Lukaku, Hazard get 2 each in Belgium's 5-2 win against Tunisia in FIFA World Cup 2018

Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard have each scored twice as Belgium beat Tunisia 5-2 in the highest scoring game of the World Cup so far.
Jun 23, 2018 19:34 IST

Coutinho, Neymar on target

Late strikes by Philippe Coutinho and Neymar gave Brazil their first win of the World Cup in thrilling fashion against Costa Rica on Friday and sent the Central Americans crashing out of the tournament.
Jun 23, 2018 02:19 IST

Swiss go past Serbia

A thunderous strike by Granit Xhaka and a superb last-minute breakaway goal by Xherdan Shaqiri gave Switzerland a dramatic 2-1 win over Serbia in a swashbuckling World Cup Group E match on Friday.
Jun 23, 2018 02:23 IST

After being defied, Rai may question payment of bills

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) went through with a “requisitioned” SGM, on Friday, caring two hoots for the illegal tag from the Committee of Administrators, but the latter could now ask who picked up the tab?

Two new balls are brutal for bowlers, says captain Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli, on Friday, brushed aside all speculation about his fitness saying he was “feeling fresh and ready to go” for the tour of Ireland and England.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 23, 2018 01:59 IST

Higuain should have started

Responsibility sometimes can put added pressure on you. As I watched Croatia skinning Argentina on Thursday, it crossed my mind how the burden of responsibility has pinned down a player of even Lionel Messi’s calibre.
STRATEGIC PLAY - Shyam Thapa Jun 23, 2018 01:52 IST

Perfect game: Modric

Croatia might have been under the radar coming into the World Cup finals, but there will be few sides relishing the possibility of playing them after they displayed their quality with a 3-0 thumping of Argentina in Group D on Thursday.
Jun 23, 2018 02:24 IST

Nigeria ride Musa's brace

Ahmed Musa returned to the line-up with devastating effect as he scored both goals for Nigeria to help them resuscitate their World Cup hopes in a 2-0 win over Iceland at the Volgograd Arena on Friday.
Jun 23, 2018 01:48 IST

Yo-Yo tests here to stay: Ravi Shastri

India’s head coach Ravi Shastri has made it clear that Yo-Yo tests for cricketers are here to stay and players would have to clear it if they were looking for a career with the national team.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 23, 2018 01:57 IST

Central contracts cleared by Board

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday decided to clear the central contracts of Indian cricketers thereby ending a period of uncertainty.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 23, 2018 01:56 IST

India A lose opening tie

India A failed to maintain the momentum garnered from emphatic wins in back-to-back warm-up games as England Lions cruised to a seven-wicket victory in the opening encounter of the A tri-series at Derby on Friday.
OUR BUREAU & AGENCIES Jun 23, 2018 01:55 IST


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