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  • Perth Test: India bounce back but Australia enjoy slight edge after Day 1

    14 December, 2018 9:43 PM 151

    Australia doggedly overcame a green-tinged Perth Stadium pitch in fierce heat to wrest back control of the second Test on Friday after India had threatened to take advantage of some favourable bowling conditions on the opening day. The hosts, 1-0 down in the four-match series after losing the opener in Adelaide, reached stumps on 277 for six with captain

  • Bayern Munich's Alphonso Davies crowned Canada player of year

    13 December, 2018 4:20 PM 140

    Alphonso Davies, who set a Major League Soccer transfer record when he moved from the Vancouver Whitecaps to German champions Bayern Munich, was named Canada Soccer`s player of the year on Wednesday. It has been a season of honours for the 18-year-old who was also voted the Whitecaps player of the year after eight goals and 11 assists helped him earn selection

  • UEFA Champions League: Jose Mourinho urges Paul Pogba to lead by example against Valencia

    12 December, 2018 4:21 PM 148

    Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba must rediscover his best form and lead by example in Wednesday`s Champions League tie at Valencia, manager Jose Mourinho has said. Record signing Pogba, who has been on the bench for United`s last two Premier League games, is likely to start the final Group H encounter alongside fringe players as the side have already

  • Hockey World Cup: England shock Argentina 3-2 to move into semi-finals

    12 December, 2018 3:08 PM 117

    England stunned Olympic champions Argentina 3-2 to book their place in the semi-finals of the 14th men's Hockey World Cup on Wednesday. England, who conceded the lead in the 17th minute, staged a superb come back to make their third successive semi-final appearance in the history of the tournament. England scored three field goals through Barry Middleton

  • UEFA Champions League: Guerreiro double give Dortmund 2-0 win over Monaco

    12 December, 2018 11:42 AM 157

    An under-strength Borussia Dortmund deepened AS Monaco`s season-long misery on Tuesday with a 2-0 away victory that ensured they finished top of Champions League Group A ahead of Atletico Madrid. The victory took Dortmund on to 13 points and meant they won the group thanks to a better head-to-head record against the Spaniards, who drew 0-0 at Club Bruges

  • EPL: Manchester City agree deal to sign U.S. goalkeeper Zack Steffen

    12 December, 2018 9:24 AM 148

    Manchester City have agreed a deal that will see United States international goalkeeper Zack Steffen join them from MLS side Columbus Crew next July, the Premier League champions said. The exact financial details of the four-year contract were not revealed but Crew said the transfer fee was the largest in their history and the highest received by an MLS side for a goalkeeper

  • Ricky Ponting believes new Perth pitch will give Australia an edge over India in second Test

    10 December, 2018 7:18 PM 150

    Ponting believes that the hosts definitely enjoy an edge over India on a new-look Perth pitch ahead of the second Test between the two sides which is all set to take place in Perth on December 14.  Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting believes that the hosts definitely enjoy an edge over India on a new-look Perth pitch ahead of the second Test between

  • La Liga: Gareth Bale's strike gives Madrid narrow win over struggling Huesca

    10 December, 2018 7:14 AM 146

    Gareth Bale ended a three-month goal drought in La Liga to give Real Madrid a nervy 1-0 win away to basement club Huesca on Sunday, taking his side back into the top four at the expense of Alaves. The Wales forward, who had not found the net in the league since September 1 but had scored in the Champions League, gave Real an ideal start by volleying

  • Adelaide Test: India beat Australia by 31 runs to clinch historic win

    10 December, 2018 5:56 AM 141

    India scripted history on Monday by registering a win in the opening Test of a series in Australia for the very first time by clinching a victory over the hosts by 31 runs on day five at the Adelaide Oval. Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and pace-bowlers Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah combined to tear through the Australian batting when it mattered the most. Chasing

  • La Liga: Atletico Madrid move into second with 3-0 win over Alaves

    8 December, 2018 4:32 PM 206

    Atletico Madrid moved into provisional second place in La Liga with a 3-0 win over fourth-placed Alaves on Saturday to join leaders Barcelona on 28 points. Nikola Kalinic, Antoine Griezmann and Rodri struck for Atletico in a tight battle against the high-flying Basques, with Diego Simeone`s side simply more clinical in front of goal. Croatian striker