AFC Cup: Bengaluru hope to ride luck against Abahani (Preview)

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 14:38

Dhaka, May 15 (IANS) Bengaluru FC will hope for the rub of the green to go their way at more than one venue when they take on Abahani Limited Dhaka in their final Group E game at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Wednesday.


Peru's Guerrero barred from FIFA World Cup

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:50

Lausanne, May 15 (IANS) The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has extended the doping sanction against Peru national football team captain Paolo Guerrero to 14 months total, which means the veteran striker will miss the 2018 FIFA World Cup.


Tsonga withdraws from French Open

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:48

Paris, May 15 (IANS) French tennis player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has announced his withdrawl from French Open this year due to insufficient recovery from left knee meniscus surgery.


Costa Rica head to World Cup with veterans of 2014

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:46

San Jose, May 15 (IANS) The squad to represent Costa Rica in the 2018 World Cup witnessed very few changes from the unit that reached the quarter-finals of the 2014 tournament in Brazil.


Stuttgart sign five footballers

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:44

Stuttgart, May 15 (IANS) VfB Stuttgart have reinforced their first team with the signing of five youngsters for the next football season.


Danilo, Fagner named in Brazil's 23-man World Cup squad

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:28

Rio de Janeiro, May 15 (IANS) Danilo and Fagner were selected to replace injured right-back Dani Alves as Brazil coach Tite announced his 23-man football squad for the FIFA World Cup in Russia.


Italy's Roberta Vinci ends professional tennis career

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 06:20

Rome, May 15 (IANS) AItaly's Roberta Vinci on Monday played her last professional tennis match at age 35, losing to Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia in the first round of the Italian Open here.


Djokovic thrashes Dolgopolov in first round of Italian Open

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 05:54

Rome, May 15 (IANS) ASerbian tennis star Novak Djokovic thrashed Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-1, 6-3 in the first round of the Italian Open ATP World Tour Masters 1000 clay-court tournament here on Monday.


IPL: Bangalore trounce Punjab by 10 wickets

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 22:54

Indore, May 14 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) kept their slim hopes of making to the play-offs alive after hammering Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Holkar stadium here on Monday.


IPL: Disciplined RCB bowl out Punjab for 88

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 21:50

Indore, May 14 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Monday put up a spirited show on the field to bundle out Kings XI Punjab for a paltry 88 -- the second lowest total of this Indian Premier League (IPL).


Mohun Bagan rope in defender Sukhdev from Minerva

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 21:48

Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) City soccer giants Mohun Bagan roped in defender Sukhdev Singh from I-League champions Minerva Punjab FC for the upcoming season, the club announced in a statement on Monday.