Pakistan jumped three places from sixth to third spot in the latest ICC Test cricket rankings after beating Sri Lanka 2-1 in a three-match Test series.
Younis Khan hit a brilliant unbeaten 171 as Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the third Test on Tuesday to win their first series on the island since 2006.
Serena Williams declared herself ready to roll in her Wimbledon quarter-final showdown with Victoria Azarenka, while Maria Sharapova is wary of surprise package Coco Vandeweghe in Tuesday's last eight clashes.
After three hours and two minutes of combat, Novak Djokovic and Kevin Anderson were forced off court in the twilight with their last 16 clash tantalisingly poised at two sets all and their Wimbledon audience begging for more.
Raghuraj Veer, 17, was one of the 200-odd Mahendra Singh Dhoni fans who had assembled outside his house 'Shaurya' in Ranchi on Tuesday morning to celebrate and greet the star on his 34th birthday.
Eddie Leie made a memorable international debut as he and his spin partner Aaron Phangiso bowled South Africa to a series-clinching 31-run victory in the second and final Twenty20 match against Bangladesh at Mirpur on Tuesday.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been stripped of the welterweight world title he won after beating Filipino Manny Pacquiao this year for failing to comply with rules, the World Boxing Organization said on Monday.
Regular India Test opener Murali Vijay wants to make full use of his recall to the ODI side for the team's upcoming tour of Zimbabwe without looking too far ahead.
The Indo-Swiss pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis stormed into the women's doubles quarter-finals at the Wimbledon Championships on Friday by beating the 16th-seeded Spanish team of Anabel Medina Garrigues and Arantxa Parra Santonja 6-4, 6-3 in just 66 minutes.
India's leg-spin bowler Karn Sharma has been ruled out of an upcoming ODI tour of Zimbabwe due to a finger injury.
Wimbledon's manic Monday schedule boasts 9 Grand Slam champions, with places in the quarter-finals at stake. What will clearly be the most interesting development will be the latest chapter in the three-decade long Williams sisters story when they meet on the court later on Monday.
India were thumped 5-1 by Great Britain in the third place playoff at the Hockey World League (HWL) Semifinals at the Brasschaat Municipal Park in Antwerp, Belgium on Sunday.
It may not be an indication of how the All India Football Federation (AIFF) perceives the future but a person who couldn't clear the AFC 'B' licence coaching course last March helms its grassroots programme.
In one of the season's biggest signings, former Brazilian World Cup winner Roberto Carlos was officially appointed as the marquee manager of Delhi Dynamos for the second edition of Indian Super League (ISL) football on Sunday.
Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton won his second successive British Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his lead in the championship standings over Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.