Greg van Avermaet at the double in Tirreno-Adriatico
Greg van Avermaet at the double in Tirreno-Adriatico

Belgian Greg van Avermaet warmed up for the upcoming classics season with a season-opening victory on the third stage of Tirreno-Adriatico on Friday after a thrilling uphill finish that handed him the overall leader`s jersey.

British plane makes emergency landing after engine fire alert

Thirty-one people on board a British plane on Friday had some anxious moments when the flight made an emergency landing at an airport in Essex after a safety alert about a fire in one of its engines.

Sachin Tendulkar launches anthem, jersey of his Indian Super League team
Sachin Tendulkar launches anthem, jersey of his Indian Super League team

Sachin Tendulkar launched the anthem and jersey of his co-owned football team Kerala Blaster, for upcoming India Super League (ISL), which is slated to kick-off next month.

Alan Pardew relieved as Papiss Cisse hands lifeline to under-fire boss
Alan Pardew relieved as Papiss Cisse hands lifeline to under-fire boss

Beleaguered Newcastle boss Alan Pardew admitted he was a relieved man after Papiss Cisse`s late double temporarily silenced his critics in a 2-2 draw against Hull.

French riders vow to attack more at Tour de France

Tony Gallopin was one of several French riders vowing to attack more ahead of Thursday`s 12th stage of the Tour de France.

RBL Bank partners with Delhi Daredevils

Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Daredevils on Thursday roped in RBL Bank as a partner and principal sponsor.

UK minister urges Nike to rethink $150 England shirt

Britain`s sports minister has urged Nike to cut the cost of England World Cup shirts after a price tag of up to 90 pounds prompted a backlash from supporters.

Nike launches new limited overs uniform for Team India

Sportswear firm Nike, the official kit sponsor of the Indian cricket team, has launched new uniform for the India-Australia limited over series next month.

Modi donates Sachin`s jersey for girl child edu

Over 500 gift items and souvenirs, including a jersey used by champion batsman Sachin Tendulkar`s in the 2003 Cricket World Cup, were on Friday donated by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to the state treasury for auctioning.

Team India dazzles in ‘ultramarine’ blue new jersey

Team India unveiled their ‘ultramarine’ blue colour new jersey with some mixed reactions.