Kenya's Rudisha eyes return in July

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 13:52

Nairobi, May 11 (IANS) Olympic 800 metre champion David Rudisha of Kenya hopes to return to action in July a year after he incurred a quid muscle strain in the build-up to the London 2017 World Championships.


Ziganda not to continue as Athletic Club coach

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 13:52

Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Athletic Club Bilbao President Josu Urrutia has announced that Jose Angel 'Kuko' Ziganda will not remain as coach next football season.


Iniesta weighing options for life after Barça

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 13:36

Barcelona, May 11 (IANS) Spain international and Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta, who is leaving the Catalan football club, has said that he is still making up his mind about where he will play next season.


Chile to meet Romania in friendly

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 13:24

Santiago, May 11 (IANS) Chile and Romania will meet in an international friendly this month as both seek competition after failing to qualify for the FIFA World Cup in Russia.


Lajovic stuns Del Potro at Madrid Open, reaches 1st Masters 1000 quarters

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 12:46

Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Serbian qualifier Dusan Lajovic rallied from a set down to upset Argentine world No. 6 Juan Martin del Potro 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (8-6) in third-round action at the Madrid Open and book a place in the quarter-finals of an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event for the first time.


Kvitova beats Kasatkina, moves to semis of Madrid Open

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 12:40

Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova eliminated Russian Daria Kasatkina in the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open 6-2, 6-0 and progressed to the semi-finals of the tournament.


Constant public scrutiny of my personal life uncomfortable: Virat Kohli

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 12:16

New Delhi, May 11, From the time he was dating actress Anushka Sharma to his wedding in Italy and even now -- months after the two tied the knot -- prying paparazzi and public scrutiny of Virat Kohli's life has not stopped. India's cricket captain and the icon of the country's youth says it can get uncomfortable, but he is learning to deal with it.


IPL: Pant's ton in vain as Sunrisers thrash Daredevils by 9 wickets

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 23:44

New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Rishabh Pant's valiant century went in vain as Sunrisers Hyderabad made light work of Delhi Daredevils' challenging 187/5 to romp home by nine wickets and consolidate their stay at the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table.


Pliskova stuns top seed Halep in Madrid Open quarters

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 22:06

Madrid, May 10 (IANS) Czech sixth seed Karolina Pliskova on Thursday stunned world No.1 Simona Halep 6-4, 6-3 in the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open, halting the Romanian's winning streak in the tournament at 15 matches.


Athletic Bilbao head coach Ziganda to leave at season-end

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 22:00

Lezama (Spain), May 10 (IANS) Basque football club Athletic Bilbao president Josu Urrutia announced on Thursday that head coach Jose 'Cuco' Angel Ziganda will depart at the end of the season, a move that was widely expected after the team's poor performance in the La Liga.