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Tendulkar refuses to receive D.Lit from Jadavpur University Kolkata: Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar has refused to accept an honorary Doctorate of Literature that was to be conferred on him by Jadavpur University (JU). However, five…

Joshua heavier than Povetkin at title weigh-in

London: Britain's world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will be over a stone heavier than his veteran Russian opponent Alexander Povetkin when he defends his title at Wembley on Saturday. Joshua - whose International Boxing Federation,…

Simeone questions Ronaldo’s red card

Madrid: Atletico Madrid Argentine coach Diego Simeone on Friday said Juventus' Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo should not have been sent off the pitch during his football team's UEFA Champions League clash against Spanish side Valencia.…

Shuttlers Srikanth, Sindhu crash out of China Open

Changzhou: Top shuttlers P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth lost their quarterfinal matches on Friday, drawing the curtains on India's campaign at the USD one million China Open BWF World Tour Super 1000 tournament. After Srikanth was ousted…

AFC Cup: India secure 1-0 win over Vietnam

Kuala Lumpur: Vikram Singh converted a penalty in the dying minutes of the match to lead India to a 1-0 win over Vietnam in their opening match of the AFC Under-16 championship on Friday. India dominated possession and had as many as four…

Cyclone DAYE hits Odisha coast

Bhubaneswar: Cyclonic storm 'DAYE' hit the Odisha coast near Gopalpur early on Friday causing heavy rain and Malkangiri district, which bore the brunt, was virtually cut off from the rest of the state. Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) B P…