Sports

Police: Spanish soccer president and son arrested

July 18: Police say they have arrested Spanish Football Federation president Angel Maria Villar, his son and three more federation executives as part of an anti-corruption probe.

Indian Women’s Hockey Team lose 0-3 to World No.3 Argentina

July 18: The Indian women’s hockey team suffered a 0-3 loss to strong opponents Argentina in their last group stage encounter at the Women’s Hockey World League Semi Final here.

Delhi Dynamos hire Portugal as head coach

July 18: Delhi Dynamos on Monday unveiled their new head coach in Real Madrid star Miguel Angel Portugal for the fourth edition of the Indian Super League (ISL).

BFC sign winger Dovale from Rayo Vallecano

July 18: Bengaluru FC have signed up another Spaniard in winger Antonio Rodriguez Dovale for the 2017-18 season.

BFI gearing up to host FIBA meet

July 18: With the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup just around the corner, the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) is on its toes to ensure smooth conduct of the event.

BSFI seeks GST relief from FM

July 18: Body feels 28% tax on cue sport goods is heavy, unjust

Reddy hits double ton

July 18: Abhishek Reddy stole the show with a quick-fire double century for President’s XI against Bangalore Zone in a Safi Darashah tournament fixture at RSI ground here on Monday.

’Youngsters need to step up’

July 18: Croaky and hung over, Roger Federer could barely recall where he had been as he celebrated until dawn, but he was soon smiling as that familiar warm feeling of waking up as Wimbledon champion seeped back into his mind on Monday morning.

Khyati clinches Karnataka’s first gold; Shankar shines

July 18: Pole vaulter Khyati Vakharia claimed Karnataka’s first gold on the penultimate day of the the Inter-State athletics championships here on Monday.

SA thump England to level series

July 18: South Africa hammered England by 340 runs to win the second Test at Trent Bridge on Monday and level the four-match series at 1-1.

White it has to be, inside or out!

July 15: Four boys in the Wimbledon junior event have fallen foul of the All England Club’s strict all-white clothing policy after showing up on court sporting black and blue underwear.

Poor putting was the reason for my low score in the first round

July 15: The nine-shot swing between my first and second rounds would seem quite a bit, but it was a case of being rusty on Thursday

It’s do or die for India

July 15: Low on confidence after two consecutive defeats, India face a do-or-die situation when they take on New Zealand in a virtual quarterfinal of the ICC Women’s World Cup here on Saturday.

AIFF sack India team doctor

July 15: Following the injunction of National Anti Doping Agency (NADA), in the Subrata Paul doping case, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has sacked Sreejith Kamal as team doctor.

Rough start for Aditi at US Open

July 15: Indian golfer Aditi Ashok had a rough start to the Women’s US Open as she was two-over through 17 holes in a weather-hit first round here.

CSK, Royals to return for IPL season 11

July 15: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) will be back for the 11th edition of Indian Premier League in 2018. The two franchises completed the two-year suspension imposed on them by the Supreme Court .

Srini, Shah rapped for attending BCCI SGM

July 15: The Supreme Court on Friday ticked off former BCCI president N Srinivasan and Niranjan Shah, a former secretary, for attending a special general meeting of the Board despite being ineligible according to Lodha panel recommendations.

Flawless Vani romps home

July 15: Favourite Vani Kapoor reserved her best for the last, producing a flawless performance to romp to a smashing victory in the eighth leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour 2017 on Friday.

St Joseph’s bag a grand double

July 15: St Joseph’s Boys’ High School claimed a double as they clinched the under-16 and under-14 titles at the Cottonian Shield cricket tournament here on Friday.

Combined ride on Bhatkal’s exploits

July 15: Ritesh Bhatkal dished out a fabulous show with the ball to hand Combined XI three points from their drawn encounter with Bangalore Zone in the Safi Darashah tournament at Alur (1) ground on Friday.

Federer shines bright in twilight zone

July 14: Roger Federer insists he is only slightly surprised to find himself tantalisingly within touching distance of a record eighth Wimbledon title despite his 36th birthday fast approaching.

Shastri to pitch for Arun despite Zaheer’s presence

July 14: Back at the helm as chief coach of the Indian cricket team, Ravi Shastri is likely to pitch for the return of bowling coach Bharath Arun despite the presence of Zaheer Khan in their ranks.

Bopanna wins to advance to quarterfinals, Sania loses

July 14: Sania Mirza crashed out of the mixed doubles competition while Rohan Bopanna and his partner entered the quarterfinals of the Wimbledon Championships here.

Anurag Thakur tenders unconditional and unequivocal apology in SC

July 14: Ousted BCCI president Anurag Thakur on Thursday “unhesitatingly” tendered “unconditional and unequivocal apology” before the Supreme Court to escape from contempt and perjury charges.

Masterful Venus oldest Wimbledon finalist for 23 years

July 14: Venus Williams became the oldest Wimbledon finalist for 23 years on Thursday as the American star ended Johanna Konta’s history bid with a masterful 6-4, 6-2 win.

Super Venus keeps shining

July 14: Venus Williams became the oldest Wimbledon finalist for 23 years on Thursday as the American star ended Johanna Konta’s history bid with a masterful 6-4, 6-2 win.

Battered Djokovic to take a long break

July 14: Novak Djokovic admits a long break is on the cards after an elbow injury forced him to retire from his Wimbledon quarterfinal against Tomas Berdych.

Murray must focus on fitness: Becker

July 14: Andy Murray should focus on regaining full fitness rather than rushing to be ready for the US Open, Boris Becker said on Wednesday after the world number one was beaten in the Wimbledon quarterfinals by Sam Querrey.

Zaheer’s appointment, like Dravid, is tour specific

July 14: The BCCI today made it clear that Zaheer Khan’s appointment as bowling consultant of the Indian cricket team is also tour specific, just like batting consultant Rahul Dravid.

Federer steps into Wimbledon land of the giants

July 14: Roger Federer stands just two wins away from a record eighth Wimbledon title but faces a perilous trip through the land of the giants if he is to become the tournament’s oldest champion.

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