Brazil's best chance: Ronaldo

Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima played a stellar role when Brazil last emerged world champions, back in 2002.
Jun 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Important to start well: CR7

Cristiano Ronaldo believes Mohamed Salah is a serious contender to break his and Lionel Messi's dominance of the Ballon d'Or.
Our Bureau Jun 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Phil's views

Phil Mickelson was almost gushing in his praise of Shinnecock Hills on Monday, but that doesn't mean the five-time Major winner backs all of the changes at the historic course hosting the US Open.
Jun 13, 2018 00:00 IST

'Country' for main event

Trainer Feroz Khan's horse Country Music (Neeraj Rawal-up) is fancied to win the Amba Vilas Palace Trophy, the feature event at the Mysore races on Wednesday.
Our Turf Correspondent Jun 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Dreaming of sixth title & more, says Neymar

Five-time champions Brazil are dreaming of winning the World Cup for the sixth time, star player Neymar said.
Jun 12, 2018 00:00 IST

Pique's injury scare

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique provided a scare during Spain training on Monday as he quit training early with a knee problem. The Spanish football association, though, said it's nothing serious.
Our Bureau Jun 12, 2018 00:00 IST

Dele Alli promises to stay cool

England attacking midfielder Dele Alli has promised to not fall foul of new Fifa regulations introduced for the World Cup which allow referees to punish players retrospectively for infringements during a match.
Jun 12, 2018 00:00 IST

Leo cannot eclipse Diego unless he wins Cup: Pirlo

Italy legend Andrea Pirlo is of the opinion that Lionel Messi cannot claim to be the best player of all time unless he wins the World Cup.
Our Bureau
Jun 12, 2018 02:07 IST

Shami is ruled out of Test vs Afghans

Pacer Mohammed Shami was ruled out of the one-off Test versus Afghanistan as he failed to clear the fitness test at the NCA. Shami has been replaced by Delhi quick Navdeep Saini, said a BCCI release on Monday.
Our Bureau Jun 12, 2018 00:00 IST

Batting better now: Nair

Karun Nair feels he is a much improved batsman than he used to be a couple of years back and has his eyes set on his comeback Test against Afghanistan.
Our Bureau Jun 12, 2018 00:00 IST

Potent strikers and tight race

Like the Latin American football powerhouses, Colombia too have abundant flair and spontaneity to attract fans. But they just haven’t done justice to their abilities, resulting in the team making an exit earlier than expected. 2014, though, was the year they showed some consistency and managed to make the last eight – their best performance so far in the World Cup – before being knocked out by hosts Brazil. 
Jun 12, 2018 00:00 IST


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