Melbourne, March 12 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) announced that all-rounder Ellyse Perry has undergone ankle surgery Tuesday to remove bone spurs. Late last month Perry was sidelined for 10-12 weeks with a stress fracture in the same ankle.
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) has signed Shah Rukh Khan owned Red Chillies Entertainments Pvt. Ltd. as promoters for the Opening Ceremony to be held on the evening of April 2 at the Salt Lake Stadium here.
Melbourne, March 12 (IANS) Cricket Australia's (CA) board Tuesday held a teleconference with its management to take a briefing following Monday's events in Mohali.
Rio de Janeiro, March 12 (IANS) Vicente del Bosque, one of the most successful managers in the history of football, has been welcomed into the Laureus family as a Laureus Ambassador. Ahead of Monday's Laureus World Sports Awards, to be held at the Theatro Municipal here, del Bosque was present at a press conference to hear German football legend Franz Beckenbauer applaud the Spain football team that lifted the World Cup in 2010 and became the first side to win successive European Championships in 2008 and 2012. Like Beckenbauer, del Bosque enjoyed a triumphant career as a player before turning his expertise to coaching and managing
Australian coach Mickey Arthur has backed the current lot of Aussie players who are available for the selection for the third Test match which begins from Thursday
Sao Paulo, March 12 (IANS) Corinthians winger Chen Zhizhao admits he was "surprised" at being called up for China's national football squad for the first time.
Rio de Janeiro, March 12 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt and British heptathlete Jessica Ennis won the Laureus World Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards for their dominant performances at the London Olympics.
Rio de Janeiro, March 12 (IANS) Legendary swimmer Michael Phelps has ruled out the possibility of competing at the 2016 Rio Olympics, saying he is "happier" in retirement. Speaking ahead of Monday night's Laureus World Sports Awards here, Phelps said he was relishing the opportunity to dedicate time to other projects. "I am having fun.
Ferreiras (Portugal), March 12 (IANS) China beat Iceland 1-0 in their last group match to gain their first victory at the Algarve Women's Football Cup.
Gaborone (Botswana), March 12 (IANS) Botswana national football team "The Zebras" play Malawi at home next Tuesday in an international friendly match that forms part of their preparations for their upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Ethiopia. The Botswana Football Association (BFA) made the announcement Monday.