Vitoria (Spain), Sep 27 (IANS) Alaves posted their first home victory of the football season here, beating Granada 3-1 to climb into ninth place in La Liga with nine points from six matches.
Madrid, Sep 27 (IANS) Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich will play a rematch of last season's Champions League semi-final when the two football sides meet at the Vicente Calderon Stadium here on Wednesday.
Suzhou (China), Sep 27 (IANS) Only one month after claiming the men's 20-kilometre race walk title at the Rio Olympic Games, China's Wang Zhen has already set his sights on defending gold at the 2020 Tokyo Games.
Ranchi, Sep 27 (IANS) If you want to become member of the Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA), affiliated to the Board of Control for Cricket in India, based in the hometown of India limited-overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, then you have to appear in a written examination.
Cardiff, Sep 27 (IANS) World football's governing body FIFA's decision to scrap an anti-racism task force has drawn the ire of former Wales striker Nathan Blake who has branded the decision "shameful".
Dubai, Sep 27 (IANS) India will reclaim the Test rankings top spot from Pakistan if they manage to win the second Test against New Zealand starting on Friday at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
Dhaka, Sep 27 (IANS) Batsman Sabbir Rahman has been slapped with a fine and two demerit points for breaching International Cricket Council's (ICC) Code of Conduct after arguing with the umpire in Bangladesh's first One-Day against Afghanistan.
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Indian para-athletes, who clinched four medals at the just-concluded Rio Paralympic Games, have made a passionate plea to the government for proper jobs and treatment at par with their able-bodied counterparts.
Dhaka, Sep 27 (IANS) Bangladesh cricketer Mahmudullah has found himself batting in various positions in the national team but he has been most prolific batting at No. four in One-Day Internationals (ODIs).
Wuhan (China), Sep 27 (IANS) US Open runner-up Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic beat compatriot Lucie Safarova 6-3, 7-5 to reach the third round of the Wuhan Open tennis tournament here.
Wuhan (China), Sep 27 (IANS) Former world No.1 Caroline Wozniacki extended her winning streak to six matches with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over No.16 seed Samantha Stosur at the WTA Wuhan Open tennis tournament here.
Margao, Sep 26 (IANS) Defending champions North Korea beat Oman 4-2 on penalties after being locked 1-1 in regulation time in an Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 Championship quarter-final match here on Monday.
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 26 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Monday announced appointment of South Korean Chung Mong Gyu as vice president, replacing China's Zhang Jilong.
Guwahati, Sep 26 (IANS) Indian footballers from the North East region are delighted that Guwahati will host the opening ceremony of the Indian Super League (ISL), terming the move as a recognition of the regions passion for the game.