Mexico City, May 15 (IANS) Atlas midfielder Rafael Marquez and 16 players from European and US clubs form the core of the 28-man preliminary roster announced by Mexican national coach Juan Carlos Osorio ahead of the 2018 World Cup.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Multiple National racing and rally champion Amittrajit Ghosh will become the first Indian to compete in the prestigious FIA European Rally Championship, it was announced on Tuesday.
London, May 15 (IANS) England Cricket Board (ECB) Chairman Colin Graves feels young people "are just not attracted to cricket" and that is the reason the board's new 100-ball-a side tournament has been conceptualised.
Sydney, May 15 (IANS) Veteran footballer Tim Cahill will lead Australia's 26-man provisional squad for the World Cup, Football Federation Australia announced on Tuesday.
Bogota, May 15 (IANS) Colombia head coach Jose Pekerman on Monday named uncapped goalkeeper Ivan Arboleda to his provisional 30-man football squad for the FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Dhaka, May 15 (IANS) Bengaluru FC will hope for the rub of the green to go their way at more than one venue when they take on Abahani Limited Dhaka in their final Group E game at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Wednesday.
Buenos Aires, May 15 (IANS) Inter Milan captain Mauro Icardi and young Racing Club striker Lautaro Martinez were among 35 players named in Argentina's provisional World Cup squad.
Lausanne, May 15 (IANS) The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has extended the doping sanction against Peru national football team captain Paolo Guerrero to 14 months total, which means the veteran striker will miss the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Paris, May 15 (IANS) French tennis player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has announced his withdrawl from French Open this year due to insufficient recovery from left knee meniscus surgery.
San Jose, May 15 (IANS) The squad to represent Costa Rica in the 2018 World Cup witnessed very few changes from the unit that reached the quarter-finals of the 2014 tournament in Brazil.
Stuttgart, May 15 (IANS) VfB Stuttgart have reinforced their first team with the signing of five youngsters for the next football season.
Rio de Janeiro, May 15 (IANS) Danilo and Fagner were selected to replace injured right-back Dani Alves as Brazil coach Tite announced his 23-man football squad for the FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Rome, May 15 (IANS) AItaly's Roberta Vinci on Monday played her last professional tennis match at age 35, losing to Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia in the first round of the Italian Open here.
Rome, May 15 (IANS) ASerbian tennis star Novak Djokovic thrashed Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-1, 6-3 in the first round of the Italian Open ATP World Tour Masters 1000 clay-court tournament here on Monday.