Federer claims top spot, becomes oldest ever ATP World No. 1

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 15:34

Madrid, Feb 19 (IANS) Switzerland's Roger Federer became the oldest ever World No. 1 in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday after his victory at the Rotterdam Open.


Wozniacki stays on top of WTA rankings

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 15:32

Madrid, Feb 19 (IANS) Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark maintained the top spot for the fourth consecutive week in the Women's Tennis Association rankings released on Monday, 45 points ahead of Romania's former World No. 1 Simona Halep.


Ajax trail PSV by 5 points in Dutch league

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 14:08

Amsterdam, Feb 19 (IANS) AFC Ajax narrowed the gap to Dutch football league leaders PSV Eindhoven to five points after a 1-0 win over PEC Zwolle.


Ronaldinho reveals post-retirement plans

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 14:04

Rio de Janeiro, Feb 19 (IANS) Ronaldinho has outlined plans to focus on music, his football academy and a new mystery project as he prepares for life after football.


Thiem wins 2nd Argentina Open; Molteni-Zeballos prevail in doubles

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 14:04

Buenos Aires, Feb 19 (IANS) Austria's Dominic Thiem claimed his second Argentina Open title, defeating Slovenia's Aljad Bedene 6-2 and 6-4, while Argentina's Andres Molteni and Horacio Zeballos topped Colombians Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah in doubles.


FIFA chief warns corrupt football officials

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 13:44

Kampala, Feb 19 (IANS) The President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, has warned football association leaders not to use money meant for the sport for their own gain.


ISL: Mumbai keep playoffs hopes alive with 2-1 win over ATK

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 23:10

Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) Mumbai City FC kept their playoffs hopes alive with a 2-1 win over hapless ATK who were handed their fifth defeat at home this Indian Super League (ISL) season at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan on Sunday.


In the beginning we never got partnerships, says Duminy

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 22:06

Johannesburg, Feb 18 (IANS) South Africa skipper Jean-Paul Duminy on Sunday blamed the lack of partnerships for a 28-run loss to India in the first first Twenty-20 International (T20I) at the New Wanderers Stadium here.


Ostapenko-Dabrowski win Qatar Open title

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 22:04

Doha, Feb 18 (IANS) Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko and Canada's Gabriela Dabrowski on Sunday won the doubles final of the Qatar Open tennis tournament, beating Spain's Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez and Slovenia's Andreja Klepac.


This was one of our most balanced performances, says Kohli

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 21:58

Johannesburg , Feb 18 (IANS) After beating South Africa by 28 runs in the first Twenty-20 International match on Sunday, India skipper Virat Kohli termed the performance as one of their most balanced ones.


Release dues, share plans, improve refereeing: Mohun Bagan to AIFF

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 21:56

Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) Alleging "sub-standard" refereeing in the ongoing I-League, Mohun Bagan have asked the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to release the subsidy for hosting the current I-League's home matches, pay their dues from previous seasons and share future plans.