India's women's football team will aim to finish the AFC Cup qualifiers on a "good note" when they take on Palestine in their final match here Saturday. India have lost their previous two matches against Myanmar and Chinese Taipei, respectively, but have in no way embarrassed themselves. In the last match India fought bravely only to be thwarted in the final minutes of the game, losing 1-2 ...
Spanish football club Real Madrid has exercised its option of signing Sao Paulo loanee Casemiro on a permanent deal. The 21-year-old joined the Spanish giants on loan in January and made his Liga debut in a 3-1 victory over Real Betis at the Santiago Bernabeu April 19, reports Xinhua. A series of impressive performances for Real Madrid Castilla in Spain's second tier convinced club president ...
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that it would soon introduce new rules to bring Pakistan umpires under its 'domain' so that they can keep a check on their behaviour. The PCB made this statement in the wake of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) decision to withdraw Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf from the ICC Champions Trophy following his questioning in connection with the ...
Socialite Khloe Kardashian says she wants a son when she and basketball player-husband Lamar Odom finally start a family. "They always say you don't care, and I really don't know if I do care...But I think it would be fun to have a boy because Lamar is a basketball player," contactmusic.com quoted Kardashian as saying. "(I want) to take him to the games and dress him and up and be like 'oh, ...
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said that a special investigation team (SIT) should be formulated to probe the spot-fixing accusations, currently gripping the money-spinning cricket league. "A special investigation team should be formed, infact it should have been formed by now, it should have been formed on the day this scam emerged," said BJP spokesperson, Vijay Sonkar ...
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Manchester City chief executive Ferran Sorriano has said the club expects new manager Manuel Pelligrini to help the team win a trophy each year, including the Union of European Football Association (UEFA) Cup, following the sacking of previous coach Roberto Mancini. The embarrassing defeat at the hands of Wigan Athletic in the FA Cup final and poor management skills, saw Mancini lose his job. ...
Sports Minister Jitendra Singh said Friday that states need to take adequate steps to combat illegal practices in sports after the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) was marred by spot-fixing. Singh said that the central government was ready to extend full support to the states with regards to combating illegal practices in sports. "The states have an important role to play in wake of the ...
Striker Nils Petersen will remain in Werder Bremen and not return to Bayern Munich after signing a four-year deal with the football club. Petersen, who spent the last season on loan to Werder, scored 11 goals in the German Bundesliga, reports Xinhua. Werder barely escaped relegation and is rebuilding after parting company with long-term coach Thomas Schaaf. The club are looking to sign Robin ...
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has announced new anti-doping initiatives including the launch of a research study retrospectively measuring the steroid profiles of nearly 900 players who have participated in UEFA competitions since 2008. According to UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino, the organisation wants to identify the potential relevance of steroid use across ...
Lokomotiv Moscow forward Felipe Caicedo has said that he tries to block out racist chants at Russian football stadiums. "I try not to notice these things, not to react in any way," the 24-year-old Ecuadorian told R-Sport Thursday. "It's not easy because you are agitated during the game and the smallest thing can throw you off the balance, but I try so it doesn't bug me." Caicedo is completing ...
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Justin Bieber surprised the young students of a Las Vegas primary school on Friday after he visited the place to declare that he had partnered up with Child Hunger Ends Here campaign.
The 19-year-old singer, who dropped by Whitney Elementary School ahead of his performance at Sunday's Billboard Music Awards, spent time giving food donations to the children as they shed tears of joy after meeting their idol, Contactmusic reported.
Bieber's trip was documented by the cameras of US breakfast show Today and in one clip, the artist can be seen consoling a star-struck girl, saying, "Don't cry, how are you? Give me a hug."
The singer also chatted with headmistress Sherrie Gahn, who has made it her job to provide disadvantaged students and their families with food and clothes throughout the year.
He also promised to fill the school's pantry with endless treats for the whole year, as part of his work with the charitable trust.
Gahn said that the singing sensation's visit meant a lot to the kids and they got to see that someone really important to them believed in them.
Bieber, who had a great time at the institution, thanked the school and Gahn for letting him visit, on Twitter.
"Thanks to Whitney Elementary and Sherrie for letting me come by again. ...
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