Daily Archives: February 16, 2019

Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Sunday (February 17) that comprise La-Liga clash between Barcelona and Valladolid and Serie A encounter between Inter Milan and Sampdoria.

Iranians cry ‘revenge’ at funeral of suicide bomb victims

Tens of thousands of Iranians called for “revenge” on Saturday at the funeral of 27 Revolutionary Guards killed in a suicide attack perpetrated by jihadists that Tehran accuses Pakistan of supporting.

‘Just doing my job’, says ‘superman’ Perera

Match-winner Kusal Perera insisted “all I did was my role” after his epic 153 not out took Sri Lanka to a dramatic one-wicket victory over South Africa in the first Test at Kingsmead on Saturday.

Ethiopia’s Tefera breaks Guerrouj’s 1500m indoor world record

Ethiopia’s Samuel Tefera set a new 1500 metres indoor world record in Birmingham on Saturday as he broke a mark that had stood for more than 20 years.

PVL: U Mumba beat Chennai Spartans to keep play-off hopes alive

U Mumba Volley defeated Chennai Spartans 3-2 (15-14, 15-8, 15-10, 10-15, 10-15) in the opening match of the Chennai leg of the Pro Volleyball League on Saturday to keep its hopes of a semifinal spot alive.

Minerva forfeit I-League match against Real Kashmir

Defending champions Minerva Punjab FC on Saturday forfeited their I-League match against Real Kashmir FC in Srinagar after the All India Football Federation (AIFF) turned down their request to relocate the fixture in the aftermath of the Pulwama terrorist attacks.

Privatisation: GMR, Adani bid for all 6 AAI airports

Irfan, Soumya claim top honours in National Race Walking meet

K T Irfan of Kerala and his state-mate B Soumya emerged winners in the 20 km race walk (Elite) in the 6th Open National Race Walking Championship on Saturday.

Shiv Kapur misses match play berth in Perth by one shot

Shiv Kapur missed out the match play action at the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 in Perth on Saturday by just one shot as he bogeyed his final hole in the third round.

Brighton edge into FA Cup quarter-finals

Brighton moved into the FA Cup quarter-finals for the second successive season as goals from Anthony Knockaert and Jurgen Locadia clinched a 2-1 win over Derby on Saturday.