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NorthEast, Jamshedpur FC register goalless draw (23:12)
Guwahati, Nov 18 (IANS) NorthEast United FC can count themselves unlucky for not getting anything more than a point in their goalless 0-0 draw against debutants Jamshedpur FC in the opening round of the Indian Super League (ISL) season four clash at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here on Saturday.

Indian batsmen found wanting in 'English' conditions (Column: Just Sport) (21:38)
By Veturi SrivatsaIANS Photo Service
By the time the sun pierced through the clouds on the third morning of the first cricket Test of the return series between India and Sri Lanka, at the Eden Gardens, the green top and the moving ball in seaming conditions occupied the mind space.

Arsenal stun Tottenham in EPL (21:32)IANS Photo Service
London, Nov 18 (IANS) With two goals in the first half, Arsenal on Saturday beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-0, gaining three points in the English Premier League's 12th round.

Neha, Anupama enter semis at Youth boxing Worlds (21:20)IANS Photo Service
Guwahati, Nov 18 (IANS) Hosts India received an early shot in the arm when two of their boxers, Neha Yadav (+81kg) and Anupama in the 81 kg category drew a bye in the pick of lots getting a direct entry into the semi-finals of the fourth edition of the AIBA World Women's Youth and Junior Championships that start at the Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor Stadium here on Sunday.

British rider Daniel Hegarty dies after crash at Macau GP (20:48)IANS Photo Service
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) British rider Daniel Hegarty was on Saturday killed in a crash at the Macau GP, held in Macau, one of China's Special Administrative Regions.

Anindith consolidates position in 20th JK Tyre National Racing Championship (20:14)IANS Photo Service
Greater Noida, Nov 18 (IANS) Defending champion Anindith Reddy swept both his races on the opening day of the 20th JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship at the Buddh International Circuit here on Saturday to take a massive jump towards his second consecutive Euro JK 17 title.

Weightlifting Olympic champion Suleymanoglu dies (20:06)IANS Photo Service
Ankara (Turkey), Nov 18 (IANS) World and Olympic champion weightlifter Naim Suleymanoglu from Turkey died on Saturday at the age of 50, local media reported.

Hegarty killed in accident at Macao Motorcycle GP (20:04)IANS Photo Service
Macao, Nov 18 (IANS) British rider Daniel Hegarty was on Saturday killed in an accident at the Macao Motorcycle Grand Prix here.

ISL: Debutants Bengaluru ready for Mumbai City in epic contest (20:04)IANS Photo Service
Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) The Indian Super League (ISL) season 4 will witness a historic moment as Bengaluru FC face off against Mumbai City FC in their opener at the Kanteerava Stadium here on Sunday.

Constantine in London to watch Arsenal, Tottenham tie (19:42)IANS Photo Service
London, Nov 18 (IANS) India football team head coach Stephen Constantine was at the Emirates Stadium here on Saturday to watch the English Premier League (EPL) tie between Arsenal and Tottenham.

Kirui, Ayana among top favourites at ADHM 2017 (Preview) (19:42)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Reigning marathon world champion Geoffrey Kirui and London Worlds and Olympic 10,000 metre champion Almaz Ayana will be the cynosure of all eyes on Sunday's Airtel Delhi Half Marathon (ADHM), the build up of which was marred by health concerns due to smog and rising pollution in the national capital.

Ranji Trophy: Pandey, Nischal put Karnataka in driving seat (19:12)IANS Photo Service
Kanpur, Nov 18 (IANS) Overnight batsmen Dega Nischal (195) and Manish Pandey (238) played brilliant individual knocks to help Karnataka post 642/7 at stumps against Uttar Pradesh on Day 2 of a sixth round match of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament here on Saturday.

ISL: Mumbai City FC partners Infinix Mobile (19:10)IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Last year's Indian Super League (ISL) semi-finalists Mumbai City FC on Saturday announced their association with Infinix Mobile.

Mathews lauds India's pace battery (19:10)IANS Photo Service
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews, who scored 52, on Saturday said India's pace battery comprising Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav are top class, adding that half centuries won't help the islanders' cause.

HCL Foundation's sports meet held (18:48)IANS Photo Service
Noida, Nov 18 (IANS) Over 350 children participated in HCL Foundation's first national sports meet 'Sports for Change' here on Saturday.

Shami injury not serious: Pujara (18:40)IANS Photo Service
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) India pacer Mohammad Shami walked off the field after failing to complete his 14th over on day three of the first Test against Sri Lanka but top-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara insisted that the injury was not "serious" and the pacer would be back in action on Sunday.

Ashes: Paine clearly the best keeper in Australia, says Ponting (18:24)IANS Photo Service
Sydney, Nov 18 (IANS) Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting on Saturday threw his weight behind wicketkeeper-batsman Tim Paine, who was recalled to the Test side after a seven-year absence for the opening two Ashes Tests against England.

Playing county cricket has definitely helped me: Pujara (18:16)IANS Photo Service
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) Playing county cricket for Nottinghamshire helped Cheteshwar Pujara a great deal, the top-order India Test ace said after scoring a fighting 52 against Sri Lanka in the first Test at the Eden Gardens here.

First Test: Sri Lanka score 165/4, trail India by 7 runs on Day 3 (Roundup) (17:38)
By Debayan MukherjeeIANS Photo Service
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) Angelo Mathews (52) and Lahiru Thirimanne (51) helped Sri Lanka post 165/4 and trail India by only seven runs at stumps on the third day of the first cricket Test at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday.

First Test: India vs Sri Lanka Day 3 scoreboard (17:18)IANS Photo Service
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard on Day-3 of the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday.

BCCI exploring ways to avoid Pakistan in ICC test league (17:12)IANS Photo Service
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is exploring ways in which India doesn't bump into arch-rivals Pakistan in the nine-team Test league which got the green light recently from the International Cricket Council (ICC) and is aimed at bringing context and meaning to bilateral cricket.

ISL: Chennaiyin FC, Goa set to renew rivalry (Preview) (16:48)IANS Photo Service
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) Chennaiyin FCs battles with FC Goa in the first three seasons have produced plenty of drama and excitement. Think of the Indian Super League (ISL) final in 2015 when Stiven Mendoza produced magical goals in the dying minutes of the match or the last clash between these two teams in Goa when nine goals were scored, including an incredible 95th-minute winner.

Jesus can become next Brazilian Ronaldo: Guardiola (16:36)IANS Photo Service
Manchester, Nov 18 (IANS) Manchester City chief coach Pep Guardiola has heaped praise on his club's key forward Gabriel Jesus and said he has the potential to be like the next Brazilian legend Ronaldo Nazario.

Fiorentina extend winger Chiesa's contract (16:22)IANS Photo Service
Milan, Nov 18 (IANS) Italian football club ACF Fiorentina on Saturday announced that fast-rising winger Federico Chiesa has extended his contract by a season, penning a new deal until June 30, 2022.

India likely to have conditioning camp at NCA ahead of SA tour (16:10)IANS Photo Service
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) The Indian cricket team will have a conditioning camp at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru ahead of the South Africa tour in January, a top BCCI official said here.

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