Bloodied Martin Skrtel earns Liverpool point against Arsenal
Bloodied Martin Skrtel earns Liverpool point against Arsenal

A bloodied and bandaged Martin Skrtel headed home a last-gasp 97th-minute equaliser to earn Liverpool a 2-2 draw against Arsenal in the Premier League at Anfield on Sunday.

Alan Pardew creates unwanted history in Newcastle defeat
Alan Pardew creates unwanted history in Newcastle defeat

Alan Pardew suffered the ignominy of becoming the first Newcastle United manager to lose four successive Tyne-Wear derbies against Sunderland after Adam Johnson`s late goal subjected his team to more misery against their arch-rivals.

Andrew Flintoff flops in Australian Big Bash debut
Andrew Flintoff flops in Australian Big Bash debut

Making a comeback is never easy. This hard hitting fact revisited the former England skipper Andrew Flintoff on Sunday when his Australian Big Bash side Brisbane Heat was thrashed by Sydney Thunder.

Manolo Gabbiadini saves Sampdoria on possible swansong
Manolo Gabbiadini saves Sampdoria on possible swansong

Italy striker Manolo Gabbiadini confirmed he could quit Sampdoria in the January transfer window after heading a late equaliser to secure a share of the spoils in a 2-2 home draw with Udinese on Sunday.

Hertha Berlin's John Brooks endures Hoffenheim horror
Hertha Berlin's John Brooks endures Hoffenheim horror

Hertha Berlin defender John Brooks had a Bundesliga afternoon to forget after giving away his side`s first two goals in their 5-0 thrashing at home to Hoffenheim on Sunday.

South Africa call up new boy Rilee Rossouw
South Africa call up new boy Rilee Rossouw

South Africa on Sunday called-up uncapped left-handed batsman Rilee Rossouw to replace injured Quinton de Kock for the second Test against the West Indies.

Mats Hummels can`t rule out Borrusia Dortmund relegation
Mats Hummels can`t rule out Borrusia Dortmund relegation

Mats Hummels says there is no guarantee Borussia Dortmund will avoid relegation next May after finishing the first-half of the Bundesliga season in the bottom three.

Adam Johnson`s late strike gives Sunderland win at Newcastle
Adam Johnson`s late strike gives Sunderland win at Newcastle

Adam Johnson scored a dramatic 90th minute winner for Sunderland as they beat Newcastle United 1-0 and claim a third successive victory over their north-east rivals.

Veteran golfer Arjun Atwal clinches Dubai Open title
Veteran golfer Arjun Atwal clinches Dubai Open title

Veteran Indian golfer Arjun Atwal Sunday ended a frustrating four-year title drought by winning the inaugural Dubai Open by one stroke after South Korean teenager Wang Jeung-hun bogeyed the final hole at the par-72 Els Club Dubai here.

Chen Long emerges champion in BWF Superseries Finals
Chen Long emerges champion in BWF Superseries Finals

Reigning World Champion Chen Long of China demolished Denmark's Hans-Kristian Vittinghus 21-16, 21-10 to win the men's singles crown of the $1,000,000 Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Finals at the Hamdan Sports Complex here Sunday.

Michy Batshuyai ensures Marseille finish year top of the table
Michy Batshuyai ensures Marseille finish year top of the table

Belgian striker Michy Batshuyai repaid Marseille coach Marcelo Bielsa`s faith in giving him his first start by scoring the decider in the 2-1 win over Lille on Sunday to guarantee they top the table going into the New Year.

Germany fans snap up three million shirts
Germany fans snap up three million shirts

Germany fans have bought more than three million of the white shirt Joachim Loew`s side wore when they won the World Cup in Brazil, according to a report Sunday.

Cristiano Ronaldo returns home for statue unveiling
Cristiano Ronaldo returns home for statue unveiling

World player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo returned to his home town of Funchal on Madeira on Sunday to attend the unveiling of a statue sculpted in his honour.

Om Prakash Chouhan wins Tata Open golf tournament
Om Prakash Chouhan wins Tata Open golf tournament

Om Prakash Chouhan of Mhow coasted to a four-shot victory at the 13th TATA Open, a Rs 75 lakh event, after firing a one-under-70 in the final round at Beldih golf course here on Sunday.

Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka to fight for African children
Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka to fight for African children

Tennis super-star Roger Federer will take on his Swiss countryman Stan Wawrinka in a high-octane, fund-rising match early Monday morning at the Hallenstadion in Zurich.

Villarreal climb after seventh straight win
Villarreal climb after seventh straight win

Villarreal registered their seventh consecutive win in all competitions to move above Sevilla on goal difference into fifth in La Liga thanks to a 3-0 victory over Deportivo la Coruna on Sunday.

ISL will maintain September-December window: AIFF
ISL will maintain September-December window: AIFF

The Hero Indian Super League football tournament, the inaugural season of which ended yesterday with Athletico de Kolkata crowned as champions, will have September 15-December 15 window kept open for the second edition.

Batting approach in overseas tours has improved: MS Dhoni
Batting approach in overseas tours has improved: MS Dhoni

Even as their dismal run away from home continues, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni says the Indian cricket team's approach to batting in overseas tours has "improved" in the last one year.

Ranji Trophy: Parveez Rasool fifty steers J&K to 266/6 against Baroda
Ranji Trophy: Parveez Rasool fifty steers J&K to 266/6 against Baroda

All-rounder Parveez Rasool struck an unbeaten half-century as Jammu and Kashmir put up a decent batting performance to reach 266 for six in their first innings of the Ranji Trophy Group A cricket match against Baroda here on Sunday.

FIFA official says England had best bid for 2018 World Cup
FIFA official says England had best bid for 2018 World Cup

England`s failed bid to host the 2018 World Cup "was by far the strongest contender", FIFA official Harold Mayne-Nicholls was quoted as saying on Sunday.