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June 15, 2016

England’s Stokes might get jailed if found driving

London, June 15: England cricketer Ben Stokes might get jailed if he is caught driving again in the next six months, the Northallerton Magistrates Court has warned.The all-rounder has already been caught four times for over-speeding and has been banned till mid-December for admitting that he reached speeds of 75mph in a 50mph zone, the Sun reported on Wednesday. The 25-year-old, who was smashed for four consecutive sixes in the World T20 final against the West Indies recently, pleaded guilty at the court on Tuesday.…

AIFF technical director visits Metz academy

New Delhi, June 15: The All India Football Federation's (AIFF) technical director Scott O' Donell visited French club FC Metz to review the performance of the five Indian boys who have been training at its academy for the past five to six weeks.O' Donell spent significant time with the boys, their coaches and observed their training sessions. He was extremely pleased with the training sessions and the progress made by the boys. "The boys have fitted in very well. I observed four training sessions…

Clinical India whitewash Zimbabwe 3-0 in ODI series

Harare, June 15: India rode on a clinical all-round effort from the youngsters to trounce Zimbabwe by 10 wickets in the third and final One-Day International (ODI) and complete a 3-0 clean sweep of the African minnows here on Wednesday.Chasing a paltry 124 at the Harare Sports Club, the men-in-blue rode on the new opening combination of Lokesh Rahul and debutant Faiz Fazal to romp home with 169 balls to spare and register their third successive whitewash after 2013 and 2015. Rahul remained unbeaten on 63 off 70 deliveries…

Wales win over England is overdue: Midfielder Ramsey

Lens (France), June 15: Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey says it is about time for his side to beat England, whom they meet in a Euro football championship fixture here on Thursday.Wales are aiming for their first victory over their neighbours since 1984. This, however, is a crucial tie for both sides as they are looking to make it to the final 16. "Hopefully we can do that (beat England)," Ramsey was quoted as saying by goal.com on Wednesday. "It has been a long time since we beat them. It's…

Golfer Lahiri aims to banish inconsistency at US Open

Oakmont (Pennsylvania), June 15: An inconsistent Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri faces a big test at the US Open when he tees of in the year’s second Major at the Oakmont Country Club here on Thursday.The world No.57 has played 16 tournaments in the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) Tour in the United States, with only two top-25 finishes -- tied 21st at the CIMB Classic and tied sixth at the Dean $ Deluca Invitational. In many tournaments, he hasn't completed all the four rounds perfectly. He also missed the…
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