UEFA fines Arsenal, Bayern; suspends Tottenham's Alli for 3 games (21:20)
Nyon, March 24 (IANS) The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) decided on Friday to fine Arsenal and Bayern Munich, as well as suspend Tottenham Hotspur's Delle Alli for three matches.
Yubrani, Pratibha in girl's final of Rendez-Vous tennis tourney (21:20)
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Yubrani Banerjee continued her good form by entering the final of the girls singles under-18 event at the ongoing Rendez-Vous A Roland Garros national series tennis tournament at the red clay courts of the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad here on Friday.
ED issues notice against Gauri Khan, Knight Riders Sports (Lead) (21:18)
New Delhi/Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate has issued show cause notice against Knight Riders Sports Pvt Ltd (KRSPL) and Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's wife Gauri Khan for allegedly violating foreign exchange rules.
Kolkata Knight Riders to start IPL-10 preparations from Saturday (20:42)
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will start their preparations for the tenth edition of the cash-rich cricket league here from Saturday.
Pay Rs. 2.5 crore to HPCA for holding 4th Test match, SC tells BCCI (20:40)
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday directed the BCCI to pay Rs. 2.5 crore to the Himachal Pradesh State Cricket Association (HPCA) in pursuance of its contractual obligation for the hosting of the fourth Test match between India and Australia at Dharamsala from Saturday.
Germany midfielder Weigl ruled out of Azerbaijan clash (20:08)
Dortmund, March 24 (IANS) Midfielder Julian Weigl has been left out of the Germany football squad that will face Azerbaijan in a 2018 World Cup qualifier in Baku on Sunday, the German football federation DFB announced on Friday.
IPL: Mumbai Indians to kickstart preparatory camp from Saturday (20:04)
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Mumbai Indians will begin their preparatory camp for the upcoming 10th edition of the cash-rich cricket league under new head coach and former Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene from Saturday, the franchise confirmed on Friday.
ED issues notice against Gauri Khan, Knight Riders Sports (19:58)
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate has issued show cause notice against Knight Riders Sports Pvt Ltd (KRSPL) and Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's wife Gauri Khan for allegedly violating foreign exchange rules.
Janssen withdraws from Netherlands trip to Bulgaria (19:48)
The Hague, March 24 (IANS) Striker Vincent Janssen was on Friday left out of the Netherlands football squad that will play the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Bulgaria in Sofia due to illness.
British racer Hamilton happy with practice in Australia (19:46)
Melbourne, March 24 (IANS) British Formula One racer and triple world champion Lewis Hamilton on Friday said the day was "99 percent perfect" after registering the fastest lap in two practice sessions at the Australian Grand Prix here.
Chinese footballer Qin Sheng banned for 6 months for misbehaviour (19:40)
Beijing, March 24 (IANS) The Chinese Football Association (CFA) on Friday handed Shanghai Greenland midfielder Qin Sheng a six-month ban for deliberately stamping on Tianjin Quanjian's Belgian midfielder Axel Witsel.
Messi's goal takes Argentina to qualification zone (19:38)
Buenos Aires, March 24 (IANS) Ace forward Lionel Messi helped Argentina beat Chile 1-0 in an intense football match of the South American qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, putting the Albiceleste in the direct qualification zone.
Muguruza saved by rain at Miami Open, trails McHale 0-6, 2-3 (19:34)
Miami, March 24 (IANS) Spanish tennis star GarbiÃ±e Muguruza got off to a rocky start at the Miami Open and currently trails American Christina McHale 0-6, 2-3 in second-round action, although a rain delay may have given her a new lease of life.
Shamim sails to five-shot win at Kolkata Classic golf meet (19:26)
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Delhi's golfer Shamim Khan put up a dogged final-round show of even-par 72 to clinch the Kolkata Classic title by five shots, while Indian Open champion S.S.P. Chawrasia finished second at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) here on Friday.
Halappa reckons scientific approach in hockey training helping teams (19:22)
Bengaluru, March 24 (IANS) The Indian hockey teams, both senior and junior, have made rapid progress in the past two years and much of this success needs to be attributed to the new approach adopted in terms of modernised and scientific training, feels men's team assistant coach Arjun Halappa.
Chess: Harikrishna beats Adams in Shenzhen Masters (19:18)
Shenzhen (China), March 24 (IANS) Indias Grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna registered a thumping victory over Englands Michael Adams in the Shenzhen Longgang Grand Masters tournament here on Friday to jump to the top of the table.
Vani wins women's domestic golf title (18:54)
Pune, March 24 (IANS) Vani Kapoor carded three-over 74 in the final round to claim her second title in the sixth leg of the Hero Women's Professional Golf Tour 2017 at the Poona Club Golf Course here on Friday.
Under Rahane, India will still be in very good hands, says Smith (18:52)
Dharamsala, March 24 (IANS) With India's regular skipper Virat Kohli's participation in the deciding final cricket Test still under the cloud following a shoulder injury, Australia skipper Steve Smith on Friday backed vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane's abilities to lead the hosts in the crucial game, starting on Saturday.
Ayaz Memon to mentor DigiOsmosis' Sportswallah (18:38)
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Senior journalist Ayaz Memon has been roped in as the mentor of sportswallah.com -- the latest venture by digital media firm DigiOsmosis.
Jesus & Mary College clinches inaugural WCL inter-college tourney (18:38)
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Jesus & Mary College (JMC) emerged victorious in the inaugural Women's Cricket League (WCL) #T20 inter-college talent hunt tournament, beating Gargi College by 37 runs at the Roshanara Club here on Friday.
Arsenal midfielder Iwobi backs under-fire manager Wenger (18:12)
London, March 24 (IANS) Under fire after a poor outing in the Champions League, English football giants Arsenel head coach Arsene Wenger has received the backing of midfielder Alex Iwobi, who said the Frenchman deserves more respect from the fans.
Anti-corruption tribunal charges Sharjeel in PSL spot-fixing case (17:26)
Lahore, March 24 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) Anti-Corruption Tribunal (ACT) on Friday held a preliminary hearing at the National Cricket Academy here where formal charges were read out against suspended opening batsman Sharjeel Khan in the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing case.
Manohar to remain ICC Chairman (16:28)
Dubai, March 24 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday announced that Chairman Shashank Manohar has agreed to defer his recent resignation following an ICC Board resolution to request him to remain in the post "until the ongoing process relating to governance and financial restructuring are completed".
Smith relaxes after meeting the Dalai Lama (16:02)
Dharamsala, March 24 (IANS) On the eve of Australia's fourth and final cricket Test against India here, the visiting team led by skipper Steve Smith met Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.
Uganda beefs up security ahead of World Cross Country meet (15:36)
Kampala, March 24 (IANS) Host Uganda has beefed up security in and around the capital Kampala where the 2017 World Cross Country athletics championships are slated to be held on March 26.