Manika becomes first Indian to win 'Breakthrough Star' award at ITTF ceremony (6 minutes ago)
Incheon (South Korea), Dec 12 (IANS) Manika Batra became the first ever Indian table tennis player to be decorated with the 'Breakthrough Table Tennis Star' award at the prestigious ITTF Star Awards here on Wednesday night.
Momota wins opening match at badminton's World Tour Finals (19:52)
Guangzhou (China), Dec 12 (IANS) Japan's Kento Momota, the World No.1 in men's singles, kicked off his quest for a second title at this elite year-end badminton World Tour Finals with a routine 21-18, 21-6 victory here Wednesday over India's Sameer Verma.
Neha takes lead in first round of 18th leg of Hero WPG Tour (19:34)
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) Neha Tripathi carded two-under 70 to take a three-shot lead at the end of the first day of the 18th Leg of the Hero Womens Pro Golf Tour at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club here on Wednesday.
Australia banks on Perth's fast, bouncy pitch to outplay India (19:34)
Perth, Dec 12 (IANS) The Australian cricket team trained intensely on Wednesday at the WACA stadium here, ahead of their second cricket Test against India starting later this week.
Ligue 1 matches postponed due to French Yellow Vest crisis (19:30)
Paris, Dec 12 (IANS) France's top tier football league announced on Wednesday the postponement of two games of Ligue 1 at the request of regional authorities due to the Yellow Vest political crisis sweeping across the western European country.
Sindhu beats defending champion Yamaguchi in BWF World Tour Finals in China (19:28)
Guangzhou (China), Dec 12 (IANS) India's P.V. Sindhu on Wednesday beat world number two and defending champion Akane Yamaguchi of Japan 24-22, 21-15 in her opening match of the BWF World Tour Finals in Guangzhou.
Real Madrid president says club intends to win Champions League again (19:18)
Madrid, Dec 12 (IANS) Real Madrid's president on Wednesday said that the Spanish club intends to win the UEFA Champions League competition again this season under Argentine coach Santiago Solari.
FIH World Cup: England beat Argentina to enter semis (Lead) (19:16)
Bhubaneswar, Dec 12 (IANS) England edged past Argentina 3-2 in a pulsating quarter-final of the hockey World Cup here on Wednesday.
We have to be on our toes, says Australian opener Harris (19:14)
Perth, Dec 12 (IANS) Australian opener Marcus Harris said the hosts will have to be on their toes from the first ball against India as they don't give any chances, ahead of the second Test here on Wednesday.
PBL: Harsheel replaces injured Kuncoro in Pune7Aces (19:12)
Pune, Dec 12 (IANS) Pune7Aces on Wednesday announced they have roped in Mumbai-boy Harsheel Dani to replace injured Sony Dwi Kuncoro for their debut season of Premier Badminton League.
Tata Motors to set up development programme for wrestlers (19:08)
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Tata Motors, the principal sponsors of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), has set up the âTata Motors Elite Wrestlers Development Programme to promote, encourage and develop rising Indian grapplers.
ISL: Unbeaten Bengaluru look to protect record against ATK (Preview) (19:06)
Bengaluru, Dec 12 (IANS) Bengaluru FC have set the standard in the Indian Super League and would want to finish on an unbeaten note before the league takes a break for the Asian Cup as they take on ATK at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium on Thursday.
Completely prepared for match against Netherlands: Harendra (Preview) (18:50)
Bhubaneswar, Dec 12 (IANS) Indian hockey team chief coach Harendra Singh on Wednesday said they are completely prepared to take on the Netherlands in the quarterfinal in men's hockey world cup scheduled to be held on Thursday.
FIH World Cup: England beat Argentina in quarters (18:42)
Bhubaneshwar, Dec 12 (IANS) England edged past Argentina 3-2 in a pulsating quarterfinal match of the hockey World Cup here on Wednesday.
Champions League: Paris Saint-Germain enter Round of 16 (16:06)
Belgrade, Dec 12 (IANS) Paris Saint-Germain produced their most confident performance yet for a 4-1 win over Red Star Belgrade that sent them into the Round of 16 of the Champions League without needing to depend on the outcome of the Liverpool-Napoli match.
Constantine names 34 probables for Asian Cup camp (14:50)
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Indian football team head coach Stephen Constantine on Wednesday announced a list of 34 probables for the preparatory camp for the AFC Asian Cup in January next year.
Johnson wants to advise Starc ahead of second Test (14:44)
Perth, Dec 12 (IANS) Keeping in mind the fast nature of the pitch here, former Australia pacer Mitchell Johnson has advice for current spearhead Mitchell Starc ahead of the second cricket Test against India.
Titans will enter PKL play-offs, asserts star raider Rahul (IANS Interview) (14:38)
By Kaushik Kumar
Vishakhapatnam, Dec 12 (IANS) Lying at the third place in Zone B, the Telugu Titans are struggling to seal a play-off berth as the cash-rich Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) approaches its business end, but the team's star raider Rahul Chaudhary is optimistic of his side's advancement to the next stage.
Champions League: Dortmund beat Monaco to take top spot in Group A (14:02)
Monaco, Dec 12 (IANS) Borussia Dortmund qualified as first in Group A for the Round of 16 of the Champions League with a fluent 2-0 win over AS Monaco, helped by Atletico Madrid's draw in Bruges.
Champions League: Atletico, Brugge in goalless draw (13:30)
Bruges (Belgium), Dec 12 (IANS) Atletico Madrid were held 0-0 by Club Brugge in the last match of the Champions League group stage. The result, combined with Borussia Dortmund's win over AS Monaco, has placed the Spanish club in second place in Group A.
PKL: UP beat Titans 27-20 in zone B (22:42)
Visakhapatnam, Dec 11 (IANS) UP Yoddha defeated hosts Telugu Titans 27-20 in a Zone B contest of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) at the Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium here on Tuesday.
2nd Junior boxing Nationals from Wednesday (22:00)
Chandigarh, Dec 11 (IANS) Over 750 boxers, including 300 in the womens section, will participate in the second BFI Junior National Championships, starting at the Chandigarh University, Mohali, from Wednesday.
ISL: Pune get another win, and revenge on Goa (22:00)
Pune, Dec 11 (IANS) FC Pune City continued with their resurgence as they produced a spirited display to register a 2-0 win over FC Goa in an Indian Super League (ISL) clash at the Shri Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium here on Tuesday.
PKL: U Mumba thrash Delhi in one-sided contest (21:56)
Vishakhapatnam, Dec 11 (IANS) Continuing their winning streak, title favourites U Mumba thrashed Dabang Delhi 44-19 in a completely one-sided affair of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) at the Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium here on Tuesday.
Hockey World Cup: Netherlands, Belgium in quarters (Lead) (20:50)
Bhubaneswar, Dec 11 (IANS) Netherlands thrashed Canada 5-0 while Belgium hammered Pakistan in the crossover matches of the Hockey World Cup to qualify for the quarter-finals here on Tuesday.