Former Australia skipper Michael Clarke on Wednesday slammed his country's media for "tarnishing" India skipper Virat Kohli's image and stressed that his country "loves" the Indian except a handful of journalists.
Peru, who still have an outside chance of qualifying for the 2018 football World Cup for the first time since 1982, realistically need an away win over Venezuela this week to keep those hopes alive.
Golfer Mukesh Kumar grabbed the halfway lead at the Kolkata Classic courtesy his second round of four-under 68 here at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) on Wednesday.
Goa will take on Kerala for a place in the national football championship for the Santosh Trophy final after a gap of eight years while Bengal and Mizoram lock horns in another semi-final here on Thursday.
Former president of FC Barcelona, AgustÃ Montal, who helmed the Catalan football giants between 1969 and 1977, died on Wednesday at 82 years of age.
Spain defender Dani Carvajal is doubtful for the 2018 football World Cup qualifier against Israel, as the Real Madrid star has been unable to train with his teammates on Wednesday morning due to a bout of flu.
Spain winger Gerard Deulofeu believes his decision to swap English Premier League (EPL) club Everton for Italian football giants AC Milan has been fundamental in his return to the national set-up.
Janvi Patel of Gurajat shocked Shivani Sravya, top seed in the girls singles of the under-18 category, at the ongoing Rendez-Vous A Roland Garros national series tennis tournament at the red clay courts of the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad (DKS) here on Wednesday.
India made heavy weather of their 3-2 win over lower-ranked Cambodia in a FIFA international football friendly at the Olympic Stadium here on Wednesday.
A total of 59 countries and regions will take part in the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Cross Country Championship scheduled to take place here this weekend.