Captain Hummels plays down Dortmund fans' boos, banner

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 18:08

Dortmund, May 1 (IANS) Borussia Dortmund captain Mats Hummels played down the reaction of home fans at the Westfalenstadion after the football club announced that the defender wanted to join traditional rivals Bayern Munich.


Putin unmatched in global politics: F1 supremo Ecclestone

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 18:04

Sochi, May 1 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin is unparalleled in the present-day world of politicians and can possibly be compared with England's former Prime Minister Winston Churchill, Formula One's chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has said.


IPL: Punjab post 154 against Gujarat

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 17:48

Rajkot, May 1 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab recovered from a middle-order collapse to post 154 all out during an Indian Premier League (IPL) contest at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday.


Will be at Man United next season: Coach van Gaal

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 16:50

Manchester, May 1 (IANS) Manchester United head coach Louis van Gaal has asserted that he will hold on to his post at the English Premier League (EPL) club, no matter what happens at the end of the football season.


Pune Supergiants suffer blow in injury to all-rounder Marsh

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 16:44

Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Injury-ravaged Rising Pune Supergiants suffered another blow after Cricket Australia on Sunday advised all-rounder Mitchell Marsh to return home from the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a side strain.


Struggling RCB up against KKR (Preview)

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 16:28

Bengaluru, May 1 (IANS) Toiling Royal Challengers Bangalore will be eagerly aiming for a win when they face Kolkata Knight Riders in a Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Monday.


IPL: Gujarat opt to bowl against Punjab

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 15:50

Rajkot, May 1 (IANS) Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina won the toss and elected to bowl against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League (IPL) contest here on Sunday.


Racer Gill wins Whangarei rally

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 15:20

Whangarei (New Zealand), May 1 (IANS) Racer Gaurav Gill here on Sunday put in a mature performance to win the Whangarei International Rally ahead of Germany's Fabian Kreim to lead a 1-2 finish for Team MRF-SKODA and start the 2016 Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) season in great style.


Czech Safarova wins Prague Open

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 14:20

Prague, May 1 (IANS) Czech tennis player Lucie Safarova won her seventh women's singles title at the Prague Open, beating Australian Samantha Stosur 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 in the final.


Bolivia to attend 2016 Centennial Copa America

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 14:18

La Paz, May 1 (IANS) Bolivia's football team will leave for the United States on May 26 to participate in the international 2016 Centennial Copa America tournament which will run from June 3 to 26.


Bale keeps Real Madrid in La Liga title race

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 14:10

Madrid, May 1 (IANS) A Gareth Bale goal 11 minutes from time gave Real Madrid a vital 1-0 win against Real Sociedad to keep his side's hopes of winning the La Liga football title alive.


West Indies welcome BCCI decision on tour

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 14:04

Bridgetown (Barbados), May 1 (IANS) The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron has hailed the resumption of bilateral ties with the BCCI, as the region prepares to host India in a four-Test series starting in July.