Madrid: Real Madrid defeated Barcelona 2-0 here in the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup to claim the trophy 5-1 on aggregate. The defending La Liga champs started Wednesday's contest at the Santiago Bernabeu with a 3-1 advantage after Sunday's first leg in Barcelona, reports Efe.
Published 17-Aug-2017 11:55 IST | Updated 12:18 IST
Amstelveen (Netherlands): Ramandeep Singh and Chinglensana Singh Kangujam struck twice to guide the Indian men's hockey team to a sensational 4-3 win over Austria in their final encounter of the Europe Tour here. Double goals from Ramandeep (25th minute, 32nd) and Chinglensana (37th, 60th) helpedMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 11:41 IST | Updated 13:25 IST
Ahmedabad: Zone A team Gujarat Fortunegiants outclassed Telugu Titans 29-18 in a lopsided inter-zone Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) contest at Trasstadia Arena here on Wednesday to further strengthen their top spot in the group standings. For Gujarat, Sachin (10 points) continued his fine form from theMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 06:50 IST
Navi Mumbai: The FIFA U-17 World Cup, to be hosted by India, will kick off in the 50 next days with the first two matches slated on October 6 in Delhi and Mumbai. The tournament will be played at six venues -- Goa, Guwahati, Kochi, Kolkata, Navi Mumbai and New Delhi. In the tournament's maidenMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 19:27 IST
Hyderabad: Kerala Blasters FC, a team that competes in the Indian Super League (ISL), on Wednesday announced a partnership with city-based Hyderabad Football Academy (HFA) to nurture talent at the grassroots. "We will give opportunity to the aspiring players trained by HFA to play in Kerala BlastersMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 16:16 IST
New York: Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has been given a wild card into the main draw of the US Open, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) said. "Sharapova has played in the US Open main draw 10 times before. In her last visit to New York, in 2014, she fell to Caroline Wozniacki in theMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 13:02 IST
Ahmedabad: Zone A team Gujarat Fortunegiants came from behind to defeat Bengaluru Bulls 27-24 in an inter-zone Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) contest here at the Transstadia Arena to register their fourth victory on a trot in the league. Raider Sachin Tanwar (4 points) and defender Parvesh Bhainswal (4More
Published 16-Aug-2017 07:07 IST
Ahmedabad: Zone A team Puneri Paltans outclassed Zone B side Bengal Warriors 34-17 in an inter-zone Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) contest at the Transstadia Arena here on Tuesday to maintain their second position in the group standings. Puneri Paltan combined well to pull off an all-round performanceMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 22:27 IST
Basel: Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer has pulled out of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, Ohio, due to a back problem, making Spain's Rafael Nadal the World No.1 when the rankings come out on August 21 regardless of how far he advances at the event. "I am very sorry to pull out of theMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 16:52 IST | Updated 17:02 IST
Amsterdam: India's hockey team overcame home side the Netherlands 2-1 here in the Robo Super Series, part of India's tour of Europe. Forward Gurjant Singh (fourth minute) and Mandeep Singh (51st) on Monday scored during India's triumph. It was India's second successive win over the Dutch. IndiaMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 15:48 IST
Madrid: The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) on Monday imposed a five-match ban on Real Madrid star forward Cristiano Ronaldo, who had lightly pushed the referee after being shown a red card during the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup against FC Barcelona.
Published 14-Aug-2017 22:15 IST
New Delhi: India today brought back top singles player Yuki Bhambri, who is playing some of the best tennis of his life, to counter Canada in the Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie while veteran Leander Paes was not considered due to his low ranking. Also making a comeback to the side wasMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 20:22 IST
New Delhi: India won 10 medals, including two gold, in the 6th Golden Glove women's Boxing Tournament at Vojvodina, Serbia. In all, India won two gold, four silver and four bronze medals. The gold-medallists were Jyoti (51kg) and Vanlalharitpuii (60kg).
Published 14-Aug-2017 19:35 IST
Iran: For the offense of playing against an Israeli soccer team, two top-tier Iranian footballers were banned for life from participating in the sport in their home country, The New York Times reported. Masoud Shojaei, 33, and Ehsan Haji Safi, 27, both play for the Greek team Panionios, which wasMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 18:05 IST | Updated 18:10 IST
London: South African star Caster Semenya produced a strong finish to regain the mantle of world champion in the women's 800 metre event at the London Stadium here. The reigning Olympic champion produced a time of one minute and 55.16 seconds -- the fastest in the world this year -- to win gold atMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 16:34 IST | Updated 16:38 IST
Toronto: Ukraine's tennis star Elina Svitolina defeated Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-0 in the final of the Rogers Cup to win the ninth title of her career and solidify her status as one of the favourites at this year's US Open. The 22-year-old fifth-seeded Svitolina on Sunday needed just anMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 15:40 IST
London: A final qualification here and a personal best there, this best summed up India's dismal show at the just-concluded World Athletics Championship, in which the country was once again relegated to an also-ran. A final round appearance by javelin thrower Davinder Singh Kang and a personal bestMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 14:33 IST
New Delhi: Top singles player Yuki Bhambri on Monday returned to the Indian Davis Cup team along with Saketh Myneni even as veteran Leander Paes was expectedly dropped from the squad for the tie against Canada next month. Apart from Bhambri and Myneni, Ramkumar Ramanathan and Rohan Bopanna made theMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 11:44 IST
London: Iconic Usain Bolt hopes the younger generation can receive a message from his legendary experience anything is possible if one works hard. Retiring Jamaican "lightning" Bolt put on one last appearance on Sunday, the final day of the London World Championships as the 100 metre and 200 metreMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 10:46 IST
Charlotte (US): India's Anirban Lahiri finished the week in the 99th PGA Championships on a rather disappointing note with a round of 78. Put alongside his earlier rounds of 72-73 and 76, he finished at 15-over 299 and in dead last position 75th.
Published 14-Aug-2017 10:02 IST

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