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De Villiers' 90* steers RCB to victory over DD
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | April 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) batsman AB de Villiers produced a match-winning knock of 90* from 39 balls, helping his side to register a six-wicket-win over Delhi Daredevils (DD), here at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on Saturday. ... read..


IPL: We have been batting well as a unit: Agarwal
Kolkata | Saturday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
Kings XI Punjab batsman Mayank Agarwal on Saturday said their batsmen have been doing well in this Indian Premier League so far after their nine-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) via Duckworth-Lewis method here. ... read..


IPL: Karthik questions D/L method, vouches for VJD
Kolkata | Saturday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Dinesh Karthik termed the Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) method "strange" and vouched for Indian counterpart of the rule, the "VJD method", after his team lost to Kings XI Punjab by nine wickets in a rain-truncated Indian Premie ... read..


Indian Tigers beat Russian team in WSB tie
Rohtak | Saturday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
Indian Tigers defeated Patriot Boxing Team of Russia 3-2 in a Word Series of Boxing (WSB) tie here on Saturday evening. ... read..


Nadal races into Monte-Carlo masters final
Monte Carlo [Monaco] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
World Number one Rafael Nadal reached the Monte-Carlo Masters final on Saturday after thrashing Bulgarian fourth-seed, Grigor Dimitrov by 6-4, 6-1. ... read..


IPL: Pant, Iyer guide Delhi to 174/5 against Bangalore
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Shreyas Iyer (52) and Rishabh Pant (85) helped Delhi Daredevils (DD) post a fighting 174/5 against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the 19th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Saturday. ... read..


Getafe earn 1-0 away win over Eibar in La Liga
Eibar (Spain) | Saturday, 2018 10:15:05 PM IST
Getafe on Saturday defeated Eibar 1-0, moving one step closer to finishing the Spanish football league in Europa League-qualifying position. ... read..


Atletico coach says Costa unlikely to play first leg vs Arsenal
Madrid | Saturday, 2018 10:15:05 PM IST
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone on Saturday said injured forward Diego Costa may not appear in the upcoming first leg of the Europa League semi-finals against Arsenal on Thursday at Emirates Stadium in London. ... read..


Nadal eliminates Dimitrov, to play for 11th Monte Carlo title
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France) | Saturday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
World No. 1 Rafael Nadal of Spain beat Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-1 on Saturday, advancing to fight for his 11th title at the Monte-Carlo Masters. ... read..


Roma routs Spal 3-0 in Serie A
Ferrara (Italy) | Saturday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
As Roma routed Spal 3-0 on Saturday to move to the provisional third psoition in the Serie A football championship. ... read..


Punjab ride Gayle-Rahul show to beat KKR and top IPL table
Kolkata | Saturday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
Kings XI Punjab openers Chris Gayle and KL Rahul made short work of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) as they won by nine wickets via the Duckworth Lewis (D/L) method in a rain-truncated Indian Premier League (IPL) game at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday. ... read..


PCB officials to arrive in Kolkata on Sunday for ICC meeting
Kolkata | Saturday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Nazam Sethi and Chief Operating Officer (COO) Subhan Ahmed are slated to arrive in the city on Sunday to attend the International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting next week. ... read..


Golfer Gangjee second at Panasonic Open
Osaka | Saturday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
India's Rahil Gangjee carded a third-round three-under 68 to trail South Koreas Hyungsung Kim by a stroke at the Panasonic Open Golf Championship here on Saturday. ... read..


Honda's Anish gets first point at Asia Road Racing meet
Adelaide | Saturday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
Idemitsu Honda Racing India team's Anish D. Shetty snapped his first point of the Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) season in the second round at the Asia Production 250cc class on Saturday. ... read..


Laying of 2 new turfs for Hockey World Cup to be completed by June
Bhubaneswar | Saturday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
The Odisha government on Saturday said that laying of two new turfs at the Kalinga Stadium for the Men's Hockey World Cup will be completed by the end of June. ... read..


IPL: Bangalore opt to bowl against Delhi
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bowl against Delhi Daredevils in the 19th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, here on Saturday. ... read..


IPL: Rain stops play between KKR, Kings XI Punjab
Kolkata | Saturday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Kings XI Punjab looked on course to gun down 192 set by Kolkata Knight Riders when rain interrupted play in an Indian Premier League (IPL) game here at the Eden Gardens on Saturday. ... read..


61 players to join national women's hockey camp in Bengaluru
New Delhi | Saturday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Hockey India (HI) on Saturday named 61 women players for the Senior Women National Camp, commencing on Sunday at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre, Bengaluru. ... read..


Hero Team's Mena finishes 15th, Santosh 19th at Merzouga Rally
Merzouga (Morocco) | Saturday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
Oriol Mena and C.S. Santosh of Hero MotoSports Team Rally finished 15th and 19th respectively in the Merzouga Rally here. ... read..


IPL: Rajasthan aim to return to winning ways against Mumbai (Preview)
Jaipur | Saturday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
Rajasthan Royals will aim to bounce back after suffering two consecutive losses, while Mumbai Indians will be in search of their second win when they face-off in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday. ... read..


IPL-2018: KKR ride Lynn's 74 to post challenging 191/7
Kolkata | Saturday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) rode Chris Lynn's 41-ball 74 to post 191/7 in 20 overs against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League (IPL) game at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday. ... read..


Warne lambasts Cricket Australia's 'ridiculous' BBL greed
Melbourne [Australia] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne has lashed out at Cricket Australia's (CA) decision to extend the next summer's Big Bash League (BBL), saying that greed is the main reason behind the board's move. ... read..


IPL: Punjab elect to field against KKR
Kolkata | Saturday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST
Kings XI Punjab skipper R Ashwin won the toss and decided to field against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash here at the Eden Gardens on Saturday. ... read..


Espanyol sack coach Flores
Barcelona | Saturday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
La Liga football club Espanyol has sacked coach Quique Sanchez Flores and sporting director Jordi Lardin. ... read..


2% quota for sportspersons in govt. jobs in Telangana
Hyderabad [Telangana] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
In a major boost to sports infrastructure in Telangana, Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Saturday announced 2 percent reservation in state government jobs for sportspersons. ... read..


Telangana CM felicitates CWG medal winners Nehwal, Sindhu among others
Hyderabad [Telangana] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Saturday felicitated 2018 Commonwealth Games medallists Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu among others here at Pragathi Bhavan on Saturday. ... read..


IPL: Confident Chennai up against Hyderabad (Preview)
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
Fresh from a thumping win over Rajasthan Royals (RR), a confident Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will lock horns with Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the 20th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Sunday. ... read..


Faheem Ashraf keen to represent Pakistan in all formats
Karachi [Pakistan] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Pakistan all-rounder Faheem Ashraf has said that he is eager to cement his place permanently in all three formats of the game after receiving a maiden call-up in the national Test squad against England and Ireland. ... read..


Nadal hails performance after win over Thiem
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France) | Saturday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
Spanish star Rafael Nadal said after his 6-0, 6-2 victory over Dominic Thiem in the Monte-Carlo Masters quarter-finals that he had been sharp in every aspect of the game. ... read..


World Cup spurs soccer trading card frenzy in Peru
Lima | Saturday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST
The return of the Peruvian national team to the World Cup after a 36-year absence has spurred a boom in sales of player trading cards and stickers across this South American nation. ... read..


Mnchengladbach thrash clueless Wolfsburg
Mnchengladbach (Germany) | Saturday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST
Borussia Mnchengladbach remained in the hunt for European slots with a 3-0 win against Wolfsburg, who sit uncomfortably close to the Bundesliga drop zone. ... read..


Leganes, Deportivo in goalless stalemate
Leganes (Spain) | Saturday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST
Leganes will have to wait at least another week to assure themselves of staying in the top tier of Spanish football after managing only a 0-0 draw against 18th-place Deportivo La Coruna here. ... read..


Sportswoman accuses Karnataka doctor of rape, probe on
Kolhapur (Maharashtra) | Saturday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST
A prominent international level sportswoman from Maharashtra has accused a Karnataka doctor of raping her for two years, police said. ... read..


Nadal faces Dimitrov for Monte Carlo Masters final spot
Monaco [Europe] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
World number one Rafael Nadal will aim to cement his spot in the finals of the Monte Carlo Masters when he crosses sword with fourth-seed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria in their last-four clash here on Saturday. ... read..


Kuwait thrash Maldives in ICC World T20 Asia Qualifier 'A'
Dubai [UAE] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The ICC World Twenty20 Asia Qualifier 'A' began with hosts Kuwait registering a resounding 102 -run win over the Maldives in the opening game at Sulaibiya Cricket Ground last evening. ... read..


Monte Carlo Masters:Bopanna-Vasselin eye final berth
Monaco [Europe] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin will aim to book their place in the finals of the Monte Carlo Masters when they head into their last-four clash of the men's doubles event here on Saturday. ... read..


Indian boxers will improve medals tally at Asiad: Boxer Vikas Krishan Yadav
New Delhi | Saturday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST
Praising his fellow boxers for their performance at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games, star pugilist and gold medal winner Vikas Krishan Yadav asserted that the Indian squad will improve their medal haul at the Asian Games later this year. ... read..


Stolen UEFA Europa League trophy recovered
Mexico City | Saturday, 2018 11:15:04 AM IST
The UEFA Europa League trophy has been recovered, two days after it was stolen, after a private exhibition in Mexico's Guanajuato state, officials said. ... read..


Jr Women Hockey C'ship: Andhra Pradesh hammer Goans 6-0
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh produced a rich vein of form as they thrashed Goans 6-0 in their opening Pool A match of the 8th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship 2018 (B Division) here last evening. ... read..


'Sanju' teaser to release on April 24 morning
Mumbai | Saturday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST
Acclaimed filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani, who is busy with the post-production of his upcoming film "Sanju", featuring actor Ranbir Kapoor, has confirmed that the film's teaser will be released on Tuesday morning. ... read..


IPL '18: Watson's 106 floors Rajasthan Royals
Pune (Maharashtra) [India] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Opener Shane Watson's blistering 106 and some tight bowling helped Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to hand the Rajasthan Royals (RR) a 64-run defeat and to go to the top of the table at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Friday. ... read..


USA Cricket announces election process details
Dubai [UAE] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The election process for the inaugural Board of Directors for USA Cricket was announced on Friday, marking another important step towards their application for the International Cricket Council (ICC) membership. ... read..


CGF President calls on Commonwealth heads to back sports development
New Delhi [India] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President, Louise Martin CBE, on Friday praised the success of the Games Athletes Programme (GAP) that led to five of the Commonwealth's smallest nations winning their first ever Commonwealth medals at the 21st Comm ... read..


TTFI recommends Manika Batra for Arjuna Award
New Delhi, [India] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) on Friday has recommended Manika Batra's name for Arjuna award. ... read..


Was the first one to know about Chappell's mail against Sourav, reveals Sehwag
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
Virender Sehwag was the first to know about then coach Greg Chappell's infamous e-mail against Sourav Ganguly during the 2005 Zimbabwe tour, the dashing former India opener revealed on Friday. ... read..


India favourites to win 2019 World Cup: Sehwag
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 10:45:05 PM IST
Celebrated former opening batsman Virender Sehwag on Friday said India are favourites to lift the 2019 ICC World Cup to be held in England. ... read..


IPL: Watson's ton lifts Chennai to 204/5 vs Rajasthan
Pune | Friday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
A fantastic 106-run knock by opener Shane Watson propelled Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to 204/5 against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the 17th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Friday. ... read..


London's Crystal Palace given green light to redevelop Selhurst Park stadium
London | Friday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
South London's Croydon Council on Friday gave Crystal Palace Football Club its approval to go ahead with the redevelopment of its home ground, Selhurst Park, and convert it into a state-of-the-art football-coliseum with a capacity of over 34,000 spectator ... read..


Istanbul football derby suspended amid violence
Istanbul | Friday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
A Turkish Cup semi-final between two of the country's biggest clubs was abandoned amid unprecedented chaos, after the Besiktas coach was struck by an object thrown from the stands, an incident that shows violence is still common in Turkish football stadiu ... read..


Surya, Rudresh selected for Football For Friendship programme
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Twelve-year-old football enthusiasts Surya Varikuti and Rudresh Gaudnour have been selected as Indias representatives at the sixth edition of the global Football For Friendship (F4F) social programme in June, it was announced on Friday. ... read..


591 Russian hotels fined for inflating prices ahead of World Cup
Russia | Friday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Russias consumer rights watchdog Rospotrebnadzor reported on Friday that a total of 591 cases of inflating hotel accommodation prices had been registered across the country in host cities of the 2018 football World Cup. ... read..


Lokomotiv footballer fined $16,300 for insulting doping control officer
Moscow | Friday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Lokomotiv Moscow FC footballer Igor Denisov was fined one million rubles ($16,300) for insulting a doping control officer during an out-of-competition testing earlier this week, a senior Russian anti-doping official said on Friday. ... read..


Kenya's Kimetto looking to revive career at Vienna marathon
Nairobi | Friday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
Kenyan World record holder Dennis Kimetto says his injury problems are finally behind him and he is ready for his comeback in the Vienna Marathon on Sunday. ... read..


WSB: Indian Tigers set for tough home ties (Preview)
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
Indias boxing fans are in for a rich treat of professional boxing, with the country all set to host two back to back matches in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) during this weekend. ... read..


Rishad, Stephen shine at racing tourney
Aamby Valley (Maharashtra) | Friday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
Rishad Dadachanji and Stephen Pachigalla drove the fastest cars of their respective sections to top proceedings in the four wheeler section in the sixth edition of The Valley Run, held at the picturesque Aamby Valley air strip here. ... read..


Cricketing greats to mentor Pro Star League's camp
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
Pro Star League, an under-16 cricket tournament which aims to identify and nurture talent at the grassroots, will begin the hunt for the best upcoming cricketers in India through a national-level mentorship camp, starting April 21. ... read..


Nadal eases into Monte Carlo Masters semis
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France) | Friday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
Spain's Rafael Nadal on Friday advanced to the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters after he dominated Austria's Dominic Thiem in a 6-0, 6-2 victory. ... read..


IPL: Rajasthan put Chennai in to bat in Pune
Pune | Friday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
Rajasthan Royals (RR) skipper Ajinkya Rahane won the toss and opted to field against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the 17th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Friday. ... read..


Haryana to hire foreign coaches for sportspersons
Chandigarh | Friday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
Buoyant over the number of medals won by sportspersons from Haryana in the Commonwealth Games, the Haryana government has decided to hire foreign trainers to impart training to sportspersons in the state ahead of Olympics. ... read..


RCB banking on 4 straight home games to revive IPL campaign: Woakes
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) all-rounder Chris Woakes believes that they will use the four consecutive home games in Bengaluru as "a springboard" to turn things around after managing only one win in four games in the Indian Premier League (IPL). ... read..


Sachin Tendulkar could play Doctor Strange: Benedict Cumberbatch
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
British star Benedict Cumberbatch says Indian batting icon Sachin Tendulkar will fit the role as superhero Doctor Strange quite well. ... read..


Bengaluru thrash East Bengal in Super Cup final (Lead)
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Skipper Sunil Chhetri led from the front with a brace as Bengaluru FC thrashed 10-man East Bengal 4-1 to win the inaugural Super Cup football tournament here on Friday. ... read..


IPL: Streak hints at KKR's plans to get Gayle out early
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
After Chris Gayle blasted a 63-ball 104 against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bowling coach Heath Streak on Friday hinted that they will look to get the dynamic West Indies batter back in the hut early when they take on Kings XI Punjab ... read..


Bengaluru rout East Bengal in Super Cup final
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
Skipper Sunil Chhetri led from the front with a brace as Bengaluru FC thrashed 10-man East Bengal 4-1 to win the inaugural Super Cup football tournament here on Friday. ... read..


ECB names Ed Smith as national selector
London [U.K] | April 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has appointed former Kent captain-turned journalist Ed Smith as the new national selector of the men's cricket team. ... read..


Barcelona favourites against Sevilla in King's Cup final (Preview)
Madrid | Friday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST
FC Barcelona will look for their fourth successive win in the Spanish King's Cup and to take the first step towards a domestic football league and Cup double when they face Sevilla at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium here on Saturday night. ... read..


Mumbai Football Arena to host Intercontinental Cup
New Delhi [India] | April 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The Mumbai Football Arena, the new hub of Indian football, will play host to the inaugural edition of the four-nation Intercontinental Cup, which is slated to be held from June 1 to June 10, 2018. ... read..


Wenger to step down as Arsenal manager at season's end
Washington D.C [U.S.A] | April 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Arsene Wenger is all set to step down as a manager of Arsenal at the end of this season, thus ending his illustrious 22-year tenure in north London. ... read..


Brazil coach on scouting trip to Europe, Asia for 2018 WC
Sao Paulo | Friday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
Brazilian football team coach Adenor Leonardo Bacchi, known as 'Tite', together with his assistants, will travel to Europe and Asia during the next two weeks to study closely the players with options to complete the squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Ru ... read..


EPL: Chelsea beat Burnley to keep alive top four hopes
London | Friday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
Chelsea kept alive their hopes of qualifying for the next football season's UEFA Champions League after beating hosts Burnley 2-1 in an English Premier League (EPL) match. ... read..


Coach Wenger to leave Arsenal at season-end after 22 years
London | Friday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
Arsenal's head coach Arsene Wenger announced on Friday that he is to leave at the end of the current football season, marking an end of an era at the north London club where the Frenchman has been in charge for 22 years. ... read..


IPL: Delhi, Bangalore eye return to winning ways (Preview)
Bengaluru | Friday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
Currently languishing at the bottom of the Indian Premier League (IPL) table, both Delhi Daredevils (DD) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will be aiming to return to their winning ways when they face off at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Saturday ... read..


ECB proposes new 100-ball format of cricket
Melbourne [Australia] | April 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The English domestic cricket is all set for yet another format of the game after the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced that a revamped eight-team competition will see each side face just 100 balls. ... read..


Para-athlete Shrimant Jha bags bronze at Asian Armwrestling C'ship
New Delhi [India] | April 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Differently-abled Indian arm wrestler Shrimant Jha made the country proud on Friday by picking up a bronze medal at the Asian Armwrestling Championship, which is being held from April 16 to April 22 in Kazakhstan. ... read..


ICC World T20 Asia Qualifier kicks off in Kuwait
Dubai [UAE] | April 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The journey to the men's ICC World T20 2020 continues in Kuwait and Nigeria this week as all 12 regional qualification groups are confirmed, with 62 teams in action aiming to qualify for the main event. ... read..


Cricket Australia to name Lehmann's replacement before UK tour
Melbourne [Australia] | April 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Few weeks after Darren Lehmann stepped down as the coach of the Australian men's cricket team, Cricket Australia has confirmed that that the post would be filled in coming weeks. ... read..


Learnt my lesson from rifle malfunction at CWG, says silver medallist Moudgil
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
Satisfied with the silver-medal effort in women's 50 metre rifle 3 positions in her maiden Commonwealth Games (CWG), rising shooter Anjum Moudgil said she has learnt a lesson from the setback in the 50m rifle prone event where she was let down by malfunct ... read..


Real Sociedad thrash Atletico Madrid in La Liga tie
San Sebastian (Spain) | Friday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
Real Sociedad put on an offensive display to defeat second-place Atletico Madrid 3-0 in a Spanish top division football match here. ... read..


Monte Carlo Masters: Nadal to take on Thiem in quarters
Monaco [France] | April 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
World number one Rafael Nadal will aim to cement his spot in the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters when he squares off with Austria's Dominic Thiem in the last-eight clash here on Friday. ... read..


Fakhar looks to play `natural game` against England, Ireland
Lahore [Pakistan] | April 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman, who has received his maiden call-up in the national Test squad, has said that he will try to display his natural flamboyant style of batting if he is given an opportunity to play against Ireland and England. ... read..


Racing beat Vasco in Copa Libertadores
Buenos Aires | Friday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
Argentina's Racing Club de Avellaneda beat Brazil's Vasco da Gama 4-0 to lead Group E of the Copa Libertadores football tournament. ... read..


IPL-2018: KKR, Punjab look to continue winning streak (Preview)
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST
Table-toppers Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will both be high on confidence after registering morale-boosting victories in their respective previous games, when they clash in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Eden Garden ... read..


IPL: Kings XI Punjab beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 15 runs (Lead)
Mohali | April 20, 2018 10:23:23 AM IST
A brilliant all-round effort helped Kings XI Punjab beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 15 runs in an Indian Premier League match here on Thursday. ... read..


Three more Ugandan athletes disappear after CWG
Kampala | Friday, 2018 4:45:04 AM IST
Three more Ugandan athletes have disappeared in Australia after the conclusion of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. ... read..


IPL: Gayle ton powers Punjab to 193/3 vs Hyderabad
Mohali | Thursday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Riding on opener Chris Gayle's unbeaten 104-run knock, Kings XI Punjab posted a mammoth 193/3 against Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Punjab Cricket Association I.S. Bindra Stadium here on Thursday. ... read..


Arsenal coach hopeful Cazorla will be able to continue with team
London | Thursday, 2018 9:45:05 PM IST
Arsenal head coach Arsene Wenger on Thursday said that he was hopeful Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla would return to play in the English Premier League, stressing that Cazorla was making good progress. ... read..


County stint will help me improve as a batsman: Kohli
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
Indian captain Virat Kohli feels that playing county cricket in England ahead of their tour later this summer will help improve his game. ... read..


Emery says he is focused on PSG, denies contact with other clubs
Paris | Thursday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
Paris Saint-Germain's Spanish coach Unai Emery on Thursday dismissed speculation linking him to a move from the Ligue 1 club, saying he was focused on ending the football season with his current team. ... read..


Rakitic rejoins Bara group training on day of anti-doping tests
Barcelona | Thursday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic, who underwent surgery for a broken left finger, rejoined the team practice on Thursday, during which several players underwent anti-doping tests. ... read..


Super Cup: Bengaluru FC eye redemption in final against East Bengal (Preview)
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
Bengaluru FCs bid to win a fifth title in as many seasons of the clubs existence, will face one last hurdle in East Bengal as the two sides go to battle in the final of the Super Cup at the Kalinga Stadium here on Friday. ... read..


Goffin, Zverev advance to Monte-Carlo Masters quarters
Roquebrune Cap Martin (France) | Thursday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
David Goffin of Belgium and Alexander Zverev of Germany advanced to the Monte-Carlo Masters quarter-finals here on Thursday. ... read..


IPL: Punjab opt to bat against Hyderabad
Mohali | Thursday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) skipper Ravichandran Ashwin won the toss and opted to bat against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the 16th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Punjab Cricket Association I.S. Bindra Stadium, here on Thursday. ... read..


India will not boycott 2022 CWG over shooting discipline issue: Batra
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Dhruv Batra on Thursday clarified that the country will not boycott the 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG) because of the exclusion of the shooting disciplines, but will take up the issue with the organisers. ... read..


Kejriwal discharged in DDCA defamation case (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
A court here on Thursday discharged Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and suspended BJP parliamentarian Kirti Azad in a criminal defamation complaint filed by the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) and its then Vice-President Chetan Chauhan. ... read..


IPL: Chennai eyeing win against Rajasthan at their new home (Preview)
Pune | Thursday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST
After losing their previous Indian Premier League (IPL) clash by a whisker, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will aim to start off with a win against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in their new home ground -- the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium, here on Fri ... read..


Special train takes CSK fans to Pune
Chennai | Thursday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
Exiled from Chennai after protests on the Cauvery waters issue, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) sponsors have taken a few hundred of their die-hard fans to their new home Pune for the Friday match against Rajasthan Royals. ... read..


Kejriwal discharged in DDCA defamation case
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
A court here on Thursday discharged Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and suspended BJP parliamentarian Kirti Azad in a criminal defamation complaint filed by the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) and its then Vice-President Chetan Chauhan. ... read..


IPL: Rahane takes blame for defeat to KKR
Jaipur | Thursday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
Rajasthan Royals captain Ajinkya Rahane blamed himself for his team's seven-wicket defeat at the hands of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) game on Wednesday night. ... read..


Eintracht edges Schalke 1-0 to reach second straight German Cup final
Gelsenkirchen (Germany) | Thursday, 2018 12:45:05 PM IST
Eintracht Frankfurt advanced to its second consecutive German Cup final with a 1-0 victory over Schalke 04 and will next take on 18-time champion Bayern Munich for the championship. ... read..


Late Ronaldo strike boosts Real Madrid
Madrid | Thursday, 2018 12:45:05 PM IST
An outstanding performance by the goalkeeper Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane passed on during the January transfer window left the multiple European champions needing some Cristiano Ronaldo magic in the final minutes to avoid a loss to Athletic Club Bil ... read..


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