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Williams outlasts Halep in epic battle in Australian Open

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Williams outlasts Halep in epic battle in Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan. 21 (IANS): Serena Williams of the US advanced to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open on Monday after a hard-fought 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 victory over Romanian world No 1 Simona Halep. The 37-year-old shone at the Rod Laver Arena to again demonstrate her remarkable longevity and ability to compete at the game’s highest […]

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Argentina women are champions of women’s polo tournament

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Argentina women are champions of women’s polo tournament

Our Correspondent Imphal, Jan. 21 (EMN): Argentina women polo team emerged as champions at the 4th edition of the Manipur Statehood Day Women’s Polo Tournament played here in Imphal on Mon. Jan. 21. In an exciting final match played at the historic Mapal Kangjeibug, the oldest living polo ground in the world located in the […]

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Assam Rifles emerges runners-up in All India Police Archery C’ship

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Assam Rifles emerges runners-up in All India Police Archery C’ship

Dimapur, Jan. 21 (EMN): The Assam Rifles emerged as runners-up in the 7th All India Police Archery Championship that was held at Ranchi, Jharkhand from Jan. 15-19. A total of 22 teams from the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and State Police Forces participated in the competition stated an update received here on Monday. The […]

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Kohli is the best one-day player, quite easily – Taylor

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Kohli is the best one-day player, quite easily – Taylor

Napier, Jan. 21 (IANS): Ahead of the five-ODI rubber against India, starting here Wednesday, former New Zealand skipper Ross Taylor on Monday praised touring captain Virat Kohli as the best ‘one-day player’ while cautioning his side against solely focussing on the leader as the men-in-blue have many more match winners. While Kohli has enjoyed a […]

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Sakshi aims to silence critics

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Sakshi aims to silence critics

New Delhi, Jan. 21 (IANS): After her first win over Navjot Kaur in the Pro Wrestling League Season 4 on Friday, Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik is looking to silence her critics through her performances in every competition she takes features in from here onwards. “The last few bouts where I had to face […]

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Gopichand hopes India will get badminton gold at Tokyo Games

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Gopichand hopes India will get badminton gold at Tokyo Games

Mumbai, Jan. 21 (PTI): Saying that “every year has been better than the previous one”,chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand is hopeful that India would clinch its first ever gold medal in the discipline at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. “Well, I think every year, in the last few years, has been better than the previous […]

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La Liga: Messi outshines Dembele in 3-1 Barcelona win over Leganes

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on La Liga: Messi outshines Dembele in 3-1 Barcelona win over Leganes

Barcelona, Jan. 21 (IANS): What started as the first big night for Ousmane Dembele with Barcelona turned into another shining exhibition by Leo Messi, who was only half hour in the game but time enough for him to power the team to a 3-1 win over Leganes. Messi watched the first 66 minutes of the […]

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Tomiyasu’s header sends Japan into Asian Cup quarterfinals

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Tomiyasu’s header sends Japan into Asian Cup quarterfinals

Sharjah, Jan. 21 (IANS): Defender Takehiro Tomiyasu on Monday scored Japan’s 1-0 winner over Saudi Arabia in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup last-16 encounter held at the Sharjah Stadium here, leading his side to make it through to the quarterfinals. Tomiyasu scored the match’s only goal in the 20th minute when he sent a header […]

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Rashford can emulate Rooney, Ronaldo feels Solskjaer

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Rashford can emulate Rooney, Ronaldo feels Solskjaer

Manchester, Jan. 21 (IANS): Manchester United interim coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said Marcus Rashford can emulate the efforts of Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo at the club. “Definitely, he can be absolutely top class,” ESPNFC quoted the Norwegian as saying. “He is only 21 but the maturity he is showing at times is more […]

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Shuttler Sindhu star attraction at Indonesia Masters

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Shuttler Sindhu star attraction at Indonesia Masters

Jakarta, Jan. 21 (IANS): Olympic silver medallist P.V. Sindhu will be the star attraction while Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth will look to continue their impressive run when they start their campaign at the Indonesia Masters, starting with the qualifiers here on Tuesday. Sindhu skipped the Malaysia Masters after taking part in the Premier Badminton […]

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