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    Greats lament Kumble-Kohli saga

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2017

    Batting great Sunil Gavaskar lamented a ‘sad day’ after Anil Kumble stepped down as India coach over a rift with captain Virat Kohli, leaving the hotseat vacant once again...

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    Federer claims 1100th tour win

    Agence France-Presse . Halle | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2017

    Eighteen-time major champion Roger Federer picked up his first win of the grass-court season by thrashing Japan’s Yuichi Sugita in the first round at Halle on Tuesday...

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    Helmot pleased with HP players

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2017

    Simon Helmot, the Australian head coach of High performance Unit, on Wednesday expressed his delight as both the senior and younger players have been progressing in the right manner in an ongoing camp...

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    Shahid all set to start bowling

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2017

    Pace bowler Mohammad Shahid, regarded as an integral component of Bangladesh attack in Test matches, is expected to start bowling after completing his rehabilitation following a surgery, according to the physio of Bangladesh Cricket Board, Bayjidul Islam...

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    Uncertainty looms over SAFF C’ship

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2017

    Complications over schedule and uncertainty over the participation of Pakistan and Afghanistan has put the upcoming edition of SAFF Championship football in limbo...

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    Video technology is the future of football: Infantino

    Agence France-Presse . Kazan | Updated at 11:55pm on June 20, 2017

    FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Monday strongly defended the use of video assistant referees during the first round of group-stage matches at the Confederations Cup in Russia...

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    Maradona prefers Messi, but dubs Ronaldo ‘incredible’

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2017

    Argentine footballing legend Maradona said Monday that he preferred compatriot Lionel Messi to Cristiano Ronaldo all the while dubbing the Portugal captain an ‘incredible’ player...

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    Mourinho accused of tax fraud

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2017

    Jose Mourinho was on Tuesday accused by Spanish authorities of failing to pay 3.3 million euro ($3.7 million) in taxes at Real Madrid as star player Cristiano Ronaldo was summoned to appear before a judge next month...

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    Youthful Germany squeeze past Australia

    Agence France-Presse . Sochi | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2017

    A youthful Germany side weathered a second-half fightback by Australia to open their Confederations Cup campaign with a 3-2 win over the Socceroos on Monday in Sochi...

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    Pak captain gets hero’s welcome

    Agence France-Presse . Karachi | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2017

    Hundreds of fans gave Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed a hero’s welcome as he arrived home carrying the Champions Trophy early on Tuesday. Men, women and children packed Karachi airport as Sarfraz returned from England, where Pakistan thrashed arch-rivals India to be crowned surprise winners...

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