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Real's decision to not replace Ronaldo surprising - McManaman

Oct 29 2018

MUMBAI Real Madrid's failure to bring in a top-class replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo has hurt them, and the Spanish giants must reinforce their squad in January to turn things around, former winger Steve McManaman has told Reuters.

Cricket: Umesh gives India 'good headache' ahead of Australia tour

Oct 15 2018

MUMBAI A rare 10-wicket match haul from a quick on home soil last week underlined India's growing strength in depth in the pace department, a development that is giving captain Virat Kohli the right kind of headache ahead of the tour of Australia.

Cricket-Umesh gives India 'good headache' ahead of Australia tour

Oct 15 2018

MUMBAI, Oct 15 A rare 10-wicket match haul from a quick on home soil last week underlined India's growing strength in depth in the pace department, a development that is giving captain Virat Kohli the right kind of headache ahead of the tour of Australia.

France side can emulate World Cup-Euro double - Pires

Oct 09 2018

MUMBAI France's World Cup winning squad can emulate the side of a generation ago and back up with the European Championship in two years' time, according to former midfielder Robert Pires.

Open La Liga good for the game, says Pires

Oct 09 2018

MUMBAI The current La Liga season has been the most open in years and teams challenging the hegemony of Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid will benefit soccer in the country, former France midfielder and World Cup winner Robert Pires has said.

Shaw's debut ton for India underlines child prodigy status

Oct 04 2018

India's Prithvi Shaw has been compared to batting great Sachin Tendulkar since he was a 14-year-old schoolboy and the lofty parallels will intensify after the teenage prodigy made a sparkling hundred on his test debut on Thursday.

West Indies tests chance for India to fix opening woes

Oct 02 2018

MUMBAI India have the perfect opportunity to find a solution to their top-order batting woes before their year-end series in Australia when the world's top-ranked side host two tests against lowly West Indies, starting on Thursday.

'Slumdog' Tyson laments lack of personalities in the game

Sep 29 2018

MUMBAI The current generation of boxers do not have the wild streak that Mike Tyson wore like a badge of honor during his career and the former world heavyweight champion says the lack of personalities in the sport has contributed to its decline.

FIBA believes less is more as 3x3 basketball continues to grow

Sep 26 2018

MUMBAI Three-a-side basketball is helping the sport reach out to a new audience and will be a major attraction on its Olympic debut in Tokyo, an International Basketball Federation (FIBA) executive has told Reuters.

Hosts Indonesia bid emotional farewell to 18th Asiad

Sep 02 2018

JAKARTA Indonesia bid an emotional farewell to the 18th Asian Games on a rain-soaked evening at the Gelora Bung Karno stadium on Sunday with the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) President hailing the event as a "historical success".

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