The Worlds Favourite Playground
Sunday, Dec 11th
Last update:06:40:57 AM GMT
Sergio Ramos scored his second injury-time goal in a week to save Real Madrid from embarrassment and keep them six points clear at the top of the La Liga football league.
Seven days ago Ramos' last-minute equaliser give his side a 1-1 draw away with FC Barcelona. On Saturday, he scored a 92nd minute header to give Madrid a thrilling 3-2 win against Deportivo la Coruna.
Aditi Ashok sealed her sensational first season on the Ladies European Tour by collecting her Omega watch as the winner of the LET’s Rookie of the Year Award.
After back-to-back wins at the Women’s Indian Open and Qatar Ladies Open, the 18-year-old from Bangalore finished second on the Order of Merit, in the year that she also represented her country at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Skipper Virat Kohli scored his third double century of the year as India amassed 579-7 at lunch on the fourth morning of the fourth Test here on Sunday, a first innings lead of 179 runs over England.
Kohli (212*) continued his supreme form from where he left off on Saturday, leading India's charge to swell the lead. He and Jayant Yadav (92*) resumed the innings at 451/7 and continued to dominate. India scored 128 runs in 29 overs in the first session of play without losin...
Former champions Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) edged past ten-man Mumbai City FC 3-2 in a rip-roaring semi-final first leg of the Indian Super League at the Rabindra Sarovar Stadium here on Saturday. This was ATK's second home win this season.
ATK took the lead in the third minute through Lalrindika Ralte but soon fell behind to two goals from Mumbai's Leo Costa and Gerson Viera. But the fate of the match swung rapidly in the hosts' favour with Iain Hume striking a brace (39t...
India got the better of England 5-3 in Pool D to virtually assure themselves a quarter-final spot in the men's Junior Hockey World Cup here on Saturday.
Jack Clee's field goal in the 10th minute gave England the 1-0 lead, leaving the Indian camp worried. But the hosts slowly clawed their way back and found the goals through Parvinder Singh (24th minute), Armaan Qureshi (35th), Harmanpreet Singh (37th), Simranjeet Singh (45th) and Varun Kumar (59th).
Former Asian Tour number one Arjun Atwal fired a third round of four-under-par 66 at the UBS Hong Kong Open to brighten his hopes of retaining his full playing rights next year. The 43-year-old was disappointed to bogey his last hole with a three-putt at a sun-kissed Hong Kong Golf Club but five birdies on the card pushed him up to tied 19th position with one round to play for the 2016 season.
Currently in 69th position on the Order of Merit, Atwal needs to break into the...
A Brazilian court has frozen bank accounts belonging to Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes, who is accused of malfeasance in connection with the construction of the golf course used during the 2016 Olympics.
The Friday's order also applies to Fiori, the firm that won the contract to build the course, which never paid 2.39 million reais ($710,000) in environmental assessments on the project. The assessments were waived "contrary to all to the recommendations of the Environm...
Chapecoense have accepted an invitation from Barcelona to play a friendly against the Spanish champions next August, the Brazilian club's president said on Friday.
Barcelona proposed the match after most of the Brazilian club's players and staff were killed in a plane crash in Colombia last week.
There's no place like home, and the Indian Aces took advantage of that fact. The local team landed in Hyderabad already as the leaders of the International Premier Tennis League. But that was not enough; they wanted more. They wanted to start the last leg, at home, with a win and the Aces were simply unstoppable.
The Indian side beat the reigning champions OUE Singapore Slammers with a sensational 24-19 the same day that Sania Mirza got to enjoy a sweet homecoming, playin...
A century from David Warner coupled with some disciplined bowling helped Australia thrash New Zealand by 117 runs in the third and final One-Day International (ODI) of the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday. Australia have thus won the series 3-0.
Warner plundered 156 runs from 128 balls as Australia produced a total of 264/8 in their 50 overs after electing to bat first. Warner batted through the innings, producing partnerships of 62, 105 an...
Los Angeles, Budapest and Paris have successfully passed the second round of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Candidature Process for the 2024 Summer Olympics, the IOC has said.