Iceland shock England 2-1 to reach Euro quarterfinal

Iceland will face France in the quarterfinals

Nice (France): Iceland shocked England 2-1 to reach the quarterfinals of the European Championship here. Iceland will face France in the quarterfinals England pulled ahead only two minutes into the first half as captain Wayne Rooney fired a penalty kick into the bottom right corner after Raheem Sterling had been brought down by Iceland goalkeeper Halldorsson More...

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The tempo picked up in extra time with both teams showing urgency in the attacking third
By Agencies On Monday, June 27th, 2016

Chile edge out Argentina to retain Copa America crown

East Rutherford (New Jersey): Chile successfully defended their crown by edging out Argentina via penalty shootout in the final of the Copa America Centenario football tournament at the Metlife Stadium here on Sunday More...

Play starts at Wimbledon on Monday, with the men's singles title clash on July 10
By Agencies On Sunday, June 26th, 2016

Federer on quest for 8th Wimbledon title

London: Swiss icon Roger Federer starts his Wimbledon campaign on a quest to win his eighth title at the All England Club and his 18th major tennis championship. Play starts at Wimbledon on Monday, with the men’s More...

I am very happy with the medal and this is sure to give me a confidence boost
By Agencies On Saturday, June 25th, 2016

World Cup silver a confidence booster: Shooter Jitu Rai

Baku (Azerbaijan): Commonwealth Games gold medallist shooter Jitu Rai, who on Saturday bagged the silver in 10-metre Air Pistol at the ongoing ISSF World Cup, said the medal will surely boost his confidence ahead More...

The 45-year-old added that he will aim to be an enabler and not an imposer
By Agencies On Friday, June 24th, 2016

Giving the coach’s interview was nerve wracking: Kumble

Kolkata: Former leg-spinner Anil Kumble, who was appointed the India cricket team’s head coach, said it was a nerve wracking experience giving the interview for the job before his former team-mates. The 45-year-old More...

Vikas said that while the bout against Makoto took a toll on him, it steeled him for what was to come
By Agencies On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Boxers Manoj, Vikas earn Olympic berths

Baku: Indian boxers Manoj Kumar (64kg) and Vikas Krishan Yadav (75kg) registered comfortable victories in the quarter-finals of their respective weight categories to qualify for the upcoming Rio Olympics at the More...

Kumble's first assignment with the national team will be the gruelling four-match Test tour to the West Indies
By IndiLeak Bureau On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

BCCI names Anil Kumble as Team India head coach

Dharamsala: BCCI President Anurag Thakur on Thursday named former India skipper Anil Kumble as the head coach of the national cricket team for the next one year. Kumble’s first assignment with the national More...

Timycen Maruma's 13-ball 23 not out almost helped Zimbabwe chase down the target but they fell short by three runs
By Agencies On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

India pip Zimbabwe by 3 runs to win T20I series 2-1

Harare: India pipped Zimbabwe by three runs to win the three-match Twenty20 International cricket series 2-1 at the Harare Sports Club here on Wednesday. Timycen Maruma’s 13-ball 23 not out almost helped Zimbabwe More...

The five-time World Footballer of the Year now has five goals in this Copa America
By Agencies On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Messi is Argentina’s record goal scorer, delighted at feat

Houston: Argentina football star Lionel Messi, who became his country’s scorer of record goals, surpassing Gabriel Batistuta’s mark of 54, said he was happy to reach the landmark and thanked his teammates More...

Current chairman of selectors Sandeep Patil was reportedly not called for the interview
By Agencies On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

BCCI advisory panel interviews Kumble, Shastri, Moody for coach job

Kolkata: Former India skippers Anil Kumble and Ravi Shastri, and Australian ex-cricketer Tom Moody were among the big names interviewed for the job of India’s cricket coach by a three member committee of the More...