FIFA U-17 World Cup: England pip Japan, enter quarters

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 22:40

Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) England Under-17 boys did what their senior team footballers could not for many years by keeping their nerves during tie-breakers to edge past Japan 5-3 and advance to the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Tuesday.


Bengaluru Bulls thrash UP Yoddha in PKL tie

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 22:12

Pune, Oct 17 (IANS) Rohit Kumar created history as he scored 32 raid points to help Bengaluru Bulls hammer UP Yoddha 64-24 in their penultimate match of the fifth Pro Kabaddi League (PKL)here on Tuesday.


Singhania is India's official choice for FIA WMSC seat

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 22:08

Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) Gautam Singhania will contest the FIA elections to be held in Paris on December 8, hoping to reclaim a seat for India on the prestigious FIA World Motor Sports Council.


Italy to face Sweden in European World Cup play-offs

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:42

Zurich, Oct 17 (IANS) Four-time FIFA World Cup winners Italy will face Sweden in the European 2018 World Cup playoffs, as revealed by the highly-anticipated draw held here on Tuesday.


U-17 World Cup: Spain beat France to enter quarters

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:24

Guwahati, Oct 17 (IANS) A late penalty by Abel Ruiz saw Spain edge past France 2-1 to enter the quarter-finals of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here on Tuesday.


Big games can cost United the title, says Carragher

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:16

Liverpool, Oct 17 (IANS) Former Liverpool star Jamie Carragher said on Tuesday that if Manchester United fails to take advantage of the away fixtures against other top clubs, it will cost them the English Premier League (EPL) title.


Challenges expected as Tour de France 2018 route unveiled

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:00

Paris, Oct 17 (IANS) Tough challenges are expected during the Tour de France 2018, scheduled in July, following the unveiling of the tournament's route at the Palais de Congres convention centre here on Tuesday.


Iran enter FIFA U-17 World Cup quarters

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:42

Fatorda (Goa), Oct 17 (IANS) Two early goals helped Iran beat Mexico 2-1 in a Round-of-16 match of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup at the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Tuesday.