Irancell, La Liga sign cooperation agreement

Tehran , Dec 17

Iran's second largest mobile operator, MTN-Irancell, signed an online broadcasting rights agreement with La Liga, the top professional association soccer division of Spain.

Virat, Anushka wed in Italy, begin new innings

Florence (Italy) , Dec 11

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma sealed their relationship with a wedding here amidst close family and friends on Monday.

Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence increased

Pretoria , Nov 24

A South African court on Friday increased from six to 13 years and five months former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's prison sentence for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics

Geneva , Dec 6

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Tuesday that Russia is banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics set for next February in PyeongChang, South Korea, over doping concerns, Xinhua reported.

Sumo wrestler retires after public assault

Tokyo , Nov 29

Mongolian sumo wrestler Harumafuji, considered one of the best fighters in the sport, has decided to retire after admitting he attacked a lower-ranking fighter under the influence of alcohol, his teacher said on Wednesday.

Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence doubled

Pretoria , Nov 24

A South African court on Friday increased to 13 years and five months paralympian Oscar Pistorius's prison sentence for killing his girlfriend.