Girona debut in La Liga with draw

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 14:06

Madrid, Aug 20 (IANS) Atletico Madrid battled back from 2-0 down with 10 men to take a point from their game away to newly promoted Girona in their first game in the new Spanish first division football league season.


Australia and Iran in final of FIBA Asia Cup

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 13:52

Beirut, Aug 20 (IANS) Australia and Iran basketball teams will vie for the title of the FIBA Asia Cup after Australia overcame New Zealand 106-79 and Iran beat South Korea 87-81.


Narang focussed on improving Olympic medals tally

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 13:04

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Olympic medallist Gagan Narang has asserted that he is focussed on developing talent from the grassroot level through his foundation to help India win as many medals as possible in shooting at the 2024 Olympics.


Haryana Steelers sneak past UP Yoddha in PKL

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 23:12

Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) Haryana Steelers edged past hosts UP Yoddha 36-29 in an inter zone challenge of the Pro Kabaddi League (IPL) Season 5 at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.


Telugu Titans pip U Mumba in PKL

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 21:58

Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) Telugu Titans overcame some nervy moments to beat former champions U Mumba 37-32 in an inter-zone challenge of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 5 at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.


Manchester United thrash Swansea 4-0

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 20:54

Swansea (United Kingdom), Aug 19 (IANS) Manchester United continued their good start in the English Premier League (EPL) football season as they thrashed hosts Swansea City 4-0 on Saturday.


Dhopade leads National Challengers Chess meet

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 20:52

Ahmedabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Grandmaster Swapnil Dhopade maintained his lead after beating youngster Udit Kamdar in the ninth round of the 55th National Challengers Chess Championship at the Karnavati Club on Saturday.


74th National Open Water Swimming meet in Murshidabad from August 27

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 20:46

Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Competitors from Bangladesh, Spain and Thailand, alongside India, will take part in the 74th edition of the National Open Water Swimming Competition slated to get underway in Bengal's Murshidabad district from August 27, it was announced on Saturday.


Kohli hints at playing Kuldeep, Yuzvendra in 1st ODI vs Sri Lanka

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 20:36

Dambulla, Aug 19 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli on Saturday hinted at playing left-arm wrist (chinaman) spinner Kuldeep Yadav and leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal in the first One-Day International (ODI) cricket match against Sri Lanka at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium here on Sunday.


Ghosh-Sathiyan enter Bulgaria Open final

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 20:32

Panagyurishte (Bulgaria), Aug 19 (IANS) The Indian pair of Soumyajit Ghosh and G. Sathiyan defeated compatriots Anthony Amalraj and Sanil Shetty to enter the men's doubles final at the Seamaster 2017 World Tour Asarel Bulgaria Open table tennis tournament here on Saturday.


Eden India-Australia ODI tickets to cost more post GST

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 20:22

Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Ticket prices for the One-Day International tie between India and Australia next month will be hiked due to the 28 percent Goods and Services Tax (GST) being levied post July 1.