Kathmandu, May 16 (IANS) Kami Rita Sherpa has set a new world record by climbing Mt Everest for the 22nd time.
Buenos Aires, May 16 (IANS) Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has said that he accepted an offer to become chairman and sporting director of Belarusian club Dynamo Brest.
Panama City, May 16 (IANS) The Panama national team has started training ahead of the May 29 friendly against Northern Ireland in preparation for next month's World Cup in Russia.
Lyon, May 16 (IANS) Atletico Madrid's Argentine head coach Diego Simeone on Tuesday said he expects a great Europa League final against Olympique de Marseille here on Wednesday.
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) sharpened their chances of a playoff berth with a convincing six-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals (RR) in a crucial Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Eden Gardens here on Tuesday.
Rome, May 15 (IANS) Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili on Tuesday defeated Filippo Baldi of Italy 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 in the first round of the Italian Open here.
Malahide (Dublin) May 15 (IANS) Ireland started their Test journey with a five-wicket loss to Pakistan, who rode on sedate knocks from debutant Imam-ul-Haq and Babar Azam to eventually romp home without much hiccups on the final day of the historic Test here on Tuesday.
Buenos Aires (Argentina), May 15 (IANS) River Plate beat San Lorenzo 2-0 in the last round of Superliga Argentina, finishing a disappointing 8th in the standings, 13 points behind champions Boca Juniors.
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav scalped four wickets to help Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) recover from a Powerplay blitz by Rajasthan Royals (RR) openers and skittle them out for 142 in 19 overs in a crunch Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Eden Gardens here on Tuesday.
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Teenaged Women International Master Vantika Agarwal of Delhi provided the biggest sensation of the ongoing Kolkata International Grandmaster Open Chess tournament when she defeated two-time national champion and Grandmaster Murali Karthikeyan of ONGC in the second round at the Newtown School here.
Lyon, May 15 (IANS) Atletico Madrid's French forward Antoine Griezmann on Tuesday said he owed a lot to his Argentine head coach Diego Simeone, stressing his role in developing the club and the footballers.
London, May 15 (IANS) Former Trinidadian soccer player Jlloyd Samuel died on Tuesday, aged 37, in a traffic accident in England, the soccer federation of Trinidad and Tobago confirmed in a statement.
London, May 15 (IANS) England selectors on Tuesday gave a surprise recall to explosive wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler to the Test squad for the first Test against Pakistan at Lords, starting on May 24.