India beat Ireland 2-1 in Six Nation Hockey Tournament

Valencia (Spain), June 28 : A defiant India managed to hold back minnows Ireland 2-1 in the second match of the Six Nation Hockey Tournament here on Tuesday.
After a below-par show in the opening game against Olympic gold medallists Germany, India put on a fight through efforts from…

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Iceland shock England 2-1 to reach Euro quarterfinal

Nice (France), June 28, 2016 :  Iceland shocked England 2-1 to reach the quarterfinals of the European Championship here.

England pulled ahead only two minutes into the first half as captain Wayne Rooney fired a penalty kick into the bottom right corner after Raheem Sterling had been brought down by…

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Messi Quits International Football After Argentina Lose Copa America Final

June 27, 2016 : Lionel Messi has announced his retirement from international soccer after Argentina lost the Copa America final to Chile at MetLife Stadium on Monday.

Chile stunned Argentina to win the coveted title in a penalty shoot-out as Messi’s title curse struck again.

Messi blazed a penalty…

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India's sprinter Dutee Chand qualifies for Rio in 100 metres

Almaty, June 25, 2016 : India’s premier woman sprinter Dutee Chand on Saturday scripted history after qualifying in the 100 metres category for the forthcoming Rio Olympics.

In a scintillating run in the women’s 100m heats of the 26th G. Kosanov memorial meet here, Dutee clocked 11.30 seconds…

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Decoding Anil Kumble's Appointment as India coach

New Delhi, June 24, 2016 : So the decision has been made finally. After three weeks of suspense and headline-grabbing stories in print and on television, finally it’s Anil Kumble who will be the chief coach of the Indian team.

It’s a massive assignment, arguably the most prestigious…

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