R Sridhar concedes downward curve in Indian fielding, points out lack of practice

Friday, February 7th, 2020

Auckland : India’s fielding hasn’t been particularly good in the ongoing series against New Zealand, coach R Sridhar said on Friday but refused to blame tight schedules for the “downward curve” despite conceding that hectic travelling is affecting the side’s practice plans. Sridhar said India’s fielding has at best average in the last four months. […]

Messi hits back at club director who criticised Barcelona players

Thursday, February 6th, 2020

Barcelona : Barcelona will not be destabilised by a possible confrontation between talisman Lionel Messi and sporting director Eric Abidal, coach Quique Setien said on Wednesday. The usually introverted Messi caused a stir by criticising his former team mate Abidal on Tuesday, saying in a post on Instagram that the club’s hierarchy, not the players, […]

Manu Bhaker wins senior and junior T2 25m pistol events

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

Thiruvananthapuram : Teen star Manu Bhaker fired her way to double gold, coming up trumps in both the women’s 25m pistol and junior 25m pistol T2 trials at the National Shooting Trials for rifle and pistol disciplines here on Tuesday. Manu, a Commonwealth Games champion, topped qualifications in both categories shooting 584. She won the […]

New selectors will be appointed by the end of month : Sourav Ganguly

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

Mumbai : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is likely to complete the process of picking the national selectors by the end of this month. The Board president, Sourav Ganguly, on Monday, indicated that the newly formed three-member Cricket Advisory Committee -comprising Madan Lal, RP Singh and Sulakshana Naik – will begin […]

Australian Open : Novak Djokovic wins 8th title, beating Dominic Thiem

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

Melbourne : Novak Djokovic admitted he was on the brink of defeat with dizziness and dehydration before coming through a five-set thriller against Dominic Thiem to clinch a record eighth Australian Open crown and return to world number one on Sunday. The indomitable Serb stretched his unbeaten streak this season to 13 but he had […]

Mangloreans throng for MRPL – IOCL Walkathon

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

Mangaluru : Enthusiastic participation by people of all ages was witnessed at the Walkathon orgainsed today from Lalbagh in the city. This event was jointly organised by Mnaglore Refinery MRPL and IOCL. This walkathon was a part of ‘Sanrakshan Kshamta Mahotsav (SAKSHAM) 2020’, an annual one-month long fuel conservation mega campaign of Petroleum Conservation Research […]

BPCL pips ONGC to emerge champions in the PSPB Kabaddi hosted by MRPL

Saturday, February 1st, 2020

Mangaluru : BPCL emerged champions in the XXIV PSPB Kabaddi tournament by defeating ONGC in the finals which was held in MERC Lawns on 31.1.20. In the previous match, host team MRPL defeated CPCL convincingly and retained the third position. Huge gathering at the venue was the highlight of the event. A large crowd comprising […]

‘No wrong emotions’ as LA Lakers prepare to honor Kobe Bryant

Saturday, February 1st, 2020
‘No wrong emotions’ as LA Lakers prepare to honor Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles : The Los Angeles Lakers faced a daunting emotional task on Friday as they returned to NBA action while honoring the memory of franchise icon Kobe Bryant. The Lakers were hosting the Portland Trail Blazers at Staples Center arena in their first game since Bryant who won five NBA titles in a 20-year […]

India vs New Zealand fourth T20I : Series sealed, India may look for experimentation

Friday, January 31st, 2020

Wellington : An unassailable lead has opened up the window for experimentation but there will be no letup in India’s intensity when they face a heartbroken New Zealand team in the fourth T2o International here on Friday. Mohammed Shami and Rohit Sharma combined to pull off a thrilling win via a Super Over in the […]

Pro Kabaddi Players to perfrom at MRPL

Friday, January 31st, 2020

Mangaluru : Mangalore refinery and Petrochemical Ltd is hosting the Kabaddi championship between Oil and Gas majors of the country. This event is being held from 28th to 31st of January at MRPL Employees Recreation Centre in MRPL colony. Major oil sector companies like ONGC, BPCL,CPCL, EIL and MRPL etc are battling for the honours. […]