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Ex-India football captain Carton Chapman passes away

Former India football captain Carlton Chapman, who had formed a deadly trio in club football with Bhaichung Bhutia and IM Vijayan in the 1990s, died on Monday following a heart attack in Bengaluru. He was 49. Chapman was hospitalised on Sunday night at a hospital in Bengaluru and passed away early this morning. “I got a call from Bengaluru from ...

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Germany squeeze past Ukraine to seal first Nations League win

Germany picked up a first win in their Nations League group on Saturday with a workmanlike 2-1 away victory against Ukraine to break their run of three straight draws, but head coach Joachim Loew admitted they should have won by more. Defender Matthias Ginter gave Germany a first-half lead in Kiev, then Leon Goretzka capitalised on a horrible mistake by ...

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Firmino brace helps Brazil hammer Bolivia in WC qualifier

Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino scored a brace as Brazil romped to a 5-0 victory over Bolivia in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifier on Friday. Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho and Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos also got on the scoresheet while star forward Neymar set up two goals in a totally one-sided encounter that sent Brazil top of the South American ...

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Messi fires Argentina to WC qualifying win over Ecuador

Lionel Messi put his Barcelona troubles behind him to fire Argentina to an opening 1-0 victory over Ecuador in World Cup qualifying on Thursday. The 33-year-old great has been in open conflict with his club but it had no detrimental effect on his form as his 13th minute penalty was the difference in a tight encounter. The six-time Ballon d’Or ...

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IPL: KKR beat CSK by 10 runs

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 10 runs after CSK shot themselves in the foot in a chase of 168. After electing to bat first, Kolkata Knight Riders managed to add a respectable 167 on the board after 20 overs. Rahul Tripathi, who was promoted to open the innings along with Shubman Gill played a brilliant ...

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Mumbai Indians win by 57 runs

A magnificent fifty from Suryakumar Yadav followed by a clinical spell from Jasprit Bumrah (4/20) scripted Mumbai Indians’ 57-run win against Rajasthan Royals in Abu Dhabi. Besides Bumrah, James Pattinson (2/19) and Trent Boult(2/26) scalped 2 wickets apiece while Rahul Chahar (1/24) and Kieron Pollard (1/24) settled one wicket each. This win propelled MI to the top position on the points ...

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Afghanistan batsman Najeeb Tarakai dies in road accident

Kabul, October 6: Afghanistan opening batsman Najeeb Tarakai died in an accident here. He was 29. Najeeb was hit by a speeding car on Monday (October 5) in the Afghanistan capital and he breathed his last in a hospital on Tuesday (October 6). The Afghanistan Cricket Board announced the news in a condolence message on its Twitter handle. “ACB and ...

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Tottenham hit 10-man Man Utd for six on Mourinho’s return

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer labelled Manchester United’s humiliating 6-1 home defeat to Tottenham on Sunday as the worst feeling in 15 years at the club as a player, coach and manager. Tottenham cashed in on Anthony Martial’s first-half red card to inflict United’s worst defeat since 2011 as Jose Mourinho enjoyed a dream return to Old Trafford. Son Heung-min and Harry ...

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