Kohli retains No.2 spot, Rohit slips in ODI rankings

Dubai, Sep 5  India’s Test captain Virat Kohli on Monday retained his second spot while opener Rohit Sharma slipped a place to seventh in the latest One-day International (ODI) cricket batting rankings.

Kohli has 813 points, a fair distance behind South African AB de Villiers (887) while compatriot…

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Jordi Alba says Barcelona 'spot on' to sign Alcacer

Madrid, Sep 3 Barcelona left-back Jordi Alba said that the Catalan football club was “spot on” with the signing of striker Paco Alcacer, who he has known since he was 16 years old.

Alcacer was signed from Valencia for a transfer fee of around 30 million euros ($33.4…

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Paes, Bopanna crash out of men's doubles; Sania wins in mixed

New York, Sep 3 (PTI) India’s top doubles players Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna were dumped from the US Open men’s doubles competition even as Sania Mirza progressed in the mixed doubles event with her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig.

Paes and his German partner Andre Begemann lost a…

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England defender Luke Shaw wants to start afresh

Manchester, Sep 2: Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw does not want to be remembered as a player who broke his leg at a very young age. Rather, the former Southampton footballer wants to be known for his on-field industry and accolades.

“Of course I don’t want people…

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Felipe Massa announces F1 retirement

Monza (Italy), Sep 2: Brazilian driver Felipe Massa has said he will retire from Formula 1 at the end of the current season.

The 35-year-old revealed his decision at a press conference on Thursday ahead of the Italian Grand Prix in Monza, Xinhua news agency reported.

“After 15…

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