Kayaker Poulsen named Denmark’s sportsperson of 2015

Copenhagen, Jan 10 : Kayaker Rene Holten Poulsen has been named Denmark’s Sportsperson of the Year 2015. The Sports Confederation of Denmark and Danish Jyllands-Posten newspaper on Saturday voted to award Poulsen the prize, which is known as Sports Name of the Year and is among the country’s top sports prizes, reports Xinhua. “He has […]

Gans latest Brazilian on Chinese radar

Rio de Janeiro, Jan 10 : Paulo Henrique Ganso could be the latest Brazil international to move to China. Second-tier club Hebei China Fortune has offered the midfielder a monthly salary that is significantly higher than the $75,000 he currently earns with Sao Paulo, reports Xinhua on Saturday. The 26-year-old’s contract with the Brazilian outfit […]

Ghana’s Gyan slams CAF best player award

Kumasi (Ghana), Jan 9 : Shanghai SIPG striker Asamoah Gyan has slammed the decision of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to award the 2015 Best Player of the Year award to Gabonese international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Aubameyang beat stiff competition from Cote d’Ivoire’s Yaya Toure and Ghana’s deputy captain Andre Ayew to win the coveted […]

Januzaj lacked desire at Dortmund: Coach Tuchel

Dortmund, Jan 9 (IANS) Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel has criticised Belgian midfielder Adnan Januzaj, saying that he did not have the correct desire or the attitude during his short stint with the German giants. The 20-year-old joined Dortmund in August on loan from Manchester United, but his season long deal was cut short by […]

Bayern’s Gotze hints at Liverpool talk

Munich, Jan 9 (IANS) German football star Mario Gotze has fuelled speculation about a reunion with Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp by admitting he could leave Bayern Munich this summer. Liverpool boss Klopp was in-charge of Borussia Dortmund when Gotze came through the ranks to emerge as one of Germany’s top attacking talents. Gotze left for […]

Bagan start I-League title defence with win

Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) Defending champions Mohun Bagan made easy work of newcomers Aizawl Football Club to win the inaugural match of the new I-League season 3-1 at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Saturday. Bagan’s newest recruit, Trinidadian marksman Cornell Glen scored a brace and striker Balwant Singh netted the other. Defender Pritam Kotal […]