goals in a 3-0 Euro 2020 win against Hungary on Tuesday to remind the world that he still retains the incredible ability to put the clock on hold and deliver when his team needs […]

Chelsea beats City to win Champions League

Chelsea beats City to win Champions League

PORTO: As Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta cradled the European Cup before thrusting it into the air to the backdrop of fireworks, Pep Guardiola and his distraught Manchester City players stood way behind the winner’s rostrum and looked on in anguish. Champions League glory once again for Chelsea, nine years after its first title and just […]

Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil arrested near Jalandhar

Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil arrested near Jalandhar

New Delhi: India’s two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, who was on the run for over a fortnight for alleged links with the murder of former international wrestler Sagar Dhankar, was arrested by Delhi Police on Saturday, according to a source. “Kumar has been arrested near Jalandhar. His associate Ajay Kumar, accused in the case, has also […]

RCB beat MI by 2 wickets

RCB beat MI by 2 wickets

AB de Villiers rolled back the years with his beautiful yet brutal assault as Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) pipped defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) by two wickets in a last-ball thriller in the Indian Premier League (IPL) opener in Chennai on Friday. De Villiers smashed 48 off 27 balls after RCB were down in the […]

ATK Mohun Bagan, Goa evenly share two goals and points

ATK Mohun Bagan, Goa evenly share two goals and points

ATK Mohun Bagan and FC Goa evenly shared two goals and points in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Fatorda Stadium in Sunday’s second game. Edu Garcia gave ATK Mohun Bagan the lead by converting a free kick in the 75th minute. Ishan Pandita equalised in the 85th minute after the ATKMB efense failed […]

Kerala opener Azharuddeen who scored century in 37 balls wins hearts

Kerala opener Azharuddeen who scored century in 37 balls wins hearts

When Mohammad Azharuddeen was born in Kasargod in 1994, his parents had initially thought of a different name for him. However, it was his brother Kamaruddin who insisted that the boy be named Azharuddeen, after the legendary cricketer who helmed the Indian cricket team in those years. Twenty-six years later, young Azharuddeen too has left […]

ISL: NorthEast and Goa evenly share goals, points

ISL: NorthEast and Goa evenly share goals, points

It ended all square between NorthEast United FC and FC Goa at 1-1 in the Indian Super League match at the Fatorda Stadium in Goa. A penalty from Idrissa Sylla gave NorthEast the lead in the 40th minute but Igor Angulo levelled the score just three minutes later. Goa were looking for their first win […]

Football legend Diego Maradona no more

Football legend Diego Maradona no more

Football legend Diego Maradona died after a cardiac arrest. He was 60. The Argentinian football legend had a heart attack at his home just two weeks after leaving hospital where he underwent surgery on a blot clot in his brain. Maradona, regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time, helped Argentina win the World […]