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India rise to 105th spot in FIFA ranking

Zurich: The Indian football team rose two spots above to 105th position in the FIFA rankings released on Monday. India produced a dominating performance to thump Macau 4-1 in their fourth qualification match for the AFC Asian Cup 2019 at…

Bowl reasonably quick: Santner’s plan in India

Mumbai: New Zealand spinner Mitchell Santner today said the key to success against India's much-vaunted batting line-up would be to bowl reasonably quick and induce mistakes from Virat Kohli and Co. India and New Zealand will lock horns in…

Halep ranked first in WTA rankings

Madrid: Romanian tennis player Simona Halep continued to lead the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday. The 26-year-old Romanian star reached the number one for the first time in her career last week to put an end to…

Messi to become father for third time

Buenos Aires: Argentinean football star Lionel Messi is set to be a father for the third time, his wife Antonela Roccuzzo confirmed. Roccuzzo posted a family photo on Instagram of Messi and their two sons, Thiago and Mateo, on Sunday…

India U-19 squad for Asia Cup announced

Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced the India U-19 squad for the fourth edition of the Under-19 Asia Cup to be played in Malaysia from November 9-20. Defending Champions India, who have won the…

Bayern confirms Martinez’s shoulder injury

Munich: German football giants Bayern Munich on Sunday confirmed that their midfielder Javi Martinez suffered a slight injury to his right shoulder during the club's 5-0 Bundesliga win over SC Freiburg. The reigning German top flight…