New Delhi, May 31 : Industrialist Vijay Mallya, wanted by investigating agencies for alleged financial fraud, enjoyed watching from London the Indian Premier League (IPL) final between his team, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday.
Dubai, May.31 : England's James Anderson has topped the ICC player rankings for Test bowlers for the first time in his career after bowling his side to a nine-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the second Test at Chester-le-Street on Monday.
Johannesburg, May.31 : Former Australia bowler Jason Gillespie has dismissed mounting reports linking him to the role of full-time fast bowling coach in the national team, insisting that he was happy with his stint at English county club Yorkshire.
Jakarta (Indonesia): Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal began her campaign at the Indonesia Super Series Premier tournament on a positive note after claiming a hard-fought opening round win in the women's singles contest here on Tuesday.
Manchester, May 31 : Outgoing Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has said he might quit football coaching if he does not have an interesting offer next.
Jakarta, May 31 : India's ace shuttler and former World No.1 Saina Nehwal held her nerve to see off a strong challenge from Chinese Taipei's Pai Yu Po and win her first-round women's singles tie at the USD 9,00,000 Indonesia Super Series Premier badminton tournament here on Tuesday.
Bengaluru, May 31 : S.S.P. Chawrasia will be the biggest name in action when the fifth edition of the Louis Philippe Cup Pro Golf League starts at the Karnataka Golf Association course here on Wednesday.
Paris, May 31 : Paris Saint-Germain's Ivoirian defender Serge Aurier will stand trial on September 26 over charges of alleged violence against the authorities, French press reported on Tuesday.
Harare, May 31 : Ahead of the limited overs series against India, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) on Tuesday made sweeping changes by sacking coach Dav Whatmore and skipper Hamilton Masakadza and named former South Africa pacer Makhaya Ntini and Graeme Cremer as interim coach and captain of the side.
Paris, May 31 : Enigmatic Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios has laughed off suggestions he should quit social media to focus on his game after Australian great and Wimbledon winner Pat Cash urged the young star to take his match preparation more seriously.
Manchester, May 31 : England goalkeeper Joe Hart believes that his side can be the surprise package at Euro 2016.
Barcelona, May 31 : The trial of FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi and his father started on Tuesday over alleged tax fraud in a hearing session here but his mother, who was supposed to attend the hearing session, did not show up.
New Delhi, May 31 : Ace shooter Heena Sidhu on Tuesday consoled reigning Commonwealth Games champion shuttler Parupalli Kashyap, who will miss the upcoming Rio Olympics following a knee injury.
Bengaluru, May.31 : As the Indian men's hockey team gear up for next week's FIH Champions Trophy, chief coach Roelant Oltmans has asserted that his side need to strengthen their defence structure in order to give a fierce challenge to top-ranked teams and win a medal in the prestigious tournament.
London, May.31 : Germany striker Marco Reus has been ruled out of next week's Euro Championship due to 'huge health problems', according to head coach Joachim Low.
St. Lucia, May.31 : Hero MotoCorp Ltd (HMCL), the world's largest two-wheeler manufacturer, on Tuesday extended its title sponsorship of the popular Caribbean Premier League (CPL) for another three years. With this extension, the mega cricketing event will continue to be called the 'Hero Caribbean Premier League' until the 2018 season.
London, May 31 : Brazil football legend Pele is all set to auction off a vast collection of memorabilia accumulated throughout his illustrious career.
Port of Spain, May 31 : Hero MotoCorp Ltd (HMCL), the world's largest two-wheeler manufacturer, today extended its Title Sponsorship of the popular Caribbean Premier League (CPL) for another three years. With this extension, the mega cricketing event will continue to be called the 'Hero Caribbean Premier League' until the 2018 season.
All presidents of the Indian cricket board, at least in the last two-and-a-half decades, have been making tall promises, the most important of them being the redistribution of huge sums of revenues accruing from television rights to its affiliated units (read officials) and players.
Shanghai, May 31 : Delhi Dynamos F.C. becomes the first and only Indian Football Club to be invited to become a part of The World Soccer Congress, Shanghai.
Shanghai, May 31 : Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Delhi Dynamos has been invited to become part of the World Soccer Congress, to be held here from June 1-3.
Munich, May 31 : Germany manager Joachim Loew on Tuesday named his final squad of 23-players for the Euro Cup in France which does not feature midfielder Marco Reus who is still recovering from an injury.
London, May 31 : Reigning Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton said his Monaco Grand Prix triumph meant the world championship fight is alive, after he had cut Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg's advantage to 24 points.
New Delhi, May 31 : Nearly 30 million people joined the conversation on Facebook during the ninth edition of the just-concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) that concluded last weekend, social media giant Facebook said on Tuesday.
Darwin (Australia), May 31 : The Indian women's hockey team had a disastrous start to their campaign at the Four Nations tournament, suffering a 1-4 thrashing to New Zealand here on Tuesday.
London, May 31 : Former England midfielder Jermaine Jenas believes coach Roy Hodgson should make the most out of the Tottenham Hotspur footballers he has in the squad for Euro 2016.
Manchester, May 31 : Newly-appointed Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho paid his first visit to the English Premier League club's training ground at Carrington.
Bengaluru, May 31 : Stressing the importance of developing , the Indian hockey team's defence, chief coach Roelant Oltmans on Tuesday said the P.R. Sreejesh-led side stands a good chance to win a medal at the Champions Trophy in London, starting June 10.
Melbourne, May 31 : Australia's Mitchell Marsh has refused to call himself a genuine all-rounder and insisted that he could not justify the role until he improves his batting skills.
Melbourne, May 31 : Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, who suffered a side strain during the recently-concluded Indian Premier League (IPL), is confident that he will be declared fit for the upcoming Caribbean Tri-series.
New Delhi, May 31 : One of the most promising footballers in India, Eugeneson Lyngdoh said on Tuesday that he felt priviledged to be mentioned in a speech by Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he hailed Meghalaya for its contribution to Indian football a few days ago.
Dubai, May 31 : England's James Anderson has topped the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers for the first time in his career after bowling his side to a nine-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the second Test at Chester-le-Street on Monday.
New Delhi, May 31 : Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the state of Meghalaya for its contribution to Indian Football, 2014 AIFF Player of the Year Eugeneson Lyngdoh said it was a privilege to be mentioned by the leader of the nation.
Dubai, May 31 : After guiding England to consecutive wins against Sri Lanka in the ongoing three-match Test rubber, seasoned pacer James Anderson on Tuesday vaulted to his career-best No.1 spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test bowlers rankings.
Moscow, May 31 : Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has dismissed as false statements made earlier in the month by ex-head of Moscow anti-doping laboratory Grigory Rodchenkov on alleged doping abuse by Russian athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi.
Paris, May 31 : Paris police have released football club Paris Saint-Germain's Ivoirian defender Serge Aurier after he was arrested following a street fight.
Coruna (Spain), May 31 : Spanish football club Deportivo La Coruna has announced they have fired coach Victor Sanchez, only a few months after renewing his contract until June 2017.
Chester-le-Street (England), May 31 : Sri Lankan pacer Shaminda Eranga has been reported for suspect action during the second Test against England here.
Milan, May 31 : Italian football giant AC Milan's owner Silvio Berlusconi has revealed he attempted to bring Pep Guardiola to his club when the Spanish coach was helming FC Barcelona.
Bratislava, May 31 : Slovakia football coach Jan Kozak has announced his list of 23 players for the Euro 2016 in France.
Wolfsburg (Germany), May 31 : German football club VfL Wolfsburg has been fined a record 90,000 euros (USD 100,165) after a fan fired a flare that hit the Hanover bench during a Bundesliga match in March.
Moscow, May 31 : Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has taken full responsibility for a recent chain of alleged doping scandals involving national athletes and has no intention of hiding in case they prove to be true.
Johannesburg, May 31 : Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton has thanked his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg for his gentleman-like conduct that helped the British driver to win his first Formula One race of the season at the Monaco Grand Prix.
Durham, May 31 : Sri Lankan fast bowler Shaminda Eranga has been reported for a suspect bowling action during the side's nine-wicket defeat against England at the Riverside Stadium in Chester-le-Street on Monday.
Karachi, May 31 : Former Pakistan skipper Javed Miandad has slammed the newly-appointed Inzamam-ul-Haq-led national selection committee by describing it as a 'one-man show'.
New Delhi, May 31 : Former Indian team director Ravi Shastri believes it is the right time for swashbuckling batsman Virat Kohli to take over captaincy from Mahendra Singh Dhoni in all the formats of cricket.
Johannesburg, May 31 : Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has issued an apology to driver Daniel Ricciardo after the team's pit blunder cost him victory at the Monaco Grand Prix.
Bangalore, May 31 : I-League champions Bengaluru FC announced on Tuesday they would be parting ways with coach Ashley Westwood by mutual consent.
Dhaka, May 31 : Bangladesh's bowling sensation Mustafizur Rahman has said his feet are still on the ground despite earning all-round praise for his impressive bowling in the recent Indian Premier League (IPL).
Paris, May 31 : All matches on the ninth day of the French Open were canceled due to persistent rain.
Kolkata, May 31 : Buoyed by the recent success in the I-League and the Federation Cup, Mohun Bagan goalkeeper Debjit Majumder hopes to soon don the India jersey.
Rio de Janeiro, May 31 : Amid mounting concerns about delays, the Rio de Janeiro administration has cancelled a contract to build the Olympic velodrome and allotted it to a new company, a media report said.
Mexico City, May 31 : Kidnapped Mexican footballer Alan Pulido knocked his captor unconscious and was freed with the help of police, a media report said.
Rio de Janeiro, May 31 : Brazil's Paralympic torch relay route will include one city in each of Brazil's five geographical regions before ending at the Maracana stadium for the opening ceremony on September 7, organisers said.
London, May. 30 : England skipper Alastair Cook joined the elite club of cricketers with 10,000 runs as his side secured a comfortable nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match Test series in Chester-le-Street on Monday.
New Delhi, May. 30 : Globally, technology is playing a vital role via customized softwares like CRM/ERM systems having a direct impact on efficiency and performance; it's fascinating that such technologies are now aiding the world of sports as well to assess player performances and derive quality tournament statistics.
Chester-le-Street, May 30 : England skipper Alaister Cook smashed unbeaten 47 runs and helped his side win the Test and clinch the series against Sri Lanka besides touching the record of becoming the youngest person to touch 10,000 Test runs.
London, May.30 : England captain Alastair Cook on Monday surpassed Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar's record to become the youngest batsman to accumulate 10,000 runs in Test cricket.
Warsaw, May 30 : India's paralympics hope on Monday received a short in the arm with four Indians bagging honours at the IPC International Athletics Meet in Poland.
Paris, May.30 : The ninth day of the French Open has been called off without seeing a single ball being hit on Monday due to incessant rain, making it the first complete washout at Roland Garros since 2000.