The New Indian Express - Sport - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Fri, 27 May 2016 19:55:53 +0530 Fri, 27 May 2016 18:30:40 +0530 Sport Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna in men's doubles third round Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna sailed into the men's doubles third round at the French Open here today. Fri, 27 May 2016 18:16:59 +0530 Supercoach Mourinho becomes Manchester United boss Mourinho agreed a three-year contract on a bumper salary reportedly worth more than USD 20 million a year. Fri, 27 May 2016 17:07:54 +0530 Dwivedi moves into top-10 at ADT event in Malaysia Samarth Dwivedi, playing in his rookie year, made a smart move on the third day of the PGM Port Dickson Championship today with a card of two-under 69 that helped him move into top-10 after three days. Fri, 27 May 2016 16:49:31 +0530 Sports Ministry asks states to promote football With an aim to make the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup a huge success, the Sports Ministry has urged all the states and Union Territories to take necessary steps to popularise and promote football in their region by including the game in various programmes. Fri, 27 May 2016 16:47:02 +0530 Sharapova to be replaced from Olympic roster if ineligible Decision in her sports career in view of doping is yet to be made by International Tennis Federation's tribunal. Fri, 27 May 2016 12:01:26 +0530 Five classic Real Madrid-Atletico Madrid derbies Five of the best Madrid derbies between the first two sides ever to compete a Champions League final from the same city. Fri, 27 May 2016 11:28:50 +0530 GM Abhijeet shocked by unheralded Chinese in Asian opener Playing black in opening round of Gupta made many unforced errors in the middle game to find himself on the wrong side. Fri, 27 May 2016 10:32:50 +0530 Penguins beat Bolts to reach Stanley Cup final Pittsburgh is back in the Stanley Cup final and the Sharks are in it for the first time in franchise history. Fri, 27 May 2016 08:50:21 +0530 Mourinho arrives with backing of global superstars Manchester United will finally announce the appointment today of Jose Mourinho on a three-year contract Fri, 27 May 2016 08:40:37 +0530 Liverpool eye Mane after Gotze snub Liverpool have been forced to assess options after their target Gotze indicated he would rather stay at Bayern Munich. Fri, 27 May 2016 08:11:56 +0530 Chennai FC champagne on ice as CFA docks points over Opara transfer The CFA docked three points after they found irregularity in the eligibility of CFC’s foreign player ND Opara. Fri, 27 May 2016 04:52:48 +0530 Grappler-turned-pugilist Sonia one step away from scripting box-office success The 24-year-old, who started off as a wrestler before switching to boxing, stormed into the finals (57 kg) on Thursday. Fri, 27 May 2016 04:51:29 +0530 Off-the-mat issue a collateral damage for other wrestlers Collateral damage will be just a euphemism to hide the gravity of destruction caused by the Sushil-Narsingh episode. Fri, 27 May 2016 04:50:50 +0530 Sparks to fly as Mourinho joins nemesis Guardiola in Manchester As United's new manager, Mourinho will have his City counterpart Guardiola as a football neighbour next season. Fri, 27 May 2016 01:02:39 +0530 Mourinho and Manchester United go in search of Midas touch Mourinho is a serial winner, having notably won eight league titles and two Champions Leagues. Fri, 27 May 2016 00:40:10 +0530 Five key Champions League final clashes Real Madrid face local rivals Atletico Madrid in the Champions League final for the second time in three years . Fri, 27 May 2016 00:28:18 +0530 Cantona accuses Deschamps of racial discrimination in Euro 2016 squad Cantona, who won 45 caps for France, has in the past been very critical of his former teammate Deschamps. Fri, 27 May 2016 00:20:08 +0530 Ferrari not feeling pressure: Vettel Sebastian Vettel rejected suggestions that the team were struggling under pressure created by expectations of victory. Fri, 27 May 2016 00:11:59 +0530 Delph set to miss Euros after groin injury Delph did not travel with the squad to Sunderland as England prepare for friendly with Australia. Fri, 27 May 2016 00:09:21 +0530 Messi to give tax fraud testimony on June 2 The trial will disrupt Messi's preparations for Argentina's Copa America Centenario campaign in the US next month. Fri, 27 May 2016 00:04:09 +0530 Djokovic, Nadal reach milestones as Serena eases on Djokovic, looking for a Roland Garros title to complete a career Grand Slam, claimed his 50th win at the tournament. Thu, 26 May 2016 23:58:31 +0530 Ibrahimovic dodges Manchester United speculation Zlatan Ibrahimovic suggested it was far from a done deal that he would play in the Premier League next season. Thu, 26 May 2016 23:22:09 +0530 Spanish capital gripped by football fever The headquarters of the Madrid regional government in the central Puerta del Sol are decorated with the crests of both teams. Thu, 26 May 2016 23:08:02 +0530 Mourinho contract talks hinge on image rights Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger said he was excited by Mourinho's expected arrival at Old Trafford. Thu, 26 May 2016 22:58:23 +0530 Lukaku eyes move away from Everton to 'win titles' Belgium forward Lukaku said he is looking for a move away from Everton to increase his chances of winning trophies. Thu, 26 May 2016 22:54:27 +0530 IOC expresses concern over investigation into Tokyo 2020 bid Tokyo defeated Istanbul 60-36 in the final round of the IOC voting. Madrid was eliminated on the first ballot. Thu, 26 May 2016 19:41:30 +0530 Nadal wins 200th Grand Slam match at French Open Rafael Nadal set another milestone at the French Open on Thursday, posting the 200th Grand Slam match win of his career. Thu, 26 May 2016 19:36:14 +0530 Ronaldo believes Man United lacked identity under van Gaal The Real Madrid star said his former club ManU lacked a bit of an identity under the tutelage of sacked manager. Thu, 26 May 2016 17:18:30 +0530 Barcelona not to sell Mascherano till penalty clause payment Mascherano, 32, has a valid contract at Barcelona until June 2018 with a release clause of $111 million. Thu, 26 May 2016 17:06:33 +0530 Atletico striker Griezmann considering offers from other clubs Griezmann's contract with Atletico extends until 2020 with a release clause of 80 million euros ($89.2 million). Thu, 26 May 2016 17:03:34 +0530 Kempes predicts ‘even and nice’ Champions League final‘even-and-nice’-Champions-League-final/2016/05/26/article3452416.ece The top scorer of the 1978 FIFA WC told media outlets on Wednesday that he thinks there is no favourite in the final. Thu, 26 May 2016 17:01:17 +0530‘even-and-nice’-Champions-League-final/2016/05/26/article3452416.ece Paes-Hingis reach French Open second round India’s veteran tennis player Leander Paes and his mixed doubles partner Martina Hingis cruised into the second round. Thu, 26 May 2016 16:43:42 +0530 Gotze must decide if he wants to stay: Bayern Munich The German international has not quite been able to fit in the Bayern squad since moving from Borussia Dortmund in 2013. Thu, 26 May 2016 16:32:28 +0530 Plenty of players ready to shine in Champions League final Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid are filled with players who are in top form ahead of Saturday's Champions League final. Thu, 26 May 2016 15:01:54 +0530 French Open Lookahead: Djokovic, Nadal seek milestone wins Djokovic and Nadal both will be expected to beat much lower-ranked opponents in the second round of the French Open. Thu, 26 May 2016 14:47:46 +0530 Gunmen run wild in Rio tourist spots ahead of Olympics Violence in Rio's poorest areas has been famous internationally at least since the hit Brazilian film City of God. Thu, 26 May 2016 14:47:13 +0530 FIFA concerned over St. Petersburg stadium construction Earlier this week FIFA’s director of competitions Colin Smith carried out stadium visits in St. Petersburg. Thu, 26 May 2016 14:29:25 +0530 Putin grants Russian citizenship to FC Schalke footballer Putin signed a decree to meet a request from Soviet Union-born football player Roman Neustaedter. Thu, 26 May 2016 13:59:25 +0530 Tickets go on sale for Olympic tennis, handball Residents of other countries and regions must go through official ticket resellers in their respective countries. Thu, 26 May 2016 13:56:35 +0530 Russia names suspended star Sharapova in Olympics tennis squad Sharapova was suspended from competitions as of March 12 after testing positive for banned substance Meldonium. Thu, 26 May 2016 13:23:33 +0530 Olympics: Police dogs train to sniff out terror threat Although Brazil has never suffered a terrorist attack on its soil, it is on high alert for any threats at the Games. Thu, 26 May 2016 10:59:22 +0530 Jose won't change - United will have to do things his way Mourinho will stick to his tried and tested methods with no concession to nebulous concepts of how the side should play. Thu, 26 May 2016 10:34:33 +0530 Goal-line technology to be used at Copa America Hawk-Eye has been selected as the supplier for the camera replay system. Thu, 26 May 2016 10:15:36 +0530 Arsenal chase Koulibaly as pounds 30m Xhaka signs on Wenger made a centre-back and a striker his transfer priorities following the pounds signing of midfielder Xhaka. Thu, 26 May 2016 09:01:58 +0530 Mourinho poised for pounds 12 million a year deal Manchester United have finalised the contract that will see Jose Mourinho become their third manager. Thu, 26 May 2016 08:51:51 +0530 Leicester in talks with CSKA over pounds 23 million striker The Premier League champions have identified striker Ahmed Musa as their No.1 summer target. Thu, 26 May 2016 08:47:46 +0530 Struggling for resources on and off the field, Pasha and Co bank on reasonable campaign The budget of the entire team is less than the amount private clubs pay foreigners. Thu, 26 May 2016 05:33:52 +0530 Gokul's five-wicket haul helps Tiruppur enter Dicky Super semifinals The sale of tender applications for owning a franchise in the TN Premier League came to an end on Wednesday. Thu, 26 May 2016 05:28:06 +0530 Player puzzle in quarterfinal entry for gallant Bengaluru Bengaluru have a better deal compared to Mohun Bagan, who would have lost half their squad to ISL franchises. Thu, 26 May 2016 05:27:22 +0530 Egyptian squash coach sees top-10 potential in India, says sport religion back home Ashraf el Karagui completed a preliminary look at the facilities of the ISA as the SRFI appointed a foreign coach. Thu, 26 May 2016 05:26:35 +0530 Manchester United hold day two of Mourinho talks Jose Mourinho has agreed personal terms on a three-year deal with a likely annual salary of at least £10 million. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:48:24 +0530 218 extra flights to ferry Madrid fans to Champions League final More than 200 charter flights to and from the Spanish capital and Milan have been put in place for fans flocking to the all-Madrid final. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:34:31 +0530 Murray escapes after 'losing way' against wildcard Bourgue Murray completed another dramatic five-set win, but not before needing two attempts to serve it out in the decider. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:27:52 +0530 Karlovic oldest man in 25 years in French Open third round Croatian 37-year-old Karlovic became the oldest man since Jimmy Connors in 1991 to reach the French Open third round. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:21:50 +0530 Work stands idle at Russia's suspended anti-doping lab During the 2013 athletics world championships held in Moscow, the four-storey facility was testing some 400 samples a day. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:17:36 +0530 Deschamps keeping French Euros expectations high France coach Didier Deschamps accepted that Raphael Varane's injury is a blow to his side's Euro 2016 hopes. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:13:24 +0530 Ronaldo wants extended Real stay Ronaldo has stressed his desire to remain at Spanish giants Real Madrid beyond the end of his current contract in 2018. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:08:29 +0530 Victorious Bagan players receive tumultuous welcome Finally the wait was over as Sanjoy Sen and his men made their way to the stage, all smeared with green 'gulal'. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:05:47 +0530 Bengaluru FC stun Kitchee SC 3-2, enter AFC Cup quarters From there on, Bengaluru's defence kept things tight to see the Indian champions past the victory line. Wed, 25 May 2016 22:55:46 +0530 French Open: Sania, Paes, Bopanna march through to second round India's tennis stars Sania Mirza, Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna got their French Open campaign off to a winning start. Wed, 25 May 2016 22:22:34 +0530 Wawrinka cruises into French Open third round Stan Wawrinka produced a superior performance as he fended off Japan's Taro Daniel in straight sets. Wed, 25 May 2016 21:08:37 +0530 Heena Sidhu misses air pistol event final by a point Heena finished 12th out of 104 shooters but would have been pleased at having shot a higher score than 384. Wed, 25 May 2016 21:03:53 +0530 India thump Pakistan to enter final of Asian Snooker Team Championship Advani and Mehta joined hands to trounce Asif and Asjad 92-8 to give India a commanding 3-0 victory. Wed, 25 May 2016 20:22:45 +0530