Nairobi, Oct 22 (IANS) World half marathon champion Peres Jepchirchir of Kenya has withdrawn from the Frankfurt marathon on October 30 because of poor preparations.
Moscow, Oct 22 (IANS) A wolf has been chosen as mascot of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, according to the results of public voting announced live on a TV channel on Saturday. The wolf will be named Zabivaka.
Ahmedabad, Oct 21 (IANS) India and Iran won their respective semi-finals to enter the final of the Kabaddi World Cup here on Friday.
Valencia (Spain), Oct 21 (IANS) Valencia coach Cesare Prandelli will play a recovered striker Luis Almeida "Nani" on Saturday against Barcelona in the ninth round of La Liga football tournament.
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Iterating that the Indian Super League (ISL) was growing well, Delhi Dynamos head coach Gianluca Zambrotta on Friday hoped that it would be on par with other marquee football leagues of the world in a few years. But the Italian soccer great disagreed with the view that the authorities needed to allow more Indians in the final eleven to develop the countrys football standards.
Penang (Malaysia), Oct 21 (IANS) India bagged a historic silver and bronze in the 56kg weight category at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Weightlifting Championships for both boys and girls here on Friday.
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) FC Goa defeated Mumbai City FC 1-0 in the 19th match of the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Friday.
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said the Justice Lodha Committee will appoint an independent auditor to study the BCCI's finances, including contracts involving media rights and other tenders above a certain threshold value.
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Atletico de Kolkata may have had a sluggish start in the ongoing third edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament, but their head coach Jose Molina says he is not unduly worried about it.
Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) Croatian midfielder Luka Modric, who underwent an operation on his left knee earlier this month, joined Real Madrid's training session on Friday for their upcoming La Liga football match.
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Karnataka rode on a collective batting effort to reach a commanding position with a 324-run first innings lead over Delhi on the second day of their Ranji Trophy group B match here on Friday.
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Indias women's hockey team on Friday departed for the Asian champions Trophy in Singapore, starting from October 29.
Turin, Oct 21 (IANS) Italian football giants Juventus' head coach Massimiliano Allegri is expecting a tough contest as the Serie A leaders go into Saturdays clash with AC Milan in high spirits, but wary of the challenge of taking on an improving outfit who sit five points below them in third place.
Bucharest, Oct 21 (IANS) The Romanian Tennis Federation (FRT) on Friday appointed Ilie Nastase as captain of the country's women's team playing in the Fed Cup.