Deepika's injury a concern for fast-improving Indian eves
Deepika's injury a concern for fast-improving Indian eves

Key defender Deepika's injury sustained in the match against Australia is a concern for the fast-improving Indian women's team ahead of the knock-out rounds of the Hockey World League Semifinals at the KHC Dragons Stadium here.

Bangladesh's Taskin Ahmed out for at least three weeks
Bangladesh's Taskin Ahmed out for at least three weeks

Bangladesh paceman Taskin Ahmed will be out for at least three weeks following a rib injury, a team official said today.

National level kabaddi player manhandled in Kanpur

In a shocking incident, a national kabaddi player was allegedly manhandled by a group of boys in Kanpur for complaining against their behaviour.

I regret missing the World Cup game against Australia: Mohammad Irfan
I regret missing the World Cup game against Australia: Mohammad Irfan

Pakistan's seven-feet tall left-arm pacer Mohammad Irfan has recovered completely from the injury that had cut short his World Cup campaign but he still regrets missing the quarter-final against Australia in the mega-event earlier this year.

Jos Buttler out of New Zealand T20 but on course for Ashes
Jos Buttler out of New Zealand T20 but on course for Ashes

England`s Jos Buttler has been ruled out of Tuesday`s lone Twenty20 international against New Zealand at Old Trafford with the hand injury that sidelined him from Saturday`s one-day series decider, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced via Twitter.

Jos Buttler injury sees England summon Jonny ​Bairstow
Jos Buttler injury sees England summon Jonny ​Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow was called into England`s squad ahead of Saturday`s deciding one-day international against New Zealand in Durham after wicket-keeper Jos Buttler suffered a hand injury in training on Friday.

Daniele De Rossi joins growing Azzurri injury list
Daniele De Rossi joins growing Azzurri injury list

Roma`s Daniele De Rossi has joined Italy`s growing injury list for their friendly against Portugal, four days after the Azzurri kept their Euro 2016 qualifying hopes alive in a controversial 1-1 draw away to Croatia.

New Zealand`s Trent Boult out of England tour
New Zealand`s Trent Boult out of England tour

New Zealand`s Trent Boult will miss the remainder of the Blackcaps` tour of England after suffering a back injury, it was announced Sunday.

Women's World Cup: Aussie coach hails gutsy Simon Kyah
Women's World Cup: Aussie coach hails gutsy Simon Kyah

Aussie coach Alen Stajcic hailed the contribution of Kyah Simon who came back from a career-threatening injury to revive Australia`s Women`s World Cup campaign in a 2-0 win over Nigeria.

Injury-jinxed Abou Diaby on Arsenal release list
Injury-jinxed Abou Diaby on Arsenal release list

Abou Diaby`s injury-scarred nine-year stint at Arsenal is due to finish after he was included on a list of players to be released by the club on Wednesday.

Conte calls up Bonaventura but doubts on Buffon, Verratti
Conte calls up Bonaventura but doubts on Buffon, Verratti

Italy coach Antonio Conte has called up AC Milan attacking midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura as the beaten 2012 finalists look to take another step towards qualification for the 2016 European Championships against Croatia on Friday.

Olympic 100m hurdles champ Sally Pearson crashes out in Rome
Olympic 100m hurdles champ Sally Pearson crashes out in Rome

Australian Olympic champion Sally Pearson suffered an early season setback after crashing out of the women`s 100m hurdles with an apparent hand injury at the Rome leg of the Diamond League on Thursday.

David Rudisha out of Birmingham Diamond meet
David Rudisha out of Birmingham Diamond meet

Kenya`s Olympic 800m champion and world record holder David Rudisha has pulled out of Sunday`s Diamond League meet in Birmingham due to fresh injury fears.

Indian Colonel injured in fresh firing in S Sudan identified

The Indian peacekeeper who was injured in fresh firing in the troubled Malakal region in South Sudan two days ago was today identified as Lieutenant Colonel Krovvidi Dinakar.

'I'd never invent an injury to avoid playing for Brazil'
'I'd never invent an injury to avoid playing for Brazil'

Russia's Zenit football squad forward Hulk has said that "I would never invent an injury" to avoid playing with the Brazilian national team, as some critics have suggested. He said he was sure he would soon figure once again in the planning of coach Carlos Caetano Bledorn Veri, known as Dunga.

Bangladesh skipper faces race to be fit for India Test
Bangladesh skipper faces race to be fit for India Test

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim faces a race against time to be fit for the one-off test against India next month after the wicketkeeper-batsman was advised a week`s rest to recover from a finger injury.

IPL Technical Committee approves Corey Anderson's replacement
IPL Technical Committee approves Corey Anderson's replacement

 The IPL Technical Committee approved the replacement of injured Corey Anderson in the Mumbai Indians squad.

Barcelona defender Jeremy Mathieu to miss tie against Bayern Munich
Barcelona defender Jeremy Mathieu to miss tie against Bayern Munich

Spanish side FC Barcelona’s French defender Jeremy Mathieu will miss Wednesday's Champions League semi-final first leg match against German giants Bayern Munich due to a problem with his achilles tendon.

Benzema out of Madrid squad for Juventus clash
Benzema out of Madrid squad for Juventus clash

French international striker Karim Benzema hasn`t travelled with the rest of the Real Madrid squad for the first-leg of their Champions League semi-final away to Juventus on Tuesday.

Carlo Ancelotti hopeful over Karim Benzema fitness for Juve clash
Carlo Ancelotti hopeful over Karim Benzema fitness for Juve clash

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is hopeful of having striker Karim Benzema fit to face Juventus in the first-leg of their Champions League semi-final on Tuesday.