Ganguly wishes Sachin luck as Olympic goodwill ambassador

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:40

Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday wished luck to his former-teammate Sachin Tendulkar after he accepted the Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) proposal to be one of the goodwill ambassadors for the country's contingent at the upcoming Rio Olympics.


Goalkeeper Courtois to remain at struggling Chelsea

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:12

London, May 4 (IANS) Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has asserted that he will stay with the former English Premier League (EPL) champions next season despite the absence of Champions League football and interest from French powerhouse Paris Saint-Germain.


Triathlon World qualifier to take place in central Vietnam

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 16:40

Ho Chi Minh City, May 4 (IANS) A qualifying race of the Ironman 70.3 World Championship will take place in Vietnam's central Da Nang city on May 8, with the participation of over 1,100 triathletes from 59 countries and regions, a local organiser said on Wednesday.


India drop a place each in ODI and T20I cricket rankings

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 15:50

Dubai, May 4 (IANS) India have dropped a place both in the One-Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) rankings to be fourth and second respectively, according to the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday.


Racer Armaan looking forward to packed international season

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 15:30

Chennai, May 4 (IANS) Ace Indian racer Armaan Ebrahim will begin a packed international season next week as he will make his debut in the GT Asia Championship besides participating in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia Series for a second successive year.


IPL: Rejuvenated DD take on struggling Pune (Preview)

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 15:26

New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Fresh from two consecutive victories, a rejuvenated Delhi Daredevils (DD) will take on injury-ravaged Rising Pune Supergiants in their last league outing of the Indian Premier League at the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium here on Thursday.


Racer Armaan Ebrahim set for Lamborghini Super Trofeo, Asia series

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 15:00

Chennai, May 4 (IANS) Indian racer Armaan Ebrahim will begin his international season next week, making his debut in the Asia Championship besides participating in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia Series for the second successive year.


Platini could return to office in two weeks

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 14:42

Budapest, May 4 (IANS) UEFA secretary-general Theodore Theodoridis has said suspended Michel Platini could return to the European football governing body's presidency in two weeks, depending on the verdict of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on the Frenchman's appeal.