Italian cycling veteran Luca Paolini wins Gent-Wevelgem
Italian cycling veteran Luca Paolini wins Gent-Wevelgem

Italian veteran Luca Paolini timed his attack to perfection to take victory at the one-day cobbled classic race Gent-Wevelgem in Belgium on Sunday.

Veteran Assamese actor dies

Veteran award winning Assamese film and theatre actor Indra Bania died in a private hospital here tonight following prolonged illness, hospital sources said. He was 73.

Veteran poet Neeraj gets national Kavi Pradeep award

Noted Hindi poet Gopaldas Neeraj has received the first National Kavi Pradeep Samman at a function held here.

Veterans Vijay Singh, Retief Goosen fly high at Riviera
Veterans Vijay Singh, Retief Goosen fly high at Riviera

Former major winners Vijay Singh and Retief Goosen struck a blow for the old guard on the PGA Tour as the two veterans surged into a six-way tie for the lead at the Northern Trust Open on Thursday.

Veteran conservative Pavlopoulos elected Greek president

Greece`s parliament on Tuesday elected pro-European conservative Prokopis Pavlopoulos as the country`s new president, a move calculated to bolster the hard-left government in its critical EU bailout talks.

I'm hale and hearty: Manorama on death rumours

 Rubbishing death rumours, veteran Tamil actress Manorama, who was unwell a few months ago, said she's absolutely alright now and has also agreed to act in three new films.

Al Pacino's trophies to be auctioned
Al Pacino's trophies to be auctioned

Two of veteran actor Al Pacino's award trophies are going up for auction.

Leander Paes enters Chennai Open 2nd round with straight sets win
Leander Paes enters Chennai Open 2nd round with straight sets win

Indian tennis veteran Leander Paes, teaming up with South African Ravfen Klaasen, on Tuesday made a winning start to his Chennai Open doubles campaign, notching up a comfortable straight sets victory in the first round.

Veteran filmmaker K Balachander passes away
Veteran filmmaker K Balachander passes away

Popular Tamil filmmaker K. Balachander, who was hospitalised here for the last few days, breathed his last Tuesday, his manager said. He was 84.

Younis Khan happy to be back in one-day fold
Younis Khan happy to be back in one-day fold

 Veteran Pakistan batsman Younis Khan on Sunday expressed his delight at being recalled to the one-day team which raised hopes of a final campaign in next year`s World Cup being co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand.

Mohun Bagan remove Subhas Bhowmick for failing to meet licensing criteria
Mohun Bagan remove Subhas Bhowmick for failing to meet licensing criteria

Mohun Bagan on Thursday removed veteran Subhas Bhowmick with "immediate effect" as the veteran coach did not pursue his AFC 'A' licence coaching degree in all these years, a must to continue coaching in a professional set-up as per parent body's guidelines.

Veteran comedian Deven Verma dies at 78!
Veteran comedian Deven Verma dies at 78!

The popular face in Hindi cinema, known for tickling the funny bone of movie lovers during the golden period - Deven Verma - breathed his last this morning in Pune. The 78-year-old actor suffered a cardiac arrest, initial reports suggest.

Unmukt, Mishra shine as India A crush West Indies in warm-up opener
Unmukt, Mishra shine as India A crush West Indies in warm-up opener

Veteran leg-spinner Amit Mishra and talented youngster Unmukt Chand put up impressive performances as India A made short work of the touring West Indies side in the first of the two warm-up one dayers here on Friday.

Sao Paulo keeper scores penalty, misses another in draw
Sao Paulo keeper scores penalty, misses another in draw

Veteran Sao Paulo goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni converted one penalty before missing another in a 2-2 Brazilian championship draw against Flamengo, who were left fuming over the referee.

Asian Games: Veteran Lee is South Korea`s secret badminton weapon
Asian Games: Veteran Lee is South Korea`s secret badminton weapon

Veteran comeback kid Lee Hyun-Il spoke of his pride at sealing gold for the South Korea badminton men`s team against China after being recalled from retirement as the hosts` secret weapon.

Chapchai Nirat wins Malaysia playoff to end five-year drought
Chapchai Nirat wins Malaysia playoff to end five-year drought

Chapchai Nirat ended his five-year title drought when he held his nerve to roll in a putt at the first playoff hole and beat Filipino veteran Antonio Lascuna to win Asian Tour`s Selangor Masters on Sunday.

Asian Games gives youngsters chance to shine: Leander Paes
Asian Games gives youngsters chance to shine: Leander Paes

Vetern tennis star Leander Paes on Thursday said Indian youngsters have a good opportunity to shine at the Asian Games in Incheon in the absence of top players.

Leander Paes confirmed for Davis Cup tie against Serbia:  Anand Amritraj
Leander Paes confirmed for Davis Cup tie against Serbia: Anand Amritraj

Veteran star Leander Paes is set to combine with Rohan Bopanna for the doubles rubber during the Davis Cup tie against Serbia, Indian captain Anand Amritraj confirmed Sunday but he says nothing has been decided on the Asian Games squad as yet.

Xavi Hernandez on target as new-look Barcelona draw

A familiar face came on and helped new-look Barcelona draw 1-1 with Nice in a friendly in southern France on Saturday.

Udonis Haslem re-signs with Miami Heat

The Miami Heat have re-signed veteran forward Udonis Haslem, who is the club`s all-time leader in rebounds.