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November 20, 2018

Marathon world record holder Kipchoge named for IAAF award shortlist

Madrid, Nov 20: Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge, who broke the marathon world record in Berlin two months ago, was named to a five-man shortlist for the 2018 Male World Athlete of the Year, the IAAF announced Tuesday.In September, Kipchoge won the Berlin Marathon in two hours, one minute and 39 seconds, becoming the first athlete to cross below the two hour and two minutes mark, and is also the current London Marathon champion, reports Efe. The men's shortlist featured United States track and field sprinter Christian…

Domestic matches abroad need approval of federations, confederations: UEFA

Brussels, Nov 20: The UEFA president asserted ton Tuesday hat any domestic league matches played abroad must be approved by the two national federations involved, as well as by the corresponding continental confederations.At a press conference in Brussels, Aleksander Ceferin expressly avoided referring to the specific case of the controversial La Liga game between Girona and Barcelona planned for January 26, 2019 in Miami, reports Efe. While the management of the two clubs are eyeing the potentially lucrative expansion…

Atletico’s Costa, Savic, Hernandez, Koke, Lemar ready for Barça clash

Madrid, Nov 20: Five injured Atletico Madrid players were back in action during Tuesday's practice, just in time for the upcoming clash with La Liga leader Barcelona.Striker Diego Costa, defenders Stefan Savic and Lucas Hernandez, midfielder Koke and winger Thomas Lemar all participated normally with the group, reports Efe. The returnees also took part in a possible starting XI that coach Diego Simeone could deploy for Saturday's home game, although they are still awaiting medical discharge. Koke had been…

Four Indians enter medal round of Boxing Worlds

New Delhi, Nov 20: Five-time world champion M.C. Mary Kom became the first Indian on Tuesday to enter the medal round of the 10th AIBA womens World Boxing Championships at the packed K.D. Jhadav Hall here.The experienced Indian icon gave a perfect start and the platform to India's medal campaign at home, outsmarting Yu Wu from China 5:0 in the Light Fly (48 kg) category which was later cashed in on by Lovlina Borgohain, who accounted for Aussie Kaye Frances Scott in Welter class (69 kg), with another unanimous decision…

PKL-6: Tamil Thalaivas beat Telugu Titans 27-23

Ahmedabad, Nov 20: Tamil Thalaivas produced a solid all-round performance to beat Telugu Titans 27-23 in the southern derby of Pro Kabaddi Season 6 at the The Arena by Transstadia here on Tuesday.This was Tamil Thalaivas first win over Telugu Titans in the Pro Kabaddi League. Ajay Thakur scored 8 points for Tamil Thalaivas and Manjeet Chhillar chipped in with three crucial tackle points. Rahul Chaudhari scored 8 points but it was Telugu Titans defence that let them down as they scored just seven tackle points in the…
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