World Sports

Cruz Azul edges Tigres 1-0, gets 1st Liga MX win of 2019

Monday, 21 January 2019 10:05
Cruz Azul edged the Tigres UANL 1-0 in Liga MX action, getting its first win in the 2019 Clausura tournament. Portuguese manager Pedro Caixinha’s squad played solidly on defence in Saturday’s match, preventing the Tigres from getting on the scoreboard…

Betis snatch late 3-2 win over Girona

Monday, 21 January 2019 10:03
Real Betis prevailed over Girona 3-2 thanks to a last gasp penalty successfully converted by midfielder Sergio Canales, to earn their first La Liga win in four matches on Sunday. Having ousted Atletico Madrid from the Spanish Cup round of…

Happy to bat at any number: Dhoni

Saturday, 19 January 2019 17:06
With just a handful of ODIs to be played ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup, the No.4 slot in the Indian batting order is still up for grabs and with former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni staking a strong claim…

Vintage Dhoni gifts India maiden ODI series win Down Under

Saturday, 19 January 2019 17:06
Former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has once again proved the critics wrong by establishing himself as a master of close finish when he belted an 87 not out to complete a hat trick of half centuries to help the…

Benzema to make Real Madrid squad vs Sevilla, says coach

Saturday, 19 January 2019 17:05
Real Madrid’s coach Santiago Solari on Friday confirmed French forward Karim Benzema is set be on the team’s lineup of possible players for the upcoming La Liga encounter against Sevilla despite a fracture on his right hand’s pinky finger. Solari…

Atletico’s Simeone positive despite Spanish Cup elimination

Saturday, 19 January 2019 17:04
Atletico Madrid’s coach Diego Simeone said Friday that his football club’s elimination from the Copa del Rey had been a hard experience but the loss had pushed it to play well in upcoming matches. Atletico Madrid and Girona drew 3-3…

SC urged to appoint ombudsman for Rahul-Pandya issue

Friday, 18 January 2019 09:52
Cricketers Hardik Pandya and Lokesh Rahul will have to wait longer to return to international cricket as the Committee of Administrators (CoA) on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to appoint an ombudsman to look inoto the issue. With the Special…

Missing the team balance in Pandya’s absence: Dhawan

Thursday, 17 January 2019 20:18
Admitting that suspended all-rounder Hardik Pandya was “crucial” for the team’s balance, India opener Shikhar Dhawan on Thursday said the team is not grappling with a fifth bowler conundrum in the ongoing ODI series against Australia. Dhawan was speaking on…

I have been given the role of a finisher: Karthik

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 10:16
Dinesh Karthik on Tuesday said the Indian team management has asked him to play the role of a finisher after his cameo helped the side win over Australia in the second ODI here. Chasing 299, Karthik (25) stitched together a…

Langer hails Kohli, compares him with Tendulkar

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 10:16
Comparing Virat Kohli with Sachin Tendulkar, Australia coach Justin Langer said the Indian captain’s balance while shot-making in all formats of the game is “unbelievable”. Kohli scored his 39th ODI hundred to help India register a series levelling win here…