Latest News - Deccan Chronicle www.deccanchronicle.com/rss/sports/rss.xml en Ronaldo leads masterclass as Real rout Liverpool http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141023/sports-football/article/ronaldo-leads-masterclass-real-rout-liverpool LIVERPOOL:  Cristiano Ronaldo inspired a Real Madrid masterclass and closed in on the Champions League goalscoring record as the holders thrashed Liverpool 3-0 at Anfield on Wednesday.Ronaldo maintained his majestic start to the season with a dazzling display capped by the predatory opening goal football UEFA Champions League Real Madrid vs Liverpool Cristiano Ronaldo TO DO Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:44:26 +0530 TODO Sarita Devi suspended for Asiad protest http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141023/sports-other-sports/article/sarita-devi-suspended-asiad-protest New Delhi: Taking strict action, AIBA has provisionally suspended India’s woman boxer Laishram Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games podium ceremony.Protesting a controversial verdict, Sarita in an unprecedented move, had refused to wear the medal around her neck sports Boxing Sarita Devi International Boxing Federation TO DO Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:25:43 +0530 TODO Serena Williams stunned http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141023/sports-tennis/article/serena-williams-stunned Singapore: Serena Williams was routed 6-0, 6-2 by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals on Wednesday in one of the most one-sided losses of the 18-time Grand Slam champion’s career.The last time Williams managed to win just two games in a WTA Tour or Grand Slam match was in 1998 when she was just 16.   “ tennis Serena Williams WTA Championship TO DO Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:17:41 +0530 TODO Concerned ICC to discuss crisis http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141023/sports-cricket/article/concerned-icc-discuss-crisis New Delhi: The International Cricket Council said on Wednesday it was concerned at the stand-off between the Indian and West Indies boards, but would not intervene unless asked by the two parties.In a statement on its website, the world governing body said it was “closely monitoring the Cricket ICC India West Indies TO DO Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:45:41 +0530 TODO WICB seeks India meeting http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141023/sports-cricket/article/wicb-seeks-india-meeting Bridgetown (Barbados): West Indies Cricket Board directors are seeking a meeting with their Indian counterparts in a bid to minimise the potentially colossal consequences of the unprecedented abandonment of the tour of India by the Caribbean side last week.The West Indies cut short their tour last Cricket WICB West Indies tour of India TO DO Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:35:00 +0530 TODO ‘AIFF is only running after money, heritage holds no value’ http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141022/sports-football/article/%E2%80%98aiff-only-running-after-money-heritage-holds-no-value%E2%80%99 Mumbai: Football in Kolkata is what cricket is to the nation. Traffic congestion, stampede during matches, fans following team and players to their hotel, clubs have been normal. Hence, the message of Mohammedan Sporting – a 123-year-old club in the city – closing down turned the Maidan cordon football Mohammedan Sporting IM Vijayan AIFF Indian Super League TO DO Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:24:41 +0530 TODO French Open Super Series: Kashyap upsets World No 4, easy win for Saina http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141022/sports-other-sports/article/french-open-super-series-kashyap-upsets-world-no-4-easy-win-saina Paris: Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap on Wednesday stunned world No 4 Kenichi Tago of Japan 21-11 21-18 in the first round of men's singles, while Saina Nehwal registered an easy victory to enter the second round of women's singles in the French Open Super Series here. However sports Badminton P Kashyap Saina Nehwal TO DO Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:02:38 +0530 TODO Boxer knocks down a referee, suspended for life http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141022/sports-other-sports/article/boxer-suspended-life-after-he-knocks-down-referee Zagreb: Croatian boxer Vido Loncar was suspended for life by the national boxing federation Tuesday after he knocked down a referee at the European youth championship here unsatisfied after losing the match.Loncar was "suspended from boxing for life" over his "brutal attack on an official," a sports Boxing Vido Loncar European youth championship TO DO Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:35:56 +0530 TODO U-turn: Terry Walsh withdraws his resignation http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141022/sports-other-sports/article/terry-walsh-make-u-turn-withdraws-resignation New Delhi: A day after his dramatic announcement to quit, India's chief hockey coach Terry Walsh today withdrew his resignation after a meeting with top sports officials, who have assured the Australian that his concerns will be addressed in a fresh contract. After a hectic meeting with the Sports sports hockey Terry Walsh Sports Authority of India (SAI) TO DO Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:51:04 +0530 TODO Bhaichung Bhutia inducted in AFC's Hall of Fame http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141022/sports-football/article/bhaichung-bhutia-inducted-afcs-hall-fame New Delhi: Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia has been inducted into the AFC's Hall of Fame, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said on Wednesday. The AIFF said it got a letter from Dato Alex Soosay, General Secretary, Asian Football Confederation, confirming about the development. " football Bhaichung Bhutia Asian Football Confederation AIFF TO DO Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:14:50 +0530 TODO AIBA suspends boxer Sarita Devi for refusing medal at Asian Games http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141022/sports-other-sports/article/aiba-suspends-boxer-sarita-devi-refusing-medal-asian-games Mumbai: The governing body of boxing, International Boxing Federation (AIBA), on Wednesday suspended India's Sarita Devi for indefinite period after she refused medal at the recently concluded Asain Games in South Korea. AIBA announced Wednesday it was also barring coaches Gurbaksh Sandhu, Sagar sports Boxing Sarita Devi International Boxing Federation TO DO Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:56:29 +0530 TODO World No 1 Novak Djokovic welcomes baby boy http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141022/sports-tennis/article/world-no-1-novak-djokovic-welcomes-baby-boy Belgrade (Serbia): World No. 1 Novak Djokovic is the proud papa of a baby boy. Djokovic's wife, Jelena, gave birth to their first child on Tuesday in Monaco where they reside. Elated Djokovic announced the news via a tweet on Wednesday. Stefan, our baby angel was born! I am so proud of my sports tennis Novak Djokovic Serbia TO DO Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:17:38 +0530 TODO ISL: Mendy magic wins it for Chennaiyin FC against Blasters http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141022/sports-football/article/isl-mendy-magic-wins-it-chennaiyin-fc-against-blasters   Chennai: Former Hull City wingback Bernard Mendy scored through a stunning bicycle kick as hosts Chennayin FC beat Kerala Blasters 2-1 in a Hero Indian Super League match here on Tuesday.   Chennayin FC now have two wins from as many matches while Kerala are at the bottom of the table having football Indian Super League (ISL) Chennaiyin FC vs Kerala Blasters Bernard Mendy TO DO Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:02:09 +0530 TODO Terry Walsh springs shocker, resigns as hockey head coach over 'pay dispute' http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141021/sports-other-sports/article/terry-walsh-springs-shocker-resigns-hockey-head-coach-over-pay New Delhi: India's chief hockey coach Terry Walsh on Tuesday sprang a surprise by resigning from his post because of a "pay dispute", barely three weeks after guiding the team to a historic gold medal in the Asian Games in Incheon. The 60-year-old Australian, himself a noted Olympian, submitted sports hockey Terry Walsh India TO DO Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:45:35 +0530 TODO Bayern, Chelsea, Shakhtar deliver goal feast to remember http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141022/sports-football/article/bayern-chelsea-shakhtar-deliver-goal-feast-remember Paris: Bayern Munich produced a stunning display to demolish Roma 7-1 on Tuesday but they were not the biggest winners on the most prolific evening in Champions League history. A record 44 goals were scored in just eight group games as Shakhtar Donetsk destroyed BATE Borisov 7-0 in Belarus and football Champions League Bayern Munich Chelsea TO DO Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:01:32 +0530 TODO