Stuttgart sign five footballers

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:44

Stuttgart, May 15 (IANS) VfB Stuttgart have reinforced their first team with the signing of five youngsters for the next football season.


Danilo, Fagner named in Brazil's 23-man World Cup squad

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:28

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.


Italy's Roberta Vinci ends professional tennis career

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 06:20

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.


Djokovic thrashes Dolgopolov in first round of Italian Open

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 05:54

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.


IPL: Bangalore trounce Punjab by 10 wickets

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 22:54

Indore, May 14 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) kept their slim hopes of making to the play-offs alive after hammering Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Holkar stadium here on Monday.


IPL: Disciplined RCB bowl out Punjab for 88

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 21:50

Indore, May 14 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Monday put up a spirited show on the field to bundle out Kings XI Punjab for a paltry 88 -- the second lowest total of this Indian Premier League (IPL).


Mohun Bagan rope in defender Sukhdev from Minerva

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 21:48

Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) City soccer giants Mohun Bagan roped in defender Sukhdev Singh from I-League champions Minerva Punjab FC for the upcoming season, the club announced in a statement on Monday.


Chile not to be among hosts for 2019 Dakar Rally

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 21:18

Santiago, May 14 (IANS) Chile will not be among the hosts in the 2019 edition of the Dakar Rally due to a policy of fiscal austerity, although the country hopes to return to the motorsports competition in 2020, Chilean Sports Minister Pauline Kantor has said.


Dan Christian inks deal with Melbourne for BBL

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 20:14

Melbourne, May 14 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Daniel Christian has signed a three-year deal with Big Bash League (BBL) franchise Melbourne Renegades, the franchise announced on Monday.