Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United are being “punished” by the English Premier League fixture list as they embark on the busy festive period, desperately trying to cling onto Manchester City’s coat-tails.
Atletico Madrid suffered a surprise 1-0 defeat to Espanyol on Friday, their first loss in La Liga this season, wasting the chance to put pressure on leaders Barcelona a day before the ‘Clasico’.
His unbeaten run notwithstanding, Indian boxing star Vijender Singh is not taking anything for granted as he gears up to defend his WBO Asia Pacific and Oriental titles against Ghana’s Ernest Amuzu here on Friday.
Former world number one Tiger Woods said on Friday he has decided to end his working relationship with swing coach Chris Como, opting instead to fly solo in his latest comeback from injury.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insisted Cristiano Ronaldo is 100 percent fit for Saturday’s huge El Clasico clash against Barcelona despite playing a limited role in training this week.
An exciting battle will be on cards when Olympic medallists P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal lock horns in the opening match between defending champions Chennai Smashers and Awadhe Warriors at the third edition of the Premier Badminton League.
Arsenal produced a stunning fightback after a woeful first-half display to overturn a two-goal deficit against Liverpool but were denied an improbable victory as Roberto Firmino salvaged a 3-3 draw for the visitors on Friday.
Rohit scored a 35-ball century in India’s second T20I against Sri Lanka on Friday, equalling the world record for the format earlier held exclusively by South Africa’s David Miller.
Among the top-ten T20I wicket-takers of 2017 is also India’s death-over specialist Jasprit Bumrah with 12 wickets. Chahal tops the list with 23 wickets.
Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan has made a stunning debut in Australia’s Big Bash League, winning Man-of-the-Match honours for the Adelaide Strikers.
Chasing an imposing 326, the Windies struggled through to 121 as Boult registered career-best 7/34 to give NZ a series-winning 2-0 lead.
India skipper Rohit Sharma said he always had faith on Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal despite the spin duo leaking runs during Sri Lanka’s chase of a mammoth 260 in the second T20I here.
India’s chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav, who scalped three crucial wickets to help India script an 88-run victory against Sri Lanka on Friday, said he was always looking for wickets despite conceding runs.