American Jordan Oliver had a late takedown to beat Russia’s Magomed Kurbanaliev in the opening match Sunday in United 4 Wrestling, a three-team exhibition tournament using new rules approved a day earlier in Moscow in a bid to keep wrestling in the Olympics beyond 2016.
We are at the business end of the tournament and it is worth reflecting on the journey that has brought us at Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad to this stage. Anil Kumble
India boxers won a record haul of 10 medals, including four gold, in the Invitation FXTM International Boxing Cup held in Limassol, Cyprus.
Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams fired warning shots to their French Open rivals with comprehensive victories over Roger Federer and Victoria Azarenka respectively in Rome on Sunday.
Sensational revelations may be fine but the police needs solid evidence to prove the charges against former Test pacer Sreesanth and two other cricketers arrested for spot-fixing to secure their conviction in court. Harish V Nair reports.
Macau - one of China's two special administrative regions, and a place known as the Las Vegas of the East due to the legalised status of betting and gambling in the region- has been identified as the key place for prominent cricket bookies from India to meet. Presley Thomas
In what could link the film industry to the current spot-fixing scandal, the Mumbai police crime branch have found several photos of models in the laptop of cricketer S Sreesanth that were sent by a small time casting director.
The day after police nabbed former Vidarbha cricketer Manish Guddewar, another Vidarbha player employed with the Railways, Baburao Yadav, was arrested on charges of fixing. Jatin Anand & Karn Pratap Singh report.
It seems Rajasthan Royals, caught in the middle of the spot-fixing scandal involving three of their players, want to stay away from the spotlight as much as possible.
For all practical purposes in Indian cricket, Chennai and Mumbai have often stood as chief rivals. Then the two face each other in Qualifier 1 of the Indian T20 league on Tuesday, with a spot in the final the reward for the winner, the rivalry will demand a lot more than usual. Khurram Habib reports.
Few things come in the way of cricket. One of them has been the visit of the Chinese Premier, Li Keqiang.
Real Madrid have cleared the way for José Mourinho to leave the club and take over at Chelsea after the club president, Florentino Pérez, announced that Mourinho will leave the club at the end of the season by mutual agreement
Barcelona celebrated lifting the La Liga trophy for a 22nd time with a 2-1 win over Valladolid on Sunday at a rain-lashed Camp Nou. The wet conditions resulted in the lowest attendance for a Barca home league match this season.
Spain's Rafael Nadal dominated his 30th meeting with Swiss rival Roger Federer to secure his seventh title in nine years at the Rome Masters on Sunday.
Against the backdrop of allegations of spot-fixing during T20 matches, Union Minister Ajay Maken on Sunday said the BCCI should come under the ambit of RTI Act.