Melbourne, Aug 1 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday announced the extension of head coach Darren Lehman's contract till the 2019 ICC cricket World Cup to be staged in England.
London, Aug 1 (IANS) With Manchester United adding several star players to their squad along with celebrated manager Jose Mourinho, captain Wayne Rooney is confident that the former English Premier League (EPL) champions are poised to regain their past glory.
Toronto, Aug 1 (IANS) World No. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia defeated Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-3, 7-5 to win his fourth $4,178,500 Rogers Cup title here.
Villarreal (Spain) Aug 1 (IANS) Brazil's Alexandre Pato, who plied his trade for Corinthians, will be presented as a new Villarreal player for the next four football seasons at a ceremony on Monday.
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Doping crisis and poor facilities might have shrouded Rio Olympics but it appears the inability to play artificial intelligence (AI)-based game Pokemon Go is bothering athletes the most.
Kingston, Aug 1 (IANS) Promising opener Lokesh Rahul, whose career best 158 put India in the driver's seat in the second Test against the West Indies, reckoned that the double paced nature of the wicket at the Sabina Park posed a challenge for the batsmen.
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 1 (IANS) Three years after being told his career was over, ace Indian shooter Prakash Nanjappa will be vying for a gold medal at the Rio Olympics, starting August 5.
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) Beijing launched a worldwide campaign to seek designs for the emblems of both 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 1 (IANS) Rio de Janeiro is ready to host "great" Summer Olympic Games despite any last-minute problems that might occur, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said.
Sevilla (Spain) Aug 1 (IANS) Germany's Schalke 04 has announced that Sevilla FC right back Coke has successfully passed the medical tests as a preliminary step to join the Bundesliga football club.
Montreal, Aug 1 (IANS) Romania's Simona Halep has clinched the Rogers Cup women's singles title after beating American Madison Keys 7-6 (7-2), 6-3 in the final here.
Rio De Janeiro, Aug 1 (IANS) International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said the Russian doping scandal has not tarnished the image of the up coming Rio 2016 Games.
Rio De Janeiro, Aug 1 (IANS) Up to 4,500 urine tests and at least 1,000 blood tests will be conducted in the Rio Olympic Games anti-doping programme, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Thomas Bach, said on Sunday.
Kingston, Aug 1 (IANS) India scored 358 at the loss of five wickets and gained a lead of 162 runs at the end of Day 2 of the second Test against West Indies at Sabina Park here on Sunday.