Former football star Abdus Sattar passes away
Kolkata: Former Olympian football star Mohammad Abdus Sattar, who was part of the 1951 Asian Games gold winning team and led Mohun Bagan to their maiden Rovers Cup victory in 1955, died here late last night. Sattar, 85, suffered from dementia caused by Alzheimer's.
Messi hits 50-goal mark as Barca stays eight points clear
Madrid: Argentine superstar Lionel Messi became the first player to score 50 goals in a Spanish season as Barcelona maintained their eight-point lead over Real Madrid in the La Liga title race. Messi reached the landmark during his team's 2-0 win over Osasuna yesterday.