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UFC legend Anderson Silva waltzed into a ring and upset former champ Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in a boxing match

Boxing is used to beating up on MMA fighters but on Saturday, a UFC legend got one over a boxer as Anderson Silva befuddled Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.


Chenene to Orlando Pirates: Swallow your pride and bring back Krol

The tactician led Bucs to a treble in the 2010/11 season before leaving for North Africa, and ex-winger called on the club to bring him back


Cricket: Sanjay Manjrekar opines on rules over bad light, says it can be 'bit more reasonable'

Former India cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar has weighed his opinion on the aspect of stopping play due to bad light during the inaugural World Test Championship final between New Zealand and India at the Hampshire Bowl in Southampton.


Liudmila Samsonova survives first-set scare to beat Belinda Bencic in Berlin final and claim first WTA title

Liudmila Samsonova survives first-set scare to beat Belinda Bencic in Berlin final and claim first WTA title


Sekgota: Kaizer Chiefs' interest in Swallows FC winger confirmed

Goal spoke exclusively to the former FC Stumbras player's representative ahead of the July-August transfer window


NBA: Bucks edge Nets in overtime in Game 7, withstand Kevin Durant's 48 points

NBA: Bucks edge Nets in overtime in Game 7, withstand Kevin Durant's 48 points


'How did I get this virus?'

It was the same stage where the first Asian Games were held in 1951, called Irwin Amphitheatre before it became known as the National Stadium.


Premier League fantasy football price reveal: How much will Salah, De Bruyne and the best players cost in 2021-22 season?

Fantasy managers who take part in the popular online game are now learning how much some of the most popular selections will cost next year


Kent fly high on Daniel Bell-Drummond, Zak Crawley innings to hand Essex thrashing

Opening stand of 145 sets up home side for their highest Blast total


'Stickler for rules, Milkha Singh denied me a gold'

For Dronacharya awardee athletics coach Mohinder Singh Dhillon, the 1958 Commonwealth Games gold medallist Milkha Singh was a man who denied him a gold medal once.


Formula 1: Max Verstappen on a roll with Red Bull after French GP win

Formula One leader Max Verstappen passed Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton on the penultimate lap to win a tense French Grand Prix for Red Bull on Sunday and canter 12 points clear at the top.


‘Fundamental’ Kane to start England’s vital Euro 2020 clash with Czech Republic, Southgate confirms

With just two goals in 11 games, the captain's place in the starting XI has come under question


Sneh Rana overcomes personal tragedy, injury to script India’s Bristol rearguard

Sneh Rana, during the one-off Test against England, became the first Indian woman and fourth in the history of the sport to register a half-century and prise out a four-wicket haul on Test debut.


Ezenwa returns as Nigeria announce squad for Mexico friendly

After a lengthy absence, the 32-year-old is back in the Super Eagles set-up and among the players invited for next month's international outing


Boxer Nikhat Zareen appointed as staff officer in Bank of India

Telangana boxer and former world junior champion Nikhat Zareen has been appointed as the staff officer in the Bank of India, zonal office at AC Guards, Hyderabad. The 25-year-old Nikhat, who hails from Nizamabad, had won the gold medal at the World youth and junior at Antalya in Turkey in 2011.


Rassie van der Dussen's 75* sets West Indies 324 to level series

He and Rabada rescued South Africa from 73 for 7 by adding 70 for the eighth wicket. Roach picked up four wickets for West Indies


At 22, M Sreeshankar aims to fly high at Tokyo Olympic Games

M Sreeshankar, men s long jump national record holder from Kerala, is training for a podium finish at the Olympics.


Block, grind, restraint: The rise and rise of Shafali Verma

Her Test debut was as much a vindication of her talent as it was a bulldozing of perceptions around it


Keaton Jennings' six and out leaves Lancashire and Notts tied at the last

Lancashire conspire to fall short of victory despite opener's 88


'Valimai Update' Reaches WTC Final Too; Actor Ajith Kumar Fans Put Up Poster in Southampton

Not even the ICC World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand was spared, as fans of Tamil actor Ajith Kumar sought 'valimai update


An MMA match ended in unadulterated chaos when a fighter got knocked cold while complaining about an eye poke

Gianni Melillo won in a controversial fashion when he scored a KO while his opponent, Mohammad Karaki, complained about an eye poke.


Josh Inglis hundred sees Leicestershire claim first win of campaign

Opener slams 103 not out as visitors run riot, leaving Northants rooted to bottom


NBA: Brooklyn Nets had superstars, shooting and scoring, but needed more health

NBA: Brooklyn Nets had superstars, shooting and scoring, but needed more health


Wimbledon 2021: 2016 finalist Milos Raonic to miss tournament due to calf injury

Wimbledon 2021: 2016 finalist Milos Raonic to miss tournament due to calf injury


US Open Golf 2021: Louis Oosthuizen, Mackenzie Hughes and Russell Henley share 54-hole lead

US Open Golf 2021: Louis Oosthuizen, Mackenzie Hughes and Russell Henley share 54-hole lead


The girls have shown they can stand up even without much practice - Mithali Raj

Deepti Sharma and Sneh Rana also weighed in on their method: talk every ball, and block the noise


BCCI won't bid for ICC events post 2023 unless hosting fee is increased

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) wants the International Cricket Council (ICC) to increase the hosting fees for ICC tournaments like the World Cup and the Champions Trophy, else it will not bid for events in the 2023-31 cycle, a source in the BCCI told TOI on Sunday.


Ahmed Sayed: Former Moreirense midfielder keen on retiring at Zamalek

The Egypt international revealed he wants to see out his professional career at the Cairo International Stadium


India quicks take time to find their feet, as New Zealand threaten to run away

Ishant, Bumrah and Shami managed only one wicket between as they strove for the right lengths in seaming conditions


Germany manager Low: Teams who have perfect opening two games rarely win tournaments

Germany suffered a 1-0 loss to France in their first match of Euro 2020, and the coach feels their rough start will work in their favour


Euro 2020: Switzerland 3-1 Turkey full match reaction and quotes: Shaqiri 'pleased' with win after sealing third-place shot

The Liverpool midfielder bagged a double to help his nation nab a first Group A win, but they will be left to sweat on a potential last-16 berth


Chris Woakes keen to make T20I case after 'wasted' winter on tour with England

Allrounder hasn't played for England since September but could make T20 comeback after six years


NBA: Philadelphia 76ers centre Joel Embiid fined $35,000 for on-court altercation

NBA: Philadelphia 76ers centre Joel Embiid fined $35,000 for on-court altercation


England sledged a lot but we did not pay attention: Sneh Rana

The England players resorted to "constant sledging" to disturb Sneh Rana and Co but they maintained their composure to pull off a thrilling draw for the Indian women's team in the one off Test in Bristol.


ISL: Sunil Chhetri signs two-year contract extension with Bengaluru FC

The Blues skipper extends his stay for two more years at the club...


‘The game’s gone’ - Ampadu's red card for stamp on Bernardeschi in Italy vs Wales provokes split reaction

The Chelsea youngster was dismissed midway through the second half of the Euro 2020 encounter in Rome


The Technique is Not There: Nasser Hussain On Rishabh Pant Dismissal

Against New Zealand in WTC Final, Pant was out cheaply as he edged a wide delivery from pacer Kyle Jamieson straight to the slip.


Simy vs Onuachu: Which Nigeria striker is set for the Premier League?

Both Nigeria strikers enjoyed commendable 2020/21 campaigns, but will there be any takers among England's top flight sides?


Mkude’s mother gutted after Simba SC's decision to mentally test her son

The 28-year-old is in trouble with his Msimbazi giants’ bosses for misconduct and was referred to the disciplinary committee


Why ‘All lives matter’ is rubbish

Naomi Osaka has won two US Open and two Australian Open titles. Born to a Haitian father and a Japanese mother, she has lived in the US since she was three. Her fearless personality, charm and ability have made her one of the most famous sports stars in the world. When I say ‘tennis player’, I should also say activist. Because Naomi doesn’t want to be labelled or restricted by her occupation. When she started winning matches and tournaments, she...


Ben Stokes in the thick of it as Durham give Bears sore heads

Returning England allrounder hits 29, to go with 1 for 20 and two catches in the field


Musa’s Kano Pillars stutter in NPFL title race against Jigawa Golden Stars

The Super Eagles captain was in action from start to finish, but could not prevent Sai Masu Gida from losing to the Badaru Boys


Shuttler Malvika Bansod enjoys best of both worlds

India`s teen shuttler Malvika Bansod believes in striking the right balance between studies and professional sport. Bansod, 19, who recently won the RSL Lithuanian International badminton tournament in Kaunas, Lithuania, attributed technology to her success on both fronts. Bansod, a first-year BE (Computer Science) student at SRM University in Chennai, said: "It`s very easy for me to just focus on the game and education. And technology...well, I...


Football: Kevin De Bruyne says dead feeling in face won't affect his play

Kevin De Bruyne is still struggling with a dead feeling on the left-hand side of his face after a double fracture but said it would not hinder his performance at the European Championship.


Happy Father's Day: Rani Rampal, Saina Nehwal Lead Indian Sportspersons' Celebrations of Fathers

Indian athletes joined in the Father’s Day celebrations by posting adorable photos of themselves with their fathers, praising them for their unwavering support. Fathers are just as vital as mothers in a child’s life, and athletes have shown their appreciation for everything a father does and sacrifices for his children. Indian women’s hockey team captain Rani Rampal took to Twitter to express her love for her father and said that his sacrifices,...


WTC final: Virat Kohli rocks Bhangra while fielding at slips, fans say 'if you win, we'll dance with you' - WATCH

Virat Kohli, who was fielding at slips after the Indian innings was folded for 217, was seen enjoying the beats of the Dhol, a moment that left the commentators in splits.


Borussia Dortmund Freestyle Challenge 2021: What is it, prize money & all you need to know

Co-founder and CEO of WFFA, Dan Wood spoke about the organisation’s journey and what was the prime motive behind starting such a body


Barcelona will not say sorry for wanting to control 'own destiny', vows Laporta amid European Super League fallout

One of the few holdouts of the failed project will not give up on its dream, says their president, as long as he is at the helm


Italy match record with 30-game unbeaten run after beating Wales at Euro 2020

A win in their last-16 tie will see the Azzurri break the record which has stood since 1939


BCCI to form committee to compensate senior male domestic cricketers

Board also pledges INR 10 crore to help support athletes ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics