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arsenal vs manchester city, efl cup final: when and where to watch ars vs mci efl cup final, live streaming, time in ist

by: express web desk | published: february 24, 2018 12:50 pm pep guardiola and arsene wenger will look to win their first trophy of the season. (file)related newsmanchester city, who have appeared invincible throughout the season received a shock defeat at the hands of wigan athletic earlier this week and found themselves out of the race of fa cup. the pep guardiola side, which has been touted to win all the four trophies this season, have already lost one of the trophies, will look to ensure they can win the efl cup final and add a trophy in their cabinet. but the challenge at hand is not easy- manchester city will face arsenal at efl cup final at wembley on sunday. the arsene wenger side defeated chelsea 2-1 on aggregate to book the summit clash and has looked a better squad on pap...





after europa league vulnerability, efl cup remains only hope for arsene wenger

written by shivam saha | published: february 24, 2018 1:54 pm arsenal manager arsene wenger has suffered a series of setbacks in recent weeks. (reuters)top newspep guardiola’s goal of achieving the quadruple with manchester city was vanquished last tuesday, after his team suffered a shock defeat at the hands of the third-tier english football club, wigan athletic, knocking them out of the fa cup. witnessing an exchange of words between the two managers during the first half interval inside the tunnel, a fuming guardiola praised wigan, who became the second team in england to overcome manchester city this season.playing the entire second half with a man short, manchester city dominated the match with more than 80 percent possession. however, the visitors were left stunned after w...





winter olympics 2018: big air champion sebastien toutant brings canada some cheer

by: reuters | pyeongchang | published: february 24, 2018 2:08 pm sebastien toutant of canada celebrates with his national flag. reutersrelated newssebastien toutant soothed canada’s wounded pride by winning the first olympic men’s snowboarding big air gold medal on saturday, taking the title with a combined score of 174.25 from his two best runs in the pyeongchang winter games final. american kyle mack, cheered on by us president donald trump’s daughter ivanka, took the silver with 168.75 points, while britain’s billy morgan won the bronze with 168.00.trump, a senior white house adviser, is in south korea to lead the us delegation to the closing ceremony of the winter olympics. she met with south korean president moon jae-in on friday. the gold will come as some welcome good n...





this day, that year: sachin tendulkar became first player to score double century in odis, watch video

by: express web desk | published: february 24, 2018 2:25 pm sachin tendulkar scored 200* in 147 balls against south africa.related newsformer indian cricketer sachin tendulkar, on this day in 2011, created history – he went on to become the first person to score a double hundred in the 50-overs format. in the 2nd odi against south africa in gwalior, the master blaster went on to achieve a milestone which was never imagined possible earlier. on a flat surface, he stunned proteas bowling attack and hammered an unbeaten-200 in 147 balls to help his side in setting a mammoth target of massive 402 for the visitors to chase.in his innings, he struck 25 fours and 3 sixes and scored at a strike rate of 136.05. he remained not out throughout his innings and scored his 46th century in the for...





internet sensation priya varrier meets sachin tendulkar at isl match in kochi

by: express web desk | published: february 24, 2018 2:30 pm priya varrier, roshan rahoof with sachin tendulkar. (source: varrier twitter)related newspriya varrier became an internet sensation overnight. while it looks like the entire country has become a fan of her, the actor of film oru adaar love herself had a fan moment when she met cricket god sachin tendulkar on friday at an isl match in kochi.national crush priya arrived at the jawaharlal nehru stadium in kochi with co-actor roshan rahoof and her younger brother – all wearing the yellow jersey. while cheering for her team kerala blasters against chennaiyin fc, the 18-year old shared pictures with her co-star, and said in a video that she was very excited to meet sachin tendulkar and abhishek bachchan.she even shared a picture ...





american team to boycott russian world cup meet over doping concerns

by: reuters | published: february 24, 2018 3:13 pm the prestigious final event of the season is due to be held in tyumen from march 19-26. (source: reuters)related newsthe u.s. team will boycott the season’s final international biathlon union (ibu) event next month in tyumen, russia amid continuing concerns about the lack of a functioning anti-doping agency there, the u.s. national biathlon association has said.with russia banned from competing under its own flag at the winter olympics following allegations of state-sponsored doping, biathletes from several countries have expressed serious reservations about travelling there to compete.“the ibu’s recent decision to move forward with the world cup final in tyumen, russia is completely unacceptable. in support of clean sport and o...





norway win 38th pyeongchang medal to surpass u.s. record

by: reuters | published: february 24, 2018 3:29 pm team norway poses for photos during the venue ceremony after taking the bronze in the alpine team event. (source: ap)related newsnorway’s alpine skiing team won a bronze in the inaugural team event on saturday to give the scandinavian country 38 medals at the pyeongchang games, the most won by one nation at a single winter olympics.the tally of 37 won by the united states at vancouver in 2010 was the previous record but the victory over france by time differential in the ‘small’ final at the yongpyong alpine centre allowed the norwegians to surpass it.norway now leads the pyeongchang medals table with 13 golds, 14 silvers and 11 bronze medals, bettering their previous best tally of 26 at both the 1994 lillehammer games and 2014 ...





india women vs south africa women, live cricket score, live streaming 5th t20: rain causes interruption after south africa put india to bat

india women vs south africa women live cricket score 5th t20: india lead the series by 2-1.india women vs south africa women, live cricket score 5th t20i: south africa win toss, elect to field first. after the 4th t20i between india women and south africa women at centurion, the stakes have become higher for the visitors. after a formidable 2-1 victory in the 3-match odi series, india went on to continue their dominance in the shortest format and went on to win the first t20is. but, with a loss in the third t20i at wanderers, and then a washout in the 4th t20i, india have but one chance to clinch the series. the competition is all but over for south africa but they can still save some pride and save the series by registering a victory and not allowing india to achieve the rare feat of a ...





isl 2018: fc pune city eye win to seal play-off berth against fc goa

by: pti | pune | published: february 24, 2018 3:32 pm pune have won nine matches out of 16 so far. (file)top newsfc pune city will look to seal a play-off berth when they take on a stuttering fc goa in the indian super league (isl) at the shree shiv chhatrapati sports complex in pune on sunday. pune have won nine matches out of 16 so far and are placed in the second spot, below table-toppers bengaluru fc with 29 points and a win or a draw will cement their position in the play-offs. goa, on the other hand, are placed in the seventh spot with 21 points and if they are able to beat pune at the latter’s home, they will jump to 24 points and remain in the hunt for the last four.pune had outclassed jamshedpur fc (2-1) and blanked atk (3-0) here but the hosts lost their last game at home ...





winter olympics 2018: the two esters come together to make history

by: reuters | pyeongchang | published: february 24, 2018 3:38 pm ester ledecka of the czech republic competes. reutersrelated newsczech ester ledecka, who made history on saturday by winning gold in snowboard’s parallel giant slalom to go with her super-g victory in alpine skiing last week, admits she has a split personality. there is the persona she calls ‘ester the skier’ and there is ‘ester the snowboarder’. last week, after she shocked the alpine ski world by her unexpected gold medal in super-g, ledecka was afraid she might struggle to find her snowboarding half.“after the super-g there was a lot of people congratulating, congratulating, congratulating. it was nice of course but i was thinking ‘but you have to change into a snowboarder now’. “then i was just sta...





seema poonia enters final at strandja memorial boxing

by: pti | published: february 24, 2018 3:40 pm seema poonia defeated bulgarian mihaela nikolova 5-0 to make the summit clash. (source: file)related newsasian championships bronze-medallist seema poonia (+81kg) entered the finals, while two other women boxers settled for bronze medals at the strandja memorial tournament in sofia.in the final session late last night, seema, who got a bye into the semifinals, defeated bulgarian mihaela nikolova 5-0 to make the summit clash along with m c mary kom (48kg) among others.settling for bronze medals were world championships silver-medallist saweety boora (75kg) and bhagyabati kachari (81kg). while saweety lost to china’s li quian, bhagyabati went down to russia’s mariia urakova in a split decision.earlier last night, former world and asian ...





winter olympics 2018: switzerland pip austria to win inaugural team gold in alpine team event

by: reuters | published: february 24, 2018 3:48 pm the switzerland team pose for photos after winning gold in the alpine team event at the 2018 winter olympics. (source: ap)related newspyeongchang individual medallists wendy holdener and ramon zenhaeusern led the way as switzerland beat austria 3-1 in a final showdown of traditional alpine powerhouses to win the inaugural team gold at the winter olympics on saturday.austria, without their double gold medallist marcel hirscher, took silver with the bronze going to norway when they edged france on time differential after a 2-2 draw in the “small” final at the yongpyong alpine centre.norway’s 38th medal in all sports at the pyeongchang games saw the scandinavian nation surpass the tally of the united states at the 2010 vancouver ga...





nba roundup: milwaukee bucks end toronto raptors ‘ 7-game streak

by: reuters | published: february 24, 2018 4:03 pm milwaukee bucks eric bledsoe goes to pass the ball as toronto raptors center jakob poeltl defends at the air canada centre. milwaukee defeated toronto in overtime. (source: john e. sokolowski-usa today sports)related newsmilwaukee forward giannis antetokounmpo had 26 points and 12 rebounds and khris middleton and eric bledsoe had 21 points apiece when the bucks opened their post-break season with a 122-119 overtime victory over the eastern division-leading toronto raptors at air canada centre on friday.jason terry had 14 points, including five in overtime, and john henson had 12 points and eight rebounds in his first game after missing the previous three with a hamstring injury for the bucks, who have won six of eight.demar derozan sc...





india lose to jordan in fiba world cup qualifiers

by: pti | published: february 24, 2018 4:18 pm india lost to jordan in the asian qualifiers for fiba world cup. (source: #indianfootball twitter)related newsindian basketball team put up a spirited fight before losing 88-102 to higher-ranked jordan in the asian qualifiers for the 2019 fiba world cup at the sree kanteerava stadium in bengaluru.this was india’s third defeat in as many games and satnam singh’s men are now at the bottom of group c. aravind annadurai carried his impressive form to led the indian team with 28 points and 11 rebounds.satnam singh also maintained his consistency by dropping 20 points along with 8 assists and 4 powerful dunks.debutant guard justin joseph also impressed in his first senior international game dropping 16 points but india couldn’t convert t...





ben stokes expected to return for england against new zealand

by: express web desk | published: february 24, 2018 8:28 am ben stokes could be a part of playing xi in the first odi against new zealand. (express archive)related newsall-rounder ben stokes is expected to make his long-awaited england return in a one-day international against new zealand on sunday, ending an absence that stems from an incident in bristol last september which led to him being charged with affray. stokes, who had been named in several england squads but subsequently ruled out of due to the ongoing legal process, entered a not guilty plea when he appeared in court on february 13 and then joined the team in new zealand.he has not played for england since september but did sign a short-term contract to play for canterbury in new zealand’s domestic limited-overs competit...





top-seeded defending champion dominic thiem tumbles out of rio open

by: ap | rio de janeiro | published: february 24, 2018 8:34 am dominic thiem of austria in action against fernando verdasco of spain. (reuters)related newstop-seeded defending champion dominic thiem of austria tumbled out of the rio open on friday, falling 6-4, 6-0 to spain’s fernando verdasco in the quarterfinals of the clay-court event. thiem won the argentina open on sunday for his ninth career title. verdasco will play fifth-seeded fabio fognini of italy or alijaz bedene of slovenia.in the other semifinal at jockey club brasileiro, sixth-seeded diego schwartzman of argentina will face chile’s nicolas jarry. schwartzman beat france’s gael monfils 6-3, 6-4, and jarry topped uruguay’s pablo cuevas 7-5, 6-3.for all the latest sports news, download indian express appmore relate...





luke list, jamie lovemark ahead in florida as tiger woods lurks four back

by: reuters | published: february 24, 2018 8:39 am tiger woods during the second round of the honda classic golf tournament at pga national. (usa sports today)related newsluke list and jamie lovemark moved into a share of a one-stroke lead at a windy honda classic on friday as tiger woods was left to rue a late lapse that left him four shots off the pace after he signed for a one-over 71. the leaders reached the halfway mark on three-under-par 137 with woods in contention on a tightly packed leaderboard despite dropping three shots in two holes on his back nine at the pga national in palm beach gardens, florida.“two bad swings and it cost me three shots,” the 14-times major champion told golf channel after an errant tee shot led to a double-bogey five on the par-three 15th, which ...





deportivo la coruna waste penalty kick, remain winless under clarence seedorf

by: ap | madrid | published: february 24, 2018 8:50 am lucas perez failed to score from the penalty spot. (source: file)related newsclarence seedorf just can’t catch a break with deportivo la coruna. deportivo missed a second-half penalty kick and was twice denied by the woodwork in a 0-0 draw with espanyol on friday, keeping the former dutch midfielder winless as a coach in the spanish league. the result extended deportivo’s winless run to 10 matches in all competitions, and left the club in the relegation zone for yet another round.it was the team’s third game in a row without a victory since seedorf took over to try to keep the club in the first division. it was 18th in the 20-team standings after 25 matches. “this performance will boost the team’s morale. i would be worr...





eugenie bouchard reaches settlement in lawsuit against usta

by: reuters | published: february 24, 2018 8:55 am eugenie bouchard leaves brooklyn federal court with her mother in new york. (ap)related newscanadian tennis player eugenie bouchard reached a settlement in her lawsuit with the us tennis association (usta) on friday after a fall at the 2015 us open resulted in her withdrawal and a concussion. the terms of the settlement were confidential. “it’s been two-and-a-half years, so i’m happy it’s over,” bouchard told reporters outside a new york courtroom, the new york times reported.“i feel vindicated that i got the (jury) verdict yesterday. just relief and happiness right now,” added the former world number five and wimbledon finalist. bouchard had sued us tennis’s governing body after she slipped and fell in a training room...





lucas pouille, tomas berdych reach open 13 semis

by: ap | marseille | published: february 24, 2018 8:58 am lucas pouille beat eighth-seeded filip krajinovic of serbia 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-4. (source: file)related newsthird-seeded frenchman lucas pouille and fourth-seeded czech tomas berdych advanced to the open 13 semifinals on friday. pouille beat eighth-seeded filip krajinovic of serbia 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-4, hitting 20 aces and securing victory on his first match point when he broke krajinovic’s serve for the first time.berdych led 7-6 (4) when seventh-seeded damir dzumhur of bosnia-herzegovina pulled out feeling sickly. “he was ill all night, it can’t be easy to play in the shape he was in,” berdych said. “i was in the same situation last week.”pouille is looking for his second straight title after winning the open sud de fra...