Greece`s parliament on Tuesday elected pro-European conservative Prokopis Pavlopoulos as the country`s new president, a move calculated to bolster the hard-left government in its critical EU bailout talks.
Indian tennis veteran Leander Paes, teaming up with South African Ravfen Klaasen, on Tuesday made a winning start to his Chennai Open doubles campaign, notching up a comfortable straight sets victory in the first round.
Veteran Pakistan batsman Younis Khan on Sunday expressed his delight at being recalled to the one-day team which raised hopes of a final campaign in next year`s World Cup being co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand.
Mohun Bagan on Thursday removed veteran Subhas Bhowmick with "immediate effect" as the veteran coach did not pursue his AFC 'A' licence coaching degree in all these years, a must to continue coaching in a professional set-up as per parent body's guidelines.
The popular face in Hindi cinema, known for tickling the funny bone of movie lovers during the golden period - Deven Verma - breathed his last this morning in Pune. The 78-year-old actor suffered a cardiac arrest, initial reports suggest.
Veteran leg-spinner Amit Mishra and talented youngster Unmukt Chand put up impressive performances as India A made short work of the touring West Indies side in the first of the two warm-up one dayers here on Friday.
Chapchai Nirat ended his five-year title drought when he held his nerve to roll in a putt at the first playoff hole and beat Filipino veteran Antonio Lascuna to win Asian Tour`s Selangor Masters on Sunday.
Veteran star Leander Paes is set to combine with Rohan Bopanna for the doubles rubber during the Davis Cup tie against Serbia, Indian captain Anand Amritraj confirmed Sunday but he says nothing has been decided on the Asian Games squad as yet.