Terry risks Uefa penalty
London: Chelsea captain John Terry has hit out at the standard of refereeing in the Champions League in the wake of his side’s elimination from the competition at the hands of Inter Milan.
Terry runs the risk of a Uefa punishment after claiming “bad refereeing” cost his side dear in the defeat against the Italian champions.
London: Lewis Hamilton says Red Bull has by far the fastest car in Formula One and should be considered the early championship favourite. The McLaren driver said: “The Red Bull is ridiculously faster than anyone else’s car. It’s insane.”
Duesseldorf: Vladimir Klitschko knocked out Eddie Chambers of the United States in the 12th and final round to retain his WBO and IBF heavyweight belt Saturday. The taller and heavier Klitschko dominated the fight and ended it with a left hook with five seconds left in the bout.
Wellington: New Zealand chef-de-mission for 2010 Commonwealth Games Dave Currie Sunday gave a thumbs-up to the security arrangements for the October 3-14 mega-event in Delhi. Currie said he was happy after watching the arrangements in the venues.
Karachi: With uncertainty looming large over their international career, former captain Shoaib Malik and pacer Naved-ul Hasan has decided to lodge appeals against their bans and fines this week with the Pakistan Cricket Board.
Saurav to play
New Delhi: Saurav Ghosal will be India’s lone challenge in the ISS Canary Wharf Squash Classic to be held from March 22 to 26 in East Wintergarden, London. Unseeded Ghosal will lock horns with third-seeded England’s James Willstrop in the first round of the prestigious PSA World Tour Five Star event.
New Delhi: Three national federations — Indian Weightlifting Federation, Athletics Federation of India and All India Football Federation — which have been fighting the menace of over-age athletes, Sunday welcomed the national code against age fraud in sports saying they are ready to adhere to the code formulated by the sports ministry.
New Delhi: Indian women’s hockey team succumbed to their second successive defeat against Japan to go 0-2 down in the four-match series after their 1-4 loss at the Gifu Green Stadium in Kakamigahara Sunday.