Cricketers and their love for mean machines is no secret. From Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar
to Captain Cool Ms Dhoni
, from time to time almost every player has confessed their love for speed.
Sachin has a Ferrari
, Sourav Ganguly
‘s favorite ride is his red Mercedes. Captain Dhoni
has a fleet of cars and bikes comprising the Hellcat & Harley Davidson motorcycle, not to forget his Hummer SUV and a Ferrari. Whereas as Dhoni’s deputy Virat Kohli
‘s ride if an Audi R8 V10.
FC Barcelona drew with Atletico Madrid not long back to hand over La Liga title to the latter for the first time in 18 years. Quite understandably, Barcelona’s players were not too happy with the second place finish, as they, along with Real Madrid had ruled La Liga for past 10 years.
Disappointed with results, Barca’s Gerard Pique went to see his star girlfriend Shakira, who was in Las Vegas to perform for Billboard Music Awards.
Finally, after a lot of anticipation, ‘We Are One (Ole Ola)’- the official song of FIFA World Cup 2014 has been released.
The tracklist was also revealed for one of the most eagerly-awaited albums of this year: “One Love, One Rhythm: The Official 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Album”
Top India shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and Saina Nehwal have been named captains of the men’s and women`s national teams respectively for the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals starting here on Sunday.
In Thomas Cup, India have been clubbed with Malaysia, South Korea and Germany, while in Uber Cup India will face Thailand, Canada and Hong Kong during the event, to be held at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here from May 18 to 25.
“I would like to announce that Kashyap will captain the Thomas Cup team and Saina
will be captaining the Uber Cup side,” Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta said during the launch of the prestigious event here today.
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Sports history is replete with incidences when a streaker jumps into a game and takes every one by surprise.
Palyers and fans, witnessed a similar incident during Napoli 5-2 win over Sampdoria’s Serie-A clash.
A female streaker had to be carried from the pitch by a steward during the game.
The woman, wearing only her underwear, was lifted onto the shoulder of the official, who took her away from the action.
With barely 50 days to go before FIFA World Cup gets rolling in Sao Paulo, the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour entered its final leg recently. The tour, that has already covered 89 countries in 221 days, is making its way to Brazil- hosts of the upcoming mega event- from the US. The final leg kickstarted from Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, and will culminate in Sao Paulo after traversing 27 cities in six weeks.
The tour arrived in the US last week, and was greeted with swarming fans eager to get clicked with the prestigious trophy. Starting on the country’s east coast, in Washington DC, a very special activity was held at the United States’ State Department with youth from Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the Special Olympics
alongside VIP guests USA Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry, Olympic and FIFA
In the fourth match of the seventh season of the Indian Premier League being played currently, the Rajasthan Royals defeated the Sunrisers Hyderabad by four wickets, in a closely fought encounter.
Sunrisers batted first and posted a score of 133 for the loss of six wickets in their innings.
In reply, Rajasthan Royals lead by Ajinkya Rahane’s half century (59 runs) and Stuart Binny’s unbeaten 48 achieved the target with three balls still remaining.
In the final over of the innings, Rajasthan required 8 runs to win. James Faulkner stroked two successive boundaries to score a well deserved victory.
Rahane crossed fifty in the 15th over of the second innings which was bowled by Dareyl Steyn.
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