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October 25, 2017

U-17 World Cup: England ride Brewster’s hat-trick to subdue Brazil in semis

Kolkata, Oct 25: England marched to their maiden FIFA Under-17 World Cup final by brushing aside three-time champions Brazil 3-1 in a semi-final at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Wednesday.Rhian Brewster (10th, 39th and 77th minutes) scored a brilliant consecutive hat-trick to thrust the Young Lions to the pinnacle where they will either take on Spain or Mali on Saturday. For Brazil, Wesley netted one in the 21st minute. England had won the U-20 World Cup earlier this year. Spain and Mali play…

Fox Star Studios hopes to continue successful run

Mumbai, Oct 25 : After hitting the right notes with "Jolly LLB 2", "Badrinath Ki Dulhania" and "Judwaa 2", Fox Star Studios wants to continue the successful run and is pinning high hopes on Karan Johar's upcoming production venture.After "Jolly LLB 2" and "Badrinath Ki Dulhania", filmmaker David Dhawan's action-comedy film "Judwaa 2", a reboot of the 1997 Salman Khan-starrer "Judwaa", also crossed the Rs 100 crore mark in eight days since its release. The…

Have to take best of both legacy and modern clubs for one league: AFC

Kolkata, Oct 25: Asian Football Confederation (AFC) general secretary Dato Windsor John on Wednesday said while taking a call on starting one Indian football league, the best of "heritage clubs" and "modern" ones have to be taken into consideration.At present the I-League and the Indian Super League (ISL) run simultaneously. "No. I am not sure if you are aware there was a big (meeting). I have not seen the report yet. Once we see the report two-three experts will take a call on what is to be…

Host Indonesia finalises 40 sports for 18th Asian Games

Jakarta, Oct 25: Indonesia, host of the 18th Asian Games, has finalised 40 sports for the Games to be held next year, the organising committee said here on Wednesday."The number of sports could not be changed. It is 40," Erick Tohir, chairman of the committee, said at the State Palace, reports Xinhua news agency. According to the committee, a total of 462 events will be held during the Games scheduled to be held in Indonesia's capital and Palembang city of South Sumatra. Indonesia has set a target to be…

BJP to observe November 8 as ‘Anti-Black Money Day’

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) In a bid to counter the opposition's plan to observe the first anniversary of the November 8 demonetisation as 'Black Day', the ruling BJP on Wednesday said it will celebrate the day as "Anti-Black Money Day" across the country."There was a parallel black money economy in the country. When the NDA government came to power (May 2014), Prime Minister Narendra Modi took steps to minimise and end it. On November 8, the BJP will celebrate 'Anti-Black Money Day' and create a mandate in…
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