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Klopp remains calm despite close win

Liverpool: Liverpool almost paid the price, in embarrassing fashion, for taking their foot off the gas as they let a three-goal lead slip against Salzburg at Anfield on Wednesday but manager Juergen Klopp said he felt no anger after this team’s 4-3 win. The European champions played sparkling football as they flew into a 3-0 lead after 36 minutes, but …

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Liverpool survive Salzburg scare

Liverpool: European champions Liverpool gave up a three-goal lead to Austria’s Salzburg before recovering to win 4-3 in an enthralling Champions League Group E match at Anfield on Wednesday. Mohamed Salah, who scored twice, grabbed the 69th-minute winner for Liverpool after Salzburg, managed by American Jesse Marsch, had stunned Anfield with three goals either side of halftime to make it …

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AIFF-AFC to present roadmap for Indian football to clubs on Oct 14

Kolkata: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) will present the future roadmap of Indian football along with Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on October 14 in Kuala Lumpur.  As per a mail accessed by IANS, AIFF general secretary Kushal Das has written to ISL and I-League clubs informing them of the same and has asked them to be present on that …

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Stop telling girls ‘no one will marry you if you play a sport’: Sania

New Delhi: A trailblazer in Indian tennis, Sania Mirza on Thursday revealed that as a child, she was once asked to stop playing as “no one would marry” her if her complexion turned “dark” due to the rigours of an outdoor sport. Speaking at the World Economic Forum here, Sania, who has three doubles and an equal number of mixed …

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Mayank scores maiden double ton as India tighten grip over Proteas

Visakhapatnam: Mayank Agarwal showed insatiable appetite for runs, converting his maiden Test hundred into a brilliant double before the Indian spinners tightened the noose around the exhausted South Africans on the second day of the series opener here on Thursday. Playing his first Test in India, Agarwal showed remarkable concentration and endurance for his monumental 215 off 371 balls that …

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Rohit equals Dravid’s record of six consecutive fifties

VISAKAPATNAM: It was an innings to behold for Rohit Sharma as he dominated proceedings in his new role as a Test opener. After slamming a century on the first day, he was at his destructive best on the second day as well as he attacked the South African bowlers in the first session. He raced away to 176 when he …

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India women clinch SA series 3-0

Surat: Indian women’s team produced another authoritative performance to comfortably defeat South Africa by five wickets in the fifth T20 International, taking an unassailable 3-0 lead in the six-match series. With two games being completely washed out, the series was extended from five to six matches and India needed to win on the day to seal the series. Off-spinner Deepti …

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Kapil Dev resigns as head of CAC

New Delhi: Former India skipper Kapil Dev has resigned from his post as the head of the three-member ad-hoc Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC). Speaking to IANS, sources in the know of developments said that Kapil has resigned from the position. “Yes, he has sent his resignation from the position of CAC chief.” “There should have ideally been an official announcement …

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St Anthony’s shoot Cuncolim out, enter final

Navelim: St Anthony’s SC, Colva entered the final of Gold-Silver Rolling Trophy football tournament defeating Cuncolim Union 4-2 via the tie-breaker, at Rosary grounds, Navelim on Wednesday. The teams played a goalless draw during the regulation time, despite having some great chances to find the mark. Playing tough in both the sessions, the teams went all out for the kill …

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Navelim rally twice to hold Dicarpale 2-2

Panaji: Declan D’Costa’s 87th minute goal rescued Navelim Sporting Club as they held Dicarpale Sports Club to a 2-2 in their Goa Football Association Third Division League match played at Mandopa ground, on Thursday. Reeves D’costa put Dicarpale ahead in the 8th minute but Navelim equalised through Joe Dias. The first hafl score was 1-1. In the second half, Alroy …

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