Sharmila Nicollet making a comeback from injury got off to a good start with a one-over par 71 that placed her tied 15th at the end of the first day of the 90-hole Ladies European Tour's Lalla Aicha Tour School Final Qualifier.
Gaganjeet Bhullar, who was forced to take a nearly three-month break due to injury, got off to a steady start with a three-under 69 to remain at 10th spot at the inaugural Dubai Open despite a late double bogey at the Els Club, Dubai, here on Thursday.
Mumbai City FC on Tuesday announced that an injury has forced its marquee player Freddie Ljungberg to miss the team's remaining matches in the inaugural season of Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament.
An upbeat Bengal side led by their gutsy captain Laxmi Ratan Shukla will start as favourites in the Ranji Trophy opener against Baroda, who would be without the services of their batting mainstay Ambati Rayudu, out with a hip injury.
Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has said he was offended by Spanish international teammate Sergio Ramos questioning his commitment to La Roja after pulling out of games against Belarus and Germany earlier this month through injury.
The injury that left Australian batsman Phillip Hughes in a critical condition in hospital was a "rare" event but a reminder that cricket has always been a dangerous sport, West Indies batting great Brian Lara said on Wednesday.
Availability of Australian skipper Michael Clarke for the opening Test against India at Brisbane is still in doubt. And now a quadriceps injury of in-form batsman Steven Smith, has also forced him to withdraw his name from this week's Sheffield Shield round.
Celebrated boxer MC Mary Kom on Thursday hinted that the Rio Olympics may be her swan song. The Manipuri pugilists admitted that it will be difficult for her to continue boxing after the 2016 Summer Games.
Australia batsman Steven Smith will be rested for the opening one-day international against South Africa in Perth, with all-rounder Shane Watson returning to the side after recovering from injury, Cricket Australia said on Thursday.