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WATCH: Conor McGregor knocks out Eddie Alvarez to simultaneously hold two UFC belts

WATCH: Conor McGregor knocks out Eddie Alvarez to simultaneously hold two UFC belts

Ireland`s hugely popular UFC featherweight champion seized Alvarez`s lightweight title, knocking the American down three times with punishing left hands in the first round.

New York names street 'Muhammad Ali Way'

 New York City today renamed a street outside Madison Square Garden "Muhammad Ali Way" after the late boxing legend who headlined a string of fights at the iconic sports arena.

New York becomes last US state to lift MMA ban

Mixed martial arts makes its New York debut at Madison Square Garden on November 12 after the state governor ended a two-decade ban, in a major boost to the rapidly emerging sport.

Diaspora ties deepened during NDA rule: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said India's ties with its diaspora have deepened greatly ever since the NDA government came to power at the centre 19 months ago.

PM Narendra Modi to speak at Wembley-like gathering in Malaysia

The reception is organized by approximately 90 cultural and community organizations in Malaysia, including expatriates called welcomes partners.

'SAP Center's security for PM Modi's address tighter than airport'

 As thousands of Indian-Americans are scheduled to arrive at the SAP Center in San Jose to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address, they will have to go through a security screening which organisers claimed is tighter than that of an airport.

In Philadelphia, pope calls for defense of religious freedom

Pope Francis on Saturday called for a vigorous defense of religious freedom and urged ordinary Catholics, especially women, to help fortify the Church, as hundreds of thousands celebrated his visit to Philadelphia.

Pope Francis crowns New York visit with public mass

Pope Francis crowned a packed tour of New York on Friday by celebrating mass at Madison Square Garden, after greeting crowds in Central Park and praying for world peace at the 9/11 Memorial.

Pope glides through New York to rock-star welcome

Pope Francis proceeded down New York`s Fifth Avenue cheered by thousands in a rock-star welcome on the second leg of his US tour Thursday after making an historic address to Congress.

Over 40,000 register for PM Narendra Modi's reception at Silicon Valley

Over 40,000 people have signed up to listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to Indian-Americans in Silicon Valley on September 27, surpassing the 30,000 registrations at last year's Madison Square Garden reception for him in New York.

Lady Gaga surprises audience at U2's concert

Lady Gaga surprises audience at U2's concert

Singer Lady Gaga came out as a surprise guest during U2's concert here at the Madison Square Garden. She joined the Irish rock band for a performance on their hit track ‘Ordinary love’.

Silicon Valley plans Madison Square Garden-like reception for PM Modi

Silicon Valley plans Madison Square Garden-like reception for PM Modi

Indian-Americans in California have begun preparations for a grand reception similar to last year's Madison Square Garden event for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who would be the only second Indian premier to visit the state with a trip planned in September to Silicon Valley.

Wladimir Klitschko out-points Bryant Jennings to retain titles

Wladimir Klitschko out-points Bryant Jennings to retain titles

Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko retained his heavyweight world titles Saturday with a lopsided 12-round unanimous decision over previously unbeaten American Bryant Jennings.

Nothing cooler for Wladimir Klitschko than 'beating up people'

Nothing cooler for Wladimir Klitschko than 'beating up people'

Wladimir Klitschko will match Joe Louis in boxing`s record books with his 27th heavyweight title fight on Saturday and could set more marks since he has no plans to retire anytime soon.

Sotheby`s taps Madison Square Garden head as new CEO

Sotheby`s Monday tapped the head of the Madison Square Garden Company as chief executive as it split up its chairman and CEO posts following shareholder criticism.

Another Wimbledon title is Roger Federer's goal

Another Wimbledon title is Roger Federer's goal

Roger Federer is proud of all his grand slam singles titles, but if the Swiss master could add just one more to his record men`s haul of 17 it would be at Wimbledon.

James, Irving, Love power Cavaliers over Knicks

James, Irving, Love power Cavaliers over Knicks

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving each scored 18 points while Kevin Love added 16 points and 16 rebounds Sunday as the Cleveland Cavaliers ripped the NBA-worst New York Knicks 101-83.

Carmelo Anthony to undergo season-ending left knee surgery

Carmelo Anthony to undergo season-ending left knee surgery

Carmelo Anthony, the New York Knicks top scorer and rebounder, will not play again this season as he is due to undergo left knee surgery after suffering in pain for months, the NBA club announced Wednesday.

Vladimir Klitschko sees unhappy ending for ''Rocky Balboa'' opponent

Vladimir Klitschko sees unhappy ending for ''Rocky Balboa'' opponent

Long-reigning world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko likens his next challenger, Bryant Jennings of Philadelphia, to the Rocky Balboa character of film fame.

Basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski claims college win No. 1,000

Basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski claims college win No. 1,000

Mike Krzyzewski, who coached the US national team to gold medals at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, became the first American college coach to record 1,000 victories on Sunday.