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Ranji Trophy: Kerala’s past record tilts balance in Saurashtra’s favour

All the other good signs that a coach likes to see in a team are present. It isn’t dependent on one or two players but there have been a clutch of good performances - be it in the bowling or batting.

Kerala: Rahul and Manoharan, the accidental openers

In Rahul and Manoharan, Kerala have two accidental openers in their line-up who, by strange quirks of fates, have not only realised their potential, but have also enhanced their reputation.

Ranji Trophy: Kerala aim to pitch it right

With the wicket expected to help seamers, hosts bid to play giant-killers again for champions Vidarbha.

Pro Wrestling League: Bajrang Punia prevails over Haji Aliyev to give Punjab Royals 4-3 win over MP Yodha

Bajrang Punia prevailed over European Championships gold medallist Haji Aliyev 8-6 in a dramatic bout in the 65kg category to give Punjab Royals their second consecutive win in the Pro Wrestling League (PWL).

FIH throws Pakistan out of Pro League Hockey

Pakistan was thrown out of the inaugural FIH Pro League Hockey after it pulled out of the first three matches of the tournament, the international federation said Wednesday.

Mario Balotelli Hoping to bounce back at Marseille

Mario Balotelli, who also played for Inter Milan, AC Milan, Manchester City and Liverpool, has yet to score a league goal this season after netting 33 from 51 Ligue 1 games in the two previous seasons.

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed issues apology over alleged racial taunt

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed was caught on the stump mic making an alleged racist taunt directed at South Africa's Andile Phehlukwayo.

Arrested Portuguese hacker is Football Leaks ‘whistleblower’, says lawyers

The man, named by his lawyers as 30-year-old Rui Pinto, was detained in Hungary on Wednesday on a European arrest warrant filed by Portuguese police who want to extradite him. His lawyers said they would oppose this.

Real Madrid Santiago Solari calls for clarity on VAR

The implementation of VAR in La Liga has caused controversy on occasion, with decisions questioned by coaches throughout the league, including Solari.

Gonzalo Higuain nears Chelsea switch but won’t face Spurs in League Cup, says Maurizio Sarri

Gonzalo Higuain is set to switch to the Premier League club from Juventus for the rest of the season after his year-long loan spell with AC Milan was cut to less than six months.

Asian Cup group stage elimination a setback, could have done better, says Jeje Lalpekhua

Indian football team striker Jeje Lalpekhlua Wednesday rued the country's crashing out of the ongoing Asian Cup and said it could have done better in the continental showpiece event.

Was on the verge of quitting weightlifting and job after doping charges, says Sanjita Chanu

Sanjita currently works with the North Eastern Frontier Railway in Dimapur in Nagaland and she said her promotion has also been kept in abeyance due to the doping case.