'Alves' replacement Fagner will be fit for World Cup'

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 21:26

Rio de Janeiro, May 13 (IANS) Brazil right-back Fagner Conserva Lemos could be a replacement for veteran Dani Alves for the upcoming World Cup in Russia, the Brazilian football confederation CBF said on Sunday.


IPL: Rayudu, Watson help Chennai hammer Hyderabad by 8 wickets

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 21:04

Pune, May 13 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings rode on opener Ambati Rayudu (100 not out) and Shane Watson (57) heroics to hammer Sunrisers Hyderabad by eight wickets here on Sunday and maintain their second spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL).


Stoeger to leave Dortmund at season end

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 20:18

Berlin, May 13 (IANS) Borussia Dortmund head coach Peter Stoeger will leave the former Bundesliga champions at the end of the 2017-2018 season, the German top division club have announced.


IPL: Rajasthan opt to field against Mumbai

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 20:12

Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Ajinkya Rahane won the toss and elected to bowl against Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash here on Sunday.


IPL: Chennai outclass Hyderabad by eight wickets

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 19:44

Pune, May 13 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings are virtually through to the play-offs as they hammered Sunrisers Hyderabad by eight wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday.


IPL a good arena to test a player's temperament (Column: Just Sport)

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 18:50

The strength of a team in the Indian Premier League (IPL) depends on the quality of Indian players as only four overseas players are there in the eleven. That gives the Indian youngsters plenty of opportunities to impress the national selectors.


Hockey: Navneet's hat-trick floors Japan in Asian Champions Trophy

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 18:28

Donghae City (South Korea), May 13 (IANS) Young forward Navneet Kaur fired a hat-trick as India began their title defence at the Women's Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament in an emphatic fashion, registering a 4-1 crushing win over Japan here on Sunday.


Zenit coach Mancini quits amid Italy head coach rumours

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 18:00

Moscow, May 13 (IANS) Italian coach Roberto Mancini on Sunday reached an agreement to leave Zenit Saint Petersburg and make himself available for a potential move to become head coach of the Italian national football team.


PAOK win Greek Cup title

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 17:02

Athens, May 13 (IANS) PAOK Thessaloniki beat AEK Athens 2-0 in the final of the Greek Cup football tournament at the Athens Olympic sports centre here.