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Chandimal banned for two Tests, four ODIs over misconduct
Dubai [United Arab Emirates] | July 16, 2018 6:41:25 PM IST
Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal has been banned for two Test matches and four one day internationals (ODI) by the independent Judicial Commissioner Michael Beloff QC. ... read..


WTA rankings: Serena storms into top 30
Florida [Unites States of America] | July 16, 2018 6:11:31 PM IST
American tennis star Serena Williams has made a jump of 153 places to acquire the 28th spot in Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings. ... read..


Croatia showed that small nations can dream big, says coach Dalic
Moscow | Monday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
Croatia chief coach Zlatko Dalic said his side's appearance in the World Cup final should provide inspiration to other small national teams striving for international football success. ... read..


Youth Championship: Indian boxers clinch 17 medals
Subotica (Belgrade) [Serbia] | July 16, 2018 5:11:29 PM IST
Indian boxers took Serbia by storm when they struck 17 medals including seven gold, six silver and four bronze medals for the best haul in recent times in the 36th Golden Glove of Vojvodina here on Sunday. ... read..


Four U-19 players called for SAFF championship camp
New Delhi [India] | July 16, 2018 5:11:26 PM IST
Four under-19 players- Prabhsukhan Singh Gill, Suresh Singh Wangjam, Rahim Ali and Rahul KP- who represented India in the FIFA under-17 World Cup 2017 have been called by national coach Stephen Constantine for the preparatory camp for the South Asian Foot ... read..


Argentine football federation, coach Sampaoli part ways
Buenos Aires | Monday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
The Argentine football federation, AFA has parted ways with the national men's team head coach Jorge Sampaoli after the side's poor performance at the FIFA World Cup in Russia. ... read..


Four U-17 World Cup players part of India's SAFF camp
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST
Four U-19 players who represented India in the FIFA U-17 World Cup last year have been summoned by coach Stephen Constantine for India's preparatory camp for the SAFF Championship. ... read..


Boys from Argentina's slums dream big through cricket
Buenos Aires | Monday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
Young boys have long regarded football as a way out of poverty in Argentina's slums, but in recent years, thousands have turned to cricket thanks to an initiative launched by the Catholic church. ... read..


Kenya's Kipchoge targets personal best in Berlin
Nairobi | Monday, 2018 3:45:05 PM IST
Kenyan Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge said his goal is to lower his personal best time ahead of the Berlin Marathon in September. ... read..


Du Plessis favours 'taking away the toss'
Galle (Colombo) [Sri Lanka] | July 16, 2018 2:41:25 PM IST
South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis has said that he is in favour of scrapping the toss system so that a balance is created in competition between the home team and the visiting team. ... read..


India, England aim for series win in final ODI (Preview)
Leeds | Monday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
After losing the second One-Day International (ODI), India will aim to improve performance in every department when they face confident England in the third and final match at the Headingley Cricket ground here on Tuesday. ... read..


Cristiano Ronaldo arrives in Italy to join Juventus
Turin | Monday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Football great Cristiano Ronaldo arrived here ahead of his formal presentation as the latest acquisition of reigning Serie A champions Juventus. ... read..


Our children will be proud, says french striker Griezmann
Moscow | Monday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
France forward Antoine Griezmann hailed his "extraordinary" teammates after Les Blues won the FIFA World Cup for a second time. ... read..


Spain's Fernando Torres to debut with Sagan Tosu
Tokyo | Monday, 2018 1:45:21 PM IST
Spain's former striker Fernando Torres was introduced as the new member of Japanese club Sagan Tosu on Monday, in an event witnessed by hundreds of people in front of the Best Amenity Stadium. ... read..


Bollywood's football fans hail France's victory
Mumbai | Monday, 2018 1:45:21 PM IST
From Amitabh Bachchan to Shatrughan Sinha and Ranveer Singh to Arjun Kapoor, a slew of celebrities who are ardent football fans have hailed France's victory at the FIFA World Cup 2018, besides lauding the diversity that the team represents. ... read..


FIFA World Cup final: Pussy Riot claims responsibility for pitch invaders
Moscow | Monday, 2018 1:45:11 PM IST
Russian punk protest organisation and band Pussy Riot has claimed responsibility for four people running onto the field at the Luzhniki Stadium here during the final match of the FIFA World Cup 2018 between France and Croatia. ... read..


Mbappe quashes PSG exit
Moscow [Russia] | July 16, 2018 1:41:31 PM IST
French football player Kylian Mbappe has said that he will continue his journey with Paris Sain-Germain and there are no plans of joining the Real Madrid Club. ... read..


Part of me believes in my own abilities: Djokovic
London [UK] | July 16, 2018 1:41:25 PM IST
Newly crowned Wimbledon Champion Novak Djokovic, who defeated South Africa's Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 in the final of the championship, has said that he did not expect to make a comeback in the tournament but he never doubted his abilities. ... read..


Wishes pour in for newly crowned Wimbledon champ
London [UK] | July 16, 2018 12:11:31 PM IST
As former world number one Novak Djokovic clinched the fourth Wimbledon title of his career by registering a comprehensive 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 straight sets victory over South Africa's Kevin Anderson, social media is flooded with wishes for the newly crowned ch ... read..


FIFA WC: Decoding France's dream run
Moscow [Russia] | July 16, 2018 6:11:29 AM IST
Twenty years after winning its first FIFA World Cup in 1998 as an 'underdog', France on Sunday repeated history in Russia as the world favourites defeated Croatia 4-2 in a high-octane final at the Luzhniki Stadium here. ... read..


Bodies of 5 Bangladeshi footballers drowned in river recovered
Dhaka | Monday, 2018 5:15:04 AM IST
The bodies of five teenage Bangladeshi footballers who drowned in a river on Saturday evening were recovered early on Sunday. ... read..


World Cup: France are champions, that's what matters, says Deschamps
Moscow | Monday, 2018 2:15:04 AM IST
Brushing aside talk during the FIFA World Cup as to whether France played attractive football or not, head coach Didier Deschamps on Sunday said all that matters is they are champions and will remain at the top for the next four years. ... read..


It was the best game we played in World Cup: Dalic
Moscow | Monday, 2018 1:15:04 AM IST
Croatia head coach Zlatko Dalic feels his team played the best match of the FIFA World Cup despite losing 4-2 to France in the final here on Sunday. ... read..


France overpower Croatia to win 2nd FIFA World Cup title (Lead)
Moscow | Sunday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
France scored twice in each half as they thumped combative maiden finalists Croatia 4-2 in a dramatic final at the Luzhniki Stadium to win the FIFA World Cup for the second time in 20 years here on Sunday. ... read..


Ronaldinho, Will Smith shine in World Cup closing ceremony
Moscow | Sunday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho and United States actor and musician Will Smith were among the stars rocking the stage on Sunday for the 2018 FIFA World Cup closing ceremony, ahead of the final match pitting France against Croatia. ... read..


France overpower Croatia 4-2 in FIFA World Cup final
Moscow | Sunday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST
France scored twice in each half as they thumped a combative Croatia 4-2 in a dramatic final to win the FIFA World Cup for the second time in 20 years here on Sunday. ... read..


France ends 20-year itch, lifts second FIFA World Cup
Moscow [Russia] | July 15, 2018 11:11:33 PM IST
Moscow [Russia], July 15 (ANI) Putting an end to its 20-year-long wait, France on Sunday won its second FIFA World Cup title after defeating Croatia 4-2 in a high-octane final at the Luzhniki Stadium here. ... read..


Djokovic beats Anderson, wins 4th Wimbledon title (Lead)
London | Sunday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic on Sunday overpowered South Africa's Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) in a lopsided Wimbledon final, taking home the trophy for the fourth time in his career. ... read..


Djokovic wins fourth Wimbledon title
London | Sunday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Serbia's Novak Djokovic defeated Kevin Anderson of South Africa in straight sets to win men's singles title at the Wimbledon Championships, the 13th Grand Slam, here on Sunday. ... read..


Djokovic beats Anderson; clinches fourth Wimbledon title
London [UK] | July 15, 2018 10:41:24 PM IST
Serbian Tennis ace Novak Djokovic on Sunday defeated South Africa's Kevin Anderson 6-2 6-2 7-6 (7-3) to clinch his fourth Wimbledon title here. ... read..


Players with 100 plus caps an advantage: Hockey captain Rani
New Delhi | Sunday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
India's women's hockey team skipper Rani Rampal feels they carry good international exposure and players having 100 plus international caps will be an advantage for them in the forthcoming Women's Hockey World Cup. ... read..


Croatian President presents Putin with national team jersey
Moscow | Sunday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has presented Russian President Vladimir Putin with a Croatian national team jersey in red and white with the number 9 and the name Putin written on it. After that, Kitarovic and Putin began their bilateral talk ... read..


Putin offers to share World Cup organising lessons with 2022 host Qatar
Moscow | Sunday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
The president of Russia Vladimir Putin on Sunday offered to give 2022 FIFA World Cup host Qatar the opportunity to share Russia's organising lessons learned through hosting the 2018 World Cup. ... read..


Wrestler Vinesh clinches gold at Spanish Grand Prix
Madrid | Sunday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
India's Vinesh Phogat clinched the gold medal at the Spanish Grand Prix wrestling tournament, thrashing Natasha Fox of Canada 10-0 in the final of the women's 50 kilogram freestyle category here on Sunday. ... read..


Marquez bags 5th victory of MotoGP season at German GP
Sachsenring (Germany) | Sunday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
Spanish MotoGP rider Marc Marquez (Honda) achieved his fifth victory of the season on Sunday by winning the German Grand Prix, the ninth consecutive win of his career. ... read..


Man United to rest World Cup footballers at start of season
London | Sunday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
Unhappy with the early start of the club football season's English Premier League, Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho said that he won't include footballers returning from World Cup duty in the team's August 10 opener. ... read..


Argentina settles football coach Sampaoli's exit terms
Moscow | Sunday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
The Argentine Football Association (AFA) has settled the terms of exit of their head coach Jorge Sampaoli following the national team's disappointing performance at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. ... read..


Everyone fell in love with Russia during World Cup, says FIFA chief
Moscow | Sunday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Sunday that he fell in love with Russia during the 2018 FIFA World Cup. ... read..


Sindhu loses to Okuhara in Thailand Open final (Lead)
Bangkok | Sunday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
India's star shuttler P.V. Sindhu lost to reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in straight games in the women's singles final of the Thailand Open here on Sunday. ... read..


PV Sindhu crashes out of Thailand Open
Bangkok, [Thailand] | July 15, 2018 7:41:30 PM IST
World No. 3 PV Sindhu lost to World No. 15 Nozomi Okuhara of Japan 15-21, 18-21 in the Women's singles at the Thailand Open 2018. ... read..


Porte, Rojas crash out of Tour de France stage 9
Roubaix (France) | Sunday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Australian cyclist Richie Porte (BMC) and Spain's Jose Joaquin Rojas (Movistar) dropped out of the ninth stage of the Tour de France road race on Sunday, after a crash 7 kilometers into the stage. ... read..


FIFA WC Final: Can former champions France put brake to Croatia's dream run?
Moscow [Russia] | July 15, 2018 6:11:30 PM IST
Moscow [Russia], July 15 (ANI) The 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup - that has witnessed a string of dramatic ups and down so far - is all set for a high-octane final, wherein 1998 champions France will look forward to bring the trophy home after 20 yea ... read..


West Ham signs midfielder Felipe Anderson
London | Sunday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
West Ham United announced on Sunday the signing of attacking midfielder Felipe Anderson from Lazio for the next four seasons. ... read..


Sindhu loses to Okuhara in Thailand Open final
Bangkok | Sunday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST
India's star shuttler P.V. Sindhu lost to reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in straight games in the women's singles final of the Thailand Open here on Sunday. ... read..


Pacquiao wins welterweight title in TKO victory
Kuala Lumpur | Sunday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao won a world welterweight champion title here on Sunday, defeating his opponent Lucas Matthysse from Argentina by technical knockout (TKO). ... read..


Asian Games torch relay starts from capital
New Delhi | Sunday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
The torch relay for the 2018 Asian Games commenced at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Sunday with 31 athletes, including Indonesian badminton legend Susi Susanti, bearing the torch . ... read..


France or Croatia: Bollywood roots for FIFA World Cup favourites
Mumbai | Sunday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
Bollywood celebrities Ranveer Singh, Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham among others are excited about the clash between France and Croatia at the FIFA World Cup 2018 final in Moscow on Sunday. ... read..


Everton pummel Austrian minnows ATV Irdning 22-0 in friendly
London | Sunday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
English Premier League side Everton thrashed Austrian minnows ATV Irdning by a whopping 22-0 scoreline with four players scoring hat tricks in a pre-season friendly. ... read..


Berlin's Selke to miss Bundesliga kickoff
Berlin | Sunday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
Hertha Berlin striker Davie Selke will be out of action for an infinite period of time, the Bundesliga club announced on Sunday. ... read..


Rooney provides assist as D.C. United beat Vancouver Whitecaps
Washington | Sunday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
Former Manchester United and England star made his debut for Major League Soccer (MLS) side D.C. United as the club won 3-1 against the Vancouver Whitecaps. ... read..


Alexis Ohanian pens down a tribute to wife Serena Williams
New Delhi [India] | July 15, 2018 4:11:36 PM IST
American entrepreneur Alexis Kerry Ohanian took to Twitter to write a tribute to wife and Tennis player Serena Williams. ... read..


England could have done better: Kane
St. Petersburg | Sunday, 2018 3:45:05 PM IST
England captain Harry Kane said his team could have done better, following their 0-2 loss to Belgium in the third-place playoff in 2018 FIFA World Cup. ... read..


Toluca FC's Rubens Sambueza awarded Golden Ball for Liga Mx
Los Angeles (United States) | Sunday, 2018 3:45:05 PM IST
Argentine midfielder Rubens Sambueza who plays for Mexican club Toluca, was awarded the Golden Ball for his outstanding performance in the Liga Mx 2017-2018 season, the Mexican league said. ... read..


Fernando Torres signs for Japan's Sagan Tosu club
Tokyo | Sunday, 2018 3:45:05 PM IST
Former Spanish international football star Fernando Torres was introduced in Tokyo on Sunday as a new signing for the J1 league's Sagan Tosu football club. ... read..


Hockey U-23 (Men): India beats Ireland with 5-0
Antwerp [Belgium] | July 15, 2018 3:11:28 PM IST
The Indian Junior Men's Hockey Team on Saturday defeated Ireland with 5-0 in their opening match at the U-23 Five Nations Tournament (Men). ... read..


Torch relay for Asian Games 2018 begins
New Delhi [India] | July 15, 2018 1:41:29 PM IST
The torch relay for the much awaited Asian Games 2018 began on Sunday from Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi. ... read..


India lose 2nd ODI against England by 86 runs
London [United Kingdom] | July 15, 2018 6:11:42 AM IST
India lost second ODI against England by 86 runs at Lord's stadium in London on Saturday. ... read..


FIFA World Cup: Talented France to battle resillient Croatia for title (Preview)
Moscow | Saturday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
France will bid to win their second FIFA World Cup title as they will start as slight favourites against maiden finalists Croatia in the 2018 edition title-decider at the Luzhniki Stadium here on Sunday. ... read..


FIFA: Belgium is now World No.3
St. Petersburg, [Russia] | July 14, 2018 11:41:36 PM IST
Thomas Meunier's early goal gave Belgium an upper hand in the third-place playoff to finally defeated England in St. Petersburg and earn the third place in the FIFA rankings. ... read..


Kerber beats Williams to win Wimbledon
London [England] | July 14, 2018 11:41:25 PM IST
Angelique Kerber lifted her maiden Wimbledon title after outclassing 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams in the final at the Centre Court in London on Saturday. ... read..


Kerber beats Serena in straight sets to wins 1st-ever Wimbledon title
Wilmbledon | Saturday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
Germany's Angelique Kerbe won her first-ever Wimbledon tennis title on Saturday after defeating Serena Williams of the US 6-3, 6-3 in the final. ... read..


World Cup: Belgium beat England 2-0 to finish third (Lead)
St Petersburg | Saturday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
A slick Belgium produced a spirited performance befitting their pre-tournament reputation to get past England 2-0 and finish third in the FIFA World Cup here on Saturday. ... read..


India's Sahil, Kangaraj fizz out at World U20 athletics
Tampere (Finland) | Saturday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
India's Sahil Silwal and Kangaraj Kamalraj finished out of the medal bracket in their respective events on the penultimate day of the IAAF World U20 Championships here on Saturday. ... read..


Marquez earns pole position for German MotoGP
Sachsenring (Germany) | Saturday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Spanish rider Marc Marquez of Honda clinched the pole position on Saturday for the German MotoGP. ... read..


Djokovic beats Nadal after marathon battle, advances to Wimbledon final
Wimbledon | Saturday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic on Saturday beat World No.1 Rafael Nadal of Spain 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (11-9), 3-6, 10-8, ending a marathon match that began a day earlier to advance to the final of Wimbledon. ... read..


World Cup: Belgium beat England 2-0 to finish 3rd
St Petersburg | Saturday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
Belgium got past England 2-0 to finish third in the 2018 FIFA World Cup here on Saturday. ... read..


Mbappe not given 'special status' in France team, says coach Deschamps
Moscow | Saturday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
France head coach Didier Deschamps says that teenage forward Kylian Mbappe does not receive any special treatment in the team despite his status as an emerging superstar. ... read..


Croatia defender Vida escapes FIFA sanctions for yelling 'Glory to Ukraine'
Moscow | Saturday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has ruled that Croatian defender Domagoj Vida would not be sanctioned following the investigation of the second video, in which he is seen holding what looks like a bottle of beer and yelling "Glory to Ukraine!" and ""Burn, ... read..


Root's unbeaten ton takes England to 322/7 vs India
London | Saturday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
Joe Root spearheaded a strong batting effort with an unbeaten century to help England post 322/7 against India in the second one-day international (ODI) of the three-match series at Lord's here on Saturday. ... read..


Napoli midfielder Jorginho joins Chelsea on 5-year contract
London | Saturday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
English Premier League (EPL) club Chelsea announced on Saturday the signing of Napoli's Italian-Brazilian midfielder Jorginho on a five-year contract for a reported transfer fee of 50 million pounds sterling ($66.15 million). ... read..


FIFA 3rd place playoff: England set to face Belgium
St. Petersburg, [Russia] | July 14, 2018 7:11:24 PM IST
England and Belgium are set to lock horns for the third place playoff at St. Petersburg city in the 21st edition of FIFA world cup. ... read..


Maurizio Sarri appointed new Chelsea manager
London [UK] | July 14, 2018 4:41:35 PM IST
Chelsea on Saturday announced the signing of former Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri as their new manager. ... read..


Milkha Singh backs Hima Das for 2020 Tokyo Olympic gold
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] | July 14, 2018 3:41:26 PM IST
Legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh on Saturday congratulated Hima Das, who became the first Indian woman to clinch gold at the IAAF World U-20 Athletics Championships and advised her to focus on 2020 Tokyo Olympics. ... read..


PM Modi moved by Hima Das' gesture of patriotism
New Delhi [India] | July 14, 2018 12:11:25 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday tweeted a video of the final winning moments of Hima Das, who clinched gold at the IAAF World U-20 Athletics Championships, and said that he was "touched deeply" with sprinter's gestures. ... read..


Diljit humbled by response to his "Soorma" performance
Mumbai | Saturday, 2018 11:15:04 AM IST
Actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh's performance as hockey champ Sandeep Singh is winning exceptional laurels as the man himself remains humble, down-to-earth and rooted. ... read..


Wimbledon curfew forces suspension of Djokovic-Nadal semi
London | Saturday, 2018 9:15:06 AM IST
Serbia's Novak Djokovic was leading Spaniard Rafael Nadal 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (9) in the second Wimbledon men's semifinal here when the match was suspended to comply with the tournament's 11 p.m. curfew. ... read..


Kevin Anderson beats John Isner to play maiden Wimbledon final
Johannesburg [South Africa] | July 14, 2018 6:11:23 AM IST
South Africa's star Kevin Anderson is through to the Wimbledon men finals after defeating American John Isner in a marathon five setter match that lasted for more than 6.5 hours. ... read..


Racer Pissay joins Sherco TVS Rally Factory team
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 10:15:05 PM IST
The Sherco TVS Rally Factory team announced that Aishwarya Pissay will be part of the four-member squad for the upcoming Baja Aragon motor rally. ... read..


Matuidi hails France coach Deschamps
Moscow | Friday, 2018 10:15:05 PM IST
France midfielder Blaise Matuidi has praised French coach Didier Deschamps for moulding a team "in his own image" as the former world and European champions prepare for Sunday's FIFA World Cup final against Croatia. ... read..


German legend Lahm says Loew must change coaching style
Berlin | Friday, 2018 10:15:05 PM IST
German national coach Joachim Loew remains under attack after the 2014 world champions' embarrassing group stage exit at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. ... read..


No wholesale changes this time against Belgium: England coach Southgate
St. Petersburg | Friday, 2018 8:45:08 PM IST
England coach Gareth Southgate will not make wholesale changes to his team when England play Belgium in Saturday's third place play-off at the 2018 World Cup. ... read..


Costa Rica to play South Korea during Asia tour in September
San Jose | Friday, 2018 8:45:08 PM IST
Costa Rica's national team, which has already scheduled a friendly against Japan on September 11, will also play a match against South Korea four days earlier as part of that same Asia tour, the Central American nation's football federation said. ... read..


FIFA: VAR used 440 times, increased referee accuracy, ended off-side goals
Moscow | Friday, 2018 8:45:08 PM IST
President of FIFA Gianni Infantino on Friday praised the 2018 Russian football tournament as the best World Cup ever. ... read..


Southampton signs Danish defender Vestergaard
London | Friday, 2018 7:45:07 PM IST
English Premier League side Southampton on Friday announced the signing of Denmark defender Jannik Vestergaard from Germany's Borussia Monchengladbach for a reported 18 million pounds ($23.64 million). ... read..


Mohammad Kaif retires from all form of cricket
New Delhi, [India] | July 13, 2018 5:41:25 PM IST
Indian cricketer Mohammed Kaif has on Friday officially retired from all forms of cricket. ... read..


Hima's historic feat has parents beaming with pride
Nagaon (Assam) [India] | July 13, 2018 5:11:24 PM IST
Reacting to their daughter becoming the first Indian woman to win gold at the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships, parents of Hima Das on Friday expressed their happiness on her achievement. ... read..


Sports fraternity hails Hima Das's historic feat
New Delhi [India] | July 13, 2018 4:11:27 PM IST
The sports fraternity has come in unison to congratulated sprinter Hima Das, who recently became the first Indian woman to win gold at the IAAF World U-20 Athletics Championships. ... read..


Owner of Israeli soccer club arrested for tax scam in stadiums
Jerusalem | Friday, 2018 3:15:05 PM IST
Barak Abramov, owner of an Israeli Premier League football club and a local restaurant chain, has recently been arrested on suspicion of a huge tax fraud at sports stadiums. ... read..


Ecuador clubs set to begin battle for second Copa Libertadores berth
Guayaquil (Ecuador) | Friday, 2018 3:15:05 PM IST
With the opening stage of this season's Ecuadorian football league set to conclude, the battle for the second of two berths in the 2019 Copa Libertadores group phase now begins in earnest. ... read..


Athlete Hima enjoys meteoric rise from humble beginnings (Profile)
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 3:15:05 PM IST
Born in a poor family in the Nagaon district of Assam, sprinter Hima Das' has enjoyed a meteoric rise. On Thursday evening, she created history in Tampere, Finland by winning the gold medal -- the second by an Indian athlete -- in the women's 400 metre ev ... read..


Brazilian football star Marta named goodwill ambassador by UN Women
United Nations | Friday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
Brazilian woman football star Marta Vieira da Silva was named by UN Women as a goodwill ambassador to work for gender equality in sports and other areas. ... read..


Wimbledon: Serena books ticket to 10th final
London | Friday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
Serena Williams will make her 10th appearance at the Wimbledon final after beating No.13 seed Julia Goerges of Germany 6-4, 6-2 in the semi-finals. ... read..


No positive drug tests at 2018 World Cup: FIFA
Moscow | Friday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
FIFA has confirmed that all the dope tests carried out before and during the 2018 World Cup finals have returned negative. ... read..


India U-16 team beat Thailand's Buriram United U-17
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 2:15:05 PM IST
The Indian U-16 football team, currently on an exposure tour to Thailand, defeated Buriram United FC U-17 2-0 on Friday. ... read..


Ajay Devgn to play football coach Syed Abdul Rahim
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 2:15:05 PM IST
Actor Ajay Devgn will soon be bringing the life of legendary football coach Syed Abdul Rahim alive on the big screen through a biopic. ... read..


Modric best player at World Cup: Croatia coach
Moscow | Friday, 2018 2:15:05 PM IST
Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic praised team captain Luka Modric, stressing that the midfielder deserved the award for being the best player at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. ... read..


Confident India aim for ODI series win against England (Preview)
London | Friday, 2018 2:15:05 PM IST
After a convincing victory in the first One-Day International (ODI), India will aim to seal the three match series with another win when they face hosts England in the second match here on Saturday. ... read..


Sachin-Jigar created four options for 'Chad gayi hai"
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 2:15:05 PM IST
Popular composers Sachin-Jigar created four options for the newly released song "Chad gayi hai" from Akshay Kumar-starrer "Gold" before they zeroed in on the final one. ... read..


Iran's Faghani to officiate England-Belgium clash
Tehran | Friday, 2018 2:15:05 PM IST
Iranian referee Alireza Faghani together with linesmen Reza Sokhandan and Mohammad Mansouri will officiate the third-place playoff match of the 2018 World Cup between England and Belgium. ... read..


Wait for playing time at Barcelona was tough, says Mina
Bogota | Friday, 2018 2:15:05 PM IST
Colombian defender Yerry Mina said he experienced moments "of great sadness" this season after joining FC Barcelona, stemming from watching his teammates play on television while waiting for a chance to get in the line-up. ... read..


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