IPL: Pant, Sharma help Delhi post challenging total

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 21:54

New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils rode some power packed batting by Rishabh Pant and talented teenager Abhishek Sharma to post a challenging total of 181/4 in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) here on Saturday.


Iceland names 23-man squad for World Cup

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 21:20

Reykyavik, May 12 (IANS) FIFA World Cup debutant Iceland has announced its 23-man football squad for the quadrennial tournament to be held in Russia later in the summer.


DAV, South Point, La Martiniere Girls among school regatta winners

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 21:20

Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) DAV Chandigarh, Jatragachi Pranavananda School 'A' from North 24 Parganas district and city-based schools South Point and La Martiniere Girls 'A' bagged titles in their respective groups of the All India Invitation School Regatta which concluded here on Saturday.


Kolkata register convincing 31-run win against Punjab

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 21:16

Indore, May 12 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders outbatted Kings XI Punjab in a high-scoring affair, registering a 31-run victory here on Saturday to stay in the hunt for the Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs.


IPL: Bangalore opt to field vs Delhi

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 20:06

New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to field against Delhi Daredevils in an Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Saturday.


Ramos left out of Real Madrid roster against Celta

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 18:36

Madrid, May 12 (IANS) Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos was left out of the roster issued on Saturday for the La Liga match against Celta Vigo, as was injured right back Dani Carvajal and star forward Cristiano Ronaldo.


Narine, Karthik help KKR post mammoth 245/6 against Punjab

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 18:14

Indore, May 12 (IANS) A 23-ball 50 from skipper Dinesh Karthik coupled with Sunil Narine's 36-ball 75 helped Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) pile up 245/6 in 20 overs against Kings XI Punjab in a crunch Indian Premier League (IPL) game at the Holkar Stadium here on Saturday.


Indians aim for bright start at Women's Asian Champions Trophy

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 17:06

Donghae City (South Korea), May 12 (IANS) Dutch coach Sjoerd Marijne will hope to start his second stint with the Indian women's hockey team on a positive note when the defending champions open their campaign against a tough Japanese side at the 5th Women's Asian Champions Trophy here on Sunday.


Punjab elect to field against KKR

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 15:58

Indore, May 12 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab skipper Ravichandran Ashwin won the toss and elected to field against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in a crunch Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here on Saturday.


Neymar reveals World Cup injury fear

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 15:56

Rio de Janeiro, May 12 (IANS) Injured Brazil forward Neymar has revealed that he will need to overcome a psychological barrier as he bids to return to full fitness ahead of the FIFA World Cup in Russia.


Hamburger SV defender Ambrosius signs new deal

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 15:54

Berlin, May 12 (IANS) Hamburger SV and defender Stephan Amrosius have agreed on a new contract that will see the 19-year-old remaining with the German football club until June 2021.


Kiev invests over $1mn in CL final

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 15:52

Kiev, May 12 (IANS) Kiev has spent 870,000 euros (about $1.03 million) on the preparations for UEFA Champions League final, the local media reported on Friday.