Batsmen Jeet Raval and Neil Broom and all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme have been included for the first time on New Zealand Cricket's list of contracted players for the 2017-2018 season.
Maria Sharapova will return to competitive tennis in July for two World Team Tennis matches.
Indian women's cricket team skipper Mithali Raj feels they should not be compared to their male counterparts and laments the lack of recognition despite representing a country where the sport reigns supreme.
Bruised and battered after their shocking ouster from the title race, an inconsistent India would look for solace when they take on arch-rivals Pakistan in a 5th-8th classification match of the Hockey World League Semi-Final here tomorrow.
A strong tune-up notwithstanding, India will have their task cut out when they lock horns with title contenders England in the tournament- opener of the ICC Women's World Cup here on Saturday.
Cristiano Ronaldo brushed aside his off-field problems by scoring the winner as Portugal edged out hosts Russia 1-0 at the Confederations Cup on Wednesday, before Oribe Peralta gave Mexico a come-from-behind 2-1 win over New Zealand. Ronaldo's eighth-minute header in Moscow gave Portugal their first win in the tournament and victory over New Zealand on Saturday would secure a semi-final spot.
England paceman Stuart Broad suffered an injury scare ahead of the four-Test series against South Africa when he left the field with a heel problem after bowling just one over for his county Nottinghamshire against Leicestershire on Wednesday.
England and South Africa resumed their battle which had taken a pause due to the Champions Trophy. The African nation are touring England for a full-fledged series, where the One-Day Internationals (ODIs) were played before the ICC event and the home side won the three-match series 2-1.
Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday became a father for the second time and welcomed the ‘little angel’ to the family. He posted a picture of his two daughters on Twitter to share his joy with the world.
East Bengal on Wednesday unveiled the I- League-winning Khalid Jamil as their head coach for the upcoming season even as uncertainty remained around the structure of India's football calendar for 2017-18.