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June 27, 2016

Messi’s retirement will not impact our association: Tata Motors

Kolkata, June 27: Argentine superstar Lionel Messi's announcement to retire from international football will not have any impact on Tata Motors' association with its global brand ambassador, the auto major said on Monday.In a shocking decision, Messi on Sunday announced quitting from international football following Argentina's defeat against Chile in the Copa America Centenario final. "We strongly believe that Lionel Messi's announcement to retire from international football is not going to have…

Hope Messi continues playing for Argentina: Chile captain Bravo

East Rutherford (New Jersey), June 27: Chile's Copa America-winning captain Claudio Bravo hoped that his Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi rethinks his decision to retire from international football and continues playing for Argentina.An emotional captain Messi stunned the football world after Argentina's 2-4 penalty shoot-out loss to Chile in Sunday's Copa America Centenario final, announcing his retirement from international football. Messi -- the country's leading goal-scorer till date -- was in tears…

Germany thrash India 4-0 in Six Nations Hockey opener

Valencia (Spain) June 27: Reigning Olympic gold medallists Germany outclassed India 4-0 in their opening match of the Six Nations Hockey tournament here on Monday.Fresh from a silver-medal winning performance at the Champions Trophy in London, the Indians with regular skipper Sardar Singh back into the side, looked a shadow of their self in the match against Germany. The Germans started attacking from as early as the fifth minute when Mats Grambusch got his team to a 1-0 lead before extending the lead to 2-0 in the 10th…

Shooter Man Singh eyes maiden final at World Cup

Baku (Azebaijan), June 27: Promising Skeet shooter Man Singh finished fourth in the qualifying round to be the lone bright spot for India on the penultimate day of the ongoing ISSF World Cup here on Monday.Singh put himself in a good position to qualify for his first ever World Cup finals round, after finishing the first day of qualifying in the men's Skeet with a score of 74 out of a possible 75 to be fourth overall. The top six qualify for the finals. Rio-bound Mairaj Ahmad Khan is also in with an outside chance…

Bengal pacer Shib Shankar Paul quits cricket

Kolkata, June 27: Bengal pacer Shib Shankar Paul on Monday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.Paul first made his debut in 2000-01 in a Ranji Trophy game against Tripura at the Eden Gardens under the leadership of Devang Gandhi. His last first class game was against Karnataka in Kolkata in the 2014-15 season, almost 14 years after his debut. On Monday, he hung up his boots after playing his last game for Kalighat club against Mohun Bagan in the final of the P. Sen Trophy. “Every good thing must…
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