NEW DELHI: Indian batting great Sachin Tendulkar has announced his retirement from the Indian Premier League (IPL), saying it was the “right time” to stop playing the Twenty20 tournament.
LONDON: England head coach Stuart Lancaster praised his exciting youngsters after they showcased their potential in an emphatic 40-12 rout of the Barbarians at Twickenham.
PARIS: Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova begin their Roland Garros title defences on Monday while Jo-Wilfried Tsonga carries the burden of trying to end France’s 30-year wait for a home champion.
PARIS: Women’s top seed, 2002 champion and overwhelming favourite Serena Williams buried the ghosts of her 2012 first round horror show to storm into the second round of the French Open on Sunday.
SAO PAULO: Brazilian football phenomenon Neymar announce Saturday on his Instagram account that he is about to sign up with Spanish powerhouse FC Barcelona.
LONDON: British supercar company and Formula One racing team is building 50 limited edition hard-top 12C roadsters and 50 equally rare 12C Spider convertibles to mark its 50th year in business, an anniversary it celebrates in September.
PARIS: Roger Federer begins his 54th consecutive Grand Slam tournament at the French Open on Sunday when he faces a Spanish winning machine who, for once, is not called Rafael Nadal.
LONDON: Arjen Robben scored a heart-stopping 89th-minute winner to earn Bayern Munich a dramatic 2-1 win over German rivals Borussia Dortmund on Saturday after a thrilling Champions League final at London’s Wembley Stadium.
LONDON: AFP IS CLOSING THIS LIVE REPORT AFTER Arjen Robben scored a dramatic 89th-minute winner for Bayern Munich as they beat Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund 2-1 at Wembley Stadium in London.
MONTE CARLO, Monaco: Nico Rosberg claimed pole position for Sunday’s 71st Monaco Grand Prix with a brilliantly-judged drive in capricious conditions as he and Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton locked out the front row of the grid.