Real Madrid keeper Yanez switches to Getafe

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 16:20

Madrid, Aug 18 (IANS) Real Madrid have announced that they have reached an agreement with fellow Spanish top-division football club Getafe for the sale of goalkeeper Rubén Yáñez.


Never found ex-coach Kumble strict: Wicketkeeper Saha

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 14:38

Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) India wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha on Friday said he never found former India head coach Anil Kumble "strict", adding incumbent Ravi Shastri always encourages them to go out there and kill the opposition.


Messi hasn't yet signed contract extension

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 14:00

Barcelona, Aug 18 (IANS) FC Barcelona vice president Jordi Mestre has said that star forward Lionel Messi has not yet signed the contract extension that runs until 2021 with the Catalan football giants.


Striker Suarez to miss Uruguay's World Cup qualifiers

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 14:00

Montevideo, Aug 18 (IANS) Striker Luis Suarez will miss Uruguay's World Cup qualifiers against Argentina and Paraguay due to an injured right knee, the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) said on Thursday.


2008 Olympic champ cyclist Sanchez tests positive

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:30

Madrid, Aug 18 (IANS) Spanish cyclist Samuel Sanchez, who won the gold medal in the men's road race in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, has been suspended after testing positive for drugs, the International Union of Cycling (UCI) has announced.


Twitter to livestream in-car NASCAR experience

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:18

San Francisco, Aug 18 (IANS) To broadcast in-car camera perspectives to its 328 million monthly users, Twitter has announced a deal with US-based auto-racing sports events company NASCAR to livestream each of the "10 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series" races.


Chile midfielder Diaz joins Mexico's Pumas

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:16

Mexico City, Aug 18 (IANS) Mexican football club Pumas de la Unam on Thursday announced the signing of midfielder Marcelo Diaz, hours after the seasoned Chile international parted ways with Spanish outfit Celta Vigo.


Sampdoria eyeing Palmeiras' Colombian pair

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:14

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18 (IANS) Colombian internationals Yerry Mina and Miguel Borja could join Italian football club Sampdoria from Brazil's Palmeiras ahead of the European summer transfer deadline on August 31, according to media reports.


Sania, Bopanna advance in Cincinnati Masters

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:02

Ohio, Aug 18 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna advanced in the men's and women's doubles categories at the Cincinnati Masters tennis tournament here on Thursday.


Gujarat hold Bengal in PKL contest

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 23:06

Ahmedabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Zone A team Gujarat Fortunegiants ended their match tied 26-26 against Zone B side Bengal Warriors in an inter zone PKL contest at the Transstadia Arena here on Thursday to stay unbeaten in the home leg.