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WWE star David Otunga denies 'abusing' ex Jennifer Hudson
London [UK] | November 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
After a long engagement, Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga never made it down that aisle and their split is already getting ugly. ... read..


ISL: Kerala, ATK settle for a point each in opener
Kochi | Friday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
Kerala Blasters and ATK played out an entertaining goalless draw in front of a packed house in the Indian Super Leagues season four opener at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Friday. ... read..


Australia recall stumper Paine for opening two Ashes Tests
Sydney | Friday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday raised a few eyebrows by recalling wicketkeeper-batsman Tim Paine after a seven-year absence from Test cricket for the first two Ashes Tests against England in Brisbane and Adelaide. ... read..


Lineker, Komandnaya to conduct 2018 World Cup draw
Moscow | Friday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Former English striker Gary Lineker has been chosen to conduct the 2018 World Cup Final Draw scheduled for December 1 at Moscow's Kremlin Palace, world football's governing body FIFA announced on Friday. ... read..


ISL: NorthEast United aim cautious start against Jamshedpur (Preview)
Guwahati | Friday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST
Caution is the buzzword for NorthEast United FC coach Joao de Deus as his team opens the campaign against Jamshedpur FC in the Indian Super League encounter at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here on Saturday. ... read..


I 'can' be friend with Hamilton one day: Rosberg
Johannesburg [South Africa] | November 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Former Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has refused to rule out becoming friend with Lewis Hamilton one day, but admitted that they are not at the moment. ... read..


India unveil strong 10-member squad for women's Youth World Championship
Guwahati | Friday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
India unveiled a strong 10-member contingent to lead the countrys charge in the AIBA Womens Youth World Boxing Championship, starting here on Sunday. ... read..


Stage set for JK Tyre National Racing Championship finale (Preview)
Greater Noida | Friday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
The 20th JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship is poised for a spectacular finish, with Anindith Reddy and Chittesh Mandody looking strong favourites to run away with the Euro JK 17 and LGB 4 titles at the Buddh International Circuit here over the we ... read..


Will take time to find a new star after Bolt: British sprint legend
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
British 100 metre sprint legend Linford Christie feels the racing fraternity gave too much importance to sprint greats Usain Bolt and Mo Farah and failed to identify the next in line to whom the baton could be passed. ... read..


Ranji Trophy: Nischal, Agrawal hand Karnataka solid start
Kanpur | Friday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Karnataka rode on brilliant half-century knocks from batsmen Mayank Agarwal (90) and Dega Nischal (90 not out) to post 327/3 against Uttar Pradesh on Day 1 of the sixth round at the Ranji Trophy. ... read..


Ronaldo wants 7 children and as many Ballon d'Or awards!
London [U.K] | November 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Just few days after becoming a father for the fourth time, Real Madrid star striker Cristiano Ronaldo has expressed that he wants a total of seven children and same amount of Ballon d'Or awards. ... read..


Decision on Russias participation in Winter Olympics on December 5
Moscow | Friday, 2017 7:15:06 PM IST
The International Olympic Committee on Friday announced that its Executive Board will on December 5 announce its decision on the participation of Russian athletes in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Koreas PyeongChang. ... read..


Nearly 1,500 athletes to attend taekwondo championship
Jakarta | Friday, 2017 7:15:06 PM IST
A total of 1,485 athletes will compete in an international taekwondo tournament this month in Yogyakarta province of Indonesia, the organising committee announced on Friday. ... read..


Ex-PCB chief chides board over mishandling of Hafeez's case
Karachi [Pakistan] | November 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Former chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Zaka Ashraf on Friday expressed suspicion on England's Loughborough University's test report, which led to the suspension of all-rounder Muhammad Hafeez for his illegal bowling action. ... read..


Sindhu stunned by world no. 89, bows out of China Open
Fuzhou [China] | November 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Indian challenge at China Open Super Series came to an end on Friday as star shuttler PV Sindhu crashed out of the tournament after receiving a straight set defeat from her Chinese opponent Gao Fangjie. ... read..


Nadal wins defamation case over doping allegations
Johannesburg [South Africa] | November 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
World number one Rafael Nadal has won the defamation case against former French sports minister Roselyne Bachelot after she levelled doping allegation against the Spanish tennis maestro. ... read..


Sohail Khan has `slim` chance of making a comeback: Arthur
Karachi [Pakistan] | November 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur believes fast bowler Sohail Khan is 10 years late to make a comeback and that his chances of now making a return to the national team is `very slim`. ... read..


Video shows NFL player Jarvis Landry hitting girlfriend
Washington DC [USA] | November 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Troubles for NFL player Jarvis Landry, who was cleared of domestic violence charges earlier this year, may begin again. ... read..


Sridhar hails Pujara's fighting knock in testing conditions
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
For India fielding coach R. Sridhar, Pujara's unbeaten 47 off 102 balls in testing conditions against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens is one of the finest he has seen from the Test specialist. ... read..


Rouge Aubameyang causing trouble for Borussia Dortmund
Berlin | Friday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Bad news doesn't seem to end for 2012 German football Champion Borussia Dortmund. While the side lost the lead in the Bundesliga and is in danger of being eliminated in the Champions League as early as after the group stage, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was ... read..


Saturday potentially decisive in La Liga
Madrid | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Saturday sees a potentially decisive day in the Spanish La Liga as FC Barcelona travel to play Leganes, while Atletico Madrid entertain Real Madrid in the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. ... read..


Days like these bring the team together: India fielding coach
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
India fielding coach R. Sridhar on Friday said rain-affected days like the first and second days of the ongoing first cricket Test against Sri Lanka bring the team together, especially in such adverse conditions as the team finds itself in at the moment. ... read..


We won't be getting too comfortable: Sri Lanka coach Pothas
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Sri Lanka are happy to be in the driver's seat after the second day of the first cricket Test against India here, but coach Nic Pothas said they won't be getting too carried away with three days of play still to go and India being a top side. ... read..


Prefer good season over retaining Champions League: Kroos
Madrid | Friday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Real Madrid key midfielder Toni Kroos has said he prefers to have a good season with the club over retaining their Champions League title. ... read..


Zidane demigod for French football: Varane
Madrid | Friday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane said his club coach Zinadine Zidane has been a demigod for the French football. ... read..


Shuttler Sindhu crashes out of China Open
Fuzhou (China) | Friday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Star Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu crashed out of the China Open World Superseries Premier here on Friday losing her quarter-finals match to China's Gao Fangjie. ... read..


ISL: Chennaiyin FC to play defensive football
Chennai | Friday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST
Chennaiyin FC coach John Gregory has said his side will play more defensive football in the Indian Super League season 4 after the franchise conceded too many goals in the previous edition. ... read..


Can learn from Berbatov: CK Vineeth
Kochi | Friday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Kerala Blasters striker C.K. Vineeth heaped praise on team-mate and former Manchester United star Dimitar Berbatov and said one can learn a lot from him. ... read..


First Test: India vs Sri Lanka Day 2 scoreboard
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Following is the scoreboard at stumps on Day-2 of the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens here on Friday ... read..


Sardar, Ramandeep rested for HWL Final
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Former captain Sardar Singh and forward Ramandeep were "rested" while experienced defenders Rupinder Pal Singh and Birendra Lakra returned to the Indian squad which was named on Friday for the Hockey World League (HWL) Final, starting on December 1 in Bhu ... read..


ISL 2017: ATK to face Kerala Blasters in opening match
Kochi (Kerala) [India] | November 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The fourth season of Indian Super League (ISL) will kick off on Friday with the opening match between two-time champions and current holders ATK and runner-up Kerala Blasters here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. ... read..


Heavy rain frustrates India as Day 2 of Kolkata Test also washes out
Kolkata [India] | November 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Rain continued to frustrate the Indian team as the second day of the opening Test against Sri Lanka was also washed out here at the Eden Gardens on Friday. ... read..


Ronaldo wants seven Ballon d'Or awards
Madrid | Friday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo has said he wants to win seven Ballon d'Or awards before retiring. ... read..


Pujara wages lone battle as India totter at 74/5 on Day 2 (Roundup)
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Waging a lonely battle, Chesteshwar Pujara was three short of his 16th half century as India were reduced to 74/5 when early lunch was called due to rain and more downpour axed Day Two of the first Test at the Eden Gardens here on Friday. ... read..


India-Sri Lanka 1st Test: Day 2's play called off post lunch
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
Rain played spoilsport as the second day of the first Test between India and Sri Lanka was called-off at the Eden Gardens here on Friday. ... read..


Nehra's field day with India cricketers
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST
Just-retired left-arm pacer Ashish Nehra was on Friday involved in friendly banter with his Indian teammates playing against Sri Lanka in the first Test on his new-found role as commentator. ... read..


India need five-six bowlers to succeed abroad: Nehra
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST
Just-retired India pacer Ashish Nehra feels India need five-six fast bowlers in their ranks for the upcoming away tours in 2018. ... read..


World champion Kirui sets eyes on Delhi Half Marathon title (IANS Interview)
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST
On top of the world after enjoying a near perfect run this year, Kenyan star Geoffrey Kirui exuded the supreme confidence of a world champion as he geared up to take on a strong field at the 2017 edition of the Delhi Half Marathon. ... read..


Palmeiras secure 2018 Copa Libertadores place
Rio de Janeiro | Friday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
Palmeiras secured a place in next year's Copa Libertadores by thrashing Sport Recife 5-1 in Brazil's Serie A championship. ... read..


Sardar Singh axed from India's squad for Hockey World League Final
New Delhi [India] | November 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Former captain Sardar Singh has been left out of the 18-member Indian men's hockey team for the Odisha Men's Hockey World League Final Bhubaneswar 2017, starting on December 1 at the Kalinga Stadium. ... read..


Serena Williams marries Alexis Ohanian, here's the guest list
Washington DC [USA] | November 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Tennis star Serena Williams is a married woman now. ... read..


Venus Williams robbed of $400k worth property
Washington D.C. [U.S.A] | November 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
American tennis player Venus Williams has become the latest celebrity victim of burglary as she was robbed of whopping 400,000 dollars in property while she was playing in the US Open. ... read..


Monterrey in final of Copa MX tourney
Monterrey (Mexico) | Friday, 2017 12:45:05 PM IST
Monterrey remains in top form ahead of this weekend's Mexican-league showdown against Tigres UANL, although it needed a penalty shootout to edge America 0-0 (3-0) and advance to the final of the Copa MX Apertura cup tournament. ... read..


Judge approves extradition of former CONMEBOL boss Leoz
Asuncion | Friday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
A Paraguayan judge has approved the extradition of Nicolas Leoz, the one-time head of South American football governing body CONMEBOL, to face bribery charges in the United States. ... read..


Australia announce six changes for Gabba Test
Brisbane [Australia] | November 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Australia have announced their squad for the first Test of the Ashes Series. ... read..


Pujara wages lone battle as India totter at 74/5 at lunch
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Chesteshwar Pujara was three short of his 16th half century as India were further reduced to 74/5 at lunch on Day Two of the first Test at the Eden Gardens here on Friday. ... read..


Eden wicket good preparation for South Africa tour: Nehra
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST
Just-retired India pacer Ashish Nehra feels the green top at the Eden Gardens here for the first Test between India and Sri Lanka will help Virat Kohli and the team to prepare for the upcoming South Africa tour starting January 2018. ... read..


China Open: Sindhu aims semi-final berth
Fuzhou [China] | November 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Shuttler PV Sindhu, the flag bearer of Indian challenge at the China Open Super Series, will clash with Chinese qualifier Gao Fangjie to secure her place in the semi-finals of the women's singles event in Shanghai on Friday. ... read..


ATP Finals: Sock upsets Zverev to enter last four
London | Friday, 2017 8:15:04 AM IST
Eighth seed Jack Sock has shocked world number 3 Alexander Zverev to enter the last four of the ATP Finals at the O2 Arena here. ... read..


Federer defeats Cilic to remain unbeaten at ATP Finals
London | Friday, 2017 8:15:04 AM IST
Swiss great Roger Federer rallied from a set down to defeat Croatia's Marin Cilic 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-1 here to remain unbeaten at the ATP Finals ahead of the semi-final action this weekend. ... read..


Nadal wins damages over doping claim
Paris | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 AM IST
A Paris court has ordered former French Sports Minister Roselyne Bachelot to pay $14,000 to tennis star Rafael Nadal over a doping allegation. ... read..


Olympian Shagun wins women's trap at shooting nationals
New Delhi [India] | November 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Shagun Chowdhary, the first Indian woman trap shooter to win an Olympic berth, bagged her national women's trap champion crown at the 61st National Shooting Championship here on Thursday. ... read..


Court held former England Under-19 captain Shiv Thakor guilty
London [UK] | November 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Former England Under-19 captain Shiv Thakor has been found guilty by the Derby Crown Court for exposing himself to two women on a housing estate. ... read..


IOA president Ramachandran not to seek second term
New Delhi [India] | November 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Incumbent Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president N. Ramachandran on Thursday announced that he will not contest the president elections for the body which is slated to be held on December 14. ... read..


Muhammad Hafeez suspended for illegal bowling action
Karachi [Pakistan] | November 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Pakistan off-spinner Muhammad Hafeez has been suspended for the third time by the International Cricket Council (ICC) with immediate effect for his illegal bowling action. ... read..


Ishant sharma released from India team to play Ranji
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | November 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Fast bowler Ishant Sharma has been released from the India team to return as Delhi captain for the Ranji Trophy match. ... read..


UCLA players confess of stealing in China
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | November 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The UCLA basketball trio, who was arrested in China for shoplifting, has come out to admit of stealing and said they were 'extremely sorry' for the incident. ... read..


Kolkata Test: Play on day one called off due to bad light
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | November 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The first day of the opening Test of the three-match series between India and Sri Lanka was called off due to bad light, here at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. ... read..


Here's everything you need to know about Serena Williams' wedding!
Washington D.C [U.S.A] | November 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Wedding bells are ringing for Serena Williams, as the American tennis star is all set to say 'I Do' to fiance and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian this week. ... read..


Ehsan Adil, Pakistan Super League (PSL), South Africa, Centurion Test, Bangladesh
Karachi [Pakistan] | November 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Pakistan fast-bowler Ehsan Adil, who has not been picked in the draft for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in February 2018, has said that it was disappointing to be ignored for the league. ... read..


WADA declares Russian 'non-compliant' with international code
Johannesburg [South Africa] | November 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) has been declared "non-compliant" with World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) code on Thursday, which would possibly prevent the country from participating in February's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. ... read..


TA Sekar steps down as Director of Delhi Daredevils
New Delhi [India] | November 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
TA Sekar on Thursday stepped down from the position of director of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Daredevils due to personal reason. ... read..


Shuttler PV Sindhu lone Indian survivor at China Open
Fuzhou [China] | November 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Spearheading the Indian challenge at the China Open Super Series, star shuttler PV Sindhu advanced into the quarterfinals of the women's singles event after emerging victorious against Chinese teenager Han Yue here on Thursday. ... read..


Arsenal have quality to beat Tottenham: Wenger
London | Thursday, 2017 4:15:06 PM IST
Arsenal FC chief coach Arsene Wenger on Thursday asserted that his club has the quality to defeat Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League (EPL) tie here on Saturday. ... read..


Lakmal takes two wickets to reduce India to 17/2 at tea
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 4:15:06 PM IST
Pacer Suranga Lakmal took two wickets on a green top track to keep the more fancied India batsmen at bay and reduce the hosts to 17/2 after 8.2 overs at tea in a rain-truncated opening day of the first cricket Test here at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. ... read..


Saina, Prannoy bow out of China open
Fuzhou (China) | Thursday, 2017 4:15:06 PM IST
Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and H.S. Prannoy bowed out of the World Superseries Premier going down to their respective opponents here on Thursday. ... read..


Neymar steps out for dinner date with 'friend' Demi Lovato
Washington DC [USA] | November 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) star striker Neymar recently stepped out for a dinner date with singer Demi Lovato at the Ambassador Casino in London. ... read..


Russian anti-doping agency to continue dialogue with WADA
Moscow | Thursday, 2017 3:45:06 PM IST
Russian anti-doping agency (Rusada) will continue the dialogue on its reinstatement with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and will work as normal, Chairman of the agencys Supervisory Board Alexander Ivlev said on Thursday. ... read..


Football never easy: England defender Stones
London | Thursday, 2017 3:15:05 PM IST
England defender John Stones admitted playing football is never easy but he keeps working on his weak spots to improve and get better. ... read..


India's real challange will be South Africa: Arnold
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 3:15:05 PM IST
Former Sri Lanka batsman Russel Arnold on Thursday said India's real challenge will be on the road starting with their tour of South Africa in January next year. ... read..


Zlatan to return in 2017: Mourinho
Manchester | Thursday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Manchester United chief coach Jose Mourinho said on Thursday Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be back in the side later this year after undergoing a 'magnificent recovery.' ... read..


'Delhi, We Need to Talk': Kohli urges people to battle toxic smog
New Delhi [India] | November 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Raising concern over the toxic blanket that enshrouds Delhi and the surrounding areas over the last few days, Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli has urged the public to do something about pollution in the national capital region rather than playing a ... read..


Kolkata Test: Lanka ask India to bat first
Kolkata [India] | November 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Sri Lanka have won the toss and asked India to bat first in the opening Test of the three-match series here at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. ... read..


Sri Lanka win toss, opt to bowl
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 1:45:06 PM IST
Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal won the toss and elected to bowl against India in the first Test at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday. ... read..


Dimitrov beats Goffin to reach last four at ATP Finals
London | Thursday, 2017 1:45:06 PM IST
Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov overpowered Belgium's David Goffin in straight sets to book a semifinal berth in the ATP Finals at the O2 Arena here. ... read..


Spanish Football League to have VAR technology
Madrid | Thursday, 2017 1:45:06 PM IST
The Spanish Liga Santander will have a system of video assisted refereeing (VAR) in operation in two years' time. ... read..


Jo fires Corinthians to Brazil Serie A title
Sao Paulo | Thursday, 2017 1:45:06 PM IST
Former Manchester City striker Jo scored twice as Corinthians secured their seventh Brazilian Serie A title by defeating Fluminense 3-1. ... read..


Should win against Real Madrid: Griezmann
Madrid | Thursday, 2017 1:15:05 PM IST
Atletico Madrid key striker Antoine Griezmann said his club's forthcoming tie against Real Madrid in the La Liga was a vital fixture and his team should win it. ... read..


Pullela Gopichand biopic announced on his birthday
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 1:15:05 PM IST
A biopic on former badminton player and chief national coach Pullela Gopichand was announced on his birthday on Thursday. ... read..


Peru defeats New Zealand, wins last place in World Cup
Lima | Thursday, 2017 1:15:05 PM IST
Peru's national team took the last remaining place for the 2018 football World Cup in Russia by beating New Zealand 2-0 in the second leg of the intercontinental play-off with goals from striker Jefferson Farfan and centre-back Christian Ramos. ... read..


Mascherano injury headache for Barcelona
Madrid | Thursday, 2017 1:15:05 PM IST
FC Barcelona suffered a setback when it was confirmed that central defender Javier Mascherano will be out of action for a month after suffering a hamstring injury in a friendly game between Argentina and Nigeria. ... read..


Garcia quits as Saint-Etienne head coach
Paris | Thursday, 2017 1:15:05 PM IST
Ligue 1 outfit Saint-Etienne have severed their collaboration with head coach Oscar Garcia, the club announced, just five months after the Spaniard took over the position. ... read..


Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy bow out of China Open
Fuzhou [China] | November 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In what may come as a major blow to Indian fans, star shuttler Saina Nehwal knocked out of the China Open Superseries Premier after going down in straight games at the hands of fifth-seed Akane Yamaguchi of Japan here on Thursday. ... read..


Federer outshines Woods to become highest-paid athlete in sports
Johannesburg [South Africa] | November 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Nineteen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has overtaken former world number one golfer Tiger Woods as the highest prize money earner in individual sports, according to a list released by Forbes. ... read..


China Open: Saina Nehwal eyes quarter-final berth
Fuzhou [China] | November 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Indian star shuttler Saina Nehwal will aim to book her place in the quarter-finals of the China Open Superseries Premier when she crosses swords with fifth-seed Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in the women's singles event here on Thursday. ... read..


India-Sri Lanka 1st Test delayed due to rain
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 10:15:05 AM IST
The first Test between India and Sri Lanka was delayed due to rain here at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. ... read..


Dominic Thiem gets first win at ATP Finals
London | Thursday, 2017 8:15:04 AM IST
Austria's Dominic Thiem edged Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 here for his first victory of this year's ATP Finals. ... read..


Serena Williams to marry Alexis Ohanian on Thursday
Washington | Thursday, 2017 8:15:04 AM IST
Tennis legend Serena Williams will marry Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian on Thursday, the media reported. ... read..


Italy coach Ventura sacked after missing World Cup berth
Rome | Thursday, 2017 7:15:04 AM IST
The Italian Soccer Federation (FIGC) has sacked coach Gian Piero Ventura after the Azzurri failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in six decades. ... read..


China Open: PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy advance into second round
Fuzhou [China] | November 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Indian star shuttler PV Sindhu opened her China Open Super Series campaign on a winning note by triumphing over Japanese Sayaka Sato to enter the women's singles second round here on Wednesday. ... read..


Mumbai City bank on continuity, balance
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST
With their coach Alexandre Guimaraes boasting plenty of experience in the Indian Super League (ISL), Mumbai City FC will have an advantage over most other teams in the fray when the 2017-18 season of the lucrative football tournament starts later this wee ... read..


Woakes shines as England restrict CA XI to 249/6 in tour tie
Townsville | Wednesday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST
Pacer Chris Woakes snared six wickets to give England the upper hand in the final Ashes warm-up tie against a Cricket Australia XI, who were restricted to 249/9 on the opening day of the four-dayer here. ... read..


Manvajit, Shreyasi on top at national shooting event
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST
Former World Champion Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Commonwealth Games silver medallist Shreyasi Singh, respectively, led the field in the Mens and Womens Trap events on the first day of the 61st National Shooting Championship here on Wednesday. ... read..


Australia qualify for FIFA World Cup
Sydney | Wednesday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST
Australia on Wednesday crushed Honduras 3-1 in their second leg of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification playoffs to seal the ticket to Russia. ... read..


Not much demand for India-Sri Lanka Test tickets
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 8:15:06 PM IST
There has been a slow demand for tickets ahead of India's first Test against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens starting here Thursday. ... read..


ISL: Newcomers Jamshedpur FC bank on experience
Jamshedpur | Wednesday, 2017 8:15:06 PM IST
They may be making their debut in the Indian Super League (ISL) when the lucrative football tournament gets rolling later this week, but Jamshedpur FC will be banking on solid experience with a host of seasoned players in their line-up. ... read..


ADHM organisers hopeful of favourable verdict from HC
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2017 7:15:06 PM IST
Procam International, the organisers of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, said on Wednesday that they are hopeful that the Delhi High Court will deliver a verdict in their favour and allow them to hold the race as scheduled on Sunday. ... read..


Tottenham aiming for win against Arsenal: Vertonghen
London | Wednesday, 2017 7:15:06 PM IST
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen on Wednesday said his club is going to settle for nothing less than a victory against Arsenal in the English Premier League (EPL) tie on Saturday. ... read..


'Russia complies with all WADA criteria'
Seoul | Wednesday, 2017 7:15:06 PM IST
Russia has complied with all criteria of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on reinstating the anti-doping system, and the countrys representatives have informed the organisations Executive Committee in Seoul about this, Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kol ... read..


Russia draw with Spain in football friendly
St.Petersburg | Wednesday, 2017 7:15:06 PM IST
Russia and Spain played out a 3-3 draw in a football friendly match at the Krestovsky Stadium here. ... read..


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