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Published: Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:01:00 GMT

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Sharapova marks comeback from doping ban with win over Vinci

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:21:15 +0530

Former world number one Maria Sharapova made a winning comeback to the tour on Wednesday following her 15-month doping ban, beating Italian Roberta Vinci in straight sets in the first round of the Stuttgart Grand Prix.

Asia Championships: Sindhu wins, Saina bows out

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:21:26 +0530

PV Sindhu cruised into the second round but compatriot Saina Nehwal bowed out fighting in the Badminton Asia Championships.

F1: Vettel leads the red revival to Russia

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:10:58 +0530

The four times world champion is enjoying his best start to a season since he was at Red Bull in 2011, leading Lewis Hamilton by seven points after two wins and a second place from the first three races.

Nita Ambani made member of IOC's prestigious Olympic Channel

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:45:01 +0530

India's first woman International Olympic Committee member Nita Ambani has made it to two important commissions of the global sports governing body, including the prestigious Olympic channel.

Leicester's Shakespeare wants more from in-form Vardy

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:18:04 +0530

Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has scored six goals in his last seven Premier League games but manager Craig Shakespeare wants more from the England international.

Do you think Sharapova should be punished more?

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:03:30 +0530

Women's Tennis Association Chief Executive Steve Simon has defended the wildcard entry awarded to former world number one Maria Sharapova.

Sports Shorts: Ennis-Hill not expecting apology; F1 to ditch 'halo' protection

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:41:35 +0530

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Wednesday.

Check out who is set to play Saina Nehwal in biopic...

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:05:52 +0530

Shraddha Kapoor is all set to essay Saina Nehwal in a biopic based on the badminton champion's life that will be directed by Amole Gupte and produced by Bhushan Kumar.

Another face-off: Pak criticises India for 'non-sporting approach'

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:53:27 +0530

Blaming India for their pull out from the Asian Squash Championships, Pakistan have lodged a complaint with the World and Asian squash bodies, alleging that the hosts deliberately delayed visas to their team.

Serena had no intention of sharing her pregnancy news

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:25:09 +0530

Serena Williams had no intention of sharing her pregnancy with the world last week but spilled the beans when she accidentally uploaded the photo of herself.

Rare honour for Nadal in Barcelona Open

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:02:53 +0530

Resurgent Spanish great Rafael Nadal will have the rare privilege of playing on a court named after him when he meets Brazilian Rogerio Dutra Silva in the last 32 of the Barcelona Open on Wednesday.

EPL: Chelsea calm nerves and extend lead

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:35:54 +0530

Buoyant Chelsea extended their Premier League lead and calmed nerves at Stamford Bridge with a 4-2 win over Southampton on Tuesday that moved them seven points clear of their nearest pursuers Tottenham Hotspur.

La Liga: Villarreal end Atletico's run, Granada lose again

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:45:29 +0530

Atletico Madrid suffered a first defeat in 13 games in all competitions as they lost 1-0 at home to Villarreal on Tuesday after a late strike from substitute Roberto Soriano.

Meet MLS's top-paid player for third straight year

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:51:29 +0530

Orlando City midfielder Kaka is the highest-paid Major League Soccer player for a third consecutive year with over $7 million in annual earnings, according to figures released by the MLS Players Union on Tuesday.

India 'keeper Subrata Paul opts for 'B' sample after failing dope test

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:12:33 +0530

National Anti-Doping Agency chief Navin Agarwal confirmed the former India captain was tested by NADA officials in March but declined to elaborate further.

'Manchester derby is game of the season: Herrera

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:58:11 +0530

Manchester United's match against ManchesterCity in the Premier League on Thursday is "the game of the season" and will play a decisive role in both teams' chances of finishing in the top four, midfielder Ander Herrera has said.

Sports Shorts: EB's Ali suffers heart attack; Harikrishna loses

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:51:31 +0530

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Tuesday

Atletico's Griezmann set for Old Trafford move?

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:21:41 +0530

Manchester United showing 'concrete interest' in the French forward

Barcelona Open: Evans, Edmund through, home favourite Robredo loses

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:55:28 +0530

Edmund sailed through in straight sets 6-3, 6-4 against world number 70 Jeremy Chardy and will face fourth seed Dominic Thiem of Austria.

Serena kills it as she calls out 'racist, sexist' Nastase

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:15:31 +0530

Nastase was also heard to call her and British No. 1 Johanna Konta "f****** b******" during the Davis Cup competition being held in Constanta, Romania.

Look who's back in the English Premier League!

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:08:24 +0530

Newcastle thump Preston in tense match to romp back to the top-tier

Serena thanks unborn baby after returning to World No. 1

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:20:29 +0530

Serena Williams returned to the top of the WTA world rankings on Monday and immediately shared the news with her unborn baby.

All eyes on Stuttgart as Sharapova poised for return

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:52:05 +0530

While some say the five-times Grand Slam champion, initially banned for two years after testing positive for Meldonium, has done her time some fellow players are angry the red carpet is being rolled out.

Can faltering Liverpool keep European hopes alive?

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:40:13 +0530

'I think they're in a big fight now'

Nadal not thinking of his 10th French Open title... just yet

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:20:10 +0530

It was Nadal's 50th trophy on clay court, his 70th overall and his first title in almost a year

Vijender Singh won't participate in Amir Khan's pro-league

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:48:24 +0530

Vijender, who is promoted by IOS Boxing Promotions, is the reigning WBO Asia Pacific super middleweight champion and is expected to defend his title for a second time next month after the IPL.

This inspirational 100-year old was just short of Bolt's record mark!

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:22:03 +0530

With a jaunty victory dance, 101- year-old Man Kaur celebrated winning the 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games in Auckland on Monday, the 17th gold medal in the Indian athlete's remarkable late-blooming career.

'Arsenal want to win FA Cup for Wenger'

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:54:30 +0530

Arsenal beat City 2-1 in extra time to book a place in the final against Chelsea on May 27 and their progress is in contrast to the Premier League season that could see them miss out on a Champions League spot for the first time under Wenger.

How milestone man Messi shaped Real's downfall at the Bernabeu

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:58:02 +0530

Messi scored twice with his stunning second strike settling a pulsating clash in the last minute of stoppage time, drawing Barcelona level with Madrid on 75 points at the top of La Liga, although Los Blancos have a game in hand.

Euro football round-up: Juve thump Genoa; Monaco edge Lyon

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:04:44 +0530

A summary of results from matches played in the Italian Serie A and Ligue 1

El Clasico: Messi scores late winner as Barca down 10-man Real Madrid

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:56:13 +0530

That was also Messi's 500th goal for Barcelona.

Nastase suspended after verbal abuse allegations at Fed Cup

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:44:38 +0530

The 70-year-old former French and US Open champion, who earned a reputation for controversial behaviour during his playing days, was excluded from the tie on Saturday for unsportsmanlike conduct.

EPL: Palace striker Benteke's double beats old club Liverpool

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:57:17 +0530

'We knew it was going to be hard to play against them, but I give all the praise to the lads for the hard work.'

Arsenal edge City to set up FA Cup final with Chelsea

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:36:54 +0530

Arsenal had to come from behind after Sergio Aguero scored his 30th goal of the season for City in the 63rd minute, racing away on to a pass from Yaya Toure.

Barcelona leaves Neymar out of El Clasico

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 21:55:00 +0530

Barcelona has decided to leave Neymar out of the decisive El Clasico against Real Madrid because of the legal uncertainty over an appeal to overturn hissuspension

EPL: Rooney scores on return as United close in on City

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 21:11:29 +0530

Wayne Rooney scored on his return to the Manchester United starting-line up as Jose Mourinho's side enjoyed a 2-0 win at Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday to close in on the top four and extend their unbeaten league run to 23 games.

Why Djokovic should seek Federer's advice

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:10:35 +0530

A floundering Novak Djokovic should seek advice from evergreen Swiss maestro Roger Federer in order to rediscover his vintage self, the Serb's former Davis Cup coach Bogdan Obradovic said.

Nadal claims record-extending 10th Monte Carlo title

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:04:39 +0530

Rafael Nadal claimed a record-extending 10th Monte Carlo Masters title as he geared up for his beloved French Open with a 6-1, 6-3 victory against fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos on Sunday.

Bekele hampered by shoes in London defeat

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:51:22 +0530

Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele partly blamed his state-of-the-art Nike shoes for his failure to win the London Marathon on Sunday.

Bopanna-Cuevas win Monte Carlo Masters

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:44:34 +0530

India's Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas lifted the men's doubles crown at the Monte Carlo Masters.

Yogeshwar Dutt's search for grand swansong continues

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:39:04 +0530

In the twilight of his career and prone to injuries like never before, ace Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt is still eager to continue and insists that the thought of retirement has not even crossed his mind yet.

This boxer in fighting in hijab

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:32:05 +0530

Muslim teen boxer in US wins right to fight in hijab.

Sad that India is No. 3 in doping: Mary Kom

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 07:46:50 +0530

Five-time boxing World champion M C Mary Kom on Saturday said it is very disappointing that India ranks number 3 in doping and urged the government and Sports Authority of India (SAI) to do more to curb the menace.

Chelsea edge Tottenham in thrilling Cup semi-final

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:18:09 +0530

Late goals from Eden Hazard and Nemanja Matric sealed a 4-2 victory for Chelsea over London rivals Tottenham Hotspur in a rip-roaring FA Cup semi-final at Wembley on Saturday.

EPL: Hull, Swansea win to lift survival hopes, Boro sink deeper

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 23:20:03 +0530

Hull City and Swansea City earned valuable victories in their battle for Premier League survival but Middlesbrough slid further towards the drop after a 4-0 hammering at Bournemouth.

Nadal reaches final after controversial umpire call

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 22:07:58 +0530

Rafael Nadal stayed on course for a record-extending 10th Monte Carlo Masters title when the Spaniard beat David Goffin 6-3, 6-1 in the semi-finals after the Belgian was denied a key point in controversial fashion on Saturday.

Nastase faces investigation over Serena Williams comments

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:22:54 +0530

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) launched an investigation into Romanian Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase after allegations the former world number one had made a derogatory comment about Serena Williams' unborn child.

Monte Carlo Masters: Goffin sends Djokovic packing

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:43:13 +0530

Former world number one Djokovic saved four match points but cracked under his opponent's tremendous pressure on the fifth as Goffin set up a last-four meeting with either clay court king Rafael Nadal or Argentine Diego Schwartzman.

German soccer bomb suspect wanted to profit on stocks: prosecutor

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:49:22 +0530

In a statement, the federal chief prosecutor said the 28-year old man, a dual German and Russian national identified as Sergei V., had bought options on Borussia Dortmund's stock before the attack.

Champions League semis: Real to take on Atletico; Monaco v Juve

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:00:03 +0530

Eleven-time champions Real Madrid will take on neighbours Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals, after a draw made on Friday.

Europa League draw: United to face Celta Vigo in last four

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:21:36 +0530

The return fixtures will be played on May 11 and the final in Stockholm on May 24.

'Sharapova should not get French Open wildcard'

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:10:11 +0530

She should win her place thanks to good results, says Radwanska

Sports Shorts: Tiger undergoes back surgery; Former England defender Ehiogu dies

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:47:16 +0530

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Friday.

Defender Monreal reveals Arsenal's targets

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:44:17 +0530

Arsenal started the season strongly with a six-game winning streak that lifted them to second position in the league but have since faded and are seven points behind fourth-placed City with just two wins in their last six league games.

Is pressure a big problem for top ranked Murray?

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:54:35 +0530

Andy Murray has dismissed suggestions that the pressure of being the world's top tennis player is affecting his performance after losing to Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the Round of 16 of the Monte Carlo Masters.

Can Messi reignite season in El Clasico?

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:26:55 +0530

Lionel Messi requires two more goals to reach 500 for Barcelona and will have his sights set on achieving the milestone against great rivals Real Madrid in Sunday's Clasico.

A glimpse into the mind of Tiger Woods

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:21:50 +0530

'The ball barely made it to the hole, giving rise to a heady exhilaration and bemusement that only Woods' adroitness could -- and perhaps still does -- invoke.'

German police arrest suspect in Borussia Dortmund bus attack

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:00:05 +0530

German police arrested a man on Friday who is suspected of planting explosives targeting the bus of soccer team Borussia Dortmund last week, the office of the German federal chief prosecutor said.

Can you guess which athletes rocked the Time most influential list?

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:48:08 +0530

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James were among seven sports figures named to Time Magazine's annual list of the world's most influential people, which was announced Thursday.

Monte Carlo Masters: Bopanna, Cuevas reach quarters

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:43:52 +0530

Rohan Bopanna and his partner Pablo Cuevas knocked out fifth seeds Raven Klaasen and Rajeev Ram after a three-set battle to progress to the quarterfinals ofthe ATP Monte Carlo Masters.

Here's why this Rio Olympic champion is BANNED

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:17:09 +0530

Olympic 100 metres hurdles champion Brianna Rollins was handed a one-year suspension for failing to properly file whereabouts information for out-of-competition testing, the US Anti-Doping Agency said on Thursday.

Europa: Rashford scores winner but United suffer Ibrahimovic blow

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:09:53 +0530

Manchester United needed an extra-time winner from Marcus Rashford to defeat Anderlecht 2-1 at Old Trafford on Thursday and move into the last four of the Europa League with a 3-2 aggregate victory.

Europa League: Ajax stun Schalke, Lyon win

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:26:35 +0530

Ajax Amsterdam, trailing 3-0 and down to 10 men, scored two late goals to overcome Schalke 04 in the Europa League quarter-finals on Thursday while Olympique Lyonnais won a 16-kick penalty shootout against Besiktas.

Motherhood no obstacle for Serena's return, says legendary Court

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:25:37 +0530

Australian great Margaret Court won 24 grand slam singles titles, one ahead of American Williams, who confirmed she was pregnant on Wednesday and will sit out the rest of the season.

Sports Shorts: Olympic high jumper Mason dies in motorbike crash

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:30:09 +0530

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Thursday

Monte Carlo Masters: Murray, Wawrinka ousted; Rafa, Djokovic advance

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:21:59 +0530

Murray, who suffered an elbow injury in March and made his return from a five-week layoff on Wednesday after a first-round bye, won the opening set in 48 minutes before losing concentration.

Rankings: Sindhu back in top three, Praneeth achieves career-best 22

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:53:31 +0530

Earlier this month, Sindhu had attained her career-best world number two ranking after clinching her maiden India Open Super Series title.

El Clasico: Can Barca stop 'eternal rivals' Real in their tracks?

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:09:59 +0530

Real are unbeaten since February, winning 10 of their last 12 games. In contrast, Barcelona have won just two of their previous five in all competitions and were dumped out of Europe in midweek.

Farah injection before 2014 London Marathon was not recorded - doctor

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:45:50 +0530

Dr Robin Chakraverty, former chief medical officer at UK Athletics, told British legislators he injected Farah with 13.5 millilitres (ml) of L-carnitine prior to his London Marathon debut but had "forgotten" to record it in the necessary forms.

Why Messi & Co flopped against Juventus

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:06:08 +0530

Barcelona rarely looked capable of repeating their heroic comeback in the last 16 against Paris St Germain.

Can Serena make tennis comeback after childbirth?

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:40:08 +0530

It would be perfectly safe for Serena Williams to continue with rigorous training throughout pregnancy, but how quickly the 35-year-old would return to tournament tennis is uncertain.

British teenager has both legs amputated after F4 crash

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:18:49 +0530

The 17-year-old, who smashed at speed into the back of another car that had halted on the track, was trapped in the wreckage for more than 90 minutes before being extricated and flown to hospital.

Serena Williams pregnancy likely to boost sponsorship

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:39:54 +0530

A pregnant Serena Williams makes the tennis superstar even more attractive to corporate sponsors, allowing her to extend her reach into maternity wear and motherhood products, sponsorship industry executives said.

Mbappe, Falcao send Monaco into semi-finals

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:16:54 +0530

Kylian Mbappe and Radamel Falcao struck early as Monaco reached the Champions League semi-finals with a 3-1 home win over Borussia Dortmund in an enthralling game on Wednesday that sealed a 6-3 aggregate victory.

Steely Juventus shut down Barcelona to enter semis

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:03:22 +0530

Barcelona's hopes of staging another sensational Champions League comeback fell flat against a hardened Juventus side who held the Catalans to a 0-0 draw at the Nou Camp on Wednesday to reach the semi-finals 3-0 on aggregate.

Serena dominated Australian Open while pregnant

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:47:58 +0530

If Williams is indeed 20 weeks into her term, that would mean she was approximately two months pregnant when she captured her record 23rd Grand Slam tournament singles title at the Australian Open in January.

Serena Williams '20 weeks' pregnant?

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:44:58 +0530

Tennis star Serena Williams on Wednesday dropped a big hint that she could be pregnant with her first baby as she posted a picture of Snapchat with the caption "20 weeks".

Sports Shorts: Bayern keeper breaks foot; Djokovic survives shock

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 20:12:22 +0530

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Wednesday.

Don't boo me, I'm always trying: Ronaldo tells Real Madrid fans

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 18:16:56 +0530

'I'm not asking them to name streets after me, the only thing I ask is that they don't boo me here'

Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez commits suicide in jail cell

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:45:36 +0530

Former New England Patriots football star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in the jail cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder, just days after being acquitted of a second murder charge.

This Brazilian football club was crowned champions after 30 years!

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:00:44 +0530

Court finds Sport 1987 Brazil champions, 30 years on.

Atletico prove fairytale killers to end Leicester's run

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:44:30 +0530

Atletico Madrid proved too streetwise to entertain another Leicester City fairytale as they quelled a stirring home display to reach the Champions League semi-finals for the third time in four seasons on Tuesday, winning 2-1 on aggregate.

Were Bayern robbed in Madrid?

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:59:56 +0530

Bayern left fuming over Champions League 'robbery'.

CL: Madrid see off Bayern in controversial thriller to reach semis

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:16:47 +0530

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick to send Real Madrid through to the Champions League semi-finals with a 4-2 extra-time win and 6-3 aggregate success against 10-man Bayern Munich in controversial circumstances on Tuesday.

Lampard lauds Terry as greatest Premier League defender

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 17:36:14 +0530

Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has hailed John Terry as the Premier League's greatest ever defender after the club announced their captain will leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the season.

Do you know why Max Verstappen is apologising to Brazil

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:04:39 +0530

Max Verstappen apologised to Brazilian Formula One fans on Monday after a comment about Felipe Massa caused offence at the weekend.

Chelsea: Keep calm and win the EPL title

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:29:34 +0530

Chelsea have enough experience to keep their composure in the title race after Sunday's 2-0 defeat at Manchester United cut their lead at the top of the Premier League table to four points with six games left, goalkeeper Asmir Begovic has said.

Can Barcelona produce second miracle comeback?

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:16:09 +0530

Barcelona striker Neymar is confident the Catalans can launch another remarkable Champions League comeback as they look to overturn a 3-0 quarter-final deficit against Juventus on Wednesday.

This runner won despite stopping to return a rival's water bottle

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:53:37 +0530

Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat produced a Kenyan sweep at the Boston Marathon, winning the men's and women's races on Monday by conquering the race's hilly final miles to establish their dominance.

Arsenal keep Champions League hopes alive with Boro win

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:32:46 +0530

Arsenal kept alive their slim hopes of securing a Champions League spot next season with a 2-1 Premier League victory at Middlesbrough on Monday that left the hosts in deep danger of relegation.

Terry to leave Chelsea at end of season

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:42:28 +0530

The 36-year-old former England international played over 700 games for Chelsea and has been their most successful captain.

BEST Sports PHOTOS of the Week!

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 18:00:59 +0530

From Shraddha Kapoor gyrating at the opening ceremony of an IPL match to breathtaking moves on the soccer field, here are Images that made memorable sporting moments

Can Spurs surge to English Premier League title?

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 17:23:52 +0530

The fixture list suggests that Chelsea should still be able to finish above challengers Tottenham Hotspur. But strange things can happen when the pressure reaches it's greatest intensity and here was certainly something strange about Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday.

'Disappointed' Hamilton apologises to Mercedes for Bahrain GP penalty

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 16:11:11 +0530

Three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton, who incurred a penalty that ensured he finished second behind Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the Bahrain Grand Prix, has issued an apology to his Mercedes team.

India colts to face European clubs as preparation for U-17 football WC

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 15:05:45 +0530

After taking on Vitoria de Setubal at Troia, the team will cross swords against leading Portuguese club sides Belenenses, Benfica, Estoril and Sporting Club Portugal.

Sports Shorts: Sainz given three-place grid penalty for Russian GP

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 13:07:49 +0530

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Sunday

Former captain Anand Amritraj on India's chances at Davis Cup

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:26:45 +0530

'Drawing Canada is golden chance for India to get into World Group'

EPL: How Manchester United outclassed Chelsea

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 11:53:52 +0530

'I want to say I was convinced even before (the defeat by Chelsea in February's FA) Cup match that controlling the two players that play behind Diego (Costa) and controlling the full-backs, because they go really deep with two wide men, would create lots of problems and I repeat the same'

Chelsea's fall at Old Trafford re-opens EPL title race

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 11:21:55 +0530

'We lost two games but these two games were totally different. Against Crystal Palace we didn't deserve to lose. Today we deserved to lose the game'

Euro football: Celta sink Granada; Ligue 1 game abandoned

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 10:48:17 +0530

Bastia game abandoned after fans attack Lyon players