Novak Djokovic underlined the growing clay-court threat of Andy Murray barely a week from the French Open after conceding defeat to the British number one in the final of the Rome Masters on Sunday.

For a player who has won almost everything on an individual and club level, the one honour that agonisingly evades Cristiano Ronaldo is an international trophy with Portugal.

Renowned West Indies cricket writer and commentator Tony Cozier on Wednesday passed away at the age of 75 following a long illness.

Wrestlers Ravinder Khatri and Babita Kumari have secured spots at the upcoming Rio Olympics after their rivals failed a dope test, taking the total number of quota places from India to eight.

Aditya Verma, the petitioner in the 2013 IPL spot-fixing case has termed outgoing BCCI president Shashank Manohar as a “power hungry backstabber” who has failed to keep his promise of cleaning up the game.

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Tuesday said it was investigating fresh claims of Russian doping involving four Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics gold medallists.

Leicester City’s star striker Jamie Vardy launched his own academy on Monday, pledging to give non-league footballers a chance to follow in his rags-to-riches footsteps.

AB de Villiers’ construction of a T20 innings can be a matter of detailed analysis. Yes, it’s a known fact that the South African possesses a vast array of shots but to sweep a yorker off a medium pacer Sandeep Sharma for six takes special talent, hand-eye coordination and faith in your ability.

Barcelona closed in on the La Liga title by thrashing local rivals Espanyol 5-0 on Sunday as Atletico Madrid dropped out of the race after losing 2-1 at Levante and Real Madrid stayed in contention by beating Valencia 3-2.

Alexis Sanchez’s 68th-minute equaliser dealt a potentially fatal blow to Manchester City’s Champions League qualification hopes as Arsenal claimed a 2-2 draw at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.