Ronaldo enjoying himself at Juventus, says Antic(21:44) Madrid, Feb 19 (IANS) Radomir Antic of Serbia, former coach of Spain's top teams Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid and Barcelona, said Cristiano Ronaldo was feeling relaxed after joining Juventus last summer.
East Bengal to travel to Srinagar if AIFF insisted, says official(20:42) Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) City football giants East Bengal here on Tuesday said they were ready to travel to Srinagar for the potentially title-deciding match against Real Kashmir FC if "forced" to do so by the All India Football Federation (AIFF), but would still request it to put off the game to a later date.
Afghanistan to host Ireland for full tour in India(19:22) Dehradun, Feb 19 (IANS) Afghanistan and Ireland will play a full tour, comprising three T20 Internationals, five ODIs and a Test match, at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium here from February 21.
13 photos of Pakistani cricketers removed from HPCA stadium(19:20) Dharamsala, Feb 19 (IANS) Thirteen photos of Pakistani cricketers, including Imran Khan and Wasim Akram, that were hung inside the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) stadium here were removed on Tuesday, an official said.
Youngsters missing guidance of Smith, Warner: Hazlewood(17:50) New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) In the absence of Steve Smith and David Warner, the Australian batting line-up has often crumbled under pressure in recent times, Test vice-captain Josh Hazlewood said and added youngsters are missing the guidance of the banned duo.
Not heard anything on players workload, shouldn't be a problem: KKR(17:04) Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Even as the BCCI has dropped a hint that it will keep an eye on the workload of India players during the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) CEO Venky Mysore on Tuesday said they have not got any directive of that sort yet, also expressing confidence that a situation like that will not arise and things will work out well.
Indonesia submits bid to IOC for hosting 2032 Olympics(16:58) Jakarta, Feb 19 (IANS) Indonesia has submitted a proposal to host the 2032 Olympics to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after successfully holding the Asian Games last year, a statement from the Indonesian Embassy in Switzerland said on Tuesday.
Hearing of Minerva Punjab FC plea against AIFF likely on Friday(16:18) New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday is likely to hear a plea by the Minerva Punjab FC challenging All India Football Federation's (AIFF) league committee decision not to postpone the I-League match against Real Kashmir FC in the wake of the Pulwama attack, team lawyers said on Tuesday.
Vettel tops table on 1st day of F1 pre-season testing(11:10) Barcelona, Feb 19 (IANS) Germany's Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) was the fastest driver on the first day of the 2019 Formula One pre-season testing here, while Spaniard Carlos Sainz gave the McLaren team their best start in five years.
Djokovic, Biles win Laureus Sports awards(04:34) Monaco, Feb 19 (IANS) Tennis world No. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia won his fourth Laureus World Sportsman of the Year here on Monday, and American record-holding gymnast Simone Biles bagged the World Sportswoman of the Year Award thanks to her dominant world championship performance last year.
East Bengal, Mohun Bagan join fight to seek clarity on I-League future(22:46) Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) Eight I-League clubs, including giants Quess East Bengal and Mohun Bagan, on Monday shot off a letter to All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel seeking an "urgent appointment" to discuss the future of teams after the ongoing season.
Odisha gets its first high-performance centre(22:24) Bhubaneswar, Feb 18 (IANS) Abhinav Bindra Targeting Performance Centre, the first high-performance centre in Odisha, was on Monday inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Kalinga Stadium here.
Liverpool coach expects tough match against Bayern Munich in CL(22:14) London, Feb 18 (IANS) Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp on Monday said he expects a difficult encounter against Bayern Munich in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League last-16 tie, despite the German side's somewhat unstable set of recent results.
I-League: Manzi's late strikes put Chennai City in driver's seat(22:00) Shillong, Feb 18 (IANS) Pedro Manzi, now the 12th I-League's joint highest scorer with 18 goals to his credit, scored two and set up another, all in the space of 12 minutes, to help table-toppers Chennai City FC beat Shillong Lajong FC 4-2 in a return leg fixture at the JLN Stadium, here on Monday.
India are the best at home, feels Australia skipper Finch(20:30) Brisbane, Feb 18 (IANS) Australia's limited overs captain Aaron Finch feels India are the best in their own conditions and they have to be at their best to beat them in the limited overs games, starting with two T20 internationals from February 24.
FIDE VP Nigel Short takes aim at AICF again(20:26) Chennai, Feb 18 (IANS) Global chess body FIDE's Vice-President and chess Grand Master (GM) Nigel Short targeted the All India Chess Federation (AICF) again by expressing disappointment at the disenfranchisement of the Maharashtra Chess Association and several others.