September 2, 2018

Real teenager Vinicius bitten by Atletico player in reserve derby

Real Madrid's Brazilian teenager Vinicius Jr. felt the darker side of his club's rivalry with Atletico Madrid when he was bitten by an opponent after scoring twice in a reserve-team derby match on Sunday.
September 2, 2018

Esports – Move to less violent games for 2022 Asiad: Alisport CEO

Esports will shift away from violent content and towards sports- focused titles for the 2022 Asian Games, the CEO of Chinese tech giant Alibaba's sports arm told Reuters on Sunday.
September 1, 2018

Indonesia to bid for 2032 Olympics after Asiad success

Buoyed up by the success of hosting the ongoing Asian Games, Indonesia will bid for the 2032 Olympics, President Joko Widodo said on Saturday.
September 1, 2018

Sauber fix ‘small flaw’ after Ericsson crash

Sauber have corrected a 'small design flaw' on the car's rear wing that contributed to Marcus Ericsson's spectacular crash in Italian Grand Prix practise, Formula One race director Charlie Whiting said on Saturday.
September 1, 2018

Vettel fastest in final Italian GP practise

Sebastian Vettel was fastest in final practise for the Italian Grand Prix on Saturday but Mercedes's Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton closed the gap and split the two Ferraris on the timesheets.
September 1, 2018

Pirelli faces competition for F1 tyre tender

Pirelli has competition for Formula One's next tyre contract despite French rivals Michelin ruling out a bid, International Automobile Federation (FIA) president Jean Todt said on Saturday.
September 1, 2018

Serena crushes Venus in flat family U.S. Open showdown

Serena Williams crushed older sister Venus 6-1 6-2 in a shockingly subdued third round clash at the U.S. Open on Friday to stay on track for a record equalling 24th Grand Slam title.
September 1, 2018

Rohit to lead India as Kohli is rested for Asia Cup

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has been rested for the Asia Cup starting on Sept. 15, with fellow batsman Rohit Sharma set to lead the team in the 50-over tournament in the United Arab Emirates, the country's cricket board announced on Saturday.
September 1, 2018

Federer braced for Kyrgios test on sixth day of U.S. Open

Nick Kyrgios has his toughest assignment to date at this year's U.S. Open when he faces second seed Roger Federer in a third round encounter at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Saturday, while Maria Sharapova takes on Jelena Ostapenko in a clash of big hitters.
September 1, 2018

Cahill joins Indian Super League side Jamshedpur

Australia's record goal scorer Tim Cahill has joined Indian Super League (ISL) side Jamshedpur FC, the 38-year-old striker announced on Saturday.
September 1, 2018

The alchemist behind India’s heptathlon gold

As she climbed down the steps at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Swapna Barman, India's newly-minted Asian Games heptathlon champion, handed over her gold medal to a bearded man and bent down to touch his feet.
September 1, 2018

Ceferin still looking for the right balance in European football

Back in the 1980s and earlier 1990s, a small, ramshackle ground in a Swiss lakeside city turned into an elephants' graveyard for some of the biggest names in European football.