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.
Berlin, May 15 (IANS) Germany coach Joachim Low has signed a contract extension till 2022, the German Football Association announced on Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Tuesday announced Asia's leading sports apparel brand Li-Ning as the Indian contingent's official sports apparel partner till the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Lagos, May 15 (IANS) Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has named the country's league leading top scorers Junior Lokosa and Simeon Nwankwo as the new faces in the 30-man provisional list for the FIFA World Cup.
Rio de Janeiro, May 15 (IANS) Brazil's President Michel Temer has told the country's national football team to win the upcoming FIFA World Cup.
Hobart, May 15 (IANS) Australia all-rounder James Faulkner has signed up with the Hobart Hurricanes for the next three seasons of the Big Bash League (BBL), the franchise announced on Tuesday.
Dubai, May 15 (IANS) Shashank Manohar was on Tuesday re-elected unopposed as the International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman for a second consecutive term.
Pune, May 15 (IANS) Pune-based kabbadi outfit Puneri Paltan on Tuesday signed their new coach, Ashan Kumar, for the upcoming sixth season of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL).