London: Bobby Zamora scored a 90th minute goal to secure 10-man Queens Park Rangers promotion to the Premier League with a 1-0 win against Derby County in the Championship play-off final on Saturday.
Calcutta: Sarda Plywood beat Metro Cash & Carry 6-5 while Atos won 4-3 over Wipro GE Healthcare at The Telegraph Invitational Five-A-Side Corporate football tournament, presented by Imperial Blue, at the CC&FC, on Saturday.
HSBC EDP 1 Ericsson Blue 0; Sarda Plywood 6 Metro Cash & Carry 5; SREI BNP PARIBAS 1 Tata Global 0; Highlife 1 McNally Bharat 0; Ericcson White 2 Magma Fincorp 0; PWC 3 Standard Chartered 0; Nomura 1 Cognizant B 0; Berger 3 Seaways Shipping 1; Deloitte 2 U.S. Consulate 1; Telegraph B 1 Nexval Infotech 0; Atos 4 Wipro GE Healthcare 3; Lintas 3 Ixia 0.
Calcutta: AIFF XI went down fighting 1-2 to Frenz United of Indonesia in their first home match of the Asia Champions Trophy at the Barasat Stadium, here, on Saturday. Captain Prasenjit Chakraborty had put AIFF XI in the lead in injury time of the first half. Dody Al Fayed and Habibi scored for the Indonesian side.
AIFF XI lose
Mumbai: Sunil Chetri on Saturday picked Brazil and Argentina as the teams fancied to lift the Fifa World Cup this year. “Since it’s happening in South America, Brazil and Argentina are favourites,” he said at an event.
Brasilia: Brazil said it is mobilising 1,57,000 soldiers and police to ensure security during the World Cup.
London: Paris St Germain have agreed terms with Chelsea to sign Brazil defender David Luiz, the clubs said on Friday.
London: Patrice Evra has signed a contract to stay at Manchester United for another year, extending his Old Trafford career to a 10th season, the Premier League club said on Friday.
New Delhi: An 11-member Indian judo team, including six women, has left for Uzbekistan to participate in a training program as part of its preparations for the Commonweath Games to be held in Glasgow from July 23 to August 3.