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LIVE | PV Sindhu v/s Hi Bingjiao, Kidambi Srikanth v/s Viktor Axelsen in BWF Dubai Super Series Finals 2017 | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth will beging their BWF Dubai Super Series Finals campaign on Wednesday. The year-ending tournament features top eight …

I-League 2017-18: Defending champions Aizawl FC earn first win of the season against Churchill Brothers

<b>Aizawl:</b> Defending champion Aizawl FC defeated Churchill Brothers by a solitary goal to garner full three points from their first home match of the …

Soccer

Chris Froome could lose Vuelta a España title after abnormal drugs test result

• Froome found to have an excessive level of an asthma drug at Vuelta • Four-times Tour de France winner is Team Sky’s top rider<p>Britain’s most successful road cyclist Chris Froome is fighting for his reputation after returning an adverse analytical finding following a drugs test during his victory …

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India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Mohali, Live Cricket Score: Hosts Eye Comeback After Shock Loss

Live Cricket Score: India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI - Mohali won't be as cold as Dharamsala but the pacers should come into play considering it is …

Washington Sundar makes India debut in 2nd ODI against Sri Lanka

Washington Sundar made his ODI debut for India. (Express Photo by Kamleshwar Singh)<p>Don’t hesitate to bluff voters, Karnataka BJP leader tells …

Sri Lanka

I-League preview: Aizawl confident of home victory

<b>New Delhi:</b> Defending champions Aizawl FC are confident of collecting three points against Goan outfit Churchill Brothers in their first home fixture …

Soccer

Tyson Fury wants to reclaim world titles and challenges Anthony Joshua

Britain's Tyson Fury has vowed to regain world titles "which are rightfully mine" after being given the green light to resume his career.

Boxing

French League Cup: Radamel Falcao's 50-yard stunner against Caen seals Monaco's quarter-final spot

<b>Paris:</b> An outrageous strike by Radamel Falcao was the highlight as a much-changed Monaco side eased to a 2-0 win over Caen to reach the …

Soccer

Australian Open 2018: Victoria Azarenka gets wildcard amidst custody battle | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Two-time Australian Open winner Victoria Azarenka, who has been locked in a custody battle over her baby son, was on Wednesday handed a wildcard into …

Tennis

Chelsea bounce back with comfortable win over Huddersfield Town

Conceding the title early can sometimes backfire, and it would have been easy to imagine Antonio Conte’s players lacking the appetite for a wet night in west Yorkshire after hearing their manager admit Manchester City might be uncatchable, yet in the event Chelsea played like champions.<p>Huddersfield …

English Premier League

Saurav Ghosal Enters Third Round of World Squash Championship

India's Saurav Ghosal breezed past Ben Coleman of England 11-4, 11-3, 11-4 to move into the third round of the World Squash Championship being held …

Indian Premier League added to Future Tours Programme by ICC – report

India’s franchise domestic T20 league, whose 11th edition will be played in 2018, has been a glamourous money-spinner with global player presence<p>The …

Indian Premier League

ITF tennis tournament: Rutuja packs off Ankita

Wild card Rutuja Bhosale knocked out third-seeded Ankita Raina 6-3, 6-7(6), 6-2 in the first round of the NECC ITF tennis tournament here on …

India men’s hockey team ends year on sixth, women 10th

India’s third place finish at the HWL Final helped them reduce the gap with fifth place Germany significantly.<p>'Shame on you,' Sharad Pawar tells PM …

Fine opportunity to win series: Thisara Perera | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

With a streak of 12 consecutive losses over last five months chasing his team, Thisara Perera took over captaincy hoping to reverse the losing …

Mourinho and Guardiola stand their ground on Old Trafford tunnel bust-up

• City manager says his team’s celebrations were “definitely not” excessive • United coach questions the ‘education’ at his rival manager’s club<p>Pep Guardiola and José Mourinho stood their ground on Tuesday over the tunnel clashes at Old Trafford, with Manchester City’s manager insisting his team’s …

Soccer

ISL 2017-18: FC Goa’s hattrick hero Ferran Corominas confident of beating any team

Two hat-tricks in successive matches is proof that Spanish striker Ferran Corominas is enjoying his new role as the lone striker for FC Goa in the …

Soccer

Stronger than ever: fulfilling comeback journeys for Saina Nehwal and Mary Kom

Towards the end of 2016, two of India’s finest sportspersons, Saina Nehwal and Mary Kom, were staring at a tunnel with seemingly no light at the end …

Olympics

Diego v/s Dada: Maradona gives charity match a miss, Sourav Ganguly left disappointed

Diego Maradona may have made the trip to the city after several postponements, but the Argentine legend today skipped the much-hyped 'Diego versus …

Diego Maradona

India vs Sri Lanka: Rohit Sharma under pressure, tricky conditions expected in Mohali

As Rohit Sharma walked to the middle of the PCA Stadium in Mohali on a gloomy Tuesday afternoon, he stopped to have a look -- not at the covered …

Rohit Sharma

Diego Maradona dodges Sourav Ganguly’s charity football match, has fun with children

He may look like a beach ball but there is still some magic in that left foot. And even though Diego Maradona is a 57-year-old grandfather, give him …

Soccer

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth eye maiden Dubai Super Series Final title

Sindhu and Srikanth are coming into the tournament after a highly successful year. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)<p>Anushka Sharma completes nine …

Hockey: India men's team ends year on 6th, women finish 10th | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

The Indian men's team was at the sixth spot since the beginning of this year and maintained its position throughout 2017.India's third place finish …

Hockey World League

Good Morning Britain's Susanna Reid makes unintended X-rated gaffe during James Blunt interview

Piers Morgan was pretty amused.<p>Susanna Reid was left red-faced again on <i>Good Morning Britain</i> today (December 12).<p>The presenter accidentally made an …

Piers Morgan

Tyson Fury cleared to resume boxing career after accepting backdated two-year ban

Tyson Fury has accepted two-year drugs bans after it was backdated to allow him to resume his boxing career.<p>The former heavyweight world champion was charged almost 18 months ago with taking a banned steroid after a positive test he blamed on eating uncastrated wild boar.<p>Following a long legal …

Boxing

Alastair Cook warns England must smarten up as Third Ashes Test looms

• Cook will become first Englishman to reach 150 Test caps at Waca • ‘The world obviously changed’ after Stokes incident, admits Cook<p>Alastair Cook warns England must wise up to a changed world if they are to regain the respect of a nation. Cook will become the first Englishman to reach 150 Test …

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La Liga: Lionel Messi is still the No 1, says Ivan Rakitic after Cristiano Ronaldo's 'best player' claims

<b>Madrid</b>: FC Barcelona's Croatian midfielder Ivan Rakitic feels Lionel Messi is better than Cristiano Ronaldo, denying the latter's claim that he is …

Soccer

Shubhankar Sharma wins title, place in The Open

<b>New Delhi:</b> Shubhankar Sharma was all of 11, with stars in his eyes when he turned up for an Ernie Els clinic at the Delhi Golf Club in 2008 as the …

Golf

Arsene Wenger Talks Olivier Giroud, Mesut Ozil Before Arsenal vs. West Ham

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that renewed contract talks are under way with Mesut Ozil, while he said he is eager for Olivier Giroud to stay at the Emirates Stadium in the January transfer window.<p>Speaking ahead of the Gunners' Wednesday trip to West Ham United in the Premier League, …

Soccer

PGA Tour issues one-year suspension to veteran for violating Anti-Doping Policy

For just the fourth time in a decade of testing, the PGA Tour has publicly suspended a player for violating its Anti-Doping Policy.<p>On Monday, the commissioner's office released the following statement: "The PGA TOUR announced today that Mark Hensby has violated the TOUR Anti-Doping Policy for …

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