Ranji Trophy: Swarupam Purkayastha's six-for earns bonus points for Assam
Ranji Trophy: Swarupam Purkayastha's six-for earns bonus points for Assam

Off-spinner Swarupam Purkayastha single-handedly destroyed Goa in their second innings as well and returned with an impressive six-wicket haul to earn a comfortable 10-wicket win for Assam in a Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match, here today.

African Nations Cup: Senegal go top after comeback draw with South Africa
African Nations Cup: Senegal go top after comeback draw with South Africa

Senegal came from behind to draw 1-1 with South Africa in the African Nations Cup on Friday to go top of Group C.

Ranji Trophy: Andhra reach 123/2 against Himachal on opening day
Ranji Trophy: Andhra reach 123/2 against Himachal on opening day

 Andhra Pradesh's batsmen put up a slow but steady performance as they reached 123 for two on a weather-hit opening day of their Ranji Trophy Group C cricket match against Himachal Pradesh here on Wednesday.

Qatar coach sidesteps question over future
Qatar coach sidesteps question over future

Coach Djamel Belmadi deflected questioning about his future with trigger-happy Qatar on Wednesday as he faced a must-win Group C game against heavyweights Iran at the Asian Cup.

Leading African teams face tough section

Few tournaments have thrown up such a tough section as Group C at the African Nations Cup with Algeria, Ghana, Senegal and South Africa battling for two quarter-final places.

Hyderabad hold advantage over Kerala after Day 2
Hyderabad hold advantage over Kerala after Day 2

Hyderabad had Kerala struggling at 179 for six in their first innings after posting 270 on day two of the Ranji Trophy Group C cricket match here on Monday.

Himachal Pradesh fight back after Goa score 357
Himachal Pradesh fight back after Goa score 357

Ankit Kalsi and Rashmi Parida scored half centuries as Himachal Pradesh made 172 for three in reply to Goa's 357 all out on day two of the Ranji Trophy Group C match here on Monday.

Ranji Trophy: Jharkhand take lead against Assam
Ranji Trophy: Jharkhand take lead against Assam

 Jharkhand took a slender five-run lead over Assam in their Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match here on Monday.

Ranji Trophy: Hyderabad consolidate against Goa
Ranji Trophy: Hyderabad consolidate against Goa

Syed Quadri compounded Goa's problems with an unbeaten century as Hyderabad posted a mammoth 568/7 in their Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match here on Monday.

Ranji Trophy: Kerala bundle out Andhra Pradesh for 141
Ranji Trophy: Kerala bundle out Andhra Pradesh for 141

Kerala put up a spirited bowling effort to dismiss Andhra Pradesh for 141 and gain first innings lead in a Group C Ranji Trophy match here on Monday.

We were all suffering for Diego Costa: Vicente del Bosque
We were all suffering for Diego Costa: Vicente del Bosque

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque predicted Diego Costa would be a key performer for Spain in coming years after the Brazil-born forward ended his long wait for an international goal on Sunday.

Diego Costa ends drought as Spain ease past Luxembourg
Diego Costa ends drought as Spain ease past Luxembourg

Diego Costa ended his long international scoring drought with the third goal in an uninspiring 4-0 win for Spain away to minnows Luxembourg in Euro 2016 qualifying Group C on Sunday.

Spain not on downward spiral, says Del Bosque after defeat
Spain not on downward spiral, says Del Bosque after defeat

Coach Vicente del Bosque denied Spain were caught in a downward spiral after the holders slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat in Slovakia in Euro 2016 Group C qualifying on Thursday.

Troubled Palestine advance in Asiad soccer
Troubled Palestine advance in Asiad soccer

Palestine advanced to the second round of the Asian Games football Sunday, despite defeat to Singapore, and vowed to use their rise in the sport to spread some happiness at home.

Joao Moutinho gives Monaco win on Champions League return
Joao Moutinho gives Monaco win on Champions League return

 Monaco celebrated their return to the Champions League for the first time in a decade as they edged Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 in a hard-fought Group C encounter at the Stade Louis II on Tuesday.

Zaccheroni steps down after Japan World Cup exit

Alberto Zaccheroni stepped down as Japan coach on Wednesday after taking full responsibility for the Asian champions` group stage exit at the World Cup.

Drogba starts for Ivory Coast against Greece

Veteran striker Didier Drogba makes his first start of the World Cup Tuesday as Ivory Coast try to reach the knock-out stages against Greece.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Four-star Colombia too good for Japan

Jackson Martinez scored twice as Colombia beat Japan 4-1 to end World Cup Group C with three straight wins and send the Asian champions packing from the tournament with just a single point.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Greece vs Ivory Coast - As it happened...

Greece take on Ivory Coast in a Group C game between at the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza. Yaya Toure, who recently lost his brother may start as a holding midfielder in this match.

Honda `gutted` over Japan lack of ideas

Japan midfielder Keisuke Honda slammed the team`s lack of creative spark following Thursday`s 0-0 World Cup draw with Greece, which left them on the brink of elimination.