Andhra seeks help to trace mountaineer missing in South America

The Andhra Pradesh government has sought help from Indian embassies in Argentina and Chile to trace ace mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu missing for last one week.

Oklahoma City Thunder`s Kevin Durant undergoes successful foot surgery
Oklahoma City Thunder`s Kevin Durant undergoes successful foot surgery

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant underwent season-ending bone graft surgery Tuesday on his right foot, a procedure that could see him resume playing in four to six months.

Mike Whan gets six-year contract extension as LPGA boss
Mike Whan gets six-year contract extension as LPGA boss

Mike Whan has received a six-year contract extension to remain as LPGA commissioner that will keep him in the position through 2020, the tour`s board of directors announced Tuesday.

Tiger Woods' plane seen at Augusta airport: Report
Tiger Woods' plane seen at Augusta airport: Report

In the first hint that 14-time major champion Tiger Woods will play in next week`s Masters despite recent problems, his plane was seen on Tuesday morning at Augusta Regional Airport.

Ex-Wales forward rugby Ian Gough wins assault case appeal

Former Wales international Ian Gough had his conviction for assaulting his glamour model ex-girlfriend overturned by a south London court on Tuesday.

Novak Djokovic favours reforms in Davis Cup format
Novak Djokovic favours reforms in Davis Cup format

Novak Djokovic has added his voice to those calling for a reform of the Davis Cup format, with the world number one favouring a more concentrated competition for the worldwide team event.

New ECB chairman Colin Graves mulls four-day Tests
New ECB chairman Colin Graves mulls four-day Tests

Incoming England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves confirmed on Tuesday that he is considering tabling proposals to shorten Test matches from five days to four.

Dronavalli Harika bows out of World Women's Chess Championship
Dronavalli Harika bows out of World Women's Chess Championship

Grandmaster Dronavalli Harika missed out on winning opportunities and boweed out of the World Women's Chess Championship after losing the 10-minute tiebreaker against Mariya Muzychuk of Ukraine in the semifinals here on Tuesday.

I-League: Bengaluru FC notch big win against Sporting de Goa
I-League: Bengaluru FC notch big win against Sporting de Goa

Bristling with aggression, Bengaluru FC maintained their unbeaten run against Sporting de Goa by hammering out a 4-1 win in the Hero I-League match here on Tuesday.

Royal Wahingdoh FC beat East Bengal 1-0 in I-League
Royal Wahingdoh FC beat East Bengal 1-0 in I-League

Royal Wahingdoh FC continued their winning run beating East Bengal 1-0 in a rescheduled round 9 match of the Hero I-League football at the J N stadium here on Tuesday.

Argentina unlikely to risk Messi on Tuesday
Argentina unlikely to risk Messi on Tuesday

Lionel Messi looks set to miss a second consecutive match because of a foot problem when Argentina meet Ecuador in a friendly in New Jersey on Tuesday.

First 2016 Rio Olympic Games tickets go on sale
First 2016 Rio Olympic Games tickets go on sale

Tickets for the Rio Olympics went on sale Tuesday with the first batch of a total 7.5 million being made available online to thousands of fans who had pre-registered via the official web portal.

Palestinians to ask FIFA to suspend Israel
Palestinians to ask FIFA to suspend Israel

The Palestinian Football Association will ask the FIFA Congress in May to suspend Israel, accusing it of continuing to hamper its soccer activities.

Cricket legends call for restoring bat-ball balance in ODIs
Cricket legends call for restoring bat-ball balance in ODIs

Cricket legends have called for restoring the balance between bat and ball, including easing fielding restrictions and regulating bat thickness, in the ODI format.

England women's goalkeeper Karen Bardsley faces violent conduct charge
England women's goalkeeper Karen Bardsley faces violent conduct charge

England goalkeeper Karen Bardsley has been charged with violent conduct after punches were thrown during a match between Manchester City and Birmingham City women`s teams.

Olympic berth for squash will be a big boost: Gregory Gaultier
Olympic berth for squash will be a big boost: Gregory Gaultier

Men's squash world No 2 Gregory Gaultier is fervently hoping that the racquet game played inside four walls makes entry in the Summer Olympic Games of 2020 in Tokyo to give it the much-needed shot-in-the-arm.

James Faulkner got his clothes off in World Cup afterparty: Brad Haddin
James Faulkner got his clothes off in World Cup afterparty: Brad Haddin

Giving a peek into the Australian cricketers' celebration after the World Cup triumph, Brad Haddin, who's just announced retirement from One-Day International cricket, said all-rounder James Faulkner got his "clothes off" in the afterparty.

Mahela Jayawardena to build grassroot cricket in Sri Lanka
Mahela Jayawardena to build grassroot cricket in Sri Lanka

Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene is set to take over a role with the country's cricket administration to develop the infrastructure of the local game at the feeder level.

Rashid, Sanjeev share spoils on opening day
Rashid, Sanjeev share spoils on opening day

Delhi's Rashid Khan and Sanjeev Kumar of Lucknow shared the spoils in round one of the PGTI Ahmedabad Masters presented by Kalhaar Blues & Greens here on Tuesday.

Southampton report first profits since 2009 crisis
Southampton report first profits since 2009 crisis

High-flying Southampton reported annual after-tax profits of 33.4 million pounds ($49.41 million) in 2014, their first time in the black since the Premier League club went into administration in 2009.