Red-Hot Liverpool Eye History Against Southampton

A win would also mark the first time since 1990-91 that Liverpool have opened the league season with seven consecutive victories. Liverpool’s impressive start to the season, which has also included the thrilling midweek home Champions League victory over Paris Saint-Germain, can be traced to a number of factors. But the fact that a only…

Revived Tiger Woods, No.1 Justin Rose Spice Up Ryder Cup Showdown In France

“Europe has as strong a team as we’ve ever had. So does the American team,” Sweden’s Henrik Stenson said. “So it’s all set for possibly the greatest battle ever.” The United States won 17-11 in 2016 at Hazeltine and owns an edge of 26-13 with two halved in the all-time rivalry. But since the event…

Chelsea, Arsenal Win In Europa League As Rangers Hold Villarreal

“I think we played well in the first half and in the beginning of the second as well,” Aubameyang told BT Sport. “We have to improve and try to fight not to concede a goal like we did in the last minute.” Premier League leaders Chelsea made a winning start to their Group L campaign…

Rashid Khan Shines As Afghanistan Beat Bangladesh By 136 Runs In Asia Cup

On the back of their late batting pyrotechnics, Afghanistan scored 97 runs from the final 10 overs and that made the difference in the fate of the match which, however, was rendered inconsequential as both sides have already made it to the Super Four stage from Group B. Later, Rashid showed why he is considered…

Cristiano Ronaldo Red Card To Be Reviewed By UEFA On September 27

Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off for Juventus in win over Valencia © AFP UEFA have opened a disciplinary case over Cristiano Ronaldo’s red card in the Champions League which will be assessed on September 27, European football’s governing body said on Thursday. Ronaldo was sent off in the 29th minute of Wednesday’s 2-0 win…

Wrestler Bajrang Punia Questions Selection Criteria For Khel Ratna

Seasoned wrestler Bajrang Punia on Thursday expressed his disappointment over the denial of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. Punia said he was “hurt” and questioned the selection criteria for the country’s highest sporting honour. Despite winning gold medals in the Asian Games at Jakarta and the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, his name did not…

WADA Lifts Ban On Russian Anti-Doping Agency

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Thursday lifted a ban on Russia’s anti-doping agency, RUSADA, paving the way for Russian athletes to return to competition across all sports. “Today, the great majority of WADA’s Executive Committee decided to reinstate RUSADA as compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code subject to strict conditions,” WADA president Craig Reedie…

Belgium, France Become First Joint Leaders In FIFA Rankings History

Belgium, who finished third in the FIFA World Cup in Russia, have joined world champions France as joint leaders of the FIFA world rankings released Thursday. It is the first time since the rankings were introduced in 1992 that the top spot has been shared. Roberto Martinez’s side moved up one place to top the…

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth Enter Quarters

Indian badminton stars PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth were both stretched to the limit but overcame difficult periods to win their respective games and enter the quarter-finals of China Open 2018. Sindhu beat Thailand’s Busanan Ongbamrungphan 21-23, 21-13, 21-18. Sindhu, seeded third, lost the first game but came back strongly to completely dominate the second….

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