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Confederations Cup: Sanchez becomes breaks Chile's top-scorer

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:43:03 +0530

The Arsenal forward broke the record just five minutes into the match, taking his tally to 38 with his national side at the Kazan Arena, Kazan.

India lose to Malaysia, crash out of HWL Semi-Final

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:47:08 +0530

Fancied India crashed out of the Hockey World League Semi-Final after suffering a shocking 2-3 defeat at the hands of Malaysia in a quarter-final match in London on Thursday.

Australian Open: Srikanth to face Praneeth in quarter-final

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:09:55 +0530

After losing the first game, the 24-year-old Indian rebounded strongly to clinch a 15-21, 21-13, 21-13 win over Wan Ho in a gruelling second-round clash that lasted almost an hour.

Sport Shorts: Bolt to race in Monaco; Devendro in semis

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:03:51 +0530

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

Football Briefs: Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7m in Spanish tax fraud case

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:56:15 +0530

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field

Halep awarded wildcard at Eastbourne

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:34:31 +0530

French Open runner-up Simona Halep was awarded a wildcard entry to feature at the Aegon International in Eastbourne next week, organisers said on Thursday.

Will Ronaldo move to PSG or play in the Chinese Super League?

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:31:54 +0530

With names of players, both, big and upcoming, and their possible moves, this is the day made by the gods of football.

WBO sanctions Vijender title's bout against Zulpikar in August

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:51:45 +0530

World Boxing Organisation (WBO) has sanctioned WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title and WBO Oriental Super Middleweight title between Vijender Singh and China's Zulpikar Maimaitiali in first week of August in Mumbai.

Constantine aims to unearth talents with goal to make AFC U-23 C'ship

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:47:21 +0530

'I have always believed in building a 'team for the future'. Eventually, in a few years, these guys will represent India National Team. My eventual goal is to unearth some talents who'll be ready for the senior national team'

Tennis Roundup: Cilic into Queen's quarters; Nishikori retires

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:30:52 +0530

News of all that's transpired on and off the tennis courts

Aegon C'ships: Bopanna-Dodig storm into semi-finals

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:36:00 +0530

Paes-Shamsasdin also in last four

Soon, F1 fans may race virtually with real drivers in live races

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:22:38 +0530

Liberty Media, the US firm that completed a takeover of the sport in January, immediately identified digital as an area ripe for development as it seeks to tap lucrative new revenue streams and give fans more of an experience.

I have moved closer to wrestling after marriage: Sakshi

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:29:56 +0530

Rio Olympics bronze medal-winning wrestler Sakshi Malik wasn't fully prepared for last month's Asian Wrestling Championship, her first international event after the quadrennial games, she revealed.

PHOTOS: Ronaldo header gives Portugal victory

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:25:31 +0530

Cristiano Ronaldo headed an early winner as Portugal beat hosts Russia 1-0 in the Confederations Cup on Wednesday to go top of Group A and spoil Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev's 100th cap.

First female F1 team boss Monisha leaves Sauber

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:45:13 +0530

Swiss-based Sauber have parted company with principal Monisha Kaltenborn, the first woman to run a Formula One outfit, the team's owners said.

Sports Shorts: Pope Francis gets jersey from US football Hall of Famers

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:15:40 +0530

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

Football Briefs: Man United cleared in Pogba deal

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:14:21 +0530

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field

Tennis round-up: Tsonga joins exodus of seeds at Queen's

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:11:02 +0530

The Frenchman, seeded five, had no answer to left-hander Muller's swinging serve as he bowed out 6-4, 6-4.

Former World No 1 Becker bankrupt

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 20:45:49 +0530

The decision came after a failure to pay long-standing debt, according to reports in the English media.

East Bengal's new coach Khalid Jamil highest paid in Indian football

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:38:48 +0530

A former India international, who won the SAFF Cup in his debut season in 1997, Jamil had been at the helm of Mumbai FC for seven seasons but his moment of glory came when he guided Aizawl FC to their maiden I-League title in a path-breaking last season.

Woman accuses co-athlete of rape at Bhopal's SAI centre

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:59:15 +0530

The woman who lodged the complaint in Rohtak Mahila Thana recently, which was later transferred to Ratibad police station, stated that she and the accused used to live in the SAI academy after they got the admission in 2013, according to police.

Djokovic agrees to play Wimbledon warm-up for first time in 7 years

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:41:45 +0530

'This will be my first trip to Eastbourne, I have heard great things about the tournament'

Srikanth, Saina, Sindhu advance at Australian Open

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:19:33 +0530

India's shuttlers enjoyed a mixed day at the Australian Open Super Series as Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, P V Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth progressed to the second round but four others were knocked out in the first round itself, in Sydney, on Wednesday.

Olympian Bindra's tweet directed at Kohli?

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:34:29 +0530

The tweet came after Anil Kumble's resignation from the post of India's Head Coach earlier in the day.

King of Queen's Murray falls in first round as top three seeds exit

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:58:10 +0530

With temperatures reaching almost 38 degrees on court, Murray, a twice Wimbledon champion, was beaten 7-6(4), 6-2 by Australian world number 90 Jordan Thompson.

Federer resumes comeback with easy win at Halle

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 22:59:50 +0530

The 35-year-old's first match back in action last week at the Stuttgart Open was a flop when he suffered a shock loss to German veteran Tommy Haas, ranked 302 at the time, despite leading for a set and a half.

7-yr-old Mumbai girl wins bronze at junior chess meet in UK

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 21:26:05 +0530

Ahana, a second grade student of the Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai, managed to finish in third position in the tournament last weekend.

Hockey World League Semi-final: Netherlands crush India 3-1

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 20:45:51 +0530

India were dominated and outplayed by The Netherlands 3-1 in the last game of Pool B match of the Hockey World League Semi-final in London on Tuesday.

Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of 3.3 million euro tax fraud

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:32:14 +0530

Spanish prosecutors said on Tuesday they had filed a claim against Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on two counts of tax fraud in 2011 and 2012, when he managed Real Madrid.

Murray to donate Queen's winnings to Grenfell Tower fire victims

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:29:46 +0530

The tower block is only a few kilometres away from the Queen's Club in West London.

Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case July 31

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:23:55 +0530

The Spanish prosecutor claims the Real Madrid forward had knowingly used a business structure to allegedly hide his image rights income in Spain between 2011 and 2014.

Kvitova makes winning start at Birmingham

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:14:58 +0530

The 27-year-old's only appearance so far this year was at the French Open where she lost in the second round.

Azarenka relishing future 'battle of mums' with Serena

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:43:59 +0530

Victoria Azarenka cannot wait to renew her rivalry with close friend Serena Williams in what could shape up to become a future battle of the tennis mums.

Tendulkar welcomes 'Tamil Thalaivas' to Pro Kabaddi League

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:58:00 +0530

The Chennai franchise which is set to make it's debut in the fifth season of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL), has been named 'Tamil Thalaivas'.

Aegon Challenge: Yuki moves into 2nd round

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:26:23 +0530

Yuki Bhambri saved a match point in a gruelling battle against Peter Polanskybefore securing a place in the second round of the Aegon Challenger event, in Ilkley.

Tiger Woods receiving 'professional help'

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 09:57:10 +0530

Tiger Woods said on Monday he is receiving "professional help" to manage his use of the medications he takes to relieve back pain and insomnia following his arrest for driving while intoxicated last month.

Real president 'not contemplating' Ronaldo departure

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 09:23:32 +0530

Cristiano Ronaldo has not spoken to Real Madrid officials about a transfer away from Spain and he is not expected to leave the European champions during the close season, club president Florentino Perez said on Monday.

British hope Konta will try to stay in 'bubble' for Wimbledon

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 08:08:34 +0530

But Konta, who is playing in the Aegon Classic at Edgbaston this week, says that she will not be embracing any of the likely hype and intends to try to prepare as normal -- inside her 'bubble'.

Confederations Cup: Young Germany made to sweat in 3-2 win over Aus

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 22:52:22 +0530

Fresh-faced Germany were made to work harder than expected in their 3-2 victory over Australia in their Confederations Cup Group B debut on Monday with the world champions' young squad still adjusting to tournament life.

Real Madrid's Modric probed by Croatia for alleged false testimony

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 21:23:51 +0530

Croatia's state attorney is investigating Croatia international and Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric on suspicion of giving false testimony in a criminal trial, the attorney's office said on Monday.

Kyrgios retires from Queen's; Tsonga advances

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 21:19:45 +0530

Tsonga outplayed his compatriot Adrian Mannarino 6-2, 6-2 in the opening round of the traditional Wimbledon warm-up event in his first match since suffering a four-set defeat by little-known Argentine Renzo Olivo at Roland Garros.

Sardar Singh questioned by UK police

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 20:09:38 +0530

The team management in London was told that Sardar should come to Leeds for questioning by the Yorkshire police.

Is Ronaldo moving to Bayern from Real Madrid?

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:25:35 +0530

Bayern President Uli Hoeness has pledged a big-name signing in the close season and Italian media had reported in recent days the German champions were interested in Ronaldo.

Murray on why he still is World No 1

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:15:53 +0530

'I've been better than them (Nadal, Federer, Djokovic) for the last 12 months, that's how the ranking systems work''I don't want to stop in two years. I want to keep playing. Who knows where I am going to be in a few years'

Will Vijender become Asian King of Boxing?

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:51:48 +0530

Vijender Singh's proposed double title fight against Oriental Super middleweight champion Zulpikar Maimaitiali is back on track for an August showdown.

As Halle beckons, Federer talks of mentality he plans to adopt

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:13:16 +0530

Federer had no regrets about missing the French Open to focus on Wimbledon but said it was a move he was unlikely to repeat.

Vekic savours coming-of-age win over Konta in Nottingham

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:01:54 +0530

Croatia's Donna Vekic came from a set down to win the Nottingham grasscourt event in a pulsating final against Britain's Johanna Konta on Sunday to remind the tennis world why she was once considered one of the game's hottest prospects.

Major change as Brooks Koepka wins US Open

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 09:41:25 +0530

The winds of change were blowing at the U.S. Open on Sunday as Brooks Koepka sailed to a four-stroke victory at Erin Hills, making it the seventh consecutive major that has crowned a first-time winner.

Confederations Cup: Mexico eke out last-gasp draw with Portugal

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 22:56:10 +0530

Portugal had an early effort controversially disallowed by the video referees but they eventually took the lead after 34 minutes through Ricardo Quaresma after a mistake by Carlos Salcedo let Cristiano Ronaldo through on goal.

HWL Semi-Final: Clinical India maul Pakistan 7-1

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 21:11:36 +0530

It was a complete performance by the Indians who dominated their arch-rivals throughout the match to post a facile win and zoom to the top of Pool B ahead of The Netherlands.

HWL Semi-final: India hockey team wear black arm bands

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 21:10:19 +0530

The Indian team support staff also wore the black arm bands.

Tennis round-up: Top seed Konta in Nottingham final

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 21:09:10 +0530

The British number one will play Croatian Donna Vekic, 7-6(5), 3-6, 7-6(4) victor over Czech Lucie Safarova in the day's second semi-final, in the climax to the Wimbledon warm-up tournament on Sunday.

Indian wrestlers bag three medals at Jr Asian C'ships

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 20:39:56 +0530

On the last day of the competition, Sharvan bagged the yellow metal in men's 60kg freestyle category, beating Yones Aliakbar Emamichoghaei of Iran 9-2 in the final.

Congratulations pour in for Indonesia Open champ Srikanth

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 19:47:59 +0530

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated shuttler Kidambi Srikanth after he clinched his second Super Series Premier title by lifting the Indonesia Open men's singles trophy in Jakarta.

Indonesia title much-needed boost ahead of World C'ship: Srikanth

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 19:38:19 +0530

'I think it was a fantastic game for me. I started off really well in the first game but he was playing well in the second game, leading 11-6 at the break and fighting it out. But overall, I think my game was going great, my attack was going well for me'

Super Srikanth clinches Indonesia Open title

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 16:45:00 +0530

World No.22 Srikanth beat the Japanese qualifier 21-11, 21-19 in a 37-minute clash of the $1,000,000 event.

Football Briefs: Will Juve's Dani Alves join Manchester City?

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 15:31:15 +0530

News of that transpired on and off the football field

US Open Golf: Fowler back in the thick of action

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 15:06:32 +0530

Fowler birdied the 14th, 15th and 16th holes to lift himself to 10 under par, two strokes off the pace at a generous ErinHills layout that has been softened by rain.

Confederations Cup: Hosts Russia edge New Zealand in opener

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 14:36:16 +0530

Midfielder Denis Glushakov flicked the ball over goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic in the 31st minute as New Zealand defenders rushed back to try to clear it off the line. New Zealand's Michael Boxall got a touch on the ball and was credited with an own goal.

Hockey World League semis: India maintain unbeaten run, blank Canada

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 21:37:26 +0530

Continuing with their impressive run, India blanked Canada 3-0 to register their second consecutive win at the Hockey World League Semi-Final, in London, on Saturday

Indonesia Open: Srikanth enters final, Prannoy's fight ends in agony

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 17:23:34 +0530

Indian shuttler K Srikanth dished out a gritty performance to stun world No.1 Korean Son Wan Ho to reach the finals of the $ 1,000,000 Indonesia Super Series Premier in Jakarta on Sunday.

Anand draws with Carlsen; finishes joint seventh

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 10:10:36 +0530

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with Current worldchampion Magnus Carlsen of Norway and finished tied seventh after the end of the ninth and final round of Altibox Norway chess tournament in Stavanger.

US Open: Crowded leaderboard but world top three miss cut

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 09:04:48 +0530

Paul Casey rode a rollercoaster to a four-way share of second-round lead at the U.S. Open on Friday but it was the end of the line for the world's three top-ranked players.

When Prannoy played one of the best matches of his career

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 21:19:28 +0530

India's H S Prannoy described his stunning win over Olympic champion Chen Long as one of the best of his career and credited his better fitness.

Tennis Roundup: Konta through to semi-finals; Berdych crashes out

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 20:46:15 +0530

News of all that's transpired on and off the tennis courts.

Anand draws with Aronian, stays sixth

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 20:18:14 +0530

Viswanathan Anand drew with tournament leader Levon Aronian of Armenia in the eighth and penultimate round to stay in sixth position at the Altibox Norway chess tournament in Stavanger, Norway.

McDonald's ends Olympics sponsorship deal early

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 20:01:02 +0530

US fast-food giant McDonald's Corp has ended its 41-year-long Olympic Games sponsorship deal three years early, the International Olympic Committee said on Friday.

IOA hints India may bid for 2032 Olympic Games

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 19:55:41 +0530

The Indian Olympic Association president Narayanswami Ramachandran on Friday claimed that the government has agreed to consider the possibility of India bidding for the hosting rights of the 2032 Olympic Games.

Believe it or not: Chhetri's strike rate better than Ronaldo, Messi

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 18:44:06 +0530

Only Brazilian superstar Neymar Junior (0.68), Ali Ashfaq (0.68) of Maldives and Edin Dzeko (0.63) of Bosnia have a better strike rate then Chhetri.

SHOCKING! Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 17:24:03 +0530

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave the club and Spain after being accused of committing tax fraud in the country, a report in Portuguese sports daily A Bola said on Friday.

Prannoy stuns Olympic champ Chen Long, Srikanth also enters semis

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 16:50:34 +0530

Indian shuttler H S Prannoy continued his giant-killing spree to stun World and Olympic Champion Chen Long of China to enter the semi-finals of the Indonesia Super Series Premier along with Kidambi Srikanth, in Jakarta, on Friday.

Football Briefs: Sterling expects Manchester City to 'punish' opponents

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:28:37 +0530

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field.

Huge drama at Oslo Diamond League!

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 07:57:40 +0530

World champion Dafne Schippers was involved in a bizarre women's 200 metres at the Oslo Diamond League meeting on Thursday when the Dutchwoman false-started, was allowed to race and won, was then disqualified and finally reinstated.

India rally to beat Scotland 4-1 in HWL semis

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 22:24:27 +0530

India conceded a surprise early goal but made a fine comeback by pumping in four quick goals to beat minnows Scotland 4-1 in their opening match of Hockey World League semi-finals in London.

Halep pulls out of Birmingham event with ankle injury

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 21:27:53 +0530

Halep, the beaten finalist in the French Open last week, is the latest top player to pull out from the event after Czech world number three Karolina Pliskova opted to rest her injured elbow ahead of Wimbledon.

Konta through to quarter-finals in Nottingham

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 21:25:21 +0530

Konta, the world number eight who will carry Britain's hopes into Wimbledon along with Andy Murray, won 6-4, 6-1 against the Belgian Wickmayer and will face Australian Ashleigh Barty next.

Indonesia Open: Prannoy stuns Lee; Saina, Sindhu ousted

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 21:18:52 +0530

H S Prannoy stunned World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia in straight games to storm into the men's singles quarterfinals but India suffered huge setback in women's event with both Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu crashing out of the Indonesia Super Series Premier in Jakarta on Thursday.

Shooter Heena slams chief pistol coach

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 19:57:37 +0530

'I did work with him for few a days because my Federation asked me, saying 'just give him a chance and see if it works for you'. But it was sort of miserable. I don't want to work with him. I don't find him competent enough'

Norway Chess: Anand draws with Nakamura

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 19:37:27 +0530

After a scintillating victory over Fabiano Caruana of United States in the previous round, Anand yet again showed great intent against Nakamura, but the American was up to the task in a keenly contested game.

WATCH: Carles Puyol plays football at Metro Station

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:50:05 +0530

Almost a month ago, Spain's World Cup winning captain Carles Puyol launched tickets for FIFA U-17 World Cup.

How this goal celebration can unite faiths

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 14:03:13 +0530

A joint goal celebration by Christian, Muslim and Hindu players at Indonesian club Bali United, who prayed together after their team scored, showed how team mates should work together regardless of their faith, said defender Ngurah Nanak.

Andy Murray supports radical rule changes

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:28:42 +0530

World number one Andy Murray has voiced his support for changes designed to speed up tennis being tested at the inaugural Next Generation ATP Finals in Milan this November.

China wants to host soccer World Cup

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 10:27:22 +0530

Chinese President Xi Jinping told FIFA boss Gianni Infantino he hoped the Asian nation could host a World Cup "in the future", the world soccer governing body said on Wednesday, after the two met in Beijing.

Haas cuts Federer comeback short in Stuttgart

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 09:53:02 +0530

Roger Federer slumped to a shock 2-6, 7-6(8), 6-4 loss to German veteran Tommy Haas at the Stuttgart Open on Wednesday in a disappointing comeback after the 18-times grand-slam champion missed the entire claycourt season.

Srikanth, Prannoy advance at Indonesia Open

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 21:15:37 +0530

Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and H S Prannoy advanced to the second round of the men's singles competition at the US$ 1,000,000 Indonesia Super Series Premier in Jakarta, on Wednesday.

'UTT league will benefit the sport of table tennis in India'

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 19:39:45 +0530

World men's No.7 Wong Chun Ting of Hong Kong believes that the Ultimate Table Tennis league, which will begin from July 13, will benefit the sport in India.

Ronaldo acted legally in tax fraud case, says Real Madrid

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 18:05:33 +0530

Spanish soccer champions Real Madrid said on Wednesday they are confident their star player Cristiano Ronaldo, who faces accusations of committing tax fraud in the country, acted legally.

Here's what Bopanna learnt after winning French Open mixed doubles

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:07:07 +0530

Basking in the glory of his first Grand Slam title win, Rohan Bopanna says his mixed doubles title triumph at the French Open has strengthened his beliefthat "one should never give up on dreams".

Baba Ramdev wrestles with Olympic champ Sushil

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:36:12 +0530

Ramdev took to his official Twitter handle to share the pictures of him performing yoga with the wrestlers.

The English Premier League schedule is out

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 14:47:37 +0530

Chelsea to host Burnley in Premier League season ope

Will FIFA take action against Qatar after t-shirt protest?

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 12:23:00 +0530

Qatar's national team could face disciplinary action from FIFA after players warmed up for a World Cup qualifier against South Korea in T-shirts showing support for the country's emir.

Move over Qatar, workers exploited at Russia's WC venues

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 11:44:01 +0530

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday said it had documented cases where workers building venues for Russia's 2018 soccer World Cup had been left unpaid, made to work in dangerously cold conditions, or suffered reprisals for raising concerns.

WC Qualifiers: China on the brink, Costa Rica edge

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 10:52:42 +0530

China's hopes of qualifying for next year's World Cup finals hang by the thinnest of threads after an injury time goal from Ahmed Al Saleh saw Syria hold Marcello Lippi's team to a 2-2 draw on Tuesday evening.

Nadal withdraws from Queen's tournament

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 09:15:47 +0530

French Open champion Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from next week's Aegon Championships at The Queen's Club after advice from his doctors to rest, organisers announced on Tuesday.

Asian Cup qualifier: Chhetri stars in India's 1-0 win over Kyrgyzstan

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 22:43:46 +0530

India a step closer to 2019 Asian Cup

Mixed day for Indian shuttlers at Indonesia Open

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 21:40:10 +0530

Sindhu, Saina advance to 2nd round; Reddy-Ponnappa out

Football Briefs: Ranieri to manage French club Nantes

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 21:37:21 +0530

News of that transpired on and off the football field

Experimental Argentina hit Singapore for six in friendly

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 21:27:40 +0530

Argentina's experimental line-up proved too strong for an outclassed Singapore in their international friendly on Tuesday, with the South Americans swatting aside their hosts 6-0 and the opening five goals coming from first-time scorers.

Vishy Anand beats Caruana; bounces back in Norway

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 19:29:22 +0530

Former World champion Viswanathan Anand on Tuesday beat Fabiano Caruana of United States in the sixth round to register his first win of the Altibox Norway chess tournament in Stavanger.

Brazil thrash Australia 4-0 in Confederations warm-up

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:44:16 +0530

Australia got off to a terrible start when centre back Bailey Wright gave away possession with the second pass of the game, allowing Diego Souza to hammer home a low shot to groans from most of the 49,000 fans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.