Amsterdam, May 2 (IANS) With only one match round to go, the Dutch football title race remains a neck-and-neck affair between Ajax and PSV Eindhoven, with the former still in pole-position after both teams won their latest matches.
Rio de Janeiro, May 2 (IANS) Vasco da Gama took a major step towards securing back-to-back Rio de Janeiro state football titles on Sunday by beating Botafogo 1-0 in the first match of their two-legged final.
Rio de Janeiro, May 2 (IANS) Eight-time Brazilian Serie A champions Palmeiras have signed Colombian under-23 international center-back Yerry Mina.
Algiers, May 2 (IANS) Mouloudia Club of Algiers (MCA) won 1-0 against the other city based club of Nasr Husein Dey (NAHD) in the Algeria Football Cup final at the 5th July Stadium here.
Canberra, May 2 (IANS) An Australian goalkeeper who was killed after being struck by lightning in Malaysia has been remembered as a promising young player with the "world at his feet".
Bengaluru, May 1 (IANS) Unfazed by four defeats in six games in the IPL, Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli and big hitter Chris Gayle on Sunday used their feet on a different turf, and treated their die-hard home fans with dance moves.
Pune, May 1 (IANS) Leading from the front, skipper Rohit Sharma smashed a match-winning unbeaten 85 off just 60 balls to guide defending champions Mumbai Indians to a comfortable eight-wicket victory over Rising Pune Supergiants in the Maharashtra derby of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Sunday.
Pune, May 1 (IANS) Opener Saurabh Tiwary struck a much-needed 57 off 45 balls to guide Rising Pune Supergiants to 159/5 in 20 overs against Mumbai Indians in the Maharashtra derby of the Indian Premier League (IPL) clash here on Sunday.
Madrid, May 1 (IANS) Real Madrid's Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo participated in part of his squad's training on Sunday and showed signs of recovery from his muscle injury that prevented him from taking part in any of the last three matches.
Sochi, May 1 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin, who watched Russia Grand Prix here on Sunday, thanked Formula One's chief executive Bernie Ecclestone for his efforts towards the development of the sport in the country.
Shillong, May 1 (IANS) British coach Trevor James Morgan's fortunes as the new East Bengal coach failed to change as his side slumped to their second defeat in a row to hosts Shillong Lajong FC, losing 1-2 in the first leg of the Federation Cup quarter-final at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Sunday.
Sydney, May 1 (IANS) Teenaged Australian horse rider Caitlyn Fischer died after falling off her horse during the Sydney International Horse Trials competition for the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Rajkot, May 1 (IANS) Axar Patel (4/21) and Mohit Sharma (3/32) helped Kings XI Punjab register their only second win in seven Indian Premier League (IPL) games as they overcame table-toppers Gujarat Lions by 23 runs here on Sunday.
Sochi, May 1 (IANS) Nico Rosberg dominated and won the Russian Grand Prix as team-mate Lewis Hamilton fought his way up from 10th on the grid to secure a team Mercedes one-two finish here on Sunday.
Bilbao (Spain), May 1 (IANS) AC Milan and Italian football legend Paolo Maldini received the One Club Man Award on Sunday, presented by Spanish club Athletic Bilbao, to players who spent their entire careers in one club.