Lagos, May 15 (IANS) Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has named the country's league leading top scorers Junior Lokosa and Simeon Nwankwo as the new faces in the 30-man provisional list for the FIFA World Cup.
Rio de Janeiro, May 15 (IANS) Brazil's President Michel Temer has told the country's national football team to win the upcoming FIFA World Cup.
Hobart, May 15 (IANS) Australia all-rounder James Faulkner has signed up with the Hobart Hurricanes for the next three seasons of the Big Bash League (BBL), the franchise announced on Tuesday.
Dubai, May 15 (IANS) Shashank Manohar was on Tuesday re-elected unopposed as the International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman for a second consecutive term.
Pune, May 15 (IANS) Pune-based kabbadi outfit Puneri Paltan on Tuesday signed their new coach, Ashan Kumar, for the upcoming sixth season of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL).
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Mumbai Indians will be desperate for a win against Kings XI Punjab to keep their play-off hopes alive when they square-off in a crucial Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Wankhede stadium here on Wednesday.
Seoul, May 15 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean forward Son Heung-min said on Tuesday he feels cautious rather than confident about the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Indore, May 15 (IANS) After suffering a 10-wicket defeat against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kings XI Punjab skipper Ravichandran Ashwin reckons that the team has a problem in the batting department.
Florence, May 15 (IANS) The Italian football federation FIGC on Tuesday unveiled Roberto Mancini as the men's team's head coach who will be tasked with revamping the national squad after the World Cup qualification disaster.
Bogota, May 15 (IANS) The eight Latin American squads who qualified for the 2018 World Cup will put some of football's biggest stars on the field when the tournament gets underway next month in Russia.
Mexico City, May 15 (IANS) Atlas midfielder Rafael Marquez and 16 players from European and US clubs form the core of the 28-man preliminary roster announced by Mexican national coach Juan Carlos Osorio ahead of the 2018 World Cup.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Multiple National racing and rally champion Amittrajit Ghosh will become the first Indian to compete in the prestigious FIA European Rally Championship, it was announced on Tuesday.
London, May 15 (IANS) England Cricket Board (ECB) Chairman Colin Graves feels young people "are just not attracted to cricket" and that is the reason the board's new 100-ball-a side tournament has been conceptualised.
Sydney, May 15 (IANS) Veteran footballer Tim Cahill will lead Australia's 26-man provisional squad for the World Cup, Football Federation Australia announced on Tuesday.
Bogota, May 15 (IANS) Colombia head coach Jose Pekerman on Monday named uncapped goalkeeper Ivan Arboleda to his provisional 30-man football squad for the FIFA World Cup in Russia.