I-League: Dempo SC earn first points against Bengaluru
I-League: Dempo SC earn first points against Bengaluru

Goa's Dempo SC earned their first ever point while playing against Bengaluru FC, following a goalless draw in the Hero I-League, which kicked off at Sree Kanteerava Stadium here Saturday.

We are capable of springing a surprise: Waqar Younis
We are capable of springing a surprise: Waqar Younis

Pakistan's head coach Waqar Younis has cautioned opposing teams in the World Cup against writing off the former champions as he feels they are capable of winning the title.

'Bigg Boss 8 Halla Bol': Gautam Gulati now a challenger, Mahek joins champions!
'Bigg Boss 8 Halla Bol': Gautam Gulati now a challenger, Mahek joins champions!

The surprise element in the extended series of reality show 'Bigg Boss' is living up to the mark. The latest twist in the show is that popular inmate Gautam Gulati is no more a champion. Relax! Last night's episode saw Gauti turn into a challenger from a champion, making everyone inside the house wonder what could be next.

ISL will maintain September-December window: AIFF
ISL will maintain September-December window: AIFF

The Hero Indian Super League football tournament, the inaugural season of which ended yesterday with Athletico de Kolkata crowned as champions, will have September 15-December 15 window kept open for the second edition.

Atletico launch football talent spotting programme
Atletico launch football talent spotting programme

Indian Super League (ISL) club Atletico de Kolkata and La Liga champions Atletico de Madrid of Spain on Saturday announced a joint grassroots development programme in India for unearthing new football talents.

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai take on J&K in first-ever encounter
Ranji Trophy: Mumbai take on J&K in first-ever encounter

Seeking their 41st Ranji Trophy title, former champions Mumbai are to open their campaign against Group A minnows Jammu and Kashmir in the first-ever meeting between the two teams in 80 years of the tournament, here Sunday.

PM Modi congratulates Asian Games medallists

A big day for Asian Games champions as Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday felicitated India's medal winners from the recently concluded Asian Games in Incheon.

Palestine test awaits Indian football team
Palestine test awaits Indian football team

An acid test awaits the Indian football team as it gears up to take on higher-ranked Palestine, who are also the current AFC Challenge Cup champions, in an international friendly here on Monday.

Serie A Gameweek 6, Preview: Juventus' Leonardo Bonucci wants order restored in Roma clash
Serie A Gameweek 6, Preview: Juventus' Leonardo Bonucci wants order restored in Roma clash

Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci has called for the champions to underline their status in Italy`s Serie A after a European slip-up in midweek that has injected extra belief into Roma ahead of the sides` Serie A showdown on Sunday.

Bayern Munich restore order with 4-0 drubbing of Paderborn
Bayern Munich restore order with 4-0 drubbing of Paderborn

Champions Bayern Munich ended Paderborn`s dream start to the season with a 4-0 demolition of the Bundesliga newboys on Tuesday, with Mario Goetze netting twice and new signing Robert Lewandowski getting off the mark.

Bundesliga: Paderborn go top as Bayern Munich held by Hamburg
Bundesliga: Paderborn go top as Bayern Munich held by Hamburg

Promoted Paderborn were flying high early Saturday as they notched up another victory to lead the Bundesliga as champions Bayern Munich slumped to a goalless draw at Hamburg.

Sloppy Toulon slump at home, Clermont compound Toulouse woes
Sloppy Toulon slump at home, Clermont compound Toulouse woes

Champions Toulon slumped to a 28-24 defeat at home to Stade Francais on Saturday in a match where they paid a heavy price for squandering 20 points with the boot.

Sloppy Toulon slump at home, Clermont compound Toulouse woes

Champions Toulon slumped to a 28-24 defeat at home to Stade Francais on Saturday in a match where they paid a heavy price for squandering 20 points with the boot.

Max Verstappen has first test with Toro Rosso
Max Verstappen has first test with Toro Rosso

Dutch 16-year-old Max Verstappen had his first proper Formula One test on Wednesday as Toro Rosso ramp up preparations for his race debut next year as the sport`s youngest ever driver.

China set to crank up the gold medal machine again at Incheon Asian Games
China set to crank up the gold medal machine again at Incheon Asian Games

With huge resources, a Soviet-style sports regime geared to churning out champions and an insatiable desire to win gold, the question is not whether China will top the medal standings at the Incheon Asian Games but by how much.

Champions Toulon start post-Jonny Wilkinson era with victory

Defending champions Toulon began life after Jonny Wilkinson with a battling 29-15 victory at Bayonne on Friday on the opening day of the new Top 14 season.

Frank Lampard begins six-month loan spell at Manchester City

Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard began his loan spell at Premier League champions Manchester City on Wednesday, just two weeks after joining Major League Soccer club New York City FC.

Brendan Rodgers ``pleased`` with Liverpool`s comeback win over Manchester City

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was delighted with his side`s positive response to tactical changes after they twice rallied against Manchester City to edge out the Premier League champions in a New York friendly on Wednesday.

Negredo suffers injury scare as Manchester City beat Hearts in pre-season friendly

Manchester City striker Alvaro Negredo suffered an injury scare as the Premier League champions won 2-1 in a friendly against Hearts on Friday.

Bengaluru signs Puma as kit sponsor

I-League champions Bengaluru FC have signed up with sports apparel manufacturer Puma as their kit sponsor not only for the senior squad but also for the club`s junior side.