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Suarez to miss Uruguay friendly against Chile

Uruguay will be without ace striker Luis Suarez during their upcoming friendly against Chile.

Dunga hits back at Thiago Silva over Brazil captaincy

Brazil coach Dunga has hit back at Thiago Silva, who criticised coach’s decision to strip the central defender of the Selecao captaincy.

Top footballers join global fight against Ebola

Some of the world’s top football players, including Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Neymar Jr, have decided to join the UN effort to help raise global awareness in the fight against Ebola, a UN spokesperson said here Monday.

Mercedes put psychiatrist on standby if Hamilton loses F1 title

Formula One team and 2014 constructor standings leaders, Mercedes have readied New Zealand sports psychiatrist Ceri Evans if their British driver Lewis Hamilton

ADT hopefuls prepare for final battle at KLGCC Championship

The final battle for the Asian Development Tour (ADT) Order of Merit crown and the five coveted Asian Tour cards will take place when the 2014 season heads towards its finish at the PGM MIDF KLGCC Championship, which is slated to take place from Dec 3-6.

Indian golfers on a roll in Asian Tour merit chase

Indian golfers put up a stellar show with S.S.P. Chowrasia and Rashid Khan coming off impressive wins in India and Thailand respectively in...

Modric suffers muscle injury against Italy

Croatia and Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric limped off injured after playing just 26 minutes in the Euro 2016 qualifying match against Italy played at Milan’s San Siro stadium

Cristiano Ronaldo launches his collection of shirts

Real Madrid and Portugal star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has launched his collection of shirts.

Italy held 1-1 by Croatia

Italy were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Croatia in a heated Euro2016 qualifier which was halted in each half as fans threw missiles onto the pitch.

WWE

Former German goalkeeper makes WWE debut

Former Germany goalkeeper Tim Wiese made his professional wrestling debut after he stepped into the ring at the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) live show here.

Botafogo relegation fears deepen

Botafogo moved a step closer to relegation to Brazil’s Serie B after a 0-1 loss to local rivals Fluminense.

BCCI calls emergency meeting Nov 18 to decide on AGM, election

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday called an emergent Working Committee meeting in Chennai Nov 18 to decide its future course of action on holding elections and its Annual General Meeting (AGM).

Saina, Srikanth enter China Open final

Olympic bronze medal winning shuttler Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth reached their respective singles finals of the $700,000 China Open Super Series Premier here Saturday

IPL

No knowledge of IPL match-fixing probe: Owais Shah

Former England batsman Owais Shah has denied any knowledge of being investigated for spot fixing and betting in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL).

I don’t want film on me: Sania Mirza

At a time when Bollywood is making biopics on sports personalities, tennis star Sania Mirza says she doesn’t want her life to be seen on the big screen as she is a private person in real life.

’Will back Bailey to lead Australia in World Cup if needed’

Australia pacer Mitchell Johnson Saturday backed George Bailey to fill in for Michael Clarke in the 2015 World Cup if the regular skipper’s recurring hamstring problems keep him away from leading the hosts in the tournament.

Zidane lauds Brazilian Ronaldo

French legend Zinedine Zidane said that Brazilian Ronaldo was "probably the best player" he has ever played with.

Botswana tie Tunisia 0-0 in AFCON qualifier

Botswana secured their first point in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers when they played to a 0-0 draw against Tunisia here.

Man United keeper De Gea suffers finger injury

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea will miss Spain’s two international matches after dislocating the little finger on his right hand.

France ties with Albania in friendly

Thanks to a late equaliser from substitute Antonie Griezmann, France avoided a home defeat against Albania and settled for a 1-1 draw in an international friendly in Rennes.

India elect to bat against Sri Lanka in 4th ODI

India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the fourth One-Day International (ODI) of the five-match series at the Eden Gardens here Thursday.

South Africa can break World Cup jinx: Du Plessis

South Africa batsman Faf du Plessis believes they have a team that can win the upcoming International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup to be held in Australia and New Zealand Feb 14-March 29.

Kenya’s Cheruiyot ready to return after maternity leave

Kenya’s Vivian Cheruiyot, London Olympic silver medallist in 5,000 metres, feels she is ready to test her fitness in local competition before moving on to the international circuit after a two-year maternity layoff.

Mexico enlarges Dutch crisis with win

The Netherlands, bronze medallist in World Cup 2014, lost 2-3 to Mexico to suffer fourth defeat in last five matches here.

Suarez says painful to miss Copa America

Uruguay star striker Luis Suarez said being barred from playing in the 2015 Copa America was "very painful".

Improvement in overseas performance non-negotiable: Laxman

Batting great V.V.S. Laxman Wednesday said improvement of Team India’s overseas performance was non-negotiable, and called for ’smart preparation’ among other steps to fuel India’s quest for regaining the top Test team spot.

Anand, Carlsen split points in fourth game

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen and title challenger India’s Viswanathan Anand Wednesday decided to split points after 47 moves in their fourth game of the title match held in Russia.

National Games venues to be ready by Jan 15: Kerala minister

All the venues for the fast approaching 35th National Games will be ready by Jan 15, a Kerala minister said here Wednesday.

ECB jealous of IPL’s success: Pietersen

Former England captain Kevin Pietersen says the England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) feeling of jealousy against "Indian Premier League’s (IPL) money"

Morocco disqualified from Africa Cup of Nations 2015

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) disqualified Moroccan football team from taking part in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) and dumped Morocco as the host country after it refused to commit to the date of tournament.

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