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October 26, 2014

Flavour of Norway comes to Mumbai

Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) With an array of cultural activities, another Norway Week is all set to make a mark in the India's financial capital of Mumbai.The week will witness famous Norwegian Chef Sebastian Myhre conduct master classes on the variety of seafood dishes that the country is well known for. An elaborate seafood dinner reception will be prepared by Chef Myhre, together with Chef Hemant Oberoi, Corporate Chef, Taj Group of Hotels who will together showcase a confluence of taste and recipes from both countries. The…

Serena wins fifth WTA Finals title

Singapore, Oct 26: Four days after experiencing one of the heaviest defeats of her career, World No.1 tennis player Serena Williams got her revenge by crushing fourth-ranked Simona Halep of Romania 6-3, 6-0 to win her third straight WTA Finals title at the Singapore Indoor Stadium here Sunday.Serena endured her heaviest defeat in 16 years Oct 22, losing 0-6, 2-6 to Simona in a women's singles round robin match but brushed aside the disappointment to claim the season-ending event for the fifth time, a total bettered…

Kerala Blasters hold Atletico de Kolkata 1-1

Kolkata, Oct 26: A depleted Atletico de Kolkata retained their place atop the points table with a 1-1 draw against Kerala Blasters, who claimed their first point in the Indian Super League (ISL) here Sunday.Taking the field without their injured regular captain Luis Garcia, defender Denzil Franco, and suspended striker Fikru Lemessa, Kolkata went ahead through Baljit Sahni in the 22nd minute but Iain Hume levelled four minutes prior to halftime for the visitors in a colourless tie played at the Salt Lake Stadium.…

Sri Lanka not properly prepared for India tour: Mathews

Colombo, Oct 26 (IANS) Sri Lanka cricket captain Angelo Mathews said Sunday his team did not have sufficient time to prepare for the One-Day International (ODI) series in India, starting Nov 2, when they agreed to fill the void in the calendar after the West Indies players abandoned their India tour due to a payment dispute with their board."The preparation for the series is not that great. We only had a few practice sessions, especially with the weather interrupting. It is not the ideal preparation for an Indian tour…

Bhaskar upstages Alok in World billards

Leeds, Oct 26: Balachandra Bhaskar came up with a fine performance to beat fancied Alok Kumar 623-321 for his third consecutive win in Group G and move closer to the knock-out phase in the World Billiards Championship (timed format) here Sunday. Bhaskar, the 43-year-old from Bangalore, had two good runs of 106 and 242 to get past Alok, finalist in the 2013 Championship (points format) and 2011 Asian Billiards Champion, who thus slid to his first defeat in three outings. Late Saturday night, Pankaj Advani, Ashok…
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