Sunil Chhetri showed his goal-scoring skills with a strike each in either half as Bengaluru FC drubbed Mumbai City FC 3-1 in an action-packed Indian Super League game to leap to the top of the points table on Thursday.
Sachin Tendulkar heaped praise on India captain Virat Kohli for bagging most of the major honours at the ICC Annual Awards. In phenomenal form across formats, Kohli was named the World Cricketer of the Year, besides bagging the top honour for ODI players in the ICC Annual Awards.
Punjab Royals' icon player Geno Petriashvili pulled off a dominating win to guide his side to an easy 6-1 victory over Delhi Sultans in the Pro Wrestling League at the Siri Fort Indoor Stadium on Thursday.
Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale have all been left out of the Real Madrid squad for Thursday's Copa del Rey tie against Leganes, with coach Zinedine Zidane opting to rest the star trio known collectively as the 'BBC'.
Pole vault legend Sergey Bubka on Thursday termed North and South Korea's decision to march under one flag at the opening ceremony of next month's Winter Olympics as "unbelievable" and attributed the positive development to "power of sport".
South African swashbuckler AB de Villiers on Thursday found a positive for India in what has been a thoroughly disappointing Test campaign here so far -- their "lively pace attack" which he says, has surprised the hosts.
Defending champion Roger Federer needed to knuckle down to end the feisty challenge of hard-hitting German Jan-Lennard Struff with a 6-4 6-4 7-6(4) win in the second round of the Australian Open on Thursday.
Virat Kohli has become only the second India batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to reach the 900-point mark in the latest MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen, which were released on Thursday morning following the conclusion of the Centurion Test.
Struggling Swiss former winner Stan Wawrinka was knocked out of the Australian Open by American Tennys Sandgren in the second round on Thursday. The 97th-ranked Sandgren defeated ninth seeded Wawrinka 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 and will next play Germany's Maximilian Marterer.
Virat Kohli wasn't exactly amused when a South African scribe asked him about his choice of 34 different playing XIs in his three years as Test captain but a statistical lowdown clearly points at distinct lack of consistency in team selection.
Mumbai Maharathi made a dramatic turnaround hours after pulling out of the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) for being "cheated", saying the franchise was "shocked and distressed" to hear about the development.
Right after the long South African tour that ends on 24 February, the India cricket team will travel to Sri Lanka for a seven-match T20 tri-series involving the host nation and Bangladesh starting 6th March.
Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez is likely to join Manchester United, his manager Arsene Wenger said on Thursday. The Chilean international is out of contract at the end of the season and was also a target for Manchester City, but United appear to have stolen a march over their local rivals.
Nestled in the mountain ranges of the Himalayas, the idyllic Dehradun could soon become the second 'home' ground of the Afghanistan cricket team, fast emerging as a unifying force in a war-ravaged country.