Bordeaux (France), June 28 Playmaker Eden Hazard and defender Thomas Vermaelen did not take part in the Belgium football team's training session on Tuesday.
Mumbai, Jan 30 India's Under-19 team went down to England by 23 runs in the opening game of the five-match Youth One-day Interntaional (ODI) series at the Wankhede Stadium here on Monday.
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 26 Brazil international defender Douglas Santos has played down reports linking him to Spanish football champions FC Barcelona.
Rio de Janeiro April 21 In a break from tradition followed at previous Olympics the flame for the Rio Games will shine in the downtown area of the host city rather than at the stadium.
Hanoi, Aug 12 Vietnamese marksman Hoang Xuan Vinh won the first-ever Olympic gold medal for Vietnam on the opening day of the ongoing Rio Olympics' events and in doing so prompted many local sports experts to maintain it was no fluke but the inevitable result of Vietnamese sports development.
Rio de Janeiro Oct 21 About 240000 tickets were sold in the first eight hours of the latest Olympic ticketing phase organisers said.
London, July 2 Croatian tennis player Marin Cilic managed to qualify for the pre-quarterfinals at Wimbledon after beating Slovakia's Lucas Lacko here on Saturday.
Kolkata, Nov 1 Unwilling to draw a conclusion on beleaguered Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, Diego Forlan, the highest-paid marquee player in the current ISL, says the Portuguese is good at his job but only time would tell whether he is the best choice for the club.
Rio de Janeiro, July 31 A three-member International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board panel has been selected to make final decisions on the eligibility of all Russian athletes competing at Rio Games, starting on August 5.
Dortmund May 7 Borussia Dortmund have said that their German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan will miss the Euro 2016 football championship because of a dislocated kneecap.