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Copa America: Jesus Manuel Corona stunner earns Mexico draw, top spot in group

June 14, 2016 12:23 pm

Mexico and Venezuela each finished with seven points from their three matches but 'El Tri' had a superior goal difference.

Euro 2016: Romania's selection dilemma for crunch Switzerland game

June 14, 2016 12:12 pm

The Romanians were crestfallen to lose 2-1 to hosts and favourites France in the dying moments of the tournament opener.

Jordan Spieth on a roll in the majors going into US Open

June 14, 2016 11:51 am

Jordan Speith the Masters and U.S. Open, missed a playoff at the British Open by one shot, was runner-up at the PGA Championship.

Australia vs West Indies: Marlon Samuels sparks West Indies over Australia

June 14, 2016 10:44 am

Australia scored 265 for 7 after batting first. West Indies in reply rode on Samuels' 92 to achieve the target with 20 balls to spare.

Euro 2016: Italy looking to heal open wounds from 2014 World Cup, says Antonio Conte

June 14, 2016 6:29 am

Italy began Brazil 2014 with a win over England but 1-0 defeats to Costa Rica and Uruguay saw them exit the World Cup at the group stage.

Euro 2016: Russia team doctor concerned with excessive drug tests

June 14, 2016 6:12 am

Eduard Bezuglov said that inspectors came to the Russian camp on three occasions during the build-up to Euro 2016, testing 10 players at a time.

Euro 2016: Northern Ireland coach Michael O'Neill pays tribute after fan dies

June 14, 2016 5:33 am

Michael O'Neill led the tributes for the fan who, according to officials, fell on his head on a stone beach after scaling a seafront railing.

Euro 2016: Kevin de Bruyne could do better, rues Belgium coach Marc Wilmots

June 14, 2016 5:17 am

Belgium manager Marc Wilmots lamented his side's night to forget in Lyon as they lost 0-2 to Italy in their Euro 2016 opener.

Euro 2016: English FA expresses 'serious concerns' over security

June 14, 2016 5:07 am

English FA chairman Greg Dyke has written to UEFA expressing worries after French prosecutors said 150 Russian hooligans clashed with England fans.

Euro 2016: Emanuele Giaccherini, Graziano Pelle strike to give Italy 2-0 win over Belgium

June 14, 2016 2:57 am

Italy made the most of the chances that fell their way against Belgium in Lyon to bring their Euro 2016 campaign off to a resounding start.

SPORTS PHOTOS

England vs Sri Lanka: Rain at Lord's forces draw, England win series 2-0

June 14, 2016 1:13 am

England win the three Test series 2-0 after rain forced a draw in the third and final Test against Sri Lanka.

India vs Zimbabwe: Yuzvendra Chahal spins India to unassailable 2-0 lead; see pictures

June 13, 2016 7:36 pm

India rode on Yuzvendra Chahal's three for 25 to grab second win in the three-match ODI series against Zimbabwe.

Euro 2016: Germany on target against Ukraine, register 2-0 win

June 13, 2016 4:38 am

Germany, Poland, Croatia notch up wins on third day of Euro 2016.

Eng vs SL: England-Sri Lanka Test set for thrilling finish

June 13, 2016 3:52 am

Sri Lanka need 330 more runs to win with all their 10 wickets in hand against England on Day 5.

Euro 2016: England, Russia share spoils; fans spoil Marseillie with violence

June 12, 2016 5:53 am

Violence continued in Marseille after the Russia-England match which ended in a draw.

All-round India down Zimbabwe in first ODI

June 12, 2016 3:43 am

India begin tour to Zimbabwe with a nine-wicket win after KL Rahul scored an unbeaten ton on debut.

France vs Romania: In Paris, a fairytale start to Euro 2016

June 11, 2016 4:20 am

Euro 2016 got underway in Paris on Friday and France won their first match against Romania.

England vs Sri Lanka: After Jonny Bairstow's ton, Sri Lanka show spine at Lord's

June 11, 2016 12:07 am

Sri lanka finished day 2 at 162 for one in reply to England's first innings 416, a deficit of 254 runs.

Muhammad Ali funeral: 'The Greatest' makes final journey through hometown Louisville

June 10, 2016 10:09 pm

Muhammad Ali made his final journey through his hometown Louisville during his funeral.

Jonny Bairstow and Alastair Cook lead England recovery on Day 1 against Sri Lanka at Lord's

June 09, 2016 11:49 pm

Jonny Bairstow hits unbeaten 107, Alastair Cook scores solid 85 as England recover from 84/4 to end day's play at 279/6 against Sri Lanka.

SPORTS VIDEOS

World T20: 5 Unmissable Matches

March 12, 2016 1:05 pm

12th South Asian Games conclude

February 24, 2016 3:44 am

Guwahati, Feb 24 (ANI): The 12th South Asian games were declared close in a glittering ceremony that saw performances by eight live bands from across the northeastern states. India's regional supremacy went unchallenged as the hosts were crowned overall champions for the 12th consecutive time after notching up a record-breaking haul of 188 gold, 90 silver and 30 bronze medals taking the overall tally to 308. While Sri Lanka with a total of 186 medals came second, Pakistan begged third position with 106 medals. Afghanistan stood at fourth with a medal tally of 35, Bangladesh at fifth with 75 medals, Nepal secured sixth position with 60 medals, Maldives stands at seventh with a medal tally of 3 and Bhutan stands at eighth with a total of 16 medals. Cycling, football, hockey, squash, volleyball were among 23 sport disciplines of which 16 were held in Guwahati and 7 in Shillong. The hosting of the major international sporting event is part of the government's efforts to develop India's northeast region. The two hosting cities Guwahati and Shillong showcased the culture and heritage of northeast India. The mega sports extravaganza will help boost the state's tourism besides pushing infrastructural growth. The objective of decentralizing sports to centres outside the metros is laudable and the effort will boost economic growth and bring prosperity to the region, making India a global destination for sports.

Daredevils stun spectators in Punjab's Kila Raipur 'ural Olympics'

February 12, 2016 8:26 am

Ludhiana (Punjab), Feb 12: Every year Ludhiana becomes the destination for hundreds of sports enthusiasts from around the world who come to witness the Kila Raipur Sports Festival or the Rural Olympics. In the 80th edition of the rural Olympics held in Kila Raipur near Ludhiana, children, youngsters and veterans exhibited their courage and skill. The four-day sporting event from February 4-7 saw stuntmen performing daredevil acts like weight lifting with beard, pulling car with teeth, standing on a moving bike, holding ladder in mouth among others. Sportspersons displayed their agility and dexterity in a plethora of other sports like shot-put, weight lifting, paragliding and karate. The sporting event started in 1933 with only wrestling and athletics. Sports lovers from around the world flock to witness the unique sporting event. These games not only promote sportsmanship but also help develop closer people-to-people contact.

India Vs Australia, 2nd T20I: India Beat Australia, Win Series

January 29, 2016 8:53 pm

India beat Australia by 27 runs in the second T20I to take an unassailable lead in the three match series.

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