Sports performance not like instant coffee: MP minister

first_imgIndore, Nov 27 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh Sports Minister Yashodhara Scindia today said training in a sport did not bring forth results immediately like an “instant coffee”.She was reacting to the poor showing of MP at the recently held Senior National Wrestling Tournament here.”Our wrestling training got off some time ago. Wrestling and for that matter in any sport, the result doesnt come forth like an instant coffee,” Scindia told reporters.”In all sports, it takes time to hone the talent of players,” the BJP leader said.She said two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar had been made Madhya Pradesh coach to impart “top class” training to wrestlers.”MP wrestlers are being sent to Delhi for special training,” Scindia added. PTI HWP LAL NSKlast_img read more

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Priyanka Chopra to return with Quantico on April 26

first_imgLos Angeles, Jan 10 (PTI) The third season of actor Priyanka Chopras TV show “Quantico” is all set to air on April 26.The 35-year-old actor will reprise her role as FBI agent Alex Parrish in the new installment of the ABC series.Priyanka took to Twitter to announce the news.”And shes back… Cant wait to share this with you! #April26 #QuanticoSeason3 #TheReturnOfAlexParrish,” the actor wrote.She also shared her first look from the action-drama in monochrome, sporting a beachy hairdo and shades.Besides “Quantico”, Priyanka has Hollywood projects such as “A Kid Like Jake” and “Isnt It Romantic” in her kitty. PTI RDS RDSlast_img read more

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Yuvraj Singh, the hero who won India two World Cups, turns 36

first_imgIndia’s 2011 World Cup hero and arguably one of the greatest match-winner’s in the limited-overs formats, Yuvraj Singh turns 36 today.It is a very special birthday for the Punjab batsman as he also celebrated his first marriage anniversary a few days ago, and he was conferred with a doctorate by a Gwalior university for his contribution to Indian cricket and the society.Yuvraj tied the knot with Bollywood actor Hazel Keech on November 30 last year in a glittering ceremony which was attended by Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma and the Indian team along with celebrities from the Indian film industry.Kohli and Anushka followed in Yuvi and Hazel’s footsteps and got married on Monday in an intimate ceremony in Borgo Finocchieto in Tuscany, south Italy.Yuvraj, who is a celebrated figure in Indian cricket and is known for his fighting spirit, has over 10,000 international runs in over 400 appearances and has been India’s go-to player on numerous occasions.The left-handed batsman had made a successful comeback into the ODI team this year and played 11 ODIs scoring 372 runs at an average of 41.33.Wishing #TeamIndia all-rounder @YUVSTRONG12 a very Happy Birthday! pic.twitter.com/6JpciQxqG3- BCCI (@BCCI) December 12, 2017The highlight for him this year was the career-best 150 that he smashed off 127 balls against England in the second ODI of the series at Cuttack in January.The flamboyant batsman then slammed a quickfire 32-ball 53 against Pakistan in the Champions Trophy group stages in June but since then had a string of low scores and was ultimately dropped from the squad after he failed to pass the yo-yo test ahead of the tour to Sri Lanka in August.advertisementBut the fighter that he is, Yuvi has no qualms in conceding that he has been “failing” but the out-of-favour Indian cricketer says he won’t give up on his career at least till 2019.”I would like to tell that I am failing. I still fail. I failed the last three fitness tests but yesterday I passed my fitness test. After 17 years I am still failing,” Yuvraj said last week.Many many happy returns of d day 2 u @YUVSTRONG12 Paa G. U r One of d best inspirational cricketer India ???? has ever produced ?????? May God always bless u wit loads of happiness nd success ??? #legend pic.twitter.com/R9Rr7eZt9j- Manoj Tiwary (@tiwarymanoj) December 12, 2017″I am not afraid of failure. I have gone through ups and downs. I have seen defeat and that’s what’s the pillar of success.”To be a successful man, to be a successful person in your life, you need failure and you’ve got to be defeated. That will make you a stronger person and it will take you to the next level,” he explained.Yuvraj broke into the international scene after being named the Player of the Tournament in the 2000 Under-19 World Cup held in Sri Lanka.The southpaw was then immediately drafted into the national side for the ICC Champions Trophy in 2000 where he smashed a match-winning 84 in his debut against Australia in Nairobi and caught the attention of the world thereafter.He has since played 40 Tests, 304 ODIs and 58 T20 Internationals in his 17-year-career scoring 1900, 8701 and 1177 runs across the respective formats.1,900 Test runs8,701 ODI runs1,177 T20I runsThe fastest 50 in T20I historyHappy Birthday @YUVSTRONG12! pic.twitter.com/I5zQDr3hlk- ICC (@ICC) December 12, 2017Yuvraj will always be remembered for the six sixes that he smashed in one over against England’s Stuart Broad in the inaugural 2007 World T20 at Durban.6, 6, 6, 6, 6, 6!Happy Birthday @YUVSTRONG12! pic.twitter.com/3I1NqllFcZ- ICC (@ICC) December 12, 2017But being named Player of the Tournament in the 2011 World Cup and receiving the winner’s medal at the Wankhede remains the crowning moment of his career.Happy Birthday to an inseparable part of my life. Wish you nothing but the very best in everything @YUVSTRONG12 . May you have a great year ahead. pic.twitter.com/P32Wy0VdWh- Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) December 12, 2017Yuvraj, who loves to perform at the biggest stage, scored 362 runs in 9 matches at a staggering average of 90.50 with one century and four half-centuries. He also went on to pick 15 wickets in the tournament including two in the final played in Mumbai.His life turned completely upside down after he was diagnosed with a rare germ-cell cancer tumour located between his two lungs which was there when he was representing the country at the World Cup.He immediately headed to the United States after the tournament ended for treatment and rehabilitation. In March 2012, Yuvraj was discharged from hospital after completing the third and final cycle of chemotherapy and returned to India in April.advertisementAnd then the prince returned to the Indian team in 2012 after fighting against all odds.Now in the final stages of his career, Yuvraj is eyeing the 2019 World Cup before calling time and we wish him all the best and hope to see him in the Indian team very soon.last_img read more

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The Ashes: Australia pace battery better than 2013-14 trio, says Ryan Harris

first_imgFormer Australia quick Ryan Harris, who was one of the architects of England’s 0-5 whitewash in the 2013-14 Ashes, feels the current fast bowling trio of Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins is more potent.Harris, who claimed 22 wickets and formed a formidable combination with left-armer Mitchell Johnson and Peter Siddle during the 2013-14 edition, believes it will be the pace attacks of both sides that will decide the course of the series, starting in Brisbane from November 23.”Hazlewood’s probably doing the job that I did (four years ago) and he’s quicker than me, and he gets more bounce,” Harris said at the Adelaide Oval ahead of the four-day day-night tour game against England that starts on Wednesday. (Also read:  England paceman Steven Finn ruled out with knee injury)”And you’ve got Starc who can definitely do a Johnson role, and you’ve got Cummins so you’ve probably got an extra bit of pace. Cummins on his day he’s fast as well.”Obviously we did a good job last time, but the key is going to be working as a team, as a bowling unit. That’s what we did well last time and obviously got the results,” the 38-year-old added.Reuters PhotoReuters Photo While the first Test will be played at the Gabba in Brisbane, the second match will be a day-night affair at Adelaide from December 2-6.The third Test will be played at the WACA Ground in Perth from December 14-18 while the fourth match will be played on Boxing Day in Melbourne followed by the final Test in Sydney from January 4-8.advertisementlast_img read more

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It Ain’t Over, But Berra’s 90

first_imgLITTLE FALLS, N.J. — As Yogi Berra might say, when you turn 90 you should celebrate it right the first time.The baseball Hall of Famer enjoyed his 90th birthday in grand style May 12, complete with a youth drum orchestra, a giant cake — and replicas of his 10 World Series rings and three AL MVP awards that were stolen last year.Berra, who is bound to a wheelchair, cut a ribbon but did not speak. Surrounded by family members, he smiled for cameras.“It’s obviously a wonderful day,” said Dale Berra, Yogi’s son and the former major league infielder. “It’s all about the way my dad carried himself all the time, with dignity, with respect of people. Not just opponents, but teachers, leaders. … My dad respected all people. He just happened to be a great baseball player.”Known for Yogi-isms, such as “It ain’t over ’till it’s over” and “When you come to a fork in the road, take it,” Berra became one of the most beloved professional athletes. A 15-time All-Star, Berra was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1972.“As a player, he was one thing, but I never got the chance to see him play,” Dale Berra said. “But as a father, he taught us to have the same humbleness that he has.”Former New York Yankees and Mets catcher Rick Cerone was on hand along with former New York Jets running back Bruce Harper and National Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Carol Blazejowski, who played her college ball at Montclair State.Major League Baseball, the Yankees and the Mets — teams that Berra both played for and managed — arranged for the purchase of rings and plaques for the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center on the campus of Montclair State University. The originals were stolen last October, and a police investigation is ongoing.“To be able to get all of these rings and awards back is incredible,” said Larry Berra, the oldest of Yogi’s three sons.The Berra family also announced a petition drive urging Berra be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.“There has been no greater ambassador to baseball than my grandfather,” Lindsey Berra said. “He’s been very supportive of the idea.”New York and New Jersey declared May 12 as Yogi Berra Day, and proclamations were presented to Berra from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.“I think he deserves it,” Dale Berra said. “He’s a World War II hero and a D-Day veteran who also served in North Africa. He’s an American icon because if his integrity and ideals. This award is fitting for him. In every way, his life lessons are far more incredible than those as a player. As a father, he taught us the same humbleness he’s always had. He’s ideal for that honor.”(JIM HAGUE)TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more

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Monte Irvin, Pioneer, Dies at 96

first_imgHall of Fame baseball playerHOUSTON (AP) — Hall of Famer Monte Irvin, a power-hitting outfielder who starred for the New York Giants in the 1950s in a career abbreviated by major league baseball’s exclusion of black players, has died. He was 96.The Hall of Fame said Irvin died Monday night of natural causes at his Houston home.Irvin was 30 when he joined the Giants in 1949, two years after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier. Irvin spent seven of his eight big league seasons with the Giants and one year with the Chicago Cubs in 1956. A native of Haleburg, Alabama, Irvin played in the Negro, Mexican and Puerto Rican leagues during his 20s.Irvin batted .300 or more three times with a high of .329 in 1953. He finished with a career average of .293 with 99 homers and 443 RBIs, numbers that would have surely been far higher if not for the game’s racial segregation.“Today is a sad, sad day for me,” said Hall of Famer Willie Mays, a teammate of Irvin’s with the Giants. “I lost someone I cared about and admired very, very much; someone who was like a second father to me. Monte was a kind of guy that you had to be around to get to know. But once you became friends, he always had your back. You had a friend for life.“Monte Irvin was a great left fielder. Monte Irvin was a great man. I will miss him. There are no words for how I feel today. I could say so much more about Monte, but this is not so easy to do right now.”Irvin was one of the most important contributors during the Giants’ amazing pennant drive in 1951 when they overtook the Brooklyn Dodgers after trailing by 13 1-2 games in mid-August. Irvin batted .312 with 24 homers and an NL-leading 121 RBIs.That year Irvin teamed with Hank Thompson and Mays to form the first all-black outfield in the majors. He finished third in the NL’s MVP voting.Irvin was rewarded with a contract estimated at $25,000, a pay raise of almost 100 percent.Unfortunately for Irvin he could not repeat his 1951 season in ’52.On April 2 in an exhibition game against the Cleveland Indians in Denver, he suffered a compound fracture and dislocation of the right ankle after a hard slide into third base. Four months later, Irvin was back in action. In 1954 he helped the Giants sweep Cleveland to win the World Series.Irvin’s days in a Giants uniform came to end on June 24, 1955, at the age of 36, when his contract was sold to Minneapolis of the minor leagues. He played one final year in the majors with the Cubs before retiring in May 1957 while with Los Angeles of the Pacific Coast League.After his retirement from baseball, Irvin worked as a scout for the New York Mets and on the public relations staff of a brewery.On Aug. 21, 1968, Irvin made history when baseball Commissioner William D. Eckert named him assistant director of public relations for baseball, becoming the first black chosen to an executive position in professional baseball’s hierarchy. Later, Irvin was named special assistant to Commissioner Bowie Kuhn.In 1973, Irvin was elected to the Hall of Fame by the Negro League Committee. On Aug. 6, 1973, Irvin entered the Hall along with pitcher Warren Spahn and outfielder Roberto Clemente, who months earlier died in a plane crash.“My only wish is that major league fans could have seen me when I was at my best … in the Negro Leagues,” Irvin said. “I sincerely believe I could have set some batting records comparable to DiMaggio, Mays, Aaron, Williams — 600 or 700 home runs, that type of thing.”During his tenure in the commissioner’s office, Irvin attended many baseball gatherings and was often seen at the ballparks around the major and minor leagues.The players and fans knew him as one of the true giants who, with an earlier break, might have transcended many of the super stars lionized today. The owners knew him as a classy, soft-spoken gentleman as much at ease in the board rooms as the dugouts.Despite retiring before the Giants moved to San Francisco, Irvin kept ties with the organization. He had his number retired in 2010, was one of several Hall of Famers to throw out a ceremonial first pitch later that season at the World Series and went to the White House last summer when San Francisco’s 2014 World Series championship team was honored.“Monte was a true gentleman whose exceptional baseball talent was only surpassed by his character and kindness,” Giants CEO Larry Baer said. “He was a great ambassador for the game throughout his playing career and beyond. As the first Giant and one of the first African-American players to help integrate Major League Baseball, he served as a role model and mentor to so many who followed in his footsteps — including Willie Mays.”TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more

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Warriors and Rockets Take 3-1 Series Leads

first_imgNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Kevin Durant had 38 points and nine rebounds as Golden State soundly defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 118-92 on Sunday to take a commanding 3-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series.The Warriors responded to their 19-point loss in Game 3 with a resounding effort that produced a wire-to-wire win with leads as large as 26 points.Durant made 15 of 27 shots. Stephen Curry scored 23, Klay Thompson added 13 and Quinn Cook, who was a Pelicans reserve earlier this season, contributed 12 points.Anthony Davis had 26 points and 12 rebounds for New Orleans, but the Pelicans hit only 36 percent (32 of 88) of their shots, missing 22 of 26 3-point attempts.E’Twaun Moore scored 20 and Jrue Holiday 19, but New Orleans reserves combined for just 14 points after scoring 32 two nights earlier. Rajon Rondo finished with 11 rebounds, but the Pelicans also committed 19 turnovers, which led 21 Warriors points.ROCKETS 100, JAZZ 87SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Chris Paul had 27 points and 12 rebounds while James Harden scored 24 points to power Houston to a 100-87 win over the Utah Jazz, taking a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series.Houston Rockets guard James Harden, right, goes to the basket as Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) defends during the first half in Game 4 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)Paul, playing the sidekick to Harden for most of his first season in Houston, took center stage, controlling the tempo and getting to his favorite spots as the Rockets led from start to finish.Donovan Mitchell scored 25 before fouling out and Joe Ingles had 15 for the Jazz.Mitchell started finding lanes to the basket late and got the Jazz within 85-80 after he fueled a 10-2 run. But Paul, who matched his scoring high for this playoff run, hit a pull-up jumper and found Trevor Ariza for a 3-pointer to put the Rockets back up by double digits and they never looked back.Houston, which has been known for their offensive firepower, put forth a disruptive defensive effort.Clint Capela, the anchor of the Houston defense, had 12 points, 15 rebounds and six blocks, one of which featured a Dikembe Mutombo-like finger wag in the fourth quarter.TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more

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McLaren to Return to Full-Time IndyCar Racing in 2020

first_imgMcLaren will return to full-time IndyCar competition next season for the first time since 1979 in a partnership with existing team Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports.The new venture will be renamed Arrow McLaren Racing SP and rely on Arrow SPM’s current infrastructure. McLaren will be responsible for technical expertise, commercial experience and marketing. It will be a two-car team but switch next season to Chevrolet.“IndyCar has been part of McLaren since our early years of racing, and the series today provides not only a commercial platform to continue to grow our brand in North America, but competition with some of the best teams in international motorsport,” said Zak Brown, CEO of McLaren Racing. “We come to IndyCar in full respect of the sport, our competitors, the fans and the task ahead.“At our core, we at McLaren are racers and where there’s competition that puts us to the test, we will race.”The team currently fields cars for James Hinchcliffe and Marcus Ericsson, but Hinchcliffe is a longtime Honda ambassador and star of ads for the automaker in North America. All seven of Schmidt’s IndyCar victories were powered by Honda, which also helped the team win two Indianapolis 500 poles.Honda Performance Development said in a statement Friday “although we regret that this partnership will be coming to an end … HPD has the utmost confidence in the strength and commitment of its remaining partner teams.”Arrow Electronics will remain the team’s title partner and team co-founders Sam Schmidt and Ric Peterson will continue in their current leadership roles.“I’m extremely proud of the team that Ric and I have built and that a legendary brand like McLaren Racing has decided to partner with us,” Schmidt said. “Arrow is a tremendous partner which has been integral to our growth as a team since 2015 and to the creation of this new partnership. The combined technical resources and commercial opportunities both McLaren and Arrow bring to the table provide a winning combination.”Gil de Ferran, the sporting director for McLaren Racing, will lead the IndyCar effort for McLaren independently from the Formula One effort.“IndyCar is a natural fit for McLaren, given our legacy and determination to succeed at the top levels of international motorsport,” said de Ferran, a former Indy 500 winner. “Our ambition, over time, is to consistently compete for wins and championships.“We acknowledge the challenge ahead of us but McLaren is committed to this partnership and to supporting the team as a whole.”FILE – In this May 17, 2017, file photo, Gil de Ferran, left, talks with Fernando Alonso, of Spain, during a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. McLaren will return to full-time IndyCar competition next season for the first time since 1979 in a partnership with existing team Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. Gil de Ferran, the sporting director for McLaren Racing, will lead the IndyCar effort for McLaren independently from the Formula One effort. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)McLaren is coming off a spectacular embarrassment in which it failed to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 in May with celebrated two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso.Alonso does not appear to be interested in a full-time IndyCar ride in 2020, but Brown has indicated the new team will field a third car for the Indianapolis 500. Alonso would likely have an option to drive that entry.By: Jenna Fryer, AP Auto Racing WriterTweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more

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Ronaldo says 2018 ‘Probably Worst Year’ of his Life

first_imgLISBON, Portugal — Cristiano Ronaldo says the rape allegation against him was an attack on his honor and led to one of the worst years of his life.Ronaldo was accused or raping a woman in Las Vegas more than 10 years ago but won’t face criminal charges after it was determined the investigation failed to show the claim could be proven at trial beyond a reasonable doubt.Ronaldo has told Portuguese television TVI that “2018 was probably my worst year ever, personally speaking.”He said that “when people question your honor, it hurts, it hurts a lot.”The Juventus player did not directly talk about the 2009 accusation brought on by Kathryn Mayorga, an American who in a separate lawsuit says she was pressured to sign an agreement to keep quiet in exchange for $375,000.The 34-year-old Ronaldo said he was not “comfortable speaking” about the case, “but when people attack your honor, it is difficult.”He said he was thankful and proud that “once again” his innocence was proven.The Associated Press generally does not name people who say they are victims of sexual assault. Mayorga gave consent through her lawyers to be named.TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more

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Moxa: IIoT Edge gateway for Microsoft Azure IoT Edge

first_img Continue Reading Previous Mouser: prize draw DevKit give-away and AR experience at Electronica 2018Next Avnet Abacus to demonstrate technology expertise at electronica 2018 Moxa announced the availability of its Industrial Internet of Things Edge Gateway that pre-installs Microsoft Azure IoT Edge to provide Microsoft Azure customers with an easy-to-use solution to extend their IT infrastructure and enable OT data connectivity within their industrial applications. To enable further OT/IT convergence, the industrial-grade edge gateway is also optimized for IIoT applications in the factory automation, intelligent transport system, energy, and oil and gas sectors.Moxa’s IIoT Edge Gateway also integrates Moxa’s industrial protocol expertise, offers 10-year long-term Linux support, and facilitates optimized device management for large-scale deployments. Moxa will demonstrate the Azure enabled IIoT Edge Gateway at the IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona. The demonstration will focus on solutions that provide cloud integration as well as multiple protocol conversions to IIoT applications while preserving their investments in existing industrial infrastructure.Integrating Azure IoT Edge with Moxa’s IIoT gateways, built on Moxa Industrial Linux, benefits customers through long product longevity, secure file system writing, and enables improved security through continuous security patches within a 10-year long-term supporting period. Combining this with Moxa’s industrial protocol expertise provides cloud connectivity for existing brownfield applications.The compact edge gateway is based on a low-power Arm Cortex-A8 1 GHz processor and is built for industrial IoT environments. Moxa’s edge gateway is Linux based on Debian open platform with 10-year long-term support. The platform features industrial-grade fanless design, DIN-rail mounting, -40 to 70°C wide operating temperature range with LTE module installed and dual auto-sensing 10/100 Mbps Ethernet ports.Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInMoreRedditTumblrPinterestWhatsAppSkypePocketTelegram Tags: Boards & Modules last_img read more

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How low (power) can you go?

first_imgIn my last post, “Arm Cortex-M low-power mode fundamentals”, we explored the fundamentals of low power modes that can be found on every Arm Cortex-M processor and how we could leverage the WFI and WFE instructions to put a processor to sleep. The question that really remains though is how are these low power modes implemented on a real microcontroller and how do those modes affect our embedded system? In this post, we will explore in more detail how we can put a microcontroller to sleep and see how much energy that buys us.Low Power Mode Experimentation The best way to explore low power modes is to select a microcontroller and actually run the processor in various low power modes. For this post, I decided to dust off my tried and true NXP Kinetis-L Freedom board which I have not only experimented with but have used in many products, applications and courses. I also decided, right or wrong, to measure not just the amount of energy that the microcontroller was drawing but the entire development board. The MCU is usually one of the most power-hungry devices on a board, but I’ve often found that measuring the entire system current reminds me that it’s not the only energy consumer on the board. Optimizing the microcontroller can take you a long way but it’s not always the only device that might require energy optimization.  Start with a baseline measurement Whenever I’m working on optimizing the energy consumption of a product, I first start by taking a baseline energy measurement. This is normally done by profiling the current draw of the device over several seconds or minutes to understand where we are starting at. For my development board experiment, I left the Kinetis-L in run mode with no sleep implemented, all peripherals on and set the board to toggle an LED periodically. Using IAR Embedded Workbench with an I-Jet debugger and the I-Scope, I was able to profile a simple baseline for my board ~16.9 mA when the LED was off and ~18.0 mA when the LED was on which can be seen below in Figure 1. As you can see, it’s important to note where you take your measurement from or else you can be off significantly in your analysis.click for larger image Figure 1. A current measurement of the development board with an LED toggling once per second. (Source: Author) Optimizing Energy with Wait and Deep Sleep Modes The quickest way to see some energy savings is to implement the wait or the deep sleep mode. An examination of the datasheet for the Kinetis-L processors shows that the wait mode draws between 3.7 and 5.0 mA at 3 volts. In this mode, the CPU and peripheral clocks are disabled but the flash is in a doze mode which allows the processor to still wake up within an interrupt time frame (12 – 15 clock cycles). Wait mode is easy to implement, the code to enter wait mode can be seen below: void Sleep_Wait(void){      SCB_SCR &=~ SCB_SCR_SLEEPDEEP_MASK;      asm(“WFI”);} Scroll or drag the corner of the box to expand as needed. ↑With just those two lines of code, the current consumption of the development board drops from 18.0 mA to 15.9 mA. That’s an 11.6% decrease in current consumption! If the board was being powered by a 680 mA battery, the battery life for the device would have gone from 37.8 hours to 42.8 hours! A five hour increase from just two lines of code!What’s great about these high-level power modes is that we can easily take this another step further. Instead of putting the processor into wait mode, we can move it into a deep sleep wait mode using the following code: void Sleep_Deep(void){      SCB_SCR |= SCB_SCR_SLEEPDEEP_MASK;      asm(“WFI”);} Scroll or drag the corner of the box to expand as needed. ↑All we did was adjust a single bit in the SCB_SCR register and we now have gone from an original 18 mA current draw to 14.8 mA. That’s a 17.8% decrease in current consumption! Again, assuming the board was powered by a 680 mA battery, the battery life would now have gone from 37.8 hours to 46 hours! These are some big savings for just a couple lines of code and it’s only the tip of the iceberg!Leveraging Stop and VLLS modes for uA current draw Using stop mode has the potential to further drop the MCU current draw by up to another two milliamps by disabling the core and system clocks. What you will find is that the lower the power mode, the more code it takes to implement it and the more complex the code becomes to wake the system back up. The code to enter stop mode on the Kinetis-L can be seen below: void Sleep_Stop(void){      volatile unsigned int dummyread = 0;      SMC_PMCTRL &=~ SMC_PMCTRL_STOPM_MASK;      SMC_PMCTRL |= SMC_PMCTRL_STOPM(0);      dummyread = SMC_PMCTRL;      Sleep_Deep();} Scroll or drag the corner of the box to expand as needed. ↑Notice that stop mode is controlled through a power management control register and once the state is set, the Sleep_Deep function is called to finish setting the power mode and executing WFI.Up to this point, we’ve been talking about the MCU drawing 1 – 2 mA. A modern microcontroller will have power modes that can draw microamps or even nanoamps! The Kinetis-L processor debuted back around 2013, and its Very Low Leakage Stop (VLLS) mode draws only 135 to 496 microamps! The code to initialize this power mode can be seen below: void Sleep_VLLS1(void){      volatile unsigned int dummyread = 0;      SMC_PMCTRL &=~ SMC_PMCTRL_STOPM_MASK;      SMC_PMCTRL |= SMC_PMCTRL_STOPM(0x4);      SMC_VLLSTRL = SMC_VLLSCTRL_LLSM(1);      dummyread = VLLS_CTRL;      Sleep_Deep();} Scroll or drag the corner of the box to expand as needed. ↑At this point, the microcontroller would be drawing nearly no energy at all!The effect of low power modes on wake-up latency As we have seen so far, moving the processor into lower and lower power modes is a great way to save energy but that savings does come at a cost. The lower the energy state of the processor, the more time that is required for the processor to wake up and do useful work. For example, if I were to use the standard stop mode, it would take 2 us plus interrupt latency for the processor to wake up and start executing code again. Not too bad. However, if I were to use one of the VLLS modes on the Kinetis-L, I would have a wake-up latency of booting the processor plus another 53 to 115 microseconds! This may not be acceptable depending on the application. Figure 2 shows additional transitions from low power modes to the run state on the Kinetis-L.click for larger image Figure 2. Transition times from low power modes to various modes on the Kinetis-L. (Source: Kinetis-L datasheet) Conclusion Arm microcontrollers will all have the standard low power modes, but every silicon vendor customizes the low power modes that are available to developers. As we have seen, silicon vendors often offer several modes that act as low hanging fruit that have minimal effect on wake-up latency. They also provide several very low power modes that nearly turn the processor off and draw only a few hundred microamps or less! Developers often need to balance the amount of energy they want to draw with how quickly they need their system to wake up and respond to events. The trade-offs are definitely application specific so don’t expect to be able to run the lowest power mode on every product and application. Jacob Beningo is an embedded software consultant, advisor and educator who currently works with clients in more than a dozen countries to dramatically transform their software, systems and processes. Feel free to contact him at jacob@beningo.com, at his website www.beningo.com, and sign-up for his monthly Embedded Bytes Newsletter. Continue Reading Previous Keysight launches new phase noise test systemNext ADI: impedance & potentiostat AFE for biological and chemical sensing Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInMoreRedditTumblrPinterestWhatsAppSkypePocketTelegram Tags: Design Methods, EDA 1 thought on “How low (power) can you go?” Log in to Reply June 5, 2019 at 5:51 pm “I remember laughin aloud a decade ago when ARM9 device manufacturers used the ‘low-power’ adjective and I saw the numbers.nToday, one can get lower (and I mean _lower_) numbers with specially designed arm processors like TI’s MSP432 or even before those, scaprile says: Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must Register or Login to post a comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.last_img read more

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Rakitic ‘ready to pay any price’ for Croatia’s success in World Cup final

first_imgCroatia will have more than enough energy to take on France in the World Cup final on Sunday despite being taken to extra time in all three of their World Cup knockout matches, midfielder Ivan Rakitic said.The Croats needed penalties to beat Denmark and Russia in the last-16 and quarter-finals respectively and then played another 120 minutes to edge England in the last four and reach their first tournament final.Some of Rakitic’s team mates looked to have reached their physical limits after the England game and were barely able to get off the pitch.Europe maintains World Cup dominance with France-Croatia finalYet that will matter little in the biggest game the Balkan nation has ever played, Rakitic said on Friday.”There will be excess power and energy, don’t you worry about it,” Rakitic told reporters.”This is an historic game not only for us. For the players but also for everybody who is a Croat.”World Cup 2018: The cup feels so close we can almost touch it, says Matuidi”There will be 4.5 million (population of Croatia) players on the pitch. We will carry each another, we will have the energy. We want to leave the pitch with our heads held high and to say we did everything.”Croatia’s road to World Cup final: Poor qualifying campaign, player sent homeCroatia reached the last four at the 1998 World Cup but lost 2-1 to eventual winners France. For Rakitic that game means nothing.”We have to put that game behind us. History is history and the past is the past. We dreamt about (France’s Lilian) Thuram and his two goals for many years but we have to put that past us. They won that tournament. We want to win on Sunday.”advertisementWorld Cup 2018: Croatia ministers wear football team jerseys to cabinet meetingThe creative midfielder, who has won the Champions League, the Europa League and a string of other titles, said he would trade all of his trophies for the World Cup. He would even retire the next day if that was the price he would have to pay.”I would exchange all titles. I would definitely leave my boots at home if that were the price I would have to pay,” the 30-year-old said. “I would pay any price for the success of my country. Individuals don’t matter. It is all about us.”Rakitic was also quick to praise Argentine referee Nestor Pitana who will be in charge of the final. Pitana also refereed Croatia’s shootout victory over Denmark in the round of 16.”I was very glad to see that he will be refereeing. We had the luck to see him perform in the game against Demark. Not only did we win the game but he had a perfect attitude. His linesmen were also fantastic,” Rakitic said.”This is probably his greatest game of his career… I hope after the game we can shake hands and God willing he will congratulate me on our victory.”(With Reuters inputs)last_img read more

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Redmi 6, Redmi 6A, Redmi 6 Pro set to launch in India today: Here’s all we know about Xiaomi phones

first_imgXiaomi is set to launch the Redmi 6 series phones in India today. The series consists of three phones, including the Redmi 6, the Redmi 6A and the Redmi 6 Pro. All the three phones have already been launched in China previously, so we more or less know the specs of the handsets. However, going by the teasers looks like the Indian models of the phones will be slightly different from the China variants. In India, all the three Redmi 6, Redmi 6A and Redmi 6 Pro will come with Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. The Redmi 6 and the Redmi 6A in China packs a MediaTek processor, while the Redmi 6 Pro is powered by Snapdragon processor. Today’s launch event will be livestreamed at 12:30 on the company’s official website.There’s no official word about the price of the phones. But, we expect the Redmi 6A to be the cheapest of the lot and cost under Rs 7,000, followed the Redmi 6, which is expected to be priced below Rs 10,000. And lastly, the Redmi 6 Pro will be the most expensive of the lot and will cost somewhere around Rs 12,000. Take the prices with a pinch of salt because Xiaomi is yet to reveal the official prices of the phones.Ahead of the launch, Xiaomi has confirmed that two of the three phones will be sold exclusively on Amazon. One will be the Redmi 6 Pro and the second one could be either of the Redmi 6/ Redmi 6A. We assume the third model will be exclusive to Flipkart. Of course, all the three Redmi phones will also be available on Xiaomi’s official website — mi.com and also on company’s own offline store Mi Home.advertisementXiaomi has been teasing all the three Redmi phones for quite a while now. The company has confirmed that all the three Redmi 6 series of phones will come with dual VoLTE support. This means that you will be able to use two 4G networks at the same time on the phones. The company has also announced that all the three Redmi 6, Redmi 6A and the Redmi 6 Pro will be fast enough to multi-task, run smoothly throughout the entire day, capture good and detailed pictures and has face unlock support.Redmi 6The Redmi 6 sports a 5.45-inch display with HD+ with a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and aspect ratio of 18:9. It has horizontally aligned AI-powered dual camera setup on the back where the primary sensor is of 12-megapixel and secondary sensor of 5-megapixel. On the front, the phone carries a 5-megapixel sensor. Under the hood, the Redmi 6 is powered by a 12nm-based MediaTek Helio P22 processor clocked at 2GHz. In China, the Redmi 6 was launched in two variants — one with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage and the second one with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. On the software front, the smartphone runs the latest MIUI 10-based on Android Oreo. Redmi 6 comes with support for Xiao Ai assistant. The Redmi 6 comes with other features like — Face unlock support, smart object recognition, among others.Redmi 6AThe Redmi 6A — which is the successor to the Redmi 5A — sports a 5.45-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone also packs a12-megapixel camera on the rear panel, while on the front the phone includes a 5-megapixel selfie snapper. The smartphone runs the latest MIUI 10-based on Android Oreo. Under the hood, the Redmi 6A comes with a 12nm-based MediaTek Helio A22 processor and has a 3000mAh battery. In China, the Redmi 6A was launched in only one variant with 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage.Redmi 6 ProThis is the phone with iPhone X like notch. The phone is all-metal and comes with rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The smartphone comes with dual cameras on the rear panel consisting of a primary sensor of 12-megapixel and secondary sensor of 5-megapixel. On the front, the Redmi 6 Pro carries a 5-megapixel sensor for selfies. The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with up to 4GB RAM and up to 64GB storage. It comes with a 4,000mAh battery and runs Android Oreo-based MIUI 9 software.last_img read more

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Indian-origin steel tycoon named 21st Century Icon in UK

first_imgBy Aditi Khanna London, Sep 27 (PTI) Indian-origin steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta has been awarded the title of 21st Century Icon at an awards ceremony in London in recognition of his success in building a flagship UK-based international metals, industrials, energy and financial services group.Gupta, Executive Chairman of GFG Alliance, was named an “Icon” in the “Astute Finance and Investments” category for his “relentless pursuit of a strategy to revive metal manufacture and other heavy industry across the developed economies and his embrace of innovation in order to make industry both competitive and sustainable” by the judging panel for the 21st Century Icon Awards held last week. The accolade, which also highlighted Gupta’s work in establishing the industry-friendly Wyelands Bank, was announced during the second annual 21st Century Icon Awards at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London last Friday.ELITE, the London Stock Exchange Group’s business support and capital raising programme, had thrown its weight behind the awards ceremony aimed at recognising next-generation talent among businesses from India and around the world. “This is a great honour for all of us in the worldwide GFG family and I’m thrilled for us to be recognised in a programme that specifically sets out to inspire future generations, said Gupta, in reference to his award, presented by Hinduja Group Co-Chairman GP Hinduja.”I received a lot of encouragement as a young man which has definitely been the foundation of my journey. It is now important for me to try to inspire and encourage the next generation of young entrepreneurs, he said.advertisementThe awards, now in their second year, covered categories across business, the arts, sport, entertainment and technology, with other major winners including the Dedicated Stalwart Award for Hatul Shah of Sigma Pharmaceuticals plc, Generous Philanthropist Award for Sheetal Ansal of Ansal University, and the Magnificent Performing Arts Award for Zanai Bhosle, who received the award from her grandmother legendary Indian singer Asha Bhosle. Tarun Ghulati, founder, president and chief executive officer of Squared Watermelon Ltd the hosts of the awards, and Preeti Rana, Founder and Chief Creative Officer of the company, said in a statement: We are absolutely delighted that ambitious companies and individuals around the world nominate themselves to participate in the awards.””These include many Forbes winners, Olympic Champions, highly successful inheritors and creators of wealth.”The panel of judges for the awards included House of Lords peer Baroness Sandip Verma, Vice-Chairman of Financial Services at KPMG David Sayer, and former Olympic heptathlon gold-medallist Denise Lewis. This year’s nominees and finalists came from 20 countries including India, the UK, US, Russia, South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Pakistan, Scotland, Jamaica, Hong Kong, China, Switzerland, Dubai, Turkey, France, Belgium, Australia, Italy and Germany. PTI AK PMSPMSlast_img read more

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Angry Daniel Ricciardo punches through a wall after US Grand Prix retirement

first_imgAngry Australian Daniel Ricciardo left his mark on Sunday’s US Grand Prix by punching through a wall in the Red Bull hospitality after suffering yet another engine failure.The power cut-out happened while he was in fourth place, having seen off a challenge from Ferrari’s Formula One title contender Sebastian Vettel.”He’s taken out his frustration in his room by putting his fist through the wall, which you can totally relate to,” commented team boss Christian Horner.”I’m sure he’ll be having a word with his future employers about it – it’s so frustrating to keep losing him from races at the moment.”Kimi Raikkonen silences critics with US GP win: Great day to prove some people wrongRicciardo is leaving Red Bull at the end of the season for Renault, who provide his current team with their engines under Tag Heuer branding.Horner said the failure was exactly the same one as Ricciardo suffered in Bahrain earlier in the year.”It looks like a major issue in the energy store and it just takes out all the power,” he said.US Grand Prix: Raikkonen grabs first win in 2044 days to delay Hamilton’s title party”We’ve got another energy store within the allocation without having to take a penalty and the Renault guys in the garage have obviously apologised, which we appreciate, but the frustration is for Daniel.”He knows its not a team issue, he knows it’s nothing we’ve done. He can’t get his head around why it keeps happening to him,” added the boss.advertisementRicciardo, whose Dutch team mate Max Verstappen finished second after starting 18th, lasted only eight laps before the failure.No words @DanielRicciardo #USGP pic.twitter.com/hU1zGJIshLFormula 1 (@F1) October 22, 2018″I couldn’t even communicate with anyone on the radio so it looks like a battery failure,” he said.”Now, seeing how the race played out makes it even harder to take as it could have been pretty interesting and it was a great afternoon for Max.”(With Reuters inputs)last_img read more

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Players in breakaway European Super League risk World Cup ban, says FIFA president

first_imgFIFA president Gianni Infantino warned on Wednesday that any players taking part in a breakaway European Super League would be excluded from the World Cup and other international tournaments.Those who might be barred should such a league get off the ground could include the likes of Argentina’s Lionel Messi, Brazilian Neymar, France’s Kylian Mbappe and Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo.”You are either in or you are out,” the head of the world soccer body told a group of international reporters on Wednesday.”If there are players who don’t play organised football then that encompasses everything — national leagues, confederation competitions, the Euros and the World Cup,” the Times newspaper quoted him as saying.German news magazine Der Spiegel reported last week that plans for a Super League, involving top clubs such as Real Madrid and Manchester United, were back on the table.The magazine shared access to the documents with Reuters and more than a dozen other media outlets in cooperation with European Investigative Collaborations (EIC).Reuters was not invited to Wednesday’s meeting with Infantino.Also read – Goodbye Champions League? Leaks suggest breakaway European Super League is happeningAccording to Der Spiegel, a 16-team Super League would replace the Champions League and feature 11 ‘founders’ — including Messi’s Barcelona and Real Madrid — who could not be relegated for the first 20 years.Other clubs mentioned include Manchester United, Mbappe and Neymar’s Paris St Germain, Bayern Munich and Ronaldo’s Juventus.”We have seen for many years these attempts to break away outside of the structures, going back to the 1990s,” said Infantino.advertisement”It is up to us to protect football and come up with solutions that benefit clubs and also the world football community.”Infantino said the Club World Cup was his answer to any breakaway attempt, presenting it as a competition that would generate more revenues for the clubs but also benefit the soccer community.”If clubs organise a breakaway Super League, who benefits? The clubs,” he said.”If FIFA organises a Club World Cup, UEFA continues to organise the Champions League and the Premier League continues to organise the Premier League then the clubs benefit but also 211 member associations.”Infantino revealed plans in May for a new Global Nations League and a revamped Club World Cup which he says are backed by a ‘solid and serious’ group of investors willing to spend $25 billion over a 12-year cycle starting in 2021.The Club World Cup, currently an annual tournament with seven teams, could become a four-yearly event featuring 24 clubs instead.The European Leagues, which includes the Premier League, Bundesliga and La Liga, and European football’s governing body UEFA are among several organisations unwilling to endorse the plans at this stage.last_img read more

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Have to be switched on from ball one against India’s bowlers: Marcus Harris

first_imgAustralia opener Marcus Harris insisted the need for Australia batsmen to remain switched on from the word go to tackle the pace threat from India bowlers in the second Test, starting December 14 in Perth.Harris was dismissed on 26 in both the innings of his maiden Test in Adelaide. He was outwitted by R Ashwin in the first and Mohammed Shami in the second innings as Australia fell to a 31-run defeat, thereby conceding India a 1-0 lead in the four-match series.The 26-year-old also added he had been working out ways to deal with the highly-rated Indian attack in the lead up to the much-talked-about Perth Test.”You always doubt yourself as a person, you’re not sure if you’re going to fit in Test cricket. So, it was good to spend time in the middle in both innings. I didn’t feel out of my depth at all,” Harris said on Wednesday.”But I realised pretty quickly they don’t bowl any crap and they don’t miss any chances that you give them. So you’ve got to be switched on from ball one.”I felt like my game stood up to it, it’s probably just a decision-making thing and being able to occupy the crease for long periods of time, but I didn’t feel like I was out of my depth at all,” he added.”I worked hard in between the first and second innings on some plans against R Ashwin and now I’m just working on guys coming around the wicket and stuff like that to work on plans India will use against me,” he said.advertisement”It has given me great confidence to be able to bat a decent period of time and occupy the crease for a bit.”Australia will take confidence from the valiant effort in Adelaide: HarrisAustralia lost the first Test narrowly by 31 runs and Harris said the hosts will take confidence from the close finish and the onus will be on the top-order to take responsibility from the batting exploits of their tail-enders.”I think we took some good confidence from the fight we showed, it got down to 30 runs. I know when I looked at it as a batter I thought ‘I wish I could’ve got 60 or 70’. So we got pretty close and hopefully we could take some momentum into the game on Friday,” he said.”I think the wicket will suit us a little bit more with the conditions, that’s taking nothing away from India, but I just think a little bit of momentum.”We would’ve loved to win the game, but the boys bowled really well and they also batted really well. It’s probably on us batters to take a bit of the weight from them.”Like India, Australia too trained at the WACA ground on Wednesday, and their three pacers, as well as Nathan Lyon, enjoyed a day off.Harris also backed Mitchell Starc, saying he was sharp enough in Adelaide and all geared to play this second Test as well.”Yeah quick, he bowled pretty well. There was obviously a bit of talk about him after the game but I thought he bowled pretty well during the game and he’s felt like he was in good rhythm out there before. I’m sure he’s ready and raring to go for Friday,” he said.It will be a homecoming for Harris with the new Perth stadium set to host its first-ever Test.The opener wished this Test was at the old WACA ground, but at the same time looked forward to playing at the Optus Stadium.”I remember coming here (WACA) to watch India here a few years ago, and it might have been Shane Watson getting 50, I remember how loud the crowd was and just the feeling imagining if you were that bloke. So, it is good to be the person on the field now.”…there have always been great memories for me coming to Tests in Perth and hopefully I can create some memories for young kids coming to games at the new stadium.”It’s pretty special to play in a Perth Test. It would have been great to play at the WACA where it has always been but to get the opportunity to play at the new stadium will be pretty special in the first Test here.”(With inputs from PTI)Also Read | Mohinder Amarnath says advantage India in tight Test series vs AustraliaAlso Read | India a formidable opposition in tough conditions. Australia beware in Perth!Also See:advertisementlast_img read more

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ISL: Bengaluru FC edge past ATK to return to winning ways

first_imgBengaluru FC maintained their unbeaten run in the Indian Super League this season with a 1-0 victory over ATK in Bengaluru on Thursday.Coming off back-to-back draws, Bengaluru returned to winning ways and also stretched their unbeaten streak to 11 matches.It was Erik Paartalu, who scored the winner when these sides met in Kolkata earlier this season, and the Australian midfielder proved to be their nemesis yet again. A 37th-minute header from the Aussie separated the teams and gave the hosts their eighth win of the season.Bengaluru extended their lead at the top of the table to six points ahead of the international break and preserved their unbeaten start to the season, while ATK remain sixth with 11 points from 12 matches and without a win in six matches.The teams started with urgency that resulted in openings at both ends. Kean Lewis dribbled past Ankit Mukherjee and crossed for Sunil Chhetri in the box but the India international shot wide. Within minutes, Ricky Lallawmawma found Jayesh Rane’s run into the box from the left flank and the Indian winger’s shot was blocked by Nishu Kumar.Things heated up as ATK denied space for Bengaluru to freely operate in midfield and the tackles started flying in as the half progressed at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium.In the 19th minute, ATK’s Gerson Vieira laid the ball for Everton Santos who sent a powerful shot towards Gurpreet Singh’s goal. The Indian goalkeeper got his body behind the effort and saved.Bengaluru took the lead in the 37th minute following a period of consistent pressure. Udanta Singh won possession on the right and Bengaluru switched play over to Kean Lewis on the left who played an exquisite cross into the centre of the box. Paartalu sneaked in between John Johnson and Andre Bikey, leapt above the pair and glanced a header into the net.advertisementTwo minutes into the second half, ATK striker Balwant Singh ghosted in behind the Bengaluru centre-backs to latch on to a long free-kick from the visitors’ own half.Despite a head start over the defenders, Balwant was dispossessed inside the box with a brilliant recovery tackle by Juanan before the striker could get a shot away.The Bengaluru defence was caught watching the ball again as Manuel Lanzarote swung a free-kick into the box in the 57th minute. Balwant Singh moved into the space between the defence and the goalkeeper but blasted his effort over the crossbar from five yards.ATK went close again in the 68th minute when John Johnson’s through-ball from the back released Balwant into space behind the hosts’ backline. The Indian striker dribbled into the box and struck a low shot that rolled just inches wide of the goal.Udanta Singh could have doubled his team’s lead in the 73rd minute. Dimas Delgado threaded a well-timed through-ball for the Indian winger who skipped past Lallawmawma, dribbled into the box but sliced his effort wide.Despite concerted effort from ATK to sneak in an equaliser in the closing stages, Bengaluru remained firm at the back to win all three points.(With inputs from PTI)last_img read more

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ISL: Modou Sougou nets four goals as Mumbai City FC crush Kerala Blasters

first_imgModou Sougou netted four goals as Mumbai City FC thrashed Kerala Blasters 6-1 in the Indian Super League on Sunday.Sougou scored in the 12th, 15th, 30th and 90th minute as he made a mockery of Kerala’s defence at the Mumbai Football Arena in Mumbai.Kerala pulled one back in the 27th minute with Seiminlen Doungel scoring but their joy was short-lived as Sougou, the highest goal scorer this season for Mumbai, slotted home in the 30th minute to complete the hat-trick and take his side 3-1 up.Rafael Bastos made it 4-1 in the 70th minute as Mumbai dominated the proceedings right from the beginning. Matias Mirabaje inflicted more agony on the visitors as he scored in the 89th minute, the fifth goal for the home side.Sougou completed Kerala’s rout by scoring in the additional time, his fourth and team’s sixth goal.The win also meant that Mumbai were able to keep their second spot before going into the break.Mumbai began on an attacking note and it paid dividends as they went 1-0 up with Sougou netting the ball in the 12th minute.Paulo Machado held a long pass on the left flank and delivered a low cross to Sougou in the center and Senegalese slotted it home with ease.And there was no stopping Sougou as he doubled Mumbai’s lead in the 15th minute.A defensive error by Kerala custodian Dheeraj Singh helped Raynier Fernandes to take control of the ball. Fernandes found Sougou on his right and Sougou curled it into the top right corner from the edge of the box to make it 2-0.advertisementSougou was on fire as his header off a cross by Subhasish Bose landed into the right top corner of the Kerala goal in the 30th minute. At the half time, the scoreline was 3-1 in Mumbai’s favour.After the change of ends, the hosts kept up the pressure by attacking the opposition relentlessly.In the 70th minute, Issoko was fouled by Lalruathara as he cut in from the right, but Bastos got the loose ball. And the Brazilian striker shot it from outside the box into the bottom left corner of the goal to make it 4-1.After this, Matias and Sougou scored as Mumbai’s unbeaten run extended to eight games after the win.last_img read more

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