Arsenal forward Theo Walcott is edging closer to a £20 million move to Everton after he travelled to Merseyside for a medical as Toffees coach Sam Allardyce bids to boost his attacking options.
The decision was taken after officials from the BCCI and the Afghanistan Cricket Board met in Delhi on January 16.
Tennis superstar Roger Federer received double nomination as an impressive collection of the greatest men, women and teams in sports were selected for the 2018 Laureus World Sports Awards to be held here on February 27.
Roger Federer has urged his fellow professionals to act themselves and not as robots during media interviews to keep tennis interesting for the sporting public.
The 22-year-old Russian will partner 19-year-old Canadian Lance Stroll, who made his debut with the former world champions last year.
Indian mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy failed to cross the opening hurdle at the season-opening $350,000 Malaysia Masters, on Tuesday.
Defending champions Aizawl FC held Kolkata football giants East Bengal to a 0-0 draw in an I-League encounter here on Tuesday.
Flawless Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic stamped their mark on the Australian Open on Tuesday with focused former champion Maria Sharapova also successfully negotiating the first round after her drug ban.
Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand crushed USA’s Fabiano Caruana in the third round to join Dutchman Anish Giri in lead on 2.5 points at the Tata Steel Masters Chess tournament.
Olympic gymnastics superstar Simone Biles revealed on Monday she was sexually abused by disgraced former USA team doctor Larry Nassar, who was last month jailed for 60 years on child porn charges.
Defending champion Roger Federer got quickly into his majestic stride with a straight-sets win over Slovenian Aljaz Bedene in his opening match at the Australian Open on Tuesday.
Six-times Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic has distanced himself from reports that he called for a boycott of next year’s tournament unless there was an increase in prize money.
New Zealand defeated Pakistan by five wickets in the fourth one-day international in Hamilton on Tuesday to maintain their unbeaten run against the tourists.