Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez to join Qatari outfit Al Sadd
Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez to join Qatari outfit Al Sadd

Midfield maestro Xavi Hernandez will leave his childhood club Barcelona at the of end of the current season, according to AS.com. The report said that the 35-year-old has signed a three-year contract with Qatari club Al Sadd.

Tiger Woods launches scholarship fund for Charlie Sifford
Tiger Woods launches scholarship fund for Charlie Sifford

Tiger Woods has made a $10,000 donation to launch a scholarship fund at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in tribute to Charlie Sifford, who broke the US PGA Tour color barrier.

John Terry signs new one-year deal with Chelsea
John Terry signs new one-year deal with Chelsea

Chelsea on Thursday confirmed that John Terry has signed a new one-year contract, which will keep the club captain until the end of 2015-16 season. His previous deal expires at the end of the current season.

Frank Lampard visits future MLS club this weekend
Frank Lampard visits future MLS club this weekend

Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard will visit his future Major League Soccer club this weekend, attending a New York City match against Sporting Kansas City on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.

Speed Tracker to be introduced at India Open
Speed Tracker to be introduced at India Open

A speed-tracking system will be in place on Friday at the Yonex-Sunrise India Open flashing out smash speeds live on screen.

AAP seeks athletes' views to boost Delhi's sports culture
AAP seeks athletes' views to boost Delhi's sports culture

Aiming to give a boost to sports culture in the national capital, an advisory body of AAP government on Thursday met sports persons and experts in the field to discuss ways to improve sports facilities in the city.

World Figure Skating Championship: Meagan Duhamel, Eric Radford clinch pairs gold
World Figure Skating Championship: Meagan Duhamel, Eric Radford clinch pairs gold

Canada`s Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford won the world pairs title in Shanghai Thursday, after claiming bronze at the competition in the last two years.

IOC urged to back synchronised skating in Winter Olympics
IOC urged to back synchronised skating in Winter Olympics

The head of the world governing body for skating Thursday called on Olympic chiefs to "decide positively" ahead of an announcement on whether synchronised skating could become a fixture at the Winter Games.

2015-2016 European rugby cups to start in November
2015-2016 European rugby cups to start in November

The Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup, the two European rugby union annual competitions, will kick off mid-november next season due to the World Cup, organisers EPCR announced on Thursday.

Wayne Rooney cheered by Harry Kane`s England emergence
Wayne Rooney cheered by Harry Kane`s England emergence

England captain Wayne Rooney paid a glowing tribute to his new international colleague Harry Kane on Thursday, saying the Tottenham Hotspur striker`s emergence was "great for English football".

Muscle-bound ex-Germany star Tim Wiese eyes wrestling career
Muscle-bound ex-Germany star Tim Wiese eyes wrestling career

Ex-Germany goalkeeper Tim Wiese says he has completed his first couple of training sessions to prepare for a career in the wrestling ring having packed on 40kgs (88lbs) of muscle.

England name Ottis Gibson as fast bowler coach for West Indies tour
England name Ottis Gibson as fast bowler coach for West Indies tour

England named former West Indies paceman Ottis Gibson as their fast bowling coach on Thursday for a Caribbean tour in April.

Ivan Gakhov puts out Saket Myneni in Chennai
Ivan Gakhov puts out Saket Myneni in Chennai

Fifth seeded Ivan Gakhov of Russia once again demonstrated fluent serving and stroke play to get past top seed Saket Myneni 6-3, 7-6(1), en route to the semi-finals of the MCC-S.R.Subramaniam Memorial ITF Men's Futures tennis tournament here on Thursday.

Prannoy upsets top seed Jorgensen, Kashyap loses in India Open
Prannoy upsets top seed Jorgensen, Kashyap loses in India Open

Young Indian shuttler H.S. Prannoy created the biggest upset of the Yonex Sunrise India Open when he outplayed top seed and tournament favourite Jan O Jorgensen to advance into the quarter-finals here on Thursday.

Dempo play Bharat FC, look to bounce back in I-League
Dempo play Bharat FC, look to bounce back in I-League

Injury-ravaged Dempo FC would look to bounce back after defeats when they face new entrant Bharat FC in the Hero I-League at Nehru Stadium here on Friday.

Germany`s World Cup hangover concerns coach Joachim Loew
Germany`s World Cup hangover concerns coach Joachim Loew

Eight months after the champagne corks popped following their World Cup triumph in Rio de Janeiro, head coach Joachim Loew has cause for concern as Germany`s Brazil 2014 hangover continues.

Bring your short game to Olympic golf, warns course chief
Bring your short game to Olympic golf, warns course chief

After months of legal wrangles sparked by green protests over the choice of a nature reserve to host the return of Olympic golf after 112 years, Rio Games golfers can now plot how to deal with a tough course.

Jordan Spieth confident after win as Masters looms
Jordan Spieth confident after win as Masters looms

Jordan Spieth enters the Texas Open off a victory at the Valspar Championship two weeks ago and a chance to better his 2014 runner-up Masters debut only two weeks away.

Lydia Ko confident as next chance for major win looms
Lydia Ko confident as next chance for major win looms

Top-ranked Lydia Ko is confident going into next week`s first major tournament of the LPGA season, the 17-year-old New Zealand star tuning up at this week`s Kia Classic.

Glasgow, Berlin to co-host 2018 European Sports Championships
Glasgow, Berlin to co-host 2018 European Sports Championships

Glasgow and Berlin are to co-host a new multi-sport competition called the European Sports Championships in 2018 that will combine continental championships in several sports, organisers announced on Thursday.