Daily Archives: November 7, 2018

Women pilots’ percentage in India is twice that of global average: Data

According to the latest statistics, the percentage of women airline pilots in the world stands around 5.4%. In India, the percentage of women pilots currently is 12.4 %. Delhi-based regional carrier Zoom employs the highest percentage of women pilots in the world, at 30 %.

Shanghai SIPG win China title to end Guangzhou dominance

Shanghai SIPG broke Guangzhou Evergrande’s near-decade stranglehold on Chinese football on Wednesday, winning the Chinese Super League (CSL) for the first time.

Prior warns of England ‘nightmare’ after Foakes debut hundred

Former England wicket-keeper Matt Prior reckons Ben Foakes’s hundred on his Test debut in the series opener against Sri Lanka has left the selectors with a “nightmare decision”.

Indian women play Nepal in first 2020 Olympic qualifying game

The Indian women are all geared up to play Nepal on Thursday in their first match of the 2020 AFC Olympic Qualifying Tournament. They will look to secure three points from the game in order to get their campaign off to a winning start.

Asian, female drivers part of F1’s ideal future: Carey

Formula One’s ideal future will see Asian, American and female drivers battling for glory on race circuits around the world, the sport’s chief executive Chase Carey told AFP on Wednesday.

Liverpool lose their mojo to make Champions League last 16 a struggle

Champions League finalists six months ago, Liverpool hoped a summer of heavy investment could take them one step further to a sixth European Cup, but a shock 2-0 defeat to Red Star leaves them struggling to even make it out of the group stages.

Dortmund must bounce back against Bayern: Goetze

Mario Goetze says German league leaders Borussia Dortmund must put their first defeat of the season behind them and bounce back in Saturday’s crunch Bundesliga showdown at home against Bayern Munich.

I-League: Aizawl, Neroca play out goalless draw in northeast derby

The second northeast derby of I-League between Aizawl FC and Neroca FC ended in a goalless draw. Both teams had their chances in a game in which hosts Aizawl had a slightly better of exchanges, but a goal eluded them throughout 90 minutes.

Hanoi Grand Prix to begin in 2020: F1

The first Hanoi Grand Prix will be staged in 2020, Formula One boss Chase Carey confirmed Wednesday as he laid out plans to expand motorsport’s premier championship in Asia.

Foakes, spinners put England on top in first Sri Lanka Test

England spinners led by Moeen Ali helped dismiss Sri Lanka for 203 and build on their advantage after wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Foakes’ debut ton in the first Test on Wednesday.