Barca looks to confirm recovery away to Alaves

MADRID, Oct 31 (Xinhua) FC Barcelona looks to confirm its recovery following its 3-1 defeat at home to Real Madrid a week ago when it visits Alaves on Saturday evening.

Barca travels to the Basque Region after arguably its best performance of the season saw it win 2-0 a

RR beat Punjab by 7 wickets, keep playoffs hopes alive

Abu Dhabi, (UNI) Ben Stokes half century 50 off 26 and Sanju Samson 48 off 25, skipper Steven Smith 31 not out helped RR beat Punjab by 7 wickets in 50th Match of the IPL at Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Friday keeping their hopes alive for playoffs.

Earlier, Punjab

IPL 2020: Gayle 99 powers Kings XI to 185/4 against RR

Abu Dhabi, Oct 30 (UNI) Chris Gayle 99 off 63 and skipper KL Rahul 46 helped Kings XI Punjab to challenging 185/4 in 20 overs against Rajasthan Royals in 50th Match of the IPL at Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Friday.

Gayle was top scorer 99, followed by Rahul 46 and Poor

After AB, Smith pulls out of BBL

Dubai, Oct 30 (UNI) Former Australian skipper Steven Smith has pulled out of Sydney Sixers in the Big Bash League starting from December 3 over growing concerns of players' burnout inside prolonged biosecure bubbles.

In an interview with News Corp as part of a promotional campa

Waiting to earn India jersey again, says Dipsan Tirkey

Bengaluru, October 30 (UNI) Dipsan Tirkey, a popular name from the India Colts team that lifted the FIH Junior Men's World Cup in 2016, has had a rough patch over the past two years.

After his last appearance for the Senior India team in 2018 at the Sultan Azla

Three Indian shuttlers withdraw from SaarLorLux Open

Saarbrucken (Germany), Oct 29 (UNI) Indian shuttlers Lakshya Sen, Ajay Jayaram and Shubhankar Dey were on Thursday forced to withdraw from the SaarLorLux Open 2020 as a precautionary measure for all participants after having been in contact with a COVID positive case within their

Gaikwad, Jadeja guide CSK to six wicket win over KKR

Dubai, Oct 29 (UNI) Riding on a special fifty from Ruturaj Gaikwad and a vintage Ravindra Jadeja cameo, Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 6 wickets in the 49th match of the IPL 2020 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, here on Thursday.

Kolkata K

IPL 2020: Rana's fifty guides KKR to 172/5 against CSK

Dubai, Oct 29 (UNI) A superb fifty by Nitish Rana (87 off 61) guided Kolkata Knight Riders to a fighting total of 172/5 against Chennai Super Kings in the 49th match of the IPL 2020 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, here on Thursday.

After being invited to bat, openers Shubma

Australia name ODI and T20I squads for home series against India

Melbourne, Oct 29 (UNI) Cricket Australia on Thursday announced the ODI and T20I squads for the upcoming series at home against India, starting November 27.

Veteran Moises Henriques earned a recall while the uncapped Cameron Green and Daniel Sams were added to Aus

Everton midfielder Allan earns Brazil recall

Rio de Janeiro, Oct 29 (Xinhua) Everton midfielder Allan has been added to Brazil's squad for World Cup qualifiers against Venezuela and Uruguay, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said.

The announcement on Wednesday came after Liverpool's Fabinho was ruled out of t