KANPUR: Spin twins Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja bowled India to a comprehensive 197-run victory over New Zealand Monday on the fifth and final day of their country’s landmark 500th Test.
PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier was sentenced to two months in jail on Monday for assaulting a police officer following an incident outside a Paris night club in May.
KANPUR: India closed in on victory Monday in the first Test against New Zealand, with the visitors reeling at 205 for seven at lunch on the final day despite half-centuries from Luke Ronchi and Mitchell Santner.
BERLIN: German Bundesliga strugglers Hamburg on Sunday appointed Markus Gisdol as their new coach after earlier sacking Bruno Labbadia, for the second time.
PARIS: Nice may have been without Mario Balotelli but they ground out a 1-0 win at Nancy on Sunday to go back to the top of the Ligue 1 table.
MADRID: Antoine Griezmann was Atletico Madrid’s hero once more with the winner as last season’s Champions League finalists moved third in La Liga with a 1-0 win over 10-man Deportivo la Coruna.
BERLIN: Schalke 04 have made the worst start to a Bundesliga season in the club’s history with Sunday’s 2-1 loss at Hoffenheim their fifth straight league defeat.
WASHINGTON: Arnold Palmer, the golf great whose charisma and common touch drew a legion of fans known as “Arnie’s Army” and propelled the game into the mainstream, died Sunday at the age of 87.
Arnold Palmer, one of golf’s greatest players whose immense popularity drew a legion of fans known as “Arnie’s Army” and helped propel the game just as television was coming of age, died on Sunday at the age of 87, the US Golf Association and golf media reported.
MILAN: As hard as he tries, Roma coach Luciano Spalletti is unlikely to convince fans this week that Francesco Totti is just another player for the Serie A giants.
LONDON: West Ham United’s Mark Noble admitted with rare post-match candour that they were fortunate to escape with a 3-0 defeat by Southampton at the London Stadium on Sunday - their fourth successive reverse in the Premier League.
PETALING JAYA: Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah did well to salvage two points after struggling with technical issues in Moto2 at the Aragon Motorcycle Grand Prix in Spain today.
KUALA LUMPUR: World No 1 Lee Chong Wei continued his domination on the Super Series circuit when he clinched his sixth Japan Open title today.
TOKYO: Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki overpowered Japan’s Naomi Osaka 7-5, 6-3 to capture the Pan Pacific Open on Sunday, her first tournament victory since February 2015.
DUBAI: Pakistan played good all-round cricket to beat world champions West Indies by 16 runs in the second Twenty20 in Dubai on Saturday, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
PARIS: With Radamel Falcao out injured, Monaco came from behind to claim a scrappy 2-1 win over Angers at the Stade Louis II on Saturday and move top of the Ligue 1 table.
BERLIN: Joshua Kimmich’s late winner preserved Bayern Munich’s 100 percent Bundesliga record in Saturday’s 1-0 win at Hamburg, but the leaders saw Mats Hummels limp off with a knee injury.
MILAN: Marek Hamsik celebrated hitting his 100th goal for Napoli in a 2-0 win over Chievo that will instill confidence ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League clash at home to Benfica.
MADRID: A substituted Cristiano Ronaldo cut a disconsolate figure as Real Madrid conceded a late equaliser to draw 2-2 at Las Palmas on Saturday.
LONDON: Arsenal cruised to a 3-0 win over Chelsea on Saturday, scoring all three goals in the first half to claim their first Premier League victory over their London rivals in 10 attempts.
LIVERPOOL: Jurgen Klopp disproved his own words of warning as Liverpool crushed Hull City 5-1 at Anfield on Saturday to climb into the top four of the Premier League.
Swansea: Sergio Aguero scored twice as Manchester City made it 10 wins in as many games this season with a 3-1 victory away to Swansea in the Premier League on Saturday.
STOKE-ON-TRENT: Salomon Rondon grabbed a last-gasp equaliser as West Bromwich Albion marked Tony Pulis’s 1,000th game as a manager with a 1-1 draw at Stoke City on Saturday.
SUNDERLAND: Christian Benteke’s stoppage time header earned Crystal Palace a stirring 3-2 comeback win at hapless Sunderland on Saturday.
BOURNEMOUTH: Junior Stanislas proved Everton’s bogeyman for the second season running as his stunning goal earned Bournemouth a 1-0 Premier League win at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday.
MIDDLESBROUGH: Son Heung-Min surely erased all doubts about his Tottenham future as his double inspired a 2-1 victory at Middlesbrough in the Premier League on Saturday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah again showed his maturity, overcoming technical issues from the final practice to notch 12th in Moto2 qualifying at the Aragon Motorcycle Grand Prix today.
KUALA LUMPUR: Johor Darul Ta'zim celebrated receiving the Super League trophy in style on Saturday when they mauled Kuala Terengganu T-Team 5-1 in Johor Baru to preserve their unbeaten run in the competition.
MANCHESTER: Dropping Wayne Rooney had the desired effect for Manchester United.
LONDON: Liverpool outcast Mamadou Sakho took to social media on Saturday to say he will expose “the lie” about his situation at the club.
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