Wednesday, November 21, 2018

AIBA C'ship: Four out of eight Indians progress to semi-finals
New Delhi [India] | November 21, 2018 12:11:30 AM IST
Out of eight Indian boxers, only four could make it to semi-finals of the ongoing 10th International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women's World Boxing Championship while the remaining four missed their semi-finals berth on Tuesday here at the KD Jhadav Hall. ... read..

BCCI to move Dispute Panel to recover legal cost from PCB
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | November 20, 2018 11:11:33 PM IST
After succeeding in the arbitration proceedings initiated against it by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) before the Dispute Resolution Committee of the International Cricket Council (ICC), the Board of Council for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday stated ... read..

Indian men's hockey team captain joins 'Elite Adidas Athletes'
New Delhi [India] | November 20, 2018 11:11:31 PM IST
To add to its already strong portfolio of athletes, Adidas on Tuesday announced their association with India men's hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh. ... read..

AIBA extends removal of accreditation to Stanimira Petrova
New Delhi [India] | November 20, 2018 9:11:45 PM IST
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) on Tuesday has extended the removal of accreditation to Bulgarian boxer Stanimira Petrova due to her unacceptable and unsportsmanlike conduct at the conclusion of her bout against Sonia Chahal of India. ... read..

World T20: India hopes to overcome English pressure
Antigua [West Indies] | November 20, 2018 9:11:40 PM IST
After squeezing past England to ensure top spot in the final Group-A fixture, West Indies will be now up against Australia in the semi-finals of the ICC Women's World T20 while India takes on England in the second semi-final. ... read..

India eye winning start to Australia tour (Preview)
Brisbane | Tuesday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
India will be eyeing for a perfect start to their two-month long Australia tour with the first T20 International contest between the two sides coming up at the Gabba here on Wednesday. ... read..

Tvesa ready to consolidate position in Hero women's golf Tour
Lucknow | Tuesday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
Comfortably placed with a handy lead of over Rs. 3,53,000 with only the last three legs of the 2018 season left on the Hero womens Pro Tour, promising golfer Tvesa Malik will aim to consolidate her position in the 16th leg of the Tour starting here Wednes ... read..

Bara's Coutinho returns to training after thigh injury
Sant Joan Despi (Spain) | Tuesday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
Barcelona's attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho returned to training on Tuesday, raising the odds that he will feature in Ernesto Valverde's squad for the upcoming match against Atltico Madrid. ... read..

Iran aim to win AFC Asian Cup, says coach Queiroz
Tehran | Tuesday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
Iran national football team head coach Carlos Queiroz said his side wants to win the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, after having gone 43 years without winning Asia's leading international football tournament. ... read..

Four-time Olympic champ Farah to run 2019 London Marathon
London | Tuesday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah will return to the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2019, organisers announced here on Tuesday. ... read..

ICC dismisses PCB's case against BCCI
Dubai | Tuesday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
In a setback to the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) demands for monetary compensation from the BCCI for deciding against playing bilateral cricket, the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Dispute Panel on Tuesday dismissed the PCB's case. ... read..

Vijender Singh makes US boxing debut
Los Angeles [USA] | November 20, 2018 5:11:31 PM IST
Beijing Olympics bronze medalist and current unbeaten super middleweight contender Vijender Singh has made a debut in the United States boxing after signing a multi-year agreement with Top Rank, Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum. ... read..

PCB loses against BCCI in bilateral series case
Dubai [UAE] | November 20, 2018 4:11:38 PM IST
Giving the decision in India's favour, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has dismissed the case filed by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). ... read..

AIBA Boxing C'ship: Mary Kom assures first medal for India
New Delhi [India] | November 20, 2018 4:11:36 PM IST
Five-time World Champion Mary Kom assured India their first medal in the ongoing International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women's World Boxing Championship after defeating China's Wu Yu in their quarter-final clash here on Tuesday. ... read..

Michael Jordan-signed trade card sold for $95,000
California [USA] | November 20, 2018 4:11:33 PM IST
A Michael Jordan trading card, signed by the legendary basketball player himself, has been sold for a whopping USD 95,000. ... read..

Brazil coach impressed by Neymar's captaincy
London [UK] | November 20, 2018 4:11:33 PM IST
Brazil national football team coach Tite has expressed contentment over the way things are turning out for forward player Neymar as captain of the squad. ... read..

Mary assures medal in women's boxing Worlds
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
Veteran boxer M.C.Mary Kom on Tuesday assured herself of a medal as she entered the semi-finals of the Women's World Boxing Championship here. ... read..

For me aggression is passion to win, says Kohli
Brisbane | Tuesday, 2018 3:15:05 PM IST
Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who is known for his aggressive approach on the field, on Tuesday said aggression for him is passion to win the game for his country. ... read..

Don't want to be a team that wins one odd Test here and there: Kohli
Brisbane [Australia] | November 20, 2018 3:11:58 PM IST
Ahead of their upcoming Test series against Australia, Indian skipper Virat Kohli has clearly stated that they do not want to be a team that wins one odd Test match here and there like it happened during their England tour. ... read..

Top Rank signs boxing star Vijender
Los Angles | Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
India's professional boxer Vijender Singh has signed a multi-year agreement with Top Rank, Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum announced on Tuesday. ... read..

Alonso expects better performance by McLaren in 2019
Abu Dhabi | Tuesday, 2018 1:45:05 PM IST
Mclaren's star Fernando Alonso insisted that the team would be putting lessons learned from an often-frustrating 2018 into practice for 2019, according to the official website of F1 on Tuesday. ... read..

Suarez demands Dembele show more commitment to Barcelona
Paris | Tuesday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST
Barcelona Uruguayan international forward Luis Suarez urged his French teammate, forward Ousmane Dembele, to show more commitment to the club he joined over a year ago. ... read..

Portugal surprised by talk of joint World Cup bid with Spain, Morocco
Lisbon | Tuesday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST
Portugal's prime minister said that his government has had no official word from Madrid about joining with Spain and Morocco in a bid to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup. ... read..

Netherlands draw 2-2 with Germany to reach Nations League semis
Gelsenkirchen (Germany) | Tuesday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST
A stoppage-time goal by Virgil van Dijk gave the Netherlands a 2-2 draw with Germany and lifted the Dutch into the final four of the inaugural UEFA Nations League alongside Portugal, England and Switzerland. ... read..

Fit Khawaja almost certain to play India Tests
Melbourne [Australia] | November 20, 2018 11:11:32 AM IST
In what came as good news for the Australian batting order, left-hand batsman Usman Khawaja's participation in the four-match Test series against India is almost certain as he is recovering well from a knee injury. ... read..

Ball-tampering scandal: Ban imposed on suspended players to stay
Melbourne [Australia] | November 20, 2018 10:41:35 AM IST
Cricket Australia (CA) has upheld the suspension of former skipper Steve Smith, opener David Warner and bowler Cameron Bancroft for their alleged role in a massive ball-tampering scandal during a Test series against South Africa in March. ... read..

Nic Pothas appointed as interim coach of Windies
Barbados [West Indies] | November 20, 2018 10:11:31 AM IST
Former South African cricketer Nic Pothas has been named as the interim coach of West Indies for their upcoming tour to Bangladesh. ... read..

AIBA Boxing C'ship: Delhi's pollution level a concern for foreign Pugilists
New Delhi [India] | November 20, 2018 12:12:17 AM IST
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women's World Boxing Championship is underway in the capital city of India. The boxers participating in the prestigious tournament seem to be concerned with the bad air quality of Delhi as they were seen travell ... read..

AIBA boxing C'ship, a source of motivation for volunteering slum kids
New Delhi [India] | November 20, 2018 12:12:14 AM IST
As the ongoing International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women's World Boxing Championship is perceived to be a major platform for the women boxers from around the world to prove their abilities, a group of volunteers belonging to slum areas of Delhi are ga ... read..

AIBA C'ship: Sonia enters quarters after a controversial bout
New Delhi [India] | November 20, 2018 12:12:07 AM IST
India's young boxer Sonia Chahal on Monday trounced former world champion Stanimira Petrova 3-2 in a controversial bout to enter the quarterfinals of the ongoing International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women's World Boxing Championships. ... read..

AIBA C'ship: Pinki and Simranjeet join six Indian boxers to enter quarters
New Delhi | November 20, 2018 12:12:01 AM IST
Indian experienced boxer Pinki Jingra and Simranjeet Kaur on Monday entered the quarterfinals of the ongoing 10th International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women's World Boxing Championships here at the KD Jhadav Hall. ... read..

Australia in Australia will be dangerous: Rohit Sharma
Brisbane [Australia] | November 20, 2018 12:11:39 AM IST
Ahead of its first Twenty20 Internationals against Australia, India's vice-captain Rohit Sharma on Monday stated that prior experience of playing on the pace-friendly pitch would help his side here at the Brisbane Cricket Ground. ... read..

IAAF announces finalists for female world athletes of the year
Beijing | Monday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on Monday announced the five finalists for female world athlete of the year. ... read..

FC Goa extends head coach Lobera's contract for another year
Panaji | Monday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Goa on Monday secured the services of their head coach Sergio Lobera for another year after the Spaniard agreed to stay with the club till the end of the 2019/20 season. ... read..

Costa del Este wins first leg, moves closer to Panama football final
La Chorrera (Panama) | Monday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
Panamanian forward Ernesto Sinclair scored a hat-trick to lead visiting Costa del Este to a 3-1 win over San Francisco in the first leg of their semi-final playoff clash in the Apertura, the first tournament of the Panamanian football league's 2018-2019 s ... read..

Sonia, Pinki, Simranjeet in quarters; Saweety knocked out of boxing Worlds
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
The giant-killing Sonia and experienced Pinki Jingra along with Simranjeet Kaur entered the quarter-finals of their respective weight categories in the 10th AIBA women's World Boxing Championships at the KD Jhadav Hall here on Monday. ... read..

South Africa to take on Paraguay in charity football match
Johannesburg | Monday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
South Africa's national football team will face Paraguay on Tuesday in the Nelson Mandela Challenge in Moses Mabhida, Durban, the South African Football Association (SAFA) said on Monday. ... read..

Ranji tie: Shami yet to join Bengal team
Kolkata | Monday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST
Although he made himself available, India pacer Mohammed Shami is yet to join the Bengal squad on the eve of their Ranji Trophy match against Kerala at the Eden Gardens here from Tuesday. ... read..

Indonesia, Philippines to meet in AFF Suzuki Cup 2018
Jakarta | Monday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
The Indonesian and the Philippines national football teams will play in the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 at the weekend, the Indonesian football association said on Monday. ... read..

HarperCollins India partners ISF for fan outreach programme
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
The unbeaten run of the Indian women's cricket team has landed them in the semi-finals of the ongoing ICC World T20 and the timing couldn't have been any better for leading publisher HarperCollins India to announce its partnership with Indian Sports Fan ( ... read..

Sports Flashes bags audio broadcast rights for India's tour of Australia
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
Sports Flashes, a multi-sports App, has bagged the audio rights for the upcoming India-Australia cricket series for the Indian audience, it was announced on Monday. ... read..

Golfer Shubhankar becomes first Indian to win European Tour Rookie of the Year award
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
Young golfer Shubhankar Sharma capped a dream season on the European Tour by becoming the first Indian to win the tours Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year award. ... read..

PSL 2019: Misbah-ul-Haq likely to part ways with Islamabad United
New Delhi [India] | November 19, 2018 5:41:45 PM IST
Pakistan cricketer Misbah-ul-Haq is likely to dissociate himself from the Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Islamabad United for the upcoming fourth edition of the tournament. ... read..

Huge crowd expected for India-Australia T20 series
Melbourne [Australia] | November 19, 2018 5:41:45 PM IST
A large number of fans is expected to turn up for the upcoming three-match T20I series between India and Australia with more than 1,00,000 tickets already been sold. ... read..

Motorsport drivers extend support to injured Sophia Floersch
New Delhi [India] | November 19, 2018 5:41:29 PM IST
Drivers from across the motorsport world have sent their good wishes to teenage driver Sophia Floersch who fractured her spine during a Formula 3 race in Macau. ... read..

Rose leads World Golf Ranking, Koepka drops to 2nd
Madrid | Monday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
England's Justin Rose and the United States Brooks Koepka have exchanged their positions again, as Rose returned to the No. 1 spot of the World Golf Ranking released on Monday, knocking Koepka down to second. ... read..

I-League: Mohun Bagan take on Real Kashmir in a mid-table clash (Preview)
Srinagar | Monday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
Former champions Mohun Bagan travel here to take on Real Kashmir at the TRC Ground on Tuesday in a mid-table clash of the I-League season. ... read..

RS Berkane claims Morocco Football Cup for first time
Rabat | Monday, 2018 3:45:06 PM IST
RS Berkane claimed their first ever Morocco Football Cup after defeating Wydad Fez on penalties. ... read..

Italy's Dovizioso wins Valencia MotoGP
Valencia | Monday, 2018 3:45:06 PM IST
Andrea Dovizioso of Italy (Ducati) won the season-ending Valencia MotoGP, which was split over two sessions due to rainy weather that caused several falls. ... read..

Algeria qualify for 2019 African Cup of Nations
Algiers | Monday, 2018 3:45:06 PM IST
Algeria crushed Togo 4-1 to qualify for the African Cup of Nations (CAN) to be held in Cameroon in 2019. ... read..

Man United move would be 'unique opportunity': Everton
Rio de Janeiro | Monday, 2018 3:45:06 PM IST
Gremio and Brazil international forward Everton said that he would be open to a move to Manchester United amid reports linking him with the English Premier League club. ... read..

Iran goalie Beiranvand nominated for AFC player of year
Tehran | Monday, 2018 3:45:06 PM IST
Alireza Beiranvand, the goalkeeper of the Iran national football team and Persepolis club, has been nominated for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Player of the Year. ... read..

Botafogo extend winning run as Internacional's title hopes fade
Rio de Janeiro | Monday, 2018 3:15:05 PM IST
Botafogo dealt a blow to Internacional's Brazilian Serie A title hopes with a 1-0 victory in their clash here. ... read..

Zverev beats Djokovic to win ATP Finals crown
London | Monday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
Alexander Zverev defeated World No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3 here to win the ATP Finals championship and claim the most important title of his budding career. ... read..

Spain's Mendez debuts with tally for 1-0 win
Las Palmas | Monday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
The Spanish national football team played its last match of 2018 with a 1-0 friendly win over Bosnia Herzegovina in the Gran Canaria Stadium here. ... read..

Swiss pound Belgium 5-2 in Nations League
Lucerne (Switzerland) | Monday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
Switzerland fought back from a two-goal deficit to defeat Belgium 5-2 and claim a berth in the final phase of the inaugural UEFA Nations League. ... read..

Unfortunate that India couldn't get equaliser against Jordan: Football Coach
New Delhi [India] | November 19, 2018 2:41:35 PM IST
Indian national football team head coach Stephen Constantine, while talking about the team's narrow defeat at the hands of Jordan in a friendly match, stated that although India's performance was "outstanding", it was unfortunate that the team could not g ... read..

Spanish town hosts first 2019 pre-season MotoGP training
Valencia (Spain) | Monday, 2018 2:15:05 PM IST
Circuit Ricardo Tormo, in the Spanish town of Cheste, is set to host the first 2019 MotoGP pre-season training runs on November 20 and 21. ... read..

Want to make it count this time around: Rohit Sharma
Brisbane | Monday, 2018 2:15:05 PM IST
India's vice captain Rohot Sharma on Monday said the team played a few close matches in Australia the last time around, but want to make it count on the current tour. ... read..

Hockey WC: Inaugural function to take part in two parts
New Delhi [India] | November 19, 2018 1:41:31 PM IST
The inaugural function of the 2018 Men's Hockey World Cup, which was earlier scheduled for November 27 at the Kalinga Stadium, will now be held in two parts. ... read..

Djokovic is proud of 'phenomenal season' despite ATP Finals debacle
London [UK] | November 19, 2018 1:11:32 PM IST
World number one Novak Djokovic, who narrowly missed the ATP Finals title after going down to Alexander Zverev of Germany in the summit showdown, has stated that despite the loss he is proud to have a 'phenomenal season' during which he reclaimed his top ... read..

Indian Hockey Vice-Captain exudes optimism ahead of World Cup
New Delhi [India] | November 19, 2018 12:11:32 AM IST
Ahead of Men's Hockey World Cup, the Indian team's vice-captain Chinglensana Singh Kangujam on Sunday stated that now is the time to do away with the bitterness of the past performances by doing well at the upcoming prestigious event. ... read..

AIBA Boxing C'ship: Sarita cries foul after losing in pre-quarters
New Delhi [India] | November 18, 2018 11:11:47 PM IST
Former World Champion Sarita Devi on Sunday crashed out of the ongoing AIBA World Boxing Championship here after going down to her Irish counterpart Kellie Anne Harrington by a split decision from the match officials. ... read..

AIBA C'ship: Mary Kom progresses to quarterfinals
New Delhi [India] | November 18, 2018 11:11:47 PM IST
Five-time world champion Mary Kom on Sunday put up an exemplary display of her trademark winner character as she registered a unanimous 5:0 win over Kazakhstan's Aigerim Kassenayeva to progress to the quarter-finals of the 10th AIBA Women's World Champion ... read..

AIBA World C'ship: Bhagyabati storms into quarters
New Delhi [India] | November 18, 2018 11:11:42 PM IST
National champion Kachari Bhagyabati marched into the quarterfinals of the AIBA World Championship, thrashing Germany's Irina-Nicoletta Schonberger 4-1 in the first round here on Sunday. ... read..

World T20: Australia fined for slow over-rate
Providence [Guyana] | November 18, 2018 11:11:40 PM IST
After their heavy defeat at the hands of India, Australia women's team have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate in their final Group-B fixture of the ongoing International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's World T20. ... read..

PKL: Pawan guides Bengaluru to victory vs Jaipur
Ahmedabad | Sunday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Pawan Sehrawat produced a terrific raiding performance as he led Bengaluru Bulls to 45-32 win over Jaipur Pink Panthers in Inter Zone Challenge Week of Pro Kabaddi League here on Sunday. ... read..

Uganda Cranes travel to Nigeria for international friendly
Kampala | Sunday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
Uganda's national football team, Cranes, on Sunday travelled to Nigeria for an international football friendly against the hosts slated for November 20. ... read..

Golfer Molinari is Race to Dubai champion
Dubai | Sunday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
Francesco Molinari on Sunday crowned his best-ever season as he became the first Italian golfer to be the Race to Dubai champion. ... read..

Indonesian wins men's doubles gold at Hong Kong Open
Jakarta | Sunday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
Indonesian men's doubles players Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo on Sunday won the final match of Hong Kong Open thrashing their Japanese rivals Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda. ... read..

Haiti best Nicaragua 2-0 in Concacaf Nations League
Managua | Sunday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
Haiti defeated Nicaragua 2-0 here to stay perfect in the opening stage of the inaugural Concacaf Nations League tournament. ... read..

Mary Kom in quarters, Sarita out of women's boxing Worlds
New Delhi | Sunday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
Veteran boxer M.C. Mary Kom entered the quarter-finals while Sarita Devi lost her bout to crash out of the World Women's Boxing Championship here on Sunday. ... read..

Chennais Karthik, Raghul claim Euro, LGB-4 titles
Greater Noida | Sunday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
On a day of dramatic twists and turns, the Chennai duo of Karthik Tharani and Raghul Rangasamy clinched the coveted Euro JK 2018 and LGB Formula 4 titles respectively in the 21st JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship at the BIC here on Sunday. ... read..

Ancer becomes 1st Mexican golfer to win Australian Open
Sydney | Sunday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST
Abraham Ancer on Sunday became the first Mexican golfer to win the Australian Open tournament here, guaranteeing him a spot in next summer's British Open. ... read..

Five injured in 65th Macao Grand Prix
Macao | Sunday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Five people were injured in a crash on the last day of the 65th Macao Grand Prix on Sunday, the organisers confirmed. ... read..

BCCI rubbishes media reports on CoA's memo to Kohli
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | November 18, 2018 7:11:30 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday dubbed media reports of Indian skipper Virat Kohli being served with a CoA memo as 'baseless'. ... read..

World T20: Ireland's Joyce twins bid adieu to international cricket
Dubai [UAE] | November 18, 2018 6:41:34 PM IST
Twins of Ireland cricket team, Isobel Joyce and Cecelia Joyce, have announced their retirement from the international cricket following their eight-wicket loss at the hands of New Zealand in their final Group stage match in the ongoing International Crick ... read..

AIBA Boxing C'ship: Manisha Moun beats reigning World Champion Dina Zholaman
New Delhi [India] | November 18, 2018 6:41:34 PM IST
Indian boxer Manisha Maun defeated reigning world champion Dina Zholman of Kazakhstan in the preliminary round of the ongoing tenth edition of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women's World Boxing Championship here on Sunday. ... read..

Injured Hardik will be missed, says Shastri
Brisbane | Sunday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST
India's head coach Ravi Shastri on Sunday said all-rounder Hardik Pandya will be missed during the tough Australian tour starting from Wednesday as he provides proper balance to the side. ... read..

Hockey: Ticket sales for World Cup opening ceremony announced
Bhubaneswar | Sunday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
Hockey India on Sunday announced ticket sales for the opening ceremony of the Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup to be held on November 27 and World Cup Celebrations event on November 28 at Barabati Stadium. ... read..

Serbia defeat Montenegro in pursuit of UEFA Nations League promotion
Belgrade | Sunday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
Serbia remain atop Group 4 in the League C of the UEFA Nations League after beating group runners-up Montenegro 2-1 here. ... read..

Milan's Romagnoli to be sidelined due to calf injury
Rome | Sunday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
Milan's centre-back, Italian international Alessio Romagnoli, is to be sidelined due to a calf injury, according to an official statement from the Italian Serie A club. ... read..

Juventus midfielder Khedira suffers ankle injury
Rome | Sunday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira has sprained his left ankle during training, the Serie A side said. ... read..

Boca Juniors move into top 6 of Superliga Argentina
Buenos Aires | Sunday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
A superb late goal from forward Christian Espinosa handed Boca Juniors a 1-0 home victory over Patronato in the Superliga Argentina. ... read..

Corinthians ease relegation fears
Rio de Jaeiro | Sunday, 2018 3:45:05 PM IST
Defending champions Corinthians ended a three-game winless streak with a 1-0 victory over relegation-threatened Vasco da Gama in Brazil's Serie A championship. ... read..

Zverev beats Federer, 1st German to reach ATP Finals title match since 1996
London | Sunday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
Alexander Zverev became the first German tennis player since 1996 to make it to the title match of the season-ending ATP Finals, after stunning Swiss star Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6 (7-5) in the semifinal. ... read..

Djokovic routs Anderson to reach ATP Finals championship match
London | Sunday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
Serbian World No. 1 Novak Djokovic brushed aside Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2 here to reach the championship match of the ATP Finals, giving himself the chance to play for a record-tying sixth title at tennis' elite season-ending event. ... read..

Colombia draws with Spain; Canada in U17 Women's World Cup quarters
Montevideo | Sunday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
Colombia and Spain drew 1-1 in their second Group D match, while Canada beat South Korea 2-0 and thus qualified for the quarterfinals of the U-17 Women's World Cup in Uruguay. ... read..

Portugal keeps Italy off scoreboard to move into Nations League finals
Rome | Sunday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
The Portugal football squad tied Italy 0-0 at San Siro Stadium and so added the point it was lacking to move on to the finals of the UEFA Nations League, to be contested in June 2019. ... read..

No team is weak at home: Shastri on controversy-marred Australia
Brisbane [Australia] | November 18, 2018 3:41:28 PM IST
Ahead of the start of three matches T-20 series at Australia, national coach of Indian Cricket team Ravi Shastri refused to undermine the strength of the opponent asserting that "no team is weak at home" and emphasized that Australian team cannot be taken ... read..

Lejarraga defeats Gavin, heads to World Championship
Baracaldo (Spain) | Sunday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
Spanish boxer Kerman Lejarraga retained his European welterweight title with a fourth round KO of Frankie Gavin at the Bizkaia Arena. ... read..

ATP Finals: Djokovic eases into final round
London [UK] | November 18, 2018 12:41:31 PM IST
World number one Novak Djokovic advanced into the final round of the ongoing ATP Finals tournament after breezing past Kevin Anderson of South Africa in the men's singles event here on Sunday. ... read..

Djokovic has a 'strong candidate' for England cricket team
New Delhi [India] | November 18, 2018 12:41:29 PM IST
Serbian tennis ace Novak Djokovic has proposed a strong candidate for the England cricket team in the form of his chauffeur, Imran Bashir. ... read..

Women's WT20: India hand 168-run challenge to Australia
Georgetown (Guyana) | Saturday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
Opener Smriti Mandhana and skipper Harmanpreet Kaur's knock helped India women post 167/8 before suffering a batting collapse against Australia in a league game of the Women's World T20 here on Saturday. ... read..

AIBA Boxing C'ship: Sonia enters pre-quarterfinals
New Delhi [India] | November 17, 2018 11:11:40 PM IST
Indian boxer Sonia on Saturday made her way into the pre-quarterfinals of the ongoing 10th International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women's World Boxing Championships after getting a unanimous decision over her Moroccan rival Doaa Toujani here at the KD Jh ... read..

Sonia, Pinki enter pre-quarters of Boxing Worlds (Lead)
New Delhi | Saturday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
Indian boxers Sonia and Pinki Rani made their way into the pre-quarterfinals of the 10th AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships here on Saturday. ... read..

Women's World T20: India to bat against Australia
Georgetown (Guyana) | Saturday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
India won the toss and elected to bat against Australia in a Group B match of the ICC Women's World T20 here on Saturday. ... read..

Pacer Shami to bowl only 15-17 overs in Ranji match
Kolkata | Saturday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
India pacer Mohammed Shami will play for Bengal in their next fixture against Kerala in the Ranji Trophy but the BCCI has allowed him to bowl only 15-17 overs per innings. ... read..

Shakib Al Hasan returns for Windies Tests
Chittagong [Bangladesh] | November 17, 2018 8:11:42 PM IST
Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will be returning as the skipper for the home series against West Indies. ... read..

CSA independent director steps down
Cape Town [South Africa] | November 17, 2018 8:11:30 PM IST
One of the independent directors of Cricket South Africa (CSA) Board, Louis von Zeuner has resigned from the board. ... read..

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