Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) FIFA Under-17 World Cup Local Organising Committee (LOC) tournament director Javier Ceppi on Wednesday said the Salt Lake Stadium here is likely to be handed over to world football governing body FIFA by September 10, less than a month before the tournament starts.
Jakarta, Aug 23 (IANS) Indonesia will host a rotating golf championship vied for by competitors from Indonesia and Malaysia, slated from September 5 to 7 in a world class golf course in Bogor, West Java, the tournament organiser said on Wednesday.
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Capital football club Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday announced the extension of defender Kyle Walker-Peters' contract till June 2020.
London, Aug 23 (IANS) England's all-time leading goalscorer Wayne Rooney on Wednesday announced his retirement from international football, effective immediately.
Bengaluru, Aug 23 (IANS) Gursimar Badwal carded the opening days only sub-par round of one-under 71 to take sole lead in the ninth leg of the Hero Womens Professional Golf Tour here on Wednesday.
Glasgow, Aug 23 (IANS) Olympic 2012 bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and B. Sai Praneeth advanced to the third round of the World Badminton Championships here on Wednesday.
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Kashmir-born woman pace-bowler Iqra Rasool wants to play for Bengal and then represent India after getting a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from Jammu & Kashmir Cricket Association.
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Committee of Administrators (CoA) managing the affairs of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to prepare a draft of a new constitution on the basis of its directions based on the Justice R.M. Lodha Committee recommendations that it has endorsed.
Brisbane, Aug 23 (IANS) Around 3,000 scalped tickets for December's Ashes Test against England in Perth have been recovered by Cricket Australia (CA) and they are to be put on sale through official channels from next Monday.
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Hockey India on Wednesday announced an 18-member womens squad for the 15-day Europe Tour starting on September 5 in the Netherlands.
Madrid, Aug 23 (IANS) Sevilla, Napoli, Celtic, Maribor and Olympiakos emerged triumphant from the second-leg UEFA Champions League qualifiers. Though all of the favourites advanced, football fans of Sevilla and Celtic endured some nervous moments.
London, Aug 23 (IANS) After Wayne Rooney found the back of the net in the second game consecutively since joining Everton from Manchester United, his teammate Michael Keane feels the striker deserves a recall to the England football squad.
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Goa on Wednesday confirmed the signing of Spanish winger Manuel Lanzarote for the 2017-18 season.
Madrid, Aug 23 (IANS) Spain's Administrative Court of Sport has upheld the five-match ban imposed by the Royal Spanish Football Federation on Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Ace Indian paddler Soumyajit Ghosh, who along with G. Sathiyan came close to toppling the top-seeded Japanese duo of Jin Uda and Maharu Yoshimura only to end with a silver in the men's doubles at the Bulgaria Open in Panagyurishte last week, feels this is the best phase for table tennis in the country in recent times.