Italy booked their place in the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup Recife, Brazil, on Wednesday with a thrilling come-from-behind 4-3 win over Japan that also sent Brazil into the last four.
Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams has pulled out of this year's tournament because of an ongoing lower back injury.
Mercedes principal Ross Brawn, a past master at finding Formula One loopholes, may need to pull another rabbit from his magician's hat on Thursday if his team are to escape potentially heavy sanctions.
The Madras High Court has restrained Hiranmoy Chatterjee from functioning as the All India Tennis Association's (AITA) Chief Executive Officer.
Dealing with N Srinivasan isn't proving to be easy even for seasoned cricket Board officials. Having somehow persuaded him to step aside from the president's duties, they are struggling to convince him against attending the ICC's annual general meeting in London.
India and Sri Lanka are well-acquainted rivals. Over the last five years, they've faced off a staggering 44 times. The old saying goes that familiarity breeds contempt. But in India's case it could also give birth to confidence. Rohit Bhaskar
reports. India-Sri Lanka ODI record
Despite contrasting results in their opening games, Uruguay and Nigeria both approach Thursday’s encounter in Salvador knowing defeat could spell the end of their Confederations Cup ambitions.
Rafael Nadal could face world No 1 Novak Djokovic, defending champion Roger Federer or home favourite Andy Murray as early as the Wimbledon quarter-finals after he was seeded fifth for the grasscourt major today.
Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal crossed the first-round hurdle in women's singles, while Sai Praneeth B stunned world No 4 Yun Hu of Hong Kong to enter the second round of men's singles of the Singapore Super Series today.
Indian tennis star Leander Paesand his Czech partner Radek Stepanek were today seeded fourth in the men's doubles event of the Wimbledon championships, starting on Monday.
Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews exuded confidence as he stated that his team is physically and mentally ready for the challenge that will be posed a by formidable a Indian side led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy.
George Bastl, who beat Pete Sampras in the Wimbledon second round in 2002, is determined for one last hurrah
Hosts England cruised into the Champions Trophy final with a seven-wicket win today after South Africa once again underlined their reputation as cricket's 'chokers'. Scorecard
Highlighting the Indian footballers' grievances over non-payment of salaries as per terms laid down in their contracts, former captain Bhaichung Bhutia recently presented a report at the FIFPro Asia Conference in Melbourne.
MV Sridhar was today appointed manager of the Indian cricket team for the tri-series in the West Indies starting June 28.