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Swansea Stun Liverpool 3-2 In EPL
Lowly Swansea stunned hosts Liverpool at the Anfield Road Stadium with a 3-2 win on Saturday in the 22nd round of the English Premier League football competition. After a goalless first half, Spanish forward Fernando Llorente opened the scoring for Swansea after three minutes in the second half. ..
Abhishek Would Be Best For My Biopic: Satnam Singh
India's first National Basketball Association (NBA) player Satnam Singh Bhamara says it will be a proud moment for him if an Indian filmmaker decides to make a movie on his life. He feels Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan would be the best to play his character on the silver screen. "To see a bio..
Former Brazil Football Team Coach Carlos Alberto Silva dies
Former Brazil football team chief coach Carlos Alberto Silva has died at the age of 77, his former club Guarani said. Silva died at his home in the southeastern Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte, Guarani said on the club's website on Friday. The cause of his death was not revealed, but media repor..
Bairstow Replaces Hales In England’s T20I Squad
England wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow has replaced injured Alex Hales in the cricket squad for the three Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) to be played against India from January 26. Hales fractured his right hand while attempting a catch during the second One-Day International (ODI) in Cutta..
Dhoni Centre Of Attraction In Optional Practice Session
With the three-match One-Day International (ODI) cricket series already in India's pocket, the third rubber against England on Sunday has little importance. But not to former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who was seen in full tilt during the team's optional training session at the Eden Gardens..
Lyon Sign Dutch Winger Depay From Man-U
French football club Lyon has announced the signing of Manchester United striker Memphis Depay although it did not specify the amount paid in the transfer. Depay was one of the revelations of the last FIFA World Cup, yet he did not convince Man United coach Jose Mourinho to use him in the squad, ..
England Penalised For Slow Over-Rate In Second ODI vs India
The England cricket team was on Friday penalised for maintaining a slow over-rate during the first innings of the second One-day International (ODI) against India at Cuttack, which the visitors lost by 15 runs. International Cricket Council (ICC) match referee Andy Pycroft imposed the fine after ..
BCCI Picks U-19 Team For England One-Day Series
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday announced an 18-member India Under-19 squad for the five-match one-day series against England, starting January 30. The squad sees some familiar faces that won the Youth Asia Cup in December with the likes of Prithvi Shaw, Abhishek Sharma..
Army Nods Naming Of Eden Garden Stands After Sourav
With the army giving the go-ahead, the decks have been cleared for naming six Eden Gardens stands after eminent personalities involved with the game in the state including former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly and late cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya, a Cricket Association of Bengal official s..
Second ODI: Yuvraj, Dhoni Propel India To Massive 381/6
Centuries from Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni helped India recover from a poor start to post 381/6 in the second One-Day International (ODI) against England at the Barabati Stadium here on Thursday. The duo added 256 runs between them in 38.2 overs to bring the Indian innings back on track..