Leicester City fires coach Craig Shakespeare

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 13:16

London, Oct 18 (IANS) English club Leicester City said it has parted ways with coach Craig Shakespeare only four months after he signed a three-year deal


APOEL hold Dortmund in Champions League

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:52

Nicosia, Oct 18 (IANS) Cyprus champions APOEL held Borussia Dortmund 1-1 at home in their first game of group H of the Champions League.


Leipzig overpower Porto in Champions League

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:22

Berlin, Oct 18 (IANS) Leipzig wrapped up their first win in Europe after beating resilient visitors from Porto 3-2 on home soil in UEFA Champions League's Group G.


Colombia defender Mina returns from long injury layoff

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:14

Rio de Janeiro, Oct 18 (IANS) Barcelona-bound central defender Yerry Mina has returned to training for reigning Brazilian Serie A champions Palmeiras after more than two months on the sidelines.


Coach Cooper happy with England players' body language during tie-breaker

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:52

Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) The body language of England colts during the tense tie-breaker impressed coach Steve Cooper the most as they reached the quarterfinals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup riding a 5-3 win on penalty shootouts against Japan here on Tuesday night.


FIFA U-17 World Cup: England pip Japan, enter quarters

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 22:40

Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) England Under-17 boys did what their senior team footballers could not for many years by keeping their nerves during tie-breakers to edge past Japan 5-3 and advance to the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Tuesday.


Bengaluru Bulls thrash UP Yoddha in PKL tie

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 22:12

Pune, Oct 17 (IANS) Rohit Kumar created history as he scored 32 raid points to help Bengaluru Bulls hammer UP Yoddha 64-24 in their penultimate match of the fifth Pro Kabaddi League (PKL)here on Tuesday.


Singhania is India's official choice for FIA WMSC seat

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 22:08

Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) Gautam Singhania will contest the FIA elections to be held in Paris on December 8, hoping to reclaim a seat for India on the prestigious FIA World Motor Sports Council.


Italy to face Sweden in European World Cup play-offs

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:42

Zurich, Oct 17 (IANS) Four-time FIFA World Cup winners Italy will face Sweden in the European 2018 World Cup playoffs, as revealed by the highly-anticipated draw held here on Tuesday.