Leicester have Britain’s bookmakers on run

London, Apr 30 (AFP) Leicester City, 5,000/1 no-hopers before the season started, will be responsible for an "unprecedented" 15 million pounds (USD 22 million, 19 million euros) pay-out by Britain's bookmakers...

KXIP face uphill battle against Gujarat Lions

Rajkot, Apr 30 (PTI) Table-toppers Gujarat Lions will look to consolidate their position when they take on laggards Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League match here tomorrow.Punjab are lying...

Congress MP demands CBI probe into Narsingh Yadav’s case

New Delhi, July 27  Congress Member of Parliament Ranjeet Ranjan on Wednesday demanded a CBI probe into the entire case of wrestler Narsingh Yadav, who had flunked a dope test, jeopardising...

Thangavelu wins gold at Rio Paralympics

Rio de Janeiro, Sep 10 . India's Mariyappan Thangavelu created history on Friday night by winning a gold medal in the men's high jump T-42 event at the Rio Paralympics. His compatriot...
Deplorable when sportsmen, artistes become victims of hate

Deplorable when sportsmen, artistes become victims of hate: Shoaib Akhtar

New Delhi, July 10 - He feels "sports persons or artistes" are a reflection of the society they represent and enter foreign shores as "ambassadors of their country". Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib...

French Open: Paes, Bopanna enter men’s doubles quarters

Paris, May 29 - India's tennis stars Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna stormed into the quarter-finals of their respective men's doubles events in the French Open here on Sunday.Mergea and BopannaThe 16th-seeded...

Ronaldo-less Portugal beat France 1-0 to win Euro 2016 

Paris, July 11 Cristiano Ronaldo-less Portugal upset hosts France 1-0 in extra time of a breathtaking Euro 2016 final at the Stade de France to clinch their first major football title.It was...

Golfer Aditi ends Rio campaign at 41st spot

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21 . Indian woman golfer Aditi Ashok finished her maiden appearance at the Olympics at the 41st spot after a five-over 76 that took her cumulative score to...

Oly champ Kirani James breaks Drake record in 400

Des Moines (Iowa), Apr 30 (AP) Kirani James let the rest of the world know that he's still the man to beat in the 400 meters.The defending Olympic champion broke the...

‘Postpone or move Olympics due to Zika’

Washington, May 28 -The Rio Olympic Games should be postponed or moved "in the name of public health" over the Zika outbreak in Brazil, more than 100 prominent doctors and professors...

Entertainment

My intentions are to entertain with dignity: Sunil Grover

Mumbai, April 5 - Following a spat with comedian-actor Kapil Sharma, Sunil Grover says that his intentions are to act and entertain people with dignity.Sunil...

History

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...