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  • Fernando Alonso wins on debut in 24 Hours Le Mans race

    17 June, 2018 3:41 PM 33

    Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso won the 24 Hours Le Mans on his debut in the classic endurance race on Sunday to move closer to motorsport’s unofficial Triple Crown. The Spanish driver, together with teammates Kazuki Nakajima of Japan and Sebastien Buemi of Switzerland, completed 388 laps in their Toyota hybrid car, two more than Mike Conway

  • FIFA World Cup 2018 Live: Costa Rica vs Serbia, Samara Arena, Samara

    17 June, 2018 12:49 PM 39

    MOSCOW: The day 4 of the mega football tournament - FIFA World Cup 2018 - is here. Sunday will witness three matches of which the first one is Costa Rica vs Serbia (Group E). The other two matches are Germany vs Mexico (Group F) and Brazil vs Switzerland (Group E). As Costa Rica prepares for their first Group E game against Serbia on Sunday, the Costa

  • Suresh Raina replaces unfit Rayudu in India's ODI squad for England

    17 June, 2018 10:14 AM 28

    Raina last played an ODI for India in October 2015 Batsman Suresh Raina will replace Ambati Rayudu in India's one-day squad for next month's England tour, the BCCI has said. Raina, who last played an ODI for India in October 2015, has been called up after Rayudu failed to clear a fitness test held in Bengaluru on Friday. The 31-year-old is also part of India's

  • Key moments from Saturday's FIFA World Cup matches

    17 June, 2018 2:40 AM 47

    The following are some of the key moments from June 16 FIFA World Cup matches. >> In the 58th minute, France's Antoine Griezmann was brought down in the box. The referee called for Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system to identify the spot. Antoine Griezmann converted the penalty. >> In the 62nd minute, Australia's Mile Jedinak converted a penalty to level

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Les Bleus beat Aussies 2-1

    16 June, 2018 5:25 PM 53

    France are hoping to join tournament favourites Brazil, Germany and Spain in the latter stages as they look to make amends for losing the Euro 2016 final to Portugal. Kazan: Antoine Griezmann scored from the first VAR-assisted penalty awarded in the history of the World Cup as title hopefuls France battled to a 2-1 win over gutsy Australia in Kazan on Saturday

  • A bizarre non-starter day

    16 June, 2018 5:04 PM 48

    Sri Lanka refused to take the field on the third day of the second Test match against the West Indies in St. Lucia on Saturday after the umpires demanded a change of ball. Umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould instructed that the ball be changed before the start of play, which could be because they were not satisfied with the condition of the ball used at the end of the second

  • Squash: Impressive show by juniors

    16 June, 2018 4:45 PM 41

    Indians put up an impressive show in the Technoform Lion City junior squash open by winning two titles and earning a runner-up place in another age category here on Saturday. The two winners came in the under-11 category with Guruveer Singh in the boys’ and Anahat Singh in the girls’ section getting the honours. Guruveer Singh defeated Jayden Oon of Malaysia

  • Meghana and Tejas Krishna get mixed air rifle gold

    16 June, 2018 4:41 PM 30

    The Karnataka duo pushes Punjab’s Anjum-Arjun to the second spot The results: Mixed team 10m air rifle: 1. Karnataka (Tejas Krishna Prasad, Meghana Sajjanar) 495.9 (832.7); 2. Punjab (Anjum Moudgil, Arjun Babuta) 492.5 (831.0); 3. Maharashtra (Omkar Ukirde, Neha Bhane) 429.9 (833.9). Juniors: 1. Rajasthan (Manini Kaushik, Divyansh Panwar) 497.3 (832.7); 2. West Bengal

  • Messi misses penalty as Argentina held by Iceland

    16 June, 2018 4:01 PM 44

    Argentina captain Lionel Messi missed a second-half penalty as his side were held to a 1-1 draw by World Cup debutants Iceland in Group D on Saturday. Sergio Aguero gave the South Americans the lead in the 19th minute with a brilliant finish on the turn from 12 metres. But Iceland, the smallest-ever country by population to qualify for the World Cup, equalised

  • FIFA World Cup 2018 Live: Minnows Iceland equalise against Argentine, 1-1 at half-time

    16 June, 2018 3:03 PM 52

    MOSCOW: The Day 3 of the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018 is here. Argentina start as hot favourites to beat Iceland in their opening World Cup Group D match on Saturday but the toughest opponent for the runners-up four years ago may be themselves rather than the tiny tournament debutants. Three other matches - France and Australia (Group C), Peru vs Denmark