United's Jones in, Bailly out for Manchester derby

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 20:14

Manchester, Dec 8 (IANS) Manchester United head coach Jose Mourinho on Friday said defenders Phil Jones will be available but Eric Bailly will miss out in the Manchester derby on Sunday.


Spain's Silva fit for Manchester derby

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 19:58

Manchester, Dec 8 (IANS) Manchester City head coach Pep Guardiola on Friday assured that his star midfielder David Silva will figure in the Manchester derby on Sunday.


La Liga: Defensive issues for Real Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 19:56

Madrid, Dec 8 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane will have to overcome the loss of key footballers in defence as his side takes on Sevilla in the La Liga on Saturday with both sides aiming to pressure Barcelona, who have a tough trip to face Villarreal on Sunday.


Kenya marathoners eyeing CWG to sit out in other events

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 19:28

Nairobi, Dec 8 (IANS) Marathon athletes wishing to represent Kenya in Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia in April will not be allowed to sign contracts to run in other competition in the build up to the event, officials said.


Domestic cricket has taught me a lot: Siddharth Kaul

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 18:56

Dharamsala, Dec 8 (IANS) Punjab medium-pacer Siddharth Kaul, who got his maiden India call-up for the upcoming One-Day International (ODI) series against Sri Lanka on Friday, credited domestic cricket for his development as a bowler.


Peru captain Guerrero handed one-year ban

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 18:48

Zurich, Dec 8 (IANS) Peru captain Paolo Guerrero was on Friday banned by world football's governing body FIFA for one year as a result of a positive test for cocaine, forcing the 33-year-old to miss the 2018 World Cup in Russia.


Golfer Chawrasia aims to make experience count for Asia

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 17:12

Shah Alam (Malaysia), Dec 8 (IANS) Indias golfer S.S.P. Chawrasia believes his experience will help the young Asian team when they face Team Europe at the EurAsia Cup, to be held here from January 12 to 14, 2018.


Inaugural boxing Indian Open to start on January 28

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:52

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Boxing Federation on India (BFI) President Ajay Singh announced on Friday that the inaugural edition of the Indian Open will take place from January 28 to February 1 here.


U.S. has not ruled out Winter Olympics participation

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:28

Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters that "no official decision has been made" about whether the U.S. will participate in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.