Australia opt to bat in women’s WorldT20 final

Kolkata, April 3 : Australia captain Meg Lanning won the toss and elected to bat against the West Indies in the World Twenty20 women’s final at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday. The teams: Australia Women: Alyssa Healy(wicket-keeper), Elyse Villani, Meg Lanning(captain), Ellyse Perry, Alex Blackwell, Jess Jonassen, Beth Mooney, Erin Osborne, Megan Schutt, Rene […]

Nishikori advances to Miami Open final against Djokovic

Miami (Florida), April 3 : Japanese No.6 seed Kei Nishikori rolled to a 6-3, 7-5 victory over Australian rising star Nick Kyrgios and will square off against Serbian World No.1 and top seed Novak Djokovic in the Miami Open tennis final. Despite putting just 56 percent of his first serves in play on Saturday, Nishikori […]

Wenger confident Alexis, Ozil will renew Arsenal contracts

London, April 3 : Arsenal’s French coach Arsene Wenger said he is “confident” that Chilean Alexis Sanchez and German Mesut Ozil will renew their contracts with the English football side next summer. Asked about the contract renewal of both players, the coach said on Saturday “that will be done in the break, in the summer,” […]

Real Madrid beat Barcelona 2-1 in Clasico

Barcelona, April 3 : Second-half goals from Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo helped Real Madrid come back from a goal down to beat FC Barcelona 2-1 in a Clasico La Liga derby match here at the Camp Nou stadium. Gerard Pique put Barcelona ahead on Saturday, but on the day set aside to pay homage […]

Bayern, Dortmund win in Bundesliga

Munich, April 3 : Franck Ribery’s volley goal lifted leaders Bayern Munich 1-0 past Eintracht Frankfurt while Borussia Dortmund reaped a late 3-2 victory over Werder Bremen thanks to Adrian Ramos at the 28th round of the Bundesliga football league. Front-runners Bayern secured their five-point advantage, as Ribery’s winner against Frankfurt was enough to clinch […]

Tevez helps Boca Juniors beat Rafaela

Buenos Aires, April 3 : Argentine football giants Boca Juniors saw off Atletico Rafaela 3-0 in the country’s first division tournament. Striker Carlos Tevez opened festivities in the 24th minute here at the Bombonera stadium on Saturday, with a strike just above the keeper, reports Xinhua news agency. Midfielder Federico Carrizo gave Boca a comfortable […]