Sports

Topics also related to Top News:

Photo

Title holders City still looking for reinforcements

- English champions Manchester City are still in the market for new signings to boost their title defence, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Tuesday.

Recent Sports News

Afghan chief promises World Cup upsets

MUMBAI - Afghanistan's triumph over Zimbabwe on Tuesday was far from a surprise to the man who runs the game in the war-torn nation and he has warned cricket's establishment to brace itself for more shocks at the World Cup next year.

10:24am BST

North Korea urge South to accept jumbo delegation proposal

SEOUL - North Korea has urged Asian Games hosts South Korea to seize a "golden opportunity" to improve relations between the fractious neighbours and accept their proposal for a party of 700 athletes and officials to take part in the multi-sport event.

10:20am BST

Black Cap Williamson banned from bowling

WELLINGTON - New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has been banned from bowling his occasional off-spin in international cricket because of an illegal action, New Zealand Cricket said on Wednesday.

7:32am BST

Wimbledon doubles champion Sock advances at Atlanta Open

- Rising U.S. talent Jack Sock eased past Colombian Alejandro Gonzalez 6-2 6-4 but Uzbek Denis Istomin put a dent in the large home field in the first round of the Atlanta Open on Tuesday.

5:55am BST

Jamaica sprinter Blake out for season after surgery

KINGSTON - Jamaica's double Olympic sprint silver medallist Yohan Blake has been ruled out for the rest of the 2014 season after undergoing a surgery on an injured hamstring, coach Glen Mills said on Tuesday.

10:25am BST
Photo

Real Madrid sign Colombian Rodriguez

MADRID - Real Madrid have signed Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez from Monaco on a six-year contract, the La Liga club said on Tuesday.

Photo

Dunga succeeds Scolari as Brazil manager

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil named Dunga as their manager for the second time on Tuesday, two weeks after they were hammered 7-1 by Germany in the World Cup semi-finals, a result which led to the resignation of former coach Luiz Felipe Scolari.

Factbox-Brazil manager Dunga

SAO PAULO - Following is a factbox about Dunga who was named as Brazil manager on Tuesday.

Photo

McIlroy wins British Open

Rory McIlroy wins the British Open.

Photo

Tour de France underway

Cyclists chase the yellow jersey in the race across France.

Topics also related to Top News: