An under-fire India will be hoping to get their act together in the virtual semi-final against a better-placed England in the final league match of the cricket tri-series in Perth on Friday.
Chelsea striker Diego Costa faces a three-game suspension after being charged with violent conduct for appearing to stamp on Liverpool's Emre Can, the Football Association announced on Wednesday.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday gave permission for banned Pakistan paceman Mohammad Aamer to return to domestic cricket with immediate effect, relaxing his ban for spot-fixing.
Britain's Andy Murray stormed into his fourth Australian Open final with a commanding four-set win over Czech Tomas Berdych on Thursday.
India has been confirmed as host for the 2016 Twenty20 World Cup, scheduled to be held from March 11 to April 3, the ICC announced after ratifying its decision in the Board meeting in Dubai on Thursday.
Former Portugal and Real Madrid winger Luis Figo announced on Wednesday that he is to challenge incumbent Sepp Blatter in this year's Fifa presidential election.
Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova set up a grudge Australian Open final between the world's top two players on Thursday, with the Russian desperate to break 10-year jinx against her arch-rival.
Top seed Novak Djokovic and champion Stan Wawrinka set up 'The Djoker v The Man 3.0' at Melbourne Park after impressive quarter-final victories on Wednesday, while an ill Serena Williams moved a step closer to her 19th grand slam title.
Novak Djokovic reached his 25th Grand Slam semifinal by beating No. 8 Milos Raonic, 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-2 at the Australian Open on Wednesday.
Blame it on the burgeoning clout of T20s or call it the need of the hour, given that 300-plus run chases do not exactly make sides nervous these days, a 'keeper-batsman is increasingly becoming more of a batsman who can keep.
Defending champion Stan Wawrinka frittered five match points before sealing a straight sets win over Japanese superstar Kei Nishikori to reach the semi-finals at the Australian Open on Wednesday.
HT profiles the 15 men handed the task to help India defend the title. First up, a look at what makes Virat Kohli — the team’s best batsman and driving force — tick
West Indies Cricket World Cup chances suffered a major blow with mystery spinner Sunil Narine withdrawing from the squad for the tournament in Australia and New Zealand.
Serena Williams broke her run of slow starts at the Australian Open on Wednesday to hammer Dominika Cibulkova 6-2 6-2 and set up an all-American semi-final against teenager Madison Keys.
Australian pacer Sean Abbott was conferred the 2015 Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year award at the Allan Border Medal presentation ceremony by Cricket Australia here Tuesday.