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.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana will lead the two teams that will play the Women's T20 Challenge game ahead of the Indian Premier League Qualifier 1 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, the BCCI announced on Tuesday.
Dortmund, May 15 (IANS) Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and uncapped striker Nils Petersen on Tuesday made it to Germany's 27-member provisional football squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, whereas attacking midfielder Mario Goetze and striker Sandro Wagner were excluded by head coach Joachim Löew.
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Dinesh Karthik won the toss and elected to field against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in a crunch Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Tuesday.
Berlin, May 15 (IANS) Hoffenheim have completed the transfer of attacking midfielder Leonardo Bittencourt from Cologne, the German football club announced.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The BCCI on Tuesday opposed the plea by former cricketer S. Sreesanth seeking relaxation of the life time ban on him by the country's apex cricketing body so that he could play in county cricket in England.