Bengaluru FC confident of turnaround against Aizawl (Preview)

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:54

Bengaluru, May 2 (IANS) Coach Ashley Westwood is confident of his side turning around a 1-2 first-leg deficit as Bengaluru FC host Aizawl FC in the reverse fixture of the Federation Cup quarter-finals here on Tuesday.


IPL: Bailey to replace du Plessis in Pune Supergiants squad

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:08

New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Former Australia skipper George Bailey has been roped in by the struggling Rising Pune Supergiants as a replacement for South African Faf du Plessis, who was forced to cut short his Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign due to a broken finger.


Mohun Bagan begin Fed Cup campaign with 3-2 win over Salgaocar

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:00

Vasco (Goa), May 2 (IANS) India international Jeje Lalpekhlua's 85th-minute strike proved to be decisive as Mohun Bagan edged past Salgaocar 3-2 in the first leg of their Federation Cup quarter-final football encounter at the Tilak Maidan stadium here on Monday.


Atletico will lose against Bayern, but reach final, say bettors

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 18:18

Berlin, May 2 (IANS) Online betting companies suggested on Monday that Atletico Madrid will be defeated by Bayern Munich in the second leg of the Champions League semi-final, yet the Spanish football club will reach the final on aggregate.


Ex-England coach Moores turns down Pakistan job

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 18:06

London, May 2 (IANS) Former England cricket team coach Peter Moores has turned down the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) offer to become the new head coach of their national side.


Portugal coach denies concern over Ronaldo's injury

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 17:50

Lisbon, May 2 (IANS) Portugal head coach Fernando Santos has denied that the physical problems suffered by Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo are cause for alarm for the national football team.


Winning without fighting with Hamilton lacks ecstasy: Rosberg

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 17:04

London, May 2 (IANS) Mercedes team's Formula One driver Nico Rosberg has admitted that he doesn't feel ecstatic about winning races when team-mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton has been handicapped by unreliability.


Looking forward to playing against Atletico: Bayern's Ribery

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 17:02

Munich, May 2 (IANS) Bavarian football giants Bayern Munich's winger Franck Ribery has said he is looking forward to playing against Atletico Madrid in Tuesday's second leg of the Champions League semi-final here.


IPL: Gujarat aim to bounce back against in-form Delhi (Preview)

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 16:52

Rajkot, May 2 (IANS) Gujarat Lions will aim to bounce back from a shock defeat in their last match and cement their position at the top of the table when they meet Delhi Daredevils in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Tuesday.


Indian hockey team will be in top shape for Rio: Sreejesh

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 16:36

New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) A confident goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh on Monday said the Indian hockey team will be in top shape at the Rio Olympics in August but cautioned that the opener against Ireland will be "tough".


Freak hit of ball rules Voges out of county game

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:40

Melbourne, May 2 (IANS) Australian Test batsman Adam Voges, who was rushed to hospital after being struck in the head by a ball during a county game between Middlesex and Hampshire, has been ruled out of the remaining three days of the four-day affair.