Rathore Promises Best Of Opportunities To Sportspersons

New Delhi: The newly-appointed sports  minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has affirmed that    "best of the opportunities" will be provided to all sportspersons in their efforts to make India a strong sporting nation. 

Rathore said the focus will be on winning medals at all levels. "Win medals at all levels -- village level or at the Olympic level. Sports is a state subject so we will work together with the state departments to provide, like I said, best of the opportunities for the sportspersons," Rathore said. 


Cristiano Ronaldo betters Pele's record of all-timer goal scorer as Protugal downs Faeroe Islands

New Delhi: Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hattrick to move past Pele on the list of all-time international goalscorers as Portugal beat Faeroe Islands 5-1 to stay close to Switzerland at the top of Group B in World Cup European qualifying. Ronaldo netted with a neat volley from inside the area then added two other goals to surpass the Brazil great and move into second place on the list of Europe's all-time scorers with 78 goals. He's six behind Hungary great FerencPuskas. Pele scored 77 goals for Brazil.