Topping your group is often viewed as a way to success in the Champions League, earning a round of 16 meeting with a runner-up and in theory a more straightforward path to the tournament's latter stages. This season that might not be so simple.
The fate of three championship belts could be decided on Saturday, as two elite boxers defend their titles. In the United Kingdom, young British heavyweight Anthony Joshua defends his IBF heavyweight title in Manchester, England, against undefeated Eric Molina, while superstar junior welterweight champion Terence Crawford faces challenger John Molina Jr. in Omaha, Nebraska.
Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu went down in straight games to Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying in the Hong Kong Open Super Series final on Sunday. With this Sindhu's quest for a second successive women's singles title ended in disappointment.
Supreme Court today allowed Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to spend an amount of Rs 56 Lakh for Rajkot test match, which is first match of India vs. England test series.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has moved the Supreme Court, seeking funds for Wednesday's Test match between India and England to be played in Rajkot.
It was an action-packed night at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas as Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2,) defeated champion Jessie Vargas (27-2) to claim the World Boxing Organization welterweight title on Saturday.
India's ace shooter Heena Sidhu has pulled out of an Airgun competition in Iran over compulsory hijab rule. The tournament, Asian Airgun Shooting Championship, is scheduled to be held in December in Tehran.
The Supreme Court on Friday punished Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for its "defiance" and ordered that none of the Board's member State associations will get a single rupee from the top cricket body till they comply in "letter and spirit" with the Justice R.M. Lodha Committee reforms.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), in its response in the Supreme Court, has refuted allegations of non-compliance with Lodha panel's recommendations, saying that "records of 40 E-mails" exchanged with Justice RM Lodha will be submitted before the apex court.
Former Supreme Court judge Justice RM Lodha on Tuesday said that a report, which said the BCCI has cancelled the remainder of the ongoing India-New Zealand series after the Committee froze the cricket board's bank accounts, is a slander campaign against the Supreme Court and said that it has not frozen any account.
Kanpur: Chasing down a target of 434 was never an easy proposition for New Zealand and with only six wickets in hand going in to the final day of the India vs. New Zealand Test match, the only question was how soon will India wrap the match at Green Park, Kanpur to take a 1-0 lead in the 3-match series.
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New Delhi [India], Sept. 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia who won gold in the men's javelin throw, F46 event at the Rio.
Johannesburg [South Africa], Sept 14: Lionel Messi hogged the limelight with an excellent hat trick as Barcelona kicked off their Champions League campaign in a resounding fashion, thrashing Celtic 7-0 in the opening game of the European competition at Camp Nou.
Rio de Janeiro [Brazil], Sept.14: Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia left an inedible mark in the annals of Indian sports history, becoming the first athlete from the country to win two gold medals at the Paralympics when he won the top honour in the men's F46 category on Tuesday.
Melbourne [Australia], Sept 14: Former West Indies T20 captain Darren Sammy has lashed out at his country's cricket board in the immediate aftermath of the sacking of head coach Phil Simmons, shortly before the Caribbean team's series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.
New Delhi [India]: Asserting that spin will play a huge factor in the upcoming tour to India, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has admitted that some of his batsmen will face a tough challenge against Ravichandran Ashwin and other Indian spinners during the three-match series, starting from September 22 in Kanpur.
Johannesburg [South Africa]: Controversial Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has played down the seriousness of a hip injury he sustained during the recently-concluded US Open, saying he feels ready to play this week's Davis Cup World Group play-off.
New Delhi,[India] Sept.13: India is all set to host the third edition of the Track Asia Cup 2016 here at the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex Velodrome from September 14 to September 16.
New Delhi [India], Sept.13: Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen believes that Eoin Morgan's decision to pull out of the upcoming tour to Bangladesh was a `courageous` one.
Johannesburg [South Africa], Sept.13: Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir has admitted that he heaved a sigh of relief after escaping the tour to England relatively unscathed, as he described the tour to be `one of the toughest exams` of his life.
Johannesburg [South Africa], Sept.13: The verdict on Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova's appeal against her two-year doping ban will be issued in the first week of October, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said.
London [England], Sept 12: England's limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan has pulled out of the forthcoming tour of Bangladesh due to concerns about security, ending weeks of uncertainty over his participation.
Melbourne [Australia], Sept 12: While praising his side's performance in the limited-overs series in Sri Lanka, Australia head coach Darren Lehmann has stated that players' exploits with the white-ball in the subcontinent will be taken into considered before the much-anticipated tour of India next year.
New Delhi [India], Sept.11: Discarding the previously used zonal method, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to pick the national selectors for the senior, junior and women's selection panels through an interview process.
Brisbane [Australia], Sept.11: Cameron Bancroft smashed an unbeaten half-century as Australia A claimed a three-wicket win over India A in the fourth and final day of the first four-day Quadrangular A series game at the Allan Border Field here on Sunday.
Johannesburg [South Africa], Sept.11: German tennis player Angelique Kerber has solidified her place as World No.1 after lifting her maiden US Open title in the women's singles category at Flushing Meadows on Sunday.
Melbourne [Australia], Sept.11: England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler is likely to take over as ODI captain for the upcoming tour to Bangladesh, with Eoin Morgan expected to confirm his withdrawal from the series due to security concerns.
Karachi [Pakistan], Sept.10: Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has heaped praise on Pakistan by describing them as `fighters` after they managed to end their tour on a high note with a crushing nine-wicket win over Eoin Morgan's side in the lone T20 match at Old Trafford.
Johannesburg [South Africa], Sept.10: Pep Guardiola enjoyed victory over his old nemesis Jose Mourinho as Manchester City clinched a 2-1 victory over Manchester United in their fourth Premier League clash at Old Trafford on Saturday.