Copenhagen, Aug 21 (IANS) Michelle Vesterby of Denmark came out the winner at the Ironman triathlon race here.
Ohio, Aug 21 (IANS) Spanish tennis star Garbiñe Muguruza, the fourth seed, blasted past Romania's Simona Halep in the final at the Premier 5 tennis tourney in Cincinnati, wiping her rival from the court with back-to-back 6-1, 6-0 set wins.
Paris, Aug 21 (IANS) Neymar seemed to be everywhere as he rejuvenated French football club Paris Saint Germain in its come-from-behind 6-2 victory over Toulouse, his second match for the squad, this time at the Parc des Princes here.
Beirut, Aug 21 (IANS) Australia was crowned the FIBA Asia Cup 2017 basketball champions following a 79-56 victory over Iran in the final, while South Korea clinched the third place with a win over New Zealand 80-71.
Liverpool, Aug 21 (IANS) Tens of thousands of people lined the waterfront in the seaport city of Liverpool to watch the start of one of the greatest sea adventures.
Monchengladbach, Aug 21 (IANS) German football club Monchengladbach secured a narrow 1-0 win over Cologne in the 87th Rhine derby, while Frankfurt shared the spoils following a goalless draw with Freiburg at the closer of the Bundesliga's first round.
The Hague, Aug 21 (IANS) Reigning Dutch football champions Feyenoord posted their second win of the Eredivisie season with Ajax and PSV also getting the three points.
Madrid, Aug 21 (IANS) Real Madrid and FC Barcelona both won their opening games of the La Liga football season on what was an especially emotional night in Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium in the wake of Thursday's terrorist attacks which left 13 dead in the city and another in the nearby town of Cambrils.
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21 (IANS) Cruzeiro moved into the Copa Libertadores qualifying places with a 2-0 home victory over Sport Recife in Brazil's Serie A football championship.
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) UP Yoddha succumbed to their third straight loss on home ground, going down narrowly 22-24 to Jaipur Pink Panthers in an inter zone challenge of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 5 at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium here on Sunday.
Ahmedabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Chennai Strikers recovered from their opening day setback for a facile victory, while Hyderabad Hustlers made a winning debut in the Indian Cue Masters League here at the Rajpath Club on Sunday.
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Two time champions Patna Pirates succumbed to their first defeat of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 5 losing 42-47 to Puneri Paltan in an inter-zone challenge tie at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium here on Sunday.
Dambulla (Sri Lanka), Aug 20 (IANS) Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan credited his mental preparation for his wondrous form which helped the visitors rout Sri Lanka by nine wickets in the first One Day International match here on Sunday.
Dambulla, Aug 20 (IANS) Following is the scorecard of the first One-Day International (ODI) cricket match between India and Sri Lanka played at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium here on Sunday.