Football hero George Weah in landslide Liberian Senate win
Football hero George Weah in landslide Liberian Senate win

 Liberian opposition politician and former football star George Weah won a landslide victory in Senate elections in Ebola-ravaged Liberia, official results showed Sunday.

Man City blow chance to close on Chelsea, Arsenal climb to fifth
Man City blow chance to close on Chelsea, Arsenal climb to fifth

Manchester City squandered a gilt-edged opportunity to close the gap on Premier League leaders Chelsea when they let slip a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 at home to struggling Burnley on Sunday.

Arsenal survive West Ham test to boost top-four bid
Arsenal survive West Ham test to boost top-four bid

Arsenal withstood a second-half onslaught from West Ham to boost their Champions League charge with a 2-1 victory at Upton Park on Sunday.

Nandy and Saha sign for Sporting Clube de Goa
Nandy and Saha sign for Sporting Clube de Goa

Sporting Clube de Goa reinforced their squad ahead of their opening Federation Cup football tournament match by signing experienced goalkeeper Sandip Nandy and left wing back Biswajit Saha on Sunday.

Brathwaite, Samuels defy South Africa
Brathwaite, Samuels defy South Africa

Kraigg Brathwaite and Marlon Samuels hit half-centuries as the West Indies fought back on the third day of the second Test against South Africa at St George`s Park on Sunday.

Michael Clarke set to miss Australia's World Cup opener
Michael Clarke set to miss Australia's World Cup opener

Australia captain Michael Clarke, who is fighting against time to recuperate from a career-threatening right-hamstring injury has admitted that he might not be fit by the time the co-hosts play their inaugural match in the Cricket World Cup against England on February 14.

India vs Australia: No reason to respect Mitchell Johnson, says Virat Kohli
India vs Australia: No reason to respect Mitchell Johnson, says Virat Kohli

After scoring his third Test hundred of the tour, Virat Kohli Sunday said he was left with no good reason to respect pacer Mitchell Johnson and some of the other Australia players after verbals flew "throughout the day" at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Ball boy to champion, golfer Shankar Das
Ball boy to champion, golfer Shankar Das

A rags-to-riches story unfolded at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club Sunday when local boy Shankar Das hit the winning shot which he later described as the 'best win' of his life.

Kolkata sports firm plans ISL-style league in Bangladesh
Kolkata sports firm plans ISL-style league in Bangladesh

A city-based sports event management company has put forth a proposal to the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) for organising a football league emulating the highly successful Indian Super League (ISL).

Japanese figure skater Tatsuki Machida announces retirement
Japanese figure skater Tatsuki Machida announces retirement

Japan's figure skater Tatsuki Machida said Sunday he will retire from competition.

Liverpool boss Rodgers quashes Balotelli's exit rumours
Liverpool boss Rodgers quashes Balotelli's exit rumours

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has brushed aside rumours revolving around Italian international striker Mario Balotelli's immediate exit from the club, saying that he has no plans to get rid of controversial striker during the January transfer window.

Cristiano Ronaldo almost ended up in Birmingham City before Man United move, claims David Sullivan
Cristiano Ronaldo almost ended up in Birmingham City before Man United move, claims David Sullivan

Former Birmingham City football team owner David Sullivan has claimed that the club could have bagged Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo for just six million pounds before the forward moved to Manchester United.

Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu reach 144-4 against Railways in weather-hit day 1
Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu reach 144-4 against Railways in weather-hit day 1

Opener Abhinav Mukund scored a half-century as former champions Tamil Nadu reached 144 for four on a weather-hit opening day of their Elite Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match against Railways, here on Sunday.

Ranji Trophy: Delhi reach 178/1 after Unmukt, Gambhir provide solid start
Ranji Trophy: Delhi reach 178/1 after Unmukt, Gambhir provide solid start

Back in form after his fluent century against Rajasthan, Unmukt Chand made full use of playing against below-par Gujarat attack with an attractive unbeaten 97 that took Delhi to a comfortable 178 for one on the first day of a Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Sunday.

Services 235/7 against Hyderabad in Ranji Trophy
Services 235/7 against Hyderabad in Ranji Trophy

Leg-spinner Akash Bhandari took four wickets before number eight batsman Deepak Punia's unbeaten fifty helped Services recover to 235 for seven on the opening day of their Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match against Hyderabad here on Sunday.

Ranji Trophy: Yuvraj on verge of third successive ton
Ranji Trophy: Yuvraj on verge of third successive ton

Mandeep Singh struck his maiden hundred century of this Ranji Trophy season while Yuvraj Singh was nearing his third ton in a row as Punjab reached 327 for three on day one of the Group B match against Saurashtra here on Sunday.

Ranji Trophy: Youngster Iyer's century helps Mumbai reach 306/4 againt Bengal on Day 1
Ranji Trophy: Youngster Iyer's century helps Mumbai reach 306/4 againt Bengal on Day 1

20-year-old Shreyas Iyer smashed his maiden first class century (153) to help Mumbai grab the day one honours against Bengal in their Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday.

West Indies fight back against South Africa with four wickets
West Indies fight back against South Africa with four wickets

The West Indies fought back on the third day of the second Test by dismissing South Africa's leading batsmen, Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers, in successive overs at St George's Park on Sunday.

Shoaib Akhtar advises suspended Saeed Ajmal to approach CAS
Shoaib Akhtar advises suspended Saeed Ajmal to approach CAS

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has advised suspended off-spinner Saeed Ajmal to take his case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne.

Federation Cup: Sunil Chhetri brace helps Bengaluru beat Salgaocar
Federation Cup: Sunil Chhetri brace helps Bengaluru beat Salgaocar

Bengaluru FC rode on Sunil Chhetri double strike as they beat Salgaocar FC 3-2 in their Group B league match as the 36th Federation Cup football tournament kicked off here on Sunday.