Mel B may miss out on 'X Factor' final due to illness

Melanie Brown may have to miss out on the 'X Factor' show final due to her illness, it has been revealed.

Coldplay working on 'final' album?
Coldplay working on 'final' album?

Members of Coldplay are working on their seventh album “A Head Full of Dreams”, which Chris Martin says might be their "final" record.

Sydney Wanderers dismiss Al Hilal probe demand
Sydney Wanderers dismiss Al Hilal probe demand

Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic on Wednesday dismissed calls by Al Hilal for an investigation into their controversial AFC Champions League final, saying he had no interest in what the Saudi side thought.

Duleep Trophy final: Rahul hits another ton as South in firm control
Duleep Trophy final: Rahul hits another ton as South in firm control

Opener K L Rahul continued his dream form as he blazed his way to a brilliant unbeaten 121 after a classy 185 in the first innings as South Zone looked in cruise control in pursuit of 301 against Central in the Duleep Trophy final, here on Saturday.

Ching-Wen Hsu ousts Prarthana Thombare in tennis meet

Fifth seed Ching-Wen Hsu knocked out top seed Prarthana Thombare 6-4, 6-2 to storm into the final of the Zuari Garden City Open ITF Women’s tennis tournament here Friday.

Serena Williams to meet German Angelique Kerber in Stanford final

Top seed Serena Williams won the final eight games to rout Andrea Petkovic in the semi-final at the Stanford Classic in California on Saturday.

Devendro Laishram enters final of lightfly weight category at Glasgow Games

Laishram Devendro Singh played true to his aggressive self as he outclassed Ashley Williams of Wales in a thrilling contest to book a place in the final of the men`s lightfly weight (46-49kg) category at the 20th Commonwealth Games here Saturday.

It feels surreal: Uthappa

He defied the law of averages with 10 consecutive 40-plus scores to guide Kolkata Knight Riders to their second IPL title and batsman Robin Uthappa says the feeling for him is surreal right now given that the team was not exactly a favourite to lift the trophy.

Kings reach Stanley Cup finals with OT win over Hawks

The Los Angeles Kings defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 in overtime on Sunday to book a Stanley Cup finals showdown with the New York Rangers.

Champions League Final: Atletico bid to outwit wealthy neighbours Real

Atletico Madrid have a chance in Saturday`s Champions League final not only to claim their debut European crown but to deny their loathed and vastly wealthier neighbours Real Madrid a record-extending 10th.

FA Cup win could spark success for Arsenal and Wenger

The pressure is all on Arsenal ahead of Saturday`s FA Cup final against Hull City, but if they can end their nine-year trophy drought then good times lie ahead with Arsene Wenger at the helm, former midfielder Ray Parlour has told Reuters.

Martin Klizan enters BMW Open final after beating defending champ Tommy Haas in semis

Defending champion Tommy Haas has been defeated by Slovakian qualifier Martin Klizan in the BMW Open semi-finals on Saturday.

`Wild card` Berdych enters third final of season in Portugal Open

Czech top-seed Tomas Berdych has entered the final of the Portugal Open and will compete in his third final of the season after Rotterdam and Dubai.

Kuznetsova beats Vesnina to end final absence

Svetlana Kuznetsova reached her first final in more than three years on Friday with a 6-3, 6-1 semi-final win over fellow Russian Elena Vesnina at the ATP-WTA Portugal Open.

Phelps still has racer`s edge: Lochte

Michael Phelps might be rusty after a 20 month layoff, but rival Ryan Lochte says the swimming superstar will always be able to count on his racer`s instincts.

Sevilla down Valencia to edge towards final

Sevilla took a huge step towards reaching the Europa League final as they beat La Liga rivals Valencia 2-0 at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Thursday.

Tevez optimistic though losing 2-1 to Benfica

Juventus striker Carlos Tevez insisted that his side have good chance to reach the Europa League final despite their 2-1 loss to Benfica on the road in the first leg of their tie Thursday.

Top security for Greek Cup final

Heavy security measures were announced by Greek police Thursday for Saturday`s Greek Cup final between Panathinaikos and PAOK at the Athens Olympic Stadium.

Champions League: Karim Benzema strike gives Real Madrid advantage over Bayern Munich

Real Madrid took a huge step towards their first Champions League final in 12 years as Karim Benzema`s first-half goal gave them a 1-0 first-leg lead over holders Bayern Munich at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Ancelotti plays down Ronaldo injury problems

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has played down Cristiano Ronaldo`s injury problems and suggested the Portugal captain may recover in time for Wednesday`s King`s Cup final against Barcelona.