Uganda's Kiprotich pulls out of New York Marathon

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 21:18

Kampala, Oct 18 (IANS) Former World and Olympic champion Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda has opted out of the New York Marathon slated for November 5, saying he is not mentally ready.


My target is to win I-League with East Bengal: Katsumi

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 21:06

Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) East Bengal's new Japanese recruit Yusa Katsumi said on Wednesday he wants to end the city football giants' title drought in the I-League, while downplaying the importance of winning against his former employers Mohun Bagan.


Valencia's Andreas fined for speeding

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 20:16

Valencia (Spain), Oct 18 (IANS) Spanish football club Valencia's midfielder Andreas Pereira has been fined 3,600 euros ($4,231) and his driving licence revoked for eight months for speeding, a Spanish court confirmed on Wednesday.


U-17 World Cup: Ghana beat Niger to enter quarters

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 20:12

Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Ghana won the battle of African rivals, edging 2-0 past Niger in their FIFA U-17 WOrld Cup Round of 16 clash at the DY Patil Stadium here on Wednesday.


Olympic golf champ Rose to compete in Hong Kong Open

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 20:06

Hong Kong, Oct 18 (IANS) Olympic champion Justin Rose will join Masters champion Sergio Garcia in a star-studded field at the UBS Hong Kong Open from November 23 to 26, announced the golf tournament's organiser here on Wednesday.


Real Madrid held by Tottenham; Sevilla routed; Man City stay perfect (Roundup)

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:06

Madrid/Manchester/Berlin, Oct 18 (IANS) Real Madrid could do no better than a 1-1 draw at home against Tottenham Hotspur in the third round of the 2017-2018 Champions League group stage, Manchester City and Besiktas stayed perfect and Sevilla crashed to a 1-5 away defeat against Spartak Moscow.


Yuvraj named in domestic violence complaint

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 17:46

Gurugram, Oct 18 (IANS) Veteran cricketer Yuvraj Singh has been named in a complaint of domestic violence filed by his sister-in-law Akanksha Sharma.


Golfer Ajeetesh aims to continue stellar form at Macau Open

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 17:32

Macao, Oct 18 (IANS) With his confidence boosted after bagging his maiden win on the Asian Tour a fortnight ago, India golfer Ajeetesh Sandhu will be aiming to continue his winning streak when he tees off for the first time in four years at the Macau Open on Thursday.


Tottenham hold Real Madrid to 1-1 draw

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:06

Madrid, Oct 18 (IANS) Real Madrid's recent problems in front of the goal were once again evident when they were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Tottenham Hotspurs.