India men’s hockey team stormed into the final of the Asia Cup 2017 on Saturday by defeating Pakistan 4-0 in their final Super 4s match in Dhaka. India finished the stage on top with seven points from three games.
Michy Batshuayi stepped off the bench to inspire Chelsea’s fightback as Antonio Conte’s side eased the pressure on their manager with a hard-fought 4-2 victory over Watford on Saturday.
A top Pakistan cricket official Saturday confirmed a national team player was approached by a bookie with an offer of fixing which was reported to the anti-corruption unit.
Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar will be crucial to the development of fellow new recruit Kylian Mbappe, the club’s vice-captain Marquinhos has told AFP.
All-rounder Thisara Perera will lead a 15-man Sri Lankan squad for the three-match Twenty20 series against Pakistan announced on Saturday, the last of which will be played in Lahore.
World championship leader Marc Marquez snatched pole position and left title rival Andrea Dovizioso in his wake in the final seconds of qualifying Saturday for the Australian MotoGP.
8:54 AM ET Big picture You will remember the last team to go down in the Champions Trophy earlier this year: India, shellacked by Fakhar Zaman and Mohammad Amir in the final. But, do you remember that New Zealand were the first to be ousted from the tournament? They have a rejigged squad for the […]
With two hectic and crucial overseas tours lined-up, India captain Virat Kohli on Saturday said they will give much-needed rest to some key batsmen of the team to manage their workload.
Germany’s Julia Goerges clinched a career third WTA title with a straight-set romp over Daria Kasatkina of Russia in the final of the Kremlin Cup on Saturday.
Luis Suarez will play no part in Uruguay’s two friendlies in Europe in November, at the request of his club Barcelona, to allow the striker to rest a nagging knee injury.
8:19 AM ET KL Rahul is missing from India’s ODI squad for the New Zealand series because the hosts are looking at him purely as an opener and don’t want to forecefully make him another middle-order option. Captain Virat Kohli explained on the eve of the first ODI in Mumbai that India were already carrying […]
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India skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday said the new ODI playing rules will make the game more exciting and professional. India will its maiden series under the new ICC ODI regulations when it takes on New Zealand in the first ODI of the three-match series on Sunday.
Indian basketball player Amjyot Singh has entered the player draft for NBA’s G League to be held. Amjyot is an alumni of the Ludhiana Basketball Academy that has trained top players, such as Satnam Singh Bhamara, Amritpal Singh and Jagdeep Singh.
It was a day of mixed fortunes for India in squash as Saurav Ghosal reached the semifinal of $100,000 Channel VAS Championship but Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal exited in the first round of the $50,000 Carol Weymuller Open in New York.
Anirban Lahiri put himself in contention for his maiden PGA Tour title as he played one of the best rounds in the field on a difficult third day at the CJ Cup @ Nine Bridges on Saturday.
Swirling winds and tough scoring conditions saw Gaganjeet Bhullar’s four-shot lead cut down to just one but the seven-time Asian Tour winner hung in to keep his nose ahead in the race for the Macau Open.
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson on Saturday conceded that it’s a huge task to beat India in their own backyard. India will start overwhelming favourites when they take on an inconsistent New Zealand in a three-match ODI series, starting on Sunday.
In a shocking revelation, Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed has disclosed that he turned down a lucrative offer from a bookmaker in Dubai during the ongoing ODI series against Sri Lanka and reported the matter to the anti-corruption and security unit officials.
Garbine Muguruza feels fit and fresh ahead of the WTA Finals with the Spanish world number two keen to bank on her experience of previous visits to Singapore to emerge from a group containing the tour’s hardest hitters in the round-robin phase.
Hardly challenged in a dominating run this season, India will once again start overwhelming favourites when they take on an inconsistent-but-gritty New Zealand in a three-match ODI series, starting on Sunday.
Lonzo Ball barely missed a triple-double with 29 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists in his second NBA game and the Los Angeles Lakers held on to beat the Phoenix Suns 132-130 on Friday night.
Klay Thomspon scored 31 points, Stephen Curry added 28 and the Golden State Warriors easily erased a 15-point first-half deficit en route to a 128-120 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.
Barcelona’s Argentine legend Lionel Messi entered the highly-charged drive by Catalonia for independence on Friday when he posted a video on social media of his child singing in Catalan
Shikhar Dhawan’s return to the Indian squad means Ajinkya Rahane, who has had a fine run in the ODIs recently, will in all likelihood make way for the Delhi opener in the first ODI against New Zealand at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.
It’s less than 500km – through Burkina Faso – if you want to travel to Ghana from Mali. And, just like the short distance separating the two West African Francophone nations on the world map, there is little difference in quality and form of their Under-17 football teams participating in the World Cup in India.
At 5ft 4inches, Alan Souza may not look an imposing figure in the Brazilian midfield. But he has stood tall with his consistent performances in the Under-17 World Cup. Such has been his influence in Brazil’s fluent display that Real Madrid are all set to sign the teenager.
Carlos Nuzman left prison on Friday after his arrest two weeks ago on eventual charges that he arranged bribes to land the Olympics he headed last year in Rio de Janeiro.
This summer has been one of fulfilment for England at the youth level. The under-20s won the World Cup in June, the under-19s won the Euros in July and the under-17s were unlucky to lose the Euro final on penalties a few months earlier. Nobody should be surprised if England can add to that growing […]
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu faces the club’s members at an annual general meeting on Saturday fighting an increasingly difficult battle to balance the conflicting interests of fans in favour of Catalan independence and millions of supporters in the rest of Spain and around the world.
Pakistan’s Hasan Ali is officially the world’s best one-day bowler, with an early career record surpassing even legendary compatriot Waqar Younis and a unique ‘bomb explosion’ wicket celebration which is just as eye-catching.
After the drudgery of last weekend’s goalless stalemate against Manchester United, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is relishing the prospect of Sunday’s trip to Wembley to face Tottenham Hotspur.
Ferrari changed the chassis of Sebastian Vettel’s car on Friday after failing to get to the bottom of problems he experienced in practice for what could be a title-deciding US Formula One Grand Prix.
Ace India shuttler Saina Nehwal’s campaign at the Denmark Open Super Series Premier ended on Friday after losing her quarter-final match in straight games to the defending champion Akane Yamaguchi of Japan.
Medium pacer Hasan Ali grabbed three wickets to celebrate his rise to the top of the one-day rankings as Pakistan downed Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the fourth day-night international in Sharjah on Friday.
BCCI acting president CK Khanna has made it clear on Friday that fast bowler S Sreesanth cannot play for any other country as per ICC rules. Sreesanth has hinted that he may play for another country following the Kerala High Court order to uphold his life time ban earlier in the day.
Venus Williams will get an opportunity to avenge her Wimbledon final defeat by Garbine Muguruza at the eight-player WTA Finals after the veteran American was placed in the same round-robin group as the Spaniard at Friday’s draw.
India batsman Rohit Sharma heaped praise on the spin duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal for not being afraid of making tactical changes and adapting to match situations.
Amongst the net bowlers, comprising of Mumbai’s under-23 and Under-19 probables, who were bowling to the Indian batsmen on Friday, a couple of days ahead of the opening ODI at the Wankhede Stadium, was a boy who made heads turn for obvious reasons.
It isn’t easy being in Ajinkya Rahane the limited overs player’s shoes right now. The classy batsman has enjoyed a golden run in the ODIs since the past few months, but has still not been able to seal a spot for himself in India’s limited overs team.