Everything you need to know about T.r.pattinam South Bo: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about T.r.pattinam South Bo: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Jakarta, June 16 (IANS) Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan of Indonesia won the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier men's doubles gold, beating their South Korean counterparts in the final here Sunday.
Rio de Janeiro, June 14 (IANS) Brazilian sports minister Aldo Rebelo said the government will have a zero-tolerance policy against hotels that overcharge visitors during several upcoming international sporting events to be held in Brazil.
Johannesburg, June 10 (Xinhua-ANI): The South African government on Monday kept mum on the condition of former president Nelson Mandela, who spent his third day in hospital.
Johannesburg, June 8 (IANS) Anti-apartheid icon and South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela was hospitalised again Saturday, the third time this year, following a "recurrence of a lung infection". His condition is said to be "serious but stable".
Buenos Aires, June 8 (IANS) Lionel Messi admitted that he was not fit to play in Argentina's goalless draw with Colombia in their World Cup qualifier at the Estadio Monumental.
Montevideo, June 6 (IANS) Luis Suarez came off the bench to score a second-half winner as Uruguay defeated France 1-0 in their international football friendly here.
Karachi, June 5 (ANI): Pakistani pace bowling lynchpin Umar Gul has said that he is hopeful that he can come back to international cricket after his injury in a fitter, stronger and a better form.
Johannesburg, Jun 2 (ANI): In a further embarrassment to Brazilian organizers, the vuvuzela, which was the official instrument of the 2014 World Cup, has been banned from the Confederations Cup because of safety concerns.
Rio de Janeiro, May 29 (IANS) The son of former Brazil great Bebeto has signed a new three-year contract with Rio de Janeiro giants Flamengo.
Gaborone (Botswana), May 27 (IANS) Botswana's national football team, the Zebras, assembled in a camp to prepare for the upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifier matches against Ethiopia and Central Africa Republic (CAR) in June.
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) It rained best wishes for Mumbai Indians (MI) from Indians across the globe as they geared up to face Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League final here Sunday.
Johannesburg, May 25 (ANI): Outgoing South African coach Gary Kirsten has said that the absence of veteran player Jacques Kallis will leave a huge void in the squad, ahead of the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy.
London, May 22 (ANI): A woman from Newport, South Wales, has developed a peculiar condition in which she cleans and tidies the house while she is still sleeping.
Yangon, May 15 (IANS) Two foreign coaches from China and South Korea will train Myanmar table tennis players in June this year as a preparation for the 27th SEA Games to be hosted in the country in December.
Rome, May 15 (IANS) Top seed Novak Djokovic and second seed Roger Federer shook off their shock defeats in Madrid to ease past their opponents into the third round of Rome Masters.
Tbilisi (Georgia), May 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Georgian prime minister is considering attending next year's Winter Olympics in the southern Russian city of Sochi, he announced Tuesday.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Researchers believe study of early human fossil ear bones could shed new light on the earliest existence of humans.
Sydney, May 11 (ANI): Young Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has said that he has made changes to his swinging action to make him less prone to injury as he gets ready to join the Australia A squad in Britain this winter as a part of his rehabilitation process.
Karachi, May 9 (ANI): Pakistan Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul Haq has said that he is confident that his team's experiences in South Africa and their progress in the six-day training camp at the Abbottabad Cricket Stadium will help them win the last edition of the ICC Champions Trophy tournament.
Sydney, May 9 (ANI): Australian telecommunication company Telstra, along with other government agencies, selected top hackers in the country after launching a tournament giving students a hacking challenge.
Johannesburg, May 9 (ANI): South Africa one-day captain AB de Villiers has said that it is possible for them to remove their 'chokers' tag and secure their first international trophy in 15 years at the final edition of the ICC Champions Trophy tournament in England and Wales.
Dubai, May 8 (IANS) South Africa captain AB de Villiers has admitted that the upcoming Champions Trophy is a golden opportunity for the side to lay its hands on a piece of International Cricket Council (ICC) silverware, a feat the country has not achieved since 1998.
Karachi, May 8 (ANI): Pakistan's opening batsman Imran Farhat has expressed his strong intent to cement a permanent place in the national team.
Johannesburg, May 7 (ANI): The South African cricket team is reportedly set to helped with the mental aspect of their game by an adventurer and motivational speaker as they prepare for the ICC Champions Trophy in England in June.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): The retired investigator, who was once at the centre of the Oscar Pistorius case, has said that he is convinced that the Paralympic athlete had intentionally killed his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
New York, May 7 (IANS) Cricket, the favourite sport of South Asians, has finally found a home in the land of baseball in the Bronx, one of the five boroughs of New York City.
London, May 5 (ANI): Players and supporters of a top Brazilian football club have been asked to abandon an internet campaign encouraging them to pose as Taliban fighters and post the photos online.
Johannesburg, May 3 (ANI): South African cricketer Jacques Kallis has further aspirations for playing at both Test and one-day international level despite his revelation that he did not wish to be considered for the Proteas' squad for the looming ICC Champions Trophy in England.
Sydney, May 2 (ANI): Former Australian cricketer Justin Langer has said that he believes that reformed party-boy Mitchell Marsh has the potential to become a key figure for his country with bat and ball, following his inclusion in the ICC Champions Trophy squad.
Rio de Janeiro, April 30 (IANS) Gremio coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo has been suspended for six matches for his part in a wild brawl after a Copa Libertadores football fixture earlier this month.
London, Apr 25 (ANI): Brazil has launched a musical instrument known as caxirola to be the aural stimulant of choice at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, to be held in the country.
Rio de Janeiro, April 25 (IANS) Uruguayan Eugenio Figueredo has been appointed president of South American football's governing body Conmebol, a day after Nicolas Leoz quit the post.
London, Apr 24 (ANI): South Korean teach giant Samsung is reportedly working on a mind-controlled tablet that would changed the way we interact with our electronics.
London, Apr 23 (ANI): ICC Champions Trophy director Steve Elworthy has insisted that one-day cricket faces no danger from the Twenty20 format, adding that it will stay for a long time as it is still a great favourite with fans, which can be seen from the bumper crowds in such matches.
Karachi, Apr 20 (ANI): Pakistan Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul Haq has set his sight on winning the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy, saying that the South Africa tour was good preparation for the team ahead of the eight-nation tournament.
Rio de Janeiro, April 20 (IANS) Internacional centre-back Rodrigo Moledo has been given his first Brazil call-up by coach Luiz Felipe Scolari for next week's football friendly against Chile.
New York, April 19 (ANI): One of South Korea's national TV networks has decided not to air the latest music video from Psy, due to a scene that involves vandalism.
Rio de Janeiro, April 19 (IANS) Ronaldinho apologised to Atletico Mineiro fans after describing a Copa Libertadores match against Sao Paulo as a "training session".
Capetown, Apr.18 (ANI): South African Airways (SAA) has claimed victory over Gulf Air after being awarded for being 'the most on-time airline in the world' and 'best business class product' in the aviation industry.
Washington, Apr.17 (ANI): Brazil officials are reportedly planning tougher security strategies ahead of 2014 Football World Cup and 2016 Rio Olympics following the Boston Marathon blasts.
Cape Town, April 17 (IANS) South Africa's tourism growth outstripped the world average last year, demonstrating the country as one of the most successful tourism destinations in the world, the government said.
Sao Paulo, April 17 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's wind-power generating capacity soared 73 percent in 2012 to 2.5 GW, thanks to the commencement of operations at 40 new wind farms, the Brazilian Wind Energy Association said.
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has predicted that everybody in the world will be on the Internet within seven years.
Islamabad, Apr 11 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricketer Aamir Sohail has defended Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul-Haq, saying that he had not failed in his role yet and has done a good job as a captain within the given resources in South Africa.
Charleston (South Carolina), April 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Serena Williams has won her third Family Circle Cup title in Charleston after battling back from a set down to defeat Jelena Jankovic in the final.
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Samsung has said that it expects a first-quarter operating profit between 8.7 trillion won, up from 5.7 trillion won a year ago.
Charleston (US), April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Australian tennis player Sam Stosur retired with a calf injury from her third-round match at a WTA tour event here in South Carolina.
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): South African Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, who has been accused of murder in his girlfriend's February shooting death, is not back on any official training programme, according to his uncle.
Beijing, Apr. 3 (Xinhua-ANI): Former South African President Nelson Mandela continued to make steady improvement in hospital, the Presidency said on Wednesday.
Rio de Janeiro, April 3 (IANS) Ronaldinho says his recall to Brazil's national team has given him renewed motivation to be a part of the country's 2014 World Cup squad.
Rio de Janeiro, April 2 (IANS) Injury-ravaged midfielder Paulo Henrique Ganso has said he was driven by a desire to earn an international recall for Brazil's 2014 World Cup campaign on home soil.
Johannesburg, April 1 (IANS) Five people were killed when a South African Air Force (SAAF) helicopter crashed Saturday night, Xinhua reported Sunday.
Johannesburg, Mar 29 (ANI): South Africa captain Graeme Smith has said he is feeling proud after receiving the prestigious ICC Test Championship mace and prize money of four million rands on behalf of the entire team and the nation.
London, Mar. 28 (ANI): Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been admitted to hospital with a recurrence of a lung infection.
La Paz, March 27 (IANS) Argentina missed the chance to all but secure their place at the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Bolivia here.
Johannesburg, Mar 26 (ANI): South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis is likely to return to the one-day team for the ICC Champions Trophy event, which is to be held in England in June, according to coach Gary Kirsten.
Islamabad, Mar 26 (ANI): India has retained the No.1 spot in the ICC ODI Rankings while England finished second on the table at the April 1 cut-off date.
La Paz, March 26 (IANS) Lionel Messi said Argentina will be wary of the threat posed by the altitude of La Paz when they meet Bolivia here in Tuesday's football World Cup qualifier for 2014 Brazil.
London, March 26 (ANI): Venus' South Polar Vortex has a much more chaotic and unpredictable nature than previously thought, a new study has found.
Johannesburg, Mar 25 (ANI): South Africa captain AB de Villiers has praised his bowlers for their brilliant performance during their six-wicket win over Pakistan in Benoni on Sunday, which also handed them the series 3-2.
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi is reportedly eyeing another milestone after getting to just two goals behind Diego Maradona's international total of 34 which guided Argentina closer to qualifying for next year's World Cup in Brazil.
Buenos Aires, March 23 (IANS) Lionel Messi set up two goals and scored another as Argentina defeated Venezuela 3-0 to extend their lead at the top of the South American World Cup qualifying standings.
Sydney, Mar 20 (ANI): Australia coach Mickey Arthur has said they would welcome back Michael Hussey in the Test squad if the veteran decides to make a comeback following his retirement from the longest format of the game last year.
London, Mar 20 (ANI): Samsung has confirmed that it is working on a smart watch of its own to take on tech giant Apple's iWatch.
Melbourne, Mar 19 (ANI): A new government research has suggested that young Australians have accepted bullies and trolls as an inevitable part of using social media websites.
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) South Africa will host a three-day film festival here from March 21.
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Asserting that South Asian Americans contribute to American society in numerous capacities, socially, culturally, and economically, a coalition of community organisation has sought holistic and comprehensive immigration reforms.
Islamabad, Mar 13 (ANI): Pakistan's former Test batsman Zaheer Abbas has lamented the absence of quality batsmen in Pakistan and advised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to appoint a batting coach for the national team
Johannesburg, Mar 13 (ANI): South Africa captain AB de Villiers has admitted that he fears being punished for his side maintaining a slow over-rate in one-day cricket.
London, Mar 13 (ANI): A women football club from South Wales, Caerphilly Castle Ladies in on one of the worst run of form in the game, conceding 219 goals in 10 games while scoring just the once.
New York, Mar 13 (ANI): Austin's annual music, film and interactive fest South by Southwest (SXSW) -- dubbed spring break for geeks-now has a whole new way for attendees to hook up with each other, a sex app called Bang with SXSW.
Johannesburg, Mar 9 (ANI): South African all rounder Ryan McLaren has admitted they need to improve in every game one-day ahead of their five-match series against Pakistan up to the Champions Trophy.
London, Mar 6 (ANI): The family of murder accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has appeared to have split sides after distancing itself from the comments of Pistorius' father, who claimed that his family owns firearms to protect themselves from the high crime levels in South Africa.
New Delhi, March 05 (ANI): 'Gajini' girl Asin Thottumkal is reportedly thinking of tying the knot with a US citizen.
Sydney, Mar 5 (ANI): Australian state Victoria has stepped up efforts to save its lucrative sports industry after Sports Minister Hugh Delahunty revealed on Tuesday that they would introduce match-fixing laws this week that could see match-fixers jailed for up to 10 years in jail.
Karachi, Mar 3 (ANI): Former Pakistani coach Geoff Lawson has said that fast bowler Umar Gul needed some time away from the game to get back in form following his poor performance in Pakistan's 3-0 whitewash by South Africa in the recently concluded Test series.
Johannesburg, Mar 2 (ANI): South Africa's Twenty20 (T20) international captain Faf Du Plessis has said that he is ready to infuse fresh ideas in his team and has asked Proteas fans to expect an unconventional approach from his team during the upcoming T20 series against Pakistan starting at Kingsmead.
Johannesburg, Mar 2 (ANI): Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius had steadily become a keen collector of firearms during his Olympic year, according to an official at a South African gun collectors' club where Pistorius was a member.
Johannesburg, Mar 1 (ANI): AB de Villiers has claimed constant squad rotation in South Africa's limited-over squads is affecting their performance in the one-day and Twenty20 formats.
Islamabad, Feb 28 (ANI): All rounder Shoaib Malik has claimed Pakistan has the ability to bounce back from their Test humiliation against South Africa in their upcoming one-day series.
Beijing, Feb 27 (IANS) Almost a decade after they quit competitive play, the table tennis Grand Slam-winning "Twin Stars" of China, Liu Guoliang and Kong Linghui, have come together to coach the national team.
Johannesburg, Feb 27 (ANI): South Africa should expect a tougher test in their upcoming Twenty20 and one-day series against Pakistan after drubbing the visitors 3-0 in the Test series, according to senior cricket writer, Rob Houwing.
Karachi, Feb. 27 (ANI): Despite Pakistan's disappointing performance in the three-match Test series against host South Africa, former Pakistani batsman Zaheer Abbas has said he feels that the visitors could still bounce back in the limited overs' series.
Islamabad, Feb 26 (ANI): Former captains have stressed the need for a total revamp of the failing system of Pakistani cricket and urged for more focus on Tests after the team's humiliating 3-0 defeat by South Africa.
Johannesburg, Feb 26 (ANI): Pakistani captain Misbah-ul-Huq has blamed the lack of Test cricket played by his team and their inexperience in settling in different conditions responsible for the 3-0 Test series whitewash by South Africa.
Sydney, Feb 26 (ANI): Former captain Rashid Latif has questioned the capability of Australian Dav Whatmore's credentials as a coach for the Pakistani team after their humiliating 3-0 defeat by South Africa in the recent Test series.
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) and Bollywood have changed South Africans' perception about India, says Azad Essa, journalist, author and award-winning blogger from Durban.
Rio De Janeiro, Feb 25 (IANS) A 17-year-old Corinthians fan has made an impassioned plea for forgiveness after admitting to throwing the flare that killed Bolivian boy Kevin Beltran Espada during a Copa Libertadores football match last Wednesday.
Johannesburg, Feb 25 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) has congratulated the victorious South African team on their triumph over the Test series against Pakistan and also lauded captain Graeme Smith for becoming the first captain to lead his country to 50 Test match victories.
London, Feb 25 (ANI): In a further blow to the family of Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, his brother Carl is also facing trial over the death of a woman.
Sydney, Feb 25 (ANI): South Korean tech giant Samsung has launched an eight-inch tablet with phone to take on Apple's recently launched iPad mini.
Johannesburg, Feb 24 (IANS) As part of preparations to host the BRICS summit next month, South African has launched a road show to educate its citizens about the importance of the meet.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 23 (IANS) Corinthians have appealed a decision by South American football's governing body Conmebol, forcing the club to play its Copa Libertadores matches without any spectators.
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius had broken down after he had been granted bail on Friday from the trial of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp's murder, leading to cheers from his supporters.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 22 (IANS) Porto midfielder Fernando says he hopes to attract the attention of new Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari ahead of next year's FIFA World Cup.
London, Feb. 22 (ANI): Prince Harry, who was seen canoodling with his alleged girlfriend Cressida Bonas on a Swiss ski slope this week, will jet to South Africa to see her half-sister Isabella Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe wed Sir Richard Branson's businessman son Sam.
Johannesburg, Feb 22(ANI): South Africa captain Graeme Smith has claimed developing squad depth is pivotal for them to maintain their top status in Test cricket ahead of their final Test match against Pakistan in Centurion.
London, Feb 21 (ANI): While girls in North Britain may be famed for the skimpy outfits on their night out, it seems it is their Southern counterparts who are more relaxed when it comes to bedroom attire.
Johannesburg, Feb 20 (ANI): South Africa must give its best shot to win the final dead rubber Test match against Pakistan at Centurion in order to prove itself better than the golden-age Australian Test team, which was known for its ruthlessness, according to cricket writer, Rob Houwing.
Cape Town, Feb 20 (IANS) South Africa has announced that it will soon introduce zero emission electric vehicles (ZEEV) in a bid to become more environment friendly.