The New Indian Express - Sport - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 23:21:26 +0530 Sat, 25 Jun 2016 23:10:58 +0530 Sport Wilmots expects better from Belgium in last 16 vs. Hungary Hungary has been one of the surprise packages of the tournament, while Belgium had mixed results in Group E. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 23:09:53 +0530 EURO 2016 Update: McAuley own-goal gives Wales 1-0 lead over Northern Ireland Northern Ireland defender Gareth McAuley diverted a low cross from Wales forward Gareth Bale past his own goalkeeper. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 20:57:48 +0530 Calm and discreet Lloris to break France captaincy record It is hard to notice that Hugo Lloris is captain of France, such is his calm, soft-spoken attitude. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 20:51:08 +0530 67 Russians apply for exemptions to ban from Rio Olympics The Russian sports minister says "up to 67 athletes" have applied to track and field's world governing body . Sat, 25 Jun 2016 20:45:49 +0530 Change in format working but UEFA has to do more “It's a natural development in European football in my view, when we see the popularity of national-team competitions”. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 20:05:59 +0530 Poland beat Switzerland 5-4 at Penalties, go into Euro quarters Poland became the first team to reach the Euro 2016 quarterfinals by beating Switzerland 5-4 in a penalty shootout. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 19:38:08 +0530 Nati's Seferovic returns for Poland clash Vladimir Petkovic made one change for Saturday’s Euro 2016 last 16 clash against Poland with striker Haris Seferovic returning to the side. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 18:40:54 +0530 Copa America, Euro 2016 - five differences Euro finals and Copa America are taking place simultaneously with Ronaldo and Messi facing crucial matches. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 17:56:29 +0530 Muguruza prefers thinking about Wimbledon glory than being No.1 The Spanish star vaulted to No.2 after beating US tennis icon Serena Williams in the French Open final earlier this month, reports Efe. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 15:52:25 +0530 Bale out to beat the luck of the Irish at Euro 2016 Thousands of fans from Wales and Northern Ireland poured into Paris on every available plane and train for the match. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 15:44:19 +0530 Del Potro back after four-year Davis Cup absence Argentine captain Daniel Orsanic also called up Federico Delbonis (ranked 37th), Guido Pella (51) and Juan Monaco (97). Sat, 25 Jun 2016 15:18:15 +0530 Jitu Rai wins silver in ISSF World Cup Brazilian Felipe Almeida Wu won the gold medal with a total of 200.0, while Jongoh, who topped the qualification, totalled 178.8 in the elimination round to be content with the bronze. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 15:03:25 +0530 Undeterred Dutee Chand sticks to her track, makes it to Rio Olympics in 100 meters category Dutee, after her qualification, vowed to perform even better and not let anyone down in the Olympics. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:38:28 +0530 EURO BLOG: I saw Bale transform from a jinx into a world-beater Now he deserves to be mentioned in the same breath as Messi, Neymar, Ronaldo and Suarez, says Harry Redknapp in am column for The Daily Telegraph. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:33:18 +0530 Expect fireworks and passion in this Battle of Britain Amid a political earthquake back home, the stage is set in Paris for British football to underline its growing strength. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:29:26 +0530 Kane rejects burnout fears and is ready to break Euro goal duck It is only right at the end that Harry Kane nails it. Has the England striker had a chance to score in the three Euro 2016 games he has played so far? "Probably not. Not a clear chance where I'd say: 'I'm disappointed I missed that,'" Kane says. "But you just have to be ready for when that chance comes." Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:27:02 +0530 Sterling boosted by Pep talk from Guardiola Pep Guardiola has telephoned Raheem Sterling to tell the under-fire England forward how important he is to his plans for Manchester City. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:24:51 +0530 Messi ready for crowning glory in Copa final Messi will bid to gild his legacy as the greatest footballer of his generation by ending Argentina's 23-year wait. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:05:55 +0530 Knockout ties will bring out best in Germany: Neuer Joachim Loew's side progressed to the last 16 as winners of Group C, beating Ukraine and Northern Ireland. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:01:14 +0530 Irish fans eye revenge against hosts France Both teams have claimed that the incident six years ago will have little bearing on Sunday's tie in Lyon. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 10:37:50 +0530 Current team best after Class of 2000: Harendra The 2000 Sydney Olympics was the best chance India had to bag a hockey medal after their gold at the Moscow Games in 80. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 04:38:09 +0530 Team Jaipur confident training in Chennai will help script turnaround in upcoming season Fourth season starts with the Mumbai leg on Sat, with Puneri Paltan taking on Telugu Titans at the NSCI SVP Stadium. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 04:36:29 +0530 Disillusioned Goan clubs start quit I-League movement, Dempo might follow suit “The ISL, hitherto termed as only a tournament by the AIFF, would leapfrog the I-League to become the nation’s top league, with no relegation. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 04:30:55 +0530 Brexit effect: English league may be premier no more With Brexit a reality, clubs face spike in transfer fee; player registration may become more complicated Sat, 25 Jun 2016 04:30:03 +0530 Sneaked into last 16, Portugal must start winning matches With Cristiano Ronaldo finally showing his scoring prowess, Portugal is hoping to achieve something it hasn't managed yet. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 03:00:58 +0530 Germany needs to find its cutting edge; Mueller especially Though it's unbeaten in its three games so far at the Euro, the world champions have struggled to convert their chances. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 02:58:55 +0530 Poland tries to contain the pressure on Lewandowski Poland's main striker has not had his scoring boots on so far at the Euro, a sharp contrast to the qualifying stage Sat, 25 Jun 2016 02:55:15 +0530 Spain's youngsters not getting many chances at Euro 2016 The young players considered the future of Spanish soccer have not been getting many chances to show their potential at the Euro. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 02:50:54 +0530 Modric, Mandzukic hopeful for Croatia against Portugal Luka Modric and Mario Mandzukic trained well on Friday and could be ready for at least part of the round of 16 game against Portugal. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 02:46:02 +0530 From indifference to uncertainty, Brexit talk hits Euro 2016 Britain's momentous decision to leave the European Union was the talk of soccer's European Championship on Friday. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 02:42:48 +0530 Kane looking to emerge from scoring slump at Euro 2016 The leading scorer in last English Premier League with 25 goals for Tottenham, Kane didn't score in the group stage. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 01:01:49 +0530 Iceland's underdogs dream of toppling England at Euro 2016 The saga of Iceland's football team doesn't need to end any time soon, and rivals would be foolish to underestimate them. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 00:32:45 +0530 Italy defender Chiellini ready to face nemesis Spain Giorgio Chiellini will be facing a familiar foe when his Italy side lines up against Spain in the last 16 of the Euro. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 00:23:10 +0530 Extra rest could help France play with more pace vs. Ireland With the benefit of three days' extra rest, France is hoping to set a punishing pace that will wear Ireland out. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:54:37 +0530 UEFA's Collina wants keepers to stay on line for penalties Goalkeepers who leave their goal-line early to save a penalty should get a yellow card and the kick should be retaken. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:47:04 +0530 Wimbledon 2016: Djokovic seeks next step toward Golden Slam The Serbian owns 12 Grand Slam singles titles, a total eclipsed by only three men in the long history of tennis. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:08:40 +0530 Wimbledon 2016: Capsules on top men's players Men to watch at Wimbledon, which begins Monday. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:04:38 +0530 Wimbledon 2016: Tournament history at a glance Last year Djokovic earned his third Wimbledon title by beating seven-time champion Roger Federer 7-6 (1), 6-7 (10), 6-4, 6-3. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:52:00 +0530 Wimbledon 2016: Know about the top women's players participating Women to watch at Wimbledon, which begins Monday. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:34:08 +0530 Pistorius shown in TV interview ahead of sentence for murdering girlfriend Oscar Pistorius was mistakenly ushered to a vehicle carrying Barry Steenkamp, father of Reeva, the girlfriend he killed. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:23:49 +0530 Euro 2016: The big numbers Surprise, Surprise -Spain doesnt lead the possession charts this Euro. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:14:43 +0530 England focus on penalty shoot-out: Rooney The country's all-time top scorer spoke of the importance of getting into the rhythm of finding a corner. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:44:16 +0530 BCCI scraps Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy, announces new domestic T20 league All state teams will play in their respective zones and then all 5 zones will select a team each for interzonal league. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:21:48 +0530 Fantastic to see underdogs celebrating at Euro 2016 The pictures of happy fans from Ireland, Northern Ireland, Iceland and Hungary have helped secure football's future. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:13:41 +0530 18-member junior men's hockey team announced The squad led by defender Dipsan Tirkey is all set to take part in next month's EurAsia Cup in Russia. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:26:49 +0530 Through to Olympics, Vikas and Manoj settle for bronze Vikas was declared medically unfit and had to concede his bout against Turkmenistan's Achilov Arslanbek. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:41:10 +0530 Djokovic, Federer drawn for Wimbledon semi-final clash The 29-year-old Djokovic begins his Wimbledon campaign against British wild card James Ward. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:29:00 +0530 Rio unveils Olympic village The village will be home to more than 17,000 athletes and officials during the Olympics. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:34:36 +0530 Ronaldo has silenced his critics: Portugal team-mate Nani After two tough games failing to score, Ronaldo was the force behind Portugal's 3-3 draw against Hungary scoring two. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:22:51 +0530 NorthEast United sign midfielder Fanai Lalrempuia After winning the I-league Under-19 twice, Lalrempuia has garnered the acclaim and accolades of critics and fans alike. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:07:19 +0530 Kenya says extra drug tests ahead of Rio Olympics discriminatory Kenyan athletics authorities have questioned the proposed stringent testing ahead of the Rio Olympic Games. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:44:45 +0530 Azarenka to miss Wimbledon with knee injury Azarenka has not walked into a court since withdrawing from the first round of Roland Garros against Karin Knapp. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:33:59 +0530 Pistorius says murdered girlfriend wouldn’t want him to waste his life in prison’t-want-him-to-waste-his-life-in-prison/2016/06/24/article3498128.ece Pistorius believes that his late girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp wouldn’t want him to waste his life behind bars. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:29:27 +0530’t-want-him-to-waste-his-life-in-prison/2016/06/24/article3498128.ece Reawakened Ronaldo up against a Croatia with teeth The result saw Portugal just squeeze through behind Iceland and Hungary in third-place in Group F. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:04:30 +0530 'I would not want to be Roy if he lost to Iceland,' says Hallgrimsson Iceland have charmed Annecy, this delectable little town near the Swiss border, just as they have charmed the continent. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:43:45 +0530 Joe might be small but he's just massive for us, claims Bale Allen emerges as the unlikely hero for Wales as they seek a place in the Euro quarter-finals. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:22:00 +0530 Happy with exposure trips, coaches optimistic wards will find bullseye Whether it is the archers or their coaches, the Indian team is determined to do a good job at the Rio Olympics in August Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:13:50 +0530 Despite off-ring obstacles, two more pugilists qualify for Rio It’s more than a miracle that India have managed to secure two more boxing berths for the Olympic Games in Rio. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:12:13 +0530 Sharath to be feted today Man of the Match K Gautham’s 53 helped Vijaya Bank (Bengaluru) beat India Cements in the All-India Lava YSCA Trophy. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:10:11 +0530 Swati joins Vijayalakshmi in lead after ninth round Ghate leapfrogged to joint first spot after beating Mahalakshmi M, S Vijayalakshmi drew with Vaishali R to tally and join her. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:08:17 +0530 Four Chennai boys make it to India's U-17 Futsal World Cup probables list India is set to take part in the U-17 Futsal World Cup in Paraguay next month as a wild-card entrant. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:06:03 +0530 Euro 2016 so far: Minnows impress, goals dearth, fans' shame With the European Championship group stage over, UEFA proudly flagged up a statistic on Thursday: no team won all three games. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:16:32 +0530 New Euro 2016 pitch in Lille already familiar to Germany Germany might have an advantage over Slovakia in Sunday's last 16 match at the European Championship. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:10:39 +0530 O'Neill: Ireland does not need France revenge for motivation Forget revenge, Ireland's game against France on Sunday is all about a chance to reach the quarterfinals of the Euro. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:06:11 +0530 Very British occasion in Paris for Euro 2016 quarterfinal Wales and Northern Ireland have gone from playing in front of 529 fans to preparing for a British derby in the 45,000-capacity Parc des Princes. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:00:54 +0530 Why no FIR against Sardar Singh, DCW asks Delhi Police The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has issued a notice to the Deputy Commissioner of Police. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:56:50 +0530 Vijender out of Olympic contention, wishes best for Vikas With Vikas Krishan making the cut for Olympics in the 75kg category, the door is shut on the much celebrated Vijender Singh. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:47:08 +0530 Pistorius says Steenkamp would want him freed Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has said he believes his late girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp would want him. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:42:04 +0530