Leicester welcome Rodgers with win, Newcastle end Burnley run

LONDON, February 27: New Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers watched on from the stands as the Foxes beat Brighton 2-1, while Newcastle pulled further clear of the relegation battle by defeating Burnley. Rodgers was confirmed as Claude Puel’s successor just before…

Fernando Alonso to test for McLaren F1 team in ambassador role

London, February 27: Two-times world champion Fernando Alonso will test McLaren’s 2019 Formula One car and assist race drivers in a new ambassadorial role, the team announced on Wednesday. The Spaniard left Formula One at the end of last season…

Bale avoids punishment for celebration against Atletico

ADRID, February 27: Gareth Bale is free to play in both El Clasicos against Barcelona this week after the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) decided on Wednesday not to punish the Real Madrid forward for his celebration against Atletico Madrid. After…

PM Modi launches Khelo India Mobile App to promote fitness

NEW DELHI, February 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched the Khelo India Mobile App at the Youth Parliament Festival. Developed by the Sports Authority of India, the App helps create awareness about sports and fitness, especially among youngsters.…

Jayasuriya handed two-year ban under ICC anti-corruption code

Dubai, February 26: Sri Lanka batting great Sanath Jayasuriya has been banned from all cricket for two years after breaching two counts of the International Cricket Council’s anticorruption code, the world governing body said on Tuesday. The ICC said the…

India eye series-saving win over Australia

BENGALURU, February 26: The focus remains firmly on the World Cup but India would also be desperate to ensure that a home series does not slip out of their grip when they take on Australia in the second and final…

Manipur thump Nagaland for first win

Dimapur, February 25: In the battle of first-timers, Manipur thumped Nagaland by 10 wickets in their Group A match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019 at the Devineni Venkata Ramana Praneetha Ground, Mulapadu on Monday. After the bowlers –…

Dr T Ao Football Championship: Nagaland loses to Nepal

Dimapur, February 25: Nepal defeated Nagaland by 4 goals to 1 in the ongoing Dr T Ao Centenary North East International NEC Gold Cup (U-21) Football Championship on Monday. Rejin Subba drew the first blood in the 2nd minute of…

Australia pip India by three wickets in a last-ball thriller

VISAKHAPATNAM, February 24: A profligate Umesh Yadav undid all the good work done by Jasprit Bumrah as Australia edged out India by three wickets in a last-ball thriller in the first T20 International here on Sunday. With 14 required off…

Dr T Ao Football Championship: Arunachal, Meghalaya & Mizoram enter semi-finals

Dimapur, February 24: Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Mizoram has sealed their place in the semi-finals of the ongoing Dr T Ao Centenary North East International NEC Gold Cup (U-21) Football Championship played at Guwahati. In today’s match, Tripura drew with…