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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Betis (Spain), May 1 (IANS) FC Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo suffered a calf strain in his right leg towards the end of Saturday's 2-0 La Liga win against Real Betis.
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.
Madrid, May 1 (IANS) Spain's point guard Ricky Rubio has strongly criticised the world basketball governing body FIBA for its decision to exclude Spain from the Olympic Games.
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.
Madrid, May 1 (IANS) French striker Antoine Griezmann scored just moments after coming off the bench to lead the hosts to a crucial 1-0 La Liga victory over Rayo Vallecano.
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.
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.
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.