hi INDiA
South Asian Views On Global News - Update 24X7
Daily Archives

September 23, 2018

Lopetegui happy with 3 points against Espanyol

Madrid, Sep 23: Real Madrid may have produced arguably their least convincing performance of the campaign, but it was still enough for them to defeat Espanyol.Marco Asensio's solitary goal four minutes before halftime on Saturday gave Madrid the win and left coach Julen Lopetegui happy after he made several changes to his starting 11, reports Xinhua news agency. "It was a game we had marked in red because of the quality of the opposition, who had the whole week to prepare for the game. They played well,…

Sinaloa loses first match under Maradona in Mexican Second Division

Oaxaca (Mexico), Sep 23: The Oaxaca Alebrijes edged the Sinaloa Dorados 1-0 in Mexican Second-Division football action, handing the squad its first loss under Argentine legend Diego Armando Maradona.Emilio Sanchez scored the match's lone goal for Oaxaca in the 27th minute on Saturday, taking advantage of a Dorados squad that seemed to be out of synch, reports Efe. Manager Ricardo Rayas's Alebrijes dominated the middle of the field in the first half, controlling the ball against the Dorados. Sanchez scored off…

Demographically important chess nations in Asia need special attention: Arkady Dvorkovich

Chennai, Sep 23: Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, a serious contender for the FIDE-world chess body presidents post, said demographically important chess playing nations like India, China, Indonesia and Japan deserve FIDE's special attention for promoting chess."We have already started discussions on the action plans for Africa and America as the federations have been particularly active in developing the drafts," Dvorkovich told IANS. "Such demographically important…

Pliskova ends Osaka’s winning streak, claims Pan Pacific Open title

Tachikawa (Japan), Sep 23: Former World No. 1 Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic won an upset victory over Naomi Osaka of Japan 6-4, 6-4 to win the Pan Pacific Open title in Tokyo, putting an end to Osaka's 10-match winning streak.Pliskova, World No. 8, claimed her 11th career trophy and her second this season after beating the current US Open champion, World No. 7, in 63 minutes, reports Efe. "It was important for me to play two sets and not go three sets - also for recovery for the next tournament - and I…

Club will not play La Liga game in US, says Real Madrid president

Madrid, Sep 23: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez said on Sunday that the club will not play a competitive regular-season La Liga match in the United States.The Spanish league had announced last month it was seeking to hold a match in January between Barcelona and Girona in Miami, but has faced stiff opposition from the football players' union, which on Saturday said the players were ready to go on strike over the issue, reports Efe. "We are not going to the United States. I'm not sure who it would…
gtag('set', {'user_id': 'USER_ID'}); // Set the user ID using signed-in user_id.