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  • Live score and stats: Nigeria vs Iceland

    22 June, 2018 2:12 PM 36

    World Cup debutants Iceland expect to face Nigeria on Friday without one of their most experienced players, Johann Berg Gudmundsson, who is very unlikely to recover from injury in time. “He is getting better every day. He is good hands. I am not going to hide that it is very unlikely that he will play,” Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson told reporters

  • Super Dart, Fresh Star, Sacred Roman, Simply Magical and Iris please

    22 June, 2018 12:40 PM 21

    Super Dart, Fresh Star, Sacred Roman, Simply Magical and Iris pleased when the horses were exercised here on Friday morning (June 22) 1200m: Amazing Love (Deep Shanker), Whizzo (Tejeshwar) 1-20.5, 1,000/1-8, 600/40.5. Former finished three lengths ahead. 600m: Wings Of Fortune (Kiran Rai) 45. Moved on the bit. Mickey Mouse (Kiran Rai) 44.5. Moved freely

  • Missing county cricket a blessing in disguise: Kohli

    22 June, 2018 12:24 PM 23

    At the pre-departure briefing, the Indian captain says he is feeling ‘110 percent’ fit ahead of the tour of England Fit-again Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli on Friday said missing his county stint before the tour of England has turned out to be a blessing in disguise. “In hindsight, when I look at it now, it’s the best thing that has happened for me. I wanted

  • FIFA 2018: Neymar will take the field, says Tite

    21 June, 2018 4:49 PM 64

    Brazil has no room for error in crucial match against Costa Rica Neymar will play in Brazil’s vital World Cup match against Costa Rica on Friday despite injury fears, coach Tite has confirmed. The World’s most expensive player was given a rough ride by the Swiss in a 1-1 draw on Sunday, suffering 10 fouls during the match, the most for any player in a single

  • Heena stays cool, shoots gold

    21 June, 2018 4:21 PM 30

    Edges out Harveen by 0.6 points in the final Heena Sidhu overcame selection pressure to shoot her way to the No. 1 spot in women’s air pistol in the fifth set of trials held at the Dr. Karni Singh shooting range, Tughlakabad, on Thursday. With the race hotting up for the Asian Games and the World Championship, the 18th Kumar Surendra Singh championship

  • Four Indians assured of medals in Mongolia

    21 June, 2018 4:17 PM 24

    India was assured of four bronze medals at the Ulaanbaatar Cup boxing in Mongolia after Sonia Lather (57k) and Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) in the women’s category and Himnshu Sharma (49kg) and Ashish (64kg) in the men’s section made the semifinals on Thursday. At the Chemistry Cup in Halle, Amit Panghal (49kg), Gaurav Solanki (52kg) and Dheeraj Rangi entered

  • FIFA 2018: Jedinak penalty helps Australia hold Denmark 1-1

    21 June, 2018 2:13 PM 32

    Australia captain Mile Jedinak slotted his second penalty at the World Cup to help Australia draw 1-1 with Denmark on Thursday and keep their hopes of reaching the knockout rounds alive. Jedinak's 38th-minute goal cancelled out a seventh-minute strike from Christian Eriksen who rifled in at the Samara Arena after being set up by Nicolai Jorgensen's brilliant

  • Sir Cecil, Snowdon and Temerity impress

    21 June, 2018 12:34 PM 33

    Sir Cecil, Snowdon and Temerity impressed when the horses were exercised here on Thursday morning (June 21) 600m: Wings Of Fortune (Kiran Rai) 45. Easy. One Big Gang (rb) 45.5. Moved freely. 1000m: Desert Gilt (Rayan), Bluejack (rb) 1-14, 600/45.5. They moved freely. War Envoy (rb) 1-15.5, 43. Strode out well. Darahasini (Tograllu) 1-15, 600/43.5. Worked

  • Spain beat Iran 1-0, keep FIFA World Cup 2018 hopes alive

    20 June, 2018 8:32 PM 39

    Diego Costa’s lucky goal sealed it for the Spaniards, who had to fight it out with Iran’s packed defence for the 1-0 win. Iran heartbreakingly lost out on a goal after VAR ruled it out as offside. Spain take six points and join Portugal as Iran drop to the Third position in Group B. Iran need to beat Portugal if they fancy themselves in the round of 16. 90+3 minute

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Uruguay beat Saudi Arabia 1-0

    20 June, 2018 5:14 PM 54

    Uruguay take away six points and book their place in the knockout phase after their 1-0 win over Saudi Arabia.  Moscow: A goal by Luis Suarez in the 23 minute proved to be the difference between the two sides. Uruguay join hosts Russia as they qualify for the round of 16, knocking Saudi Arabia out of the World Cup. A spirited effort from improved Saudi