Football Sports

More Girls Are Playing Football. Is That Progress?

More girls are playing high school football, even as the sport draws fewer participants overall in an injury-conscious era. As part of Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis, the National Football League organized its third Women’s Summit for Friday “to discuss how football and the broader sports world can continue to support the advancement of women […]

Football Sports

East Bengal’s Alejandro Menendez – Difficult to improve with refereeing mistakes

Coach Alejandro Menendez stated that he was pleased with the performance of his players in the first half. He was also rued the fact that Jobby Justin was wrongly flagged offside when the striker had a brilliant opportunity to score. “I think that we played well in the first half. We took out many of […]

Football Sports

Ronaldo’s Ballon d’Or snub blamed on mafia in bizarre rant by Juventus star’s sister

The Portuguese has failed to add a sixth Golden Ball to his collection in 2018, with former Real Madrid team-mate Luka Modric taking the prize Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister, Elma, has reacted angrily to her brother’s Ballon d’Or snub, with “the mafia” blamed for the Juventus star being overlooked in a bizarre rant. The Portuguese had […]

Football Sports

ISL 2018-19: Controversial penalty helps Jamshedpur FC hold Kerala Blasters

Kerala Blasters failed to bring their winless run to a halt but put on a spirited show against Jamshedpur in a 1-1 draw on Tuesday at the JLN Stadium in Kochi. A foul on Tim Cahill outside the box was punished with a spot-kick that Carlos Calvo scored. Seiminlen Doungel equalised to help his team […]

Cricket Sports

Availability of players more important than IPL venue – Delhi Capitals CEO

Availability of players, and not the venue, will be the key factor ahead of the forthcoming IPL auction, scheduled on December 18. That is is the opinion of Parth Jindal, co-owner of the Daredevils franchise which was renamed Delhi Capitals on Tuesday. IPL 2019 is likely to be advanced, keeping in mind that most international […]

Cricket Sports

Rovman Powell to lead West Indies in ODIs in Bangladesh

In the absence of the injured Jason Holder, allrounder Rovman Powell will lead West Indies in their ODI leg of the ongoing Bangladesh tour. Batsman Darren Bravo, who had last played an ODI more than two years ago, returned to the squad, as did T20I captain Carlos Brathwaite and offspin-bowling allrounder Roston Chase. “In the […]

Cricket Sports

Hendricks, Christian power Jozi Stars to second place

Chris Gayle had warned before this game that it was Reeza Hendricks, rather than Gayle himself, who posed the most formidable threat to Cape Town Blitz, and Hendricks proved him right with his fourth successive score of fifty or more in the Mzansi Super League. After his 55 against Tshwane Spartans last week and back-to-back […]

Entertainment

Is Star Wars 9 Really Teaming Rey with This Surprise Character?

Okay, this is unexpected. But it makes sense. We know from leaked set photos that Finn, Poe and Chewbacca are off on their own adventure when Star Wars 9 kicks off. So where are Rey and Rose? They are on their own solo mission, with the two characters teaming up for the first time on […]

National

Himalayan storm: Climbers’ bodies removed from Nepal mountain

The bodies of nine climbers who died when a violent snowstorm destroyed their camp on a Himalayan peak in Nepal have been retrieved. The five South Koreans and four Nepali guides were found scattered across the base camp near Mount Gurja, a 7,193m high peak (23,600ft). They were found to have suffered broken bones and […]

National

Chinese company starts rebuilding Miteri Bridge in Sindhupalchok

The Tianshun Road and Bridge Company, a Chinese company, on Tuesday started the reconstruction works of the Miteri (friendship) bridge that connects Tatopani in Sindhupalchok to Khasa in Tibet. The bridge that was damaged by the 2015 earthquake has remained closed for the past three years. “We have started constructing a part of the bridge […]