Latest News - Deccan Chronicle www.deccanchronicle.com/rss/sports/rss.xml en Liverpool ease past Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal held at Leicester City http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140901/sports-football/article/liverpool-ease-past-spurs-arsenal-held London: Liverpool reasserted their Premier League title credentials with a breezy 3-0 win at Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, but Arsenal were held to a 1-1 draw at Leicester City. Raheem Sterling, Steven Gerrard and Alberto Moreno scored the goals for Liverpool at White Hart Lane to give Brendan football Liverpool Arsenal English Premier League (EPL) TO DO Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:55:25 +0530 TODO Roger Federer to make Brisbane return http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140901/sports-tennis/article/roger-federer-make-brisbane-return Brisbane: Grand Slam record-holder Roger Federer will return to play Brisbane International as he warms up for a tilt at his fifth Australian Open title in 2015, organisers said Monday. Tournament officials said the 17-time Grand Slam winner, who lost this year's final to Lleyton Hewitt, would be tennis Roger Federer Brisbane International Australian Open TO DO Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:53:09 +0530 TODO US Open: Federer shines in New York rain, Ferrer crashes http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140901/sports-tennis/article/us-open-federer-shines-new-york-rain-ferrer-crashes New York: Five-time champion Roger Federer sat out a two-hour break for torrential rain to race into the US Open fourth round on Sunday on a stormy, humid New York day which saw David Ferrer crash to defeat. Second-seeded Federer, the champion between 2004-2008, came back from a set down to defeat tennis US Open Roger Federer David Ferrer TO DO Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:52:57 +0530 TODO IPL spot-fixing: Hearing of Mudgal report today http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140829/sports-cricket/article/ipl-spot-fixing-hearing-mudgal-report-september-1 New Delhi: Justice Mukul Mudgal committee, which was directed by the Supreme Court to conduct a probe against ICC President N Srinivasan and 12 prominent players in the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal, on Friday filed its report in a sealed cover before the apex court. A bench headed by Cricket Mudgal report IPL Spot-fixing BCCI TO DO Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:54:36 +0530 TODO US Open: Bopanna-Srebotnik in mixed doubles quarters http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140901/sports-tennis/article/us-open-bopanna-srebotnik-mixed-doubles-quarters New York: India's Rohan Bopanna and his Slovenian partner Katarina Srebotnik sailed into the US Open mixed doubles quarterfinals after a comprehensive straight-set win in their second-round match here. Sixth-seeded Bopanna and Srebotnik defeated the Spanish-South African pairing of Anabel Medina tennis US Open Rohan Bopanna Katarina Srebotnik TO DO Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:33:41 +0530 TODO US Open: Wozniacki sends Sharapova packing as upsets galore in New York http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140901/sports-tennis/article/us-open-wozniacki-sends-sharapova-packing-upsets-galore-new-york New York: Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova joined the exodus of US Open women's top seeds on Sunday, succumbing in three sets to former world number one Caroline Wozniacki. The 10th-seeded Dane booked a quarter-final berth with a 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 triumph on a steamy Arthur Ashe Stadium tennis US Open Maria Sharapova Caroline Wozniacki TO DO Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:00:08 +0530 TODO What to watch at US Open http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140901/sports-tennis/article/what-watch-us-open New York: With Maria Sharapova's loss at the U.S. Open, four different women will win Grand Slam titles this year. Serena Williams takes the next step toward trying to fill out that list when she plays her fourth-round match Monday. First things first, though. The 17-time Grand Slam champion has tennis US Open Maria Sharapova Serena Williams TO DO Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:12:34 +0530 TODO Zimbabwe stun Australia to seal first ODI victory in 31 years http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140901/sports-cricket/article/zimbabwe-stun-australia-first-victory-31-years   Harare: Elton Chigumbura hit an unbeaten half-century as Zimbabwe recorded a famous three-wicket victory over No. 1-ranked Australia in a one-day triangular series match in Harare on Sunday for only their second win over their opponents in 31 years.Chigumbura finished on 52 not out and shared an sports Cricket australia Zimbabwe Tri Series TO DO Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:50:28 +0530 TODO US Open: Aleksandra Krunic pins Petra Kvitova http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140901/sports-tennis/article/aleksandra-krunic-pins-petra-kvitova   New York: Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray stayed on course for a mouth-watering US Open quarterfinal showdown on Saturday as five-time women’s champion Serena Williams stood alone as America’s last singles title hope.    But as the heavyweights of the sport eased into the fourth round, the women’ tennis US Open 2014 Petra Kvitova Aleksandra Krunic TO DO Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:45:35 +0530 TODO Carolina Marin stuns World No.1 Li for title http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140901/sports-other-sports/article/marin-stuns-world-no1-li-title Copenhagen: Spain’s Carolina Marin pulled off a monumental upset as she beat Chinese world number one Li Xuerui to win the women’s singles title at the Badminton World Champion-ships here on Sunday.The 21-year-old ninth seed recovered from dropping the opening game to the top seed and Olympic Badminton World Badminton Championships Marin TO DO Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:50:54 +0530 TODO Stage is set for Hyderabad Cricket Association elections http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140901/sports-cricket/article/stage-set-hyderabad-cricket-association-elections Hyderabad: The battle lines are drawn. The elections to the Hyderabad Cricket Association will be held on Sunday, September 7. Going by the list of nominations released by the returning officer on Sunday, incumbent president G. Vinod will take on former Test cricketer and president Arshyad Ayub sports Cricket Hyderabad cricket Association Election TO DO Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:24:50 +0530 TODO Ajinkya Rahane enjoys playing opener role http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140901/sports-cricket/article/ajinkya-rahane-enjoys-playing-opener-role Nottingham: Ajinkya Rahane on Sunday said that the new players who have joined the ODI squad, have brought in fresh energy and helped in turning around India’s fortunes in the ongoing one-day series against England.After their shambolic show in the five-Test series which they lost 1-3, India are Cricket Indian cricket team Ajinkya Rahane TO DO Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:07:24 +0530 TODO Mandzukic finds the net as Diego’s men triumph http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140901/sports-football/article/mandzukic-finds-net-diego%E2%80%99s-men-triumph Madrid, Aug. 31: Spanish league champions Atletico Madrid recorded their first victory of the campaign with a hard-fought 2-1 win over newly-promoted Eibar on Saturday.First-half headers from Miranda and Mario Mandzukic ultimately proved decisive, but Atletico were given a scare after Abraham’s football Atletico Madrid Mario Mandzukic TO DO Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:47:50 +0530 TODO Juventus start with a win http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140901/sports-football/article/juventus-start-win Milan: Massimiliano Allegri silenced the doubters as champions Juventus beat Chievo 1-0 in the former AC Milan coach’s first Serie ‘A’ game in charge of the Old Lady of Turin. Last season’s runners-up Roma also began with a victory as Rudi Garcia’s team beat Fiorentina 2-0, with Radja Nainggolan football Italian football league Juventus Massimiliano Allegri TO DO Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:31:45 +0530 TODO England recall Tim Bresnan, uncapped Jason Roy also included in T20 squad http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140831/sports-cricket/article/england-recall-tim-bresnan-uncapped-jason-roy-t20-squad London: The England selectors today decided to bring back experienced pacer Tim Bresnan in the national squad for the one-off T20 International against India at the Edgbaston on September 7. The 14-member squad also features uncapped Surrey opener Jason Roy, who has been rewarded for his good show Cricket India vs England T20 Tim Bresnan TO DO Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:53:25 +0530 TODO