Sloane Stephens began the build-up to her U.S. Open title defence with a 7-5 6-4 win over wildcard Bethanie Mattek-Sands back on the American hardcourts at the Citi Open in Washington, DC on Tuesday. [...]
The Pakistan men’s team are the most successful at the Asian Games with eight gold medals but players had threatened to skip the upcoming edition after not being paid their allowances for the last six months. [...]
"At the end of the day it came down to following the advisory and the security reports we had obtained," NZC chairman Greg Barclay has said. [...]
India have not won a Test series in England since 2007, achieved under the captaincy of Rahul Dravid. And now under the captaincy of Virat Kohli, India are bracing up for a stern test in difficult English conditions over five Test matches. [...]
Vijay Mallya's right-hand man Bob Fernley has said in an interview that the embattled tycoon would act in the best interests of a team he acquired in 2007. [...]
Smriti Mandhana scored 50 runs off 18 balls, equalling New Zealand's Sophie Devine's record. [...]
India's shuttlers will have to endure tough battles as the country hopes to end its drought of boasting a world title holder. [...]
India have only won three Test series and drawn one out of the 17 times they have toured England. The last time India toured, in 2014, they went down 1-3, despite a convincing 95-run win in the second Test at Lord's.
Several past and present cricketers took to Twitter to wish the 1992 World Cup winning team captain.
13-year-old Yuvraj Konde Deshmukh will become the youngest Indian to participate at the World Motocross Championship Juniors in Australia.
This is the second match for the Indian team in the tournament and will be played at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Stadium. [...]
Sourabh Verma and Rituparna Das progressed to the quarterfinals of the USD 75,000 Russia Open BWF Tour Super 100 tournament. [...]
The Barmy Army is England's cricket team supporter's club. [...]
The four-day game will help the skipper and team management to draw a match-winning combination when they face the hosts in the longest format of the game. [...]
Harley James has represented Canterbury for five first-class matches from 1997-2001 and is also a known figure in the local church. [...]
The 2018-19 La Liga fixtures were announced on Tuesday, with Atletico Madrid, who finished second last season, travelling to fourth-placed Valencia in the pick of the opening day`s games. [...]
Kohli is currently 26 points behind Steve Smith of Australia but is 48 points ahead of third-ranked Joe Root of England. [...]
The 199-run win, which came with more than a day to spare, was due to Sri Lanka`s tireless spin trio of Herath, Akila Dananjaya and Dilruwan Perera who together claimed all 20 South African wickets.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the India ‘A’ team for two four-day games against South Africa ‘A’ and the Quadrangular One-Day Series on Monday. [...]
Ozil, who faced a barrage of criticism for having his photograph taken with Turkey’s authoritarian President Tayyip Erdogan, was especially piqued by criticism from German Football Association head Reinhard Grindel, who he said blamed him for Germany crashing out of the 2018 World Cup.
"Everybody used to say that India can't produce fast bowlers. Now we have probably eight to nine good fast bowlers, anytime who can play Test cricket for India. We have a pretty good chance to win a series in England and Australia, because of the kind of attack we have," Ishant told 'Daily Telegraph' in an interview. [...]
The World no.9 eased past Vitidsarn in straight sets the Under 19 final to win India’s first Men’s singles gold in 53 years. [...]
Indian women's compound team once again failed to cross the final hurdle, this time by a heartbreaking one point, to settle for a silver medal in the fourth and concluding stage of the Archery World Cup here today. [...]
Star Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has accepted the punishment of a two-year suspended prison sentence and a fine of 12.1 million pounds in a tax evasion case in which he was found guilty by the Spanish authorities, Sports24 reported. [...]
According to a media report, Switzerland's top junior girls' squash player, Ambre Allinckx, was not permitted by her parents to take part in the tournament because of safety concerns. [...]
Ayush Badoni (185*) and Mohit Jangra (5/72) dominated the hosts to the hand India U19 a 1-0 lead in the two-match Youth Test series.
City boy Akshay Borgaonkar bagged two medals - a gold and a silver -- at the recently concluded 14th Asian School Chess Championship in Sri Lanka in the under-9 years group. [...]
Atharwa Taide (113) and Ayush Badoni (107) slammed individual centuries to put India U-19 team in driver's seat on the second day of the four-day first Youth Test at the Nondescripts Cricket Club Ground here today. [...]