Momota advances to championship match at badminton’s World Tour Finals

Japanese men’s singles world No. 1 Kento Momota vanquished a fourth straight opponent here on Saturday to reach the championship match at badminton’s World Tour Finals, the sport’s elite year-end event. After... Read more »

2nd Test: 2nd Day India 172/3 at stumps, trail by 154 runs vs Australia

India were 172/3 at stumps on the second day of the second Test against Australia at the Perth stadium here on Saturday. India skipper Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane were batting on... Read more »

Success in La Liga increases self-criticism, says Atletico Madrid coach

Atletico Madrid’s head coach Diego Simeone said on Friday that holding the second spot in La Liga standings requires more work from him and his players, adding that he is critical most... Read more »

2nd Test: Australia 277/6 at stumps on Day 1

Australia were 277/6 at stumps on the opening day of the second Test match against India here on Friday. Pat Cummins (11) and skipper Tim Paine (16) were at the crease when... Read more »

India crash out of hockey World Cup after loss to Netherlands

India’s 43-year long wait to reach a hockey World Cup semi-final continued after going down 1-2 to the Netherlands at the jam-packed Kalinga Stadium here on Thursday. Thierry Brinkmann (14th minute) and... Read more »

Injuries rule Ashwin, Rohit out of Perth Test

Star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and batsman Rohit Sharma were ruled out of the second cricket Test against Australia, starting at the WACA here on Friday. Pacer Umesh Yadav, all-rounders Hanuma Vihari and... Read more »

Champions League: Atletico, Brugge in goalless draw

Bruges (Belgium), Dec 12 Atletico Madrid were held 0-0 by Club Brugge in the last match of the Champions League group stage. The result, combined with Borussia Dortmund’s win over AS Monaco,... Read more »

Champions League: Dortmund beat Monaco to take top spot in Group A

Monaco, Dec 12 Borussia Dortmund qualified as first in Group A for the Round of 16 of the Champions League with a fluent 2-0 win over AS Monaco, helped by Atletico Madrid’s... Read more »

Australia favourites to win second Test: Ponting

Perth, Dec 11:┬áDespite India winning the first Test, former Australia captain Ricky Ponting feels the hosts will have an upper hand in the second Test beginning here on Friday. India defeated Australia... Read more »

Neha, Amandeep, Smriti contenders in final leg of Hero WPG Tour

Kolkata, Dec 11:┬áNeha Tripathi, who has skipped the Qualifying School at the Ladies European Tour to gain some valuable practice time and to consolidate her game in the new year, will be... Read more »