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Wimbledon : Murray brings victory home after 77 years

  Fred Perry : 1936 winner Wimbledon, England:  yesterday Scotland’s Murray became the first British man to win Wimbledon in 77 years, since Fred Perry won the last of three in a row in 1936. Playing with a calm sometimes lacking in previous campaigns, No. 2 Murray knocked off top-ranked Djokovic 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 on a brilliantly sunny afternoon,  thus ending a cloud of anxiety that has hung over Britain. “I still can’t believe it,” Murray said a couple of hours after sending the Kingdom into collective delirium. “Can’t get my head around that.” Djokovic... 

Season of hate? now Jaylalitha throws out Sri Lankan football playing kids!

    The anger game! Chennai: first, the North-easterners as target, then the Biharis in Maharshtra and now the Sri Lankan boys in Tamilandu! Suddenly, parochialism of a wide variety seems to be sweeping the country. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa recently ordered the suspension of the officer of the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here for allowing Sri Lankan football players to play a friendly match with a Customs Department team last week. Ms. Jayalalithaa also directed that the players be sent home. In a statement, the Chief Minister said she issued orders for sending back... 

Football frenzy in Kolkata: Messi to lead Argentinean team against Venezuela on Friday

Football frenzy in Kolkata: Messi to lead Argentinean team against Venezuela on Friday   Lionel Messi: a football god lands in Kolkata! Kolkata: according to reports, the Argentine superstar Lionel Messi arrived in Kolkata early in the early morning on Wednesday but his fans and media men who stayed up and thronged the airport never got a chance to see him at all. Messi quietly slipped through the VIP gate and spent the day recovering from his 24-hour journey and a jetlag. Messi is in Kolkata as part of an Argentina squad to play a FIFA-sanctioned international friendly with Venezuela at the... 

Now a Camp to train girls from rural areas in shooting at Kalyan Bigha in Nalanda

Now a Camp to train girls  from rural areas in shooting at Kalyan Bigha in Nalanda Chandro Tomar: the 76 year old coach! Nalanda: according to reports, Chandro Tomar, a 76-year-old veteran sportwoman is training village girls in shooting at Kalyan Bigha village in Bihar’s Nalanda district. Tomar from Baghpat of Uttar Pradesh, was a national level shooter winning several medals in international competitions. In a 15-day training camp at Kalyan Bigha, she is now training a number of girls enrolled for the course. ‘My aim is to motivate girls so that they would do something in their lives.... 

34th National Games: 5-time world boxing champion Mary Kom to represent Jharkhand

34th National Games: 5-time world boxing champion Mary Kom to represent Jharkhand Mary Kom: from Manipur, but now from Jharkhand? Jamshedpur: there is some good news, sort of a windfall for Jharkhand and its sports enthusiasts. World Boxing Champion MC Mary Kom from Manipur has said that she is keen to represent Jharkhand in the 34th National Games to be held from February 12 to 26 in Jharkhand. According to press reports she said ‘I want to represent Jharkhand in the mega sports event and I had talks with the Jharkhand Boxing Association (JBA) general secretary, Dinesh Upadhyay and coach Ajit... 

Patna Kite Festival: ‘Patang ude akash me, dori mere hath me’

Patna Kite Festival: ‘Patang ude akash me, dori mere hath me’ Patangbazi: an early start Patna: the ministry of art, culture and youth affairs organized in Bihar has taken a new initiative by organizing a Patang Utsav [kite festival] at the inevitable Gandhi Maidan on Saturday afternoon. The minister of Art, culture and youth affairs, Sukhda Pandey, used the occasion to declare the event as a fixture for all years to come. A team of experts from Muradabad, UP sent up a huge bunch of kites of all shapes and sizes as an inaugural gesture. Since however kites obey the winds and not official dictat,... 

This government is no ‘Dhaporshankh’: Bihardays editor’s dream of resorts across Ganga comes true

This government is no ‘Dhaporshankh’: Bihardays editor’s dream of resorts across Ganga comes true See you here, three months from now To those not familiar with the story of dhaporshankh – once upon a time a very poor man prayed hard to god and received the boon of a conch shell [shankh] which gave him everything he wanted. But his bully neighbour took it away from him and the poor man went running to god again. This time god gave him another conch shell that promised to give twice as much as asked and sent him back. The jealous and bully neighbour learnt of this super – shankh and forced... 
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