Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger on Friday announced his retirement from international football, ending a 14-year career that reached its peak with the 2014 World Cup triumph before persistent injuries forced the decision. One of the best defensive midfielders of his generation, the 31-year-old represented Germany in the 2006 and 2010 World Cups, where his team claimed bronze medals on both occasions.
Since making his debut in 2004, he scored 24 goals from 120 inter...
On a high after a thumping win in the series opener, India will aim to extend their winning run when they take on hosts West Indies in the second of the four-match Test series starting at the Sabina Park here on Saturday.
India recorded their biggest win outside the subcontinent by beating the West Indies by an innings and 92 runs in the first Test at the Sir Viv Richards stadium in Antigua.
Star Indian athlete Tintu Luka's confidence is high as she gets ready for the upcoming Rio Olympics and has placed a huge expectation on herself.
"I have improved a lot and I am confident that I can reach the finals in the 800 metres," a confident Luka told the media in Kozhikode on Friday.
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia headlined the top seeded players who advanced to the quarter-finals on the fourth day of the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Toronto on Thursday. Djokovic defeated 37-year-old Czech opponent Radek Stepanek in straight sets (6-2, 6-4) on Thursday to reach the last eight stage of the tournament in nine of the last 10 times since making his tournament debut in 2007.
The only year when he did not advance to the round of the final eight wa...
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted that he is unfazed by his team's big-spending rivals, adding that paying £100 million (around $132 million) for one player is the wrong approach.
With Jose Mourinho's Manchester United seemingly close to sealing a deal for Juventus' French midfielder Paul Pogba for more than a 100 million pounds, the former Borussia Dortmund boss is not worried by his own club's transfer tactics.
India lost 3-2 to Spain in Madrid on Thursday night, in the second game of their two-match pre-Olympic tour.
The high-scoring encounter started off cagily as both teams started off the blocks slowly, defending deep and not looking for adventurous forays into the others half. Spain were the ones who came closest in the first quarter, with a PC which was defended by India to ensure they went into the first break tied in a stalemate.
Arsenal may have been unsuccessful in their quest to sign Jamie Vardy this summer from Premier League champions Leicester City, but they do appear to be having better luck with Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez with Algerian publication Le Buteur reporting yesterday that the Gunners should wrap up the African's capture before the weekend is out.
Arsenal are believed to have had a £37.1 million offer accepted by Leicester for the Premier League's player of last season, and if r...
Manchester United are understood to have become interested in signing West Ham United superstar Dimitri Payet now, with reports in France Football revealing that the Red Devils are considering tabling a bid in the region of €60m for the player.
The 29 year old moved to Upton Park last summer, after having spent a number of seasons in France’s football circuit. And he was an instant hit in England, on account of his performances, with the player going on to score 12 goals an...
It's been a busy day for Arsenal fans with rumours flying thick and fast now as the serious business of signing a striker and some defensive reinforcements to cover for the absence of Per Mertesacker become a reality for Arsene Wenger.
Here are the top stories that grabbed our attention:
Arsenal to sign Riyad Mahrez for £ 37 million!
Arsenal may have been unsuccessful in their quest to sign Jamie Vardy this summer from Premier League champions Leicester City, but they do appe...
Arsenal have been boosted in their pursuit of Valencia defender Shkodran Mustafi, with reports in Spanish news outlet COPE revealing that the La Liga side are willing to let the player move to the Emirates Stadium this summer. What’s more – it is believed that Valencia are open to the prospect of doing business with the north London giants for as little as £20.9m!
The Gunners, themselves, are desperate for a defensive addition to their squad following the sidelining of de...
Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt has arrived in Rio de Janeiro amid tight security ahead of next month's Olympic Games. The 29-year-old was on Wednesday flanked by minders and airport security staff as he briefly posed for photographs before avoiding a group of reporters and leaving in a private car.