Chennai: H.S. Prannoy powered Ahmedabad Smash Masters to a brilliant 4-1 victory over Mumbai Rockets, to advance to the semi-finals of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) season 3 here on Tuesday. It was the last league for both teams but Ahmedabad came out all guns blazing at the Jawaharlal NehruMore
Published 10-Jan-2018 07:39 IST
Paris: Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane was elected as French Coach of the Year by the France Football magazine for the second straight year, following his successful 2017 with five trophies. Zidane led Real Madrid to La Liga, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, Spanish Super Cup and FIFAMore
Published 09-Jan-2018 13:39 IST
Paris: Nice right back Arnaud Souquet was expected to be sidelined for two to three months following his early exit in French Cup, the Ligue 1 club announced. Souquet was forced to leave the pitch in the 76th minute of last Saturday's French Cup match against Toulouse, reports Xinhua news agency.
Published 09-Jan-2018 13:30 IST
Villareal: Colombian forward Roger Martinez said he was pleased to be joining Villarreal during his presentation as a new player, on loan from China's Jiangsu Suning, and showed his eagerness to stay at the Spanish club after the assignment ends.
Published 09-Jan-2018 13:01 IST
New Delhi: Upcoming wrestler Ritu Phogat on Monday came out in support of her elder sister Geeta Phogat and asserted that, despite failing to qualify for the Commonwealth Games, she will prove her mettle at the Asian Games and 2020 Olympics. Geeta failed to book a spot in the Indian squad for theMore
Published 08-Jan-2018 17:48 IST
Madrid: Rafael Nadal of Spain remained in the number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings, released on Monday. Nadal, the 16-time Grand Slam champion, was nearly a thousand points ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer, reports Efe.
Published 08-Jan-2018 17:43 IST
Madrid: Real Madrid managed to eke out a 2-2 draw against Celta Vigo away at Balaidos, remaining 16 points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona, who won 3-0 at home against Levante. Forward Gareth Bale, who made his first La Liga start on Sunday night since September after getting through both calf andMore
Published 08-Jan-2018 14:13 IST
New Delhi: Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh may feature in his first competitive event in eight months after being named in India's 20-member squad for a four-nation tournament in New Zealand. India will compete with Belgium, Japan and hosts New Zealand at Tauranga and Hamilton in the tournament, beginningMore
Published 08-Jan-2018 13:23 IST
London: Star couple David and Victoria Beckham 'spend 60,000 pounds' on underwear closet at their Cotswolds mansion worth six million pounds. It's the latest addition to the Grade II-listed farmhouse, which is already said to contain both a massage room and a catwalk, reports
Published 08-Jan-2018 09:56 IST
Bengaluru: Bengaluru FC rode Sunil Chhetri's first-half strike to register a 1-0 win and go top of the Indian Super League (ISL) points table, thus ending ATK's three-game unbeaten run at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Sunday. Chhetri (40th) brought up his fifth goal of the campaign to help theMore
Published 08-Jan-2018 07:04 IST
Rohtak: On the second day of the 2nd Elite Womens National Boxing Championship here on Sunday, 2014 World Championship silver medallist Sarjubala Devi defeated Delhi's Simran in the flyweight category while recently crowned World Youth Championship winner Jyoti also advanced to the next round.
Published 07-Jan-2018 21:37 IST
Pune: He does not have either a powerful serve or flashy ground strokes to intimidate his rivals, yet Gilles Simon scripted the fall of big guys on the Tour Marin Cilic and Kevin Anderson to lift his first title in almost three years. Ranked a humble 89, Simon landed on his visit to India withoutMore
Published 07-Jan-2018 18:43 IST
Brisbane: Bulgarian tennis player Grigor Dimitrov on Friday had to dig deep to secure a place in the semifinals at the Brisbane International tournament, where he is to face Australian Nick Kyrgios. The Brisbane top seed and defending champion Dimitrov defeated the UK's Kyle Edmund 6-3, 6-7 (3-7),More
Published 05-Jan-2018 19:44 IST
Moscow: The Russian Football Union will nominate Moscow to host the 2021 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, its Deputy President Sergei Anokhin told Tass. The Beach Soccer World Cup has been held since 2005 with Brazil, France, the United Arab Emirates, Italy, Tahiti and Portugal hosting the previousMore
Published 05-Jan-2018 17:08 IST
Mumbai: In sports, generally, the more you score the more it usually benefits the individual or the team. But in golf, it is exactly the opposite, the reason a teenage boy was inspired to take up the elite sport and is now dreaming to win a medal at the Olympic Games. This is the story ofMore
Published 05-Jan-2018 15:27 IST
Melbourne: Defending champion Serena Williams on Friday said she will withdraw from the Australian Open, adding she was not fully prepared to keep playing after becoming a mother four months ago. "My coach and team always said 'only go to tournaments when you are prepared to go all the way'," XinhuaMore
Published 05-Jan-2018 13:29 IST
Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian tennis player Thomaz Bellucci has been banned for five months after failing a doping test. The 30-year-old tested positive for the diuretic and masking agent hydrochlorothiazide during the Swedish Open in July, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said, reports XinhuaMore
Published 05-Jan-2018 13:29 IST
Tokyo: Former Sumo wrestler Harumafuji, who retired recently after assaulting a junior wrestler, was on Thursday fined 500,000 yen ($4,440) on Thursday but avoided facing a trial. The Mongolian former wrestler was referred to the prosecution on December 11 and faced a "summary indictment", aMore
Published 04-Jan-2018 16:23 IST
New Delhi: After ending the year with a bronze medal at the Hockey World League (HWL) Final in Bhubaneswar, the Indian mens team will report for a 10-day national camp, starting at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru, from Thursday. With a busy hockey calendar in 2018 that features Gold CoastMore
Published 03-Jan-2018 17:32 IST
Bengaluru: Fit-again PR Sreejesh made a return after recovering from a long-injury lay-off as Hockey India (HI) on Wednesday announced a 33-member squad for the first national camp beginning here on Thursday. Sreejesh will be is vying to find top form after nearly eight months of break due to a kneeMore
Published 03-Jan-2018 15:42 IST

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