Yangon, March 6 (IANS) India's qualifying hopes for the AFC Challenge Cup 2014 finals suffered a huge set-back Wednesday as they went down 0-1 to hosts Myanmar in their last qualifying match in Group A at the Yangon Youth Training Centre here Wednesday. A 75th-minute strike by substitute Soe Min Oo shocked India as Myanmar booked a ticket for the final round to be held in the Maldives
A team-based golf event inspired by cricket's Indian Premier League was organised last month in which top golfers from India and the world participated. The tournament was the brainchild of Indian golfer Shiv Kapur who wants to make this tournament bigger next year
Yangon, March 6 (IANS) A 75th minute strike by substitute Soe Min Oo sank India as Myanmar won 1-0 and booked a ticket for the prestigious AFC Challenge Cup 2014 finals after edging out India at the Yangon Youth Training Centre here Wednesday.
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) Pune FC face a do-or-die situation against Costa Rican side Deportivo Saprissa when they face-off in the 117th IFA Shield at the Salt Lake Stadium here Thursday.
Jamshedpur, March 6 (IANS) Defending champions Pune FC will be looking for their second consecutive win when they take on Salgaocar in their Group A match of the Under-20 I-League football encounter at the JRD Stadium here Thursday. While the Goans will be playing their first match, Pune FC are on a high after 2-0 win over Prayag United. Pune lead the group with three points followed by Sporting Clube Goa, United Sikkim, who have one points each while Prayag United are yet to With the demanding schedule of the league allowing only a day's rest between matches, Pune FC utilised Wednesday on a recovery programme at the Tata Football Academy ground.
Jamshedpur, March 6 (IANS) Shillong Lajong FC and Churchill Brothers SC played out a goalless draw to share the spoils in their opening group encounter in the Under 20 I-League match at the JRD Tata Complex here Wednesday. Both teams had an equal number of missed opportunities to go in front, more so the Shillong Lajong side, who got off the blocks quickly and created the first real chance of the match through Bipin Singh
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The arrival of the Iranians for the Hero Asian Cycling Championships has infused fresh life besides bringing in a greater competitive edge to the continental event which gets underway at the Indira Gandhi Complex Velodrome here Thursday. Asian cycling giants Iran, who have two-time Asian Tour leader Mehdi Sohrabi in their ranks, were doubtful starters for the event because of visa issue which was sorted out only Tuesday night
Lausanne, March 6 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) Tuesday awarded India the hosting rights of the men's Junior World Cup and the World League Finals. The Junior World Cup will be held Dec 6-15 and it will be followed by the World League Finals Jan 10-18. The Hero Hockey Junior World Cup is held once every four years and will feature the top 16 men's junior teams battling for the supreme title
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Thailand's Chapchai Nirat launched his quest to end a four-year win-less run with a superb six-under-par 66 to share the first round lead with Indian rookie Khalin Joshi at the SAIL-SBI Open golf here Wednesday. Chapchai, nicknamed "King Kong" due to his big-hitting game, fired eight birdies against two bogeys at the demanding Delhi Golf Club while the 20-year-old Joshi raised local cheers with a magnificent professional debut on the Asian Tour with nine birdies on the card
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj was voted as the most admired female politician followed by Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.