The New Indian Express - Sport - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Wed, 08 Jul 2015 07:48:09 +0530 Wed, 08 Jul 2015 07:35:52 +0530 Sport Froome Conquers Cobbles as Cavendish Prepares to Attack Tour de France; a bumpy, rollercoaster ride that saw each and every rider put his body on the line as the peloton took on the precarious pave. Wed, 08 Jul 2015 07:35:33 +0530 Purav Looks Beyond Wimbledon for Major Satisfaction The reason he hasn’t experienced other Majors yet is because he’s ranked 108 in the world. His ranking has to be within 75 for a direct entry into the main draw. Wed, 08 Jul 2015 06:43:35 +0530 Body to Run Pro-Boxing Wed, 08 Jul 2015 06:42:57 +0530 Take Dutt: Another go at Worlds Yogeshwar admits he was under pressure facing Amit, who moved court alleging selection bias before 2014 CWG Wed, 08 Jul 2015 06:42:48 +0530 Whereabouts Goof-up by AFI, NADA Wed, 08 Jul 2015 06:42:21 +0530 Williams Overcomes Azarenka to Reach Wimbledon Semifinals Serena Williams' latest Grand Slam match against Victoria Azarenka ended the same way as the previous nine — with Williams walking off as the winner. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 23:46:23 +0530 Paes-Hingis Enter Wimbledon Mixed Doubles Quarters The Indo-Swiss pair next faces the winner of the match between Marcin Matkowski-Elena Vesnina and Lukasz Kubot-Andrea Hlavackova to book a place in the semi-finals. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 19:03:19 +0530 Revised Cost of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium Approved The Japan Sports Council, which will operate the main venue, approved the cost at a meeting on Tuesday. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 19:01:34 +0530 Murray Leads British Davis Cup Hopes, Martinez Names First Spain Squad World number three Murray was named on Tuesday in the squad for the tie against last year's runners-up. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 18:56:50 +0530 Players Back on Court at Wimbledon After Rain Rain briefly halted play on the outside courts, and forced those on the main courts to return indoors Tuesday at the All England Club. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 18:51:42 +0530 Cristiano Ronaldo in Japan to Sell Muscle Gadget The 30-year-old Real Madrid star emerged onto a Tokyo stage bathed in white smoke and blinding light. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:38:55 +0530 Van Basten to Join as assistant coach of Dutch team Van Basten's move came after the Netherlands football association, KNVB, reached an agreement with his current club AZ Alkmaar. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:13:10 +0530 Pakistan Coach Blames Government for Olympic Failure Pakistan also failed to qualify for the 2014 World Cup and were seventh in the 2012 Olympics in London. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 16:09:26 +0530 Former World No.1 Wozniacki Stokes Sexism Fire at Wimbledon The 24-year-old was speaking after being knocked out by Spain's Garbine Muguruza 6-4, 6-4 in their fourth round match on Court Two. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:58:35 +0530 FIFA Bans Former World Cup Evaluation Committee Head No details were revealed as FIFA said the suspension came after a breach of a confidentiality rule in FIFA's code of ethics. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:54:16 +0530 Allegri Renews Contract as Juventus Coach Until 2017 The leadership change-up had no apparent effect on the team, as it won its fourth league title with Allegri last season. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:51:38 +0530 Liverpool-bound Firmino Bids Farewell to Bundesliga The Brazilian earned 140 Bundesliga caps, in which he scored 38 goals, while he debuted for Brazil for the first time last November. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:45:51 +0530 Van Gaal Admires Messi's Talent, Modesty Van Gaal said he is excited to face Barcelona, which he lead from 1997-2000 and 2002-2003. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:40:39 +0530 Man United Starts Pre-season Training with Wantaway Duo Manchester United's wantaway footballers David de Gea and Robin van Persie have attended its first pre-season training. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:39:13 +0530 Messi Devastated by New Defeat in Final Messi has now lost one World Cup and two Copa America finals and still has to win a major international event despite his success with Barcelona. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:35:34 +0530 India Wins More than 150 Medals at World Police and Fire Games Topping this tally on medal haul was Richa Mishra from Central Reserve Police Force, who won six golds and two silvers in swimming events. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:01:18 +0530 Mayweather Stripped of WBO Welterweight Belt WBO rules require boxers to pay 3 percent of their purse to fight for a world title up to a maximum of $200,000. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 11:58:24 +0530 Angry Australian Denies 'Throwing' Game Nick Kyrgios angrily denied throwing a game during his stormy defeat on Monday, daring tournament organisers to fine him. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 11:23:40 +0530 Centre Court Pays Tribute to Sisters' Years of Service There was a theory in their heyday that they would both dial down the intensity when they faced each other, Tue, 07 Jul 2015 09:48:21 +0530 Bad Boy Kyrgios Risks Huge Fine by 'Throwing' Game Alongside the mistakes were vigorous grunts and groans as if the sheer effort of holding a racket was becoming all too much to bear. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 09:41:31 +0530 Finding Mani at Right Time After eye-catching shows in nationals, Tuticorin kabaddi ace set to move up for PKL test Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:18:51 +0530 Squash Natls Set to Start Without Dipika Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:18:41 +0530 Earning Respect for Spirit Having put themselves in contention for Olympic berth, Indian women mean business Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:18:29 +0530 Experts Lambast Over-aggression Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:18:16 +0530 English FA Apology For Tweet About Women's World Cup Team EFA has apologized for a tweet it subsequently deleted about its Women's World Cup team which prompted criticism across social media. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:33:00 +0530 FIFA Bans Former 2018-2022 World Cup Inspector for 7 Years FIFA's ethics committee gave no reason for its decision to suspend Harold Mayne-Nicholls, a former president of Chile's football federation. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:18:40 +0530 Serena Beats Venus to Enter Wimbledon Quarters The world number one required one hour and eight minutes to beat Venus 6-4 6-3 on the Centre Court. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:55:22 +0530 National Squash Begins in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday Kerala Sports Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan is slated to inaugurate the championship. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:50:33 +0530 Serena Beats Venus to Make Wimbledon Quarter-finals The 26th clash between Serena and Venus, who have won the Wimbledon title five times each, was the first at the All England Club since the 2009 final. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:15:13 +0530 Sania-Martina Enter Wimbledon Quarters In the last game of the contest, where Sania was serving for the match, the top seeded duo easily won four straight points to seal the match and enter the Round of 8. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:28:34 +0530 Wimbledon to Hold Minute's Silence on Tuesday Wimbledon will hold a minute of silence at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the London bombings. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:56:18 +0530 Scared of Getting Arrested if I Leave Switzerland: Blatter The US and Switzerland are also investigation the bidding process of the 2022 and the 2018 World Cup, to be hosted by Russia and Qatar. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:00:41 +0530 Zico's Presence the Reason I Joined FC Goa: Mateu The 35-year-old also said he waited for Atletico to send him a contract renewal offer but since they didn't show interest he signed for FC Goa. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 16:56:56 +0530 Manic Monday About to Get Started at Wimbledon The craziest day of the two-week tournament at the All England Club has all 16 fourth-round matches on the schedule. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 16:49:39 +0530 Indian Hockey Eves Arrive to Grand Welcome Germany, Great Britain and China have secured the threen Olympic berths from the World League Semifinals in Valencia. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 16:32:54 +0530 Yemen Lose World Cup Match Over Banned Player Yemen have since lost another Group H qualifying game 2-0 to the Philippines. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:44:29 +0530 Williams Sisters Star on Manic Monday in Their 26th Clash They will dominate early Centre Court action before the likes of Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray become the focus of the day. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:42:17 +0530 Japanese Fans Miffed with World Cup Final Loss Despite clawing back two through Yuki Ogimi and an own goal credited to Julie Johnston, Japan had little to offer against the Americans. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:24:59 +0530 FIFA Women's World Cup Award Winners Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:21:18 +0530 AIFF to Conduct Club Licensing Workshop on Tuesday Around 25 club representatives are expected to be present at the workshop, an AIFF release said on Monday. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:15:48 +0530 India Thrash Sri Lanka to Retain South Asian Basketball Championship Defending champions India outclassed Sri Lanka 93-44 to retain the South Asian Basketball Championship at the Kanteerava Stadium, Bengaluru. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:04:56 +0530 Squash Finally Arrived in Kerala Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:47:20 +0530 Gushing Hamilton lauds the crowds, and himself, after win Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:51:35 +0530 'Dr Ivo' Will Give Murray's Reflexes a Severe Test Having revealed that he watched Toy Story 2 and Borat to relax in the build-up to his third-round match, Andy Murray should perhaps turn to the Austin Powers franchise in preparation for his meeting with Ivo Karlovic this afternoon. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:45:12 +0530 Mouratoglou Feels No Fear in Guiding Serena Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:42:20 +0530 Argentina Qualifies for FIVB World League's Final Four Argentina defeated Bulgaria 3-1 to qualify for the FIVB (International Volleyball Federation) World League's Final Four of Pool 2. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:25:29 +0530 Ronaldo Lashes Out at Press Officers During Interview  Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo stormed out of an interview and shouted at two of his press officers here on Sunday after they interrupted him. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:20:36 +0530 Last-Minute Goal Helps Australia Down Belgium in Title Encounter The title encounter seemed headed for the penalty shootout after Australia's two successive penalty corners in the last 25 seconds. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:08:15 +0530