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  • Abhishek takes air pistol gold

    24 June, 2018 3:50 PM 31

    He has not represented the country yet, but Abhishek Verma could spearhead the Indian men’s air pistol team in the World Championship and Asian Games as he climbed to the top of the chart with a fine performance in the 18th Kumar Surendra Singh championship and the fifth National selection trials, which concluded at the Dr. Karni Singh Range, Tughlakabad

  • Live score and stats: Japan vs Senegal

    24 June, 2018 2:08 PM 37

    The match has been billed as one between Senegal's physicality and Japan's tactical nous. Senegal are not unduly worried about taking on Japan in Sunday's Group H clash despite the Asians possessing plenty of technical quality across the pitch, the African team's coach Aliou Cisse said on Saturday. Japan defeated 10-man Colombia 2-1 in their opening

  • FIFA World Cup 2018 live match updates: England 4-0 Panama

    24 June, 2018 12:45 PM 44

    The first match on Day 11 of FIFA World Cup 2018 will see an encounter between England and Panama at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium. Confident England will start as hot favourites against debutants Panama in a Group G clash on Sunday. 39 minute: Free-kick to England. GOAL!!! Trippier goes for a short pass. Henderson chips it and Stones heads it into the goal. 36 minute

  • Live score and stats: England vs Panama

    24 June, 2018 11:35 AM 34

    Gomez confirmed he was sticking with the team beaten 3-0 in Sochi on Monday in their opening match in Group G as Panama lost on their World Cup debut. England coach Gareth Southgate kept faith with Raheem Sterling up front alongside captain Harry Kane in his starting lineup for Sunday's Group G clash with Panama in Nizhny Novgorod. Southgate's only change

  • FIFA 2018: Late Toni Kroos winner against Sweden keeps Germany hopes alive

    23 June, 2018 8:10 PM 43

    A dramatic stoppage-time goal from Toni Kroos gave holders Germany a 2-1 win over Sweden on June 23 to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the World Cup last 16. Kroos curled in a superb strike from an indirect free kick to grab the three points for the four-times world champions who are now level with Sweden in Group F on three points and behind

  • FIFA 2018: Mental toughness turned game around, says Petkovic

    23 June, 2018 4:00 PM 49

    The victory puts Switzerland in a strong position to qualify from Group E. Switzerland’s never-say-die attitude and will to win was the key to turning around a match in which it had been pummelled by Serbia for much of the first half, Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic said on Friday. Switzerland beat Serbia 2-1 in the World Cup Group E showdown in Kaliningrad

  • When Iranian female football fans cheered their team at a Tehran stadium

    23 June, 2018 2:42 PM 23

    On Wednesday, Iranian female fans entered the Azadi stadium in Tehran to watch their team play Spain in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The last time women were allowed to watch a football match in the country was in 1979. BBC reported that the women arrived at the stadium to the sound of horns, chanting and waving flags, before they watched the match

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Belgium maul Tunisia 5-2, ease into round of 16

    23 June, 2018 2:32 PM 57

     Lukaku, Hazard scored twice and substitute Batshuayi netted the fifth goal as Belgium routed the North-Africans at the Spartak Stadium.  Moscow: What wonderful and entertaining game of football, Belgium dominated throughout the match to beat Tunisia 5-2. Lukaku, Hazard scored twice and substitute Batshuayi netted the fifth goal as Belgium routed the North-Africans

  • Live score and stats: Belgium on a roll; takes 4-1 lead over Tunisia

    23 June, 2018 12:56 PM 36

    Saif-Eddine Khaoui will start for Tunisia, replacing Naim Sliti, against an unchanged Belgian line-up as coach Nabil Maaloul looks to attack the World Cup Group G seeds to secure the win they need to keep their last 16 hopes alive. Belgium coach Roberto Martinez will field the same starting XI which beat Panama 3-0 on Monday, hoping for three points

  • Lincoln, Romantic Star, Big Sur, Knotty Ash, Shaman and Ambitious Approach shine

    23 June, 2018 11:12 AM 31

    Lincoln, Romantic Star, Big Sur, Knotty Ash, Shaman and Ambitious Approach shone when the horses were exercised here on Saturday morning (June 23) 600m: Gusty Wind (Vivek) 46. Easy. Emancipation (Gopal S) 44.5. Moved freely. 1000m: Life Awaits (rb) 1-10.5, 600/42.5. Strode out well. Mayne Dimension (rb) 1-11.5, 600/44. Worked well. Seaborn (Nazerul)