Barcelona, Jan 20: FC Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta will miss their La Liga match on Sunday against Eibar due to a minor injury to his left leg, the Catalan football giants said.
Kolkata, Jan 20: Mahendra Singh Dhoni's family is expected to be present during India's third and final One-Day International (ODI) against England at the Eden Gardens on Sunday.
Bengaluru, Jan 20: The Cricket Association for the Blind (CABI) will host the final of the Twenty-20 World Cup at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on February 12, it was announced on Friday.
Sibu (Malaysia), Jan 20: Indian star shuttler Saina Nehwal entered the semi-finals of the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold with a triumph over Indonesian Fitriani Fitriani, while Ajay Jayaram lost to unseeded Anthony Sinisuka Ginting in the quarter-finals here on Friday.
New Delhi, Jan 20: Striker Florian Fuchs was the youngest member of the German squad that clinched the gold at the 2012 London Olympics. Four years later, he bagged another medal, a bronze in Rio. Over the past four years, he has emerged as a leader. With the German team experiencing a transformation phase, responsibility came early for him. Witnessing him deliver under pressure as the leader of the German attack, his Hockey India League (HIL) franchise Dabang Mumbai too has cashed it on him, naming him their captain in the absence of injured Matthew Swann.
Nairobi, Jan 20: Ethiopian running legend Haile Gebrselassie has called upon athletes to shun doping and compete with a clean slate.
Kolkata, Jan 20: The India and England cricket teams buses were stranded for almost one and a half hours en route to the team hotel from the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Airport here on Friday.
Melbourne, Jan 20: Tennis stars Roger Federer and Andy Murray surged through to the fourth round of Australian Open here on Friday.
Kolkata, Jan 20: Dhruv Sunish, seeded third and the only Indian surviving among all the other Indian boys, brushed aside Syria's Hazem Naow in the semi-final of the ongoing ITF Juniors tennis tournament at the red clay courts of the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad on Friday.
Melbourne, Jan 20: World No.1 Angelique Kerber kept her hopes of a second straight Australian Open tennis title alive with a 6-0, 6-4 win over Kristyna Pliskova here on Friday.