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.
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
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.
Few things come in the way of cricket. One of them has been the visit of the Chinese Premier, Li Keqiang.
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.
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.
Beleaguered Rajasthan Royals today terminated the contract of the three players -- including India pacer S Sreesanth -- arrested on charges of spot-fixing in the ongoing T20 league besides filing an FIR against the tainted trio.
Rajasthan Royals on Monday lodged a written complaint of cheating in the spot-fixing case, said a Delhi Police officer.
Mumbai Police, who have arrested six bookies in connection with the spot-fixing scandal, today told a local court that they would investigate if the Pakistanis with whom the bookies were in touch had any terror links or connections with the organised crime syndicates.
Delhi Police detained one more former cricketer-turned-bookmaker on Monday and its officials made the startling claim that every team in the domestic T20 league may have been infiltrated by bookie “modules”. Jatin Anand
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Wellington Phoenix appointed Ernie Merrick as their new coach Monday, with the former Melbourne Victory mentor immediately vowing to bring a more attacking brand of football to the A-League club.
Robin van Persie said Manchester United were already looking to the future after Alex Ferguson closed the book on his 26-and-a-half-year managerial tenure with an incredible 5-5 draw at West Bromwich Albion.